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Obsession: A History
 

Obsession: A History (Hardback, illustrated edition)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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Beginning with the roots of the disease in demonic possession and its secular successors, this book traces the evolution of obsessive behavior from a social and religious fact of life into a medical and psychiatric problem. It considers the clinical definition of the condition.

ISBN 9780226137827
Published 1 November 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Obsession: A History

Obsession: A History (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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We live in an age of obsession. But obsession is not only a phenomenon of modern existence: it is a medical category. Beginning with the roots of the disease in demonic possession and its secular successors, this work traces the evolution of obsessive behavior from a social and r ...

ISBN 9780226137841
Published 15 August 2009 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Disability and Social Theory: New Developments and Directions
 

Disability and Social Theory: New Developments and Directions (Hardback)

Edited by Goodley, Dan; Hughes, Bill; Davis, Lennard J.

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This comprehensive, interdisciplinary collection, examines disability from a theoretical perspective, challenging views of disability that dominate mainstream thinking. Including a glossary of key terms, this is an essential resource for a wide range of academics, students and re ...

ISBN 9780230243255
Published 1 June 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
Interest Age Young Adults
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Left Politics and the Literary Profession
 

Left Politics and the Literary Profession (Hardback)

Edited by Davis, Lennard J.; Mirabella, M. Bella

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By providing a meditative overview of the past twenty years in the political study and teaching of literature, Where We're Bound assesses the concrete contributions of the sixties and the kind of changes that needed to come about to institutionalize the activism of this period. T ...

ISBN 9780231065665
Published 15 July 1990 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series The Social Foundations of Aesthetic Forms
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My Sense of Silence: Memoirs of a Childhood with Deafness

My Sense of Silence: Memoirs of a Childhood with Deafness (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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Lennard J Davis grew up as the hearing child of deaf parents. This memoir recalls the joys and confusions of this special world, especially his complex and sometimes difficult relationships with his working-class Jewish immigrant parents.

ISBN 9780252075773
Published 6 September 2008 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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The Disability Studies Reader

The Disability Studies Reader (Trade Paperback/Paperback, 4th Revised edition)

Edited by Davis, Lennard J.

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This title breaks new ground by emphasizing the global, transgender, homonational, and posthuman conceptions of disability. Including physical disabilities, but exploring issues around pain, mental disability, and invisible disabilities, this edition explores more varieties of bo ...

ISBN 9780415630511
Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781138930230
Published 1 October 2013 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body

Bending Over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body (Hardback)

By Davis, Lennard J.; Foreword by Berube, Michael

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This text re-examines issues concerning the relationship between disability and normality in the light of postmodern theory and political activism. It argues that disability can become the new prism through which postmodernity examines and defines itself.

ISBN 9780814719497
Published 1 September 2002 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Cultural Front
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Bending over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body

Bending over Backwards: Essays on Disability and the Body (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Davis, Lennard J.; Foreword by Berube, Michael

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This text re-examines issues concerning the relationship between disability and normality in the light of postmodern theory and political activism. It argues that disability can become the new prism through which postmodernity examines and defines itself.

ISBN 9780814719503
Published 15 September 2002 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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Series Cultural Front
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Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction

Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction (Hardback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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By making friends with signs , Lennard Davis argues, we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological. For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at wor ...

ISBN 9781138780910
Published 4 July 2014 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Routledge Revivals
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Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction

Resisting Novels: Ideology and Fiction (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Davis, Lennard J.

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By making friends with signs, Lennard Davis argues, we are weakening the bond that anchors us to the social world, the world of action, and binding ourselves to the ideological. For the reader, this power of the novel needs to be resisted. But there is a double resistance at work ...

ISBN 9781138780927
Published 10 April 2015 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Series Routledge Revivals
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