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Antigone v. Creon

Sophocles's Antigone as a Courtroom Drama

Sophocles’s Antigone presents the audience with a serious political question — whether law is capable of resolving fundamental questions of right and wrong or whether it … 385 View
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Bigotry on Broadway

An Anthology

In this hard-hitting anthology, Ishmael Reed and Carla Blank have invited a diverse group of informed and accomplished writers, both women and men, who are rarely heard to comment on the … ; 216 View

Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

A cultural planner's immodest proposal: change how we think about children and we just might change the world. We live in an 'adultitarian' state, where the rules are based on … 218 View
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Introduction

From: Bigotry on Broadway

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Preface

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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The author explains how he came to see the vital role of working with children in his life, after the first performances of the play Haircuts by Children, and how he hopes to inspire others to … 2 $0.20 Add
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Preface

From: Antigone v. Creon

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The translation seeks to convey the language of law and the spirit of litigation embedded in the play. 11 $1.10 Add
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Children vs. Capitalism

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In the first chapter, the author explores the ways in which including the deep participation of children in as many areas of life as possible could disrupt capitalism in ways that support social … 17 $1.70 Add
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Foreword

Is Broadway about Dollars and Cents?

From: Bigotry on Broadway

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The author explores bigotry on Broadway, highlighting various concerning statistics. 24 $2.40 Add
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The Antigone as a Trial Play

From: Antigone v. Creon

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Discussion of how the play is about the law as advocacy rather than about law in the sense of formal validity. 20 $2.00 Add
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Children vs. Work

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In the second chapter, the author articulates the importance of work and the way it confers legitimacy, and then looks carefully at the distinction between exploitative and non-exploitative child … 17 $1.70 Add
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Great Moments with Mr. Hamilton

From: Bigotry on Broadway

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The author critiques Disney and Hamilton, asserting that the sugarcoated treatment of American history that the musical presents is perfectly in sync with the Disney ethos. This chapter explores … 35 $3.50 Add
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Legal Speech and Argumentation in the Antigone

From: Antigone v. Creon

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Explanation of the legal connotations of the words, phrases, and metaphors used in the play. 22 $2.20 Add
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Children vs. Social Acupuncture

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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The author first explains what he means by social acupuncture, and why it is his preferred method of social change promotion. Then he offers case studies of his collaboration between his … 23 $2.30 Add
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Making Mister

Anti-Black Misandry in Alice Walker’s Portrayal of Black Men in The Color Purple

From: Bigotry on Broadway

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This chapter critiques The Colour Purple and the Mister trope, arguing that the previous debates surrounding the depiction of Black men in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple have overlooked … 10 $1.00 Add
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The Forensic Question of the Play

From: Antigone v. Creon

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Examination of the forensic question of who buried the body and how it was done. 20 $2.00 Add
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Children vs. Mammalian Diving Reflex

From: Haircuts by Children and Other Evidence for a New Social Contract

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In this chapter, the author unpacks the insights that emerged from collaborations between the Mammalian Diving Reflex company and projects with children. He describes the collaboration method … 42 $4.20 Add