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  • The Graffiti Subcultureby Nancy Macdonald

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 44.00

    This book is the most extensive contribution to our understanding of the graffiti subculture to date. Using insights from ethnographic research conducted in London and New York, the author explores the varying ways young men use graffiti to construct masculinity, claim power and establish independence from the institutions which define and often limit... more...

  • Trail of Tearsby John Ehle

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95

    The fascinating portrayal of the Cherokee nation,  filled with Native American legend, lore, and religion -- a  gripping American drama of power, politics,  betrayal, and ambition. B & W photographs From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Crazy Horseby Larry McMurtry

    Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 15.00

    Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure in American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. This superb biography looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a reluctant leader at the Battle of Little Bighorn. With his uncanny gift for understanding the human... more...

  • Mutton Fishby Beryl Cruse; Liddy Stewart; Sue Norman

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 22.00

    This is the story of the Aboriginal people of the south coast of New South Wales as told through the metaphor of Haliotis (mutton fish or abalone). Haliotis is a subsistence food ? easy to find and harvest, rich in energy and accessible when the beaches are freely open to all. At times, the abalone story seems almost secondary to the fascinating picture... more...

  • A Place of Refugeby Tobias Jones

    Quercus 2015; Not Available

    Five years ago, Tobias Jones and his wife set up a woodland sanctuary for people in a period of crisis in their lives. Windsor Hill Wood quickly becomes a well-known refuge, and a family home is transformed into a small community. Most people arrive because of a desperate need - bereavement, depression, addiction or homelessness - while others... more...

  • A Place of Refugeby Tobias Jones

    Quercus 2015; US$ 19.94

    Five years ago, Tobias Jones and his wife set up a woodland sanctuary for people in a period of crisis in their lives. Windsor Hill Wood quickly becomes a well-known refuge, and a family home is transformed into a small community. Most people arrive because of a desperate need - bereavement, depression, addiction or homelessness - while others... more...

  • Comparative Studies of Social and Political Elites, Volume 23by Fredrik Engelstad; Trygve Gulbrandsen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 99.95

    Who are the elites, how do they interact with society, and do they threaten democracy? more...

  • Fractured Citiesby Kees Koonings; Dirk Kruijt

    Zed Books 2006; US$ 34.95

    As cities sprawl across Latin America, absorbing more and more of its people, crime and violence have become inescapable. From the paramilitary invasion of Medellin Colombia, the booming wealth of crack dealers in Managua, and police corruption in Mexico City, to the glimmers of hope in Lima, this book provides a dynamic analysis of urban insecurity.... more...

  • The Well-Connected Communityby Alison Gilchrist

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    Since the publication of the first edition of "The well-connected community" there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. This fully-updated second edition includes new ideas drawn from recent research on social capital and the policy context for... more...

  • Childhoodby Arnlaug Leira; Chiara Saraceno

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95

    Drawing both on micro and macro, national and comparative studies, this volume traces some of the trends and analyzes in comparative perspective how they affect images and practices of childhood and transforms responsibilities for children. more...