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  • Emerging Infectious Diseases and Societyby Peter Washer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    In the 1970s it seemed infectious diseases had been conquered, but today global epidemics seem to pose a new, more sinister, threat. This fascinating study explores these new infectious diseases, such as Swine Flu, SARS and AIDS, and the re-emergence of old threats, and discusses their role in society. more...

  • Community without Community in Digital Cultureby Charlie Gere

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00

    Community Without Community in Digital Culture presents the view that our digital culture is determined not by greater connection, but by the separation and gap that is a necessary concomitant of our fundamental technicity. more...

  • The Social Life of Opium in Chinaby Zheng Yangwen

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 34.00

    Traces the transformation of opium from medicine to narcotic over a period of five hundred years. 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...

  • 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...

  • Zeitounby Dave Eggers

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    National Bestseller  A New York Times Notable Book An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Book of the Year A Kansas City Star Best Book of the Year A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year An... more...

  • Bipolar Expeditionsby Emily Martin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    Manic behavior holds an undeniable fascination in American culture today. It fuels the plots of best-selling novels and the imagery of MTV videos, is acknowledged as the driving force for successful entrepreneurs like Ted Turner, and is celebrated as the source of the creativity of artists like Vincent Van Gogh and movie stars like Robin Williams.... 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...

  • The Xenophobe's Guide to the Belgiansby Antony Mason

    Oval Guides 2009; US$ 1.44

    A guide to understanding the Belgians, best known for their fine chocolate, which reveals a humorous and insightful view of the people. more...

  • Autobiography Of Mikl+S Bethlenby Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 295.00

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...