By Jane Iwamura
By Stephen Kent,Susan Raine
This multidisciplinary examine of Scientology examines the association and the controversies round it during the lens of pop culture, referencing videos, tv, print, and the Internet—an strange point of view that might interact quite a lot of readers and researchers.
• Discusses Scientology in the framework of pop culture, that's how most folks outdoors the faith are available in touch with it
• methods the examine of Scientology from a number of viewpoints, permitting readers to have an educated, multicultural point of view at the spiritual group's ideals and practices from which to shape their very own opinion
• offers information regarding Scientology derived from one of many biggest college archive collections at the topic around the globe, with a couple of files by no means sooner than having been referenced in scholarship
By Sheena C. Howard,Ronald L. Jackson II
Bringing jointly participants from a wide-range of serious views, Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation is an analytic background of the various contributions of Black artists to the medium of comics. overlaying comedian books, superhero comics, photograph novels and caricature strips from the early twentieth century to the current, the publication explores the ways that Black comedian artists have grappled with such issues because the Black adventure, gender identification, politics and social media.
Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation introduces scholars to such key texts as:
The paintings of Jackie Ormes
Black girls superheroes from Vixen to Black Panther
Aaron McGruder's strip The Boondocks
By Harlan Ellison
By Philip D. Beidler
Beidler brings again the conflict he knew in chapters on its vocabulary, track, literature, and picture. His catalog of soldier slang unearths how finely a journey of Vietnam may hone one’s feel of absurdity. His survey of the war’s pop hits seems for that means within the soundtrack many veterans nonetheless listen of their heads. Beidler additionally explains how “Viet Pulp” literature approximately snipers, tunnel rats, and different hard-core varieties has dismissed masterpieces like Duong Thu Huong’s Novel with out a Name. Likewise we research why the motion picture The Deer Hunter doesn’t “get it” approximately Vietnam yet why Platoon and We have been Soldiers occasionally approximately do.
As Beidler takes degree of his personal wartime politics and morals, he ponders the divergent careers of such figures as William Calley, the military lieutenant whose identify is synonymous with the civilian bloodbath at My Lai, and an previous good friend, poet John Balaban, a conscientious objector who played replacement responsibility in Vietnam as a schoolteacher and health center worker.
Beidler additionally appears to be like at Vietnam along different conflicts—including the struggle on overseas terrorism. He as soon as was hoping, he says, that Vietnam had fractured our experience of providential future and geopolitical invincibility yet now realizes, with dismay, that these myths are nonetheless with us. “Americans have regularly sought after their apocalypses,” writes Beidler, “and they've got regularly sought after them now.”
By Sneja Gunew
By Corvis Nocturnum,Adrienne Gomez,John Coughlin,Joseph Vargo,Peter Gilmore,Michelle Belanger,Bianaca Beauchamp,Nancy Kilpatrick,Gavin Baddeley
By Brigid Delaney
Feeling exhausted, frightened and out of form, journalist Brigid Delaney makes a decision to determine – utilizing herself because the guinea pig. beginning with a brutal 101-day fast,
Brigid exams issues that are supposed to make us fresh, lean and serene. traveling the area, she attempts colonics, meditation, silent retreats, team psychotherapy and oodles of yoga, figuring out what's valuable and what's simply dear hype.
In monasteries and future health farms, on mountaineering trails and therapeutic massage tables, she asks, why accomplish that many people swing from indulgence to detox and again back? Is it attainable to combine strong behavior into your lifestyle? What does our obsession with wellbeing say approximately us? And why do you odor so undesirable if you happen to haven’t eaten in seven days?
‘Brigid Delaney is the queen of calamity and a fearless, sane advisor into the unusual center of our sleek obsessions. this may make you groan in horror up to it’ll make you snort out loud.’ —Benjamin Law
‘A bloody pleasing learn that leaves you thinking about no matter if you must do yoga and meditation or get mindlessly under the influence of alcohol and melancholy on the nation of the area. primarily I want that I’d written it.’ —Judith Lucy
‘At final! A humorous, well-written paintings of first-person gonzo reportage relating all of the wellbeing and fitness and serenity remedies you have ever been too feeble in my opinion to adopt. give some thought to this publication as an enjoyable semi-colonic.’ —Annabel Crabb
Brigid Delaney is a senior author for Guardian Australia. She has formerly labored as a attorney and journalist on the Sydney Morning Herald, the Telegraph (London), ninemsn and CNN. She is the writer of 2 books: This stressed Life and Wild Things.
By Courtland Lewis,Kevin McCain
those questions and extra are what make Brown’s Red Rising trilogy such an impactful tale. Brown pulls no punches, and philosophy works most sensible in such an atmosphere. Red emerging and Philosophy isn't really for the timid or the faint at center. It’s no longer The Passage, considering the fact that nobody will die from studying it, yet interpreting it may be a life-changing experience.
By Susanne Offen
Wie verhandeln Jugendliche in alltäglichen Lebenszusammenhängen das Verhältnis von Geschlecht und sexueller Orientierung? Unter dieser zentralen Fragestellung werden in der Studie empirische Ergebnisse vorgestellt, die Gender/Queer reviews, bildungswissenschaftliche Perspektiven und politische Bildungspraxis verbinden. Die examine der Mikropolitiken adoleszenter Zugehörigkeitsarbeit entlang der Achsen Geschlecht und sexuelle Orientierung wird dabei als grundlegend für die Weiterentwicklung von Professionalität in einer teilhabeorientierten geschlechtersensiblen politischen Bildung ausbuchstabiert.