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  • Frame Analysis

    Frame Analysis
    av Erving Goffman

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780930350918

    Erving Goffman will influence the thinking and perceptions of generations to come. In Frame Analysis, the brilliant theorist writes about the ways in which people determine their answers to the questions What is going on here? and Under what circums…

  • A Typology of Domestic Violence

    A Typology of Domestic Violence
    av Michael P. Johnson

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536947

    Domestic violence, a serious and far-reaching social problem, has generated two key debates among researchers. The first debate is about gender and domestic violence. Some scholars argue that domestic violence is primarily male-perpetrated, others t…

  • Malevolent Muse

    Malevolent Muse
    av Oliver Hilmes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537890

    Of all the colorful figures on the twentieth-century European cultural scene, hardly anyone has provoked more polarity than Alma Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel (1879 - 1964), mistress to a long succession of brilliant men and wife of three of the b…

  • The Everyday World As Problematic

    The Everyday World As Problematic
    av Dorothy E. Smith

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530365

    In this collection of essays, sociologist Dorothy E. Smith develops a method for analyzing how women (and men) view contemporary society from specific gendered points of view. She shows how social relations - and the theories that describe them - mu…

  • The Conceptual Practices Of Power

    The Conceptual Practices Of Power
    av Dorothy E. Smith

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530808

  • Saving Bernice

    Saving Bernice
    av Jody Raphael

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534387

    Skillfully interweaving Bernice's own eloquent words about her harrowing abuse with descriptions of other women's similar experiences and a rich synthesis of statistical findings, Jody Raphael demonstrates convincingly that domestic violence and dep…

  • Gender And Community Policing

    Gender And Community Policing
    av Susan L. Miller

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534134

    While traditional policing celebrated male officers as masculine crime fighters who were tough, aloof, and physically intimidating, policewomen were characterized as too soft and emotional for patrol assignments and were relegated to roles focusing…

  • The Exotic In Western Music

    The Exotic In Western Music

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533199

    Exoticism has flourished in western music since the seventeenth century. A blend of familiar and unfamiliar gestures, this vibrant musical language takes the listener beyond the ordinary by evoking foreign cultures and forbidden desires. In this pio…

  • Puccini


    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535308

    Descended from four generations of distinguished composers and organists, Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) was driven by family tradition and an ambitious mother to pursue a career that brought him worldwide recognition as the greatest composer of Italia…

  • Schumann

    av Peter Ostwald, Lise Deschamps Ostwald, Kurt Masur

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537241

    After obtaining access to long sought-after archival material about the final years of Robert Schumann, Lise Deschamps Ostwald, the author's widow, is finally able to detail the composer's last years at the mental institution in Endenich, fulfilling…

  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    av Benjamin Woods Labaree

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780930350055

    " A brilliant and scholarly demonstration of the way a single act of violence can affect the course of history. ... The reasons for the resort to war ... have never been brought into such clear focus as through the lens of this remarkable study." -…

  • Entrepreneurs


    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909716

    This volume broadens the scope of Boston business history by including essays on subjects such as 18th-century women shopkeepers and African American businessmen in the antebellum period along with writings focused on more traditional topics such as…

  • Rape On The Public Agenda

    Rape On The Public Agenda
    av Maria Bevacqua

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534462

    Women's responses to rape have taken many forms over the past three decades, from guerrilla actions targeting individual assailants to the founding of rape crisis centers. This timely book illuminates the movement's importance to the broader women's…

  • Boston?s Back Bay

    Boston?s Back Bay
    av William Newman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536800

    Boston's Back Bay neighborhood is well known today for its upscale residences, high-rise office buildings, fine hotels, and excellent restaurants. Extending from Arlington Street to Massachusetts Avenue, and from the Charles River to the Amtrak and…

  • Faces of Community

    Faces of Community

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909822

    For hundreds of thousands of immigrants, coming to Massachusetts has meant exchanging one community for another in multiple ways that are often overlooked. Whether home was originally an Irish tenant farm or the slave quarters of a Southern plantati…

  • Faces of Community

    Faces of Community

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909808

    For hundreds of thousands of immigrants, coming to Massachusetts has meant exchanging one community for another in multiple ways that are often overlooked. Whether home was originally an Irish tenant farm or the slave quarters of a Southern plantati…

  • Trumbull Park

    Trumbull Park
    av Frank London Brown

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536282

    Frank London Brown's powerful debut novel, originally published in 1959, fictionalizes the real-life ordeals of the first black families to integrate Chicago's Trumbull Park public housing project in the 1950s. Protagonist Buggy Martin tells the fir…

