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  • Can the Subaltern Speak?

    Can the Subaltern Speak?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231143851

    Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak's original essay "Can the Subaltern Speak?" transformed the analysis of colonialism through an eloquent and uncompromising argument that affirmed the contemporary relevance of Marxism while using deconstructionist methods…

  • This Incredible Need to Believe

    This Incredible Need to Believe
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147859

    "Unlike Freud, I do not claim that religion is just an illusion and a source of neurosis. The time has come to recognize, without being afraid of 'frightening' either the faithful or the agnostics, that the history of Christianity prepared the world…

  • This Incredible Need to Believe

    This Incredible Need to Believe
    av Julia Kristeva, Beverley Bie Brahic, Julia Kristeva

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231147842

    "Unlike Freud, I do not claim that religion is just an illusion and a source of neurosis. The time has come to recognize, without being afraid of 'frightening' either the faithful or the agnostics, that the history of Christianity prepared the world…

  • What Kind of Creatures Are We?

    What Kind of Creatures Are We?
    av Noam Chomsky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175975

    Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, h…

  • Capitalism and Desire: The Psychic Cost of Free Markets

    Capitalism and Desire: The Psychic Cost of Free Markets
    av Todd McGowan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178723

    Despite creating vast inequalities and propping up reactionary world regimes, capitalism has many passionate defenders-but not because of what it withholds from some and gives to others. Capitalism dominates, Todd McGowan argues, because it mimics t…

  • The Lives of Erich Fromm

    The Lives of Erich Fromm
    av Lawrence Friedman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231162593

    Erich Fromm was a political activist, psychologist, psychoanalyst, philosopher, and one of the most important intellectuals of the twentieth century. Known for his theories of personality and political insight, Fromm dissected the sadomasochistic ap…

  • Dark Ecology

    Dark Ecology
    av Timothy Morton

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177535

    Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or Moebius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might b…

  • Tales of Moonlight and Rain

    Tales of Moonlight and Rain
    av Akinari Ueda

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139137

    First published in 1776, the nine gothic tales in this collection are Japan's finest and most celebrated examples of the literature of the occult. They subtly merge the world of reason with the realm of the uncanny and exemplify the period's fascina…

  • Inside Terrorism

    Inside Terrorism
    av Bruce Hoffman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174770

    Bruce Hoffman's Inside Terrorism has remained the seminal work for understanding the historical evolution of terrorism and the terrorist mind-set. In this revised third edition of his classic text, Hoffman analyzes the latest developments in global…

  • Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress

    Creating a Learning Society: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress
    av Joseph E. Stiglitz, Bruce Greenwald

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231152143

    It has long been recognized that an improved standard of living results from advances in technology, not from the accumulation of capital. It has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less-developed countries is not just a gap i…

  • Democracy: A Reader

    Democracy: A Reader
    av Ricardo Blaug

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174138

    Democracy is an essential collection of source texts by major historical figures on the value of democracy, key concepts and practices, theoretical perspectives, and contemporary challenges. The volume includes reflections on democracy by Machiavell…

  • Accounting for Value

    Accounting for Value
    av Stephen Penman

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231151184

    Accounting for Value teaches investors and analysts how to handle accounting in evaluating equity investments. The book's novel approach shows that valuation and accounting are much the same: valuation is actually a matter of accounting for value. L…

  • Revolution in Poetic Language

    Revolution in Poetic Language
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231056434

    The linking of psychosomatic to literary and literary to a larger political horizon raises the question of conservative premises to linguistic, pyschoanalystic, philisophical, and literary theories and criticisms of such.

