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Ara Mai he Tetekura

Visioning Our Futures: New and Emerging Pathways of Maori Academic Leadership

by Paul Whitinui & Dan Hikuroa

<p>With less than two percent of the total Maori population holding a doctorate, the need for Maori leadership planning in academia has never been greater. The purpose of this book is to present the experiences of new and emerging Maori ...

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Archipelagoes of My South

Episodes in the Shaping of a Region, 1830–1965

by J. Mills Thornton

<p>&quot;The tourist archipelagoes of my South / are prisons, too, corruptible&quot; writes the poet Derek Walcott. While Walcott refers to the islands of the Caribbean, the analogous idea of a land made into solitary islands by an imprisoned ...

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As Black as Resistance

Finding the Conditions for Liberation

by William C. Anderson & Zoé Samudzi

<p>The essay &quot;The Anarchism of Blackness&quot; appeared in issue #5 of <em>ROAR Magazine</em> this April (as well as on ROAR's website: https://roarmag.org/magazine/black-liberation-anti-fascism/). It made a splash and was reposted and ...

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Balkan Blues

Consumer Politics after State Socialism

by Yuson Jung

<ol> <li> <p>This book reflect extremely relevant research to global politics and current events unfolding today. Bulgaria’s economic crisis is ongoing and this, coupled with the country’s efforts to stem the flow of illegal immigrants across ...

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Basic Needs and the Urban Poor

The Provision of Communal Services

by A. M. Thomson & P. J. Richards

<p>Originally published in 1984. The diverse problems suffered by the urban poor in Asia and the means by which their welfare levels can be raised are investigated comprehensively in this study. All chapters, written by specialists, deal with a ...

ISBN: 9781351675260

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Beauty, Virtue, Power, and Success in Venezuela 1850–2015

by Elizabeth Gackstetter Nichols

<p><em>Beauty, Virtue, Power, and Success in Venezuela 1850–2015</em> examines the societal duty of Venezuelan women to display and perform their inner virtue and worth through careful management of their outer physical appearance in four ...

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Beginning Classical Social Theory

by Marcel Stoetzler

<p>Beginning classical social theory introduces students and educated general readers to thirteen key social theorists by way of examining a single, exemplary text by each author, ranging from Comte to Adorno. It answers the need for a book that

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Birth Marks

by Jim Daniels

<div>In Birth Marks, Jim Daniels examines how our origins mark us forever. From Detroit to Pittsburgh, he explores the lives of ordinary people in a world which often seems tilted against them. His tough, unflinching poems recount family myths, ...

ISBN: 9781938160172

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Blue Collar Frayed

Working Men in Tomorrow’s Economy

by Jennifer Rayner

<p><em>‘I remember with incredible clarity the question that rang through his words and hung in the air between us, the query that hurt my head and heart as his baggy eyes held mine: where does someone like me fit, now?’</em></p> <p>Jennifer ...

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Born on Third Base

A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good

by Chuck Collins

<p>As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power and advantage, wittingly or not, to keep the ...

ISBN: 9781603586849

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Broke and Patriotic

Why Poor Americans Love Their Country

by Francesco Duina

<p>Why are poor Americans so patriotic? They have significantly worse social benefits compared to other Western nations, and studies show that the American Dream of upward mobility is, for them, largely a myth. So why do these people love their ...

ISBN: 9781503603943

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Charleston Belles Abroad

The Music Collections of Harriet Lowndes, Henrietta Aiken, and Louisa Rebecca McCord

by Candace Bailey

<p>In Charleston Belles Abroad, Candace Bailey examines the vital role music collections played in the lives of elite women of Charleston, South Carolina, in the years leading up to the Civil War. Bailey has studied a substantial archive of ...

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China's Cinema of Class

Audiences and Narratives

by Nicole Talmacs

<p>China’s commercial film industry can be used as a map to understand how class is interwoven into the imaginations that inform and influence social change in Chinese society. Film consumption is important in this process, particularly for ...

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China's Housing Middle Class

Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities

by Beibei Tang

<p>Home ownership plays a significant role in locating the middle class in most western societies, associated with market, consumerism, democracy and “people like us”, the significant features of the middle class for any society. In China, ...

ISBN: 9781351630023

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City of Workers, City of Struggle

How Labor Movements Changed New York

by Joshua B. Freeman

<p>From the founding of New Amsterdam until today, working people have helped create and re-create the City of New York through their struggles. Starting with artisans and slaves in colonial New York and ranging all the way to ...

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Class and Personality in Society

by Alan L. Grey

<p>This volume graphically demonstrates how differences in social class affect personality. It does so by presenting research in class character covering a broad range of phenomena in the area shared by psychology, sociology, psychiatry, and ...

ISBN: 9781351528245

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Class and Politics in Contemporary Social Science

Marxism Lite and Its Blind Spot for Culture

by Dick Houtman

<p>Dick Houtman argues that neither authoritarianism nor libertarianism can be explained by class or economic background, but rather by position in the cultural domain-- what he calls cultural capital. Although he examines all of the statistics ...

ISBN: 9781351528214

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Class and Race Formation in North America

by James W. Russell

<p>On August 13, 1521, the largest and most developed of North America's societies, the Aztec empire, fell to Spanish invaders who, along with later European colonizers, built new societies in which they occupied the dominant class positions and

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Class in Contemporary China

by David S. G. Goodman

<p><strong>Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015</strong></p> <p>More than three decades of economic growth have led to significant social change in the People's Republic of China. This timely book examines the emerging structures of class

ISBN: 9780745687308

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Community and Society

by Ferdinand Tonnies & C.P. Loomis

<p>This extraordinary prescient work by Ferdinand Toennies was written in 1887 for a small coterie of scholars, and over the next fifty years continued to grow in importance and adherents. Its translator into English, Charles P. Loomis, well ...

ISBN: 9781351527408

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