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  • Surfing and the Philosophy of Sport

    Surfing and the Philosophy of Sport
    av Daniel Brennan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793640789

    Surfing and the Philosophy of Sport uses the insights gained through an analysis of the sport of surfing to explore key questions and discourses within the philosophy of sports. As surfing has been practiced dynamically, since its beginnings as a tr…

  • Dante's Comedy and the Ethics of Invective in Medieval Italy

    Dante's Comedy and the Ethics of Invective in Medieval Italy
    av Nicolino Applauso

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498567787

    Dante's Comedy and the Ethics of Invective in Medieval Italy proposes a new approach to invective and comic poetry in Italy during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries and opens the way for an innovative understanding of Dante's masterpiece. The…

  • The Aftermath of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    The Aftermath of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
    av Shoichiro Takezawa

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498542531

    An insightful study in disaster anthropology, this book takes as its focus the fishing town of Otsuchi in Japan's Iwate Prefecture, one of the worst damaged areas in the mammoth 2011 tsunami. Here, 1281 of the pre-tsunami population of 15000 were ki…

  • The Aftermath of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

    The Aftermath of the 2011 East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
    av Shoichiro Takezawa

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498542517

    An insightful study in disaster anthropology, this book takes as its focus the fishing town of Otsuchi in Japan's Iwate Prefecture, one of the worst damaged areas in the mammoth 2011 tsunami. Here, 1281 of the pre-tsunami population of 15000 were ki…

  • Voluntary Environmental Programs

    Voluntary Environmental Programs

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739133224

    Protecting the environment is often not the primary objective of businesses. As the world has become more environmentally aware, the necessity of environmental regulations becomes apparent. Voluntary Environmental Programs: A Policy Perspective exam…

  • Tourism and Prosperity in Miao Land

    Tourism and Prosperity in Miao Land
    av Xianghong Feng

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509954

    In Tourism and Prosperity in Miao Land, Xianghong Feng focuses on the intersection of tourism, power, and inequality in the southern interior of China. In this region, capital-intensive and elite-directed tourism has reshaped the social and cultural…

  • Reconceptualizing Critical Victimology

    Reconceptualizing Critical Victimology

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498510288

    Since the 1960s, the field of victimology has developed into a variegated discipline with its own theoretical and methodological traditions. In the early 1990s two texts were published-Towards a Critical Victimology (Fattah, 1992) and Critical Victi…

  • Reconceptualizing Critical Victimology

    Reconceptualizing Critical Victimology

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498510264

    Since the 1960s, the field of victimology has developed into a variegated discipline with its own theoretical and methodological traditions. In the early 1990s two texts were published-Towards a Critical Victimology (Fattah, 1992) and Critical Victi…

  • Iron Curtain Twitchers

    Iron Curtain Twitchers
    av Jennifer M. Hudson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498559263

    The Cold War is often viewed in absolutist terminology: the United States and the Soviet Union characterized one another in oppositional rhetoric and pejorative propaganda. State-sanctioned communications stressed the inherent dissimilarity between…

  • The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs

    The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs
    av Khuram Iqbal

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498516501

    A multi-level analysis of Pakistani human bombs reveals that suicide terrorism is caused by multiple factors with perceived effectiveness, vengeance, poverty, and religious fundamentalism playing a varying role at the individual, organizational, and…

  • The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs

    The Making of Pakistani Human Bombs
    av Khuram Iqbal

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498516488

    A multi-level analysis of Pakistani human bombs reveals that suicide terrorism is caused by multiple factors with perceived effectiveness, vengeance, poverty, and religious fundamentalism playing a varying role at the individual, organizational, and…

  • White Masculinity in Crisis in Hollywood's Fin de Millennium Cinema

    White Masculinity in Crisis in Hollywood's Fin de Millennium Cinema
    av Pete Deakin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498585194