  • Crimes Of Style

    Crimes Of Style
    av Jeff Ferrell

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555532765

    Jeff Ferrell draws on his own extensive field research to thoroughly examine the practices of graffiti artists. Focusing on the city of Denver, he takes a close look at the war against graffiti and the interplay between cultural innovation and insti…

  • Platitudes

    av Trey Ellis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535865

    Trey Ellis's uproariously funny debut novel Platitudes, first published in 1988, takes on conflicts within the African American literary community. Dewayne Wellington, a failing black experimental novelist, and Isshee Ayam, a radical feminist author…

  • Buried from the World

    Buried from the World
    av Jared Curtis

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909792

    Between 1829 and 1831, Jared Curtis, the newly appointed prison chaplain at the Massachusetts State Prison in Charlestown, interviewed every one of the over 300 inmates at the prison and recorded their biographies in two leatherbound notebooks. Thos…

  • Freeing Tammy

    Freeing Tammy
    av Jody Raphael

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536732

    Tammara (Tammy) Johnson is an African-American woman in her fifties, an ex-addict with a 19-year heroin habit and a felony record, who works as the job development trainer for an in-patient drug treatment program in south suburban Chicago. Raised in…

  • Black No More

    Black No More
    av George Samuel Schuyler

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530631

    Black No More, George S. Schuyler's satiric romp, is the story of Max Disher, a dapper black rogue of an insurance man who, through a scientific transformation process, becomes Matthew Fisher, a white man. Matt dreams up a scam that allows him to be…

  • Undoing Time

    Undoing Time

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534585

    The over two million men and women incarcerated in penitentiaries and jails have become America's forgotten population. This extraordinary anthology of autobiographical prison writings brings the reader inside their silent and hidden world.Culled fr…

  • The Politics of Terror

    The Politics of Terror
    av William J. Crotty

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535773

    In the wake of the September 11 attacks, Americans were confronted with a new kind of war and a new kind of danger. After the strikes, institutions were created to mobilize the domestic response to potential terrorist threats and Congress passed leg…

  • The Rising Glory Of America, 1760-1820

    The Rising Glory Of America, 1760-1820

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530907

  • Return to Peyton Place

    Return to Peyton Place
    av Grace Metalious

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536695

    In 1956, Grace Metalious published "Peyton Place", the novel that unbuttoned the straitlaced New England of the popular imagination, transformed the publishing industry, topped the bestseller lists for more than a year, and made its young author one…

  • No Safe Haven

    No Safe Haven
    av Lori B. Girshick

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534677

    Incarcerated women in the United States are largely an invisible population because of their small numbers, their involvement in less violent and serious offenses, and their neglect by most criminologists. Yet all too often prison has become a dumpi…

  • Death At Midnight

    Death At Midnight
    av Donald A. Cabana

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533564

    While an increasingly outspoken American public is quick to endorse the death penalty, the voices of those who experience the chilling reality of executing another human being are seldom heard. Donald A. Cabana chronicles a personal journey through…

  • György Ligeti

    György Ligeti
    av Richard Steinitz

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535513

    One of the world's best known living composers, Gyoergy Sandor Ligeti is widely acknowledged as the most influential and admired creative figure of the late twentieth century. His brilliantly conceived and challenging pieces, searingly intense at ti…

  • Public Heroes, Private Felons

    Public Heroes, Private Felons
    av Jeff Benedict

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533823

    While arrests of celebrated college and professional athletes for crimes against women escalate at an alarming rate, popular sports figures routinely escape accountability for their offenses. Shielded by a lucrative sports industry that fosters the…

  • White-Collar Crime Reconsidered

    White-Collar Crime Reconsidered

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555531997

    Divided into four sections, the volume deals with the definition and theory of white-collar crime, victimization, enforcement, and the sanctioning of organizations and individuals.

  • Sviatoslav Richter

    Sviatoslav Richter
    av Karl Aage Rasmussen, Russell L. Dees, Karl Aage Rasmussen

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537104

    Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997) is widely recognized as one of the greatest pianists of the twentieth century. In this translation of the first full-scale biography of Richter, Danish composer Karl Aage Rasmussen combines his artistic appreciation of…

  • On Playing Flute

    On Playing Flute
    av QUANTZ

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534738

    Johann Joachim Quantz's On Playing Flute has long been recognized as one of the most significant and in-depth treatises on eighteenth-century musical thought, performance practice, and style. This classic text of Baroque music instruction goes far b…

  • Dealing Crack

    Dealing Crack
    av Bruce A. Jacobs

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533878

    During the 1980s, addiction to crack cocaine escalated at an alarming rate. As the demand for crack grew, so did the economic opportunities for entrepreneurial street dealers, who developed criminal underground networks for the supply and retail sal…

