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  • Creative Cognition and the Cultural Panorama of Twentieth-Century Spainby C. Gala

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2015; US$ 82.74

    This multidisciplinary study focuses on the creative state as the nucleus of the work of numerous poets, artists, and philosophers from twentieth-century Spain. Beginning with cognitive science, Gala explores the mental processes and structures that underline creative thinking, for poets like José María Hinojosa, Clara Janés, and Jorge Guillén. more...

  • Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youthby sj Miller

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 98.15

    Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Book by the Michigan Council Teachers of English Winner of the 2017 AERA Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education) Exemplary Research Award This book draws upon a queer literacy framework to map out examples for teaching literacy across pre-K-12 schooling. To date, there are no comprehensive Pre-K-12 texts... more...

  • The Ethics and Efficacy of the Global War on Terrorismby C. Webel; John A. Arnaldi

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 93.77

    Presenting the reader with provocative articles that critically examine the morality of the war on terrorism as it has evolved over the past eight years, this book consists of articles that effectively address specific aspects of the war on terrorism that are missing or underrepresented in ethical discourse since 9/11 more...

  • War and Delusionby L. Calhoun

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2013; US$ 44.12

    Calhoun examines the centuries-old paradigm of just war theory to determine whether modern 'just war' rationalizations constitute sound justifications or pro-military propaganda. Her work reveals how the practice of modern war contradicts the most basic values and principles of modern Western democracies. more...

  • Terror, Terrorism and the Human Conditionby C. Webel

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 38.14

    This book is an attempt to clarify the often murky connections between terrorism, terrorists, and terror. It is designed for the general educated audience interested in recent events, the history leading up to them, and the prospects for dealing with the after effects. Using personal accounts from people who have lived through various forms of terror... more...

  • Between Conformity and Resistanceby Maite Conde; M. Chauí

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 87.63

    Since the 1980's, Marilena Chauí's writing has had a profound impact in Brazil, contributing to the academic conversation and resonating in popular culture. Here, in English for the first time, are ten of Chauí's most important essays, with an introduction by Maite Conde which situates the scholarship in the global context. more...

  • Feminismby M. Lamas; John Pluecker; Jean Franco

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 25.77

    Adding to the debate on a range of issues, this book presents a critical and deeply personal history of Mexican feminism in the last thirty five years. Drawing from her many years of activism and anthropological scholarship, influential thinker Marta Lamas covers topics such as the political development of the feminist movement, affirmative action... more...

  • Neighborhood and Boulevardby Samah Selim; K. Ziadeh

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 88.25

    Combines the styles of memoir, history, anthropology, and theory to develop an innovative reflection on the materiality of culture. Through its style and content, the text challenges the Orientalist bifurcation between tradition and modernity in the Arab world, revealing instead tradition's own dynamism and its coexistence alongside modernity. more...

  • Organized Crime and Statesby J. Briquet; G. Favarel-Garrigues

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2010; US$ 92.79

    In contrast to a globalizing approach to 'transnational organized crime,' this edited volume studies socio-historical environments in which mafia-esque violence has found a fertile ground for growth and development within the political arena. more...

  • Israel’s Asymmetric Warsby Cynthia Schoch; S. Cohen

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2010; US$ 92.79

    This book is devoted to Israel's asymmetric wars, those conducted against irregular armed groups that have attacked it. It seeks to understand the Israeli strategy in the fight against terrorists acting under the guise of civilians or using the population as human shields. The army has implemented a loosely devised, if not simplistic, doctrine of "disproportionate... more...