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  • Being with the Dead

    Being with the Dead
    av Hans Ruin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503607750

    Philosophy, Socrates declared, is the art of dying. This book underscores that it is also the art of learning to live and share the earth with those who have come before us. Burial, with its surrounding rituals, is the most ancient documented cultur…

  • Being With the Dead

    Being With the Dead
    av Hans Ruin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804791311

    Philosophy, Socrates declared, is the art of dying. This book underscores that it is also the art of learning to live and share the earth with those who have come before us. Burial, with its surrounding rituals, is the most ancient documented cultur…

  • The Social Roots of Risk

    The Social Roots of Risk
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804791397

    The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane…

  • The Social Roots of Risk

    The Social Roots of Risk
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804772631

    The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane…

  • The Evaluation Society

    The Evaluation Society
    av Peter Dahler-Larsen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804788618

    Evaluation-whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others-is an important social activity. Any organization that "lives in public" must now evaluate its activities, be evaluated by others, or evaluate others. What ar…

  • The Evaluation Society

    The Evaluation Society
    av Peter Dahler-Larsen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804776929

    Evaluation-whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others-is an important social activity. Any organization that "lives in public" must now evaluate its activities, be evaluated by others, or evaluate others. What ar…

  • The Expanding Spaces of Law

    The Expanding Spaces of Law

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804797283

    The Expanding Spaces of Law presents readers with cutting-edge scholarship in legal geography. An invaluable resource for those new to this line of scholarship, the book also pushes the boundaries of legal geography, reinvigorating previous modes of…

  • Zohar Complete Set

    Zohar Complete Set

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503605312

    To celebrate the completion of the twenty-year project to translate The Zohar, Stanford University Press is pleased to offer a complete set of all twelve volumes of The Zohar: Pritzker Edition.Sefer ha-Zohar (The Book of Radiance) has amazed readers…

  • The Burnout Society

    The Burnout Society
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804795098

    Our competitive, service-oriented societies are taking a toll on the late-modern individual. Rather than improving life, multitasking, "user-friendly" technology, and the culture of convenience are producing disorders that range from depression to a…

  • A Matter of Death and Life

    A Matter of Death and Life
    av Irvin D. Yalom

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503613768

    A year-long journey by the renowned psychiatrist and his writer wife after her terminal diagnosis, as they reflect on how to love and live without regret.Internationally acclaimed psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom devoted his career to counseling…

  • Simple Habits for Complex Times

    Simple Habits for Complex Times
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804799430

    When faced with complex challenges or uncertain outcomes, many leaders believe that if they are smart enough, work hard enough, or turn to the best management tools, they will be able to find the right answer, predict and plan for the future, and br…

  • Simple Habits for Complex Times

    Simple Habits for Complex Times
    av Jennifer Garvey Berger, Keith Johnston, Jennifer Garvey Berger

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804788472

    When faced with complex challenges or uncertain outcomes, many leaders believe that if they are smart enough, work hard enough, or turn to the best management tools, they will be able to find the right answer, predict and plan for the future, and br…

  • "What Is an Apparatus?" and Other Essays

    "What Is an Apparatus?" and Other Essays
    av Giorgio Agamben

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804762304

    The three essays collected in this book offer a succinct introduction to Agamben's recent work through an investigation of Foucault's notion of the apparatus, a meditation on the intimate link of philosophy to friendship, and a reflection on contemp…

  • Dialectic of Enlightenment

    Dialectic of Enlightenment
    av Max Horkheimer

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804736336

    Dialectic of Enlightenment is undoubtedly the most influential publication of the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory. Written during the Second World War and circulated privately, it appeared in a printed edition in Amsterdam in 1947. "What we had…

  • Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

    Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503610163

    This volume examines the role of education in shaping rates and patterns of intergenerational social mobility among men and women during the twentieth century. Focusing on the relationship between a person's social class and the social class of his…

  • One Time Fits All

    One Time Fits All
    av Ian Bartky

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804756426

    One Time Fits All provides the first full framework for understanding attributes of civil time, which is used throughout the world today. It focuses on three components of uniform time all linked to the prime meridian at Greenwich-the International…

  • The Last Years of Karl Marx

    The Last Years of Karl Marx
    av Marcello Musto

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503612525

    An innovative reassessment of the last writings and final years of Karl Marx.In the last years of his life, Karl Marx expanded his research in new directions-studying recent anthropological discoveries, analyzing communal forms of ownership in preca…

