Read e-book online The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies PDF

By Abbie E. Goldberg

This far-reaching and modern new Encyclopedia examines and explores the lives and studies of Lesbian, homosexual, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) contributors, targeting the contexts and forces that form their lives.

The paintings makes a speciality of LGBTQ matters and id basically throughout the lenses of psychology, human improvement and sociology, emphasizing queer, feminist and ecological views at the subject, and addresses questions such as:


·         What are the foremost theories used to appreciate adaptations in sexual orientation and gender identity?

·         How do Gay-Straight Alliances (GSA) impact LGBTQ youth?

·         How do LGBTQ humans event the transition to parenthood?

·         How does sexual orientation intersect with different key social destinations, equivalent to race, to form event and identity?

·         What are the consequences of marriage equality on sexual minority members and couples?


Top researchers and clinicians give a contribution to the 400 signed entries, from fields such as:


·         Psychology

·         Human Development

·         Gender/Queer Studies

·         Sexuality Studies

·         Social Work

·         Sociology


The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies is an important source for researchers drawn to an interdisciplinary standpoint on LGBTQ lives and issues.




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New PDF release: Handbuch Literatur & Emotionen (Handbücher zur

By Martin von Koppenfels,Cornelia Zumbusch

Ohne Emotionen lässt sich Literatur weder schreiben noch lesen. Anders als die aktuelle Rede vom ‚emotional flip‘ suggeriert, steht das Nachdenken über Dichtung schon seit der Antike im Zeichen einer Reflexion über Pathos, Gefühl and so forth. Dieses Handbuch liefert eine zusammenfassende Darstellung, die diese lange Reflexionstradition in Bezug zu theoretischen Ansätzen des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts setzt und an konkreten Fallstudien anschaulich macht.

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Selves, Symbols, and Sexualities: An Interactionist - download pdf or read online

By Thomas S. Weinberg,Staci D. Newmahr

providing an anthology of unique articles on sexuality from a sociological point of view, Selves, Symbols, and Sexualities: An Interactionist Anthology specializes in the various and multi-layered meanings of sexuality, sexual behaviors and sexual identities. Thomas S. Weinberg and Staci Newmahr carry you essays that discover sexuality as a social strategy. As an entire, the booklet takes the point of view that what every one folks knows to be sexual is built via daily social approaches and interplay, located specifically areas and moments, pointed out via our social-sexual shows, and symbolized via language, gadgets and practices. The booklet is geared up round those 4 exact yet interrelated procedures, and augmented through own narratives round correct matters. The authors’ targets for the booklet are to interact scholars within the sociological firm by way of supplying attention-grabbing and insightful entries that emphasize the significance of meaning-making in human sexuality, and to supply them with conceptual instruments to appreciate human sexuality in a fancy and speedy altering sexual landscape.

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Download e-book for iPad: The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 9: by M. Thomas Inge

By M. Thomas Inge

providing a accomplished view of the South's literary panorama, earlier and current, this quantity of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture celebrates the region's ever-flourishing literary tradition and acknowledges the continuing evolution of the southern literary canon. As new writers draw upon and reshape past traditions, southern literature has broadened and deepened its connections not only to the yank literary mainstream but in addition to international literatures--a improvement thoughtfully explored within the essays here.

Greatly increasing the content material of the literature part within the unique Encyclopedia, this quantity contains 31 thematic essays addressing significant genres of literature; theoretical different types, reminiscent of regionalism, the southern gothic, and agrarianism; and issues in southern writing, corresponding to foodstuff, faith, and sexuality. such a lot awesome is the fivefold raise within the variety of biographical entries, which introduce southern novelists, playwrights, poets, and critics. specified recognition is given to modern writers and different people who haven't been broadly coated in past scholarship.

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Read e-book online How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic PDF

By Paul J. Silvia

All scholars and professors have to write, and plenty of fight to complete their stalled dissertations, magazine articles, e-book chapters, or provide proposals. Writing is difficult paintings and will be tough to wedge right into a frenetic educational schedule.

In this useful, light-hearted, and inspiring booklet, Paul J. Silvia explains that writing productively doesn't require innate talents or particular qualities yet particular strategies and activities. Drawing examples from his personal box of psychology, he exhibits readers the right way to triumph over motivational roadblocks and turn into prolific with out sacrificing evenings, weekends, and vacation trips. After describing options for writing productively, the writer offers particular suggestion from the trenches on the way to write, put up, revise, and resubmit articles; how you can enhance writing caliber; and the way to jot down and put up educational work.

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Download e-book for kindle: Jane Austen: Ein Leben (German Edition) by Valerie Grosvenor Myer,Christine Frick-Gerke

By Valerie Grosvenor Myer,Christine Frick-Gerke

Jane Austen (1775–1817) hat in ihrem kurzen Leben sechs Romane veröffentlicht, die zu den unvergänglichen Werken der Weltliteratur gehören. Valerie Grosvenor Myer geht in ihrer Biographie u. a. den Fragen nach, woher Jane Austen in ihrem engen, äußerlich ereignislosen Dasein als unverheiratete Pfarrerstochter ihre Stoffe genommen hat und wie sie sich als Schriftstellerin in der damaligen Zeit hat durchsetzen können.
Eine genaue, sehr amüsant zu lesende Biographie, deren Reiz noch erhöht wird durch anschauliche Beschreibungen des Lebens und der gesellschaftlichen Konventionen in England im späten 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhundert.
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Get Medien Wörterbuch: Sprache der Medien, Deutsch - Arabisch PDF

