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  • The Scent of Time

    The Scent of Time
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509516056

    In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time. Our attachment to the vita activa creates an im…

  • The Scent of Time

    The Scent of Time
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509516049

    In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time. Our attachment to the vita activa creates an im…

  • Population and Society

    Population and Society
    av Gregg Lee Carter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745668383

    This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a better…

  • Population and Society

    Population and Society
    av Gregg Lee Carter

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745668376

    This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a better…

  • After God

    After God
    av Peter Sloterdijk

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533510

    In his Critique of Cynical Reason, Peter Sloterdijk pursued an enlightenment of the Enlightenment in both its beginnings and the present. After God is dedicated to the theological enlightenment of theology. It ranges from the period when gods reigne…

  • After God

    After God
    av Peter Sloterdijk

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533503

    In his Critique of Cynical Reason, Peter Sloterdijk pursued an enlightenment of the Enlightenment in both its beginnings and the present. After God is dedicated to the theological enlightenment of theology. It ranges from the period when gods reigne…

  • Stuff

    Stuff
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745644240

    Things make us just as much as we make things. And yet, unlike the study of languages or places, there is no discipline devoted to the study of material things. This book shows why it is time to acknowledge and confront this neglect and how much we…

  • Stuff

    Stuff
    av Daniel Miller

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745644233

    Things make us just as much as we make things. And yet, unlike the study of languages or places, there is no discipline devoted to the study of material things. This book shows why it is time to acknowledge and confront this neglect and how much we…

  • Pandemic!

    Pandemic!
    av Slavoj i ek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546114

    As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We l…

  • Pandemic!

    Pandemic!
    av Slavoj i ek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546107

    As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We l…

  • Scales of Justice

    Scales of Justice
    av Nancy Fraser

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745644875

    Until recently, struggles for justice proceeded against the background of a taken-for-granted frame: the bounded territorial state. With that "Westphalian" picture of political space assumed by default, the scope of justice was rarely subject to exp…

  • Scales of Justice

    Scales of Justice
    av Nancy Fraser

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745644868

    Until recently, struggles for justice proceeded against the background of a taken-for-granted frame: the bounded territorial state. With that "Westphalian" picture of political space assumed by default, the scope of justice was rarely subject to exp…

  • Archaeological Theory Today

    Archaeological Theory Today
    av Ian Hodder

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653075

    Now in a revised and updated second edition, this volume provides an authoritative account of the current status of archaeological theory, as presented by some of its major exponents and innovators over recent decades. It summarizes the latest devel…

  • Archaeological Theory Today

    Archaeological Theory Today
    av Ian Hodder

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653068

    Now in a revised and updated second edition, this volume provides an authoritative account of the current status of archaeological theory, as presented by some of its major exponents and innovators over recent decades. It summarizes the latest devel…

  • Popular Music and Society

    Popular Music and Society
    av Brian Longhurst

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653655

    The third edition of Popular Music and Society is fully revised and updated, deftly exploring the study of popular music in the context of wider debates in sociology and media and cultural studies. Astute and accessible, it continues to set the agen…

  • Popular Music and Society

    Popular Music and Society
    av Brian Longhurst

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653648

    The third edition of Popular Music and Society is fully revised and updated, deftly exploring the study of popular music in the context of wider debates in sociology and media and cultural studies. Astute and accessible, it continues to set the agen…

  • Defiant Earth

    Defiant Earth
    av Clive Hamilton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519750

    Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological epoch the Anthropocene one in which the serene and clement conditions that allowed civilisation to flourish are disapp…

  • Defiant Earth

    Defiant Earth
    av Clive Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519743

    Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological epoch the Anthropocene one in which the serene and clement conditions that allowed civilisation to flourish are disapp…

  • Understanding the Life Course

    Understanding the Life Course
    av Lorraine Green

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745697932

    Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept's theoretical underpinni…

  • Understanding the Life Course

    Understanding the Life Course
    av Lorraine Green

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745697925

    Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept's theoretical underpinni…

  • Social Deviance

    Social Deviance
    av Stuart Henry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523511

    The new edition of this popular introduction explores the meaning of social deviance in contemporary society. It traces the path by which we create deviance: how we single out behavior, ideas, and appearances that differ from the "norm," label them…

  • Social Deviance

    Social Deviance
    av Stuart Henry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523504

    The new edition of this popular introduction explores the meaning of social deviance in contemporary society. It traces the path by which we create deviance: how we single out behavior, ideas, and appearances that differ from the "norm," label them…

  • What is Military History?

