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  1. Even Paranoids Have Enemies

    New Perspectives on Paranoia and Persecution

    Edited by Joseph H. Berke, Stella Pierides, Andrea Sabbadini, Stanley Schneider

    'Even paranoids have enemies' is the reply Golda Meir is said to have made to Henry Kissinger who, during the 1973 Sinai talks, accused her of being paranoid for hesitating to grant further concessions to the Arabs. It is used as part of the title of this book to highlight the complex relationship...

    Published February 25th 1998 by Routledge

  2. John Stuart Mill's Social and Political Thought

    Critical Assessments

    Edited by G.W. Smith

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

    This collection covers the breadth of Mill's work in social theory and political economy, including his ethics, liberalism, theory of government, methodology and feminism. It represents the most important scholarly and philosophical criticism of this century, illustrating the development of modern...

    Published February 18th 1998 by Routledge

  3. Adorno on Music

    By Robert W. Witkin

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    Adorno is one of the leading cultural thinkers of the twentieth century. This is the first detailed account of Adorno's texts on music from a sociological perspective. In clear, non-technical language, Robert Witkin guides the reader through the complexities of Adorno's argument about the link...

    Published February 18th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Race Relations in Britain

    A Developing Agenda

    Edited by Tessa Blackstone, Bhikhu Parekh, Peter Sanders

    Bringing together distinguished experts in the field of race relations this book addresses questions which are increasingly relevant in the current socio-political context of Great Britain. The kind of visions of multicultural Britain which are currently being canvassed and the problems which...

    Published February 18th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Nicotine, Caffeine and Social Drinking: Behaviour and Brain Function

    By Monicque Lorist, Jan Snel

    Often, people use nicotine, caffeine, and some level of alcohol in varying combinations at different times of the day in order to optimize their functioning and feelings of well-being, whether at work, in leisure time, or in a social context. However, until now, studies on the effects of this...

    Published February 16th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Imagining Home

    Gender, Race And National Identity, 1945-1964

    By Wendy Webster

    Series: Women's and Gender History

    Imagining Home offers a unique examination of ideas and images of home in Britain during a period of national decline and loss of imperial power. In exploring the relationship between gender, 'race' and national identity, it higlights the continuing importance of empire in imaginings of the nation...

    Published February 16th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Justice, Society and Nature

    An Exploration of Political Ecology

    By Brendan Gleeson, Nicholas Low

    Justice, Society and Nature examines the moral response which the world must make to the ecological crisis if there is to be real change in the global society and economy to favour ecological integrity. From its base in the idea of the self, through principles of political justice, to the justice...

    Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Because I Tell a Joke or Two

    Comedy, Politics and Social Difference

    Edited by Stephen Wagg

    Because I Tell a Joke or Two explores the complex relationship between comedy and the social differences of class, region, age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity and nationhood. It shows how comedy has been used to sustain, challenge and to change power relationships in society. The contributors, who...

    Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge

  9. Remaking the Body

    Rehabilitation and Change

    By Wendy Seymour

    In Remaking the Body, Wendy Seymour interviews men and women who have suffered profound bodily paralysis, and explores how they deal with their appearance, relationships, sexuality, incontinence and sport. She finds that even major impairment hasn't annihilated these people's experience of an...

    Published February 4th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Wednesday's Child

    Research into Women's Experience of Neglect and Abuse in Childhood and Adult Depression

    By Antonia Bifulco, Patricia Moran

    As many as one in four women have suffered severe neglect or abuse in childhood. This doubles the likelihood of their suffering clinical depression in adult life. Based on twenty years of systematic research,Wednesday's Child examines why neglect and abuse occur and demonstrates how such negative...

    Published February 4th 1998 by Routledge