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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"…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • A History of the Western Art Market

    A History of the Western Art Market

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290631

    This is the first sourcebook to trace the emergence and evolution of art markets in the Western European economy, framing them within the larger narrative of the ascendancy of capitalist markets. Selected writings from across academic disciplines pr…

  • A History of the Western Art Market

    A History of the Western Art Market

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290624

    This is the first sourcebook to trace the emergence and evolution of art markets in the Western European economy, framing them within the larger narrative of the ascendancy of capitalist markets. Selected writings from across academic disciplines pr…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Dude, You're a Fag

    Dude, You're a Fag
    av C. J. Pascoe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271487

    High school and the difficult terrain of sexuality and gender identity are brilliantly explored in this smart, incisive ethnography. Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, "Dude, You're a Fag" sheds ne…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Dark Green Religion

    Dark Green Religion
    av Bron Taylor

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261006

    In this innovative and deeply felt work, Bron Taylor examines the evolution of 'green religions' in North America and beyond: spiritual practices that hold nature as sacred and have in many cases replaced traditional religions. Tracing a wide range…

  • 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.…

  • Disease and Democracy

    Disease and Democracy
    av Peter Baldwin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251472

    Disease and Democracy is the first comparative analysis of how Western democratic nations have coped with AIDS. Peter Baldwin's exploration of divergent approaches to the epidemic in the United States and several European nations is a springboard fo…

  • Social Movements

    Social Movements
    av Paul Almeida

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290914

    Social Movements cleverly translates the art of collective action and mobilization by excluded groups to facilitate understanding social change from below. Students learn the core components of social movements, the theory and methods used to study…

  • Abusive Endings

    Abusive Endings
    av Walter S. DeKeseredy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520285750

    Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to the health and well-being of women today-abuse at the hands of their male partners. The authors provide a moving description of why…

  • Abusive Endings

    Abusive Endings
    av Walter S. DeKeseredy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520285743

    Abusive Endings offers a thorough analysis of the social-science literature on one of the most significant threats to the health and well-being of women today-abuse at the hands of their male partners. The authors provide a moving description of why…

  • Robert Smithson

    Robert Smithson
    av Robert Smithson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520203853

    This collection includes previously unpublished essays by Smithson and gathers hard-to-find articles, interviews, and photographs, as well as a catalog of the books in Smithson's library. Together these provide a full picture of his wide-ranging vie…

  • 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…

  • Terror in the Mind of God, Fourth Edition

    Terror in the Mind of God, Fourth Edition
    av Mark Juergensmeyer

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291355

    Why would anybody believe that God could sanction terrorism? Why has the rediscovery of religion's power in recent years manifested in such a bloody way? What, if anything, can be done about it? Terror in the Mind of God, now in its fourth edition,…

  • A Grammar of Motives

    A Grammar of Motives
    av Kenneth Burke

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520015449

    Mr. Burke contributes an introductory and summarizing remark, "What is involved, when we say what people are doing and why they are doing it? An answer to that question is the subject of this book. The book is concerned with the basic forms of throu…

  • 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…

  • The Life of Hinduism

    The Life of Hinduism

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520249141

    "The Life of Hinduism" brings together a series of essays - many recognized as classics in the field - that present Hinduism as a vibrant, truly 'lived' religion. Celebrating the diversity for which Hinduism is known, this volume begins its journey…

  • The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition

    The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition
    av Czeslaw Milosz

    Häftad - 1983 - 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.

  • Philosophical Hermeneutics, 30th Anniversary Edition

    Philosophical Hermeneutics, 30th Anniversary Edition
    av Hans-Georg Gadamer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256408

    This excellent collection contains 13 essays from Gadamer's "Kleine Schriften", dealing with hermeneutical reflection, phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics. Gadamer applies hermeneutical analysis to Heidegger and Hus…

  • Essays on Music

    Essays on Music
    av Theodor Adorno

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520231597

    Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969), one of the principal figures associated with the Frankfurt School, wrote extensively on culture, modernity, aesthetics, literature, and - more than any other subject - music. To this day, Adorno remains the single most…

  • Essays on Music

    Essays on Music
    av Theodor Adorno

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520226722

    Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969), one of the principal figures associated with the Frankfurt School, wrote extensively on culture, modernity, aesthetics, literature, and - more than any other subject - music. To this day, Adorno remains the single most…

  • Downcast Eyes

    Downcast Eyes
    av Martin Jay

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520088856

    Long considered 'the noblest of the senses', vision has increasingly come under critical scrutiny by a wide range of thinkers who question its dominance in Western culture. These critics of vision, especially prominent in twentieth-century France, h…

  • The History of Terrorism

    The History of Terrorism

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292505

    This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, threats, and reprisals. Some of the best international specialists on the subject examin…

