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University of California Press

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  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. more...

  • The Galileo Affairby Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    University of California Press 1989; US$ 12.95

    ?A classic introduction to Galileo?s masterpiece.??William A. Wallace, author of Galileo?s Logic of Discovery and Proof more...

  • The German Workerby Alfred Kelly

    University of California Press 1987; US$ 12.95

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  • Unequal Childhoodsby Annette Lareau

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, Unequal Childhoods explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood today. Here are the frenetic families managing their children's hectic schedules of "leisure" activities;... more...

  • The Hellenistic Settlements in the East from Armenia and Mesopotamia to Bactria and Indiaby Getzel M. Cohen

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 85.00

    This is the third volume of Getzel Cohen?s important work on the Hellenistic settlements in the ancient world. Through the conquests of Alexander the Great, his successors and others, Greek and Macedonian culture spread deep into Asia, with colonists settling as far away as Bactria and India. In this book, Cohen provides historical narratives, detailed... more...

  • Poverty in Americaby John Iceland

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    The United States is among the most affluent nations in the world and has its largest economy; nevertheless, it has more poverty than most countries with similar standards of living. Growing income inequality and the Great Recession have made the problem worse. In this thoroughly revised edition of Poverty in America, Iceland takes a new look at this... more...

  • Nan-ching?The Classic of Difficult Issuesby Paul U. Unschuld

    University of California Press 1986; US$ 12.95

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  • The Fish in the Forestby Dale Stokes

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Fish in the Forest is an elegantly written, beautifully illustrated exploration of the complex web of relationships between the salmon of the Pacific Northwest and the surrounding ecosystem. Dale Stokes shows how nearly all aspects of this fragile ecosystem?from streambeds to treetops, from sea urchins to orcas to bears, from rain forests to... more...

  • One Land, Two Statesby Mark LeVine; Mathias Mossberg

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    One Land, Two States imagines a new vision for Israel and Palestine in a situation where the peace process has failed to deliver an end of conflict. "If the land cannot be shared by geographical division, and if a one-state solution remains unacceptable," the book asks, "can the land be shared in some other way?" Leading Palestinian and Israeli... more...

  • Cut Adriftby Marianne Cooper

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Cut Adrift makes an important and original contribution to the national conversation about inequality and risk in American society. Set against the backdrop of rising economic insecurity and rolled-up safety nets, Marianne Cooper?s probing analysis explores what keeps Americans up at night. Through poignant case studies, she reveals what families... more...