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  • The Capturedby Scott Zesch

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 17.99

    On New Year's Day in 1870, ten-year-old Adolph Korn was kidnapped by an Apache raiding party. Traded to Comaches, he thrived in the rough, nomadic existence, quickly becoming one of the tribe's fiercest warriors. Forcibly returned to his parents after three years, Korn never adjusted to life in white society. He spent his last years in a cave, all... more...

  • Marriage, Class and Colour in Nineteenth Century Cubaby Verena Martinez-Alier

    Cambridge University Press 1974; US$ 29.00

    An analysis of marriage patterns in nineteenth-century Cuba, a society with a large black population. more...

  • The Moral Foundations of Trustby Eric M. Uslaner

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00

    It seeks to explain why trust, in decline in the US, matters for societies. more...

  • Social Intelligenceby Daniel Goleman

    Random House 2011; US$ 17.44

    Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and selling more than 5 million copies worldwide. Now, once again, Daniel Goleman has written a groundbreaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, revealing that we are 'wired to connect' and the surprisingly... more...

  • Applying social scienceby David Byrne

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    This important book examines how social science is applied now and how it might be applied in the future in relation to social transformation in a time of crisis. more...

  • The Second Messiahby Christopher Knight; Robert Lomas

    Random House 2012; US$ 11.62

    There is now no published theory to explain the enigma of the Turin Shroud that fits the known evidence. Many people want the shroud to be proof of Christ's mission, but Knight and Lomas prove that it is not. The truth behind the shroud is an epic story of pride, greed, powerlust and suffering. It had been prophesised that the Messiah would return... more...

  • Key Concepts in Family Studiesby Jane Ribbens McCarthy; Rosalind Edwards

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 42.00

    A well priced introductory student reference title for this popular, interdisciplinary field. more...

  • Going Soloby Eric Klinenberg

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99

    With eye-opening statistics, original data, and vivid portraits of people who live alone, renowned sociologist Eric Klinenberg upends conventional wisdom to deliver the definitive take on how the rise of going solo is transforming the American experience.             Klinenberg shows that most single dwellers?whether in their twenties or eighties?are... more...

  • What Money Can't Buyby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 15.99

    Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing... more...

  • The Contented Mother?s Guideby Gina Ford

    Ebury Publishing 2012; US$ 17.44

    Ensure your contented baby has a contented mum Becoming a mum is an exciting journey, with new rewards and responsibilities. But while you focus your energies on the needs of your growing baby, it's easy to neglect your own needs as a new mum. Gina Ford has helped millions of women bring up contented babies and now she wants to ensure... more...