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A Critical Theory of Creativity
A Critical Theory of Creativity
R. Howells
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:A Critical Theory of Creativity argues that a Utopian drive is aesthetically encoded within the language of form. But coupled with this opportunity comes a very human obligation which cannot be delegated to God, to nature or to market forces. As Erns...
A Genre Approach to Celebrity Politics
A Genre Approach to Celebrity Politics
Nahuel Ribke
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Exploring the transition of celebrities into institutional-electoral politics, the book argues that many insights developed by genre theorists could be highly instrumental to understand the celebrity politics phenomenon. It analyzes the historical an...
A Girl's Education
A Girl's Education
Judith Gill; Katharine...
editor: Springer
ano: 2016
descrição:This book argues that educators and the general public have become complacent about girls’ education as a consequence of the more recent fuss about problems for boys. After an analysis of persistent disquiet about girls’ lifestyles, it uses theories...
A Good Night Out for the Girls
A Good Night Out for the Girls
E. Aston; G. H...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:Moving across the boundaries of mainstream and experimental circuits, from the affective pleasures of commercially successful shows such as Calendar Girls and Mamma Mia! to the feminist possibilities of new burlesque and stand-up, this book offers a ...
A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism
A Poetics of Postmodernism and Neomodernism
M. Latham
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:This new book examines how a range of authors today perpetuate Virginia Woolf's literary legacy, by creating new forms adapted to their new ages and audiences. Addressing questions about the current penchant for refashioning our canon in order to upd...
A Sociolinguistic History of Early Identities in Singapore
A Sociolinguistic History of Early Identities in ...
National Institute...
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:What role does race, geography, religion, orthography and nationalism play in the crafting of identities? What are the origins of Singlish? This book offers a thorough investigation of old and new identities in Asia's most global city, examined throu...
Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education
Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Educat...
Maria Yudkevich...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Academic inbreeding - appointing one's own graduates for academic positions - is a controversial but surprisingly common practice internationally. This book is the first comparative analysis of the phenomenon - the causes, implications, and future of...
Achtsame Selbsterkenntnis
Achtsame Selbsterkenntnis
Ronald Schnetz...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:​Immer mehr Menschen verbringen die besten Jahre ihres Lebens mit einem Job, den sie nicht mögen, um immer mehr Dinge zu kaufen, die sie nicht brauchen, um einen Lebensstil zu führen, den sie nicht genießen. Tatsachen, die bei manchen Zeitgenossen st...
African Immigrant Families in Another France
African Immigrant Families in Another France
L. Bass
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Immigrant incorporation is a critical challenge for France and other European societies today. Black Africans migrants are racialized and endowed with an immigrant status, which carries low status and is durable into the second generation. This book ...
African Transnational Diasporas
African Transnational Diasporas
D. Pasura
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Pasura proposes a framework for understanding African diasporas as core, epistemic, dormant and silent diasporas. The book explores the origin, formation and performance of the Zimbabwean transnational diaspora in Britain and examines how the diaspor...
Afterlife of Events
Afterlife of Events
Marek Tamm
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Recently, we have witnessed a rearticulation of the traditional relationship between the past, present and future, broadening historiography's range from studying past events to their later impact and meaning. The volume proposes to look at the pers...
Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism
Ageing, Popular Culture and Contemporary Feminism
I. Whelehan; J....
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:How has popular film, television and fiction responded to the realities of an ageing Western population? This volume analyses this field of representation to argue that, while celebrations of ageing as an inspirational journey are increasing, most de...