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- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 21.20
The innovative, multi-site Youth and the City Project examined the effects of globalization and neoliberalism on the everyday experiences and future prospects of urban youth in the developing world. The economic and demographic trends that are transforming cities and widening the gap between North and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 125.67
A well-written, hands-on, single-source guide to the professional practice of civil engineering There is a growing understanding that to be competitive at an international level, civil engineers not only must build on their traditional strengths in technology and science but also must acquire greater mastery of the business of civil engineering.... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2004; US$ 24.95
In Not-So-Nuclear Families: Class, Gender, and Networks of Care , Karen V. Hansen investigates the lives of working parents and the informal networks they construct to help care for their children. She chronicles the conflicts, hardships, and triumphs of four families of various social classes. Hansen not only debunks the myth that families... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 26.99
When Scandinavian immigrants and Dakota Indians lived side by side on a turn-of-the-century reservation, each struggled independently to preserve their language and culture. Despite this shared struggle, European settlers expanded their land ownership throughout the period while Native Americans were marginalized on the reservations intended for them.... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 24.99
This definitive baking guide is the much-anticipated cookbook from the Model Bakery, a mother-daughter?run baking destination with a huge local following that's been wowing the Wine Country for years. And this book of sensational artisan baked goods makes clear why there are lines out the door! Featuring 75 recipes and 60 photos, it's as luscious to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography, sociology, cultural studies, media studies, heritage and... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 31.95
At the Heart of Work and Family presents original research on work and family by scholars who engage and build on the conceptual framework developed by well-known sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild. These concepts, such as "the second shift," "the economy of gratitude," "emotion work," "feeling rules," "gender strategies," and "the time bind,"... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 94.99
In this book, contributors explore the deep psychic effects of traumatic experiences and locates those experiences in relation to both historical events and intergenerational transmission of traumatic sequelae of those events. It reveals the effects of trauma on the social fabric of entire groups across generations. more...