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  • Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War

    Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War
    av Mona L. Siegel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195102

    In the watershed year of 1919, world leaders met in Paris, promising to build a new international order rooted in democracy and social justice. Female activists demanded that statesmen live up to their word. Excluded from the negotiating table, wome…

  • Accounting for Value

    Accounting for Value
    av Stephen Penman

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231151184

    Accounting for Value teaches investors and analysts how to handle accounting in evaluating equity investments. The book's novel approach shows that valuation and accounting are much the same: valuation is actually a matter of accounting for value. L…

  • Stories from the Field

    Stories from the Field

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193016

    What do you do if you get stuck in an elevator in Mogadishu? How worried should you be about being followed after an interview with a ring of human traffickers in Lebanon? What happens to your research if you get placed on a government watchlist? An…

  • Freud's Free Clinics

    Freud's Free Clinics
    av Elizabeth Ann Danto

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131810

    Today many view Sigmund Freud as an elitist whose psychoanalytic treatment was reserved for the intellectually and financially advantaged. However, in this new work Elizabeth Ann Danto presents a strikingly different picture of Freud and the early p…

  • The Field of Cultural Production

    The Field of Cultural Production
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231082877

    During the last two decades, sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has become a dominant force in cultural activity ranging from taste in music and art to choices in food and lifestyles. The Field of Cultural Production brings together Bourdieu's major essays…

  • Chromatic Modernity

    Chromatic Modernity
    av Sarah Street

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179836

    The era of silent film, long seen as black and white, has been revealed in recent scholarship as bursting with color. Yet the 1920s remain thought of as a transitional decade between early cinema and the rise of Technicolor-despite the fact that new…

  • Newsmakers

    Newsmakers
    av Francesco Marconi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231191371

    Will the use of artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms, and smart machines be the end of journalism as we know it-or its savior? In Newsmakers, Francesco Marconi, who has led the development of the Associated Press and Wall Street Journal's use of…

  • The Credential Society

    The Credential Society
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192354

    The Credential Society is a classic on the role of higher education in American society and an essential text for understanding the reproduction of inequality. Controversial at the time, Randall Collins's claim that the expansion of American educati…

  • Sources of Chinese Tradition

    Sources of Chinese Tradition

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231112710

    For four decades Sources of Chinese Tradition has served to introduce Western readers to Chinese civilization as it has been seen through basic writings and historical documents of the Chinese themselves. Now in its second edition, revised and exten…

  • Sources of Chinese Tradition

    Sources of Chinese Tradition
    av Theodore Debary, Richard Lufrano, Wing-Tsit Chan

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231112703

    For four decades Sources of Chinese Tradition has served to introduce Western readers to Chinese civilization as it has been seen through basic writings and historical documents of the Chinese themselves. Now in its second edition, revised and exten…

  • The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize

    The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize
    av Peter Doherty

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138970

    In The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize, Doherty recounts his unlikely path to becoming a Nobel Laureate. Beginning with his humble origins in Australia, he tells how he developed an interest in immunology and describes his award-winning,…

  • Political Liberalism

    Political Liberalism
    av John Rawls

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130899

    This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a "well-ordered society,…

  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?

    What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175975

    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, h…

  • Global Population

    Global Population
    av Alison Bashford

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147675

    Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the "population bomb" in 1968. It arose in the aftermath of World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequ…

  • Essays on the Essay Film

    Essays on the Essay Film

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172677

    The essay-with its emphasis on the provisional and explorative rather than on definitive statements-has evolved from its literary beginnings and is now found in all mediums, including film. Today, the essay film is, arguably, one of the most widely…

  • Autism's False Prophets

    Autism's False Prophets
    av Paul A. Offit

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231146371

    A London researcher was the first to assert that the combination measles-mumps-rubella vaccine known as MMR caused autism in children. Following this "discovery," a handful of parents declared that a mercury-containing preservative in several vaccin…