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Jason Smerdon

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172837

    This second edition of Climate Change is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text is geared toward students at a variety of levels. Edmond A. Mathez and Jason E. Smerdon provide a…

  • The Portable Kristeva

    The Portable Kristeva
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231126298

    As a linguist, Julia Kristeva has pioneered a revolutionary theory of the sign in its relation to social and political emancipation; as a practicing psychoanalyst, she has produced work on the nature of the human subject and sexuality, and on the "n…

  • Viral Modernism

    Viral Modernism
    av Elizabeth Outka

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185752

    The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 took the lives of between 50 and 100 million people worldwide, and the United States suffered more casualties than in all the wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries combined. Yet despite these catastroph…

  • A Brief History of Entrepreneurship

    A Brief History of Entrepreneurship
    av Joe Carlen

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231173049

    A Brief History of Entrepreneurship charts how the pursuit of profit by private individuals has been a prime mover in revolutionizing civilization. Entrepreneurs often butt up against processes, technologies, social conventions, and even laws. So th…

  • Black Sun

    Black Sun
    av Julia Kristeva

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231067072

    In Black Sun, Julia Kristeva addresses the subject of melancholia, examining this phenomenon in the context of art, literature, philosophy, the history of religion and culture, as well as psychoanalysis. She describes the depressive as one who perce…

  • I Am the People

    I Am the People
    av Partha Chatterjee

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195492

    The forms of liberal government that emerged after World War II are in the midst of a profound crisis. In I Am the People, Partha Chatterjee reconsiders the concept of popular sovereignty in order to explain today's dramatic outburst of movements cl…

  • Measuring Culture

    Measuring Culture
    av John W. Mohr

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180290

    Social scientists seek to develop systematic ways to understand how people make meaning and how the meanings they make shape them and the world in which they live. But how do we measure such processes? Measuring Culture is an essential point of entr…

  • Cinema in the Digital Age

    Cinema in the Digital Age
    av Nicholas Rombes

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231167550

    Have digital technologies transformed cinema into a new art, or do they simply replicate and mimic analogue, film-based cinema? Newly revised and expanded to take the latest developments into account, Cinema in the Digital Age examines the fate of c…

  • Away from Chaos: The Middle East and the Challenge to the West

    Away from Chaos: The Middle East and the Challenge to the West
    av Gilles Kepel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197021

    The Middle East is one of the world's most volatile regions. In recent years, from the optimism and then crushing disappointment of the Arab uprisings through the rise and fall of the Islamic State, it has presented key international security challe…

  • On the Judgment of History

    On the Judgment of History
    av Joan Wallach Scott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231196956

    In the face of conflict and despair, we often console ourselves by saying that history will be the judge. Today's oppressors may escape being held responsible for their crimes, but the future will condemn them. Those who stand up for progressive val…

  • A German Officer in Occupied Paris

    A German Officer in Occupied Paris
    av Ernst Junger

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231127417

    Ernst Junger was one of twentieth-century Germany's most important-and most controversial-writers. Decorated for bravery in World War I and the author of the acclaimed western front memoir Storm of Steel, he frankly depicted war's horrors even as he…

  • Nonbinary

    Nonbinary

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185332

    What happens when your gender doesn't fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking b…

  • Extraordinary Bodies

    Extraordinary Bodies
    av Rosemarie Garland Thomson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231183178

    Extraordinary Bodies is a cornerstone text of disability studies, establishing the field upon its publication in 1997. Framing disability as a minority discourse rather than a medical one, the book added depth to oppressive narratives and revealed n…

  • Interactions

    Interactions
    av Niles Eldredge, Marjorie Grene, Niles Eldredge

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231079464

    AThink of the word "evolution": the name Darwin and the term "natural selection" come to mind. But any powerful general theory of evolution must account for social evolution, both human and nonhuman, and contemporary Darwinism has not persuasively m…

  • Negotiations, 1972-1990

    Negotiations, 1972-1990
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231075817

    Negotiations traces the intellectual journey of a man widely acclaimed as one of the most important French philosphers. A provocative guide to Deleuze by Deleuze, the collection clarifies the key critical concepts in the work of this vital figure in…

  • Between Men

    Between Men
    av Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176293

    First published in 1985, Between Men was a decisive intervention in gender studies, a book that all but singlehandedly dislodged a tradition of literary critique that suppressed queer subjects and subjectivities. With stunning foresight and conceptu…

  • Pantheologies

    Pantheologies
    av Mary-Jane Rubenstein

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231189477

    Pantheism is the idea that God and the world are identical-that the creator, sustainer, destroyer, and transformer of all things is the universe itself. From a monotheistic perspective, this notion is irremediably heretical since it suggests divinit…

