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  • Resistance

    Resistance
    av Shane Moran

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793628411

    In Resistance: Sol Plaatje and South Africa, Shane Moran studies Sol Plaatje, the founding secretary of what was to become the African National Congress (ANC), and his work within the context of colonial politics and resistance. Arguing for a return…

  • Debate as Global Pedagogy

    Debate as Global Pedagogy
    av Ben Voth

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793629371

    Debate as Global Pedagogy: Rwanda Rising illustrates that the teaching of debate offers an ideal educational approach for the prevention and remediation of genocide. As the antithesis of propaganda, debate and argument instruction promotes the criti…

  • Resource Governance and Protracted Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta

    Resource Governance and Protracted Conflict in Nigeria's Niger Delta
    av John B. Idamkue

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793634801

    Since the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other activists in 1995, Nigeria's Niger Delta has witnessed conflicts associated with oil production and agitations against oil companies operating in the region. Why did the initial peaceful protests…

  • Precarious Lives and Marginal Bodies in North Africa

    Precarious Lives and Marginal Bodies in North Africa
    av Herve Anderson Tchumkam

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793640758

    Marginal Bodies and Precarious Lives in North Africa: Homo Expendibilis presents an examination of North African literature situated at the crossroads of literary analysis, political philosophy, and sociology. The author analyzes social categories i…

  • Polarized Politics in South Korea

    Polarized Politics in South Korea
    av Oul Han

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793635914

    South Korea is one of the most successful cases of democratization and rapid economic development in the world. It shares one troubling problem with many other industrialized and democratic countries of the recent years: the increase of extreme pola…

  • National Narratives of Mali

    National Narratives of Mali
    av Dougoukolo Alpha Oumar Ba Konare

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793602657

    Mali is often depicted as a successor state of the Ancient Mali Empire. Since 2012, a lasting political, social, and security crisis has engulfed the country. Non-state armed groups, community militias, and fundamental Islamist fighters, have been w…

  • A Gendered African Perspective on Christian Social Ethics

    A Gendered African Perspective on Christian Social Ethics
    av S.J., Joseph Loic Mben

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978707412

    Combining Catholic Social Teaching, feminist and African liberation theology, and the social sciences, Joseph Loic Mben, SJ, develops a contextual gendered African Christian social ethic that addresses the oppression and marginalization of working w…

  • Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo

    Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo
    av Brenda F. Berrian

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793642318

    In July 1961, five months after Patrice Lumumba's assassination, 14-year-old Brenda F. Berrian's consciousness was raised by her family's move to the turbulent Republic of the Congo. Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo traces Berr…

  • Migration and the Externalities of European Integration

    Migration and the Externalities of European Integration

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739103784

    Migration and the Externalities of European Integration analyzes the extra-European dimension of the European Union's migration policies and the mechanisms developed to enforce the EU's policy decisions. While previous scholarship has tended to over…

  • Migration and the Externalities of European Integration

    Migration and the Externalities of European Integration

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739106297

    Migration and the Externalities of European Integration analyzes the extra-European dimension of the European Union's migration policies and the mechanisms developed to enforce the EU's policy decisions. While previous scholarship has tended to over…

  • The Political Economy of International Trade

    The Political Economy of International Trade
    av Jae Wan Chung

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739112922

    American trade policy is a crucial subject to not only the United States but also foreign countries. Free trade has been a long-standing U.S. policy position, playing the lead role in the international free trade framework and contributing to this f…

  • The Political Economy of International Trade

    The Political Economy of International Trade
    av Jae Wan Chung

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739112915

    American trade policy is a crucial subject to not only the United States but also foreign countries. Free trade has been a long-standing U.S. policy position, playing the lead role in the international free trade framework and contributing to this f…

  • What Do We Expect from Our Government?

    What Do We Expect from Our Government?

