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  • Invisible Now: Bob Dylan in the 1960s

    1st Edition

    By John Hughes

    Invisible Now describes Bob Dylan's transformative inspiration as artist and cultural figure in the 1960s. Hughes identifies Dylan's creativity with an essential imaginative dynamic, as the singer perpetually departs from a former state of inexpression in pursuit of new, as yet unknown, powers of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Street Practice

    Changing the Lens on Poverty and Public Assistance, 1st Edition

    By Lori McNeil

    Presenting recent studies of non-profit organizations involved in poverty relief services in New York City in comparison with programmes in existence across the US, Street Practice provides a front-line, ground-level perspective on innovative research practices designed to solve community problems.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • The Trinitarian Theology of Jonathan Edwards

    Text, Context, and Application, 1st Edition

    By Steven M. Studebaker, Robert W. Caldwell Iii

    While Jonathan Edwards scholars have increasingly recognized the central role that the Trinity played in his thought, no work brings together Edwards' central texts on the Trinity and interprets and applies them to contemporary theological issues. This book reveals how the doctrine of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Gay and Lesbian Elders

    History, Law, and Identity Politics in the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Knauer

    The approximately two million gay and lesbian elders in the United States are an underserved and understudied population. At a time when gay men and lesbians enjoy an unprecedented degree of social acceptance and legal protection, many elders face the daily challenges of aging isolated from family,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Plural Masculinities

    The Remaking of the Self in Private Life, 1st Edition

    By Sofia Aboim

    Plural Masculinities offers a contemporary portrait of the plural dynamics and forms of masculinity, emphasizing the multiple, even contradictory, pathways through which men are remaking their identities. Proceeding from the premise that it is impossible to fully understand masculinity without…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Post-9/11 Music: Sound, Trauma, and the Music Industry in the Time of Terror

    1st Edition

    By Brian Flota

    Edited by Joseph P. Fisher

    Seeking to extend discussions of 9/11 music beyond the acts typically associated with the September 11th attacks”U2, Toby Keith, The Dixie Chicks, Bruce Springsteen”this collection interrogates the politics of a variety of post-9/11 music scenes. Contributors add an aural dimension to what has been…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Holy Writ

    Interpretation in Law and Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arie-Jan Kwak

    It has often been remarked that law and religion have much in common. One of the most conspicuous elements is that both law and religion frequently refer to a text that has authority over the members of a community. In the case of religion this text is deemed to be 'holy', in the case of law, some,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Applied Legal Philosophy

  • Medical Negligence: Non-Patient and Third Party Claims

    1st Edition

    By Rachael Mulheron

    Healthcare professionals face an increasing threat of litigation from parties whom they have never met in their daily medical practice and who look nothing like the traditional patient. The so-called ’non-patient’ may take many forms”for example, a person who is injured or killed by a mentally-ill…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • Reappraisals in the Law of Property

    1st Edition

    By John V. Orth

    Some of the most basic doctrines of property law are very old, many dating to the medieval era. How can legal rules that were born so long ago remain viable today? In Reappraisals in the Law of Property, author John V. Orth considers various topics in order to discover the forces that have been…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Law, Property and Society

  • Being the Chosen

    Exploring a Christian Fundamentalist Worldview, 1st Edition

    By Julie Scott Jones

    Being the Chosen explores Christian fundamentalism in the USA, focusing particularly on the belief system of Protestant fundamentalists. It establishes the key characteristics of the Protestant worldview, investigating the degrees to which these are adhered to amongst different groups and how such…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Battle Over Bilingual Ballots

    Language Minorities and Political Access Under the Voting Rights Act, 1st Edition

    By James Thomas Tucker

    In recent years, few federal requirements have been as controversial as the mandate for what critics call 'bilingual ballots'. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 included a permanent requirement for language assistance for Puerto Rican voters educated in Spanish and ten years later Congress banned…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Election Law, Politics, and Theory

  • The Case for Congress

    Separation of Powers and the War on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Victor M. Hansen, Lawrence Friedman

    The Case for Congress: Separation of Powers and the War on Terror examines the constitutional relationship between Congress and the President in the post-September 11 world, arguing that Congress should exercise its legitimate authority in guiding United States policy. While many commentators have…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge

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