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  • Writing Systems

    Writing Systems
    av Geoffrey Sampson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791042

    The cultures of the world have chosen different ways to make spoken language visible and permanent. The original edition of Writing Systems represented the first time that modern linguistic principles were brought to bear on a study of this. Now thi…

  • Trajectories and Themes in World Popular Music

    Trajectories and Themes in World Popular Music
    av Simone Kruger Bridge

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796221

    This book traces the trajectories of modern globalization since the late nineteenth century, and considers hegemonic cultural beliefs and practices during the various phases of the history of capitalism. It offers a way to study world popular music…

  • Trajectories and Themes in World Popular Music

    Trajectories and Themes in World Popular Music
    av Simone Kruger Bridge

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796214

    This book traces the trajectories of modern globalization since the late nineteenth century, and considers hegemonic cultural beliefs and practices during the various phases of the history of capitalism. It offers a way to study world popular music…

  • Methods for the Study of Religious Change

    Methods for the Study of Religious Change
    av Andrew Droogers

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781790434

    The world of religious experience is changing much faster than the discipline which claims to study it. Religious studies still uses Christianity as its measure, still frames the world through the model of five world religions, still largely avoids…

  • Sociocultural Theory and the Teaching of Second Languages

    Sociocultural Theory and the Teaching of Second Languages

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845532505

    L. S. Vygotsky, the renowned Russian psychologist, argued that the true test of any scientific theory is not the contribution it makes to our understanding of the object of study but the extent to which it improves the concrete practical activities…

  • Spirituality and Wellbeing

    Spirituality and Wellbeing

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797655

    Interest in spirituality and wellbeing is rising. However, research in that area is still lacking, in particular from a non-medical perspective. This book shows how the relationship between wellbeing and spirituality is studied by a range of discipl…

  • Spirituality and Wellbeing

    Spirituality and Wellbeing

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797648

    Interest in spirituality and wellbeing is rising. However, research in that area is still lacking, in particular from a non-medical perspective. This book shows how the relationship between wellbeing and spirituality is studied by a range of discipl…

  • Learning to Write/Reading to Learn

    Learning to Write/Reading to Learn
    av J. R. Martin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845531447

    This book presents the research of the 'Sydney School' in language and literacy pedagogy. Widely known as genre-based pedagogy, the research is cutting-edge, but is built on 30 years of developments in the field, in a unique collaboration between fu…

  • Learning to Write/Reading to Learn

    Learning to Write/Reading to Learn
    av J. R. Martin

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845531430

    This book presents the research of the 'Sydney School' in language and literacy pedagogy. Widely known as genre-based pedagogy, the research is cutting-edge, but is built on 30 years of developments in the field, in a unique collaboration between fu…

  • Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794944

    This volume showcases ten years of research on language, gender and sexuality informed by queer theory. In line with a queer dislike for any normalizing discourse and practice, the book gives a multi-faceted set of applications of queer theoretical…

  • Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794937

    This volume showcases ten years of research on language, gender and sexuality informed by queer theory. In line with a queer dislike for any normalizing discourse and practice, the book gives a multi-faceted set of applications of queer theoretical…

  • Continuing Discourse on Language

    Continuing Discourse on Language
    av Ruqaiya Hasan, Christian Matthiessen, Jonathan Webster

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845531140

    The two volume set Continuing Discourse on Language offers the reader a selective account of the evolution of important aspects of Halliday's Systemic Functional Linguistics over the last couple of decades. The range of topics covered includes not o…

  • Student's Guide to the History & Philosophy of Yoga Revised Edition

    Student's Guide to the History & Philosophy of Yoga Revised Edition
    av Peter Connolly

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845532369

    The word 'yoga' conjures up in the minds of many Westerners images of people performing exercises and adopting unusual, sometimes contortive postures. Such exercises and postures do have a place within the practice of yoga, but it is much more than…

  • The Invention of Religions

    The Invention of Religions
    av Daniel Dubuisson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781798133