    White Masculinity in Crisis in Hollywood's Fin de Millennium Cinema claims that Hollywood cinema had a significant relationship with the millennial crisis of masculinity, as the films of the fin de millennium movement reflected the wider cultural di…

  • The Indispensable Excess of the Aesthetic

    The Indispensable Excess of the Aesthetic
    av Katya Mandoki

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498503068

    The Indispensable Excess of the Aesthetic: Evolution of Sensibility in Nature traces the evolution of sensibility from the most primal indications detectable at the level of cellular receptors and plant tendril sensitivity, animal creativity and pla…

  • Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society

    Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society
    av Mark P. Orbe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739169919

    This book seeks to go beyond existing public polls regarding Barack Obama, and instead offers a comprehensive treatment of public perceptions that resist mass generalizations based on race, gender, age, political affiliation, or geographical locatio…

  • Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society

    Communication Realities in a "Post-Racial" Society
    av Mark P. Orbe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739169902

    This book seeks to go beyond existing public polls regarding Barack Obama, and instead offers a comprehensive treatment of public perceptions that resist mass generalizations based on race, gender, age, political affiliation, or geographical locatio…

  • Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life

    Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life
    av Lenart Skof

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739166154

    The book is a contribution to the fields of pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and social and political ethics. The argument in the book runs along two lines: firstly, four pragmatist philosophers (William James, John Dewey, Richard Rorty, and Ro…

  • Home and Away

    Home and Away
    av Kathleen Connellan

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498592918

    In Home and Away: Mothers and Babies in Institutional Spaces, the authors examine how health design in a psychiatric mother-baby unit can serve the needs of mothers and babies, their families, and the staff. Arguing that while mothers in institution…

  • Heaven and Philosophy

    Heaven and Philosophy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498555661

    This volume is a collection of essays analyzing different issues concerning the nature, possibility, and desirability of heaven as understood by the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity. and Islam. Topics include whether or not it is possible t…

  • Divine Promise and Human Freedom in Contemporary Catholic Thought

    Divine Promise and Human Freedom in Contemporary Catholic Thought

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498500357

    It has always been understood that the central claim of Christianity-that Jesus born of Mary is the Son of God-is as much a declaration of the mystery of the human as it is the mystery of God; just as the claim that in virtue of this identity he is…

  • Public Places

    Public Places
    av Carl T. Hyden

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498507257

    This book rhetorically and historically examines the contextual and experiential dimensions of a wide range of public places-from memorials to stadiums-that are rife with political implications. Fourteen public places ranging from the national to lo…

  • On Patience

    On Patience
    av Matthew Pianalto

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498528207

    Many of us are so busy that we might be tempted to think we don't have time to be patient. However, that idea involves a serious underestimation of what patience is and why it matters. In On Patience, Matthew Pianalto revives a richer understanding…

  • On Patience

    On Patience
    av Matthew Pianalto

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498528221

    Many of us are so busy that we might be tempted to think we don't have time to be patient. However, that idea involves a serious underestimation of what patience is and why it matters. In On Patience, Matthew Pianalto revives a richer understanding…

  • Deporting Europeans

    Deporting Europeans
    av Ioana Vrabiescu

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498587808

    In Deporting Europeans, Ioana Vrabiescu examines how states within the European Union (EU) collaborate in the policing and deportation of EU citizens within EU territory. Vrabiescu argues that the deportation of EU citizens reifies existing inequali…

  • Russian Symbolism in Search of Transcendental Liquescence

    Russian Symbolism in Search of Transcendental Liquescence
    av Anastasia Kostetskaya

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498591829

    The book examines Russian symbolist texts and turns the focus from their traditional historic-cultural interpretations to analyze the symbolist cognitive aesthetics-aesthetics that govern links between poetry, art, and cinema and the sensory-emotion…

  • The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper, and the Summer of Love

    The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper, and the Summer of Love

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498534734

    For the Beatles, 1967 marks a signal crossroads that would both transform the group's career and place them on a trajectory towards their eventual disbandment. It was a year in which they exploded prevailing rock music demographics through the globa…

