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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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
E-ISBN: 
9789042026797
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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
E-ISBN: 
9789042028807
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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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042025509
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9789042028791
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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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9789401206747
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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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ISBN: 
9789042025158
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9789401206716
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January 2009
€53,00
$65.00

Joyce O. Lowrie

Mirrors are mesmerizing. The rhetorical figure that represents a mirror is called a chiasmus, a pattern derived from the Greek letter X (Chi). This pattern applies to sentences such as “one does not live to eat; one eats to live.” It is found in myths, plays, poems, biblical songs, short...
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54
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042024953
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9789401206563
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January 2008
€63,00
$80.00

Edited by Marie-Luise Kohlke and Luisa Orza

Negotiating Sexual Idioms: Image, Text, Performance affords new theoretical approaches and insights into the complexity of sexual discourse pervading contemporary cultures, exploring sexuality’s role in dominant conceptualisations of self and society, in patterns of political belonging and...
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53
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9789042024915
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9789401206525
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January 2008
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Holly Lynn Baumgartner and Roger Davis

Hosting the Monster responds to the call of the monstrous with, not rejection, but invitation. Positing the monster as that which defies classification, the essays in this collection are an ongoing engagement with that which lies outside of established boundaries. With chapters ranging from the...
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Volume: 
52
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042024861
E-ISBN: 
9789401206495
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January 2008
€72,00
$89.00

Chief Editor: Kseniya M. Khovanova; Co-editors: Nejat Dogan and Maksym Kovalov

This book is a selection of the scholarly works presented at the 2nd International Redefining Europe Conference in Prague, 2005 as a part of the Ashburn Institute’s analogous initiative, the goal of which is to advance people’s understanding of the future of European civilisation, and to explore...
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51
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042024823
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9789401206457
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January 2008
€49,00
$60.00

Edited by Ian Morley and Mira Crouch

This book considers the place and value of knowledge in contemporary society. “Knowledge” is not a self-evident concept: both its denotations and connotations are historically situated. Since the Enlightenment, knowledge has been a matter of discovery through effort, and “knowledge for its own...
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Volume: 
50
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042024380
E-ISBN: 
9789401206143
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January 2008
€63,00
$80.00

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