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  • Sapiens A Brief History Of Humankind

    Harari,Yuval Noah
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    Sapiens A Brief History Of Humankind

  • Crítica da Modernidade

    Touraine,Alain
    (1433343)

    O Ocidente acreditou, durante muito tempo, que a modernidade era o triunfo da razão, a destruição das tradições e das crenças, mas, actualmente, todas as «categorias» que estavam submetidas às «elites esclarecidas» revoltaramse e recusaram chamar...

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  • What Got You Here Won't Get You There

    Goldsmith,Marshall
    (9273506)

    Your hard work is paying off. You are doing well in your field. But there is something standing between you and the next level of achievement. That something may just be one of your own annoying habits.Perhaps one small flaw - a behaviour you barely...

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  • Community Planning And Development

    Phillips, Rhonda
    (9938955)

    Community development refers to planned efforts aimed at producing assets to increase the ability and capacity of inhabitants to enhance quality of life. There are many types of assets recognized in community development, including social, physical,...

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  • Squeezed - Why Our Families Can't Afford...

    Quart, Alissa
    (9938220)

    Squeezed weaves together intimate reporting with sharp and lively critique to show how the high cost of parenthood and our increasingly unstable job market have imploded the middle-class American Dream for many families, and offers surprising...

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  • The Future Of Natural History Museums

    Dorfman, Eric
    (9939062)

    Natural history museums are changing, both because of their own internal development and in response to changes in context. Historically, the aim of collecting from nature was to develop encyclopedic assemblages to satisfy human curiosity and build a...

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  • Latinos In The United States - What Everyone...

    Stavans, Ilan
    (9941195)

    As the largest and youngest minority group in the United States, the 60 million Latinos living in the U.S. represent the second-largest concentration of Hispanic people in the entire world, after Mexico. Needless to say, the population of Latinos in...

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  • The Political Economy Of Punishment Today -...

    Melossi, Dario
    (9939060)

    Over the last fifteen years, the analytical field of punishment and society has witnessed an increase of research developing the connection between economic processes and the evolution of penality from different standpoints, focusing particularly on...

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  • Ancient Greek And Roman Slavery

    Hunt, Peter
    (9941110)

    An exciting study of ancient slavery in Greece and Rome This book provides an introduction to pivotal issues in the study of classical (Greek and Roman) slavery. The span of topics is broad--ranging from everyday resistance to slavery to...

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  • Engaged Anthropology - Politics Beyond The...

    Kirsch, Stuart
    (9942237)

    Does anthropology have more to offer than just its texts? In this timely and remarkable book, Stuart Kirsch shows how anthropology can--and why it should--become more engaged with the problems of the world. Engaged Anthropology draws on the author's...

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  • Polish Families And Migration Since Eu...

    White, Anne
    (9942141)

    Based on 115 interviews with Polish mothers in the UK and Poland, as well as a specially-commissioned opinion poll, this topical book discusses recent Polish migration to the UK. In a vivid account of every stage of the migration process, the book...

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  • Soviet And Post-Soviet Russian Cinema -...

    Beumers, Birgit
    (9939052)

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines how far the collapse of the Soviet Union represented a threshold that initiated change or whether there are continuities which gradually reshaped cinema in Russia. The book considers a wide...

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  • Global Finance - Places, Spaces And People

    Hall, Sarah
    (9940301)

    The financial crisis of 2007-2008 and its aftermath have resulted in the role of money and finance within the global economy becoming the subject of considerable debate in public, policy, and media circles. Global Finance is a timely look at the...

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  • Trouble In The Tribe - The American Jewish...

    Waxman,Dov
    (9938626)

    Trouble in the Tribe explores the increasingly contentious place of Israel in the American Jewish community. In a fundamental shift, growing numbers of American Jews have become less willing to unquestioningly support Israel and more willing to...

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  • Straight And Level: Practical Airline...

    Holloway, Stephen
    (9940099)

    This title was first published in 2003. Airline operating profits are well known to be volatile, and the global industry aggregate figures conceal wide differences in performance between carriers. The fundamental reasons for the poor performance of...

