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  • Being with the Dead

    Being with the Dead
    av Hans Ruin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503607750

    Philosophy, Socrates declared, is the art of dying. This book underscores that it is also the art of learning to live and share the earth with those who have come before us. Burial, with its surrounding rituals, is the most ancient documented cultur…

  • Being With the Dead

    Being With the Dead
    av Hans Ruin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804791311

    Philosophy, Socrates declared, is the art of dying. This book underscores that it is also the art of learning to live and share the earth with those who have come before us. Burial, with its surrounding rituals, is the most ancient documented cultur…

  • On Flexibility

    On Flexibility
    av Meir Finkel

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804774895

    This book addresses one of the basic questions in military studies: How can armies cope effectively with technological and doctrinal surprises-ones that leave them vulnerable to new weapons systems and/or combat doctrines? Author Meir Finkel contend…

  • On Flexibility

    On Flexibility
    av Meir Finkel, Moshe Tlamim, Meir Finkel

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804774888

    This book addresses one of the basic questions in military studies: How can armies cope effectively with technological and doctrinal surprises-ones that leave them vulnerable to new weapons systems and/or combat doctrines? Author Meir Finkel contend…

  • The Transparency Society

    The Transparency Society
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804794602

    Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information. Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Any…

  • Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps

    Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503609013

    Author and consultant Jennifer Garvey Berger has worked with all types of leaders-from top executives at Google to nonprofit directors who are trying to make a dent in social change. She hears a version of the same plea from every client in nearly e…

  • Hidden in Plain View

    Hidden in Plain View
    av Gary Saul Morson

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804717182

    For decades, the formal peculiarities of War and Peace disturbed Russian and Western critics, who attributed both the anomalous structure and the literary power of the book to Tolstoy's "primitive," unruly genius. Using that critical history as a st…

  • Dialectic of Enlightenment

    Dialectic of Enlightenment
    av Max Horkheimer

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804736336

    Dialectic of Enlightenment is undoubtedly the most influential publication of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Written during the Second World War and circulated privately, it appeared in a printed edition in Amsterdam in 1947. "What we had…

  • Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

    Asia's Regional Architecture: Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century
    av Andrew Yeo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503608443

    During the Cold War, the U.S. built a series of alliances with Asian nations to erect a bulwark against the spread of communism and provide security to the region. Despite pressure to end bilateral alliances in the post-Cold War world, they persist…

  • The Evaluation Society

    The Evaluation Society
    av Peter Dahler-Larsen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804788618

    Evaluation-whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others-is an important social activity. Any organization that "lives in public" must now evaluate its activities, be evaluated by others, or evaluate others. What ar…

  • The Evaluation Society

    The Evaluation Society
    av Peter Dahler-Larsen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804776929

    Evaluation-whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others-is an important social activity. Any organization that "lives in public" must now evaluate its activities, be evaluated by others, or evaluate others. What ar…

  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    av Roberta Wohlstetter

    Häftad - 1962 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804705981

    This account of the Pearl Harbor attack denies that the lack of preparation resulted from military negligence or a political plot

  • Transforming Command

    Transforming Command
    av Eitan Shamir

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804772037

    On today's complex, fragmented, fast-moving battlefield, where combatants adapt constantly to exploit one-another's weaknesses, there is a demonstrable requirement for military commanders to devolve a high level of autonomy of decision-making and ac…

  • Transforming Command

    Transforming Command
    av Eitan Shamir

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804772020

    On today's complex, fragmented, fast-moving battlefield, where combatants adapt constantly to exploit one-another's weaknesses, there is a demonstrable requirement for military commanders to devolve a high level of autonomy of decision-making and ac…

  • Failed Illusions

    Failed Illusions
    av Charles Gati

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804759649

    Winner of the 2007 Marshall Shulman PrizeThe 1956 Hungarian revolution, and its suppression by the U.S.S.R., was a key event in the cold war, demonstrating deep dissatisfaction with both the communist system and old-fashioned Soviet imperialism. But…

  • Partners of the Empire

    Partners of the Empire
    av Ali Yaycioglu

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503604209

    Partners of the Empire offers a radical rethinking of the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Over this unstable period, the Ottoman Empire faced political crises, institutional shakeups, and popular insurrections. It re…

