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  1. Frog Hollow

    Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood [Paperback]

    Susan Campbell (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780819579621
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Garnet Books
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    Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood is a collection of colorful historical vignettes of an ethnically diverse neighborhood just west of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. Its 1850s row houses have been home to a wide variety... .... Learn More
  2. Living in Milan

    Living in Milan: Housing Policies, Austerity and Urban Regeneration [Paperback]

    Paolo Molinari (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9788869772597
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Social Science
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    After a long absence from national political debate, the housing issue has forcefully returned following the protracted economic crisis of the past decade. In general, the significant impoverishment of housing policies in the wake of welfare restr... .... Learn More
  3. Gender (&) Design

    Gender (&) Design: Positions on Gendering in Design Cultures [Paperback]

    Tom Bieling (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9788869772429
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Design Meanings
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    In its entire range of media and product worlds, Design is decisively involved in the cultural production and distribution of related images and interpretations of gender. This anthology examines why this is the case and what happens when it is ch... .... Learn More
  4. Going Up the Country

    Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont [Paperback]

    Yvonne Daley (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780819579676
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
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    Going Up the Country is part oral history, part nostalgia-tinged narrative, and part clear-eyed analysis of the multifaceted phenomena collectively referred to as the counterculture movement in Vermont. This is the story of how young migrants, lar... .... Learn More
  5. Society and the City

    Society and the City: The Dark Sides of Social Innovation [Paperback]

    Guido Borelli (Editor); Maurizio Busacca (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869772580
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
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    Is there a connection between the increasingly widespread concept of Social Innovation (SI) and the success of today’s model of capitalist regulation? According to most studies focusing on SI, the existing relation is restorative in nature: SI int... .... Learn More
  6. 3.11

    3.11 [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig (Editor); Enrico Fongaro (Editor); Andreas Niehaus (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869772207
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Intercultural Studies Editions
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    The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 was a complex event. It was a disaster of multiple dimensions, unleashing the linked forces of seismic shock, tsunami, and nuclear radiation. This confluence left a varied array of dama... .... Learn More
  7. Voices of African Immigrants in Kentucky

    Voices of African Immigrants in Kentucky: Migration, Identity, and Transnationality [Hardback]

    Francis Musoni (Author); Iddah Otieno (Author); Angene Wilson (Author); Jack Wilson (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780813178608
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series
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    Following historical and theoretical overview of African immigration, the heart of this book is based on oral history interviews with forty-seven of the more than twenty-two thousand Africa-born immigrants in Kentucky. From a former ambassador fro... .... Learn More
  8. Solidarity Bodies

    Solidarity Bodies: A Storytelling on Workfare and Volunteering Policies [Paperback]

    Anna D’Ascenzio (Editor); Stefania Ferraro (Editor)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869772290
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    This book aims to investigate the phenomenon of volunteering as a workfare event, as a synchronous rewriting of territorial policy and advocacy, according to the principles of risk and border. The two terms, as a solid sociological category, shed ... .... Learn More
  9. Caporalato

    Caporalato: An Authentic Agromafia [Paperback]

    Fiammetta Fanizza (Author); Marco Omizzolo (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869772191
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    The essay investigates the effects produced by criminal networks involved in the production and harvest of agricultural products. Focused on the analysis of caporalato , it explores the enslavement of immigrant agricultural labourers and territori... .... Learn More
  10. Understanding Social Conflict

    Understanding Social Conflict: The Relationship between Sociology and History [Paperback]

    Liana M. Daher (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9788869771613
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
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    Since the beginning of the last century Weber argued the indissoluble link between sociology and history. His approach saw the relationship between history and sociology as based on (a) mutual and essential support, and (b) logical priority, accor... .... Learn More

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