Somebodies and Nobodies
Overcoming the Abuse of Rank
By (author) Robert W. Fuller
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Somebodies and Nobodies by Robert W. Fuller
Book DescriptionWhen discrimination is race-based, we call it racism; when it's gender-based, we call it sexism. Somebodies and Nobodies introduces rank-based discrimination-or "rankism"-a form of injustice that everyone knows, but no one sees. It explains our reluctance to confront rankism, shows where analyses based on identity fall short and, using dozens of examples, traces many forms of injustice and unfairness to rankism. "...a wonderful and tremendously important book on the 'ism' that is far more encompassing than racism, sexism or ageism. 'Rankism' must be our prime target from now on in. Viva Fuller!"-Studs Terkel, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Working Robert Fuller served as president of Oberlin College and subsequently worked internationally as a "citizen diplomat." He lives in Berkeley, California.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780865714878
(226mm x 150mm x 15mm)
Imprint: New Society Publishers
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert W. Fuller
All Rise, Paperback (June 2006)
Robert Fuller's bestseller Somebodies and Nobodies diagnosed and named the malady of rankism -- "what somebodies may do to nobodies". In this sequel, he further explores the social and psychological costs of this problem and counters it with the vision of a "dignitarian" society.
Stairways to Heaven, Hardback (March 2000)
Explores the historical link between mind-altering substances and religious experience in the United States.
Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics, Paperback (December 1992)» View all books by Robert W. Fuller
Graduate-level text offers unified treatment of mathematics applicable to many branches of physics. Theory of vector spaces, analytic function theory, theory of integral equations, group theory, more. Many problems. Bibliography.
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Author Biography - Robert W. Fuller
Robert Fuller has had three distinct careers. First, he taught physics at Columbia University in New York City. Second, he was president of Oberlin College which he led through a series of educational reforms, many of which drew national attention. A third career eventually came to be called "citizen diplomacy" which took him all over the world. Fuller is a correspondent for the Pacific News Service, and has written for numerous periodicals, with articles on rankism appearing most recently in the summer 2001 issue of Leader to Leader, a publication of The Peter Drucker Foundation.
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