  • The Last Years of Karl Marx

    The Last Years of Karl Marx
    av Marcello Musto

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503610583

    An innovative reassessment of the last writings and final years of Karl Marx.In the last years of his life, Karl Marx expanded his research in new directions-studying recent anthropological discoveries, analyzing communal forms of ownership in preca…

  • Bad Rabbi

    Bad Rabbi
    av Eddy Portnoy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503604117

    Stories abound of immigrant Jews on the outside looking in, clambering up the ladder of social mobility, successfully assimilating and integrating into their new worlds. But this book is not about the success stories. It's a paean to the bunglers, t…

  • Ancient Oaxaca Discoveries in Mexican Archeology and History

    Ancient Oaxaca Discoveries in Mexican Archeology and History
    av J. Paddock

    Inbunden - 1966 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804701709

  • Theory of Society, Volume 2

    Theory of Society, Volume 2
    av Niklas Luhmann

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804771603

    This second volume of Niklas Luhmann's two-part final work was first published in German in 1997. The culmination of his thirty-year theoretical project to reconceptualize sociology, it offers a comprehensive description of modern society. Beginning…

  • Theory of Society, Volume 1

    Theory of Society, Volume 1
    av Niklas Luhmann

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804739504

    This first volume of Niklas Luhmann's two-part final work was initially published in German in 1997. The culmination of his thirty-year theoretical project to reconceptualize sociology, it offers a comprehensive description of modern society on a sc…

  • Post-Postmodernism

    Post-Postmodernism
    av Jeffrey Nealon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804781459

    Post-Postmodernism begins with a simple premise: we no longer live in the world of "postmodernism," famously dubbed "the cultural logic of late capitalism" by Fredric Jameson in 1984. Far from charting any simple move "beyond" postmodernism since th…

  • Acting Out

    Acting Out
    av Bernard Stiegler

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804758697

    Acting Out is the first appearance in English of two short books published by Bernard Stiegler in 2003. In How I Became a Philosopher, he outlines his transformation during a five-year period of incarceration for armed robbery. Isolated from what h…

  • Acting Out

    Acting Out
    av Bernard Stiegler, David Barison, Daniel Ross

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804758680

    Acting Out is the first appearance in English of two short books published by Bernard Stiegler in 2003. In How I Became a Philosopher, he outlines his transformation during a five-year period of incarceration for armed robbery. Isolated from what h…

  • Time in the Shadows

    Time in the Shadows
    av Laleh Khalili

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804778336

    Detention and confinement-of both combatants and large groups of civilians-have become fixtures of asymmetric wars over the course of the last century. Counterinsurgency theoreticians and practitioners explain this dizzying rise of detention camps,…

  • Time in the Shadows

    Time in the Shadows
    av Laleh Khalili

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804778329

    Detention and confinement-of both combatants and large groups of civilians-have become fixtures of asymmetric wars over the course of the last century. Counterinsurgency theoreticians and practitioners explain this dizzying rise of detention camps,…

  • Mastering Ethereum

    Mastering Ethereum

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781777493813

  • Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic

    Jaws: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic
    av Sandra Kahn, Paul R. Ehrlich

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503604131

    There's a silent epidemic in western civilization, and it is right under our noses. Our jaws are getting smaller and our teeth crooked and crowded, creating not only aesthetic challenges but also difficulties with breathing. Modern orthodontics has…

  • Lead and Disrupt

    Lead and Disrupt
    av Charles A., III O'Reilly, Michael L. Tushman, Charles A., III O'Reilly

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804798655

    In the past few years, a number of well-known firms have failed; think of Blockbuster, Kodak, or RadioShack. When we read about their demise, it often seems inevitable-a natural part of "creative destruction." But closer examination reveals a distur…

  • The Transparency Society

    The Transparency Society
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804794602

    Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information. Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Any…

  • From Boas to Black Power

    From Boas to Black Power
    av Mark Anderson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503607873

    From Boas to Black Power investigates how U.S. cultural anthropologists wrote about race, racism, and "America" in the 20th century as a window into the greater project of U.S. anti-racist liberalism. Anthropology as a discipline and the American pr…

