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  • In Search Of Elvis

    Music, Race, Art, Religion, 1st Edition

    By Vernon Chadwick

    The International Conference on Elvis Presley, convened at the University of Mississippi in August, transformed a rock and roll icon into a scholarly phenomenon. Educators, artists, and Elvis aficionados from across the world?plus over one hundred internationally based reporters?collected on Oxford…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Good News, Bad News

    Journalism Ethics And The Public Interest, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Iggers

    Public dissatisfaction with the news media frequently gives rise to calls for journalists to live up to the ethical standards of their profession. But what if the fault lies in part with the standards themselves?Jeremy Iggers argues that journalism's institutionalized conversation about ethics…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Generating Social Stratification

    Toward A New Research Agenda, 1st Edition

    By Alan C Kerckhoff

    In this book some of the leading stratification scholars in the U.S. present empirical and theoretical essays about the institutional contexts that shape careers. Building on recent advances in theory, data, and analytic technique, the essays in this volume work toward the goal of identifying and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Feminists Rethink The Self

    1st Edition

    By Diana Meyers

    How is women's conception of self affected by the caregiving responsibilities traditionally assigned to them and by the personal vulnerabilities imposed on them? If institutions of male dominance profoundly influence women's lives and minds, how can women form judgments about their own best…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Feminist Legal Theory

    Readings In Law And Gender, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Bartlett, Rosanne Kennedy

    Our understanding of the law and its potential for reforming social and political norms was dramatically reshaped in the 1980s by the intellectual movement known as feminist legal theory. What makes this new theory so important is the far-reaching challenge it poses to the assumptions embedded in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Feminist Approaches To Bioethics

    Theoretical Reflections And Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Rosemarie Putnam Tong

    No other cluster of medical issues affects the genders as differently as those related to procreation?contraception, sterilization, abortion, artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, surrogate motherhood, and genetic screening. Yet, the moral diversity among feminists has led to political…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Faces Of Feminism

    An Activist's Reflections On The Women's Movement, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Tobias

    As one of the main players in the second wave of feminism, Sheila Tobias returns to Kate Millet's central tenet, ?sexual politics,? and argues that it can still unite progressive men and women around a common set of goals. Providing a map of a complex terrain, Tobias details ?generations? of issues…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Feminism As Radical Humanism

    1st Edition

    By Pauline Johnson

    Feminism is currently at an impasse. Both the liberation feminism of the 1970's and the more recent feminism of difference are increasingly faced with the limitations of their own perspectives. While feminists today generally acknowledge the need to recognise diversity, they lack a coherent…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Dressing In Feathers

    The Construction Of The Indian In American Popular Culture, 1st Edition

    By S. Elizabeth Bird

    One hundred members of NatChat, an electronic mail discussion group concerned with Native American issues, responded to the recent Disney release Pocahontas by calling on parents to boycott the movie, citing its historical inaccuracies and saying that ?Disney has let us down in a cruel,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Environmental Conflict

    An Anthology, 1st Edition

    By Paul Diehl, Nils Petter Gleditsch

    As environmental security gains increasing attention, there is a pressing need for rigorous examinations of environmental causes of conflict and the potential for conflict resolution. Environmental Conflict explores the relationship between environmental degradation or scarcity and either…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Culture Matters

    Essays In Honor Of Aaron Wildavsky, 1st Edition

    By Richard J Ellis, Michael Thompson

    Culture Matters explores the role of political culture studies as one of the major investigative fields in contemporary political science. Culture theory was the focal point of the late Aaron Wildavsky's teaching and research for the last decade of his life, a life that profoundly affected many…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Development Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Riall Nolan

    Development Anthropology is a detailed examination of how anthropology is used in international development projects. Written from a practitioner's standpoint, and containing numerous examples and case studies, the book aims to provide students with a comprehensive overview of what development…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

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