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- University of California Press 2015; US$ 16.95
In Sidewalking , David L. Ulin offers a compelling inquiry into the evolving landscape of Los Angeles. Part personal narrative, part investigation of the city as both idea and environment, Sidewalking is many things: a discussion of Los Angeles as urban space, a history of the city?s built environment, a meditation on the author?s relationship to... more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 23.00
Mixed Methods Research: A Guide to the Field by Vicki L. Plano Clark and Nataliya V. Ivankova is a practical book that introduces a unique socio-ecological framework for understanding the field of mixed methods research and its different perspectives. Based on the framework, it addresses basic questions including: What is the mixed methods research... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 21.25
Deafening Modernism tells the story of modernism from the perspective of Deaf critical insight. Working to develop a critical Deaf theory independent of identity-based discourse, Rebecca Sanchez excavates the intersections between Deaf and modernist studies. She traces the ways that Deaf culture, history, linguistics, and literature provide... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 67.99
This unique text examines a range of ethnic groups in both historical and contemporary context. Each rich case study offers a brief historical overview of the group?s immigration experience and settlement patterns and discusses how these communities have transformed?and been transformed by?the places in which they have settled. more...
- Gill & Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.99
In his search for the key to the Irish psyche, Sean Moncrieff roams from the pub to the dole queue, the laboratory to the pulpit. Packed with offbeat anecdotes, observations and intriguing detours,, The Irish Paradox is a roadmap for those struggling to make sense of a country defined as much by its contradictions as its sense of community. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 28.99
This fourth edition offers an up-to-date, critical analysis of modern advertising, with a focus on race, gender, and sexuality. Featuring nearly 400 new images, this edition includes new scholarship in gender and ethnic studies, chapters on gay and lesbian marketing, an expanded chapter on race in advertising and violence in mass media, and more.... more...
- Random House Australia 2015; US$ 22.40
Australia and the British monarchy have always made for an odd couple: the young, rebellious, egalitarian nation wed to an ancient symbol of power and social inequality. Even today, an invitation to meet a member of the royal family remains a pinnacle of social achievement. What is the magic the royals hold over Australians?Since Captain James Cook... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Building the Urban Environment is a comparative study of the contestation among planners, policymakers, and the grassroots over the production and meaning of urban space. Award-winning historian Harold Platt presents case studies of seven cities, including Rotterdam, Chicago, and Sao Paulo, to show how, over time, urban life created hybrid spaces... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 24.50
Philadelphia has been at the heart of many books by award-winning author Beth Kephart, but none more so than the affectionate collection Love. This volume of personal essays and photographs celebrates the intersection of memory and place. Kephart writes lovingly, reflectively about what Philadelphia means to her. She muses about meandering on SEPTA... more...