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  • The Ethics of Careby Fiona Robinson

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 27.95

    In  The Ethics of Care , Fiona Robinson demonstrates how the responsibilities of sustaining life are central to the struggle for basic human security. She takes a unique approach, using a feminist lens to challenge gender biases in rights-based, individualist approaches.Robinson's thorough and impassioned consideration of care in both ethical... more...

  • What Animals Really Likeby Fiona Robinson

    Abrams 2016; US$ 15.95

    When the National Animal Choir performs the latest song by renowned composer and conductor Mr. Herbert Timberteeth, nothing goes exactly as planned. Mr. Timberteeth has some preconceived notions of what animals like to do that are reflected in his song. But it turns out that lions prefer flower arranging to prowling and shrimp would rather ski than... more...

  • Whale Shinesby Fiona Robinson

    Abrams 2013; US$ 17.06

      All day, Whale swims through the ocean, wearing a poster advertising the big upcoming art exhibition. He visits the eel who wriggles abstract patterns in the sand, the squid who paints with ink, and the hammerhead shark who builds sculptures from salvage. Whale sees his friends’ confidence and creativity and wishes he could be an artist too, but... more...

  • The Useful Mooseby Fiona Robinson

    Abrams 2016; US$ 15.95

    What use is a moose? A young girl and her family find out Molly loves moose—not the dessert, the animal. Imagine her surprise when on a family trip to Alaska she can't find any because they've all gone on vacation—to her home city! When Molly returns, she befriends a forlorn moose threesome exhausted from their urban adventures and she and her parents... more...

  • Ada's Ideasby Fiona Robinson

    Abrams 2016; US$ 15.54

    Ada Lovelace (1815–1852) was the daughter of Lord Byron, a poet, and Anna Isabella Milbanke, a mathematician. Her parents separated when she was young, and her mother insisted on a logic-focused education, rejecting Byron’s “mad” love of poetry. But Ada remained fascinated with her father and considered mathematics “poetical science.” Via her friendship... more...

  • Globalizing Careby Fiona Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 44.87

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  • A Room of One's Ownby Tim Smith-Laing; Fiona Robinson

    Macat Library 2017; US$ 7.68

    A Room of One's Own is a very clear example of how creative thinkers connect and present things in novel ways. Based on the text of a talk given by Virginia Woolf at an all-female Cambridge college, Room considers the subject of 'women and fiction.' Woolf’s approach is to ask why, in the early 20th century, literary history presented so few... more...

  • Transnational Whiteness Mattersby Aileen Moreton-Robinson; Maryrose Casey; Fiona Nicoll

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 87.00

    This collection of essays presents one of the first acts of documenting shifts in the cultural production of whiteness within texts across the twentieth century, following shifts from the proud colonial moment through to the moment of liberal multiculturalism to the recent war on terror. Each essay addresses the ways in which texts produced in these... more...

  • Essential Tips for Organizing Conferences & Eventsby Sally Brown; Fiona Campbell; Phil Race; Alison Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.02

    Many conferences and training events are organised by individuals who have little experience of doing so. Some have had the task thrust upon them without being offered adequate training, and have little idea of the time, experience and care needed to plan and manage events effectively. Each conference is different, and each can present a new problem... more...

  • Socializing Careby Maurice Hamington; Dorothy C. Miller; Joan Tronto; Nel Noddings; Eloise Buker; Selma Sevenhuijsen; Vivienne Bozalek; Amanda Gouws; Marie Minnaar-Mcdonald; Deborah Little; Margaret Urban Walker; Fiona Robinson; Judith Stadtman Tucker; Cheryl Brandsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 41.50

    Contributors to this volume demonstrate how the ethics of care factors into a variety of social policies and institutions, and can indeed be useful in thinking about a number of different social problems. Divided into two sections, the first looks at care as a model for an evaluative framework that rethinks social institutions, liberal society, and... more...