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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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Teng,P.S. Etc.
Systems approaches for agricultural development are needed to determine rational strategies for the role of agriculture in national development. Mathematical models and computer simulation provide objective tools for applying science to determine and evaluate options for resource management at field, farm and regional scales. However, these tools would not be fully utilizable without incorporating social and economic dimensions into their application. The second international symposium, Systems Approaches for Agricultural Development, held in Los Banos, 6-8 December 1995, fostered this link between the bio-physical sciences and the social sciences in the choice of keynote papers and oral presentations, a selection of which is included in this book. The book's contents reflect how systems approaches have moved beyond the research mode into the application mode. The number and quality of interdisciplinary research projects reported from different parts of the globe, to determine land use options that will meet multiple goals and yet sustain natural resource bases, is a key indicator of this "coming of age". 468pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792342852
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Inventory #15023
Price: £ 100.00 GBP ($ 130.30 approx. - € 110.50 approx.)
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Harker, Santiago; Guerra Curvelo, Weildler
The Wayuu are one of the few ethnic groups throughout the American continent to have succesfully resisted European domination.Descendants of the Arawak Indians of the Guyanas,the Wayuu were,in pre Columbian times,a nomadic tribe of hunters and gatherers.Today they are a semi-nomadic community of shepherds who inhabit the Columbian peninsula of La Guajira,the most desolate and barren territory in the entire Caribbean. Rear d/j slightly marked.192pp.
Villegas Editores, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9589393470
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Inventory #12798
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Horn, Siegfried
Corners slightly bumped. Label on ffep.Text in German. 192pp.
Motorbuch Verlag, 1987, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3879437424
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Inventory #22655
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Sylvester, Christine
This book evaluates the major debates around which the discipline of international relations has developed in the light of contemporary feminist theories. The three debates (realist versus idealist, scientific versus traditional, modernist versus postmodernist) have been subject to feminist theorising since the earliest days of known feminist activities, with the current emphasis on feminist, empiricist standpoint and postmodernist ways of knowing. Christine Sylvester shows how feminist theorising could have affected our understanding of international relations had it been included in the three debates. She elaborates a feminist method of empathetically cooperative conversation which challenges the identity politics of IR, and illustrates that method with reference to the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp and the efforts of Zimbabwean women to negotiate international funding for their local producer cooperatives. 265pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners slightly rubbed.
Cambridge University Press, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521459842
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Inventory #25528
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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