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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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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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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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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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The Loop

Kai Horstmannshoff

The Loop

Chicago Architecture and the Social Imaginary

10/2017 39,99 € *

The Loop: Chicago Architecture and the Social Imaginary discusses the social function of architecture. Through close readings of skyscrapers, opera ho...

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The »Spectral Turn«

Zuzanna Dziuban

The »Spectral Turn«

Jewish Ghosts in the Polish Post-Holocaust Imaginaire

10/2017 ab 26,99 € *

This book provides a critical analysis of the emergent figure of the Jewish ghost in contemporary Polish popular culture, literature and critical art.

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Digital Culture & Society (DCS)

Ramón Reichert, Annika Richterich, Pablo Abend, Mathias Fuchs, Karin Wenz (eds.)

Digital Culture & Society (DCS)

Vol. 3, Issue 2/2017 – Mobile Digital Practices

09/2017 29,99 € *

»Digital Culture & Society« is a refereed, international journal, fostering discussion about the ways in which digital technologies, platforms and a...

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Care Home Stories

Sally Chivers, Ulla Kriebernegg (eds.)

Care Home Stories

Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Residential Care

09/2017 36,99 € *

Institutional care for seniors offers a cultural repository for fears and hopes about an aging population. The essays in this book challenge stereotypes of institutional care for older adults.

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Actors and Networks in the Megacity

Prachi More

Actors and Networks in the Megacity

A Literary Analysis of Urban Narratives

09/2017 34,99 € *

This is a concise introduction to Bruno Latour's Actor-Network Theory and its application in a literary analysis of documentary urban narratives of the 21st century.

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(Post)Colonial Histories – Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War

Steffi Hobuß, Benedikt Jager (eds.)

(Post)Colonial Histories – Trauma, Memory and Reconciliation in the Context of the Angolan Civil War

09/2017 ab 26,99 € *

In which way interact (post)colonial discourses with memory discourses? This anthology deals with these questions with the film "My heart of darkness" as a starting point.

   
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