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  • The Metaphysics of Capitalism

    The Metaphysics of Capitalism
    av Andrea Micocci

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739128374

    The objective of this book is to construct an individually emancipatory economic and political philosophy. This means a concrete-based, man-centered, non-hypostatizing, anti-dialectical approach to the apprehension of the material, i.e. nature in ge…

  • The Metaphysics of Capitalism

    The Metaphysics of Capitalism
    av Andrea Micocci

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739128381

    The objective of this book is to construct an individually emancipatory economic and political philosophy. This means a concrete-based, man-centered, non-hypostatizing, anti-dialectical approach to the apprehension of the material, i.e. nature in ge…

  • Let's Swallow Switzerland

    Let's Swallow Switzerland
    av Klaus Urner

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739102558

    Why was Switzerland spared a German attack during World War II? Was its existence actually endangered at any time? In "Let's Swallow Switzerland," historian Klaus Urner reveals new data uncovered about the actual threats Switzerland faced during the…

  • Transition in Power

    Transition in Power
    av Peter J. Hugill

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498544221

    Hegemonic transitions are never clear, and they usually emerge from a period of multi-polarity in the world-system. Two types of state tend to contend for power: trading states and territorial states, although most states are never "pure" and tend t…

  • Gandhi's Experiments with Truth

    Gandhi's Experiments with Truth

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739111420

    This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books-An Autobiography: T…

  • Gandhi's Experiments with Truth

    Gandhi's Experiments with Truth

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739111437

    This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from three of his books-An Autobiography: T…

  • The Nature of Dignity

    The Nature of Dignity
    av Ron Bontekoe

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739124079

    The Nature of Dignity is a highly interdisciplinary work of philosophy that focuses primarily on the form of dignity (or nobility of demeanor) that individuals exhibit to varying degrees, rather than the form of dignity that we tend to presume we al…

  • The Nature of Dignity

    The Nature of Dignity
    av Ron Bontekoe

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739124086

    The Nature of Dignity is a highly interdisciplinary work of philosophy that focuses primarily on the form of dignity (or nobility of demeanor) that individuals exhibit to varying degrees, rather than the form of dignity that we tend to presume we al…

  • Thinking about Music from Latin America

    Thinking about Music from Latin America
    av Juan Pablo Gonzalez

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498568647

    Tracing musicology in Latin American during the twentieth century, this book presents case studies to illustrate how Latin American music has interacted with social and global processes. The book addresses such topics as popular music, post-colonial…

  • The Risky Business of French Feminism

    The Risky Business of French Feminism
    av Jennifer L. Sweatman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739179659

    The Risky Business of French Feminism: Publishing, Politics, and Artistry examines the institutional history of the publishing house Editions des Femmes as well as its relationship to the French Women's Liberation Movement (MLF) from 1972 to the pre…

  • The Nietzschean Subject

    The Nietzschean Subject
    av Brook M. Blair

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739150887

    Based upon an attentive reading of Nietzsche's writings and situated within a framework derived largely from such post-Nietzschean thinkers as Deleuze, Guattari, Klossowski, Foucault, Derrida, Negri, and Sloterdijk, this study develops a treatment o…

  • China's Unequal Treaties

    China's Unequal Treaties
    av Dong Wang

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739128060

    This study, based on primary sources, deals with the linguistic development and polemical uses of the expression Unequal Treaties, which refers to the treaties China signed between 1842 and 1946. Although this expression has occupied a central posit…

  • China's Unequal Treaties

    China's Unequal Treaties
    av Dong Wang

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739112083

    This study, based on primary sources, deals with the linguistic development and polemical uses of the expression Unequal Treaties, which refers to the treaties China signed between 1842 and 1946. Although this expression has occupied a central posit…

  • The Equal Society

    The Equal Society

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498515733

    Equality is a widely championed social ideal. But what is equality? And what action is required if present-day societies are to root out their inequalities?The Equal Society collects fourteen philosophical essays, each with a fresh perspective on th…

  • The Equal Society

    The Equal Society

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498515719

    Equality is a widely championed social ideal. But what is equality? And what action is required if present-day societies are to root out their inequalities?The Equal Society collects fourteen philosophical essays, each with a fresh perspective on th…

  • The Politics of Knowledge

    The Politics of Knowledge
    av Richard K. Laird

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498575997

    Whether or not the U.S. is in decline can be debated, but there is evidence that its political system is becoming less able to solve major problems. This is in part because loyalty to a belief or an ideology may be taking priority over learning how…

  • The Meaning of Gay

    The Meaning of Gay
    av Todd J. Ormsbee

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739115978

    The Meaning of Gay traces the conflicts among San Francisco's gay men and with the dominant society, describing the broad range of meanings they came to ascribe onto "gayness" between 1962 and 1972. Combining historical method, symbolic interaction,…

