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  • Film Histories

    Film Histories

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748619078

    A wide-ranging introduction to film history, this anthology covers the history of film from 1895 to the present day. The book is arranged chronologically, and each chapter contains an introduction by the editors on the key developments within the pe…

  • Film Histories

    Film Histories

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748619061

    A wide-ranging introduction to film history, this anthology covers the history of film from 1895 to the present day. The book is arranged chronologically, and each chapter contains an introduction by the editors on the key developments within the pe…

  • The Cultural Politics of Emotion

    The Cultural Politics of Emotion
    av Sara Ahmed

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748691135

    This is a bold take on the crucial role of emotion in politics. Emotions work to define who we are as well as shape what we do and this is no more powerfully at play than in the world of politics. Ahmed considers how emotions keep us invested in rel…

  • Deleuze and the Problem of Affect

    Deleuze and the Problem of Affect

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474485548

    Perhaps more than any other philosopher, Deleuze has been pivotal for the recent 'affective turn' in philosophy and the humanities at large. Critics and proponents alike, however, have yet to appreciate the extent to which Deleuze himself remains pr…

  • Iran and Saudi Arabia

    Iran and Saudi Arabia
    av Ibrahim Fraihat

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474466196

    Hostile relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia are partially responsible for the political instability plaguing the Middle East. This book argues that rapprochement between Tehran and Riyadh is possible and it sets out a realistic agenda for managi…

  • Theory of the Object

    Theory of the Object
    av Thomas Nail

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474487931

    Throughout the history of science and technology objects have been understood in many ways, but rarely have they been understood to play an active role in the production of knowledge. This has led to largely anthropocentric theories and histories of…

  • Theory of the Object

    Theory of the Object
    av Thomas Nail

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474487924

    Throughout the history of science and technology objects have been understood in many ways, but rarely have they been understood to play an active role in the production of knowledge. This has led to largely anthropocentric theories and histories of…

  • Swedish Military Intelligence

    Swedish Military Intelligence
    av Gunilla Erikkson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474432580

    Builds a revisionary theoretical framework for researching intelligence knowledge and applies it to the Swedish Military and Security DirectorateGunilla Eriksson revises our perception of intelligence as carefully collected data and objective truth,…

  • Swedish Military Intelligence

    Swedish Military Intelligence
    av Gunilla Erikkson, Gunilla Eriksson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474413442

    Builds a revisionary theoretical framework for researching intelligence knowledge and applies it to the Swedish Military and Security DirectorateGunilla Eriksson revises our perception of intelligence as carefully collected data and objective truth,…

  • How Isis Fights

    How Isis Fights
    av Omar Ashour

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474438223

    Omar Ashour analyses the military and tactical innovations of ISIS and their predecessors in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt. He shows how their capacity to mix conventional military tactics with innovative guerrilla warfare and urban terrorism strateg…

  • How Isis Fights

    How Isis Fights
    av Omar Ashour

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474438216

    Omar Ashour analyses the military and tactical innovations of ISIS and their predecessors in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt. He shows how their capacity to mix conventional military tactics with innovative guerrilla warfare and urban terrorism strateg…

  • Rethinking Language Policy

    Rethinking Language Policy
    av Bernard Spolsky

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474485463

    Drawing on four decades of research, Bernard Spolsky presents an updated theory of language policy that starts with the individual speaker instead of the nation. In this book, he surveys the language practices, beliefs, and planning efforts of indiv…

  • Intercultural Communication

    Intercultural Communication

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474412919

    Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, the second edition of this popular textbook provides students with a comprehensive, up-to-date and critical overview of the field of intercultural communication. Ingrid Piller expl…

  • Teaching Literature in a Second Language

    Teaching Literature in a Second Language
    av Brian Parkinson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748612598

    In Teaching Literature in a Second Language, Brian Parkinson and Helen Reid Thomas focus on the relationship of language and literature in the context of the classroom. They examine both the language of literature as it occurs in a variety of texts…