  • The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper, and the Summer of Love

    The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper, and the Summer of Love

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498534741

    For the Beatles, 1967 marks a signal crossroads that would both transform the group's career and place them on a trajectory towards their eventual disbandment. It was a year in which they exploded prevailing rock music demographics through the globa…

  • Mark Twain's Audience

    Mark Twain's Audience
    av Robert McParland

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739190517

    Mark Twain has been one of the most popular American writers since 1868. This book shifts the focus of Twain studies from the writer to the reader. This study of Twain's readership and lecture audiences makes use of statistics, literary biography, t…

  • Mark Twain's Audience

    Mark Twain's Audience
    av Robert McParland

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498504287

    Mark Twain has been one of the most popular American writers since 1868. This book shifts the focus of Twain studies from the writer to the reader. This study of Twain's readership and lecture audiences makes use of statistics, literary biography, t…

  • Reparative Environmental Justice in a World of Wounds

    Reparative Environmental Justice in a World of Wounds
    av Ben Almassi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498592062

    "One of the penalties of an ecological education," wrote Aldo Leopold," is that one lives alone in a world of wounds." Ideally we would not do each other or the rest of our biotic community wrong, but we have, and still do. We need non-ideal environ…

  • Society, Space, and Social Justice

    Society, Space, and Social Justice

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498594806

    Society, Space, and Social Justice addresses the social axes of class, disability, gender, race, and "others," and their intersections with sociocultural and political-economic structures in a variety of geographic scales and settings spanning the g…

  • Francis Bacon's Inquiry Touching Human Nature

    Francis Bacon's Inquiry Touching Human Nature
    av Svetozar Minkov

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739144817

    Francis Bacon's "Inquiry Touching Human Nature" is a study of Francis Bacon's moral philosophy in its relation to the enlightenment project he helped launch. Since Bacon is one of the founders of technological modernity, the book presents a meditati…

  • Black Teenage Mothers

    Black Teenage Mothers
    av Constance Willard Williams

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780669243130

    In this ground-breaking book, Constance Williams reveals why, contrary to the adverse outcomes previously attributed to their lot, many black teenage mothers consider their lives enriched by childbearing. Here is a poignant exploration of themeaning…

  • Plato versus Parmenides

    Plato versus Parmenides
    av Robert J. Roecklein

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739150771

    Plato versus Parmenides investigates the concept of genesis, or coming into being, a problem that has absorbed the greatest philosophical thinkers. Robert J. Roecklein explores two philosophical giants who tackled this issue: Plato and Parmenides fr…

  • Uniting History and Theology

    Uniting History and Theology
    av Seth Heringer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978700369

    Uniting History and Theology argues that, for too long, Christians primarily have used the historical method to make historical claims. In doing so, they have used a method grounded in an incomplete understating of German historicism, thereby closin…

  • The Politics of Crisis Management in China

    The Politics of Crisis Management in China
    av Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739139523

    This book analyzes the ways in which the Chinese government and military responded to the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province. It adopts a comparative and historical perspective in studying the responses of the Chinese government in the fir…

  • International Dimensions of Authoritarian Persistence

    International Dimensions of Authoritarian Persistence

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498556934

    While the international system has been evolving in an increasingly liberal direction, the level of democratic practice within the post-Soviet region has, on the whole, declined. Two decades after the popular uprisings against communism, many govern…

  • International Dimensions of Authoritarian Persistence

    International Dimensions of Authoritarian Persistence

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739181584

    While the international system has been evolving in an increasingly liberal direction, the level of democratic practice within the post-Soviet region has, on the whole, declined. Two decades after the popular uprisings against communism, many govern…

