Sociology

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  1. Vulnerability as Generativity

    Vulnerability as Generativity: Undoing Parenthood in a Gylanic Perspective [Paperback]

    Cristiana Ottaviano (Author); Alessia Santambrogio (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771217
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Social Science
    The book is focused on parenthood and generativity, considered by the authors not only as biological functions, but above all as human and socio-cultural capabilities able to overcome gender differences.Therefore, the authors reconsider motherhood... .... Learn More
  2. The Rise of the European Self-Employed Workforce

    The Rise of the European Self-Employed Workforce [Paperback]

    Sergio Bologna (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9788869770647
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    Sergio Bologna has long been one of the sharpest analysts and critics of the changing structures in the contemporary labour market. In this new volume, the Italian thinker focuses on the phenomenon of ‘freelance workers’, and particularly of knowl... .... Learn More
  3. Raising Racists

    Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South [Paperback]

    Kristina DuRocher (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780813175782
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
    White southerners recognized that the perpetuation of segregation required whites of all ages to uphold a strict social order - especially the young members of the next generation. White children rested at the core of the system of segregation bet... .... Learn More
  4. Family, Ethnicity and State in Chinese Culture Under the Impact of Globalization

    Family, Ethnicity and State in Chinese Culture Under the Impact of Globalization [Paperback]

    Han Min (Editor); Kawai Hironao (Editor)

    £55.00

    ISBN: 9781626430525
    Published by : Bridge 21 Publications
    This collection of papers from a project of the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan, unites anthropologists in an international collaborative effort to reexamine the dynamics of family, ethnicity, and the nation-state in China and in overseas Ch... .... Learn More
  5. Situations and Atmospheres in Organizations

    Situations and Atmospheres in Organizations: A (new) phenomenology of being-in-the-organization [Paperback]

    Christian Julmi (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869770814
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
    Social life in organizations significantly relies on situations and atmospheres. Despite the high practical relevance, so far no attempts have been made to theoretically capture situations and atmospheres in organizations in a systematic manner. A... .... Learn More
  6. Gelukkig Gezond!

    Gelukkig Gezond!: Histories of Healthy Ageing [Paperback]

    Rina Knoeff (Editor)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9789492444134
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Today, we seem more obsessed with our health than ever. We go to the gym in huge numbers and eat superfoods; we take power naps and are into mindfulness; our bathrooms are little wellness centres and we seek fresh air in specially allocated green ... .... Learn More
  7. The Dream Is Lost

    The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia [Hardback]

    Julian Maxwell Hayter (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813169484
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    Once the capital of the Confederacy and the industrial hub of slave-based tobacco production, Richmond, Virginia has been largely overlooked in the context of twentieth century urban and political history. By the early 1960s, the city served as an... .... Learn More
  8. Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism

    Critique of Aesthetic Capitalism [Paperback]

    Gernot Böhme (Author)

    £8.00

    ISBN: 9788869770296
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
    This is the expanded edition of the famous essay Atmosphären, the most brilliant book about Aesthetics of the recent years. Aesthetic Economy is a theory of the recent development of capitalism in our national economies. Basic needs are easily s... .... Learn More
  9. Integrated

    Integrated: The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition [Hardback]

    James W. Miller (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813169118
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    In Integrated, James W. Miller explores an often ignored aspect of America's struggle for racial equality. He relates the story of the Lincoln Institute - an all-black high school in Shelby County, Kentucky, where students prospered both in the c... .... Learn More
  10. A Rape in the Early Republic

    A Rape in the Early Republic: Gender and Legal Culture in an 1806 Virginia Trial [Paperback]

    Alexander Smyth (Author); Randal L. Hall (Editor)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780813169521
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
    On January 14, 1806, Sidney Hanson was raped by John Deskins on a rough gravel path in the woods in Tazewell County, Virginia. In the early nineteenth century, trials for rape were rare. Scanty court records typically lacked the detail needed to r... .... Learn More

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