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The Penguin dictionary of sociology

By: Abercrombie, Nicholas

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London : Penguin, 1988.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0232383

ISBN: 0140511849

Condition: g


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When A Woman Takes An Axe To A Wall

By: Allegra Bennett

Price: $6.50

Publisher: The Writer's Lair Books, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0257835

ISBN: 0975440241

Condition: vg


Warning Women in this book are not afraid. They'll snatch off their sling-backs, shimmy out of their couture, slip into overalls and strap on tool belts in the making of their perfect space and, in that, the renovation of their state of mind. When A Woman Takes An Axe To A Wall explores the synergy between a woman and the four walls she calls her own. Through anecdotes and incidents, it shows us that a woman, or indeed all women who take on their own home repairs embark on more than just superficial fix-it-jobs, they dip into the renovation of their own spirits. View more info

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Comrades, brothers, fathers, heroes, sons, pals

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1999.:

Seller ID: BB0240270

ISBN: 0684867184

Condition: vg/vg


"Comrades" is a celebration of male friendships. Acclaimed historian Stephen Ambrose begins his examination with a glance inward -- he starts this book with his brothers, his first and forever friends, and the shared experiences that join them for a lifetime, overcoming distance and misunderstandings. He next writes of Dwight D. Eisenhower, who had a golden gift for friendship and who shared a perfect trust with his younger brother Milton in spite of their apparently unequal stations. With great emotion, Ambrose describes the relationships of the young soldiers of Easy Company who fought and ... View more info

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How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America

By: Bayoumi, Moustafa

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Penguin, 2009:

Seller ID: BB0249202

ISBN: 0143115413

Condition: VG


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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

By: Boo, Katherine

Price: $7.00

Publisher: , September 2014:

Seller ID: BB0259297

ISBN: 081297932X

Condition: vg


In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts to prosper, the residents of Annawadi are electric with hope. Abdul, an enterprising teenager, sees "a fortune beyond counting" in the recyclable garbage that richer people throw away. Meanwhile Asha, a woman of formidable ambition, has identified a shadier route to the middle clas... View more info

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Broken heartland

By: Davidson, Osha Gray

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0258928

ISBN: 0877455546

Condition: vg


Between 1940 and the mid 1980s, farm production expenses in America's Heartland tripled, capital purchases quadrupled, interest payments jumped tenfold, profits fell by 10 percent, the number of farmers decreased by two-thirds, and nearly every farming community lost population, businesses, and economic stability. Growth for these desperate communities has come to mean low-paying part-time jobs, expensive tax concessions, waste dumps, and industrial hog farming, all of which come with environmental and psychological price tags. In "Broken Heartland, " Osha Gray Davidson chronicles the decli... View more info

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Inside the mouse

By: Duke University

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.:

Seller ID: BB0241251

ISBN: 0822316242

Condition: vg


This entertaining and playful book views Disney World as much more than the site of an ideal family vacation. Blending personal meditations, interviews, photographs, and cultural analysis, "Inside the Mouse" looks at Disney World's architecture and design, its consumer practices, and its use of Disney characters and themes. This book takes the reader on an alternative ride through "the happiest place on earth" while asking "What makes this forty-three-square-mile theme park the quintessential embodiment of American leisure?"Turning away from the programmed entertainment that Disney present... View more info

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America's prophet

By: Feiler, Bruce S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2009.:

Seller ID: BB0245314

ISBN: 0060574887

Condition: vg/vg


The exodus story is America's story. Moses is our real founding father. The pilgrims quoted his story. Franklin and Jefferson proposed he appear on the U.S. seal. Washington and Lincoln were called his incarnations. The Statue of Liberty and Superman were molded in his image. Martin Luther King, Jr., invoked him the night before he died. Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama cited him as inspiration. For four hundred years, one figure inspired more Americans than any other. His name is Moses.In this groundbreaking book, New York Times bestselling author Bruce Feiler travels through touchston... View more info

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The bourgeois experience

By: Gay, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1984-c1998., 1998:

Seller ID: BB0245155

ISBN: 0393045706

Condition: vg/vg


In uncovering the roots of modernism, a master historian shows us a hidden side of the Victorian era, the role of the bourgeois as reactionaries, revolutionaries, and middle-of-the-roaders in the passage of high culture toward modernism."In the Victorian decades, the name bourgeois was at once a term of reproach and a source of self-respect". So Peter Gay opens his newest and perhaps most surprising work. For the Victorians we meet in this volume are not the stodgy, complacent characters of drawing-room comedy. They are instead a varied crowd, from the capitalists in the top tier of the bou... View more info

Status enhancement and fertility

By: Kasarda, John D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Academic Press, 1986.:

Seller ID: BB0207852

ISBN: 0124003109

Condition: vg


Former owner's name and embossment on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. View more info

The Politics of Mass Society

By: Kornhauser, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Free Press, 1959.:

Seller ID: BB0213429

ISBN: BBC0000013326

Condition: g/g


4th printing, 1965. Shelf-wear. Scattered underlining and margin notes. Binding is sound. View more info

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Respect: An Exploration

By: Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Basic Books, January 2000:

Seller ID: BB0247533

ISBN: 0738203181

Condition: VG


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The Last Kings Of Thule

By: Malaurie, Jean

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dutton, 1982:

Seller ID: BB0257291

ISBN: 0525030522

Condition: g/g


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Social & Cultural Anthropology

By: Monaghan, John ; Peter Just

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing, February 2010:

Seller ID: BB0246051

ISBN: 1402768818

Condition: vg


Drawing on intriguing, vivid examples from their own research in Indonesia and Mexico, John Monaghan and Peter Just examine ways in which anthropology has advanced our understanding of human society and culture. They also provide a concise and accessible account of the "big" questions that have traditionally concerned anthropologists: "What is unique about human beings? How are groups of people--family, class, tribe, nation--formed and maintained? What is the nature of belief, economic exchange, the self?" View more info

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The Last of the Tribe

By: Reel, Monte

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner:

Seller ID: BB0259697

ISBN: 1416594744

Condition: vg/vg


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Behind bars

By: Ross, Jeffrey S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0246264

ISBN: 0028643518

Condition: vg


A judge hands down a stretch in a local, state, or federal prison. It's time for some serious life lessons. With the crime rates soaring in the United States and the prison population growing faster than at any time in American history, staying alive and well -- both mentally and physically -- is tougher than ever. View more info

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Families on the fault line

By: Rubin, Lillian B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c1994.:

Seller ID: BB0213440

ISBN: 006092229X

Condition: vg


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Religious influences on health and well-being in the elderly

By: Schaie, K. Warner

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., 2004.:

Seller ID: BB0225306

ISBN: 0826124046

Condition: vg


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Not quite adults

By: Settersten, Richard A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2010.:

Seller ID: BB0237322

ISBN: 0553807404

Condition: g


Why are 20-somethings delaying adulthood? The media have flooded us with negative headlines about this generation, from their sense of entitlement to their immaturity. Drawing on almost a decade of cutting-edge research and nearly five hundred interviews with young people, Richard Settersten, Ph.D., and Barbara E. Ray shatter these stereotypes, revealing an unexpected truth: A slower path to adulthood is good for all of us. Their surprising findings include - Young adults who finish college and delay marriage and child-rearing get a much better start in life.- Few 20-somethings who liv... View more info

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Imprints on Native Lands: The Miskito-Moravian Settlement Landscape in Honduras

By: Tillman, Benjamin F.

Price: $44.00

Publisher: University of Arizona Press, 2011:

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: BB0207854

ISBN: 0816524548

Condition: vg+/vg+


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