    What is Military History?
    av Stephen Morillo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517619

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world…

  • What is Military History?

    What is Military History?
    av Stephen Morillo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517602

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world…

  • The Expulsion of the Other

    The Expulsion of the Other
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523061

    The days of the Other are over in this age of excessive communication, information and consumption. What used to be the Other, be it as friend, as Eros or as hell, is now indistinguishable from the self in our narcissistic desire to assimilate every…

  • The Expulsion of the Other

    The Expulsion of the Other
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523054

    The days of the Other are over in this age of excessive communication, information and consumption. What used to be the Other, be it as friend, as Eros or as hell, is now indistinguishable from the self in our narcissistic desire to assimilate every…

  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    Philosophy of the Social Sciences
    av Patrick Baert

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745622477

    In this ground-breaking new text, Patrick Baert analyzes the central perspectives in the philosophy of social science, critically investigating the work of Durkheim, Weber, Popper, critical realism, critical theory, and Rorty's neo pragmatism. This…

  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    Philosophy of the Social Sciences
    av Patrick Baert

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745622460

    In this ground-breaking new text, Patrick Baert analyzes the central perspectives in the philosophy of social science, critically investigating the work of Durkheim, Weber, Popper, critical realism, critical theory, and Rorty's neo pragmatism. This…

  • New Pandemics, Old Politics

    New Pandemics, Old Politics
    av Alex de Waal

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509547807

    New Pandemics, Old Politics explores how the modern world adopted a martial script to deal with epidemic disease threats, and how this has failed - repeatedly. Europe first declared 'war' on cholera in the 19th century. It didn't defeat the disease…

  • New Pandemics, Old Politics

    New Pandemics, Old Politics
    av Alex de Waal

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509547791

    New Pandemics, Old Politics explores how the modern world adopted a martial script to deal with epidemic disease threats, and how this has failed - repeatedly. Europe first declared 'war' on cholera in the 19th century. It didn't defeat the disease…

  • The Normal Chaos of Love

    The Normal Chaos of Love
    av Ulrich Beck, Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745613826

    This is a brilliant study of the nature of love in modern society. Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim argue that the nature of love is changing fundamentally, creating opportunities for democracy or chaos in personal life.

  • Designing Social Research

    Designing Social Research
    av Norman Blaikie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517411

    Designing Social Research is a uniquely comprehensive and student-friendly guide to the core knowledge and types of skills required for planning social research.The authors organize the book around four major steps in social research - focusing, fra…

  • Designing Social Research

    Designing Social Research
    av Norman Blaikie

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517404

    Designing Social Research is a uniquely comprehensive and student-friendly guide to the core knowledge and types of skills required for planning social research.The authors organize the book around four major steps in social research - focusing, fra…

  • Decolonizing Politics

    Decolonizing Politics
    av Robbie Shilliam

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539390

    Political science emerged as a response to the challenges of imperial administration and the demands of colonial rule. While not all political scientists were colonial cheerleaders, their thinking was nevertheless framed by colonial assumptions that…

  • Decolonizing Politics

    Decolonizing Politics
    av Robbie Shilliam

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539383

    Political science emerged as a response to the challenges of imperial administration and the demands of colonial rule. While not all political scientists were colonial cheerleaders, their thinking was nevertheless framed by colonial assumptions that…

  • A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name

    A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name
    av Slavoj i ek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541188

    With irrepressible humor, Slavoj i ek dissects our current political and social climate, discussing everything from Jordan Peterson and sex "unicorns" to Greta Thunberg and Chairman Mao. Taking aim at his enemies on the Left, Right, and Center, he a…

  • A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name

    A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name
    av Slavoj i ek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541171

    With irrepressible humor, Slavoj i ek dissects our current political and social climate, discussing everything from Jordan Peterson and sex "unicorns" to Greta Thunberg and Chairman Mao. Taking aim at his enemies on the Left, Right, and Center, he a…

  • Habitus and Field

    Habitus and Field
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509526697

    This is the second of five volumes based on the lectures given by Pierre Bourdieu at the College de France in the early 1980s under the title 'General Sociology'. In these lectures, Bourdieu sets out to define and defend sociology as an intellectual…

  • Documentary in Practice

    Documentary in Practice
    av Jane L. Chapman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636122

    Documentary in Practice provides a unique approach to practical documentary making. Through fascinating analysis of real life production situations, Jane Chapman shows the challenges and issues faced during the filmmaking process and advises on how…

  • Documentary in Practice

    Documentary in Practice
    av Jane L. Chapman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636115

