Books by Publisher: Manchester University Press Melland Schill Studies

    Face of Medicine

    By Mary Hunter

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    Sheds new light on the relevance of the visual in medical and scientific cultures, and on the relationship between artistic and medical practices and imagery. -- .

    Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

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    Through contextual and textual analyses, this title explores a range of texts and practices that address the ongoing phenomenon of race and its relationship to television. Chapters explore policies and the management of race; transnationalism and racial diversity; historical questions of representation; the myth of a multicultural England, and more....

    Back to the Futurists

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    This collection of essays aims to reassess the activities and legacy of the Italian Futurist movement from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. -- .

    Performing Presence

    By Nick Kaye

    Paperback £16.05

    Performing presence: Between the live and the simulated proposes that the advent of new media forms, and the increasing integration of contemporary performance and media, has generated new engagements, practices and understandings of presence. Addressing new media art and performance, multi-media theatre, video installation, mixed reality environments and locative arts,...

    Us vs China

    By Jude Woodward

    Paperback Save £0.92 = £21.58

    An accessible survey of Sino-American relations in Asia, which analyses the complex interactions between the two powers and asks whether conflict is inevitable. -- .

    Northern Ireland and the Crisis of Anti-Racism

    By Chris Gilligan

    Paperback Save £0.09 = £16.90

    Racism and sectarianism makes a sustained critique of official anti-racism, using the case of Northern Ireland to do so. Many of the prominent themes in the UK today have been central to discussions in Northern Ireland for decades. The book sketches out some elements of an emancipatory anti-racism as an...

    Soaking Up the Rays: Light Therapy and Visual Culture in Britain, c. 1890-1940

    By Tania Woloshyn

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    Soaking up the rays forges a new path for exploring Britain's fickle love of the light by investigating the beginnings of light therapy in the country from c.1890-1940. Despite rapidly becoming a leading treatment for tuberculosis, rickets and other infections and skin diseases, light therapy was a contentious medical practice....

    Rescaling the State

    By Mark Goodwin

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    Rescaling the State provides a theoretically-informed and empirically-rich account of the process of devolution undertaken in the UK since 1997, focusing in particular on the devolution of economic governance. -- .

    Citizen Now: Engaging in Politics and Democracy

    By Elizabeth C. Matto

    Paperback £14.45

    Citizen now charts a new research path in the study of the engagement of youth. Although their methods are varied and reflective of current technological tools, Citizen now argues that the tactics and motives of the groups reflect traditional political elements. -- .

    Far Right in the Balkans

    By Vera Stojarova

    Paperback £22.44

    The first book to provide comprehensive coverage of the far right parties in the Balkans -- .

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