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Exploring Disability: A sociological introduction

Advantages: Good Book
Disadvantages: None

...This book is brilliant if you want a excellent and comprehensive book on an introduction to exploring disability and sociology. I first used this book to complete a project on how the understanding of disability and I found it to be very detailed and it a ...

LEIGHWHARTON 30.04.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Exploring Disability: A sociological introduction - Colin Barnes

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The Theft of Autonomy

Advantages: Statistically on the money - Great debate material.
Disadvantages: A typical journalist's book - lacked witticism.

Willing Slaves: How the Overwork Culture is Ruling Our Lives by Madeleine Bunting370pp, Harper Perennial 2005Paperback: did RRP at 12.99 GBPAmazon: no more than 2.00 GBP (I pur ...

1st2thebar 13.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Willing Slaves: How the Overwork Culture is Ruling Our Lives - Madeleine Bunting

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An interesting point of view

Advantages: An interesting alternative way of thinking
Disadvantages: Euro-centric

Starting from the awareness that much of the way education (both formal and informal) is carried out in society is very male-dominated and the voice and experience of women is largely absent, Belenky and her co-authors make a case for examining ways of kn ...

frkurt 15.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Women's Ways of Knowing: The Development of Self, Voice, and Mind - Mary Belenky

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Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum

Advantages: Astonishing insights and written like a novel
Disadvantages: Some readers will find it a very harsh and disturbing book

Let’s cut to the chase - it’s Amazing ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers: LIfe, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum’ by American writer Katherine Boo is a remarkable book that reads like the best of fiction despite being entirely founded in fact. I read it th ...

koshkha 23.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Beyond the Beautiful Forevers - Katherine Boo

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GURU AMONG MEN

Advantages: Great stories written for men and woman about success!
Disadvantages: None - The Best of the Best!

Ok - Since I got all reviews that said NOT HELPFUL - I'll tweek this a lilttle and hope this helps. Please keep in mind I believe mothers are wonderful and help so much in the upbringing of children with love, understanding, encouragement, and fun time. M ...

Shadow50 02.09.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Iron John - Robert Bly

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