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  1. Crime, Desire and Law's Unconscious

    Law, Literature and Culture

    By David Gurnham

    Sexual desire, and the possible dangers associated with its more extreme manifestations, provokes strong, albeit often contradictory reactions. Such reactions are a well-known stimulant of creative, juridical and scholarly activity, and the texts of law, literature and academic criticism...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Spoken and Written Discourse in Online Interactions

    A Multimodal Approach

    By Maria Grazia Sindoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Common patterns of interactions are altered in the digital world and new patterns of communication have emerged, challenging previous notions of what communication actually is in the contemporary age. Online configurations of interaction, such as video chats, blogging, and social networking...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Shell Shock to PTSD

    Military Psychiatry from 1900 to the Gulf War

    By Edgar Jones, Simon Wessely

    The application of psychiatry to war and terrorism is highly topical and a source of intense media interest. Shell Shock to PTSD explores the central issues involved in maintaining the mental health of the armed forces and treating those who succumb to the intense stress of combat. Drawing on...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Adele Marion Fielde

    Feminist, Social Activist, Scientist

    By Leonard Warren

    Adele Marion Fielde, born in 1839, was a teacher, an evangelist, a social activist, scientist, lexicographer, writer and lecturer. As an American missionary in China, she became a local teacher and evangelist, struggling to reconcile her Baptist upbringing with her restless intellect. As an...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Mad Tales from Bollywood

    Portrayal of Mental Illness in Conventional Hindi Cinema

    By Dinesh Bhugra

    This is the first book to investigate how mental illness is portrayed in Hindi cinema. It examines attitudes towards mental illness in Indian culture, how they are reflected in Hindi films, and how culture has influenced the portrayal of the psychoses. Dinesh Bhugra guides the reader through...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. The Understanding of Causation and the Production of Action

    From Infancy to Adulthood

    By Peter Anthony White

    This text is an attempt to trace out a line of development in the understanding of how things happen, from origins in infancy to mature forms in adulthood. There are two distinct but related ways in which people understand things as happening, denoted by the terms "causation" and "action". This...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Giorgio Agamben

    Legal, Political and Philosophical Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Frost

    This book collects new contributions from an international group of leading scholars – including many who have worked closely with Agamben – to consider the impact of Agamben’s thought on research in the humanities and social sciences. Giorgio Agamben: Legal, Political and Philosophical...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Between Deflationism and Correspondence Theory

    By Matthew McGrath

    McGrath argues for an original truth theory that combines elements of two well-known philosophical theories--deflationism and correspondence....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Delusion and Self-Deception

    Affective and Motivational Influences on Belief Formation

    Edited by Tim Bayne, Jordi Fernández

    This collection of essays focuses on the interface between delusions and self-deception. As pathologies of belief, delusions and self-deception raise many of the same challenges for those seeking to understand them. Are delusions and self-deception entirely distinct phenomena, or might some forms...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Reading Comics

    Language, Culture, and the Concept of the Superhero in Comic Books

    By Mila Bongco

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

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