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Edinburgh University Press

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  • Scottish Godsby Steve Bruce

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 120.00

    Describes and explains over a century of religious change in Scotland, from the largely devout Presbyterian country of 1900, to the diverse, more secular society of today. Steve Bruce bases his study on a career’s worth of historical, ethnographic and statistical research. more...

  • Music Video and the Politics of Representationby Diane Railton; Paul Watson

    Edinburgh University Press 2011; US$ 65.00

    How can we engage critically with music video and its role in popular culture? What do contemporary music videos have to tell us about patterns of cultural identity today? Based around an eclectic series of vivid case studies, this fresh and timely examin more...

  • Film Remakesby Constantine Verevis

    Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 107.46

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive and systematic account of the phenomenon of cinematic remaking. Drawing upon recent theories of genre and intertextuality, Film Remakes describes remaking as both an elastic concept and a complex situation, one enabled and limited by the interrelated roles and practices of industry, critics and audiences.... more...

  • Get Set for Study Abroadby Thomas Barron

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 19.88

    Suitable for students who are thinking of studying outside the UK as part of their home degree and for others who want to know what is involved. This book takes you through the whole process, from finding out about the opportunities available and making your selection of a programme, to completing the studies and returning home. more...

  • Twentieth-Century German Political Thoughtby Peter M. R. Stirk

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 139.30

    Offers an account of German political thought emphasising its diversity and contested nature. This book gives an overview of the subject that allows access to unknown figures as well as the 'names' of the tradition, and a demonstration of the political significance of figures better known in other disciplines including law and sociology. more...

  • Democracy in Britainby Matt Cole

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 19.88

    Brings together an introduction to the political theory of democracy since Ancient times. The author examines the work of Plato and Aristotle, Rousseau and Mill, Marx and Weber, and locates them and others in the debate about what democracy means. He then scrutinises Britain's claim to be a developing democracy. more...

  • Modern European Criticism and Theoryby Julian Wolfreys

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 39.78

    Providing an overview of literary theory in Europe, this guide presents the ideas within European 'theory', focusing on the thought of major voices in poetics, philosophy, linguistics, and psychoanalysis, as well as in literary and cultural studies. The essays examine how conceptions of subjectivity, identity, and gender have been questioned. more...

  • Language and Politicsby John E. Joseph

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Discusses the politics of language in individual and public discourse. This book argues that language is political from top to bottom, whether considered at the level of an individual speaker's choice of language or style of discourse with others, or at the level of political rhetoric, or indeed the way up to the formation of national languages. more...

  • Deleuze and the Socialby Martin Fuglsang; Bent Meier Sorensen

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Focuses on the implications of Deleuze and Guattari's thinking on the social sciences and organisation. This book is concerned with the basic notions of 'the social'. It seeks both to comprehend the 'multiplicity' of the social - in Deleuzian terms, the 'becoming' of the social itself; and it seeks to develop the social analytical practice. more...

  • Scotland and the Abolition of Black Slavery, 1756-1838by Iain Whyte

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 119.40

    Uses contemporary sources to demonstrate the contribution of Scots to the abolition of slavery. This book starts with a Virginian slave seeking his freedom in Scotland in 1756 and ends with the abolition of the apprenticeship scheme in the West Indian colonies in 1838. more...