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  • Transition Metal Organometallic Chemistryby Francois Mathey

    Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book serves as a concise guide to essential topics in Transition Metal Organometallic Chemistry for senior undergraduate and graduate students; it blends qualitative theoretical approach with experimental description of the facts. Its content emphasizes on the orbital description of M-L bonds; the electronic structures of the main types of organometallic... more...

  • Sunday Houses the Sunday Houseby Elizabeth Hughey

    University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 19.00

    In Sunday Houses the Sunday House, Elizabeth Hughey embraces the possibility that we can learn as much from objects as we can from other people, from the inanimate as much as the animate. Each poem descends upon a place and a time, takes a few notes, and then leaves quietly without slamming any doors. Sunday Houses the Sunday House reveals what the... more...

  • White Boundby Matthew Hughey

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Discussions of race are inevitably fraught with tension, both in opinion and positioning. Too frequently, debates are framed as clear points of opposition?us versus them. And when considering white racial identity, a split between progressive movements and a neoconservative backlash is all too frequently assumed. Taken at face value, it would seem... more...

  • The White Savior Filmby Matthew Hughey

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The cinematic trope of the white savior film-think of Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side , Kevin Costner in Dances with Wolves , or Tom Cruise in The Last Samurai --features messianic characters in unfamiliar or hostile settings discovering something about themselves and their culture in the process of saving members of other races from terrible... more...

  • Dichtung als Menschenwissenschaftby Tabea Dörfelt-Mathey

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    ?Tabea Dörfelt-Mathey beschreibt und analysiert anhand einer repräsentativen Auswahl aus den Gedichten das poetische Werk von Norbert Elias und verortet es im Gesamtkontext seines Denkens. Die Gedichte des Soziologen haben bisher weder in der Forschung zu seiner Person und seinem Werk, noch in der Literaturwissenschaft Beachtung gefunden. Auch die... more...

  • Race and Ethnicity in Secret and Exclusive Social Ordersby Matthew W. Hughey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00

    Secret and private organizations, in the form of Greek-letter organizations, mutual aid societies, and civic orders, together possess a storied and often-romanticized place in popular culture. While much has been made of these groups? glamorous origins and influence?such as the Freemasons? genesis in King Solomon?s temple or the belief in the Illuminati?s... more...

  • The Biology of Oligodendrocytesby Patricia Armati; Emily Mathey

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 112.00

    The first dedicated review of all major aspects of oligodendrocyte biology and their role in disease and neural repair. more...

  • Community-Based Urban Violence Preventionby Kosta Mathéy; Silvia Matuk

    transcript 2014; US$ 43.25

    Urban violence has become a major threat in big cities of the world. Where the orthodox protection through the police and individual target hardening remain inefficient, the population must organize itself. This book contains first-hand accounts on a selection of the most innovative experiences in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Arab region and... more...

  • 12 Angry Menby Gregory S. Parks; Matthew W. Hughey

    The New Press 2011; US$ 16.95

    Editors: Gregory S. Parks is an attorney in private practice and a co-editor of Critical Race Realism (The New Press). He lives in Washington, D.C. Matthew W. Hughey is an assistant professor of sociology at Mississippi State University, where he lives, and is the co-editor of The Obamas and a (Post) Racial America . Lani Guinier , a professor... more...

  • Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0by Matthew W. Hughey; Gregory S. Parks; Theda Skocpol

    University Press of Mississippi 2011; US$ 50.00

    At the turn of the twentieth century, black fraternities and sororities, also known as Black Greek-Letter Organizations (BGLOs), were an integral part of what W.E.B. Du Bois called the "talented tenth." This was the top ten percent of the black community that would serve as a cadre of educated, upper-class, motivated individuals who acquired... more...