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  • 1
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    Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan
    ISBN: 0230210376 , 9780230210370
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xiv, 282 p) , ill
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Druck-Ausgabe Everyday multiculturalism
    DDC: 305.8
    Keywords: Cultural pluralism ; Multiculturalism ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Alltag ; Interaktion ; Kulturkontakt ; Multikulturelle Gesellschaft
    Abstract: This book explores everyday lived experiences of multiculturalism in the contemporary world. Drawing on place-based case studies, contributions focus on encounters and interactions across cultural difference in super-diverse cities to explore what it means to inhabit multiculturalism in our everyday lives
    Description / Table of Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Multiculturalism and Everyday Life; Part I: Neighbourhoods; Part II: Food; Part III: Shopping; Part IV: Leisure; Part V: Everyday Solidarities, Everyday Politics; Part VI: Everyday Tensions; Index
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  • 2
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    Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell
    ISBN: 1405189347 , 1405189339 , 9781405189347 , 9781405189330
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xi, 299 p) , ill , 25 cm
    Edition: 2nd ed
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Moral Panics : The Social Construction of Deviance
    DDC: 302/.17
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    Keywords: Social problems ; Moral conditions ; Deviant behavior ; Moral panics ; Massenwahn ; Abweichendes Verhalten
    Abstract: Packed with new examples and material, this second edition provides a fully up-to-date exploration of the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics and their impacts on the societies in which they take place.: Packed with updated and recent examples including terrorism, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Towers, school shootings, flag burning, and the early-2000s resurgence of the "sex slave" scare; Includes a new chapter on the media, currently regarded as a major component of the moral panic; Devotes a chapter to addressing criticisms of the first edition as well as the moral panics conc
    Abstract: Packed with new examples and material, this second edition provides a fully up-to-date exploration of the genesis, dynamics, and demise of moral panics and their impacts on the societies in which they take place. Packed with updated and recent examples including terrorism, the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Towers, school shootings, flag burning, and the early-2000s resurgence of the "sex slave" scareIncludes a new chapter on the media, currently regarded as a major component of the moral panicDevotes a chapter to addressing criticisms of the first edition as well as the moral panics concept i
    Description / Table of Contents: MORAL PANICS; CONTENTS; Preface and Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1 Enter the Moral Panic; 2 The Moral Panic: An Introduction; 3 Three Theories of the Moral Panic; 4 The Moral Panic Meets Its Critics; 5 The Media Ignite and Embody the Moral Panic; 6 Deviance, Morality, and Criminal Law; 7 Collective Behavior; 8 Social Movements; 9 Social Problems; 10 The Renaissance Witch Craze; 11 Drug Abuse Panics; 12 The Feminist Anti-Pornography Crusade; Epilogue: The Demise and Institutionalization of the Moral Panic; References; Author Index; Subject Index
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  • 3
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    Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter
    ISBN: 3110196336 , 9783110196337 , 9783110199222 , 9781282073128
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xiv, 278 p) , ill
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Applications of cognitive linguistics 8
    Parallel Title: Print version World Englishes : A Cognitive Sociolinguistic Approach
    DDC: 306.44
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    Keywords: Intercultural communication ; English language Variation ; Cognitive grammar ; English language ; Sociolinguistics ; applied linguistics English /language ; sociolinguistics ; Cognitive Linguistics ; Africa Languages ; Influence on English ; Englisch ; Afrika ; Sprachvariante ; Kognitive Linguistik ; Soziolinguistik ; Kulturkontakt
    Abstract: The book presents Cognitive Linguistics as a framework for the study of cultural variation in world Englishes and within languages in general by offering a corpus-based analysis of the linguistic realization of the cultural model of community in African English. It also reflects on the role of English in intercultural communication and positions Cognitive Linguistics within a wider hermeneutic tradition. Hans-Georg Wolf, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong; Frank Polzenhagen, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany.
    Abstract: The book is the first of its kind to establish Cognitive Linguistics as a research paradigm within the field of world Englishes. The authors survey the main tenets of both areas of linguistic enquiry and suggest that the theoretical and methodological apparatus developed both within Cognitive Linguistics generally and within its novel sub-discipline Cognitive Sociolinguistics can overcome certain limitations inherent in traditional approaches to cultural variation in language. They present a case study of the linguistic realization of the cultural model of community in African English as an exemplar for the investigation of cultural models in other varieties of English. Corpus-linguistic methods are combined with conceptual metaphor analysis and blending theory to elucidate a vast network of conceptualizations salient to speakers of African English. The findings, based on computer corpora and a range of additional sources, are discussed against the background of work in anthropology, religious studies, and political science. The book also reflects on the role of English in intercultural communication and concludes with a comparison of Cognitive Linguistics and pragmatic functionalism, placing the former in the wider framework of a hermeneutic philosophy that stresses dialogic understanding.
    Description / Table of Contents: Frontmatter ; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Preface; 1.1. Cognitive Linguistics and the study of world Englishes; 1.2. The world Englishes paradigm; 1.3. The Cognitive Linguistic paradigm and the study of language variation; 1.4. Scope, methodology, and empirical basis of our study; 2.1. Analytical tools: Conceptual metaphor, cultural models, conceptual networks; 2.2. Aspects of the African community model; 2.3. Interim summary; 2.4. The African community model and politics; 2.5. Summary and implications of the analysis
    Description / Table of Contents: 3.1. Arguments for a hermeneutic approach to the study ofintercultural communication3.2. Foci of a hermeneutic approach to intercultural communication and a critique of functionalist positions; 3.3. Intercultural understanding and the problem of relativism; 3.4. Concluding remarks; Backmatter
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  • 4
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    Boulder, Colo : Westview Press
    ISBN: 0813343585 , 9780813343587
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xiv, 537 p) , 23 cm
    Edition: 3rd ed
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Ain't No Makin' It : Aspirations and Attainment in a Low-Income Neighborhood
    DDC: 305.5/690973
    Keywords: Social mobility Case studies ; Youth with social disabilities Case studies ; Equality Case studies ; Urban poor Case studies ; Fallstudiensammlung
    Abstract: Author Jay MacLeod 's classic ethnography-a defining work on the cycle of social reproduction and inequality as lived through the young men from the Clarendon Heights housing project-now includes a third section that continues the lives of the original Brothers and Hallway Hangers through new interviews and analysis
    Description / Table of Contents: Social immobility in the land of opportunitySocial reproduction in theoretical perspective -- Teenagers in Clarendon Heights : the Hallway Hangers and the Brothers -- The influence of the family -- The world of work : aspirations of the Hangers and Brothers -- School : preparing for the competition -- Leveled aspirations : social reproduction takes its toll -- Reproduction theory reconsidered -- The Hallway Hangers : dealing in despair -- The Brothers : dreams deferred -- Conclusion : outclassed and outcast(e) -- The Hallway Hangers : weeble, wobble, but we don't fall down -- The Brothers : finally finding a foothold -- Reproduction, redemption, and respect.
    Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 511-519) and index , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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  • 5
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    Hoboken, N.J : Wiley
    ISBN: 0470282312 , 1282682598 , 9780470282311 , 9781282682597
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xviii, 392 p) , ill , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Wiley finance
    Parallel Title: Print version Advising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices
    DDC: 305.5/234
    Keywords: Rich people ; Investments Decision making
    Abstract: BA timely guide for financial professionals looking to tap into the lucrative world of the ultra-affluent/b The ultra affluent'defined here as those having $50 million or more in liquid assets'are an elite class who expect their financial advisors to not only preserve and grow their assets, but also help them with "soft" issues such as philanthropy and family governance. One of the biggest factors to success in this field is the relationship between the client and the advisor. In iAdvising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices/i, author and practicing investment consultant Michael Pompian provides a practical introduction to who the ultra-affluent actually are and reveals what it takes to build and maintain a solid relationship with them. Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, this unique resource offers valuable information on issues that every advisor to the ultra-affluent must be familiar with
    Abstract: A timely guide for financial professionals looking to tap into the lucrative world of the ultra-affluent The ultra affluent-defined here as those having 50 million or more in liquid assets-are an elite class who expect their financial advisors to not only preserve and grow their assets, but also help them with "soft" issues such as philanthropy and family governance. One of the biggest factors to success in this field is the relationship between the client and the advisor. In Advising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices, author and practicing investment consultant Michael Pompian provide
    Description / Table of Contents: Advising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One: Introduction to Advising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices; Chapter 1: Who Are the Ultra-Affluent?; DEFINING THE ULTRA-AFFLUENT; QUANTIFYING ULTRA-AFFLUENCE AMONG TOTAL GLOBAL WEALTH; LOOKING TO THE FUTURE; A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVISERS; Chapter 2: Understanding the Mindset of the Ultra-Affluent Client; WHY ADVISING THE ULTRA-AFFLUENT IS DIFFERENT; WHAT ULTRA-AFFLUENT CLIENTS VALUE IN AN ADVISER; BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS BY ASKING QUESTIONS AND LISTENING TO THE ANSWERS
    Description / Table of Contents: MATCHING CLIENT WITH ADVISERCONSULTANT QUESTIONNAIRE; CONCLUSION; Chapter 3: Wealth Attitudes, Aspirations, and Investor Behavior of Ultra-Affluent Clients; FAMILY ASPIRATIONS; WEALTH ATTITUDES OF ULTRA-AFFLUENT CLIENTS; WHERE PSYCHOLOGY MEETS FINANCE; INVESTOR BIASES; CONCLUSION; Chapter 4: Noninvestment Best Practices; THE CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH WEALTH; GUIDELINES FOR SUSTAINING MULTIGENERATIONAL WEALTH; CONCLUSION; Part Two: Investment Strategies for Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices; Chapter 5: Practices of the Best Investment Organizations
    Description / Table of Contents: DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENDOWMENTS AND PRIVATE INVESTORSINVESTMENT COMMITTEES; WHAT IS THE BEST ENDOWMENT GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE?; INVESTMENT POLICY STATEMENTS; KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR PORTFOLIO OVERSIGHT; CONCLUSION; Chapter 6: Asset Allocation Considerations for Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices; WHAT IS ASSET ALLOCATION?; THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSUMPTIONS IN THE ASSET ALLOCATION SELECTION PROCESS; THE IMPORTANCE OF ASSET ALLOCATION; CONSIDERATIONS IN ASSET ALLOCATION FOR INDIVIDUAL INVESTORS; Chapter 7: Domestic and International Equity
    Description / Table of Contents: INTRODUCTION TO U.S. AND INTERNATIONAL EQUITY SECURITIESTHE FIVE-STEP EQUITY STRATEGY PROCESS; Chapter 8: Domestic and International Bonds; INTRODUCTION TO BONDS; DESCRIPTIONS OF BOND ASSET CLASSES; Chapter 9: Private Equity; WHAT IS PRIVATE EQUITY AND HOW DOES IT WORK?; THREE PRIMARY TYPES OF PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENTS; CREATING A CUSTOMIZED PRIVATE EQUITY PROGRAM; Chapter 10: Hedge Funds; WHAT IS A HEDGE FUND?; HEDGE FUND INVESTING BY UACs AND FAMILY OFFICES; A HISTORY OF HEDGE FUNDS; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF HEDGE FUNDS; HEDGE FUND STRATEGIES; MANAGER SELECTION; Chapter 11: Real Assets
    Description / Table of Contents: THE PORTFOLIO BENEFITS OF REAL ASSETSREAL ESTATE: A LONG-TERM INFLATION HEDGE; NATURAL RESOURCES; Part Three: Multigenerational Considerations for Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Offices; Chapter 12: Selecting an Adviser; TRUST: THE KEY INGREDIENT; HOW UACs SELECT AN ADVISER; QUESTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE ADVISERS; CONCLUSION; Chapter 13: Selecting a Custodian and Investment Vehicle Structure; CUSTODIAL SERVICES; INVESTMENT VEHICLE STRUCTURE; CONCLUSION; Chapter 14: Considerations for Creating a Family Office; WHAT IS A FAMILY OFFICE?; CHALLENGES OF WEALTH
    Description / Table of Contents: PRACTICAL REASONS TO CREATE A FAMILY OFFICE
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  • 6
    ISBN: 9783110209242
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (vi, 122 p) , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Communications monograph 6
    Parallel Title: Print version The Social Embeddedness of Media Use : Action Theoretical Contributions to the Study of TV Use in Everyday Life
    DDC: 302.23/45085
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    Keywords: Television broadcasting Social aspects ; Television Social aspects ; Mass media Social aspects ; Television and families ; Communication Research Television News Viewing ; Familie ; Fernsehen ; Medienkonsum ; Alltag
    Abstract: Scholars in the field of communication research have extensively studied television viewing in general and watching television news in particular. The book looks at the subject from an integrative theoretical perspective. Based on Schutzean sociology and action theoretical approaches to media use, the author argues that immediate social influences and other everyday life situations largely determine television use, and that the influence of short-term situational characteristics are often overlooked in person-centered explanatory models. In three empirical studies, the role of short-term situations and the influence of immediate social surroundings is analyzed. The use of Discrete Time Event History Analysis is an innovative way to look at household diary data. Findings reveal how family members influence each other in many ways. Watching television turns out to be an integral part of everyday life in the family, but also a force that may reduce family interaction. It is shown that television may serve as a surrogate for those family members that are not present, and that family members while present at home follow each others example. Partners are shown to mimic each other, children to mimic their parents, and parents follow the example set by their children. Television news viewing, in contrast to general television viewing is less determined by the immediate influence of others. Also, the individual motivations for news viewing vary throughout the day. First exposure to television news appears to be motivated by other factors than subsequent exposure. A need for 'surveillance' dominates first exposure, but subsequent exposure appears to be governed by other, more 'ritualistic' motivations. The book is important to scholars, graduate-level students and practitioners who are concerned with theoretical and methodological insights in the phenomenon of television viewing in everyday life.
