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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Frame Analysis

    Frame Analysis
    av Erving Goffman

    Pocket - 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…

  • Gyoergy Ligeti

    Gyoergy 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…

  • Equality with a Vengeance

    Equality with a Vengeance
    av Molly Dragiewicz

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537395

    This book investigates efforts by fathers' rights groups to undermine battered women's shelters and services, in the context of the backlash against feminism. Dragiewicz examines the lawsuit Booth v. Hvass, in which fathers' rights groups attempted…

  • Crossroads

    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…

  • Gendered Hate

    Gendered Hate
    av Jessica P. Hodge

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537470

    Hate crime laws, on both the federal and state levels, increasingly include gender, yet the category continues to be controversial and rarely implemented. Law enforcement officials themselves view the gender category differently from other forms of…

  • 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…

  • Listening to Olivia

    Listening to Olivia
    av Jody Raphael

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535964

    For nineteen years, Olivia lived the shadowy life of stripper, streetwalker, and heroin addict on the fringes of society. Leaving a troubled home at age sixteen to land a seemingly glamorous job at a Chicago stripclub, she became trapped in a web of…

  • 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 - 1997 - 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…

  • The Conceptual Practices Of Power

    The Conceptual Practices Of Power
    av Dorothy E. Smith

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530808

  • The Maritime History Of Massachusetts, 1783-1860

    The Maritime History Of Massachusetts, 1783-1860
    av Samuel Eliot Morison

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780930350048

    Traces the growth of port cities, commerce with the Indies and China, and shipping, whaling, fishing, and shipbuilding enterprises in the eastern seaboard state.

  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    av Benjamin Woods Labaree

    Häftad - 1979 - 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

    Entrepreneurs

    Häftad - 1997 - 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…

  • Armed Robbers In Action

    Armed Robbers In Action
    av Richard T. Wright

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533236

    One of the most feared crimes among urban dwellers, armed robbery poses a serious risk of injury or death, and presents daunting challenges for law enforcement. Yet little is known about the complex factors that motivate assailants who use a weapon…

  • The Rise And Fall of the Broadway Musical

    The Rise And Fall of the Broadway Musical
    av Mark N. Grant

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536428

    Many of today's Broadway shows, from Rent to The Lion King, have become commercial hits, but do they have the cultural importance or the dramatic and musical artistry of such enduring productions as Oklahoma!, Show Boat, or Kiss Me, Kate? Mark N. Gr…

  • The Everyday World As Problematic

    The Everyday World As Problematic
    av Dorothy E. Smith

    Häftad - 1988 - 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…

  • Faces of Community

    Faces of Community

    Häftad - 2003 - 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 - 2003 - 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…

  • In the Truth Room

    In the Truth Room
    av Dana Roeser, Rodney Jones, Dana Roeser

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536978

    "In the Truth Room suggests the shape and necessity of a life, at once dramatically compelling and immediately believable, one in which children are eating smores while watching a Fawlty Towers video, and Volvos are skidding on ice, and people are g…

  • The Death of the American Death Penalty

    The Death of the American Death Penalty
    av John F. Galliher

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537807

    The death penalty has largely disappeared as a national legislative issue and the Supreme Court has mainly bowed out, leaving the states at the cutting edge of abolition politics. This essential guide presents and explains the changing political and…

  • Crimes Of Style

    Crimes Of Style
    av Prof. 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

    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…

  • Victim Advocacy in the Courtroom

    Victim Advocacy in the Courtroom
    av Amy D. Propen

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537500

    This volume examines sentencing hearings in criminal court and the presentation of victim impact statements, as well as child protection cases in juvenile court and the recommendations of guardians ad litem (GALS). Through interviews, observations,…

  • Victim Advocacy in the Courtroom

    Victim Advocacy in the Courtroom
    av Amy D. Propen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537494

    This volume examines sentencing hearings in criminal court and the presentation of victim impact statements, as well as child protection cases in juvenile court and the recommendations of guardians ad litem (GALS). Through interviews, observations,…

  • Buried from the World

    Buried from the World
    av Jared Curtis

    Inbunden - 2002 - 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

    Pocket - 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…

  • Male Peer Support and Violence against Women

    Male Peer Support and Violence against Women
    av Walter S. DeKeseredy

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538323

    In 1988, Walter S. DeKeseredy announced Male Peer Support (MPS) Theory, which popularized the notion that certain all-male peer groups encourage, justify, and support the abuse of women. In 1993, DeKeseredy and Martin D. Schwartz modified and expand…

  • 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 - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530907

  • Return to Peyton Place

    Return to Peyton Place
    av Grace Metalious

    Pocket - 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…

  • Battered Women, Their Children, and International Law

    Battered Women, Their Children, and International Law
    av Jeffrey L. Edleson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538026

    Ending a bad personal relationship is extremely complicated when the relationship is transnational. Women whose partners are abusive often turn to family members for assistance. When this means leaving one nation for another with one's children, Hag…

  • Gertrude Beals Bourne

    Gertrude Beals Bourne
    av D. Roger Howlett

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780962814310

    The story of elegant Bostonians has been told many times, notably by John Marquand in The Late George Apley and Cleveland Amory in The Proper Bostonians. Now D. Roger Howlett writes about Boston Brahmin painter Gertrude Beals Bourne (1868-1962). Lav…

  • From Madness to Mutiny

    From Madness to Mutiny
    av Amy Neustein, Michael Lesher, Amy Neustein

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536565

    In this astonishing book, sociologist Amy Neustein and attorney Michael Lesher examine the serious dysfunction of the nation's family courts -- a dysfunction that too often results in the courts' failure to protect the people they were designed to h…

  • Women on Power

    Women on Power

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534790

    Women have made enormous strides into the professional workplace over the last two decades, yet few have assumed leadership roles in the higher ranks of predominately male occupations: business, politics, the professions, and sport. This pioneering…

  • Women on Power

    Women on Power

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534783

    Women have made enormous strides into the professional workplace over the last two decades, yet few have assumed leadership roles in the higher ranks of predominately male occupations: business, politics, the professions, and sport. This pioneering…

  • Cruel and Unusual

    Cruel and Unusual
    av John D. Bessler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538255

    The conventional wisdom is that the founders were avid death penalty supporters. In this fascinating and insightful examination of America's Eighth Amendment, law professor John D. Bessler explodes this myth and shows the founders' conflicting and a…

  • Cruel and Unusual

    Cruel and Unusual
    av John D. Bessler

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537166

    The conventional wisdom is that the founders were avid death penalty supporters. In this fascinating and insightful examination of America's Eighth Amendment, law professor John D. Bessler explodes this myth and shows the founders' conflicting and a…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sergei Prokofiev
    av Harlow Robinson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535179

    The prolific creator of such classic popular works as Romeo and Juliet, Peter and the Wolf, and Cinderella, Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) was one of the most important and influential composers of the twentieth century. Drawing on unprecedented acces…

  • 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…

  • African Americans in Global Affairs

    African Americans in Global Affairs
    av Michael L. Clemons

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537227

    The repression historically faced by African Americans has had an important effect on the nature of the group's participation in foreign affairs. This book offers a much-needed and long-overdue survey of the field, setting the stage for further expl…

  • Gypsy Music in European Culture

    Gypsy Music in European Culture
    av Anna G. Piotrowska

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538361

    Translated from the Polish, Anna G. Piotrowska's Gypsy Music in European Culture details the profound impact that Gypsy music has had on European culture from a broadly historical perspective. The author begins by identifying two models of discourse…

  • 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…