  • The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

    The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism
    av Alan Tansman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520245051

    In this wide-ranging study of Japanese cultural expression, Alan Tansman reveals how a particular, often seemingly innocent aesthetic sensibility - present in novels, essays, popular songs, film, and political writings - helped create an 'aesthetic…

  • An Evening's Entertainment

    An Evening's Entertainment
    av Richard Koszarski

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520085350

    The silent cinema was America's first modern entertainment industry, a complex social, cultural, and technological phenomenon that swept the country in the early years of the twentieth century. Richard Koszarski examines the underlying structures th…

  • The San Francisco Tape Music Center

    The San Francisco Tape Music Center

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256170

    This book tells the story of the influential group of creative artists - Pauline Oliveros, Morton Subotnick, Ramon Sender, William Maginnis, and Tony Martin - who connected music to technology during a legendary era in California's cultural history.…

  • Championing Science

    Championing Science
    av Roger D. Aines

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298095

    Championing Science shows scientists how to persuasively communicate complex scientific ideas to decision makers in government, industry, and education. This comprehensive guide provides real-world strategies to help scientists develop the essential…

  • Championing Science

    Championing Science
    av Roger D. Aines

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520298071

    Championing Science shows scientists how to persuasively communicate complex scientific ideas to decision makers in government, industry, and education. This comprehensive guide provides real-world strategies to help scientists develop the essential…

  • Threads and Traces

    Threads and Traces
    av Carlo Ginzburg

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274488

    Carlo Ginzburg's brilliant and timely new essay collection takes a bold stand against naive positivism and allegedly sophisticated neo-skepticism. It looks deeply into questions raised by decades of post-structuralism: What constitutes historical tr…

  • Testosterone Dreams

    Testosterone Dreams
    av J. Hoberman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248229

    Testosterone has inspired dreams - of restored youth, recharged sexual appetites, faster running, quicker thinking, bigger muscles - since it was first synthesized in 1935. This provocative book investigates the complex, bizarre, and sometimes outra…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • On Deep History and the Brain

    On Deep History and the Brain
    av Daniel Lord Smail

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258129

    When does history begin? What characterizes it? This brilliant and beautifully written book dissolves the logic of a beginning based on writing, civilization, or historical consciousness and offers a model for a history that escapes the continuing g…

  • Beethoven, A Life

    Beethoven, A Life
    av Jan Caeyers

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520343542

    The authoritative Beethoven biography, endorsed by and produced in close collaboration with the Beethoven-Haus Bonn, is timed for the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth. With unprecedented access to the archives at the Beethoven House in Bonn, r…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Risk and Culture

    Risk and Culture
    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520050631

    Can we know the risks we face, now or in the future? No, we cannot; but yes, we must act as if we do. Some dangers are unknown; others are known, but not by us because no one person can know everything. Most people cannot be aware of most dangers at…

  • Inside Story

    Inside Story
    av Lois Presser

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290181

    Stories have persuasive powers: they can influence how a person thinks and acts. Inside Story explores the capacity of stories to direct our thinking, heighten our emotions, and thereby motivate people to do harm to others and to tolerate harm done…

  • Inside Story

    Inside Story
    av Lois Presser

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290174

    Stories have persuasive powers: they can influence how a person thinks and acts. Inside Story explores the capacity of stories to direct our thinking, heighten our emotions, and thereby motivate people to do harm to others and to tolerate harm done…

  • Class Acts

    Class Acts
    av Rachel Sherman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520247826

    In this lively study, Rachel Sherman goes behind the scenes in two urban luxury hotels to give a nuanced picture of the workers who care for and cater to wealthy guests by providing seemingly unlimited personal attention. Drawing on in-depth intervi…

  • After the Gig

    After the Gig
    av Juliet Schor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520325050

    Management & Workplace Culture Book of the Year, 2020 Porchlight Business Book Awards 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 expl…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Land of Open Graves

    The Land of Open Graves
    av Jason De Leon

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520282759

    In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist Jason De Leon sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time-the human consequences of US immigration policy. The Land of Open Graves reveals the suffering and deaths that o…

  • The Land of Open Graves

    The Land of Open Graves
    av Jason De Leon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520282742

    In his gripping and provocative debut, anthropologist Jason De Leon sheds light on one of the most pressing political issues of our time-the human consequences of US immigration policy. The Land of Open Graves reveals the suffering and deaths that o…

  • Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life

    Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life
    av Janet Kraynak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303911

    Digitization is the animating force of everyday life. Rather than defining it as a technology or a medium, Contemporary Art and the Digitization of Everyday Life argues that digitization is a socio-historical process that is contributing to the eros…

  • 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…