Disgust and Desire

The Paradox of the Monster

Kristen Wright, The Catholic University of America

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€49,00
$57.00
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9789004350731
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January 2018
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1570-7113
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91

Edited by Bernie Warren

The book Suffering the Slings and Arrows Of Outrageous Fortune: International Perspectives on Stress, Laughter and Depression highlights topics covered at an inaugural inter-disciplinary conference Making Sense of Stress Humour and Healing held in Budapest in May 2005. The chapters provide a...
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31
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ISBN: 
9789042021488
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January 2007
€40,20
$49.20
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by J.D. Wulfhorst & Anne K. Haugestad

In this inter-disciplinary follow-up to Future as Fairness: Ecological Justice and Global Citizenship (edited by Haugestad and Wulfhorst, Rodopi 2004) 14 chapters explore a variety of conceptual and practical pathways to the building of sustainable communities. Five chapters provide different...
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30
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042021235
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January 2006
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Vera Kalitzkus and Peter L. Twohig

Biomedicine is the dominant organizing framework of modern medicine but it is not the only lens through which health, illness and disease can be understood. This interdisciplinary collection of essays brings together scholars from around the world who seek to probe the boundaries of biomedicine....
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29
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ISBN: 
9789042019997
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January 2006
€73,00
$92.00

Edited by Peter Day

In the modern world vampires come in all forms: they can be perpetrators or victims, metaphors or monsters, scapegoats for sinfulness or mirrors of our own evil. What becomes obvious from the scope of the fifteen essays in this collection is that vampires have infiltrated just about every area of...
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28
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ISBN: 
9789042016699
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January 2006
€42,00
$51.60
€70,00
$86.00

Edited by Heiner Roetz

Human cloning is a main focus of current bioethical discussion. Involving the self-understanding of the human species, it has become one of the most debated topics in biomedical ethics, not only on the national, but also on the international level....
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Volume: 
27
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042016095
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January 2006
€130,00
$161.00

Edited by Margaret Sönser Breen and Fiona Peters

Genealogies of Identity examines issues of sex and sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. The volume considers historically specific discourses of sex and sexuality, their effect within public contexts such as the church and the workplace, and the link of those discourses...
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Volume: 
26
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ISBN: 
9789042017580
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January 2005
€45,00
$55.80
€75,00
$93.00

Edited by Joseph Drew

On May 1, 2004, the European Union expanded dramatically. Ten new countries on the periphery of the old union were absorbed, changing the EU in many ways. How can we redefine Europe now? What is its meaning? Is “Europe” just a theoretical concept or, worse yet, merely a small geographical region?...
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Volume: 
25
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042017658
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January 2005
€35,40
$43.80
€59,00
$73.00

Edited by John T. Parry

The topic of “evil” means different things depending upon context. For some, it is an archaic term, while others view it as a central problem of ethics, psychology, or politics. Coupled with state power, the problem of evil takes on a special salience for most observers. When governments do evil ...
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24
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ISBN: 
9789042017481
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January 2006
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Margaret Sönser Breen

Minding Evil: Explorations of Human Iniquity brings together fifteen essays, versions of which were presented at the Fifth International Conference on Evil and Wickedness, held in Prague in 2004. The volume examines evil and wickedness from a variety of disciplines, including criminology,...
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Volume: 
23
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ISBN: 
9789042016781
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January 2005
€47,40
$58.80
€79,00
$98.00

Edited by David Seth Preston

Following the warm reception given to The Idea of Education, a volume of papers in this same Rodopi Series, a second conference around similar themes was held at Oxford University and this book is the result. This edited book provides the reader with a fairly representative, coherent and cohesive...
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Volume: 
22
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042016842
Publication date: 
January 2005
€33,60
$41.40
€56,00
$69.00

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