    Description / Table of Contents: Frontmatter ; Contents; Chapter 1. The social embeddedness of media use: An introduction; Chapter 2. Transcending Uses and Gratifications: Media use as social action and the use of event history analysis; Chapter 3. The situational and time-varying context of routines in television viewing; Chapter 4. Watching television news in everyday life: An event history analysis; Chapter 5. The social character of parental and adolescent television viewing; Chapter 6. On the use of an action theoretical approach to television (news) viewing; Backmatter
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  • 7
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    Malden, MA : Blackwell
    ISBN: 9781405189200 , 1444308823 , 1282116541 , 1444308831 , 9781444308822 , 9781282116542 , 9781444308839
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xvi, 213 p)
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Anthropology off the shelf
    DDC: 306
    Keywords: Ethnology Authorship ; Anthropologists Attitudes ; Literature and anthropology ; Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: In Anthropology off the Shelf, leading anthropologists reflect on the craft of writing and the passions that fuel their desire to write books.First of its kind volume in anthropology in which prominent anthropologists and 3 respected professionals outside the discipline follow the tradition of the “writers on writing” genre to reflect on all aspects of the writing processContributors are high-profile in anthropology and many have a strong presence outside the field, in popular cultureUnique in its format: short essays, revealing and straightforward in content and writing style
    Abstract: Introduction : the writer in the anthropologist / Maria D. Vesperi and Alisse Waterston -- Speaking truth to power with books / Howard Zinn -- Remember when writing was fun? : why academics should go on a low syllable, active voice diet / Karen Brodkin -- The bard / Carolyn Nordstrom -- Saggin' and braggin' / Lee D. Baker -- Stories for readers : a few observations from outside the academy / Andrew Barnes -- Writing poverty, drawing readers : stories in Love, sorrow and rage / Alisse Waterston -- Write ous indignation : Black girls, dilemmas of cultural domination and the struggle to speak the skin we are in / Signithia Fordham -- Writing truth to power : racism as statecraft / Arthur K. Spears -- Remembering Octavia / Sharon Ball -- Believing in anthropology as literature / Ruth Behar -- Walking in Zora's shoes or "seek(ing) out de inside meanin' of words" : the intersections of anthropology, ethnography, identity, and writing / Irma McClaurin -- Off the shelf and into oblivion? / Catherine Kingfisher -- "Don't use your data as a pillow" / S. Eben Kirksey -- The trope of the pith helmet : America's anthropology, anthropology's America / Micaela di Leonardo -- The book that wrote me / Roger Sanjek -- Fighting words / Paul Farmer -- Taking chances / Maria D. Vesperi
    Description / Table of Contents: Introduction : the writer in the anthropologist / Maria D. Vesperi and Alisse WaterstonSpeaking truth to power with books / Howard Zinn -- Remember when writing was fun? : why academics should go on a low syllable, active voice diet / Karen Brodkin -- The bard / Carolyn Nordstrom -- Saggin' and braggin' / Lee D. Baker -- Stories for readers : a few observations from outside the academy / Andrew Barnes -- Writing poverty, drawing readers : stories in Love, sorrow and rage / Alisse Waterston -- Write ous indignation : Black girls, dilemmas of cultural domination and the struggle to speak the skin we are in / Signithia Fordham -- Writing truth to power : racism as statecraft / Arthur K. Spears -- Remembering Octavia / Sharon Ball -- Believing in anthropology as literature / Ruth Behar -- Walking in Zora's shoes or "seek(ing) out de inside meanin' of words" : the intersections of anthropology, ethnography, identity, and writing / Irma McClaurin -- Off the shelf and into oblivion? / Catherine Kingfisher -- "Don't use your data as a pillow" / S. Eben Kirksey -- The trope of the pith helmet : America's anthropology, anthropology's America / Micaela di Leonardo -- The book that wrote me / Roger Sanjek -- Fighting words / Paul Farmer -- Taking chances / Maria D. Vesperi.
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    New York : Columbia University Press
    ISBN: 0231144083 , 0231520026
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xxix, 414 p) , ill , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Marriage and Family : Perspectives and Complexities
    DDC: 306.850973
    Keywords: Parenting ; Families ; Marriage ; Families -- United States ; Marriage -- United States ; Parenting -- United States ; Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: Family life has been radically transformed over the past three decades. Half of all households are unmarried, while only a quarter of all married households have kids. A third of the nation's births are to unwed mothers, and a third of America's married men earn less than their wives. With half of all women cohabitating before they turn thirty and gay and lesbian couples settling down with increasing visibility, there couldn't be a better time for a book that tracks new conceptions of marriage and family as they are being formed.The editors of this volume explore the motivation to marry and th
    Description / Table of Contents: Table of Contents ; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments ; Introduction; Part I: Perspectives on Marriage; 1. Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Marriage; 2. Marriage and Family: Th e Evolutionary Ecological Context; 3. A Gender Lens on Marriage; 4. Institutional, Companionate, and Individualistic Marriage:A Social Psychological Perspective on Marital Change; Part II: Contemporary Families; 5. Single Parenthood and Child Well-Being: Trends, Theories, and Evidence ; 6. Cohabitation and Parenthood: Lessons from Focus Groupsand In- Depth Interviews
    Description / Table of Contents: 7. An Examination of Child Well- Being in Stable Single- Parentand Married Families8. Reconsidering the Association Between Stepfather Familiesand Adolescent Well- Being; 9. Parenting by Gay Men and Lesbians: Beyond the CurrentResearch; Part III: Strengthening Marriage; 10. Supporting Healthy Marriage: Designing a Marriage EducationDemonstration and Evaluation for Low- Income Married Couples; 11. Differentiating Among Types of Domestic Violence: Implications for Healthy Marriages ; Part IV: The Future of Marriage; 12. The Growing Importance of Marriage in America
    Description / Table of Contents: 13. The Future of Marriage and the State: A Proposal14. Why Won't African Americans Get (and Stay) Married? Why Should They?; 15. Race, Immigration, and the Future of Marriage; Contributors; Index
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    New York : Columbia University Press
    ISBN: 0231146647 , 0231518390
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xii, 210 p) , ill , 22 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version How Women Got Their Curves and Other Just-So Stories : Evolutionary Enigmas
    DDC: 305.4
    Keywords: Women Evolution ; Women - Evolution
    Abstract: So how did women get their curves? Why do they have breasts, while other mammals only develop breast tissue while lactating, and why do women menstruate, when virtually no other beings do so? What are the reasons for female orgasm? Why are human females kept in the dark about their own time of ovulation and maximum fertility, and why are they the only animals to experience menopause?David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton, coauthors of acclaimed books on human sexuality and gender, discuss the theories scientists have advanced to explain these evolutionary enigmas (sometimes called "Just-So sto
    Description / Table of Contents: Dedication; Contents; Preface; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; Epilogue; Notes; Index
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    San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
    ISBN: 9781576756256 , 1576756254
    Language: English
    Pages: XIV, 222 S.
