Images That Injure: Pictorial Stereotypes in the Media by Paul Martin Lester

By Paul Martin Lester

This elevated choice of new and completely revised explorations of media content material identifies the methods all of us were negatively stereotyped and demonstrates how cautious research of media portrayals can create more advantageous alternatives.

• 33 exclusive authors in addition to new voices within the box mix their large and sundry services to give an explanation for the social results of media stereotyping.

• comprises historic and modern illustrations that diversity from editorial cartoons to the sinking of the Titanic

• Richly illustrated with historic and up to date photographic illustrations

• each chapter's content material is meticulously supported with quite a few assets mentioned

• A word list defines key terms pointed out within the chapters

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Human Trafficking: A Reference Handbook (Contemporary World by Alexis Aronowitz

By Alexis Aronowitz

Offering an up to date and complete source for college kids and basic readers investigating human trafficking, this booklet examines the phenomenon in its many types, the criteria contributing to its life, the sufferers it impacts, and people who perpetrate this terrible crime.

• offers readers with a better realizing of the complexities of human trafficking—from loss of readability within the definition to the matter of determining victims—and how human trafficking differs from human smuggling

• allows a better appreciation for the social, fiscal, cultural, and environmental elements that give a contribution to human trafficking and indicates how those crimes will be addressed

• indicates measures which have been brought and needs to be utilized extra generally to wrestle trafficking and shield capability victims

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Creativity and Performance in Industrial Organization: by Andrew Crosby

By Andrew Crosby

Tavistock Press was once demonstrated as a co-operative enterprise among the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) within the Fifties to supply a sequence of significant contributions around the social sciences.
This quantity is a part of a 2001 reissue of a variety of these vital works that have because long gone out of print, or are tricky to find. released by way of Routledge, 112 volumes in overall are being introduced jointly less than the identify The overseas Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press.
Reproduced the following in facsimile, this quantity was once initially released in 1968 and is obtainable separately. the gathering can be on hand in a couple of themed mini-sets of among five and thirteen volumes, or as a whole collection.

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Römisches Recht (Springer-Lehrbuch) (German Edition) by Heinrich Honsell

By Heinrich Honsell

Ein Lehrbuch, mit dem sich römisches Recht leichter lernen lässt. Gegenüber den gängigen Lehrbüchern bringt dieses eine erhebliche Stoffentlastung. Es bietet als Lern- und Lesebuch eine verständliche Einführung in das römische Rechtsdenken und die Anfangsgründe der Zivilrechtsdogmatik. Wichtige Quellentexte sind mit Übersetzungen abgedruckt. In den Fußnoten findet der Leser Hinweise auf weiterführende Studien.

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Painting and the Inner World: Volume 75 (International by Adrian Stokes

By Adrian Stokes

Tavistock Press was once proven as a co-operative enterprise among the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) within the Fifties to provide a sequence of significant contributions around the social sciences.
This quantity is a part of a 2001 reissue of a range of these vital works that have when you consider that long gone out of print, or are tricky to find. released by means of Routledge, 112 volumes in overall are being introduced jointly below the identify The foreign Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock Press.
Reproduced the following in facsimile, this quantity was once initially released in 1963 and is offered separately. the gathering can also be on hand in a couple of themed mini-sets of among five and thirteen volumes, or as a whole collection.

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Practitioner-Based Research: Power, Discourse and by John Lees,Dawn Freshwater

By John Lees,Dawn Freshwater

Practitioner-Based study is anxious, specifically, with the learn that's undertaken by way of healthcare practitioners and the facts which they generate because of investigating their perform. In so doing it acknowledges that, in addition to operating in educational existence, practitioner researchers are usually operating as practitioners outdoors the Academy. It argues that the paintings of practitioner researchers has an important contribution to make to healthcare examine and so should be disseminated additional on the way to create balanced study groups in the healthcare professions.This ebook can help educational researchers to increase the constrained ontological and epistemological views in their learn. it is going to additionally motivate healthcare practitioners who've no longer been expert academically to improve their study abilities and to gain that they're really learning of their perform on a day by day foundation. eventually, it is going to offer a level of transparency approximately healing procedures to assist consumers and sufferers to work out elements perform and improvement that are frequently hidden from them. The individuals disguise quite a lot of issues, comparable to the restrictions of educational existence and standard clinical types; ethics; the significance of resourceful writing and using tale; metaphor and fable; the significance of private transformation within the expert improvement of healthcare staff; and the relevance of trust and spirituality to healthcare research.

