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  • The Managed Heart

    The Managed Heart
    av Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272941

    In private life, we try to induce or suppress love, envy, and anger through deep acting or "emotion work", just as we manage our outer expressions of feeling through surface acting. In trying to bridge a gap between what we feel and what we "ought"…

  • Tantra

    Tantra
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520236561

    A complex body of religious practices that spread throughout the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions; a form of spirituality that seemingly combines sexuality, sensual pleasure, and the full range of physical experience with the religious life - Ta…

  • The Book of Yokai

    The Book of Yokai
    av Michael Dylan Foster

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271029

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirit…

  • The Book of Yokai

    The Book of Yokai
    av Michael Dylan Foster

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271012

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly labeled yokai, these creatures come in infinite shapes and sizes, from tengu mountain goblins and kappa water spirit…

  • New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281189

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements is the most extensive study to date of modern American alternative spiritual currents. Hugh B. Urban covers a range of emerging religions from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including the Na…

  • New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281172

    New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements is the most extensive study to date of modern American alternative spiritual currents. Hugh B Urban covers a range of emerging religions from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including the Nat…

  • Lorine Niedecker

    Lorine Niedecker
    av Lorine Niedecker

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224346

    'The Brontes had their moors, I have my marshes,' Lorine Niedecker wrote of flood-prone Black Hawk Island in Wisconsin, where she lived most of her life. Her life by water, as she called it, could not have been further removed from the avant-garde p…

  • Unequal Childhoods

    Unequal Childhoods
    av Annette Lareau

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271425

    Class does make a difference in the lives and futures of American children. Drawing on in-depth observations of black and white middle-class, working-class, and poor families, "Unequal Childhoods" explores this fact, offering a picture of childhood…

  • The Feminist War on Crime

    The Feminist War on Crime
    av Aya Gruber

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304512

    Many feminists grapple with the problem of hyper-incarceration in the United States, and yet commentators on gender crime continue to assert that criminal law is not tough enough. This punitive impulse, prominent legal scholar Aya Gruber argues, is…

  • The Feminist War on Crime

    The Feminist War on Crime

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520385818

    Many feminists grapple with the problem of hyper-incarceration in the United States, and yet commentators on gender crime continue to assert that criminal law is not tough enough. This punitive impulse, prominent legal scholar Aya Gruber argues, is…

  • Hegel's Ethics of Recognition

    Hegel's Ethics of Recognition
    av Robert R. Williams

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224926

    In this significant contribution to Hegel scholarship, Robert Williams develops the most comprehensive account to date of Hegel's concept of recognition (Anerkennung). Fichte introduced the concept of recognition as a presupposition of both Rousseau…

  • Perfect Pairings

    Perfect Pairings
    av Evan Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520243774

    As thousands of wines from around the globe enter the marketplace and the American palate continues to adopt flavors from a range of cultures, the task of pairing wine and food becomes increasingly complicated. No longer is the choice simply red or…

  • Elephant Reflections

    Elephant Reflections

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253773

    "Elephant Reflections" brings award-winning wildlife photographer Karl Ammann's gorgeous images together with a revelatory text by writer Dale Peterson to illuminate one of nature's greatest and most original works of art: the elephant. The photogra…

  • Maps of Time

    Maps of Time
    av David Christian

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271449

    An introduction to a new way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time to the present day, "Maps of Time" is world history on an unprecedented scale. Beginning with the Big Bang, David Christian views the in…

  • Gaza

    Gaza
    av Norman Finkelstein

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520295711

    Gaza is among the most densely populated places in the world. Two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half the population is under eighteen years of age. Since Israel occupied Gaza in 1967, it has systematically de-developed the ec…

  • Gaza

    Gaza

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520318335

    "In its comprehensive sweep, deep probing and acute critical analysis, Finkelstein's study stands alone."-Noam Chomsky "No one who ventures an opinion on Gaza . . . is entitled to do so without taking into account the evidence in this book." -The In…

  • Language As Symbolic Action

    Language As Symbolic Action
    av Kenneth Burke

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520001923

    From the Preface: The title for this collection was the title of a course in literary criticism that I gave for many years at Bennington College. And much of the material presented here was used in that course. The title should serve well to convey…

  • Understanding Criminal Networks

    Understanding Criminal Networks
    av Prof. Gisela Bichler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297050

    Understanding Criminal Networks is a short methodological primer for those interested in studying illicit, deviant, covert, or criminal networks using social network analysis (SNA). Accessibly written by Gisela Bichler, a leading expert in SNA for d…

