Short stories that reflect the complexities of contemporary Tibetan life, written by Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden. Enticement marks the English-language debut of prominent Tibetan writer and filmmaker Pema Tseden. This collection gathers together his most relevant and influential short stories,... More Info
A beautifully rendered, brutally realistic Native American gang novel. Matthew has grown up in hell. His father is gone, and his mother drinks and hooks up with men who abuse Matthew and his sister. He finally decides to hit the streets of Farmington to get away and to drink himself to death—in... More Info
Reveals the development of Maurice Kenny’s growing artistic consciousness, while attesting to both the beauty and brutality of the world in which he lived. Maurice Kenny’s career as a writer, teacher, publisher, and storyteller spanned more than six decades, during which he published over... More Info
"Feminist Mothering goes beyond critiques of patriarchal motherhood to locate and investigate feminist maternal practices as sites for women's empowerment and social change. The contributors see "feminist mothering" as practices of mothering that seek to challenge and change the norms of... More Info
A new ethical concept of democracy as the cultivation and practice of civic virtues in a pluralistic setting is presented in this thoughtful and wide-ranging study. Drawing upon such figures as Aristotle, Montesquieu, Hegel, Dewey, Heidegger, Arendt, and Lefort, Fred Dallmayr emphasizes the need... More Info
Based on an ecologically inspired worldview, defends ethics against skepticism and irrealism. Places ethics into the wider context of religion, God, and evil, and offers postmodern suggestions for environmental, technological, and political reforms.
Having roots as a specialized philosophical movement at Oxford University in the early 1970s, critical animal studies is not taking shape as a wide-open, mutlidisciplinary endeavor through which scholars across the humanities, sciences, and social sciences, and others, are joining together to... More Info
As celebrities sporting "baby bumps," politicians, Olympic athletes, and talk show guests, mothers are ubiquitous throughout U.S. media and popular culture. Like lightning rods, these high-profile mothers attract accolades and judgments associated with ideals of female sexuality, gender roles, and... More Info