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- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95
The figure of the violent man in the African American imagination has a long history. He can be found in 19th-century bad man ballads like "Stagolee" and "John Hardy," as well as in the black convict recitations that influenced "gangsta" rap. "Born in a Mighty Bad Land" connects this... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99
The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 33.00
A comprehensive social and cultural history of sport in the British empire and its relationship to constructions of masculinity and national identity in Great Britain, Ireland, India, Australia and the West Indies 1880-1935. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00
Using initiatives by non-governmental organizations to promote women's empowerment in rural India, this book draws new conclusions about the three-way relationship between neoliberalism, women's education, and spatialization of the state. Sharma gets to the heart of the assumptions and blindspots inherent in these programs and makes an important contribution... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 97.20
This volume of original essays celebrates Barbara Becker-Cantarino, whose prolific publications on German literary culture from 1600 to the twentieth century are major milestones in the field of German cultural studies. The range of topics in the collection reflects the breadth of Becker-Cantarinos scholarship. Examining literature from the sixteenth... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
Drawing together the latest research from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US, (Re)Thinking Violence in Health Care Settings engages with the work of critical theorists such as Bourdieu, Butler, Foucault, Latour, and iek, amongst others, to address the issue of violence and theorise its workings in creative and controversial ways. more...
- ParentMagic, Inc. 2011; US$ 11.99
Complete with relevant Bible verses, explanations, and exercises, this guide builds on the enormously popular 1-2-3 Magic discipline system by addressing the concerns of a Christian parent. Focused on the three main tasks of controlling obnoxious behavior, encouraging good behavior, and strengthening the parent-child relationship, this program is... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00
In 10 Bad Choices That Ruin Black Women's Lives , relationship expert Dr. Grace Cornish writes a lively, practical, provocative guide for black women everywhere who want to shed the duds and find the studs who will treat them with respect. According to Dr. Cornish, six out of every ten black women are either in bad relationships, share a man, or... more...
- Hay House, Inc. 1998; US$ 9.95
Barbara gives you concise, concrete tips for communicating more effectively, opening yourself up to love, maintaining the healthy relationship youre already involved in, and more! Set this beautiful little flip book on your desk at work, your dresser at home, or even in your car for that dose of inspiration and motivation that will help your... more...