  • Crimes Of The Century

    Crimes Of The Century
    av Gilbert Geis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534271

    In compelling narrative, the authors probe the sensational cases of Nathan F. Leopold, Jr., and Richard A. Loeb, the Scottsboro "boys," Bruno Richard Hauptmann, Alger Hiss, and O.J. Simpson, highlighting significant lessons about criminal behavior a…

  • John Adams and the Founding of the Republic

    John Adams and the Founding of the Republic

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909785

    John Adams-lawyer, congressman, diplomat, vice president, and president-had one of the most varied and productive public careers of America's Revolutionary generation. His many achievements, taken for granted or even discounted through much of the t…

  • Peyton Place

    Peyton Place
    av Grace Metalious

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534004

    Dramatizes the lives, problems, and failings of the people of a small New England town

  • Crossroads

    av John Milward

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537449

    The blues revival of the early 1960s brought new life to a seminal genre of American music and inspired a vast new world of singers, songwriters, and rock bands. The Rolling Stones took their name from a Muddy Waters song; Led Zeppelin forged bluesy…

  • Sons Of Darkness, Sons Of Light

    Sons Of Darkness, Sons Of Light

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533960

    Originally published in 1969, this parable of racial intrigue centers on the killing of an unarmed black youth by Sergeant Carrigan, a white policeman. The murder prompts Eugene Browning, second in command at the Institute for Racial Justice, a civi…

  • Francis Blake

    Francis Blake
    av Elton W. Hall

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909846

    Accomplished inventor, visionary photographer, philanthropist, and successful businessman, Francis Blake (1850 1913) changed not only the way Americans communicated in the nineteenth century but also quite literally how they saw themselves. His majo…

  • Harsh Punishment

    Harsh Punishment

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534110

    While the number of incarcerated women is dramatically escalating, women prisoners throughout the world are largely an invisible and neglected population. These comparative essays examine thoroughly the unique problems, challenges, and issues facing…

  • Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence

    Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence
    av Lori B. Girshick

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535278

    A woman raping another woman is unthinkable. This is not how women behave, society tells us. Our legal system is not equipped to handle woman-to-woman sexual assault, our women's services do not have the resources or even the words to reach out to i…

  • The Autumn of Italian Opera

    The Autumn of Italian Opera
    av Alan Mallach

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536831

    With the passing of giants like Rossini, Bellini, and Donizetti, and with Verdi in decline, Italian opera at the end of the nineteenth century appeared to be on the wane. Then, suddenly, with the legendary premiere of Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana…

  • Feminism and Foucault

    Feminism and Foucault

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530334

    Although Michel Foucault's ideas on sexuality, ideology, and power have established him as one of this century's most influential thinkers, the implications of his work for feminists continue to be the subject of heated debate. This book fosters an…

  • The Promise Of American Life

    The Promise Of American Life

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530624

    One of the most important books to emerge from the Progressive era, The Promise of American Life offered a blueprint for a modern activist government that had enormous impact on intellectuals coming of age before World War I.

  • The Family Nobody Wanted

    The Family Nobody Wanted

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535025

    Doss's charming, touching, and at times hilarious chronicle tells how each of the children, representing white, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Mexican, and Native American backgrounds, came to her and husband Carl, a Methodist minister. She wr…

  • Louisa May Alcott

    Louisa May Alcott
    av Madeleine B. Stern

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534172

    Madeleine B. Stern, one of the world's leading Alcott scholars, shows how the breadth of Alcott's work, ranging from Little Women to sensational thrillers and war stories, serves as a reflection of a fascinating and complicated life dotted with pove…

  • Animal

    av Casey Sherman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538224

    "Joseph Barboza is the most dangerous individual known."-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, 1965Joe Barboza knew that there were two requirements for getting inducted into the Mafia. You had to be Sicilian. And you had to commit a contract killing. The N…

  • Remarkable Providences

    Remarkable Providences

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530983

    "These documents have been chosen, in every case, for the way they reflect lived experience among average people in our colonial past. There is no real substitute for such primary evidence -- no other way to capture the feel of events from day to da…

  • Abolition

    av Robert Badinter, Jeremy Mercer, Kenneth Roth

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536923

    Part legal drama, part political procedural, Abolition is above all a passionate argument against the death penalty and the rare story of politicians' willingness to fight for their principles, even against the popular will. Horrified by the guillot…

  • Catalogue of Books In The Massachusetts Historical Library-An Annotated Edition of The 1796 Library Catalogue of The Massachusetts His

    Catalogue of Books In The Massachusetts Historical Library-An Annotated Edition of The 1796 Library Catalogue of The Massachusetts His
    av Cushing

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909693