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The Osage Ceremonial Dance I'n-lon-schka
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The Osage Ceremonial Dance I'n-lon-schka

Alice Anne Callahan

Devoted to a single contemporary Osage ceremonial, the I'n-Lon-Schka dance, this book recounts the dance, music, dress and social organization of a modern symbol of Osage identity.

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Prehistoric Peoples of South Florida
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Prehistoric Peoples of South Florida

William McGoun

In South Florida, an old-timer is one who has lived there for over five years. This work considers the culture history of the real South Florida old-timers from 10,000 BC to the invasion by Europeans, analysing how they...

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In Praise of the Impure
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In Praise of the Impure

Robert J. Shapiro

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The Last Sex: Feminism and Outlaw Bodies
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The Last Sex: Feminism and Outlaw Bodies

Arthur Kroker, Marilouise Kroker

The Last Sex continues the exploration of gender politics in the 1990s. With the addition of key articles on lesbian and gay sexuality, The Last Sex broadens its survey of issues to include a reflexive consideration of themes...

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New Technology and the Workers' Response: Microelectronics, Labour and Society
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New Technology and the Workers' Response: Microelectronics, Labour and Society

Amiya Kumar Bagchi, Ranabir Samaddar, Raonabaira Samaaddaara

The new technologies based on microelectronics have changed production conditions, organizations and employment trends the world over. Although there are several studies on the impact of this technology for developed countries,...

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Women, Work, and Place
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Women, Work, and Place

Audrey Kobayashi

The experiences of working women are explored in Women, Work, and Place. Tied together by the conceptual theme place matters, the essays emphasize the social, cultural, economic, historical, and geographical contexts in which...

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The Black Progress Question: Explaining the African American Predicament
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The Black Progress Question: Explaining the African American Predicament

Stephen Burman

The recent Los Angeles race riots exposed the depth and persistence of the race problem in the United States and symbolized the despair and hopelessness felt in North America's cities. The key question remains: Are...

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Interrogating Incest: Feminism, Foucault and the Law
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Interrogating Incest: Feminism, Foucault and the Law

Vikki Bell

Examines the taboo of incest from historical and sociological perspectives, and raises important questions on the criminalization of incest.

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Introducing User-friendly Family Therapy
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Introducing User-friendly Family Therapy

Sigurd Reimers, Andy Treacher, Lynn Hoffman, Carolyn White

Describes in detail how the results of an action research project helped professionals involved in therapy to modify their approach and thus provide genuine user-friendly family therapy.

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Single Parent Families: Diversity, Myths, and Realities
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Single Parent Families: Diversity, Myths, and Realities

Marvin B. Sussman, Shirley M. H. Hanson

Twenty-five articles by authors from diverse perspectives analyze literature and empirical research concerning single parent families. Chapters include single parenthood following divorce or death of a spouse; never-married teen...

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IBSS: Anthropology
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IBSS: Anthropology

The British Library of Political and Economic Science

IBSS is the essential tool for librarians, university departments, research institutions and any public or private institution whose work requires access to up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of the social sciences.

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IBSS: Sociology
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IBSS: Sociology

The British Library of Political and Economic Science

IBSS is the essential tool for librarians, university departments, research institutions and any public or private institution whose work requires access to up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of the social sciences.

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De La Peninsula Hacia Latinoamerica: El Naturalismo Social en Emilia Pardo-Bazan, Eugenio Cambaceres y Aluisio de Azevedo
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De La Peninsula Hacia Latinoamerica: El Naturalismo Social en Emilia Pardo-Bazan, Eugenio Cambaceres y Aluisio de Azevedo

Percio B. de Castro

A traves del naturalismo literario de Emile Zola la literatura empezo a ensenar una preocupacion de indole social. Con la expansion del movimiento y sus preceptos, el naturalismo fue acatado por algunos autores espanoles y...

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Love & Marriage in the Middle Ages (Cloth)
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Love & Marriage in the Middle Ages (Cloth)

Duby

Preeminent medieval scholar Georges Duby argues that the structure of sexual relationships took its cue from the family and from feudalism--both bastions of masculinity--as he reveals the role of women, what they represented, and...

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Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States
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Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States

Francisco A. Lomeli

This four-volume series is edited by noted scholars Nicolas Kanellos (University of Houston) and Claudio Esteva Fabregat (University of Barcelona). Kanellos, literary historian, and Esteva, anthropologist, have assembled a team of...

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Understanding Regression Assumptions
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Understanding Regression Assumptions

William D. Berry

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Mothers and Their Children: A Feminist Sociology of Childrearing
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Mothers and Their Children: A Feminist Sociology of Childrearing

Jane Catherine Ribbens

By focusing on mothers' own understandings of their childrearing, this reveals how differences in childrearing are rooted in fundamental ideas about the nature of social life and the place of the individual and the family within...

