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Phillips, Anne
Democracy is the central political issue of our age, yet debates over its nature and goals rarely engage with feminist concerns. Now that women have the right to vote, they are thought to present no special problems of their own. But despite the seemingly gender neutral categories of individual or citizen, democratic theory and practice continues to privilege the male. This book reconsiders dominant strands in democratic thinking focusing on liberal democracy, participatory democracy, and twentieth century versions of civic republicanism and approaches these from a feminist perspective. Anne Phillips explores the under representation of women in politics, the crucial relationship between public and private spheres, and the lessons of the contemporary women's movement as an experience in participatory democracy. 183pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Polity Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745606490
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Inventory #25218
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Frank, Erich
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. People's Bookshop sticker to front paste down. Corners and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Rubbing and chipping to corners and edges of D/J with some loss. 209pp.
Oxford University Press, 1945, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Poor/Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #29205
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Edited By During, Simon
"The Cultural Studies Reader" provides an introduction for students of this discipline. It presents a selection of influential and innovative essays in the field by writers such as Barthes, Adorno, Lyotard, Stuart Hall and Gayatri Spivak, with a succinct introduction to each. The book encompasses a wide range of topics, from sport to postmodernism, from museums to supermarkets, from gay writing to rock and roll, and covers every important cultural studies method and theory. The book can be used as much more than an introductory anthology: Simon During's introduction to the field surveys the history and development of cultural studies, from its origins in sociological analysis of post-war Britain to its present as a truly trans-national discipline. Looking at the future possibilities for cultural studies, he argues that cultural studies methodologies offer great potential for confronting such contemporary issues as postcolonialism, globalization and multiculturalism. 478pp. N.B. Small amount of underlining. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Reading crease to spine.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415077095
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Inventory #27910
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Anders, Lou
Science Fiction is the genre that looks at the implications of technology on society, which in this age of exponential technological growth makes it the most relevant branch of literature going. This is only the start, and the close of the 21st century will look absolutely nothing like its inception. It has been said that science fiction is an ongoing dialogue about the future, and the front line of that dialogue is the short story. The field has a long history of producing famous anthologies to showcase its distinguished short fiction, but it has been several years since there has been a prestigious all-original science fiction anthology series. "Fast Forward" is offered in the tradition of Damon Knight's prestigious and influential anthology series, "Orbit", and Frederik Pohl's landmark "Star SF". "Fast Forward" marks the start of a new hard science fiction anthology series, dedicated to presenting the vanguard of the genre and charting the undiscovered country that is the future. 409pp.
Pyr, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024866
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Inventory #23812
Price: £ 6.99 GBP ($ 9.11 approx. - € 7.72 approx.)
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Ackerman, James S.
In this work, James Ackerman considers Michangelo's major designs. Included among others are the Medici chapel, the fortifications of Florence, the Farnese palace, the Basilica of St Peter's and the Capitoline Hill, in the context of comparable Renaissance structures. N.B. Corners slightly creased. 363pp.
Penguin Books, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 0140178686
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Inventory #23576
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