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 May 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series
Drawing on more than three hundred Hebrew roots, the author shows that Jewish thought employs Hebrew concepts and categories that are altogether distinct from those that characterize the Western speculative tradition. Among the key categories that shape Jewish thought are holiness,...
Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge
Music, Philosophy, and Intention, 1933-1950
John Cage: Music, Philosophy, and Intention, 1933--1950 explores the early part of John Cage’s life and career, concentrating on the "pre-chance" period from roughly 1933 to 1950. These essays consider influences on Cage’s work, his early percussion pieces, his evolving aesthetic, and his movement...
Published October 17th 2008 by Routledge
Women's Activism and Citizen Diplomacy in World War I
The First World War was an epic event of huge proportions that lasted over four years and involved the armies of more than twenty nations, resulting in 30 million casualties, including more than 8 million killed. Set against the backdrop of this massive carnage, The Search for Negotiated Peace is...
Published December 25th 2007 by Routledge