Concepts

A Critical Approach

Andy Blunden

Status: 
€121,00
$149.00
ISBN13: 
9789004228474
E-ISBN: 
9789004228481
Publication Date: 
July 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
ix, 308 pp.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1573-4234
Volume: 
44

Edited by Daniele Cantini, University of Halle, Germany

Rethinking Private Higher Education offers fresh insights into the actual meaning of ‘private’ in different higher education contexts, getting beneath the surface of easy labels to provide a deeper understanding of the actual effects of global policies in local contexts through ethnographies.
Series: 
Volume: 
101
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004267398
Expected: 
October 2016
€116,00
$139.00

Brad Bauerly

This study is an investigation into US political development as it emerged to deal with agrarian resistance to the transition to capitalism and agro-industrial development.
Series: 
Volume: 
100
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004314139
Expected: 
October 2016
€138,00
$166.00

John Eustice O’Brien

Drawing on Walter Benjamin’s doctoral thesis on the Early German Romantics and Maurice Merleau-Ponty's apperceptive phenomenology, with his Critique of Rationality, John Eustice O’Brien proposes an original epistemology based on the préobjective energy of aesthetic consciousness of human being in...
Series: 
Volume: 
99
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272736
Expected: 
October 2016
€127,00
$152.00

Dustin J. Byrd, Olivet College, MI

Islam in the Post-Secular Society offers an interpretation of the struggles that Muslims face within secular western society, and attempts to find a path for a future reconciliation.
Series: 
Volume: 
98
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004325357
Expected: 
November 2016
€148,00
$178.00

Edited by Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Linköping University and Martin Bak Jørgensen, Aalborg University

In Politics of Precarity: Migrant Conditions, Struggles and Experiences, edited by Carl-Ulrik Schierup and Martin Bak Jørgensen, the conditions of precarity caused by neoliberal globalization are linked to migrant struggles and experiences across the globe.
Series: 
Volume: 
97
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004297814
Expected: 
November 2016
€138,00
$166.00

Horst J. Helle, University of Munich

China: Promise or Threat? compares China and the West, demonstrating that China has a strong private realm of family life but acts unreliably in matters of government and the law, while the reverse is true in the West.
Series: 
Volume: 
96
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298200
Expected: 
October 2016
€109,00
$131.00

Murat Ergin, Koç University

In "Is the Turk a White Man?" Murat Ergin examines how the links between race and modernity has shaped the formation of Turkish identity.
Series: 
Volume: 
95
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004324336
Expected: 
September 2016
€126,00
$151.00

Daniel Egan, University of Massachusetts Lowell

In The Dialectic of Position and Maneuver, Daniel Egan offers a critical analysis of the role played by military metaphors in Antonio Gramsci’s social theory.
Series: 
Volume: 
94
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268739
Expected: 
September 2016
€89,00
$119.00

Lauren Langman, Loyola University of Chicago and George Lundskow, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

God, Gold, Guns and Glory, by Lauren Langman and George Lundskow, offers a Frankfurt School account of the rise and fall of the American Empire by examining its underlying social character which is necessary for a post capitalist, sane society.
Series: 
Volume: 
93
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004323391
Expected: 
September 2016
€165,00
$198.00

Daniel Krier, Iowa State University, USA and William J. Swart, Augustana University, USA

NASCAR, Sturgis, and the New Economy of Spectacle vividly illustrates how legendary spectacles, such as those in NASCAR racing and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, generate a triple-circuit of profit.
Series: 
Volume: 
92
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004300606
Expected: 
September 2016
€115,00
$138.00

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