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- 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...
- 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...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 45.95
This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the first edition of emphasizing the substantial growth of street gangs throughout the world. Although a substantial amount of research on street gangs has been conducted in recent decades, much of it has focused on the United States. This book summarizes much of the research being conducted... more...
- Icon Books 2004; US$ 10.19
The last few decades have seen an explosion in the production of critical theories, with deconstructionists, poststructuralists, postmodernists, second-wave feminists, new historicists, cultural materialists, postcolonialists, black critics and queer theorists, among a host of others, all vying for our attention. The world around us can look very... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 6.80
'The sun is shining through the bars of my window on what must be a glorious summer day. I've been incarcerated in a cell five paces by three for twelve and a half hours, and will not be let out again until midday; eighteen and a half hours of solitary confinement. There is a child of seventeen in the cell below me who has been charged with shoplifting... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 43.00
A Clever, innovative book which makes an important contribution to social theory and social policy. An effective introduction it covers core themes and demonstrates exactly how our everyday life is defined by the rise, change and collapse of social practices. more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 20.99
In Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol , award-winning journalist Anne Dowsett Johnston combines in-depth research with her own personal story of recovery, and delivers a groundbreaking examination of a shocking yet little recognized epidemic threatening society today: the precipitous rise in risky drinking among women and... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2013; US$ 9.99
"It wasn't until I was twelve years old that I knew for certain that my father was a gangster. Even then, I knew not to ask any questions."Karen Gravano is the daughter of Sammy 'the Bull' Gravano, one of the Mafia's most feared hitmen. With nineteen confessed murders, the former Gambino Family underboss was John Gotti's... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 27.95
Falling Back documents the transition to adulthood for young inner-city men of color who have, by the age of eighteen, already been imprisoned. It is based on over three years of ethnographic research with black and Latino males on the cusp of adulthood and incarcerated at a rural reform school. The book portrays the complexities of human decision-making... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013; US$ 17.95
This is the first book on influencing others that is aimed squarely at introverts, who make up half of the U.S. population. Jenifer Kahnweiler demonstrates how introverts, who get their energy from within, can be the most effective influencers of all by playing to their natural strengths rather than by trying to use traditional, extrovert-based influencing... more...