  • Moral Responsibility and Desert of Praise and Blame

    Moral Responsibility and Desert of Praise and Blame
    av Audrey L. Anton

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739191750

    This book challenges a basic assumption held by many responsibility theorists: that agents must be morally responsible in the retrospective sense for anything in virtue of which they deserve praise or blame (the primacy assumption). Anton sets out t…

  • The Theater of Teaching And the Lessons of Theater

    The Theater of Teaching And the Lessons of Theater
    av Domnica Radulescu, Maria Stadter Fox, Domnica Radulescu

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739110331

    In a first of its kind collection, The Theater of Teaching and the Lessons of Theater offers a riveting array of perspectives, approaches, and dialogues exploring the intersections between theater as text, theater as performance, and theater as peda…

  • Unintended Consequences of Electronic Medical Records

    Unintended Consequences of Electronic Medical Records
    av Barbara Cook Overton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498567459

    Unintended Consequences of Electronic Medical Records: An Emergency Room Ethnography argues that, while electronic medical records (EMRs) were supposed to improve health care delivery, EMRs' unintended consequences have affected emergency medicine p…

  • Colonization or Globalization?

    Colonization or Globalization?

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739131763

    This book articles presents new scholarship on the subject of imperial expansion through colonization and globalization from a variety of postcolonial perspectives. The essays in this volume, grouped in three chapters, scrutinize imperial expansion…

  • John Flavel

    John Flavel
    av Brian H. Cosby

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739179529

    A nonconformist, unifier, husband of three deceased wives, victim of religious persecution, and author of what has been collected into six volumes of reprinted Works, John Flavel (c.1630-1691) of Dartmouth, England not only had an immense following…

  • Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships

    Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships
    av Stephen M. Yoshimura

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498544870

    Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships explores how and why people take revenge on others in modern social life. Stephen M. Yoshimura and Susan D. Boon draw from research across academic disciplines to show the times and places at whic…

  • The Case for Grassroots Collaboration

    The Case for Grassroots Collaboration
    av John C. Morris

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739176962

    The nation's approach to managing environmental policy and protecting natural resources has shifted from the national government's top down, command and control, regulatory approach, used almost exclusively in the 1970s, to collaborative, multi-sect…

  • The Case for Grassroots Collaboration

    The Case for Grassroots Collaboration
    av John C. Morris

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498515337

    The nation's approach to managing environmental policy and protecting natural resources has shifted from the national government's top down, command and control, regulatory approach, used almost exclusively in the 1970s, to collaborative, multi-sect…

  • Papal Diplomacy from 1914 to 1989

    Papal Diplomacy from 1914 to 1989
    av Dennis Castillo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498546485

    The First World War, the Second World War, and the Cold War are episodes of a wider conflict, called here "The Seventy-Five Years War," dominated the twentieth century. Both unresolved issues and new issues from the First World War carry over into t…

  • Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn

    Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn
    av Jerome Krase

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498512572

    In this book, the authors "revisit" two iconic Brooklyn neighborhoods, Crown Heights-Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Greenpoint-Williamsburg, where they have been active scholars since the 1970s. Krase and DeSena's comprehensive view from the street d…

  • Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn

    Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn
    av Jerome Krase

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498512558

    In this book, the authors "revisit" two iconic Brooklyn neighborhoods, Crown Heights-Prospect-Lefferts Gardens and Greenpoint-Williamsburg, where they have been active scholars since the 1970s. Krase and DeSena's comprehensive view from the street d…

  • Don't Play Away Your Cards, Uncle Sam

    Don't Play Away Your Cards, Uncle Sam
    av Olof Murelius

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739103142

    Hannah Arendt wrote that America was the greatest adventure of European man. Times have changed and stale anti-American sentiment flowing west from the European continent has replaced the flood of Europeans crossing the Atlantic in search of the Ame…

  • An Instrument of Peace

    An Instrument of Peace
    av Daniel I. Pedreira

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498592277

    This book presents a meticulously-researched biography on Guillermo Belt Ramirez, one of Cuba's most important diplomats of the 20th century. As Ambassador, Belt represented his homeland in the United States and the Soviet Union as the Cold War turn…

