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Radical Religion

Radical Religion

The political Left has had a turbulent relationship with religion, from outright hostility to attempts to meld religious faith with progressivism. Confronted with contemporary social ills, the progressive Left continues to disagree about the role that religion should play, whether in understanding social challenges and solutions, or stimulating social critique and reform. Radical Religion presents valuable insights, from both religious ...

70,00 CHF

The Religion Clauses of the First Amendment

The Religion Clauses of ...

Were the religion clauses of the First Amendment intended to protect individuals' right to religious freedom and equality or the states' traditional right to legislate on religion? This book examines all the arguments and historical evidence relating to this question, and demonstrates, contrary to the views of some scholars and Supreme Court justices, that the clauses were sought, drafted, and ...

141,00 CHF

The Perfect Response

The Perfect Response

The Perfect Response offers a framework for assessing the nature of fluency, and explaining the personal attributes that account for why some communicators excel more than most in connecting with others.

68,00 CHF

The Perfect Response

The Perfect Response

The Perfect Response offers a framework for assessing the nature of fluency, and explaining the personal attributes that account for why some communicators excel more than most in connecting with others.

109,00 CHF

Dubya in the Headlights

Dubya in the Headlights

A Dubya in the Headlights examines all eight years of the Bush presidency with a critical but non-partisan eye towards its communication policies. While Hayden highlights dilemmas from both terms, he provides an especially important perspective on media coverage of events since Hurricane Katrina. In addition to surveying traditional news outlets, this timely volume also includes an analysis of entertainment ...

69,00 CHF

Rational Radicalism and Political Theory

Rational Radicalism and Political ...

Paying tribute to one of the more original theorist of the late 20th and early 21st century, Rational Radicalism and Political Theory probes the thought of Stephen Eric Bronner. This book makes new contributions to many areas of left political theory, while at the same time reflecting on the ways Stephen Bronner's ideas serve to generate a new kind of ...

157,00 CHF

Images for a Generation Doomed

Images for a Generation ...

Images for a Generation Doomed: The Films and Career of Gregg Araki provides an interpretive critical history of director Gregg Araki's career trajectory to date. In doing so, Kylo-Patrick R. Hart articulates the most noteworthy attributes of this New Queer Cinema pioneer's trademark post-punk filmmaking style as well as the unique challenges he faces during the third decade of his ...

67,00 CHF

Godliness and Greed

Godliness and Greed

Skip Worden shows the profound transformation of Christian thought on economics from the beginning of the Commercial Revolution to the fifteenth-century Renaissance. Worden explains how the general antagonism toward the pursuit of wealth before the Commercial Revolution turned into Protestant theologians' fighting against the prevailing view of a pro-wealth paradigm during the fifteenth century.

165,00 CHF

Recovering the Ancient View of Founding

Recovering the Ancient View ...

In Recovering the Ancient View of Founding, Timothy Caspar defends the influential political thinker Cicero and his philosophical dialogue De Legibus. Cicero and De Legibus have often been criticized as eclectic and mismatched parts stitched together. However, through close reading and robust scholarship, Caspar illuminates how De Legibus was in fact a unified and original work, and an important development ...

135,00 CHF

Threat Perceptions

Threat Perceptions

Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism examines the legal, scientific, and social construction of risk of crime in the United States. Ghatak focuses on the crime control policies that stretched from the beginning of the era of Eugenics and the rise of criminal psychiatry in the late 19th century to the contemporary era ...

130,00 CHF

Daring to Feel

Daring to Feel

Like social scientists, reporters are expected to be immune to, and even aloof from, the pain and suffering they chronicle. Daring to Feel: Violence, the News Media, and Their Emotions challenges this journalistic mandate, particularly as it pertains to the emotional topic of violence. Interviewing journalists who have covered some of the worst tragedies in our nation's history, Jody Santos ...

56,50 CHF

Body Matters

Body Matters

Following the core principle of phenomenology as a return 'to the things themselves, ' Body Matters attends to the phenomena of bodily afflictions and examines them from three different standpoints: from society in general that interprets them as 'sicknesses, ' from the medical professions that interpret them as 'diseases, ' and from the patients themselves who interpret them as 'illnesses.' ...

67,00 CHF

Thomas Jefferson's Haitian Policy

Thomas Jefferson's Haitian Policy

Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence and third president of the United States, in many ways defines the meaning of the United States. His view of the Haitian Revolution as this nation's first secretary of state, and his administration's relations with the independent black government set up by Toussaint Louverture and his successors, as well as with its ...

237,00 CHF

The Scientific Study of Peace and War

The Scientific Study of ...

The contributors of this book suggest methodologies for a systematic analysis of historical examples, using controlled observation, the collection of evidence, and careful inferences.

76,00 CHF

Overwhelmed

Overwhelmed

Schlossberg's work represents an important and enormously helpful alternative to old-fashioned 'stage theories.'--Carol Tavris, Ph.D.

55,90 CHF

Until They Bring the Streetcars Back

Until They Bring the ...

Get this book to a few of your favorite readers and stand back. It starts brush fires wherever it goes, fanned by great word of mouth, spreading through book clubs and reading groups of all ages, into living rooms and bedrooms and classrooms, loved and acclaimed by readers who don't want it to end.

26,90 CHF

Peoples of the Earth

Peoples of the Earth

This book explores the culture of indigenous peoples in Latin America, the fundamental challenges they offer to traditional Euro-American notions of democracy, citizenship and develop the interface of these topics. It also explores the relevant themes on human rights and the environment, with questions of security and the risks implicit in the adoption of ethnonationalist dogma. Peoples of the Earth ...

156,00 CHF

Arguments about Animal Ethics

Arguments about Animal Ethics

Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants in controversies over the use of nonhuman animals for meat, entertainment, fur, and vivisection. Both sides of the debate are carefully analyzed, as the contributors examine how stakeholders persuade or fail ...

149,00 CHF

The Egyptian Press and Coverage of Local and International Events

The Egyptian Press and ...

The book focuses on the Egyptian press since Egyptian newspapers and magazines deserve study because of their large readership. Written in Cairo, the author offers an in depth analysis of the state of various press systems in Egypt. It qualitatively and quantitatively examines the press's framing of three regional crises: Israel's War on Lebanon in July 2006, sinking of Al-Salam ...

135,00 CHF