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739144534

    Much has changed in US politics since the historic 2008 election. While the press covers the actions and agendas of the new administration, other impacts of this political shift have not received as much attention. These changes have forced the nati…

  • Deep Mysteries

    Deep Mysteries
    av Aidan Nichols OP

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978704831

    This study explores the way in which, by way of the Christian mysteries, divine action impacts human life. The triune God acts in Jesus Christ by means of historical events whose effects transcend time and which are mediated through their celebratio…

  • Deep Mysteries

    Deep Mysteries
    av Aidan Nichols OP

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978704855

    This study explores the way in which, by way of the Christian mysteries, divine action impacts human life. The triune God acts in Jesus Christ by means of historical events whose effects transcend time and which are mediated through their celebratio…

  • Stories of Sports

    Stories of Sports

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793622228

    Stories of Sports: Critical Literacy in Media Production, Consumption, and Dissemination discusses how media demonstrates privilege, policing, stereotypes, confirmation bias, and objectification in a world where the role of athletics in Western soci…

  • Rationality and Cultural Interpretivism

    Rationality and Cultural Interpretivism
    av Kei Yoshida

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739173992

    Rationality and Cultural Interpretivism: A Critical Assessment of Failed Solutions critically assesses cultural interpretivism by scrutinizing five different proponents of it and their solutions to the problem of rationality. The book examines the w…

  • Neoliberal Reform in Machu Picchu

    Neoliberal Reform in Machu Picchu
    av Pellegrino A. Luciano

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498545945

    As Latin America completes its second decade of neoliberal reforms, Pellegrino A. Luciano takes readers on an ethnographic journey back to a moment of monumental social and economic change in Peru. In Neoliberal Reform in Machu Picchu, Luciano descr…

  • Neoliberal Reform in Machu Picchu

    Neoliberal Reform in Machu Picchu
    av Pellegrino A. Luciano

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498545969

    As Latin America completes its second decade of neoliberal reforms, Pellegrino A. Luciano takes readers on an ethnographic journey back to a moment of monumental social and economic change in Peru. In Neoliberal Reform in Machu Picchu, Luciano descr…

  • A Mindful Teaching Community

    A Mindful Teaching Community

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498558846

    A Mindful Teaching Community: Possibilities for Teacher Professional Learning describes a grassroots professional learning journey wherein a group of practicing classroom teachers researches their teaching practices and the role of mindfulness in th…

  • Self-Government, The American Theme

    Self-Government, The American Theme
    av Will Morrisey

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739114711

    Americans introduced themselves to the world by declaring their independence. They recognized that their "unalienable rights" were secured by institutionalized government that derives its just powers from the consent of the governed. In Self-Governm…

  • Self-Government, The American Theme

    Self-Government, The American Theme
    av Will Morrisey

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739107089

    Americans introduced themselves to the world by declaring their independence. They recognized that their 'unalienable rights' were secured by institutionalized government that derives its just powers from the consent of the governed. In Self-Governm…

  • Ecopoetics and the Global Landscape

    Ecopoetics and the Global Landscape

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498547208

    Ecopoetics and the Global Landscape: Critical Essays surveys ecopoetry from a global perspective across different historical epochs. Its comparative approach foregrounds the importance of ecopoetics within the context of distinct national literature…

  • Seen and Heard

    Seen and Heard
    av Nichola D. Gutgold

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739120170

    As a messenger of television news, an anchorperson must hook the audience and make them pay attention. In America, there has been a strong tradition of male news anchors_Edward R. Murrow, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Peter Jennings. These men, perch…

  • Seen and Heard

    Seen and Heard
    av Nichola D. Gutgold

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739120187

    As a messenger of television news, an anchorperson must hook the audience and make them pay attention. In America, there has been a strong tradition of male news anchors-Edward R. Murrow, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Peter Jennings. These men, perch…

  • Plato's Meno

    Plato's Meno
    av Cristina Ionescu

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739120255

    Plato's Meno: An Interpretation/is a comprehensive study of the transitional dialogue dedicated to the investigation of virtue. Cristina Ionescu analyzes with approximately equal emphasis both the dramatic details and the logic of the arguments. By…

