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- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 30.95
Among the miners of Wyoming?s Powder River Basin?the largest coal-producing region in the U.S.?anthropologist Jessica Smith Rolston reveals how the mining industry, though heavily masculinized, generates new configurations of the ?working family??a kind of kinship based on the shared burdens of shift work and concerns for safety, which challenges... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 12.68
From James Rebanks, the Herdwick Shepherd, comes The Shepherd's Life , a story of the Lake District and its people which could redefine the literature of rural life Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
The central concern of this ambitious study is to understand the impact of social change on people's lives - in the vital areas of economy, politics and civil society. Combining social science rationality with the understanding of emotions through works of imagination, John Girling investigates international economic, political and social problems. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 26.00
In celebration of the tenth anniversary of It Takes a Village, this splendid edition includes photographs and a new Introduction by Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. A decade ago, then First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton chronicled her quest -- both deeply personal and, in the truest sense, public -- to help make our society into the kind of village... more...
- SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 48.00
`Since the publication of Potter & Wetherell's influential Discourse and Social Psychology , which laid the ground-plan for their version of discourse analysis, work has continued apace... As a progress report, the present text provides a valuable up-date, summarizing the main lines of development and usefully pulling together material heretofore... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life. This is the story of how success happens, told through... more...
- University of NSW Press 2010; US$ 52.95
This second edition of Sydneys Aboriginal Past draws on the latest historical, archaeological, geological, environmental and linguistic research, as well as oral evidence of present-day Aboriginal people, to reveal the diversity of Aboriginal life in the Sydney region before, during and for the first thirty years of British settlement. Val Attenbrow... more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 19.99
?A convincing case that careful analysis of the history, issues, individuals, and institutions can lead to better decisions?in business as well as in government? ( BusinessWeek ). Two noted professors offer easily remembered rules for using history effectively in day-to-day management of governmental and corporate affairs to avoid costly blunders.... more...