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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Ways Of The World

    Harvey, David
    (9941205)

    David Harvey is one of most famous Marxist intellectuals in the past half century, as well as one of the world's most cited social scientists. Beginning in the early 1970s with his trenchant and still-relevant book Social Justice and the City and...

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  • Black Mirror - The Cultural Contradictions Of...

    Lott,Eric
    (9942685)

    Blackness, as the entertainment and sports industries well know, is a prized commodity in American pop culture. Marketed to white consumers, black culture invites whites to view themselves in a mirror of racial difference, while at the same time...

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  • China, India And Southeast Asia - Paths To...

    Gomez, Edmund Terence
    (9939890)

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally-born...

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  • Occupational Socialization And Working Lives...

    Coffey, Amanda
    (9940038)

    Published in 1996, this book comprises a number of essays by Paul Atkinson in which he reflects on processes of reading and writing in the social sciences. Topics covered include: ethnographers' 'confessions', an analysis of the style of Erving...

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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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  • "They Take Our Jobs!" REV - And 20 Other...

    Chomsky,Aviva
    (9941411)

    Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations. In 'They Take Our Jobs!' Aviva Chomsky challenges the underlying assumptions that fuel...

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  • The Gifted Passage - Young Men In Classic...

    Houston,Stephen
    (9940472)

    In this thought-provoking book, preeminent scholar Stephen Houston turns his attention to the crucial role of young males in Classic Maya society, drawing on evidence from art, writing, and material culture. The Gifted Passage establishes that...

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  • The House Of The Dead - Siberian Exile Under...

    Beer, Daniel
    (9939698)

    The House of the Dead tells the incredible hundred-year-long story of 'the vast prison without a roof' that was Russia's Siberian penal colony. From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution, the tsars exiled more than a...

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  • Policy And Politics In Education: Sponsored...

    Walford, Geoffrey
    (9940115)

    This title was first published in 2000: This is an examination of the sponsored grant-maintained schools initiative. These schools were an attempt to increase the diversity of schools within the state-maintained sector so families would have a...

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  • The Left Behind - Decline And Rage In Rural...

    Wuthnow, Robert
    (9938754)

    How a fraying social fabric is fueling the outrage of rural AmericansWhat is fueling rural America's outrage toward the federal government? Why did rural Americans vote overwhelmingly for Donald Trump? And, beyond economic and demographic decline, is...

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  • Youth Marginality In Britain - Contemporary...

    Blackman, Shane
    (9942150)

    Though they tend to get less attention than other disadvantaged groups, huge numbers of young people today in Britain are marginalized, experiencing isolation, social hardship, gender and ethnic discrimination, and overall social stigma--a situation...

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  • Smartphone Cultures

    Vincent, Jane
    (9938993)

    Smartphone Cultures explores emerging questions about the ways in which this mobile technology and its apps have been produced, represented, regulated and incorporated into everyday social practices, as the various authors in this volume each locate...

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  • Did The Mdgs Work? - Meeting Future...

    Besada, Hany
    (9942152)

    The Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations were deliberately ambitious, and they've been the subject of much debate. Now, with the 2015 target date for many of the goals having passed, it's time to assess the goals and attempt to...

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  • Stars For Freedom - Hollywood, Black...

    Raymond,Emilie
    (9941246)

    From Oprah Winfrey to Angelina Jolie, George Clooney to Leonardo DiCaprio, Americans have come to expect that Hollywood celebrities will be outspoken advocates for social and political causes. However, that wasn't always the case. As Emilie Raymond...

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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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  • Cultural Theory And Popular Culture - An...

    Storey, John
    (9939754)

    In this eighth edition of his award-winning Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of, and various approaches to, popular culture. Its breadth and theoretical unity...

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  • Public Health And National Reconstruction In...

    Bu, Liping
    (9940063)

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies,...

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  • Unbound - Transgender Men And The Remaking Of...

    Stein, Arlene
    (9939461)

    A deep sociological portrait of a new generation of transgender men and of how they see themselves and the world, the dangers they continue to face, and the important ways in which they shape our culture. Ben, Parker, Lucas, Nadia are four patients...

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  • China Entering The XI Jinping Era

    Yongnian, Zheng
    (9940067)

    How will China develop under the new leadership of Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang? This is a key question for both China and the wider world. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the key areas and issues, assessing how things are likely to...

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  • Addressing The Sexual Rights Of Older People...

    Barrett, Catherine
    (9938980)

    There is growing evidence that the sexual rights of older people are not being met. One reason, perhaps the main reason, relates to the way that old age is viewed. In many cultures, being old is associated with decline and disease, which positions...

