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Sloterdijk’s Anthropotechnics – special issue of Angelaki edited by Patrick Roney and Andrea Rossi (part open-access)

Sloterdijk’s Anthropotechnics – special issue of Angelaki edited by Patrick Roney and Andrea Rossi Contributions by Thomas Macho, Sascha Rashof, Patrick Roney, Serge Trottein, Gary E Aylesworth, Christina Howells, Andrea Rossi, Antonio Lucci, Oliver Davis, Andrea Capra, and Robert Hughes. … Continue reading

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Michael Saward, Democratic Design – Oxford University Press, February 2021

Michael Saward, Democratic Design – Oxford University Press, 2021 Democracy faces stern tests around the world in the twenty-first century. Democratic Designargues that to respond effectively and creatively, democrats need to work with a versatile new toolkit of concepts and institutions. … Continue reading

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Reece Jones, White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall – Beacon 2021

Reece Jones, White Borders: The History of Race and Immigration in the United States from Chinese Exclusion to the Border Wall – Beacon, September 2021 The first book to show that racial exclusion was behind all of the United States’ … Continue reading

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Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings – Cambridge University Press, May 2021

Carl Schmitt’s Early Legal-Theoretical Writings: Statute and Judgment and the Value of the State and the Significance of the Individual, edited and translated by Lars Vine and Samuel Garrett Zeitlin – Cambridge University Press, May 2021 Many of Carl Schmitt’s major … Continue reading

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Paul A. Bové, Love’s Shadow – Harvard University Press, January 2021

Paul A. Bové, Love’s Shadow – Harvard University Press, January 2021 A case for literary critics and other humanists to stop wallowing in their aestheticized helplessness and instead turn to poetry, comedy, and love. Literary criticism is an agent of … Continue reading

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Nathalie Sowa, ‘Ten Things I’ve Learned Designing for a University Press’, University of Chicago Press, Blog

Nathalie Sowa, ‘Ten Things I’ve Learned Designing for a University Press‘, University of Chicago Press, Blog We’re often introduced to a book through its cover. Catching our eye on a bookstore display, in a social media post, or shared by … Continue reading

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Richard Phillips and Helen Kara, Creative Writing for Social Research: A Practical Guide – Policy Press, 2021

Richard Phillips and Helen Kara, Creative Writing for Social Research: A Practical Guide – Policy Press, 2021 This groundbreaking book brings creative writing to social research. Its innovative format includes creatively written contributions by researchers from a range of disciplines, … Continue reading

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Fanny Söderbäck, Revolutionary Time: On Time and Difference in Kristeva and Irigaray – SUNY Press, 2019

Fanny Söderbäck, Revolutionary Time: On Time and Difference in Kristeva and Irigaray – SUNY Press, 2019 Examines the relationship between time and sexual difference in the work of French feminists Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray. This book is the first … Continue reading

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H. Glenn Penny, In Humboldt’s Shadow: A Tragic History of German Ethnology – Princeton University Press, 2021

H. Glenn Penny, In Humboldt’s Shadow: A Tragic History of German Ethnology – Princeton University Press, 2021 The Berlin Ethnological Museum is one of the world’s largest and most important anthropological museums, housing more than a half million objects collected … Continue reading

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Ben Jacobsen and David Beer, Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past – Bristol University Press, April 2021

Ben Jacobsen and David Beer, Social Media and the Automatic Production of Memory: Classification, Ranking and the Sorting of the Past – Bristol University Press, April 2021  Social media platforms hold vast amounts of biographical data about our lives. They … Continue reading

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