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Ackermann, Robert John
In this work a known philosopher offers an analysis of the hidden assumptions that lie at the heart of contemporary social ideology. Robert John Ackermann argues that all social life is intrinsically heterogeneous and that such homogeneous constructs as race, gender, class, nation and state are necessarily artificial. In the course of his inquiry, he discusses what we mean when we invoke these terms and explores the intellectual implications and concrete consequences of their everyday use. Although Ackermann's approach is philosophical, his arguments are grounded in his personal experience - from encounters with the subtle workings of racism and sexism to active participation in local government. He urges his readers to draw on their own experiences to test the validity of his conclusions. In his view, only by breaking down the traditional distinction between private perception and public authority, "subjective" and "objective" knowledge, can the insights of philosophy prove useful in promoting meaningful social change. In a final chapter, Ackermann stresses the need to combine social theory with political practice. 218pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners bumped.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1558490140
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Inventory #24643
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Burrell, Gibson
N.B.HIGHLIGHTING.
Sage Publications, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803977778
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Inventory #29496
Price: £ 8.50 GBP ($ 11.08 approx. - € 9.39 approx.)
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Guarnieri, Luciano
N.B. Reading crease and rubbing to spine. Corners slightly creased and rubbed. Slight marking to covers. 79pp.
Galleria Levi, 1971, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #24304
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Fauteux, Aegidius
Faux leather binding.Two signed dedications on second free endpaper, one from the author, the other unidentified.178pp.
Rolland Paper Company, 1930, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #24423
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Edited By Van Duin, Leen; Cavallo, Roberto; Claessens, Francois and Engel, Hank
With the publication of "The Urban Project", containing the results of the preceding conference, the editors hope to reach a wide audience by sharing the fruitful output of ideas, thoughts and discussions presented there. The experiences summarized in this book are particularly significant to everybody involved in design, building, thinking and managing the urban scene. The conference focused mainly on the field of tension between science, technology and art. The scope can be grouped into three major themes: research by design - design studies that investigate the spatial potential for transformation and renewal of specific urban sites by means of concrete projects; understanding urban and metropolitan form - analytical studies that investigate aspects of form and matter of urban and metropolitan areas together with the dynamics of its transformation; and, research, design and education - experiments and experiences with 'research driven education' in the fields of architectural an urban design, relating urban analysis and architectural design. 455pp.
IOS Press, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781586039998
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Inventory #23832
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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