Die "Heilige Ordnung" der Männer: Hierarchie, Gruppendynamik und die neue Rolle der Frauen
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Die "Heilige Ordnung" der Männer: Hierarchie, Gruppendynamik und die neue Rolle der Frauen

Die "Heilige Ordnung der Männer" ist der Versuch, die Krise des hierarchischen Systems zu analysieren und Möglichkeiten einer Weiterentwicklung aufzuzeigen. Einer der möglichen Wege ist dabei eine Neubelebung der Gruppen, die in der Urgeschichte eine wichtige Bedeutung für das Zusammenleben der Menschen hatten. Die Entstehung der Hierarchie wird dabei über die Zentralisierung von Funktionen auch als eine Machtergreifung der Männer an...

Governmentality: Current Issues and Future Challenges
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Governmentality: Current Issues and Future Challenges

Examining questions of statehood, biopolitics, sovereignty, neoliberal reason and the economy, Governmentality explores the advantages and limitations of adopting Michel Foucault's concept of governmentality as an analytical framework. Contributors highlight the differences as well as possible convergences with alternative theoretical frameworks. By assembling authors with a wide range of different disciplinary backgrounds, from phil...

Rhetorics of Insecurity: Belonging and Violence in the Neoliberal Era
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Rhetorics of Insecurity: Belonging and Violence in the Neoliberal Era

"This book explains many mysterious things: like the strange, increasingly violent permutations of the state as it responds to mafias, ethnicity, and & NGOs; and the puzzling emptying out and uncanny revivification of law, freedom, democracy, and identity. Basically, what is really going on in the world today. It is sobering, spirited, and necessary, connecting places and ideas well need to think with and beyond to get out of her...

Herman Melville and the American Calling: The Fiction After Moby-Dick, 1851-1857
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Herman Melville and the American Calling: The Fiction After Moby-Dick, 1851-1857

“Spanos interprets Melville’s major writing after Moby-Dick by using the resources of deconstructive and poststructural theory to demonstrate the powerful relevance Melville’s work maintains for our day, even as it arises from the specific history of Melville’s time. In developing this argument, Spanos differs not only from many major past critics, but also from important contemporary ‘New Americanists.’ He exercises an independent a...

Resilience and Urban Disasters : Surviving Cities
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Resilience and Urban Disasters : Surviving Cities

This book addresses unexpected disasters and shocks in cities and urban systems by providing quantitative and qualitative tools for impact analysis and disaster management. Including environmental catastrophes, political turbulence and economic shocks, Resilience and Urban Disasters explores a large range of tumultuous events and key case studies to thoroughly cover these core areas. Chapters explore novel contributions on urban evol...

After Gun Violence: Deliberation and Memory in an Age of Political Gridlock
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After Gun Violence: Deliberation and Memory in an Age of Political Gridlock

“Written with passion, insight, and eloquence, After Gun Violence is a compelling exploration of a tragically American problem—regular, mass gun violence. Aligning himself with readers as a horrified witness to these deadly recurring events, Craig Rood balances outrage with perspective, weariness with resolve, sadness with hope that Americans may achieve mutual understanding on a topic that has produced mistrust and frustration. Rood...

Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts: 2nd Edition (Key Concepts) (Routledge Key Guides)
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Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts: 2nd Edition (Key Concepts) (Routledge Key Guides)

This is the essential guide for anyone interested in film. Now in its second edition, the text has been completely revised and expanded to meet the needs of today's students and film enthusiasts. Some 150 key genres, movements, theories and production terms are explained and analyzed with depth and clarity. Entries include: * auteur theory * Blaxploitation * British New Wave * feminist film theory * intertextuality * method acting * ...

What Moves Man: The Realist Theory of International Relations and Its Judgment of Human Nature
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What Moves Man: The Realist Theory of International Relations and Its Judgment of Human Nature

The realist theory of international relations is based on a particularly gloomy set of assumptions about universal human motives. Believing people to be essentially asocial, selfish, and untrustworthy, realism counsels a politics of distrust and competition in the international arena. What Moves Man subjects realism to a broad and deep critique. Freyberg-Inan argues, first, that realist psychology is incomplete and suffers from a pes...

Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities
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Segregation by Design: Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities

'Trounstine's effective use of primary and secondary historical evidence and a wide range of quantitative data and methods results in a convincing argument about the role of local government actors in generating residential segregation. This book is a compelling and important contribution to the large literature on the causes and consequences of geographic segregation in the US.' Elisabeth R. Gerber, Jack L. Walker, Jr Professor of P...