Gender Through the Prism of Difference

This engaging collection of readings presents a multifaceted view of contemporary gender relations.

Author: Maxine Baca Zinn

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: UVA:X004438332

Category: Social Science

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This engaging collection of readings presents a multifaceted view of contemporary gender relations. Using other inequalities such as race, class, and sexual orientation as a prism of difference, the readings present gender as it is situated in sexual, racial-ethnic, social class, physical abilities, age, and national citizenship contexts. In addition to articles about men, women, and sexual, and immigrant diversity, this reader also includes works on gender and globalization. The editors introduce this wide-ranging collection with a provocative analytical introduction that sets the stage for understanding gender as a socially constructed experience. Takes a sociological perspective on contemporary gender relations. Emphasizes the theme of difference or how other inequalities such as race, class, or age affect our gendered experiences. Presents a discussion of women's and men's issues. Includes articles on international and transnational factors in addition to the articles on U.S. gender relations. For anyone interested in Sociology of Gender, Women's Studies, Gender Roles, Sociology of Women, Women in Society, Race, Class, and Gender, Diversity, Feminist Theory, and Social Inequality.
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Through the Prism

The most intriguing stories ofcreative endeavor, volatilerelationships, excessivelifestyles, and bizarre eventsfrom the world of rock, as toldby Hipgnosis cofounder,creative designer,photographer, and filmmakerAubrey Powell.

Author: Aubrey Powell

Publisher:

ISBN: 0500252378

Category: Music

Page: 320

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The most intriguing stories of creative endeavor, volatile relationships, excessive lifestyles, and bizarre events from the world of rock, as told by Hipgnosis cofounder, creative designer, photographer, and filmmaker Aubrey Powell.
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LOOKING THROUGH THE PRISM

So gear yourselves for a ride through the hills and the valleys and hug the nature with your arm; the arms of faith and not the arms in artillery. This book will definitely inspire you with self-analysis and a positive attitude.

Author: SUJATA CHATTERJEE

Publisher: Notion Press

ISBN: 9781948352383

Category: Poetry

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Looking Through the Prism: Spectrum is a collection of poems which embraces optimism and inspiration. If you are in a mood for a quiet evening or would like to search for greener pastures, you need to settle down with an introspective approach towards this book. The rhythm in the poems is touch and go from the very beginning till the end. Whether it is ecstasy in The golden gown that the warm sun weaves, or the romance in Your lips a crimson ray or describe the hard work in The sweat and toil of human race, Looking Through the Prism reveals a unique path to joy and happiness. So gear yourselves for a ride through the hills and the valleys and hug the nature with your arm; the arms of faith and not the arms in artillery. This book will definitely inspire you with self-analysis and a positive attitude.
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Through the Prism of the Senses

This book is a vital contribution to discussions surrounding research creation and the body in relation to digital media, highlighting the ways in which new technologies confront the sensate, somatic body.

Author: Isabelle Choiniere

Publisher: Intellect (UK)

ISBN: 1789380790

Category: Art

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Through the Prism of Slavery

In this thoughtful book, Dale W. Tomich explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism.

Author: Dale W. Tomich

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742529398

Category: History

Page: 210

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In this thoughtful book, Dale W. Tomich explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, he reinterprets the development of the world economy through the "prism of slavery." Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, Tomich develops an original conceptual framework for answering theoretical and historical questions about the nexus between slavery and the world economy. The author explores how particular slave systems were affected by their integration into the world market, the international division of labor, and the interstate system. He further examines the ways that the particular "local" histories of such slave regimes illuminate processes of world economic change. His deft use of specific New World examples of slave production as local sites of global transformation highlights the influence of specific geographies and local agency in shaping different slave zones. Tomich's cogent analysis of the struggles over the organization of work and labor discipline in the French West Indian colony of Martinique vividly illustrates the ways that day-to-day resistance altered the relationship between master and slave, precipitated crises in sugar cultivation, and created the local conditions for the transition to a post-slavery economy and society.
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Gazing Through a Prism Darkly

This book can function both as an accessible introduction to Westphal for those who have not read him extensively and also as an informed critical appreciation and extension of his work for those who are more experienced readers.

