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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Existing books on the analysis of popular music focus on theory and methodology, and normally discuss parts of songs briefly as examples. The impression often given is that songs are being chosen simply to illuminate and exemplify a theoretical position. In this book the obverse is true: songs take centre stage and are given priority. The authors... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00
A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental protection, world heritage and tourism, ethics, and human rights Accessibly organized into a substantial framework-setting essay by... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Now more than ever, questions of citizenship, migration, and political action dominate public debate. In this powerful and polemical book, Gregory Feldman argues that We Are All Migrants . By challenging the division between those considered "citizens" and "migrants," Feldman shows that both subjects confront disempowerment, uncertainty, and atomization... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
What does it mean when consumers "shop with a conscience" and choose products labeled as fair or sustainable? Does this translate into meaningful changes in global production processes? To what extent are voluntary standards implemented and enforced, and can they really govern global industries? Looking behind the Label presents an informative introduction... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 109.99
Taking the phenomena of ?workplace spirituality? as its case, Shape-Shifting Capital argues that ?spirituality? is constitutive of contemporary capitalism and outlines a methodology for tracking broad sociological shifts in the nature of Western religion and economy at the level of lived experience. more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
Malcolm Bradbury (1932?2000) was a well-known novelist, critic, and academic, as well as founder of the creative writing department at the University of East Anglia. His seven novels include The History Man and Rates of Exchange , which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Bradbury was knighted in 2000 for services to literature and died the... more...
- Open Road Distribution 2015; US$ 9.99
At each stage of their lives?from infant cribs to teen dropouts to welfare dependents to basement shelters for the elderly?the people of the underclass are shunned by the rest of the population, even by the working poor. The cycle is vicious: Underclass children get little help in their own homes (when they have homes); they are shoved aside at school... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 24.95
Events are "generative moments" in at least three senses: events are created by and condense larger-scale social structures; as moments, they spark and give rise to new social processes; in themselves, events may also serve to analyze social situations and relationships. Based on ethnographic studies from around the world-varying from rituals and... more...