  • The Invention of International Relations Theory

    The Invention of International Relations Theory

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231152679

    The 1954 Conference on Theory, sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, featured a who's who of scholars and practitioners debating the foundations of international relations theory. Assembling his own team of experts, all of whom have struggled wit…

  • Chicago Sociology

    Chicago Sociology
    av Jean-Michel Chapoulie

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182515

    Known for its pioneering studies of urban life, immigration, and criminality using the "city as laboratory," the so-called Chicago school of sociology has been a dominant presence in American social science since it emerged around the University of…

  • Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence

    Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence
    av Timothy Morton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177528

    Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or M bius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might be…

  • The Closed Circle

    The Closed Circle
    av Lorenzo Vidino

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193672

    The Muslim Brotherhood in the West remains a mysterious entity. In The Closed Circle, Lorenzo Vidino offers an unprecedented inside view into how one of the world's most influential Islamist groups operates. He marshals unique interviews with promin…

  • Capitalism on Edge

    Capitalism on Edge
    av Albena Azmanova

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195379

    The wake of the financial crisis has inspired hopes for dramatic change and stirred visions of capitalism's terminal collapse. Yet capitalism is not on its deathbed, utopia is not in our future, and revolution is not in the cards. In Capitalism on E…

  • A New Foreign Policy

    A New Foreign Policy
    av Jeffrey D. Sachs

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231188494

    The American Century began in 1941 and ended on January 20, 2017. While the United States remains a military giant and is still an economic powerhouse, it no longer dominates the world economy or geopolitics as it once did. The current turn toward n…

  • Sexual Politics

    Sexual Politics
    av Kate Millett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174251

    A sensation upon its publication in 1970, Sexual Politics documents the subjugation of women in great literature and art. Kate Millett's analysis targets four revered authors-D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Norman Mailer, and Jean Genet-and builds a d…

  • Democracy and the Welfare State

    Democracy and the Welfare State

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180351

    After World War II, states on both sides of the Atlantic enacted comprehensive social benefits to protect working people and constrain capitalism. A widely shared consensus specifically linked social welfare to democratic citizenship, upholding grea…

  • Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj

    Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj
    av Michael Christopher Low

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231190763

    With the advent of the steamship, repeated outbreaks of cholera marked oceanic pilgrimages to Mecca as a dangerous form of travel and a vehicle for the globalization of epidemic diseases. European, especially British Indian, officials also feared th…

  • Nomadic Subjects

    Nomadic Subjects
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153898

    For more than fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory, exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political…

  • Midcentury Suspension: Literature and Feeling in the Wake of World War II

    Midcentury Suspension: Literature and Feeling in the Wake of World War II
    av Claire Seiler

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194686

    How did literary artists confront the middle of a century already defined by two global wars and newly faced with a nuclear future? Midcentury Suspension argues that a sense of suspension-a feeling of being between beginnings and endings, recent hor…

  • No Country

    No Country
    av Sonali Perera

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231151955

    Can there be a novel of the international working class despite the conditions and constraints of economic globalization? What does it mean to invoke working-class writing as an ethical intervention in an age of comparative advantage and outsourcing…

  • Educational Supervision in Social Work

    Educational Supervision in Social Work
    av Jonathan Caspi

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231108539

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of instructional supervision and introduces the Task-Centered Model for Educational Supervision (TCS). It begins by reviewing the history of educational supervision in social work and principles of effe…

  • Educational Supervision in Social Work

    Educational Supervision in Social Work
    av Jonathan Caspi, William J. Reid, Jonathan Caspi

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231108522

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of instructional supervision and introduces the Task-Centered Model for Educational Supervision (TCS). It begins by reviewing the history of educational supervision in social work and principles of effe…

  • Contemporary Chinese Short-Short Stories

    Contemporary Chinese Short-Short Stories

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231181532

    This book presents Chinese short-short stories in English and Chinese, integrating language learning with cultural studies for intermediate to advanced learners of Mandarin Chinese and students of contemporary Chinese literature. Each chapter begins…