    Edition: 2. ed., [rev. and updated]
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Online-Ressource ebrary online Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Edition: [S.l.] Ebrary
    Series Statement: A BK business book
    Parallel Title: Druckausg. Thomas, David C., 1947 - Cultural intelligence
    DDC: 658.049
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    Keywords: Intercultural communication ; Cross-cultural orientation ; Cultural awareness ; Corporate culture ; Business anthropology ; Management Cross-cultural studies ; Intercultural communication ; Führung ; Interkulturelle Kompetenz ; Internationales Management
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  • 11
    ISBN: 9780230103245
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xiii, 211 p) , ill
    Edition: Springer eBook Collection. Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
    Keywords: Finance ; Banks and banking ; Macroeconomics ; Finance ; Banks and banking ; Macroeconomics ; Finance ; Banking ; Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics
    Abstract: This book is a collection of research papers that contribute to the understanding of ongoing developments in financial institutions and markets both in the United States and globally
    Abstract: This book is a collection of research papers that contribute to the understanding of ongoing developments in financial institutions and markets both in the United States and globally
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    Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell
    ISBN: 140513240X , 1405132418 , 9781405132404 , 9781405132411
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xxvii, 300 p) , ill., maps
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Social history of Byzantium
    DDC: 306.09495
    Keywords: Byzantine Empire Social conditions ; Byzantine Empire History ; Aufsatzsammlung
    Abstract: With original essays by leading scholars, this book explores the social history of the medieval eastern Roman Empire and offers illuminating new insights into our knowledge of Byzantine society. Provides interconnected essays of original scholarship relating to the social history of the Byzantine empireOffers groundbreaking theoretical and empirical research in the study of Byzantine societyIncludes helpful glossaries of sociological/theoretical terms and Byzantine/medieval terms
    Abstract: With original essays by leading scholars, this book explores the social history of the medieval eastern Roman Empire and offers illuminating new insights into our knowledge of Byzantine society. Provides interconnected essays of original scholarship relating to the social history of the Byzantine empireOffers groundbreaking theoretical and empirical research in the study of Byzantine societyIncludes helpful glossaries of sociological/theoretical terms and Byzantine/medieval terms
    Description / Table of Contents: Towards a social history of Byzantium / John HaldonMen, women, Eunchs: gender, sex, and power / Liz James -- Family structure and the transmission of property / Angeliki E. Laiou -- The social function of the law / Bernard Stolte -- Social relations and the land: the Early Period / Peter Sarris -- Land and power in the Middle and Later Period / Peter Frankopan -- The producing population / Michel Kaplan -- Social elites, wealth, and power / John Haldon -- Court society and aristocracy / Paul Magdalino -- Church and society: iconoclasm and after / Michael Angold -- A monastic world / Alice-Mary Talbot.
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    New York, N.Y : Routledge
    ISBN: 0415961491 , 9780415961493
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (ix, 272 p) , ill
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2013 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Routledge research in cultural and media studies 16
    DDC: 391.009
    Keywords: Fashion History
    Note: Includes bibliographical references and index , Introduction : Inserting fashion into space , Tracking fashions : risking it all at the Hippodrome de Longchamp , Framing the Victorians : photography, fashion, and identity , On The golden stairs : the spectacle of the Victorian woman in white , Maurice de Rothschild's "Remembrances of things past" : costume obsession and decadence, the collection of a Belle époque dandy , Fashion's chameleons : camouflage, "conspicuousness," and gendered display during World War I , Making the Princeton man : collegiate clothing and campus culture, 1900-20 , Elegance and spectacle in Berlin : the Gerson fashion store and the rise of the modern fashion show , The city boutique : Milan and the spaces of fashion , Libertine acts : fashion and furniture , Dressing rooms : women, fashion, and the department store , The logic of the mannequin : shop windows and the realist novel , Allure of the silent beauties : mannequins and display in America, 1935-70 , "A house that is made of hats" : the Lilly Daché building, 1937-68 , From "Paradise" to cyberspace : the revival of the bourgeois marketplace , Armani/architecture : the timelessness and textures of space , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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    New York, NY [u.a.] : Psychology Press
    ISBN: 9781848728080 , 1848728085
    Language: English
    Pages: XIX, 530 S. , graph. Darst.
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Online-Ressource ebrary online Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Edition: [S.l.] Ebrary
    Parallel Title: Druckausg. Understanding culture
    DDC: 306.01
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    Keywords: Culture Philosophy ; Culture Research ; Culture Study and teaching ; Culture Study and teaching ; Culture Research ; Culture Philosophy ; Ohne direkten Regionalbezug Kultur/Sprache/Kunst ; Theorie/Methodik ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Kultur ; Interdisziplinäre Forschung ; Kulturtheorie ; Kulturwissenschaften
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    Amsterdam [u.a.] : Benjamins
    ISBN: 1282395467 , 9789027210210
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (VIII, 277 S.)
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Dialogue studies 4
    DDC: 303.48/2
    Keywords: Communication ; Intercultural communication
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    Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge University Press
    ISBN: 0521873819 , 052169602X , 1282393979 , 9780511647932 , 9780521873819 , 9780521696029
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (VIII, 314 S.) , 23 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Key topics in sociolinguistics
    Parallel Title: Print version Language and Identity
    DDC: 306.44
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    Keywords: Nationalism ; Language and languages Political aspects ; Group identity ; Identity politics ; Sociolinguistics
    Abstract: Outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups and the language varieties important to each group
    Description / Table of Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 Identity, the individual and the group; 3 Identifying ourselves; 4 Language, dialect and identity; 5 Dialect and identity: beyond standard and nonstandard; 6 Language, religion and identity; 7 Language, gender and identity; 8 Ethnicity and nationalism; 9 Assessments of nationalism; 10 Language and nationalism; 11 Language planning and language ecology; Glossary; Notes; References; Index
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    New York : Columbia University Press
    ISBN: 0231146523 , 9780231146524
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xvi, 274 p) , map , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Thin Places : A Pilgrimage Home
    DDC: 305.89549
    Keywords: Armbrecht, Ann ; Women anthropologists Biography ; Yamphu (Nepalese people) Social life and customs ; Women anthropologists Biography ; Women anthropologists - Nepal - Hedanga ; Hedanga (Nepal) Social life and customs
    Abstract: Thin Places is an eloquent meditation on what it means to move between cultures and how one might finally come home, a particular paradox in a culture that lacks deep ties to the natural world. During the 1990s, Ann Armbrecht, an American anthropologist, made several trips to northeastern Nepal to research how the Yamphu Rai acquired, farmed, and held onto their land; how they perceived their area's recent designation as a national park and conservation area; and whether-as she believed-they held a wisdom about living on the earth that the industrialized West had forgotten. What Armbrecht fou
    Description / Table of Contents: Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part 1; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; Part 2; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; Part 3; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; Part 4; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; Bibliography
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    Chichester, U.K : Wiley-Blackwell
    ISBN: 9781405161596 , 1444311093 , 9781444311099
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xvi, 302 p) , ill
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation
    DDC: 306
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    Keywords: Ethnic relations Political aspects ; Cultural property Social aspects ; Acculturation Political aspects ; Intercultural communication Political aspects ; Ethnic relations Moral and ethical aspects ; Indigenous peoples Civil rights ; Cultural property Protection ; Moral and ethical aspects ; Intercultural communication Moral and ethical aspects ; Acculturation Moral and ethical aspects ; Minorities Civil rights
    Abstract: The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation.:.; Explores cultural appropriation in a wide variety of contexts, among them the arts and archaeology, museums, and religion.; Questions whether cultural appropriation is always morally objectionable.; Includes research that is equally informed by empirical knowledge and general normative theory.; Provides a coherent and authoritative perspective gained by the collaboration of philosophers and specialists in th
    Abstract: The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation. Explores cultural appropriation in a wide variety of contexts, among them the arts and archaeology, museums, and religionQuestions whether cultural appropriation is always morally objectionableIncludes research that is equally informed by empirical knowledge and general normative theoryProvides a coherent and authoritative perspective gained by the collaboration of philosophers and specialists in the field who
    Description / Table of Contents: The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation; Table of Contents; Ethics of Cultural Appropriation Research Group Members; Preface; Artist Statement; 1: Introduction; 2: Archaeological Finds: Legacies of Appropriation, Modes of Response; 3: The Appropriation of Human Remains: A First Nations Legal and Ethical Perspective; 4: The Repatriation of Human Remains; 5: 'The Skin Off Our Backs' Appropriation of Religion; 6: Genetic Research and Culture: Where Does the Offense Lie?; 7: Appropriation of Traditional Knowledge: Ethics in the Context of Ethnobiology
    Description / Table of Contents: 8: A Broken Record: Subjecting 'Music' to Cultural Rights9: Objects of Appropriation; 10: Do Subaltern Artifacts Belong in Art Museums?; 11: 'Nothing Comes from Nowhere': Reflections on Cultural Appropriation as the Representation of Other Cultures; Index
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    Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press
    ISBN: 9780826516756
    Language: English
    Pages: XXIV, 231 S.