  • An Instrument of Peace

    An Instrument of Peace
    av Daniel I. Pedreira

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498592291

    This book presents a meticulously-researched biography on Guillermo Belt Ramirez, one of Cuba's most important diplomats of the 20th century. As Ambassador, Belt represented his homeland in the United States and the Soviet Union as the Cold War turn…

  • New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy

    New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739118771

    New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy is an in-depth analysis of China's new place in international affairs. Taking Hu Jintao's proposal for "peaceful development" as a starting point, the contributors in this volume examine the new trends of tho…

  • New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy

    New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739118764

    New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy is an in-depth analysis of China's new place in international affairs. Taking Hu Jintao's proposal for 'peaceful development' as a starting point, the contributors in this volume examine the new trends of tho…

  • The Weight of Whiteness

    The Weight of Whiteness
    av Alison Bailey

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793604491

    "Check your privilege" is not a request for a simple favor. It asks white people to consider the painful dimensions of what they have been socialized to ignore. Alison Bailey's The Weight of Whiteness: A Feminist Engagement with Privilege, Race, and…

  • Masculinity Under Construction

    Masculinity Under Construction
    av LaToya Jefferson-James

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793615299

    Masculinity Under Construction: Literary Re-Presentations of Black Masculinity in the African Diaspora analyzes Black male identity as constructed by Black male authors. In each chapter, Dr. Jefferson-James discusses a different "construction" or de…

  • The Dynamics of Connection

    The Dynamics of Connection
    av David C. Bell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739143520

    The Dynamics of Connection: How Evolution and Biology Create Caregiving and Attachment describes the logic of giving, love, trust, and nurturance. Bowlby's theory of attachment provides an excellent starting point for an explanation of nurturance, b…

  • Dialogue on Partition

    Dialogue on Partition
    av Syrrina Ahsan Ali Haque

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793636249

    Dialogue on Partition explores dialogic possibilities in Indo-Pak English novels on partition of India in 1947 and expounds upon the potential of art and literature to offer dialogue. The book locates the inherent individualities of voices of narrat…

  • Art and Political Thought in Bole Butake

    Art and Political Thought in Bole Butake
    av Emmanuel Ngwang

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498538107

    The book Art and Political Thought in Bole Butake, through a pluralist critical approach, interrogates Butake's major creative works-Lake God, And Palm Wine Will Flow, The Survivors, Shoes and Four Men in Arms, Dance of the Vampires and The Rape of…

  • Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer

    Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer
    av Brian A. Smith

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498537544

    Walker Percy is one of America's great novelists, and he ought to be known as a political thinker as well. In Walker Percy and the Politics of the Wayfarer, Brian A. Smith makes the case that we should understand Percy's novels and essays together a…

  • Power and Transcendence

    Power and Transcendence
    av Benjamin M. Mollov

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739103746

    Once considered a one-dimensional advocate of pure realpolitik, revisionist work on the legacy of Hans Morgenthau has uncovered transcendent themes in his thought on the importance of morality in statecraft. Bridging the gap in existing literature,…

  • Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia

    Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia
    av Edward Kissi

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739112632

    Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia is the first comparative study of the Ethiopian and Cambodian revolutions of the early 1970s. One of the few comparative studies of genocide in the developing world, this book presents some of the key…

  • Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia

    Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia
    av Edward Kissi

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739106914

    Revolution and Genocide in Ethiopia and Cambodia is the first comparative study of the Ethiopian and Cambodian revolutions of the early 1970s. One of the few comparative studies of genocide in the developing world, this book presents some of the key…

  • Scramble for the Skies

    Scramble for the Skies
    av Namrata Goswami

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498583114

    With a focus on China, the United States, and India, this book examines the economic ambitions of the second space race. The authors argue that space ambitions are informed by a combination of factors, including available resources, capability, elit…