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Community, Diversity and Difference free pdf This book has its philosophical starting point in the idea that group-based social movements have positive implications for peace politics. It explores ways of imagining community, nation, and international systems through a political lens that is attentive to diversity and different lived experiences. Contributors suggest how groups might work toward new nonviolent conceptions and experiences of diverse communities and global stability.

About Alison Bailey

ALISON BAILEY is Associate Professor at Illinois State University where she teaches philosophy and womenOs studies. Her philosophical interests are largely motivated by her work with social justice movements. She is the author of Posterity and Strategis Policy: A Moral Assessment of U.S. Strategic Weapons Options (1989), and is co-editor of this volume. Her current research explores the social construction of whiteness as a racial category, and addresses the moral questions of whether members of privileged groups have a duty to use privilege to undo systems of domination. Her recent work appears in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Journal of Social Philosophy, and in Whiteness: Feminist Philosophical Reflections (1999), edited by Chris J. Cuomo and Kim Q. Hall. PAULA J. SMITHKA is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She holds a split appointment in the Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Honors College at USM. Smithka received her Ph.D. in philosophy from Tulane University. She has several published articles and is co-editor of this anthology. Her current research interests include issues in social/political philosophy, philosophy of biology, and aesthetics.

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Author : Alison Bailey
Publisher : Editions Rodopi B.V.
Data Published : 01 January 2002
ISBN : 9042012404
EAN : 9789042012400
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 380 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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