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  • Adorno and the Ends of Philosophyby Andrew Bowie

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Theodor Adorno?s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can contribute to philosophy today. Adorno?s published texts are notably difficult and have tended to hinder his reception by... more...

  • Why Cultural Studies?by Gilbert B. Rodman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    Why Cultural Studies? is a rallying call for a reinvigoration of the project of cultural studies that provides a critical analysis of its meteoric rise to the academic fore and makes a convincing argument for the pressing need for a renewed investment in, and re-evaluation of, its core ideals. Rodman argues that there are valuable lessons we... more...

  • Cultural Citizenshipby Nick Stevenson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 44.00

    Why has 'culture' become central to political debates? How might we rethink questions of citizenship in an information age? Will cosmopolitanism become the key ideal of the future? This guide links questions of identity, individualization, multiculturalism, and mediation to a politics of culture. more...

  • Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weberby Colin Loader; Mr Volker Meja; Professor David Kettler

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    This book focuses on the important work of Karl Mannheim by demonstrating how his theoretical conception of a reflexive sociology took shape as a collaborative empirical research programme. The authors show how contemporary work along these lines, whether derived from Foucault, Bourdieu or other theorists, can benefit from the insights of Mannheim... more...

  • Future Mattersby Barbara Adam; Chris Groves

    BRILL 2007; US$ 82.00

    In a social world whose pace continues to accelerate the future becomes an increasingly difficult terrain. While the focus of social life is narrowing down to the present, the futures we create on a daily basis cast ever longer shadows. This book addresses this paradox and its deep ethical implications. more...

  • Hyphenated Historiesby Andrew Colin Gow

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Art history, literary history, film history, social history, micro-history, economic history, women's history, postcolonial history and other hyphenated histories have introduced elements of discontinuity, rupture and plurality. more...

  • Ideology and the Social Sciencesby Graham Kinloch; Raj Mohan

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 132.00

    The extent to which modern social science continues to reflect the subjective traits of authors and the contexts in which they operate, rather than the objective facts or insights they claim to develop, remains one of the most striking features of social science research and writing. Kinloch and Mohan provide a multidisciplinary and worldwide examination... more...

  • Entre la métropolisation et le village globalby Jean-Marc Fontan; Juan-Luis Klein; Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 33.75

    Quelles conditions jouent en faveur du développement ou du mal-développement des espaces métropolitains ? À une époque où les métropoles constituent des entités intermédiaires et de plus en plus détachées de leur espace national, elles participent spécifiquement à la production de la... more...

  • Handbuch der Kulturwissenschaftenby Friedrich Jaeger; Burkhard Liebsch; Jörn Rüsen; Jürgen Straub

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2004; US$ 57.65

    Als Instanzen der Beschreibung moderner Gesellschaften gewinnen die Kulturwissenschaften immer mehr an Bedeutung. Rund 100 Autoren aus diversen Fachgebieten haben in diesem Handbuch ihre Forschungen zu den Methoden und Themen der Kulturwissenschaft zusammengetragen. Sie stellen damit die junge Disziplin auf ein theoretisches Fundament und geben einen... more...

  • De staat van informatieby Scientific Council for Government Policy; D. Broeders; C.M.K.C. Cuijpers; J.E.J. Prins

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 55.00

    Dit boek bevat een negental essays over de toenemende digitalisering bij de overheid en de invloed daarvan op de overheid/burger-relatie. De positieve ontwikkelingen, maar ook de zwakke plekken worden blootgelegd en mogelijke verbeterpunten worden beschreven. De essays leveren een belangrijke bijdrage aan het project van de Wetenschappelijke Raad voor... more...