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Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolano: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolano

by Laura Barberán Reinares

At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations...


Principles and Methods of Social Research, Third Edition

by William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer & Andrew Lac

Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content...


Social Theory and Political Practice

by Brian C. Fay

This book examines the question of how our knowledge of social life affects, and ought to affect, our way of living it. In so doing, it critically discusses two epistemological models of social science - the...


Talcott Parsons on Economy and Society

by Bryan S. Turner & Robert J. Holton

'In this remarkable collection of essays, Holton and Turner demonstrate that Parsonian sociology addresses the most central problems of our time - issues of sickness and health, power and inequality, the nature...


Women and Sex Work in Cambodia: Blood, Sweat and Tears

by Larissa Sandy

Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon...


Networked Anthropology: A Primer for Ethnographers

by Samuel Gerald Collins & Matthew Slover Durington

The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork...


From Conflict to Autonomy in the Caucasus: The Soviet Union and the Making of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno Karabakh

by Arsène Saparov

This book is the first historical work to study the creation of ethnic autonomies in the Caucasus in the 1920s - the transitional period from Russian Empire to Soviet Union. Seventy years later these ethnic...


Understanding Mental Health: A Critical Realist Exploration

by David Pilgrim

David Pilgrim PhD is Professor of Health & Social Policy in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool.


African Americans and Homeschooling: Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

by Ama Mazama & Garvey Musumunu

Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book...


Love Me, Hurt Me: A Husband's Tale of His Wife Torturing Him Volume 1 Thru 3

by Candy Kross

"Since you like to scream so much, we are going to nip that in the bud of anyone hearing you." She said, as she made sure the straps behind my head were tightened. Erica then stood up on the bed and positioned...


The Mexican American Orquesta: Music, Culture, and the Dialectic of Conflict

by Manuel Peña

The Mexican American orquesta is neither a Mexican nor an American music. Relying on both the Mexican orquesta and the American dance band for repertorial and stylistic cues, it forges a synthesis of the two....


Indians of the Rio Grande Delta: Their Role in the History of Southern Texas and Northeastern Mexico

by Martín| Salinas

Certain to become a standard reference in its field, Indians of the Rio Grande Delta is the first single-volume source on these little-known peoples.Working from innumerable primary documents in various Texan...


Claytie and the Lady: Ann Richards, Gender, and Politics in Texas

by Sue Tolleson-Rinehart & Jeanie R. Stanley

It was like a remake of The Cowboy and the Lady, except that this time they weren't friends. The 1990 Texas governor's race pitted Republican Clayton Williams, a politically conservative rancher and oil millionaire,...


Visualizing the Sacred: Cosmic Visions, Regionalism, and the Art of the Mississippian World

by George E. Lankford, F. Kent Reilly & James F. Garber

The prehistoric native peoples of the Mississippi River Valley and other areas of the Eastern Woodlands of the United States shared a complex set of symbols and motifs that constituted one of the greatest artistic...


Land of the Tejas: Native American Identity and Interaction in Texas, A.D. 1300 to 1700

by John Wesley Arnn

Combining archaeological, historical, ethnographic, and environmental data, Land of the Tejas represents a sweeping, interdisciplinary look at Texas during the late prehistoric and early historic periods. Through...


The Making of Arab Americans: From Syrian Nationalism to U.S. Citizenship

by Hani J. Bawardi

While conventional wisdom points to the Arab-Israeli War of 1967 as the gateway for the founding of the first Arab American national political organization, such advocacy in fact began with the Syrian nationalist...


The Mound Builders

by Robert Silverberg

Uncovers the history and culture of the ancient Americans who built Ohio's burial mounds.


Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and his Revolutionary Comic Strip

by Nevin Martell

An affectionate and revealing book about uncovering the story�behind this most uncommon trio - a man, a boy and his tiger.


Perverts by Official Order: The Campaign Against Homosexuals by the United States Navy

by Demetrios Simopoulos, Phd, John Dececco & Lawrence Murphy

This candid book documents for the first time the U.S. Navy's use of entrapment in pursuit of homosexuals in and around Newport, Rhode Island, during the early twentieth century. This most extensive systematic...


An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

 

Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly...