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  • Class Questionsby Joan Acker

    AltaMira Press 2005; US$ 34.99

    Class Questions: Feminist Answers examines feminist theories of class and intersectionality and proposes a theory of gendered and racialized class processes as deeply embedded in capitalist practices, both historically and today. Joan Acker argues that large work organizations are primary locations in which gendered and racialized class inequalities... more...

  • A History of the Protection of Regional Cultural Minorities in Europeby Antony Alcock

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00

    Antony Alcock recounts four stages in the history of regional cultural minority protection: protection of religious minorities and the rise of cultural nationalism before 1914; attempts to assimilate minorities between the wars together with the League of Nations' system of protection; neglect of the complex issues in minority protection after 1945,... more...

  • Muslim networks and transnational communities in and across Europeby S. Allievi

    BRILL 2003; US$ 163.00

    The topic of this collection of articles is the increasingly transnational nature of Islam in Europe as well as the mechanisms by which the transnationalism is activated, especially the media. The papers integrate specific case studies with more general and thematic considerations. more...

  • Realizing Communityby Vered Amit

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    'Community' is so overused both in everyday language as well as in scholarly work that it could easily be dismissed as a truism. However, the persistence of the term itself shows that the idea continues to resonate powerfully in our daily lives, ethnographic accounts as well as theoretical analyses. This book returns a timely and concerted anthropological... more...

  • Making our Way through the Worldby Margaret S. Archer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book examines 'internal conversations' and their influence on how people make their way through the world. more...

  • Class, Individualization and Late Modernityby Dr Will Atkinson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book puts to the test the prominent claim that social class has declined in importance in an era of affluence, choice and the waning of tradition. Arguing against this view, this study vividly uncovers the multiple ways in which class stubbornly persists. more...

  • Hell's Angelby Sonny Barger

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Narrated by the visionary founding member, Hell's Angel provides a fascinating all-access pass to the secret world of the notorious Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Sonny Barger recounts the birth of the original Oakland Hell's Angels and the four turbulent decades that followed. Hell's Angel also chronicles the way the HAMC revolutionized the look... more...

  • Beyond Communities of Practiceby David Barton; Karin Tusting

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book consists of a set of studies exploring the concept of 'communities of practice'. more...

  • The Aristocracy in Twelfth-Century León and Castileby Simon Barton

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 54.00 US$ 44.28

    An examination of the nature and role of the aristocracy in twelfth-century Spain. more...

  • Memories of Class (Routledge Revivals)by Zygmunt Bauman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1982, Professor Bauman?s discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial society. He investigates the impact of historical memory... more...