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  • After the Gig

    After the Gig
    av Juliet Schor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520325050

    A Publishers Weekly Fall 2020 Big Indie Book The dark side of the gig economy (Uber, Airbnb, etc.) and how to make it equitable for the users and workers most exploited. When the "sharing economy" launched a decade ago, proponents claimed that it w…

  • The Managed Hand

    The Managed Hand
    av Miliann Kang

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262607

    Two women, virtual strangers, sit hand-in-hand across a narrow table, both intent on the same thing - achieving the perfect manicure. Encounters like this occur thousands of times across the United States in nail salons increasingly owned and operat…

  • The Managed Hand

    The Managed Hand
    av Miliann Kang

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262584

    Two women, virtual strangers, sit hand-in-hand across a narrow table, both intent on the same thing - achieving the perfect manicure. Encounters like this occur thousands of times across the United States in nail salons increasingly owned and operat…

  • Symbolic Interactionism

    Symbolic Interactionism
    av Herbert Blumer
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1992 - 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…

  • 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"…

  • The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao

    The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao
    av Andrew McClellan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251267

    Art museums have emerged in recent decades as the most vibrant and popular of all cultural institutions. Though art museums have never been more popular, their direction and values are now being contested as never before - both in the media and in t…

  • How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself

    How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-By-Step Guide to Teach Yourself
    av Mark Collier, Bill Manley

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520239494

    Hieroglyphs are pictures used as signs in writing. When standing before an ancient tablet in a museum or visiting an Egyptian monument, we marvel at this unique writing and puzzle over its meaning. Now, with the help of Egyptologists Mark Collier an…

  • On Holiday

    On Holiday
    av Orvar Loefgren

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520234642

    Lofgren takes us on a tour of the Western holiday world and shows how two centuries of 'learning to be a tourist' have shaped our own ways of vacationing. We see how fashions in destinations have changed through the years, with popular images (writt…

  • Trans

    Trans
    av Jack Halberstam

    Häftad - 2017 - 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 - 2017 - 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…

  • A Brief History of Fascist Lies

    A Brief History of Fascist Lies
    av Federico Finchelstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520346710

    "There is no better book on fascism's complex and vexed relationship with truth."--Jason Stanley, author of How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them In this short companion to his book From Fascism to Populism in History, world-renowned histor…

  • 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…

  • This Connection of Everyone with Lungs

    This Connection of Everyone with Lungs
    av Juliana Spahr

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520242951

    Part planetary love poem, part 24/7 news flash, the hypnotic poems of This Connection of Everyone with Lungs wrap with equal, angular grace around lovers and battleships. These poems hear the tracer fire in a bird's song and capture cell division an…

  • Heritage of China

    Heritage of China

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520064416

    The thirteen essays in this volume, all by experts in the field of Chinese studies, reflect the diversity of approaches scholars follow in the study of China's past. Together they reveal the depth and vitality of Chinese civilization and demonstrate…

  • GUYnecology

    GUYnecology
    av Rene Almeling

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520289253

    What is healthy sperm or the male biological clock? This book details why we don't talk about men's reproductive health and how this lack shapes reproductive politics today. For more than a century, the medical profession has made enormous efforts…

  • GUYnecology

    GUYnecology
    av Rene Almeling

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520289246

    What is healthy sperm or the male biological clock? This book details why we don't talk about men's reproductive health and how this lack shapes reproductive politics today. For more than a century, the medical profession has made enormous efforts…

  • Pricing Beauty

    Pricing Beauty
    av Ashley Mears

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270763

    Sociologist Ashley Mears takes us behind the brightly lit runways and glossy advertisements of the fashion industry in this insider's study of the world of modeling. Mears, who worked as a model in New York and London, draws on observations as well…

  • Laughter Out of Place

    Laughter Out of Place
    av Donna M. Goldstein

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276048

    Donna M. Goldstein presents a hard-hitting critique of urban poverty and violence and challenges much of what we think we know about the "culture of poverty" in this compelling read. Drawing on more than a decade of experience in Brazil, Goldstein p…

  • Leadership in Administration

    Leadership in Administration
    av Philip Selznick
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520049949

    From the Preface:This essay outlines a perspective for the study of leadership in administrative organizations. It was written in the conviction that more reflective, theoretical discussion is needed to guide the gathering of facts that the diagnosi…

  • Musicology and Difference

    Musicology and Difference

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201460

    Addressing Western and non-Western music, composers from Francesca Caccini to Charles Ives, and musical communities from twelfth-century monks to contemporary opera queens, these essays explore questions of gender and sexuality. Musicology and Diffe…

  • The Films of Akira Kurosawa, Third Edition, Expanded and Updated

    The Films of Akira Kurosawa, Third Edition, Expanded and Updated
    av Donald Richie

