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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

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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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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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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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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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
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Legal and Religious Discourse in the Antigone

From: Antigone v. Creon

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Examination of the conflict in the play between the discourses of religious law and human law. 20 $2.00 Add
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Antigone’s Closing Argument

From: Antigone v. Creon

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Critical analysis of Antigone’s closing argument. 29 $2.90 Add
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Children vs. The Future

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

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In the last chapter, the author situates his writing up to this point within the modern context of children being coddled and protected to the point of limiting their freedoms to move and play, … 6 $0.60 Add
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Presenting the Image

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From: The Imaginary Indian, 2nd Edition

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Non-Native Canadians came to know the Indian: in books, in public performance, at country fairs, in museums and schoolrooms, at summer camp and in the movies. There were very few places, in fact, … 24 $0.48 Add
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Presenting the Image

Part II

From: The Imaginary Indian, 1st Edition

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Non-Native Canadians came to know the Indian: in books, in public performance, at country fairs, in museums and schoolrooms, at summer camp and in the movies. There were very few places, in fact, … 24 $0.48 Add