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  • Catching Nature in the Act

    Catching Nature in the Act
    av Mary Terrall

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226088600

    Natural history in the eighteenth century was many things to many people - diversion, obsession, medically or economically useful knowledge, spectacle, evidence for God's providence and wisdom, or even the foundation of all natural knowledge. Becaus…

  • Manufacturing Consent

    Manufacturing Consent
    av Michael Burawoy

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226080383

    Since the 1930s, industrial sociologists have tried to answer the question, Why do workers not work harder? Michael Burawoy spent ten months as a machine operator in a Chicago factory trying to answer different but equally important questions: Why d…

  • Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

    Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs
    av David Ikard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226492636

    In this incredibly timely book, David Ikard dismantles popular white supremacist tropes, which effectively devalue black life, and trivialize black oppression. Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs investigates the tenacity and cultur…

  • Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

    Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs
    av David Ikard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226492469

    In this incredibly timely book, David Ikard dismantles popular white supremacist tropes, which effectively devalue black life, and trivialize black oppression. Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs investigates the tenacity and cultur…

  • Mystical Poems of Rumi

    Mystical Poems of Rumi
    av Jalal al-Din Rumi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226731629

    My verse resembles the bread of Egypt - night passes over it, and you cannot eat it any more. Devour it the moment it is fresh, before the dust settles upon it. Its place is the warm climate of the heart; in this world it dies of cold. Like a fish i…

  • Matisse

    Matisse
    av Louise Rogers Lalaurie

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226750545

    The livre d'artiste, or "artist's book," is among the most prized in rare book collections. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the greatest artists to work in this genre, and he created his most important during a period of intense personal and ph…

  • Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations

    Institutional Change and Healthcare Organizations
    av W. Richard Scott

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226743103

    Few large institutions have changed as fully and dramatically as the US healthcare system since World War II. Compared to the 1930s, healthcare now incorporates a variety of new technologies, service-delivery arrangements, financing mechanisms and u…

  • Discourses on Livy

    Discourses on Livy
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226500362

    Discourses on Livy is the founding document of modern republicanism, and Harvey C. Mansfield and Nathan Tarcov have provided the definitive English translation of this classic work. Faithful to the original Italian text, properly attentive to Machia…

  • Abductive Analysis

    Abductive Analysis
    av Iddo Tavory

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226180311

    In Abductive Analysis, Iddo Tavory and Stefan Timmermans provide a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. They outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories tha…

  • Abductive Analysis

    Abductive Analysis
    av Iddo Tavory

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226180281

    In Abductive Analysis, Iddo Tavory and Stefan Timmermans provide a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. They outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories tha…

  • How We Became Posthuman

    How We Became Posthuman
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226321462

    Separating hype from fact, this text investigates the fate of embodiment in the information age. It relates three interwoven stories: how information lost its body, that is, how it came to be conceptualized as an entity separate from the material fo…

  • Unthought

    Unthought
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226447889

    N. Katherine Hayles is known for breaking new ground at the intersection of the sciences and the humanities. In Unthought, she once again bridges disciplines by revealing how we think without thinking how we use cognitive processes that are inaccess…

  • Unthought

    Unthought
    av N. Katherine Hayles

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226447742

    N. Katherine Hayles is known for breaking new ground at the intersection of the sciences and the humanities. In Unthought, she once again bridges disciplines by revealing how we think without thinking how we use cognitive processes that are inaccess…

  • Inventing the Ties That Bind

    Inventing the Ties That Bind
    av Francesca Polletta

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734200

    From deciding to hold the door for the person behind you, to resolving for whom you will cast your vote, every day we find ourselves charged with making moral decisions. What steers our choices? And how do we weigh competing priorities and moral con…

  • Inventing the Ties That Bind

    Inventing the Ties That Bind
    av Francesca Polletta

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734170

    From deciding to hold the door for the person behind you, to resolving for whom you will cast your vote, every day we find ourselves charged with making moral decisions. What steers our choices? And how do we weigh competing priorities and moral con…

  • Becoming an Ex

    Becoming an Ex
    av Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226180700

    Discusses the implications of changing one's career, marital status, or characteristics and examines the stages of the role exit process

  • Everyday Troubles

    Everyday Troubles
    av Robert M. Emerson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226237947

    From roommate disputes to family arguments, trouble is inevitable in interpersonal relationships. In Everyday Troubles, Robert M Emerson explores the beginnings and development of the conflicts that occur in our relationships with the people we regu…

