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  • Bearing the Deadby Esther Schor

    Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 32.00

    Esther Schor tells us about the persistence of the dead, about why they still matter long after we emerge from grief and accept our loss. Mourning as a cultural phenomenon has become opaque to us in the twentieth century, Schor argues. This book is an effort to recover the culture of mourning that thrived in English society from the Enlightenment... more...

  • A Sustainable Economy for the 21st Centuryby Juliet Schor

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 5.95

    In this groundbreaking pamphlet, Juliet Schor, author of The Overworked American, examines how Americans can begin making the shift away from a resource-destructive society to one that values the environment, community, and quality of life above business and profit. She a traces back how after W.W.II, Americans had hoped that technology and social... more...

  • Reading in Detailby Naomi Schor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    Who cares about details? As Naomi Schor explains in her highly influential book, we do-but it has not always been so. The interest in detail--in art, in literature, and as an aesthetic category--is the product of the decline of classicism and the rise of realism. But the story of the detail is as political as it is aesthetic. Secularization, the disciplining... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelleyby Esther Schor

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00

    In The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley, leading scholars discuss her work in several fascinating contexts. more...

  • Emma Lazarusby Esther Schor

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 27.95

    Part of the Jewish Encounter series Emma Lazarus?s most famous poem gave a voice to the Statue of Liberty, but her remarkable life has remained a mystery until now. She was a woman so far ahead of her time that we are still scrambling to catch up with her?a feminist, a Zionist, and an internationally famous Jewish American writer before thse categories... more...

  • Dickens and the Daughter of the Houseby Hilary M. Schor

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 42.00

    Examines the role of 'legless angels' (George Orwell), 'angry women' and 'good daughters' in Dicken's narratives. more...

  • The Nursing Home Guideby Joshua D. Schor

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00

    The lowdown on long-term care?from a geriatric specialist with over twenty years in the field. Placing loved ones in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities is a stressful decision?and for good reason. In previous decades, some homes were plagued by scandal, and everyone wants to know that their family members will be safe and sound even... more...

  • Plenitudeby Juliet B. Schor

    Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 26.99

    At a moment of ecological decline and continuing ?nancial uncertainty, best-selling author and economist Juliet Schor offers a revolutionary strategy for changing how we think about consumer goods, intrinsic value, and ways to live.Earth, we have a problem: humans are degrading the planet far faster than they are regenerating it. This is leading to... more...

  • True Wealthby Juliet B. Schor

    Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 12.99

    A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live. In True Wealth , economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet. ... more...

  • The Best School in Jerusalemby Laura S. Schor

    Brandeis University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Recounts the remarkable tenure of Annie Landau as principal of the Evelina de Rothschild School in Jerusalem more...