Author: B. Keith Putt

Publisher: Fordham Univ Press

ISBN: 9780823230471

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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Merold Westphal has been in the foremost ranks of philosophers who proclaim a new postsecular philosophy. By articulating an epistemology sensitive to the realities of cognitive finitude and moral weakness, he defends a wisdom that begins in both humility and commitment, one that always confesses that human beings can encounter meaning and truth only as human beings, never as gods. The present volume focuses on this wisdom of humility that characterizes Westphal's thought and explores how that wisdom, expressed through the redemptive dynamic of doubt, can contribute to developing a postsecular apologetic for faith. This book can function both as an accessible introduction to Westphal for those who have not read him extensively and also as an informed critical appreciation and extension of his work for those who are more experienced readers.
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Worlds Apart

Their work exemplifies the role of anthropologists in this area and provides a model for future anthropological research.

Author: Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth. Conference

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415107881

Category: Social Science

Page: 270

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Through detailed ethnographic examples, in regions such as West Africa, Hawaii, Australia, Belize and Egypt, they show precisely how global institutions, including capitalism and mass consumption, are manifested in local contexts. Their work exemplifies the role of anthropologists in this area and provides a model for future anthropological research. It also shows that an ethnographic approach will be invaluable to emerging discipline, such as cultural studies and media studies.
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Capitalism in the 21st Century

A sweeping, authoritative and accessible overview of major issues in the global economy from a Marxist perspective

Author: Michael Roberts

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ISBN: 0745340873

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This highly ambitious book engages with all the major issues and debates currently taking place in the political economy of 21st century capitalism using the framework of Marx's law of value. In the authors' view, value theory provides a piercing light through the current confusions in understanding trends in modern capitalism, both in the advanced economies and the periphery. Through the prism of value theory, the authors investigate varied topics such as money, technology, the environment, imperialism and the state.
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Europe Through the Prism of Japan

This work analyzes the image Europe presented to Japan, deliberately or otherwise, from the mid-16th century to the end of the 18th century.

Author: Jacques Proust

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015054186799

Category: History

Page: 276

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This work analyzes the image Europe presented to Japan, deliberately or otherwise, from the mid-16th century to the end of the 18th century. It covers developments in Japanese culture and civilization during 300 years of interaction between Japanese and Europeans, including Dutch merchants, Spanish Catholic missionaries, and German and Portuguese Jesuits. The author examines not only Europeans' influence on Japan but also the unique Japanese interpretation of European culture. This perspective offers a prism through which Europe may be viewed and frequently sheds light on facets of European civilization of which not even the Europeans, at the time, were aware. The text covers topics such as art history, theology, philosophy, political and social history, and even the history of medicine.
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Life Through a Prism

" True to the title of the book, in Life Through a Prism, thoughts enter Umasankar's mind like white light through a prism and then form a beautiful rainbow in the minds of the readers he touches.

Author: Umasankar

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781490702926

Category: Poetry

Page: 148

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We go about our lives seeing but not looking, hearing but not listening. Umasankar's poetical gift is looking for beauty, or some meaning, in everything he sees. Life Through a Prism is a broad collection of his poetry in which he considers the wonder of nature and both the excitement and reality of college life. Some of Umasankar's earliest saved works are from his engineering college days. Just like any other young man, his days were filled with excitement, activity, trust, letdown, melancholy, and new hope. He captures these feelings eloquently in poems like "First Love, An Evening in College" and "Canvas," among others. His harmonic verses on nature and beauty include "Beautiful Morning" and "God's World," where he considers the beauty and magnificence of the artistry of God's creation. This love for natural beauty has led him onto the path of picture poems. Captured by some allure in photographs, Umasankar has a whole segment of poetry that describes those photographs in words more colorful than the actual pictures, like "The Lone Chili Pepper" and "Water of Life." True to the title of the book, in Life Through a Prism, thoughts enter Umasankar's mind like white light through a prism and then form a beautiful rainbow in the minds of the readers he touches.
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A Perspective on the Signs of Al Quran

It is clear in every page of this brilliant work that it was written from a heartfelt perspective.

