British Academy Lectures, 2016-17

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-05-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This volume publishes British Academy's public lectures from the 2016 and 2017 programmes, which were posted to the Journal of the British Academy in 2017.

The subjects covered include: penal power in America; papal law; lifelong learning; party realignment at Westminster; globalisation and wage inequality; alternatives to rights-based asylum in the Middle East.

Author Biography

Janet Carsten is Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Edinburgh.

Simon Frith is Tovey Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh.

Table of Contents

Penal Power in America: Forms, Functions and Foundations, David Garland
Stages of Papal Law, David L D'Avray
Whatever Happened to Lifelong Learning? And does it Matter?, John Bynner
The UK's Changing Party System: The Prospects for a Party Realignment at Westminster, David Sanders
Globalisation and Wage Inequality, Elhanan Helpman
The Stress Test: Can Stress Ever Be Beneficial?, Ian H. Robertson
The Duty to Be Generous (Karam): Alternatives to Rights-Based Asylum in the Middle East, Dawn Chatty
Some Turns in a 'Journey to the West': Cosmological Proliferation in an Anthropology of Eurasia, Wang Mingming

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