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The Legacy of the United Kingdom - A Monarchy facilitating Oppression and Social Inequality By Mark O'Doherty
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Critical, but also deeply sensitive and humane, this book offers a new way to improve British public policy, so that a positive collective consciousness can be manifested within the country, as well... More > as in the International Community. Social problems – such as violent extremism, xenophobia and the social reproduction of class positions in the UK – are also explored in this work, offering an analysis on these matters, as well as suggestions how public safety, public education, family policy and children's rights can be improved. Highly innovative and profound, this book explores cutting-edge social scientific theories and ethical approaches how to improve social equality and human rights in the United Kingdom.< Less
A comparative study of elite English-medium schools, public schools, and Islamic madaris in contemporary Pakistan By Akhtar Hassan Malik
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This ethnographic study examines the role of differing school knowledge in reproducing various social classes in the society. It was observed that an unequal availability of capital resources,... More > agents’ class habitus, and the type of their “cultural currency” act as selection mechanisms that clearly favour some social groups over others. The ruling classes ensure the transfer of their power and privilege to their children by providing them with quality education in elite schools. The disadvantaged classes are excluded from these unique institutions by both social and economic sanctions. They have no other option than to educate their children either in public schools or Islamic madaris. As a result, inequitable educational opportunities consolidate the existing social-class hierarchy.< Less
Healing Britain - Restoring a Sense of Reality, Stability and Direction in the United Kingdom By Mark O'Doherty
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In this book the author advocates that Britain, as an island nation, is currently driven more by emotions than logic, the people of Britain being similiar, for example, to the people of the Republic... More > of Ireland; leaving it up to their imagination when essential facts and information are missing. The Brexit-Referendum and its aftermath being an example of this, dominated by an irrational exuberance – like a Football or Cricket match – Brexit being treated like a zero-sum game, instead of a complex political dialogue, making it very difficult to predict what the longterm consequences of Brexit would be; the author advocating that staying inside the EU would be the wiser and more prudent option; also to restore the 'special relationship' with America – which has taken a hit recently – and to improve Anglo-Russian relations. Social challenges – such as violent extremism and the social reproduction of class positions – are also explored in this work, offering suggestions how public policy can be improved in the UK.< Less
Dubliners By James Joyce
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Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. This book is a reproduction of the 1914 first edition. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic... More > depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. They center on Joyce's idea of an epiphany: a moment where a character has a special moment of self-understanding or illumination. Many of the characters in Dubliners later appear in minor roles in Joyce's novel Ulysses. The initial stories in the collection are narrated by children as protagonists, and as the stories continue, they deal with the lives and concerns of progressively older people. Great emphasis is laid upon the specific geographic details of Dublin, details to which a reader with a knowledge of the area would be able to directly relate. The multiple perspectives presented throughout the collection serve to present a broad view of the social and political contexts of life in Dublin at this time.< Less
Dubliners By James Joyce
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Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. This book is a reproduction of the 1914 first edition. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic... More > depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. They center on Joyce's idea of an epiphany: a moment where a character has a special moment of self-understanding or illumination. Many of the characters in Dubliners later appear in minor roles in Joyce's novel Ulysses. The initial stories in the collection are narrated by children as protagonists, and as the stories continue, they deal with the lives and concerns of progressively older people. Great emphasis is laid upon the specific geographic details of Dublin, details to which a reader with a knowledge of the area would be able to directly relate. The multiple perspectives presented throughout the collection serve to present a broad view of the social and political contexts of life in Dublin at this time.< Less

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