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Feminist Review: Issue 40

by The Feminist Review Collective

A wide-ranging issue of the UK's leading socialist feminist journal including articles on motherhood, disabillity and women and modernism.


How Nuclear Weapons Spread: Nuclear-Weapon Proliferation in the 1990s

by Frank Barnaby

In How Nuclear Weapons Spread, Frank Barnaby examines the far-reaching effects - both beneficial and detrimental - of nuclear weapons. He looks in detail at the nuclear programmes of Third World countries, including...


Selling the Sixties: The Pirates and Pop Music Radio

by Robert Chapman

Was it a non-stop psychedelic party or was there more to pirate radio in the sixties than hedonism and hip radicalism? From Kenny Everett's sacking to John Peel's legendary `Perfumed Garden' show, to the influence...


Feminist Review: Issue 42: Feminist Fictions

by The Feminist Review Collective

This theme issue is an exploration of the way in which feminist ideas appear in popular forms, especially feminist novelists, such as Angela Carter and Marge Piercy, have handled particular issues; it considers...


Growing a Japanese Science City: Communication in Scientific Research

by James W. Dearing

Tsukuba Science City is the world's most ambitious attempt to `turbocharge' scientific collaboration. James W. Dearing looks at the political and economic context within which the plans for Tsukuba were laid,...


The Japanese and the Jesuits: Alessandro Valignano in Sixteenth Century Japan

by Mr J F Moran & J. F. Moran

The Japanese and the Jesuits examines the attempt by sixteenth century Jesuits to convert the Japanese to Christianity. Directing the Jesuits was the Italian Alessandro Valignano, whose own magisterial writings,...


Feminist Review: Issue 43: Issues for Feminism

by The Feminist Review Collective

In this issue each article addresses a topical and controversial theme in contemporary feminist debate: pornography, the veil, HRT, disability and the Inkatha Women's Brigade.


Feminist Review: Issue 44: Nationalisms and National Identities

by The Feminist Review Collective

Feminist Review is the UK's leading feminist journal. It has a unique place in the women's movement internationally. This issue focusing on Nationalism and National Identities features articles by Nahid Yegeneh...


The Political Thought of Karl Popper

by Jeremy Shearmur

The Political Thought of Karl Popper offers a controversial treatment of Popper's ideas about politics, informed by Shearmur's personal knowledge of Popper together with research on unpublished material in the...


Social Class in Modern Britain

by Gordon Marshall, Howard Newby & David Rose

The book incorporates three alternative conceptions of class. Erik Olin Wright's structural Marxist account is set alongside John Goldthorpe's occupational class schema, and the Registrar-General's prestige...


Archaeology and Language III: Artefacts, Languages and Texts

by Roger Blench & Matthew Spriggs

Archaeology and Language III interprets results from archaeological data in terms of language distribution and change, providing the tools for a radical rewriting of the conventional discourse of prehistory....


Hyperreality and Global Culture

by Nicholas Perry

This book explores a world where the boundaries between reality and representation have become blurred, a world where LA Law is used to train lawyers.

Drawing on examples from around the globe, Nick Perry presents...


Shaping Childhood: Themes of Uncertainty in the History of Adult-Child Relationships

by Roger Cox

What part has religion played in the history of child-rearing? How do we persuade children to behave rationally and how should we exercise adult authority? What use do we make of their innocence and how do we...


Feminist Review: Issue 46

by The Feminist Review Collective

A unique combination of the activist and the academic, Feminist Review has an acclaimed place within women's studies courses and the women's movement.

Feminist Review is produced by a London-based editorial...


Feminist Review: Issue 47

by The Feminist Review Collective

A unique combination of the activist and the academic, Feminist Review has an acclaimed place within women's studies courses and the women's movement.

Feminist Review is produced by a London-based editorial...


Beyond Beijing: Liberalization and the Regions in China

by Dali L. Yang

This book offers a balanced assessment of the dynamics and consequences of the decentralization of power and resources in post- Mao China. The author argues that decentralization has increased tensions amongst...


Social Democracy and Rational Choice

by Henry Milner

Is it possible in this post-socialist world, for equity and efficiency to be reconciled ? Or is a productive welfare state a contradication in terms ? This book addresses these questions in theory and in practice,...


Melancholy and the Critique of Modernity: Soren Kierkegaard's Religious Psychology

by Harvie Ferguson

The connections between the emergence of modern society and the experience of melancholy are explored through a comprehensive re-examination of Soren Kierkegaard's rich and insightful writings.


The Politics of Jean-Francois Lyotard: Justice and Political Theory

by Chris Rojek, Mr Bryan S Turner & Bryan Turner

Jean-Francois Lyotard is still considered to be the father of postmodernism. An international range of contributors in the field of cultural and philosophical studies, including Barry Smart, John O' Neill and...


Housing Policy in the 1990s

by Johnston Birchall

Housing Policy in the 1990s explores the deluge of Conservative legislation of the late 1980s and examines what its effects will be during this decade and into the next century. The contributors discuss and...