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Don't Kill in Our Names: Families of Murder Victims Speak by Rachel King

By Rachel King

"Rachel King bargains us the tales of households who comprehend the robust fact that taking one other existence within the identify of justice in basic terms perpetuates the tragedy. i beg others to learn those tales to raised comprehend their trip from depression and anger to a couple point of peace or even forgiveness."--Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, writer of lifeless guy Walking

Could you forgive the assassin of your husband? Your mom? Your son?
Families of homicide sufferers are frequently ardent and extremely public supporters of the demise penalty. however the humans whose tales look during this publication have selected as an alternative to forgive their family' murderers, and lots of have built own relationships with the killers and feature even labored to avoid wasting their lives. they've got shaped a national workforce, homicide sufferers' households for Reconciliation (MVFR), to oppose the demise penalty.
MVFR contributors are usually taken care of as both saints or lunatics, however the fact is they are neither. they're traditional those that have replied to a rare and devastating tragedy with braveness and religion, deciding upon reconciliation over retribution, therapeutic over hatred. Believing that the demise penalty is a kind of social violence that simply repeats and perpetuates the violence that claimed their family' lives, they carry out the wish of redemption even in the event you have dedicated the main hideous crimes.
Weaving third-person narrative with wrenching first-hand bills, King offers the tales of ten MVFR individuals. every one is a heartrending story of grief, soul looking, and of the problem to decide on forgiveness rather than revenge. those tales, which King units within the context of the nationwide dialogue over the dying penalty debate and restorative as opposed to retributive justice, will allure not just to people who oppose the demise penalty, but in addition to those that attempt to appreciate how humans can forgive the possible unforgivable.

Rachel King is a legislative assistance for the yankee Civil Liberties Union's Washington nationwide place of work the place she lobbies on crime coverage. She is at present engaged on a booklet concerning the households of demise row inmates.

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Generational Consciousness, Narrative, and Politics by June Edmunds,Bryan S. Turner,Molly Andrews,Ron Eyerman,Mike

By June Edmunds,Bryan S. Turner,Molly Andrews,Ron Eyerman,Mike Hepworth,Ángela López,Susan McDaniel,Tommi Hoikkala,Semi Purhonen,J P. Roos,Peggy Watson

With the erosion of sturdy category conception, sociologists have lately began to examine features of social stratification except category. essentially the most attention-grabbing new parts of research is the sociology of generations. This booklet brings jointly the paintings of students who're creating a significant contribution to this new sociological curiosity. via a mixture of leading edge theoretical and empirical reviews, this publication exhibits that an research of generations is vital to an realizing of significant social, political and highbrow developments within the postwar interval. every one writer brings to the amount insights from their very own sector of specialism - with wealthy illustrative fabric spanning subject matters as diversified as African American identification and Spanish early life tradition. Theoretical notion additionally comes from a number of traditions, together with cultural and old sociology; social interactionism; social and cognitive psychology and lifestyles path concept. notwithstanding, a unifying thread emerges round questions on how generations could be conceptualized; the function of trauma producing generational recognition; the connection among auto-biography and generational identification and the character of inter and intra-generational relationships. This quantity, accordingly, offers a full of life contribution to debates concerning the nature of generations and a stimulating foundation for additional paintings during this area.

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Libraries, Literatures, and Archives (Routledge Studies in by Sas Mays

By Sas Mays

Not purely does the library have a protracted and intricate background and politics, however it has an ambivalent presence in Western tradition – either a domain of optimistic wisdom and a website of errors, confusion, and loss. however, in literary reports and within the humanities, together with booklet historical past, the determine of the library is still in lots of senses under-researched. This assortment brings jointly verified and up-and-coming researchers from a few practices – literary and cultural experiences, gender reports, ebook historical past, philosophy, visible tradition, and modern paintings –with an efficient historic sweep starting from the time of Sumer to the current day.



In the context of the increase of archive reports, this booklet attends particularly and meta-critically to the determine of the library as a selected archival shape, contemplating the characteristics that represent (or fail to represent) the library as establishment or suggestion, and questions its family members to different accumulative modes, resembling the archive in its conventional feel, the museum, or the filmic or electronic archive. throughout their variety, and likewise to their overseas commonplace of study and writing, every one bankruptcy is unified via dedication to studying the complicated cultural politics of the library form.

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