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  • 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$ 112.00

    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...

  • Montesquieu interkulturell gelesenby Norbert Campagna

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 7.57

    ReiheInterkulturelle Bibliothek - Band 85 more...

  • Einfach vornehmby Jessica Cronshagen

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Cultureby Toby Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative,... more...

  • Verlaufsmusteranalyseby Nina Baur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.95

    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

    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...

  • Critiques of Everyday Lifeby Michael Gardiner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Recent years have witnessed a burgeoning interest in the study of everyday life within the social sciences and humanities. In Critiques of Everyday Life Michael Gardiner proposes that there exists a counter-tradition within everyday life theorising. This counter-tradition has sought not merely to describe lived experience, but to transform it by... more...

  • Sociology On Cultureby Marshall Battani; John R. Hall; Mary Jo Neitz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Culture has become a touchstone of interdisciplinary conversation. For readers interested in sociology, the social sciences and the humanities, this book maps major classical and contemporary analyses and cultural controversies in relation to social processes, everyday life, and axes of ordering and difference - such as race, class and gender. Hall,... more...