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  • The Politics of Museums

    The Politics of Museums
    av Clive Gray

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349577538

    This is the first book to examine how and why museums are political institutions. By concentrating on the ways in which power, ideology and legitimacy work at the international, national and local levels of the museum experience, Clive Gray provides…

  • The Politics of Museums

    The Politics of Museums
    av Clive Gray

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137493408

    This is the first book to examine how and why museums are political institutions. By concentrating on the ways in which power, ideology and legitimacy work at the international, national and local levels of the museum experience, Clive Gray provides…

  • Understanding Iran

    Understanding Iran
    av William R. Polk

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230103436

    William R. Polk provides an informative, readable history of a country which is moving quickly toward becoming the dominant power and culture of the Middle East. A former member of the State Department's Policy Planning Council, Polk describes a cou…

  • The Holocaust by Bullets

    The Holocaust by Bullets
    av Father Patrick Desbois

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230617575

    In this heart-wrenching book, Father Patrick Desbois documents the daunting task of identifying and examining all the sites where Jews were exterminated by Nazi mobile units in the Ukraine in WWII. Using innovative methodology, interviews, and balli…

  • Winning Minds

    Winning Minds
    av Simon Lancaster

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137465924

    Shhh . Did you know there is a secret Language of Leadership: a timeless set of cues and signals that still determines who reaches the top in politics and business today.The ancient Greeks were the first to study the art of communication 2,500 years…

  • Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789

    Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789
    av J. Barry

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230292260

    Using south-western England as a focus for considering the continued place of witchcraft and demonology in provincial culture in the period between the English and French revolutions, Barry shows how witch-beliefs were intricately woven into the fab…

  • Security, Territory, Population

    Security, Territory, Population
    av M. Foucault

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986528

    This book derives from Foucault's lectures at the College de France between January and April 1978, which can be seen as a radical turning point in his thought. Focusing on 'bio-power', he studies the foundations of this new technology of power over…

  • Security, Territory, Population

    Security, Territory, Population
    av M. Foucault

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986535

    This book derives from Foucault's lectures at the College de France between January and April 1978, which can be seen as a radical turning point in his thought. Focusing on 'bio-power', he studies the foundations of this new technology of power over…

  • Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present

    Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349845309

    Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present explores the relationship between the sea and culture from the early modern period to the present. The collection uses the concept of the 'sea narrative' as a lens through which to consider…

  • Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present

    Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137581150

    Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea, 1600-Present explores the relationship between the sea and culture from the early modern period to the present. The collection uses the concept of the 'sea narrative' as a lens through which to consider…

  • Pure Goldwater

    Pure Goldwater
    av John W. Dean, Barry M., Jr. Goldwater, John W. Dean

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403977410

    Barry Goldwater was a defining figure in American public life, a firebrand politician associated with an optimistic brand of conservatism. In an era in which American conservatism has lost his way, his legacy is more important than ever. For over 50…

  • From Fairy Tale to Film Screenplay

    From Fairy Tale to Film Screenplay
    av Terence Patrick Murphy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349561292

    In Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting (1979), Syd Field first popularized the Three-Act Paradigm of Setup, Confrontation and Resolution for conceptualizing and creating the Hollywood screenplay. For Field, the budding screenwriter needs a…

  • From Fairy Tale to Film Screenplay

    From Fairy Tale to Film Screenplay
    av Terence Patrick Murphy

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137552020

    In Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting (1979), Syd Field first popularized the Three-Act Paradigm of Setup, Confrontation and Resolution for conceptualizing and creating the Hollywood screenplay. For Field, the budding screenwriter needs a…

  • On The Government of the Living

    On The Government of the Living
    av M. Foucault

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349540990

    With these lectures Foucault inaugurates his investigations of truth-telling in the ethical domain of practices of techniques of the self. How and why, he asks, does the government of men require those subject to power to be subjects who must tell t…

  • Death in the Baltic

    Death in the Baltic
    av Cathryn Prince

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137279194

    January 1945: the outcome of World War II has been determined. The Third Reich is in free fall as the Russians close in from the east. Berlin plans an eleventh-hour exodus for the German civilians trapped in the Red Army's way. More than 10,000 wome…

  • Education and State Formation

    Education and State Formation
    av A. Green

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137341730

    Education has always been a key instrument of nation-building in new states. National education systems have typically been used to assimilate immigrants; to promote established religious doctrines; to spread the standard form of national languages;…

  • Education and State Formation

    Education and State Formation
    av A. Green

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137341747

    Education has always been a key instrument of nation-building in new states. National education systems have typically been used to assimilate immigrants; to promote established religious doctrines; to spread the standard form of national languages;…

