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  • US Imperialism

    The Changing Dynamics of Global Power, 1st Edition

    By James Petras

    This book offers a broad and deep examination of the dynamics of US imperialism. Petras analyzes imperialism not only as economic domination, showing that its impact in the world takes many forms, including cultural, political and historical. He points to the disruptive effects it has on other…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Anxious Creativity

    When Imagination Fails, 1st Edition

    By David Trend

    Creativity is getting new attention in today’s America––along the way revealing fault lines in U.S. culture. Surveys show people overwhelmingly seeing creativity as both a desirable trait and a work enhancement, yet most say they just aren’t creative. Like beauty and wealth, creativity seems…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action

    #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism, 1st Edition

    By Menoukha Robin Case, Allison V. Craig

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Reconceptualizing The Peasantry

    Anthropology In Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kearney

    The concept of ?peasant? has been constructed from residual images of pre-industrial European and colonial rural society. Spurred by Romantic sensibilities and modern nationalist imaginations, the images the word peasant brings to mind are anachronisms that do not reflect the ways in which rural…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Reel Arguments

    Film, Philosophy, And Social Criticism, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Light

    Reel Arguments collects an integrated series of essays addressing the role of film as social criticism. By looking at films and the creators of such films as Alice in the Cities, Enemy of the State, The Conversation, Falling Down, City of Hope, and Matewan, Light persuasively argues that film can…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Rereading The Rabbis

    A Woman's Voice, 1st Edition

    By Judith Hauptman

    Fully acknowledging that Judaism, as described in both the Bible and the Talmud, was patriarchal, Judith Hauptman demonstrates that the rabbis of the Talmud made significant changes in key areas of Jewish law in order to benefit women. Reading the texts with feminist sensibilities?recognizing that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Rethinking The Subject

    An Anthology Of Contemporary European Social Thought, 1st Edition

    By James Faubion, Paul Rabinow

    Since the early 1970s, European thinkers have departed notably from their predecessors in order to pursue analytical programs more thoroughly their own. Rethinking the Subject brings together in one volume some of the most influential writings of Foucault, Habermas, Bourdieu, Pizzorno, Macfarlane,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Russian Culture At The Crossroads

    Paradoxes Of Postcommunist Consciousness, 1st Edition

    By Dmitri N Shalin

    During the waning years of Soviet power, glasnost laid bare the distress of people trapped in a system they despised but felt powerless to change. The reexamination of values that began then continues today in the search for a new Russian culture, one rooted in the pre-Soviet past but dynamic and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Poverty, Ethnicity, And Violent Crime

    1st Edition

    By Jr. Short

    Violent crime in America is more strongly associated with poverty and with changing social and economic conditions than with race or ethnicity, and patterns of violence are changing. These are among the conclusions of Poverty, Ethnicity, and Violent Crime, a searching analysis that draws on…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Political Anthropology

    Power And Paradigms, 1st Edition

    By Donald V Kurtz

    Politics is all about power, and power--its composition, creation, and use--pervades this unique and clearly written assessment of the paradigms by which anthropologists explain and understand political phenomena. In Political Anthropology, Donald V. Kurtz examines how anthropologists think about…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Public Opinion, Crime, And Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    By Julian Roberts, Loretta Stalans

    Taking on one of the most popular issues of the day?crime and the way we make sense of it?Julian Roberts and Loretta Stalans reveal the mismatch between the public perception of crime and the reality of crime statistics. Discussing such issues as public knowledge of crime, sources of crime…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Race And Place

    Equity Issues In Urban America, 1st Edition

    By John W. Frazier, Florence Margai, Eugene Tettey-Fio

    Racism, racial equity, and the race-place connections related to racial inequalities in the U.S. are the major themes of this book. The long history of U.S. White racism toward Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians is deeply rooted in the political, socioeconomic, and intellectual frameworks of America,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

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