  • The Meaning of Gay

    The Meaning of Gay
    av Todd J. Ormsbee

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739115985

    Homosexual men in San Francisco had started the 1960s interacting mostly in private, informal groups, meeting in bars and house parties. But by 1972, the city had a 'gay community' and 'gay pride,' all celebrated with a parade. Through numerous orga…

  • The Cairo Consensus

    The Cairo Consensus
    av Saul Halfon

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739111765

    In the early 1990s international population policy faced a crisis-it was being attacked from the left and the right, from inside and outside, for a range of failings-of ethics, fact, method, and vision. The 1994 International Conference on Populatio…

  • Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture

    Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture
    av Ardi Kia

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498589079

    Central Asia Cultures, Arts, and Architecture presents a journey through time, analyzing the history of Central Asian cultures, arts, and architecture since prehistoric times. It includes documentation of historical, cultural, artistic, and architec…

  • Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture

    Central Asian Cultures, Arts, and Architecture
    av Ardi Kia

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498589055

    Central Asia Cultures, Arts, and Architecture presents a journey through time, analyzing the history of Central Asian cultures, arts, and architecture since prehistoric times. It includes documentation of historical, cultural, artistic, and architec…

  • The Walls of Babylon

    The Walls of Babylon
    av David Arthur

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978702493

    Through a daringly revisionist reading of the Revelation to John, The Walls of Babylon overthrows conventional assumptions, liberal and conservative alike, regarding Gnosticism and apocalyptic eschatology, and dismantles and reconstructs a received…

  • Nationalizing Judaism

    Nationalizing Judaism
    av David Ohana

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498543606

    This new book by historian David Ohana analyzes Zionism and the Israeli state as a theological ideology. The book pursues this provocative end by showing the dialectical tension between Judaism and Zionism. How has Zionism molded perceptions and ima…

  • Visualizing Modern China

    Visualizing Modern China
    av James A. Cook, Joshua Goldstein, Matthew D. Johnson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498501439

    Visualizing Modern China: Image, History, and Memory, 1750-Present offers a sophisticated yet accessible interpretation of modern Chinese history through visual imagery. With rich illustrations and a companion website, it is an ideal textbook for co…

  • Israel's Military Doctrine

    Israel's Military Doctrine
    av Ehud Eilam

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498575638

    Israel's military doctrine was aimed at defeating powerful Arab militaries, mostly those of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. In the years 1948-1982 Israel and Arab states had a series of wars i.e. high intensity wars. Israel, since 1948, also dealt with gue…

  • Conjugal Love and Procreation

    Conjugal Love and Procreation
    av Kevin Schemenauer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739147061

    Dietrich von Hildebrand contributed to the Catholic tradition's increased recognition of conjugal love in marriage in the early twentieth century, and, as Kevin Schemenauer argues in Conjugal Love and Procreation, von Hildebrand's work remains relev…

  • Field Stories

    Field Stories

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793643964

    In Field Stories, William H. Leggett and Ida Fadzillah Leggett have drawn together a collection of fieldwork experiences from around the world. Using concepts like vulnerability, friendship, fear, and affect, the contributors in this collection draw…

  • Sexual Assault on Campus

    Sexual Assault on Campus
    av Carol Bohmer, Andrea Parrot, Carol Bohmer

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780029037157

  • Washington Irving and Islam

    Washington Irving and Islam

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498569668

    Washington Irving and Islam contributes to understanding the relationship between the United States and the Islamic world, valuable not only for studies of Washington Irving, American Literature, or Islam, but also for thinking through the role Isla…

  • Environmental Sustainability and American Public Administration

    Environmental Sustainability and American Public Administration
    av J. Michael Martinez

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509688

    Protecting the natural environment and promoting environmental sustainability have become important objectives for U.S. policymakers and public administrators at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Institutions of American government, especially a…

  • Environmental Sustainability and American Public Administration

    Environmental Sustainability and American Public Administration
    av J. Michael Martinez

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509664

    Protecting the natural environment and promoting environmental sustainability have become important objectives for U.S. policymakers and public administrators at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Institutions of American government, especially a…

  • Race, Reality, and Realpolitik

    Race, Reality, and Realpolitik
    av Jeffrey Sommers

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509169

    The year 2015 marked the centennial of the 1915 United States occupation of Haiti and Haiti's resistance to that signal event in its history. This study surveys the issues of economics, race, and realpolitik embedded in the political economy of U.S.…

  • Race, Reality, and Realpolitik

    Race, Reality, and Realpolitik
    av Jeffrey Sommers

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498509145

    The year 2015 marked the centennial of the 1915 United States occupation of Haiti and Haiti's resistance to that signal event in its history. This study surveys the issues of economics, race, and realpolitik embedded in the political economy of U.S.…

