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Translation in Systems: Descriptive and Systemic Approaches Explained

Theo Hermans - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 195 pages
The notion of systems has helped revolutionize translation studies since the 1970s. As a key part of many descriptive approaches, it has broken with the prescriptive focus on ...
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Revisions: gender and sexuality in late modernity

Lisa Adkins - Social Science - 2002 - 152 pages
This book will become a critical text in feminist and social theory. It brings together recent sociology of late modernity, particularly sociologies of reflexivity, aesthetics ...
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Rethinking Sexuality

Diane Richardson - Social Science - 2000 - 176 pages
This thoughtful and accessible book provides a critical examination of the central debates attached to conceptualizing sexuality as a site of knowledge and politics. These are ...
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Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of Multiculturalisms

Sneja Marina Gunew - Social Science - 2004 - 171 pages
Postcolonialism has attracted a large amount of interest in cultural theory, but the adjacent area of multiculturalism has not been scrutinised to quite the same extent. In ...
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Moral Textures: Feminist Narratives in the Public Sphere

María Pía Lara - Philosophy - 1998 - 229 pages
"This pathbreaking book offers a novel feminist revision of theories of the public sphere, one that sensitively defends critical theory against its most recent critics."--Joan ...
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Australian Cinema After Mabo

Felicity Collins, Therese Davis - Performing Arts - 2004 - 204 pages
Looks at how we think about Australian cinema in the post Mabo era, and what part it plays in the national process of reviewing our colonial past and the ways in which settlers ...
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Performativity & Belonging

Vikki Bell - Social Science - 1999 - 250 pages
This book explores belonging as a performative achievement. The contributors investigate how identities are embodied and effected, and how lines of allegiance and fracture are ...
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Places of Learning: Media, Architecture, Pedagogy

Elizabeth Ann Ellsworth - Education - 2005 - 190 pages
This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to ...
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