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Contemporary World Cultures - Recommended Readings

Contemporary World Cultures Recommended Readings
(Partial Listing)

Achebe, Chinua. 2006. Things Fall Apart. Penguin.

Ashcroft, Bill, Garreth Griffiths and Helen Tiffen. 1995. The Post-Colonial Reader.Routledge.

Association of American Colleges and Universities. 2007. College Learning for the New Global Century. A Report from the National Leadership Council for Liberal Education & America’s Promise. Washington DC.

Appiah, Kwame Anthony. 2006. Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers.W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Barry, Brian. 2002. Culture and Equality: An Egalitarian Critique of Multiculturalism.Harvard University Press.

Benhabib, Seyla. 2006. Another Cosmopolitanism. Oxford University Press.

Byron Earhart, H. 1992. Religious Traditions of the World: A Journey Through Africa, Mesoamerica, North America, Judaism, Christianity and Islamism. HarperOne.

Chomsky, Noam. 2003. Hegemony or Survival: America’s Quest for Global Dominance. Henry Holt And Company

Gutman, Amy, Ed. 1994. Multiculturalism. Princeton University Press.

Kekes, John. 2000. Pluralism in Philosophy: Changing the Subject. Cornell University Press.

Kymlicka, Will. 1995. Multicultural Citizenship. Oxford University Press.

Lechte, John. 1996. Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers: From Structuralism to Postmodernity. Routledge.

Lynas, Mark. 2008. Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet. National Geography.

Mandle, Jon. 2006. Global Justice. Polity.

Mitchell, Donald W. 2007. Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press.

Morsink, J. 1999. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights; Origins, Drafting, and Intent. University of Pennsylvania Press.

Moser, Paul K. and Thomas L. Carson. 2000. Moral relativism: A Reader. Oxford University Press.

Mosley, Albert G. 1995. African Philosophy: Selected Readings. Prentice Hall.

Mudimbe, V. Y. 1994. The Idea of Africa. Indiana University Press.

Northcott, Michael S. 2007. A Moral Climate: The Ethics of Global Warming.Orbis Books.

Nussbaum, Martha C 2006. Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership. Harvard University Press.

Quinn, Phillip L. and Kevin Meeker. 1999. The Philosophical Challenge of Religious Diversity. Oxford University Press.

Singer, Peter. 2004. One World: The Ethics of Globalization. 2nd Ed New Heaven: Yale University Press.

Rawls, John. 2001. Laws of People. Harvard University Press.

Rescher, Nicholas. 1995. Pluralism: Against the Demand for Consensus.Clarendon Press. Oxford University Press

Roberts, J. Timmons and Nikki Demetria Thanos. 2003. Trouble in Paradise: Globalization and Environmental Crises in Latin America. Routledge.

Shue, Henry. 2006. Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence and US Foreign Policy. Princeton University Press.

Smart, Ninian. 1999. Worldviews: Cross-cultural Explorations of Human Beliefs. Prentice Hall.

Smith, Huston. 1991. The World Religions: Our Great Wisdom Traditions. HarperOne.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. 1999. Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. New Zealand: University of Otago Press.

Solomon, Robert and Kathleen M. Higgins, eds. 1993. From Africa to Zen: An Invitation to World Philosophy. Rowman & Littlefield.

Swindler, Ann. 2001. Talk of Love: How Culture Matters. University of Chicago Press.

Taylor, Charles. 1994. Multiculturalism: Examining the politics of recognition. Princeton University Press.

Toulmin, Stephen. 1992. Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity.University of Chicago Press.

van Voorst, Robert E., 2008. Anthology of World Scriptures, Thomson-Wadsworth.

Waters, Mary C. 1990. Ethnic Options: Choosing Identities in America.California University Press.

Young, Iris Marion. 2002. Inclusion and Democracy. Harvard University Press.

________________. 2006. Global Challenges: War, Self-Determination and Responsibility for Justice. Polity.

White, James. 2009. Contemporary Moral Problems: War, Terrorism and Torture. 3rd Edition. Wadworth


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