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Becoming Utopian

By Tom Moylan
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1350133353
  • Pages : 312
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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A dream of a better world is a powerful human force that inspires activists, artists, and citizens alike. In this book Tom Moylan – one of the pioneering scholars of contemporary utopian studies – explores the utopian process in its individual and collective trajectory from dream to realization. Drawing on theorists such as Fredric Jameson, Donna Haraway and Alain Badiou and science fiction writers such as Kim Stanley Robinson and China Miéville, Becoming Utopian develops its argument for sociopolitical action through studies that range from liberation theology, ecological activism, and radical pedagogy to the radical movements of 1968. Throughout, Moylan speaks to the urgent need to confront and transform the global environmental, economic, political and cultural crises of our time.

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  • Pages : 186
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 768
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Book Summary:

This book investigates the response of the Catholic Church in Northern Ireland to the conflict in the region during the late Twentieth Century. It does so through the prism of the writings of Cardinal Cahal Daly (1917-2009), the only member of the hierarchy to serve as a bishop throughout the entire conflict. This book uses the prolific writings of Cardinal Daly to create a vision of the ‘Peaceable Kingdom’ and demonstrate how Catholic social teaching has been used to promote peace, justice and nonviolence. It also explores the public role of the Catholic Church in situations of violence and conflict, as well as the importance for national churches in developing a voice in the public square.Finally, the book offers a reflection on the role of Catholic social teaching in contemporary society and the ways in which the lessons of Northern Ireland can be utilised in a world where structural violence, as evidenced by austerity, and reactions to Brexit in the United Kingdom, is now the norm. This work challenges and changes the nature of the debate surrounding the role of the Catholic Church in the conflict in Northern Ireland. It will, therefore, be a key resource for scholars of Religious Studies, Catholic Theology, Religion and Violence, Peace Studies, and Twentieth Century History.

Free Public Reason

By Fred D'Agostino
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn : 9780195357004
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Reads : 855
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Book Summary:

Free Public Reason examines the idea of public justification, stressing its importance but also questioning the coherence of the concept itself. Although public justification is employed in the work of theorists such as John Rawls, Jeremy Waldron, Thomas Nagel, and others, it has received little attention on its own as a philosophical concept. In this book Fred D'Agostino shows that the concept is composed of various values, interests, and notions of the good, and that no ranking of these is possible. The notion of public justification itself is thus shown to be contestable. In demonstrating this, D'Agostino undermines many current political theories that rely on this concept. Having broken down the foundations of public justification, D'Agostino then offers an alternative model of how a workable consensus on its meaning might be reached through the interactions of a community of interpreters or delegates at a constitutional convention.

Humanitarianism and Challenges of Cooperation

By Volker M. Heins,Kai Koddenbrock,Christine Unrau
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317332202
  • Pages : 230
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 936
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Book Summary:

Humanitarianism as a moral concept and an organized practice has become a major factor in world society. It channels an enormous amount of resources and serves as an argument for different kinds of interference into the "internal affairs" of countries and regions. At the same time, and for these very reasons, it is an ideal testing ground for successful and unsuccessful cooperation across borders. Humanitarianism and the Challenges of Cooperation examines the multiple humanitarianisms of today as a testing ground for new ways of global cooperation. General trends in the contemporary transformation of humanitarianism are studied and individual cases of how humanitarian actors cooperate with others on the ground are investigated. This book offers a highly innovative, empirically informed account of global humanitarianism from the point of view of cooperation research in which internationally renowned contributors analyse broad trends and present case studies based on meticulous fieldwork. This book will be of great interest to students and researchers in the areas of political science, international relations and humanitarianism. It is also a valuable resource for humanitarian aid workers.

Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective

By Andrea Kö,Enrico Francesconi,Gabriele Kotsis,A Min Tjoa,Ismail Khalil
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3030866114
  • Pages : 181
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 452
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Book Summary:

This volume LNCS 12926 constitutes the papers of the 10th International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective, EGOVIS 2021, held in September 2021 as part of the DEXA 2021 conference. The event was held virtually due to COVID-19 pandemic. The 13 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 21 submissions and focus on information systems and ICT aspects of e-government. The papers are organized in 3 topical sections: e-government theoretical background and cases; identity management and legal issues; artificial intelligence and machine learning in e-government context.

The Community of the King

By Howard A. Snyder
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  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Isbn : 0830879080
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 563
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Book Summary:

Howard A. Snyder probes the relationship between the kingdom of God and our daily experience of the church.

Systemic Intervention

By Gerald Midgley
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 1461542014
  • Pages : 447
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 645
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Book Summary:

This book aims to rethink systemic intervention to enhance its relevance for supporting social change in the 21st century. It offers a new systems philosophy and methodology, focusing upon the fundamental importance of exploring value and boundary judgements as part of the intervention process. It includes four detailed examples of the practice of systemic intervention.

Urban Planning in a Changing World

By Robert Freestone
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1136744592
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 463
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Book Summary:

Urban planning in today's world is inextricably linked to the processes of mass urbanization and modernization which have transformed our lives over the last hundred years. Written by leading experts and commentators from around the world, this collection of original essays will form an unprecedented critical survey of the state of urban planning at the end of the millennium.