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The Philosophy of Recognition: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

by Zurn Busch

This volume collects original, cutting-edge essays on the philosophy of recognition by international scholars eminent in the field. By considering the topic of recognition as addressed by both classical and...


France and Indochina: Cultural Representations

by Kathryn Robson & Jennifer Yee

At the intersection of literary, cultural, and postcolonial studies, this volume looks at French perceptions of 'Indochina' as they are conveyed through a variety of media including cinema, literature, art,...


But Not Philosophy: Seven Introductions to Non-Western Thought

by George Anastaplo & Van John Doren

Gathered in this one volume, But Not Philosophy provides useful and thought-provoking introductions to seven major 'schools' of non-Western thought: Mesopotamian, ancient African, Hindu, Confucian, Buddhist,...


The First Great Political Realist: Kautilya and His Arthashastra

by Roger Boesche

The First Great Political Realist is a succinct and penetrating analysis of one of the ancient world's foremost political realists, Kautilya. Kautilya's treatise Arthashastra stands as one of the great political...


God Loves Diversity and Justice: Progressive Scholars Speak about Faith, Politics, and the World

by Susanne Scholz, Maria A. Dixon & Pat Davis

This book interrogates the theological statement of God loving diversity and justice from the multi-religious, multi-ethnic, multi-disciplinary, and multi-gendered identities of the contributors. They engage...


On Jean Améry: Philosophy of Catastrophe

by Magdalena Zolkos, J M. Bernstein & Roy Ben-Shai

This volume offers the first English language collection of academic essays on the post-Holocaust thought of Jean Améry, a Jewish-Austrian-Belgian essayist, journalist and literary author. Comprehensive in...


Human Communication and the Brain: Building the Foundation for the Field of Neurocommunication

by Donald B. Egolf

Human Communication and the Brain: Building the Foundation for the Field of Neurocommunication by Donald B. Egolf, explores communication in a variety of contexts, including intrapersonal, interpersonal, and...


Same-Sex Marriage in the Americas: Policy Innovation for Same-Sex Relationships

by Piatti-Crocker Pierceson

This book explores policy innovation for same-sex couples throughout the Americas and includes same-sex marriage legislation, civil unions, and other new developments for same-sex couples throughout the Americas...


Between Utopia and Dystopia: Erasmus, Thomas More, and the Humanist Republic of Letters

by Hanan Yoran

Between Utopia and Dystopia offers a new interpretation of Erasmian humanism. It argues that Erasmian humanism created the identity of the universal and critical intellectual, but that this identity undermined...


Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East: The Case for Lebanon

by Franck Salameh

Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East differs from traditional modern Middle East scholarship in that it reevaluates the images and perceptions that specialists-and Middle Easterners themselves-have...


Women Constructing Men: Female Novelists and Their Male Characters, 1750D2000

by Sarah S. G. Frantz

Female novelists have always invested as much narrative energy in constructing their male characters as in envisioning their female. The collected articles in


White Self-Criticality beyond Anti-racism: How Does It Feel to Be a White Problem?

by George Yancy, Barbara Applebaum & Rebecca Aanerud

George Yancy gathers white scholarship that dwells on the experience of whiteness as a problem without sidestepping the question’s implications for Black people or people of color. This unprecedented reversion...


Chinese Lesbian Cinema: Mirror Rubbing, Lala, and Les

by Liang Shi

This book is the first extensive study of lesbian cinema in mainland China. It also provides an account of the history of Chinese homosexuality, especially its female same-sex erotic tradition, from antiquity...


Statesmanship and Reconstruction: Moderate versus Radical Republicans on Restoring the Union after the Civil War

by Philip B. Lyons

This book examines how statesmanship in reconstruction could have spared the South some severe hardships after the Civil War. Despite the vast change in public opinion on race relations over the last nearly...


The Christian Heritage: Problems and Prospects

by George Anastaplo

The Christian Heritage delves into the history of the western Christian heritage. Challenges to the Christian heritage, a heritage nourished both by Judaism and by the western classics, have been stimulated...


The Timespace of Human Activity: On Performance, Society, and History as Indeterminate Teleological Events

by Theodore R. Schatzki

This book develops an original Heideggerian account of the timespace and indeterminacy of human activity while describing insights that this account provides into the nature of activity, society and history....


The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Work

by Kline Haney

This book is concerned with how we should think and act in our work, leisure activities, and time utilization in order to achieve flourishing lives. The scope papers range from general theoretical considerations...


Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future: Art and Popular Culture Respond to the Bomb

by Robert Jacobs

Filling the Hole in the Nuclear Future presents an international collaboration of scholars and artists who examine multiple reactions of popular culture and the arts to the advent of nuclear weapons. Featuring...


Rural Transition in Azerbaijan

by Zvi Lerman

The book demonstrates that reform policies_including privatization of land and the shift from collective to individual farming_have a significant impact on agricultural growth, rural incomes, and poverty alleviation....


Crime and Racial Constructions: Cultural Misinformation about African Americans in Media and Academia

by Jeanette Covington

Crime and Racial Constructions: Cultural Misinformation about African Americans in Media and Academia critically examines how the film industry and criminologists have constructed African Americans in their...