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Mind

Autonomy and Rights: The Moral Foundations of Liberalism.

Autonomy and Rights: The Moral Foundations of Liberalism. – book reviews Eric Mack This dense, rich, and philosophically innovative essay aims to provide a new and improved moral justification for classical liberalism understood as the doctrine that each person possesses negative rights which at least normally prevail over other moral considerations in determining what treatment […]

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UN Chronicle

Women as victims and resolvers of hunger – Guest Column – Angola – Brief Article

Women as victims and resolvers of hunger – Guest Column – Angola – Brief Article – Column Ana Paula dos Santos Women, especially in the Angolan society, are one of the main victims of hunger, not only because they constitute the majority of the population, but also due to the special circumstances in which their […]

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Eire-Ireland:Journal of Irish Studies

Journal of Irish Studies: Anger and nostalgia: Seamus Heaney and the ghost of the father

Anger and nostalgia: Seamus Heaney and the ghost of the father – Critical Essay Adrian Frazier EVEN BEFORE Seamus Heaney won the Nobel Prize (1995) and then delivered a bestselling translation of Beowulf(1999), he was for Irish, American, and English readers the most admired and lovable of poets. He won that wide affection both by […]

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Washington Monthly

Wolves in cheap clothing: in search of substance in the new downscale style

Wolves in cheap clothing: in search of substance in the new downscale style – Cover Story Katherine Boo In search of substance in the new downscale style With hundreds of nightclubs in Manhattan alone-clubs with palm trees, red velvet, strobe lights, men showering in litde glass stalls–you’d think there’d be no shortage of places for […]

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Journal of Social History

Contesting the Master Narrative: Essays in Social History. – Review

Contesting the Master Narrative: Essays in Social History. – Review – book review Thomas Bender Contesting the Master Narrative: Essays in Social History. By Edited by Jeffrey Fox and Shelton Stromquist (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1998. 266pp.). It is difficult to characterize this volume, which derives from a “Workshop on the Rhetoric of […]

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USA Today (Society for the Advancement of Education)

“Trading Spaces” spurs college enrollment – Education

“Trading Spaces” spurs college enrollment – Education – Brief Article “My job exists because of “Trading Spaces,’” muses Janet Fick, interior design instructor at Ball State University, Muncie, Ind., of the popular cable television program in which neighbors swap homes and decorate a single room in each other’s house. Fick maintains it is no coincidence […]

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Jet

America’s favorite TV family celebrates NBC’s 75th anniversary in grand fashion – Fashion

America’s favorite TV family celebrates NBC’s 75th anniversary in grand fashion – Fashion – Brief Article What do you wear when your show cast reunion and the 75th anniversary party of your television network are on the same evening? Well, for the former stars of “The Cosby Show” and its spin-off, “A Different World,” you […]

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Black Issues in Higher Education

University of Georgia Files Appeal in Race-Based Admissions Ruling

University of Georgia Files Appeal in Race-Based Admissions Ruling – Brief Article SAVANNAH, GA. The University of Georgia’s president, Dr. Michael F. Adams, announced here earlier this month that the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia will pursue an “extremely vigorous” legal appeal of a federal judge’s decision that the university could […]

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Jet

49ers’ Jerry Rice will miss NFL season because of knee injury

49ers’ Jerry Rice will miss NFL season because of knee injury – Brief Article San Francisco 49ers star wide receiver Jerry Rice, who, until now, has never missed a game because of an injury in his 13-season NFL career, has been sidelined for the rest of the season because of a damaged knee. Rice was […]

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Reference & Research Book News

Distance Education in Social Work: Planning, Teaching, and Learning

Distance Education in Social Work: Planning, Teaching, and Learning HV11 2004-026376 0-8261-2475-5 Distance education in social work; planning, teaching, and learning. Title main entry. Ed. by Paul Abels. Springer Publishing Co., [c]2005 162 p. $32.95 (pa) Eight academics from various California State U. campuses and the U. of S. Carolina contribute nine chapters describing, explaining, […]