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  • The Chosen Ones - Black Men And The Politics...

    Jones, Nikki
    (9942167)

    In The Chosen Ones, sociologist and feminist scholar Nikki Jones shares the compelling story of a group of Black men living in San Francisco's historically Black neighborhood, the Fillmore. Against all odds, these men work to atone for past crimes by...

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  • Towards A Hermeneutic Theory Of Social...

    Ginev, Dimitri
    (9939957)

    Recent methodological debates have shown that practice theory can either be developed by combining and slightly extending established theoretical concepts of inter-subjectivity, social normativity, collective behavior, interaction between agents and...

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  • Water Governance, Policy And Knowledge...

    De Boer, Cheryl
    (9940064)

    In an increasingly global community of researchers and practitioners, new technologies and communication means have made the transfer of policies from one country or region to another progressively more prevalent. There has been a lot of attention in...

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  • Priority Of Injustice - Locating Democracy In...

    Barnett, Clive
    (9942623)

    This original and ambitious work looks anew at a series of intellectual debates about the meaning of democracy. Clive Barnett engages with key thinkers in various traditions of democratic theory and demonstrates the importance of a geographical...

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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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  • Taken For Granted - The Remarkable Power Of...

    Zerubavel,Eviatar
    (9938638)

    How the words we use--and don't use--reinforce dominant cultural normsWhy is the term 'openly gay' so widely used but 'openly straight' is not? What are the unspoken assumptions behind terms like 'male nurse,' 'working mom,' and 'white trash'?...

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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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  • Integrating Analyses In Mixed Methods...

    Bazeley, Patricia
    (9939376)

    Integrating Analyses for Mixed Methods Research goes beyond mixed methods research design and data collection, providing a pragmatic discussion of the challenges of effectively integrating data to facilitate a more comprehensive and rigorous level of...

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  • Poverty Propaganda - Confronting The Myths

    Shildrick, Tracy
    (9942119)

    The topic of poverty and the poor frequently arises in political conversations, but it's rarely defined clearly, let alone closely analyzed so that we can understand what poverty actually is and what it means for those who endure it. This book aims...

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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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  • Rhythms Of Writing - An Anthropology Of Irish...

    Wulff, Helena
    (9942580)

    This is the first anthropological study of writers, writing and contemporary literary culture. Drawing on the flourishing literary scene in Ireland as the basis for her research, Helena Wulff explores the social world of contemporary Irish writers,...

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  • China's Hidden Children - Abandonment,...

    Johnson,Kay Ann
    (9940752)

    In the thirty-five years since China instituted its One-Child Policy, 120,000 children--mostly girls--have left China through international adoption, including 85,000 to the United States. It's generally assumed that this diaspora is the result of...

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  • Pandora's Dilemma - Theories Of Social...

    Stoesz, David
    (9941186)

    What are the challenges facing social welfare in America? Theories of stakeholders, the policy process, electoral politics, the precariat, child welfare, online education, the devolution of the welfare state, and its sequel, the investment state,...

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  • The New Dynamics Of Ageing, Volume 1

    Walker, Alan
    (9942155)

    The two volumes of The New Dynamics of Ageing provide a comprehensive, interdisciplinary overview of the latest research on aging. Together, they report the outcomes of the New Dynamics of Ageing research projects, the most intensive investigation...

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  • A Colony In A Nation

    Hayes,Chris
    (9938585)

    A New York Times bestseller, A Colony in a Nation ignited a national conversation.America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure--wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation--reveals...

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  • Sociative Logics And Their Applications:...

    Hyde, Dominic
    (9940120)

    This title was first published in 2003. Richard Sylvan died in 1996, he had made contributions to many areas of philosophy, such as, relevant and paraconsistent logic, Meinongianism and metaphysics and environmental ethics. One of his 'trademarks'...

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  • The City: Modernity

    Latham,Alan
    (9940675)

    This four-volume Major Work brings together key literatures which offer perspectives on the emergence of the modern city and its connection with the project of modernity. The volumes explore the historical rise of the modern city and theorisations of...

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  • Relational Poverty Politics - Forms,...

    Lawson, Victoria
    (9942254)

    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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  • Mimesis And Alterity - A Particular History...

    Taussig,Michael
    (9940899)

    In this ambitious and accomplished work, Taussig explores the complex and interwoven concepts of mimesis, the practice of imitation, and alterity, the opposition of Self and Other. The book moves from the nineteenth-century invention of mimetically...

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