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1 Author, No SOCIAL TRENDS: 1997 (NO 27)
Unipub 1997 0116208384 / 9780116208385 Paperback Fine 

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2 Bale, Chris FACES IN THE CROWD: A JOURNEY IN HOPE
The Chinese University Press 1999 9622018858 / 9789622018853 Paperback Near Fine 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout.(signed by the author) 
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3 Bank, World WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 1990 (WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT)
World Bank 1990 019520851X / 9780195208511 Paperback Very Good 
Now in its thirteenth annual edition, the World Development Report 1990 is an essential reference on the world economy and the state of social and eco nomic development. Like earlier editions, the 1990 Report incorporates rese arch from all over the world, analyzing the conditions that surround the gr owth process and offering insights on appropriate policy measures for the f uture. Beginning with a review of developments in the world economy during the 1980s, the 1990 Report reassesses the role of public policy in reducing poverty in the developing world and describes how pricing and public inves tment, the delivery of social services, the provision of transfers and safe ty nets, and tradeoffs and complimentarities can contribute to a poverty-re ducing strategy. With its timely survey and synthesis of contemporary econo mic issues around the world, the World Development Report 1990 is invaluabl e to readers and policymakers interested in economic development, internati onal economics, and international politics. 
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LATINIZATION: HOW LATINO CULTURE IS TRANSFORMING THE U.S., Benitez, Cristina
4 Benitez, Cristina LATINIZATION: HOW LATINO CULTURE IS TRANSFORMING THE U.S.
Paramount Market Publishing, 2007 0978660250 / 9780978660253 Hardcover Very Good 
The news is filled with references to Hispanics and Latinos, but what the n ews doesn't tell you is the impact and influence that Latino culture is hav ing on the United States. You know about the pop celebrities and the baseba ll stars, but do you know about the contributions Latinos are making in art s, the sciences, education, and literature? And how about the influence on family life-- the center of Latino culture? Cristina Benitez, an experience d Latino marketer, identifies and discusses contributions that Latinos are making to U. S. culture, providing key insights into what this all means fo r the marketing community. She also provides statements from experts who ca n help you understand the sources and importance of Latino culture. 
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5 Bitel, Lisa M. LAND OF WOMEN: TALES OF SEX AND GENDER FROM EARLY IRELAND
Cornell University Press 1996 080143095X / 9780801430954 1st Edition Hardcover Fine/Near Fine 
A crisp clean first edition, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: "This book disperses the shadows in an obscure but important landscape. Lis a Bitel addresses both the history of women in early Ireland and the histor y of myth, legend, and superstition which surrounded them. It is a powerful and exact book and an invaluable addition to our expanding sense of Irelan d through the eyes of Irish women."-Eavan Boland, author of In a Time of Vi olence: Poems "It is refreshing to read in a book by a woman on medieval women that not a ll clerics hated women and that not all men were oversexed villains conscio usly bent on exploiting women. Bitel challenges not only the medieval Irish male construct of female behavior, but she is also courageous enough to qu estion constructs of medieval women invented by modern Irish medieval histo rians."-Times Higher Education Supplement "Lisa M. Bitel's extraordinary excavation of pre-modern women's lives . . . is useful and fascinating. . . . Male-authored medieval texts provide acce ss to prevailing gender ideologies and at the same time reflect anxieties a bout how these ideologies were threatened by the productive reality of wome n's lives. . . . As Bitel shows in her beautifully written account, early I reland witnessed a wide range and flexibility in gender relations."-Nancy J . Curtin, Lingua Franca "An overview of this kind is not an easy undertaking. . . If by provoking the specialists Bitel gives an impulse to the indispensible groundwork, she fully deserves our gratitude."-Doris Edel, Utrecht University 
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PORTA PALAZZO: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF AN ITALIAN MARKET (CONTEMPORARY ETHNOGRA PHY), Black, Rachel E.
