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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
Urban segregation is one of the main challenges facing urban development around the globe. The usual outcome of many urban development patterns is an unequal social geography, with the urban poor living in large clusters that are remote, isolated, dangerous or unhealthy. The result is inequality in a number of dimensions of urban life, from deficient... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 190.00
In this comprehensive monograph, the authors apply modern mathematical methods to the study of mechanical and physical phenomena or techniques in acoustics, optics, and electrostatics, where classical mathematical tools fail. They present a general method of approaching problems, pointing out different aspects and difficulties that may occur. With... more...
- Free Press 2005; US$ 15.99
"Ariel Levy has given us an important, lively, shocking investigative report about how and why--in an age of HIV/AID S and religious fundamentalism--U.S. commercialism has mainstreamed pornography, popularized raunch images (and practices), and revived female "bimbo" roles. This is a call to arms for women and girls who are being sold pseudo empowerment,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Approximately one million innocent Indonesians were killed by their fellow nationals, neighbours and kin at the height of an anti-communist campaign in the mid-1960s. This book investigates the profound political consequences of these mass killings in Indonesia upon public life, highlighting the historical specificities of the violence and comparable... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 59.99
Basing himself in the Indian city of Banaras, where magic is a familiar part of everyday life, the author reviews the major theories that have explained magic over the last century. He argues that all of these theories leave out something critical, namely what he calls "magical consciouness". more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 159.99
This is a study of the contrasting Hindu concepts of adharma (chaos) and dharma (order). The author uses a synthesis of phenomenological and anthropological approaches to study the structure of the imagination that produces such an apparently contradictory viewpoint. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 14.99
Write Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work. --Rita Mae Brown Everybody knows it because Virginia Woolf said it: You need money and a room of your own if you're going to write. But I've written five books, edited three anthologies, published hundreds of articles and short stories, and put out thirty-five... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Based on archival material, this intriguing book examines David Ben-Gurion?s influence on the relationship between the state of Israel, the Zionist Organization and American Jewry between 1948 and 1963 when he served as Prime Minister and Minister of Defence. The author discusses how Ben-Gurion was largely instrumental in forming Israel?s policies... more...