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  • The Measure of our Successby Marian Wright Edelman

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 27.00

    A beautiful gift edition of the number one  New York Times  bestseller?from the founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund. more...

  • The Columbia History of Post-World War II Americaby Mark C Carnes

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 26.99

    Every epoch bewilders those who live through it, but for Americans, the postwar era has been a time of breathtaking change and transition. With these comprehensive and engaging essays, this volume encourages readers to form a new perspective on a recent and highly debated period of American history. Contributors to this volume were chosen for their... more...

  • Anarchism and Other Essaysby Emma Goldman

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • Sanitary and Social Lectures and Essaysby Charles Kingsley

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our... more...

  • Wachstum, Sicherheit, Moralby Claudius Torp

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.62

    Hauptbeschreibung Um die legitimen Formen des Konsums finden seit jeher Deutungskämpfe statt, die im "langen" 20. Jahrhundert des consumer capitalism zugleich Konflikte um die politisch-ökonomische Ordnung insgesamt gewesen sind. Welches Maß an Wachstum oder Sicherheit hält eine Gesellschaft für richtig? Wie sollen durch die Moralisierung des Konsums... more...

  • Pop Scienceby Eduard Kaeser

    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...

  • Unmasking Social Science Imperialismby Tatah Mentan

    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...

  • How Does Social Science Work?by Paul Diesing

    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...

  • Theories about and Strategies against Hegemonic Social Sciencesby Michael Kuhn

    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...

  • We Gon' Be Alrightby Jeff Chang

    Picador 2016; US$ 16.99

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