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Going Down On the Down Low

by Shondra Jackson

Previously published as "Sugar and Spice: The DL Diaries Book One." Three people...all having sex with someone they shouldn't...must face the possibility of having their secrets exposed! In this controversial...


About Face: Performing Race in Fashion and Theater

by Dorinne Kondo

From the runways of Paris to the casting controversies over BMiss Saigon, from a local demonstration at the Claremont Colleges in California to the gender-blending of BM. Butterfly, BAbout Face examines representations...


Introduction to Family Processes: Fifth Edition

by Randal Day & Randal D. Day

What goes on "behind closed doors" in families is examined in this text. Through his storytelling style, Randy Day introduces readers to the family processes approach - the strategies and behaviors families...


The Illusions Of Post-Feminism: New Women, Old Myths

by Vicki Coppock; Deena Haydon; Ingrid Rich

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Rio de Janeiro: Urban Life through the Eyes of the City

by Beatriz Jaguaribe

"Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested...


Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions

by Stacy Takacs

Interrogating Popular Culture: Key Questions offers an accessible introduction to the study of popular culture, both historical and contemporary. Beginning from the assumption that cultural systems are dynamic,...


Who Speaks for the Negro?

by Robert Penn Warren

First published in 1965, this is a unique text in the history of the American Civil Rights Movement. Robert Penn Warren interviewed a wide range of African American leaders, activists, and artists across the...


Authority

by Richard Sennett

This book is a study of both how we experience authority and how we might experience it differently. Sennett explores the bonds that rebellion against authority paradoxically establishes, showing how this paradox...


The Age of Missing Information

by Bill Mckibben

“Highly personal and original . . . McKibben goes beyond Marshall McLuhan’s theory that the medium is the message.”

——The New York Times

Imagine watching an entire day’s worth of television on every...


Transmission Difficulties: Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology

by Ralph Maud

Ralph Maud delves into the mystery of Boas’s alleged “translations” of the stories gathered by his Tsimshian informant, Henry Tate.


Impromptu Man: J.L. Moreno and the Origins of Psychodrama, Encounter Culture, and the Social Network

by Jonathan D. Moreno

The untold story of the creative genius behind major 20th-century movements in therapy and theater and his lasting influence


Real Role Models: Successful African Americans Beyond Pop Culture

by Joah Spearman & Louis, Jr. Harrison

All young people need good role models, and black youth especially need positive and real examples beyond the famous and wealthy people they see on SportsCenter highlights and MTV Cribs. While success as a celebrity...


Vietnam's Socialist Servants: Domesticity, Class, Gender, and Identity

by Minh T. N. Nguyen

Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly...


Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature: Transnational Narratives from Joyce to Bolaño

by Laura Barberán Reinares

At present, the bulk of the existing research on sex trafficking originates in the social sciences. Sex Trafficking in Postcolonial Literature adds an original perspective on this issue by examining representations...


Principles and Methods of Social Research, Third Edition

by William D. Crano, Marilynn B. Brewer & Andrew Lac

Used to train generations of social scientists, this thoroughly updated classic text covers the latest research techniques and designs. Applauded for its comprehensive coverage, the breadth and depth of content...


Social Theory and Political Practice (RLE Social Theory)

by Brian C. Fay

This book examines the question of how our knowledge of social life affects, and ought to affect, our way of living it. In so doing, it critically discusses two epistemological models of social science - the...


Talcott Parsons on Economy and Society (RLE Social Theory)

by Bryan S. Turner & Robert J. Holton

'In this remarkable collection of essays, Holton and Turner demonstrate that Parsonian sociology addresses the most central problems of our time - issues of sickness and health, power and inequality, the nature...


Women and Sex Work in Cambodia: Blood, sweat and tears

by Larissa Sandy

Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon...


Networked Anthropology: A Primer for Ethnographers

by Samuel Gerald Collins & Matthew Slover Durington

The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork...


From Conflict to Autonomy in the Caucasus: The Soviet Union and the Making of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno Karabakh

by Arsène Saparov

This book is the first historical work to study the creation of ethnic autonomies in the Caucasus in the 1920s - the transitional period from Russian Empire to Soviet Union. Seventy years later these ethnic...