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  • Eventgemeinschaftenby Babette Kirchner; Ronald Hitzler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 25.36

    Das Buch analysiert die soziale Vergemeinschaftung der Besucher eines Techno Events: das Fusion Festival. Der Festivalbesuch als kulturelle Praxis zeigt, welchen Dingen und Handlungen die Teilnehmer Bedeutung beimessen. Dabei sind die Abgrenzung zum Alltag wie auch die gemeinsamen Handlungen entscheidend für das außergewöhnliche Erlebnis. Gemeinschaft(en)... more...

  • Mahlzeitenby Gesa Schönberger; Barbara Methfessel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 12.21

    Zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts glaubte man, die Mahlzeiten der Zukunft würden nur noch aus einigen Pillen bestehen ? Essen ohne Bindung an Ort und Zeit! Ganz so extrem ist es heute zwar nicht, doch ein schleichender Wandel im Umgang mit Mahlzeiten ist durchaus zu beobachten: Klassische Mahlzeiten werden immer öfters durch Snacks ersetzt. Außer-Haus-Verpflegung... more...

  • Hofkritik im Licht humanistischer Lebens- und Bildungsidealeby Klaus Schreiner; Ernst Wenzel

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    A key tenet in the criticism of medieval and early modern courts is: ?Let him who desires to be righteous retire from the court? (Exeat Aula, qui vult esse pius). How Enea Silvio Piccolimini and Ulrich von Hutten perceived, criticized and justified courtly life, is the subject of this book. more...

  • Beauty Unlimitedby Peg Zeglin Brand; Carolyn Korsmeyer

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 23.99

    Emphasizing the human body in all of its forms, Beauty Unlimited expands the boundaries of what is meant by beauty both geographically and aesthetically. Peg Zeglin Brand and an international group of contributors interrogate the body and the meaning of physical beauty in this multidisciplinary volume. This striking and provocative book explores the... more...

  • They Eat That? A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from around the Worldby Jonathan Deutsch; Natalya Murakhver

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    The title They Eat That?: A Cultural Encyclopedia of Weird and Exotic Food from around the World says it all. This fun encyclopedia, organized A?Z, describes and offers cultural context for foodstuffs people eat today that might be described as "weird"?at least to the American palate. Entries also include American regional standards, such as scrapple... more...

  • Commodity Activismby Roopali Mukherjee; Sarah Banet-Weiser

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 28.00

    Buying (RED) products?from Gap T-shirts to Apple?to fight AIDS. Drinking a ?Caring Cup? of coffee at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf to support fair trade. Driving a Toyota Prius to fight global warming. All these commonplace activities point to a central feature of contemporary culture: the most common way we participate in social activism is by buying... more...

  • Erfolg mit nachhaltigen Eventkonzeptenby Cornelia Zanger

    Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 42.28

    Auf der zweiten wissenschaftlichen Konferenz zur Eventforschung, die am 3. November 2010 an der TU Chemnitz stattfand, wurden aktuelle Forschungsergebnisse zum Thema Event vorgestellt und diskutiert. Aus Sicht des Marketing, der Kommunikationstheorie, der Sport- und Theaterwissenschaften, der Soziologie, der Rechtswissenschaften sowie der Informatik... more...

  • Filipino Celebrationsby Liana Romulo; Corazon Dandan-Albano

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    This multicultural children's book is full of Filipino holidays, culture, language and stories! In the Philippines, people love to celebrate?holidays are filled with music and dancing, sometimes with colorful costumes, and always with great food! Rich with detailed watercolors and cultural flavor, Filipino Celebrations: A Treasury of Feasts and... more...

  • On Mannersby Karen Stohr

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 27.95

    Many otherwise enlightened people often dismiss etiquette as a trivial subject or?worse yet?as nothing but a disguise for moral hypocrisy or unjust social hierarchies.  Such sentiments either mistakenly assume that most manners merely frame the ?real issues? of any interpersonal exchange or are the ugly vestiges of outdated, unfair social arrangements. ... more...

  • The Book of Teaby Kakuzo Okakur

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    Tea is second only to water as the most widely consumed drink in the world. This is a guide to the history of tea, as well as the philosophy that centuries of tea-making in the Far East has produced, and its links with the concepts of Taoism and Zen. more...