    For nearly thirty years, a scientific revolution has taken place in the religious studies departments of several North American and British universities--and the results are considerable, obliging us to envisage new ways of conceiving of this academ…

  • The Invention of Religions

    The Invention of Religions
    av Daniel Dubuisson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781798126

    For nearly thirty years, a scientific revolution has taken place in the religious studies departments of several North American and British universities--and the results are considerable, obliging us to envisage new ways of conceiving of this academ…

  • Children in Minority Religions

    Children in Minority Religions
    av Liselotte Frisk

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794203

    Minority religions that differ from the mainstream are often perceived as controversial and as a threat to the individual and to society. During the 1970s and 80s, there were intense discussions about whether conversion to these groups was voluntary…

  • Exploring Shinto

    Exploring Shinto

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799604

    Shinto permeates the religious landscape of Japan and is a major key to the understanding of Japanese culture and society. But what is it? If ideological shortcuts are avoided there is no simple answer. Yet this book will guide students and general…

  • Exploring Shinto

    Exploring Shinto

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799598

    Shinto permeates the religious landscape of Japan and is a major key to the understanding of Japanese culture and society. But what is it? If ideological shortcuts are avoided there is no simple answer. Yet this book will guide students and general…

  • Discourse and Responsibility in Professional Settings

    Discourse and Responsibility in Professional Settings

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539153

    This volume strengthens the case for analysing discourse from the point of view of discourse participants' accountability and responsibility. It adds an important and largely neglected strand to research in discourse studies and pragmatics by analys…

  • Discourse and Responsibility in Professional Settings

    Discourse and Responsibility in Professional Settings

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539146

    This volume strengthens the case for analysing discourse from the point of view of discourse participants' accountability and responsibility. It adds an important and largely neglected strand to research in discourse studies and pragmatics by analys…

  • Building Blocks of Religion

    Building Blocks of Religion

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781798676

    The contributions in this book all concern the Building Block Approach to the study of religions as proposed and explored by Professor Ann Taves (University of California, Santa Barbara) during the last 30 years. This approach suggests that analysis…

  • Building Blocks of Religion

    Building Blocks of Religion

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781798669

    The contributions in this book all concern the Building Block Approach to the study of religions as proposed and explored by Professor Ann Taves (University of California, Santa Barbara) during the last 30 years. This approach suggests that analysis…

  • Rufus Wainwright

    Rufus Wainwright
    av Katherine Williams

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781795194

    Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright (b. 1973) is famous around the world for his multi-faceted musical style, shown through both his recorded output and his engaging live performances. In this book, Katherine Williams combines aspec…

  • Rufus Wainwright

    Rufus Wainwright
    av Katherine Williams

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845532932

    Canadian-American singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright (b. 1973) is famous around the world for his multi-faceted musical style, shown through both his recorded output and his engaging live performances. In this book, Katherine Williams combines his a…

  • Secularism and Biblical Studies

    Secularism and Biblical Studies
    av Roland Boer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845533755

    What is secular biblical criticism? 'Secularism and Biblical Studies' presents a selection of essays that examine the nature of secular biblical studies and its hermeneutical principles. The essays outline and analyse debates within biblical studies…

  • Secularism and Biblical Studies

    Secularism and Biblical Studies
    av Roland Boer

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845533748

    What is secular biblical criticism? 'Secularism and Biblical Studies' presents a selection of essays that examine the nature of secular biblical studies and its hermeneutical principles. The essays outline and analyse debates within biblical studies…

  • Muslim Qur'anic Interpretation Today

    Muslim Qur'anic Interpretation Today
    av Johanna Pink

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791431

    This book takes a comprehensive look at the ways in which Muslims interpret the Qur'an today and at the themes and structural conditions that shape their engagement with their sacred scripture. Muslim Qur'anic interpretation Today includes boldly in…

  • An Introduction to Linguistics and Language Studies

    An Introduction to Linguistics and Language Studies
    av Anne McCabe

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794326

    The second edition of this popular textbook provides readers with a foundation in methods for analysing and understanding language from various theoretical perspectives within linguistics and language studies. Its novel approach introduces systemic…