    Documentary in Practice provides a unique approach to practical documentary-making. Through fascinating analysis of real-life production situations, Jane Chapman shows the challenges and issues faced during the filmmaking process by a range of both…

  • Cool Memories II

    Cool Memories II
    av Jean Baudrillard

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745612539

    This is the third in a series of personal records in hyper--reality from Francea s provocative philosopher of postmodernity,

  • Cool Memories II

    Cool Memories II
    av Jean Baudrillard

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745612522

    Jean Baudrillard is widely recognized as one of the most important and provocative writers of our age. This book is the third (after his acclaimed "America and Cool Memories") in a series of personal records in hyper-reality. Here Baudrillard casts…

  • The Nature of Conspiracy Theories

    The Nature of Conspiracy Theories
    av Michael Butter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509540822

    Conspiracy theories seem to be proliferating today. Long relegated to a niche existence, conspiracy theories are now pervasive, and older conspiracy theories have been joined by a constant stream of new ones - that the USA carried out the 9/11 attac…

  • The Nature of Conspiracy Theories

    The Nature of Conspiracy Theories
    av Michael Butter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509540815

    Conspiracy theories seem to be proliferating today. Long relegated to a niche existence, conspiracy theories are now pervasive, and older conspiracy theories have been joined by a constant stream of new ones - that the USA carried out the 9/11 attac…

  • Facing Gaia

    Facing Gaia
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684345

    The emergence of modern sciences in the seventeenth century profoundly renewed our understanding of Nature. For the last three centuries new ideas of Nature have been continuously developed by theology, politics, economics, and science, especially t…

  • Facing Gaia

    Facing Gaia
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684338

    The emergence of modern sciences in the seventeenth century profoundly renewed our understanding of Nature. For the last three centuries new ideas of Nature have been continuously developed by theology, politics, economics, and science, especially t…

  • Philosophical Anthropology

    Philosophical Anthropology
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745688541

    How do human beings become human? This question lies behind the so-called human sciences. But these disciplines are scattered among many different departments and hold up a cracked mirror to humankind. This is why, in the view of Paul Ricoeur, we ne…

  • Philosophical Anthropology

    Philosophical Anthropology
    av Paul Ricoeur

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745688534

    How do human beings become human? This question lies behind the so-called human sciences. But these disciplines are scattered among many different departments and hold up a cracked mirror to humankind. This is why, in the view of Paul Ricoeur, we ne…

  • Karl Polanyi

    Karl Polanyi
    av Gareth Dale

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640723

    Karl Polanyi's The Great Transformation is generally acclaimed as being among the most influential works of economic history in the twentieth century, and remains as vital in the current historical conjuncture as it was in his own. In its critique o…

  • Karl Polanyi

    Karl Polanyi
    av Gareth Dale

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640716

    Karl Polanyi's The Great Transformation is generally acclaimed as being among the most influential works of economic history in the twentieth century, and remains as vital in the current historical conjuncture as it was in his own. In its critique o…

  • Green Social Work

    Green Social Work
    av Lena Dominelli

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654010

    Social work is the profession that claims to intervene to enhance people's well-being. However, social workers have played a low-key role in environmental issues that increasingly impact on people's well-being, both locally and globally. This compel…

  • Green Social Work

    Green Social Work
    av Lena Dominelli

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654003

    Social work is the profession that claims to intervene to enhance people's well-being. However, social workers have played a low-key role in environmental issues that increasingly impact on people's well-being, both locally and globally. This compel…

  • Combatting Modern Slavery

    Combatting Modern Slavery
    av Genevieve LeBaron

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509513666

    Over the last decade, the world's largest corporations - from The Coca Cola Company to Amazon, Apple to Unilever - have taken up the cause of combatting modern slavery. Yet, by most measures, across many sectors and regions, severe labour exploitati…

  • Combatting Modern Slavery

    Combatting Modern Slavery
    av Genevieve LeBaron

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509513673

    Over the last decade, the world's largest corporations - from The Coca Cola Company to Amazon, Apple to Unilever - have taken up the cause of combatting modern slavery. Yet, by most measures, across many sectors and regions, severe labour exploitati…

  • What is Cultural History?

    What is Cultural History?
    av Peter Burke

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509522217

    What is Cultural History? has established itself as an essential guide to what cultural historians do and how they do it. Now fully updated in its third edition, leading historian Peter Burke offers afresh his accessible account of the past, present…

  • What is Cultural History?

