By The Editors of LIFE
Now, in an all-new detailed variation, lifestyles celebrates the mythical athlete and cultural icon in Ali: A existence in Pictures, that includes dozens of photos from acclaimed photographers together with Gordon Parks, Harry Benson, Marvin Lichtner, James Drake, The Bettman Archive and plenty of extra. a lot of those photos have end up as synonymous with Ali as his top charges, and plenty of of those photos haven't been obvious for years.
All of the pictures are observed through essays and remark that take readers via 4 precise phases of Ali’s lifestyles – “Clay,” “Ali,” “Legend,” and “The Greatest,” and all jointly, Ali: A existence in Pictures is the final word commemorative memento that celebrates an icon in either phrases and photographs.
By Michael J. Neufeld
Spacefarers addresses those questions with 9 contributions from students within the box of aerospace heritage, Russian and American historical past, and English literature. those essays are preceded via an creation by means of the editor, who discusses their position within the historiography of spaceflight and social and cultural heritage. The ebook may have strength entice a large choice of students in historical past, literature and the social sciences and may comprise a couple of awesome visible images.
By Neil Badmington
Alien Chic presents a cultural historical past of the alien because the Nineteen Fifties, asking ourselves why our attitudes to extraterrestrial beings have shifted from worry to affection, and what this may let us know approximately how we now see ourselves and others.
Neil Badmington explores our courting with extraterrestrial beings, inscribed in motion pictures corresponding to The warfare of the Worlds, Mars Attacks!, Mission to Mars and Independence Day; and the way thinkers akin to Descartes, Barthes, Freud, Lyotard and Derrida have conceptualised what it skill to be human (and post-human).
Alien Chic examines the the idea that of posthumanism in an age whilst the traces among what's human and what's non-human are more and more blurred by way of advances in technology and expertise, for instance genetic cloning and engineering, and the improvement of AI and cyborgs.
Questioning no matter if our present embracing of all issues 'alien' - within the type of extraterrestrial contraptions or abduction narratives, for example - stems from a wish to reaffirm ourselves as 'human', this can be an unique and thought-provoking contribution to the research of posthumanism.
Download e-book for iPad: Die Gesellschaft auf Reisen – Eine Reise in die Gesellschaft by Harald Pechlaner,Michael Volgger
By Harald Pechlaner,Michael Volgger
Das Buch geht aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln der those nach, dass das (touristische) Reisen ein spezielles Fenster in eine Gesellschaft darstellt und damit eine Möglichkeit bietet, um über gewisse gesellschaftliche Mechanismen und Antriebskräfte Näheres zu erfahren. Umgekehrt können wir davon ausgehen, dass das Reiseverhalten aufs Engste an gesellschaftliche Phänomene gekoppelt ist. Wer additionally vergangenen Entwicklungen des Reisens nachspüren, gegenwärtige Dynamiken verstehen und zukünftige Szenarien über das (touristische) Reisen erstellen möchte, muss sich unweigerlich auch mit gesellschaftlichen Grundfragen befassen. Der vorliegende Band geht aus theoretischer und praktischer Perspektive diesen vielfältigen Spannungsfeldern zwischen dem Phänomen Reisen und den gesellschaftlichen Bedingungen nach. Die einzelnen Themen werden jeweils an konkreten Beispielen aus der Praxis illustriert. Der Band stellt zudem aktuelle multi- und interdisziplinäre Diskussionen um das (touristische) Reisen an der Schnittstelle von Wissenschaft und Tourismuspraxis in ihrem Facettenreichtum dar.
By Michele Wages
By Mika Elovaara
Download e-book for kindle: Reading Bernstein, Researching Bernstein by Brian Davies,Ana Morais,Johan Muller
By Brian Davies,Ana Morais,Johan Muller
This publication, written by way of a group of overseas members, deals an perception into the richness and intensity of his theories. It demonstrates the growing to be reputation of the price of Bernstein's paintings to figuring out unfolding advancements in schooling platforms around the globe today.
The quantity is split into 4 sections:
* part 1 considers the paintings of the theorists that Bernstein labored 'through' and 'with', from Durkheim and Marx to Bourdieu and Foucault
* part 2 makes a speciality of educating and studying at school contexts and draw on present concerns like boy's underachievement, citizenship, process reform and language studying in various cultural contexts
* part three applies Bernstein's theories to instructor education
* part four makes a speciality of overseas and better education
This accomplished textual content will exhibit the foreign educational neighborhood in schooling and sociology - in addition to scholars on schooling, sociology, sociolinguistic and social pyschology levels - the best way to learn and use Bernstein.
By Guy Julier
How are the increase of layout and neoliberalism hooked up? How does layout switch the best way we function as fiscal beings? what's the fiscal value of design?
Historically, layout has been promoted for its for its capability so as to add value to services. In modern capitalism, despite the fact that, it assumes a extra important and extra complicated function. layout at the present time is either prompted by way of, and actively shapes, our fiscal systems.
This ground-breaking book shines a focus on how layout has turn into embedded in political economies. It reveals the a number of ways that layout has emerged as an important function of neoliberal monetary platforms, from city options to advertisement approaches to govt policy-making. Drawing on quite a number international examples, man Julier:
- explains the economic techniques of design
- explores the relationship among layout and highbrow property
- discusses the role of layout within the public sector
- highlights the impact of layout in casual and substitute economies
- brings thought to lifestyles with case reviews on domestic advancements, quickly type, purchasing centres and more.
Economies of Design provides a thought-provoking new method of figuring out and speaking concerning the meanings of layout in modern capitalism. it truly is a necessary better half for college students of layout and the artistic industries around the arts, humanities and social sciences.
By Miguel Sicart
By Barna William Donovan