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  • 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

  • Culture And Critique

    An Introduction To The Critical Discourses Of Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jere Paul Surber

    Written by philosopher Jere Surber, Culture and Critique familiarizes students with both the broad and specialized meanings of cultural studies, providing detailed explanations of theoretical terms, critical strategies, and discursive traditions upon which it is based. In its broad and more…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Criminological Controversies

    A Methodological Primer, 1st Edition

    By John L Hagan, A. R. Gillis, David Brownfield, A R Gillis

    A lucid text addressed to students and scholars, this book explores some of the key controversies that have stimulated the scientific study of crime: disputes about the connections between gender, class, and crime; policing; the criminality of our cities; the role of peer groups in the causes of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Civil Society

    The American Model And Third World Development, 1st Edition

    By Howard J. Wiarda

    Using case studies from sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and including such critical countries as South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, and Egypt, Civil Society focuses on the processes and politics of dismantling "corporate" (state directed…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Color - Class - Identity

    The New Politics Of Race, 1st Edition

    By John Arthur, Amy Shapiro

    Three recent and highly dramatic national events have shattered the complacency of many Americans about progress, however fitful, in race relations in America. The Clarence Thomas?Anita Hill hearings, the O.J. Simpson trial, and the Million Man March of Louis Farrakhan have forced everyone to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Control Balance

    Toward A General Theory Of Deviance, 1st Edition

    By Charles R Tittle

    A major contribution to the field of crime/deviance, this volume by noted criminologist Charles R. Tittle puts forth an integrated theory of deviance?control balance. Its central premise is that the total amount of control people are subjected to, relative to the control they can exercise, will…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Christianity After Communism

    Social, Political, And Cultural Struggle In Russia, 1st Edition

    By Niels C. Nielsen

    Religious leaders and experts engage in an open and concise discussion of the of the slow progress of Christian growth in Russia. Editor Niels C. Nielsen Jr. has colleted an enlightening discussion of current and past challanges of the Russian Chrisitan movement.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Celluloid Mushroom Clouds

    Hollywood And Atomic Bomb, 1st Edition

    By Joyce Evans

    Celluloid Mushroom Clouds is a historical account of how the movie industry responded to specific economic and political forces over the postwar years. Joyce Evans investigates the transformation of the imagery associated with atomic technology found in Hollywood film produced and distributed…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Bearing Witness

    Gay Men's Health Crisis And The Politics Of Aids, 1st Edition

    By Philip M Kayal

    This study tells how one community-based initiative - Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) in New York - overcame the obstacles of homophobia and fear of AIDS by organizing groups of volunteers who "bear witness" to the suffering of people with AIDS. The book explores the gay community's response to AIDS…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • At The Fringes Of Science

    1st Edition

    By Michael W Friedlander

    Scientific discoveries are constantly in the news. Almost daily we hear about new and important breakthroughs. But sometimes it turns out that what was trumpeted as scientific truth is later discredited, or controversy may long swirl about some dramatic claim.What is a nonscientist to believe? Many…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Magical Writing In Salasaca

    Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Peter Wogan

    This engaging case study of Salasaca, a village in highland Ecuador, examines indigenous beliefs about writing, such as Day of the Dead name lists, comparisons with weaving, and a witch who kills people listed in his book of names. Magical Writing in Salasaca demonstrates that these beliefs reflect…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Monopoly Television

    Mtv's Quest To Control The Music, 1st Edition

    By Jack Banks

    In August 1981, Music Television?now popularly known as MTV?was launched. Within a matter of years it revitalized a struggling record industry; made the careers of leading pop stars like Madonna, Boy George, Cyndi Lauper, and Duran Duran; infiltrated traditional network television and the movie…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

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