6 Black, Rachel E. PORTA PALAZZO: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF AN ITALIAN MARKET (CONTEMPORARY ETHNOGRA PHY)
University of Pennsylvania P 2012 0812244060 / 9780812244069 Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 
Porta Palazzo, arguably Western Europe's largest open-air market, is a cent ral economic, social, and cultural hub for Italians and migrants in the cit y of Turin. Open-air markets like Porta Palazzo have existed for centuries in Europe; although their function has changed over time--traditional marke ts are no longer the primary place to buy food--they remain popular destina tions. In an age of supermarkets and online commerce, markets offer unique social and cultural opportunities and bring together urban and rural worldv iews. These factors are often overlooked in traditional economic studies of food distribution, but anthropologist Rachel E. Black contends that social relations are essential for building and maintaining valuable links betwee n production and consumption. From the history of Porta Palazzo to the current growing pains of the market, this book concentrates on points where trade meets cultural identities and cuisine. Its detailed and perceptive portraits of the market bring into relief the lives of the vendors, shoppers, and passersby. Black's ethnography illuminates the daily work of market-going and the anxieties of shoppers as they navigate the market. It examines migration, the link between cuisine and cultural identity, culinary tourism, the connection between the farmers' market and the production of local food, and the urban planning issues negotiated by the city of Turin and market users during a recent renovation. This vibrant study, featuring a foreword by Slow Food Movement founder Carlo Petrini, makes a strong case for why markets like Porta Palazzo are critical for fostering culinary culture and so 
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CRAFT OF SOCIOLOGY: EPISTEMOLOGICAL PRELIMINARIES, Bourdieu, Pierre
7 Bourdieu, Pierre CRAFT OF SOCIOLOGY: EPISTEMOLOGICAL PRELIMINARIES
Aldine De Gruyter 1991 0899255558 / 9780899255552 Paperback Very Good 
The work of the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has emerged, over the la st two decades, as one of the most substantial and innovative bodies of the ory and research in contemporary social science. The Craft of Sociology, bo th a textbook and an original contribution to epistemology in social scienc e, focuses on a basic problem of sociological research: the necessity of an epistemological break with the preconstructed objects social practice offe rs to the researcher. Pierre Bourdieu and his co-authors argue in the epist emological tradition of scholars like Bachelard, Canguilhem, Koyre, a tradi tion that identifies the construction of the object as being the fundamenta l scientific act. Their way of discussing the issue makes it accessible not only to academics and experts of epistemology, but also to advanced studen ts of social science, using for illustration a wide range of texts from the various social sciences as well as from philosophy of science. The book in cludes an interview with Pierre Bourdieu and an introduction by the editor to his sociological methodology. 
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GLOBAL INEQUALITIES (SOCIOLOGY FOR A NEW CENTURY SERIES), Bradshaw, York W.
8 Bradshaw, York W. GLOBAL INEQUALITIES (SOCIOLOGY FOR A NEW CENTURY SERIES)
SAGE Publications, Inc 1996 080399060X / 9780803990609 Paperback Very Good 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: This readable, sociologically interpretive book focuses through the lens of stratification and inequality, the authors examine a wide variety of topics - from global economic trends to ethnic conflicts - in four regions: Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. They use academic models and theories to help make sense of current events and help place them in an appropriate context; these are enhanced by the use of lively stories and examples from the press. 
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9 Charon, Joel M THE MEANING OF SOCIOLOGY
Prentice Hall 1990 013567512X / 9780135675120 Paperback Near Fine 
Includes bibliographical references and index. 
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CHOPPING DOWN THE DHERRY TREE: A PORTRAIT OF BRITAIN IN THE EIGHTIES, Christmas, Linda
10 Christmas, Linda CHOPPING DOWN THE DHERRY TREE: A PORTRAIT OF BRITAIN IN THE EIGHTIES
Viking Adult 1990 0670814172 / 9780670814176 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine/Near Fine 
A crisp clean first edition/printing, no markings throughout: Literary grace and sensitivity mark this account of British reporter Christmas's travels in northern England, Wales, Scotland and tragically divided Ireland. While noting that England needed Thatcher to effect certain reforms, the "gypsy journalist" also points to the downside of the prime minister's programs. Supported by interviews with people met on her journeys, Christmas's observations draw attention to vast changes in Britain during the 1980s, which suggest to her Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard , with the trees sacrificed to make money for "man unmoved by the past." But the author expresses the hope that destroying England's "cherry trees" can make room for seedlings that in time will yield fruit to feed citizens hungry for jobs, education and medical care. 
