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Forming HumanityRedeeming the German Bildung Tradition

Forming Humanity: Redeeming the German Bildung Tradition

Jennifer A. Herdt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226618487
eISBN:
9780226618517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226618517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book offers a theological re-narration and interrogation of the late 18th-/early 19th-century German Bildung tradition, arguing that it yields vital resources for contemporary debates over ... More

Beyond BetrayalThe Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Beyond Betrayal: The Priest Sex Abuse Crisis, the Voice of the Faithful, and the Process of Collective Identity

Patricia Ewick and Marc W. Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226644127
eISBN:
9780226644431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226644431.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

On January 6, 2002 the Boston Globe published a reports on the Catholic Church cover up of sexual abuse by priests. The banner headline told a tragic story that would, in its basic plot, be repeated ... More

InwardVipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

Michal Pagis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226639383
eISBN:
9780226639413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226639413.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward—toward the mind, the body, or both. Inward focuses on one ... More

The Quality of the Archaeological Record

The Quality of the Archaeological Record

Charles Perreault

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630823
eISBN:
9780226631011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631011.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Archaeologists routinely interpret the archaeological record in terms of microscale processes – individual-level processes that operate within the human lifespan. In embracing this goal, ... More

On Interpretive Conflict

On Interpretive Conflict

John Frow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226613956
eISBN:
9780226614144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a book about the institutions that organize interpretation and the conflict of interpretations. Through a series of four extended case studies, it explores a series of diverse but overlapping ... More

Total MobilizationWorld War II and American Literature

Total Mobilization: World War II and American Literature

Roy Scranton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226637280
eISBN:
9780226637457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226637457.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

For most readers, the literature of World War II is a literature of trauma: think Catch–22 or “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.” For many, war is itself synonymous with trauma, typically ... More

Wading Right InDiscovering the Nature of Wetlands

Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Catherine Owen Koning and Sharon M. Ashworth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Targeted towards a general audience, this book explains the science of wetland ecology through the real-world stories of those who wade into the muck. The book is organized by generalized wetland ... More

The Patchwork CityClass, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

The Patchwork City: Class, Space, and Politics in Metro Manila

Marco Z. Garrido

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226643007
eISBN:
9780226643281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226643281.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The title of the book, The Patchwork City, refers to the fragmentation of Manila into a “patchwork” of classed spaces, particularly slums and upper- and middle-class enclaves. The book is not just ... More

The Stockholm ParadigmClimate Change and Emerging Disease

The Stockholm Paradigm: Climate Change and Emerging Disease

Daniel R. Brooks, Eric P. Hoberg, and Walter A. Boeger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632308
eISBN:
9780226632582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226632582.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Emerging Infectious Diseases in humans, livestock and crops currently cost the world 1 trillion dollars a year in production losses and treatment costs, more than the GDP of all but 15 countries. ... More

Coming TogetherThe Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979

Coming Together: The Cinematic Elaboration of Gay Male Life, 1945-1979

Ryan Powell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226634234
eISBN:
9780226634401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226634401.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book is a historiographic exploration of the first wave of films made as a part of the consolidation of gay liberation movement politics and philosophy in the U.S. between the mid 1940s and the ... More

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