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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95
Challenging dominant adult-centric perspectives on contemporary global migration flows and presenting understandings of the lives of migrant children and young people from their own experiences, this book presents a detailed exploration of children's live more...
- D & M Publishers 2011; US$ 23.95
A new collection of warm, wise and inspiring stories from the author of the bestselling One Native Life . Since its publication in 2008, readers and reviewers have embraced Richard Wagamese ?s One Native Life . ?In quiet tones and luminous language,? wrote the Winnipeg Free Press , ? Wagamese shares his hurts and joys, inviting readers to find... more...
- Beacon Press 2007; US$ 16.00
Fifty-seven million Americans-including 21 percent of the nation's children-live a notch above the poverty line, and yet the challenges they face are largely ignored. While government programs assist the poor, and politicians woo the more fortunate, the "Missing Class" is largely invisible and left to fend for itself. Missing Class parents often... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 39.95
Using examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present, Celebrity Culture and the American Dream considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today. Equally important, the book explains how and why the story of Hollywood celebrities matters, sociologically speaking,... more...
- McClelland & Stewart 2011; US$ 19.99
Rarely accessible beyond the limits of its people, Ojibway mythology is as rich in meaning and mystery, as broad, as deep, and as innately appealing as the mythologies of Greece, Rome, Egypt, and other civilizations. In Ojibway Heritage , Basil Johnston sets forth the broad spectrum of his people?s life, legends, and beliefs. Stories to be read, enjoyed,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000; US$ 18.99
A great writer's journey of exploration in an American place that is both strange and deeply familiar. In Ian Frazier's bestselling Great Plains , he described meeting a man in New York City named Le War Lance, "an Oglala Sioux Indian from Oglala, South Dakota." In On the Rez , Frazier returns to the plains and focuses on a place at their center-the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 49.00
Across Britain there are more than 3,000 lost villages once-thriving communities that time and fortune.have reduced to ivy-clad remnants and weather-worn ruins. Echoes of a former age, they evoke a natural curiosity as to who lived in them, what caused their decline. Bestselling author Henry Buckton goes in search of some of the Britain?s more recent... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 75.00
The contributors to The City, Revisited trace an intellectual history that begins in 1925 with the publication of the influential classic The City, engaging in a spirited debate about whether the major theories of twentieth-century urban development are relevant for studying the twenty-first-century metropolis. Contributors: Janet Abu-Lughod, Northwestern... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 14.57
A compelling history of extraordinary children - brought up by animals, growing up alone in the wilderness, or locked for long years in solitary confinement. Wild or feral children have fascinated us down the centuries, and continue to do so today. Michael Newton deftly investigates such infamous cases as Peter the Wild Boy, who gripped the attention... more...