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  • Real Social Scienceby Bent Flyvbjerg; Todd Landman; Sanford Schram

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A new, hands-on approach to social inquiry for social scientists who wish to make a difference to policy and practice. more...

  • The Cultural Industriesby David Hesmondhalgh

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    "At once brilliant and accessible, it is without peer when it comes to detailing the big picture and complex nuances of how cultural industries work. Every student of the media should have this book on their shelf" - Jennifer Holt, University of California more...

  • Alcoholby Janet Chrzan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    Alcohol: Social Drinking in Cultural Context critically examines alcohol use across cultures and through time. This short text is a framework for students to self-consciously examine their beliefs about and use of alcohol, and a companion text for teaching the primary concepts of anthropology to first-or second year college students. more...

  • Literacy as Translingual Practiceby Suresh Canagarajah

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The term translingual highlights the reality that people always shuttle across languages, communicate in hybrid languages and, thus, enjoy multilingual competence. In the context of migration, transnational economic and cultural relations, digital communication, and globalism, increasing contact is taking place between languages and communities.... more...

  • American Hippiesby W. J. Rorabaugh

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 20.00 US$ 16.40

    This short overview of the United States hippie social movement examines hippie beliefs and practices. more...

  • Language, Sexuality, and Powerby Erez Levon; Ronald Beline Mendes

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 38.99 US$ 33.53

    Language, Sexuality, and Power examines the diversity of sexuality as a social and linguistic phenomenon. Bringing together work on a variety of national and linguistics contexts, the volume provides a unique and wide-ranging perspective on how language mediates individual desires and larger social structures in a range of global locales. more...

  • Queer Theoriesby Donald E. Hall; Julian Wolfreys

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 38.00

    Queer Theories explores and aggressively expands the provocative new field of sexual identity studies. It covers the history of the terms 'gay' and 'lesbian' as identity categories, the reclamation of the word 'queer' as a term of radical self-identification, and the recent challenges to sexual identity studies posed by transgender and bisexual... more...

  • Social Connections in Chinaby Thomas Gold; Doug Guthrie; David Wank

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This volume assesses the evolving role of guanxi (social networks) in China's transforming society. more...

  • Embodying the Monsterby Margrit Shildrick

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 52.00

    Written by one of the most distinguished commentators in the field, this book asks why we see some bodies as 'monstrous' or 'vulnerable' and examines what this tells us about ideas of bodily 'normality' and bodily perfection. Drawing on feminist theories of the body, biomedical discourse and historical data, Margrit Shildrick argues that the response... more...

  • Sacred and Secularby Pippa Norris; Ronald Inglehart

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    Sacred and Secular examines the validity of the secularization thesis. more...