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  • Audience Evolution

    Audience Evolution
    av Philip M. Napoli

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231150354

    Today's consumers have unprecedented choice in terms of the technologies and platforms that access, produce, and distribute media content. The development and overlap of television, the internet, and other media technologies is fragmenting and empow…

  • Audience Evolution

    Audience Evolution
    av Philip M. Napoli

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231150347

    Today's consumers have unprecedented choice in terms of the technologies and platforms that access, produce, and distribute media content. The development and overlap of television, the internet, and other media technologies is fragmenting and empow…

  • Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs

    Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs
    av Paul Willis

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231178952

    A landmark work in sociology, cultural studies, and ethnography since its publication in 1977, Paul Willis's Learning to Labor is a provocative and troubling account of how education links culture and class in the reproduction of social hierarchy. W…

  • 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…

  • Alienation

    Alienation
    av Rahel Jaeggi

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231151993

    The Hegelian-Marxist idea of alienation fell out of favor after the postmetaphysical rejection of humanism and essentialist views of human nature. In this book Rahel Jaeggi draws on the Hegelian philosophical tradition, phenomenological analyses gro…

  • Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints

    Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints
    av Paul Milgrom

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175982

    Traditional economic theory studies idealized markets in which prices alone can guide efficient allocation, with no need for central organization. Such models build from Adam Smith's famous concept of an invisible hand, which guides markets and rend…

  • Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing

    Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing
    av Helene Cixous

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231076593

    Three Steps on the Ladder of Writing is a poetic, insightful, and ultimately moving exploration of 'the strange science of writing.' In a magnetic, irresistible narrative, Cixous reflects on the writing process and explores three distinct areas esse…

  • Losing Control?

    Losing Control?
    av Saskia Sassen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231106092

    What determines the flow of labor and capital in this new global information economy? Who has the capacity to coordinate this new system, to create some measure of order? What happens to territoriality and sovereignty, two fundamental principles of…

  • Sex Trafficking

    Sex Trafficking
    av Siddharth Kara

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180337

    Since the publication of Sex Trafficking in 2007, Siddharth Kara has continued to travel across countries and continents, documenting the local factors and economic forces that support sexual slavery worldwide. His riveting encounters with victims a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • Nomadic Subjects

    Nomadic Subjects
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231153898

    For more than fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory, exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political…

  • Sexual Politics

    Sexual Politics
    av Kate Millett

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174251

    A sensation upon its publication in 1970, Sexual Politics documents the subjugation of women in great literature and art. Kate Millett's analysis targets four revered authors-D. H. Lawrence, Henry Miller, Norman Mailer, and Jean Genet-and builds a d…

  • 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…

  • The Politics of the Governed

    The Politics of the Governed
    av Partha Chatterjee

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130639

    Often dismissed as the rumblings of "the street," popular politics is where political modernity is being formed today, according to Partha Chatterjee. The rise of mass politics all over the world in the twentieth century led to the development of ne…

  • The Politics of the Governed

    The Politics of the Governed
    av Partha Chatterjee

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130622

    Often dismissed as the rumblings of "the street," popular politics is where political modernity is being formed today, according to Partha Chatterjee. The rise of mass politics all over the world in the twentieth century led to the development of ne…

  • Antigone's Claim

    Antigone's Claim
    av Judith Butler

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231118958

    The celebrated author of Gender Trouble here redefines Antigone's legacy, recovering her revolutionary significance and liberating it for a progressive feminism and sexual politics. Butler's new interpretation does nothing less than reconceptualize…

  • The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia

    The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia
    av Vazira Fazila-Yacoobali Zamindar

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231138475

    Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one o…

  • Audio-Vision

    Audio-Vision
    av Michel Chion

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231078993

    In Audio-Vision: Sound on Screen, French critic and composer Michel Chion reassesses audiovisual media since the revolutionary 1927 debut of recorded sound in cinema, shedding crucial light on the mutual relationship between sound and image in audio…

  • Autism's False Prophets

    Autism's False Prophets
    av Paul A. Offit

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231146364

    A London researcher was the first to assert that the combination measles-mumps-rubella vaccine known as MMR caused autism in children. Following this "discovery," a handful of parents declared that a mercury-containing preservative in several vaccin…

