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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
?[Schultz is] a Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist with a mordant wit. . . . The [campaign memoir] genre takes on new life.? ?The Washington Post Book World ?With her characteristic wit and reportorial thoroughness, [Schultz] describes the behind-the-scenes chaos, frustration and excitement of a political campaign and the impact it has on a candidate?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to appreciate how poor people can benefit by acting collectively.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95
Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...
- Westview Press 2009; US$ 38.00
An updated edition of this groundbreaking book, combining traditional elements of political science analysis with a thoroughgoing survey of the political status of Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans, and American Indians. more...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 25.99
An updated edition of this best-selling textbook, which combines traditional elements of political science analysis with a thoroughgoing survey of the political status of Blacks, Latinos, Asian Americans, and American Indians. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 26.95
This provocative study examines the role of today?s Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world?80 percent from intravenous drug use?and the Church remains its only resource for fighting these diseases. Jarrett Zigon takes the reader into a Church-run treatment center... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00
The concept of Heimat with its seemingly pre- or anti-modern connotations of rootedness in a place of origin is central to a critical understanding of German history and culture. This anthology is the first to examine cultural manifestations of Heimat by giving special consideration to issues of memory and space. The contributions to this volume challenge... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00
Based on fieldwork among undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers Illegal Traveller offers a narrative of the polysemic nature of borders, border politics, and rituals and performances of border-crossing. Interjecting personal experiences into ethnographic writing it is 'a form of self-narrative that places the self within a social context'. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 154.00
This book introduces, from an anthropological standpoint, French Catholic missionary colonial ethnographic writing from the highlands of north Vietnam and Yunnan at the turn of the 20th century, and searches for the genealogies of the intellectual influences at play. more...