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  • The Lesser-known World of Mughal Emperor Jahangir

    1st Edition

    By Som Prakash Verma

    This volume depicts the life and times of the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the light of his memoirs, Jahangirnama, popularly known as Tuzuk-i Jahangiri. With its fresh treatment of source material and a vivid account of historical events, the book tells the history of Jahangir’s India through his…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge India

  • Crime Scene Processing and Investigation Workbook, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    By Christine R. Ramirez, Casie L. Parish-Fisher

    Crime Scene Processing and Investigation Workbook, Second Edition is the only workbook which directly supports and cross-references methodology and terminology presented in Ross Gardner and Donna Krouskup’s perennial best-seller Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigations, Third Edition.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    CRC Press

  • Thickening Fat

    Fat Bodies, Intersectionality, and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by May Friedman, Carla Rice, Jen Rinaldi

    Thickening Fat: Fat Bodies, Intersectionality, and Social Justice seeks to explore the multiple, variable, and embodied experiences of fat oppression and fat activisms. Moving beyond an analysis of fat oppression as singular, this book will aim to unpack the volatility of fat—the mutability of fat…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16

  • The Violence Within

    Cultural And Political Opposition In Divided Nations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Warren

    The Violence Within explores a range of contemporary conflicts in which culture has become an explicit issue: ethnic nationalism, religious fundamentalism, the militarization of civilian life, opposition movements in authoritarian states, political resistance to redistributive agrarian reforms, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Other Within Us

    Feminist Explorations Of Women And Aging, 1st Edition

    By Marilyn Pearsall

    Feminist women bequeath to us a powerful critique of our society's obsession with beauty and impossible body ideals. Having refused makeup, high heels, and short skirts in their youth, these women are now entering the most stigmatized stage in a woman's life?old age. As she becomes the ?older woman…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Power of Feminist Theory

    Domination, Resistance, Solidarity, 1st Edition

    By Amy Allen

    Power is clearly a crucial concept for feminist theory. Insofar as feminists are interested in analyzing power, it is because they have an interest in understanding, critiquing, and ultimately challenging the multiple array of unjust power relations affecting women in contemporary Western societies…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Iraqw of Tanzania

    Negotiating Rural Development, 1st Edition

    By Katherine A. Snyder

    In The Iraqw of Tanzania: Negotiating Rural Development, author Katherine Snyder focuses on how the Iraqw perceive, respond to, and affect development in Tanzania. Snyder explores how the ideology of development affects people's actions, from what crops to plant, to what to wear and do at their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Naked And The Undead

    Evil And The Appeal Of Horror, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia Freeland

    Horror is often dismissed as mass art of lowbrow entertainment that produced only shirt-term thrills. Horror films can be bloody, gory and disturbing, so some people argue that they have bad moral effects, inciting viewers to imitate cinematic violence or desensitizing them to atrocities. In The…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Through The Looking Glass

    Women And Borderline Personality Disorder, 1st Edition

    By Dana Becker

    To what extent is borderline personality disorder (BPD) a truly ?female? affliction given how women are socialized? This and other questions are addressed within the context of the historical relationship between women and madness, as well as women's often-strained relationship with the psychiatric…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Religion, Society, And Psychoanalysis

    Readings In Contemporary Theory, 1st Edition

    By Janet L Jacobs, Donald Capps

    Religion clearly remains a powerful social and political force in Western society. Freudian-based theory continues to inform psychoanalytic investigations into personality development, gender relations, and traumatic disorders. Using a historical framework, this collection of new essays brings…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Roads In The Sky

    The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change, 1st Edition

    By Richard O. Clemmer

    Despite 100 years with the dominant American culture, Hopi culture today maintains continuity with its aboriginal roots while reflecting the impact of the 20th century.A compelling study of ?fourth worlders? coping with a powerful nation-state, this book depicts Hopi social organization, economy,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

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