  • An Introduction to Linguistics and Language Studies

    An Introduction to Linguistics and Language Studies
    av Anne McCabe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794333

    The second edition of this popular textbook provides readers with a foundation in methods for analysing and understanding language from various theoretical perspectives within linguistics and language studies. Its novel approach introduces systemic…

  • The Thought of Sangharakshita

    The Thought of Sangharakshita
    av Robert M Ellis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799291

    Sangharakshita (1925-2018) was a Buddhist writer and teacher, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community (previously FWBO). Apart from his practical achievements, Sangharakshita was an original thinker on the adaptation of Buddhism to mode…

  • The Thought of Sangharakshita

    The Thought of Sangharakshita
    av Robert M Ellis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799284

    Sangharakshita (1925-2018) was a Buddhist writer and teacher, founder of the Triratna Buddhist Order and Community (previously FWBO). Apart from his practical achievements, Sangharakshita was an original thinker on the adaptation of Buddhism to mode…

  • 'Religion' in Theory and Practice

    'Religion' in Theory and Practice
    av Russell T. McCutcheon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796832

    "Religion" in Theory and Practice follows on from McCutcheon's 2014 Equinox book Entanglements: Marking Place in the Field of Religion by offering both an overview of the current state of theory in the academic study of religion as well as examining…

  • 'Religion' in Theory and Practice

    'Religion' in Theory and Practice
    av Russell T. McCutcheon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796825

    "Religion" in Theory and Practice follows on from McCutcheon's 2014 Equinox book Entanglements: Marking Place in the Field of Religion by offering both an overview of the current state of theory in the academic study of religion as well as examining…

  • Hybridity in Systemic Functional Inguistics

    Hybridity in Systemic Functional Inguistics

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781790649

    The term 'hybridity' has been around for a long time and, for most of its history of use, has been pressed into the most disparate - and often dubious - services. In recent times it has become a sort of transdisciplinary 'buzz word' and it was about…

  • Gender Matters

    Gender Matters
    av Sara Mills

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845534950

    Gender Matters presents a feminist linguistic analysis of texts - literature, media and lyrics - and conversation. It explores how gender relates to and shapes our understanding of sexism, reading and writing, politeness and public speaking. The ess…

  • Gender Matters

    Gender Matters
    av Sara Mills

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845534967

    Gender Matters presents a feminist linguistic analysis of texts - literature, media and lyrics - and conversation. It explores how gender relates to and shapes our understanding of sexism, reading and writing, politeness and public speaking. The ess…

  • Islam and the Tyranny of Authenticity

    Islam and the Tyranny of Authenticity
    av Aaron W. Hughes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781792162

    Many scholars of Islam are interested in creating a liberal, inclusive, pluralistic, feminist, and modern version of the religion that they believe to be explicit in the pages of the Qur'an, but missed by earlier interpreters. In so doing, they crea…

  • Islam and the Tyranny of Authenticity

    Islam and the Tyranny of Authenticity
    av Aaron W. Hughes

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781792179

    Many scholars of Islam are interested in creating a liberal, inclusive, pluralistic, feminist, and modern version of the religion that they believe to be explicit in the pages of the Qur'an, but missed by earlier interpreters. In so doing, they crea…

  • What the Buddha Thought

    What the Buddha Thought
    av Richard F. Gombrich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845536145

    In "What the Buddha Thought", Richard Gombrich argues that the Buddha was one of the most brilliant and original thinkers of all time. Intended to serve as an introduction to the Buddha's thought, and hence even to Buddhism itself, the book also has…

  • Investigative Creative Writing

    Investigative Creative Writing
    av Mark Spitzer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797181

    Investigative Creative Writing is Mark Spitzer's lively and original treatment of creative writing practice and teaching within a college/university environment. The author presents an experiential, discovery-based approach that builds on teaching t…

  • Investigative Creative Writing

    Investigative Creative Writing
    av Mark Spitzer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797174

