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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • America Day by Day

    America Day by Day
    av Simone de Beauvoir, Carol Cosman, Douglas Brinkley

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520210677

    Here is the ultimate American road book, one with a perspective unlike that of any other. In January 1947 Simone de Beauvoir landed at La Guardia airport and began a four-month journey that took her from one coast of the United States to the other,…

  • 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…

  • 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"…

  • 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…

  • Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

    Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291461

    The connection between popular culture and religion is an enduring part of American life. With seventy-five percent new content, the third edition of this multifaceted and popular collection has been revised and updated throughout to provide greater…

  • Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

    Religion and Popular Culture in America, Third Edition

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291447

    The connection between popular culture and religion is an enduring part of American life. With seventy-five percent new content, the third edition of this multifaceted and popular collection has been revised and updated throughout to provide greater…

  • The Structures of Everyday Life

    The Structures of Everyday Life
    av Fernand Braudel

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520081147

    By examining in detail the material life of pre-industrial peoples around the world, Fernand Braudel significantly changed the way historians view their subject. Volume I describes food and drink, dress and housing, demography and family structure,…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918

    A History of the Habsburg Empire, 1526-1918
    av Robert A. Kann

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520042063

    'An impressive achievement in a task of extraordinary difficulty...The outstanding asset of this work does not consist in its comprehensiveness and objectivity, however, nor even in the wide knowledge and special expertise Kann can bring to bear fro…

  • The Los Alamos Primer

    The Los Alamos Primer
    av Robert Serber

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520344174

    More than seventy years ago, American forces exploded the first atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, causing great physical and human destruction. The young scientists at Los Alamos who developed the bombs, which were nic…

  • Six Years

    Six Years
    av Lucy R. Lippard

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520210134

    In Six Years Lucy R. Lippard documents the chaotic network of ideas that has been labeled conceptual art. The book is arranged as an annotated chronology into which is woven a rich collection of original documents--including texts by and taped discu…

  • 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…

  • Veiled Sentiments

    Veiled Sentiments
    av Lila Abu-Lughod

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292499

    First published in 1986, Lila Abu-Lughod's Veiled Sentiments has become a classic ethnography in the field of anthropology. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearl…

  • The Culture of Sectarianism

    The Culture of Sectarianism
    av Ussama Makdisi

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520218468

    Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, Ussama Makdisi shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. His study challenges those who have viewed sectarian violence as an Islamic respons…

  • Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards

    Women with Mustaches and Men without Beards
    av Afsaneh Najmabadi

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520242630

    Drawing from a rich array of visual and literary material from nineteenth-century Iran, this groundbreaking book rereads and rewrites the history of Iranian modernity through the lens of gender and sexuality. Peeling away notions of a rigid pre-mode…

  • Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Updated Edition With a New Preface

    Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Updated Edition With a New Preface
    av Donald L. Horowitz

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520227064

    Drawing material from dozens of divided societies, Donald L. Horowitz constructs his theory of ethnic conflict, relating ethnic affiliations to kinship and intergroup relations to the fear of domination. A groundbreaking work when it was published i…

  • Wayward Women

    Wayward Women
    av Holly Wardlow

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520245600

    Written with uncommon grace and clarity, this extremely engaging ethnography analyzes female agency, gendered violence, and transactional sex in contemporary Papua New Guinea. Focusing on Huli 'passenger women', (women who accept money for sex), Way…

  • Chocolate Cities

    Chocolate Cities
    av Marcus Anthony Hunter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292833

    When you think of a map of the United States, what do you see? Now think of the Seattle that begot Jimi Hendrix. The Dallas that shaped Erykah Badu. The Holly Springs, Mississippi, that compelled Ida B. Wells to activism against lynching. The Birmin…

  • Chocolate Cities

    Chocolate Cities
    av Marcus Anthony Hunter

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292826

    When you think of a map of the United States, what do you see? Now think of the Seattle that begot Jimi Hendrix. The Dallas that shaped Erykah Badu. The Holly Springs, Mississippi that compelled Ida B. Wells to activism against lynching. The Birming…

  • 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…

  • The Identities of Persons

    The Identities of Persons

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520033092

    In this volume, thirteen philosophers contribute new essays analyzing the criteria for personal identity and their import on ethics and the theory of action: it presents contemporary treatments of the issues discussed in "Personal Identity", edited…

