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  • Philosophical Tools for Technological Cultureby Larry A. Hickman

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    "Hickman['s]... style of pragmatism provides us with flexible, philosophical 'tools' which can be used to analyze and penetrate various technology and technological cultural problems of the present. He, himself, uses this toolkit to make his analyses and succeeds very well indeed."... more...

  • Lifestylesby David Chaney

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    This clearly written introduction to the concept of lifestyles offers a concise guide to how the term is used in sociological accounts to refer to this modern social form. more...

  • The Making of Urban Japanby André Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 70.95

    This is the first book to comprehensively examine the phenomenon of Japanese city planning. Japan is one of the world's most urbanized countries, with its own traditions of urban management that are remarkably little known in the rest of the world. more...

  • Language in the USAby Edward Finegan; John R. Rickford

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00

    This textbook provides a comprehensive survey of current language issues in the USA, exploring the nature of language variation and its social, historical and political significance. It is divided into three sections: Part I, American English; Part II, Other Language Varieties; and Part III, The Sociolinguistic Situation in the USA. more...

  • Lost World of the Kimberleyby Ian Wilson

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 31.81

    Explores one of the world's least known mysteries: who were the first-ever human beings to find their way to Australia, where did they come from and how and when did they arrive? more...

  • Living Cities in Japanby André Sorensen; Carolin Funck

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Over the last fifteen years local citizens' movements have spread rapidly throughout Japan. This volume examines the growth and nature of civil society participation in local urban and environmental governance. more...

  • The Postcolonial Challengeby Couze Venn

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 58.00

    `Couze Venn's book makes an outstanding contribution to our understanding of postcolonial theory and its engagement with significant changes within the contemporary world. Couze Venn forces us to rethink the very parameters of the post-colonial and suggests a new political economy for post-modern times. This critical engagement opens up the possibility... more...

  • The Media Cityby Scott McQuire

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 54.00

    In response to lecturer demand, this is a paperback edition of Scott McQuire's critically acclaimed exploration of the social spaces of modern cities. more...

  • Sold Americanby Charles F. McGovern

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 30.00

    At the turn of the twentieth century, an emerging consumer culture in the United States promoted constant spending to meet material needs and develop social identity and self-cultivation. In Sold American , Charles F. McGovern examines the key players active in shaping this cultural evolution: advertisers and consumer advocates. McGovern argues that... more...

  • Shop Class as Soulcraftby Matthew B. Crawford

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" ( The Boston Globe ), Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and timely) reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor.... more...