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An Intellectual History of Political Corruption
An Intellectual History of Political Corruption
B. Buchan; L. ...
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Few concepts have witnessed a more dramatic resurgence of interest in recent years than corruption. This book provides a compelling historical and conceptual analysis of corruption which demonstrates a persistent oscillation between restrictive 'publ...
An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory
An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory
Alasdair Cochr...
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Structured around the five most important schools within contemporary political theory: liberalism, utilitarianism, communitarianism, Marxism and feminism, this is the first introductory level text to offer an accessible overview on the status of ani...
Angels of Modernism
Angels of Modernism
S. Hobson
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:The angel can be viewed as a signal reference to modernist attempts to accommodate religious languages to self-consciously modern cultures. This book uses the angel to explore the relations between modernist literature and early twentieth-century deb...
Animal Cruelty, Antisocial Behaviour, and Aggression
Animal Cruelty, Antisocial Behaviour, and Aggress...
Phil Arkow; Eleonora...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Demonstrating that animal cruelty behaviours are another form of antisocial behaviour, alongside human aggression and violence, and almost without exception are carried out by the same individuals this book offers clear recommendations for future res...
Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture
Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture
E. Aaltola
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center...
Animals and African Ethics
Animals and African Ethics
Kai Horsthemke
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:The claim is frequently made on behalf of African moral beliefs and practices that they do not objectify and exploit nature and natural existents like Western ethics does. This book investigates whether this is correct and what kind of status is rese...
Animals and Public Health
Animals and Public Health
A. Akhtar
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:A compelling argument of how human health is adversely affected by our poor treatment of non-human animals. The author contents that in order to successfully confront the 21st Century's health challenges, we need to broaden the definition of the word...
Animals and Social Work: A Moral Introduction
Animals and Social Work: A Moral Introduction
T. Ryan
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Social Work and Animals represents a pioneering contribution to the literature of social work ethics and moral philosophy. It advances cogent and detailed arguments for the inclusion of animals within social work's moral framework, arguments that hav...
Animals in Irish Literature and Culture
Animals in Irish Literature and Culture
Kathryn Kirkpatrick...
editor: Springer
ano: 2015
descrição:Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, exploring colonial, post-colonial, and globalized manifestations of Ireland as country and state as well as the human animal and non-human animal migrations that ch...
Animals in the Classical World
Animals in the Classical World
A. Harden
editor: Springer
ano: 2013
descrição:This sourcebook presents nearly 200 specially-translated Greek and Roman texts from Homer to Plutarch, revealing the place of the animal in the moral consciousness of the Classical era. Philosophical, historical, dramatic and poetic texts explore how...
Anzac Labour
Anzac Labour
Nathan Wise
editor: Springer
ano: 2014
descrição:Anzac Labour explores the horror, frustration and exhaustion surrounding working life in the Australian Imperial Force during the First World War. Based on letters and diaries of Australian soldiers, it traces the history of work and workplace cultur...
Apeiron
Apeiron
Radim Kočandrle...
editor: Springer
ano: 2017
descrição:This book offers an innovative analysis of the Greek philosopher Anaximander’s work. In particular, it presents a completely new interpretation of the key word Apeiron, or boundless, offering readers a deeper understanding of his seminal cosmology an...