  • Political Campaign Communication

    Political Campaign Communication

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498530026

    Political Campaign Communication: Theory, Method, and Practice brings a diversity of issues, topics, and events on political campaign communication around the concepts of theory, method and practice. The volume contains studies of political campaign…

  • Sexual Myths of Modernity

    Sexual Myths of Modernity
    av Alison M. Moore

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739130773

    The notion of sexual sadism emerged from nineteenth-century alienist attempts to imagine the pleasure of the torturer or mass killer. This was a time in which sexuality was mapped to social progress, so that perversions were always related either to…

  • Embracing Epistemic Humility

    Embracing Epistemic Humility
    av Donald Borchert

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739180839

    Embracing Epistemic Humility: Confronting Triumphalism in Three Abrahamic Religions builds a case that encourages advocates of world views, especially the children of Abraham-Jews, Christians and Muslims-to embrace an attitude of epistemic humility…

  • Broken Promises?

    Broken Promises?

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739109281

    Argentina is still reeling from the worst economic and political crisis to afflict the nation in its modern history. Since December 2001, the country has been through economic depression and bankruptcy, the impoverishment of half the population, a p…

  • Broken Promises?

    Broken Promises?

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739127261

    Argentina is still reeling from the worst economic and political crisis to afflict the nation in its modern history. Since December 2001, the country has been through economic depression and bankruptcy, the impoverishment of half the population, a p…

  • A Theology of the Drug War

    A Theology of the Drug War
    av William A., Walker III

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978706484

    This book is a political and theological reflection on the violence and injustice that has taken place in Mexico and Central America since 2006 as a result of the drug war, considered through the lens of the cultural and economic aspects of globaliz…

  • Pastoral Reflections on Global Citizenship

    Pastoral Reflections on Global Citizenship
    av Ryan LaMothe

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498551366

    This book explores the growing awareness, brought on by the recent explosion of communication technology, that all human beings are citizens of the world. Ryan LaMothe argues that this awareness comes with an urgent need to address political issues,…

  • Making Disability Rights Real in Southeast Asia

    Making Disability Rights Real in Southeast Asia

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498526913

    This book evaluates the national implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in ASEAN. Working with country-specific research teams, the contributors compiled detailed case-studies of CRPD implem…

  • Making Disability Rights Real in Southeast Asia

    Making Disability Rights Real in Southeast Asia

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498526937

    This book evaluates the national implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in ASEAN. Working with country-specific research teams, the contributors compiled detailed case-studies of CRPD implem…

  • The Free Market and the Human Condition

    The Free Market and the Human Condition

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739194744

    Since the Financial Crisis of 2008, there has been and continues to be a debate about the proper role of the free market in the United States and beyond. On one side there are those who defend the free market as a method to provide both wealth and d…

  • Persuasion and Compulsion in Democracy

    Persuasion and Compulsion in Democracy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498511254

    This collection of essays focuses on the roles that coercion and persuasion should play in contemporary democratic political systems or societies. A number of the authors advocate new approaches to this question, offering various critiques of the do…

  • Persuasion and Compulsion in Democracy

    Persuasion and Compulsion in Democracy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739178782

    This collection of essays focuses on the roles that coercion and persuasion should play in contemporary democratic political systems or societies. A number of the authors advocate new approaches to this question, offering various critiques of the do…

  • Wonder and Cruelty

    Wonder and Cruelty
    av Steven Johnston

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498583626

    It's a Wonderful Life is an American film classic celebrated for its inspirational character. Famously shown during the holiday season, it brings families together in the spirit of mutual love and support. It tells the story of George Bailey, who tu…

  • Doing Research That Is Useful for Theory and Practice

    Doing Research That Is Useful for Theory and Practice
    av Edward Lawler

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739101001

    In this enduring classic, prominent authorities on organizational research describe how they have tried to make their own research approaches useful for theory and practice. Other experts interpret and comment on these contributions, and in the ensu…

