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  • Coca-Globalizationby Robert J. Foster

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 36.00

    Coca-Globalization explores globalization through an historical and anthropological study of soft drinks such as Coke and Pepsi, examining how they have become more than mere commodities. more...

  • In Search of Respectby Philippe Bourgois

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 22.00

    This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date. more...

  • Regarding the Pain of Othersby Susan Sontag

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    Regarding the Pain of Others is Susan Sontag's searing analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. From Goya's Disasters of War to news footage and photographs of the conflicts in Vietnam, Rwanda and Bosnia, pictures have been charged with inspiring dissent, fostering violence or instilling apathy in us, the viewer. Regarding... more...

  • Languagesby Stephen Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    How many languages are there? What differentiates one language from another? Are new languages still being discovered? Why are so many languages disappearing?The diversity of languages today is varied, but it is steadily declining. In this Very Short Introduction, Stephen Anderson answers the above questions by looking at the science behind languages.... more...

  • Contemporary Chinaby Tamara Jacka; Andrew B. Kipnis; Sally Sargeson

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 31.00

    Introduces readers to key sociological perspectives about modern Chinese society and social change. more...

  • Mixed Method Data Collection Strategiesby William G. Axinn; Lisa D. Pearce

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 27.00

    This book draws on a broad range of social data collection methods to formulate a set of data collection approaches. more...

  • Merdeby Ralph A. Lewin

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    Merde is an unusual (very unusual) and witty investigation into a subject you may always have wondered about--but didn't know quite what to ask.          History, biology, anthropology, culture, animal behavior--all of these are the real subjects of Merde. Why can some animals do it on the run, and others can't? Why does camel dung make good fires?... 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...

  • Governmentalityby Mitchell M Dean

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 64.00

    A fully revised and updated edition of this seminal introduction to and overview of the field of governmentality studies. more...

  • Cultural Heritage and Tourismby Dallen J. TIMOTHY

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 30.00

    One of the most salient forms of modern-day tourism is based on the heritage of humankind. The majority of all global travel entails some element of the cultural past, as hundreds of millions of people visit cultural attractions, heritage festivals, and historic places each year. The book delves into this vast form of tourism by providing a comprehensive... more...