  • Partners of the Empire

    Partners of the Empire
    av Ali Yaycioglu

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804796125

    Partners of the Empire offers a radical rethinking of the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Over this unstable period, the Ottoman Empire faced political crises, institutional shakeups, and popular insurrections. It re…

  • Thinking Its Presence

    Thinking Its Presence
    av Dorothy J. Wang

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804795272

    When will American poetry and poetics stop viewing poetry by racialized persons as a secondary subject within the field? Dorothy J. Wang makes an impassioned case that now is the time. Thinking Its Presence calls for a radical rethinking of how Amer…

  • Thinking Its Presence

    Thinking Its Presence
    av Dorothy J. Wang

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804783651

    When will American poetry and poetics stop viewing poetry by racialized persons as a secondary subject within the field? Dorothy J. Wang makes an impassioned case that now is the time. Thinking Its Presence calls for a radical rethinking of how Amer…

  • Common Knowledge?

    Common Knowledge?
    av Dariusz Jemielniak

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804797238

    With an emphasis on peer-produced content and collaboration, Wikipedia exemplifies a departure from traditional management and organizational models. This iconic "project" has been variously characterized as a hive mind and an information revolution…

  • Common Knowledge?

    Common Knowledge?
    av Dariusz Jemielniak

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804789448

    With an emphasis on peer-produced content and collaboration, Wikipedia exemplifies a departure from traditional management and organizational models. This iconic "project" has been variously characterized as a hive mind and an information revolution…

  • Changing on the Job

    Changing on the Job
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804786966

    Listen to people in every field and you'll hear a call for more sophisticated leadership-for leaders who can solve more complex problems than the human race has ever faced. But these leaders won't simply come to the fore; we have to develop them, an…

  • Changing on the Job

    Changing on the Job
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804778237

    Listen to people in every field and you'll hear a call for more sophisticated leadership-for leaders who can solve more complex problems than the human race has ever faced. But these leaders won't simply come to the fore; we have to develop them, an…

  • Homo Academicus

    Homo Academicus
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804717984

    In this highly original work, Pierre Bourdieu turns his attention to the academic world of which he is part and offers a brilliant analysis of modern intellectual culture. The academy is shown to be not just a realm of dialogue and debate, but also…

  • Of Hospitality

    Of Hospitality
    av Jacques Derrida

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804734066

    These two lectures by Jacques Derrida, "Foreigner Question" and "Step of Hospitality/No Hospitality," derive from a series of seminars on "hospitality" conducted by Derrida in Paris, January 1996. His seminars, in France and in America, have become…

  • Of Hospitality

    Of Hospitality
    av Jacques Derrida, Rachel Bowlby, Anne Dufourmantelle

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804734059

    These two lectures by Jacques Derrida, "Foreigner Question" and "Step of Hospitality/No Hospitality," derive from a series of seminars on "hospitality" conducted by Derrida in Paris, January 1996. His seminars, in France and in America, have become…

  • Of God Who Comes to Mind

    Of God Who Comes to Mind
    av Emmanuel Levinas

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804730945

    The thirteen essays collected in this volume investigate the possibility that the word "God" can be understood now, at the end of the twentieth century, in a meaningful way. Nine of the essays appear in English translation for the first time. Among…

  • Of God Who Comes to Mind

    Of God Who Comes to Mind
    av Emmanuel Levinas

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804730938

    The thirteen essays collected in this volume investigate the possibility that the word "God" can be understood now, at the end of the twentieth century, in a meaningful way. Nine of the essays appear in English translation for the first time. Among…

  • Aurangzeb

    Aurangzeb
    av Audrey Truschke

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503602571

    The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir is one of the most hated men in Indian history. Widely reviled as a religious fanatic who sought to violently oppress Hindus, he is even blamed by some for setting into motion conflicts that would result in the c…

  • Aurangzeb

    Aurangzeb
    av Audrey Truschke

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503602038

    The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir is one of the most hated men in Indian history. Widely reviled as a religious fanatic who sought to violently oppress Hindus, he is even blamed by some for setting into motion conflicts that would result in the c…

