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CAPITAL, LABOUR, AND THE MIDDLE CLASSES (CONTROVERSIES IN SOCIOLOGY)

By: Abercrombie, Nicholas

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: G. Allen & Unwin: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000046821

ISBN: 0043011454

Condition: Good


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TWENTY LECTURES

By: Alexander, Jeffrey C.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000046619

ISBN: 0231062117

Condition: Good


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CULTURAL POLITICS IN CONTEMPORARY AMERICA

By: Angus, Ian H. (Editor)

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046806

ISBN: 0415900093

Condition: Very Good


The title doesn't reveal much, but this is a mixed bag of 24 essays on how the process of searching and creating meaning in our "everyday lives is sub ject to politicization and struggle," the main issue being "exercise of pow er." As one might guess, some essays are more readable than others. They in clude Gore Vidal's "Requiem for the American Empire," Jean Bethke Elshtain' s "Cultural Conundrums and Gender: America's Present Past," and Angus's "Me dia Beyond Representation." There's something here for everyone--students a nd teachers of mass media, po... View more info

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CENTURIES OF CHILDHOOD: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF FAMILY LIFE

By: Aries, Philippe

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1965

Seller ID: RWARE0000044915

ISBN: 0394702867

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. The theme of this extraordinary book is the evolution of the modern concept ion of family life and the modern image; of the nature of children. Aries t races the evolution of the concept of childhood from the end of the Middle Ages, when the child was regarded as a small adult, to the present child-ce ntered society, by means of diaries, paintings, games, and school curricula . Ironically, he finds that individualism, far from triumphing in our time,... View more info

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DIGNITY: SEEKING RESPECT IN BACK ROW AMERICA

By: Arnade, Chris

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Sentinel: 2019

Seller ID: RWARE0000047216

ISBN: 0525534733

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


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. NATIONAL BESTSELLER "A profound book.... It will break your heart but also leave you with hope. " --J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy "[A] deeply empathetic book." --The Economist With stark photo essays and unforgettable true stories, Chris Arnade cuts t hrough "expert" pontification on inequality, addiction, and poverty to allo w those who have been left behind to define themselves on their own terms. After abandoning... View more info

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


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout.(signed by the author). View more info

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 Report reassesses the role of public policy in reducing poverty in the developing world and describes how pricing and public i... View more info

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THE POLITICS AND MORALITY OF DEVIANCE: MORAL PANICS, DRUG ABUSE, DEVIANT SC IENCE, AND REVERSED STIGMATIZATION

By: Ben-Yehuda, Nachman

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: SUNY Press: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000046473

ISBN: 0791401235

Condition: Good


The Politics and Morality of Deviance develops a theoretical framework and then applies it to four different and specific case studies in an explicit attempt to put the sociology of deviance back into mainstream sociology. It argues that deviance should be analyzed as a relative phenomenon in differ ent and changing cultures, vis-a-vis change and stability in the boundaries of different symbolic/moral universes. It also argues that the legitimizat ion of power should be thought of in terms of a moral order that in turn de fines the societal boundaries of different symbolic/moral universes. Mi... 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, identifies and discusses contributions that Latinos are making to U. S. culture, providing key insights into what this all mea... View more info

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ORGANIZING DEVIANCE

By: Best, Joel

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Pearson: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000046424

ISBN: 0133363554

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. This book attempts to move beyond the carnival atmosphere to a more analytic treatment of deviance. View more info

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IMAGES OF ISSUES: TYPIFYING CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS

By: Best, Joel

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Aldine Transaction: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000046831

ISBN: 0202305392

Condition: Very Good


Constructionist theory describes and analyzes social problems as emerging t hrough the efforts of claimsmakers who bring issues to public attention. By typifying a problem and characterizing it as a particular sort, claimsmake rs can shape policymaking and public response to the problem. Th is new edi tion of Images of Issues addresses claimsmaking in the 1990s, featuring suc h issues as fathers' rights, stalking, sexual abuse by the clergy, hate cri mes, multicultural education, factory farming, and concluding with an expan ded discussion of the theoretical debate over constructionism. View more info

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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 "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 o... 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 opportunities and bring together urban and rural worldv iews. These factors are often overlooked in traditional economic studi... View more info

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INSIDE SOCIAL LIFE: READINGS IN SOCIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY AND MICROSOCIOLOGY

By: Cahill, Spencer E.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Roxbury Pub Co: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000046416

ISBN: 0935732624

Condition: Good


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THE CATEGORY OF THE PERSON

By: Carrithers/Collins/Lukes

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000045595

ISBN: 0521277574

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. The concept that people have of themselves as a 'person' is one of the most intimate notions that they hold. Yet the way in which the category of the person is conceived varies over time and space. In this volume, anthropologists, philosophers, and historians examine the notion of the person in different cultures, past and present. Taking as their starting point a lecture on the person as a category of the human mind, given by Marcel Mauss in 1938, th... 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 attention to vast changes in Britain during the 1980s, which suggest to her Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard , with the trees sacrifice... View more info

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DEATH AND DYING IN CENTRAL APPALACHIA: CHANGING ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES

By: Crissman, James K.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000044660

ISBN: 0252063554

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. James Crissman explores cultural traits related to death and dying in Appal achian sections of Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and West Virginia, showing how they have changed since the 1600s. Relying on archiva l materials, almost forty photographs, and interviews with more than 400 mo untain dwellers, Crissman focuses on the importance of family and "neighbor liness" in mountain society. Written for both scholarly and general... View more info

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THEORIES OF CRIME

By: Curran, Daniel J.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000046433

ISBN: 0205141935

Condition: Good


"Theories of Crime" provides a comprehensive examination of major theories of crime - biological/physiological, psychological/psychiatric and sociolog ical - from a critical perspective. Special attention is given to issues of inequality, gender-related issues, cross-cultural/international issues and the relationship between theory, practice and public policy. View more info