Books in category Social Science – General

  • Drug Wars

    Drug Wars
    Curtis Marez

    In Drug Wars, cultural critic Curtis Marez examines two hundred years of writings, graphic works, films, and music that both demonize and celebrate the commerce in cocaine, marijuana, and opium, providing a bold interdisciplinary …

  • Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific

    Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia and the Pacific
    Gary D. Bouma, Rodney Ling, Douglas Pratt

    This book addresses this lack of information about one of the largest and most diverse regions of the world.

  • Tales of the Field

    Tales of the Field
    John Van Maanen

    Over the years, the work has both reflected and shaped changes in the field of ethnography. In this second edition, Van Maanen’s substantial new Epilogue charts and illuminates changes in the field since the book’s first publication.

  • Memoirs of an Oreo

    Memoirs of an Oreo
    William Polk

    " Roy Armstrong II Editor & Advisor "You've told quite an amazing and touching stroy here." "Characters are real people and have been well defined throughout the story.

  • The United States in Asia

    The United States in Asia
    David Shavit

    "Shavit's historical dictionary addresses the critical need in academic libraries for reference sources that provide students of American foreign policy with introductory information on the persons, events, and institutions that have …

  • Islam Race and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora

    Islam, Race, and Pluralism in the Pakistani Diaspora
    Craig Considine

    This book explores the Pakistani diaspora in a transatlantic context, enquiring into the ways in which young first- and second-generation Pakistani Muslim and non-Muslim men resist hegemonic identity narratives and respond to their …

  • Schl sselwerke der Cultural Studies

    Schlüsselwerke der Cultural Studies
    Andreas Hepp, Friedrich Krotz, Tanja Thomas

    Auf diese Weise eröffnet das Buch 'Schlüsselwerke der Cultural Studies' einen umfassenden Einstieg in diesen aktuellen und kritischen Zugang der Medien-, Kommunikations- und Kulturforschung.

  • The Disenchanted Island

    The Disenchanted Island
    Ronald Fernandez

    This is a revised and updated edition of Ronald Fernandez's acclaimed study of the Puerto Rico-United States relationship.

  • Infamous Desire

    Infamous Desire
    Pete Sigal

    Providing comprehensive analyses of how male homosexualities were represented in areas under Portuguese and Spanish control, Infamous Desire is the first book-length attempt to answer such questions.

  • Imagining the End

    Imagining the End
    Abbas Amanat

    This provocative volume explores how apocalyptic visions have expressed themselves in different ways in Judaism, Zoroastrianism, Christianity, and Islam.

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