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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

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:

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

Edwards, Steven A. - The Nanotech Pioneers: Where Are They Taking Us, e-bok

The Nanotech Pioneers: Where Are They Taking Us

Edwards, Steven A.


Steve Edwards concentrates on the reader's self interest: no military gadgets, wild fantasies of horror nanobot predators and other sci-fi stuff, but presents a realistic view of how this new field of technology will affect people in the near future. He is in close

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

Gutkowski, Witold - Mechanics of the 21st Century, e-bok

Mechanics of the 21st Century

Gutkowski, Witold


Table of contents
1. Interplay between Air and Water
Leen Wijngaarden
2. Stochastic Dynamics of Engineering Systems
Kazimierz Sobczyk
3. Multibody Dynamics: Bridging for Multidisciplinary Applications
Jorge A.C. Ambrósio
4. Rapid Formation of Strong Gradients and Diffusion in the Transport of Scalar