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- DescriptionDiversity and Community: An Interdisciplinary Reader is a collection of newly-commissioned essays that explore the tion of community in its many theoretical, practical, and cultural manifestations. The book examines the nature of community, the relation of individual and group identity to community rms and values, and the possibilities for cross-cultural understanding. Throughout, the volume deals with issues confronting many diverse communities including African, African-American, Asian-American, Native American, Latin-American, Anglo- and Franco-Canadian, Canadian Aboriginal, Japanese, gay and lesbian, computer-mediated, and counter-culture communities.Including contributions from thinkers such as Martha Nussbaum, Jean Bethke Elsthain, D.A. Masolo, Mary Hawkesworth, Lewis Gordon, Maria Lugones, Crispin Sartwell, Duane Champagne, and Frank Cunningham, as well as work by several new theorists, this book is a solid, comprehensive investigation into an important issue.
- Author BiographyPhilip Alperson is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. He is the editor of several books including The Philosophy of the Visual Arts (1992), What is Music? An Introduction to the Philosophy of Music (1994), and Musical Worlds: New Directions in the Philosophy of Music (1998). He is also the editor of The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.
- PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Date of Publication08/11/2002
- SubjectSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBlackwell Publishers
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- Weight546 g
- Width153 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Edited byPhilip Alperson
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