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  • Religion, Society, And Psychoanalysis

    Readings In Contemporary Theory, 1st Edition

    By Janet L Jacobs, Donald Capps

    Religion clearly remains a powerful social and political force in Western society. Freudian-based theory continues to inform psychoanalytic investigations into personality development, gender relations, and traumatic disorders. Using a historical framework, this collection of new essays brings…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Roads In The Sky

    The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change, 1st Edition

    By Richard O. Clemmer

    Despite 100 years with the dominant American culture, Hopi culture today maintains continuity with its aboriginal roots while reflecting the impact of the 20th century.A compelling study of ?fourth worlders? coping with a powerful nation-state, this book depicts Hopi social organization, economy,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Science For A Polite Society

    Gender, Culture, And The Demonstration Of Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey V. Sutton

    Traditional accounts of the scientific revolution focus on such thinkers as Copernicus, Galileo, and Newton, and usually portray it as a process of steady, rational progress. There is another side to this story, and its protagonists are more likely to be women than men, dilettante aristocrats than…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Screening The Sacred

    Religion, Myth, And Ideology In Popular American Film, 1st Edition

    By Joel Martin, Conrad E. Ostwalt Jr.

    What are the religious impulses in the 1976 film Rocky, and how can they work to shape one's social identity? Do the films Alien and Aliens signify the reemergence of the earth goddess as a vital cultural power? What female archetypes, borne out of male desire, inform the experience of women in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Sexual Consent

    1st Edition

    By David Archard

    A popular belief is that whatever takes place in private between consenting adults should be allowed. This is the first book to offer a systematic philosophical examination of what might be meant by consent and what role it should play in the context of sexual activity.Investigating the adequacy of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Staging Gay Lives

    An Anthology Of Contemporary Gay Theater, 1st Edition

    By John M Clum

    Created for general and scholarly audiences alike, this volume offers ten of the best recent plays by and about gay men, all of which have been successfully produced and critically acclaimed in the United States and England. The playwrights, who reflect multicultural origins ranging from Anglo to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Culture Of Religious Pluralism

    1st Edition

    By Richard Wentz

    Religious pluralism has been a defining characteristic of the American experience since colonial times. In the twentieth century, as American society has become more radically pluralistic, the issue of religious identity is once again in flux.Providing a historical context, Richard Wentz examines…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Tecpan Guatemala

    A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context, 1st Edition

    By Edward F Fischer, Carol Hendrickson

    This case study of a highland Guatemala town examines what it means to be Maya in a rapidly changing and globalized world. In providing an historical synopsis of the Kaqchikel Maya from pre-Columbian and Colonial times to the present day, this volume focuses on the dynamics of clutural boundaries…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • That Complex Whole

    Culture And The Evolution Of Human Behavior, 1st Edition

    By Lee Cronk

    When evolutionary biology stretched out a tentacle called sociobiology and began to probe human behavior back in the 1970s, there was no room for neutrality. Advocates of the new science hailed the dawn of a new era in our understanding of human behavior, while opponents wrung their hands with…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • The (Magic) Kingdom Of God

    Christianity And Global Culture Industries, 1st Edition

    By Michael Budde

    In The (Magic) Kingdom of God, Michael Budde offers a multidisciplinary analysis of the ?global culture industries??increasingly powerful, centralized corporate conglomerates in television, advertising, marketing, movies, and the like?and their impact on Christian churches in industrialized…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Articulated Peasant

    Household Economies In The Andes, 1st Edition

    By Enrique Mayer

    Based on Enrique Mayer's 30 years of research in Peru, this collection of new and revised essays presents in one accessible volume Mayer's most significant statements on Andean peasant economies from pre-colonial times to the present. As a result, The Articulated Peasant is noteworthy as a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Men in Context

    1st Edition

    By Michael E. Addis, Ethan Hoffman

    What does it really mean to say that boys will be boys, men are from Mars, or that contemporary men are in crisis? Does modern psychology support or refute these notions? And how is psychological theory and research about boys and men used in society? The Psychology of Men in Context is an…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

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