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  • Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Media

    Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Media
    av Svitlana Malykhina

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739178447

    Renaissance of Classical Allusions in Contemporary Russian Media builds on a growing body of work concerning post-Soviet media culture during the last, transformative decade. Making sense of the literary allusions in media discourse, Svitlana Malykh…

  • American Crusades

    American Crusades
    av Jon DePriest

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498579841

    American Crusades details evangelical pursuits to unite God's purposes with American empires. It argues that religious motivations contributed heavily to United States governmental policies and built sacred spaces in many attempts to influence Ameri…

  • Art and the Artist in the Contemporary Israeli Novel

    Art and the Artist in the Contemporary Israeli Novel
    av Joseph Lowin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498507066

    Art and the Artist in the Contemporary Israeli Novel presents studies of eight contemporary works of Israeli fiction by eight major Israeli novelists. It deals with a society where drama, lived in reality but also in the mind, is a central moving fo…

  • Beyond Redistribution

    Beyond Redistribution
    av Kevin M. Graham

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739130971

    Since the publication of John Rawls's A Theory of Justice in 1971, political philosophers in the English-speaking world have shared a broad consensus that social justice should be understood as a matter of fair distribution of social resources. Many…

  • Beyond Redistribution

    Beyond Redistribution
    av Kevin M. Graham

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739130964

    Since the publication of John Rawls's A Theory of Justice in 1971, political philosophers in the English-speaking world have shared a broad consensus that social justice should be understood as a matter of fair distribution of social resources. Many…

  • Plato on Moral Expertise

    Plato on Moral Expertise
    av Rod Jenks

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739125274

    In several of his dialogues, Plato suggests the possibility of moral expertise. Rod Jenks takes up this question of moral expertise as it is addressed in Laches, Charmides, The Republic, and Theaetetus. Jenks shows that, while Plato does believe tha…

  • Augustine and Apocalyptic

    Augustine and Apocalyptic

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739189221

    Apocalyptic thought pervaded Augustine's time even more than our own, where it still resurfaces with frequency and intensity. Augustine's handling of this topic captures him at the height of his powers, exercising his substantial skills at Biblical…

  • The Art of Forgiveness

    The Art of Forgiveness

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978701359

    Forgiveness is at the heart of the Christian Gospel. It goes hand in hand with love, mercy, and grace, the fundamental theological virtues. However, forgiveness is easier to define than it is to embody. This unique collection of essays brings togeth…

  • Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso

    Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso
    av Timothy Dodge

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498531009

    Starting in 1945 and continuing for the next twenty years, dozens of African American rhythm and blues artists made records that incorporated West Indian calypso. Some of these recordings were remakes or adaptations of existing calypsos, but many we…

  • Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso

    Rhythm and Blues Goes Calypso
    av Timothy Dodge

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498530989

    Starting in 1945 and continuing for the next twenty years, dozens of African American rhythm and blues artists made records that incorporated West Indian calypso. Some of these recordings were remakes or adaptations of existing calypsos but many wer…

  • Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence

    Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509053

    Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence: Global Responses, Local Practices addresses the gaps in theory, methods, and practices that are currently used to engage the problem of gender-based violence. This book complements the work carried out…

  • Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence

    Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509039

    Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence: Global Responses, Local Practices addresses the gaps in theory, methods, and practices that are currently used to engage the problem of gender-based violence. This book complements the work carried out…

  • Under the Sign of the Shield

    Under the Sign of the Shield
    av Froma I. Zeitlin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739125892

    Described as "a powerful, brilliant, and original study" when first published, this second edition of Froma Zeitlin's experiment in decoding the Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes in the light of contemporary theory now updates her explorations of the…

  • China Reinterpreted

    China Reinterpreted
    av Leo Shingchi Yip

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498520584

    China Reinterpreted is the first comprehensive study on the representation of Chinese figures and motifs in Muromachi Japanese noh theater. Given that China had a strong influence on Japanese culture from the sixth to the early seventeenth centuries…

  • Equity in the Workplace

    Equity in the Workplace

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739129074

    This edited collection assembles cutting-edge comparative policy research on contemporary policies relevant to gender and workplace issues. Contributors analyze contemporary gender-related employment policies ranging from parental leave and maternit…

  • Equity in the Workplace

    Equity in the Workplace

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739106884

    This edited collection assembles cutting-edge comparative policy research on contemporary policies relevant to gender and workplace issues. Contributors analyze contemporary gender-related employment policies ranging from parental leave and maternit…

  • Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition

    Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition
    av Anthony G. Percy

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739125144

    Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition is a theological and historical exploration of the treatment of entrepreneurship, business, and commerce in the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. Moving from Scriptural exegesis to modern papal social…

  • Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition

    Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition
    av Anthony G. Percy

