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Surviving Twice

by Trin Yarborough

Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War


Global Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences: Made in Circulation

by Wiebke Keim, Ercüment Çelik & Christian Ersche

An innovative contribution to debates on the internationalization and globalization of the social sciences, this book pays particular attention to their theoretical and epistemological reconfiguration in the...


Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

by Richard Tutton

A rigorous, critical examination of the promises of genomics to transform the economics and delivery of medicine, Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine examines the consequences of the shift...


Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

by Kirsteen Paton

This book reconnects class and the urban through an ethnographically detailed analysis of a neighbourhood undergoing gentrification which historicises class formation, critiques policy processes and offers a...


Armenian Christianity Today: Identity Politics and Popular Practice

by Alexander Agadjanian

Armenian Christianity Today examines contemporary religious life and the social, political, and cultural functions of religion in the post-Soviet Republic of Armenia and in the Armenian Diaspora worldwide. Scholars...


Respecifying Lab Ethnography: An Ethnomethodological Study of Experimental Physics

by Philippe Sormani

Respecifying Lab Ethnography delivers the first ethnomethodological study of current experimental physics in action, describing the disciplinary orientation of lab work and exploring the discipline in its social...


Emergent Urbanism: Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change

by Tigran Haas & Krister Olsson

Bringing together leading academics from across a range of disciplines, Emergent Urbanism identifies the specific issues dominating today's urban planning and urban design discourse, arguing that urban planning...


Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism: Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk

by Rusi Jaspal

Drawing upon media and visual sources and rich interview data from Iran, Britain and Israel, Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism examines the concepts of antisemitism and anti-Zionism, tracing their evolution and...


Sacred Suicide

by James R. Lewis & Carole M. Cusack

The label 'Suicide Cults' has been applied to a wide variety of different alternative religions, from Jonestown to the Solar Temple to Heaven's Gate. Additionally, observers have asked if such group suicides...


Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices

by Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij & Reinhilde Sotiria König

Through an in-depth analysis of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and conflict, this book shows how cognition and behaviour, agency and victimization, are gendered beyond the popular stereotypes. Conflict...


Internet Studies: Past, Present and Future Directions

by Panayiota Tsatsou

A comprehensive overview of the field, Internet Studies considers key issues of social importance that the study of the Internet draws upon. At the same time, it examines the role of the Internet in social research...


The Festivalization of Culture

by Andy Bennett, Jodie Taylor & Ian Woodward

The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context....


The Poetics of Crime: Understanding and Researching Crime and Deviance Through Creative Sources

by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional...


Measuring Public Space: The Star Model

by Georgiana Varna

This book shows how urban design can complement other disciplines when tackling the complex task of understanding and improving the built environment's public realm. It also bridges the gap between theory and...


Wounded Leaders: How Their Damaged Past Affects Your Future

by Allan Bonner

Why are we in a leadership crisis? Up to 85% of mergers and acquisitions destroy value, executives are in jail, economies are shaky and politics isn't providing answers.

This new book provides answers. Based...


Dearest Ones At Home: Clara Taylor's Letters from Russia, 1917-1919

by Katrina Maloney & Patricia Maloney

On November 5, 1917, Taylorville, Illinois native Clara Taylor stepped off a Trans-Siberian Railway train into a city then called Petrograd, Russia. Employed by the YWCA as an industrial expert, Clara had been...


Migration Management?

by Sandra Paola Alvarez Tinajero

This book takes the reader into the lives of migrant workers who perform low-status occupations in Ragusa, Sicily. By drawing parallels between the experiences of live-in care and farm migrant workers, the author...


Tired of Being a Refugee

by Fiorella Larissa Erni

After six decades of protracted refugeehood, patterns of social identification are changing among the young people of the fourth refugee generation in the Palestinian refugee camp Burj al-Shamali in Southern...


Everyday Resistance

by Raksha Vasudevan

Northern Sri Lanka has been at the heart of the country’s 30-year civil war, a bloody conflict which has given rise to an estimated 40,000 households headed by women in this region. Based on fieldwork conducted...


Summary of Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America - And How We Can Get More of It - Arthur C. Brooks

by Capitol Reader

This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Arthur C. Brooks in his book “Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America- And How We Can Get More of It”....