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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 Feminine Cinematics
A Feminine Cinematics
Caroline Bainb...
editor: Springer
ano: 2008
descrição:This timely book provides new insights into debates around the relationship between women and film by drawing on the work of philosopher Luce Irigaray. Arguing that female-directed cinema provides new ways to explore ideas of representation and spect...
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 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 History of Charisma
A History of Charisma
J. Potts
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:This book traces the history of the word 'charisma', and the various meanings assigned to it, from its first century origins in Christian theology to its manifestations in twenty-first century politics and culture, while considering how much of the w...
A History of the Modern British Ghost Story
A History of the Modern British Ghost Story
S. Hay
editor: Springer
ano: 2011
descrição:Ghost stories are always in conversation with novelistic modes with which they are contemporary. This book examines examples from Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Henry James and Rudyard Kipling, amongst others, to the end of the twentieth century,...
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...
Accountability and the Public Interest in Broadcasting
Accountability and the Public Interest in Broadca...
Palgrave Macmillan...
editor: Springer
ano: 2009
descrição:Against a backdrop of great change in technology and the economics of broadcasting and new media, this timely survey of contemporary attitudes to accountability and the public interest in broadcasting is based on over fifty interviews conducted in fo...
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...
Advertising, Commercial Spaces and the Urban
Advertising, Commercial Spaces and the Urban
Anne M. Cronin
editor: Springer
ano: 2010
descrição:Providing a detailed account of contemporary outdoor advertising and its relationship with urban space, this book examines what the outdoor advertising industry tells us about the commercial production of urban space, what industry practices reveal a...
Africa and International Relations in the 21st Century
Africa and International Relations in the 21st Ce...
S. Cornelissen;...
editor: Springer
ano: 2012
descrição:This book examines key emergent trends related to aspects of power, sovereignty, conflict, peace, development, and changing social dynamics in the African context. It challenges conventional IR precepts of authority, politics and society, which have ...
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...