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Edited By Hastrup,Kirsten and Ulrich,George
Discrimination on the basis of race, gender or other ascribed group affiliations or individual identities is an all too well-known phenomenon. International instruments are invoked and refined to alter this situation, but often to little avail. In this volume, authors from across the globe explore the nature and forms of discrimination and seek to establish a new conceptual ground for addressing the issue. Toleration is often advocated as a remedy for discriminatory practices. In contrast to tolerance, which is seen as an attitude, toleration implies an active engaging of difference. In this volume, several authors address the inherent complexities of the notion itself, not least the implication of asymmetry between the tolerant and the tolerated. A central theme throughout the volume is the relative force of law and other areas of public concern in addressing the issues of both discrimination and toleration. From a wide range of legal, literary, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives, the authors also show how the role of the intellectual is vital in reshaping the discourse and in redirecting practices that may affirm the equal worth of all humans. 302pp.N.B.Slight fade mark at base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041117113
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Inventory #15055
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 52.12 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Shohov, Serge P. (editor)
A collection of papers written by academics from Europe, Asia, and North America discuss research in the areas of cognitive, behavioral, and biological psychology. Specific topics include abduction in postmodern research; psychology as the study of mind and behaviour; the development of alcohol habits in a Swedish male birth cohort etc. 229pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1590334108
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Inventory #6569
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Lauf, Detlef Ingo
Corners of covers slightly creased. Slight indentation marks to cover. Small stamp on verso of title page. Contents Very Good. 254pp.
Shambhala, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0877731039
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Inventory #23187
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Catherine Belsey and Jane Moore
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Second revised and expanded edition of an anthology of essays for undergraduates of women's literature and feminist theory. Includes Toni Morrison's discussion of a Hemingway short story, Line Pouchard on Radclyffe Hall , Marjorie Garber on Elvis and cross-dressing and Diane Elam on the relation between feminism and post-modernism.263pp.
Macmillan, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0333446038
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Inventory #28958
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Edited By Lanza,Alessandro
This volume, which brings together papers from a seminar held in Beijing in 1996, contains contributions written by Chinese participants as well as by visiting experts from the West. The different experience of the several authors is represented in the unique balance of the book: all the Chinese contributions point out the importance of the environment in economic development, expressing a determination to measure effects as a means to the successful management of natural resources. They concentrate on rather specific issues within the constraints of the prevailing economic situation, where identification and asset pricing tend to be specified by administrative norms. Several of these papers contain interesting and useful statistical information. The papers by the visiting experts also stress the importance of taking account of environmental aspects in deriving indicators relating to economic development. All the papers reveal that work in this area is still evolving very quickly, sometimes in unexpected directions. This particular juxtaposition of approaches is a valuable record of the situation at a particular point in time when concern about the environment in China is developing rapidly. 189pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792354850
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Inventory #15184
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