  • A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance

    A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance
    av Leon Festinger

    Häftad - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804709118

    Leon Festinger's theory of cognitive dissonance has been widely recognized for its important and influential concepts in areas of motivation and social psychology. The theory of dissonance is here applied to the problem of why partial reward, delay…

  • Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime

    Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime
    av Jean-Francois Lyotard

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804722421

    Philosophical aesthetics has seen an amazing revival over the past decade, as a radical questioning of the very grounds of Western epistemology has revealed that some antinomies of aesthetic experience-and in particular of the limits of the aestheti…

  • The Burnout Society

    The Burnout Society
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804795098

    Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to a…

  • The Social Roots of Risk

    The Social Roots of Risk
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804791397

    The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane…

  • The Social Roots of Risk

    The Social Roots of Risk
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804772631

    The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane…

  • The Sexual Contract

    The Sexual Contract
    av Carole Pateman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503608276

    Thirty years after its initial publication, The Sexual Contract remains a seminal work that challenges the standard view of the implications of the idea, deeply embedded in Western thought, that we should think of the state as if it were derived fro…

  • Radical Atheism

    Radical Atheism
    av Martin Hagglund

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804700788

    Radical Atheism presents a profound new reading of the influential French philosopher Jacques Derrida. Against the prevalent notion that there was an ethical or religious "turn" in Derrida's thinking, Hagglund argues that a radical atheism informs D…

  • Radical Atheism

    Radical Atheism
    av Martin Hagglund

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804700771

    Radical Atheism presents a profound new reading of the influential French philosopher Jacques Derrida. Against the prevalent notion that there was an ethical or religious "turn" in Derrida's thinking, Hagglund argues that a radical atheism informs D…

  • Sediments of Time

    Sediments of Time
    av Reinhart Koselleck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503605961

    Sediments of Time features the most important essays by renowned German historian Reinhart Koselleck not previously available in English, several of them essential to his theory of history. The volume sheds new light on Koselleck's crucial concerns,…

  • Technics and Time, 1

    Technics and Time, 1
    av Bernard Stiegler

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804730419

    What is a technical object? At the beginning of Western philosophy, Aristotle contrasted beings formed by nature, which had within themselves a beginning of movement and rest, and man-made objects, which did not have the source of their own producti…

  • Technics and Time, 1

    Technics and Time, 1
    av Bernard Stiegler

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804730402

    What is a technical object? At the beginning of Western philosophy, Aristotle contrasted beings formed by nature, which had within themselves a beginning of movement and rest, and man-made objects, which did not have the source of their own producti…

  • Simple Habits for Complex Times

    Simple Habits for Complex Times
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804799430

    When faced with complex challenges or uncertain outcomes, many leaders believe that if they are smart enough, work hard enough, or turn to the best management tools, they will be able to find the right answer, predict and plan for the future, and br…

  • Simple Habits for Complex Times

    Simple Habits for Complex Times
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger, Keith Johnston, Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804788472

    When faced with complex challenges or uncertain outcomes, many leaders believe that if they are smart enough, work hard enough, or turn to the best management tools, they will be able to find the right answer, predict and plan for the future, and br…

  • The Man Without Content

    The Man Without Content
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804735544

    In this book, one of Italy's most important and original contemporary philosophers considers the status of art in the modern era. He takes seriously Hegel's claim that art has exhausted its spiritual vocation, that it is no longer through art that S…

  • The Man Without Content

    The Man Without Content
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804735537

    In this book, one of Italy's most important and original contemporary philosophers considers the status of art in the modern era. He takes seriously Hegel's claim that art has exhausted its spiritual vocation, that it is no longer through art that S…

  • Woodrow Wilson and the Reimagining of Eastern Europe

    Woodrow Wilson and the Reimagining of Eastern Europe
    av Outmask

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503611184

    At the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, where the victorious Allied powers met to reenvision the map of Europe in the aftermath of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson's influence on the remapping of borders was profound. But it was his impact on the m…

  • Common Phantoms

    Common Phantoms
    av Alicia Puglionesi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503608375

    Seances, clairvoyance, and telepathy captivated public imagination in the United States from the 1850s well into the twentieth century. Though skeptics dismissed these experiences as delusions, a new kind of investigator emerged to seek the science…

