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The Radical Writings of Jack Nusan Porter (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter The Radical Writings of Jack Nusan Porter (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R488 R406 Discovery Miles 4 060 Save R82 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Jack Nusan Porter's writings date back to 1966, during the height of the Vietnam War. He describes the anguished struggle against war, racism, and poverty, as well as the radical groups involved-Jewish socialists, radical Zionists, radical Jews, Rabbi Meir Kahane and the Jewish Defense League, hippies, liberals, and conservatives alike. In addition, the anti-Zionist, anti-Israel, anti-Semitic and revolutionary terrorism of the times are all vividly described. Here, Porter draws from the past in order to explain the present, walking the precarious bridge between allegiance to Israel and the Jewish people and the universal rights of all people. This collection of old and new essays combines theory, sociology, film studies, literary criticism, post-modern thought, and politics to understand our present situation.

The Radical Writings of Jack Nusan Porter (Hardcover): Jack Nusan Porter The Radical Writings of Jack Nusan Porter (Hardcover)
Jack Nusan Porter
R2,464 Discovery Miles 24 640 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Jack Nusan Porter's writings date back to 1966, during the height of the Vietnam War. He describes the anguished struggle against war, racism, and poverty, as well as the radical groups involved-Jewish socialists, radical Zionists, radical Jews, Rabbi Meir Kahane and the Jewish Defense League, hippies, liberals, and conservatives alike. In addition, the anti-Zionist, anti-Israel, anti-Semitic and revolutionary terrorism of the times are all vividly described. Here, Porter draws from the past in order to explain the present, walking the precarious bridge between allegiance to Israel and the Jewish people and the universal rights of all people. This collection of old and new essays combines theory, sociology, film studies, literary criticism, post-modern thought, and politics to understand our present situation.

Confronting History and Holocaust (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter Confronting History and Holocaust (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R358 R307 Discovery Miles 3 070 Save R51 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Milwaukee Memories - Milwaukee and Hollywood & Small Town Memories (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter Milwaukee Memories - Milwaukee and Hollywood & Small Town Memories (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R320 R264 Discovery Miles 2 640 Save R56 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Sexual Politics (Paperback, 20th Anniversary ed.): Jack Nusan Porter Sexual Politics (Paperback, 20th Anniversary ed.)
Jack Nusan Porter
R388 R321 Discovery Miles 3 210 Save R67 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Happy Days (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter, Gerry Glazer, Sandy Aronin Happy Days (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter, Gerry Glazer, Sandy Aronin
R396 Discovery Miles 3 960 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"Hasidic Happy Days?" Was the place in Milwaukee where Richie Cunningham, Potsie, and the Fonze hung out really a Jewish neighborhood? Happy (Freilich) Days Revisited tells the true story of Jackie, Gerry, and Sandyreal- life 'Happy Days' characters who hung around drive-ins like Petroffs and Kopps and navigated the teen culture of the 50s while going to Hebrew school

Genocide and Human Rights - A Global Anthology (Hardcover): Jack Nusan Porter Genocide and Human Rights - A Global Anthology (Hardcover)
Jack Nusan Porter
R1,098 Discovery Miles 10 980 Out of stock

This edition of Genocide and Human Rights marks the 20th anniversary of publication. Originally published in 1982, Genocide and Human Rights was the first anthology of its kind in genocide studies. The field has grown exponentially in the past two decades but this book is as fresh and as relevant as ever, given the times we live in. The genocides in Rwanda, Cambodia, and the former Yugoslavia and their subsequent war crime tribunals all make this book germane to today's headlines.