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520220379

    In an epilogue provided for his incomparable study of Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998), Donald Richie reflects on Kurosawa's life work of thirty feature films and describes his last, unfinished project, a film set in the Edo period to be called The Ocean…

  • The Bodhidharma Anthology

    The Bodhidharma Anthology
    av Jeffrey L. Broughton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520219724

    The discovery of a walled-up cave in northwest China led to the retrieval of a lost early Ch'an (Zen) literature of the T'ang dynasty, one of the recovered texts was the collection "Bodhidharma Anthology". This text provides a detailed study and an…

  • The Tactile Eye

    The Tactile Eye
    av Jennifer M. Barker

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258426

    "The Tactile Eye" expands on phenomenological analysis and film theory in its accessible and beautifully written exploration of the visceral connection between films and their viewers. Jennifer M. Barker argues that the experience of cinema can be u…

  • The Beethoven Quartet Companion

    The Beethoven Quartet Companion

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520204201

    While the Beethoven string quartets are to chamber music what the plays of Shakespeare are to drama, even seasoned concertgoers will welcome guidance with these personal and sometimes enigmatic works. This collection offers Beethoven lovers both det…

  • Public Sociology

    Public Sociology

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251380

    In 2004, Michael Burawoy, speaking as president of the American Sociological Association, generated far-reaching controversy when he issued an ambitious and impassioned call for a 'public sociology'. Burawoy argued that sociology should speak beyond…

  • Classical Music and Postmodern Knowledge

    Classical Music and Postmodern Knowledge
    av Lawrence Kramer

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520207004

    A leading cultural theorist and musicologist opens up new possibilities for understanding mainstream Western art music--the "classical" music composed between the eighteenth and early twentieth centuries that is, for many, losing both its prestige a…

  • Global Community

    Global Community
    av Akira Iriye

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520231283

    The 'global community' is a term we take for granted today. But how did the global community, both as an idea and as a reality, originate and develop over time? This book examines this concept by looking at the emergence, growth, and activities of i…

  • Birthing the Nation

    Birthing the Nation
    av Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520229440

    In this rich, evocative study, Rhoda Ann Kanaaneh examines the changing notions of sexuality, family, and reproduction among Palestinians living in Israel. Distinguishing itself amid the media maelstrom that has homogenized Palestinians as "terroris…

  • The Book of Yokai

    The Book of Yokai
    av Michael Dylan Foster

    Häftad - 2014 - 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…

  • The Modern Middle East, Third Edition

    The Modern Middle East, Third Edition
    av Mehran Kamrava

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520277816

    From the fall of the Ottoman Empire through the Arab Spring, this completely revised and updated edition of Mehran Kamrava's classic treatise on the making of the contemporary Middle East remains essential reading for students and general readers wh…

  • A Concise History of the Third Reich

    A Concise History of the Third Reich
    av Wolfgang Benz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253834

    This well-illustrated, highly accessible book at last gives general readers and students a compact, yet comprehensive and authoritative history of the twelve years of the Third Reich - from political takeover of January 30, 1933 to the German capitu…

  • The Fate of Place

    The Fate of Place
    av Edward Casey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276031

    In this imaginative and comprehensive study, Edward Casey, one of the most incisive interpreters of the Continental philosophical tradition, offers a philosophical history of the evolving conceptualizations of place and space in Western thought. Not…

  • Criminology Explains School Bullying

    Criminology Explains School Bullying
    av Robert A. Brooks

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298279

    In this book, Robert A. Brooks and Jeffrey W. Cohen provide a concise, targeted overview of the major criminological theories to explain the phenomenon of school bullying, bringing to life what is often dense and confusing material with concrete cas…

  • Criminology Explains School Bullying

    Criminology Explains School Bullying
    av Robert A. Brooks

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298262

    In this book, Robert A. Brooks and Jeffrey W. Cohen provide a concise, targeted overview of the major criminological theories to explain the phenomenon of school bullying, bringing to life what is often dense and confusing material with concrete cas…

  • Beyond the Cultural Turn

    Beyond the Cultural Turn

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520216792

    Nothing has generated more controversy in the social sciences than the turn toward culture, variously known as the linguistic turn, culturalism, or postmodernism. This book examines the impact of the cultural turn on two prominent social science dis…

  • Moby Dick or, The Whale

    Moby Dick or, The Whale
    av Herman Melville

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520045484

    This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in 1979 in a limited edition of 250 copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of one…

  • Moby Dick or, The Whale

    Moby Dick or, The Whale
    av Herman Melville

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520043541

    This trade edition of "Moby-Dick" is a reduced version of the Arion Press "Moby-Dick", which was published in 1979 in a limited edition of 250 copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of…

  • Art and Visual Perception, Second Edition

    Art and Visual Perception, Second Edition
    av Rudolf Arnheim

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520243835

    Since its publication fifty years ago, this work has established itself as a classic. It casts the visual process in psychological terms and describes the creative way one's eye organizes visual material according to specific psychological premises.…

