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  • Inclusion ? The Politics of Difference in Medical Research

    Inclusion ? The Politics of Difference in Medical Research
    av Steven Epstein

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226213101

    With "Inclusion", Steven Epstein argues that strategies to achieve diversity in medical research mask deeper problems, ones that might require a different approach and different solutions. Formal concern with this issue, Epstein shows, is a fairly r…

  • Parit¿!

    Parit¿!
    av Joan Wallach Scott

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226741086

    France today is in the throes of a crisis about whether to represent social differences within its political system and, if so, how. It is a crisis defined by the rhetoric of a universalism that takes the abstract individual to be the representative…

  • The Genealogical Science

    The Genealogical Science
    av Nadia Abu El-Haj

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226154701

    The Genealogical Science analyzes the scientific work and social implications of the flourishing field of genetic history. A biological discipline that relies on genetic data in order to reconstruct the geographic origins of contemporary populations…

  • The Genealogical Science

    The Genealogical Science
    av Nadia Abu El-Haj

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226201405

    "The Genealogical Science" analyzes the scientific work and social implications of the flourishing field of genetic history. A biological discipline that relies on genetic data in order to reconstruct the geographic origins of contemporary populatio…

  • Logics of History

    Logics of History
    av William H. Sewell Jr.

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226749181

    While social scientists and historians have been exchanging ideas for a long time, they have never developed a proper dialogue about social theory. William H. Sewell Jr. observes that on questions of theory the communication has been mostly one way:…

  • Disalienation

    Disalienation
    av Camille Robcis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226777740

    From 1940 to 1945, forty thousand patients died in French psychiatric hospitals. The Vichy regime’s “soft extermination” let patients die of cold, starvation, or lack of care. But in Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole, a small village in ce…

  • Disalienation

    Disalienation
    av Camille Robcis

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226777603

    From 1940 to 1945, forty thousand patients died in French psychiatric hospitals. The Vichy regime’s “soft extermination” let patients die of cold, starvation, or lack of care. But in Saint-Alban-sur-Limagnole, a small village in ce…

  • Political Epistemics

    Political Epistemics
    av Andreas Glaeser

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226297941

    What does the durability of political institutions have to do with how actors form knowledge about them? Andreas Glaeser investigates this question in the context of a fascinating historical case: socialist East Germany's unexpected self-dissolution…

  • Bewitching Development

    Bewitching Development
    av James Howard Smith

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226764580

    These days, development inspires scant trust in the West. For critics who condemn centralized efforts to plan African societies as latter-day imperialism, such plans too closely reflect their roots in colonial rule and neoliberal economics. But prop…

  • Bewitching Development

    Bewitching Development
    av James Howard Smith

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226764573

    These days, development inspires scant trust in the West. For critics who condemn centralized efforts to plan African societies as latter-day imperialism, such plans too closely reflect their roots in colonial rule and neoliberal economics. But prop…

  • The Mana of Mass Society

    The Mana of Mass Society
    av William Mazzarella

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226436111

    We often invoke the "magic" of mass media to describe seductive advertising or charismatic politicians. In The Mana of Mass Society, William Mazzarella asks what happens to social theory if we take that idea seriously. How would it change our unders…

  • The Mana of Mass Society

    The Mana of Mass Society
    av William Mazzarella

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226436258

    We often invoke the "magic" of mass media to describe seductive advertising or charismatic politicians. In The Mana of Mass Society, William Mazzarella asks what happens to social theory if we take that idea seriously. How would it change our unders…

  • Deadline

    Deadline
    av Robert Samet

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226633732

    Since 2006, Venezuela has had the highest homicide rate in South America and one of the highest levels of gun violence in the world. Former president Hugo Ch vez, who died in 2013, downplayed the extent of violent crime and emphasized rehabilitation…

  • Deadline

    Deadline
    av Robert Samet

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226633565

    Since 2006, Venezuela has had the highest homicide rate in South America and one of the highest levels of gun violence in the world. Former president Hugo Ch vez, who died in 2013, downplayed the extent of violent crime and emphasized rehabilitation…

  • Routine Crisis

    Routine Crisis
    av Sarah Muir

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226752785

    Argentina, once heralded as the future of capitalist progress, has a long history of economic volatility. In 2001–2002, a financial crisis led to its worst economic collapse, precipitating a dramatic currency devaluation, the largest sovereign…

  • Routine Crisis

    Routine Crisis
    av Sarah Muir

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226752648

    Argentina, once heralded as the future of capitalist progress, has a long history of economic volatility. In 2001–2002, a financial crisis led to its worst economic collapse, precipitating a dramatic currency devaluation, the largest sovereign…

