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Critical Planning Volume 20 By Critical Planning
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The Critical Planning Journal began in 1993 as a forum for the urban studies and planning communities to debate current issues, showcase emerging research, and propose new ideas concerning cities and... More > regions. The journal attracts submissions from scholars, graduate students, and practitioners from across disciplinary boundaries and from around the world. Through our double-blind peer-review process, Critical Planning identifies and publishes insightful scholarly research with a critical approach. As one of the cores of intellectual life in the Urban Planning Department, the journal provides a convivial space for rigorous debate. Our public programs—including lectures, exhibitions, film screenings, and symposia—extend this work to audiences in Los Angeles and beyond. Critical Planning reaches an international subscriber base of urban planning scholars, students, practitioners, libraries, bookstores, and enthusiasts.< Less
Critical Social Justice Issues for School Practitioners By Sandra Harris, Stacey Edmonson
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This project was borne of a desire to support these scholar-practitioner leaders. We invited educational leaders to share recent studies which brought issues of social justice to the fore. Certainly,... More > the 20 papers that were accepted as chapters for this book do not address all of the problems with which educators are faced. Nor do the 20 chapters provide definitive answers to these difficult issues. However, they do provide valuable information and ensure that thoughtful, reflective dialogue is occurring regarding critical social justice understandings or misunderstandings.< Less
#CRITICAL TRANSMEDIA By Phillip Baldwin
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This is a book that looks at gadgets. It is a book of project proposals and project completions. It is a book written over the period of three months while lecturing on the themes within... More > Shakespeare’s Tempest. Within that play we find terra incognita, geomantic wish fulfillments, uncaged libido, revenge, and illusory wilderness: everything we would find within our new social media. It is a book that looks at the mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic, libidinous, tribalizing, swarming, informative, dis-informative, prosthetic, novel, and primitive. This book is a series of essays, observations, and project proposals that views the telematic from a world that swims in the 'fiat currency' that was unhinged from real gold over forty years ago. It pokes at the world of 'shadow currency' in the form of narratives. Have stories, education, criticism, and expression been unhinged from the 'gold' of the human?< Less
#CRITICAL TRANSMEDIA 4 arriving By PhIllip Baldwin
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#critical transmedia 4 This is a book that looks at gadgets. It is a book of project proposals and project completions. It is a book written over the period of three months while lecturing on the... More > themes within Calderon’s “life is a dream’. Why connect? 'distance' is a tricky thing. We often find ourselves 'alone together' even in the biggest megalopolis sprawl. We have all the distance we want. We often feel it difficult to connect to our lovers and spouses...friends....even if and when we are 'in them' or 'into them'. It is a book that looks at the ways we have changed in our expression and storytelling because of the new means of communication: mobile, pervasive, obsessive, limiting, thanatic, libidinous, tribalizing, swarming, informative, dis-informative, prosthetic, novel, primitive. This book is a series of essays, observations, and project proposals that graft simplified meaning onto the ways we inhabit public space, privatized propaganda, and expression in spectacle and performance.< Less
Hannah Arendt: A Critical Introduction By Finn Bowring
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Hannah Arendt is one of the most famous political theorists of the twentieth century, yet in the social sciences her work has rarely been given the attention it deserves. This careful and... More > comprehensive study introduces Arendt to a wider audience. Finn Bowring shows how Arendt's writings have engaged with and influenced prominent figures in the sociological canon, and how her ideas may shed light on some of the most pressing social and political problems of today. He explores her critique of Marx, her relationship to Weber, the influence of her work on Habermas and the parallels and discrepancies between her and Foucault. This is a clearly written and scholarly text which surveys the leading debates over Arendt's work, including discussions of totalitarianism, the public sphere and the nature of political responsibility. This book will bring new perspectives to students and lecturers in sociology and politics.< Less
Skeptical Criticism of an Idealistic Girl By Natalie Fern Bell
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Quite some time ago a woman said to me in a very matter of fact manner that one loses their idealism once their heart is broken. I have given this a lot of thought over the years and am proud to say... More > that for me, this isn't true, hopefully it isn't for you either. This is my first published book, it is a collection of poetry I have written throughout my adolesence. In it I explore different syles of writing, you may also be surprised by the variation of subject matter. While some of the poetry is your run of the mill selt pitying or self loathing content, a lot of it also dabbles in local politics, social issues, history, pseudo-science, and other controversial subjects such as drug use and gang violence. I also bring some new and refreshing content to the world of poetry; ideas that have only been explored in philosophical non-fiction in the past. Well, in summary, the success of my writing career rests in your hands. I hope you enjoy my work as much as I enjoyed writing it.< Less
Skeptical Criticism of an Idealistic Girl By Natalie Fern Bell
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Quite some time ago a woman said to me in a very matter of fact manner that one loses their idealism once their heart is broken. I have given this a lot of thought over the years and am proud to say... More > that for me, this isn't true, hopefully it isn't for you either. This is my first published book, it is a collection of poetry I have written throughout my adolesence. In it I explore different syles of writing, you may also be surprised by the variation of subject matter. While some of the poetry is your run of the mill selt pitying or self loathing content, a lot of it also dabbles in local politics, social issues, history, pseudo-science, and other controversial subjects such as drug use and gang violence. I also bring some new and refreshing content to the world of poetry; ideas that have only been explored in philosophical non-fiction in the past. Well, in summary, the success of my writing career rests in your hands. I hope you enjoy my work as much as I enjoyed writing it.< Less
Critically analyse the science fiction films written by Andrew Niccol in terms of their social, cultural, philosophical and political contexts. By Sean Blackman
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An extended study into science fiction to critically analyse the films written by Andrew Niccol in terms of their social, cultural, philosophical and political contexts
Critically analyse the science fiction films written by Andrew Niccol in terms of their social, cultural, philosophical and political contexts. By Sean Blackman
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An extended study into science fiction to critically analyse the films written by Andrew Niccol in terms of their social, cultural, philosophical and political contexts
The Critics Criticised - Professor Popper Looks at History By Ted Wilmott
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The Critics Criticised - Professor Popper Looks at History