Sociology of American Jews (Hardcover, 2nd Rev ed.): Jack Nusan Porter Sociology of American Jews (Hardcover, 2nd Rev ed.)
Jack Nusan Porter
R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Out of stock

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Jew as an Outsider (Hardcover): Jack Nusan Porter Jew as an Outsider (Hardcover)
Jack Nusan Porter
R931 Discovery Miles 9 310 Out of stock
Jewish Partisans, v.1 - A Documentary of Jewish Resistance in the Soviet Union During World War II (English, Hebrew, Russian,... Jewish Partisans, v.1 - A Documentary of Jewish Resistance in the Soviet Union During World War II (English, Hebrew, Russian, Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R524 Discovery Miles 5 240 Out of stock
Sociology of American Jews (Hardcover, 2nd Rev Ed.): Jack Nusan Porter Sociology of American Jews (Hardcover, 2nd Rev Ed.)
Jack Nusan Porter
R361 Discovery Miles 3 610 Out of stock

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The Genocidal Mind - Sociological and Sexual Perspectives (Paperback, New): Jack Nusan Porter The Genocidal Mind - Sociological and Sexual Perspectives (Paperback, New)
Jack Nusan Porter; Foreword by Antony Polonsky
R1,017 Discovery Miles 10 170 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Genocidal Mind offers unique and under-explored analyses of the Holocaust and the phenomenon of 20th century genocide within a sociological framework. With reference to contemporary scholarly work and using the latest in social structural, psychoanalytical, post-modern, chaos, and uncertainty theory, Dr. Porter attempts to explain why people dehumanize and kill other innocent people. The author also probes the deviant, sexual side of the Nazi party, including the mind of Adolf Hitler.

Is Sociology Dead? - Social Theory and Social Praxis in a Post-Modern Age (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter Is Sociology Dead? - Social Theory and Social Praxis in a Post-Modern Age (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R1,027 Discovery Miles 10 270 Out of stock

Sociology was in serious trouble in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Harvard University was down to only 67 students majoring in sociology in 1992. Yale's department faced a 40% cut in faculty and near extinction. In the last decade, Washington University (St. Louis, MO) and the University of Rochester shut down their departments. George Washington University (Washington, D.C.) regrouped in order to stave off further cuts. However, in the past decade, sociology has surged back and become more important than ever to policy makers and pundits. Why? Is Sociology Dead? covers three areas of Dr. Jack Nusan Porter's work: the role of sociological theory in society; the image of sociology in the media; and what he calls the "creative praxis," (the application of social theory to real life problems). The theoretical section of the book covers such areas as conflict theory; situational and small group theory; and what could be termed as post-9/11 approaches as chaos, postmodern, and rational choice theory that address the questions of random murder, terrorism, and genocide. The second section deals with an overview of sociology's image in the U.S. media and covers in detail how sociology was treated in radical textbooks in the 1960s. The final section applies new theoretical approaches to a host of contemporary political, business, technological, and urban issues.

Women in Chains - A Sourcebook on the Agunah (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter Women in Chains - A Sourcebook on the Agunah (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R1,387 Discovery Miles 13 870 Out of stock

A compendium of traditional and nontraditional sources, Women in Chains deals with the issue of the Agunah--the married woman who is unable to recei ve a bill of divorce from her husband and thus remains tied to him, unable to marry someone else. The author also includes a wide range of solutions, including new legislation, prenuptial agreements, and more.

Jewish Partisans: (Hardcover): Jack Nusan Porter Jewish Partisans: (Hardcover)
Jack Nusan Porter
R1,099 Discovery Miles 10 990 Out of stock
Genocide and Human Rights - A Global Anthology (Paperback): Jack Nusan Porter Genocide and Human Rights - A Global Anthology (Paperback)
Jack Nusan Porter
R1,174 Discovery Miles 11 740 Out of stock

This edition of Genocide and Human Rights marks the 20th anniversary of publication. Originally published in 1982, Genocide and Human Rights was the first anthology of its kind in genocide studies. The field has grown exponentially in the past two decades but this book is as fresh and as relevant as ever, given the times we live in. The genocides in Rwanda, Cambodia, and the former Yugoslavia and their subsequent war crime tribunals all make this book germane to today's headlines.

Conflict and Conflict Resolution - A Sociological Introduction (Paperback, New edition): Jack Nusan Porter, R. Taplin Conflict and Conflict Resolution - A Sociological Introduction (Paperback, New edition)
Jack Nusan Porter, R. Taplin
R501 Discovery Miles 5 010 Out of stock

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