  • The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature

    The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature
    av Beth Blum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194921

    Samuel Beckett as a guru for business executives? James Joyce as a guide to living a good life? The notion of notoriously experimental authors sharing a shelf with self-help books might seem far-fetched, yet a hidden history of rivalry, influence, a…

  • River of Fire and Other Stories

    River of Fire and Other Stories
    av Chonghui O

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231160674

    O Chonghui crafts historically-rooted yet timeless tales imagining core human experiences from a female point of view. Since her debut in 1968, she has formed a powerful challenge to the patriarchal literary establishment in Korea, and her work has…

  • Umami

    Umami
    av Ole Mouritsen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231168915

    In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes-sour, sweet, salty, and bitter-that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the past century, an additional flavor has entered th…

  • Moral Hazard in Health Insurance

    Moral Hazard in Health Insurance
    av Amy Finkelstein

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163804

    Moral hazard-the tendency to change behavior when the cost of that behavior will be borne by others-is a particularly tricky question when considering health care. Kenneth J. Arrow's seminal 1963 paper on this topic (included in this volume) was one…

  • Conversations with Gorbachev

    Conversations with Gorbachev
    av Mikhail Gorbachev

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231118651

    Mikhail Gorbachev and Zdenek Mlynar were friends for half a century, since they first crossed paths as students in 1950. Although one was a Russian and the other a Czech, they were both ardent supporters of communism and socialism. One took part in…

  • Universe Down to Earth

    Universe Down to Earth
    av Neil de Grasse Tyson

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075619

    This witty and amusing exploration of the physical universe explains fundamental concepts in language that is clear to anyone with little or no scientific background. Tyson transforms everyday experiences into venues of cosmic enlightenment as he pr…

  • Universe Down to Earth

    Universe Down to Earth
    av Neil de Grasse Tyson

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075602

    -- Carl Sagan

  • On My Country and the World

    On My Country and the World
    av Mikhail Gorbachev

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194891

    Here is the whole sweep of the Soviet experiment and experience as told by its last steward. Drawing on his own experience, rich archival material, and a keen sense of history and politics, Mikhail Gorbachev speaks his mind on a range of subjects co…

  • Shi'ite Lebanon

    Shi'ite Lebanon
    av Roschanack Shaery-Eisenlohr

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144278

    By recasting the relationship between religion and nationalism in the Middle East, Roschanack Shaery-Eisenlohr proposes a new framework for understanding Shi'ite politics in Lebanon. Her study draws on a variety of untapped sources, reconsidering no…

  • Shi'ite Lebanon

    Shi'ite Lebanon
    av Roschanack Shaery-eisenlohr

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231144261

    By recasting the relationship between religion and nationalism in the Middle East, Roschanack Shaery-Eisenlohr proposes a new framework for understanding Shi'ite politics in Lebanon. Her study draws on a variety of untapped sources, reconsidering no…

  • Italian Cuisine: A Cultural History

    Italian Cuisine: A Cultural History
    av Alberto Capatti, Massimo Montanari

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231122320

    Italy, the country with a hundred cities and a thousand bell towers, is also the country with a hundred cuisines and a thousand recipes. Its great variety of culinary practices reflects a history long dominated by regionalism and political division,…

  • Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

    Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture
    av Jesse Matz

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164061

    Impressionism captured the world's imagination in the late nineteenth century and remains with us today. Portraying the dynamic effects of modernity, impressionist artists revolutionized the arts and the wider culture. Impressionism transformed the…

  • The Portable Cixous

    The Portable Cixous
    av Helene Cixous

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145312

    Helene Cixous is more than an influential theorist. She is also a groundbreaking author and playwright. Combining an idiosyncratic mix of autobiographical and fictional narrative with a host of philosophical and poetic observations, Cixous's writing…

  • No Place for Russia: European Security Institutions Since 1989

    No Place for Russia: European Security Institutions Since 1989
    av William Hill

