The House of the Cats and other tales from Europe

by Maggie Pearson

A stunning collection of folk tales and legends. Author Maggie Pearson spent years compiling this extraordinary collection of tales from each of the EU member states. Ranging from magical to farcical, tender to terrifying, this selection offers ...

ISBN: 9781408180617

Binding: Paperback


Uncommon Soldier Brave, compassionate and tough, the making of Australia's modern diggers

by Chris Masters

'Illuminating' - The Australian 'If you read only one book related to Anzac Day...make it Uncommon Soldier. Masters has produced a fair-minded, clear-eyed study of the contemporary Australian Army.' - Saturday Age'Chris Masters' Uncommon Soldier

ISBN: 9781743317327

Binding: Paperback


Gender - in World Perspective 3E

by Raewyn W. Connell

How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological differences now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and femininities made? And what is the relationship between gender issues and globalizing concerns such

ISBN: 9780745680729

Binding: Paperback


Protest - a Cultural Introduction to Social Movements

by James M. Jasper

Every day around the world there are dozens of protests both large and small. Most groups engage the local police, some get media attention, and a few are successful. Who are these people? What do they want? What do they do to get it? What ...

ISBN: 9780745655178

Binding: Paperback


Imperial Subjects Citizenship in an Age of Crisis and Empire

by Colin Mooers

This highly original work posits that the changes in the nature of citizenship caused by neoliberal globalization must be understood as the result of an ongoing imperial project.Although they may seem admirable, policies such as humanitarian and

ISBN: 9781441192516

Binding: Paperback


Jilted Generation How Britain Has Bankrupted Its Youth

by Ed;Malik, Shiv Howker

Why are so many adult children living still living with mum and dad? Why do young people seem so disinterested in politics? And what are the hidden threats to Britain's long-term prosperity lurking in the next few decades?First published in ...

ISBN: 9781848316232

Binding: Paperback


Race - Are We So Different?

by Alan H. Goodman

Perspectives on race today Featuring new and engaging essays by noted anthropologists and illustrated with full color photos, RACE: Are We So Different? is an accessible and fascinating look at the idea of race, demonstrating how current ...

ISBN: 9780470657140

Binding: Paperback


Food Waste Home Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life

by David Evans

In recent years, food waste has risen to the top of the political and public agenda, yet until now there has been no scholarly analysis applied to the topic as a complement and counter-balance to campaigning and activist approaches. Using ...

ISBN: 9780857852335

Binding: Paperback


Economic Networks

by David Knoke

Social relations are crucial for understanding diverse economic actions and a network perspective is central to that explanation. Simple exchanges involving money, labor, and commodities combine into complexly connected systems. Economic ...

ISBN: 9780745649986

Binding: Paperback


Why Cultural Studies?

by Gilbert B. Rodman

Why Cultural Studies? is a rallying call for a reinvigoration of the project of cultural studies that provides a critical analysis of its meteoric rise to the academic fore and makes a convincing argument for the pressing need for a renewed ...

ISBN: 9781405127974

Binding: Paperback


The Human Rights Enterprise - Political Sociology,state Power, and Social Movements

by William T. Armaline

Why do powerful states like the U.S., U.K., China, and Russia repeatedly fail to meet their international legal obligations as defined by human rights instruments? How does global capitalism affect states? ability to implement human rights, ...

ISBN: 9780745663715

Binding: Paperback


In Cold Blood: Popular Penguins

by Truman Capote

Truman Capote's In Cold Blood is both a masterpiece of journalism and a powerful crime thriller. Inspired by a 300-word article in The New York Times, Capote spent six years exploring and writing the story of Kansas farmer Herb Clutter, his ...

ISBN: 9780141038391

Binding: Paperback


In My Shoes: A Memoir

by Tamara Mellon

ISBN: 9780241001240

Binding: Paperback


The Good Life

by Hugh Mackay

"No one can promise you that a life lived for others will bring you a deep sense of satisfaction, but it's certain that nothing else will."Hugh Mackay has spent his entire working life asking Australians about their values, ...

ISBN: 9781742612133

Binding: Paperback


Country Too Far A

by Tom Keneally

ISBN: 9780670077465

Binding: Paperback


End of Millennium 2E - with New Preface

by Manuel Castells

This final volume in Manuel Castells' trilogy, with a substantial new preface, is devoted to processes of global social change induced by the transition from the old industrial society to the emerging global network society. Explains why ...

ISBN: 9781405196888

Binding: Paperback


Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence

by Pilkington Doris

ISBN: 9780702233555

Binding: Paperback


Lean In

by Sheryl Sandberg

Ask most women whether they have the right to equality at work and the answer will be a resounding yes, but ask the same women whether they'd feel confident asking for a raise, a promotion, or equal pay, and some reticence creeps in. The ...

ISBN: 9780753541630

Binding: Book


My Little French Kitchen: Over 100 Recipes from the Mountains, Market Squares and Shores of France

by Rachel Khoo

This book took me on an adventure around France by train, plane, bus, car and bike - at one point, I was even driving a minibus! Up winding roads and down dirt tracks, through howling wind, rain, snow, hail . . . you name it, I braved every kind

ISBN: 9780718177478

Binding: Hardback


The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for International Students in Art, Media and Design

by Annie Makhoul

This welcome new resource for international students in art, design, and media provides clear explanations of the terminology they must master in order to fulfill their academic potential and enrich their professional careers. Offers ...

ISBN: 9781118768945

Binding: Paperback