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Theory of System Justification
ISBN: HB: 9780674244658, Harvard University Press, July 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 29 illus., 16 tables
Why do we so often defend the very social systems that are responsible for injustice and exploitation? In "A Theory of System Justification", John Jost argues that we are motivated to defend the status quo because doing so serves fundamental psycholo...
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£36,95
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Intimate Disconnections Divorce and the Romance of Independence in Contemporary Japan
ISBN: PB: 9780226700953, ISBN: HB: 9780226699653, University of Chicago Press, June 2020
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones, 2 tables
In many ways, divorce is a quintessentially personal decision – the choice to leave a marriage that causes harm or feels unfulfilling to the two people involved. But anyone who has gone through a divorce knows the additional public dimensions of brea...
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£66,00
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Coming Good Society Why New Realities Demand New Rights
ISBN: HB: 9780674977082, Harvard University Press, June 2020
304 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
A rights revolution is under way. Today the range of nonhuman entities thought to deserve rights is exploding – not just animals but ecosystems and even robots. Changes in norms and circumstances require the expansion of rights: What new rights, for...
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£23,95
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Brief Natural History of Civilization Why a Balance Between Cooperation & Competition Is Vital to Humanity
ISBN: HB: 9780300245912, Yale University Press, June 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 47 black&white illus.
Offering a bold new understanding of who we are, where we came from, and where we are going, noted ecologist Mark Bertness argues that human beings and their civilization are the products of the same self-organization, evolutionary adaptation, and na...
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Tacit Racism
ISBN: PB: 9780226703695, ISBN: HB: 9780226703558, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
We need to talk about racism before it destroys our democracy. And that conversation needs to start with an acknowledgement that racism is coded into even the most ordinary interactions. Every time we interact with another human being, we unconscious...
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Problem with Feeding Cities The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America
ISBN: PB: 9780226703077, ISBN: HB: 9780226702919, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 halftones, 2 tables
For most people, grocery shopping is a mundane activity. Few stop to think about the massive, global infrastructure that makes it possible to buy Chilean grapes in a Philadelphia supermarket in the middle of winter. Yet every piece of food represents...
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£78,00
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Undocumented Lives The Untold Story of Mexican Migration
ISBN: PB: 9780674244832, ISBN: HB: 9780674737037, Harvard University Press, May 2020
336 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 5 maps, 3 graphs, 3 tables
In the 1970s the Mexican government acted to alleviate rural unemployment by supporting the migration of able-bodied men. Millions crossed into the United States to find work that would help them survive as well as sustain their families in Mexico. T...
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Resistible Rise of Antisemitism Exemplary Cases from Russia, Ukraine, and Poland
ISBN: PB: 9781684580095, ISBN: HB: 9781684580088, University of Chicago Press, Brandeis University Press, April 2020
250 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
Antisemitism emerged toward the end of the nineteenth century as a powerful political movement with broad popular appeal. It promoted a vision of the world in which a closely-knit tribe called "the Jews" conspired to dominate the globe through contro...
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Fragile Middle Class Americans in Debt
ISBN: PB: 9780300251890, Yale University Press, April 2020
400 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm, 20 black&white illus.
In this classic analysis of hard-pressed families, the authors discover that financial stability for many middle-class Americans is all too fragile. The authors consider the changing cultural and economic factors that threaten financial security and...
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Writing for Social Scientists How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article (Third Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226643939, ISBN: HB: 9780226683638, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
200 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 12 halftones
For more than thirty years, Writing for Social Scientists has been a lifeboat for writers in all fields, from beginning students to published authors. It starts with a powerful reassurance: Academic writing is stressful, and even accomplished scholar...
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