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  • Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africaby Andrea L. Stanton; Edward Ramsamy; Peter J. Seybolt; Carolyn M. Elliott

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 456.00

    These volumes convey what daily life is like in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Entries will aid readers in understanding the importance of cultural sociology, to appreciate the effects of cultural forces around the world. more...

  • Paul Virilioby John Armitage

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 50.00

    An examination of Virilio's work on cultural theory; includes an interview with Virilio; a recently translated example of his work; and a select bibliography of his writings. more...

  • Creativity and Academic Activismby Meaghan Morris; Mette Hjort

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 50.00

    This work explores in detail how innovative academic activism can transform our everyday workplaces in contexts of considerable adversity. Personal essays by prominent scholars provide critical reflections on their institution-building triumphs and setbacks across a range of cultural institutions. Often adopting narrative approaches, the contributors... more...

  • Knowledge Commercialization and Valorization in Regional Economic Developmentby Tuzin Baycan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    The commercialization of academic knowledge is increasingly seen as a potential economic development model, particularly for improving the capabilities and economic performance of regions. This insightful volume investigates the emerging factors in knowledge commercialization from an international perspective and highlights the research agenda and... more...

  • The Trans/National Study of Cultureby Doris Bachmann-Medick

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 100.24

    Die Reihe widmet sich zentralen neueren Konzepten und Methoden im Feld der kulturwissenschaftlichen Grundlagenforschung und inhaltlichen Fragestellungen. Sie zielt darauf, die gegenwärtige Diskussion in den Kulturwissenschaften weiter zu profilieren und sie zugleich für die Arbeit in den Disziplinen fruchtbar zu machen. more...

  • Critical Communication Theoryby Sue Curry Jansen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 45.99

    Looking at issues of globalization, science, politics, gender, etc. this book advocates a new agenda not only for communication research, but also for the writing that comes out of it. more...

  • Filipinos Representby Antonio T. Tiongson Jr.

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 67.50

    Antonio T. Tiongson draws on interviews with Bay Area?based Filipino American DJs to explore the authenticating strategies they rely on to create a niche within DJ culture. He shows that while the engagement of Filipino youth with DJ culture speaks to the broadening racial scope of hip-hop, such involvement also upholds deracialized accounts of hip-hop... more...

  • Africa, Cultural Studies and Differenceby Keyan Tomaselli; Handel Kashope Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book engages two critical and seemingly contradictory tasks:... more...

  • Kognition bei Menschen und Tierenby Tobias Starzak

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 89.69

    Was unterscheidet den Menschen von allen anderen Tieren? In diesem Buch werden Rationalität, soziales Lernen und Kooperation ? die Grundlage kultureller Evolution?aus einer vergleichenden philosophischen Perspektive unter die Lupe genommen. Dabei wird die Sicht entwickelt, dass der Anschein einer anthropologischen Differenz durch die... more...

  • The Bodyby Lisa Jean Moore; Monica J. Casper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing tools for social and cultural analysis. Students... more...