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Eurasia in the Making – Revival of the Silk Road

Markus Kaiser

Eurasia in the Making – Revival of the Silk Road

A Study on Cross-border Trade and Markets in Contemporary Uzbekistan

12/2020 26,80 € *

The trade-routes connecting Europe and East Asia have fascinated scholars, traders, and adventurers throughout the centuries. Although its modern inca...

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Emerging Diseases

Martin Döring, Regine Kollek (eds.)

Emerging Diseases

Structure, Controversy and Change in the Scientific Constitution of Disease Patterns

06/2020 ab 26,99 € *

Hypotheses about diseases and their causes are often contested. This book displays empirical studies investigating emergence, contestation and change in disease patterns.

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Silence About Race?

Frank Peter (ed.)

Silence About Race?

Reconfigurations of Racism in Contemporary Europe

07/2018 ab 31,99 € *

This volume examines the difficulty of naming racism in contemporary Europe and explores the critical purchase and effectiveness of analytical concepts of racism in national contexts.

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Education and Development in Afghanistan

Uwe H. Bittlingmayer, Anne-Marie Grundmeier, Reinhart Kößler, Diana Sahrai, Fereschta Sahrai (eds.)

Education and Development in Afghanistan

Challenges and Prospects

02/2018 39,99 € *

A discussion on the ambivalent and contradictory dimensions of an educational driven development strategy on the case of Afghanistan.

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A Senior Moment

Line Grenier, Fannie Valois-Nadeau (eds.)

A Senior Moment

Cultural Mediations of Memory and Ageing

02/2018 39,99 € *

This book explores how ageing is experienced across the lifespan through studies of practices, objects, representations and narratives of memory.

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Migrant Families and Transcultural Dynamics

Lydia Potts, Ulrike Lingen-Ali (eds.)

Migrant Families and Transcultural Dynamics

Resources, Gender Relations and Family Structures

02/2018 34,99 € *

Migration processes affect migrants' families and family relations – in complex and diverse ways.

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Radio as Art

Anne Thurmann-Jajes, Ursula Frohne, Jee-Hae Kim, Maria Peters, Franziska Rauh, Sarah Rothe (eds.)

Radio as Art

Concepts, Spaces, Practices

02/2018 39,99 € *

Acoustic signals, voice, sound, articulation, music and spatial networking are dispositifs of radio art, which brought forth a great number of artistic practices.

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Normed Children

Erik Schneider, Christel Baltes-Löhr (eds.)

Normed Children

Effects of Gender and Sex Related Normativity on Childhood and Adolescence

02/2018 34,99 € *

Princess Lillifee, Bob the Builder, Kinder Surprise Eggs for girls. Why is gender role typical behaviour taught to children from an early age and what alternatives are there? A plea for an education beyond strict gender dichotomy norms.

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Cultures of Video Game Concerns

Estrid Sörensen (ed.)

Cultures of Video Game Concerns

»The Child« Across Families, Law, Science and Industry

01/2018 39,99 € *

The same computer games are played by youth all over the world, and worldwide games become matters of concern in relation to children: worries rise ab...

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Melting Pots & Mosaics: Children of Immigrants in US-American Literature

Rüdiger Heinze

Melting Pots & Mosaics: Children of Immigrants in US-American Literature

01/2018 49,99 € *

In the past decades, children of immigrants have drawn increased attention not only in press and media, but also in a number of academic fields, among...

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Faking, Forging, Counterfeiting

Daniel Becker, Annalisa Fischer, Simone Niehoff, Florencia Sannders, Yola Schmitz (eds.)

Faking, Forging, Counterfeiting

Discredited Practices at the Margins of Mimesis

01/2018 34,99 € *

Forgeries are an omnipresent part of our culture. The contributions focus on such different implementations such as faked traditions, imposters, identity theft and hoaxes in different contexts. They scrutinize the bonds and borders between original and forgery, and turn out their epistemic capability.

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Aesthetic Practices and Spatial Configurations

Hannah Baader, Martina Becker, Niharika Dinkar (eds.)