  • Giraffe Reflections

    Giraffe Reflections
    av Dale Peterson

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266858

    The most comprehensive book on giraffes to appear in the last fifty years, this volume presents a magnificent portrait of a group of animals who, in spite of their legendary elegance and astonishing gentleness, may not entirely survive this century.…

  • American Islamophobia

    American Islamophobia
    av Khaled A. Beydoun

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305533

    "I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. 'Please don't be Muslims, please don't be Muslims.' The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverbera…

  • American Islamophobia

    American Islamophobia
    av Khaled A. Beydoun

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297791

    "I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. 'Please don't be Muslims, please don't be Muslims.' The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverbera…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Drone Art

    Drone Art
    av Thomas Stubblefield

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520339620

    What happens when a drone enters a gallery or appears on screen? What thresholds are crossed as this weapon of war occupies everyday visual culture? These questions have appeared with increasing regularity since the advent of the War on Terror, when…

  • Drone Art

    Drone Art
    av Thomas Stubblefield

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520339613

    What happens when a drone enters a gallery or appears on screen? What thresholds are crossed as this weapon of war occupies everyday visual culture? These questions have appeared with increasing regularity since the advent of the War on Terror, when…

  • Rembrandt: The Painter Thinking

    Rembrandt: The Painter Thinking
    av Ernst Van de Wetering

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290259

    Even during the artist's lifetime, contemporary art lovers considered Rembrandt van Rijn to be an exceptional artist. In this revelatory sequel to the acclaimed Rembrandt: The Painter at Work, renowned Rembrandt authority Ernst van de Wetering inves…

  • High-Tech Trash

    High-Tech Trash
    av Carolyn L. Kane

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520340145

    A free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press' Open Access publishing program for monographs. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. High-Tech Trash analyzes creative strategies in glitch, noise…

  • The Googlization of Everything

    The Googlization of Everything
    av Siva Vaidhyanathan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272897

    In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission - "To organize the world's information and…

  • The Googlization of Everything

    The Googlization of Everything
    av Siva Vaidhyanathan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258822

    In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission - "To organize the world's information and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo
    av Peter Brown

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280410

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

  • Epistemology of the Closet, Updated with a New Preface

    Epistemology of the Closet, Updated with a New Preface
    av Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520254060

    Since the late 1980s, queer studies and theory have become vital to the intellectual and political life of the United States. This has been due, in no small degree, to the influence of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's critically acclaimed "Epistemology of th…

  • Pausanias' Guide to Ancient Greece

    Pausanias' Guide to Ancient Greece
    av Christian Habicht

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520061705

    A Greek who lived in Asia Minor during the second century A.D., Pausanias traveled through Greece and wrote an invaluable description of its classical sites that is a treasure trove of information on archaeology, religion, history, and art. Although…

  • The Concept of Representation

    The Concept of Representation
    av Hanna Fenichel Pitkin

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520021563

    Being concerned with representation, this book is about an idea, a concept, a word. It is primarily a conceptual analysis, not a historical study of the way in which representative government has evolved, nor yet an empirical investigation of the be…

  • The Science of Wine

    The Science of Wine
    av Jamie Goode

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276895

    Praise for the First Edition "Winemaking these days is a complicated process that cannot always be understood intuitively. Fortunately Jamie Goode's The Science of Wine: From Vine to Glass explains some of the terms that critics toss around. . . .…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Gothic Enterprise

    The Gothic Enterprise
    av Robert A. Scott

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520269996

    The great Gothic cathedrals of Europe are among the most astonishing achievements of Western culture. Evoking feelings of awe and humility, they make us want to understand what inspired the people who had the audacity to build them. This engrossing…

  • Blue Jeans

    Blue Jeans
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272194

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

  • The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain

    The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain
    av Jesus Barquin, Luis Gutierrez, Victor De La Serna

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520269217

    Picturesque Rioja, Spain's most prominent wine region, is a new world within a very old world. Winemaking here dates to Roman and medieval times, and today modern wineries designed by Gehry, Calatrava, and other celebrity architects flourish alongsi…

  • 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 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…