  • Common Phantoms

    Common Phantoms
    av Alicia Puglionesi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503612778

    Seances, clairvoyance, and telepathy captivated public imagination in the United States from the 1850s well into the twentieth century. Though skeptics dismissed these experiences as delusions, a new kind of investigator emerged to seek the science…

  • The Schooled Society

    The Schooled Society
    av David Baker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804790475

    Only 150 years ago, the majority of the world's population was largely illiterate. Today, not only do most people over fifteen have basic reading and writing skills, but 20 percent of the population attends some form of higher education. What are th…

  • Archive Wars

    Archive Wars
    av Rosie Bsheer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503605183

    The production of history is premised on the selective erasure of certain pasts and the artifacts that stand witness to them. From the elision of archival documents to the demolition of sacred and secular spaces, each act of destruction is also an a…

  • Archive Wars

    Archive Wars
    av Rosie Bsheer

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503612570

    The production of history is premised on the selective erasure of certain pasts and the artifacts that stand witness to them. From the elision of archival documents to the demolition of sacred and secular spaces, each act of destruction is also an a…

  • The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq

    The Dangers of Poetry: Culture, Politics, and Revolution in Iraq
    av Kevin M. Jones

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503613393

    Poetry has long dominated the cultural landscape of modern Iraq, simultaneously representing the literary pinnacle of high culture and giving voice to the popular discourses of mass culture. As the favored genre of culture expression for religious c…

  • The Wizards of Armageddon

    The Wizards of Armageddon
    av Fred Kaplan

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804718844

    This is the untold story of the small group of men who have devised the plans and shaped the policies on how to use the Bomb. The book (first published in 1983) explores the secret world of these strategists of the nuclear age and brings to light a…

  • The Universal Enemy

    The Universal Enemy
    av Darryl Li

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503610873

    No contemporary figure is more demonized than the Islamist foreign fighter who wages jihad around the world. Spreading violence, disregarding national borders, and rejecting secular norms, so-called jihadists seem opposed to universalism itself. In…

  • Emile Durkheim

    Emile Durkheim
    av Steven Lukes

    Häftad - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804712835

    This study of Durkheim seeks to help the reader to achieve a historical understanding of his ideas and to form critical judgments about their value. To some extent these tow aims are contradictory. On the one hand, one seeks to understand: what did…

  • Zooland

    Zooland
    av Irus Braverman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804783583

    This book takes a unique stance on a controversial topic: zoos. Zoos have their ardent supporters and their vocal detractors. And while we all have opinions on what zoos do, few people consider how they do it. Irus Braverman draws on more than seven…

  • Zooland

    Zooland
    av Irus Braverman

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804783576

    This book takes a unique stance on a controversial topic: zoos. Zoos have their ardent supporters and their vocal detractors. And while we all have opinions on what zoos do, few people consider how they do it. Irus Braverman draws on more than seven…

  • The Work of Fire

    The Work of Fire
    av Maurice Blanchot

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804724937

    Maurice Blanchot is arguably the key figure after Sartre in exploring the relation between literature and philosophy. Blanchot developed a distinctive, limpid form of essay writing; these essays, in form and substance, left their imprint on the work…

  • The Work of Fire

    The Work of Fire
    av Maurice Blanchot, Charlotte Mandell, Maurice Blanchot

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804724326

    Maurice Blanchot is arguably the key figure after Sartre in exploring the relation between literature and philosophy. Blanchot developed a distinctive, limpid form of essay writing; these essays, in form and substance, left their imprint on the work…

  • War and the Health of Nations

    War and the Health of Nations
    av Zaryab Iqbal

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804758819

    Assessments of the costs of war generally focus on the financial, political, military, and territorial risks associated with involvement in violent conflict. Often overlooked are the human costs of war, particularly their effects on population well-…

  • Production of Presence

    Production of Presence
    av Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804749169

    Production of Presence is a comprehensive version of the thinking of Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, one of the most consistently original literary scholars writing today. It offers a personalized account of some of the central theoretical movements in liter…

  • Production of Presence

    Production of Presence
    av Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804749152

