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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1570-7113
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Edited by Asa Kasher

Death is a topic people are reluctant to ponder. Neither is dying a process that is usually being openly discussed. However, on a variety of occasions, dying and death are on a person’s minds, under some sensitive circumstances, he or she are eager to discuss with a close person, a friend, a...
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Volume: 
37
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022454
Publication date: 
January 2007
€61,00
$77.00

Edited by Nick Rumens & Alejandro Cervantes-Carson

Designed for students, academics and the general reader alike, Sexual Politics of Desire and Belonging provides theoretical and empirical insights into the linkages between sexualities and forms of desire, and ways of belonging and relating to others in specific contexts and moments in time....
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36
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022393
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January 2007
€79,00
$98.00

Frank Faulkner

This work advances the proposition that traditional ‘top down’ politics is being challenged by grass-roots, civil society based ‘bottom up’ politics in that most sensitive areas, the national security/arms control dichotomy. The book uses the example of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines...
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35
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ISBN: 
9789042022300
Publication date: 
January 2007
€72,00
$89.00

Edited by Tuan Hoang Nguyen and David Seth Preston

The main common themes of an earlier book in this series, Virtual Learning and Higher Education, were: 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. In order to further engage with...
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Volume: 
34
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042020542
Publication date: 
January 2006
€57,00
$71.00

Edited by Przemysław Piotrowski

A social reality (including social pathology) is constantly being constructed anew in the process of confrontation of perspectives and definitions of individuals, institutions and social groups. Therefore what interests the authors of the book more than the disputes on the right definition, is...
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Volume: 
33
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042020252
Publication date: 
January 2006
€71,00
$88.00

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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Volume: 
31
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042021488
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January 2007
€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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Volume: 
30
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042021235
Publication date: 
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
Publication date: 
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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Volume: 
28
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042016699
Publication date: 
January 2006
€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
Publication date: 
January 2006
€130,00
$161.00

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