  • Understanding Criminal Networks

    Understanding Criminal Networks
    av Prof. Gisela Bichler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297043

    Understanding Criminal Networks is a short methodological primer for those interested in studying illicit, deviant, covert, or criminal networks using social network analysis (SNA). Accessibly written by Gisela Bichler, a leading expert in SNA for d…

  • Symbolic Interactionism

    Symbolic Interactionism
    av Herbert Blumer
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520056763

    This is a collection of articles dealing with the point of view of symbolic interactionism and with the topic of methodology in the discipline of sociology. It is written by the leading figure in the school of symbolic interactionism, and presents w…

  • Seeing Through Clothes

    Seeing Through Clothes
    av Anne Hollander

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520082311

    In this generously illustrated book, Anne Hollander examines the representation of the body and clothing in Western art, from Greek sculpture and vase painting through medieval and renaissance portraits, to contemporary films and fashion photography…

  • Destroying Yemen

    Destroying Yemen
    av Isa Blumi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296145

    Since March 2015, a Saudi-led international coalition of forces-supported by Britain and the United States-has waged devastating war in Yemen. Largely ignored by the world's media, the resulting humanitarian disaster and full scale famine threatens…

  • Destroying Yemen

    Destroying Yemen
    av Isa Blumi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296138

    Since March 2015, a Saudi-led international coalition of forces-supported by Britain and the United States-has waged devastating war in Yemen. Largely ignored by the world's media, the resulting humanitarian disaster and full scale famine threatens…

  • A Sea of Glass

    A Sea of Glass
    av Drew Harvell

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303577

    "The author makes an eloquent plea for marine biodiversity conservation."-Library Journal "Harvell seems to channel the devotion that motivated the Blaschkas."-The Guardian Winner of the 2016 National Outdoor Book Award, Environment Category It star…

  • A Sea of Glass

    A Sea of Glass
    av Drew Harvell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520285682

    Winner of the 2016 National Outdoor Book Award, Environment Category It started with a glass octopus. Dusty, broken, and all but forgotten, it caught Drew Harvell's eye. Fashioned in intricate detail by the father-son glassmaking team of Leopold and…

  • Sophisticated Giant

    Sophisticated Giant
    av Maxine Gordon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520350793

    "An occasion to appreciate Dexter's resounding musical genius as well as his wish for major social transformation."-Angela Y. Davis, political activist, scholar, author, and speaker Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophoni…

  • Sophisticated Giant

    Sophisticated Giant
    av Maxine Gordon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280649

    Sophisticated Giant presents the life and legacy of tenor saxophonist Dexter Gordon (1923-1990), one of the major innovators of modern jazz. In a context of biography, history, and memoir, Maxine Gordon has completed the book that her late husband b…

  • The Lure of the Beach

    The Lure of the Beach
    av Robert C. Ritchie

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520215955

    A human and global take on a beloved vacation spot. The crash of surf, smell of salted air, wet whorls of sand underfoot. These are the sensations of the beach, that environment that has drawn humans to its life-sustaining shores for millennia. And…

  • Serendipity

    Serendipity
    av James A. Estes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520377493

    "Many of the findings in the book . . . are classics of ecology. . . . A rare and delightful insight into timely science."-Jane Lubchenco, Nature "Estes's refreshing narrative deftly weaves rigorous science with personal reflection to create an abso…

  • Serendipity

    Serendipity
    av James A. Estes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520285033

    To newly minted biologist James Estes, the sea otters he was studying in the leafy kelp forests off the coast of Alaska appeared to have an unbalanced relationship with their greater environment. Gorging themselves on the sea urchins that grazed amo…

  • Ocean Outbreak

    Ocean Outbreak
    av Drew Harvell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520382985

    There is a growing crisis in our oceans: mysterious outbreaks of infectious disease are on the rise. Marine epidemics can cause mass die-offs of wildlife from the bottom to the top of food chains, impacting the health of ocean ecosystems as well as…

  • Ocean Outbreak

    Ocean Outbreak
    av Drew Harvell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296978

    There is a growing crisis in our oceans: mysterious outbreaks of infectious disease are on the rise. Marine epidemics can cause mass die-offs of wildlife from the bottom to the top of food chains, impacting the health of ocean ecosystems as well as…

  • Sappho

    Sappho
    av Sappho

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272934

    These hundred poems and fragments constitute virtually all of "Sappho" that survives and effectively bring to life the woman whom the Greeks consider to be their greatest lyric poet. Mary Barnard's translations are lean, incisive, direct - the best…

  • Barolo and Barbaresco

    Barolo and Barbaresco
    av Kerin O'Keefe

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273269

    Following on the success of her books on Brunello di Montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O'Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating and storied wines. In…

  • Flawless

    Flawless
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276901

    A New York Times Best Wine Book of 2018 Flawless is the first book of its kind dedicated to exploring the main causes of faults in wine. From cork taint, to volatile acidity, to off-putting aromas and flavors, all wine connoisseurs have encountered…

  • Safe Enough?

