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Feminist Interventions in International Communication: Minding the Gap

by Katharine Sarikakis & Leslie Regan Shade

This cutting-edge work critiques today's global mediascape through feminist perspectives, highlighting concerns of policy, power, labor, and technology. Starting with the state of international communications,...


Local Citizenship in Recent Countries of Immigration: Japan in Comparative Perspective

by Takeyuki Tsuda

Since the late 1980s, Japan has been experiencing significant levels of immigration primarily from Asian and Latin American countries due to severe domestic labor shortages. Local Citizenship in Recent Countries...


San Spirituality: Roots, Expression, and Social Consequences

by David J. Lewis-Williams & D. G. Pearce

At the intersection between western culture and Africa, we find the San people of the Kalahari desert. Once called Bushmen, the San have survived many characterizations-from pre-human animals by the early European...


Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions

by Peter R. Schmidt

Historical Archaeology in Africa is an inquiry into the questions that count, proposing different ways of thinking about historical archaeology. Peter Schmidt challenges readers to expand their horizons beyond...


Gifts of Time and Money: The Role of Charity in America's Communities

by Arthur C. Brooks

Policymakers, civic leaders, and scholars have increasingly focused their attention over the last decade and a half on the importance of voluntary participation in civil society. What mobilizes giving and volunteering?...


From Deterrence to Engagement: The U.S. Defense Commitment to South Korea

by Terence Roehrig

From Deterrence to Engagement provides a comprehensive examination of the U.S.-South Korea defense relationship from 1945 to the present. Using deterrence theory as its framework, this work explores the evolving...


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...