Politics of Humour

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 12, 2015
Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour [Repost]

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) by Michael Billig
English | Oct. 3, 2005 | ISBN: 1412911435 | 272 Pages | PDF | 983.77 KB

From Thomas Hobbes' fear of the power of laughter to the compulsory, packaged "fun" of the contemporary mass media

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by robin-bobin at Dec. 8, 2008
Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour

Laughter and Ridicule: Towards a Social Critique of Humour (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) by Michael Billig
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd 2005-10 | 272 Pages | ISBN: 1412911435 | PDF | 1 MB

From Thomas Hobbes' fear of the power of laughter to the compulsory, packaged "fun" of the contemporary mass media, Billig takes the reader on a stimulating tour of the strange world of humour. Both a significant work of scholarship and a novel contribution to the understanding of the humourous, this is a seriously engaging book' - David Inglis, University of Aberdeen.
When States Come Out: Europe's Sexual Minorities and the Politics of Visibility (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics)

When States Come Out: Europe's Sexual Minorities and the Politics of Visibility (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics) by Phillip M. Ayoub
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107115590, 1107535891, 9781107115590, 9781107535893, B01EYQ8MP0 | 295 Pages | PDF | 6.17 MB
Shaping Peace in Kosovo: The Politics of Peacebuilding and Statehood (Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies) [Repost]

Shaping Peace in Kosovo: The Politics of Peacebuilding and Statehood (Rethinking Peace and Conflict Studies) by Gëzim Visoka
English | 21 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319510002 | 278 Pages | PDF | 5.63 MB

This book explores the prospects and limits of international intervention in building peace and creating a new state in an ethnically divided society and fragmented international order. The book offers a critical account of the international missions in Kosovo and traces the effectiveness of fluid forms of interventionism.
The Politics of Online Copyright Enforcement in the EU: Access and Control (Information Technology and Global Governance)

The Politics of Online Copyright Enforcement in the EU: Access and Control (Information Technology and Global Governance) by Trisha Meyer
English | 1 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 331950973X | 370 Pages | PDF | 6.94 MB

This book investigates recent policy initiatives dealing with the online enforcement of copyright in the European Union, providing unique insights into the current stalemate in the field. It is a timely contribution to the next steps of policy-making on copyright enforcement and Internet governance.
American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21stCentury (Audiobook) (repost)

American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil, and Borrowed Money in the 21stCentury (Audiobook) by Kevin Phillips
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0143058444 | ASIN: B01K3OJ0B2 | 17.5 hr. | MP3 32 kbps | 258 MB

The Politics of Identity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at May 20, 2017
The Politics of Identity

The Politics of Identity by Bronwyn Carlson
English | 2016 | ISBN: 192205996X | 256 Pages | PDF | 9.9 MB

This award-winning work explores the complexities surrounding contemporary Aboriginal identity.

Public Trials: Burke, Zola, Arendt, and the Politics of Lost Causes (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by DZ123 at May 18, 2017
Public Trials: Burke, Zola, Arendt, and the Politics of Lost Causes (Repost)

Lida Maxwell, "Public Trials: Burke, Zola, Arendt, and the Politics of Lost Causes"
English | 2014 | ISBN: 019938374X | PDF | pages: 257 | 1.9 mb
The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis

The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis by Adrian Phillips
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1785900250 | 416 pages | EPUB | 1,7 MB

Homotopia?: Gay Identity, Sameness and the Politics of Desire  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at May 15, 2017
Homotopia?: Gay Identity, Sameness and the Politics of Desire

Homotopia?: Gay Identity, Sameness and the Politics of Desire by Jonathan Kemp
English | Dec. 25, 2015 | ISBN: 0692606246 | 155 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

There is not one corner of the earth where the alleged crime of sodomy has not had shrines and votaries. ~Marquis de Sade, Philosophy in the Bedroom Maybe the target nowadays is not to discover what we are, but to refuse what we are….We have to promote new forms of subjectivity through the refusal of this kind of individuality. ~Michel Foucault, ‘The Subject and Power’ Do opposites attract? Is desire lack? These assumptions have become so much a part of the ways in which we conceive desire that they are rarely questioned.