    Safe Enough?
    av Thomas R. Wellock

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520381155

    Since the dawn of the Atomic Age, nuclear experts have labored to imagine the unimaginable and prevent it. They confronted a deceptively simple question: When is a reactor "safe enough" to adequately protect the public from catastrophe? Some experts…

  • Rome and the Enemy

    Rome and the Enemy
    av Susan P. Mattern

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520236837

    How did the Romans build and maintain one of the most powerful and stable empires in the history of the world? This illuminating book draws on the literature, especially the historiography, composed by the members of the elite who conducted Roman fo…

  • Asceticism and Society in Crisis

    Asceticism and Society in Crisis
    av Susan Ashbrook Harvey

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520301450

    John of Ephesus traveled throughout the sixth-century Byzantine world in his role as monk, missionary, writer and church leader. In his major work,The Lives of the Eastern Saints, he recorded 58 portraits of monks and nuns he had known, using the li…

  • Terroir and Other Myths of Winegrowing

    Terroir and Other Myths of Winegrowing
    av Mark A. Matthews

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276956

    Wine is a traditional product with traditional explanations. Oft-romanticized, Old World notions of how to create fine wine have been passed down through generations and continue to dominate popular discussions of wine quality. However, many of thes…

  • Neuropsychedelia

    Neuropsychedelia
    av Nicolas Langlitz

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274822

    "Neuropsychedelia" examines the revival of psychedelic science since the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, and in the wake of clashes between counterculture and establishment in the…

  • Neuropsychedelia

    Neuropsychedelia
    av Nicolas Langlitz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274815

    "Neuropsychedelia" examines the revival of psychedelic science since the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, and in the wake of clashes between counterculture and establishment in the…

  • The Commercialization of Intimate Life

    The Commercialization of Intimate Life
    av Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520214880

    Arlie Russell Hochschild, author of three "New York Times" Notable Books, has been one of the freshest and most popular voices in feminist sociology over the last decades. Her influential, unusually perceptive work has opened up new ways of seeing f…

  • Dirt

    Dirt
    av David R. Montgomery

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272903

    Dirt, soil, call it what you want - it's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, and our cities. This fascinating yet disquieting book finds, however, that we are running out of dirt, and it's no laughing m…

  • Art Worlds, 25th Anniversary Edition

    Art Worlds, 25th Anniversary Edition
    av Howard S. Becker

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256361

    This classic sociological examination of art as collective action explores the cooperative network of suppliers, performers, dealers, critics, and consumers who - along with the artist - "produce" a work of art. Howard S. Becker looks at the convent…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292697

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increas…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292680

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. In the last decade, public discussions of transgender issues have increased exponentially. However, with this increas…

  • The Oresteia

    The Oresteia
    av Aeschylus, Hugh Lloyd-Jones, Aeschylus

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520282100

    The most famous series of ancient Greek plays, and the only surviving trilogy, is the Oresteia of Aeschylus, consisting of Agamemnon, Choephoroe, and Eumenides. These three plays recount the murder of Agamemnon by his queen Clytemnestra on his retur…

  • Yakuza

    Yakuza
    av David E. Kaplan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274907

    Known for their striking full-body tattoos and severed fingertips, Japan's gangsters comprise a criminal class eighty thousand strong - more than four times the size of the American mafia. Despite their criminal nature, the yakuza are accepted by fe…

  • Reimagining Global Health

    Reimagining Global Health

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271999

    Bringing together the experience, perspective and expertise of Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Arthur Kleinman, "Reimagining Global Health" provides an original, compelling introduction to the field of global health. Drawn from a Harvard course devel…

  • Reimagining Global Health

    Reimagining Global Health

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271975

    Bringing together the experience, perspective and expertise of Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Arthur Kleinman, "Reimagining Global Health" provides an original, compelling introduction to the field of global health. Drawn from a Harvard course devel…

