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  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171326

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • Racism

    Racism
    av George M. Fredrickson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167053

    Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691168135

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • The Art of Social Theory

    The Art of Social Theory
    av Richard Swedberg

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691155227

    In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Th…

  • The World According to Physics

    The World According to Physics
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182308

    Quantum physicist, New York Times bestselling author, and BBC host Jim Al-Khalili offers a fascinating and illuminating look at what physics reveals about the world Shining a light on the most profound insights revealed by modern physics, Jim Al-Kha…

  • Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy

    Ballad of the Bullet: Gangs, Drill Music, and the Power of Online Infamy
    av Forrest Stuart

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691194431

    How poor urban youth in Chicago use social media to profit from portrayals of gang violence, and the questions this raises about poverty, opportunities, and public voyeurism Amid increasing hardship and limited employment options, poor urban youth a…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a…

  • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction

    Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies: A Comprehensive Introduction
    av Arvind Narayanan, Joseph Bonneau, Edward Felten

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691171692

    An authoritative introduction to the exciting new technologies of digital money Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies provides a comprehensive introduction to the revolutionary yet often misunderstood new technologies of digital currency. Whether…

  • Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice

    Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice
    av Pamela Matson, William C. Clark, Krister Andersson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691157610

    Sustainability is a global imperative and a scientific challenge like no other. This concise guide provides students and practitioners with a strategic framework for linking knowledge with action in the pursuit of sustainable development, and serves…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691178325

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world--and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible del…

  • The Mushroom at the End of the World

    The Mushroom at the End of the World
    av Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691220550

    What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world-and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the Northern Hemisphere. Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing's account of thes…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691190785

    A New York Times Bestseller A Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year A New Statesman Book to Read F…

  • Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

    Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism
    av Anne Case, Angus Deaton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691207827

    New York Times Bestseller Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year From economist Anne Case and Nobel Prize winner Angus Deaton, a groundbr…

  • This Time Is Different

    This Time Is Different
    av Carmen M. Reinhart

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152646

    Throughout history, rich and poor countries alike have been lending, borrowing, crashing--and recovering--their way through an extraordinary range of financial crises. Each time, the experts have chimed, "this time is different"--claiming that the o…

  • Violence

    Violence
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691143224

    In the popular misconception fostered by blockbuster action movies and best-selling thrillers--not to mention conventional explanations by social scientists--violence is easy under certain conditions, like poverty, racial or ideological hatreds, or…

  • Interaction Ritual Chains

    Interaction Ritual Chains
    av Randall Collins

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691123899

    Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by a common force: interaction rituals. Interaction Ritual Chains is a…

  • How to Solve It

    How to Solve It
    av G. Polya, John H. Conway, G. Polya

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164076

    A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G. Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight. In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can…

  • The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350

    The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    av Robert Bartlett

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806

    From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that E…

  • Secret Wars

    Secret Wars
    av Austin Carson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691204123

    Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to U.S.-occupied Iraq. Investigating what governments kee…

  • Secret Wars

    Secret Wars
    av Austin Carson

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691181769

    Secret Wars is the first book to systematically analyze the ways powerful states covertly participate in foreign wars, showing a recurring pattern of such behavior stretching from World War I to U.S.-occupied Iraq. Investigating what governments kee…

  • Synchronicity

    Synchronicity
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150505

    Jung was intrigued from early in his career with coincidences, especially those surprising juxtapositions that scientific rationality could not adequately explain. He discussed these ideas with Albert Einstein before World War I, but first used the…

  • Not for Profit

    Not for Profit
    av Martha C. Nussbaum

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173320

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been see…

  • Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right

    Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right
    av Cynthia Miller-Idriss

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691203836

    A startling look at the unexpected places where violent hate groups recruit young people Hate crimes. Misinformation and conspiracy theories. Foiled white-supremacist plots. The signs of growing far-right extremism are all around us, and communities…

  • #Republic

    #Republic
    av Cass R. Sunstein

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180908

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Nudge and The World According to Star Wars, a revealing account of how today's Internet threatens democracy-and what can be done about it As the Internet grows more sophisticated, it is creating new thre…

  • The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1932 by C. G. Jung

    The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1932 by C. G. Jung
    av C. G. Jung

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691006765

    Kundalini yoga presented Jung with a model of something that was almost completely lacking in Western psychology--an account of the development phases of higher consciousness.... Jung's insistence on the psychogenic and symbolic significance of such…

  • Mostly Harmless Econometrics

    Mostly Harmless Econometrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691120355

    The core methods in today's econometric toolkit are linear regression for statistical control, instrumental variables methods for the analysis of natural experiments, and differences-in-differences methods that exploit policy changes. In the modern…

  • How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

    How to Die: An Ancient Guide to the End of Life
    av Seneca

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175577

    Timeless wisdom on death and dying from the celebrated Stoic philosopher SenecaIt takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die, wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to study death always, and took his own ad…

  • Narrative Economics

    Narrative Economics
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210261

    From Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times bestselling author Robert Shiller, a groundbreaking account of how stories help drive economic events-and why financial panics can spread like epidemic viruses Stories people tell-about financial…

  • Globalization

    Globalization
    av Jurgen Osterhammel

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691133959

    "Globalization" has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. But is this much-discussed ph…

  • From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe

    From Peoples Into Nations: A History of Eastern Europe
    av John Connelly

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691167121

    A sweeping narrative history of Eastern Europe from the late eighteenth century to today In the 1780s, the Habsburg monarch Joseph II decreed that henceforth German would be the language of his realm. His intention was to forge a unified state from…

  • The Myth of the Eternal Return

    The Myth of the Eternal Return
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691182971

