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  • United in Discontentby Dimitrios Theodossopoulos; Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 27.95

    Cosmopolitanism is often discussed in a critical and disapproving manner: as a concept complicit with the interests of the powerful, or as a notion related to Western political supremacy, the ills of globalization, inequality, and capitalist economic penetration. Seen as the moral justification for embracing or tolerating cultural difference, ethnically... more...

  • Food, Sacrifice, and Sagehood in Early Chinaby Roel Sterckx

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This book explores how religious culture influenced the ways in which the early Chinese explained the workings of the human senses. more...

  • Ordinary Povertyby William DiFazio

    Temple University Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    At St. John's Bread and Life, a soup kitchen in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, more than a thousand people line up for breakfast and lunch five days a week. During the twelve-year era of welfare reform, William DiFazio observed the daily lives of poor people at St. John's and throughout New York City. In this trenchant and groundbreaking... more...

  • Deciphering the Globalby Saskia Sassen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. more...

  • The World of the First Australiansby Ronald Berndt; Catherine Berndt

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 45.00

    This book is a classic in the field of Australian Aboriginal Studies. As well as being a comprehensive reference book, covering a wide range of the many traditional societies and cultures that have existed on the Australian continent, it draws together the threads of Aboriginal belief and practice in general terms. more...

  • Art in Publicby Lambert Zuidervaart

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    This book presents a vigorous case for the arts, arguing for their crucial political, cultural and economic contributions to civil society. more...

  • Inhuman Natureby Nigel Clark

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 26.95

    A timely exploration of the social context of environmental change and it's effect on mankind. A unique mix of both social and environmental science approaches. more...

  • The Sociology of Workby Stephen Edgell

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 42.00

    A bold new edition of this popular textbook. Including a host of up-to-date examples and greatly improved pedagogy, it will continue to be adopted on courses in sociology and business and management departments worldwide. more...

  • The Cultural Industriesby David Hesmondhalgh

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    "At once brilliant and accessible, it is without peer when it comes to detailing the big picture and complex nuances of how cultural industries work. Every student of the media should have this book on their shelf" - Jennifer Holt, University of California more...

  • Doing Science + Cultureby Roddey Reid; Sharon Traweek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Doing Science + Culture is a groundbreaking book on the cultural study of science, technology and medicine. Outstanding contributors including life and physical scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture: what... more...