  • Born Translated

    Born Translated
    av Rebecca L. Walkowitz

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231165952

    As a growing number of contemporary novelists write for publication in multiple languages, the genre's form and aims are shifting. Born-translated novels include passages that appear to be written in different tongues, narrators who speak to foreign…

  • Film, a Sound Art

    Film, a Sound Art
    av Michel Chion

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137775

    French critic and composer Michel Chion argues that watching movies is more than just a visual exercise--it enacts a process of audio-viewing. The audiovisual makes use of a wealth of tropes, devices, techniques, and effects that convert multiple se…

  • Film, a Sound Art

    Film, a Sound Art
    av Michel Chion, Claudia Gorbman, Michel Chion

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137768

    French critic and composer Michel Chion argues that watching movies is more than just a visual exercise--it enacts a process of audio-viewing. The audiovisual makes use of a wealth of tropes, devices, techniques, and effects that convert multiple se…

  • Zhuangzi: Basic Writings

    Zhuangzi: Basic Writings
    av Zhuangzi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129596

    Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy's central tenet, espoused by the person-or group of people-known as Zhuangzi (36…

  • Han Fei Tzu

    Han Fei Tzu

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231086097

    Representative of the Fachia, or Legalist, school of philosophy, the writings of Han Fei Tzu (280?-233 B.C.) confront the issues of preserving and strengthening the state. His lessons remain timely as scholars continue to examine the nature and use…

  • Chaos, Territory, Art

    Chaos, Territory, Art
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145190

    Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architecture, music, and painting-is born from the disruptive forces of sexual selection. She approaches ar…

  • Chaos, Territory, Art

    Chaos, Territory, Art
    av Elizabeth Grosz

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231145183

    Instead of treating art as a unique creation that requires reason and refined taste to appreciate, Elizabeth Grosz argues that art-especially architecture, music, and painting-is born from the disruptive forces of sexual selection. She approaches ar…

  • The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

    The Columbia History of Western Philosophy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231101295

    Richard Popkin has assembled 63 leading scholars to forge a highly approachable chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions. From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, this volume provides lively, in-d…

  • The Collapse of Western Civilization

    The Collapse of Western Civilization
    av Naomi Oreskes

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231169547

    The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and-finally-the disaster now known as the Great Collapse…

  • Foucault's Futures

    Foucault's Futures
    av Penelope Deutscher

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176415

    In Foucault's Futures, Penelope Deutscher reconsiders the role of procreation in Foucault's thought, especially its proximity to risk, mortality, and death. She brings together his work on sexuality and biopolitics to challenge our understanding of…

  • Foucault's Futures

    Foucault's Futures
    av Penelope Deutscher

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231176408

    In Foucault's Futures, Penelope Deutscher reconsiders the role of procreation in Foucault's thought, especially its proximity to risk, mortality, and death. She brings together his work on sexuality and biopolitics to challenge our understanding of…

  • The Generation of Postmemory

    The Generation of Postmemory
    av Marianne Hirsch

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156530

    Can we remember other people's memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit c…

  • The Generation of Postmemory

    The Generation of Postmemory
    av Marianne Hirsch

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156523

    Can we remember other people's memories? The Generation of Postmemory argues we can: that memories of traumatic events live on to mark the lives of those who were not there to experience them. Children of survivors and their contemporaries inherit c…

  • Animal Ethics in Context

    Animal Ethics in Context
    av Clare Palmer

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129053

    It is widely agreed that because animals feel pain we should not make them suffer gratuitously. Some ethical theories go even further: because of the capacities that they possess, animals have the right not to be harmed or killed. These views concer…

  • Animal Ethics in Context

    Animal Ethics in Context
    av Clare Palmer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231129046

    It is widely agreed that because animals feel pain we should not make them suffer gratuitously. Some ethical theories go even further: because of the capacities that they possess, animals have the right not to be harmed or killed. These views concer…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156837

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • Why Civil Resistance Works

    Why Civil Resistance Works
    av Erica Chenoweth, Maria J. Stephan, Erica Chenoweth

