Civilization and OppressioneBook - 1999
This distinctive collection of essays explores the relationship between the growth and development of civilization and the forms of social and political oppression that civilization permits and encourages as well as the forms of oppression that civilized societies unmask and seek to relieve. It offers fresh insights into the thought of political philosophers, including Locke, Montesquieu, Marx, Kant, Mill, and Rawls as well as the postmodernist response of Foucault and his successors to the fact of the domination of human by human.
A collection of essays that explores the relationship between the growth & development of civilisation & the forms of social & political oppression that civilisation permits & encourages as well as the forms of oppression that civilised societies unmask & seek to relieve.
Generally covering the years 1989 to 1997, this work presents data for the East African countries of Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, United Republic of Tanzania, and Uganda. For each country some 42 tables present statistics in the areas of population; national accounts; agriculture, forestry, and fishing; industry; transport, communication, and international tourism; foreign trade; prices; finance; and education and health. All text is presented in both English and French. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)