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Beschreibung

These interdisciplinary essays explore the notion of community in its many theoretical, practical and cultural manifestations. It examines the nature of community, the relation of individual and group identity to community norms and values and the possibilities for cross-cultural understanding.

Autorentext

Philip 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.



Klappentext

"Diversity and Community: An Interdisciplinary Reader "is a collection of essays exploring the notion of community in its many theoretical, practical, and cultural manifestations.
A collection of specially commissioned essays exploring the notion of community in its many theoretical, practical, and cultural manifestations.
Discusses the idea of community in its full, cultural context.
Deals with issues confronting many diverse groups, including African American, Franco-Canadian, computer-mediated, and gay and lesbian communities.
Includes contributions by both eminent schlars and new voices, among them Martha Nussbaum, Jean Bethke Elsthain, D.A. Masolo, Mary Hawkesworth, Lewis Gordon, Maria Lugones, Crispin Sartwell, Duane Champagne, and Frank Cunningham.



Inhalt

List of Contributors. Preface. Introduction: Diversity and Community: Philip Alperson (Temple University). Part I: Community and Its Contestations: 1. Communities and Community: Critique and Retrieval: Jean Bethke Elsthain (University of Chicago) and Christopher Beem (Johnson Foundation). 2. Community at the Margin: Crispin Sartwell (Maryland Institute College of Art). 3. Impure Communities: Maria Lugones (SUNY-Binghampton). 4. Identities: The Dynamical Dimensions of Diversity: Chuck Dyke (Temple University) and Carl Dyke (Methodist College). 5. From Village to Global Contexts: Ideas, Types, and the Making of Communities: D. A. Masolo (University of Louisville). 6. Obligation Across Generations: A Consideration in the Understanding of Community Formation: Lewis R. Gordon (Brown University). Part II: Community, Constitutive Identities, and Resisting Subjects: 7. Citizenship or Transgression?: Dilemmas of the US Movement for Lesbian/Gay Rights: Arlene Stein (Rutgers University). 8. Diversity, Inequality, and Community: African Americans and People of Color in the United States: J. Blaine Hudson (University of Louisville). 9. Renewing American Indian Nations: Cosmic Communities and Spiritual Autonomy: Duane Champagne (University of California at Los Angeles). 10. Nations and Nationalism: The Case of Canada/Quebec: Frank Cunningham (University of Toronto). 11. Love, Care, and Women's Dignity: The Family as a Privileged Community: Martha Nussbaum (University of Chicago). 12. Community and Society, Melancholy and Sociopathy: Osborne Wiggins (University of Louisville) and Michael A. Schwartz (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine). Part III: Community, Culture, and Education: 13. The Role of Art in Sustaining Communities: Marcia Muelder Eaton (University of Minnesota). 14. Images of Community in American Popular Culture: Eileen John (University of Louisville) and Nancy Potter (University of Louisville). 15. Virtual Communities: Chinatowns Made in America: Gary Y. Okihiro (Columbia University). 16. Villages, Local and Global: Observations on Computer-Mediated and Geographically Situated Communities: Samuel Oluoch Imbo (Hamline University). 17. The University as a Universe of Communities: Mary Hawkesworth (Rutgers University). Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Diversity and Community Interd
Untertitel: An Interdisciplinary Reader
Autor:
Editor:
EAN: 9780631219477
ISBN: 0631219471
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften, Recht & Wirtschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 368
Gewicht: 533g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T19mm
Jahr: 2002