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Yurei: The Japanese Ghost
Yurei: The Japanese Ghost
by Zack Davisson
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"I lived in a haunted apartment." Zack Davisson opens this definitive work on Japan's ghosts, or yurei, with a personal tale about the spirit world. Eerie red marks on the apartment's ceiling kept Zack and his wife on edge. The landlord warned them not... (read more)

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$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America
by Kathryn J. Edin
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A revelatory account of poverty in America so deep that we, as a country, don’t think it exists Jessica Compton’s family of four would have no cash income unless she donated plasma twice a week at her local donation center in... (read more)

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The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology
The Scholar Denied: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology
by Aldon Morris
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“In The Scholar Denied, Aldon Morris tests, and convincingly proves, the belief, too long repressed, that W. E. B. Du Bois not only played a pivotal role in the birth of modern scientific sociology in America but was its founding father, on either... (read more)

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Horizontal Collaboration: The Erotic World of Paris, 1920-1946
Horizontal Collaboration: The Erotic World of Paris, 1920-1946
by Mel Gordon
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Mel Gordon, author of Voluptuous Panic, the celebrated history about the sex culture of Weimar Berlin, returns with a stunningly illustrated look at Paris, The City of Pleasure, prior to and during German occupation during World War II. The book... (read more)

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Precarious Lives: Forced Labour, Exploitation and Asylum
Precarious Lives: Forced Labour, Exploitation and Asylum
by Hannah Lewis
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This groundbreaking volume presents the first detailed look at forced labor among displaced migrants who are seeking refuge in the United Kingdom. Through a critical engagement with contemporary debates about sociolegal statuses, endangerment, and... (read more)

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Breaking Down the State: Protestors Engaged (Amsterdam University Press - Protest and Social Movement)
Breaking Down the State: Protestors Engaged (Amsterdam University Press - Protest and Social Movement)
by Jan Willem Duyvendak
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In this important book, Jan Willem Duyvendak and James M. Jasper bring together an internationally acclaimed group of contributors to demonstrate the complexities of the social and political spheres in various areas of public policy. By breaking down the... (read more)

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Doing Developmental Research: A Practical Guide
Doing Developmental Research: A Practical Guide
by Tricia Striano
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Addressing practical issues rarely covered in methods texts, this user-friendly, jargon-free book helps students and beginning researchers plan infant and child development studies and get them done. The author provides step-by-step guidance for getting... (read more)

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Forced Migration, Reconciliation, and Justice
Forced Migration, Reconciliation, and Justice
by Megan Bradley
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At the start of 2014, more people were displaced globally by conflict and human rights violations than at any time since the Second World War. Although many of those displaced, from countries such as Syria, Iraq, Colombia, Kenya, and Sudan, have survived... (read more)

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Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti
Humanitarian Aftershocks in Haiti
by Mark Schuller
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The 2010 earthquake in Haiti was one of the deadliest disasters in modern history, sparking an international aid responseandmdash;with pledges and donations of $16 billionandmdash;that was exceedingly generous. But now, five years later, that generous... (read more)

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The Short Guide to Urban Policy (Policy Press - Short Guides)
The Short Guide to Urban Policy (Policy Press - Short Guides)
by Claire Edwards
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With an ever increasing proportion of the world’s population inhabiting urban environments, the management of cities remains a perennial challenge for governments and policy makers. This concise but wide-ranging text makes sense of the multiple... (read more)

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Nononsense International Development: Illusions and Realities
Nononsense International Development: Illusions and Realities
by Maggie Black
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"Development" is often misunderstood and can embrace everything from large infrastructure projects to small-scale environmental initiatives. The idea can often mask confusion, contradiction, deceit and corruption. This book is essential reading for... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Media and the Power of Knowledge
Media and the Power of Knowledge
by Steve Fuller
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In Media and the Power of Knowledge, Fuller traces the evolution of how the media has transformed global and social knowledge. The book draws a line from the printing press to the rise of electrical and electronic communication, and analyses how the... (read more)

Available February 2016
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Race Among Friends: Exploring Race at a Suburban School (Series in Childhood Studies)
Race Among Friends: Exploring Race at a Suburban School (Series in Childhood Studies)
by Marianne Modica
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Many saw the 2008 election of Barack Obama as a sign that America had moved past the issue of race, that a colorblind society was finally within reach. But as Marianne Modica reveals in Race Among Friends, attempts to be colorblind do not end... (read more)

Available November 2015
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Television on Demand: Curatorial Culture and the Transformation of TV
Television on Demand: Curatorial Culture and the Transformation of TV
by Mj Robinson
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Since the beginning of broadcasting, radio and television producers have pushed their shows to audiences in controlled environments that end in a discrete and quantifiable site to be transformed into advertising rates. Today's viewers program their DVR's... (read more)

Available July 14, 2016
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The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains
The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains
by Thomas W. Laqueur
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"This passionate and compassionate book is nothing short of a magnum opus. In it one of the most original and daring historians of our time guides the reader on an unexpected journey through churchyards, cemeteries, and crematoriums, challenging common... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Qualitative Essentials #13: Essentials of Dyadic Interviewing
Qualitative Essentials #13: Essentials of Dyadic Interviewing
by David L. Morgan
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Traditional qualitative interviews typically involve a single subject; interviews of dyads rarely appear outside marketing research and family studies. Experienced qualitative researcher David Morganand#8217;s brief guide to dyadic interviewing provides... (read more)

Available September 2015
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Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art
Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art
by Virginia Heffernan
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Just as Susan Sontag did for photography and Marshall McLuhan did for television, Virginia Heffernan (called one of the and#8220;best living writers of English proseand#8221;) reveals the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet.andlt;BRandgt;andlt... (read more)

Available June 1, 2016
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Superstorm Sandy: The Inevitable Destruction and Reconstruction of the Jersey Shore (Nature, Society, and Culture)
Superstorm Sandy: The Inevitable Destruction and Reconstruction of the Jersey Shore (Nature, Society, and Culture)
by Diane C. Bates
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Rising fossil fuel prices and concerns about greenhouse gas emissions are fostering a nuclear power renaissance and a revitalized uranium mining industry across the American West. In The Price of Nuclear Power, environmental sociologist Stephanie Malin... (read more)

Available January 2016
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Players and Pawns: How Chess Builds Community and Culture
Players and Pawns: How Chess Builds Community and Culture
by Gary Alan Fine
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A chess match seems as solitary an endeavor as there is in sports: two minds, on their own, in fierce opposition. In contrast, Gary Alan Fine argues that chess is a social duet: two players in silent dialogue who always take each other into account in... (read more)

Available August 2015
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St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street
St. Marks Is Dead: The Many Lives of America's Hippest Street
by Ada Calhoun
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A vibrant narrative history of three hallowed Manhattan blocks--the epicenter of American cool.... (read more)

Available November 2015
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