Re-visiting Female Evil

Power, Purity and Desire

Melissa Dearey, University of Hull, Roger Davis, University of Calgary, and Susana Nicolás, University of Almeria

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€49,00
$57.00
ISBN13: 
9789004350397
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9789004350816
Publication Date: 
September 2017
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Paperback
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xiv, 194 pp.
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1570-7113
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90

Edited by Janet Horrigan and Ed Wiltse

In September 2006, when 45 scholars and activists from 19 countries around the world gathered amid the spires and gargoyles of Oxford for a conference entitled, “Hope: Probing the Boundaries,” complex dialectics of hope and despair circulated through the meeting rooms by day, and the...
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67
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042030091
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January 2010
€62,00
$78.00

Edited by Christopher R. Allers and Marieke Smit

Amidst the cacophony of claims made about forgiveness, this book serves to aid in an effort to put “forgiveness in perspective.” Marieke Smit and Christopher R. Allers have collected here ten essays written by twelve authors from around the world and across the disciplinary spectrum including...
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66
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ISBN: 
9789042029958
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January 2010
€59,00
$73.00

Edited by Knut Stene-Johansen and Frederik Tygstrup

This book is a contribution to humanistic studies of illness. Medical humanities are by nature cross-disciplinary, and in recent years studies in this field have been recognized as a platform for dialogue between the “two cultures” of the natural sciences and the humanities. Illness in Context is...
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65
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ISBN: 
9789042029439
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January 2010
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Bob Brecher

Far from heralding a time of unprecedented peace, the end of “actually existing communism” served to usher in new conflicts, new wars and new reasons for war. That much goes without saying. What is controversial, however, is how we might understand and respond to these new wars. This book offers...
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64
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ISBN: 
9789042029415
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January 2010
€72,00
$89.00

Edited by Nancy Billias

The essays in this volume provide rich fodder for reflection on topics that are of urgent interest to all thinking people. Each one suggests new ways to contemplate our own role(s) in the production and promotion of evil. The authors encourage the reader to be challenged, outraged, and disturbed...
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63
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029392
Publication date: 
January 2011
€88,00
$109.00

Edited by Dennis Pavlich

Environmental justice is the subtext of this collection of anxieties around the need for a sustainable future on Planet Earth. Thinkers and scholars from a diversity of backgrounds reflect on what it means and how cultures must change to greet this future. From Romania to Mexico, Bosnia to Canada...
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62
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ISBN: 
9789042029378
Publication date: 
January 2010
€77,00
$96.00

Edited by Stephen Hessel and Michèle Huppert

What are fear, horror, and terror? This question, central to our endeavour, cannot be answered by one unified voice. It always cracks, falters, and fades before it can fully enunciate its proclamation. We, the authors, know this and have planned accordingly. ...
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61
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ISBN: 
9789042028067
Publication date: 
January 2010
€51,00
$63.00

Edited by Lynn Ang, John Trushell and Patricia Walker

This book provides a valuable contribution to our thinking about education in a modern metropolis. One of the strengths of this book is its diversity of topics which range from research with young children to adult learners, and compulsory schooling to higher education. The contributors are...
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60
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ISBN: 
9789042027954
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January 2010
€67,00
$82.00

Claire Greslé-Favier

Raising Sexually Pure Kids: Sexual Abstinence, Conservative Christians and American Politics analyzes pro-abstinence discourses issued by the conservative Christian community and the G.W. Bush administration, to underline that abstinence is not a peripheral matter, but is a cultural and political...
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59
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042026780
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January 2009
€79,00
$98.00

Edited by Asa Kasher

Dying and death are topics of deep humane concern for many people in a variety of circumstances and contexts. However, they are not discussed to any great extent or with sufficient focus in order to gain knowledge and understanding of their major features and aspects....
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58
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042025899
Publication date: 
January 2009
€49,00
$60.00

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