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Freedom and Political Order

by Linda C. Raeder Lexington Books (January 15, 2018)

Freedom and Political Order explores the traditional meaning of freedom in the American experience and its relation to other characteristically American values and institutions. Such an exploration necessarily...


Cultural Heritage Care and Management

by Cecilia Lizama Salvatore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 15, 2018)

No other book is available that takes into consideration the diverse components of cultural heritage and suggests how these components can best be:

  • organized and arranged,
  • cataloged and described,
  • exhibited,...


The Joy of Minimalism

by Zoey Arielle Poulsen Mango (January 15, 2018)

It’s natural to love stuff! More than that, it’s natural to love YOUR stuff. That notebook from 8th grade, your Disney VHS’, mismatched socks. They all have sentimental value…and they all take up space....


Makerspaces

by John J. Burke & Ellyssa Kroski Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 15, 2018)

Makerspaces: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Second Edition is an A–Z guidebook jam-packed with resources, advice, and information to help you develop and fund your own makerspace from the ground up. Learn...


Language as Hermeneutic

by Walter J. Ong, Thomas D. Zlatic & Sara van den Berg Cornell University Press (January 15, 2018)

Language in all its modes—oral, written, print, electronic—claims the central role in Walter J. Ong’s acclaimed speculations on human culture. After his death, his archives were found to contain unpublished...


The Impact Formula

by Oliver Medill Panoma Press (January 12, 2018)

Are you looking to bring a new and profitable dimension to your career? Do you have key insights, experiences and growth opportunities to share? Would you like to inspire and impress with charismatic speaking...


Focus in the Age of Distraction

by Jane Piper Panoma Press (January 11, 2018)

The world of work has changed but our ways of working haven’t kept pace. We are now working even harder, longer and at a faster pace than ever before. Longer hours and harder work aren’t going to give us...


Legacy

by Linda Spence Swallow Press (January 10, 2018)

When Linda Spence asked her aging mother to write her life story, her mother stared at a blank sheet of paper and asked—“How? Where do I begin?” In this practical guide to capturing those memories that...


Living Off Landscape

by François Jullien & Pedro Rodríguez Rowman & Littlefield International (January 09, 2018)

Is it only through vision that we can perceive a landscape? Is the space opened by the landscape truly an expanse cut off by the horizon? Do we observe a landscape in the way that we watch a 'show'? What, ultimately,...


Communist Rhetoric and Feminist Voices in Cold War America

by Jennifer Keohane Lexington Books (January 05, 2018)

This book tells the story of a group of women affiliated with the United States Communist Party (CPUSA) who used a variety of rhetorical resources to build credibility and transform the party into a vibrant...


Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships

by Stephen M. Yoshimura & Susan D. Boon Lexington Books (January 05, 2018)

Communicating Revenge in Interpersonal Relationships explores how and why people take revenge on others in modern social life. Stephen M. Yoshimura and Susan D. Boon draw from research across academic disciplines...


Marxism

by Rupert Woodfin & Oscar Zarate Icon Books Ltd (January 04, 2018)

Karl Marx was one of the most influential thinkers of the late 19th century, inspiring revolutions and colossal political upheavals that have radically transformed the lives of millions of people and the geopolitical...


More Than Happiness

by Antonia Macaro Icon Books Ltd (January 04, 2018)

Do you consider yourself stoical? Do a bit of meditation or mindfulness practice? Buddhism and Stoicism have a lot to offer modern readers seeking the good life, but they’re also radical systems that ask much...


Thinking between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty

by Judith Wambacq Ohio University Press (January 03, 2018)

Thinking between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty is the first book-length examination of the relation between these two major thinkers of the twentieth century. Questioning the dominant view that the two have little...


The Campus Cure

by Marcia Morris Md Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 02, 2018)

Did you know that one of four college students was diagnosed with a mental health disorder in the last year? College students are experiencing anxiety, depression, alcohol abuse, and other mental health issues...


Rethinking the Enlightenment

by Henry Martyn Lloyd, Geoff Boucher, Daniel Brewer & James Schmidt et al. Lexington Books (December 29, 2017)

One of the most persistent, troubling, and divisive of the ideological divisions within modernity is the struggle over the Enlightenment and its legacy. Much of the difficulty is owed to a general failure to...


The Aesthetics of Food

by Kevin W. Sweeney Rowman & Littlefield International (December 29, 2017)

The Aesthetics of Food sets out the continuing philosophical debate about the aesthetic nature of food. The debate begins with Plato’s claim that only objects of sight and hearing could be beautiful; consequently,...


Readings of Plato's Apology of Socrates

by Oda E. Wiese Tvedt, Olof Pettersson, Vivil Valvik Haraldsen & Elena Irrera et al. Lexington Books (December 28, 2017)

In Plato’s Apology of Socrates we see a philosopher in collision with his society – a society he nonetheless claims to have benefited through his philosophic activity. It has often been asked why democratic...