    Investigative Creative Writing is Mark Spitzer's lively and original treatment of creative writing practice and teaching within a college/university environment. The author presents an experiential, discovery-based approach that builds on teaching t…

  • The Lifetime Soundtrack

    The Lifetime Soundtrack
    av Lauren Istvandity

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796290

    The process of creating and reflection upon autobiographical memory is an everyday practice that is typical within the human experience. When music becomes integrated into personal memories, an invitation to remember is provided through both purpose…

  • The Lifetime Soundtrack

    The Lifetime Soundtrack
    av Lauren Istvandity

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796283

    The process of creating and reflection upon autobiographical memory is an everyday practice that is typical within the human experience. When music becomes integrated into personal memories, an invitation to remember is provided through both purpose…

  • Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity

    Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797594

    'Cultural mapping' has become a central keyword in the UNESCO strategy to protect natural and world cultural heritage, including music traditions. As a tool to increase the awareness of cultural diversity it transforms the concept of intangible cult…

  • Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity

    Cultural Mapping and Musical Diversity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797587

    'Cultural mapping' has become a central keyword in the UNESCO strategy to protect natural and world cultural heritage, including music traditions. As a tool to increase the awareness of cultural diversity it transforms the concept of intangible cult…

  • Sounds Northern

    Sounds Northern

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781795705

    The North of England is regarded as a region economically and culturally lagging behind the South of England. However, this situation does not refer to popular music in which the North has had an influence which is comparable to that of London. Many…

  • Sounds Northern

    Sounds Northern

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781795712

    The North of England is regarded as a region economically and culturally lagging behind the South of England. However, this situation does not refer to popular music in which the North has had an influence which is comparable to that of London. Many…

  • Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity

    Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781793572

    This volume brings theoretical and methodological discussions from religious studies, ancient history, and classics to the study of ancient religions, thus attempting to bridge a disciplinary chasm often apparent in the study of religions in antiqui…

  • Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity

    Theorizing "Religion" in Antiquity

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781793565

    This volume brings theoretical and methodological discussions from religious studies, ancient history, and classics to the study of ancient religions, thus attempting to bridge a disciplinary chasm often apparent in the study of religions in antiqui…

  • Phonetics for Speech Pathology

    Phonetics for Speech Pathology
    av Martin J Ball

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791790

    The new, third, edition of this indispensable guide for speech pathology and therapy students is completely updated, applying the results of the most recent research into speech disorders.Phonetics for Speech Pathology introduces normative aspects o…

  • Phonetics for Speech Pathology

    Phonetics for Speech Pathology
    av Martin J Ball

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791783

    The new, third, edition of this indispensable guide for speech pathology and therapy students is completely updated, applying the results of the most recent research into speech disorders.Phonetics for Speech Pathology introduces normative aspects o…

  • Keith Jarrett

    Keith Jarrett
    av Wolfgang Sandner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800500112

    Keith Jarrett is one of the great pianists of our times. Before achieving worldwide fame for his solo improvisations, he had already collaborated with Art Blakey, Charles Lloyd and Miles Davis. His 'Koeln Concert' album (1975) has now sold around fo…

  • Post-lineage Yoga

    Post-lineage Yoga
    av Theodora Wildcroft

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799406

    In 2004 there were estimated to be 2.5 million yoga practitioners in Britain alone, and numbers are still rising today. Previous published research has considered the history and science of yoga, but rarely the ways in which it has been shared. This…

  • Post-lineage Yoga

    Post-lineage Yoga
    av Theodora Wildcroft

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799390

    In 2004 there were estimated to be 2.5 million yoga practitioners in Britain alone, and numbers are still rising today. Previous published research has considered the history and science of yoga, but rarely the ways in which it has been shared. This…

  • Embodiment and Black Religion

    Embodiment and Black Religion
    av CERCL Writing Collective

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781793466

    This volume builds on scholarship by scholars of African American religion that emphasizes the centrality of the body in religion and religious experience. The argument is grounded in Anthony Pinn's understanding of religion as an embodied quest for…

