The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map by Ursula FranklinThe Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map by Ursula Franklin

The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map

byUrsula FranklinIntroduction byMichelle Swenarchuk

Paperback | October 15, 2006

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Feminist, educator, Quaker, and physicist, Ursula Franklin has long been considered one of Canada's foremost advocates and practitioners of pacifism. The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a Map is a comprehensive collection of her work, and demonstrates subtle, yet critical, linkages across a range of subjects: the pursuit of peace and social justice, theology, feminism, environmental protection, education, government, and citizen activism. This thoughtful collection, drawn from more than four decades of research and teaching, brings readers into an intimate discussion with Franklin, and makes a passionate case for how to build a society centered around peace.

Ursula Franklin is an experimental physicist, University Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, the recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace, and a companion of the Order of Canada. She is the author of The Real World of Technology, and delivered the annual, prestigious Massey Lectures on the subject in 1989. Michelle Swe...
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Title:The Ursula Franklin Reader: Pacifism as a MapFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.97 inPublished:October 15, 2006Publisher:Between the LinesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1897071183

ISBN - 13:9781897071182

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: by Michelle Swenarchuk
  • Prelude
  • Chapter 1: The Pursuit of Peace: Pacifism as a Map
  • Chapter 2: Here and Now: The Technological World
  • Chapter 3: Coping with and Changing the Technological World
  • Chapter 4: Teaching and Learning
  • From Ursula's Bookshelf

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"Professor Ursula Franklin is a pacifist, an environmentalist, a feminist, and a social thinker remarkable for her originality... In her research and in her social activism, Ursula Franklin has lived the life of a pioneer."