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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 20.00
Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago School. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of extensive comparative material, such as from China, Persia and the Ottoman... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
Featured in the PBS documentary The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound The legendary life and entrepreneurial vision of Fred Harvey helped shape American culture and history for three generations?from the 1880s all the way through World War II?and still influence our lives today in surprising and fascinating ways. Now award-winning journalist Stephen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 99.95
Comprehensive gender equality remains an unfulfilled goal in many European countries, in spite of important developments and challenges to social roles. This volume reviews recent advances of gender policies in different countries in the European Union, together with recent empirical data on gender relations in the labour market and within families.... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 36.00
Traditionally, social scientists have assumed that past imperialism hinders the future development prospects of colonized nations. Challenging this widespread belief, Matthew Lange argues in Lineages of Despotism and Development that countries once under direct British imperial control have developed more successfully than those that were ruled... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 23.99
The Best Kept Secret studies the often-overlooked group of single, African American custodial fathers. Filled with dynamic interviews and intriguing case studies, the author draws on qualitative research to paint a nuanced picture of the parenting experiences of these fathers and recommends policy changes to improve the situations for children... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 71.00
The Second Edition of this landmark text has been revised to provide an up-to-date, accessible introductory text to the field of disability studies. Written by disabled people who are leading academics in the field, the text comprises 45 short and engaging chapters, to provide a broad-ranging and accessible introduction to disability issues. ... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. This is the story of how success happens, told through... more...