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  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities. This collection of essays by leading scholars explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy. more...

  • 'Brothers' or Others?by Anita Fabos

    Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95

    Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...

  • "Can We All Get Along?"by Paula D. McClain; Joseph Stewart Jr.

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 38.00

    An updated edition of this groundbreaking book, combining traditional elements of political science analysis with a thoroughgoing survey of the political status of Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans, and American Indians. more...

  • "Can We All Get Along?"by Paula D. McClain; Joseph Stewart Jr.

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    An updated edition of this best-selling textbook, which combines traditional elements of political science analysis with a thoroughgoing survey of the political status of Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans, and American Indians. more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • 'Heimat'by Friederike Eigler; Jens Kugele

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    The concept of Heimat with its seemingly pre- or anti-modern connotations of rootedness in a place of origin is central to a critical understanding of German history and culture. This anthology is the first to examine cultural manifestations of Heimat by giving special consideration to issues of memory and space. The contributions to this volume challenge... more...

  • 'Illegal' Travellerby Dr Shahram Khosravi

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00

    Based on fieldwork among undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers Illegal Traveller offers a narrative of the polysemic nature of borders, border politics, and rituals and performances of border-crossing. Interjecting personal experiences into ethnographic writing it is 'a form of self-narrative that places the self within a social context'. more...

  • "March of the Mods":by Christiane Deibel

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 35.72

    A lot of academic writing on Mod culture has focused on the Mods' emergence in London in the late 1950s and their cultural practices. And it has also dealt with the role of the tabloid papers in creating an unprecedented hysteria, when Mods and Rockers attacked each other at English seaside resorts on Easter and Whitsun 1964. The participants' opinions,... more...

  • "Neoliberalization" as Betrayalby Shubhra Sharma

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00

    Using initiatives by non-governmental organizations to promote women's empowerment in rural India, this book draws new conclusions about the three-way relationship between neoliberalism, women's education, and spatialization of the state. Sharma gets to the heart of the assumptions and blindspots inherent in these programs and makes an important contribution... more...

  • 'Other Kinds of Dreams'by Julia Sudbury

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95

    Interrogates contemporary theories of racism and racialisation, political mobilisation and feminism by relating the experiences of black women to wider issues of politics and difference, class and coalitions. more...