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THE VIEW FROM AFAR, CLAUDE translated by NEUGROSCHEL, JOACHIM & HOSS, PHOEBE LEVI - STRAUSS
11 CLAUDE translated by NEUGROSCHEL, JOACHIM & HOSS, PHOEBE LEVI - STRAUSS THE VIEW FROM AFAR
Peregrine 1987 0140552006 / 9780140552003 Paperback Very Good 
A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: This collection touches on a wide range of anthropological issues, includin g family and marriage, myths, and rites, the environment and its representa tion, and constraint and freedom. The essays encompass more than forty year s of analysis and constrain arguments that are as relevant today as they we re thirty years ago. "Hardly a field remains untouched--sociobiology, linguistics, botany, genetics, psychiatry, esthetics, ecology, politics, neuroscience, education, morality, psychology. . . . It's all breathtaking and alarming, some of it wonderful, some of it ridiculous. . . . At times the experience is exhilarating."--Richard A. Shweder, "New York Times Book Review" 
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METAPHOR AND NATION: METAPHORS AFRIKANERS LIVE BY, Dirven, René
12 Dirven, René METAPHOR AND NATION: METAPHORS AFRIKANERS LIVE BY
Peter Lang GmbH, Internation 1994 363147864X / 9783631478646 Paperback As New 
South Africa has just entered a new era of multicultural cooperation. But u ntil now it has been dominated by a white, Afrikaner minority, which must t ry to give up its deep-rooted ideology. This investigation looks into this ideology by means of the dominant metaphors used in four major newspapers. The study concludes that the metaphors Afrikaners live by are not those of apartheid, but rather those of a world of rural self-containment reflecting the 19th century rather than the 20th century experiences of the organisat ion of life, work, and society. 
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ETHICS AND THE SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS, Durkheim, Emile
13 Durkheim, Emile ETHICS AND THE SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS
Prometheus Books 1993 0879758457 / 9780879758455 Paperback Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) was one of the founders of modern sociology. Ethics and the Sociology of Morals (La science positive de la morale en Allemagne) laid the foundation for Durkheim's future work. More than a review of current thought, it was a proclamation that ethics needed to be liberated from its philosophical bondage and developed as a distinct branch of sociology. Written when Durkheim was charting the course of his own research, it provides a unique key to the interpretation of his earlier work and presents a number of points of Durkheim's ethical theory which are of considerable interest in light of current ethical theory. This volume makes available in English a crucial essay by a master of social thought. 
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14 Etzioni, Amitai THE ACTIVE SOCIETY: A THEORY OF SOCIETAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES
Collier-Macmillan; New York, 1971 Very Good 
A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. 
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EXPLORATIONS ON THE EDGE OF TIME: THE PROSPECTS FOR WORLD ORDER, Falk, Richard
15 Falk, Richard EXPLORATIONS ON THE EDGE OF TIME: THE PROSPECTS FOR WORLD ORDER
Temple University Press 1991 0877228604 / 9780877228608 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 
A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In his clear-sighted, humane, and provocative way, Richard Falk calls for a revolution in thinking about the future of world order. Explorations at the Edge of Time develops the idea that a major cultural shift from modernism to postmodernism is under way, creating both new difficulties and new opportunities in the domain of global public policy. The author observes, "A postmodem possibility implies the human capacity to transcend the violence, poverty, ecological decay, oppression, injustice, and secularism of the modern world." Recognizing that the concepts of "progress" and "development" have changed due to the breakdown of the modernist consensus, Falk contends that most problems have transnational dimensions. He proposes a commitment to grassroots globalism, and he challenges aspiring "citizen pilgrims" to think and act in ways that will enhance their feeling of identity with the rest of creation.Falk's "rooted utopianism" challenges our political imagination in relation to pressing global problems and helps forge an overall vision of the future. What is at stake is the building of political understanding amidst the appreciation of unity and diversity for a hopeful entry upon the 21st Century. Author note: Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice at Princeton University. He has published more than twenty books, including The Promise of World Order (Temple). 
