The Devil Next Door

Toward a Literary and Psychological Definition of Human Evil

Vera B. Profit

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€53,00
$68.00
ISBN13: 
9789042038721
Publication Date: 
January 2014
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Paperback
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xv, 210 pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-7113
Volume: 
87

Wayne Cristaudo

Love and evil are real – they are substances of force fields which contain us as constituent parts. Of all the powers of life they are the two most pregnant with meaning, hence the most generative of what is specifically human. Love and evil stand in the closest relationship to each other: evil...
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042023383
Publication date: 
January 2008
€29,40
$36.00
€49,00
$60.00

Edited by Martin F. Norden

The popular media of film and television surround us daily with images of evil - images that have often gone critically unexamined. In the belief that people in ever-increasing numbers are turning to the media for their understanding of evil, this lively and provocative collection of essays...
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042023246
Publication date: 
January 2007
€42,60
$52.80
€71,00
$88.00

Edited by Rudolphus Teeuwen and Steffen Hantke

Once adjunct teaching was considered a temporary solution to faculty shortages in institutions of higher education. Now it is a permanent and indispensable feature of such institutions, not just in the U.S. but worldwide. This book takes stock of this new development, concentrating primarily on...
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Volume: 
40
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042023093
Publication date: 
January 2007
€36,60
$46.20
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Anja Schwarz and Russell West-Pavlov

This volume gathers together research by ten scholars engaging with multicultural discourse in Australia and Germany. The term ‘polyculturalism’ rather than ‘multiculturalism’ is employed deliberately to re-open a space in which the workings of discourse on culturally diverse societies, both as...
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Volume: 
39
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042023079
Publication date: 
January 2007
€47,40
$58.80
€79,00
$98.00

Edited by Niall Scott

Emerging from depths comes a series of papers dealing with one of the most significant creations that reflects on and critiques human existence. Both a warning and a demonstration, the monster as myth and metaphor provides an articulation of human imagination that toys with the permissible and...
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Volume: 
38
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022539
Publication date: 
January 2007
€37,20
$46.80
€62,00
$78.00

Edited by Asa Kasher

Death is a topic people are reluctant to ponder. Neither is dying a process that is usually being openly discussed. However, on a variety of occasions, dying and death are on a person’s minds, under some sensitive circumstances, he or she are eager to discuss with a close person, a friend, a...
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Volume: 
37
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022454
Publication date: 
January 2007
€36,60
$46.20
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Nick Rumens & Alejandro Cervantes-Carson

Designed for students, academics and the general reader alike, Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging provides theoretical and empirical insights into the linkages between sexualities and forms of desire, and ways of belonging and relating to others in specific contexts and moments in time....
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Volume: 
36
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022393
Publication date: 
January 2007
€47,40
$58.80
€79,00
$98.00

Frank Faulkner

This work advances the proposition that traditional ‘top down’ politics is being challenged by grass-roots, civil society based ‘bottom up’ politics in that most sensitive areas, the national security/arms control dichotomy. The book uses the example of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines...
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022300
Publication date: 
January 2007
€43,20
$53.40
€72,00
$89.00

Edited by Tuan Hoang Nguyen and David Seth Preston

The main common themes of an earlier book in this series, Virtual Learning and Higher Education, were: the extent to which education should become ‘virtual’, the actual cost and value of such innovation and to what degree such education suits its stakeholders. In order to further engage with...
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Volume: 
34
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042020542
Publication date: 
January 2006
€34,20
$42.60
€57,00
$71.00

Edited by Przemysław Piotrowski

A social reality (including social pathology) is constantly being constructed anew in the process of confrontation of perspectives and definitions of individuals, institutions and social groups. Therefore what interests the authors of the book more than the disputes on the right definition, is...
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Volume: 
33
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042020252
Publication date: 
January 2006
€42,60
$52.80
€71,00
$88.00

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