  • Afro-Dog

    Afro-Dog
    av Benedicte Boisseron

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231186650

    The animal-rights organization PETA asked "Are Animals the New Slaves?" in a controversial 2005 fundraising campaign; that same year, after the Humane Society rescued pets in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina while black residents were neglected, s…

  • Assuming a Body

    Assuming a Body
    av Gayle Salamon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231149594

    We believe we know our bodies intimately--that their material reality is certain and that this certainty leads to an epistemological truth about sex, gender, and identity. By exploring and giving equal weight to transgendered subjectivities, however…

  • Assuming a Body

    Assuming a Body
    av Gayle Salamon

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231149587

    We believe we know our bodies intimately--that their material reality is certain and that this certainty leads to an epistemological truth about sex, gender, and identity. By exploring and giving equal weight to transgendered subjectivities, however…

  • Mouthfeel

    Mouthfeel
    av Ole Mouritsen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180771

    Why is chocolate melting on the tongue such a decadent sensation? Why do we love crunching on bacon? Why is fizz-less soda such a disappointment to drink, and why is flat beer so unappealing to the palate? Our sense of taste produces physical and em…

  • Marriage as a Fine Art

    Marriage as a Fine Art
    av Julia Kristeva, Philippe Sollers

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231180108

    "We found so much to say, to share, to learn...For it wasn't just the Marquis de Sade profile and the sporty thighs-and-calves that seduced me. It was even more, perhaps, or certainly just as much, the speed at which you used to read, and still do."…

  • Notes to Literature

    Notes to Literature
    av Theodor W. Adorno

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231179652

    Notes to Literature is a collection of the great social theorist Theodor W. Adorno's essays on such writers as Mann, Bloch, Hoelderlin, Siegfried Kracauer, Goethe, Benjamin, and Stefan George. It also includes his reflections on a variety of subject…

  • Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

    Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences
    av William Richards

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231174060

    Sacred Knowledge is the first well-documented, sophisticated account of the effect of psychedelics on biological processes, human consciousness, and revelatory religious experiences. Based on nearly three decades of legal research with volunteers, W…

  • The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature

    The Self-Help Compulsion: Searching for Advice in Modern Literature
    av Beth Blum

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231194921

    Samuel Beckett as a guru for business executives? James Joyce as a guide to living a good life? The notion of notoriously experimental authors sharing a shelf with self-help books might seem far-fetched, yet a hidden history of rivalry, influence, a…

  • William Greaves

    William Greaves

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231199599

    William Greaves is one of the most significant and compelling American filmmakers of the past century. Best known for his experimental film about its own making, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One, Greaves was an influential independent documentary fil…

  • The Credential Society

    The Credential Society
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231192354

    The Credential Society is a classic on the role of higher education in American society and an essential text for understanding the reproduction of inequality. Controversial at the time, Randall Collins's claim that the expansion of American educati…

  • The Man Who Couldn't Die: The Tale of an Authentic Human Being

    The Man Who Couldn't Die: The Tale of an Authentic Human Being
    av Olga Slavnikova

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231185943

    In the chaos of early-1990s Russia, the wife and stepdaughter of a paralyzed veteran conceal the Soviet Union's collapse from him in order to keep him-and his pension-alive until it turns out the tough old man has other plans. Olga Slavnikova's The…

  • In China's Wake

    In China's Wake
    av Nicholas Jepson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231187978

    In the early 2000s, Chinese demand for imported commodities ballooned as the country continued its breakneck economic growth. Simultaneously, global markets in metals and fuels experienced a boom of unprecedented extent and duration. Meanwhile, reso…

  • The Lumiere Galaxy

    The Lumiere Galaxy
    av Francesco Casetti

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231172431

    Francesco Casetti believes new media technologies are producing an exciting new era in cinema aesthetics. Whether we experience film in the theater, on our hand-held devices, in galleries and museums, onboard and in flight, or up in the clouds in th…

  • The Writing of History

    The Writing of History
    av Michel de Certeau

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231055758

    A leading intellectual member of France's Freudian school, Michel de Certeau combined principles from the disciplines of religion, history, and psychoanalysis in order to redefine historiography and rethink the categories of history. In The Writing…