  • An Introduction to English Morphology

    An Introduction to English Morphology
    av Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474428972

    Bestselling introduction to English morphology, now revised and updatedWhat exactly are words? Are they the things that get listed in dictionaries, or are they the basic units of sentence structure? Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy explores the implication…

  • Research Methods for History

    Research Methods for History

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474408769

    Historians have become increasingly sensitive to social and cultural theory since the 1980s, yet the actual methods by which research is carried out in History have been largely taken for granted. Research Methods for History encourages those resear…

  • Research Methods for History

    Research Methods for History

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474408738

    Historians have become increasingly sensitive to social and cultural theory since the 1980s, yet the actual methods by which research is carried out in History have been largely taken for granted. Research Methods for History encourages those resear…

  • Power Play

    Power Play
    av Raymond Boyle

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748635931

    Praise for the first edition: 'An excellent book that tries to come to grips with the ever-increasing role of sport in the media as a particular phenomenon of 20th-century popular culture.' European Journal of Communication (2000) 'Excellent, well w…

  • Changing Methodologies in TESOL

    Changing Methodologies in TESOL
    av Jane Spiro

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748646197

    This title introduces core concepts in teaching methods and approaches. This textbook shows you how to link research to practice in TESOL methodology. Covering core topics from vocabulary and grammar to teaching, writing, speaking and listening, it…

  • Changing Methodologies in TESOL

    Changing Methodologies in TESOL
    av Jane Spiro

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748646203

    This title introduces core concepts in teaching methods and approaches. This textbook shows you how to link research to practice in TESOL methodology. Covering core topics from vocabulary and grammar to teaching, writing, speaking and listening, it…

  • The Erotic Thriller in Contemporary Cinema

    The Erotic Thriller in Contemporary Cinema
    av Linda Ruth Williams

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748611485

    A bold and original study, this is the first book to examine in detail a new genre which evolved since the 1980s in tandem with shifts in the culture of sexuality and the rise of video - the erotic thriller. The book traces the erotic thriller's exp…

  • The Qur'an

    The Qur'an
    av Nicolai Sinai

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748695775

    The Qur'an represents both Islam's historical point of origin and its scriptural foundation, inaugurating a new religion and, ultimately, a new civilisation. Yet the text itself can be difficult to understand, and the scholarship devoted to it is of…

  • The Qur'an

    The Qur'an
    av Nicolai Sinai

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748695768

    The Qur'an represents both Islam's historical point of origin and its scriptural foundation, inaugurating a new religion and, ultimately, a new civilisation. Yet the text itself can be difficult to understand, and the scholarship devoted to it is of…

  • Deliberative Democracy

    Deliberative Democracy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748643486

    This book addresses the problems with deliberative democracy - and potential solutions - in the context of empirical evidence. Deliberative democracy is the darling of democratic theory and political theory more generally, and generates internationa…

  • Deliberative Democracy

    Deliberative Democracy

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748643493

    Liberal democracy around the world is in crisis; for many, deliberative democracy is the solution. But there are still gaps in the case for deliberative democracy that need to be resolved before it can be sufficiently developed to be put into practi…

  • Contemporary Issues in Islam

    Contemporary Issues in Islam
    av Asma Afsaruddin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748632770

    This book discusses key issues in Islam today including Shari'a, jihad, politics, gender and interfaith relations. This book deals with certain "hot button" contemporary issues in Islam that are often the focus of public scrutiny, including the Shar…

  • Understanding Ethics

    Understanding Ethics
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748682256

    This is an introduction to moral theory for new students of ethics. How can we find true or reasonable moral principles to live our everyday lives by? Torbjorn Tannsjo presents 7 radically different moral theories, each of which attempts to provide…

  • Understanding Ethics

    Understanding Ethics
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748682249

    This is an introduction to moral theory for new students of ethics. How can we find true or reasonable moral principles to live our everyday lives by? Torbjorn Tannsjo presents 7 radically different moral theories, each of which attempts to provide…

