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Kaminer, Wendy

Overview
Works: 25 works in 82 publications in 3 languages and 6,084 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Television mini-series  Documentary television programs  Church history  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Wendy Kaminer
 
Most widely held works by Wendy Kaminer
I'm dysfunctional, you're dysfunctional : the recovery movement and other self-help fashions by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong critique of today's Recovery Movement--and of the entire self-help tradition; shows how America's obsession with self-help lowers our intellectual standards and undermines our capacity for political action--Jacket
It's all the rage : crime and culture by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's All the Rage takes off where Wendy Kaminer's witty, groundbreaking book on the self-help tradition, I'm Dysfunctional, You're Dysfunctional, left off: with the effects of popular psychology on criminal justice. There's something here to offend everybody. From the "abuse excuse" of the Menendez and Bobbitt cases and our confused notions of individual accountability, to middle-class fear of crime and the death penalty, to victims rights and concerns about TV violence, to federal anti-crime legislation and the politics of crime control, Kaminer shows that our discussions of criminal justice have been emotionally and demagogically driven and that knowledge has become irrelevant - for liberals and conservatives alike
Sleeping with extra-terrestrials : the rise of irrationalism and perils of piety by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A fearful freedom : women's flight from equality by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women volunteering : the pleasure, pain, and politics of unpaid work from 1830 to the present by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This data set contains open-ended, unstructured interviews with 50 women, which comprise the core of a book by Wendy Kaminer, entitled Women Volunteering: The Pleasure, Pain, and Politics of Unpaid Work from 1830 to the Present. The interviews explore the relationship of volunteering, feminism, and family life for women in the 1980's
Free for all : defending liberty in America today by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new collection, Kaminer has her sights set on the fate civil liberties in America. Opening with a powerful overview of liberty's tenuous hold on this "land of the free," Kaminer offers incisive, original investigations of political freedom in our frightened, post-September 11 world and reviews perennial threats to sexual and religious liberty, free speech, privacy, and the right to be free from unwarranted, unprincipled prosecutions. She writes with a sense of the past, an understanding of the present, and concern about the future of American freedom
True love waits : essays and criticism by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First and foremost, Wendy Kaminer is concerned with feminism, a diverse and conflictual movement that includes among its adherents women who oppose pornography and women who consume it, women who want to integrate the military and women who'd like to dismantle it. A longtime proponent of equality feminism, Kaminer has been surveying the feminist landscape for over a decade, mapping its contradictory ideologies
God and politics by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From congressional legislation to missionary work in Central America, private faith is hugely influential on public policy. Bill Moyers interviews a variety of Christian leaders, offering an illuminating analysis of the interaction between church and state
Religion, culture, and international conflict : a conversation by Michael Cromartie( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A growing international recognition and concern about the consequences of religious faith and its relationship to public policy is a centerpiece of daily discourse and global media coverage. This timely and important book presents a series of conversations steeped in a diversity of viewpoints about the nature, role, and impact of religiously grounded moral arguments. This book is published in cooperation with the Ethics and Public Policy Center
Women volunteering in America : the pleasure, pain, and politics of unpaid work from 1830 to the present by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Media rants : postpolitics in the digital nation by Jon Katz( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durmiendo con extraterrestres : el auge del irracionalismo y los peligros de la devoción by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True love waits, and other essays and criticism by Wendy Kaminer( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My reputation by Wendy Kaminer( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Worst instincts : cowardice, conformity and the ACLU by Wendy Kaminer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wendy Kaminer, lawyer, social critic, and former American Civil Liberties Union national board member, joins Peter Kadzis, Executive Editor of The Boston Phoenix and political commentator on FOX25 News, to discuss the virtues of dissent and free speech, and why organizations so often stray from these principles
Kaminer: "Sleeping with Extra-terrestrials."( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Social critic Wendy Kaminer is often called a "professional de-bunker." She joins Kojo to explain her belief that Americans need to be more critical, more analytical, and more satirical in their daily lives
True love waits, essays and criticism by Wendy Kaminer( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Women volunteering : the pleasure, pain, and politics of unpaid work from 1830 to the present by Wendy Kaminer( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sleeping with extraterrestrials( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ms. Kaminer talks about her book Sleeping With Extra-Terrestrials: The Rise of Irrationalism and the Perils of Piety, published by Pantheon Books. The author examines faith-based beliefs, from religion to alien abductions, and details problems that these beliefs cause in society at large. After her remarks she answered questions from the audience
I'm dysfunctional, you're dysfunctional : the recovery movement and other self-help fashions by Wendy Kaminer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Critiques the self-styled experts dispensing their theories to an eager public. Kaminer identifies trends, such as the proliferation of books about addictive behaviour, the growth of support groups, and the increasing desire to tell all on television. But her real purpose is to analyze the social implications of the rush to easy answers. c1992
 
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It's all the rage : crime and culture
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Wendy Kaminer abogada estadounidense

Wendy Kaminer American lawyer

Wendy Kaminer Amerikaans journaliste

Wendy Kaminer avocate américaine

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It's all the rage : crime and cultureSleeping with extra-terrestrials : the rise of irrationalism and perils of pietyFree for all : defending liberty in America todayMedia rants : postpolitics in the digital nation