Library Makerspaces

by Theresa Willingham, Chuck Stephens, Steve Willingham & Jeroen de Boer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2017)

Library Makerspaces: The Complete Guide is a comprehensive road map for libraries of any size, with any budget, seeking to redesign or repurpose space or to develop creative, hands-on maker-style programming....


Master Class

by The Aejmc Elected Standing Committee on Teaching & Chris Roush Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 28, 2017)

In Master Class: Teaching Advice for Journalism and Mass Communication Instructors, members of the AEJMC Elected Standing Committee on Teaching take readers behind the scenes to explain the teaching strategies,...


Narratives of Immigration and Language Loss

by Maris R. Thompson Lexington Books (December 27, 2017)

This book examines narratives of anti-German sentiment and language loss from German American communities in southwestern, Illinois. During World War I and II, government sponsored Americanization campaigns...


Christian Physicalism?

by Joshua R. Farris, R. Keith Loftin, Jonathan J. Loose & Marc Cortez et al. Lexington Books (December 26, 2017)

On the heels of the advance since the twentieth-century of wholly physicalist accounts of human persons, the influence of materialist ontology is increasingly evident in Christian theologizing. To date, the...


Television, Democracy, and the Mediatization of Chilean Politics

by Harry L. Simón Salazar Lexington Books (December 26, 2017)

After seventeen years as dictator of Chile, in 1990 Augusto Pinochet ceremoniously handed the presidential sash to the leader of his legal opposition to formalize the peaceful transition to civilian rule in...


Philosophy of the Ancient Maya

by Alexus McLeod Lexington Books (December 26, 2017)

Philosophy of the Ancient Maya is an investigation of some of the central topics of metaphysics in the philosophical thought of the Maya people of Mesoamerica, particularly from the Preclassic through Postclassic...


An Archaeology of Disbelief

by Edward Jayne & Elaine Anderson Jayne Hamilton Books (December 22, 2017)

An Archaeology of Disbelief traces the origin of secular philosophy to pre-Socratic Greek philosophers who proposed a physical universe without supernatural intervention. Some mentioned the Homeric gods, but...


Nature's Transcendence and Immanence

by Marilynn Lawrence, Jea Sophia Oh, Leon Niemoczynski & Rose Ellen Dunn et al. Lexington Books (December 22, 2017)

What does it mean for nature to be sacred? Is anything supernatural or even unnatural? Nature’s Transcendence and Immanence: A Comparative Interdisciplinary Ecstatic Naturalism discusses nature’s divinizing...


Material Discourse—Materialist Analysis

by Veit Schwab, Johannes Beetz, Roberto Leiser Baronas & Jean-Jacques Courtine et al. Lexington Books (December 21, 2017)

Material Discourse – Materialist Analysis explores the entanglement of material realities and discourse and shows how a materialist discourse analysis can be put into practice.

A cognate concern for language...


What Is Classical Liberal History?

by Phillip W. Magness, Michael J. Douma, Alberto Garín & Mykola Bunyk et al. Lexington Books (December 21, 2017)

Historians working in the classical liberal tradition believe that individual decision-making and individual rights matter in the making of history. History written in the classical liberal tradition emerged...


The Moral Psychology of Anger

by Myisha Cherry & Owen Flanagan Rowman & Littlefield International (December 21, 2017)

The Moral Psychology of Anger is the first comprehensive study of the moral psychology of anger from a philosophical perspective. In light of the recent revival of interest in emotions in philosophy and the...


Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy

by Satoshi Toyosaki, Ahmet Atay, Ryan M. Lescure & Linsay Cramer et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy constructs a theoretical frame through which critical intercultural communication pedagogy can be dreamed, envisioned, and realized as praxis. Its chapters provide...


Experience and Infinite Task

by Tamara Tagliacozzo Rowman & Littlefield International (December 20, 2017)

This book examines the philosophical thought of the young Walter Benjamin and its development in his later work. Starting from his critique of the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and Hermann Cohen, the author traces...


Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Child Migrants

by Ryan J. Thomas, Mary Grace Antony, Iuliia Kononenko & Alexa M. Dare et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

As global societies grapple with an unprecedented refugee and migration crisis, child refugees and migrants—who constitute a particularly vulnerable immigrant category—have been surprisingly overlooked in...


William James, Moral Philosophy, and the Ethical Life

by Jacob L. Goodson, Jaishikha Nautiyal, Amy Kittelstrom & D. Micah Hester et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Virtue theory, natural law, deontology, utilitarianism, existentialism: these are the basic moral theories taught in “Ethics,” “History of Philosophy,” and “Introduction to Philosophy” courses throughout...


