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Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty
In this book, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak - teacher, feminist, cultural critic, literary theorist - addresses the crisis of multiculturalism. How are debates over the canon, ethnicity, Third World feminism, and the new cultural studies shaping our understanding of "culture"? One of the most influential scholars in critical theory today, Spivak's writing and lectures have become crucial to the understanding of both feminism and cultural studies. In this new volume, she addresses a wide range of issues affecting multicultural thinking in the university, such as ideas of post-coloniality and international feminism. 335pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading and crease to spine. Annotation to page 55.
Routledge, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0415904897
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Inventory #25388
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 15.00 approx. - € 13.25 approx.)
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Le Quellec, Jean-Loic
African Rock Art is the only book of its kind to examine this particular form of art throughout Africa. The paintings and engravings discovered on African rocks are amazing works of art that hold clues to understanding the history of humankind. Jean-Loic Le Quellec offers an expert analysis of this primitive art form, supplemented by photographs that capture the originality of prehistoric man's creativity. He divides Africa into four geographical zones: the Sahara, the Horn and East Africa, Southern Africa, and the west and central continent. Each zone is characterized by a unique artistic and representational style, ranging from realism to modern symbolism. The author places the artworks into the context of their discovery by the great explorers and evokes legendary tales to elucidate these enduring traces of prehistory. 212pp. N.B. Small mark to ffep.
Flammarion, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First UK Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 2080304445
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Inventory #29183
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 36.00 approx. - € 31.80 approx.)
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Alvesson, Mats; Willmott, Hugh
The book begins by examining why we should question notions of management as a neutral `technology' with no moral commitments and consequences, and the role of critical reflection in such questioning. It introduces Critical Theory in the context of other critical traditions in management and the social sciences, and then explores various core management sub-disciplines, examining dominant perspectives within each specialism. In the final section, the authors consider the possibilities for synthesis between the insights and ideals of Critical Theory and progressive elements in current management thinking. They discuss theoretical implications and issues of practice, in teaching and research in the field, and for managers themselves in their organizational settings. 246pp. N.B. Some HIGHLIGHTING throughout.
Sage Publications, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803983891
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Inventory #28927
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 7.80 approx. - € 6.89 approx.)
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Eldridge, H.J.
D/J is complete but faded and rubbed..Small architect name stamp on ffep.486pp.
HMSO, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0116705809
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Inventory #28310
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 48.00 approx. - € 42.40 approx.)
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Badcock, Christopher
This book is an account of the nature and significance of human sociobiology. Assuming no prior knowledge, it explains the basic concepts of the subject in simple, accessible language, and illustrates them by numerous examples from the everyday experience of past and present times. Christopher Badcock argues that, properly understood, modern Darwinian insights into reproductive success, natural selection and social behaviour are wholly consistent with the idea and existence of free will, self-consciousness and sacrifice, and with individual and group morality. He reveals the surprising extent to which evolutionary theory can explain aspects not only of male-female relations and of the interaction between parents and children, but characteristically female behaviour in relation to fertility, abortion, concealed ovulation and menstrual synchronation. He also presents a challenging new theory of male homosexuality in the context of the wider question of masculinity and sexual conflict. Sociobiology is a controversial field and its practitioners have been accused of reducing human beings to packages of programmed genes. Christopher Badcocok shows by contrast, that it has much to offer students of human behaviour at every stage of cultural and individual development. 303pp. N.B. Some HIGHLIGHTING and annotation throughout. Reading crease to spine. Slant to book.
Basil Blackwell, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 063117429X
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Inventory #28900
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.00 approx. - € 7.95 approx.)
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