Modernity And Self Identity

Architecture as Symbol and Self-Identity  

Posted by MoneyRich at Aug. 28, 2015
Architecture as Symbol and Self-Identity

Architecture as Symbol and Self-Identity by Jonathan G. Katz
English | October 9-12, 1979 | ISBN: N/A | PDF | 117 Pages | 8 MB

The task of the architect is to create a physical environment readily identifiable by a society as its own. Building within contemporary societies sets before the professional the challenge of identifying, understanding and creating forms and spaces which are at once new and familiar, which convey a sense of specific identity and which are non-alienating. To do so within the Islamic world today is very difficult indeed.
Occidentalism in Turkey: Questions of Modernity and National Identity in Turkish Radio Broadcasting (Repost)

Occidentalism in Turkey: Questions of Modernity and National Identity in Turkish Radio Broadcasting By Meltem Ahiska
2010 | 288 Pages | ISBN: 1845116534 | PDF | 1 MB
Occidentalism in Turkey: Questions of Modernity and National Identity in Turkish Radio Broadcasting

Occidentalism in Turkey: Questions of Modernity and National Identity in Turkish Radio Broadcasting By Meltem Ahiska
Publisher: Tau.ris Aca.demic Stud.ies 2010 | 288 Pages | ISBN: 1845116534 | PDF | 1 MB

Nothing to Fix : Medicalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Nov. 27, 2016
Nothing to Fix : Medicalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Nothing to Fix :
Medicalisation of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

by Arvind Narrain and Vinay Chandran
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9351508900 | 364 Pages | True PDF | 2.39 MB

The theory and practice of medicine remains central to the concerns of persons identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or others.

The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt (Modernity and Political Thought)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by mapusi at Nov. 24, 2016
The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt (Modernity and Political Thought)

The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt (Modernity and Political Thought) by Seyla Benhabib
English | 23 July 2003 | ISBN: 0742521508 | 320 Pages | PDF | 11.63 MB

Interpreting the work of one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century, The Reluctant Modernism of Hannah Arendt rereads Arendt's political philosophy in light of newly gained insights into the historico-cultural background of her work.
Modernity and the Nation in Mexican Representations of Masculinity: From Sensuality to Bloodshed (New Directions in Latino Amer

Modernity and the Nation in Mexican Representations of Masculinity: From Sensuality to Bloodshed (New Directions in Latino American Cultures) by H. Domínguez-Ruvalcaba
English | Dec. 19, 2015 | ISBN: 1349369985 | 178 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This book looks at representations of the male body, sexuality and power in the arts in Mexico. It analyses literature, visual art and cinema produced from the 1870s to the present, focusing on the Porfirian regime, the Post-revolutionary era, the decadence of the revolutionary state and the emergence of the neo-liberal order in the 1980s.

Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Nov. 11, 2016
Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain

Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain
by William Washabaugh
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1409434850 | 190 Pages | True PDF | 1.19 MB

This book is about the extra-musical resonance of flamenco artistry. Rather than focusing on the music and dance for itself, it directs attention to the cultural and political reverberations that accompany flamenco performances.

Islam, Modernity, and the Human Sciences [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 24, 2016
Islam, Modernity, and the Human Sciences [Repost]

Islam, Modernity, and the Human Sciences by A. Zaidi
English | Apr. 15, 2011 | ISBN: 0230110355 | 235 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Ali Zaidi discloses a largely unnoticed dialogue between Muslim and Western social thought on the search for meaning and transcendence in the human sciences.

Democracy and National Identity in Thailand  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 2, 2016
Democracy and National Identity in Thailand

Democracy and National Identity in Thailand by Michael Kelly Connors
English | 1 July 2006 | ISBN: 8776940020, 0415272300 | 284 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This revised and updated edition of a widely praised book provides readers with a fascinating discussion of how debates about democracy and national identity in Thailand have evolved from the period of counter-insurgency in the 1960s to the current period.
Authorship and Cultural Identity in Early Greece and China: Patterns of Literary Circulation (repost)

Authorship and Cultural Identity in Early Greece and China: Patterns of Literary Circulation by Alexander Beecroft
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0521194318 | 328 pages | PDF | 1,7 MB