Books in category Social Science – General

  • Drug Wars

    Drug Wars
    Curtis Marez

    In Drug Wars, cultural critic Curtis Marez examines two hundred years of writings, graphic works, films, and music that both demonize and celebrate the commerce in cocaine, marijuana, and opium, providing a bold interdisciplinary …

  • Tales of the Field

    Tales of the Field
    John Van Maanen

    Over the years, the work has both reflected and shaped changes in the field of ethnography. In this second edition, Van Maanen’s substantial new Epilogue charts and illuminates changes in the field since the book’s first publication.

  • Memoirs of an Oreo

    Memoirs of an Oreo
    William Polk

    " Roy Armstrong II Editor & Advisor "You've told quite an amazing and touching stroy here." "Characters are real people and have been well defined throughout the story.

  • Schooling for Life

    Schooling for Life
    Dale Edwin Shuttleworth

    It is my belief that the impending challenge to our civilization will not be how to cope with the future shock of a rapidly developing technology of material abundance but, rather, how to live with less.

  • The United States in Asia

    The United States in Asia
    David Shavit

    "Shavit's historical dictionary addresses the critical need in academic libraries for reference sources that provide students of American foreign policy with introductory information on the persons, events, and institutions that have …

  • Schl sselwerke der Cultural Studies

    Schlüsselwerke der Cultural Studies
    Andreas Hepp, Friedrich Krotz, Tanja Thomas

    Auf diese Weise eröffnet das Buch 'Schlüsselwerke der Cultural Studies' einen umfassenden Einstieg in diesen aktuellen und kritischen Zugang der Medien-, Kommunikations- und Kulturforschung.

  • Social Control and Social Change

    Social Control and Social Change
    John Paul Scott, Sarah F. Scott, Gilbert Abcarian

    An interdisciplinary study from the Center for Research on Social Behavior at Bowling Green University, this book develops some general theories of social control as it exists in human and nonhuman societies and indicates areas in which …

  • American Allegory

    American Allegory
    Black Hawk Hancock

    But with what hidden implications? In American Allegory, Black Hawk Hancock offers an embedded and embodied ethnography that situates dance within a larger Chicago landscape of segregated social practices.

  • The Disenchanted Island

    The Disenchanted Island
    Ronald Fernandez

    This is a revised and updated edition of Ronald Fernandez's acclaimed study of the Puerto Rico-United States relationship.

  • Infamous Desire

    Infamous Desire
    Pete Sigal

    Providing comprehensive analyses of how male homosexualities were represented in areas under Portuguese and Spanish control, Infamous Desire is the first book-length attempt to answer such questions.

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