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Regis, Meta - Daydreams and the Function of Fantasy, e-bok

Daydreams and the Function of Fantasy

Regis, Meta


The Inner Workings of Fantasy: Daydreams as Natural Advertisements
Meta Regis
6. Celebrity Worship and Fantasy Immersion
Meta Regis
7. Escapes into Fiction: Violent Sexual Fantasy, Magical Reversal and Human Sexuality

Bottazzini, Umberto - Hidden Harmony—Geometric Fantasies, e-bok

Hidden Harmony—Geometric Fantasies

Bottazzini, Umberto


Table of contents
1. Introduction
Umberto Bottazzini, Jeremy Gray
2. Chapter 1 Elliptic Functions
Umberto Bottazzini, Jeremy Gray
3. Chapter 2 From Real to Complex Analysis
Umberto Bottazzini, Jeremy Gray
4. Chapter 3 Cauchy’s…

Islam, M. R. - The Science of Climate Change, e-bok

The Science of Climate Change

Islam, M. R.


  However, the fantasy of science being apolitical is a hallmark legacy of the enlightenment era, an era that romanticized pursuit of knowledge, disconnected from the baggage of power, politics, and dogmatic assertions. Yet, while the age of information has exponentially

Sexton, Jared - Black Masculinity and the Cinema of Policing, e-bok

Black Masculinity and the Cinema of Policing

Sexton, Jared


Table of contents
1. Chaos and Opportunity: On Training Day
Jared Sexton
2. History and Power: On Pride
Jared Sexton
3. Fantasy and Desire: On Friday Night Lights and Coach Carter
Jared Sexton
4. Origins and Beginnings: On The Blind Side
Jared Sexton
5. Comedy and Romance:

Calosse, Jp. A. - The Origin of the World, e-bok

The Origin of the World

Calosse, Jp. A.


The Chinese called it the “valley of the roses” (watch out for the thorns!), the Persians, the “honey-pot” (watch out for the bees!), and the Greeks, “the mound of Venus” (mind the steep climb!); to each era its fantasies and its theories about the feminine

Senghaas, Dieter - Dieter Senghaas, e-bok

Dieter Senghaas

Senghaas, Dieter


Sounds of Peace: On Peace Fantasies and Peace Offerings in Classical Music (2005)
Dieter Senghaas
7. Enhancing Human Rights: A Contribution to Viable Peace
Dieter Senghaas

Bogdan, Henrik - Sexuality and New Religious Movements, e-bok

Sexuality and New Religious Movements

Bogdan, Henrik


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Sexuality and New Religious Movements
Henrik Bogdan, James R. Lewis
2. Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Empowerment in Mormon Fundamentalist Communities
Jennifer Lara Fagen, Stuart A. Wright
3. Gender among the Branch Davidians
Martha Sonntag Bradley
4. Sex and Gender

Gresh, Lois H. - The Science of Superheroes, e-bok

The Science of Superheroes

Gresh, Lois H.


From X-ray vision to psychokinesis, invisibility to lightspeed locomotion, they take a hard, scientific look at the powers possessed by all of our most revered superheroes, and a few of the lesser ones, in an attempt to sort fact from fantasy. In the process, they