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Culture

  • Textual Poachersby Henry Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    The twentieth anniversary edition of Henry Jenkins?s Textual Poachers brings this now-canonical text to a new generation of students interested in the intersections of fandom, participatory culture, popular consumption and media theory. Supplementing the original, classic text is an interview between Henry Jenkins and Suzanne Scott in which Jenkins... more...

  • Against Hybridityby Haim Hazan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95

    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...

  • Jizi and His Art in Contemporary Chinaby David Brubaker; Chunchen Wang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    This interdisciplinary study promotes the thesis that some contemporary Chinese ink artists succeed in using principles of traditional Chinese aesthetics to convey the union of self with nature, others and the universe. The investigation is a case study of the writings and paintings of Jizi, an ink-wash artist in Beijing, who combines images of icy... more...

  • Aufklärung in Münchenby Manfred Knedlik

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2015; US$ 9.13

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  • Structures of Feelingby Devika Sharma; Frederik Tygstrup

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Taking as its point of departure Raymond Williams? notion ?structure of feeling?, this volume investigates how affectivity makes a difference in memory studies, performance studies, and the range of cultural studies across the humanities and social sciences today. It illustrates the importance of theorizing affectivity at a moment when social and cultural... more...

  • The Modern Worldby Sarolta Takacs

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 158.00

    Designed to meet the curriculum needs for students from grades 7 to 12, this five-volume encyclopedia explores world history from approximately 5000 C.E. to the present. Organized alphabetically within geographical volumes on Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Southwest Asia, and Asia and the Pacific, entries cover the social, political,... more...

  • Comics - Bilder, Stories und Sequenzen in religiösen Deutungskulturenby Jörn Ahrens; Frank T. Brinkmann; Nathanael Riemer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    Comics sind fester Bestandteil spätmoderner Text- und Zeichenwelten. Sie haben der Gegenwartskultur nicht nur Storys und Sagenkränze beschert, sondern auch Mythen, Ikonen und Helden. Dass die skizzierten Protagonisten bisweilen auch als Antihelden konstruiert werden ? und sich die Erzählungen insofern auch als Antimythen aufstellen ? bekräftigt im... more...

  • Knowledge Sharing in Chinese Hospitalsby Liming Zhou; Miguel Baptista Nunes

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book aims to identify, understand and qualify barriers to the patient-centred knowledge sharing (KS) in interprofessional practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western Medicine (WM) healthcare professionals in Chinese hospitals. This collaboration is particularly crucial and unique to China since, contrary to Western practice, these... more...

  • Was der Mensch essen darfby Gunther Hirschfelder; Angelika Ploeger; Jana Rückert-John; Gesa Schönberger

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    Die Fragen, was der Mensch (nicht) essen und wie er Lebensmittel (nicht) produzieren darf, werden angesichts der globalen Auswirkungen unseres Handelns immer wichtiger. Doch trotz einer unüberschaubaren Menge an Empfehlungen und Richtlinien klafft meist eine große Lücke zwischen den Idealvorstellungen und der Realität ? also zwischen einer nicht nur... more...

  • Culture, Diversity and Heritage: Major Studiesby Lourdes Arizpe

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    The texts presented in this book trace the rise of culture as a major concern for development, international diplomacy, sustainability and national politics over the past two decades. As a major participant in anthropological field research, advocate for cultural freedom and decision-maker in international programs on culture, the author gives a firsthand... more...