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  • The Ethnographic Imaginationby Paul Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 20.66

    In this book Paul Willis, a renowned sociologist and ethnographer, aims to renew and develop the ethnographic craft across the disciplines. Drawing from numerous examples of his own past and current work, he shows that ethnographic practice and the ethnographic imagination are vital to understanding the creativity and irreducibility of experience in... more...

  • Learning to Labour (Mandarin Edition)by Paul Willis

    Yilin 2014; US$ 11.99

    《学做工:工人阶级子弟为何继承父业》 This book is to explore and re-construct Hegel's theory. 本书是20世纪社会学、人类学和教育学的经典著作之一。第一部分是生动通俗的民族志的深度描写,第二部分是精辟透彻的理论分析。作者通过展现一个工业城镇里12个出身工人阶级家庭的男孩从毕业前18个月到工作后半年这段时期内的学习生活经历,向我们解释了工人阶级子弟之所以继承父业,不仅是社会结构性因素再生产的结果,更是他们对学校主流文化做出反叛的一种反讽性的文化生产过程的结果。中文本还收录了作者于2000年所做的访谈,以及专门为中国读者写的序言,有助于读者从一个比较历史的角度理解全球化背景下中国的青少年教育和失业问题。 more...

  • Learning to Labourby Paul Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 30.95

    This book which has now established itself as a classic study of working class boys describes how Paul Willis followed a group of 'lads' as they passed through the last two years of school and into work. The book explains that for 'the lads' it is their own culture which blocks teaching and prevents the realisation of liberal education aims. This culture... more...

  • Strategic Public Relations Leadershipby Anne Gregory; Paul Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.95

    Public relations is operating in an increasingly challenging and complex environment. Pressures from outside the organisation include new accountabilities, empowered stakeholders, increased public cynicism and a new communication landscape. Internally, there are increasing demands to demonstrate a return on investment, alongside a requirement to coach... more...

  • Zizek and Media Studiesby Matthew Flisfeder; Louis-Paul Willis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Film, media, and cultural theorists have long appealed to Lacanian theory in order to discern processes of subjectivization, representation, and ideological interpellation. Here, the contributors take up a Žižekian approach to studies of cinema and media, raising questions about power, ideology, sexual difference, and enjoyment. more...

  • Profane Cultureby Paul E Willis; Paul E Willis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 23.61

    A classic of British cultural studies, Profane Culture takes the reader into the worlds of two important 1960s youth cultures—the motor-bike boys and the hippies. The motor-bike boys were working-class motorcyclists who listened to the early rock 'n' roll of the late 1950s. In contrast, the hippies were middle-class drug users with long hair and... more...

  • Culture, Media, Languageby Stuart Hall; Doothy Hobson; Andrew Lowe; Paul Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Werewolf Hunterby Steve Skidmore; Steve Barlow; Paul Davidson; Adam Willis

    Hachette Children's Group 2011; US$ 5.99

    You are the Hunter - destined to fight horror wherever you find it. A full moon hangs high in the sky, casting an evil glow. Werewolves are on the prowl for flesh, gathering in numbers and strength. You must track these inhuman creatures across North America to fight face-to-face with the pack leader before time runs out and the Great Hunt begins.... more...

  • iHorror: Zombie Hunterby Steve Skidmore; Steve Barlow; Paul Davidson; Adam Willis

    Hachette Children's Group 2011; US$ 5.99

    You are the Hunter - destined to fight horror wherever you find it. You're called to an island in the South Pacific - home to the Nutco Oil corporation. Their operation is being disrupted by the sort of pest that only you can help to defeat - zombies! They are threatening to destroy everything on the island of Saruba, and now you must fight your... more...

  • iHorror: Vampire Hunterby Steve Skidmore; Steve Barlow; Paul Davidson; Adam Willis

    Hachette Children's Group 2011; US$ 5.99

    You are the Hunter - destined to fight horror wherever you find it. Tonight you've tracked a vampire to its hiding place in the city. It's cold - snow is falling - and in the dark a distant power is stirring ... Load your weapons. Prime your senses. It's time! Kindle version supported by the Kindle Fire, Fire HD, Fire HDX, Fire DX and Paperwhite.... more...