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  • 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…

  • 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"…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Risk and Culture

    Risk and Culture
    av Mary Douglas

    Häftad - 1992 - 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Pitfalls of Protection

    The Pitfalls of Protection
    av Torunn Wimpelmann

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293199

    At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's open access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in…

  • The Pitfalls of Protection

    The Pitfalls of Protection
    av Torunn Wimpelmann

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520293182

    Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Politics of Protection, based on research conducted in Afghanistan between 2009…

  • 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…

  • Becoming Salmon

    Becoming Salmon
    av Marianne Elisabeth Lien

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280571

    Becoming Salmon is the first ethnographic account of salmon aquaculture, the most recent turn in the human history of animal domestication. In this careful and nuanced study, Marianne Elisabeth Lien explores how the growth of marine domestication ha…

  • Becoming Salmon

    Becoming Salmon
    av Marianne Elisabeth Lien

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280564

    Becoming Salmon is the first ethnographic account of salmon aquaculture, the most recent turn in the human history of animal domestication. In this careful and nuanced study, Marianne Elisabeth Lien explores how the growth of marine domestication ha…

  • Beautiful Agitation

    Beautiful Agitation
    av Anneka Lenssen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520343245

    In modern Syria, a contested territory at the intersection of differing regimes of political representation, artists ventured to develop strikingly new kinds of painting to link their images to life forces and agitated energies. Examining the works…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Fruits of Empire

    The Fruits of Empire
    av Shana Klein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296398

    The Fruits of Empire is a history of American expansion through the lens of art and food. In the decades after the Civil War, Americans consumed an unprecedented amount of fruit as it grew more accessible with advancements in refrigeration and trans…

  • A Little Corner of Freedom

    A Little Corner of Freedom
    av Douglas R. Weiner

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520232136

    While researching Russia's historical efforts to protect nature, Douglas Weiner unearthed unexpected findings: a trail of documents that raised fundamental questions about the Soviet political system. These surprising documents attested to the unlik…

  • Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay, Updated and Expanded edition

    Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay, Updated and Expanded edition
    av Andrew Horton

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520221659

    'We need good screenwriters who understand character'. Everywhere Andrew Horton traveled in researching this book - from Hollywood to Hungary - he heard the same refrain. Yet most of the standard how-to books on screenwriting follow the film industr…

  • Harlem in Montmartre

    Harlem in Montmartre
    av William A. Shack

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520225374

    During the years between the world wars, a small but dynamic community of African American jazz musicians left the United States and settled in Paris, creating a vibrant expatriate musical scene and introducing jazz to the French. While the Harlem R…

  • The Power of the Center

    The Power of the Center
    av Rudolf Arnheim

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261266

    Rudolf Arnheim has been known, since the publication of his groundbreaking "Art and Visual Perception" in 1974, as an authority on the psychological interpretation of the visual arts. Two anniversary volumes celebrate the landmark anniversaries of h…

  • 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…

  • Deviant Opera

    Deviant Opera
    av Axel Englund

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520343252

    Imagine Armida, Handel's Saracen sorceress, performing her breakneck coloraturas in a black figure-hugging rubber dress, beating her insubordinate furies into submission with a cane, suspending a captive Rinaldo in chains from the ceiling of her dun…

  • Writing Culture

    Writing Culture

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266025

    This seminal collection of essays critiquing ethnography as literature is augmented with a new foreword by Kim Fortun, exploring the ways in which Writing Culture has changed the face of ethnography over the last 25 years.

