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  • Culture and Customs of Somaliaby MOHAMED DIRIYE ABDULLAHI

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 81.00

    Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. Somalia was once... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Turkeyby Rafis Abazov

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 70.00

    A comprehensive study on the world's most exotic, culturally diverse nations: Turkey. more...

  • Why We Eat, How We Eatby Emma-Jayne Abbots; Anna Lavis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    Why We Eat, How We Eat maps new terrains in thinking about relations between foods and bodies. With the central premise that food is always both symbolic and material, the volume explores the intersections of current critical debates regarding how and why individuals eat. Through a series of case studies and theoretical interludes it examines how foods... more...

  • Transforming Displaced Women in Sudanby Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00

    Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country.            ... more...

  • Masking and Powerby Gerard Aching

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 55.50

    Focusing on masking as a socially significant practice in Caribbean cultures, Gerard Aching?s analysis articulates masking, mimicry, and misrecognition as a means of describing and interrogating strategies of visibility and invisibility in Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique, and beyond. more...

  • A Cup of Comfort Stories for Christmasby Editors of Adams Media

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 2.99

    A Cup of Comfort brings the holiday cheer to readers with this wonderful selection of Christmas stories to celebrate the holidays. As you read these personal accounts of Christmases past, you can reflect on your own holiday memories and get into the spirit of the season. Merry Christmas and enjoy! more...

  • Framing the Brideby Bonnie Adrian

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    With a wedding impending, the Taiwanese bride-to-be turns to bridal photographers, makeup artists, and hair stylists to transform her image beyond recognition. They give her fairer skin, eyes like a Western baby doll, and gowns inspired by sources from Victorian England to MTV. An absorbing consideration of contemporary bridal practices in Taiwan,... more...

  • Oversharing: Presentations of Self in the Internet Ageby Ben Agger

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 10.95

    People ?overshare? when they interact with others through the screens of computers and smartphones. Oversharing means to divulge more of their inner feelings, opinions and sexuality than they would in person, or even over the phone. Text messaging, Facebooking, tweeting, camming, blogging, online dating, and internet porn are vehicles of this oversharing,... more...

  • Understanding Global Sexualitiesby Peter Aggleton; Paul Boyce; Henrietta L Moore; Richard Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Over the course of the past thirty years, there has been an explosion of work on sexuality, both conceptually and methodologically. From a relatively limited, specialist field, the study of sexuality has expanded across a wide range of social sciences. Yet as the field has grown, it has become apparent that a number of leading edge critical issues... more...

  • Thinking Through the Skinby Sara Ahmed; Jackie Stacey

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    This exciting collection of work from leading feminist scholars including Elspeth Probyn, Penelope Deutscher and Chantal Nadeua engages with and extends the growing feminist literature on this fascinating topic. more...