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  • In Search of Respectby Philippe Bourgois

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00

    This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date. more...

  • The Catholic Imaginationby Andrew Greeley

    University of California Press 2000; US$ 26.95

    Catholics live in an enchanted world: a world of statues and holy water, stained glass and votive candles, saints and religious medals, rosary beads and holy pictures. But these Catholic paraphernalia are merely hints of a deeper and more pervasive religious sensibility that inclines Catholics to see the Holy lurking in creation. The world of the Catholic... more...

  • Social Theory in the Real Worldby Steven Miles

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 62.00

    Social Theory in the Real World is concerned with illustrating the practical benefits of social theory. Many students find it hard to relate the real insights provided by social theory to their real life experiences, and many lecturers struggle to demonstrate the relevance of social theory to everyday life. This book offers an accessible, non-patronizing... more...

  • Rising Tideby Ronald Inglehart; Pippa Norris

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    Analyzes the political consequences of how modernization has changed cultural attitudes towards gender equality. more...

  • Masscult and Midcultby Dwight Macdonald; John Summers; Louis Menand

    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 16.95

    A New York Review Books Original An uncompromising contrarian, a passionate polemicist, a man of quick wit and wide learning, an anarchist, a pacifist, and a virtuoso of the slashing phrase, Dwight Macdonald was an indefatigable and indomitable critic of America?s susceptibility to well-meaning cultural fakery: all those estimable, eminent, prizewinning... more...

  • Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritageby Ilde Rizzo; Anna Mignosa

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    Cultural heritage is a complex and elusive concept, constantly evolving through time, and combining cultural, aesthetic, symbolic, spiritual, historical and economic values. The Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage outlines the contribution of economics to the design and analysis of cultural heritage policies and to addressing issues related... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Cultureby Kam Louie

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    A wide-ranging and accessibly written guide to the key aspects of elite and popular culture in contemporary China. more...

  • Niggerby Randall Kennedy

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95

    It?s ?the nuclear bomb of racial epithets,? a word that whites have employed to wound and degrade African Americans for three centuries. Paradoxically, among many black people it has become a term of affection and even empowerment. The word, of course, is nigger , and in this candid, lucidly argued book the distinguished legal scholar Randall Kennedy... more...

  • Cookedby Michael Pollan

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00

    In Cooked , Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements?fire, water, air, and earth?to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, Pollan learns how to grill with... more...

  • Erfasst, verfolgt, vernichtet./registered, persecuted, annihilated.by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 19.99

    Unter der Schirmherrschaft von Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck entwickelt die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Nervenheilkunde (DGPPN) in Kooperation mit den Stiftungen Denkmal für die ermordeten Juden Europas und Topographie des Terrors eine Wanderausstellung, die jene Opfer ins Zentrum rückt, die lange am... more...