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  • American Nightmares - Social Problems In An...

    Best, Joel
    (9942235)

    In an accessible and droll style, well-known sociologist Joel Best shines a light on how we navigate these anxious, insecure social times. While most of us still strive for the American Dream--to graduate from college, own a home, work toward early...

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  • Drift - Illicit Mobility And Uncertain...

    Ferrell, Jeff
    (9942175)

    'This book was written late in the North American night, with the rumbling thuds and booming train horns of the nearby rail yard echoing through my windows, reminding me of the train hoppers and gutter punks out there rolling through the darkness.'...

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  • Embodied Family Choreography - Practices Of...

    Goodwin, Marjorie Harness
    (9939040)

    Embodied Family Choreography documents the lived and embodied practices employed to establish, maintain, and negotiate intimate social relationships in the family, examining forms of control, care, and mundane creativity. Making use of the extensive...

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  • In The Field - Life And Work In Cultural...

    Gmelch, George
    (9942249)

    This book offers students an invaluable look at what cultural anthropologists do when they are in the field. Through fascinating and often entertaining, accounts of their lives and work in varied cultural settings, the authors describe the many forms...

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  • Awakening - How Gays And Lesbians Brought...

    Frank,Nathaniel
    (9942677)

    The right of same-sex couples to marry provoked decades of intense conflict before it was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015. Yet some of the most divisive contests shaping the quest for marriage equality occurred not on the culture-war front...

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  • Information Technology In Context: Studies...

    Avgerou, Chrisanthi
    (9940111)

    This title was first published in 2001. A discussion of information technology (IT) in developing countries. The contributors can be considered to share the following set of broad premises: information and communication technologies, and related...

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  • After The Cradle Falls - What Child Abuse Is,...

    Jonson-Reid, Melissa
    (9941172)

    There may be no other social problem so common, yet so little understood by the general public, as child abuse and neglect. This book is intended to help remedy that situation. After the Cradle Falls integrates examples from folklore, songs, and news...

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  • American Hookup - The New Culture Of Sex On...

    Wade,Lisa
    (9938468)

    Offering invaluable insights for students, parents, and educators, Lisa Wade analyzes the mixed messages of hookup culture on today's college campuses within the history of sexuality, the evolution of higher education, and the unfinished feminist...

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  • Miller's Children - Why Giving Teenage...

    Garbarino, James
    (9942220)

    Miller's Children is a passionate and comprehensive look at the human consequences of the US Supreme Court's decision in the case of Miller v. Alabama, which outlaws mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juvenile murderers. The decision to...

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  • Religion - Material Dynamics

    Chidester, David
    (9942222)

    Religion: Material Dynamics is a lively resource for thinking about religious materiality and the material study of religion. Deconstructing and reconstructing religion as material categories, social formations, and mobile circulations, the book...

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  • Good Quality - The Routinization Of Sperm...

    Wahlberg, Ayo
    (9942257)

    From its crude and uneasy beginnings thirty years ago, Chinese sperm banking has become a routine part of China's pervasive and restrictive reproductive complex. Today, there are sperm banks in each of China's twenty-two provinces, the biggest of...

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  • Virtuous Waters - Mineral Springs, Bathing,...

    Walsh, Casey
    (9942184)

    At publication date, a free ebook version of this title will be available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. Virtuous Waters is the first study of mineral waters...

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  • Geography Of The Everyday - Toward An...

    Sullivan, Robert
    (9942185)

    Anthropologists, psychologists, feminists, and sociologists have long studied the 'everyday,' the quotidian, the taken-for-granted; however, geographers have lagged behind in engaging with this slippery aspect of reality. Now, Rob Sullivan makes the...

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  • Religion - Material Dynamics

    Chidester, David
    (9942209)

    Religion: Material Dynamics is a lively resource for thinking about religious materiality and the material study of religion. Deconstructing and reconstructing religion as material categories, social formations, and mobile circulations, the book...

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  • The Minority Women And Austerity - Survival...

