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  • Corporeality and Cultureby Dr Kamillea Aghtan; Dr Karin Sellberg; Dr Lena Wånggren

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    The ?material turn? in critical theory - and particularly the turn towards the body coupled with scientific insights from biomedicine, biology and physics - is becoming an important path in fields of humanities-based scholarly inquiry. Material and technological philosophies play an increasingly central role in disciplines such as literary studies,... more...

  • Places of the Heartby Colin Ellard

    Bellevue Literary Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    A neuroscientist illuminates how we make and are made by the world both real and virtual more...

  • Beyond Memoryby Alexandre Dessingué; Jay M. Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies. It engages with the most recent work in the field by viewing silence as a remedy to the traditionally... more...

  • Celebrity and Entertainment Obsessionby Michael S. Levy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.99

    In a world where information is instantaneous, and celebrities are made overnight, what makes us stop and stare at famous entertainers, spend our money on tabloids, and glue our eyes to the television? Here, Michael Levy explores the psychological nature of our obsession and offers suggestions for tempering our responses to celebrity culture. more...

  • Lektionen des Altersby Helmut Bachmaier

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 14.88

    Der große Alternsforscher Helmut Bachmaier zieht in diesem Buch die Summe seiner Überlegungen zum Thema Alter. Analytisch, narrativ, informativ. »Älter werden heißt: selbst ein neues Geschäft antreten; alle Verhältnisse verändern sich, und man muss entweder zu handeln ganz aufhören oder mit Willen und Bewusstsein das neue Rollenfach übernehmen«, schrieb... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This book offers insights from current research on the role of culture in foreign language learning as well as the construction of culture and identity through language learning and use. It presents original empirical studies and theoretical discussions which bear important implications for curricular practice in language education, as... more...

  • The Globalization of Spaceby John Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The work of Michel Foucault has been influential in the analysis of space in a variety of disciplines, most notably in geography and politics. This collection of essays is the first to focus on what Foucault termed ?heterotopias?, spaces that exhibit multiple layers of meaning and reveal tensions within society. more...

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

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2015; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Pop & Mysteryby Marcus S. Kleiner; Thomas Wilke

    transcript 2015; US$ 24.54

    Die Auseinandersetzung mit den Grenzen und Grenzüberschreitungen vernünftigen Verstehens ist ein wesentlicher Bestandteil von phantastisch-spekulativen Erzählungen in populären Medienkulturen. Populärkulturelle Wissensproduktionen entfalten sich häufig im unaufgelösten Spannungsfeld von Wissen und Glauben, Realität und Simulation, Natürlichem und Übernatürlichem.... more...

  • The Borders of Subcultureby Alexander Dhoest; Steven Malliet; Jacques Haers; Barbara Segaert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book aims to revisit the notion of subculture for the 21st century, reinterpreting it and extending its scope. On the one hand, the notion of resistance is redefined and applied to contemporary practices of cultural production and entrepreneurship. On the other hand, contributors reconsider the connection of subcultures to everyday culture, exploring... more...