  • Embodiment and Black Religion

    Embodiment and Black Religion
    av CERCL Writing Collective

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781793459

    This volume builds on scholarship by scholars of African American religion that emphasizes the centrality of the body in religion and religious experience. The argument is grounded in Anthony Pinn's understanding of religion as an embodied quest for…

  • Antipodean Riffs

    Antipodean Riffs
    av Bruce Johnson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781792803

    Antipodean Riffs is a collection of essays on Australian jazz and jazz in Australia. Chronologically they range from what could be called the 'prehistory' of the music - the tradition of US-sourced African-American music that predated the arrival of…

  • Provincial Headz

    Provincial Headz
    av Adam de Paor-Evans

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796443

    Provincial Headz: British Hip Hop and Critical Regionalism draws upon spatial practice, material culture, human geography, ethnomusicology and cultural theory in order to present an interdisciplinary counter-narrative to that of hip hop as a strictl…

  • Provincial Headz

    Provincial Headz
    av Adam de Paor-Evans

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796450

    Provincial Headz: British Hip Hop and Critical Regionalism draws upon spatial practice, material culture, human geography, ethnomusicology and cultural theory in order to present an interdisciplinary counter-narrative to that of hip hop as a strictl…

  • Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders

    Optimality Theory, Phonological Acquisition and Disorders

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845531218

    Focusing on the phonologies of children with functional (non-organic) speech disorders, this volume reports the latest findings in optimality theory, phonological acquisition and disorders. The book is based on typological, cross-sectional, longitud…

  • Issues in Second Langauage Teaching

    Issues in Second Langauage Teaching
    av Alessandro Benati

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539269

    Issues in Second Language Teaching is a text-book written in order to help trainee teachers and more experienced teachers reflect on certain topics related to second language learning and language teaching. It provides readers with a better understa…

  • New Religiosity in Contemporary Sweden

    New Religiosity in Contemporary Sweden
    av Liselotte Frisk

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791172

    The contemporary popular or new religious landscape in Sweden - arenas with religious elements outside the established churches - is large and multifaceted. Religion is today expressed in different localities, like retreat centers, health centers an…

  • New Religiosity in Contemporary Sweden

    New Religiosity in Contemporary Sweden
    av Liselotte Frisk

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781796160

    The contemporary popular or new religious landscape in Sweden - arenas with religious elements outside the established churches - is large and multifaceted. Religion is today expressed in different localities, like retreat centers, health centers an…

  • Phonology in Protolanguage and Interlanguage

    Phonology in Protolanguage and Interlanguage

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781795644

    Phonemic awareness and phonetic skill are the backbones of phonological theory. In phonological acquisition, the presence or lack of the former crucially determines the outcome of the latter. This inescapably becomes a common thread that interweaves…

  • Dramatizing Theologies

    Dramatizing Theologies
    av Anthony G. Reddie

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845530785

    Black theology has flourished within the academy. Its theories, however, have not always translated into practical use for Black people. 'Dramatizing Theologies' outlines the strong practical dimension of Black theology. Combining Black theology wit…

  • Dramatizing Theologies

    Dramatizing Theologies
    av Anthony G. Reddie

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845530778

    Black theology has flourished within the academy. Its theories, however, have not always translated into practical use for Black people. 'Dramatizing Theologies' outlines the strong practical dimension of Black theology. Combining Black theology wit…

  • Language and Verbal Art Revisited

    Language and Verbal Art Revisited

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539092

    This volume, meant for both specialists and non-specialists, will appeal to both the growing number of scholars working in, and students needing to investigate, the field of literary linguistics, or stylistics. This title is inspired by Ruqaiya Hasa…

  • Special Illumination

    Special Illumination
    av Rollan McCleary

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904768531

    Gay spirituality represents a hidden strand in Western thought that was only publically declared from the Gay Liberation of the 1970s. Since "coming out", expressions of gay spirituality have proliferated in both number and diversity. Beginning with…