  • Stories from the Field

    Stories from the Field

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193016

    What do you do if you get stuck in an elevator in Mogadishu? How worried should you be about being followed after an interview with a ring of human traffickers in Lebanon? What happens to your research if you get placed on a government watchlist? An…

  • 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…

  • "Keep 'em in the East": Kazan, Kubrick, and the Postwar New York Film Renaissance

    "Keep 'em in the East": Kazan, Kubrick, and the Postwar New York Film Renaissance
    av Richard Koszarski

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231200981

    The year 1955 was a watershed one for New York's film industry: Elia Kazan's On the Waterfront took home eight Oscars, and, more quietly, Stanley Kubrick released the low-budget classic Killer's Kiss. A wave of films that changed how American movies…

  • Realms of Memory

    Realms of Memory
    av Pierre Nora, Arthur Goldhammer, Lawrence D. Kritzman

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231106344

    Archives, monuments, celebrations:there are not merely the recollections of memory but also the foundations of history. Symbols, the third and final volume in Pierre Nora's monumental Realms of Memory, includes groundbreaking discussions of the embl…

  • Prison Notebooks

    Prison Notebooks
    av Antonio Gramsci

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231139458

    Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) is widely celebrated as the most original political thinker in Western Marxism and an all-around outstanding intellectual figure. Arrested and imprisoned by the Italian Fascist regime in 1926, Gramsci died before fully re…

  • Difference and Repetition

    Difference and Repetition
    av Gilles Deleuze

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231081597

    This brilliant exposition of the critique of identity is a classic in contemporary philosophy and one of Deleuze's most important works. Of fundamental importance to literary critics and philosophers,Difference and Repetition develops two central co…

  • The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

    The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century
    av Henri Lauzière

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231175500

    Some Islamic scholars hold that Salafism is an innovative and rationalist effort at Islamic reform that emerged in the late nineteenth century but gradually disappeared in the mid twentieth. Others argue Salafism is an anti-innovative and antiration…

  • Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion

    Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion
    av Donald Keene

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130578

    Yoshimasa may have been the worst shogun ever to rule Japan. He was a failure as a soldier, incompetent at dealing with state business, and dominated by his wife. But his influence on the cultural life of Japan was unparalleled. According to Donald…

  • Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion

    Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion
    av Donald Keene

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231130561

    Yoshimasa may have been the worst shogun ever to rule Japan. He was a failure as a soldier, incompetent at dealing with state business, and dominated by his wife. But his influence on the cultural life of Japan was unparalleled. According to Donald…

  • Critique and Praxis

    Critique and Praxis
    av Bernard E. Harcourt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231195720

    Critical philosophy has always challenged the division between theory and practice. At its best, it aims to turn contemplation into emancipation, seeking to transform society in pursuit of equality, autonomy, and human flourishing. Yet today's criti…

  • The Range of Interpretation

    The Range of Interpretation
    av Wolfgang Iser

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231119030

    There is a tacit assumption that interpretation comes naturally, that human beings live by constantly interpreting. In this sense, we might even rephrase Descartes by saying: We interpret, therefore we are. While such a basic human disposition makes…

  • Margin of Trust

    Margin of Trust
    av Lawrence Cunningham

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231193900

    Warren Buffett and his company, Berkshire Hathaway, are legendary for their distinctive investing approach. Yet many equally unconventional but less well known aspects of Berkshire's managerial practices and organizational structure are rich with le…

  • Democratic Transition in the Muslim World

    Democratic Transition in the Muslim World

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231184311

    In early 2011, widespread protests ousted dictatorial regimes in both Tunisia and Egypt. Within a few years, Tunisia successfully held parliamentary and presidential elections and witnessed a peaceful transition of power, while the Egyptian military…

  • Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America

    Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America
    av Deborah Nelson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231111218

    Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America explores the relationship between confessional poetry and constitutional privacy doctrine, both of which emerged at the end of the 1950s. While the public declarations of the Supreme Court and the private declama…

  • Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America

    Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America
    av Deborah Nelson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231111201

    Pursuing Privacy in Cold War America explores the relationship between confessional poetry and constitutional privacy doctrine, both of which emerged at the end of the 1950s. While the public declarations of the Supreme Court and the private declama…