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  • Savage Inequalitiesby Jonathan Kozol

    Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 16.00

    For two years, beginning in 1988, Jonathan Kozol visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, from Illinois to Washington D.C., and from New York to San Antonio. He spoke with teachers, principals, superintendents, and, most important, children. What he found was devastating. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly unequal, the... more...

  • The Bully Societyby Jessie Klein

    NYU Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    ·          “A coherent, heartbreaking narrative of how bullying works.” – The Boston Globe ·          “The author writes with clarity and compassion… offers an opportunity for us to examine, discuss, and consider the world.” – Kirkus Reviews ·          “Resists pop-psychology profiling… a searing indcitment of the cultures of cruelty,... more...

  • Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told Youby Agustín Fuentes

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    There are three major myths of human nature: humans are divided into biological races; humans are naturally aggressive; men and women are truly different in behavior, desires, and wiring. In an engaging and wide-ranging narrative Agustín Fuentes counters these pervasive and pernicious myths about human behavior. Tackling misconceptions about what race,... more...

  • Banal Nationalismby Michael Billig

    SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 46.00

    Michael Billig presents a major challenge to orthodox conceptions of nationalism in this elegantly written book. While traditional theorizing has tended to the focus on extreme expressions of nationalism, the author turns his attention to the everyday, less visible forms which are neither exotic or remote, he describes as `banal nationalism'. The... more...

  • How to Do Media and Cultural Studiesby Jane Stokes

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 42.00

    An essential textbook for students of media and cultural studies. Drawing on the success of the first edition, it is now 20% bigger and comes complete with additional online material. Focussed and engaging, it is the clearest and most accessible book in the field. more...

  • The Material World of Ancient Egyptby William H. Peck

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    Examines the objects and artifacts, the representations in art, and the examples of documentation that reveal the day-to-day life of ancient Egyptians. more...

  • Marriage Marketsby June Carbone; Naomi Cahn

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99

    In this rigorous and enlightening account of why American families have transformed so much since the 1960s, two leading scholars of family law argue that the changing economy, rather than changing morals, is at the root of family instability. more...

  • The Scholar Deniedby Aldon Morris

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    In this groundbreaking book, Aldon D. Morris’s ambition is truly monumental: to help rewrite the history of sociology and to acknowledge the primacy of W. E. B. Du Bois’s work in the founding of the discipline. Calling into question the prevailing narrative of how sociology developed, Morris, a major scholar of social movements, probes the way in which... more...

  • Caetana Says Noby Sandra Lauderdale Graham

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00

    This 2002 book presents the account of two nineteenth-century Brazilian women struggle to lead a life on their own terms. more...

  • Cuisine and Cultureby Linda Civitello

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.99

    An illuminating account of how history shapes our diets—now in a new revised and updated Third Edition Why did the ancient Romans believe cinnamon grew in swamps guarded by giant killer bats? How did African cultures imported by slavery influence cooking in the American South? What does the 700-seat McDonald's in Beijing serve in the age... more...