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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$ 65.00

    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...

  • Einfach vornehmby Jessica Cronshagen

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 24.45

    Anatomie einer bäuerlichen Elite in der Frühen Neuzeit. Nicht nur Adel und Patrizier herrschten in der Frühen Neuzeit. In ländlichen Gebieten mit geringer Adelspräsenz lag die Gestaltung der sozialen Ordnung weitgehend in bäuerlicher Hand. Die »Herrscher« im Dorf waren reiche Bauernfamilien, die es verstanden, ihre Stellung über Jahrhunderte zu behaupten.... more...

  • The Bodyby Lisa Jean Moore; Monica J. Casper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    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...

  • Cultural Citizenshipby Nick Stevenson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 44.00

    Why has 'culture' become central to political debates? How might we rethink questions of citizenship in an information age? Will cosmopolitanism become the key ideal of the future? This guide links questions of identity, individualization, multiculturalism, and mediation to a politics of culture. more...

  • Ideology and the Social Sciencesby Graham Kinloch; Raj Mohan

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 132.00

    The extent to which modern social science continues to reflect the subjective traits of authors and the contexts in which they operate, rather than the objective facts or insights they claim to develop, remains one of the most striking features of social science research and writing. Kinloch and Mohan provide a multidisciplinary and worldwide examination... more...

  • Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weberby David Kettler; Colin Loader; Volker Meja

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    This book focuses on the important work of Karl Mannheim by demonstrating how his theoretical conception of a reflexive sociology took shape as a collaborative empirical research programme. The authors show how contemporary work along these lines, whether derived from Foucault, Bourdieu or other theorists, can benefit from the insights of Mannheim... more...

  • In The Seventiesby Barry Miles

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.32

    Beginning with the Weathermen explosion in Greenwich Village and ending with punk, the seventies was the age of extremes; sex, drugs and, of course, rock 'n' roll. With an extraordinary cast of characters, and even more extraordinary anecdotes, In The Seventies tells, firsthand, the story - and stories - of the decade. From Allen Ginsberg's... more...

  • The Idea of Cultureby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 32.95

    Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the general reader the contemporary debates around it. more...