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231156820

    For more than a century, from 1900 to 2006, campaigns of nonviolent resistance were more than twice as effective as their violent counterparts in achieving their stated goals. By attracting impressive support from citizens, whose activism takes the…

  • The Complete Works of Zhuangzi

    The Complete Works of Zhuangzi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231164740

    Only by inhabiting Dao (the Way of Nature) and dwelling in its unity can humankind achieve true happiness and freedom, in both life and death. This is Daoist philosophy's central tenet, espoused by the person-or group of people-known as Zhuangzi (36…

  • Universality and Identity Politics

    Universality and Identity Politics
    av Todd McGowan

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197700

    The great political ideas and movements of the modern world were founded on a promise of universal emancipation. But in recent decades, much of the Left has grown suspicious of such aspirations. Critics see the invocation of universality as a form o…

  • Oprah Winfrey and the Glamour of Misery

    Oprah Winfrey and the Glamour of Misery
    av Eva Illouz

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231118132

    Oprah Winfrey is the protagonist of the story to be told here, but this book has broader intentions, begins Eva Illouz in this original examination of how and why this talk show host has become a pervasive symbol in American culture. Unlike studies…

  • Oprah Winfrey and the Glamour of Misery

    Oprah Winfrey and the Glamour of Misery
    av Eva Illouz

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231118125

    Oprah Winfrey is the protagonist of the story to be told here, but this book has broader intentions, begins Eva Illouz in this original examination of how and why this talk show host has become a pervasive symbol in American culture. Unlike studies…

  • Research Exposed

    Research Exposed

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231188777

    The era of digital communication provides endless opportunities for the collection and analysis of social data in novel ways. It also presents new and unanticipated challenges, as researchers are often inventing elements of their methodologies on th…

  • Humanist Reason

    Humanist Reason
    av Eric Hayot

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231197854

    Ask just about any humanist, and you will hear that the humanities are in a crisis. Facing utilitarian approaches to education, the corporatization of the university, plummeting enrollments, budget cuts, and political critiques from right, left, and…

  • Cotton, Climate, and Camels in Early Islamic Iran

    Cotton, Climate, and Camels in Early Islamic Iran
    av Richard W. Bulliet

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231148368

    A boom in the production and export of cotton made Iran the richest region of the Islamic caliphate in the ninth and tenth centuries. Yet in the eleventh century, Iran's impressive agricultural economy entered a steep decline, bringing the country's…

  • Adorno's Theory of Philosophical and Aesthetic Truth

    Adorno's Theory of Philosophical and Aesthetic Truth
    av Owen Hulatt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231177245

    In Adorno's Theory of Philosophical and Aesthetic Truth, Owen Hulatt undertakes an original reading of Theodor W. Adorno's epistemology and its material underpinnings, deepening our understanding of his theories of truth, art, and the nonidentical.…

  • The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction

    The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction
    av Nora M. Alter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178211

    Nora M. Alter argues that the essay film is a hybrid genre that fuses three major categories of film: feature, art, and documentary. Much like the written essay, its literary predecessor, the essay film draws on a variety of forms and approaches, fu…

  • The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction

    The Essay Film After Fact and Fiction
    av Nora M. Alter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178204

    Nora M. Alter argues that the essay film is a hybrid genre that fuses three major categories of film: feature, art, and documentary. Much like the written essay, its literary predecessor, the essay film draws on a variety of forms and approaches, fu…

  • Albert O. Hirschman: An Intellectual Biography

    Albert O. Hirschman: An Intellectual Biography
    av Michele Alacevich

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231199827

    One of the most original social scientists of the twentieth century, Albert O. Hirschman led an uncommonly dramatic life. After fleeing Nazi Germany as a youth, he fought in the Spanish Civil War, took part in antifascist activities in Italy, and or…

  • Man, the State, and War

    Man, the State, and War
    av Kenneth Waltz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231188050

    What are the causes of war? How might the world be made more peaceful? In this landmark work of international relations theory, first published in 1959, the eminent realist scholar Kenneth N. Waltz offers a foundational analysis of the nature of con…