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The Arab World

by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea & Robert A. Fernea

In the ten years since Anchor first published Elizabeth and Robert Fernea's award-winning The Arab World: Personal Encounters, vast political and economic shifts have taken place: the end of the Iran/Iraq War...


Holistic Beauty from the Inside Out: Your Complete Guide to Natural Health, Nutrition, and Skincare

by Julie Gabriel

Celebrated author of The Green Beauty Guide Julie Gabriel presents a comprehensive yet simple book that brings all four corners of the natural beauty paradigm together: natural skincare, holistic nutrition,...


Secret Lives of Lawfully Wedded Wives: 37 Woman Writers on Love, Infidelity, Sex Roles, Race, Kids, and More

by Autumn Stephens

A no-holds-barred collection of the secrets women don't even tell each other.


Roar Softly and Carry a Great Lipstick: 28 Women Writers on Life, Sex, and Survival

by Autumn Stephens

Excerpted by the New York Times, this provocative collection of essays reveals how women overcome life's challenges with strength and grace, from finding love as a single mom to overcoming anorexia to adopting...


Mother of the Bride: The Dream, the Reality, the Search for a Perfect Dress

by Ilene Beckerman

“An account that is sweetly sentimental and brutally honest, touching and witty—in short, a true gem.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A work that adds great luster to an already golden event.”...


Exploring Ordinary Theology: Everyday Christian Believing and the Church

by Jeff Astley & Leslie J. Francis

'Ordinary theology' characterizes the reflective God-talk of the great majority of churchgoers, and others who remain largely untouched by the assumptions, concepts and arguments that academic theology takes...


Down the Up Escalator: How the 99 Percent Live in the Great Recession

by Barbara Garson

One of our most incisive and committed journalists—author of the classic All the Livelong Day—shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.

The Great Recession has thrown huge economic chal­lenges...


Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s

by Colleen Kennedy-Karpat

Empire alone cannot contain the range of the exoticist imaginary in French fiction cinema of the 1930s. Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s proposes a critical framework for exoticist...


China and the International System: Becoming a World Power

by Xiaoming Huang & Robert G. Patman

This book considers the evolving relationship between China and the international system, and the interaction between a China of profound change in its identity, capability, and influence, and an international...


The Transformative Capacity of New Technologies: A Theory of Sociotechnical Change

by Ulrich Dolata

Scientific concepts on the co-evolution of technology and society, as well as recent sociotechnical system approaches, focus on the general interrelations between technology, socioeconomic structures, and institutions....


52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication

by Donna M. Stringer & Patricia A. Cassiday

52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication specifically explores cross-cultural communication issues with an eye toward increasingcross-cultural understanding and effectiveness. The exercises in...


52 Activities for Exploring Values Differences

by Donna Stringer & Patricia Cassiday

In 52 Activities for Exploring Values Differences, Donna Stringer and Patricia Cassiday have written and adapted sound, ready-to-use activities for settings where the exploration of values differences is beneficial:...


The New Male Sexuality: The Truth About Men, Sex, and Pleasure

by Bernie Zilbergeld

The New Male Sexuality addresses the most urgent questions of men today--and of the women who love them.  Bernie Zilbergeld reports findings from his twenty years as a psychologist specializing in human sexuality,...


No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

by Susan Goodier

An evenhanded look at the women who fought not to vote


Whiz Mob: A Correlation of the Technical Argot of Pickpockets with Their Behavior Pattern

by David W. Maurer

IWhiz Mob is David W. Maurer's classic study of the world of pickpockets. Similar to his best-known work, The Big Con, in Whiz Mob Maurer explains the colorful expressions and vivid words used by pickpockets...


Modern Middle Eastern Jewish Thought: Writings on Identity, Politics, and Culture, 1893-1958

The Public Value of the Social Sciences: An Interpretive Essay

by John Brewer

John Brewer explores the essential nature of the social sciences and the ways in which notions of 'impact' and 'value' could be reframed to generate a more productive debate around their contribution to the...


Christianity and Culture in the City: A Postcolonial Approach

by Samuel Cruz, Edgar Rivera & Peter Savastano

This volume examines how the manifestation and development of diverse expressions of Christianities in the city offer potentialities and innovative models for the liberation struggles and gospel incarnation...


Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology

by Erich Kolig

Conservative Islam: A Cultural Anthropology by Erich Kolig analyzes the salient characteristics of Islam and contemporary Muslim society from the perspective of traditional cultural anthropology. By highlighting...


Excitable Imaginations: Eroticism and Reading in Britain, 1660-1760

by Kathleen Lubey

Excitable Imaginations offers a new approach to the history of pornography. Looking beyond a counter-canon of bawdy literature, Kathleen Lubey identifies a vigilant attentiveness to sex across a wide spectrum...