  • Nationalism and Communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

    Nationalism and Communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union
    av W. Kemp

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333741573

    Nationalism and Communism in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union looks at communism's attempts to come to terms with nationalism between Marx and Yeltsin, how the inability of communist theorists and practitioners to achieve an effective synthesis b…

  • Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization

    Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization
    av M. Balzer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137005564

    Many voices clamor to be heard in debates about whether shamans cure, and whether shamanic spirituality is worth continuing or recovering in the twenty-first century. This book provides newinsights into the fascinating resurgence of shamanism throug…

  • Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization

    Shamans, Spirituality, and Cultural Revitalization
    av M. Balzer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230110915

    Many voices clamor to be heard in debates about whether shamans cure, and whether shamanic spirituality is worth continuing or recovering in the twenty-first century. This book provides newinsights into the fascinating resurgence of shamanism throug…

  • Medicine, Magic and Art in Early Modern Norway

    Medicine, Magic and Art in Early Modern Norway
    av A. Ohrvik

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137467416

    This book addresses magical ideas and practices in early modern Norway. It examines a large corpus of Norwegian manuscripts from 1650-1850 commonly called Black Books which contained a mixture of recipes on medicine, magic, and art. Ane Ohrvik asses…

  • Medicine, Magic and Art in Early Modern Norway

    Medicine, Magic and Art in Early Modern Norway
    av A. Ohrvik

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349691319

    This book addresses magical ideas and practices in early modern Norway. It examines a large corpus of Norwegian manuscripts from 1650-1850 commonly called Black Books which contained a mixture of recipes on medicine, magic, and art. Ane Ohrvik asses…

  • Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention

    Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention
    av Michael Flood

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137442109

    Across the globe, violence prevention initiatives focused on men and boys are proliferating rapidly. Engaging Men and Boys in Violence Prevention highlights effective and innovative strategies for the primary prevention of domestic violence, sexual…

  • Agatha Christie on Screen

    Agatha Christie on Screen
    av Mark Aldridge

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349676958

    This book is a comprehensive exploration of 90 years of film and television adaptations of the world's best-selling novelist's work. Drawing on extensive archival material, it offers new information regarding both the well-known and forgotten screen…

  • De-Medicalizing Misery

    De-Medicalizing Misery

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230307919

    Psychiatry and psychology have constructed a mental health system that does no justice to the problems it claims to understand and creates multiple problems for its users. Yet the myth of biologically-based mental illness defines our present. The bo…

  • De-Medicalizing Misery

    De-Medicalizing Misery

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230242715

    Psychiatry and psychology have constructed a mental health system that does no justice to the problems it claims to understand and creates multiple problems for its users. Yet the myth of biologically-based mental illness defines our present. The bo…

  • Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams

    Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams
    av D. Graeber

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312240455

    Now a widely cited classic, this innovative book is the first comprehensive synthesis of economic, political, and cultural theories of value. David Graeber reexamines a century of anthropological thought about value and exchange, in large measure to…

  • What Gender is Motherhood?

    What Gender is Motherhood?
    av Oyeronke Oyewumi

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349580514

    In this book, Oyewumi extends her path-breaking thesis that in Yoruba society, construction of gender is a colonial development since the culture exhibited no gender divisions in its original form. Taking seriously indigenous modes and categories of…

  • The Works of Tim Burton

    The Works of Tim Burton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349475421

    Tim Burton has had a massive impact on twentieth and twenty-first century culture through his films, art, and writings. This book examines how his aesthetics, influences, and themes reflect the shifting social expectations in American culture by tra…

  • One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness

    One Second Ahead: Enhance Your Performance at Work with Mindfulness
    av Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, Gillian Coutts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137551900

     Researchers have found that the accelerated pace of modern office life is taking its toll on productivity, employee engagement, creativity and well-being. Faced with a relentless flood of information and distractions, our brains try to process ever…

  • Iconic Power

    Iconic Power

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137375964

    A collection of original articles that explore social aspects of the phenomenon of icon. Having experienced the benefits and realized the limitations of so called 'linguistic turn', sociology has recently acknowledged a need to further expand its ho…

  • Iconic Power

    Iconic Power

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230340053

    A collection of original articles that explore social aspects of the phenomenon of icon. Having experienced the benefits and realized the limitations of so called 'linguistic turn', sociology has recently acknowledged a need to further expand its ho…

  • Marie Curie and Her Daughters

    Marie Curie and Her Daughters
    av Shelley Emling

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137278364

    Published to widespread acclaim, in Marie Curie and Her Daughters, science writer Shelley Emling shows that far from a shy introvert toiling away in her laboratory, the famed scientist and two-time Nobel prize winner was nothing short of an iconocla…

