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  • 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...

  • Clinical Anatomyby Harold Ellis; Vishy Mahadevan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 70.00 US$ 60.67

    THE THIRTEENTH EDITION OF THE CLASSIC TEXTBOOK, FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1960 Written by one of the great teachers of anatomy, the thirteenth edition of Clinical Anatomy continues to provide thousands of medical students, postgraduate trainees and junior doctors across the world with essential anatomical information within a clinical setting. It is... 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$ 119.00

    What distinguishes humans from all other animals? In this book, rationality, social learning, and cooperation ? the basis of cultural evolution ? are placed under the microscope from a comparative philosophical perspective. The view is developed that anthropological difference is based upon the sum of many small differences, and that we... more...

  • The Bodyby Lisa Jean Moore; Monica J. Casper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    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...

  • Verlaufsmusteranalyseby Gerhard Schulze; Nina Baur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; Not Available

    Nina Baur verfolgt in diesem Buch das ebrgeizige Ziel, die Bedeutung der Kategorie der Zeit fUr die Soziologie mnfassend - d. h. wissenschaftsgeschichtlich, theoretisch und methodisch - zu bestimmen, die Verwendungsweise dieser Kategorie in einer Vielzahl soziologischer Studien zu explizieren und den inzwischen erreichten Stand zu bewerten: Welche... more...

  • Against Hybridityby Haim Hazan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    One of the major characteristics of our contemporary culture is a positive, almost banal, view of the transgression and disruption of cultural boundaries. Strangers, migrants and nomads are celebrated in our postmodern world of hybrids and cyborgs. But we pay a price for this celebration of hybridity: the non-hybrid figures in our societies are ignored,... more...

  • Routledge International Handbook of Ignorance Studiesby Matthias Gross; Linsey McGoey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 205.00

    Once treated as the absence of knowledge, ignorance today has become a highly influential topic in its own right, commanding growing attention across the natural and social sciences where a wide range of scholars have begun to explore the social life and political issues involved in the distribution and strategic use of not knowing. The field is growing... more...

  • Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasiaby Andrew C. Kuchins; Jeffrey Mankoff; Oliver Backes

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2015; US$ 39.99

    Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasia: Turkmenistan's Evolving Foreign Economic and Security Interests, part of a five-volume series, examines the full scope of U.S. national interests in Turkmenistan and puts forward the broad outlines of a strategy for U.S. engagement over the coming years. more...

  • Culture and Foreign Language Educationby Wai Meng Chan; Sunil Kumar Bhatt; Masanori Nagami; Izumi Walker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This book offers insights from current research on the role of culture in foreign language learning as well as the construction of culture and identity through language learning and use. It presents original empirical studies and theoretical discussions which bear important implications for curricular practice in language education, as... more...