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From reason to practice in bioethicsAn anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

From reason to practice in bioethics: An anthology dedicated to the works of John Harris

John Coggon, Sarah Chan, Soren Holme, and Thomasine Kushner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096235
eISBN:
9781781708392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

From Reason to Practice in Bioethics: An Anthology Dedicated to the Works of John Harris brings together original contributions from some of the world’s leading scholars in the field of bioethics. ... More

Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Imagining the popular in contemporary French culture

Diana Holmes and David Looseley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078163
eISBN:
9781781705056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078163.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book, which is about what ‘popular culture’ means in France, and how the term's shifting meanings have been negotiated and contested, represents a theoretically informed study of the way that ... More

Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Immigration and housing in the Republic of Ireland

Brian Portley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095931
eISBN:
9781781708514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095931.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the lived housing experiences of recently arrived migrants in Ireland viewed in the context of national and international trends The analysis focuses on the ‘housing pathways’ of ... More

‘Insubordinate Irish’Travellers in the Text

‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book traces a number of common themes relating to the representation of Irish Travellers in Irish popular tradition and how these themes have impacted on Ireland's collective imagination. A ... More

Integration in IrelandThe Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Integration in Ireland: The Everyday Lives of African Migrants

Fiona Murphy and Mark Maguire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086946
eISBN:
9781781704608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the past fifteen years, many thousands of people have passed through the Irish asylum system, especially migrants from Africa. Public debates in Ireland, in common with other EU Member States, ... More

Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Kids and Branding In A Digital World

Barrie Gunter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097874
eISBN:
9781526104359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Brands are introduced into the lives of consumers from an early age. Even before they start school, they can recognise brand names and ask for brands by name. The meaning of brands to children can ... More

A Minority and the StateTravellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

A Minority and the State: Travellers in Britain in the Twentieth Century

Becky Taylor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075674
eISBN:
9781781700853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075674.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This book is a history of Britain's travelling communities in the twentieth century, drawing together detailed archival research at local and national levels to explore the impact of state and ... More

More than a GameThe Computer Game as Fictional Form

More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

Barry Atkins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063640
eISBN:
9781781700235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063640.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is dedicated to the study of computer games in terms of the stories they tell and the manner of their telling. It applies practices of reading texts from literary and cultural studies to ... More

Music and the Sociological GazeArt Worlds and Cultural Production

Music and the Sociological Gaze: Art Worlds and Cultural Production

Peter J. Martin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072161
eISBN:
9781781701492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the interface between musicological and sociological approaches to the analysis of music, and in doing so reveals the differing foundations of cultural studies and sociological ... More

Object MattersCondoms, Adolescence and Time

Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Nicole Vitellone

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

During the mid-1980s, the object of the condom became associated with the prevention of HIV/AIDS. This book investigates the consequences of this shift in the object's meaning. Focusing on the US, ... More

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