Zen Dogs

by Gautama Buddha Mango (December 20, 2017)

Mindfulness Mutts and Dharma Dogs

What is the sound of one dog barking? This and other enduring questions are answered in the pages of this wise, whimsical and utterly delightful collection of happy hounds and...


Violent Offenders and their Victims: Restorative Justice through Mediation

by Chad C. Breckenridge Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Violent Offenders and Their Victims is a holistic and human exploration of the nature of violence and its genesis. Chad C. Breckenridge provides a complete psychoanalytic, child developmental, and neurobehavioral...


Breached Horizons

by Rachel Bath, Antonio Calcagno, Kathryn Lawson & Steve G. Lofts Rowman & Littlefield International (December 20, 2017)

This volume is a guide to the legacy of the philosophical work of Jean-Luc Marion. A leading phenomenologist and philosopher of religion, Marion’s work addresses questions on the nature and knowledge of God,...


Paul Ricoeur's Moral Anthropology

by Geoffrey Dierckxsens Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

A Critical Study of Paul Ricœur’s Moral Anthropology is a guide for readers who are interested in Paul Ricœur’s thoughts on morals in general. More exactly, it brings together the different aspects of...


Making Space for Knowing

by Aaron B. Creller Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

This project is an intervention in mainstream western epistemology, especially as it relates to theories of knowledge, knowing, and knowers. Through its focus on propositional knowledge, contemporary mainstream...


How to Explain Behavior

by Sam S. Rakover Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

In How to Explain Behavior: A Critical Review and New Approach, Sam S. Rakover proposes a critical review of explanation models (procedures); presents explanation as an essential part of research methodology;...


Black Ships and Sea Raiders

by Jeffrey P. Emanuel Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

The Late Bronze Age ended with a bang in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean: palaces and empires collapsed, from Greece to Egypt; coastal territories were beset by pirates and marauders; migratory peoples...


Sedation, Suicide, and the Limits of Ethics

by James A. Dunson Iii Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

In this book, James Dunson explores end-of-life ethics including physician-assisted suicide and continuous sedation. He argues that ethical debates currently ignore the experience of the dying patient in an...


Transforming Medical Library Staff for the Twenty-First Century

by Melanie J. Norton & Nathan Rupp Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 20, 2017)

The services provided by the twenty-first century medical library are evolving, from circulating print materials, interlibrary loan, and traditional reference desk services to services like in depth literature...


Reifying Women's Experiences with Invisible Illness

by Frances Selena Morant, Kesha Morant Williams, Emily Pfender & Eletra Gilchrist-Petty et al. Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Reifying Women's Experiences with Invisible Illness: Illusions, Delusions, Reality provides a platform that recognizes that the experience of invisible illness is greatly influenced by context and personal circumstance....


Hannah Arendt and the Fragility of Human Dignity

by John Douglas Macready Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

In Hannah Arendt and the Fragility of Human Dignity, Professor John Douglas Macready offers a post-foundational account of human dignity by way of a reconstructive reading of Hannah Arendt. He argues that Arendt’s...


Leadership through the Lens

by Creshema R. Murray, Sharmila Pixy Ferris, Kristen L. Cole & Loren Saxton Coleman et al. Lexington Books (December 19, 2017)

Television informs our perceptions and expectations of leaders and offers a guide to understanding how we, as organizational actors, should communicate, act, and relate. Because of its pervasiveness as a medium...


The Encryption of Finnegans Wake Resolved

by Grace Eckley Hamilton Books (December 19, 2017)

At risk of life and reputation, the reform journalist W. T. Stead (1849-1912) exposed child vice and white slavery in London and established age 16 for statutory rape. Concluding the 1914 Portrait, Joyce saluted...


Before and After Violence

by Salman Akhtar, Suzanne Benser, Vamik Volkan & Vincenzo Sanguineti et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2017)

From childhood onwards, humans use their environment’s responses to construct models or schemata to link feelings and impulses with actions and effects. If the environment during those formative years is unreliable,...


Human Strengths and Resilience

by Skultip (Jill) Sirikantraporn, Grant J. Rich, Ching-Yu Huang & Wismick Jean-Charles et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2017)

Human Strengths and Resilience is intended to serve as a bridge between these two rapidly expanding disciplines by focusing on the critical issue of human strengths and resilience in cross-cultural and international...


Seeing and Being Seen

by Joshua Coleman Hamilton Books (December 16, 2017)

Contemporary environmental Philosophy has overwhelmingly continued certain materialist assumptions toward nature. In its pursuit to better use nature’s material offering for future generations, there remains...


Representations of the World in Language Textbooks

by Karen Risager Multilingual Matters (December 15, 2017)

This book presents a new and comprehensive framework for the analysis of representations of culture, society and the world in textbooks for foreign and second language learning. The framework is transferable...