  • Threat Perceptions

    Threat Perceptions
    av Saran Ghatak

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739129579

    Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism is a study of the legal, scientific and social constructions of danger and risk of crime in the United States since the late nineteenth century. Governance of risk has…

  • Psychological Operations American Style

    Psychological Operations American Style
    av Robert J. Kodosky

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739121399

    Psychological Operations American Style examines the historical use of PSYOP by the Unites States in the twentieth century. Over six years into its War on Terrorism, and over thirty years removed from the Vietnam War, the United States continues to…

  • Representation and Institutional Design

    Representation and Institutional Design
    av Rebekah L. Herrick

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739150672

    An enduring question for most nations has been how to best represent their citizens and their needs. This is a complex issue as there is no universally accepted definition of good representation. Representation and Institutional Design addresses the…

  • The New Cinematic Weird

    The New Cinematic Weird
    av Steen Ledet Christiansen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793612748

    The New Cinematic Weird argues that weird fiction is rising also in audiovisual culture. Presenting several detailed analyses of weird cinematic works, the book shows how the new cinematic weird is best understood as atmospheric worldings - affectiv…

  • The Culture and Politics of Populist Masculinities

    The Culture and Politics of Populist Masculinities

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793635259

    The ideologies and practices of various populist movements are centered on issues of gender, especially idealized notions of masculinity. Offering cultural, political, and historical approaches from a range of interdisciplinary and international per…

  • Jonathan Swift and Philosophy

    Jonathan Swift and Philosophy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498521536

    Jonathan Swift and Philosophy is the first book to analyse and interpret Swift's writing from a philosophical angle. By placing key texts of Swift in their philosophical and cultural contexts and providing background to their history of ideas, it de…

  • Chinese Media in Africa

    Chinese Media in Africa
    av Emeka Umejei

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498593960

    Chinese Media in Africa: Perception, Performance, and Paradox analyzes the debate on Chinese media expansion in Africa and its implication for the African media landscape by engaging with African journalists who train and work in Chinese media organ…

  • Israel's Governability Crisis

    Israel's Governability Crisis
    av Maoz Rosenthal

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498513418

    This book examines the governability crisis faced by Israeli governmental institutions. For a long period of time, observers of Israel's government have reported the same phenomena: instability in most political positions not allowing for proper pol…

  • Challenges for Christian Faith

    Challenges for Christian Faith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793618443

    The famed thinker and writer, C.S. Lewis, addressed issues that were paramount and pressing for religious persons in his time. In this volume, and in honor of Lewis, experts in their fields examine topics and challenges that face Christians living t…

  • John Lowell Jr. and His Institute

    John Lowell Jr. and His Institute
    av Chaim M. Rosenberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781793644596

    This book examines the life and legacy of John Lowell Jr (1799-1836) through the establishment of the Lowell Institute, still active in Boston, which offers free education.

  • The CSI Effect

    The CSI Effect

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739124710

    CSI has been heralded in many spheres of public discourse as a televisual revolution, its effects on the public unprecedented. The CSI Effect: Television, Crime, and Governance demonstrates that CSI's appeal cannot be disentangled from either its pr…

  • The CSI Effect

    The CSI Effect

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739124703

    CSI has been heralded in many spheres of public discourse as a televisual revolution, its effects on the public unprecedented. The CSI Effect: Television, Crime, and Governance demonstrates that CSI's appeal cannot be disentangled from either its pr…

  • White Middle-Class Men in Rio de Janeiro

    White Middle-Class Men in Rio de Janeiro
    av Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498546423

    In this book based on the biographical accounts of upper-middle-class white men living in wealthy parts of Rio de Janeiro, Valeria Ribeiro Corossacz analyzes specific experiences of whiteness as they are produced at the intersection of multiple cate…

  • The Alternative Luther

    The Alternative Luther

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781978703810

    Contributors to this book analyze areas of Martin Luther's and Lutheran theology that have otherwise been neglected or under-represented in the five hundred years since the Reformation. They widen the scope of Luther and Lutheran theology by viewing…

  • Preserving the Legacy

    Preserving the Legacy
    av Allen G. Noble

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739100158

    Though only a relatively recent topic of worldwide discussion and interest, the concept of sustainable development traces its origins to the late eighteenth century, when concern for resource conservation and environmental integrity first arose. Fro…

  • Values and Objectivity in Science

    Values and Objectivity in Science
    av Hugh Lacey

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739110454

    Values and Objectivity in Science illuminates many of the ethical issues that arise concerning scientific practices and applications, offering an account of how social and ethical values play important roles within science. Hugh Lacey develops and c…

