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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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£22,00
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£66,00
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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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£20,00
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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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£22,00
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£66,00
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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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£26,00
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£78,00
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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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£32,00
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£68,00
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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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£12,00
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Ghosts in the Schoolyard Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side
ISBN: PB: 9780226526164, ISBN: HB: 9780226526027, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones, 1 line drawing, 5 tables
"Failing schools. Underprivileged schools. Just plain bad schools". That's how Eve L. Ewing opens "Ghosts in the Schoolyard": describing Chicago Public Schools from the outside. The way politicians and pundits and parents of kids who attend other sc...
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£13,00
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£17,00
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Hinterland America's New Landscape of Class and Conflict
ISBN: PB: 9781789142136, ISBN: HB: 9781780239026, Reaktion Books, March 2020
192 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
Over the last forty years, the landscape of the United States has been fundamentally transformed. It is partially visible in the ascendance of glittering, coastal hubs for finance, infotech and the so-called "creative class". But this is only the tip...
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£9,99
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£14,95
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Union by Law Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism
ISBN: PB: 9780226679907, ISBN: HB: 9780226679877, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
512 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
Laborers in American West Coast agricultural fields and Alaska salmon canneries. There, they found themselves confined to exploitative low-wage jobs in racially segregated workplaces as well as subjected to vigilante violence and other forms of ethni...
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£84,00
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