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  • Prostitution, Power and Freedomby Julia O'Connell Davidson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Prostitution is still the subject of intense controversy among feminists but theoretical and political analyses are often only loosely grounded in empirical research. This book offers new perspectives on prostitution based on wide-ranging research in nine countries and extensive work with prostitute users. more...

  • Survivors of Slaveryby Laura Murphy

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 31.99

    Slavery is not a crime confined to the far reaches of history. It is an injustice that continues to entrap twenty-seven million people across the globe. Laura Murphy offers close to forty survivor narratives from Cambodia, Ghana, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine, and the United States, detailing the horrors of a system that forces... more...

  • The Black Holocaust For Beginnersby S.E. Anderson

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    Virtually anyone, anywhere knows that six million Jewish human beings were killed in the Jewish Holocaust. But how many African human beings were killed in the Black Holocaust ? from the start of the European slave trade (c. 1500) to the Civil War (1865)? And how many were enslaved? The Black Holocaust, a travesty that killed millions of African human... more...

  • Modern Slaveryby Kevin Bales; Zoe Trodd; Alex Kent Williamson

    Oneworld Publications 2011; US$ 14.99

    There are 27 million slaves alive today - more than at any point in history. Written by the world?s leading experts, this shocking examination combines original research with first-hand stories from the slaves themselves to provide a reliable account of one of the worst humanitarian crises facing us today. Looking to the future, the authors offer... more...

  • A Language and Power Readerby Robert Eddy; Victor Villanueva

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 24.99

    A Language and Power Reader organizes reading and writing activities for undergraduate students, guiding them in the exploration of racism and cross-racial rhetorics. Introducing texts written from and about versions of English often disrespected by mainstream Americans, A Language and Power Reader highlights English dialects and discourses... more...

  • The Laboring Classes in Renaissance Florenceby Samuel Kline Cohn

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Laboring Classes in Renaissance Florence investigates the part of Renaissance history that refers to the notarial and criminal archives of Florence. The book presents the relations between the laboring classes and the ruling elite. It demonstrates the class struggle that happened in the Renaissance period. The text also describes the progress... more...

  • Inequality in American Communitiesby Richard F. Curtis; Elton F. Jackson; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Inequality in American Communities is an empirical study of inequality in U.S. communities and its impact on individual Americans. The data for this study come from sample surveys in six American cities differing in size and region. In each survey, male heads of households were asked about attributes that ranked them in the system of inequality and... more...

  • Transitions of Agingby Nancy Datan; Nancy Lohmann

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Transitions of Aging is a compilation of papers that deals with gerontology, particularly on the rural aged and aging women. This book discusses the aging transition both as social and biological phenomenon; that physical health can be better, as well as the social, spatial, and economic environment surrounding places of aging. This text also focuses... more...

  • Present and Past in Middle Lifeby Dorothy H. Eichorn; John A. Clausen; Norma Haan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Present and Past in Middle Life presents an interdisciplinary focus on the life course from adolescence to middle age. Part I is a review of the social history and life experiences that are shaped by the timing of historical forces exemplified in the Oakland Growth Study and the Guidance Study in California. Part II deals with the intrapersonal dimensions,... more...

  • Social Structure and Behaviorby Robert M. Hauser; David Mechanic; Archibald O. Haller

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Social Structure and Behavior: Essays in Honor of William Hamilton Sewell is a collection of 16 essays dealing with the social psychological aspects of schooling and achievement, social stratification and mobility, measurements and methods, and social structures and wellbeing. The collection discusses the political dimension of stratification, the... more...