  • Justice Is an Option

    Justice Is an Option
    av Robert Meister

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226702889

    More than ten years after the worst crisis since the Great Depression, the financial sector is thriving. But something is deeply wrong. Taxpayers bore the burden of bailing out "too-big-to-fail" banks but got nothing in return. Inequality has soared…

  • Justice Is an Option

    Justice Is an Option
    av Robert Meister

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734484

    More than ten years after the worst crisis since the Great Depression, the financial sector is thriving. But something is deeply wrong. Taxpayers bore the burden of bailing out "too-big-to-fail" banks but got nothing in return. Inequality has soared…

  • Guerrilla Marketing

    Guerrilla Marketing
    av Alexander L. Fattal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226590509

    Brand warfare is real. Guerrilla Marketing details the Colombian government’s efforts to transform Marxist guerrilla fighters in the FARC into consumer citizens. Alexander L. Fattal shows how the market has become one of the principal grounds…

  • Guerrilla Marketing

    Guerrilla Marketing
    av Alexander L. Fattal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226590646

    Brand warfare is real. Guerrilla Marketing details the Colombian government’s efforts to transform Marxist guerrilla fighters in the FARC into consumer citizens. Alexander L. Fattal shows how the market has become one of the principal grounds…

  • Producing India

    Producing India
    av Manu Goswami

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226305080

    When did categories such as a national space and economy acquire self-evident meaning and a global reach? Why do nationalist movements demand a territorial fix between a particular space, economy, culture, and people? Producing India mounts a formid…

  • Producing India

    Producing India
    av Manu Goswami

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226305097

    When did categories such as a national space and economy acquire self-evident meaning and a global reach? Why do nationalist movements demand a territorial fix between a particular space, economy, culture, and people? Producing India mounts a formid…

  • The Making of Romantic Love

    The Making of Romantic Love
    av William M. Reddy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226706269

    In the twelfth century, the Catholic Church attempted a thoroughgoing reform of marriage and sexual behavior aimed at eradicating sexual desire from Christian lives. Seeking a refuge from the very serious condemnations of the Church and relying on a…

  • The Making of Romantic Love

    The Making of Romantic Love
    av William M. Reddy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226706276

    In the twelfth century, the Catholic Church attempted a thoroughgoing reform of marriage and sexual behavior aimed at eradicating sexual desire from Christian lives. Seeking a refuge from the very serious condemnations of the Church and relying on a…

  • Peripheral Visions

    Peripheral Visions
    av Lisa Wedeen

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226877907

    The government of Yemen, unified since 1990, remains largely incapable of controlling violence or providing goods and services to its population, but the regime continues to endure despite its fragility and peripheral location in the global politica…

  • Peripheral Visions

    Peripheral Visions
    av Lisa Wedeen

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226877914

    The government of Yemen, unified since 1990, remains largely incapable of controlling violence or providing goods and services to its population, but the regime continues to endure despite its fragility and peripheral location in the global politica…

  • American Value

    American Value
    av David Pedersen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226653396

    Over the past half-century, El Salvador has transformed dramatically. Historically reliant on primary exports like coffee and cotton, the country emerged from a brutal civil war in 1992 to find much of its national income now coming from a massive e…

  • American Value

    American Value
    av David Pedersen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226653402

    Over the past half-century, El Salvador has transformed dramatically. Historically reliant on primary exports like coffee and cotton, the country emerged from a brutal civil war in 1992 to find much of its national income now coming from a massive e…

  • Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France

    Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France
    av William H Sewell Jr

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226770468

    There is little doubt that the French Revolution of 1789 changed the course of Western history. But why did the idea of civic equality—a distinctive signature of that revolution—find such fertile ground in France? How might changing econ…

  • Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France

    Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France
    av William H Sewell Jr

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226770321

    There is little doubt that the French Revolution of 1789 changed the course of Western history. But why did the idea of civic equality—a distinctive signature of that revolution—find such fertile ground in France? How might changing econ…

  • Ethnicity, Inc.

    Ethnicity, Inc.
    av John L. Comaroff

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226114729

    In "Ethnicity, Inc." anthropologists John L. and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity: its rampant commodification. Through a wide-ranging exploration of the changing relationship between culture and the market, they a…

  • Ethnicity, Inc.

