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            Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison
             

            Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison (Paperback)

            By Foucault, Michel

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            • Pub Date
              24 Jul 20

            In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. In this provocative work, Michel Foucault argues that the development of the Western system of prisons, police and legal hierarchies have merely shifted the focus of social control... from our bodies to our souls.
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            ISBN 9780241386019
            Released NZ 24 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
            Series Penguin Modern Classics
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            Gilles Deleuze
             

            Gilles Deleuze (Paperback)

            By Colebrook, Claire

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            Offers a way in to Deleuzean thought through such topics as: 'becoming'; time and the flow of life; 'major' and 'minor' literature; difference and repetition; and desire, the image and ideology. This book is intended for students who wish to think differently about life and liter...ature and to create their own readings of literary texts.
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            ISBN 9780415246347
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780415617451
            Released NZ 6 Sep 2001
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Critical Thinkers
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            The Mythology in Our Language - Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough
             

            The Mythology in Our Language - Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Wittgenstein, Ludwig; Edited by Da Col, Giovanni; Preface by Palmie, Stephan

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            • Pub Date
              31 Aug 20

            In 1931 Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote his famous Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough, published posthumously in 1967. At that time, anthropology and philosophy were in close contact - thinkers drew heavily on anthropology's theoretical terms, in order to help them explore the limits of ...human belief and imagination. This is a translation of his work.
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            ISBN 9780990505068
            Released NZ 31 Aug 2020
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            After Poststructuralism: Reading, Stories, Theory
             

            After Poststructuralism: Reading, Stories, Theory (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Davis, Colin

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            This is a brilliantly argued account of the past and present fortunes of theory. It also maps out a way forward for the humanities in which theory will play a crucial part.

            ISBN 9780415316095
            Released NZ 23 Oct 2003
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Philosophical Investigations
             

            Philosophical Investigations (Paperback, 4th Edition)

            By Wittgenstein, Ludwig; Edited by Hacker, P. M. S.; Schulte, Joachim

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            An en face German-English version of one of the most important works of 20th-century philosophy. It corrects mistakes to text and illustrations and misleading renderings of the German in Anscombe's earlier translation.

            ISBN 9781405159296
            Released NZ 6 Nov 2009
            Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Human Capital in Gender and Development

            Human Capital in Gender and Development (Paperback)

            By Calkin, Sydney

            • RRP: $86.99
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            Human Capital in Gender and Development addresses timely feminist debates about the relationship between feminism, neoliberalism, and international development. The book engages with human capital theory, a labour economics theory associated with the Chicago School that now anima...tes a wide range of political and economic governance. The book argues that human capital theory has been instrumental in constructing an economistic vision of gender equality as a tool for economic growth, and girls and women of the global South as the quintessential entrepreneurs of the post-global financial crisis era. The book's critique of human capital theory and its role in Gender and Development gives insights into the kinds of development interventions that typify the `Gender Equality as Smart Economics' agenda of the World Bank and other international development institutions. From the World Bank, to NGOs, and private businesses, discourses about the economic benefits of gender equality and women's empowerment underpin a range of development interventions that aim to unlock the `untapped' potential of the world's women. Its implications are both conceptual and material, producing more interventionist forms of development governance, increased power by private sector actors in development, and de-politicization of gender equality issues. Human Capital in Gender and Development will be of particular interest to feminist scholars in Politics, International Relations, Development Studies, and Human Geography. It will also be a useful resource for teaching key debates about feminism, neoliberalism, and international development.
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            ISBN 9780367437015
            Released NZ 12 Dec 2019
            Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
            Interest Age 19+ years
            Series Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics
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            The Art of Travel
             

            The Art of Travel (Paperback)

            By Botton, Alain de

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            Few activities seem to promise us as much happiness as going travelling: taking off for somewhere else, somewhere far from home, a place with more interesting weather, customs and landscapes. But although we are inundated with advice on where to travel to, we seldom ask why we go... and how we might become more fulfilled by doing so. With the help of a selection of writers, artists and thinkers - including Flaubert, Edward Hopper, Wordsworth and Van Gogh - Alain de Botton's bestselling The Art of Travel provides invaluable insights into everything from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. The perfect antidote to those guides that tell us what to do when we get there, The Art of Travel tries to explain why we really went in the first place - and helpfully suggests how we might be happier on our journeys. 'Richly evocative, sharp and funny. De Botton proves himself to be a very fine travel writer indeed.' Sunday Telegraph 'Delightful, profound, entertaining. I doubt if de Botton has written a dull sentence in his life.' Jan Morris 'An elegant and subtle work, unlike any other. Beguiling.' Colin Thubron, The Times 'Honest, funny and dripping with witty aphorisms. Extremely entertaining and enlightening . . . all the way to journey's end.' Herald
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            ISBN 9780241970065
            Released NZ 25 Jun 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Walter Kaufmann: Philosopher, Humanist, Heretic
             

            Walter Kaufmann: Philosopher, Humanist, Heretic (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Corngold, Stanley

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            • Pub Date
              15 Sep 20

            The first complete account of the ideas and writings of a major figure in twentieth-century intellectual life Walter Kaufmann (1921-1980) was a charismatic philosopher, critic, translator, and poet who fled Nazi Germany at the age of eighteen, emigrating alone to the United State...s. He single-handedly rehabilitated Nietzsche's reputation after World War II and was enormously influential in introducing postwar American readers to existentialism. Stanley Corngold provides the first in-depth study of Kaufmann's thought, showing how he speaks to many issues that concern us today. Kaufmann was astonishingly prolific until his untimely death at age fifty-nine, writing some dozen major books, all marked by breathtaking erudition and a provocative essayistic style. Corngold introduces Kaufmann to a new generation of readers, vividly portraying the intellectual life of one of the twentieth century's most engaging and neglected thinkers.
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            ISBN 9780691211534
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Princeton University Pre
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            The Art of Travel
              

            The Art of Travel (EPUB ebook)

            By De Botton, Alain

            Offers insights into things that range from holiday romance to hotel mini-bars, airports to sight-seeing. This book explains why we really went in the first place - and suggests how we might be happier on our journeys.

            ISBN 9780141930268
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            Language en
            Released NZ 29 May 2003
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Myth of Sisyphus

            The Myth of Sisyphus (Paperback, New title)

            By Camus, Albert

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            Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. ...Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are. Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below, The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.
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            ISBN 9780141023991
            Released NZ 24 Oct 2005
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Penguin Great Ideas
            Language (English)
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