    Bassel, Leah
    (9942140)

    As austerity measures continue throughout Europe, its effects are felt differently by different groups of citizens. This book looks at how minority women in France and Britain have coped with austerity. Crucially, it casts them not as passive victims...

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  • We Wear The Mask - 15 True Stories Of Passing...

    Skyhorse, Brando
    (9941686)

    Why do people pass? Fifteen writers reveal their experiences with passing. For some, 'passing' means opportunity, access, or safety. Others don't willingly pass but are 'passed' in specific situations by someone else. We Wear the Mask, edited by...

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  • Music, Song, Dance, And Theater - Broadway...

    Delgado, Melvin
    (9941184)

    The performing arts is one particular area of youth community practice can that can be effectively tapped to attract youth within schools and out-of-school settings, or what has been referred to as the 'third area between school and family.' These...

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  • Frontiers Of Family Law

    Miller, Gareth
    (9940096)

    This title was first published in 2003. The essays in this collection are written by academics and practitioners who look at some of the key aspects of family law. Papers include one from Lord Justice Ward, who gave the first judgement in the Court...

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  • Robo Sapiens Japanicus - Robots, Gender,...

    Robertson, Jennifer
    (9942232)

    Japan is arguably the first postindustrial society to embrace the prospect of human-robot coexistence. Over the past decade, Japanese humanoid robots designed for use in homes, hospitals, offices, and schools have become celebrated in mass and social...

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  • Migrant Brothers - A Poet's Declaration Of...

    Chamoiseau, Patrick
    (9938848)

    A powerful call to recognize immigrants as kin, from one of the Caribbean's most influential literary voices As thousands upon thousands of migrants embark on perilous journeys across oceans and deserts in pursuit of sanctuary and improved living...

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  • Media And Development

    Vokes, Richard
    (9939753)

    At the start of the 21st century, the relationship between media and development has never felt more important. Following a series of 'media revolutions' throughout the developing world - beginning with the advent of cheap transistor radio sets in...

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  • Law And Society - An Introduction

    Barkan, Steven
    (9939014)

    This multidisciplinary text draws on the work of anthropologists, historians, law professors, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists to outline how law is an essential social institution that shapes and is shaped by society. This...

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  • Organized Crime, Prison And Post-Soviet...

    Touraine, Alain
    (9940097)

    This title was first published in 2003. The 'Red Mafia' in Russia have become the subject of increasing international interest and considerable misinterpretation. After well-received editions in Russian, French and Italian, Anton Oleinik's study of...

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  • Gender And Qualitative Research (1996)

    Pilcher, Jane
    (9940033)

    This book gathers together an original collection of papers on gender and qualitative research. The contributors draw on a variety of research methods and research settings to demonstrate the value of a qualitative approach for studying gender...

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  • Relational Poverty Politics - Forms,...

    Lawson, Victoria
    (9942617)

    This collection examines the power and transformative potential of movements that fight against poverty and inequality. Broadly, poverty politics are struggles to define who is poor, what it means to be poor, what actions might be taken, and who...

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  • Community - 3rd Edition

    Delanty, Gerard
    (9939968)

    The increasing individualism of modern Western society has been accompanied by an enduring nostalgia for the idea of community as a source of security and belonging and, in recent years, as an alternative to the state as a basis for politics. Gerard...

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  • Anthropology For Development - From Theory To...

    Eversole, Robyn
    (9940140)

    Anthropology for Development: From Theory to Practice connects cross-cultural social theory with the concerns of development policy and practice. It introduces the reader to a set of key ideas from the field of anthropology of development, and...

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  • Contingent Citizens - Professional Aspiration...

    Hull, Elizabeth
    (9942555)

    Contingent Citizens examines the ambiguous state of South Africa's public sector workers and the implications for contemporary understandings of citizenship. It takes us inside an ethnography of the professional ethic of nurses in a rural hospital in...

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  • Project Management

    Lock, Dennis
    (9940100)

    This title was first published in 2000: Dennis Lock's masterly exposition of the principles and practice of project management has been pre-eminent in its field for four decades. It was among the very few early books to treat project management...

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