    Ethnicity, Inc.
    av John L. Comaroff

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226114712

    In "Ethnicity, Inc." anthropologists John L. and Jean Comaroff analyze a new moment in the history of human identity: its rampant commodification. Through a wide-ranging exploration of the changing relationship between culture and the market, they a…

  • The Sins of the Fathers

    The Sins of the Fathers
    av Jeffrey K. Olick

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226386492

    National identity and political legitimacy always involve a delicate balance between remembering and forgetting. All nations have elements in their past that they would prefer to pass over the catalog of failures, injustices, and horrors committed i…

  • The Moral Neoliberal

    The Moral Neoliberal
    av Andrea Muehlebach

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226545400

    Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in "The Moral Neoliberal" morality is shown as the opposite: an indispensable tool for capitalist transformation. Setting her investigation within the shi…

  • The Politics of Dialogic Imagination

    The Politics of Dialogic Imagination
    av Katsuya Hirano

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226060569

    In The Politics of Dialogic Imagination, Katsuya Hirano seeks to understand why, with its seemingly unrivaled power, the Tokugawa shogunate of early modern Japan tried so hard to regulate the ostensibly unimportant popular culture of Edo (present-da…

  • What Nostalgia Was

    What Nostalgia Was
    av Thomas Dodman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226492940

    Nostalgia today is seen as essentially benign, a wistful longing for the past. This wasn't always the case, however: from the late seventeenth century through the end of the nineteenth, nostalgia denoted a form of homesickness so extreme that it cou…

  • What Nostalgia Was

    What Nostalgia Was
    av Thomas Dodman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226492803

    Nostalgia today is seen as essentially benign, a wistful longing for the past. This wasn't always the case, however: from the late seventeenth century through the end of the nineteenth, nostalgia denoted a form of homesickness so extreme that it cou…

  • Bengal in Global Concept History

    Bengal in Global Concept History
    av Andrew Sartori

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226734941

    Today people all over the globe invoke the concept of culture to make sense of their world, their social interactions, and themselves. But how did the culture concept become so ubiquitous? In this ambitious study, Andrew Sartori closely examines the…

  • Authoritarian Apprehensions

    Authoritarian Apprehensions
    av Lisa Wedeen

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226650579

    If the Arab uprisings initially heralded the end of tyrannies and a move toward liberal democratic governments, their defeat not only marked a reversal but was of a piece with emerging forms of authoritarianism worldwide. In Authoritarian Apprehensi…

  • Authoritarian Apprehensions

    Authoritarian Apprehensions
    av Lisa Wedeen

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226650609

    If the Arab uprisings initially heralded the end of tyrannies and a move toward liberal democratic governments, their defeat not only marked a reversal but was of a piece with emerging forms of authoritarianism worldwide. In Authoritarian Apprehensi…

  • Inclusion

    Inclusion
    av Steven Epstein

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226213095

    With "Inclusion", Steven Epstein argues that strategies to achieve diversity in medical research mask deeper problems, ones that might require a different approach and different solutions. Formal concern with this issue, Epstein shows, is a fairly r…

  • Questioning Secularism

    Questioning Secularism
    av Hussein Ali Agrama

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226010694

    The central question of the Arab Spring - what democracies should look like in the deeply religious countries of the Middle East - has developed into a vigorous debate over these nations' secular identities. But what, exactly, is secularism? What ha…

  • The Devil's Handwriting

    The Devil's Handwriting
    av George Steinmetz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226772431

    Germany's overseas colonial empire was relatively short-lived, lasting from 1884 to 1918. During this period, dramatically different policies were enacted in the colonies: in Southwest Africa, German troops carried out a brutal slaughter of the Here…

  • Laughing at Leviathan

    Laughing at Leviathan
    av Danilyn Rutherford

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226731971

    For West Papua and its people, the promise of sovereignty has never been realized, despite a long and fraught struggle for independence from Indonesia. In "Laughing at Leviathan", Danilyn Rutherford examines this struggle through a series of interlo…

  • Laughing at Leviathan

    Laughing at Leviathan
    av Danilyn Rutherford

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226731988

    For West Papua and its people, the promise of sovereignty has never been realized, despite a long and fraught struggle for independence from Indonesia. In "Laughing at Leviathan", Danilyn Rutherford examines this struggle through a series of interlo…

  • Neoliberal Frontiers

    Neoliberal Frontiers
    av Brenda Chalfin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226100616

    In "Neoliberal Frontiers", Brenda Chalfin presents an ethnographic examination of the day-to-day practices of the officials of Ghana's Customs Service, exploring the impact of neoliberal restructuring and integration into the global economy on Ghana…