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  • Speaking through the Silenceby Laine A. Berman

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 169.99 US$ 146.19

    Uncovering the structures and functions of conversational narratives uttered within natural social networks, Laine Berman shows how working-class Javanese women discursively construct identity and meaning within the rigid constraints of an hierarchical social order. She does this by identifying the silences, the "unsaid", and by revealing both the... more...

  • The Intermedial Experience of Horrorby Jarkko Toikkanen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This book is an exploration of the phenomenon of horror from an unusual angle. Focusing on reading specific examples of literature from Romanticism to Modernism, the study brings together the phenomenon of horror with the topical concepts of experience and intermediality and highlights the complex relations they present. more...

  • Bodies in Painby Tarja Laine

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00

    The films of Darren Aronofsky invite emotional engagement by means of affective resonance between the film and the spectator's lived body. Aronofsky's films, which include a rich range of production from Requiem for a Dream to Black Swan, are often considered "cerebral" because they explore topics like mathematics, madness, hallucinations, obsessions,... more...

  • When Size Mattersby Carly Laine

    Harlequin 2014; US$ 4.99

    Dallas hair, diamonds the size of boulders, double-D cups stacked with siliconewould these be the reasons Dylan Stone feels a jumbo attack of insecurity coming on? Considering that Texas boys equate "cheerleaders" with happily-ever-after, this computer whiz can't quite see how her own, um, all-natural gifts fit in. Which might explain why she's... more...

  • Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systemsby Jarkko Kari

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 72.00

    This volume constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 21st International Workshop on Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systems, AUTOMATA 2015, held in Turku, Finland, in June 2015. This volume contains 4 invited talks in full-paper length and 15 regular papers, which were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 33 submissions.... more...

  • Fieldwork, Participation and Practiceby Marlene de Laine

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 53.00

    This timely and topical look at the role of ethics in fieldwork takes into account some of the major issues confronting qualitative researchers. The main purposes of this book are twofold: to promote an understanding of the harmful possibilities of fieldwork; and to provide ways of dealing with ethical problems and dilemmas. To these ends, examples... more...

  • Sustainable Tourism in Southern Africaby Jarkko Saarinen; Fritz Becker

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 30.00

    Tourism has become a major economic agent and an important social and cultural element in contemporary southern Africa. As such, tourism has a wide range of impacts on environment, economy, cultures, and the everyday life of people. These processes have highlighted the role of sustainability in tourism development.This book represents an accessible... more...

  • Power of Understandingby Veikko Tahka; Aira Laine

    Karnac Books 2004; US$ 90.95

    Psychoanalysis keeps on evolving and rather than going over theories already vocalised, this collection of important papers introduces new ideas and theories along with valuable clinical material. The papers discuss various issues, among them important topics such as dissidence, illusion and reality in the psychoanalytic relationship, transference,... more...

  • World Film Locations: Helsinkiby Silja Laine; Pietari Kääpä

    Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00

    The creation of World Film Locations Helsinki draws inspiration from the pathbreaking efforts of Peter von Bagh, Minna Santakari and Outi Heiskanen whose work with the cinematic city has et the bar high for future explorations. In providing a visual and textual guide for international readers, the editors at Intellect have provided constant support... more...

  • Anomiaby Matti Laine; Nadine Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Naming is a fundamental aspect of language. Word-finding deficit, anomia, is the most common symptom of language dysfunction occurring after brain damage. Besides its practical importance, anomia gives a fascinating view on the inner workings of language in the brain. There has been significant progress in the study of anomia in recent years, including... more...