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  • Discrimination in Latin Americaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    Latin America has often been regarded as a region with deep ethnic and class conflicts. The difficulty of assessing this from an economic perspective is two fold: There is little solid, unbiased, and systematic data to provide convincing empirical evidence, and there is a dearth of empirical methods to identify specific discriminatory-based behavior... more...

  • The Speed of Changeby Jan-Bart Gewald; Sabine Luning; Klaas van Walraven

    BRILL 2009; US$ 66.00

    In the early 1900s the motor-vehicle (car, bus, lorry or motor-cycle) was introduced in sub-Saharan Africa This edited volume of eleven contributions by historians, anthropologists, social and political scientists explores aspects of the social history and anthropology of the motor-vehicle in Africa. more...

  • The Dancing Girls of Lahoreby Louise Brown

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    The dancing girls of Lahore inhabit the Diamond Market in the shadow of a great mosque. The twenty-first century goes on outside the walls of this ancient quarter but scarcely registers within. Though their trade can be described with accuracy as prostitution, the dancing girls have an illustrious history: Beloved by emperors and nawabs, their sophisticated... more...

  • Jihad for Jerusalem: Identity and Strategy in International Relationsby M.A. Khan

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 84.00

    Jihad for Jerusalem explores the agent-structure dynamics in world politics and advances a constructivist theory of choice that explains the role of identity, culture, religion, and other core values in international politics. The struggle for Jerusalem by Iran, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and Israel is the empirical space where the dynamics between reason... more...

  • On the Rezby Ian Frazier

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2000; US$ 12.60

    A great writer's journey of exploration in an American place that is both strange and deeply familiar. In Ian Frazier's bestselling Great Plains , he described meeting a man in New York City named Le War Lance, "an Oglala Sioux Indian from Oglala, South Dakota." In On the Rez , Frazier returns to the plains and focuses on a place at their center-the... more...

  • Skin Deepby Marita Golden; Susan Shreve

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.96

    Candid, poignant, provocative, and informative, the essays and stories in Skin Deep explore a wide spectrum of racial issues between black and white women, from self-identity and competition to childrearing and friendship. Eudora Welty contributes a bittersweet story of a one-hundred-year-old black woman whose spirit is as determined and strong as... more...

  • The Sociology of Genderby Amy S. Wharton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 52.95 US$ 47.66

    Featuring extensive revisions and updates, the Second Edition of The Sociology of Gender: An Introduction to Theory and Research presents an introductory overview of gender theory and research, and continues to offer a unique and compelling approach to one of the most important topics in the field of sociology.  Features extensive revisions... more...

  • Inside Poverty and Development in Africaby Marcel Rutten; André Leliveld; Dick Foeken

    BRILL 2008; US$ 66.00

    Thinking about development in Africa requires an appreciation of at least two sets of ideas. It is not sufficient to stress the ubiquity of failure, malnutrition, disease, predatory states and war; one also has to recognize that important aspects of the lives of millions of ordinary people have been transformed over the last five decades. All contributions... more...

  • Politics, Identity, and Mexico’s Indigenous Rights Movementsby Todd A. Eisenstadt

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    Argues that indigenous and non-indigenous individuals in southern Mexico have been united by socioeconomic and land tenure institution variables as well as by ethnic identity. more...

  • Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008by Ming Wang

    BRILL 2011; US$ 185.00

    Emerging Civil Society in China, 1978-2008 is translated from the original Chinese to provide a look into how scholars in China have been assessing the development of civil organizations and analyzing them based on system reforms, the public sphere, and collective action. This volume and the others in the SSRC series, provide western scholars with... more...