At the Interface / Probing the Boundaries

Edited by Rob Fisher, Inter-Disciplinary.Net, Lisa Howard Farmington, St Louis, and Ken Monteith, Universiteit van Amsterdam

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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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029415
Publication date: 
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
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9789042029392
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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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9789042029378
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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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042028067
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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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Paperback
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
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January 2009
€49,00
$60.00

Edited by Colette Balmain and Lois Drawmer

The papers collected in this volume are expanded from papers given at the 6th Global Conference on Evil and Human Wickedness, which took place in March 2005. The chapters here represent the diversity and interdisciplinary nature of the conference itself covering topics such as historical and...
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57
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ISBN: 
9789042025509
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January 2009
€58,00
$72.00

Edited by Francisco J. Ricardo

In the extension of digital media from optional means to central site of activity, the domains of language, art, learning, play, film, and politics have been subject to radical reconfigurations as mediating structures. This book examines how this changed relationship has in each case shaped a new...
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56
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042025189
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January 2009
€85,00
$105.00

Edited by Vera Kalitzkus and Peter L. Twohig

Human suffering and illness as well as health and healing are topics of ongoing actuality. In a world of growing complexity and interrelatedness a broader perspective on these topics is needed. The global conference project on “Making Sense of: Health, Illness and Disease” is a forum for scholars...
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55
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042025158
Publication date: 
January 2009
€53,00
$65.00

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