  • On Flexibility

    On Flexibility
    av Meir Finkel

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804774895

    This book addresses one of the basic questions in military studies: How can armies cope effectively with technological and doctrinal surprises-ones that leave them vulnerable to new weapons systems and/or combat doctrines? Author Meir Finkel contend…

  • On Flexibility

    On Flexibility
    av Meir Finkel, Moshe Tlamim, Meir Finkel

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804774888

    This book addresses one of the basic questions in military studies: How can armies cope effectively with technological and doctrinal surprises-ones that leave them vulnerable to new weapons systems and/or combat doctrines? Author Meir Finkel contend…

  • The Anitgone Complex

    The Anitgone Complex
    av Cecilia Sjoholm

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804748926

    What if psychoanalysis had chosen Antigone rather than Oedipus? This book traces the relation between ethics and desire in important philosophical texts that focus on femininity and use Antigone as their model. It shows that the notion of feminine d…

  • Ethical Know-How

    Ethical Know-How
    av Francisco J. Varela

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804730334

    How can science be brought to connect with experience? This book addresses two of the most challenging problems facing contemporary neurobiology and cognitive science: first, understanding how we unconsciously execute habitual actions as a result of…

  • Evaluation Foundations Revisited

    Evaluation Foundations Revisited
    av Thomas Schwandt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804786553

    Evaluation examines policies and programs across every arena of human endeavor, from efforts to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS to programs that drive national science policy. Relying on a vast array of methods, from qualitative interviewing to economet…

  • Jazz As Critique

    Jazz As Critique
    av Fumi Okiji

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503605855

    A sustained engagement with Theodor Adorno, Jazz As Critique looks to jazz for ways of understanding the inadequacies of contemporary life. Adorno's writings on jazz are notoriously dismissive. Nevertheless, Adorno does have faith in the critical po…

  • Dreams of the Overworked

    Dreams of the Overworked
    av Christine Beckman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503602557

    A riveting look at the real reasons Americans feel inadequate in the face of their dreams, and a call to celebrate how we support one another in the service of family and work in our daily life.Jay's days are filled with back-to-back meetings, but h…

  • Limits

    Limits
    av Giorgos Kallis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503611559

    Western culture is infatuated with the dream of going beyond, even as it is increasingly haunted by the specter of apocalypse: drought, famine, nuclear winter. How did we come to think of the planet and its limits as we do? This book reclaims, redef…

  • Love Drugs

    Love Drugs
    av Brian D Earp

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804798198

    Is there a pill for love? What about an "anti-love drug", to help us get over an ex? This book argues that certain psychoactive substances, including MDMA-the active ingredient in Ecstasy-may help ordinary couples work through relationship difficult…

  • The Afterlife of Enclosure

    The Afterlife of Enclosure
    av Carolyn J. Lesjak

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503627819

    The enclosure of the commons, space once available for communal use, was not a singular event but an act of "slow violence" that transformed lands, labor, and basic concepts of public life leading into the nineteenth century. The Afterlife of Enclos…

  • The Afterlife of Enclosure

    The Afterlife of Enclosure
    av Carolyn J. Lesjak

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503615083

    The enclosure of the commons, space once available for communal use, was not a singular event but an act of "slow violence" that transformed lands, labor, and basic concepts of public life leading into the nineteenth century. The Afterlife of Enclos…

  • A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance

    A Theory of Cognitive Dissonance
    av Leon Festinger

    Häftad - 1957 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804709118

    Leon Festinger's theory of cognitive dissonance has been widely recognized for its important and influential concepts in areas of motivation and social psychology. The theory of dissonance is here applied to the problem of why partial reward, delay…

  • The Costs of Connection

    The Costs of Connection
    av Nick Couldry

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503609747

    Just about any social need is now met with an opportunity to "connect" through digital means. But this convenience is not free-it is purchased with vast amounts of personal data transferred through shadowy backchannels to corporations using it to ge…

  • A History of Japan to 1334

    A History of Japan to 1334
    av George Sansom

    Häftad - 1958 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804705233

    This is a straightforward narrative of the development of Japanese civilization to 1334 by the author of Japan: A Short Cultural History. While complete in itself, it is also the first volume of a three-volume work which will be the first large-scal…

  • East Central Europe in the Modern World

    East Central Europe in the Modern World
    av Andrew C. Janos

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804746885

    Combining engaging narrative with analytic power, this book presents the past and present of East Central Europe in the larger context of the political and economic history of the Continent.The central theme of the book is best summarized by the fam…