  • Everyday Troubles

    Everyday Troubles
    av Robert M. Emerson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226237800

    From roommate disputes to family arguments, trouble is inevitable in interpersonal relationships. In Everyday Troubles, Robert M Emerson explores the beginnings and development of the conflicts that occur in our relationships with the people we regu…

  • Human Rights and Gender Violence

    Human Rights and Gender Violence
    av Sally Engle Merry

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226520742

    Human rights law and the legal protection of women from violence are still fairly new concepts. As a result, substantial discrepancies exist between what is decided in the halls of the United Nations and what women experience on a daily basis in the…

  • The Water Kingdom

    The Water Kingdom
    av Philip Ball

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226754604

    From the Yangtze to the Yellow River, China is traversed by great waterways, which have defined its politics and ways of life for centuries. Water has been so integral to China's culture, economy, and growth and development that it provides a window…

  • The Hinge

    The Hinge
    av Gary Alan Fine

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226745527

    Most of the time, we believe our daily lives to be governed by structures determined from above: laws that dictate our behavior, companies that pay our wages, even climate patterns that determine what we eat or where we live. In contrast, social org…

  • The Hinge

    The Hinge
    av Gary Alan Fine

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226745664

    Most of the time, we believe our daily lives to be governed by structures determined from above: laws that dictate our behavior, companies that pay our wages, even climate patterns that determine what we eat or where we live. In contrast, social org…

  • Nonsense on Stilts

    Nonsense on Stilts
    av Massimo Pigliucci

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226495996

    Recent polls suggest that fewer than 40 percent of Americans believe in Darwin's theory of evolution, despite it being one of science's best-established findings. Parents still refuse to vaccinate their children for fear it causes autism, though thi…

  • Philosophy Between the Lines

    Philosophy Between the Lines
    av Arthur M. Melzer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226479170

    Philosophical esotericism the practice of communicating one's unorthodox thoughts "between the lines" was a common practice until the end of the eighteenth century. The famous Encyclopedie of Diderot, for instance, not only discusses this practice i…

  • Philosophy Between the Lines

    Philosophy Between the Lines
    av Arthur M. Melzer

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226175096

    Philosophical esotericism - the practice of communicating one's unorthodox thoughts "between the lines"-was a common practice until the end of the eighteenth century. The famous Encyclopedie of Diderot, for instance, not only discusses this practice…

  • They Thought They Were Free - The Germans, 1933-45

    They Thought They Were Free - The Germans, 1933-45
    av Milton Mayer

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226525839

    When this book was first published it received some attention from the critics but none at all from the public. Nazism was finished in the bunker in Berlin and its death warrant signed on the bench at Nuremberg. That's Milton Mayer, writing in a for…

  • Principles of Animal Behavior, 4th Edition

    Principles of Animal Behavior, 4th Edition
    av Lee Alan Dugatkin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226448381

    Since the last edition of this definitive textbook was published in 2013, much has happened in the field of animal behavior. In this fourth edition, Lee Alan Dugatkin draws on cutting-edge, new work not only to update and expand on the studies prese…

  • Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact

    Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226253251

    The sociological dimension of science is studied using the discovery of the Wasserman reaction and its accidental application as a test for syphilis as a basis, and examining the role of cultural conditioning and error in scientific discovery

  • Patterns in Nature

    Patterns in Nature
    av Philip Ball

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226332420

    Though at first glance the natural world may appear overwhelming in its diversity and complexity, there are regularities running through it, from the hexagons of a honeycomb to the spirals of a seashell and the branching veins of a leaf. Revealing t…

  • Organizing Democracy

    Organizing Democracy
    av Paul Poast

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226543482

    In the past twenty-five years, a number of countries have made the transition to democracy. The support of international organizations is essential to success on this difficult path. Yet, despite extensive research into the relationship between demo…

  • Organizing Democracy

    Organizing Democracy
    av Paul Poast

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226543345

    In the past twenty-five years, a number of countries have made the transition to democracy. The support of international organizations is essential to success on this difficult path. Yet, despite extensive research into the relationship between demo…

  • The Streets of Europe

    The Streets of Europe
    av Brian Ladd

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226677941

    Merchants' shouts, jostling strangers, aromas of fresh fish and flowers, plodding horses, and friendly chatter long filled the narrow, crowded streets of the European city. As they developed over many centuries, these spaces of commerce, communion,…

