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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Demonstrating the breadth of ethnomethodological analysis and showing how no topic is beyond ethnomethodology's fundamental respecification, Ethnomethodology at Play sets out for the serious reader and researcher the precise contribution of ethnomethodology to sociological studies of sport and leisure and ordinary domestic pastimes. As such this... more...
- Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 18.99
Australia is suffering from a crisis of confidence. Globalisation, deregulation, and privatisation have delivered economic growth and enhanced consumption for the past twenty years, but the effects of the 2007?08 financial crisis, rising inequality, job insecurity, and increased corporate power over voters and employees are all eroding our sense of... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 24.78
On Wednesday 4 June 1913, fledgling newsreel cameras captured just over two-and-a-half minutes of neverto-be-forgotten British social and sporting history. The 250,000 people thronging Epsom Downs carried with them a quartet of combustible elements: a fanatical, publicity-hungry suffragette; a scapegoat for the Titanic disaster and the pillar of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
In a radically powerful interpretation of the human condition, this book redefines the discipline of psychoanalysis by examining its fundamental assumptions about the unconscious mind, the nature of personal history, our sexualities, and the significance of the "Oedipus Complex". With striking originality, Barratt explains the psychoanalytic way of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
How does culture impact economic life? Is culture like a ball and chain that actors must lug around as they pursue their material interests? Or, is culture like a tool-kit from which entrepreneurs can draw resources to aid them in their efforts? Or, is being immersed in a culture like wearing a pair of blinders? Or, is culture like wearing a pair... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the Civil War is notable for its impact on the American state.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 90.95
Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and Animal... more...
- SPCK 2013; US$ 14.57
If you?re in a relationship where you?re always in the wrong, and emotional chaos is the norm, the chances are you?re with a sociopath ? someone without a conscience, whose personality shows extreme antisocial tendencies. Sociopaths prey on those with high levels of empathy in order to get their own way, but they lack any concern for others? feelings.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00
The notion that maternal care and love will determine a child’s emotional well-being and future personality has become ubiquitous. In countless stories and movies we find that the problems of the protagonists—anything from the fear of romantic commitment to serial killing—stem from their troubled relationships with their mothers... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Encountering Morocco introduces readers to life in this North African country through vivid accounts of fieldwork as personal experience and intellectual journey. We meet the contributors at diverse stages of their careers?from the unmarried researcher arriving for her first stint in the field to the seasoned fieldworker returning with spouse and... more...