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- Doubleday Canada 2010; US$ 21.00
It is a special kind of persuasion with an incubation period of just seconds. It is a psychological secret weapon that can instantly disarm even the most discerning mind . . . This is the kind of high-wire psychological espionage which, in the right hands, can dismantle any conflict ? but which in the wrong hands can kill. It is black-belt mind control.... more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 36.95
An introduction for undergraduates to every stage of sociological research, showing how to deal effectively with typical problems they might encounter. The book is fully updated to include examples from the LA riots and the 1992 presidential elections. more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2009; US$ 19.99
Men?s Style is a personal and knowledgeable compendium of tasteful advice for the thinking man on how to dress and shop for clothes in a world of conflicting fashion imperatives. This sophisticated and witty book by the popular Globe and Mail columnist combines nuggets of history and the sociology of masculine attire with a practical and supremely... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 35.00
This title explores how hippies, and 1960s counterculture in general, developed and influenced popular culture in America. Covering the years between 1961 and 1972, this is the first volume focused exclusively on the emergence, growth, and lasting legacy of hippie culture, on everything from clothing, hair styles, and music to attitudes toward sex... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 14.99
A lively examination of the spirit and practices that have made the indie movement into a powerful cultural phenomenon You know the look: skinny jeans, Chuck Taylors, perfectly mussed bed-head hair; You know the music: Modest Mouse, the Shins, Pavement. You know the ethos: DIY with a big helping of irony. But what does it really mean to be ?indie??... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2003; US$ 58.23
Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Handbuch wird Populäre Kultur als interdisziplinäres Forschungsfeld und als eigenständige Wissenschaftsdisziplin begründet. Es informiert in rund 120 Artikeln über alle Sparten der Populären Kultur wie Literatur, Film, Fernsehen, Musik und Neue Medien. Die Beiträge widmen sich dabei allgemeinen Begriffen (wie z.B. Fan,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 8.99
What does it mean when decision making has speeded up beyond imagining? When life and work are fused rather than relegated to their own places and times? What about the impact of the serial career on industries built with the expectation that they were training employees for the long haul? Based on unique research and interviews, The Change Agents... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006; US$ 8.99
The Indian-casino scandal has torn the veil off the Republican Party's conservative power base, revealing parts of the Washington lobbying community and GOP establishment where greed, arrogance, and corruption seem to have run amok. At the center of this drama is the larger-than-life super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff, onetime B-movie producer, with... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00
The Goth subculture emerged in the 1980s and has since spread around the globe, with large populations of adherents in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Japan. Goth influence is reflected in the recent interest in vampires and by its presence in art, music, and literature. But what does it all mean? more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 45.00
Perversion saturates everything from song lyrics to cinema to advertising and art. Caught in a quagmire that is at once sexy and revolting, thrilling and petrifying, individuals must manage their exposure and decide just how much they want these representations to influence their daily lives. So, how do we respond? more...