Traffic

Media as Infrastructures and Cultural Practices

Edited by Marion Näser-Lather, Philipps University Marburg and Christoph Neubert, University of Paderborn

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€51,00
$64.00
ISBN13: 
9789004299801
E-ISBN: 
9789004298774
Publication Date: 
September 2015
Format: 
Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xi, 259 pp.; 15 color ills.
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ISSN: 
1570-7113
Volume: 
88

Caroline Simonds & Bernie Warren

This is the first book in English to provide a close-up view of the emotional and rewarding experiences of clown-doctors working with hospitalized children. It describes the development of a new program in a pediatric hospital and all the challenges that confront clown-doctors. The book recounts...
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042010796
Publication date: 
January 2004
€25,00
$32.00

Edited by Jones Irwin

If the practice of war is as old as human history, so too is the need to reflect upon war, to understand its meaning and implications. The Pre-Socratic philosopher Heraclitus asserted in 600BC that War (polemos) is justice, thus inaugurating a long philosophical tradition of consideration of the...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042019331
Publication date: 
January 2004
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Richard Jackson

(Re)Constructing Cultures of Violence and Peace brings together eleven original essays that were presented at the Third Global Conference on Cultures of Violence held in August 2002 in Prague. Covering an array of violence-related subjects, and a range of methodologies—textual, historical,...
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011496
Publication date: 
January 2004
€53,00
$65.00

Edited by Peter L. Twohig & Vera Kalitzkus

Health, illness and disease are topics well-suited to interdisciplinary inquiry. This book brings together scholars from around the world who share an interest in and a commitment to bridging the traditional boundaries of inquiry. We hope that this book begins new conversations that will situate...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011199
Publication date: 
January 2004
€85,00
$105.00

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

Twenty years after the establishment of the World Commission on Environment and Development, the 13 contributions in this interdisciplinary volume offer a broad spectrum of perspectives and research-based recommendations on environmental sustainability, social justice and the human enterprise....
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011090
Publication date: 
January 2004
€77,00
$96.00

Edited by Andrew Fagan

This book aims to extend upon the growing body of literature concerned with dying and death. The book analyses various experiences and representations of dying and death from the perspective of academic disciplines as diverse as theology, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and literature. The...
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042016415
Publication date: 
January 2004
€63,00
$80.00

Edited by David Seth Preston

It is clear that the Internet and other global information infrastructures provide a major challenge to Higher Education. Questions such as: 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...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011298
Publication date: 
January 2004
€53,00
$65.00

Edited by Richard Paul Hamilton and Margaret Sönser Breen

Written across the disciplines of art history, literature, philosophy, sociology, and theology, the ten essays comprising the collection all insist on multidimensional definitions of evil....
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011380
Publication date: 
January 2004
€52,00
$64.00

Richard C. Prust

The notion of a “person” is in deep philosophical trouble. And this has posed a deepening crisis for believers: Christian beliefs are, after all, irreducibly about persons. In response to this situation, Prust proposes a new way to reason about persons, one based on identifying persons as...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042010888
Publication date: 
January 2004
€40,00
$49.00

Edited by David Seth Preston

This book represents a ‘position statement’ from the intellectually vibrant and challenging debate that emanated from the inaugural conference project launch entitled 'The Idea of Education' held at Mansfield College, Oxford in July 2002. ...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042011465
Publication date: 
January 2003
€58,00
$72.00

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