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  • Pavements Unboundby Andrew Dawson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 231.00

    Nearly all highway, airport, dock and industrial pavements contain large quantities of untreated aggregate in the form of unbound pavement layers. In many pavements, which are lightly or moderately trafficked, crushed rock or gravel derived aggregates comprise the majority of the construction or, in the case of unsealed pavements, all of the structure.... more...

  • Water in Road Structuresby Andrew Dawson

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 212.60

    This book examines water in pavement. Coverage includes basic theory, where the water comes from, how it may (or may not) be drained, the effect of temperature on the movement, and the impact that water content has on pavement material and subgrade behavior. more...

  • Summoning the Spiritsby Andrew Dawson

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Prophetic visions and the role of mediums; possession ceremonies and ecstatic trance; the social contexts and practices of invocation: these are a number of the intriguing topics addressed by this comprehensive undergraduate textbook, the first of its kind to offer a thorough overview of the fascinating and multifaceted subject of spirit possession.... more...

  • The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversityby Andrew Dawson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Politics and Practice of Religious Diversity engages with one of the most characteristic features of modern society. An increasingly prominent and potentially contentious phenomenon, religious diversity is intimately associated with contemporary issues such as migration, human rights, social cohesion, socio-cultural pluralisation, political... more...

  • New Era - New Religionsby Andrew Dawson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    New Era - New Religions examines new forms of religion in Brazil. The largest and most vibrant country in Latin America, Brazil is home to some of the world's fastest growing religious movements and has enthusiastically greeted home-grown new religions and imported spiritual movements and new age organizations. In Brazil and beyond, these novel religious... more...

  • The Land Problem in the Developed Economy (Routledge Revivals)by Andrew H. Dawson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Land is an important finite commodity in the modern world. In the past wars have been fought over it and land shortage has been the cause of many famines. In modern times debates rage over just how land should be controlled by government and over whether land should be publicly or privately owned. This book, which was first published in 1984, surveys... more...

  • After Writing Cultureby Andrew Dawson; Jenny Hockey; Allison James

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    This collection addresses the theme of representation in anthropology. Its fourteen articles explore some of the directions in which contemporary anthropology is moving, following the questions raised by the "writing culture" debates of the 1980s. It includes discussion of issues such as: * the concept of caste in Indian society * scottish ethnography... more...

  • Religion, Migration, and Mobilityby Cristina Maria de Castro; Andrew Dawson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse religious landscape must be understood within a dynamic... more...

  • Stretching the Sociological Imaginationby Andrew Smith; Matt Dawson; Bridget Fowler; David Miller; David Rampton

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 95.58

    This edited collection calls for renewed attention to the concept of the sociological imagination, allowing social scientists to link private issues to public troubles. Inspired by the eminent Glasgow-based sociologist, John Eldridge, it re-engages with the concept and shows how it can be applied to analyzing society today. more...

  • Advances in Transportation Geotechnicsby Ed Ellis; Hai-Sui Yu; Glenn McDowell; Andrew R. Dawson; Nick Thom

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 385.00

    Highways provide the arteries of modern society. The interaction of road, rail and other transport infrastructure with the ground is unusually intimate, and thus needs to be well-understood to provide economic and reliable infrastructure for society. Challenges include not only the design of new infrastructure (often on problematic ground), but increasingly... more...