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  • The Pharmaceutical Studies Readerby Sergio Sismondo; Jeremy A. Greene

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95

    The Pharmaceutical Studies Reader is an engaging survey of the field that brings together provocative, multi-disciplinary scholarship examining the interplay of medical science, clinical practice, consumerism, and the healthcare marketplace. Draws on anthropological, historical, and sociological approaches to explore the social life of pharmaceuticals... more...

  • On Offenceby Richard King

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. 2015; US$ 19.99

    Everyone has taken and given offense; anyone who claims they haven?t is either lying or uniquely tolerant. Yet in recent years, offense has become more than an expression of annoyance ? it?s now a form of political currency. Politicians and religious leaders have mastered the art of indignation to motivate their supporters or deflect unwanted attention,... more...

  • Youth Cultures and Subculturesby Sarah Baker; Brady Robards; Bob Buttigieg

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This volume critically examines ‘subculture’ in a variety of Australian contexts, exploring the ways in which the terrain of youth cultures and subcultures has changed over the last two decades and considering whether ‘subculture’ still works as a viable conceptual framework for studying youth culture. Bringing together the latest... more...

  • After the Ancestorsby Andrew Beatty

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    A gripping narrative that interweaves the story of fieldwork with the drama of life in a tribal society in extremis. more...

  • The City Of London Volume 3by David Kynaston

    Random House 2015; US$ 31.98

    Illusions of Gold , the third volume of David Kynaston's magnificent quartet, The City of London , sweeps us from 1914 to 1945, through years of fluctuating fortunes that began with the City at an all-time high, and ended with the 'Square Mile' ravaged by bombs, at its lowest ebb ever. With unerring judgement and story-telling verve,... more...

  • Anti-Semitism and Its Metaphysical Originsby David Patterson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    This book articulates a deeper understanding of the phenomenon of Jew hatred as a metaphysical aspect of the human soul. more...

  • Seascapesby Mike Brown; Barbara Humberstone

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    This edited collection disrupts notions of the sea as ‘other’, as foreign and featureless, through specific, situated accounts which highlight the centrality of the sea for the individuals concerned. Bringing together academics who combine scholarly expertise with lived experiences on, in and with the sea, it examines humans’ relationships... more...

  • Urban Politics and Cultural Capitalby Ma Haili

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    This is the first book to take an interdisciplinary approach to the story of the Shanghai Yue Opera, bringing history, arts management, central and regional government policy, urbanisation, gender, media, and theatre artistic development in one. Through the story of the Shanghai Yue Opera House market reform this book facilitates an understanding of... more...

  • Supernatural and Secular Power in Early Modern Englandby Marcus Harmes; Victoria Bladen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Without a precise separation between ‘science’ and ‘magic’, the line between the natural and supernatural worlds in early modern England was negotiable and porous, and could be used both to bolster and challenge authority. This collection reveals intersecting early modern anxieties in relation to the supernatural, and investigates... more...

  • Love's Uncertaintyby Teresa Kuan

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Love?s Uncertainty explores the hopes and anxieties of urban, middle-class parents in contemporary China. Combining long-term ethnographic research with analyses of popular child-rearing manuals, television dramas, and government documents, Teresa Kuan bears witness to the dilemmas of ordinary Chinese parents, who struggle to reconcile new definitions... more...