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- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99
New York Times Bestseller A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. ? Pink is my favorite color. I used to say my favorite color was black to be cool , but it is pink?all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink.... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 14.99
Steinem?s career-spanning collection of essays?each one a book in itself?re-imagine everything from the masculinization of wealth to Freudian thought and aging With cool humor and rich intellect, Gloria Steinem strips bare our social constructions of gender and race, explaining just how limiting these invented cultural identities can be. ... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95
Anthropology has long shied away from examining how human beings may lead happy and fulfilling lives. This book, however, shows that the ethnographic examination of well-being-defined as "the optimal state for an individual, a community, and a society"-and the comparison of well-being within and across societies is a new and important area for anthropological... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
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- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
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- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 17.99
Wissenschaft in Fernsehen, Quiz und Feuilleton Popularisierung von Expertenwissen - dieses altehrwürdige aufklärerische Anliegen hat sich unter den aktuellen wirtschaftlichen, medialen und kulturellen Bedingungen grundlegend gewandelt. Auf der einen Seite machen die (Natur-)Wissenschaften, beflügelt von ihren Erfolgen, der Religion deren traditionelles... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 42.00
Contemporary social science is a product of the capitalist world-system and Eurocentrism is constitutive of the geoculture of this system characterized by the parochiality of its universalism, assumptions about the superiority of Western civilization and imposition as the sole theory of global progress. The creation of these structures of knowledge,... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 1992; US$ 29.95
The culmination of a lifetime spent in a variety of fields - sociology, anthropology, economics, psychology, and philosophy of science - - How Does Social Science Work? takes an innovative, sometimes iconoclastic look at social scientists at work in many disciplines. It describes how they investigate and the kinds of truth they produce, illuminating... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
This innovative book provides new perspectives on the globalization of knowledge and the notion of hegemonic sciences. Tying together contributions of authors from all across the world, it challenges existing theories of hegemonic sciences and sheds new light on how they have been and are being constructed. Examining more closely the notions of 'human... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
Humanism views the human as the conscious subject of free will against the non-human periphery. Posthumanism puts forth a major change to humanism by undoing the separation of human from non-human. Human, All Too (Post)Human argues humanism and post-humanism both normalize capitalism, the obstacle to social change. The book makes the case that... more...