  • Rumors That Changed the World

    Rumors That Changed the World
    av Eugen O. Chirovici

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498500838

    The aim of the book is to explore the social and cultural impact of rumor from Antiquity to the mid-1990s, examining it as one of the most important contributing factors to violence and discrimination. Usually defined as an unverified account that c…

  • Migrant Ecologies

    Migrant Ecologies
    av Zhou Xiaojing

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498580632

    Migrant Ecologies investigates the ways in which Zheng Xiaoqiong's poetry exposes the entanglements of migrant ecologies embedded within local and global networks of capital and labor. The author contends that women migrant workers in particular, as…

  • One Dream or Two?

    One Dream or Two?
    av Nathan Schlueter

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739104699

    One Dream or Two? is a critical historical, constitutional, and philosophical examination of Martin Luther King Jr's understanding of justice-his "Dream"-from within the context of the American political tradition. Nathan Schlueter introduces King's…

  • The Covenant Connection

    The Covenant Connection

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739100264

    American, European, political, and theological histories intersect in this important new exploration of the founding of the United States. The Covenant Connection examines the way in which the Protestant Reformation and federal covenant theology, wh…

  • Critical Ecofeminism

    Critical Ecofeminism
    av Greta Gaard

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498533607

    Australian feminist philosopher Val Plumwood coined the term "critical ecofeminism" to "situate humans in ecological terms and non-humans in ethical terms," for "the two tasks are interconnected, and cannot be addressed properly in isolation from ea…

  • Critical Ecofeminism

    Critical Ecofeminism
    av Greta Gaard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498533584

    Australian feminist philosopher Val Plumwood coined the term "critical ecofeminism" to "situate humans in ecological terms and non-humans in ethical terms," for "the two tasks are interconnected, and cannot be addressed properly in isolation from ea…

  • Packaging Post/Coloniality

    Packaging Post/Coloniality
    av Richard Watts

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739108550

    In Packaging Post/Coloniality, Richard Watts breaks from convention and reads Francophone books by their covers, focusing on the package over the content. Watts looks at the ways that the "paratext"-the covers, illustrations, promotional summaries,…

  • Packaging Post/Coloniality

    Packaging Post/Coloniality
    av Richard Watts

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739108567

    In Packaging Post/Coloniality, Richard Watts breaks from convention and reads Francophone books by their covers, focusing on the package over the content. Watts looks at the ways that the 'paratext'-the covers, illustrations, promotional summaries,…

  • Edges of Global Transformation

    Edges of Global Transformation

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498584074

    Through nine ethnographic case-studies, Edges of Global Transformation explores situations where global transformations associated with neoliberalism meet local realities. The "edge" of transformation is characterized by uncertainty, as old patterns…

  • Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

    Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories
    av Eduardo Faingold

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498571364

    This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which speakers of minority languages were co…

  • Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

    Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories
    av Eduardo Faingold

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498571388

    This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which speakers of minority languages were co…

  • Audience Responses to Real Media Violence

    Audience Responses to Real Media Violence
    av Mary Grace Antony

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739196113

    Audience Responses to Real Media Violence: The Knockout Game considers an emerging and relatively overlooked area of media effects research: user-generated cellphone videos that feature real violence and its victims. Focusing specifically on a recen…

  • Audience Responses to Real Media Violence

    Audience Responses to Real Media Violence
    av Mary Grace Antony

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739196137

    Audience Responses to Real Media Violence: The Knockout Game considers an emerging and relatively overlooked area of media effects research: user-generated cellphone videos that feature real violence and its victims. Focusing specifically on a recen…

  • Paul Bowles's Literary Engagement with Morocco

    Paul Bowles's Literary Engagement with Morocco
    av Bouchra Benlemlih

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498548021

    This study argues that Paul Bowles is more perceptive than many American travelers in Morocco. The book provides us with what are perhaps the most sustained meditations to date on Bowles's translation work and his autobiography, as well as perceptiv…

  • Class Construction

    Class Construction
    av Carrie Freie

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739115473

    Class Construction explores class, racial, and gender identity construction among white, working-class students. Delving into River City High School, Freie asks what happens to the adolescent children of working-class families when economic changes…

  • Class Construction

    Class Construction
    av Carrie Freie

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739115480

    Class Construction explores class, racial, and gender identity construction among white, working-class students. Delving into River City High School, Freie asks what happens to the adolescent children of working-class families when economic changes…

  • The O.C.