  • Time and Narrative Volume 3

    Time and Narrative Volume 3

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713366

    Discusses the conflict between subjective time and historical time, looks at how fiction and historical writings create a model of temporal experience, and considers the question of sense and reference

  • Time and Narrative Volume 1

    Time and Narrative Volume 1

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713328

    Discusses the conflict between subjective time and historical time, looks at how fiction and historical writings create a model of temporal experience, and considers the question of sense and reference

  • Two Lives and a Dream

    Two Lives and a Dream
    av Marguerite Yourcenar

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226965291

    Set in Rembrandt's Amsterdam, An Obscure Man is the story of Nathanael--innocent, open to experience--born like Everyman upon the stream of life. In A Lovely Morning, Nathanael's young son joins a touring company of Jacobean actors. Anna, soror . .…

  • Time and Narrative Volume 2

    Time and Narrative Volume 2
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226713342

    Discusses the conflict between subjective time and historical time, looks at how fiction and historical writings create a model of temporal experience, and considers the question of sense and reference

  • A Democratic Theory of Judgment

    A Democratic Theory of Judgment
    av Linda M. G. Zerilli

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226397986

    In this sweeping look at political and philosophical history, Linda M. G. Zerilli unpacks the tightly woven core of Hannah Arendt's unfinished work on a tenacious modern problem: how to judge critically in the wake of the collapse of inherited crite…

  • A Democratic Theory of Judgment

    A Democratic Theory of Judgment
    av Linda M. G. Zerilli

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226397849

    In this sweeping look at political and philosophical history, Linda M. G. Zerilli unpacks the tightly woven core of Hannah Arendt's unfinished work on a tenacious modern problem: how to judge critically in the wake of the collapse of inherited crite…

  • Making Marie Curie

    Making Marie Curie
    av Eva Hemmungs Wirten

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226422503

    In many ways, Marie Curie represents modern science. Her considerable lifetime achievements the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, the only woman to be awarded the Prize in two fields, and the only person to be awarded Nobel Prizes in multiple…

  • Making Marie Curie

    Making Marie Curie
    av Eva Hemmungs Wirten

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226235844

    In many ways, Marie Curie represents modern science. Her considerable lifetime achievements - the first woman to be awarded a Nobel Prize, the only woman to be awarded the Prize in two fields, and the only person to be awarded Nobel Prizes in multip…

  • Biographies of Scientific Objects

    Biographies of Scientific Objects

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226136721

    Why does an object or phenomenon become the subject of scientific inquiry? Why do some of these objects remain provocative, while others fade from centre stage? And why do objects sometimes return as the focus of research long after they were once a…

  • The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science

    The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science
    av Scott L. Montgomery

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226144504

    For more than a decade, The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science has been the go-to reference for anyone who needs to write or speak about their research. Whether a student writing a thesis, a faculty member composing a grant proposal, or a public…

  • The Poison Trials

    The Poison Trials
    av Alisha Rankin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226744858

    In 1524, Pope Clement VII gave two condemned criminals to his physician to test a promising new antidote. After each convict ate a marzipan cake poisoned with deadly aconite, one of them received the antidote, and lived-the other died in agony. In s…

  • The Poison Trials

    The Poison Trials
    av Alisha Rankin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226744711

    In 1524, Pope Clement VII gave two condemned criminals to his physician to test a promising new antidote. After each convict ate a marzipan cake poisoned with deadly aconite, one of them received the antidote, and lived-the other died in agony. In s…

  • The Scientific Revolution

    The Scientific Revolution
    av Steven Shapin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226398341

    "There was no such thing as the Scientific Revolution, and this is a book about it." With this provocative and apparently paradoxical claim, Steven Shapin begins his bold vibrant exploration of early modern science. In this classic of science histor…

  • Ibn Tufayl's Hayy Ibn Yaqzan

    Ibn Tufayl's Hayy Ibn Yaqzan
    av Ibn Tufayl

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226303109

    The Arabic philosophical fable "Hayy Ibn Yaqzan" is a classic of medieval Islamic philosophy. Ibn Tufayl (d. 1185), an Andalusian philosopher, tells of a happy child raised by a doe on an equatorial island who grows up to discover the truth about th…

  • Historical Knowledge, Historical Error - A Contemporary Guide to Practice

    Historical Knowledge, Historical Error - A Contemporary Guide to Practice
    av Allan Megill

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226518305

    In the past thirty years, historians have broadened the scope of their discipline to include many previously neglected topics and perspectives. They have chronicled language, madness, gender, and sexuality and have experimented with new forms of pre…

