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  • Fragmented Identitiesby Denise Roman

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 38.99

    Combining sharp observation, a native's ease in the city, and talent as a storyteller, Denise Roman spiritedly presents the myriad details and the diverging cultural strands of life in postcommunist Bucharest. Roman focuses on identity-formation and identity politics among youth, Jews, women, and queers. more...

  • Blacks in the White Eliteby Richard L. Zweigenhaft; G. William Domhoff

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 27.00

    This extensively revised edition of Blacks in the White Establishment? shows why America is at a crucial juncture in relations between blacks and whites, when advances made since the Civil Rights Movement could either continue or retrench, depending on the decisions made by our governments, communities, and schools. The voices of African Americans... more...

  • Competing Comparative Constructions in Europeby Thomas Stolz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 149.99

    Diese arealtypologische Studie untersucht die grammatischen Mittel, die in den Sprachen Europas verwendet werden, um den Komparativ der Ungleichheit/Überlegenheit auszudrücken. Die bestehenden Theorien und Hypothesen über die morphosyntaktische Struktur und die crosslinguistische Verteilung von Konstruktionstypen werden durchgemustert; das Verhalten... more...

  • Nations, National Narratives and Communities in the Asia-Pacificby Norman Vasu; Yolanda Chin; Kam-yee Law

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Many states in the Asia Pacific region are not built around a single homogenous people, but rather include many large, varied, different national groups. This book explores how states in the region attempt to develop commonality and a nation and the difficulties that arise. It discusses the consequences which ensue when competing narratives clash,... more...

  • Econ Dev Village India Ils 59by M. R. Haswell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Silent Voicesby Adam J. Berinsky

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    Over the past century, opinion polls have come to pervade American politics. Despite their shortcomings, the notion prevails that polls broadly represent public sentiment. But do they? In Silent Voices , Adam Berinsky presents a provocative argument that the very process of collecting information on public preferences through surveys may bias our... more...

  • The Social Context of Violent Behaviourby Emanuel Marx

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1976. Violent behaviour occurs in every society. It grows out of the social order and can therefore be understood only in a social context. This book examines an orderly and relatively tranquil society, a small Israeli town settled by new immigrants, which is run by public agencies who pour in their resources to maintain the inhabitants.... more...

  • Neighbours and Nationals in an African City Wardby David Parkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This study analyses the way in which tribal ties are maintained in the development of a tribally mixed, middle class community in Kampala, Uganda. Political independence in the early nineteen sixties in much of Africa created expectations of increased development, education and living standards. There was hope that ethnic tensions arising from false... more...

  • Western India in the Nineteenth Centuryby Ravinder Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Hinduism flourished in the districts around Poona in Bombay to a far greater extent than in the rest of India, hence the problems facing the British administrators of Maharashtra were quite different from those confronting them in other parts of India. The solutions they proposed and the policies which emerged determined the social changes which took... more...

  • Custom and Politics in Urban Africaby Abner Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    A discussion of the process by which some ethnic groups manipulate values, myths, symbols and ceremonials from their traditional culture in order to develop an informal political organisation. This organisation is then used as a weapon in the struggle for power and privilege within contemporary society. more...