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Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity (Series by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

A pioneer in queer idea and literary reports, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick brings jointly for the 1st time in Touching Feeling her strongest explorations of emotion and expression. In essays that express how her groundbreaking paintings in queer idea has built right into a deep curiosity in impact, Sedgwick bargains what she calls "tools and methods for nondualistic thought," within the technique touching and reworking such theoretical discourses as psychoanalysis, speech-act idea, Western Buddhism, and the Foucauldian "hermeneutics of suspicion." In prose occasionally somber, frequently high-spirited, and constantly available and relocating, Touching Feeling interrogates—through virtuoso readings of works via Henry James, J. L. Austin, Judith Butler, the psychologist Silvan Tomkins and others—emotion in lots of kinds. What hyperlinks the paintings of training to the event of sickness? How can disgrace develop into an engine for queer politics, functionality, and enjoyment? Is sexuality extra like an impact or a force? Is paranoia the one life like epistemology for contemporary intellectuals? eventually, Sedgwick's retro dedication to the reality of happiness propels a e-book as open-hearted because it is intellectually bold.

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Crowding and Disease Virulence by David Clark

By David Clark

This is the e-book model of the broadcast book.

This point is an excerpt from Germs, Genes, & Civilization: How Epidemics formed Who we're Today (9780137019960) via David P. Clark. on hand in print and electronic formats.

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Why it’s wishful pondering to think that ailments will ultimately evolve into milder forms--and what the not easy fact capacity for humanity.

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Earlier considering held that, given time, all ailments might adapt, to turn into no worse than measles. Virulent ailments have been novices, now not but tailored to organic détente with their human hosts. This wishful considering has seen advertising and marketing appeal--but it ignores the grotesque facet of either evolution and human history.

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English Composition As A Happening by Geoffrey Sirc

By Geoffrey Sirc

What occurred to the daring, kicky promise of writing guideline within the Nineteen Sixties? the present conservative development in composition is analyzed allegorically through Geoffrey Sirc during this book-length homage to Charles Deemer's 1967 article, within which the theories and practices of Happenings artists (multi-disciplinary functionality pioneers) have been used to invigorate collage writing. Sirc takes up Deemer's inquiry, relocating in the course of the fabric and theoretical matters of such pre- and post-Happenings affects as Duchamp and Pollock, situationists and punks, in addition to a few of the Happenings artists right. With this e-book, guaranteed to develop into a cult vintage, starts a neo-avant-garde for composition stories.

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Ethics and Game Design: Teaching Values Through Play by Karen Schrier

By Karen Schrier

Ethics and online game layout: instructing Values via Play is the 1st publication in its box to problem students and researchers to respond to questions reminiscent of: How can online game layout be better to foster moral pondering and discourse? What are the theories and methodologies that might aid us comprehend, version, and investigate moral pondering in video games? How can we use video games in study rooms and casual academic settings to aid ethical improvement? This exceptional book techniques such questions from a multidisciplinary standpoint with the last word target of inspiring extra interdisciplinary discussion and examine with a view to proceed construction the ethics and video games neighborhood.

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Exploring Signature Pedagogies: Approaches to Teaching by Regan A. R. Gurung

By Regan A. R. Gurung

From the Foreword“These authors have truly proven the worth in searching for the signature pedagogies in their disciplines. not anything uncovers hidden assumptions approximately wanted wisdom, talents, and inclinations larger than a cautious exam of our such a lot loved practices. The authors encourage experts in different disciplines to do an analogous. moreover, they invite different colleagues to discover no matter if quite new, interdisciplinary fields reminiscent of Women’s experiences and worldwide reviews have, or must have, a signature pedagogy in keeping with their figuring out of what it ability to ‘apprentice’ in those areas." -- Anthony A. Ciccone, Senior pupil and Director, Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of educating and Learning.How do person disciplines foster deep studying, and get scholars to imagine like disciplinary specialists? With contributions from the sciences, humanities, and the humanities, this e-book seriously explores the right way to most sensible foster pupil studying inside of and around the disciplines. This ebook represents an incredible enhance within the Scholarship of training and studying (SoTL) by way of relocating past person case reviews, top practices, and the paintings of person students, to target the original content material and attribute pedagogies of significant disciplines. every one bankruptcy starts via summarizing the SoTL literature at the pedagogies of a selected self-discipline, and by way of reading and interpreting its conventional practices, paying specific cognizance to how school evaluation luck. every one concludes via the articulating for its self-discipline the weather of a “signature pedagogy” that would enhance educating and studying, and via supplying an time table for destiny research.Each bankruptcy explores what the pedagogical literature of the self-discipline indicates are the optimum how one can educate fabric in that box, and to ensure the ensuing studying. each one writer is anxious approximately tips to have interaction scholars within the methods of figuring out, the behavior of brain, and the values utilized by specialists in his or her box. Readers won't merely enjoy the chapters so much correct to their disciplines. As school participants think of how their classes healthy into the wider curriculum and relate to the opposite disciplines, and layout studying actions and pursuits not just in the self-discipline but in addition in the broader targets of liberal schooling, they're going to have fun with the cross-disciplinary understandings this ebook gives.

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Genre In The New Rhetoric (Critical Perspectives on Literacy by Aviva Freedman, Peter Medway

By Aviva Freedman, Peter Medway

Because the Mid-1980s The inspiration Of "Genre" Has Been Dramatically Redefined. This redefinition has caused theorists and students alike to investigate the shaping energy of language and tradition, and the interaction among the person and the social.; fresh paintings in style reviews has drawn upon principles and advancements from quite a lot of highbrow disciplines together with 20th-century rhetoric, literary conception, sociology and philosophy of technology, serious discourse research, schooling and cultural reports. during this textual content, best theorists replicate and capitalize at the starting to be curiosity in style experiences throughout those allied fields, and view the strong implications this reconception of style has on either study and educating.

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