Books in category Social Science – Popular Culture

  • Genuine Individuals and Genuine Communities

    Genuine Individuals and Genuine Communities
    Jacquelyn Ann K. Kegley

    In this brilliantly articulated book, ethicist Jacquelyn Kegley carefully explicates and enlarges the scope of Roycean thought and shows that Royce's views on public philosophy have direct and valuable application to current social problems …

  • Icons of Women s Sport 2 volumes

    Icons of Women’s Sport [2 volumes]
    Kelly Boyer Sagert, Steven J. Overman

    The book contains biographies of 36 women athletes—American and international—who excelled in competitive sports from the post-World War I era through the modern era in a dozen different sports.

  • Opium

    Francis Moraes, Debra Kita

    A discourse, beginning with the history of early use; covering opium's effects along with its complicated chemical structure and numerous derivatives.

  • Bodies of Tomorrow

    Bodies of Tomorrow
    Sherryl Vint

    Bodies of Tomorrow argues for the importance of challenging visions of humanity in the future that overlook our responsibility as embodied beings connected to a material world.

  • Survival

    Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré (U.S. Army, ret)

    Survival is part personal memoir and part account of the events of Hurricane Katrina, but all in service to providing a useful guide filled with practical suggestions on how each of us can effectively respond to catastrophic events.

  • Borderlands

    W. H. New

    In Borderlands, New poetically and metaphorically considers the image of 'the border' in Canada and how it affects the way Canadians look at themselves and their society.

  • Hollywood Faith

    Hollywood Faith
    Gerardo Marti

    The first book to provide an in-depth look at religion among the "creative class," Hollywood Faith will fascinate those interested in the modern evangelical movement and anyone who wants to understand how religion adapts to social change.

  • Jazz Rock and Rebels

    Jazz, Rock, and Rebels
    Uta G. Poiger

    The book will become a 'must read' for German historians."–Heide Fehrenbach, author of Cinema in Democratizing Germany "Poiger breaks new ground in this history of the postwar Germanies.

  • Beyond Boundaries

    Beyond Boundaries
    Andy Hollis

    This volume is aimed not only at specialists in identity studies and those concerned with the artistic landscape of a wider Europe – including Russia, the Balkans, Finland and Turkey.

  • With Amusement for All

    With Amusement for All
    LeRoy Ashby

    With Amusement for All provides the context to what Americans have done for fun since 1830, showing the reciprocal nature of the relationships between social, political, economic, and cultural forces and the way in which the entertainment …

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