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  • Why Study Literature?by Stefan Iversen; Henrik Skov Nielsen; Jan Alber

    Aarhus University Press 2011; US$ 26.39

    The book presents new ways of thinking about the historical, epistemological and institutional role of literature. It aims at providing a theoretically well-founded basis for what might otherwise be considered a relatively unfounded historical fact, i.e. the fact that the teaching of literature holds a privileged position in many educational institutions.... more...

  • Body, Sport and Society in Nordenby Niels Kayser Nielsen

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 26.40

    It has been said that democratic populism is Scandinavia's gift to the modern world. But the critical role that sport has played in the development of this particular form of society has gone largely unremarked. In these ten essays, Niels Kayser Nielsen analyses how the growth of physical culture in the regions has both reflected and contributed to... more...

  • Youth and Youth Culture in the Contemporary Middle Eastby Jørgen Bæk Simonsen; Ala al-Harmarnah; Ines Baune; Ikran Eum; Michael Irving Jensen

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 26.40

    A new youth culture is underway in the Modern Middle East. This culture is based on a concept of youth from the late 1800s, a concept which played a role in the anti-colonial struggle and which influences the way in which youth views itself in relation to traditional values as well as the West. more...

  • The Cauldron of Ariantasby Jakob Munk Højte; Vladimir F. Stolba; Alexandru Avram; Pia Guldager Bilde

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 39.75

    In this book 23 scholars from Ukraine, France, Great Britain, Russia, and Denmark celebrate the 70th birthday of the archaeologist, A.N. Sceglov, who is one of the senior professors at the St Petersburg State University. Sceglov is a pioneer in the investigation and history of ancient Crimea, as well as a widely recognized authority in the study of... more...

  • A Qualitative Stanceby Sven Brinkmann; Claus Emholdt; Gerda Kraft

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 46.95

    This book articulates a qualitative stance, drawing inspiration from the Danish psychologist Steinar Kvale's work. The qualitative stance involves a point of departure where the social world is described before theorized, understood before explained, and seen as concrete qualities rather than abstract quantities. It focuses on the cultural, everyday,... more...

  • The Health Promoting Schoolby Stephen Clift; Bjarne Jensen

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 49.95


  • Rome and the Black Sea Regionby Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 49.95

    In 89 BC, Roman legionaries intervened in the Black Sea region to curb the ambitions of Mithridates VI of Pontos. Over the next two centuries, the Roman presence on the Black Sea coast was slowly, but steadily increased. This volume deals with the Roman impact on the indigenous population in the Black Sea region and touches on the theme of romanisation... more...

  • Waysby Peter Plant

    Aarhus University Press 2007; US$ 49.95

    Guidance and counselling cover many different professional and research areas, all in relation to helping people finding directions in life (ie: ways which are meaningful to each individual and fruitful in relation to the wider society). This anthology provides an overview of and an insight into Nordic and in particular Danish guidance and counselling... more...

  • Litteraturen og det helligeby Beata Agrell; Lars Albinus; Marianne Schleicher

    Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 40.65

    I vor kultur er der en tæt forbindelse mellem litteraturen og det hellige. Hele litteraturens område har fået stadig større betyd­ning for vores opfattelse af det religiøse. Både skønlitteraturen og litteraturvidenskaben spiller i dag en afgørende rolle for vor opfattelse af den hellige tekst og af den religiøse livstydning.Interessen for litteraturen... more...

  • SFO under forandringby Peter Allerup; Ole Robenhagen; Søren Langager

    Aarhus University Press 2004; US$ 16.41

    Bogen er resultatet af en landsdækkende undersøgelse, der bygger på svar fra tre spørgeskemaer til aktører med tilknytning til sfo'en: Skoleledere, sfo-ledere og pædagogmedhjælpere. Undersøgelsen er repræsentativ, og udvælgelsen er foregået på grundlag af en tidligere totalundersøgelse af det samlede antal fritidsinstitutioner for børn i alderen... more...