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Plaskow, Judith and Christ, Carol P.
This collection of 20th century feminist writings attempts to re-think the ideas and traditions of religion. Contributions are from a variety of racial and ethnic backgrounds and represent Jewish, Christian, Goddess, Native American, Yoruba, Voodoo and other perspectives. This is the sequel to "Womanspirit Rising". 359pp. N.B. Crease and fading to spine. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Harper & Row, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0060613831
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Inventory #25050
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Graddol, David and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver
This volume is one of the four readers compiled as part of the course Language and Literacy (Code E825), which is one module of the (UK) Open University MA in Education programme. The collection of papers in this volume is the outcome of a collaboration between two editors: the first a linguist and the second a researcher in media studies. The papers reflect the growing convergence of the two disciplines in their treatment of the text. Analyses of film and television have for some time drawn on linguistics theory - particularly the structuralist model of language provided by Saussure. More recently, linguists have themselves developed and turned their attention to the kinds of text which pervade everyday life, and that has at last generated more principled accounts of the interaction between words and image, and more generally of the interplay and tension between verbal and non-verbal modes of meaning. This anthology is thus concerned with the complex ways in which texts communicate: at how the verbal and visual element of texts can be theorized within a linguistic framework; and at postmodern approaches which strive to "decanter" the text itself and explore the historical social contexts of their production and consumption. The collection should be of wide interest to students and researchers in linguistics, media studies, and communication. 282pp.
The Open University and Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1853592196
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Inventory #26675
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Ramsden, E.H.
Although the book centres on an intensive study of five specific pictures,united by a provocative Prologue and Epilogue,the quest for identities has necessitated a close consideration of a number of works by other painters.The 'myth' of Giorgione has been critically examined and evidence from an exceptionally wide field of studies has been advanced in support of the author's proposed solutions to a variety of long outstanding problems.219pp.
Nadder Books, 1983, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0906540364
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Inventory #21891
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.47 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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Bayefsky, Anne F.
The human rights treaties are at the core of the international system for the promotion and protection of human rights. Their power to translate rights into remedies, however, requires greater access to the system by victims of human rights violations. This volume is about access and empowerment. It will facilitate the ability of victims to complain about violations of their rights to an international body, and to have their complaints measured against clear standards. Although this system of enforcement remains open only to those whose rights have been violated by states that have permitted complaints, the complaints procedures of the UN treaty system apply to one-quarter of the world's population. With this volume Professor Bayefsky makes the international complaints procedure arising from the UN human rights treaty system available to individuals, lawyers, non-governmental organizations, and human rights advocates in many parts of the world. She begins by identifying the common features of the four complaints procedures under each of the four treaties. Each treaty is then examined in greater detail. Consideration is finally given to questions of overlap and the choice of a forum. The annexes provide the practical tools for filing a complaint. 384pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041119116
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Inventory #15009
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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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 ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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