    What is Cultural History?
    av Peter Burke

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509522200

    What is Cultural History? has established itself as an essential guide to what cultural historians do and how they do it. Now fully updated in its third edition, leading historian Peter Burke offers afresh his accessible account of the past, present…

  • The Digital Divide

    The Digital Divide
    av Jan van Dijk

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509534456

    Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the 'digital divide' - the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without - has persisted for close to twenty-five years.In this textbook, Jan va…

  • The Digital Divide

    The Digital Divide
    av Jan van Dijk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509534449

    Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the 'digital divide' - the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without - has persisted for close to twenty-five years.In this textbook, Jan va…

  • The Uncontrollability of the World

    The Uncontrollability of the World
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509543168

    The driving cultural force of that form of life we call 'modern' is the desire to make the world controllable. Yet it is only in encountering the uncontrollable that we really experience the world - only then do we feel touched, moved and alive. A w…

  • The Uncontrollability of the World

    The Uncontrollability of the World
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509543151

    The driving cultural force of that form of life we call 'modern' is the desire to make the world controllable. Yet it is only in encountering the uncontrollable that we really experience the world - only then do we feel touched, moved and alive. A w…

  • Pandemic! 2

    Pandemic! 2
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509549078

    What do sex doll sales, locust swarms and a wired-brain pig have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Everything-according to that "Giant of Lubliana," the inimitable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek.In this exhilarating sequel to his acclaimed Pan…

  • Pandemic! 2

    Pandemic! 2
    av Slavoj i ek

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509549061

    What do sex doll sales, locust swarms and a wired-brain pig have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Everything-according to that "Giant of Lubliana," the inimitable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek.In this exhilarating sequel to his acclaimed Pan…

  • The Far Right Today

    The Far Right Today
    av Cas Mudde

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536849

    The far right is back with a vengeance. After several decades at the political margins, far-right politics has again taken center stage. Three of the world's largest democracies - Brazil, India, and the United States - now have a radical right leade…

  • The Far Right Today

    The Far Right Today
    av Cas Mudde

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536832

    The far right is back with a vengeance. After several decades at the political margins, far-right politics has again taken center stage. Three of the world's largest democracies - Brazil, India, and the United States - now have a radical right leade…

  • Democracy and Human Rights

    Democracy and Human Rights
    av David Beetham

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745623153

    What is democracy? How do we know when we have it? Is liberal democracy merely one, or the only, version of democracy, realizable at governmental level? What is the relation between democracy and human rights? This text attempts to answer these and…

  • Consumption and Its Consequences

    Consumption and Its Consequences
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661087

    This is a book for those looking for different answers to some of today's most fundamental questions. What is a consumer society? Does being a consumer make us less authentic or more materialistic? How and why do we shop? How should we understand th…

  • Consumption and Its Consequences

    Consumption and Its Consequences
    av Daniel Miller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661070

    This is a book for those looking for different answers to some of today's most fundamental questions. What is a consumer society? Does being a consumer make us less authentic or more materialistic? How and why do we shop? How should we understand th…

  • The Will of the People

    The Will of the People
    av Albert Weale

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533275

    Democracies today are in the grip of a myth: the myth of the will of the people. Populist movements use the idea to challenge elected representatives. Politicians, content to invoke the will of the people, fail in their duty to make responsible and…

  • The Will of the People

    The Will of the People
    av Albert Weale

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533268

    Democracies today are in the grip of a myth: the myth of the will of the people. Populist movements use the idea to challenge elected representatives. Politicians, content to invoke the will of the people, fail in their duty to make responsible and…

  • Well-Being

    Well-Being
    av Ben Bradley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662732

    The concept of well-being plays a central role in moral and political theory. Policies and actions are justified or criticized on the grounds that they make people better or worse off. But is there really such a thing as well-being, and if so, what…

  • Well-Being

    Well-Being
    av Ben Bradley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662725

    The concept of well-being plays a central role in moral and political theory. Policies and actions are justified or criticized on the grounds that they make people better or worse off. But is there really such a thing as well-being, and if so, what…

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing World

    Media and Politics in a Globalizing World
    av Alexa Robertson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654706

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power o…

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing World

    Media and Politics in a Globalizing World
    av Alexa Robertson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654690

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power o…

  • The Killing Fields of Inequality

    The Killing Fields of Inequality
    av Goeran Therborn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662596

    Inequality is not just about the size of our wallets. It is a socio-cultural order which, for most of us, reduces our capabilities to function as human beings, our health, our dignity, our sense of self, as well as our resources to act and participa…

  • The Killing Fields of Inequality

    The Killing Fields of Inequality
    av Goeran Therborn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662589

