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Evil and the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives It has been argued that situational and experiential factors provide a moral lens through which people judge the morality or otherwise of actions. The research presented within this volume takes this a step further and illustrates that individual differences may interact with these situational […]

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Environmental Law, Ethics and Governance Environmental Law, Ethics and Governance draws attention to the necessity for interdisciplinarity research focused on achieving good environmental governance, be it of a physical area, an environmental problem or a natural resource. Law and ethics each have an important role to play in this regard […]

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Engaging Children Global neoliberal policies have resulted in a narrowing of the purpose of creativity in schools to one of developing students as human capital for the global market. Through an interdisciplinary approach, chapter authors in this book challenge this narrow notion and  offer both theoretical and research-based support to […]

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New Perspectives on the End of Life Dying is all about human beings in relationship with themselves and with one another. It identifies a relational process, a coming to terms with limitation; and ‘a good death’ identifies a dying process that has been marked by personal growth, deepening understanding, and […]

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Doing Gender, Doing Love: Interdisciplinary Voices The emotion of love is ontologically foundational: it is through love that people fulfil their basic humanity, by relating to one another and forging and re-tracing, time and again, the borders of their identity.Children first apprehend their sense of self as they are loved […]

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Diasporic Identities and Spaces Between As populations become increasingly global and transitory, will diasporas become the new mainstream? Diasporic Identities and Spaces Between explores the various ways the concept of diaspora has evolved, from communities living in exile, to groups defining their experience in the cultural tensions found between host […]

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Defining and Re-Defining Diaspora: From Theory to Reality Diasporas – from the Greek verb speiro (to sow) and the preposition dia (over), signifying ‘dispersion of seeds’ – seem to be integral to the human condition, existing as far back as recorded history and surely before that. Originally used to refer […]

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Dark Cartographies: Exploring Gothic Spaces Look into the dark mirror of the Gothic text and you will become aware of the strange and uncanny aspects of familiar spaces. The twelve chapters in this collection are enquiries into the nature of Gothic spatiality, exploring Gothic spaces from Italy to Cornwall to […]

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Cybercultures: Cultures in Cyberspace Communities Cybercultures: Cultures in Cyberspace Communities is a collection of essays that investigate the interaction of the real and the virtual life and their mutual influence on how members of communities adapt their behaviour in changing contexts. Especially the  impact of virtually created identities with regards […]

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Configuring Madness: Representation, Context & Meaning The 1st Global Conference on Madness hosted in Oxford, September 2008 brought together an eclectic group of people interested in establishing interdisciplinary dialogues on the profoundly complex and deeply cultural notion of ‘madness’ and what it means to be ‘mad.’ The confluence of ideas, […]

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