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An Invitation to Environmental Sociology

Michael Mayerfeld Bell

The highly praised Fourth Edition of An Invitation to Environmental Sociology brings out the sociology of environmental possibility, inviting students to delve into this rapidly changing field. Written in a lively, engaging style, Bell covers the broad... (read more)


Poverty
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Poor Women in Rich Countries: The Feminization of Poverty Over the Life Course

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg (edt)

The first book to study women's poverty over the life course, this wide-ranging collection focuses on the economic condition of single mothers and single elderly women--while also considering partnered women and immigrants--in eight wealthy but diverse... (read more)


Future Studies
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Aerotropolis: The Way We'll Live Next

John D. Kasarda

This brilliant and eye-opening look at the new phenomenon called the aerotropolis gives us a glimpse of the way we will live in the near future—and the way we will do business too.   Not so long ago, airports were built near cities, and... (read more)


Jewish Studies
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Perspectives on Israeli Anthropology (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology)

Esther Hertzog

Surveys past and present research on Israeli anthropology for students and researchers.... (read more)


Urban History pre 1950
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The City of Tomorrow and Its Planning

Le Corbusier

The great revolutionary architect's probing analysis of urban problems and their origins, and his bold solutions, which include the "Voisin" scheme for the center of Paris. Over 210 illustrations and halftones.... (read more)


Drugs
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Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD: The CIA, the Sixties, and Beyond

Martin A Lee and Bruce Shlain

Few events have had a more profound impact on the social and cultural upheavals of the Sixties than the psychedelic revolution spawned by the spread of LSD. This book for the first time tells the full and astounding story — part of it hidden till... (read more)


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Motherland in Danger: Soviet Propaganda During World War II

Karel C. Berkhoff

Much of the story about the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany has yet to be told. In Motherland in Danger, Karel Berkhoff addresses one of the most neglected questions facing historians of the Second World War: how did the Soviet leadership sell... (read more)


Violence in Society
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Gender and Genocide in Burundi: The Search for Spaces of Peace in the Great Lakes Region (African Issues)

Patricia O. Daley

Burundi, like Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda, is linked to patterns of recurrent genocidal violence that have shaped events in the African Great Lakes region. In Gender and Genocide in Burundi, Patricia O. Daley argues that sexual patterns of violence have... (read more)


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