    Inequality is not just about the size of our wallets. It is a socio-cultural order which, for most of us, reduces our capabilities to function as human beings, our health, our dignity, our sense of self, as well as our resources to act and participa…

  • Southern Theory

    Southern Theory
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745642499

    In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North…

  • Southern Theory

    Southern Theory
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745642482

    In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North…

  • Global Health Governance

    Global Health Governance
    av Jeremy Youde

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653099

    In recent years the spread of diseases such as AIDS, SARS and avian flu has pushed health issues towards the top of the international agenda. Such outbreaks have serious political, economic, and social consequences and remind the world of the necess…

  • Global Health Governance

    Global Health Governance
    av Jeremy Youde

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653082

    In recent years the spread of diseases such as AIDS, SARS and avian flu has pushed health issues towards the top of the international agenda. Such outbreaks have serious political, economic, and social consequences and remind the world of the necess…

  • Geography

    Geography
    av Alexander B. Murphy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523016

    Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed our ancestors where to plant crops, and helped them ap…

  • Geography

    Geography
    av Alexander B. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523009

    Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed our ancestors where to plant crops, and helped them ap…

  • Saving Beauty

    Saving Beauty
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509515103

    Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty have given way to…

  • Saving Beauty

    Saving Beauty
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509515097

    Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty have given way to…

  • Dictatorship

    Dictatorship
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745646480

    Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the st…

  • Dictatorship

    Dictatorship
    av Carl Schmitt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745646473

    Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the st…

  • The People

    The People
    av Margaret Canovan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745628226

    This groundbreaking study sets out to clarify one of the most influential but least studied of all political concepts. Despite continual talk of popular sovereignty, the idea of the people has been neglected by political theorists who have been dete…

  • The People

    The People
    av Margaret Canovan

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745628219

    This groundbreaking study sets out to clarify one of the most influential but least studied of all political concepts. Despite continual talk of popular sovereignty, the idea of the people has been neglected by political theorists who have been dete…

  • Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?

    Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?
    av Steve Keen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509513734

    The Great Financial Crash had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise. Many leading commentators declared shortly before the crisis that the magical recipe for eternal stability had been fou…

  • Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?

    Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?
    av Steve Keen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509513727

    The Great Financial Crash had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise. Many leading commentators declared shortly before the crisis that the magical recipe for eternal stability had been fou…

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    av Nancy Fraser

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671574

    In this important new book, Nancy Fraser and Rahel Jaeggi take a fresh look at the big questions surrounding the peculiar social form known as "capitalism," upending many of our commonly held assumptions about what capitalism is and how to subject i…

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    av Nancy Fraser

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671567

    In this important new book, Nancy Fraser and Rahel Jaeggi take a fresh look at the big questions surrounding the peculiar social form known as "capitalism," upending many of our commonly held assumptions about what capitalism is and how to subject i…

  • Faceworld

    Faceworld
    av Marion Zilio

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509537266

    We have long accepted the face as the most natural and self-evident thing, believing that in it we could read, as if on a screen, our emotions and our doubts, our anger and joy. We have decorated them, made them up, designed them, as if the face wer…

  • Faceworld

    Faceworld
    av Marion Zilio

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509537259

    We have long accepted the face as the most natural and self-evident thing, believing that in it we could read, as if on a screen, our emotions and our doubts, our anger and joy. We have decorated them, made them up, designed them, as if the face wer…

  • The Power of Art

    The Power of Art
    av Markus Gabriel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509540969

    We live in an era of aesthetics. Art has become both pervasive and powerful - it is displayed not only in museums and galleries but also on the walls of corporations and it is increasingly fused with design. But what makes art so powerful, and in wh…

  • The Power of Art

    The Power of Art
    av Markus Gabriel

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509540976

    We live in an era of aesthetics. Art has become both pervasive and powerful - it is displayed not only in museums and galleries but also on the walls of corporations and it is increasingly fused with design. But what makes art so powerful, and in wh…

  • Health, Emotion and The Body

    Health, Emotion and The Body
    av Gillian Bendelow

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636443

    In this compelling new book, Gillian Bendelow provides an accessible account of the complex interplay between mind, body and society. Contemporary critiques of biomedicine and the process of medicalisation have long emphasised the limitations of tra…

  • Health, Emotion and The Body

    Health, Emotion and The Body
    av Gillian Bendelow

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636436

    In this compelling new book, Gillian Bendelow provides an accessible account of the complex interplay between mind, body and society. Contemporary critiques of biomedicine and the process of medicalisation have long emphasised the limitations of tra…