    The O.C.
    av Lori B. Bindig

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739133163

    The O.C., A Critical Understanding, by Lori Bindig and Andrea M. Bergstrom, is a feminist cultural studies analysis of FOX's hit teen television drama The O.C. (2003-2007). Episodes of The O.C. are analyzed as a set of media texts that blur the boun…

  • A Pedagogy of Creation

    A Pedagogy of Creation
    av Robert Kaddouch

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498595254

    In A Pedagogy of Creation: Teaching Students to Communicate through Music, Robert Kaddouch discusses his system of musical pedagogy which approaches the act of creation as an act of communication, coining the process of creating music as an act of "…

  • Ethnic China

    Ethnic China

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498507301

    There are some serious concerns and critical questions about the on-going minority protesting in China, such as Tibetan monks' self-immolations, Muslims' suicide bombings, and Uyghur large-scale demonstrations. Why are minorities such as the Uyghur…

  • Ethnic China

    Ethnic China

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498507288

    There are some serious concerns and critical questions about the on-going minority protesting in China, such as Tibetan monks' self-immolations, Muslims' suicide bombings, and Uyghur large-scale demonstrations. Why are minorities such as the Uyghur…

  • Africa in the Twenty-First Century

    Africa in the Twenty-First Century

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498564519

    This book interrogates contemporary debates, controversies, achievements, challenges, and future prospects of African development and democratization from varied theoretical perspectives. The diverse issues and sub-themes addressed in this volume in…

  • Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future

    Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future
    av Robert Jacobs

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739135563

    From the dawn of the atomic age, art and popular culture have played an essential role interpreting nuclear issues to the public and investigating the implications of nuclear weapons to the future of human civilization. Political and social forces o…

  • Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future

    Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future
    av Robert Jacobs

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739135570

    From the dawn of the atomic age, art and popular culture have played an essential role interpreting nuclear issues to the public and investigating the implications of nuclear weapons to the future of human civilization. Political and social forces o…

  • Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty

    Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty
    av Tanya Gonzalez

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739197516

    Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking expands the vista of critical approaches to comedy and representational politics on mainstream television from an interdisciplinary Latina/o studies approach. Gonzalez and Rodriguez y Gibson exami…

  • Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty

    Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty
    av Tanya Gonzalez

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739197493

    Humor and Latina/o Camp in Ugly Betty: Funny Looking expands the vista of critical approaches to comedy and representational politics on mainstream television from an interdisciplinary Latina/o studies approach. Gonzalez and Rodriguez y Gibson exami…

  • Screening the Nonhuman

    Screening the Nonhuman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498513760

    Screening the Nonhuman draws connections between how animals represented on screen translate into reality. In doing so, the book demonstrates that consuming media is not a neutral act but rather a political one. The images humans consume have real w…

  • Screening the Nonhuman

    Screening the Nonhuman

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498513746

    Screening the Nonhuman draws connections between how animals represented on screen translate into reality. In doing so, the book demonstrates that consuming media is not a neutral act but rather a political one. The images humans consume have real w…

  • Meritocracy and Americans' Views on Distributive Justice

    Meritocracy and Americans' Views on Distributive Justice
    av Richard T. Longoria

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739123485

    This book focuses on public opinion on issues related to the theory of meritocracy. By researching and studying a variety of sources in an attempt to understand public sentiments concerning meritocracy, Richard T. Longoria highlights the contradicto…