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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Inside Toyland

    Inside Toyland
    av Christine L. Williams

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520247178

    'I got my first job working in a toy store when I was 41 years old'. So begins sociologist Christine Williams' description of her stint as a low-wage worker at two national toy store chains: one upscale shop and one big box outlet. In this provocati…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Italy's Native Wine Grape Terroirs

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

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290754

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

  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520296282

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

  • Industrial-Strength Denial

    Industrial-Strength Denial
    av Barbara Freese

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520383081

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

  • 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…

  • Caring

    Caring
    av Nel Noddings

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275706

    With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, Nel Noddings builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. In Caring - now updated with a new preface…

  • The Sphinx in the City

    The Sphinx in the City
    av Elizabeth Wilson

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520078642

    Elizabeth Wilson's elegant, provocative, and scholarly study uses fiction, essays, film, and art, as well as history and sociology, to look at some of the world's greatest cities - London, Paris, Moscow, New York, Chicago, Lusaka, and Sao Paulo - an…

  • Soul Hunters

    Soul Hunters
    av Rane Willerslev

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520252172

    This is an insightful, highly original ethnographic interpretation of the hunting life of the Yukaghirs, a little-known group of indigenous people in the Upper Kolyma region of northeastern Siberia. Basing his study on firsthand experience with Yuka…

  • Ozu

    Ozu
    av Donald Richie

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520032774

    "Substantially the book that devotees of the director have been waiting for: a full-length critical work about Ozu's life, career and working methods, buttressed with reproductions of pages from his notebooks and shooting scripts, numerous quotes fr…

  • 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…

  • Digging

    Digging
    av Amiri Baraka

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265820

    For almost half a century, Amiri Baraka has ranked among the most important commentators on African American music and culture. In this brilliant assemblage of his writings on music, the first such collection in nearly twenty years, Baraka blends au…

  • Hidden Rhythms

    Hidden Rhythms
    av Eviatar Zerubavel

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520056091

    "A pathbreaking book on an important subject which, surprisingly, has been paid little attention by social scientists. Zerubavel writes with both learning and lucidity. His book is a pleasure to read." (Peter Berger). "Others have written about the…

  • Dictee

    Dictee
    av Theresa Hak Kyung Cha

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520261297

    "Dictee" is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, "Dictee" is the story of several women: the Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joa…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Revolutionary Love

    Revolutionary Love
    av RABBI Michael Lerner

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304505

    From social theorist and psychotherapist Rabbi Michael Lerner comes a strategy for a new socialism built on love, kindness, and compassion for one another. Revolutionary Love proposes a method to replace what Lerner terms the "capitalist globalizati…

  • 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…

  • Imagining the Future of Climate Change

    Imagining the Future of Climate Change
    av Shelley Streeby

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294455

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. From the 1960s to the present, activists, artists, and science fiction writers have imagined the consequences of clim…

  • Imagining the Future of Climate Change

    Imagining the Future of Climate Change
    av Shelley Streeby

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520294448

    This title is part of American Studies Now and available as an e-book first. Visit ucpress.edu/go/americanstudiesnow to learn more. From the 1960s to the present, activists, artists, and science fiction writers have imagined the consequences of clim…

  • Embodying Geopolitics

    Embodying Geopolitics
    av Nicola Pratt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281769

    When women took to the streets during the mass protests of the Arab Spring, the subject of feminism in the Middle East and North Africa returned to the international spotlight. In the subsequent years, countless commentators treated the region's gen…

  • Embodying Geopolitics

    Embodying Geopolitics
    av Nicola Pratt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281752

    When women took to the streets during the mass protests of the Arab Spring, the subject of feminism in the Middle East and North Africa returned to the international spotlight. In the subsequent years, countless commentators treated the region's gen…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Understanding Criminal Networks

    Understanding Criminal Networks
    av Prof. Gisela Bichler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297050

    Understanding Criminal Networks is a short methodological primer for those interested in studying illicit, deviant, covert, or criminal networks using social network analysis (SNA). Accessibly written by Gisela Bichler, a leading expert in SNA for d…

  • Understanding Criminal Networks

    Understanding Criminal Networks
    av Prof. Gisela Bichler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520297043

    Understanding Criminal Networks is a short methodological primer for those interested in studying illicit, deviant, covert, or criminal networks using social network analysis (SNA). Accessibly written by Gisela Bichler, a leading expert in SNA for d…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • In Search of a Concrete Music

    In Search of a Concrete Music
    av Pierre Schaeffer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265745

    Pierre Schaeffer's "In Search of a Concrete Music" ("A la recherche d'une musique concrete") has long been considered a classic text in electroacoustic music and sound recording. Now Schaeffer's pioneering work - at once a journal of his experiments…

  • In Search of a Concrete Music

    In Search of a Concrete Music
    av Pierre Schaeffer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265738

    Pierre Schaeffer's "In Search of a Concrete Music" ("A la recherche d'une musique concrete") has long been considered a classic text in electroacoustic music and sound recording. Now Schaeffer's pioneering work - at once a journal of his experiments…

  • 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 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…

  • Destination Culture

    Destination Culture
    av Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520209664

    "Destination Culture" takes the reader on an eye-opening journey from ethnological artifacts to kitsch. Posing the question, 'What does it mean to show?' Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett explores the agency of display in a variety of settings: museums,…

  • 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…

  • How Forests Think

    How Forests Think
    av Eduardo Kohn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276116

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human - and thus distinct from all other life forms. Ba…

  • How Forests Think

    How Forests Think
    av Eduardo Kohn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276109

    Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human - and thus distinct from all other life forms. Ba…

  • 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…

  • Trans Kids

    Trans Kids
    av Tey Meadow

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275041

    Trans Kids is a trenchant ethnographic and interview-based study of the first generation of families affirming and facilitating gender nonconformity in children. Earlier generations of parents sent such children for psychiatric treatment aimed at a…

  • Trans Kids

    Trans Kids
    av Tey Meadow

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275034

    Trans Kids is a trenchant ethnographic and interview-based study of the first generation of families affirming and facilitating gender nonconformity in children. Earlier generations of parents sent such children for psychiatric treatment aimed at a…

  • 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…

  • 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…