The Latino A Condition

Author: Jean Stefancic
Editor: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814720390
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Addresses the historical origins of Spanish-speaking people in the United States, the rise of stereotypes, the growth of efforts at self-definition, and related matters.

The Critical Reader

Author: Erica L Meltzer
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ISBN: 9780997517873
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This book provides a comprehensive review of all the question types, concepts, and skills covered on the Reading portion of the redesigned SAT.

The Houses Of History

Author: Anna Green
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526115115
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The houses of history is a clear, jargon-free introduction to the major theoretical approaches employed by historians. This innovative critical reader provides accessible introductions to fourteen schools of thought, from the empiricist to the postcolonial, including chapters on Marxist history, Freud and psychohistory, the Annales, historical sociology, narrative, gender and history of the emotions among others. Each chapter begins with a succinct description of the ideas integral to a particular theory. The authors then explore the insights and controversies arising from the application of this model, drawing upon debates and examples from around the world. Each chapter concludes with a representative example from a historian writing within this conceptual framework. This newly revised edition of the highly successful textbook is the ideal basis for an introductory course in history and theory for students of history at all levels.

Critical Digital Studies

Author: Arthur Kroker
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442614668
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An indispensable resource for instructors and students in digital studies programs, Critical Digital Studies is a comprehensive, creative, and fascinating look at a digital culture that is struggling to be born, survive, and flourish."--Publisher description.

A Critical And Cultural Theory Reader

Author: Antony Easthope
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802038005
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When first published in 1992, The Critical and Cultural Theory Reader served the growing need for essays and extracts for the study of culture. Now, the second and expanded edition of this highly successful reader reflects the growing diversity of the field and includes thirteen new essays.

Latinos And Education

Author: Antonia Darder
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415911818
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This reader establishes a clear link between educational practice and the structural dimensions which shape institutional life, and calls for the development of a new language that moves beyond disciplinary and racialized categories of difference and structural inequality. These highly accessible essays, which achieve a useful balance of theory and practice, discuss themes such as political economy, historical views of Latinos and schooling, identity, the politics of language, cultural democracy in the classroom, community involvement, and Latinos in higher education.

Contemporary Choreography

Author: Jo Butterworth
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317191579
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Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Contemporary Choreography presents a range of articles covering choreographic enquiry, investigation into the creative process, and innovative challenges to traditional understandings of dance making. Contributions from a global range of practitioners and researchers address a spectrum of concerns in the field, organized into seven broad domains: Conceptual and philosophical concerns Processes of making Dance dramaturgy: structures, relationships, contexts Choreographic environments Cultural and intercultural contexts Challenging aesthetics Choreographic relationships with technology. Including 23 new chapters and 10 updated ones, Contemporary Choreography captures the essence and progress of choreography in the twenty-first century, supporting and encouraging rigorous thinking and research for future generations of dance practitioners and scholars.

Sociology Of Education

Author: Alan R. Sadovnik
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ISBN: 9780415954976
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This comprehensive reader examines the most pressing topics in sociology and education and exposes students to examples of sociological research on schools. Drawing from classic and contemporary scholarship, noted sociologist Alan Sadovnik has chosen readings that examine current issues and reflect diverse theoretical approaches to studying the effects of schooling and society. This reader provides students with examples of both the best theory and research in the field. Through full, rather than excerpted primary source readings, the text presents the powerful insights of sociology in providing an understanding of the effects of schooling in contemporary society.

Simone De Beauvoir

Author: Elizabeth Fallaize
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415147033
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This classsic collection of critical texts on de Beauvoir's work, as feminist, novelist and philosopher, provides a much-needed reassessment of her place in twentieth-century culture as well as the context of her work.

Laclau

Author: Simon Critchley
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415238441
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Over the last thirty years, the work of the political theorist Ernesto Laclau has reinvigorated radical political and social theory. Taking concepts previously ignored or unused within mainstream political theory, such as the political, hegemony, discourse, identity, and representation, he has made them fundamental to thinking about politics and social theory. Resisting the dead end of postmodern politics, his work has drawn in stimulating ways on Gramscian, poststructuralist and psychoanalytic theory. Laclau: A Critical Reader is the first full-length critical appraisal of Laclau's work and includes contributions from several leading philosophers and theorists. The first section examines Laclau's theory that the contest between universalism and particularism provides much of the philosophical background to political and social struggle, taking up the important place accorded to, amongst others, Hegel and Lacan in Laclau's work. The second section of the book considers what Laclau's 'radical democracy' might look like and reflects on its ethical implications, particularly in relation to Laclau's post-Marxism and thinkers such as Jurgen Habermas. The final section investigates the place of hegemony in Laclau's work, the idea for which he is perhaps best-known. This stimulating collection also includes replies to his critics by Laclau and the important exchange between Laclau and Judith Butler on equality, making it an excellent companion to Laclau's work and essential reading for students of political and social theory. Ernesto Laclau, Rodolphe Gasche, Fred Dallmayr, Oliver Marchart, Rado Riha, Linda Zerilli, Simon Critchley, Mark Devenney, Aletta Norval, William E. Connolly, Jelica Sumic, Jason Glynos, J. Hillis Mil