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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...


Dear Zari: The Secret Lives of the Women of Afghanistan

by Zarghuna Kargar

"A powerful collection of testimonies that depict the struggles and hopes of Afghan women. An often emotional and at times painful read, this book is ultimately a poignant celebration of human resilience under...


Queer Beirut

by Sofian Merabet

Gender and sexual identity formation is an ongoing anthropological conversation in both Middle Eastern studies and urban studies, but the story of gay and lesbian identity in the Middle East is only just beginning...


A Cuban in Mayberry: Looking Back at America's Hometown

by Gustavo Pérez Firmat

Half a century after viewers first watched a father and son walking to the local fishing hole, whistling a simple, yet unforgettable, tune, The Andy Griffith Show remains one of the most popular sitcoms in the...


Middle Classes

by Simon Gunn & Rachel Bell

Afternoon tea, the Women's Institute, Mrs Beeton, department stores, suburbia, seaside holidays and cycling clubs - all preserves of the great middle class. But where did the middle classes come from? And what...


Discover Postmodernism: Flash

by Glenn Ward

The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Discover Postmodernism is a short, simple...


The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-Earth for Dummies

by Greg Harvey

J.R.R. Tolkien's novels of Middle-earth – The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillian – have become some of the most famous, and most beloved, literary works of the twentieth century....


Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

by Mary Ann Maslak

This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to mature and possibly illiterate women's successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings....


Comparatizing Taiwan

by Shu-mei Shih & Ping-hui Liao

As the site of crossings of colonizers, settlers, merchants, and goods, island nations such as Taiwan have seen a rich confluence of cultures, where peoples and languages were either forced to mix or did so...


An Urban Politics of Climate Change: Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions

by Harriet A Bulkeley & Vanesa Castán|Edwards, Gareth A.S Broto

The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as 'an urgent agenda'...


Eurasian Integration - The View from Within

by Piotr Dutkiewicz & Richard Sakwa

As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic...


Durkheim, Morals And Modernity

by Willie Watts Miller

Thorough and wide-ranging examination of the science of morals, reviving and defending the tradition of a scientific approach to ethics. Engages with recent debates on modernism and morality, demonstrating the...


Understanding Communication Research Methods: A Theoretical and Practical Approach

by Stephen M. Croucher & Daniel Cronn-Mills

Comprehensive, innovative, and focused on the undergraduate student, this textbook prepares students to read and conduct research. Using an engaging how-to approach that draws from scholarship, real-life, 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...


The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State

by Friedrich Engels

This book focuses on early human history, following the disintegration of the primitive community and the emergence of a class society based on private property. Engels looks into the origin and essence of the...


Bearing Society in Mind: Theories and Politics of the Social Formation

by Samuel A. Chambers

Bearing Society in Mind disrupts the disciplinary boundaries of economic, political and cultural theory by exploring the theory and politics of the social formation.


Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

by Raka Shome

Analyzes the global circulation of white femininity through Princess Diana and other celebrity figures


Ghost Stories for Darwin: The Science of Variation and the Politics of Diversity

by Banu Subramaniam

A wide-ranging meditation on differences and diversity in the sciences