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231704588

    The optimistic vision of a "Europe whole and free" after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 has given way to disillusionment, bitterness, and renewed hostility between Russia and the West. In No Place for Russia, William H. Hill traces the developm…

  • The Philosopher's Touch

    The Philosopher's Touch
    av Francois Noudelmann, Brian J. Reilly, Francois Noudelmann

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153942

    Renowned philosopher and prominent French critic Francois Noudelmann engages the musicality of Jean-Paul Sartre, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Roland Barthes, all of whom were amateur piano players and acute lovers of the medium. Though piano playing was…

  • Tales of Moonlight and Rain

    Tales of Moonlight and Rain
    av Akinari Ueda

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139137

    First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature of the occult. They subtly merge the world of reason with the realm of the uncanny and exemplify the period's fascina…

  • The Politics of Being

    The Politics of Being
    av Richard Wolin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179331

    Martin Heidegger's ties to Nazism have tarnished his stature as one of the towering figures of twentieth-century philosophy. The publication of the Black Notebooks in 2014, which revealed the full extent of Heidegger's anti-Semitism and enduring sym…

  • Morals and Markets

    Morals and Markets
    av Viviana A. Rotman Zelizer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231183352

    Life insurance-the promise of an insurer to pay a sum upon a person's death in exchange for a regular premium-is a bizarre enterprise. How can we monetize human life? Should we? What statistics do we use, what assumptions do we make, and what behavi…

  • Morals and Markets

    Morals and Markets
    av Viviana A. Rotman Zelizer, Kieran Healy, Viviana A. Rotman Zelizer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231183345

    Life insurance-the promise of an insurer to pay a sum upon a person's death in exchange for a regular premium-is a bizarre enterprise. How can we monetize human life? Should we? What statistics do we use, what assumptions do we make, and what behavi…

  • The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution

    The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution
    av Donald R. Prothero

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231171908

    Every fossil tells a story. Best-selling paleontology author Donald R. Prothero describes twenty-five famous, beautifully preserved fossils in a gripping scientific history of life on Earth. Recounting the adventures behind the discovery of these ob…

  • Robert Rauschenberg: An Oral History

    Robert Rauschenberg: An Oral History

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192767

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was a breaker of boundaries and a consummate collaborator. He used silk-screen prints to reflect on American promise and failure, melded sculpture and painting in works called combines, and collaborated with engineers…

  • Azaleas

    Azaleas
    av Kim Sowol

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139731

    Available for the first time in English, Azaleas is a captivating collection of poems by a master of the early Korean modernist style. Published in 1925, Azaleas is the only collection Kim Sowol (1902-1934) produced during his brief life, yet he rem…

  • Azaleas

    Azaleas
    av Kim Sowol, David McCann, David McCann

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139724

    Available for the first time in English, Azaleas is a captivating collection of poems by a master of the early Korean modernist style. Published in 1925, Azaleas is the only collection Kim Sowol (1902-1934) produced during his brief life, yet he rem…

  • History of the Mafia

    History of the Mafia
    av Salvatore Lupo

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131353

    When we think of the Italian Mafia, we think of Marlon Brando, Tony Soprano, and the Corleones--iconic actors and characters who give shady dealings a mythical pop presence. Yet these sensational depictions take us only so far. The true story of the…

  • History of the Mafia

    History of the Mafia
    av Salvatore Lupo, Antony Shugaar, Salvatore Lupo

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231131346

    When we think of the Italian Mafia, we think of Marlon Brando, Tony Soprano, and the Corleones--iconic actors and characters who give shady dealings a mythical pop presence. Yet these sensational depictions take us only so far. The true story of the…

  • Regimes of Historicity

    Regimes of Historicity
    av Francois Hartog

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231163774

    Francois Hartog explores crucial moments of change in society's "regimes of historicity," or its ways of relating to the past, present, and future. Inspired by Hannah Arendt, Reinhart Koselleck, and Paul Ricoeur, Hartog analyzes a broad range of tex…