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Social issues & processes

Paperback. In the struggle for women's equality, there is one subject still shrouded in silence - women's compulsive pursuit of beauty. The myth of female beauty challenges every woman, every day of her life. This book exposes the tyranny of the beauty myth through the ages and its oppressive function in the home and at work, in literature and more. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: JFFK; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 202 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099595748
ISBN
9780099595748

€ 6.28

Paperback. In "The Beauty Myth", Naomi Wolf sought to change the way in which women see themselves in relation to their bodies. Now she focuses on how they see themselves in relation to power, and argues that the feminist movement has to change if it is to speak to a new generation of women. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 127 x 32. Weight in Grams: 282. Good clean copy, markings from previous owner, minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KRD0000104
ISBN
9780099329619

€ 4.64

Paperback. A memoir of the author that describes both how she uncovered the horrific secrets she'd kept so well throughout her childhood and her inspirational journey to overcome them. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BM; JFFE1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 125 x 18. Weight in Grams: 203.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Ebury
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780091929039
ISBN
9780091929039

€ 16.99
€ 16.65

Paperback. The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience takes readers on the real-life journeys of gay men who were infected with HIV as young men and have survived to enter middle age. The book examines the tumultuous life paths of these men and the strategies they used to survive the epidemic. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFH2; JFSK2; MBNS; MJCJ2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 235 x 16. Weight in Grams: 358.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190234331
ISBN
9780190234331

€ 42.59

Paperback. Overcoming Evil describes the origins of genocide, violent conflict and terrorism, principles and practices of prevention, and avenues to reconciliation. It considers societal conditions, culture and insitutions, and the psychology of individuals and groups. Num Pages: 600 pages. BIC Classification: HBTZ; JFFE; JMH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 36. Weight in Grams: 966.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
600
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199775248
ISBN
9780199775248

€ 41.86

Hardcover. Approaches to Social Research: The Case of Deaf Studies explores the relationship between key methodological debates in social research and the special context of studies concerning d/Deaf people(s). Throughout the volume, the authors also show how the field provides challenges to established ways of thinking and working. Series: Perspectives on Deafness. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: JFFG; JHBC; MJPD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 238 x 21. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199929535
ISBN
9780199929535

€ 80.64

Paperback. What does a young footballer do to cut loose? At night, some play what they think of as pranks, or games. Night games with women. Sometimes these involve consensual sex, but sometimes they don't, and sometimes they fall into a grey area. This book follows the trial of a young footballer. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BTC; JFF; WSJQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 382.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Yellow Jersey Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780224100021
ISBN
9780224100021

€ 16.99
€ 16.63

Hardcover. Along with its painful economic costs, the financial crisis of 2008 raised concerns over the future of international policy making. This book includes contributions that consider the ways in which the global economic order might address the challenges of globalization that have arisen over the years and has intensified by the recent crisis. Editor(s): Feenstra, Robert C.; Taylor, Alan M. Series: National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report. Num Pages: 552 pages, 57 line drawings. BIC Classification: 3JM; JFFS; KCL; KCX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 36. Weight in Grams: 703.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
552
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226030753
ISBN
9780226030753

€ 108.15

Hardcover. Providing a comprehensive analysis of the increasingly common phenomenon of child migration, this volume examines the experiences of children in a wide variety of migratory circumstances including economic child migrants, transnational students, trafficked, stateless, fostered, unaccompanied and undocumented children. Editor(s): Gozdziak, Elzbieta M. Num Pages: 302 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFFD; JFFN; JFSP1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 224 x 145 x 23. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230272538
ISBN
9780230272538

€ 100.22
€ 96.58

Paperback. Culture defines itself, its classes, its power structures, and its economy in terms of how it allows and encourages drugs to circulate. "Madame Bovary" takes up the problems of drugs and addiction in numerous ways. This title unpacks and presents as examples of the safe and unsafe. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; DSBH; DSK; JFC; JFFH1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 176 x 237 x 10. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252071904
ISBN
9780252071904

€ 19.99
€ 19.76

Paperback. Offers a sense of what must happen to bring about a renewed sense of integration and global Frenchness Series: African Expressive Cultures. Num Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 1H; GTB; JFFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 157 x 26. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253006707
ISBN
9780253006707

€ 16.99
€ 16.63

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BG; JFFB; JKSB1; MB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 315.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc) United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780307719010
ISBN
9780307719010

