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- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference, leading to ethnic reductionism, cultural stereotyping, and a hierarchy of traditional and modern. In this volume, Anne Phillips firmly... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 23.95
Public opinion in recent years has soured on multiculturalism, due in large part to fears of radical Islam. In Multiculturalism without Culture , Anne Phillips contends that critics misrepresent culture as the explanation of everything individuals from minority and non-Western groups do. She puts forward a defense of multiculturalism that dispenses... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
Exploring the spirituality and faith of girls on the verge of adolescence, Phillips presents fresh insights into children's spirituality and their transition to adulthood. Phillips has listened to girls' speaking on the themes of self, God, church and world, and reflected on their experiences and understandings in the light of current thinking,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
No one wants to be treated like an object, regarded as an item of property, or put up for sale. Yet many people frame personal autonomy in terms of self-ownership, representing themselves as property owners with the right to do as they wish with their bodies. Others do not use the language of property, but are similarly insistent on the rights of... more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 54.99
Feminism challenges both the theory and practice of politics, opening up new ways of thinking about political change. In this latest volume in the Oxford Readings in Feminism series, Anne Phillips brings together twenty outstanding articles dealing with various aspects of feminism and politics, covering political studies, political theory, interests... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
A new emphasis on diversity and difference is displacing older myths of nation or community. A new attention to gender, race, language or religion is disrupting earlier preoccupations with class. But the welcome extended to heterogeneity can bring with it a disturbing fragmentation and closure. Can we develop a vision of democracy through difference:... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.95
A rich, many-layered novel from one of our major writers, her first in nine years. Set in the 1950s in West Virginia and Korea, it is a story of the power of loss and love, the echoing ramifications of war, family secrets, dreams and ghosts, and the unseen, almost magical bonds that unite and sustain us. At its center: Lark and her brother, Termite,... more...
- Kensington Publishing Corp. 2009; US$ 5.59
After she is injured, Autumn Evans returns to her childhood home to heal and begins to question everything she's come to accept about herself, her family, and her fiancÚ, forcing her to choose between fighting for what she once wanted or starting a new life on her own. Original. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00
Jayne Anne Phillips's reputation-making debut collection paved the way for a new generation of writers. Raved about by reviewers and embraced by the likes of Raymond Carver, Frank Conroy, Annie Dillard, and Nadine Gordimer, Black Tickets now stands as a classic. With an uncanny ability to depict the lives of men and women who rarely register in... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
In her highly acclaimed debut novel, the bestselling author of Shelter introduces the Hampsons, an ordinary, small-town American family profoundly affected by the extraordinary events of history. Here is a stunning chronicle that begins with the Depression and ends with the Vietnam War, revealed in the thoughts, dreams, and memories of each family... more...