  • Global Democracy

    Global Democracy
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748634996

    Is world government the answer to pressing global issues such as war, global injustices and environmental problems? This title presents the arguments for the establishment of a world government to answer pressing global issues such as war, global in…

  • Global Democracy

    Global Democracy
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748634989

    Is world government the answer to pressing global issues such as war, global injustices and environmental problems? Torbjorn Tannsjo presents the case for this idea. The notion of a sovereign world government has been defended in the past by philoso…

  • Construction Grammar and its Application to English

    Construction Grammar and its Application to English
    av Martin Hilpert

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474433617

    Construction Grammar explains how knowledge of language is organized in speakers' minds. The central and radical claim of Construction Grammar is that linguistic knowledge can be fully described as knowledge of constructions, which are defined as sy…

  • Construction Grammar and its Application to English

    Construction Grammar and its Application to English
    av Martin Hilpert

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474433600

    Construction Grammar explains how knowledge of language is organized in speakers' minds. The central and radical claim of Construction Grammar is that linguistic knowledge can be fully described as knowledge of constructions, which are defined as sy…

  • The Late Schelling and the End of Christianity

    The Late Schelling and the End of Christianity
    av Sean J. McGrath

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474410342

    This is the first major effort to systematically organise and evaluate Schelling's arguments for a Philosophy of Revelation and to demonstrate their importance for contemporary debates in speculative realism, new realism and post-secularism. Schelli…

  • Ensemblance

    Ensemblance
    av Luis de Miranda

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474454193

    Esprit de corps has played a significant role in the cultural and political history of the last 300 years. Through several historical case studies, Luis de Miranda shows how this phrase acts as a combat concept with a clear societal impact. He also…

  • New Korean Cinema

    New Korean Cinema

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748618521

    A wide-ranging analysis of one of the world's most important contemporary film industries, New Korean Cinema adopts a cross-cultural and multi-dimensional perspective and provides a comprehensive overview of the production, circulation and reception…

  • Democratic Biopolitics

    Democratic Biopolitics
    av Sergei Prozorov

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474449359

    Sergei Prozorov challenges the assumption that the biopolitical governance means the end of democracy, arguing for a positive synthesis of biopolitics and democracy. He develops a vision of democratic biopolitics where diverse forms of life can coex…

  • Democratic Biopolitics

    Democratic Biopolitics
    av Sergei Prozorov

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474449342

    Sergei Prozorov challenges the assumption that the biopolitical governance means the end of democracy, arguing for a positive synthesis of biopolitics and democracy. He develops a vision of democratic biopolitics where diverse forms of life can coex…

  • Agamben and the Existentialists

    Agamben and the Existentialists

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474478779

    The Italian political philosopher Giorgio Agamben is not usually seen as an existentialist philosopher. But now, this volume shows how his work creatively repackages important existentialist themes in a politico-theological context. Divided into thr…

  • Multiculturalism Rethought

    Multiculturalism Rethought

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474401906

    This is an exploration of contemporary multicultural dilemmas viewed through the lens of Bhikhu Parekh's political thought. Bhikhu Parekh's contribution to the political theory of multiculturalism is widely regarded as amongst the most original and…

  • Multiculturalism Rethought

    Multiculturalism Rethought

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474401883

    Bhikhu Parekh’s work is widely regarded as amongst the most original and significant contributions to the political theory of multiculturalism. In this book, some of the leading theorists of multiculturalism revisit aspects of Parekh’s w…

  • Earthbound: the Aesthetics of Sovereignty in the Anthropocene

    Earthbound: the Aesthetics of Sovereignty in the Anthropocene
    av Daniel Matthews

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474455305

  • Deleuze's Difference and Repetition

    Deleuze's Difference and Repetition
    av Henry Somers-Hall

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748646777

    This is the essential toolkit for anyone approaching Deleuze for the first time. "Difference and Repetition" (first published in 1968) is widely accepted as Gilles Deleuze's most important work of philosophy and one of the most significant texts of…