  • The Spirit of Utopia

    The Spirit of Utopia
    av Ernst Bloch

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804737654

    I am. We are.That is enough. Now we have to start.These are the opening words of Ernst Bloch's first major work, The Spirit of Utopia, written mostly in 1915-16, published in its first version just after the First World War, republished five years l…

  • The Spirit of Utopia

    The Spirit of Utopia
    av Ernst Bloch

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804737647

    I am. We are.That is enough. Now we have to start.These are the opening words of Ernst Bloch's first major work, The Spirit of Utopia, written mostly in 1915-16, published in its first version just after the First World War, republished five years l…

  • Unwitting Architect: German Primacy and the Origins of Neoliberalism

    Unwitting Architect: German Primacy and the Origins of Neoliberalism
    av Julian Germann

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503609846

    The global rise of neoliberalism since the 1970s is widely seen as a dynamic originating in the United States and the United Kingdom, and only belatedly and partially repeated by Germany. From this Anglocentric perspective, Germany's emergence at th…

  • Theories of Social Order

    Theories of Social Order

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804758734

    Already a standard in its first edition, this newly expanded and reorganized reader provides a compelling exploration of what arguably remains the single most important problem in social theory: the problem of social order. Contending that theory's…

  • Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

    Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End
    av Margaret Ronda

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503603141

    A literary history of the Great Acceleration, Remainders examines an archive of postwar American poetry that reflects on new dimensions of ecological crisis. These poems portray various forms of remainders-from obsolescent goods and waste products t…

  • How to Make a Wetland

    How to Make a Wetland
    av Caterina Scaramelli

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503613850

    How to Make A Wetland tells the story of two Turkish coastal areas, both shaped by ecological change and political uncertainty. On the Black Sea coast and the shores of the Aegean, farmers, scientists, fishermen, and families grapple with livelihood…

  • How to Make a Wetland

    How to Make a Wetland
    av Caterina Scaramelli

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503615403

    How to Make A Wetland tells the story of two Turkish coastal areas, both shaped by ecological change and political uncertainty. On the Black Sea coast and the shores of the Aegean, farmers, scientists, fishermen, and families grapple with livelihood…

  • The Ignorant Schoolmaster

    The Ignorant Schoolmaster
    av Jacques Ranciere

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804719698

    This extraordinary book can be read on several levels. Primarily, it is the story of Joseph Jacotot, an exiles French schoolteacher who discovered in 1818 an unconventional teaching method that spread panic throughout the learned community of Europe…

  • The Culture of Military Innovation

    The Culture of Military Innovation
    av Dima Adamsky

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804769525

    This book studies the impact of cultural factors on the course of military innovations. One would expect that countries accustomed to similar technologies would undergo analogous changes in their perception of and approach to warfare. However, the i…

  • A History of Japan, 1615-1867

    A History of Japan, 1615-1867
    av George Sansom

    Häftad - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804705271

    Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes

  • A History of Japan, 1334-1615

    A History of Japan, 1334-1615
    av George Sansom

    Häftad - 1961 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804705257

    Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes

  • Intimate Alien: The Hidden Story of the UFO

    Intimate Alien: The Hidden Story of the UFO
    av David J. Halperin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503607088

    A voyage of exploration to the outer reaches of our inner lives.UFOs are a myth, says David J. Halperin-but myths are real. The power and fascination of the UFO has nothing to do with space travel or life on other planets. It's about us, our longing…

  • Police Encounters

    Police Encounters
    av Ilana Feldman

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804795340

    Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948-1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with con…

  • Police Encounters

    Police Encounters
    av Ilana Feldman

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804793957

    Egypt came to govern Gaza as a result of a war, a failed effort to maintain Arab Palestine. Throughout the twenty years of its administration (1948-1967), Egyptian policing of Gaza concerned itself not only with crime and politics, but also with con…

  • 10% Less Democracy

    10% Less Democracy
    av Garett Jones

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503603578

    During the 2016 presidential election, both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders argued that elites were hurting the economy. But, drawing together evidence and theory from across economics, political science, and even finance, Garett Jones says otherwis…

  • 10% Less Democracy

    10% Less Democracy
    av Garett Jones

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781503628977

    During the 2016 presidential election, both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders argued that elites were hurting the economy. But, drawing together evidence and theory from across economics, political science, and even finance, Garett Jones says otherwis…