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British Women's Life Writing, 1760-1840
British Women's Life Writing, 1760-1840
A. Culley
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:British Women's Life Writing, 1760-1840 brings together for the first time a wide range of print and manuscript sources to demonstrate women's innovative approach to self-representation. It examines canonical writers, such as Mary Wollstonecraft, Mar...
Buddhism and Cultural Studies
Buddhism and Cultural Studies
Edwin Ng
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book explores the reciprocity between Buddhist, Derridean, and Foucauldian understandings about ethics, subjectivity, and ontological contingency, to investigate the ethical and political potential of insight meditation practice. The book is nar...
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 ...
Carl Schmitt, Mao Zedong and the Politics of Transition
Carl Schmitt, Mao Zedong and the Politics of Tran...
Qi Zheng
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book develops a new way of reading and benefiting from Schmitt's legal and political theories. It explores Schmitt's theories from the perspective of what I refer to as the politics of transition. It also contributes to identifying the real theo...
Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist Italy
Catholic Women's Movements in Liberal and Fascist...
H. Dawes
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:In the early 1900s the Catholic Church appealed, for the first time in its history, directly to women to reassert its religious, political and social relevance in Italian society. This book examines how the highly successful conservative Catholic wom...
Changing Childhoods in the Cape Colony
Changing Childhoods in the Cape Colony
S. Duff
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This book opens up histories of childhood and youth in South African historiography. It looks at how childhoods changed during South Africa's industrialisation, and traces the ways in which institutions, first the Dutch Reformed Church and then the C...
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...