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739125137

    Entrepreneurship in the Catholic Tradition is a theological and historical exploration of the treatment of entrepreneurship, business, and commerce in the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. Moving from Scriptural exegesis to modern papal social…

  • The Sacred Monstrous

    The Sacred Monstrous
    av Wendy C. Hamblet

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739106150

    Wedding an analysis of relevant anthropological literature and philosophical theory, this important book re-positions violence-long trivialized by philosophers as an incidental or anomalous feature of humanity-as a central concern for ethical though…

  • The Sacred Monstrous

    The Sacred Monstrous
    av Wendy C. Hamblet

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739107430

    Wedding an analysis of relevant anthropological literature and philosophical theory, this important book re-positions violence-long trivialized by philosophers as an incidental or anomalous feature of humanity-as a central concern for ethical though…

  • The Work of Policy

    The Work of Policy

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739111123

    H. K. Colebatch's The Work of Policy provides an international perspective on the field of policy analysis. Colebatch collects voices from around the world to consider the applicability of policy models to the actual practice of policy work. Interna…

  • Safe Water, Sanitation, and Early Childhood Malnutrition in East Africa

    Safe Water, Sanitation, and Early Childhood Malnutrition in East Africa

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498520836

    To understand safe water and sanitation in East Africa, it is important to consider the contributions of African feminist analysis. This perspective will unveil inequities in the distribution of resources, demonstrate how localized solutions which a…

  • Television and Political Communication in the Late Soviet Union

    Television and Political Communication in the Late Soviet Union
    av Kirsten Boenker

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498526883

    This study focuses on Soviet television audiences and examines their watching habits and the way they made use of television programs. Kirsten Boenker challenges the common misconception that viewers perceived Soviet television programming and enter…

  • Young People's Lives and Sexual Relationships in Rural Africa

    Young People's Lives and Sexual Relationships in Rural Africa
    av Mary Louisa Plummer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739186299

    New infections with HIV remain an urgent problem among young people in Africa, but many young Africans pursue sexual relationships with little thought about the epidemic. This book examines young people's sexual relationships in a region typical of…

  • Young People's Lives and Sexual Relationships in Rural Africa

    Young People's Lives and Sexual Relationships in Rural Africa
    av Mary Louisa Plummer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739135785

    New infections with HIV remain an urgent problem among young people in Africa, but many young Africans pursue sexual relationships with little thought about the epidemic. This book examines young people's sexual relationships in a region typical of…

  • Modernity and Re-Enchantment

    Modernity and Re-Enchantment
    av Philip Taylor

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739127391

    Modernity and Re-enchantment vividly portrays the richness and vibrancy of Vietnamese spirituality in these twelve essays, which shed light on the remarkable reflorescence of religion in this communist country. Ancestor worship, mediumship, sacrific…

  • When Communities Assess their AIDS Epidemics

    When Communities Assess their AIDS Epidemics

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739107522

    When Communities Assess their AIDS Epidemics is a detailed ethnographic description of the AIDS epidemic in ten U.S. cities and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Employing a rapid ethnographic assessment methodology, cities from the Atlantic to the Pacific h…

  • When Communities Assess their AIDS Epidemics

    When Communities Assess their AIDS Epidemics

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739129494

    When Communities Assess their AIDS Epidemics is a detailed ethnographic description of the AIDS epidemic in ten U.S. cities and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Employing a rapid ethnographic assessment methodology, cities from the Atlantic to the Pacific h…

  • A People's History of Psychoanalysis

    A People's History of Psychoanalysis
    av Daniel Jose Gaztambide

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498565745

    Is psychoanalysis too "White" and upper class to be relevant to social and racial justice? Are its ideas and practices too "alien" for people of color? Can it shed light on why systems of oppression are so stable, and how oppression becomes internal…

  • A People's History of Psychoanalysis

    A People's History of Psychoanalysis
    av Daniel Jose Gaztambide

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498565769

    As inequality widens in all sectors of contemporary society, we must ask: is psychoanalysis too white and well-to-do to be relevant to social, economic, and racial justice struggles? Are its ideas and practices too alien for people of color? Can it…

  • Miscommunicating Social Change

    Miscommunicating Social Change
    av Olga Baysha

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498558938

    Miscommunicating Social Change analyzes the discourses of three social movements and the alternative media associated with them, revealing that the Enlightenment narrative, though widely critiqued in academia, remains the dominant way of conceptuali…

  • Possessed Women, Haunted States

    Possessed Women, Haunted States
    av Christopher J. Olson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498519083

    Since the release of The Exorcist in 1973, there has been a surge of movies depicting young women becoming possessed by a demonic force that only male religious figures can exorcise, thereby saving the women from eventual damnation. This book consid…

