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Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less
Unspoken Borders 2009: Ecologies of Inequality By UB 2009
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This full-color publication is a compilation of articles from the 2009 Unspoken Borders Call for Papers, under the theme "Ecologies of Inequality". This theme is an investigation of the... More > systems, infrastructure, and design processes that create or perpetuate socio-economic and environmental stratification of our communities. This theme asserts that social inequities are unsustainable, not only in terms of socio-economic injustices, but also in regards to the amount of resources invested in maintaining or creating these inequalities. The "Call for Papers" sought proposals that dealt with issues of the environment (constructed, cultivated or untended), public health, mobility and access, communication, and race, class and culture. Featured articles come from design fields of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and urban design. This publication is associated with PennDesign Black Student Association's annual Unspoken Borders Conferences.< Less
Witnofigo? By Adam Heart
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Witnofigo? is a political horror comedy about greed, death, love and environmental collapse. The Pope in a machine gun fight in a sewage treatment plant. Condemned prisoners electrocuted as part of... More > a tourist promotion. Drugged lesbian sex on a motorcycle at night in the Italian mountains And all of this while finding love and saving the living planet. Witnofigo? is the most dangerous book in the world, about the world's most dangerous woman. Yet despite its dark irony, lubricious passionate sex, and graphic violence, reading Witnofigo? may induce feelings of courage, kindness and hope.< Less
Development By Mark Peace
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“As we enter the 21st century, we inherit a world of unprecedented wealth, but also one of unparalleled inequality; never before has so much been in the hands of so few. Like wealth, some of... More > these inequalities are ‘conventional’ – present through history, though amplified in the contemporary world. Others are entirely new, borne of mankind’s newfound ability to shape and influence their biosphere – creating new patterns of privilege, new trends in suffering” Global Sociology is a primer on a range of issues underpinning inequality and world development. It draws sociology’s ability to throw light on issues by connecting dots; between peoples, geographies, economics, politics, ecologies and cultures. It caters for Sociology units (AQA and WJEC), and is relevant to students of World Development, Economics, Geography and Politics. The author is an experienced teacher, with academic interest in the ethics of global inequality, and the teaching development and environmental issues.< Less
EQUILIBRIUM & KNOWLEDGE By Carmelo Briguglio
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IF the human condition is to improve as a whole, become peaceful and balanced in itself and in relation to its surroundings, the only way forward is the gradual reduction of socio-cultural and... More > economic disparities. Inequalities are created by the vanity of an elite that considers itself worthy of privileges, we are led to believe they have taken dangerous risks and deserve to be rewarded for their “honest day’s work”, tax avoidance is usually their other notable characteristic.< Less

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