Author: Saeed Malik

Publisher: Saeed Malik

ISBN: 9781439239629

Category: Religion

Page: 282

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It is clear in every page of this brilliant work that it was written from a heartfelt perspective. A must read for every student of life, love, spirituality, and of course the Quran."--Whitney Cannon, founder Taleef Collective, Fremont, California.
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Worlds Apart Modernity Through the Prism of the Local

The book also considers the ways in which people are increasingly not the primary creators of these images but have become secondary consumers.

Author: Daniel Miller

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134840946

Category: Social Science

Page: 288

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Worlds Apart is concerned with one of the new futures of anthropology, namely the advances in technologies which r eate an imagination of new global and local forms. It also analyses studies of the consumption of these forms and attempts to go beyond the assumptions that consumption either localises or fails to effect global forms and images. Several of the chapters are written by anthropologists who have specialised in material culture studies and who examine the new forms, especially television and mass commodities, as well as some new uses of older forms, such as the body. The book also considers the ways in which people are increasingly not the primary creators of these images but have become secondary consumers.
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Foot Surgery Viewed Through the Prism of Comparative Anatomy

This book proposes an original vision based on the following ideas : • The cure is complete only if it occurs quickly, which is vital for vulnerable patients. • The surgical goal isn't the anatomical restitution ad integrum, but to ...

Author: Cyrille Cazeau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119788553

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Comparative anatomy helps to define among surgical procedures, those that are able to restore early walking function using really useful structures, without necessarily respecting the normal anatomy. This book proposes an original vision based on the following ideas : The cure is complete only if it occurs quickly, which is vital for vulnerable patients. The surgical goal isnt the anatomical restitution ad integrum, but to resore the fonction, that of the permanent terrestrial human bipedalism. To identify it, put it back into its evolutionary context and compare it to the anatomo-functional models of our closest relatives, the great apes. Achieving this dual objective through new surgical techniques (percutaneous and minimally invaseve), associated with biomechanical data for immediate and total support.
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Through the Prism of Slavery

This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism.

Author: Dale W. Tomich

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781417503575

Category: History

Page: 226

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This thoughtful book explores the contested relationship between slavery and capitalism. Tracing slavery's integral role in the formation of a capitalist world economy, Dale W. Tomich reinterprets the development of the world economy through the "prism of slavery." Through a sustained critique of Marxism, world-systems theory, and new economic history, the author develops an original conceptual framework for answering theoretical and historical questions about the nexus between slavery and the world economy.
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Through the Russian Prism

Essays probe the culture that spawned the great novels of Dostoevsky and explore the author's influence on world literature

Author: Joseph Frank

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691014566

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 237

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Essays probe the culture that spawned the great novels of Dostoevsky and explore the author's influence on world literature
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Multiple Marginality and Gangs

Multiple Marginality and Gangs: Through a Prism Darkly unravels the youth gang problem in a multidimensional approach that encompasses the place, status, social control, subcultural, and identity facets of urban street gangs.

Author: James Diego Vigil

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781793613325

Category: Social Science

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Multiple Marginality and Gangs: Through a Prism Darkly unravels the youth gang problem in a multidimensional approach that encompasses the place, status, social control, subcultural, and identity facets of urban street gangs. The power of place and the status of persons and groups are the major forces that generate the many situations and conditions that give rise to gangs. In its simplest trajectory, Multiple Marginality can be modeled as follows: place/status to street socialization to street subculture to street identity. It is the actions and reactions among them that we fathom. As we witness detrimental or absent family influence, we also observe weaker, underfunded schools that limit educators’ reach. At the same time, there has been an increase in the militarization of law enforcement to deal with the youth street populations, the heaviest hand is that of the police. There is a causal relationship between social marginalization factors and gang membership. A psychological analysis also entails how street socialization leads to a street identity. In a place and status group, the cascading effects of marginalization have certainly affected—and mostly thwarted—social control institutions.
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Art Therapy and Postmodernism

This comprehensive book brings together the voices of international art therapists with diverse backgrounds and experiences and asks them to consider the role of postmodernism in their understanding of art therapy.