  • The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 3

    The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 3
    av Jaroslav Pelikan

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226653754

    "A magnificent history of doctrine."?New York Review of Books"In this volume Jaroslav Pelikan continues the splendid work he has done thus far in his projected five-volume history of the development of Christian doctrine, defined as 'what the Church…

  • Map is not Territory

    Map is not Territory
    av Jonathan Z. Smith

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226763576

    In Map Is Not Territory, Jonathan Z. Smith engages previous interpretations of religious texts from late antiquity, critically evaluates the notion of sacred space and time as it is represented in the works of Mircea Eliade, and tackles important pr…

  • A Planet of Viruses

    A Planet of Viruses
    av Carl Zimmer

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226294209

    The past year has been one of viral panic-panic about viruses, that is. Through headlines, public health warnings, and at least one homemade hazmat suit, we were reminded of the powerful force of viruses. They are the smallest living things known to…

  • The Assignment

    The Assignment
    av Friedrich Durrenmatt

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226174464

    In Friedrich Durrenmatt's experimental thriller "The Assignment", the wife of a psychiatrist has been raped and killed near a desert ruin in North Africa. Her husband hires a woman named F. to reconstruct the unsolved crime in a documentary film. F.…

  • Revolution

    Revolution
    av Said Amir Arjomand

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226026831

    A revolution is a discontinuity: one political order replaces another, typically through whatever violent means are available. Modern theories of revolutions tend neatly to bracket the French Revolution of 1789 with the fall of the Soviet Union two…

  • Memorial Mania - Public Feeling in America

    Memorial Mania - Public Feeling in America
    av Erika Doss

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226159416

    In the past few decades, thousands of new memorials - to executed witches, victims of terrorism, and dead astronauts, along with those that pay tribute to civil rights, organ donors, and the end of Communism - have dotted the American landscape. Equ…

  • Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition

    Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition
    av Bryan A. Garner

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226283937

    Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful - all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's "Legal Writing in Plain English" ha…

  • Storycraft

    Storycraft
    av Jack Hart

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318165

    From the work of the New Journalists in the 1960s, to the "New Yorker" articles of John McPhee, Susan Orlean, Atul Gawande, and a host of others, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach's "Stiff" or Erik Larson's "The Devil in the W…

  • Storycraft

    Storycraft
    av Jack Hart

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318141

    From the work of the New Journalists in the 1960s, to the New Yorker essays of John McPhee, Susan Orlean, Atul Gawande, and a host of others, to blockbuster book-length narratives such as Mary Roach's "Stiff" or Erik Larson's "Devil in the White Cit…

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative

    Houston, We Have a Narrative
    av Randy Olson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226270845

    Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you'll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they'll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockb…

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative

    Houston, We Have a Narrative
    av Randy Olson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226270708

    Ask a scientist about Hollywood, and you'll probably get eye rolls. But ask someone in Hollywood about science, and they'll see dollar signs: moviemakers know that science can be the source of great stories, with all the drama and action that blockb…

  • The Logic of Social Research

    The Logic of Social Research
    av Arthur L. Stinchcombe

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226774923

    Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many method…

  • The Logic of Social Research

    The Logic of Social Research
    av Arthur L. Stinchcombe

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226774916

    Arthur L. Stinchcombe has earned a reputation as a leading practitioner of methodology in sociology and related disciplines. Throughout his distinguished career he has championed the idea that to be an effective sociologist, one must use many method…

  • Michel Foucault

    Michel Foucault
    av Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow, Michel Foucault

    Pocket - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226163123

    Summarizes the themes and arguments of the French philosopher on madness, medicine, sex, truth, and power, and explains Foucault's moral and historical outlook

  • Courting the Abyss

    Courting the Abyss
    av John Durham Peters

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226717784

    Courting the Abyss updates the philosophy of free expression for a world that is very different from the one in which it originated. The notion that a free society should allow Klansmen, neo-Nazis, sundry extremists, and pornographers to spread thei…

  • Kindly Inquisitors

    Kindly Inquisitors
    av Jonathan Rauch

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226145938

    A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. This means we must place no one, including ourselves, beyond the reach of criticism; it means that we must allow people to err, even where…

  • Knowledge and Social Imagery

    Knowledge and Social Imagery
    av David Bloor

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226060972

    The first edition of this book profoundly challenged and divided students of philosophy, sociology, and the history of science when it was published in 1976. In this second edition, Bloor responds in a substantial new Afterword to the heated debates…