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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95
In Unmaking Mimesis Elin Diamond interrogates the concept of mimesis in relation to feminism, theatre and performance. She combines psychoanalytic, semiotic and materialist strategies with readings of selected plays by writers as diverse as Ibsen, Brecht, Aphra Behn, Caryl Churchill and Peggy Shaw. Through a series of provocative readings of theatre,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
In many Latin American countries, former military officers are now facing charges of torture, murder, forced disappearance, and genocide committed under the dictatorships of the 1970s and 1980s. Why is this happening now, years after the transition to democracy? And why are courts in some countries leading the way? This comparative analysis, focusing... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 8.99
This summer, four women are hoping to escape their troubles... Birdie is organising a wedding, though her own marriage is falling apart. Her sister India is running away from her first chance of happiness in a long time, while her daughter Tate is running to something, but what that is, she doesn't yet know. And then there's Chess, who is just a... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 8.99
They hadn't known, then, what was coming. They didn't know about September 11th, they didn't know about miscarriages and love affairs, they didn't know about a girl named April Peck. They didn't know they were going to die. Back then, they had been happy.' From the outside, the close-knit circle of friends calling themselves 'the Castaways' share an... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
An exploration of whether politicians are perceived to keep their election promises. While scholars claim that parties act on most of their election promises, citizens hold the opposite view. This 'Pledge Puzzle' guides Naurin in her analysis of the often referred to but not empirically investigated, 'conventional wisdom' about election promises. more...
- Rocky Nook 2011; US$ 15.99
We've all heard the saying, "Clothes make the man"; but does the photographic equipment make the photographer? One might think so when looking at new advanced cameras, dream lenses, and all the editing software out there. Others might disagree after admiring the wonderful photographs by Henri Cartier Bresson or Edward Weston, which were taken with... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46
Personal, anecdotal, and highly engaging, Watching Giants opens a window on a world that seems quite like our own, yet is so different that understanding it pushes the very limits of our senses. Elin Kelsey's colorful first-person account, drawing from her rich, often humorous, everyday experiences as a mother, a woman, and a scientist, takes us... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2005; US$ 37.61
Oplysningstiden er kendt for sin optimistiske tro på den menneskelige fornuft, på nytten af viden og oplysning. Mindre kendt er derimod dens fascination - både i tænkningen og i kunsten - af det irrationelle og af eksperimenter, ikke mindst med krop og sanser, samt af store (sublime) følelser. Bogen fokuserer på denne oplysningens dialektik med... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
The book addresses an old topic in a new way: gender and politics here means male dominance in politics. The book explains how men have managed to hold on to political power rather than why women are stil largely absent The book combines a statistical analysis of over 400 elections worldwide, with an indepth analysis of localized political networks... more...