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  1. Biometrics

    Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics

    By Joseph Pugliese

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Biometric technologies, such as finger- or facial-scan, are being deployed across a variety of social contexts in order to facilitate and guarantee identity verification and authentication. In the post-9/11 world, biometric technologies have experienced an extraordinary period of growth as concerns...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Governmentality

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Ulrich Bröckling, Susanne Krasmann, Thomas Lemke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Examining questions of statehood, biopolitics, sovereignty, neoliberal reason and the economy, Governmentality explores the advantages and limitations of adopting Michel Foucault's concept of governmentality as an analytical framework. Contributors highlight the differences as well as possible...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Twentieth Century Music and the Question of Modernity

    By Eduardo de la Fuente

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In the first decade of the twentieth-century, many composers rejected the principles of tonality and regular beat. This signaled a dramatic challenge to the rationalist and linear conceptions of music that had existed in the West since the Renaissance. The ‘break with tonality’, Neo-Classicism,...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The American Surfer

    Radical Culture and Capitalism

    By Kristin Lawler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The image of surfing is everywhere in American popular culture – films, novels, television shows, magazines, newspaper articles, music, and especially advertisements. In this book, Kristin Lawler examines the surfer, one of the most significant and enduring archetypes in American popular culture,...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Darfur Conflict

    Geography or Institutions?

    By Osman Suliman

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Although it is often simplified as an "ethnic conflict" in popular media, the current crisis in Darfur can only be superficially defined across ethnic lines. Any long-term solution to the conflict must also address the underlying social and environmental influences such as changing resource...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Unity of Science (Routledge Revivals)

    By Rudolf Carnap

    As a leading member of the Vienna Circle, Rudolph Carnap's aim was to bring about a "unified science" by applying a method of logical analysis to the empirical data of all the sciences. This work, first published in English in 1934, endeavors to work out a way in which the observation...

    Published August 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A History of Ancient Philosophy

    From the Beginning to Augustine

    By Karsten Friis Johansen

    Translated by Henrik Rosenmeier, A History of Ancient Philosophy charts the origins and development of ancient philosophical thought. For easy reference, the book is divided chronologically into six main parts. The sections are further divided into philosophers and philosophical movements:*...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Archaeology of Iberia

    The Dynamics of Change

    Edited by Margarita Diaz-Andreu, Simon Keay

    For many archaeologists, Iberia is the last great unknown region in Europe. Although it occupies a crucial position between South-Western Europe and North Africa, academic attention has traditionally been focused on areas like Greece or Italy. However Iberia has an equally rich cultural heritage...

    Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Desire and Motivation in Indian Philosophy

    By Christopher G. Framarin

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Desireless action is typically cited as a criterion of the liberated person in classical Indian texts. Contemporary authors argue with near unanimity that since all action is motivated by desire, desireless action is a contradiction. They conclude that desireless action is action performed without...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Women and Their Money 1700-1950

    Essays on Women and Finance

    Edited by Anne Laurence, Josephine Maltby, Janette Rutterford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History

    This book examines women's financial activity from the early days of the stock market in eighteenth century England and the South Sea Bubble to the mid-twentieth century. The essays demonstrate how many women managed their own finances despite legal and social restrictions and show that women were...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

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