Humour in Society: Resistance and Control 1988th Edition
by George E Paton (Author), Chris Powell (Author), Luciano Venezia (Author), Kelly Frailing (Author)
About the Authors
General George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a senior officer of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean and European theaters of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.Born in 1885 to a family with an extensive military background (with members having served in the United States Army and Confederate States Army), Patton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He studied fencing and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber, more commonly known as the “Patton Sword”. Patton first saw combat during the Pancho Villa Expedition in 1916, taking part in America’s first military action using motor vehicles. He later joined the newly formed United States Tank Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces and saw action in World War I, commanding the U.S. tank school in France before being wounded while leading tanks into combat near the end of the war. In the interwar period, Patton remained a central figure in the development of armored warfare doctrine in the U.S. Army, serving in numerous staff positions throughout the country. Rising through the ranks, he commanded the 2nd Armored Division at the time of the American entry into World War II.
Chris Powell was born on March 2, 1978 in Arizona. At age 14 he was the smallest kid in school. He took up weightlifting after encouragement from his parents.He attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona and received a degree in Exercise Science, with concentrations in biomechanics and physiology. He has a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification.Powell is the host and a personal trainer on Extreme Weight Loss, a U.S. reality television series. He has been on the show since 2011. Powell has also appeared in Extreme Weight Loss DVDs and is the author of two books: Choose to Lose: The 7-Day Carb Cycle Solution and Chris Powell’s Choose More Lose More for Life. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, The View, and in a one-hour documentary that aired on TLC.In 2008 Powell helped David Smith lose 400 pounds and together they co-founded the web-based weight-loss program ReshapeTheNation.com. Powell also contributes to Good Morning Arizona, Good Morning America, and has a series of webisodes called “Meet the Powell Pack.”
Luciano Venezia is Assistant Research Fellow at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council and Instructor at the National University of Quilmes, Argentina. He has a MA from the University of Arizona and a PhD from the University of Buenos Aires and the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris. He specializes in political and legal philosophy as well as the history of political thought.
Dr. Kelly Frailing is an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Justice. She received her bachelor’s in Psychology from Grinnell College, her master’s in Criminal Justice from Loyola University New Orleans and her doctorate in Criminology from the University of Cambridge. While obtaining her master’s and doctorate degrees, she developed two distinct teaching and research interests, crime and disaster and offenders with mental illness. Her work on these topics has appeared in the journals Criminal Justice Policy Review, the International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, the Natural Hazards Observer, the American Journal of Economics and Sociology and American Behavioral Scientist. She is also the co-editor of all three editions of the book Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster, as well as the co-author of both editions of the textbook Fundamentals of Criminology: New Dimensions.
Paperback: 279 pages
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 1988 edition (April 18, 1988)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.5 inches
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