  • Prize Fight

    Prize Fight
    av Morton A. Meyers

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230338906

    In Prize Fight, Morton Meyers pulls back the curtain to reveal the dark side of scientific discovery. From stolen authorship to fabricated results and elaborate hoaxes, he shows us how too often brilliant minds are reduced to petty jealousies and pr…

  • Capital Returns

    Capital Returns

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137571649

    We live in an age of serial asset bubbles and spectacular busts. Economists, policymakers, central bankers and most people in the financial world have been blindsided by these busts, while investors have lost trillions. Economists argue that bubbles…

  • The Investor's Paradox

    The Investor's Paradox
    av Brian Portnoy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137278487

    We're all familiar with "choice overload," whether on a trip to the grocery store, or while flipping through satellite TV channels. And while it's human to want all of the options, the surprising truth is that the more choice we have, the less satis…

  • Gendering the European Union

    Gendering the European Union

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349333608

    An exploration of European integration as seen through a gender lens. This book looks at integration theories, institutional relationships, enlargement, the development of gender law and the role of formal actors, scholars and expert networks in the…

  • Family Business Models

    Family Business Models
    av A. Gimeno

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349319633

    An exceptional new work on family business, showing how to maintain a balanced relationship between the family and the company, and ensure satisfactory business results. This roadmap helps the reader to build better managed and more stable family fi…

  • The Problem of Political Authority

    The Problem of Political Authority
    av Michael Huemer

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137281654

    The state is often ascribed a special sort of authority, one that obliges citizens to obey its commands and entitles the state to enforce those commands through threats of violence. This book argues that this notion is a moral illusion: no one has e…

  • The Problem of Political Authority

    The Problem of Political Authority
    av Michael Huemer

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137281647

    The state is often ascribed a special sort of authority, one that obliges citizens to obey its commands and entitles the state to enforce those commands through threats of violence. This book argues that this notion is a moral illusion: no one has e…

  • Building Europe on Expertise

    Building Europe on Expertise
    av Martin Kohlrausch

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230308060

    Focusing on experts in technology and science, Building Europe on Expertise delivers a new reading of European history. The authors show that modern Europe was built by experts using their unique knowledge to shape societies, set political agendas,…

  • The Anthropology of Protestantism

    The Anthropology of Protestantism
    av Joseph Webster

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349463541

    Through his ethnographic study of the fishermen and their religious beliefs, Webster speaks to larger debates about religious radicalism, materiality, economy, language, and the symbolic. These debates also call into question assumptions about the d…

  • Pragmatic Capitalism

    Pragmatic Capitalism
    av Cullen Roche

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137279316

    Being successful in the modern world of finance requires a more in-depth understanding of our global economies on a macro level. What does a shifting demographic cycle mean? How does the explosive growth of emerging markets matter? Why does the worl…

  • Children, Gender, Video Games

    Children, Gender, Video Games
    av V. Walkerdine

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230584716

    Placing gender at the centre of the debate about young children and multimedia, particularly video games, the book develops a relational approach to game play using an account of affect. The book explores central issues of violence and parental regu…

  • Children, Gender, Video Games

    Children, Gender, Video Games
    av V. Walkerdine

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230517172

    Placing gender at the centre of the debate about young children and multimedia, particularly video games, the book develops a relational approach to game play using an account of affect. The book explores central issues of violence and parental regu…

  • IPO Banks

    IPO Banks
    av Philippe Espinasse

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349489756

    Former banker Philippe Espinasse, offers advice for the interview, selection and appointment of lead banks, as well as for the execution of an IPO. The book includes case studies from around the world and explains negotiation techniques through whic…

  • De-Medicalizing Misery II

    De-Medicalizing Misery II

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137304650

    This book extends the critical scope of the previous volume, De-Medicalizing Misery, into a wider social and political context, developing the critique of the psychiatrization of Western society. It explores the contemporary mental health landscape…

  • De-Medicalizing Misery II

    De-Medicalizing Misery II

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137304643

    This book extends the critical scope of the previous volume, De-Medicalizing Misery, into a wider social and political context, developing the critique of the psychiatrization of Western society. It explores the contemporary mental health landscape…

  • Intersections between Feminist and Queer Theory

    Intersections between Feminist and Queer Theory

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230296350

    Queer ideas have unsettled other forms of exploring gender and sexuality in particular feminism and feminists have been significant critics. This book explores the debates between feminist and queer theorizing to seek out interconnections and identi…

  • Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters

    Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters
    av R. Davis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403945518

    This is a study that digs deeply into this 'other' slavery, the bondage of Europeans by North-African Muslims that flourished during the same centuries as the heyday of the trans-Atlantic trade from sub-Saharan Africa to the Americas. Here are explo…

  • Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters

    Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters
    av R. Davis

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333719664

    This is a study that digs deeply into this 'other' slavery, the bondage of Europeans by North-African Muslims that flourished during the same centuries as the heyday of the trans-Atlantic trade from sub-Saharan Africa to the Americas. Here are explo…

  • Nazi Medicine and the Nuremberg Trials

    Nazi Medicine and the Nuremberg Trials
    av P. Weindling

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230507005

    This book offers a radically new and definitive reappraisal of Allied responses to Nazi human experiments and the origins of informed consent. It places the victims and Allied Medical Intelligence officers at centre stage, while providing a full rec…

  • Research Methods in European Union Studies

    Research Methods in European Union Studies

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230363052

    This collection sets a new agenda for conducting research on the EU and learns from past mistakes. In doing so it provides a state-of-the-art examination of social science research designs in EU studies while providing innovative guidelines for the…

  • Meta-Ecclesiology

    Meta-Ecclesiology
    av Cyril Hovorun

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137545411

    The book explores the variables and invariables of the church. Its argument is that self-awareness of the church was often a matter of change, depending on historical circumstances. It encourages appreciating plurality in the church and sets the sys…

  • The Handbook of Global Outsourcing and Offshoring 3rd edition

    The Handbook of Global Outsourcing and Offshoring 3rd edition
    av Ilan Oshri

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137437426

    Now in its third edition, this is the only outsourcing and offshoring book to offer a broad but coherent guide to the strategy, operations and management of ITO and BPO outsourcing and offshoring, from how to source new relationships to managing bus…

  • Preventing Sexual Violence

    Preventing Sexual Violence

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137356185

    While there is much agreement about the scope of sexual violence, how to go about preventing it before it occurs is the subject of much debate. This unique interdisciplinary collection investigates the philosophy and practice of primary prevention o…

  • Preventing Sexual Violence

    Preventing Sexual Violence

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137356178

    While there is much agreement about the scope of sexual violence, how to go about preventing it before it occurs is the subject of much debate. This unique interdisciplinary collection investigates the philosophy and practice of primary prevention o…

  • Feminism, Time, and Nonlinear History

    Feminism, Time, and Nonlinear History
    av V. Browne

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349489831

    Interweaving phenomenological, hermeneutical, and sociopolitical analyses, this book considers the ways in which feminists conceptualize and produce the temporalities of feminism, including the time of the trace, narrative time, calendar time, and g…

  • Critical Theories of Globalization

    Critical Theories of Globalization
    av C. el-Ojeili

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986382

    This accessible text provides a comprehensive overview of globalization and its consequences from the perspective of social and political critical theory. Thematic chapters provoke student inquiry and the book shows how the views of critical theoris…

  • Confronting Capitalism in the 21st Century

    Confronting Capitalism in the 21st Century

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030136413

  • Post-Soviet Literature and the Search for a Russian Identity

    Post-Soviet Literature and the Search for a Russian Identity
    av Boris Noordenbos

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349955572

    This book examines a wide range of contemporary Russian writers whose work, after the demise of Communism, became more authoritative in debates on Russia's character, destiny, and place in the world. Unique in his in-depth analysis of both playful p…

  • JFC Fuller: Military Thinker

    JFC Fuller: Military Thinker
    av Brian Holden Reid

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333530146

    Brian Holden Reid now considers afresh the military thought of Major-General J.F.C.Fuller - a pioneer of tank warfare and one of the most important military thinkers of the twentieth century. With a wealth of documentation, much of it previously unt…

  • Visual and Other Pleasures

    Visual and Other Pleasures
    av L. Mulvey

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403992468

    A new edition of Laura Mulvey's groundbreaking collection of essays, originally published in 1989. In an extensive introduction to this second edition, Mulvey looks back at the historical and personal contexts for her famous article Visual Pleasure…

  • Visual and Other Pleasures

    Visual and Other Pleasures
    av L. Mulvey

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230576469

    A new edition of Laura Mulvey's groundbreaking collection of essays, originally published in 1989. In an extensive introduction to this second edition, Mulvey looks back at the historical and personal contexts for her famous article Visual Pleasure…

  • Communicating Europe

    Communicating Europe
    av Andreas Fickers

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230308046

    Since the early years of telegraphy, modernity at large generated and has depended upon technologies of electrical/electronic communication and information circulation: from telephone, radio, and television to the internet. This volume reveals these…

  • Communicating Europe

    Communicating Europe
    av Andreas Fickers

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230308039

    Since the early years of telegraphy, modernity at large generated and has depended upon technologies of electrical/electronic communication and information circulation: from telephone, radio, and television to the internet. This volume reveals these…