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  • Raramuri Soulsby William L. Merrill

    Smithsonian 2014; US$ 37.95

    In his sensitive portrayal of the Raramuri (or Tarahumara) Indians, Merrill examines the ways in which a society, lacking formal educational institutions, produces and transmits its basic knowledge about the world. more...

  • Cultural Studies of Rightsby John Nguyet Erni

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    At a time of global uncertainties and erosion of liberties, how will cultural studies clear a space for a parallel intellectual and political engagement with human rights practice? How will human rights thinking be liberated from its doctrinal approach to ethics and legal justice? This book forges an alliance between cultural studies and human rights... more...

  • Cultural Policy Review of Booksby Oliver Bennett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Cultures are shaped by many institutions and agencies, including governments, corporations, education and the media. In recent years, research into these culture-shaping activities has been increasingly associated with the developing field of cultural policy studies. The Cultural Policy Review of Books offers a fascinating insight into the intellectual... more...

  • Policy and the Popularby David Looseley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The book is an interdisciplinary exploration of the complexities of ?popular? culture as a category of public policy. It approaches the notions of ?cultural policy? and ?popular culture? flexibly, examining what each comes to mean, explicitly or implicitly, in relation to the other. This generates a rich variety of approaches, but also a number of... more...

  • The Comparative Methodby Charles C. Ragin

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Charles C. Ragin?s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest,... more...

  • Meaning and Power in a Southeast Asian Realmby Shelly Errington

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 44.50

    The ruler in the Indic States of Southeast Asia was seen not as the "head of state" but as the center or navel of the world. Like polities, persons and houses were and are viewed as centered spaces (locations) where spiritual potency can gather. Shelly Errington explores the politics of constituting and maintaining such centered socio-political spaces... more...

  • Theorising Modernityby Martin O'Brien; Sue Penna; Colin Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    What is modernity? Do we all experience modernity in the same way? How should we understand contemporary social change? This volume explores questions of modernity through critical engagements with the work of Anthony Giddens, focusing in particular on the relationships between his social theory and political sociology. Three substantive areas - reflexivity,... more...

  • Beneath the Equatorby Richard Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japanby Andrea Germer; Vera Mackie; Ulrike Wöhr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation?states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state from the late nineteenth century to the present. References to gender relations are deeply embedded in the historical concepts of nation and... more...

  • Iuzovka and Revolution, Volume Iby Theodore H. Friedgut

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.00

    In 1870 the Welsh ironmaster John James Hughes left his successful career in England and settled in the barren and underpopulated Donbass region of the Ukrainian steppe to found the town of Iuzovka and build a large steel plant and coal mine. Theodore Friedgut tells the remarkable story of the subsequent economic and social development of the Donbass,... more...