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  1. Unorganized Women

    Unorganized Women: Repetitive Rhetorical Labor and Low/No-Wage Workers [Hardback]

    Jane Greer (Author)

    £47.50

    ISBN: 9780822947554
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Composition, Literacy, and Culture
    Across a range of industrial, domestic, and agricultural sites, Greer shows how repetitive discursive performances served as rhetorical tools as women workers sought to rescript power relations in their workplaces and to resist narratives about th... .... Learn More
  2. Hemispheric Blackness

    Hemispheric Blackness: Bodies, Policies, and the Exigency of Accountability in the Afro-Américas [Hardback]

    Jennifer Gomez Menjivar (Editor); Hector Nicolas Ramos Flores (Editor)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9780822947226
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Latin American Series
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    Hemispheric Blackness and the Exigencies of Accountability examines the way Afrodescendant and Black communities use the land on which they live, the rule of law, and their bodies to assert their historical, ontological, and physical pres... .... Learn More
  3. An Introduction to Black Studies

    An Introduction to Black Studies [Hardback]

    Eric R. Jackson (Author)

    £31.50

    ISBN: 9780813196916
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    For hundreds of years, the American public education system has neglected to fully examine, discuss, and acknowledge the vast and rich history of people of African descent who have played a pivotal role in the transformation of the United States. ... .... Learn More
  4. Polygynous Marriages among the Kyrgyz

    Polygynous Marriages among the Kyrgyz: Institutional Change and Endurance [Hardback]

    Michelle E. Commercio (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780822947530
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
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    During Soviet rule, the state all but imposed atheism on the primarily Islamic people of Kyrgyzstan and limited the tradition of polygyny - a form of polygamy in which one man has multiple wives. Polygyny did continue under communism, though chief... .... Learn More
  5. Social Trust in the Nordic World

    Social Trust in the Nordic World [Paperback]

    Gert Tinggaard Svendsen (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9788772195926
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    Why does Scandinavia perform so well both economically and socially compared to the rest of the world? Study after study has shown that Scandinavia is the most trusting region in the world - Danes in particular trust other people, including strang... .... Learn More
  6. Urban Infrastructure

    Urban Infrastructure: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from History and the Social Sciences [Hardback]

    Rae Zimmerman (Editor); Jonathan Soffer (Editor); Joseph Heathcott (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780822946380
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pittsburgh Hist Urban Environment
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    Urban Infrastructures creates space for an encounter between historians, humanists, and social scientists who seek new methodological approaches to the history of urban infrastructure. It draws on recent work across history, anthropology,... .... Learn More
  7. How to Explain Radicalization?

    How to Explain Radicalization?: Comparing the Drivers of Far-Right, Far-Left, Separatism and Religious Extremism [Paperback]

    Francesco Antonelli (Editor); Lorenzo Marinone (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869774041
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociological Challenges
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    This book is based on findings from the Horizon2020 Project “Participation. Analysing and Preventing Extremism via Participation” (Grant Agreement 962547) funded by the European Commission. Its main goal is to provide an updated, well-informed and... .... Learn More
  8. Seduced by Radium

    Seduced by Radium: The Making of a Familiar Commodity [Hardback]

    Maria Rentetzi (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9780822947066
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    The discovery of radium by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898 eventually led to a craze for radium products in the 1920s until their widespread use proved lethal for consumers, patients, and medical practitioners alike. Radium infiltrated American cul... .... Learn More
  9. The Old Man

    The Old Man [Paperback]

    Karen Pallesgaard Munk (Editor); Michael Smærup (Editor); Kirsten Maibom (Editor); Kristian Park Frausing (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9788772191263
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
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    Old men - and especially old men living alone - remain an understudied group in the gerontological literature. The old man does, however, constitute a large part of the considerable demographic development, and old men living alone make up a rapid... .... Learn More
  10. Technocratic Visions

    Technocratic Visions: Engineers, Technology, and Society in Mexico [Hardback]

    J. Justin Castro (Editor); James A. Garza (Editor)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9780822947486
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    Technocratic Visions examines the context and societal consequences of technologies, technocratic governance, and development in Mexico, home of the first professional engineering school in the Americas. Contributors focus on the influent... .... Learn More

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