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  • Echoes from Dharamsalaby Keila Diehl

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    In Echoes from Dharamsala, Keila Diehl uses music to understand the experiences of Tibetans living in Dharamsala, a town in the Indian Himalayas that for more than forty years has been home to Tibet's government-in-exile. The Dalai Lama's presence lends Dharamsala's Tibetans a feeling of being "in place," but at the same time they have physically... more...

  • Textual Analysisby Alan McKee

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 74.00

    Providing a straightforward introduction to textual analysis, starting from the most basic philosophical foundations that underlie the practice Alan McKee works through the core issues step by step, drawing on examples from advertising, films, novels, comic books, television and videos. more...

  • Against the Lawby Ching Kwan Lee

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 21.95

    This study opens a critical perspective on the slow death of socialism and the rebirth of capitalism in the world's most dynamic and populous country. Based on remarkable fieldwork and extensive interviews in Chinese textile, apparel, machinery, and household appliance factories, Against the Law finds a rising tide of labor unrest mostly hidden from... more...

  • Fixing Menby Matthew C. Gutmann

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56

    Most studies on reproductive rights make women their focus, but in Fixing Men, Matthew Gutmann illuminates what men in the Mexican state of Oaxaca say and do about contraception, sex, and AIDS. Based on extensive fieldwork, this breakthrough study by a preeminent anthropologist of men and masculinities reveals how these men and the women in their... more...

  • Perfectly Japaneseby Merry White

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    Are Japanese families in crisis? In this dynamic and substantive study, Merry Isaacs White looks back at two key moments of "family making" in the past hundred years?the Meiji era and postwar period?to see how models for the Japanese family have been constructed. The models had little to do with families of their eras and even less to do with families... more...

  • Life Was Never Meant to Be a Struggleby Stuart Wilde

    Hay House 1998; US$ 2.99

    Stuart helps you identify the cause of struggle in your life and shows you how to eliminate it quickly. Your heritage is to be free. To achieve that freedom, you have to move gradually from struggle into free FLOW. more...

  • Tahiti The Marriage Of Lotiby Loti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 210.00

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Understanding Tolowa Historiesby James Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Developing a multi-leveled historical inquiry of the Native Tolowa of the US, James Collins explores the linguistic and political dynamics of place-claiming and expropriation as well as the relation between otherness and subjugation. more...

  • Claiming the Virginby Robin Nagle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    In rich ethnographic detail, Robin Nagle chronicles the life of a poor Brazilian community in its relationship to the Catholic church and to the larger politics of Brazil. Centered in Recife, on the northeast coast, Nagle's work investigates how liberation theology attracted followers, and demonstrates why the movement never took hold as predicted. more...

  • Central Asiaby Rein Mullerson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This is an important analysis of a key but little-known region, in the wider context of world politics. Central Asia has huge oil and gas resources, divided between five independent states - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan - each with their own problems and interests. The region is energy-rich and, being situated between... more...