    Edition: 2. ed.
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Online-Ressource ebrary online Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Edition: [S.l.] Ebrary
    DDC: 306.70981
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    Keywords: Sex customs Brazil ; Sexual ethics Brazil ; Sexual behavior surveys Brazil ; Sexual ethics ; Sexual behavior surveys ; Sex customs ; Brasilien ; Sexualität
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    Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press
    ISBN: 9780674032965 , 9780674053939
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xvii, 246 p) , ill , 18 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Nathan I. Huggins lectures
    Parallel Title: Print version Political worlds of slavery and freedom
    DDC: 306.3/620973
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    Keywords: Garvey, Marcus ; Universal Negro Improvement Association ; Political participation History 20th century ; Political participation History 19th century ; Slavery Political aspects ; History ; Slaves Emancipation ; Black nationalism History 20th century ; Slave insurrections History 19th century ; African Americans Politics and government 19th century ; African Americans Politics and government 20th century ; Garvey, Marcus 1887-1940
    Abstract: "Steven Hahn's provocative new book challenges deep-rooted views in the writing of American and African-American history. Moving from slave emancipations of the eighteenth century through slave activity during the Civil War and on to the black power movements of the twentieth century, he asks us to rethink African-American history and politics in bolder, more dynamic terms."--Jacket
    Description / Table of Contents: "Slaves at large" : the emancipation process and the terrain of African American politicsDid we miss the greatest slave rebellion in modern history? -- Marcus Garvey, the UNIA, and the hidden political history of African Americans.
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    ISBN: 9781598743432 , 9781598743449
    Language: English
    Pages: 272 S. , Ill.
    Parallel Title: Online version Waging war, making peace
    DDC: 303.6/9
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    Keywords: Reparations for historical injustices ; Restorative justice ; Human rights Moral and ethical aspects ; Reparations for historical injustices ; Restorative justice ; Human rights Moral and ethical aspects ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Unrecht ; Wiedergutmachung ; Opferentschädigung ; Menschenrecht ; Internationaler Vergleich ; Politische Verfolgung ; Wiedergutmachung ; Opferentschädigung ; Menschenrecht ; Internationaler Vergleich
    Note: Based on essays first presented during a double session of panels at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Jose, California, in 2006 , Includes index , =A http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0827/2008038382.html =3 04 , Includes bibliographical references and index , Based on essays first presented during a double session of panels at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Jose, California, in 2006. - Includes index , Waging war, making peace: the anthropology of reparations , The ethical dimensions of peace , When governments fail: reparation, solidarity, and community in Nicaragua , From theory to practice: implementing reparations in post-truth commission Peru , Reparations in Morocco: the symbolic dirham , "Victims of crime" and "victims of justice": the symbolic and financial aspects in U.S. compensation programs , "We all must have the same treatment": calculating the damages of human rights abuses for the people of Diego Garcia , Milpa matters: the Maya community of Toledo versus the government of Belize , Reparations and the illusive meaning of justice in Guatemala , Of lemons and laws: property and the (trans)national order in Cyprus , Israel and the Palestinian refugees: postpragmatic reflections on historical narratives, closure, transitional justice and Palestinian refugees' right to refuse , Reparations and human rights: why the anthropological approach matters
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    Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press
    ISBN: 0674035089 , 9780674035089 , 9780674054769
    Language: English
    Pages: vii, 307 p. S. , 25 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Disturbing the peace
    DDC: 305.896/073
    Keywords: African Americans History 1877-1964 ; African Americans History 1863-1877 ; Legends History and criticism ; Ballads History and criticism ; African Americans Social life and customs ; African Americans Music ; History and criticism ; Police power History ; Police-community relations History
    Abstract: Includes bibliographical references and index
    Abstract: The Black tradition from Ida B. Wells to Robert Charles -- The strange career of bras-coupé -- Uncle Remus and the Atlanta Police Department -- The Black tradition from George W. Johnson to Ozella Jones
    Description / Table of Contents: The Black tradition from Ida B. Wells to Robert CharlesThe strange career of bras-coupé -- Uncle Remus and the Atlanta Police Department -- The Black tradition from George W. Johnson to Ozella Jones.
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    ISBN: 9781845208141 , 1845208145 , 9781845208134 , 1845208137
    Language: English
    Pages: VII, 190 S.
    Edition: English ed., 1. publ.
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Online-Ressource ebrary online Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Edition: [S.l.] Ebrary Berg new media series
    Parallel Title: Druckausg. Green, Nicola, 1969 - Mobile communications
    DDC: 302.231
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    Keywords: Wireless Internet Social aspects ; Mobile communication systems Social aspects ; Cellular telephones Social aspects ; Wireless Internet Social aspects ; Mobile communication systems Social aspects ; Cell phones Social aspects ; Mobile Telekommunikation ; Soziologie ; Handy ; Kommunikation ; Neue Medien ; Kommunikation
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    New York [u.a.] : McGraw-Hill
    ISBN: 1281845280 , 0071508635 , 9780071508636
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (XVI, 368 S.) , Ill
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    DDC: 303.4834 22
    Keywords: Computers and civilization ; Computer networks ; Technology and youth ; Generation Y
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    Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell
    ISBN: 9781405168823 , 1444308270 , 9781444308273
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xviii, 252 p)
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Blackwell studies in discourse and culture
    Parallel Title: Available in another form
    DDC: 306.440945/24
    Keywords: Italian language Dialects ; Language and culture ; Sociolinguistics ; Bergamo (Italy) Intellectual life 21st century
    Abstract: Introduction -- Bergamasco in use : the feel of everyday speaking -- Gendering language -- Bergamasco on stage : poetry and theater -- Modern campanilismo : the value of place -- Bergamo, Italy, Europe : speaking contextualized -- Conclusion
    Description / Table of Contents: IntroductionBergamasco in use : the feel of everyday speaking -- Gendering language -- Bergamasco on stage : poetry and theater -- Modern campanilismo : the value of place -- Bergamo, Italy, Europe : speaking contextualized -- Conclusion.