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THEORY AND METHOD OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, Galtung, Johan
16 Galtung, Johan THEORY AND METHOD OF SOCIAL RESEARCH
Columbia University Press 1967 0231030886 / 9780231030885 Hardcover Very Good/Very Good 

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TERROR, Gearty, C. A.
17 Gearty, C. A. TERROR
Faber & Faber 1991 0571144500 / 9780571144501 1st Edition Hardcover Fine/Near Fine 
A crisp clean first edition, no markings throughout: No continent is immune from terrorism. South America has Sendero Luminoso (the Shining Path) and M-19, Europe has ETA and the IRA, and Asia has the Sikh gunmen and Tamil Tigers. In an age of worldwide detente and friendship between East and West, terrorism seems meaningless, vicious and anachronistic - but worst of all, inevitably recurrent. The book examines international terrorism, the motivation of its practitioners and the response of the states that are threatened. The book explores and tries to explain the mystery of terrorist violence in the modern political world. 
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SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE, Goleman, Daniel
18 Goleman, Daniel SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE
Arrow 2007 0099464926 / 9780099464921 Paperback Very Good 
Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the "N ew York Times" bestseller list for over a year and selling more than 5 mill ion copies worldwide. Now, once again, Daniel Goleman has written a groundb reaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, reve aling that we are 'wired to connect' and the surprisingly deep impact of ou r relationships on every aspect our lives. Far more than we are consciously aware, our daily encounters with parents, spouses, bosses, and even strang ers, shape our brains and affect cells throughout our bodies, down to the l evel of our genes - for good or ill. In "Social Intelligence", Daniel Golem an explores an emerging new science with startling implications for our int erpersonal world. Its most fundamental discovery: we are designed for socia bility, constantly engaged in a 'neural ballet' that connects us brain-to-b rain with those around us. Goleman explains the surprising accuracy of firs t impressions, the basis of charisma and emotional power, the complexity of sexual attraction, and how we detect lies. He describes the 'dark side' of social intelligence, from narcissism to Machiavellianism and psychopathy. He also reveals our astonishing capacity for 'mindsight', as well as the tr agedy of those, like autistic children, whose mindsight is impaired. In thi s book Daniel Goleman delivers his most heartening news with powerful convi ction: we humans have a built-in bias toward empathy, cooperation and altru ism - provided we develop the social intelligence to nurture these capaciti es in ourselves and others. 
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NEW FORMS OF CONSUMPTION, Gottdiener, Contributor) Mark (Editor
19 Gottdiener, Contributor) Mark (Editor NEW FORMS OF CONSUMPTION
Rowman & Littlefield Publish 2000 0847695700 / 9780847695706 Paperback Very Good 
Consumption as a field of cultural studies overlaps with theories of postmo dernism, the social construction of self, commodification in late capitalis m, and the role of mass media in daily life. New forms of consumption such as those facilitated by cyberspace, themed environments, the commodificatio n of sex, and the increasing role of leisure in society all play new and in teresting roles in daily life that combine consumerism with the most contem porary social forms. This collection of essays examines the recent ways in which consumerism has been approached by cultural studies with special emphasis given to these and other newly emerging topics. The book is divided into three parts. The first part provides a theoretical overview of consumption studies dealing with classical and more contemporary approaches in light of the debate between advocates and critics of postmodernism. In this section there are papers on McDonaldization, tourism and cultural studies, and the Theory of Shopping. The second part emphasizes empirical studies of the commodification process. Papers address the transformation of women's bodies and the mass commodification of milk, the creation of the toddler as a subject and the commodification of childhood, the commodification of sports, and the commodification of rock music. The third section of the book explores new forms of consumption on a more detailed and concentrated level. Papers in this section include the rise of sex tourism as a global industry, the commodification of the sacred, and the emergence of new consumer spaces in the city. An introduction by the editor delineates the advantages of hi 
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20 Graham, Hugh Davis VIOLENCE : CRISIS OF AMERICAN CONFIDENCE
The Johns Hopkins University 1972 080181328X / 9780801813283 Paperback Good 

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