Author: Helene Burt

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857005367

Category: Psychology

Page: 392

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This comprehensive book brings together the voices of international art therapists with diverse backgrounds and experiences and asks them to consider the role of postmodernism in their understanding of art therapy. These practitioners share a common postmodern belief that art is a unique way of expressing and mediating the human condition and that art therapy should not be a diagnostic tool but a collaborative healing process between the therapist and the client. Drawing on psychotherapy, aesthetics and philosophy, the contributors present current practice, research and case studies and show the many directions and possibilities of postmodern art therapy. This book is an important addition to art therapy theory and will be a crucial text for all art therapy students, academics, researchers and practitioners.
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Breaking the Social Media Prism

Drawing on innovative online experiments and in-depth interviews with social media users from across the political spectrum, this book explains why stepping outside of our echo chambers can make us more polarized, not less.

Author: Chris Bail

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691216508

Category: Social Science

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A revealing look at how user behavior is powering deep social divisions online—and how we might yet defeat political tribalism on social media In an era of increasing social isolation, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are among the most important tools we have to understand each other. We use social media as a mirror to decipher our place in society but, as Chris Bail explains, it functions more like a prism that distorts our identities, empowers status-seeking extremists, and renders moderates all but invisible. Breaking the Social Media Prism challenges common myths about echo chambers, foreign misinformation campaigns, and radicalizing algorithms, revealing that the solution to political tribalism lies deep inside ourselves. Drawing on innovative online experiments and in-depth interviews with social media users from across the political spectrum, this book explains why stepping outside of our echo chambers can make us more polarized, not less. Bail takes you inside the minds of online extremists through vivid narratives that trace their lives on the platforms and off—detailing how they dominate public discourse at the expense of the moderate majority. Wherever you stand on the spectrum of user behavior and political opinion, he offers fresh solutions to counter political tribalism from the bottom up and the top down. He introduces new apps and bots to help readers avoid misperceptions and engage in better conversations with the other side. Finally, he explores what the virtual public square might look like if we could hit "reset" and redesign social media from scratch through a first-of-its-kind experiment on a new social media platform built for scientific research. Providing data-driven recommendations for strengthening our social media connections, Breaking the Social Media Prism shows how to combat online polarization without deleting our accounts.
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Canvas of Change

This book presents a detailed account of two analytic case studies examined through the particular viewpoint of creativity.The first part of the book contains a review of the classical and contemporary literature on the source and function ...

Author: Ilany Kogan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429911682

Category: Psychology

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This book presents a detailed account of two analytic case studies examined through the particular viewpoint of creativity.The first part of the book contains a review of the classical and contemporary literature on the source and function of creativity. Creativity is then examined from the perspective of several analytic models - Freudian, Kleinian, and post-Kleinian. The second and third parts of the book present case illustrations that deal with the use of creative activity in analysis. The creative use of biblical stories in the case of David, or the use of paintings and poems in the case of Rachel, portrayed the inner reality of these patients. David's violent and incestuous biblical stories reflected his world of incestuous and destructive wishes towards his primary objects (and towards the therapist in the transference). Rachel's paintings and poems conveyed her unconscious conflicts, depressive fantasies and anxieties, stemming from her fusion with her mother who was a child Holocaust survivor. Working through their relationships with their primary objects and their self perception, as revealed by these creative activities in analysis, facilitated the patients' mourning.
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Learning Through a PRISM

What can students learn from studying abroad?

Author: Tracy Rundstrom Williams

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press

ISBN: 0875656900

Category: Education

Page: 128

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In the emerging field of intercultural competence, this book is one of the first to propose a pedagogical framework and provide both the theory and tools to implement it. With the increased focus on educating students to be global citizens, Learning through a PRISM offers a deeper understanding of intercultural competence and an intentional and academic approach to intercultural experiences. This book introduces the PRISM, an academically grounded and experientially driven pedagogy for faculty who aim to design courses and experiences that holistically develop students' intercultural competence. It provides concrete tools and academic framing, and includes suggested readings, adaptable assignments, and clear rubrics. While the book focuses on study abroad settings, its concepts and resources can be broadly adapted to any course focused on the development of intercultural competence. The PRISM will challenge faculty and students to engage, interact, and create meaning in study abroad, intercultural, and global contexts.
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