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Sociology

  • ...And Then I Became Gay""by Ritch Williams-Savin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    "...And Then I Became Gay is about the lives of young men who express the complications, adversities, and satisfactions of being a sexual outsider in North America during the 1980s and 1990s. Consisting of narratives which chronicle developmental progression from first memories of being attracted to other males to a subsequent integration of their... more...

  • ""We Are Not Garbage!"": The Homeless Movement in Tokyo 1994-2002by Miki Hasegawa

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to appreciate how poor people can benefit by acting collectively.... more...

  • '78by Bill Reynolds

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00

    Now in paperback: the inside story behind a crucial chapter in Red Sox lore-and a turbulent time in a troubled city. George Steinbrenner called it the greatest game in the history of American sports. On a bright October day in 1978, the Boston Red Sox met the New York Yankees for an epic playoff game that would send one team to the World Series-and... more...

  • "Anerkennung" als Prinzip der Kritischen Theorieby Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    The author shows why implementing the project of a critical social theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt School based on recognition theory can yield promising results. In this context, the category of recognition is of special value because by using recognition theory, social relationships can be both analyzed and criticized. This is shown in the... more...

  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 28.95

     The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions.... more...

  • "Do You Know...?"by Robert R. Faulkner; Howard S. Becker

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00

    Every night, somewhere in the world, three or four musicians will climb on stage together. Whether the gig is at a jazz club, a bar, or a bar mitzvah, the performance never begins with a note, but with a question. The trumpet player might turn to the bassist and ask, “Do you know ‘Body and Soul’?”—and from there the... more...

  • 'Honour' Killing and Violenceby Aisha K. Gill; Carolyn Strange; Karl Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 33.00

    In this interdisciplinary collection leading experts and scholars from criminology, psychology, law and history provide a compelling analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name 'honour'. more...

  • "I Remember Bo. . ."by George Cantor

    Triumph Books 2007; US$ 13.99

    Offering an exclusive look into the inner workings of the Michigan Wolverines under famed coach Bo Schembechler, this a book takes readers into the huddle and locker room and onto the sidelines of this historic college football program. With unrestricted access into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers, I Remember Bo? captures... more...

  • "In a Single Garment of Destiny"by Martin Luther Jr. King; Lewis V. Baldwin; Charlayne Hunter-Gault

    Beacon Press 2013; US$ 26.95

    An unprecedented and timely collection that captures the global vision of Dr. King?in his own words   Too many people continue to think of Dr. King only as ?a southern civil rights leader? or ?an American Gandhi,? thus ignoring his impact on poor and oppressed people around the world. "In a Single Garment of Destiny" is the first book to treat... more...

  • "May the Best Man Win"by P.F. McDevitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 35.00

    A comprehensive social and cultural history of sport in the British empire and its relationship to constructions of masculinity and national identity in Great Britain, Ireland, India, Australia and the West Indies 1880-1935. more...