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The Changing Places and Faces of War What are the consequences of interventions? Does Islam justify and promote war? Why did the IRA declare a war on drugs? How do civilians fare in the aftermath of war? These and many other questions are discussed in this new volume on war […]

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Body Tensions: Beyond Corporeality in Time and Space The value of tension is often underestimated. While it may be the case that tension causes destruction and harm, it is equally likely that it can open up new avenues for creation, adaption, and change. Tension can be used as a conceptual […]

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Beyond the Monstrous: Reading from the Cultural Imaginary Twenty-first century’s fascination with monsters in popular culture is not new. Throughout history, many of the world’s cultures have created beings they deem ‘other’ and ‘monstrous,’ beings which, many scholars agree, ultimately reveal humans’ own fears about themselves. This collection of interdisciplinary […]

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Beyond Diagnosis: Relating Person to Patient, Patient to Person Human beings are patients-in-waiting, waiting for a diagnosis that will confirm their patienthood. As consumers of patient caring services we are all required to submit to its technologies and, in an uneasy alliance with professionals, forced to conform to an appropriately […]

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Autonomous, Responsible, Alone “Empowered” patients create advantages for themselves and communities by monitoring their own needs and reducing loads on overstretched resources. But the patient-consumer can be seen as isolated and overly responsible for choices about their care. This volume reflects on isolation and relationships in health care, including relationships […]

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Augmentation: From Cyberpunk to Supercrip What happens when we examine the cyborg heroes of science fiction through the lens of disability studies? While academic discussions of cyborgs, the posthuman, and disability cover similar territory when examining the human condition, the three lines of inquiry are often held separately. This collection […]

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At the Edge of Being: The Aporia of Pain This book represents a challenge to the influential medico-political discourse that seeks to classify and manage chronic pain as if it were a disease in its own right, while at the same time preserving its status as a symptom. The chapters […]

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Music and Death: Interdisciplinary Readings and Perspectives Music is often our companion when dealing with the incomprehensibility of loss, and yet death and dying are topics that are rarely discussed or analysed in the academic space, especially in combination with music studies. This edited collection examines several ways in which […]

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Vile Women: Female Evil in Fact, Fiction and Mythology Is the evil that women do, and the evil with which they are accused, always one and the same? How might female evil, real, assumed, or appropriated confound gendered expectation and challenge patriarchal assumptions? What strategies have women deployed to confront […]

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