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Prostitution Policy in the Nordic Region: Ambiguous Sympathies

by May-Len Skilbrei & Charlotta Holmström

Skilbrei and Holmström's analysis treats Nordic prostitution policies both as a product of history, of current national and Nordic debates, and of international obligations and changes in the international...


Ageing, Ritual and Social Change: Comparing the Secular and Religious in Eastern and Western Europe

by Peter Coleman & Daniela Koleva

Exploring European changes in religious and secular beliefs and practices related to life passages, this book provides a deeper understanding of the impacts of social change on personal identity and adjustment...


Geographies of Race and Food: Fields, Bodies, Markets

by Rachel Slocum & Arun Saldanha

This collection argues there is an unacknowledged racial dimension to the production and consumption of food under globalization. Building on case studies from across the world, it advances the conceptualization...


Women and Entrepreneurship: Female Durability, Persistence and Intuition at Work

by Beatrice E. Avolio Alecchi & Mirjana Radovic-Markovic

Women and Entrepreneurship comes from two authors with especially rich experience in this field of research. Beatrice Avolio and Mirjana Radović-Marković profile women entrepreneurs and consider their motivations,...


The Harvey Milk Interviews: In His Own Words

by Harvey Milk & Vince Emery

The unrehearsed and unguarded conversations in this collection reveal Harvey Milk's sense of humor, outrage over injustice, and love of dramatic confrontation. This volume contains the texts of 39 interviews...


Conspiracies: The Facts. The Theories. The Evidence.

by Andy Thomas

At any time in our history, you will find significant and seemingly indisputable events occurring, the kind that can change the course of our lives -- the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the terrorist...


Native American Wisdom: A Spiritual Tradition at One with Nature

by Alan Jacobs

The most authoritative anthology of Native American Wisdom published in years


Digital Drama: Teaching and Learning Art and Media in Tanzania

by Paula Uimonen

The aim of this book is to explore digital media and intercultural interaction at an arts college in Tanzania, through innovative forms of ethnographic representation. The book and the series website weave together...


Zombies

by Jennifer Rutherford

Not so long ago zombies rarely shuffled out of B-grade horror movies and cult comic books, but today they are everywhere. Zombies are proliferating, demonstrating an extraordinary capacity to transport fluidly...


Whats Critical about Critical Realism: Essays in Reconstructive Social Theory

by Frédéric Vandenberghe

What's Critical About Critical Realism?: Essays in Reconstructive Social Theory draws together 4 major articles that are situated at the intersection of philosophy and sociology. Preceded by a general presentation...


A New History of Asian America

by Shelley Sang-Hee Lee

A New History of Asian America is a fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the...


Negotiating with North Korea: The Six Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue: The Six Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue

by Leszek Buszynski

North Korea's nuclear weapons program has provoked much apprehension in the international community in recent years. The Six Party Talks were convened in 2003 to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons....


Sino-Japanese Relations After the Cold War: Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain: Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain

by Michael Yahuda

Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete...


The Myth in Marriage

by Alice Hubbard

Educator and noted feminist thinker Alice Moore Hubbard was an important early voice in the fight for equal legal and social rights for women. In The Myth in Marriage, Hubbard takes a look at the large and small...


The New Soft War on Women: How the Myth of Female Ascendance Is Hurting Women, Men-andOur Economy

by Caryl Rivers & Rosalind C. Barnett

For the first time in history, women make up half the educated labor force and are earning the majority of advanced degrees. It should be the best time ever for women, and yet... it's not. Storm clouds are...


Bi Lives: Bisexual Women Tell Their Stories

by Kata Orndorff

A collection of 18 in-depth interviews with a wide range of bisexual women of different races, ages, and economic classes involved in a very wide variety of lifestyles.


Medical Marijuana 101

by Mickey Martin & Ed Rosenthal

All of our lives we have heard marijuana is bad for us, the first step to drug addiction and life as a slacker, but it just isn't true! Over the last 75 years the Federal government has done its best to discredit...


Divas, Dames & Daredevils: Lost Heroines of Golden Age Comics

by Mike Madrid & Maria Elena Buszek

A fully illustrated and thrilling look back at the lost supergirls of Golden Age comics


Architecture Post Mortem: The Diastolic Architecture of Decline, Dystopia, and Death

by Donald Kunze & David Bertolini

Architecture Post Mortem surveys architecture's encounter with death, decline, and ruination following late capitalism. As the world moves closer to an economic abyss that many perceive to be the death of capital,...


Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga: Power Sharing at the Italian Renaissance Court

by Sarah D.P. Cockram

In this first full length scholarly study of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, Sarah Cockram casts new light on a long misunderstood relationship and shows the couple's strategic teamwork in action. Drawing...