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  • Street Therapistsby Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 34.00

    Drawing from almost a decade of ethnographic research in largely Brazilian and Puerto Rican neighborhoods in Newark, New Jersey, Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas, in  Street Therapists, examines how affect, emotion, and sentiment serve as waypoints for the navigation of interracial relationships among US-born Latinos, Latin American migrants, blacks, and... more...

  • Infectious Disease: A Very Short Introductionby Marta Wayne; Benjamin Bolker

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99

    In this Very Short Introduction Benjamin Bolker and Marta L. Wayne explore the world of infectious disease, from viruses and bacteria to protists and fungi. Taking an ecological and evolutionary viewpoint, they use case studies to explore how outbreaks are managed and how newly emergent strains might be controlled. more...

  • Our Word is Our Weaponby Subcomandante Marcos; Juana Ponce De Leon; Jose Saramago; Ana Carrigan

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    In this landmark book, Seven Stories Press presents a powerful collection of literary, philosophical, and political writings of the masked Zapatista spokesperson, Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos. Introduced by Nobel Prize winner José Saramago, and illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs, Our Word Is Our Weapon crystallizes "the passion... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Natural Lawby Dr Ana Marta González

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    Resorting to natural law is one way of conveying the philosophical conviction that moral norms are not merely conventional rules. Accordingly, the notion of natural law has a clear metaphysical dimension, since it involves the recognition that human beings do not conceive themselves as sheer products of society and history. And yet, if natural law... more...

  • The Emotions and Cultural Analysisby Dr Ana Marta González

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Amidst prevailing debates that construe rationality and emotionality as polar opposites, this book explores the manner in which emotions shape not only prevailing conceptions of rationality, but also culture in general terms, making room for us to speak of an 'emotional culture' specific to late-modern societies. Presenting case studies involving... more...

  • The Emotions and Cultural Analysisby Ana Marta González

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Amidst prevailing debates that construe rationality and emotionality as polar opposites, this book explores the manner in which emotions shape not only prevailing conceptions of rationality, but also culture in general terms, making room for us to speak of an 'emotional culture' specific to late-modern societies. Presenting case studies involving cultural... more...

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Natural Lawby Ana Marta González

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Resorting to natural law is one way of conveying the philosophical conviction that moral norms are not merely conventional rules. Accordingly, the notion of natural law has a clear metaphysical dimension, since it involves the recognition that human beings do not conceive themselves as sheer products of society and history. And yet, if natural law... more...

  • Care Professions and Globalizationby Ana Marta González; Craig Iffland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This volume presents an extended reflection on human dependency and the need to 'care' and be 'cared for'. Philosophers, theologians, social theorists, economists, and professional caregivers to discuss the challenges of professional caregiving, analyzing how societies can promote relationships in which individuals can give and receive 'care'. more...

  • The Spanish Welfare State in European Contextby Ana Marta Guillén; Margarita León

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Following the death of Franco, Spain underwent a transition to democracy in the mid-1970s. Although a rapid process of modernization occurred, the Spanish welfare state was seen, until fairly recently, as relatively underdeveloped. However, given the progressive Europeanization and expansion of Spanish social policy, questions arise as to whether the... more...

  • To Fix or To Healby Joseph E. Davis; Ana Marta Gonzalez

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80

    Do doctors fix patients? Or do they heal them? For all of modern medicine?s many successes, discontent with the quality of patient care has combined with a host of new developments, from aging populations to the resurgence of infectious diseases, which challenge medicine?s overreliance on narrowly mechanistic and technical methods of explanation... more...