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- Wiley 2017; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89
Community is a central idea in urban studies but remains conceptually vague and empirically difficult to work with. Building on existing theories of community, Talja Blokland offers an important contribution to defining and understanding this key theme. Blokland argues that there has been too much focus on community as a stable construct, formed... more...
- Random House of Canada 2017; US$ 27.50
The spiritual godfather of Canadian bikers tells the story of his fascinating life. You could call Bernie Guindon the Sonny Barger of Canadian bikers (but not to his face). The founder of Satan's Choice, Guindon led what was in the 1960s the second-largest biker club in the world (after the Hells Angels, which Bernie would join briefly in the early... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 35.00
An introduction to the anthropology of law that explores the connections between law, politics, and technology. From legal responsibility for genocide to rectifying past injuries to indigenous people, the anthropology of law addresses some of the crucial ethical issues of our day. Over the past twenty-five years, anthropologists have studied how... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 27.95
What identity means in an algorithmic age: how it works, how our lives are controlled by it, and how we can resist it Algorithms are everywhere, organizing the near limitless data that exists in our world. Derived from our every search, like, click, and purchase, algorithms determine the news we get, the ads we see, the information accessible... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2017; US$ 25.99
This fast-paced sequel to Smuggler's Blues is a harrowing and at times comical journey through the criminal justice system at the height of America's War on Plants. Captured in the lobby of the Sheraton Senator Hotel at LAX following a fifteen-year run smuggling marijuana and hashish as part of the hippie mafia, Richard Stratton began a new journey.... more...
- Rodale 2017; Not Available
In The Power of a Plant , globally acclaimed teacher and self-proclaimed CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) Stephen Ritz shows you how, in one of the nation's poorest communities, his students thrive in school and in life by growing, cooking, eating, and sharing the bounty of their green classroom. What if we taught students that they have as much... more...
- HarperCollins 2017; US$ 14.99
A persuasive, practical, and much needed manifesto that makes the case for reclaiming our weekends to increase joy, creativity, productivity, and success in our lives. Award-winning journalist Katrina Onstad's The Weekend Effect asks us to reconsider the role of the weekend in our lives?often lost to overbooked schedules, domestic chores, shopping,... more...
- NYU Press 2017; US$ 30.00
Examines the religious dimensions of Ralph Ellison?s concept of race Ralph Ellison?s 1952 novel Invisible Man provides an unforgettable metaphor for what it means to be disregarded in society. While the term ?invisibility? has become shorthand for all forms of marginalization, Ellison was primarily concerned with racial identity. M. Cooper... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2017; US$ 13.99
Japan is a place of special fascination for the acclaimed international comics creator Igort, who has visited and lived there more than 20 times, and worked in the country's manga industry for more than a decade. In this masterful new book?part graphic memoir, part cultural meditation?Igort vividly recounts his personal experiences in Japan, creating... more...