  • Mircea Eliade

    Mircea Eliade
    av Bryan S. Rennie

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904768944

    Mircea Eliade was one of the most successful and influential historians of religion. His interpretation of religious experience continues to inform the study of religious practice today. 'Mircea Eliade: A Critical Reader' presents essays both by and…

  • Mircea Eliade

    Mircea Eliade
    av Bryan S. Rennie

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781904768937

    Mircea Eliade was one of the most successful and influential historians of religion. His interpretation of religious experience continues to inform the study of religious practice today. 'Mircea Eliade: A Critical Reader' presents essays both by and…

  • Missions, Management and Effects

    Missions, Management and Effects
    av Mark Elmore

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845533212

    The first volume of its kind, Missions, Management and Effects combines colonial-era documents and contemporary theoretical reflection to consider the complex relationship between religion and colonialism. While an important aim of colonialisms spon…

  • Missions, Management and Effects

    Missions, Management and Effects
    av Mark Elmore

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845533229

    The first volume of its kind, Missions, Management and Effects combines colonial-era documents and contemporary theoretical reflection to consider the complex relationship between religion and colonialism. While an important aim of colonialisms spon…

  • Hijacked

    Hijacked

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797273

    Whether intentionally or not much of our public discourse on religion involves a subtle, but incredibly powerful, distinction between "good" and "bad" religion. The implications of these labeling practices are far-reaching, indeed, for such judgment…

  • Hijacked

    Hijacked

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781797266

    Whether intentionally or not much of our public discourse on religion involves a subtle, but incredibly powerful, distinction between "good" and "bad" religion. The implications of these labeling practices are far-reaching, indeed, for such judgment…

  • Contours of the Flesh

    Contours of the Flesh
    av Darlene M Juschka

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539603

    In the Eurowest pain is discursively framed as something that elides discourse and therefore is outside language. In this framing, pain, as outside language, is given asocial and ahistorical status understood to be beyond human construction. Indeed,…

  • Contours of the Flesh

    Contours of the Flesh
    av Darlene M Juschka

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539610

    In the Eurowest pain is discursively framed as something that elides discourse and therefore is outside language. In this framing, pain, as outside language, is given asocial and ahistorical status understood to be beyond human construction. Indeed,…

  • Layering and Directionality

    Layering and Directionality
    av Brett Hyde

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845530891

    The metrical grid, the prosodic hierarchy, and the devices that establish directional parsing effects are closely intertwined in metrical stress theory. The metrical grid is the structure that represents stress patterns. The locations of stressed po…

  • The Buddha's Path of Peace

    The Buddha's Path of Peace
    av Geoffrey Hunt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799635

    In this book the core of the Buddha's teaching is comprehensively cast in modern models of thought - borrowed from science and philosophy - and informed by contemporary concerns. It sets out the basic instructions for the life-changing way of the Bu…

  • The Buddha's Path of Peace

    The Buddha's Path of Peace
    av Geoffrey Hunt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781799628

    In this book the core of the Buddha's teaching is comprehensively cast in modern models of thought - borrowed from science and philosophy - and informed by contemporary concerns. It sets out the basic instructions for the life-changing way of the Bu…

  • Bourdieu on Religion

    Bourdieu on Religion
    av Terry Rey

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845532864

    One of the foremost intellectuals of our time, Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002) has had a resounding impact on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, from linguistics, sociology, and education to art history, philosophy, and literary criticism. Scholars…

  • Bourdieu on Religion

    Bourdieu on Religion
    av Terry Rey

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845532857

    Pierre Bourdieu was one of the most influential social theorists of our time. He developed a series of concepts to uncover the way society works and to challenge assumptions about what society is. His ideas illuminate how individuals and groups find…

  • Reading Visual Narratives

    Reading Visual Narratives
    av Claire Painter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791011

    Contemporary children's picture books provide a rich domain for developing theory and analysis of visual meaning and its relation to accompanying verbal text. This book offers new descriptions of the visual strand of meaning in picture book narrativ…