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British Muslim Politics
British Muslim Politics
P. Akhtar
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Although there has emerged a huge interest in the Muslim communities in Britain since 9/11 and 7/7, few academic studies have focused on the political processes within Muslim communities and the impacts these have on civic engagement. This book exami...
British Policy in the Persian Gulf, 1961-1968
British Policy in the Persian Gulf, 1961-1968
Palgrave Macmillan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:An in-depth analysis of Great Britain's policy in the oil-rich Persian Gulf region during the last years of British imperialism in the area, covering the period from the independence of Kuwait to the decision of the Wilson Government to withdraw from...
Building a New World
Building a New World
Luce Irigaray; Michael...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:With an original introduction by Luce Irigaray, and original texts from her students and collaborators, this book imagines the outlines of a more just, ecologically attuned world that flourishes on the basis of sexuate difference.
Burning Table Mountain
Burning Table Mountain
S. Pooley
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain and the surrounding peninsula has been a crucible for attempts to integrate the social and ecological dimensions of wild fire. This environmental history of humans and wildfire outlines these interactions from the...
Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy
Calamities and the Economy in Renaissance Italy
G. Alfani
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Italy faced a number of catastrophes in the long sixteenth century. This economic and demographic history follows the consequences of these catastrophes - the action of the Horsemen of the Apocalypse - War, Famine and Plague, all followed by Death.
Calculating the Human
Calculating the Human
L. Doria
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Why does contemporary calculation develop as calculation of the quality of everything? How should we consider calculation of quality and the relationship between calculation and enhancement of life? These and related questions are addressed through p...
Care, Uncertainty and Intergenerational Ethics
Care, Uncertainty and Intergenerational Ethics
C. Groves
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Our capacity to reshape the future has never been more powerful. Yet our ability to foresee the consequences of what we do has not kept pace. Is the idea that we have responsibilities to future generations therefore meaningful? This book argues that ...
Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism
Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalism
P. Wagner
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:The book consists of a series of chapters on Carnap's ideal of explication as an alternative to the naturalistic conceptions of science, setting it in its historical context, discussing specific cases of explications, and enriching the on-going debat...
Cave Art, Perception and Knowledge
Cave Art, Perception and Knowledge
M. Rosengren
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Using the example of prehistoric paintings discovered in the late 19th century in Spain and France Cave Art, Perception and Knowledge inquires into epistemic questions related to images, depicting and perception that this rich material has given rise...
Childhood, Youth, and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation England
Childhood, Youth, and Religious Dissent in Post-Reformation...
L. Underwood
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:This book explores the role of children and young people within early modern England's Catholic minority. It examines Catholic attempts to capture the next generation, Protestant reactions to these initiatives, and the social, legal and political con...
Children and Sexuality
Children and Sexuality
G. Rousseau
editor: Springer
ano: 2007
descrição:Children and Sexuality probes the hidden relations between children and sexuality in case studies from the Greeks to the Great War. The lives reconstructed here extend from Greek Alcibiades to Lewis Carroll and Baden-Powell, each recounted with scrup...
Chinese Labour in South Africa, 1902-10
Chinese Labour in South Africa, 1902-10
R. Bright
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This book explores the decision of the British Empire to import Chinese labour to southern Africa despite the already tense racial situation in the region. It enables a clearer understanding of racial and political developments in southern Africa dur...