  • How Forests Think

    How Forests Think
    av Eduardo Kohn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276116

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human - and thus distinct from all other life forms. Ba…

  • How Forests Think

    How Forests Think
    av Eduardo Kohn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276109

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human - and thus distinct from all other life forms. Ba…

  • Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo
    av Peter Brown

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280410

    This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

  • Ian Hamilton Finlay

    Ian Hamilton Finlay
    av Ian Hamilton Finlay

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270596

    This volume surveys the life and work of the Scottish poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, who is best known for his extraordinary garden, Little Sparta, a unique 'poem of place' in which poetry, sculpture, and horticulture intersect. This book directs sustain…

  • Ian Hamilton Finlay

    Ian Hamilton Finlay
    av Ian Hamilton Finlay

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270589

    This volume surveys the life and work of the Scottish poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, who is best known for his extraordinary garden, Little Sparta, a unique 'poem of place' in which poetry, sculpture, and horticulture intersect. This book directs sustain…

  • The Western Way of War

    The Western Way of War
    av Victor Davis Hanson, John Keegan, Victor Davis Hanson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260092

    The Greeks of the classical age invented not only the central idea of Western politics - that the power of state should be guided by a majority of its citizens - but also the central act of Western warfare, the decisive infantry battle. Instead of a…

  • Knowing about Genocide

    Knowing about Genocide
    av Joachim J. Savelsberg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520380189

    A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at www.luminosoa.org. This book is freely available in an open access edition thanks to TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem)-a collaboration of the Association of American Unive…

  • The Life of Buddhism

    The Life of Buddhism

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520223370

    Bringing together fifteen essays by outstanding Buddhist scholars from Asia, Europe, and North America, this book offers a distinctive portrayal of the 'life of Buddhism'. The contributors focus on a number of religious practices across the Buddhist…

  • The Final Pagan Generation

    The Final Pagan Generation
    av Edward J. Watts

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520379220

    A compelling history of radical transformation in the fourth-century--when Christianity decimated the practices of traditional pagan religion in the Roman Empire. The Final Pagan Generation recounts the fascinating story of the lives and fortunes of…

  • The Final Pagan Generation

    The Final Pagan Generation
    av Edward J. Watts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520283701

    The Final Pagan Generation recounts the fascinating story of the lives and fortunes of the last Romans born before the Emperor Constantine converted to Christianity. Edward J. Watts traces their experiences of living through the fourth century's dra…

  • The Sword and the Flute-Kali and Krsna

    The Sword and the Flute-Kali and Krsna
    av David Kinsley

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224766

    With a New Preface Kali and Krsna are two of Hinduism's most popular deities, representing dramatically different truths about the nature of the sacred. The cruel and terrible Kali is thought to be born of wild, aboriginal roots. She is the goddess…

  • Black against Empire

    Black against Empire
    av Joshua Bloom

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293281

    This timely special edition, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party, features a new preface by the authors that places the Party in a contemporary political landscape, especially as it relates to Black Lives…

  • Blue Jeans

    Blue Jeans
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272194

    This fresh and accessible ethnography offers a new vision of how society might cohere, in the face of on-going global displacement, dislocation, and migration. Drawing from intensive fieldwork in a highly diverse North London neighborhood, Daniel Mi…

  • Blue Jeans

    Blue Jeans
    av Daniel Miller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272187

    This fresh and accessible ethnography offers a new vision of how society might cohere, in the face of on-going global displacement, dislocation, and migration. Drawing from intensive fieldwork in a highly diverse North London neighborhood, Daniel Mi…

  • The Modern World-System IV

    The Modern World-System IV
    av Immanuel Wallerstein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267619

    Immanuel Wallerstein's highly influential, multi-volume opus, "The Modern World-System", is one of this century's greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development…

  • The Modern World-System IV

    The Modern World-System IV
    av Immanuel Wallerstein

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267602

    Immanuel Wallerstein's highly influential, multi-volume opus, "The Modern World-System", is one of this century's greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development…

  • Meta-Religion

    Meta-Religion
    av James W. Laine

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281370

    Whereas many textbooks treat the subject of world religions in an apolitical way, as if each religion were a path for individuals seeking wisdom and not a discourse intimately connected with the exercise of power, James W. Laine treats religion and…

  • Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.

    Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.
    av Peter Green

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275867

    Until recently, popular biographers and most scholars viewed Alexander the Great as a genius with a plan, a romantic figure pursuing his vision of a united world. His dream was at times characterized as a benevolent interest in the brotherhood of ma…