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  • Africa, Cultural Studies and Differenceby Keyan Tomaselli; Handel Kashope Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book engages two critical and seemingly contradictory tasks:... more...

  • Kognition bei Menschen und Tierenby Tobias Starzak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00

    Warum erfinden Tiere keine Computer und warum fliegen sie nicht zum Mond? Die philosophische Auseinandersetzung mit Tieren ist von jeher durch die Suche nach einer anthropologischen Differenz motiviert, von der man sich erhofft, etwas über die Natur des Menschen zu erfahren. Dabei ist die technologische Entwicklung des Menschen der vielleicht... more...

  • The Bodyby Lisa Jean Moore; Monica J. Casper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing tools for social and cultural analysis. Students... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Cultureby Toby Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative,... more...

  • Verlaufsmusteranalyseby Gerhard Schulze; Nina Baur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 34.78

    Nina Baur verfolgt in diesem Buch das ebrgeizige Ziel, die Bedeutung der Kategorie der Zeit fUr die Soziologie mnfassend - d. h. wissenschaftsgeschichtlich, theoretisch und methodisch - zu bestimmen, die Verwendungsweise dieser Kategorie in einer Vielzahl soziologischer Studien zu explizieren und den inzwischen erreichten Stand zu bewerten: Welche... more...

  • Against Hybridityby Haim Hazan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    One of the major characteristics of our contemporary culture is a positive, almost banal, view of the transgression and disruption of cultural boundaries. Strangers, migrants and nomads are celebrated in our postmodern world of hybrids and cyborgs. But we pay a price for this celebration of hybridity: the non-hybrid figures in our societies are ignored,... more...

  • Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studiesby Matthias Gross; Linsey McGoey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 209.00

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing. The field is growing... more...

  • Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasiaby Andrew C. Kuchins; Jeffrey Mankoff; Oliver Backes

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2015; US$ 38.00

    Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasia: Turkmenistan's Evolving Foreign Economic and Security Interests, part of a five-volume series, examines the full scope of U.S. national interests in Turkmenistan and puts forward the broad outlines of a strategy for U.S. engagement over the coming years. more...

  • Culture and Foreign Language Educationby Wai Meng Chan; Sunil Kumar Bhatt; Masanori Nagami; Izumi Walker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Studies in Second and Foreign Language Education presents research on critical theoretical issues and empirical research which shape second and foreign language education. It provides a platform for the discussion of innovative and progressive curricular and teaching practice. The series includes work on: Theories and applications... more...

  • Contested Bodiesby John Hassard; Ruth Holliday

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    The body occupies a prime position in contemporary theoretical work, yet still there is no consensus on exactly what it is and what constitutes it. Contested Bodies brings together a number of different accounts and perspectives on the body, drawing out some of the key connections and disjunctures from this most contested of topics. This volume... more...