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Bloom, William
A collection of articles on all aspects of New Age thinking. It accompanies a six-part Channel 4 series. It includes articles on healing, growth and human potential, guidance and divination, gaia and the cosmos and the practical implications of New Age ideas. Contributing writers include James Lovelock, Fritjof Capra, Carl Jung, M. Scott Peck, Louise May, Stephen Levine, Jane Roberts, Sir George Trevelyan, Peter Russell, Rupert Sheldrake, Mouni Sadhu and Leonard Orr. 235pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Edges rubbed.
Rider, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0712648046
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Inventory #27631
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited by Williams, Brackette F.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.These essays investigate the links between agency and race with regard to constructions of masculinity and femininity among radical groups resisting varied forms of political and economic domination.Building on the work of anthropologists, historians, sociologists, literary critics, and feminist philosophers of science, the essays in Women Out of Place: the Gender of Agency and Race of Nationality investigate the links between agency and race for what they reveal about constructions of masculinity and femininity and patterns of domesticity among groups seeking to resist varied forms of political and economic domination through a subnational ideology of racial and cultural redemption.280pp.
Routledge, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415914973
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Inventory #25694
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Klassen, Pamela E.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Tells the stories of two Russian Mennonite women who emigrated to Canada after fleeing from the Soviet Union during World War II. Based on ethnographic interviews with the author the women recount, in their own words, their memories of their wartime struggle and flight, their resettlement in Canada and their journey into old age. Above all, they tell of the overwhelming importance of religion in their lives. Through these remarkable stories Pamela Klassen challenges conventional understandings of religion. The women's voices, intimate and powerful, testify to the importance of religion in the construction of personal history, as well as to its oppressive and liberating potential. Going by the Moon and the Stars will be of great value to all those interested in the Mennonites and Mennonite history, religion, women's studies, ethnic studies and life history.151pp.
Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0889202443
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Inventory #25700
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Weedon, Chris
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. What do the theories of poststructuralism have to offer contemporary feminism? In a discussion which assumes no prior knowledge of these complex theoretical issues, the author argues that feminism is a politics which depends for its effectiveness on an alliance of theory and practice. Making the case that poststructuralism is the theory with the most explanatory and practical relevance to feminism, she examines the possibilities for a feminist practice. In "Feminist Practice and Poststructuralist Theory" she suggests that patriarchal power is structural: it exists in institutions and social practices and not merely in individual intentions. It is, therefore, not a part of immutable nature but open to effective theoretical analysis and practical change. To develop this view, she mobilizes recent poststructuralist developments in the theory of language, subjectivity and power to develop a sophisticated feminist politics that takes into account not only questions of language and gender but also of class and race. Her argument, finally, is that it is through poststructuralist theory that an adequate feminist practice may emerge. 187pp.
Blackwell, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631151885
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Inventory #25954
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Yeatman, Anna
Previous owner's signature on ffep.In "Postmodern Revisionings of the Political", Anna Yeatman examines the implications of postmodernist theory for the institutions of liberal and social democracy. In this study, she rethinks the role of modern emancipatory values, such as equality, in the context of postmodern politics of difference. Yeatman discusses the relation of a politics of difference to existing traditions of modern citizenship. While she affirms modern democratic achievements, she argues that our concept of democracy must be informed by postmodern critical theory. She explores the relationship between these two sets of concepts in terms of the politics of knowledge, the university and in the modern body politic.141pp.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415901987
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Inventory #25693
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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