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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
This unique and groundbreaking book seeks to re-focus gender debate onto the issue of daughter discrimination - a phenomenon still hidden and unacknowledged across the world. It asks the controversial question of why millions of girls do not appear to be surviving to adulthood in contemporary Asia. In the first major study available of this emotive... more...
- Beacon Press 2010; US$ 14.95
A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald's Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Rocked by Whitey Bulger's crime schemes and busing riots, MacDonald's Southie is populated by sharply hewn characters like his Ma, a miniskirted,... more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 12.00
What does history really consists of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This was the thought that inspired Bill Bryson to start a journey around the rooms of his own house,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1994; Not Available
Sex is as fascinating to scientists as it is to the rest of us. A vast pool of knowledge, therefore, has been gleaned from research into the nature of sex, from the contentious problem of why the wasteful reproductive process exists at all, to how individuals choose their mates and what traits they find attractive. This fascinating book explores those... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 50.00
Clear, pragmatic and trusted, the text continues to successfully guide students through the complexities of social research providing 'how-to' advice, real world examples and historical background to every part of teaching. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex, and Power, Second Edition highlights new essays on pornography, pop culture, queer identity, Muslim masculinity, and the war on women. With personal candor and political insight, this collection of diverse authors explores sex work, digital activism, incarceration, domestic violence, surviving incest, and standing... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 30.00
Traditionally, policy analysis has been state-centred. Today, however, policy-making is often carried out in loosely organized networks of public authorities, citizen associations and private enterprises. Providing examples from around the world, the contributors argue that democratic governance now calls for a new deliberatively-oriented policy analysis. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 41.00
Sport and Modern Social Theorists is an innovative and exciting new collection. The chapters are written by leading social analysts of sport from across the world, and examine the contributions of major social theorists towards our critical understanding of modern sport. Social theorists under critical examination include Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Adorno,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 40.90
An introduction to the process of social policy making in Australia. The authors emphasise the intensely human and political nature of the development of social services and programs, illustrating their arguments with detailed case studies. more...