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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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 United States of War

    The United States of War
    av David Vine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300873

    The United States has been fighting wars constantly since invading Afghanistan in 2001. This nonstop warfare is far less exceptional than it might seem: the United States has been at war or has invaded other countries almost every year since indepen…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Parrots of the Wild

    Parrots of the Wild
    av Catherine A. Toft

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520239258

    Parrots of the Wild explores recent scientific discoveries and what they reveal about the lives of wild parrots, which are among the most intelligent and rarest of birds. Catherine A. Toft and Tim Wright discuss the evolutionary history of parrots a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Global Ethnography

    Global Ethnography
    av Michael Burawoy

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520222168

    In this follow-up to the highly successful "Ethnography Unbound", Michael Burawoy and nine colleagues break the bounds of conventional sociology, to explore the mutual shaping of local struggles and global forces. In contrast to the lofty debates be…

  • Art and the Global Economy

    Art and the Global Economy
    av John Zarobell

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291539

    Art and the Global Economy analyzes major changes in the global art world that have emerged in the last twenty years including structural shifts in the global art market; the proliferation of international art fairs, biennials and blockbuster exhibi…

  • Art and the Global Economy

    Art and the Global Economy
    av John Zarobell

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291522

    Art and the Global Economy analyzes major changes in the global art world that have emerged in the last twenty years including structural shifts in the global art market; the proliferation of international art fairs, biennials and blockbuster exhibi…

  • Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

    Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276949

    This pioneering volume provides a blueprint for managing the challenges of ocean conservation using marine historical ecology an interdisciplinary area of study that is helping society to gain a more in-depth understanding of past human-environmenta…

  • Diaspora Conversions

    Diaspora Conversions
    av Paul Christopher Johnson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520249707

    By joining a diaspora, a society may begin to change its religious, ethnic, and even racial identifications by rethinking its "pasts." This pioneering multisite ethnography explores how this phenomenon is affecting the remarkable religion of the Gar…

  • Visual Thinking

    Visual Thinking
    av Rudolf Arnheim

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520242265

    For thirty-five years Visual Thinking has been the gold standard for art educators, psychologists, and general readers alike. In this seminal work, Arnheim, author of "The Dynamics of Architectural Form", "Film as Art", "Toward a Psychology of Art",…

  • 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…

  • Ishi in Two Worlds, 50th Anniversary Edition

    Ishi in Two Worlds, 50th Anniversary Edition
    av Theodora Kroeber

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271470

    Over one million copies sold. The life story of Ishi, the Yahi Indian, lone survivor of a doomed tribe, is unique in the annals of North American anthropology. For more than forty years, Theodora Kroeber's biography has been sharing this tragic and…

  • Dimensions of the Sacred

    Dimensions of the Sacred
    av Ninian Smart

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520219601

    A world-renowned religion scholar explores the world's major religions and comparable secular systems of thought in this unusually wide-ranging and accessible work. Ninian Smart considers Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Shintoism,…

  • Powering Empire

    Powering Empire
    av On Barak

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520310728

    The Age of Empire was driven by coal, and the Middle East-as an idea-was made by coal. Coal's imperial infrastructure presaged the geopolitics of oil that wreaks carnage today, as carbonization threatens our very climate. Powering Empire argues that…

  • Yoga

    Yoga

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201903

    The Yoga Sutra, dating from about the third century A.D., distills the essentials of a complex system of physical and spiritual discipline into 200 brief aphorisms. Yoga is at the heart of all meditative practice in Asia, yet until now there has bee…

  • The Rice Economies

    The Rice Economies
    av Francesca Bray

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520086203

    The contrast in the rate of growth between Western and Eastern societies since 1800 has caused Asian societies to be characterized as backward and resistant to change, though until 1600 or so certain Asian states were technologically far in advance…

  • Three Mile Island

    Three Mile Island
    av J. Samuel Walker

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520246836

    Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released "The China Syndrome", featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TV news crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28, 1979, l…

  • Three Mile Island

    Three Mile Island
    av J. Samuel Walker

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520239401

    Misconceptions about the Three Mile Island crisis are cleared up in a study that reveals the causes, contexts, and consequences of the worst accident in the history of nuclear power in the United States.

  • Coming to Terms With the Nation

    Coming to Terms With the Nation
    av Thomas Mullaney, Benedict Anderson, Thomas Mullaney

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262782

    China is a vast nation comprised of hundreds of distinct ethnic communities, each with its own language, history, and culture. Today the government of China recognizes just 56 ethnic nationalities, or minzu, as groups entitled to representation. Thi…

  • Coming to Terms with the Nation

    Coming to Terms with the Nation
    av Thomas Mullaney

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272743

    China is a vast nation comprised of hundreds of distinct ethnic communities, each with its own language, history, and culture. Today the government of China recognizes just 56 ethnic nationalities, or minzu, as groups entitled to representation. Thi…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Valentinian Christianity

    Valentinian Christianity

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297463

    Valentinus, an Egyptian Christian who traveled to Rome to teach his unique brand of theology, and his followers, the Valentinians, formed one of the largest and most influential sects of Christianity in the second and third centuries. But by the fou…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • Phenomenal

    Phenomenal

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270602

    During the 1960s and 1970s, a loosely affiliated group of Los Angeles artists--including Larry Bell, Mary Corse, Robert Irwin, James Turrell, and Doug Wheeler--more intrigued by questions of perception than by the crafting of discrete objects, embra…

  • Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288157

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America brings together a broad community of scholars to explore the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America's colonial and early national periods. Together the essays examine how…

  • Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288140

    Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America brings together a broad community of scholars to explore the history of illicit and alternative sexualities in Latin America's colonial and early national periods. Together the essays examine how…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…