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  • We Real Coolby bell hooks

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    "When women get together and talk about men, the news is almost always bad news," writes bell hooks. "If the topic gets specific and the focus is on black men, the news is even worse." In this powerful new book, bell hooks arrests our attention from the first page. Her title-- We Real Cool ; her subject--the way in which both white society and weak... more...

  • Sex, Violence and the Bodyby Dr Vivien Burr; Dr Jeff Hearn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    This unique book examines the relationship between wounding and sexuality, bringing together issues around sexuality, gender, power, violence and representations. Drawing on a range of disciplines including cultural and media studies, sociology and psychology, it explores social practices such as S&M, cosmetic surgery and 'extreme' sports. more...

  • America on Filmby Harry M. Benshoff; Sean Griffin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.95

    America on Film: Representing Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in the Movies, 2nd Edition  is a lively introduction to issues of diversity as represented within the American cinema. Provides a comprehensive overview of the industrial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic factors that contribute to cinematic representations of race, class, gender,... more...

  • Before Haitiby John D. Garrigus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 39.00

    The story of Haiti's independence. more...

  • Navigating Austerityby Laura Bear

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    Navigating Austerity addresses a key policy question of our era: what happens to society and the environment when austerity dominates political and economic life? To get to the heart of this issue, Laura Bear tells the stories of boatmen, shipyard workers, hydrographers, port bureaucrats and river pilots on the Hooghly River, a tributary of the... more...

  • Hard Evidenceby Dawnie Wolfe Steadman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 82.95

    An essential supplement to a forensic anthropology text, this reader provides case studies that demonstrate innovative approaches and practical experiences in the field. The book provides both introductory and advanced students with a strong sense of the?cases?that forensic anthropologists become involved, along with?their professional and ethical... more...

  • Heritage Keywordsby Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels; Trinidad Rico

    University Press of Colorado 2015; US$ 29.95

    "Situated at the intersection of scholarship and practice, Heritage Keywords positions cultural heritage as a transformative tool for social change. This volume unlocks the persuasive power of cultural heritage?as it shapes experiences of change and crafts present and future possibilities from historic conditions?by offering new ways forward for cultivating... more...

  • Religions in Practiceby John R. Bowen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Examines religious practices from an anthropological perspective Religions in Practice, 6/e, offers an issues-oriented perspective on everyday religious behaviors ? prayer, sacrifice, initiation, healing, etc. ? by focusing on such topics as transnationalism, gender, and religious laws. The text examines a full spectrum of religions, from small-scale... more...

  • Social Scienceby Elgin F. Hunt; David C. Colander

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 142.33

    Social Science, 15/e , approaches social science from a common-sense perspective, rather than from a conventional social science angle. Readers will see how seemingly diverse disciplines intermingle ? anthropology and economics, for example. In the end, students will be able to approach social issues with unbiased problem-solving skills. more...

  • The African Colonyby John Buchan

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Author and diplomat John Buchan lived a remarkable life, achieving prominence and success in a number of fields -- often simultaneously. Soon after embarking on an administrative career in Africa, Buchan began writing fiction and non-fiction, endeavors he would continue throughout his life, even after he was elected to Parliament. The essays and remembrances... more...