Welcoming by Andrea NickiWelcoming by Andrea Nicki


byAndrea Nicki

Paperback | April 15, 2009

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The poems included in this book explore many key contemporary issues, such as the relationship between the sexes; violence against girls and women; sexuality and gender identity; the relationship between human beings, animals and the environment; religion and spirituality; mental health and psychiatry; work, meaning, and exploitation; poverty and homelessness; multiculturalism; the value of children; and social community. The poet is also a professional philosopher, with a Ph.D. in philosophy, and so the book is informed by a lot of theoretical reading. However, while the insights of theoretical reading can often require much laborious study and be difficult to grasp and understand, this book is not itself theoretical but, rather, is highly accessible, able to be understood by a wide ranging readership. The writing is by turns innovative, playful, humorous, and visual, and engages readers in a number of ways.
Andrea Nicki was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Queen's University at Kingston. For several years, she has taught courses in philosophy and critical thinking at colleges and universities in Canada and the U.S. She was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Bioethics at the University...
Title:WelcomingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:120 pages, 6 × 7.5 × 0.5 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0980882273

ISBN - 13:9780980882278

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