  • Flattering the Demos

    Flattering the Demos

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498578400

    This volume brings together reflections on the relationship between politics and storytelling, especially within the democratic context. Examples are drawn from the ancient and modern worlds, from classical Greek tragedy and Shakespeare to televisio…

  • Administrative Discretion in Action

    Administrative Discretion in Action
    av Amanda M. Olejarski

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498510943

    This book is about changing the way we do public administration. It is about the wielding of administrative discretion in the implementation of a constitutional power: eminent domain, taking private property for public use. Administrative Discretion…

  • Administrative Discretion in Action

    Administrative Discretion in Action
    av Amanda M. Olejarski

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739178584

    This book is about changing the way we do public administration. It is about the wielding of administrative discretion in the implementation of a constitutional power: eminent domain, taking private property for public use. Administrative Discretion…

  • Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir

    Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498559416

    In Psychoanalysis from the Indian Terroir, Manasi Kumar, Anup Dhar, and Anurag Mishra discuss the synergies and diachronic thought that is emblematic of the current psychoanalytic narrative in India and examine what psychoanalysis in India could bec…

  • Intersectionality in Intentional Communities

    Intersectionality in Intentional Communities
    av Assata Zerai

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498526418

    Over a decade of qualitative research, Assata Zerai has observed both incremental moves toward inclusiveness and strategies employed to accomplish long-term changes while conducting case studies of five multicultural Protestant churches in sites acr…

  • Intersectionality in Intentional Communities

    Intersectionality in Intentional Communities
    av Assata Zerai

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498526432

    Over a decade of qualitative research, Assata Zerai has observed both incremental moves toward inclusiveness and strategies employed to accomplish long-term changes while conducting case studies of five multicultural Protestant churches in sites acr…

  • Intelligence Requirements fir the 1990's

    Intelligence Requirements fir the 1990's

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780669195569

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  • Immigration and Regional Integration in a Globalizing World

    Immigration and Regional Integration in a Globalizing World
    av Christopher White

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739199091

    In Immigration and Regional Integration in a Globalizing World, Christopher White makes an important contribution to the immigration debate by investigating the relationship between two of the most important forces shaping the current international…

  • Different Sexual Worlds

    Different Sexual Worlds
    av Dick Skeen

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780669272789

  • The Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations

    The Gospel of John and Jewish-Christian Relations

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978703483

    The Fourth Gospel is at the same time a sublime work that has inspired and enriched the faith of countless Christians and a problematic text that has provided potent anti-Jewish imagery exploited in anti-Jewish and anti-Semitic discourse over the co…

  • Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better

    Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better
    av Frederick Abernathy

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739172889

    Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better examines the performance and operation of the US homebuilding sector based on a detailed survey of large home builders conducted by the authors in the period of the great building boom of the 2000s. In contrast to the…

  • Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better

    Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better
    av Frederick Abernathy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739172896

    Despite the growth of huge national home builders and industry consolidation that accompanied it, Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better shows that most builders did not improve their operational performance during the boom. As a result, the sector had a l…

  • Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources

    Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498566070

    The chapters in this volume represent the latest thinking on the development and exploration of unconventional energy resources in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa and shed light on it…

  • Blowing the Whistle

    Blowing the Whistle
    av Marcia Miceli

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780669195996

    In this study the authors examine the profound consequences for individuals, organizations, and society at large of the phenomenon known as whistle-blowing. They examine several common views of the whistle-blower - from disloyal rat to courageous he…

  • Augustine and Politics

    Augustine and Politics

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739105566

    The study of Augustine's political teachings has suffered from a history of misreadings, both ancient and modern. It is only in recent years that the traditional lines of "Augustinian pessimism" have been opened to question. Scholars have begun to e…

  • Augustine and Politics

    Augustine and Politics

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739110096

    The study of Augustine's political teachings has suffered from a history of misreadings, both ancient and modern. It is only in recent years that the traditional lines of 'Augustinian pessimism' have been opened to question. Scholars have begun to e…

  • Balanced Wonder

    Balanced Wonder
    av Jan B. W. Pedersen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498587778

    In Balanced Wonder: Experiential Sources of Imagination, Virtue, and Human Flourishing, Jan B. W. Pedersen digs deep into the alluring topic of wonder and argues in a scholarly yet accessible way that the experience of wonder when balanced serves as…

  • Recovering Integrity

    Recovering Integrity
    av Stuart Rosenbaum

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498510202

    The world of moral theory finds no place for the idea of integrity. The natural intellectual home of the idea of integrity is the American pragmatist tradition. Pragmatism makes possible an account of integrity that enables it to become philosophica…

  • Liberalism and Crime

    Liberalism and Crime
    av Robert R. Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739101308

    In Liberalism and Crime, Robert Sullivan offers an alternate way of looking at liberalism, using the usurpation of the welfare state in Britain by a free market-oriented economy as his crucible. Not content with the academic interpretation of libera…