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • Traces on the Rhodian Shore

    Traces on the Rhodian Shore
    av Clarence J. Glacken

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520032163

    In the history of Western thought, men have persistently asked three questions concerning the habitable earth and their relationships to it. Is the earth, which is obviously a fit environment for man and other organic life, a purposefully made creat…

  • Consecrating Science

    Consecrating Science
    av Lisa H. Sideris

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294998

    Debunking myths behind what is known collectively as the new cosmology-a grand, overlapping set of narratives that claim to bring science and spirituality together-Lisa H. Sideris offers a searing critique of the movement's anthropocentric vision of…

  • Consecrating Science

    Consecrating Science
    av Lisa H. Sideris

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294974

    Debunking myths behind what is known collectively as the new cosmology-a grand, overlapping set of narratives that claim to bring science and spirituality together-Lisa H. Sideris offers a searing critique of the movement's anthropocentric vision of…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Goode Guide to Wine

    The Goode Guide to Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520342460

    This pocket guide to Jamie Goode's philosophy divulges what you need to know (and what you don't) about the world of wine. Who will have the last word on wine, if not Jamie Goode? Over the last decade, Goode has embarked on almost nonstop travel thr…

  • 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…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520287594

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • Caligula

    Caligula
    av Aloys Winterling

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520248953

    The infamous emperor Caligula ruled Rome from A.D. 37 to 41 as a tyrant who ultimately became a monster. An exceptionally smart and cruelly witty man, Caligula made his contemporaries worship him as a god. He drank pearls dissolved in vinegar and at…

  • The Living Goddesses

    The Living Goddesses
    av Marija Gimbutas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520229150

    The Living Goddesses crowns a lifetime of innovative, influential work by one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable scholars. Marija Gimbutas wrote and taught with rare clarity in her original--and originally shocking--interpretation of prehist…

  • 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 Other Greeks

    The Other Greeks
    av Victor Davis Hanson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520209350

    For generations, scholars have focused on the rise of the Greek city-state and its brilliant cosmopolitan culture as the ultimate source of the Western tradition in literature, philosophy, and politics. This passionate book leads us outside the city…

  • Holy Feast and Holy Fast

    Holy Feast and Holy Fast
    av Caroline Walker Bynum

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520063297

    Examines the role of food in the religion of women in the Middle Ages and argues that food practices enabled women to exert power in the family and define their religious vocations

  • Animal Ethos

    Animal Ethos
    av Lesley A. Sharp

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520299252

    What kinds of moral challenges arise from encounters between species in laboratory science? Animal Ethos draws on ethnographic engagement with academic labs in which experimental research involving nonhuman species provokes difficult questions invol…

  • Animal Ethos

    Animal Ethos
    av Lesley A. Sharp

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520299245

    What kinds of moral challenges arise from encounters between species in laboratory science? Animal Ethos draws on ethnographic engagement with academic labs in which experimental research involving nonhuman species provokes difficult questions invol…

  • Incarcerating the Crisis

    Incarcerating the Crisis
    av Jordan T. Camp

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281820

    The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become permanent features of the political economy. These d…

  • Incarcerating the Crisis

    Incarcerating the Crisis
    av Jordan T. Camp

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281813

    The United States currently has the largest prison population on the planet. Over the last four decades, structural unemployment, concentrated urban poverty, and mass homelessness have also become permanent features of the political economy. These d…

  • Shame and Necessity, Second Edition

    Shame and Necessity, Second Edition
    av Bernard Williams

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256439

    We tend to suppose that the ancient Greeks had primitive ideas of the self, of responsibility, freedom, and shame, and that now humanity has advanced from these to a more refined moral consciousness. Bernard Williams' original and radical book quest…

  • 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…

  • Humanitarianism and Mass Migration

    Humanitarianism and Mass Migration

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297128

    The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of victims of human trafficking and of migrants-voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized. In the first two decades of this century alone, more than 65 milli…

  • Humanitarianism and Mass Migration

    Humanitarianism and Mass Migration

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297142

    The world is witnessing a rapid rise in the number of victims of human trafficking and of migrants-voluntary and involuntary, internal and international, authorized and unauthorized. In the first two decades of this century alone, more than 65 milli…

  • Pastoralist Landscapes and Social Interaction in Bronze Age Eurasia

    Pastoralist Landscapes and Social Interaction in Bronze Age Eurasia
    av Michael David Frachetti

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256897

    Offering a fresh archaeological interpretation, this work reconceptualizes the Bronze Age prehistory of the vast Eurasian steppe during one of the most formative and innovative periods of human history. Michael D. Frachetti combines an analysis of n…