By Mohamed Abdel Aziz

Arabischlernende in Europa haben in der Regel im Alltag keinen Zugang zur arabischen Sprache ausser im Sprachunterricht.Doch der technische Fortschritt im Bereich Medien und Telekommunikation (Internet sowie Kabel- und Satellitenverbindungen) öffnet auch ihnen neue Türen: So können sie zum Beispiel arabische Fernsehsender wie Aljazeera und Al Arabiya empfangen und damit einen täglichen Kontakt zur arabischen Sprache herstellen. Solche TV-Sender bieten rund um die Uhr Nachrichten zu Politik, Wirtschaft, activity, Meteo usw.Das Ziel dieses Buches ist es, in den Medien häufig gebrauchte Begriffe zu visualisieren, damit sie besser gelernt werden können. Die Themen werden separat behandelt, wobei das Vokabular jeweils auf Deutsch (in alphabetischer Reihenfolge), Arabisch und in phonetischer shape aufgeführt ist.Auf diese Weise können Sie, liebe Leserinnen und Leser, themenspezifische arabische Wörter, die Sie hören oder lesen, in diesem Buch nachschlagen und die entsprechende deutsche Übersetzung lernen.Zusätzlich zum Buch werden wir auch eine CD in arabischer Sprache herausgeben mit dem Zweck, die richtige Aussprache zu hören und zu üben.

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Download PDF by Kenneth T. Jackson,Lisa Keller: The Encyclopedia of New York City: Second Edition

By Kenneth T. Jackson,Lisa Keller

Covering an exhaustive diversity of data concerning the 5 boroughs, the 1st variation of The Encyclopedia of recent York City was once successful by means of each degree, incomes around the world acclaim and a number of other awards for reference excellence, and promoting out its first printing prior to it used to be formally published.

But a lot has replaced because the quantity first seemed in 1995: the realm exchange middle now not dominates the skyline, a billionaire businessman has develop into an not likely three-term mayor, and concrete regeneration—Chelsea Piers, the excessive Line, DUMBO, Williamsburg, the South Bronx, the reduce East Side—has develop into normal. to mirror such innovation and alter, this definitive, one-volume source at the urban has been thoroughly revised and expanded.

The revised variation comprises 800 new entries that aid whole the tale of latest York: from Air teach to E-ZPass, from September eleven to public order. the hot fabric contains broader assurance of topic parts formerly underserved in addition to new maps and illustrations. almost all current entries—spanning structure, politics, company, activities, the humanities, and more—have been up to date to mirror the influence of the earlier decades.

The greater than 5,000 alphabetical entries and seven-hundred illustrations of the second one variation of The Encyclopedia of latest York City convey the richness and variety of its topic in nice breadth and element, and may proceed to function an vital instrument for everybody who has even a passing curiosity within the American metropolis.

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Download e-book for iPad: Encyclopedia of Humor Studies by Salvatore I. Attardo

By Salvatore I. Attardo

The Encyclopedia of Humor: A Social History explores the idea that of humor in historical past and sleek society within the usa and across the world. This work’s scope encompasses the humor of youngsters, adults, and even nonhuman primates in the course of the a while, from crude jokes and easy slapstick to stylish be aware play and ironic parody and satire. As an educational social historical past, it comprises the views of a variety of disciplines, together with sociology, baby improvement, social psychology, life-style background, verbal exchange, and leisure media. Readers will strengthen an figuring out of the significance of humor because it has constructed globally all through heritage and have fun with its results on baby and grownup development, in particular within the components of future health, creativity, social improvement, and mind's eye. This two-volume set comes in either print and digital formats.

Features & Benefits:

  • The normal Editor additionally serves as Editor-in-Chief of HUMOR: foreign magazine of Humor examine for The foreign Society for Humor reviews.
  • The book’s 335 articles are prepared in A-to-Z style in volumes (approximately 1,000 pages).
  • This paintings is more desirable by way of an creation via the final Editor, a Foreword, an inventory of the articles and individuals, and a Reader’s consultant that teams comparable entries thematically.
  • A Chronology of Humor, a source consultant, and a close Index are incorporated.
  • Each access concludes with References/Further Readings and go references to similar entries.
  • The Index, Reader’s advisor issues, and go references among and between comparable entries mix to supply powerful search-and-browse beneficial properties within the digital model.

This two-volume, A-to-Z set presents a basic, non-technical source for college students and researchers in such varied fields as conversation and media reviews, sociology and anthropology, social and cognitive psychology, historical past, literature and linguistics, and pop culture and folklore.

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Wolfgang Leppmann's Winckelmann: Ein Leben für Apoll (German Edition) PDF

By Wolfgang Leppmann

Das rätselhafte, dramatische Lebensschicksal des Mannes, der als »Vater der Archäologie« und Begründer der deutschen Klassik Epoche machte

Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717–68) gilt als Wegbereiter der deutschen Klassik und als Begründer der Archäologie. Als er 1768 in Triest einem Meuchelmord zum Opfer fiel, erschütterte die Nachricht von seinem tragischen Ende die ganze zivilisierte Welt.
Wolfgang Leppmann macht uns nicht nur mit Leben und Werk dieses berühmten Gelehrten vertraut, der als Schustersohn in Stendal geboren wurde und es zum »Präsidenten der Altertümer« in päpstlichen Diensten in Rom brachte; sein Werk ist gleichzeitig ein Spiegel der gesellschaftlichen und politischen Zustände zu Zeiten Winckelmanns in Deutschland und Italien.
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