  • Deleuze's Difference and Repetition

    Deleuze's Difference and Repetition
    av Henry Somers-Hall

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748646784

    This is the essential toolkit for anyone approaching Deleuze for the first time. "Difference and Repetition" (first published in 1968) is widely accepted as Gilles Deleuze's most important work of philosophy and one of the most significant texts of…

  • Eliot and Beckett's Low Modernism

    Eliot and Beckett's Low Modernism

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474479035

  • Shi'I Doctrine, Mu'Tazili Theology

    Shi'I Doctrine, Mu'Tazili Theology
    av Hussein Ali Abdulsater

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474441247

    A study of a little-known author al-Shar?f al-Murta?? whose views are still a major influence for Shi?i Muslims.

  • Japanese High School Films

    Japanese High School Films

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474494618

    Japanese High School Films: Iconography, Nostalgia and Discipline explores how these contemporary films capture a distinct view of Japanese adolescent life, uncovering significant links with the themes of discipline and institutionalisation that un…

  • Columbo

    Columbo
    av David Martin*jones

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474479806

    The primetime US television show Columbo was a global hit. As it reaches its fiftieth anniversary in 2021, it remains a cult favourite with fans. Analysis of Columbo reveals how the societal channelling of attention transformed during the transition…

  • Columbo

    Columbo
    av David Martin-Jones

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474479790

    The primetime US television show Columbo was a global hit. As it reaches its fiftieth anniversary in 2021, it remains a cult favourite with fans. Analysis of Columbo reveals how the societal channelling of attention transformed during the transition…

  • Refocus: The Films of Mary Harron

    Refocus: The Films of Mary Harron

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474494410

    Mary Harron's diverse career includes cult films like I Shot Andy Warhol, American Psycho and The Notorious Bettie Page, as well as a range of network and cable television episodes. This is the first book to examine an overlooked filmmaker in relati…

  • Images of Apartheid

    Images of Apartheid
    av WADDELL CALUM

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474450027

    Images of Apartheid: Filmmaking on the Fringe in the Old South Africa is an exploration of the low budget, black-action cinema that emerged in South Africa during the 1970s and led to subsequent gangster and race-conflict films that defined an era…

  • Spinsters, Widows and Chars

    Spinsters, Widows and Chars
    av MORTIMER CLAIRE

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474452823

    Actresses like Maggie Smith, Cicely Courtneidge and Sybil Thorndike have established the enduring appeal of the ageing actress in British film. Historicising and contextualising this archetypal figure, this book establishes a taxonomy of female agei…

  • Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions

    Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748623303

    How do Hindus view euthanasia? Is there a 'Sikh view' of advertising? Do Jews and Muslims share the same attitude to marriage? How do Christian and Buddhist views on the environment differ? This book draws together authors respected in six tradition…

  • Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions

    Ethical Issues in Six Religious Traditions

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748623297

    How do Hindus view euthanasia? Is there a 'Sikh view' of advertising? Do Jews and Muslims share the same attitude to marriage? How do Christian and Buddhist views on the environment differ? This book draws together authors respected in six tradition…

  • Counter-Memories in Iranian Cinema

    Counter-Memories in Iranian Cinema

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474479752

    Farīd ad-Dīn-e ʿAṭṭār's Persian folk tale The Conference of the Birds relates the quest by thousands of pilgrim birds for an ideal king, the mythical bird called Sīmorgh. At the end of the quest, the surviving bi…

  • The Afterlives of Georges Perec

    The Afterlives of Georges Perec
    av Rowan Wilken

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474437417

    These 14 essays examine Georges Perec's impact on architecture, art, design, media, electronic communications, computing and the everyday.