  • The Practice of Everyday Life

    The Practice of Everyday Life
    av Michel de Certeau

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271456

    In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the al…

  • A Passion for Society

    A Passion for Society
    av Iain Wilkinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287235

    What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does "the problem of suffering" serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to suffering reveal our moral and s…

  • A Passion for Society

    A Passion for Society
    av Iain Wilkinson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287228

    What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does "the problem of suffering" serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to suffering reveal our moral and s…

  • Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs

    Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs
    av Ian D'Agata

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290754

    A New York Times and Food & Wine Best Wine Book of 2019 Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs is the definitive reference book on the myriad crus and the grand cru wine production areas of Italy's native wine grapes. Ian D'Agata's approach to discussin…

  • 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…

  • Native Wine Grapes of Italy

    Native Wine Grapes of Italy
    av Ian D'Agata

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272262

    Mountainous terrain, volcanic soils, innumerable microclimates, and an ancient culture of winemaking influenced by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans make Italy the most diverse country in the world of wine. This diversity is reflected in the fact that…

  • Wine Atlas of Germany

    Wine Atlas of Germany
    av Dieter Braatz

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260672

    Featuring sixty-seven exceptional color maps as well as eighty-seven vivid images by photographer Hendrik Holler and others, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date atlas of German wine--a detailed reference to vineyards and appellations. The…

  • 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…

  • Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema

    Togo Mizrahi and the Making of Egyptian Cinema
    av Prof. Deborah A. Starr

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520366206

    A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at www.luminosoa.org. In this book, Deborah A. Starr recuperates the work of Togo Mizrahi, a pioneer of Egyptian cinema. Mizrahi, an Egyptian Jew with Italian nationality, establishe…

  • Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco

    Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco
    av Paul Rabinow

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251779

    In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data become artifacts of the interaction between anthropol…

  • Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art

    Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art
    av Kristine Stiles

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520257184

    First published in 1996, this irreplaceable resource has now been updated, revised, and expanded by Kristine Stiles to represent thirty countries and more than one hundred new artists. Stiles has added forty images and a diverse roster of artists, i…

  • I Taste Red: The Science of Tasting Wine

    I Taste Red: The Science of Tasting Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292246

    I Taste Red is the first book of its kind to address and relate all the different sensory and psychological factors that shape our experience of tasting wine. Award-winning author Jamie Goode explores how our sensory system, psychology, philosophy,…

  • The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II

    The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
    av Fernand Braudel, Sian Reynolds, Fernand Braudel

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203082

    The focus of Fernand Braudel's great work is the Mediterranean world in the second half of the sixteenth century, but Braudel ranges back in history to the world of Odysseus and forward to our time, moving out from the Mediterranean area to the New…

  • The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II

    The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
    av Fernand Braudel

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203303

    The focus of Fernand Braudel's great work is the Mediterranean world in the second half of the sixteenth century, but Braudel ranges back in history to the world of Odysseus and forward to our time, moving out from the Mediterranean area to the New…

  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296282

    How corporate denial harms our world and continues to threaten our future. Corporations faced with proof that they are hurting people or the planet have a long history of denying evidence, blaming victims, complaining of witch hunts, attacking their…

  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520383081

    How corporate denial harms our world and continues to threaten our future. Corporations faced with proof that they are hurting people or the planet have a long history of denying evidence, blaming victims, complaining of witch hunts, attacking their…

  • The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition

    The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition
    av Czeslaw Milosz

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520044777

    This book is a survey of Polish letters and culture from its beginnings to modern times. Czeslaw Milosz updated this edition in 1983 and added an epilogue to bring the discussion up to date.

  • Destination Anthropocene

    Destination Anthropocene
    av Amelia Moore

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298934

    Destination Anthropocene documents the emergence of new travel imaginaries forged at the intersection of the natural sciences and the tourism industry in a Caribbean archipelago. Known to travelers as a paradise of sun, sand, and sea, The Bahamas is…

  • Destination Anthropocene

    Destination Anthropocene
    av Amelia Moore

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298927

    Destination Anthropocene documents the emergence of new travel imaginaries forged at the intersection of the natural sciences and the tourism industry in a Caribbean archipelago. Known to travelers as a paradise of sun, sand, and sea, The Bahamas is…

  • The History of Human Rights

    The History of Human Rights
    av Micheline Ishay

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256415

    Micheline Ishay recounts the dramatic struggle for human rights across the ages in a book that brilliantly synthesizes historical and intellectual developments from the Mesopotamian Codes of Hammurabi to today's era of globalization. As she chronicl…

  • Bodies out of Bounds

    Bodies out of Bounds

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520225855

    Since World War II, when the diet and fitness industries promoted mass obsession with weight and body shape, fat has been a dirty word. In the United States, fat is seen as repulsive, funny, ugly, unclean, obscene, and above all as something to lose…