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Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory

by Dave Hill, Peter McLaren & Mike Cole

Written by renowned British and American educational theorists, Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory-a substantially revised edition of the original 1999 work- examines the infusion of postmodernism...


Urban Smellscapes: Understanding and Designing City Smell Environments

by Victoria Henshaw

We see the city, we hear the city, but above all: we smell the city. Scent has unique qualities: ubiquity, persistence, and an unparalleled connection to memory, yet it has gone overlooked in discussions of...


Audience Research Methodologies: Between Innovation and Consolidation

by Geoffroy Patriarche, Helena Bilandzic & Jakob Linaa Jensen

The transformations of people's relations to media content, technologies and institutions raise new methodological challenges and opportunities for audience research. This edited volume aims at contributing...


The Unemployed Man and His Family: The Effect of Unemployment Upon the Status of the Man in Fifty-Nine Families

by Mirra Komarovsky & Michael S. Kimmel

Noted sociologist and feminist Mirra Komarovsky interviewed 59 families between 1935-36 to study man's role as economic provider. The result is an unprecedented study of masculinity and depression and the effect...


Dialogues on Migration Policy

by Marco Giugni & Florence Passy

Dialogues on Migration Policy brings together leading American and European scholars of immigration politics to address migration policy. Editors Marco Giugni and Florence Passy's aim to present a number of...


British Railways in the 1970s and '80s

by Greg Morse

For British Rail, the 1970s was a time of contrasts, when bad jokes about sandwiches and pork pies often belied real achievements, like increasing computerisation and the arrival of the high-speed Inter-City...


Mini

by Gillian Bardsley

The Mini was born in an age of austerity and shortage, intended to widen the base of motoring by making it more affordable for the average family. Ironically it would become something very different, a modern...


Women Writers in Postsocialist China

by Kay Schaffer & Xianlin Song

What does it mean to read from elsewhere? Women Writers in Postsocialist China introduces readers to a range and variety of contemporary Chinese women's writing, which has seen phenomenal growth in recent years....


Korea's Retirement Predicament: The Ageing Tiger

by Thomas R. Klassen & Yunjeong Yang

The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual - and often involuntary - retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment...


After Captain Cook: The Archaeology of the Recent Indigenous Past in Australia

by Rodney Harrison & Christine Williamson

The original papers collected in this pioneering volume address the historical archaeology of Aboriginal Australia and its application in researching the shared history of Aboriginal and settler Australians....


Advancing Critical Criminology: Theory and Application

by Walter S. DeKeseredy & Barbara Perry

Advancing Critical Criminology constitutes a timely addition to the growing body of knowledge on critical criminology scholarship. DeKeseredy and Perry have assembled a volume that provides scholars with an...


Civil Peace and the Quest for Truth: The First Amendment Freedoms in Political Philosophy and American Constitutionalism

by Murray Dry

Dry examines the U.S. Supreme Court's treatment of the First Amendment freedoms of religion and speech against the founding of the American Constitution and its philosophical underpinnings.


Democracy Reconsidered

by Elizabeth Kaufer Busch, Martha Bayles & David Alvis

Democracy Reconsidered provides an enlightening study of democracy in America's post-modern context. Elizabeth Kaufer Busch and Peter Augustine Lawler explore some of the foundational principles of democracy...


Women, Body, Illness: Space and Identity in the Everyday Lives of Women with Chronic Illness

by Pamela Moss & Isabel Dyck

This provocative work explores concepts of body and space to understand the daily struggles of women with chronic illness. Moss and Dyck show how such women-coping with notions of illness, health, and being...


Community Media: A Global Introduction

by Ellie Rennie

This concise text will help readers understand the ongoing fascination with do-it-yourself media around the world. Ellie Rennie explains how community media has, since its beginning, challenged the mainstream....


Confrontation and Compromise: Presidential and Congressional Leadership, 2001-2006

by Jason D. Mycoff & Joseph A. Pika

The authors examine the relationship between President George W. Bush and the U.S. Congress through six case studies from the first six years of the Bush presidency, including: education reform, campaign finance...


After Multiculturalism: The Politics of Race and the Dialectics of Liberty

by John F. Welsh

After Multiculturalism: The Discourse on Race and the Dialectics of Liberty provides an individualistic critique of multiculturalist thought in social theory and public policy through a survey of the discourses...


Violence, Torture and Memory in Sri Lanka: Life After Terror

by Dhana Hughes

Drawing on original ethnographic field-research conducted primarily with former guerrilla insurgents in southern and central Sri Lanka, this book analyses the memories and narratives of people who have perpetrated...


The Tree That Bleeds: A Uighur Town on the Edge

by Nick Holdstock

In 1997 a small town in a remote part of China was shaken by violent protests that led to the imposition of martial law. Some said it was a peaceful demonstration that was brutally suppressed by the government;...


The State and Revolution in the Twentieth-Century: Major Social Transformations of Our Time

by Berch Berberoglu

This book provides a comparative-historical analysis of the state and revolution in the twentieth century, focusing on the major socialist revolutions of our time. After examining the competing theories of the...