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  1. Gen(D)Era(C)Tivities

    Gen(D)Era(C)Tivities [Paperback]

    Cristiana Ottaviano (Author); Alessia Santambrogio (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771217
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The book is focused on parenthood and generativity, considered by the authors not only as biological functions, but above all as
    human and socio-cultural capabilities able to overcome gender differences.Therefore, the authors reconsider moth... .... Learn More
  2. The Public Sphere And The Populist Challenge

    The Public Sphere And The Populist Challenge [Paperback]

    Walter Privitera (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771118
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    In the sixties and seventies the public spheres in Western countries were places of critique. Various kinds of social movements democratised institutions and political culture. Today neoliberal politics and populist movements have transformed thes... .... Learn More
  3. Independent Work in a Postfordist Society

    Independent Work in a Postfordist Society [Paperback]

    Sergio Bologna (Author)

    £13.00

    ISBN: 9788869770647
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    The social condition of people working as independent professionals has been investigated first by the German sociologists in the Twenties. They know how to distinguish the knowledge workers from the intellectuals. Then, for more than 60 years thi... .... Learn More
  4. Concerning Astonishing Atmospheres

    Concerning Astonishing Atmospheres: Aisthesis, Aura, and Atmospheric Portfolio [Paperback]

    Andreas Rauh (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771033
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    Atmospheres are omnipresent and they are frequently used in everyday language. Yet, when do we perceive atmospheres and how can we explore them? The concept of atmosphere extends aesthetics to aisthesis and comprehends perception as a relation bou... .... Learn More
  5. Challenges to the Dream

    Challenges to the Dream: The Best of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards at Carnegie Mellon University [Paperback]

    Jim Daniels (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780887486289
    Published by : Carnegie Mellon University Press
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    This anthology celebrates the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Writing Awards at Carnegie Mellon University, a poetry and prose writing contest that, since 1999, has invited Pittsburgh-area high school and college students to write daring, eloquent, an... .... Learn More
  6. Situations and Atmospheres in Organizations

    Situations and Atmospheres in Organizations: A (new) phenomenology of being-in-the-organization [Paperback]

    Christian Julmi (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869770814
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
    Social life in organizations significantly relies on situations and atmospheres. Despite the high practical relevance, so far no attempts have been made to theoretically capture situations and atmospheres in organizations in a systematic manner. A... .... Learn More
  7. Gelukkig Gezond!

    Gelukkig Gezond!: Histories of Healthy Ageing [Paperback]

    Rina Knoeff (Editor)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9789492444134
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Today, we seem more obsessed with our health than ever. We go to the gym in huge numbers and eat superfoods; we take power naps and are into mindfulness; our bathrooms are little wellness centres and we seek fresh air in specially allocated green ... .... Learn More
  8. Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism

    Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism [Paperback]

    Gernot Böhme (Author)

    £8.00

    ISBN: 9788869770296
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Aesthetic Economy is a theory of,the recent development of capitalism in our national economies. Basic needs are easily satisfied and, as a result, most commodities,are no longer intended for consumption, but for the staging of our lives.... .... Learn More
  9. Hurt

    Hurt: The Inspiring, Untold Story of Trauma Care [Hardback]

    Catherine MD Musemeche (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9781611687965
    Published by : University Press of New England
    Trauma is a disease of epidemic proportions that preys on the young, killing more Americans up to age thirty-seven than all other afflictions combined. Every year an estimated 2.8 million people are hospitalized for injuries and more than 180,000 ... .... Learn More
  10. Needless Suffering

    Needless Suffering: How Society Fails Those with Chronic Pain [Paperback]

    David Nagel (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781611688894
    Published by : University Press of New England
    Needless Suffering offers a sociological examination of a complex medical problem: chronic pain and the inability of doctors and other health professionals to understand and manage it in their patients. People in pain, writes Nagel, are the poor... .... Learn More

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