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Eating Disorders and Marriage: The Couple in Focus
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Eating Disorders and Marriage: The Couple in Focus

D.Blake Woodside, Lorie F. Shekter-Wolfson, Jack S. Brandes, Jan B. Lackstrom

Discusses the complications that develop when a person with an eating disorder gets married or becomes involved in a long-term relationship. The authors draw upon their experience of family therapy, social work and eating...

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Confronting Historical Paradigms  Peasants, Labor and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America
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Confronting Historical Paradigms Peasants, Labor and the Capitalist World System in Africa and Latin America

Frederick Cooper, Allen F. Isaacman, Florencia E. Mallon (Professor of Modern Latin American History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA), William Roseberry (Associate Professor of Anthropology, New School for Social Research, USA), Steve J. Stern

Argues that confrontation with major paradigms of world history has marked African and Latin American history during the last quarter-century and that the process has dramatically restructured historical and theoretical...

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Co-wives and Calabashes
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Co-wives and Calabashes

Sally Price

Explores the world of the Saramaka Maroons of Suriname and the status of women as reflected in social structure and art

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Margins and Marginality: Printed Page in Early Modern England
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Margins and Marginality: Printed Page in Early Modern England

Evelyn B. Tribble

By tracing the connections between marginal apparatus, authority, and authorship, Tribble suggests that changes in book production had consequences for the changing relations among readers, writers, and cultural authority in the...

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The Sociology and Professionalization of Economics: British and American Economic Essays
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The Sociology and Professionalization of Economics: British and American Economic Essays

A. W. Coats

Coats has made an outstanding contribution to the history of economic thought, economic methodology and the sociology of economics. This volume represents a substantial part of his work on the sociology and professionalization of...

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History of a Hatred
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History of a Hatred

Stuart A Kallen

This series examines one of the greatest tragedies of all time -- the Jewish holocaust. These insightful books educate children about the events surrounding the holocaust, without avoiding disturbing facts. Illustrations include...

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Holocaust/Other Lands
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Holocaust/Other Lands

Stuart A Kallen

This series examines one of the greatest tragedies of all time -- the Jewish holocaust. These insightful books educate children about the events surrounding the holocaust, without avoiding disturbing facts. Illustrations include...

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At the Altar of Their God: African American Catholics in Cleveland, 1922-1961
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At the Altar of Their God: African American Catholics in Cleveland, 1922-1961

Dorothy Ann Blatnica

Examines how members of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, the first African-American Catholic parish in Cleveland, expressed their religious and culture identity from the founding of the parish to Vatican II. Illuminates the...

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Obra Antropolgica, V: Programas de Salud En La Situacin Intercultural
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Obra Antropolgica, V: Programas de Salud En La Situacin Intercultural

Gonzalo Aguirre Beltrn

El autor hace un diagnstico de las prcticas mdico-religiosas arraigadas en las comunidades indgenas. Los programas de salud resean los proyectos piloto vigentes cuando se fundaron los Centros Coordinadores del Instituto Nacional...

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Women Founders of the Social Sciences
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Women Founders of the Social Sciences

Lynn McDonald

Ground-breaking and original, this book debunks the myth that empirical social science has been dominated by its male founders and methodologists. The author re-analyses the critical role British, French and American women played...

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The New Middle Classes: Social, Psychological, and Political Issues
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The New Middle Classes: Social, Psychological, and Political Issues

Arthur J. Vidich, Arthur J Vidich

In America's much-touted classless society, the middle class--decried by some as a mythical construct and heralded by others as the embodiment of the American dream--has always occupied a central and controversial position. This...

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East German Dissidents and the Revolution of 1989: Social Movement in a Leninist Regime
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East German Dissidents and the Revolution of 1989: Social Movement in a Leninist Regime

Christian Joppke, Clay Library

In contrast to the dissident movements of Eastern Europe, the East German movement remained committed to the revisionist reform of the communist regime. This book argues that the peculiarities of German history and culture...

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Israel and the Church in the Gospel of Matthew
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Israel and the Church in the Gospel of Matthew

Richard E. Menninger

This timely book contributes to the understanding of a central problem in the Gospel of Matthew, namely the relation between Israel and the Church. It breaks new ground by clearly demonstrating that the Church is the long-awaited...

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The Environment As Hazard, Second Edition
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The Environment As Hazard, Second Edition

Ian Burton, Robert W Kates, Gilbert F White (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

The Environment as Hazard offers an understanding of how people around the world deal with dramatic fluctuations in the local natural systems of air, water, and terrain. Reviewing recent theoretical and methodological changes in...

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Surgeons, Smallpox, and the Poor: A History of Medicine and Social Conditions in Nova Scotia, 1749-1799
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Surgeons, Smallpox, and the Poor: A History of Medicine and Social Conditions in Nova Scotia, 1749-1799

Allan Everett Marble

Beginning with an account of the settlement of Halifax, Marble documents the care taken by the Lords of Trade and Plantations to provide proper food and health care during the settlers' passage across the Atlantic in May and June...

