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Professor Elina Haavio-Mannila

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  • Unfinished Democracyby E. Haavio-Mannila; T. Skard

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This book contains a thorough and detailed comparison of the five Nordic political systems, including the role played by women. It is based on empirical data for the last hundred years which is interpreted with regard to political and social science theories. The results of this study show that the political participation by women has increased rapidly,... more...

  • Sexual Life-Style in the Twentieth Centuryby Professor Elina Haavio-Mannila; Dr Osmo Kontula; Dr Anna Rotkirch; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00

    This study presents us with an insightful sociological exploration of sexual practice, within five different types of relationship and from varying perspectives of gender and age: lifelong love; serial loves; searching; devitalized relations, and parallel relations. Based on the accounts of almost two hundred adults in Finland, these real-life experiences... more...

  • Boomerang Nationby Elina Furman

    Touchstone 2005; US$ 16.95

    You can go home again! Boomerangers are on the rise. Named for the nearly eighteen million 18- to 35-year-old Americans currently living at home, this rapidly growing phenomenom is becoming a way of life for many college graduates and adults looking for a rent- and hassle-free way to get out of debt and plan a course of action for their futures. ... more...

  • Kiss and Runby Elina Furman

    Touchstone 2007; US$ 16.99

    You May Be Commitment-Phobic If: You have a mile-long list of requirements for your ideal mate You go from one short-lived relationship to the next You have a habit of dating "unavailable" men You think many of your married friends have settled for less You are constantly blowing "hot" and "cold" in your relationships... more...

  • Globalization, Prostitution and Sex Traffickingby Elina Penttinen

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Globalization has been traditionally interpreted as a phenomenon that takes place at the macro level and is determined by states and markets. This volume takes a different approach to understanding globalization, showing how through the global sex trade, globalization is embodied and enacted by individuals. Elina Penttinen illustrates how the global... more...

  • Coma Scienceby Professor Laureys

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00

    This serial is firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research.  Each volume presents authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. This volume concentrates on coma and consciousness science. presenting articles from leading figures in the area on the clinical and ethical implications... more...

  • Ricky Martinby Elina Furman

    St. Martin's Press 1999; US$ 8.99

    Smart, sexy, and soulful, Ricky Martin is more than a pop star. He's an accomplished actor and Grammy-award-winning singer who takes himself and his music seriously. Immensely talented, he started out young, acting in commercials at the age of six, and eventually joined the hugely successful singing group Menudo. In 1994 he joined the cast of the... more...

  • Joshua Jacksonby Elina Furman

    St. Martin's Press 1999; US$ 8.99

    As Pacey Witter on the hit TV show Dawson's Creek , actor Joshua Jackson is a loner--introspective, quick with a quip, and willing to follow his heart rather than follow the crowd. In real life, Joshua is a lot like his character, except when it comes to success. While Pacey is a bit of an underachiever, Joshua, in his early twenties, has already... more...

  • Seth Greenby Elina Furman

    St. Martin's Press 2000; US$ 8.99

    With dozens of movie and TV roles to his credit-including Dr. Evil's son in both Austin Powers movies, a werewolf/musician on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and parts in such box-office hits as Can't Hardly Wait, Idle Hands, and Enemy of the State- red-haired, wisecracking Seth Green is one of young Hollywood's most recognizable faces. He's also... more...

  • Crying in the Middle Agesby Elina Gertsman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Sacred and profane, public and private, emotive and ritualistic, internal and embodied, medieval weeping served as a culturally charged prism for a host of social, visual, cognitive, and linguistic performances. Crying in the Middle Ages addresses the place of tears in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic cultural discourses, providing a key resource... more...