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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 83.95
The British Economy in Transition: From the Old to the New? examines attempts at economic regeneration in areas that have experienced the decline in 'traditional' industry of recent years. The contributors also look at the impact of techno and managerial modernization strategies in industries that have survived, but have had to adapt rapidly to do... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 36.99
Poverty and Power suggests that today's poverty results from deep-rooted disparities in income, wealth, and power. The rate and severity of poverty remain high, because millions of Americans are trapped in low-wage jobs, inadequately served by government policy, excluded from mainstream policy debates, and victimized by discrimination and social... more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 88.50
Vivid primary accounts of post-Civil War life by planters and freed slaves complement this study of the rise of southern sharecropping. Edward Royce employs both historical and sociological methods to probe the question of why slavery was replaced by sharecropping rather than by some other labor arrangement. His detailed analysis illuminates conflicts... more...
- University of Wales Press 2013; US$ 125.00
Royce Mahawatte critically compares the frightening, startling and melodramatic moments in George Eliots fiction with excerpts from Gothic and sensation novels and in doing so argues that suspenseful plotting, and Gothic figures and tropes, play a role within Eliots ambitions for the Victorian novel. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99
Poverty and Power asserts that American poverty is a structural problem resulting from failings in our social system, rather than individual failings of the poor. The second edition has been revised throughout with new statistical information, analysis of the recent recession, the Obama presidency, increasing political polarization, and more. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99
Classical Social Theory and Modern Society introduces students to Marx, Durkheim, and Weber. After surveying the historical context in which they wrote, the book provides an overview of each thinker, then places them in dialogue with each other on four issues that remain relevant to life in today?s modern world. more...
- Kensington 2013; US$ 1.99
Expect the unexpected, especially in a room filled with books. . . Honoria Duchamp is well aware that men often consider widows easy prey for the role of mistress. What else could explain the attentions of handsome Lord Devin, and his visits to her bookshop? The much younger Viscount has even shown interest in the printing press with which she... more...
- Kensington 2014; US$ 1.99
When two worlds collide, anything is possible. . . An international affair, London's Great Exhibition has taken the city by storm. As its newest Royal Commissioner, Lord Skyler Ridgemont must ensure the performers are properly contracted. Among them is the delicate and graceful Hanako Sumaki. Draped in vivid silk robes, Hanako's exotic Japanese... more...