Feminism and Popular Culture: Investigating the Postfeminist Mystique

Feminism and Popular Culture: Investigating the Postfeminist Mystique When the term “postfeminism” entered the media lexicon in the 1990s, it was often accompanied by breathless headlines about the “death of feminism.” Those reports of feminism’s death may have been greatly exaggerated, and yet contemporary popular culture often conjures up a world in which feminism had… Continue reading Feminism and Popular Culture: Investigating the Postfeminist Mystique

Comparative Constitutional Design (Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy)

Comparative Constitutional Design (Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy) This volume brings together essays by many of the leading scholars of comparative constitutional design from myriad disciplinary perspectives, including law, philosophy, political science, and economics. The authors collectively assess what we know – and don’t know – about the design process as well as particular institutional… Continue reading Comparative Constitutional Design (Comparative Constitutional Law and Policy)

Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heidegger

Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heidegger Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heidegger explains how two notoriously opposed German philosophers share a rethinking of the possibility of metaphysics via notions of music and waiting. This is connected to the historical materialist project of social change by way of the radical Italian composer Luigi Nono.… Continue reading Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heidegger

Renewable Energy in Europe: Markets, Trends and Technologies

Renewable Energy in Europe: Markets, Trends and Technologies How can the European Union meet its binding 20% renewable energy target in final energy consumption by the year 2020? Which sources offer the best prospects for realizing this goal? These are the questions answered by this key book which analyses the current situation of renewable energy… Continue reading Renewable Energy in Europe: Markets, Trends and Technologies

New Encyclopaedia of Brighton

New Encyclopaedia of Brighton Twenty years after the original Encyclopaedia of Brighton was published, the fascinating, informative and entertaining New Encyclopaedia of Brighton by acclaimed biographer Rose Collis combines the best of the original text with hundreds of new subjects, starting with Abattoirs and ending with Zap Club. In between are sections that reflect the… Continue reading New Encyclopaedia of Brighton

Honor Before Glory: The Epic World War II Story of the Japanese American GIs Who Rescued the Lost Battalion

Honor Before Glory: The Epic World War II Story of the Japanese American GIs Who Rescued the Lost Battalion On October 24, 1944, more than two hundred American soldiers realized they were surrounded by German infantry deep in the mountain forest of eastern France. As their dwindling food, ammunition, and medical supplies ran out, the… Continue reading Honor Before Glory: The Epic World War II Story of the Japanese American GIs Who Rescued the Lost Battalion