Aesthetic Practices and Spatial Configurations

Historical and Transregional Perspectives

01/2018 34,99 € *

Aesthetic practices shape and are shaped by spatial formations. This volume surveys configurations of spaces as macro, micro and meso, and studies the ways they are created, described, negotiated and appropriated across cultures.

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Mistrust

Florian Mühlfried (ed.)

Mistrust

Ethnographic Approximations

12/2017 34,99 € *

In contrast to the notion of trust, which has become popular as a social phenomenon in the social sciences of late, the notion of mistrust is mostly o...

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Aesthetic Matters

Elke Bippus, Monica Gaspar, Priska Gisler, Monika Kurath (eds.)

Aesthetic Matters

Becoming an Artist, a Designer, an Architect in the Age of Bologna

11/2017 34,99 € *

On the occasion of a research project conducted at several art and design schools in Switzerland, this anthology of international scholars sheds new l...

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Dealing with Elusive Futures

Michelle Engeler, Noemi Steuer, Elísio Macamo (eds.)

Dealing with Elusive Futures

University Graduates in Urban Africa

11/2017 34,99 € *

The time to come – as well as the exploration thereof – remains elusive for social actors and social scientists alike. The contributors accept the...

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Transnationalizing Radio Research

Golo Föllmer, Alexander Badenoch (eds.)

Transnationalizing Radio Research

New Approaches to an Old Medium

11/2017 39,99 € *

Transnationalizing Radio Research is an essential research guide to radio's global entanglements from its first decades to its recent digital transformations.

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Digital Image Systems

Claus Gunti

Digital Image Systems

Photography and New Technologies at the Düsseldorf School

11/2017 44,99 € *

Artistic responses: How digital technologies influenced the photographic work of Thomas Ruff, Andreas Gursky and Jörg Sasse.

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The Power of Place in Play

Christina R. Ergler

The Power of Place in Play

A Bourdieusian Analysis of Auckland Children's Seasonal Play Practices

11/2017 49,99 € *

Christina Ergler questions the environmental determinism of many obesity-related studies and explores why "play" resonates differently across urban localities and seasons through a social theory perspective.

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Power Relations in Black Lives

Christa Buschendorf (ed.)

Power Relations in Black Lives

Reading African American Literature and Culture with Bourdieu and Elias

11/2017 ab 26,99 € *

The contributions of this volume offer new readings of Black literature and culture by applying key concepts of relational sociology by Bourdieu and Elias.

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Beyond the Civil War Hospital

Kirsten Twelbeck

Beyond the Civil War Hospital

The Rhetoric of Healing and Democratization in Northern Reconstruction Writing, 1861–1882

11/2017 49,99 € *

This book helps readers understand Reconstruction as a period of emotional turmoil that precipitated a struggle for form in cultural production.

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Sounds of a New Generation

Deborah Wallrabenstein

Sounds of a New Generation

On Contemporary Jewish American Literature

10/2017 34,99 € *

This book offers insights into the approaches of a new generation of Jewish American writers. Whether they reimagine their ancestors' "shtetl lif...

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Where the Everyday Begins

James Morrow

Where the Everyday Begins

A Study of Environment and Everyday Life

10/2017 99,99 € *

Where the Everyday Begins is a study of environment and everyday life. It uses innovative research methods to bear witness to the ways by which enviro...

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Healthcare as a Human Right Issue

Sabine Klotz, Heiner Bielefeldt, Martina Schmidhuber, Andreas Frewer (eds.)

Healthcare as a Human Right Issue

Normative Profile, Conflicts and Implementation

10/2017 39,99 € *

This book deals with various facets of the human right to health: its normative profile as a universal right, current political and legal conflicts an...

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Clash of Realities 2015/16

Clash of Realities (ed.)

Clash of Realities 2015/16

On the Art, Technology and Theory of Digital Games. Proceedings of the 6th and 7th Conference

10/2017 39,99 € *

Digital games in pedagogy – Games as social environments – Ethics in games – Digital games as transmedia works of art – The aesthetics of play...

   
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