    First published in English in 1954, this founding work of the history of religions secured the North American reputation of the Romanian emigre-scholar Mircea Eliade. Making reference to an astonishing number of cultures and drawing on scholarship p…

  • Expert Political Judgment

    Expert Political Judgment
    av Philip E. Tetlock

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691175973

    Since its original publication, Expert Political Judgment by New York Times bestselling author Philip Tetlock has established itself as a contemporary classic in the literature on evaluating expert opinion. Tetlock first discusses arguments about wh…

  • How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

    How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
    av Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164335

    Timeless techniques of effective public speaking from ancient Rome's greatest orator All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers…

  • On Bullshit

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122946

    One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize b…

  • On Bullshit

    On Bullshit
    av Harry G. Frankfurt

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691226033

  • The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

    The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
    av Jacob Grimm

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173221

    When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the…

  • Mastering 'Metrics

    Mastering 'Metrics
    av Joshua D. Angrist

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152844

    Applied econometrics, known to aficionados as 'metrics, is the original data science. 'Metrics encompasses the statistical methods economists use to untangle cause and effect in human affairs. Through accessible discussion and with a dose of kung fu…

  • The Age of the Vikings

    The Age of the Vikings
    av Anders Winroth

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169293

    The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled peacefully and traveled far from their homelands in swift and sturdy ships…

  • The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class

    The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class
    av Elizabeth Currid-Halkett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691162737

    How the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite, and how their consumer habits affect us all In today's world, the leisure class has been replaced by a new elite. Highly educated and defined by cultural capital rather than income bracket, the…

  • The Great Leveler

    The Great Leveler
    av Walter Scheidel

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183251

    Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel s…

  • Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

    Qed: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691164090

    Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive int…

  • Setting the People Free

    Setting the People Free
    av John Dunn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691180038

    Why does democracy-as a word and as an idea-loom so large in the political imagination, though it has so often been misused and misunderstood? Setting the People Free starts by tracing the roots of democracy from an improvised remedy for a local Gre…

  • Shamanism

    Shamanism
    av Mircea Eliade

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691210667

    The foundational work on shamanism now available as a Princeton Classics paperback Shamanism is an essential work on the study of this mysterious and fascinating phenomenon. The founder of the modern study of the history of religion, Mircea Eliade s…

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165622

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the fore…

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape
    av Angus Deaton

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691153544

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the fore…

  • The Undiscovered Self

    The Undiscovered Self
    av C. G. Jung, Sonu Shamdasani, R. F. C. Hull

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691150512

    These two essays, written late in Jung's life, reflect his responses to the shattering experience of World War II and the dawn of mass society. Among his most influential works, "The Undiscovered Self" is a plea for his generation--and those to come…

  • Irrational Exuberance

    Irrational Exuberance
    av Robert J. Shiller

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691173122

    In this revised, updated, and expanded edition of his New York Times bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller, who warned of both the tech and housing bubbles, cautions that signs of irrational exuberance among investors have only in…

  • Climate Shock

    Climate Shock
    av Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman, Gernot Wagner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691159478

    If you had a 10 percent chance of having a fatal car accident, you'd take necessary precautions. If your finances had a 10 percent chance of suffering a severe loss, you'd reevaluate your assets. So if we know the world is warming and there's a 10 p…

  • The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

    The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism
    av Gosta Esping-Andersen

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691028576

    Few discussions in modern social science have occupied as much attention as the changing nature of welfare states in Western societies. Gsta Esping-Andersen, one of the foremost contributors to current debates on this issue, here provides a new anal…

  • Trust in Numbers

    Trust in Numbers
    av Theodore M. Porter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691208411

    A foundational work on historical and social studies of quantification What accounts for the prestige of quantitative methods? The usual answer is that quantification is desirable in social investigation as a result of its successes in science. Trus…

  • Famine

    Famine
    av Cormac O Grada

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691147970

    Famine remains one of the worst calamities that can befall a society. Mass starvation--whether it is inflicted by drought or engineered by misguided or genocidal economic policies--devastates families, weakens the social fabric, and undermines polit…

  • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    The Horse, the Wheel, and Language
    av David W. Anthony

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691148182

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until no…

  • The Lacanian Subject

    The Lacanian Subject
    av Bruce Fink

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691015897

    This book presents the radically new theory of subjectivity found in the work of Jacques Lacan. Against the tide of post-structuralist thinkers who announce "the death of the subject," Bruce Fink explores what it means to come into being as a subjec…

  • What Is World Literature?

    What Is World Literature?
    av David Damrosch

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691049861

    World literature was long defined in North America as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged both this European focus and the very category of "the masterpiece." The first book to look broadl…

  • No Joke

    No Joke
    av Ruth R. Wisse

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691165813

    Humor is the most celebrated of all Jewish responses to modernity. In this book, Ruth Wisse evokes and applauds the genius of spontaneous Jewish joking--as well as the brilliance of comic masterworks by writers like Heinrich Heine, Sholem Aleichem,…

  • No Joke

    No Joke
    av Ruth R. Wisse

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691149462

    Humor is the most celebrated of all Jewish responses to modernity. In this book, Ruth Wisse evokes and applauds the genius of spontaneous Jewish joking--as well as the brilliance of comic masterworks by writers like Heinrich Heine, Sholem Aleichem,…

  • The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today

    The Decline and Rise of Democracy: A Global History from Antiquity to Today
    av David Stasavage

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691177465

    One of the most important books on political regimes written in a generation.--Steven Levitsky, New York Times-bestselling author of How Democracies Die A new understanding of how and why early democracy took hold, how modern democracy evolved, and…