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A Guide to Systems Research

Philosophy, Processes and Practice

by Mary C. Edson, Pamela Buckle Henning & Shankar Sankaran

<p>This guide is designed for systems researchers – emerging and seasoned – searching for holistic approaches of inquiry into complexity, which the Systems Sciences provide. The authors share insight into the foundations of research that are not

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A Historical Account of Danish Sociology

A Troubled Sociology

by Kristoffer Kropp

<p>This book provides the first English-language account of the history of Danish sociology, examining it from the late 19th century to the present day. Focusing on the discipline's struggle for recognition in Denmark, it is a case study of how ...

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A Historical Archaeology of the Ottoman Empire

Breaking New Ground

by Uzi Baram & Lynda Carroll

<p>Archaeology in the Middle East and the Balkans rarely focuses on the recent past; as a result, archaeologists have largely ignored the material remains of the Ottoman Empire. Drawing on a wide variety of case studies and essays, this volume ...

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A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences

by Roger E. Backhouse & Philippe Fontaine

<p>A Historiography of the Modern Social Sciences includes essays on the ways in which the histories of psychology, anthropology, sociology, economics, history and political science have been written since the Second World War. Bringing together

ISBN: 9781316093849

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A History of Anthropological Theory, Fifth Edition

by Paul A. Erickson & Liam D. Murphy

<p>The fifth edition of this bestselling theory text has been revised throughout, with substantial updates, including more on gender and sexuality, and with a new section on Anthropologies of the Digital Age. Keyword definitions have been ...

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A History of Anthropological Theory, Fourth Edition

by Paul A. Erickson & Liam D. Murphy

<p>In the latest edition of their popular overview text, Erickson and Murphy continue to provide a comprehensive, affordable, and accessible introduction to anthropological theory from antiquity to the present. A new section on ...

ISBN: 9781442606616

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A History of Courtship

800 years of seduction techniques

by Tania O'Donnell

<p>Explore 800 years of lust, love, and loss.</p> <p>The author takes the reader on a journey from medieval courtly love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety. Pick up historical 'dating tips', from how to ...

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A History of Future Cities

by Daniel Brook

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A History of Leisure

The British Experience since 1500

by Peter Borsay

<p>Leisure is a key aspect of modern living. How did our ancestors experience recreation in the past, and how does this relate to the present? To answer these questions, Peter Borsay examines the history of leisure in Britain over the past 500 ...

ISBN: 9780230214132

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A History of Nepal

by John Whelpton

Nepal emerged as a unified state over two hundred years ago, centred on the Kathmandu Valley with its two thousand years of urban civilisation. While John Whelpton's history focuses on the period since the overthrow of the Rana family autocracy ...

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A Joosr Guide to... Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari: A Brief History of Tomorrow

by Joosr

<p>In today's fast-paced world, it's tough to find the time to read. But with Joosr guides, you can get the key insights from bestselling non-fiction titles in less than 20 minutes. Whether you want to gain knowledge on the go or find the books ...

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A Kingdom in Crisis

Thailand's Struggle for Democracy in the Twenty-First Century

by Andrew MacGregor Marshall

<p>‘Perhaps the best introduction yet to the roots of Thailand’s present political impasse. A brilliant book.’<br /> Simon Long, <em>The Economist</em></p> <p>Struggling to emerge from a despotic past, and convulsed by an intractable conflict ...

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A Law of Blood-ties - The 'Right' to Access Genetic Ancestry

by Alice Diver

<p>This text collates and examines the jurisprudence that currently exists in respect of blood-tied genetic connection, arguing that the right to identity often rests upon the ability to <em>identify</em> biological ancestors, which in turn ...

ISBN: 9783319010717

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A Life Together, A Life Apart

A History of relations between Europeans and Aborigines

by Bain Attwood, Winifred Burrage, Alan Burrage & others

<p>There are not too many histories of Aboriginal reserves that have something good to say of them. But the Burrage children, Winifred, Alan and Elsie, recall the world of their childhood as a happy one. They recount how their Anglo-Australian ...

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A Manual of Nuer Law

Being an Account of Customary Law, its Evolution and Development in the Courts Established by the Sudan Government

by P. P. Howell

<p>Originally published in 1954 this book was originally designed for administrators but has become a key title for anthropologists. It includes a summary account of the history and social organisation of the Nuer and provides a descriptive ...

ISBN: 9780429013393

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A Mind Of Her Own

The evolutionary psychology of women

by Anne Campbell

<p>When Darwin proposed that females shape evolution by being choosy in their choice of male suitors, his Victorian contemporaries were shocked that he accorded so much importance to women. But this early view of the female role was far from ...

ISBN: 9780191647024

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A Mirror on the High Road

Chapters from the History of Social Research in Poland

by Antoni Sulek

<p>The book is a collection of articles and essays devoted to important studies conducted by Polish sociologists in the course of more than a hundred years. It displays not only the discipline’s scholarship but also the society studied, with its

ISBN: 9783631711866

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A Moment of Equality for Latin America?

Challenges for Redistribution

by Barbara Fritz & Lena Lavinas

<p>Unlike other regions around the world, several Latin American countries have managed to reduce income inequality over the last decade. Higher growth rates and growing employment, but also innovative wage policies and social programs, have ...

ISBN: 9781317187561

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A Moral Technology

Electrification as Political Ritual in New Delhi

by Leo Coleman

<p>In India over the past century, electrification has meant many things: it has been a colonial gift of modern technology, a tool of national integration and political communication, and a means of gauging the country's participation in ...

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A Most Masculine State

Gender, Politics and Religion in Saudi Arabia

by Madawi Al-Rasheed

<p>Women in Saudi Arabia are often described as either victims of patriarchal religion and society or successful survivors of discrimination imposed on them by others. Madawi Al-Rasheed's new book goes beyond these conventional tropes to probe ...

ISBN: 9781139609708

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