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Human Landscapes
Human Landscapes (April 2022)
Contributions to a Pragmatist Anthropology
Roberta Dreon - Author

 
 
Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty
Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty (January 2022)
Susan Bredlau - Editor
Talia Welsh - Editor

Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s work draws our attention to how the body is always our way of having a world and never merely a thing in the world. Our conception of the...(Read More)
 
 
Creative Inquiry
Creative Inquiry (November 2021)
From Ideation to Implementation
Mary Stewart - Author

Introduces both undergraduate students and general readers to the exploratory mindset and hands-on skills essential to the cultivation of creativity.

Creative Inquiry introduces both undergraduate students and general readers to the exploratory mindset and hands-on skills essential to the cultivation and implementation of new ideas. Using active learning, this book combines ...(Read More)
 
 
Encountering the Impossible
Encountering the Impossible (August 2021)
The Fantastic in Hollywood Fantasy Cinema
Alexander Sergeant - Author

The first academic explanation for how spectators use their imaginations as part of the experience and appreciation of popular fantasy filmmaking.

Hollywood fantasy cinema is responsible for some of the most lucrative franchises produced over the past two decades, yet it remains difficult to find popular or critical consensus on what the experience of watching fantasy cinema actual...(Read More)
 
 
Black Women's Yoga History
Black Women's Yoga History (March 2021)
Memoirs of Inner Peace
Stephanie Y. Evans - Author
Jana Long - Foreword by

Examines how Black women elders have managed stress, emphasizing how self-care practices have been present since at least the mid-nineteenth century, with roots in African traditions.

How have Black women elders managed stress? In Black Women’s Yoga History, Stephanie Y. Evans uses primary sources to answer that question and to show how meditation and yoga from eras of ensla...(Read More)
 
 
Mind Reeling
Mind Reeling (December 2020)
Psychopathology on Film
Homer B. Pettey - Editor

Across a variety of genres, shows how mental disorders are depicted in cinema.

Mind Reeling investigates how cinema displays and mirrors psychological disorders, such as bipolar disorder, amnesia, psychotic delusions, obsessive compulsive behavior, trauma, paranoia, and borderline personalities. It explores a range of genres, including biopics, comedies, film noirs, contempo...(Read More)
 
 
Servant-Leadership and Forgiveness
Servant-Leadership and Forgiveness (August 2020)
How Leaders Help Heal the Heart of the World
Jiying Song - Editor
Dung Q. Tran - Editor
Shann Ray Ferch - Editor
Larry C. Spears - Editor

A compelling gathering of perspectives on the intersection of servant-leadership and forgiveness.

In a world where leaders and organizations face conflicts and complexity at an alarming rate, where human cruelty sometimes dominates kindness in individuals and families, and where nations hover in the shadow of moral and financial collapse, how do we find courage to forge a strong and enduring path into the future? In a fresh and ...(Read More)
 
 
What Remains
What Remains (July 2020)
The Suitcases of Charles F. at Willard State Hospital
Ilan Stavans - Essay by
Jon Crispin - Photographer

Combining photography and essay, presents a speculative portrait of a Jewish immigrant living out the end of his days in New York’s midcentury mental health system.

After the closure of Willard Psychiatric Center on New York’s Seneca Lake in 1995, more than four hundred abandoned suitcases were discovered in its attic, containing thousands of personal possessions belonging to former patients. Three of the suitcases w...(Read More)
 
 
Civilization and Barbarism
Civilization and Barbarism (March 2020)
Punishing Criminals in the Twenty-First Century
Graeme R. Newman - Author

Challenges the established corrections paradigm and argues for replacing mass incarceration with a viable and more humane alternative.

The practice of mass incarceration has come under increasing criticism by criminologists and corrections experts who, nevertheless, find themselves at a loss when it comes to offering credible, practical, and humane alternatives. In Civilization and Barbarism, Graeme R. Newman argues t...(Read More)
 
 
A Survivor Named Trauma
A Survivor Named Trauma (February 2020)
Holocaust Memory in Lithuania
Myra Sklarew - Author

Combines personal accounts with insights from psychology to understand the continuing impact of Holocaust trauma in Lithuania.

A Survivor Named Trauma examines the nature of trauma and memory as they relate to the Holocaust in Lithuania. How do we behave under threat? How do we remember extreme danger? How do subsequent generations deal with their histories—wheth...(Read More)
 
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