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SOCIAL TRENDS: 1997 (NO 27)

By: Author, No

Price: ¥2,850.00

Publisher: Unipub: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000000336

ISBN: 0116208384

Condition: Fine


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FACES IN THE CROWD: A JOURNEY IN HOPE

By: Bale, Chris

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: The Chinese University Press: 1999

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: RWARE0000018176

ISBN: 9622018858

Condition: Near Fine


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WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT, 1990 (WORLD DEVELOPMENT REPORT)

By: Bank, World

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: World Bank: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000006132

ISBN: 019520851X

Condition: 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 R... View more info

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LATINIZATION: HOW LATINO CULTURE IS TRANSFORMING THE U.S.

By: Benitez, Cristina

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Paramount Market Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000029436

ISBN: 0978660250

Condition: 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, i... View more info

LAND OF WOMEN: TALES OF SEX AND GENDER FROM EARLY IRELAND

By: Bitel, Lisa M.

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000020769

ISBN: 080143095X

Condition: 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 "... View more info

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PORTA PALAZZO: THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF AN ITALIAN MARKET (CONTEMPORARY ETHNOGRA PHY)

By: Black, Rachel E.

Price: ¥4,500.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania P.: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000029434

ISBN: 0812244060

Condition: 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 o... View more info

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GLOBAL INEQUALITIES (SOCIOLOGY FOR A NEW CENTURY SERIES)

By: Bradshaw, York W.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000023353

ISBN: 080399060X

Condition: 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 st... View more info

THE MEANING OF SOCIOLOGY

By: Charon, Joel M.

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000000313

ISBN: 013567512X

Condition: Near Fine


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CHOPPING DOWN THE DHERRY TREE: A PORTRAIT OF BRITAIN IN THE EIGHTIES

By: Christmas, Linda

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: 1990

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000019125

ISBN: 0670814172

Condition: 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 attent... View more info

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METAPHOR AND NATION: METAPHORS AFRIKANERS LIVE BY

By: Dirven, René

Price: ¥4,000.00

Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internation: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000036018

ISBN: 363147864X

Condition: 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 rathe... View more info

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ETHICS AND THE SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS

By: Durkheim, Emile

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Prometheus Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000036086

ISBN: 0879758457

Condition: 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 ... View more info

THE ACTIVE SOCIETY: A THEORY OF SOCIETAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES

By: Etzioni, Amitai

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Collier-Macmillan; New York: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000019693

Condition: Very Good


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EXPLORATIONS ON THE EDGE OF TIME: THE PROSPECTS FOR WORLD ORDER

By: Falk, Richard

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Temple University Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000035694

ISBN: 0877228604

Condition: 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 glo... View more info

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THEORY AND METHOD OF SOCIAL RESEARCH

By: Galtung, Johan

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1967

Seller ID: RWARE0000036079

ISBN: 0231030886

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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TERROR

By: Gearty, C. A.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000019123

ISBN: 0571144500

Condition: 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... View more info

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SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE

By: Goleman, Daniel

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Arrow: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000042391

ISBN: 0099464926

Condition: Good


Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the Ne w York Times bestseller list for over a year and selling more than 5 millio n copies worldwide. Now, once again, Daniel Goleman has written a groundbre aking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, reveal ing that we are 'wired to connect' and the surprisingly deep impact of our relationships on every aspect our lives. Far more than we are consciously a ware, our daily enco... View more info

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NEW FORMS OF CONSUMPTION

By: Gottdiener, Contributor) Mark (Editor

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publish: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000036725

ISBN: 0847695700

Condition: 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.... View more info

VIOLENCE : CRISIS OF AMERICAN CONFIDENCE

By: Graham, Hugh Davis

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University: 1972

Seller ID: RWARE0000003962

ISBN: 080181328X

Condition: Good


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A PREFACE TO HISTORY

By: Gustavson, Carl G.

Price: ¥200.00

Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000015252

ISBN: 0070252793

Condition: Very Good


Provides the correlations between interpretative theses and particular peri ods, such as, portraying the nature of causation against the background of the Reformation. View more info

THE END OF THE THIRD WORLD : NEWLY INDUSTRIALISING COUNTRIES AND THE DECLIN E OF AN IDEOLOGY (PELICAN S.)

By: Harris, Nigel

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000006047

ISBN: 0140225633

Condition: Very Good


Harris assesses the development of the Asian Gang of Four (Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore) and the two largest Latin American countries (Taiwan, and Singapore) and the two largest Latin American countries (Mexi co and Brazil), and describes a newly emerging global economy that is now s uperseding the old national state and politics based on it. View more info