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    Hoboken, NJ : Wiley
    ISBN: 9781848211339 , 0470611987 , 9780470611982
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xvi, 254 p) , map
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: ISTE v.147
    Uniform Title: États-Unis face au défi du développement durable. 〈engl.〉
    Parallel Title: Print version Sustainable Development in the USA
    DDC: 304.6
    Keywords: Environmental policy ; Cities and towns Growth ; Sustainable development ; United States Population
    Abstract: After WWII, the United States of America proposed their way of life, based on an unlimited consumption of land, goods, and energy, as a model for the entire world. Nowadays, this expansionist model has reached its limits. This book provides a comprehensive study of the geographical basis of the American settlements, assuming that part of the U.S. overshooting is related to geography because of harsh climates and the continental size of the Nation, but another part is the result of a cultural habits of expansion and segregation. Urban Sprawl, for instance, is the real Achille's heel of America
    Description / Table of Contents: Sustainable Development in the USA; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1. The American Territory; 1.1. A continent-nation with a dispersed population; 1.2. Major geographical areas; 1.3. Unfavorable climatic factors; 1.4. Physical geography of the US; Chapter 2. Developing the Territory; 2.1. Agricultural regions; 2.2. An agriculture which does not influence settlement; 2.3. The abundance and limits of natural resources; 2.4. Working towards the sustainable management of the American forest; 2.5. Fossil resources-abundance and dependence; 2.6. The case of fossil fuels
    Description / Table of Contents: 2.6.1. The world's second largest producer of coal2.6.2. Oil - a strategic dilemma; 2.6.3. Natural gas - a highly desirable resource; 2.7. Environmental protection; Chapter 3. A Rapidly Growing Population; 3.1. A relatively high fertility rate due to immigration; 3.2. Life expectancy and aging; 3.3. Aging - regional disparities; 3.4. Immigration to the United States of America; 3.5. The country's gateways; Chapter 4. A Multi-ethnic Nation; 4.1. Native peoples; 4.2. A nation of immigrants; 4.3. The African-American question; 4.4. America and Mexico
    Description / Table of Contents: 4.5. Geography of the population of Asian originChapter 5. Regional Dynamics; 5.1. Main features of settlement in the US territory; 5.1.1. The United States in 1930; 5.1.2. America in 1970; 5.1.3. The United States in 2005; 5.2. The dynamics of regional settlement between 1930 and 2005; Chapter 6. Economic Change and Territories; 6.1. A changing economy; 6.2. Economic growth; 6.3. Industrial change; 6.4. A population on the move; 6.5. Migration of retired populations; Chapter 7. A Suburban Nation; 7.1. Urban sprawl; 7.2. Big cities; 7.3. Consequences of urban sprawl on sustainable development
    Description / Table of Contents: 7.4. Urban sprawl is not only a big city phenomenonChapter 8. Urban Fragmentation and Sprawl; 8.1. Social divisions find expression in land use patterns; 8.1.1. Atlanta; 8.1.2. Detroit; 8.1.3. Houston; 8.1.4. Portland; 8.2. The challenge of governance in fragmented metropolitan areas; 8.3. The crisis of cities; Chapter 9. New Orleans in Dangerous Waters; 9.1. The physical components of natural hazards; 9.2. Increased vulnerability from urban sprawl; 9.3. The consequences of a natural disaster; Conclusion; Glossary; References; List of Tables and Figures; Index
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    ISBN: 155885522X , 9781611920147 , 9781558855229
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xxxix, 360 p)
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Hispanic civil rights series
    Uniform Title: Influencias de las ideas modernas. 〈engl.〉
    Parallel Title: Print version Absolute equality
    DDC: 305.42097295
    Keywords: Puerto Rican literature ; Feminism
    Description / Table of Contents: Absolute equality: an early feminist perspective. PrologueInfluences of modern ideas -- Philosophical, naturalist, psychological, and moralist notes, annotations, thoughts, concepts, definitions, maxims, and reflections -- Interesting letters from a Panamanian anarchist -- The corruption of the rich and of the poor ... -- Marriage without love, consequence, adultery -- how poor women are prostituted -- In the country, free love -- After her death -- Influencias de las ideas modernas. Prólogo -- Influencias de las ideas modernas -- Notas, apuntes, pensamientos, conceptos, definiciones, sentenicas y reflexiones filósoficas, naturistas, psicológicas, moralistas -- Cartas interesantes de un ácrata de Panamá -- La corrupción de los ricos y la de los pobres ... -- Matrimonio sin amor, consecuencia, el adulterio -- Cómo se prostituyen las pobres -- En el campo, amor libre -- Después de muerta.
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    ISBN: 1847883664 , 1847883672 , 1847883680 , 9781847883667 , 9781847883674 , 9781847883681
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (viii, 245 p) , ill
    Edition: English ed
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2011 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Uniform Title: Wann is Mode? 〈engl.〉
    Parallel Title: Print version When clothes become fashion
    DDC: 746.9/2
    Keywords: Aesthetics ; Costume Psychological aspects ; Fashion design ; Clothing trade ; Fashion ; Costume Psychological aspects ; Fashion ; Fashion design ; Aesthetics ; Clothing trade
    Abstract: "When, how and why do clothes become fashion? Fashion is more than mere clothing. It is a moment of invention, a distillation of desire, a reflection of a zeitgeist. It is also economically relevant relying on an intricate network of manufacture, marketing and retail. Fashion is both medium and message but it does not explain itself. It requires language and images for its global mediation. It develops from the prescience of the designer and is dependent on acceptance by observers and wearers alike. When Clothes Become Fashion explores the structures and strategies which underlie fashion innovation, how fashion is perceived and the point at which clothing is accepted or rejected as fashion. The book provides a clear theoretical framework for understanding the system of fashion - its aesthetic premises, plurality of styles, performative impulses, social qualities and economic conditions."--publisher's website
    Description / Table of Contents: Fashion Theory.Does Fashion Need a Theory?Textiles as MaterialClothes as FormFashion as SystemInvention and Innovation.When Is Invention?When Is Creativity?When Is Innovation?When Clothes Become Fashion.When Is Fashion?When Is Fashion Art?When Is Fashion Design?