    Production of Presence is a comprehensive version of the thinking of Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht, one of the most consistently original literary scholars writing today. It offers a personalized account of some of the central theoretical movements in liter…

  • A History of Japan to 1334

    A History of Japan to 1334
    av George Sansom

    Häftad - 1958 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804705233

    This is a straightforward narrative of the development of Japanese civilization to 1334 by the author of Japan: A Short Cultural History. While complete in itself, it is also the first volume of a three-volume work which will be the first large-scal…

  • Limits

    Limits
    av Giorgos Kallis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503611559

    Western culture is infatuated with the dream of going beyond, even as it is increasingly haunted by the specter of apocalypse: drought, famine, nuclear winter. How did we come to think of the planet and its limits as we do? This book reclaims, redef…

  • Malfeasance

    Malfeasance
    av Michel Serres

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804773034

    In this highly original and provocative book, Michel Serres reflects on the relation between nature and culture and analyzes the origins of the world's contemporary environmental problems. He does so through the surprising proposition that our clean…

  • Malfeasance

    Malfeasance
    av Michel Serres, Anne-Marie Feenberg-Dibon, Michel Serres

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804773027

    In this highly original and provocative book, Michel Serres reflects on the relation between nature and culture and analyzes the origins of the world's contemporary environmental problems. He does so through the surprising proposition that our clean…

  • Discourse Networks, 1800/1900

    Discourse Networks, 1800/1900
    av Friedrich Kittler

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804720991

    This is a highly original book about the connections between historical moment, social structure, technology, communication systems, and what is said and thought using these systems - notably literature. The author focuses on the differences between…

  • The Political Theology of Paul

    The Political Theology of Paul
    av Jacob Taubes

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804733458

    This highly original interpretation of Paul by the Jewish philosopher of religion Jacob Taubes was presented in a number of lectures held in Heidelberg toward the end of his life, and was regarded by him as his "spiritual testament." Taubes engages…

  • The Political Theology of Paul

    The Political Theology of Paul
    av Jacob Taubes, Dana Hollander, Aleida Assmann

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804733441

    This highly original interpretation of Paul by the Jewish philosopher of religion Jacob Taubes was presented in a number of lectures held in Heidelberg toward the end of his life, and was regarded by him as his "spiritual testament." Taubes engages…

  • Women as War Criminals

    Women as War Criminals
    av Izabela Steflja

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503613430

    Women war criminals are far more common than we think. From the Holocaust to ethnic cleansing in the Balkans to the Rwandan genocide, women have perpetrated heinous crimes. Few have been punished. These women go unnoticed because their very existenc…

  • The Converso's Return

    The Converso's Return
    av Dalia Kandiyoti

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503612297

    Five centuries after the forced conversion of Spanish and Portuguese Jews to Catholicism, stories of these conversos' descendants uncovering long-hidden Jewish roots have come to light and taken hold of the literary and popular imagination. This see…

  • The Converso's Return

    The Converso's Return
    av Dalia Kandiyoti

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503612433

    Five centuries after the forced conversion of Spanish and Portuguese Jews to Catholicism, stories of these conversos' descendants uncovering long-hidden Jewish roots have come to light and taken hold of the literary and popular imagination. This see…

  • A Unified Theory of Cats on the Internet

    A Unified Theory of Cats on the Internet
    av E.J. White

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503604636

    How cats became the undisputed mascot of the internet.The advertising slogan of the social news site Reddit is "Come for the cats. Stay for the empathy." Journalists and their readers seem to need no explanation for the line, "The internet is made o…

  • A General Theory of Crime

    A General Theory of Crime
    av Michael R. Gottfredson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804717748

    By articulating a general theory of crime and related behavior, the authors present a new and comprehensive statement of what the criminological enterprise should be about. They argue that prevalent academic criminology-whether sociological, psychol…

  • A General Theory of Crime

    A General Theory of Crime
    av Michael R. Gottfredson, Travis Hirschi, Michael R. Gottfredson

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804717731

    By articulating a general theory of crime and related behavior, the authors present a new and comprehensive statement of what the criminological enterprise should be about. They argue that prevalent academic criminology-whether sociological, psychol…