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Voices of the Market Place: American Thought and Culture, 1830-1860
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Voices of the Market Place: American Thought and Culture, 1830-1860

Anne C. Rose

On the eve of the Civil War, the middle decades of the 19th century were an extraordinary and vibrant time in American history. This book examines how new and controversial ideas were exchanged in the social and cultural arena. It...

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Oedipus and the Devil: Witchcraft, Religion and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe
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Oedipus and the Devil: Witchcraft, Religion and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe

Lyndal Roper

This book marks out a different route towards understanding the body, and its relationship to culture and subjectivity. Amongst other subjects, Lyndal Roper deals with the nature of masculinity and femininity.

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Religion and Social Formation in Korea: Minjung and Millenarianism
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Religion and Social Formation in Korea: Minjung and Millenarianism

Sang Taek Lee

The series Religion and Society (RS) contributes to the exploration of religions as social systems- both in Western and non-Western societies; in particular, it examines religions in their differentiation from, and intersection...

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Aging and Generational Relations over the Life Course: A Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective
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Aging and Generational Relations over the Life Course: A Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective

Tamara K. Hareven

[Gek. Pb-Ausg. u.d.T. Aging and Generational Relations]

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Early Childhood Intervention: Theory, Evaluation, and Practice
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Early Childhood Intervention: Theory, Evaluation, and Practice

Michael Brambring, Hellgard Rauh, Andreas Beelmann

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The Future That Failed: Origins and Destinies of the Soviet Model
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The Future That Failed: Origins and Destinies of the Soviet Model

Johann Pall Arnason

This book analyses the Soviet model as a distinctive pattern of modernity - examining its historical background and institutional structure, and challenging many of the assumptions and judgements made about the Soviet road.

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Work, Identity and the Legal Status at Rome: A Study of the Occupational Inscriptions
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Work, Identity and the Legal Status at Rome: A Study of the Occupational Inscriptions

Sandra R. Joshel

What was daily life like for a working man or woman in the Roman Empire? This text examines Roman commemorative inscriptions from the 1st and 2nd centuries AD to determine ways in which slaves, freed slaves and unprivileged...

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Up from Eden: Transpersonal View of Human Evolution
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Up from Eden: Transpersonal View of Human Evolution

Ken Wilber

This book chronicles humanity's cultural and psychospiritual evolutionary journey over some six million years from its primal past into its dazzling cosmic future.

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Focus on American Culture, ABC News/ESL Video Library
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Focus on American Culture, ABC News/ESL Video Library

Elizabeth Henly

Intermediate - Advanced Level Each video accompanied by a student text, provides practice in all four language skills. Through task-based exercises, integrated activities, and authentic readings, students learn English in...

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Gay Ethics: Controversies in Outing, Civil Rights, and Sexual Science
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Gay Ethics: Controversies in Outing, Civil Rights, and Sexual Science

Timothy F. Murphy

Gay Ethics is an anthology that addresses ethical questions involving key moral issues of today--sexual morality, outing, gay and lesbian marriages, military service, anti-discrimination laws, affirmative action policies, the...

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Natural Relations?: Animal Rights, Human Rights and the Environment
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Natural Relations?: Animal Rights, Human Rights and the Environment

Ted Benton

Offers a new perspective on contemporary arguments for animal rights, social justice and environmental protection. Benton brings together modern political ecology, debate about the moral status of animals, and critical social...

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Ancient Chiefdoms of the Tombigbee
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Ancient Chiefdoms of the Tombigbee

John H. Blitz

Focuses on the small and large 10th-century Mississippian societies in the Tombigbee-Black Warrior River region of Alabama and Mississippi, concluding that the sanctified, security maintenance roles of communal food storage...

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Early Pottery in the Southeast: Tradition and Innovation in Cooking Technology
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Early Pottery in the Southeast: Tradition and Innovation in Cooking Technology

Kenneth E. Sassaman

Among Southeastern Indians, pottery was an innovation that enhanced the economic value of native foods and the efficiency of food preparation, but it took nearly two millennia to be adopted. This book attempts to explain why an...

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Questions De Minorite En Eur
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Questions De Minorite En Eur

Grigorio

Colloque du Centre hellaenique d'aetudes europaeennes (EKEM) janvier 1993, Nauplie --t.p. verso.

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Just Boys Doing Business?: Men, Masculinities and Crime
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Just Boys Doing Business?: Men, Masculinities and Crime

Tim Newburn, Elizabeth A. Stanko

This text challenges mainstream criminology by taking the social construction of masculinity as its focus. It brings together a broad range of criminologists with international reputations, and appears at a time of increasing...

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Cultural Criticism: A Primer of Key Concepts
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Cultural Criticism: A Primer of Key Concepts

Arthur Asa Berger

In this guide to cultural criticism, Arthur Asa Berger presents complex concepts in jargon-free language, making the book an ideal introductory text. It covers the key theorists, concepts and subject areas, from literary,...

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