  • Values and Objectivity in Science

    Values and Objectivity in Science
    av Hugh Lacey

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739111413

    Values and Objectivity in Science illuminates many of the ethical issues that arise concerning scientific practices and applications, offering an account of how social and ethical values play important roles within science. Hugh Lacey develops and c…

  • Islamic Political Theology

    Islamic Political Theology

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498590587

    Can we affirm that a political theology exists in Islam? This apparently simple question is the core of Massimo Capanini and Marco Di Donato's edited collection of essays. Considering the wide range of meanings of political theology this book contai…

  • Faith on Trial

    Faith on Trial
    av David E. Guinn

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739104347

    American Supreme Court jurisprudence in the area of religious freedom has been, for the most part, predicated upon a form of liberal theory commonly known as 'procedural liberalism.' Faith on Trial explains how the Court's reliance on this theoretic…

  • Faith on Trial

    Faith on Trial
    av David E. Guinn

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739117644

    American Supreme Court jurisprudence in the area of religious freedom has been, for the most part, predicated upon a form of liberal theory commonly known as "procedural liberalism." Faith on Trial explains how the Court's reliance on this theoretic…

  • True Detective

    True Detective

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498566940

    Throughout its limited run beginning in 2014, the HBO series True Detective has presented viewers with unique takes on the American crime drama on television, marked by literary and cinematic influences, heavyweight performances, and an experimental…

  • The Divided People

    The Divided People
    av Eva Etzioni-Halevy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739103258

    The Divided People describes a fracturing Israel, a deeply divided state whose political system is buckling and whose society is rapidly polarizing into religious and secular camps. Written by a social scientist and drawing upon social science resea…

  • Bringing Stalin Back In

    Bringing Stalin Back In
    av Todd H. Nelson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498591522

    While Joseph Stalin is commonly reviled in the West as a murderous tyrant who committed egregious human rights abuses against his own people, in Russia he is often positively viewed as the symbol of Soviet-era stability and state power. How can ther…

  • The Politics of Care in Habermas and Derrida

    The Politics of Care in Habermas and Derrida
    av Richard Ganis

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739150092

    The Politics of Care in Habermas and Derrida provides a penetrating analysis of the tensions and possibilities that animate the dialogue between two of the most significant frameworks of moral philosophy in the contemporary Continental tradition. Th…

  • Secret Talks Between Tokyo and Washington

    Secret Talks Between Tokyo and Washington

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739120132

    Secret Talks Between Tokyo and Washington offers an insider's perspective of the political, economic, and security-related negotiations of Japan and America between 1949 and 1954. Translated by Robert D. Eldridge, for the first time the memoirs of M…

  • Secret Talks Between Tokyo and Washington

    Secret Talks Between Tokyo and Washington

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739120149

    Secret Talks Between Tokyo and Washington offers an insider's perspective of the political, economic, and security-related negotiations of Japan and America between 1949 and 1954. Translated by Robert D. Eldridge, for the first time the memoirs of M…

  • Taiwan and the Rise of China

    Taiwan and the Rise of China

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739166925

    Coincided with China's economic reform and her rapid ascendance to a great power status, the relations between Taiwan and Chinese mainland since 1979 have also seen some encouraging development. However, the rapprochement is nothing but a smooth rid…

  • France and Indochina

    France and Indochina

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739108390

    At the intersection of literary, cultural, and postcolonial studies, this volume looks at French perceptions of 'Indochina' as they are conveyed through a variety of media including cinema, literature, art, and historical or anthropological writings…

  • Posthumous Harm

    Posthumous Harm
    av Raymond Angelo Belliotti

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739171059

    Reasonable people agree that, other things being equal, it is immoral to fail to fulfill deathbed promises, to maliciously defame the dead, and to mistreat corpses. But philosophical controversy swirls over why such acts are morally wrong. Are these…

  • Posthumous Harm

    Posthumous Harm
    av Raymond Angelo Belliotti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739185995

    Reasonable people agree that, other things being equal, it is immoral to fail to fulfill deathbed promises, to maliciously defame the dead, and to mistreat corpses. But philosophical controversy swirls over why such acts are morally wrong. Are these…

  • Race, Education, and Reintegrating Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

    Race, Education, and Reintegrating Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498540902

    This timely, readable text offers an authoritative and balanced analysis of how racially driven policies in America impact post release education as a leading pathway to social reintegration. Compelling research findings from an assemblage of colleg…

  • Race, Education, and Reintegrating Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

    Race, Education, and Reintegrating Formerly Incarcerated Citizens

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498540926

    This timely, readable text offers an authoritative and balanced analysis of how racially driven policies in America impact post release education as a leading pathway to social reintegration. Compelling research findings from an assemblage of colleg…