  • Liberalism and Crime

    Liberalism and Crime
    av Robert R. Sullivan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739129289

    In Liberalism and Crime, Robert Sullivan offers an alternate way of looking at liberalism, using the usurpation of the welfare state in Britain by a free market-oriented economy as his crucible. Not content with the academic interpretation of libera…

  • Weimar Modernism

    Weimar Modernism
    av David C. Durst

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739110065

    In this work David Durst explores the development of modernism in the philosophy, politics, and culture of the first German Republic between 1918 and 1933. Through a reasoned critique of various Weimar intellectual figures such as Ernst Bloch, Marti…

  • The Snake with Golden Braids

    The Snake with Golden Braids
    av Stephen G. Bunker

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739111970

    The Snake With Golden Braids seeks to understand how local inhabitants of the extraordinarily rugged Andean topography of Huanoquite, Peru came to understand their landscape and then build and maintain a system of irrigation ditches across it. The H…

  • Risk, Language, and Power

    Risk, Language, and Power
    av Jeffery T. Morris

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739170540

    Risk, Language, and Power explores discourse around the environmental risks of nanotechnology, making the case that the dominance in risk discourse of regulatory science is a limiting policy debate on environmental risks, and that specific initiativ…

  • Phenomenology, Transversality, and World Philosophy

    Phenomenology, Transversality, and World Philosophy
    av Hwa Yol Jung

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498520409

    Phenomenology, Transversality, and World Philosophy explores the concept of world philosophy (Weltphilosophie) to take into account the reality of today's multicultural and globalizing world. It challenges the assumption that the particular in the W…

  • Environmental Agencies in the United States

    Environmental Agencies in the United States
    av JoyAnna Hopper

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498573474

    Each state's physical environment, economy, and politics demands a unique approach to environmental enforcement. In some states, industry works closely with regulators to construct rules that protect state economic interests. In other states, regula…

  • Race and Vision in the Nineteenth-Century United States

    Race and Vision in the Nineteenth-Century United States

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498573115

    Race and Vision in the Nineteenth-Century United States is a collection of twelve essays by cultural critics that exposes how fraught relations of identity and race appear through imaging technologies in architecture, scientific discourse, sculpture…

  • State Power, Autarchy, and Political Conquest in Nigerian Federalism

    State Power, Autarchy, and Political Conquest in Nigerian Federalism
    av Kalu N. Kalu

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739119556

    This book shows how specific historical events and societal forces within Nigeria transcend the choices its political leaders have made to influence the course of the state's political development. Kalu N. Kalu describes a variety of factors that ha…

  • State Power, Autarchy, and Political Conquest in Nigerian Federalism

    State Power, Autarchy, and Political Conquest in Nigerian Federalism
    av Kalu N. Kalu

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739119563

    This book shows how specific historical events and societal forces within Nigeria transcend the choices its political leaders have made to influence the course of the state's political development. Kalu N. Kalu describes a variety of factors that ha…

  • Critical Reflections on Health Services Development in India

    Critical Reflections on Health Services Development in India
    av Kesavan Rajasekharan Nayar

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739192061

    The book undertakes a critical examination of health service development in India and provides an explanation of its underdevelopment. It analyzes the trajectory of health services development in India and dissects the roles of various actors which…

  • Political Dissent: A Global Reader

    Political Dissent: A Global Reader

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739127773

    This is a global anthology of great texts in the history of political dissent. Volume 1 spans the ancient and early-modern world, beginning with the Book of Isaiah, from the eighth century, BCE, and ending with John C. Calhoun's "South Carolina Expo…

  • The Paradox of Fiscal Austerity

    The Paradox of Fiscal Austerity
    av Justin Velez-Hagan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498571937

    If governments followed the optimal fiscal policy path, surpluses in good times would counter necessary deficits during economic downturns, leading to worldwide balance. The world, however, has chosen to go in a different direction in recent decades…

  • But Not Philosophy

    But Not Philosophy
    av George Anastaplo

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739102909

    George Anastaplo has written brilliantly and persuasively about ancient and modern Western political philosophy and literature and about American Constitutional history and law. With his latest book Anastaplo turns away from his areas of admitted ex…

  • But Not Philosophy

    But Not Philosophy
    av George Anastaplo

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739102893

    George Anastaplo has written brilliantly and persuasively about ancient and modern Western political philosophy and literature and about American Constitutional history and law. With his latest book Anastaplo turns away from his areas of admitted ex…

  • The Chinese Labyrinth

    The Chinese Labyrinth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739165751

    The on-going debate on China's development model presents a fascinating yet very different image of Chinese exceptionalism, an idea that is similar to American exceptionalism. Is China exceptionalism a myth or reality? Will modern China, born of Con…