Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : Jon Entine
Éditeur : PublicAffairs
ISBN-13 : 9780786724505
Libération : 2008-08-05

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In virtually every sport in which they are given opportunity to compete, people of African descent dominate. East Africans own every distance running record. Professional sports in the Americas are dominated by men and women of West African descent. Why have blacks come to dominate sports? Are they somehow physically better? And why are we so uncomfortable when we discuss this? Drawing on the latest scientific research, journalist Jon Entine makes an irrefutable case for black athletic superiority. We learn how scientists have used numerous, bogus "scientific" methods to prove that blacks were either more or less superior physically, and how racist scientists have often equated physical prowess with intellectual deficiency. Entine recalls the long, hard road to integration, both on the field and in society. And he shows why it isn't just being black that matters—it makes a huge difference as to where in Africa your ancestors are from.Equal parts sports, science and examination of why this topic is so sensitive, Taboois a book that will spark national debate.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : Franz Steiner
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781136543401
Libération : 2013-11-05

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Scholars have been trying to explain taboo customs ever since Captain Cook discovered them in Polynesia over 200 years ago. The subject has been treated at length, but none of the theories has more than a limited validity, so numerous are the taboos recorded and so diverse the societies in which they occur. This book contains chapters on: · Taboo as a Victorian invention · The complicated taboos in the Pentateuch · Taboos in Polynesia Originally published in 1956.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : Jon Entine
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9780786724505
Libération : 2008-08-05

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In virtually every sport in which they are given opportunity to compete, people of African descent dominate. East Africans own every distance running record. Professional sports in the Americas are dominated by men and women of West African descent. Why have blacks come to dominate sports? Are they somehow physically better? And why are we so uncomfortable when we discuss this? Drawing on the latest scientific research, journalist Jon Entine makes an irrefutable case for black athletic superiority. We learn how scientists have used numerous, bogus "scientific" methods to prove that blacks were either more or less superior physically, and how racist scientists have often equated physical prowess with intellectual deficiency. Entine recalls the long, hard road to integration, both on the field and in society. And he shows why it isn't just being black that matters—it makes a huge difference as to where in Africa your ancestors are from.Equal parts sports, science and examination of why this topic is so sensitive, Taboois a book that will spark national debate.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : Jon Entine
Éditeur : PublicAffairs
ISBN-13 : 9780786724505
Libération : 2008-08-05

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In virtually every sport in which they are given opportunity to compete, people of African descent dominate. East Africans own every distance running record. Professional sports in the Americas are dominated by men and women of West African descent. Why have blacks come to dominate sports? Are they somehow physically better? And why are we so uncomfortable when we discuss this? Drawing on the latest scientific research, journalist Jon Entine makes an irrefutable case for black athletic superiority. We learn how scientists have used numerous, bogus "scientific" methods to prove that blacks were either more or less superior physically, and how racist scientists have often equated physical prowess with intellectual deficiency. Entine recalls the long, hard road to integration, both on the field and in society. And he shows why it isn't just being black that matters—it makes a huge difference as to where in Africa your ancestors are from.Equal parts sports, science and examination of why this topic is so sensitive, Taboois a book that will spark national debate.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur :
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ISBN-13 :
Libération : 2001

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A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Taboo Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : Yoshe
Éditeur : Kensington Books
ISBN-13 : 1933967803
Libération : 2008-12-23

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When Sierra Howell, a gorgeous female corrections officer, has an affair with a charming and manipulative prisoner, who is a dangerous criminal, her world is turned upside down. Original.

Terror and Taboo

Titre : Terror and Taboo
Auteur : Joseba Zulaika
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781134954056
Libération : 2016-04-22

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Terror and Taboo is about the mythology of terrorism; it is an exploration of the ways we talk about terrorism. It offers incontestable evidence to support the idea that we give power to terrorism by the way we write and talk about it. According to Zulaika and Douglass, we make terrorism worse by the way we represent it in the media and in everyday conversation. Through their examination of terrorism, they propose to remove the taboos surrounding terrorism. Terror and Taboo is full of examples to ground the authors premise, ranging from specific examples, such as tendency to talk more about where Timothy McVeigh shopped for weapons than about the international traffic in arms by legitimate nations, to more theoretical interpretations that will be familiar to readers of cultural studies books.

Taboo a Sociological Study

Titre : Taboo a Sociological Study
Auteur : Hutton Webster
Éditeur : New York : Octagon Books
ISBN-13 : UCSC:32106000753670
Libération : 1973

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Hutton Webster A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Taboo a Sociological Study Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : A. R. Radcliffe-Brown
Éditeur : Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781107695795
Libération : 2014-01-30

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Originally published in 1939, this book presents the content of the Frazer Lecture in Social Anthropology for that year, which was delivered by Alfred Radcliffe-Brown at Cambridge University. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in anthropology and the nature of taboo.

Taboo

Titre : Taboo
Auteur : Shirley R. Steinberg
Éditeur : Peter Lang
ISBN-13 : 1433108402
Libération : 2010

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"Taboo: Essays on Culture and Education" is a collection of 15 compelling and controversial articles from the pages of "Taboo: The Journal of Cultural Studies and Education." Scholars including Henry A. Giroux, Deborah P. Britzman, and Lawrence Grossberg explore intersections of race, gender, sexuality, social class, and power by examining cultural icons such as Forrest Gump and Borat, and social phenomena including cheerleading and the depiction of Jewish mothers on television. "Taboo: Essays on Culture and Education" is an indispensable resource for cultural studies scholars and students alike.