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Art of Memories

Curating at the Hermitage

by Vincent Antonin Lépinay

<p>Once the home of Catherine the Great’s private art collection, Russia’s State Hermitage Museum became the largest museum in the Soviet Union and, since the collapse of the USSR, one of the most active museums in the world. The Hermitage is a ...

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Art, Education and Gender

The Shaping of Female Ambition

by Gill Hopper

<p>Why do girls study art and why do girls become primary teachers? This book examines and reveals the powerful influence of the family, the school and the state in shaping female identity and constructing notions of gender appropriateness. It ...

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Articulations of Self and Politics in Activist Discourse

A Discourse Analysis of Critical Subjectivities in Minority Debates

by Jan Zienkowski

<p>This book focuses on the discursive processes that allow activists to make sense of themselves and of the modes of politics they engage in. It shows how political and metadiscursive awareness develop in tandem with a reconfiguration of one’s ...

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Artificial Intelligence

Evolution, Ethics and Public Policy

by Saswat Sarangi & Pankaj Sharma

<p>What will the future be?</p> <p>A dystopian landscape controlled by machines or a brave new world full of possibilities?</p> <p>Perhaps the answer lies with Artificial Intelligence (AI)—a phenomenon much beyond technology that has, ...

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Artistic Lives

A Study of Creativity in Two European Cities

by Kirsten Forkert

<p>Artistic Lives examines cultural production as a non-standard, self-directed, and frequently unpaid activity, which is susceptible to developments that affect the availability of unstructured time. It engages with discourses which have ...

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Artists Emerging

Sustaining Expression through Drawing

by Sheila Paine & Tom Phillips

<p>This title was first published in 2000. Most children enjoy drawing and use it to express a wide range of experiences and emotions. Drawing can offer an avenue of expression where words fail. So why do many people stop drawing after the early

ISBN: 9781351732864

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As an Equal?

Au Pairing in the 21st Century

by Rosie Cox & Nicky Busch

<p>Au pairs are relied upon by tens of thousands of UK families to do everything from childcare and housework to elder care, pet feeding and waiting at dinner parties. Traditionally thought of as privileged and well-educated young women having ...

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As I Run Toward Africa

A Memoir

by Molefi Kete Asante

<p>As I Run Toward Africa is Molefi Kete Asante's memoir of his extraordinary life. He takes the reader on a journey from the American South to the homes of kings in Africa. Born into a family of 16 children living in a two bedroom shack, Asante

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As the Witnesses Fall Silent: 21st Century Holocaust Education in Curriculum, Policy and Practice

by Zehavit Gross & E. Doyle Stevick

<p>This volume represents the most comprehensive collection ever produced of empirical research on Holocaust education around the world. It comes at a critical time, as the world observes the 70th anniversary of the liberation of ...

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Ashis Nandy

A Life in Dissent

by Ramin Jahanbegloo & Ananya Vajpeyi

<p>This volume is an adda of great minds, spanning generations and multiple nationalities. While one discusses creativity and aesthetics through Indian classical music, another recounts the pleasure of a simple walk. Another questions how it ...

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Asia and the Transformation of the World-System

by Ganesh K. Trichur

<p>In this collaboratively authored book world-system scholars critically synthesize Asia's re-emerging centrality despite the myriad financial crises that have punctuated the end of the U.S.-dominated Cold War world order. From different ...

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Asian American Parenting and Parent-Adolescent Relationships

by Lisa J. Crockett, Ruth K. Chao & Stephen T. Russell

<p>The relationships between children and their parents are the building blocks for f- ily relationships throughout life. The nature of the parent-child relationship begins with parenting—the practices and strategies that parents engage in as ...

ISBN: 9781441957283

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Asian Americans on Campus

Racialized Space and White Power

by Rosalind S. Chou, Kristen Lee & Simon Ho

<p>While there are books on racism in universities, few examine the unique position of Asian American undergraduates. This new book captures the voices and experiences of Asian Americans navigating the currents of race, gender, and sexuality as ...

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Aspects of a Changing Social Structure

by Sir Percy Alden

<p>Originally published in 1937, <em>Aspects of a Changing Social Structure</em> presents lectures delivered in 1936 on behalf of the Sir Halley Stewart Trust. These lectures focus on discussing the interest that government was beginning to take

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Aspects of Life

by Rajendra Swaroop Bhatnagar

<p>Our experiences are full of dualities and consequent tensions, Self and the Other, love and hate, suffering and happiness, equality and feeling of standing out, understanding and misunderstanding, choices and compulsions, are some of the ...

ISBN: 9781482867411

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Assessing Quality of Life and Living Conditions to Guide National Policy

The State of the Art

by Michael R. Hagerty, Joachim Vogel & Valerie Møller

<p>This book is a useful &quot;how to&quot; book for researchers and government offices wanting to start or improve their own QOL survey, and contains &quot;best practices&quot; from all over the world. It is a valuable resource for researchers,

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Assessing Sociologists in Higher Education

by Robert Mears & Eric Harrison

<p>This title was first published in 2001. A detailed investigation of the practice of teaching sociology in a climate of increasing scrutiny from external stakeholders. The book explores an academic community accustomed to deconstructing the ...

ISBN: 9781351752039

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Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact

by Steven J. Dick

<p>The search for life in the universe, once the stuff of science fiction, is now a robust worldwide research program with a well-defined roadmap probing both scientific and societal issues. This volume examines the humanistic aspects of ...

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Asylum Seekers and the State

The Politics of Protection in a Security-Conscious World

by Claudia Tazreiter

<p>Highly topical in subject matter, Asylum Seekers and the State reveals immigration policy as a political process which has social consequences not only for the newcomer group, but also for the wider receiver society. This work considers the ...

ISBN: 9781351956772

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Asylums

Essays on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates

by Erving Goffman

<p>A total institution is defined by Goffman as a place of residence and work where a large number of like-situated, individuals, cut off from the wider society for an appreciable period of time, together lead an enclosed, formally administered ...

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