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  • Visual Methodologiesby Gillian Rose

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 39.22

    This new edition of Gillian Rose?s bestselling Visual Methodologies text has been comprehensively revised and updated. This  Second Edition  provides a critical introduction to the study and interpretation of visual culture. An introductory chapter contextualizes the theoretical approach to working with visual materials. Subsequent chapters each... more...

  • Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, Third Editionby Geert Hofstede; Gert Jan Hofstede; Michael Minkov

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 29.95

    The revolutionary study of how the place where we grew up shapes the way we think, feel, and act-- with new dimensions and perspectives Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span, Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart?when cooperation is so clearly in everyone?s interest. With major... more...

  • Rank Hypocrisiesby Derek Sayer

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 40.00

    A book that all HE academics and administrators will want to read. Derek Sayer has been involved in a well-publicized dispute with his employer, Lancaster University, about what he sees as irregularities in the REF process. In this scathing account, he not only criticizes the REF for discouraging innovation and harming staff morale, but also questions... more...

  • The Good Lifeby Hugh Mackay

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2013; US$ 21.81

    "No one can promise you that a life lived for others will bring you a deep sense of satisfaction, but it's certain that nothing else will." Hugh Mackay has spent his entire working life asking Australians about their values, motivations, ambitions, hopes and fears. Now, in The Good Life, he addresses the ultimate question: What makes a life worth... more...

  • Folk Devils and Moral Panicsby Stanley Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 30.95

    'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen?s classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that brought the term ?moral panic? into widespread discussion.... more...

  • Political Anthropologyby Donald V Kurtz

    Westview Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    An examination of the ideas that constitute the research paradigms and selected topics by which anthropologists explain and understand power, politics, political organizations, and political topics across ethnographic and historical space and time. more...

  • Behind the Smileby George Gmelch

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    Behind the Smile is an inside look at the world of Caribbean tourism as seen through the lives of the men and women in the tourist industry in Barbados. The workers represent every level of tourism, from maid to hotel manager, beach gigolo to taxi driver, red cap to diving instructor. These highly personal... more...

  • The Paradox of Choiceby Barry Schwartz

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.99

    In the spirit of Alvin Toffler?s Future Shock , a social critique of our obsession with choice, and how it contributes to anxiety, dissatisfaction and regret. This paperback includes a new P.S. section with author interviews, insights, features, suggested readings, and more. Whether we?re buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting... more...

  • Animalby Erica Fudge

    Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 19.95

    From the pet that we live with and care for, to news items such as animal cloning, and the use of various creatures in film, television and advertising, animals are a constant presence in our lives. Animal is a timely overview of the many ways in which we live with animals, and assesses many of the paradoxes of our relationships with them: for example,... more...

  • Analyzing Narrativeby Anna De Fina; Alexandra Georgakopoulou

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    The first general overview of narrative analysis from a sociolinguistic perspective. more...