The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map

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Between the Lines, Oct 1, 2006 - Feminism - 384 pages

Feminist, educator, Quaker, and physicist, Ursula Franklin has long been considered one of Canada’s foremost advocates and practitioners of pacifism. The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map is a comprehensive collection of her work, and demonstrates subtle, yet critical, linkages across a range of subjects: the pursuit of peace and social justice, theology, feminism, environmental protection, education, government, and citizen activism. This thoughtful collection, drawn from more than four decades of research and teaching, brings readers into an intimate discussion with Franklin, and makes a passionate case for how to build a society centered around peace.



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Ursula Franklin is an experimental physicist, University Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, the recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace, and a Companion of the Order of Canada. She is the author of The Real World of Technology, and delivered the annual prestigious Massey Lectures on the subject in 1989.

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