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Cornell, Drucilla
In "Beyond Accommodation", Drucilla Cornell offers a view of what feminist theory can offer contemporary women. She shows how a way to ethical feminism can be found through an alliance with deconstruction. Cornell challenges the essentialist and naturalist accounts of feminine sexuality offered by the feminist legal scholars Catharine MacKinnon and Robin West, and the French feminists Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray, and Helene Cixous. She shows that these accounts actually entrap women, curtailing feminine sexual difference, giving credibility to the masculine fantasy of woman and so reinstating the gender hierarchy. To find a way past essentialism, Cornell looks to recent French philosophy and offers an original reading of Derrida, utilizing his challenge to Lacanian theory and his allegory of the feminine to allow for the affirmation of woman. Cornell's work has broad implications for feminist jurisprudence which is concerned with the harms to women that do not "exist" within the current legal system. She offers an impassioned defence of women's rights and a lucid analysis of the dilemmas of postmodern feminism. This book should be of interest to students and teachers of women's studies and continental philosophy. 239pp. N.B. Some underlining throughout. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415901065
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Inventory #26018
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Litvak, Marilyn M.
118pp.
Dundurn Group Ltd ,Canada, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1550022040
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Inventory #10384
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Borch, Marianne
Covers both Latin and vernacular texts and,in assessing medieval textuality,or more properly textualities,it moves from questions of the production,disposition and illumination of texts over varying impilications of the use of Latin auctoritas,of generic experiment,and surprising absences to a consideration of various medieval textualities existing alongside one another.272pp.
University Press of Southern Denmark, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778388023
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Inventory #15569
Price: £ 13.50 GBP ($ 17.42 approx. - € 14.92 approx.)
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Baker, Kevin
The car markets around the world are about to get hit by a large quantity of cheap, quality new cars and car components, and the impact of those cars will be as sudden and as forceful as a tsunami. The surge of competition will be a result of the ever-accelerating development of the Chinese motor vehicle manufacturers. Those manufacturers were comparatively small and technologically inferior during the latter part of the twentieth century, but in the new millennium they have developed with surprising speed - doubling their output around every five years until in the very near future they will not only be dominant in China but will also be major players on the world stage. The motor vehicle manufacturing industry in many western countries has been faltering in recent years. It has been under enormous pressure even in current world trading conditions - even before the impact of Chinese cars. This book presents research into the development of car industry infrastructure in China and the implications of the increasing efficiency of its auto manufacturing industries, particularly the impact of the Chinese industry on the manufacturing industry and markets in Australia and other western countries. The author has held senior positions in Chinese universities from Shanghai to Chengdu over the past fourteen years, and as part of his duties has supervised over a hundred postgraduate students completing dissertations on management and economics, including research into varied aspects of the car industry. Drawing on that experience, he has developed the thesis that an influx of cheap, quality cars and car components will soon transform the world car making industry, just as a flood of cheap, quality motorcycles brought about the virtual demise of Western motorcycle manufacturers a generation ago.360pp.
Rosenberg Publishing Pty, Limited, 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781877058561
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Inventory #17422
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Trier, Jesper
CONTENTS: Preface; Introduction; The Field Studies; Ethical Issues; Working with the Language; Staying with the Mlabri, the Larger Group MI; Part I - Material and Social Culture; Names, Location and Number; Physical Characteristics; The Band, its Camp and Social Organisation; Mating, Marriage and Divorce (Ml); Kinship Terms; Naming System, Kinship Diagram, Preferred Modes of Marriage and Statistics (MI); Kinship Diagram, Naming System and Marriage Modes, M3 group; Economic Life, Tools, Arts and Daily Routine, MI Mlabri; Hunting and Gathering. M3 Group; Developments in the 20th Century, MI Group; Recent Developments; A National Park and a Refuge for Animals, Plants, Trees and the Mlabri. Part II - Supernatural World -- Thai Beliefs the Spiritual Heritage; The Souls of Newborn Children and of Sick Persons; The Soul after Death; The Mlabri Concepts of Souls and Spirits; Afterlife; The Other Spirits; Myths; Comparison with Bernatzik's Material. Part III - The Mlabri Language -- Word Formation and Syntax; Vocabulary. Part IV - The Prayers (M1 & M3) -- Definitions and Purposes; Prayers Invoking Several Spirits; Thunder, Wind, Rain, Hail and Rainbow; Snakes, Tigers, Swamps & Creepers; The Spear; Birth, Naming, Marriage and Divorce; Accidents and Illness; Burials; Deceased Parents and Others; Index.
Aarhus Universitetsforlag, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9788788415476
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Inventory #19548
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