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"Getting By"

A Historical Ethnography of Class and State Formation in Malaysia

by Donald M. Nonini

<p> How do class, ethnicity, gender, and politics interact? In what ways do they constitute everyday life among ethnic minorities? In <em>"Getting By,"</em> Donald M. Nonini draws on three decades of research in the region of Penang state in ...

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= Seed = A New Philosophy

by Steve Glickman

<p>In this highly original and groundbreaking new book, Steve Glickman explores new territory in our search for understanding.</p><p>Not only does he reveal the different influences causing us to operate in self-destructive behaviors, he also ...

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A Living Wage

American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society

by Lawrence B. Glickman

<p>The fight for a "living wage" has a long and revealing history as documented here by Lawrence B. Glickman. The labor movement's response to wages shows how American workers negotiated the transition from artisan to consumer, opening up new ...

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Abolish Work: "Abolish Restaurants" Plus "Work, Community, Politics, War"

by info, Prole.

<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal>Available for the first time in a single volume, the two influential and well-circulated pamphlets that comprise <I>Abolish Work</I> offer cutting-edge class analysis and critiques of daily life ...

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Affective Labour

(Dis) assembling Distance and Difference

by James M. Thomas, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Mississippi & Jennifer G. Correa

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Affective Labour</span><span> explores four distinct landscapes in order to demonstrate how collective feelings are organized by social actors in order to both reproduce and contest hegemony. Utilizing a ...

ISBN: 9781783483914

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After Freedom

The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa

by Katherine S. Newman & Ariane De Lannoy

<b>Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.</b><br>  <br>The death of Nelson Mandela in 2013 arrived just short

ISBN: 9780807007471

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After Occupy

Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

by Tom Malleson

These days, it is easy to be cynical about democracy. Even though there are more democratic societies now (119 and counting) than ever before, skeptics can point to low turnouts in national elections, the degree to which money corrupts the ...

ISBN: 9780199330126

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All You Ask For is Longing

New and Selected Poems

by Sean Thomas Dougherty

<div><p>For over twenty years Sean Thomas Dougherty has negotiated between modernist and avant-garde writing and more populist traditions that extend back to Walt Whitman. His subject matter ranges from basketball to Bjork, from blue collar ...

ISBN: 9781938160318

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An Accidental Utopia?

Social Mobility and the Foundations of an Eglitarian Society, 1880 1940

by Erik Olssen & Clyde Griffen

<div><I>An Accidental Utopia?</I> investigates a more egalitarian past at a time when New Zealand ranks fourth in the developed world for social inequality. It is our first systematic analysis of urban social structure, focusing on three major ...

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Ann Veronica

by H.g.wells

Ann Veronica is a New Woman novel by H.G. Wells published in 1909.<br/>Ann Veronica describes the rebellion of Ann Veronica Stanley, "a young lady of nearly two-and-twenty," against her middle-class father's stern patriarchal rule. The novel ...

ISBN: 9788826010069

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Ara Mai he Tetekura

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

by Paul Whitinui & Dan Hikuroa

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 academics ...

ISBN: 9781927322864

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Backstairs Billy

The Life of William Tallon, the Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant

by Tom Quinn

<p><em>"William Tallon was a creature of extremes: though intensely loyal, he was also a dangerous risk-taker; though charming, he could also be vicious; though considerate and amusing, he could be ruthless and predatory. For much of his life he

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

by Gackstetter Nichols, Elizabeth

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Beauty, Virtue, Power, and Success in Venezuela 1850&ndash;2015 </span><span>examines how Venezuelan women </span><span>have learned to exercise and perform to societal expectations of beauty</span><span> ...

ISBN: 9781498523653

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Beechcroft At Rockstone

by Charlotte Mary Yonge

Charlotte Mary Yonge (1823-1901) was an English novelist known for her huge output, now mostly out of print. Charlotte Mary Yonge's books provide an intimate picture of English aristocracy in the turn of the 20th century. There is a slight ...

ISBN: 9788892519121

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Being Unequal

How Identity Helps Make and Break Power and Privilege

by Peter L. Callero

<span><span>We may think we control our own destinies, but who we are, how we think, what we feel, and how we act are shaped by multiple, intersecting identities that have different amounts of power and value in our society. </span><span ...

ISBN: 9781538100578

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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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Building China

Informal Work and the New Precariat

by Sarah Swider

<p>Roughly 260 million workers in China have participated in a mass migration of peasants moving into the cities, and construction workers account for almost half of them. In <em>Building China</em>, Sarah Swider draws on her research in ...

ISBN: 9781501701719

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Caste in Modern India

A Reader (Two Volume Set)

by Sumit Sarkar

Caste is the key category in contemporary Indian social thinking. Discussed and analysed by historians, sociologists, and political scientists, it has produced scholarly explorations and polemical controversies in equal measure. The historical ...

ISBN: 9788178244372

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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

<b>Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015</b><br /><br />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 and ...

ISBN: 9780745687308

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