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    Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter
    ISBN: 3110213486 , 9783110213485
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xii, 261 p) , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Language, power, and social process 25
    Parallel Title: Print version Coerced Confessions : The Discourse of Bilingual Police Interrogations
    DDC: 306.44
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    Keywords: Bilingualism Social aspects ; Police questioning Social aspects ; Intercultural communication Social aspects ; Critical discourse analysis Social aspects ; Discourse Analysis Sociolinguistics ; Language and the Law ; USA ; Polizei ; Vernehmung ; Zweisprachigkeit ; Hispanos ; Diskursanalyse
    Abstract: The book presents a discourse analysis of police interrogations involving U.S. Hispanic suspects accused of crimes. The study is unique in that it concentrates on interrogations involving suspects whose first language is not English and police officers who have a rudimentary knowledge of Spanish. The volume examines the pitfalls of using police officers as interpreters at custodial interrogations. Susan Berk-Seligson, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA.
    Abstract: The book presents a discourse analysis of police interrogations involving U.S. Hispanic suspects accused of crimes. The study is unique in that it concentrates on interrogations involving suspects whose first language is not English and police officers who have a rudimentary knowledge of Spanish. It examines the pitfalls of using police officers as interpreters at custodial interrogations. Using an interactional sociolinguistic discourse analytical approach, the book offers a microlinguistic examination of interrogations involving persons accused of murder, child molestation, and kidnapping. Communication difficulties are shown to arise from suspects' limited proficiency in English and police officers' equally limited proficiency in Spanish, coupled with the unwillingness of these officers to remain in interpreter footing. The volume demonstrates how pidginization and asymmetrical communicative accommodation can emerge in such situations of highly unequal power relations. It also demonstrates how cultural factors such as acquiescence to interlocutors of greater authority and higher socioeconomic status can lead persons of certain Latin American backgrounds to engage in ""gratuitous concurrence"", answering ""yes"" to police questions even when it is clear that that these yes-tokens are not truly affirmative responses to those questions. In addition, the book provides evidence of the kinds of abuse that can result from police interrogations that are not electronically recorded. Coerced Confessions reviews appellate cases involving police interpreters spanning a thirty-four-year period, and concludes that the Miranda rights are placed in jeopardy when a police officer is assigned the role of interpreter at a custodial interrogation.
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    New York : Palgrame Macmillan
    ISBN: 9780230617834
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (ix, 180 p)
    Edition: Springer eBook Collection. Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
    DDC: 306.091
    Keywords: Culture Study and teaching ; Linguistics ; Semiotics ; Nature conservation ; Sociology ; Cultural studies ; Pop-Kultur ; Symbolismus ; Mythos
    Abstract: This book delves into the reasons why pop culture, and all of its "X-Rated" features, are so appealing to masses of people, even though they may hate to love it
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    Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xix, 490 p) , ill
    Edition: Reproduction. s.l. Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Culture and psychology
    Parallel Title: Print version Cultural Transmission : Psychological, Developmental, Social, and Methodological Aspects
    Keywords: Cognition and culture ; Learning, Psychology of ; Learning / Social aspects ; Ethnopsychology ; Socialization
    Abstract: State-of-the-art source book explaining how cultural information is transferred from one generation to the next within a family
    Description / Table of Contents: COVER; HALF-TITLE; SERIES-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; CONTRIBUTORS; 1 Introduction to Cultural Transmission: Psychological, Developmental, Social, and Methodological Aspects; INTRODUCTION; 1.0. CULTURAL TRANSMISSION: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH FIELD; 2.0. THE CARRIERS OF TRANSMISSION; 4.0. THE MECHANISM OF THE TRANSMISSION PROCESS; 5.0. DEVELOPMENTAL PERSPECTIVE ON TRANSMISSION; REFERENCES; 2 Theory and Research in Cultural Transmission: A Short History; INTRODUCTION; 1.0. EARLY THOUGHTS AND STUDIES ON CULTURAL TRANSMISSION; 2.0. THE SECOND PERIOD: 1950s, 1960s, AND 1970s
    Description / Table of Contents: 3.0. THE THIRD PERIOD: 1980s TO THE PRESENTREFERENCES; PART ONE EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE; 3 Cultural Transmission: A View from Chimpanzees and Human Infants; 4 Transmission, Self-Organization, and the Emergence of Language: A Dynamic Systems Point of View; 5 Relationship-Specific Intergenerational Family Ties: An Evolutionary Approach to the Structure of Cultural Transmission; PART TWO CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE; 6 An Ecocultural Perspective on Cultural Transmission: The Family across Cultures; 7 Intergenerational Relations and Cultural Transmission
    Description / Table of Contents: 8 Intergenerational Transmission, Social Capital, and Interethnic Contact in Immigrant Families9 Developmental Processes Related to Intergenerational Transmission of Culture: Growing Up with Two Cultures; 10 The Transmission Process: Mechanisms and Contexts; 11 Accounting for Parent-Child Value Congruence: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Evidence; 12 Culture, Migration, and Family-Value Socialization: A Theoretical Model and Empirical Investigation with Russian-Immigrant Youth in Israel
    Description / Table of Contents: 13 Immigrant Parents' Age Expectations for the Development of Their Adolescent Offspring: Transmission Effects and Changes after ImmigrationPART THREE INTRACULTURAL VARIATIONS; 14 Intergenerational Transmission of Moral Capital across the Family Life Course; 15 Similarity of Life Goals in the Family: A Three-Generation Study; 16 The Intergenerational Transmission of Xenophobia and Rightism in East Germany; 17 Intergenerational Transmission of Violence; 18 ""Don't Trust Anyone over 25"": Youth Centrism, Intergenerational Transmission of Political Orientations, and Cultural Change
    Description / Table of Contents: 19 Value Transmission and Zeitgeist Revisited20 Epilogue: Toward a Model of Cultural Transmission; INDEX
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    Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub
    ISBN: 1282341987 , 9780470695746 , 9781282341982 , 140517658X , 0470696486 , 1405176598 , 9781405176583 , 9780470696484 , 9781405176590
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xv, 252 p) , 23 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Parallel Title: Print version Latinos in America
    DDC: 305.89/68073
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    Keywords: Hispanic Americans Ethnic identity ; Citizenship Philosophy ; Hispanic Americans Philosophy ; Ethnicity Philosophy ; Hispanic Americans Social conditions ; United States Ethnic relations ; Philosophy
    Abstract: A first-of-its-kind book that seriously and profoundly examines what it means philosophically to be Latino and where Latinos fit in American society. Offers a fresh perspective and clearer understanding of Latin American thought and culture, rejectinganswers based on stereotypes and fear Takes an interdisciplinary approach to the philosophical, social, and political elements of Hispanic/Latinoidentity, touching upon anthropology, history, cultural studies and sociology, as well as philosophy Written by Jorge J. E. Gracia, one of the most influential thinkers of Hispanic/Latino descent
    Description / Table of Contents: Latinos in America: Philosophy and Social Identity; Contents; Preface: The Latino Challenge; I Latino/a Identities; 1 Identities: General and Particular; 2 Individuation: Circularity and Demarcation; 3 Labels: Politics and Names; II Latinos/as in Society; 4 Marketplace: Survival and Flourishing; 5 Affirmative Action: Meaning and Justification; 6 Linguistic Rights: Language and Children; III Latino/a Philosophy; 7 Philosophy: Latino vs American; 8 Canon: Place and Future; 9 History: Role and Approach; Conclusion: Latinos in America; Bibliography; Index
    Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-238) and index , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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    ISBN: 9789047428237
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xxi, 456 p) , ill., map
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2013 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Brill's Tibetan studies library vol. 10,11
    Series Statement: Brill eBook titles 2008
    Parallel Title: Erscheint auch als Tibetan modernities
    DDC: 306.0951/509045
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    Keywords: Social change ; Social change ; Tibet Autonomous Region (China) Social conditions 20th century ; Tibet (China) Social conditions 20th century ; Konferenzschrift ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Konferenzschrift ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Tibet ; Politischer Wandel ; Soziale Situation ; Soziokultureller Wandel
    Abstract: Preliminary Materials /R. Barnett and R.D. Schwartz -- Introduction: Tibet And Modernity /Ronald Schwartz -- Modernity, Memory And Agricultural Modernisation In Central Tibet, 1950–1980 /Emily T. Yeh -- The Flow Of Wealth In Golok Pastoralist Society: Towards An Assessment Of Local Financial Resources For Economic Development /Susan Costello -- Pollution And Social Networks In Contemporary Rural Tibet /Heidi Fjeld -- Embodying The Nation: Childbirth In Contemporary Tibet /Jennifer Marie Chertow -- Imaginaries Of Ladakhi Modernity /Martijn Van Beek -- Schooling And ‘Quality Education’ In The Tibetan Diaspora And Tibet /Ellen Bangsbo -- A Preliminary Note On Chinese Codeswitching In Modern Lhasa Tibetan /Kalsang Yeshe -- Twentieth Century Tibetan Painting /Tsewang Tashi -- Reflections On Tibetan Film /Chenaktshang Dorje Tsering -- Dancing To The Beat Of Modernity: The Rise And Development Of Tibetan Pop Music /Yangdon Dhondup -- Blue Lake: Tibetan Popular Music, Place And Fantasies Of The Nation /Anna Stirr -- Citizenship As Agency In A Virtual Tibetan Public /Tashi Rabgey -- Authenticity, Secrecy And Public Space: Chen Kuiyuan And Representations Of The Panchen Lama Reincarnation Dispute Of 1995 /Robert Barnett -- Appendix Books and Dissertations On 20th Century Tibet /R. Barnett and R.D. Schwartz -- Contributors /R. Barnett and R.D. Schwartz -- Index /R. Barnett and R.D. Schwartz.
    Abstract: This is the first major publication in the West to study modernity and its impact on contemporary Tibet. Based on field work by researchers from the fields of anthropology, sociology, environmental science, literature, art and linguistics, it presents essays on education, economics, childbirth, environment, caste, pop music, media and painting in Tibetan communities today. The findings emerge from studies carried out in Ladakh, Golok, Lhasa, Xining, Shigatse and other areas of the Tibetan world. It will provide important and sometimes surprising results for students of Tibet, China, Himalayan studies, as well as an important contribution to our understandings of modernity and development in the modern world
    Note: "PIATS 2003, Tibetan studies: Proceedings of the tenth seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Oxford, 2003 ; managing editor, Charles Ramble , Includes bibliographical references and index , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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    Cambridge, Mass : Harvard University Press
    ISBN: 0674030605 , 9780674030602 , 0674030613 , 9780674030619 , 9780674041585
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (x, 277 p) , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Harvard contemporary China series 15
    Parallel Title: Print version Popular protest in China
    DDC: 303.48/40951
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    Keywords: Political participation ; Social movements ; Konferenzschrift 2006 ; Konferenzschrift 2006 ; Konferenzschrift 2006 ; Konferenzschrift 2006 ; China ; Soziale Bewegung ; Politische Beteiligung
    Description / Table of Contents: Prologue : the new contentious politics in China : poor and blank or rich and complex? / Sidney TarrowIntroduction : studying contention in contemporary China / Kevin J. O'Brien and Rachel E. Stern -- Student movements in China and Taiwan / Teresa Wright -- Collective petitioning and institutional conversion / Xi Chen -- Mass frames and worker protest / William Hurst -- Worker leaders and framing factory-based resistance / Feng Chen -- Recruitment to Protestant house churches / Carsten T. Vala and Kevin J. O'Brien -- Contention in cyberspace / Guobin Yang -- Environmental campaigns / Yanfei Sun and Dingxin Zhao -- Disruptive collective action in the reform era / Yongshun Cai -- Manufacturing dissent in transnational China / Patricia M. Thornton -- Permanent rebellion? continuities and discontinuities in Chinese protest / Elizabeth J. Perry.
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    ISBN: 0231154941 , 023115495X , 023151090X
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xvi, 245 p) , col. ill., col. maps , 26 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2010 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: A Columbia / SSRC book
    Parallel Title: Print version The Measure of America : American Human Development Report, 2008-2009
    DDC: 306.0973/090511
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    Keywords: Quality of life Statistics ; Social indicators Statistics ; Quality of life -- United States -- Statistics ; Social indicators -- United States -- Statistics ; United States -- Social conditions -- 1980- -- Statistics ; United States Statistics Social conditions 1980-
    Abstract: The Measure of America is the first-ever human development report for a wealthy, developed nation. It introduces the American Human Development Index, which provides a single measure of well-being for all Americans, disaggregated by state and congressional district, as well as by gender, race, and ethnicity. The Index rankings of the 50 states and 436 congressional districts reveal huge disparities in the health, education, and living standards of different groups. Clear, precise, objective, and authoritative, this report will become the basis for all serious discussions concerning the reali
    Description / Table of Contents: Contents; Boxes, Figures, Maps, and Tables; Foreword: Amartya Sen; Foreword: William H. Draper III; Acknowledgments; Executive Summary; Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; References; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index to Indicators; Maps At-A-Glance
    Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-233) and index , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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    New York : Routledge
    ISBN: 0415960959 , 0203928695 , 9780415960953 , 9780203928691
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xii, 226 p) , ill
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: Routledge studies in linguistics 9
    Parallel Title: Print version Lesbian Discourses
    DDC: 306.76/63091752109045
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    Keywords: Lesbianism ; Lesbian feminist theory ; Gay and lesbian studies
    Abstract: The study represents the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse, focusing on the changing notions of lesbian community as expressed in non-fictional texts published in the UK and the US between 1970 and 2004
    Description / Table of Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: Lesbian Discourses, Lesbian Texts; 2 Approaches to Researching Lesbian Discourses; 3 Creating a Community: The 1970s; 4 Challenging the Community: The 1980s; 5 Contradicting Voices within the Community: The 1990s; 6 Consuming the Community: The 2000s; 7 Conclusion: Changing Images, Changing Communities; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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    Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell Pub
    ISBN: 063117222X , 1444305093 , 9780631172222 , 9781444305098
    Language: English
    Pages: Online-Ressource (xiii, 293 p) , ill., maps , 24 cm
    Edition: Online-Ausg. Palo Alto, Calif ebrary 2009 Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
    Series Statement: The peoples of South-East Asia and the Pacific
    Parallel Title: Print version Malays
    DDC: 305.89/928
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    Keywords: Malays (Asian people)
    Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-274) and index , Electronic reproduction; Available via World Wide Web
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