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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 ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Dole, George F.
Is there really a hell? Should we be good simply to avoid punishment in the life hereafter? Just asking these questions theoretically doesn't get us far, George F Dole suggests, but examining the works of someone who has been there may help. Dole refers to Emanuel Swedenborg, the eighteenth-century Swedish scientist and statesman who over the last twenty-seven years of his life had the privileged status of an observer of non-physical worlds, including hell. Swedenborg wrote that we are unconscious residents of the spiritual world as well as the material world, and the hells he encountered have mirrors in our everyday lives.Within this framework, Dole examines questions about evil and hell that have plagued thinkers for centuries: Do we have freedom of choice? Do our spirits exist after death? Does an all-loving God condemn us to hell? If not, can we ourselves become irredeemably evil? What distinguishes Dole's approach to these questions is his open-mindedness and his hopefulness. "Freedom and Evil" brings us face to face with a God of mercy, and it is easy to believe, with Dole, that the gates of hell are not to keep people in but to keep people out. 190pp.
Chrysalis Books, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0877853991
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Inventory #23820
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 10.97 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Toews, J. A.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.513pp.
Board of Christian Literature, 1982, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #25465
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Buckland, Raymond
An A-Z exploration of all that peers into tomorrow, this guide defines the meaning of 400 of the most meaningful topics related to this oft-misunderstood, oft-consulted-upon science. Discussing everything from aeromancy (seeing by observing atmospheric phenomena) to zoomancy (divination by the appearance or behavior of animals) this veritable encyclopaedia covers the 398 others in between. 546pp.
Visible Ink Press, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 1578591473
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Inventory #22007
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Walkey,M.,Swingland,I. And Russell,S.
Protected areas have become an increasingly important tool both in the conservation of biodiversity and in revenue generation through sustainable use. This is the only sure way to guarantee the protection necessary for many species, habitats and ecosystems in the future. Integrated Protected Area Management features contributions that consider the design, management and sustainable use of these regions. Three principal aspects are considered: + the theory and practice of designation + community-based conservation and the concept of sustainability + identifying priorities for management. The emphasis throughout is on the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to planning and the active involvement of all stakeholders in decision-making processes as a means of ensuring long-term sustainability. 299pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0412803607
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Inventory #14573
Price: £ 80.00 GBP ($ 103.20 approx. - € 88.40 approx.)
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