Bridging America's Gulf Between Police and Populace
This book provides an assessment and commentary of governmental coercive uses of force, whether by civilian law enforcement officers in the United States or by military service members overseas. It examines the ethical, legal, psychological and tactical realities of such encounters using specific...
To Be Published August 24th 2015 by CRC Press
Medieval Persia 1040-1797 charts the remarkable history of Persia from its conquest by the Muslim Arabs in the seventh century AD to the modern period at the end of the eighteenth century, when the impact of the west became pervasive. David Morgan argues that understanding this complex period of...
To Be Published July 16th 2015 by Routledge
Series: 500 Tips
As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts.As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this...
Published November 18th 2014 by Garland Science
Citizenship and Ideology in the Second World War
It is generally accepted that Britain was held together during the second world war by a spirit of national democratic `consensus'. But whose interests did the consensus serve? And how did it unravel in the years immediately after victory? This well observed and powerfully argued book overturns...
Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge
The Matter of Belief
Religious belief is rooted in and sustained by material practice, and this book provides an extraordinary insight into how it works on the ground. David Morgan has brought together a lively group of writers from religious studies, anthropology, history of art, and other disciplines, to investigate...
Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge
Series: The Art Seminar
The near-absence of religion from contemporary discourse on art is one of the most fundamental issues in postmodernism. Artists critical of religion can find voices in the art world, but religion itself, including spirituality, is taken to be excluded by the very project of modernism. The sublime,...
Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge
'From The Passion of the Christ to the presumed 'clash of civilizations', religion's role in culture is increasingly contested and mediated. Key Words in Religion, Media, and Culture is a welcome and interdisciplinary contribution that maps the territory for those who aim to make sense of it all....
Published June 30th 2008 by Routledge
A history of religion and visual media in America
Series: Media, Religion and Culture
This is the history of the relationship between mass produced visual media and religion in the United States. It is a journey from the 1780s to the present - from early evangelical tracts to teenage witches and televangelists, and from illustrated books to contemporary cinema. David Morgan...
Published July 31st 2007 by Routledge
Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19
When Geography specialists decide they want to teach, it can be a daunting prospect to enter a real classroom, no matter how much subject knowledge they already possess. Geography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19 puts the subject into perspective and shows new teachers and student teachers how...
Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge
Essays On The Sociology Of The Body
Focusing on the sociological embodiment of various "social actors", the authors consider the subsequent links with the constraints of daily life i.e. the male body, female therapists, body builders, marital and sexual counsellors, sex workers. They present recent or new research findings on aspects...
Published April 19th 1993 by Routledge