  • The Afterlives of Georges Perec

    The Afterlives of Georges Perec

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474401241

    Georges Perec (1936-82) was a French novelist, filmmaker, documentalist and Rowan Wilken is Associate Professor essayist. This collection of 14 essays asks how Perec has continued to influence of Media and Communication at us after his death. Swinbu…

  • Historical Linguistics

    Historical Linguistics
    av Lyle Campbell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474463126

    Lyle Campbell presents an accessible, hands-on introduction to historical linguistics. The fourth edition has a lucid and engaging style, expert guidance and comprehensive coverage, making it ideal for students coming to historical linguistics for t…

  • Mapping the Rockumentary

    Mapping the Rockumentary

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474478021

    Mapping the Rockumentary: Images of Sound and Fury is the first anthology to explore the rockumentary as a central component of both the documentary and world cinema. The book includes case studies of bands and performers such as The Beatles, The Ro…

  • Islam and the Foundations of Political Power

    Islam and the Foundations of Political Power
    av Ali Abdel Razek

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748689835

    This is the first English translation of this controversial essay that challenged fundamental ideas about political power. Egypt, 1925: the Muslim world is in turmoil over Mustapha Kamal Ataturk's proposal to abolish the caliphate in Turkey. The deb…

  • Modernist Intimacies

    Modernist Intimacies

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474441834

  • Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-World

    Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-World
    av Emma Simone

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474441278

    Breaking fresh ground in Woolfian scholarship, this study presents a timely and compelling interpretation of Virginia Woolf's textual treatment of the relationship between self and world from the perspective of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.

  • Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world

    Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world
    av Emma Simone

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474421676

    Breaking fresh ground in Woolfian scholarship, this study presents a timely and compelling interpretation of Virginia Woolf's textual treatment of the relationship between self and world from the perspective of the philosophy of Martin Heidegger. Dr…

  • Samuel Beckett and Translation

    Samuel Beckett and Translation

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474483827

  • Exploring Gender Diversity in the Ancient World

    Exploring Gender Diversity in the Ancient World

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474447041

    Explores how binary gender and behaviours of gender were actively challenged in classical antiquity Provides a focus on gender on its own terms and outside the context of sex and sexualityOffers an interdisciplinary approach, appealing to Classicist…

  • Samuel Beckett and Technology

    Samuel Beckett and Technology

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474463287

  • Deleuze'S Philosophical Lineage II

    Deleuze'S Philosophical Lineage II

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474449182

    From Lucretius to Schelling to Foucault, this book looks at 16 philosophers, writers and artists whose work influenced the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Each chapter introduces the thinker in question, explains the context in which Deleuze draws the…

  • Deleuze'S Philosophical Lineage II

    Deleuze'S Philosophical Lineage II

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474449199

    From Lucretius to Schelling to Foucault, this book looks at 16 philosophers, writers and artists whose work influenced the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Each chapter introduces the thinker in question, explains the context in which Deleuze draws the…

  • The Fatimid Empire

    The Fatimid Empire
    av Michael Brett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748640768

    This is a new history showing the significance of the empire to Islam and the wider world. From the 10th century to the end of the 12th century, the Fatimid Empire played a central, yet controversial, role in the history of Islam. This definitive ac…

  • The Fatimid Empire

    The Fatimid Empire
    av Michael Brett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748640775

    This is a new history showing the significance of the empire to Islam and the wider world. From the 10th century to the end of the 12th century, the Fatimid Empire played a central, yet controversial, role in the history of Islam. This definitive ac…

  • Da'Wa

    Da'Wa
    av Matthew Kuiper

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474451536

    In this fascinating study, Matthew J. Kuiper the story of how Islam became a world religion and cultural phenomenon of immense scale, astonishing diversity and global impact. His starting point is the dramatic upsurge in da'wa: 'inviting' to Islam,…

  • Da'Wa

    Da'Wa
    av Matthew Kuiper

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474451529

    In this fascinating study, Matthew J. Kuiper the story of how Islam became a world religion and cultural phenomenon of immense scale, astonishing diversity and global impact. His starting point is the dramatic upsurge in da'wa: 'inviting' to Islam,…