€ 17.99
€ 14.25

Paperback. Is youth crime, unemployment and homelessness evidence of a new and dangerous youth underclass? Contributors focus on unemployment, training and the labour market, crime and benefit fraud, homelessness, parenting and shifts in youth policy Editor(s): MacDonald, Robert. Num Pages: 244 pages, 4 tables. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JFFA; JFFB; JFSP1; JFSP2; JKSB1; JKV. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 142 x 18. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
244
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415158305
ISBN
9780415158305

€ 60.53

Paperback. Instead of a top-down approach, this book looks at the impact of bottom-up neighbourhood based initiatives. It analyses and documents a variety of innovative local urban strategies in European cities and their impact on wider urban socio-economic and political restructuring processes. Editor(s): Moulaert, Frank; Swyngedouw, Erik; Martinelli, Flavia; Gonzalez, Sara. Num Pages: 264 pages, 3 black & white illustrations, 18 black & white tables, 3 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: JFF; JFSG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 163 x 15. Weight in Grams: 414.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415516839
ISBN
9780415516839

€ 48.23

Paperback. Num Pages: 186 pages, 1 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1K; DSA; JFC; JFFG; JFSL; JHB; JP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 231 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415749046
ISBN
9780415749046

€ 47.04

Paperback. Offers an insight into the challenges faced by people with learning disabilities trying to access mainstream health and social services and by the professionals who are trying to provide them. Editor(s): Bollard, Martin Richard. Num Pages: 210 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 11. Weight in Grams: 380.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
210
Condition
New
SKU
V9780443104183
ISBN
9780443104183

€ 41.99
€ 40.24

Paperback. "In the first feminist critique of modern political theory, Okin shows how the failure to apply theories of justice to the family not only undermines our most cherished democratic values but has led to" Num Pages: 224 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFFK; JHBK; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 204 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 274.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Basic Books
Edition
50843rd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465037032
ISBN
9780465037032

€ 33.48

Paperback. Like the canaries that alerted miners to a poisonous atmosphere, issues of race point to underlying problems in society that ultimately affect everyone, not just minorities. In this work, Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres propose a way to confront race in the 21st century. Series: The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures. Num Pages: 400 pages, 3 line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JM; JFFJ; JFSL; JPA; JPH; LND. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674010840
ISBN
9780674010840

€ 32.99
€ 27.79

Paperback. Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon was the most unconventional and influential leader of the Victorian women's movement. Enormously talented, energetic and original, she was a feminist, law-reformer, painter, journalist, the close friend of George Eliot and a cousin of Florence Nightingale. This work presents her biography. Num Pages: 400 pages, black & white plates. BIC Classification: 3JH; BGH; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 153 x 31. Weight in Grams: 548.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712665810
ISBN
9780712665810

€ 17.99
€ 14.27

Hardcover. Editor(s): Horner, Avril; Zlosnik, Sue. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; DSBF; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748699124
ISBN
9780748699124

€ 89.10
€ 80.28

Hardback. Offering a variety of analytical approaches and methodological perspectives, this book presents empirical studies, ranging from the 'everyday' violence experienced by children, stories of rape, social memory and the discrepancy between private and public narratives, to rumours and silences or the iconography of violence. Editor(s): Six-Hohenbalken, Ms. Maria; Weiss, Nerina. Num Pages: 264 pages, Includes 2 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: GTC; JFFE. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 616.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780754678847
ISBN
9780754678847

€ 145.53

Paperback. Series: Femininist interpretation. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRCG; JFFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 142 x 20. Weight in Grams: 410.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Augsburg Fortress United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780800629991
ISBN
9780800629991

€ 23.30

Paperback. This study traces the American tradition of the suspicion of immigrant populations spreading disease. From the cholera outbreak of the 1930s to the associations of Haitians and AIDS, the author shows how immigrant groups have been regularly slandered as carriers of particular diseases. Num Pages: 384 pages, 27 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK; HBLH; HBTB; JFFN; JPVH1; MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801850967
ISBN
9780801850967

€ 29.99
€ 27.04

Paperback. A collection of essays and documents chronicilizing the history of treatment, labeling, and understanding of mental retardating in the U.S. NYUP is one the forefront of publishing in disability studies. Editor(s): Noll, Steven; Trent, James. Series: The History of Disability. Num Pages: 513 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBT; JFFG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 24. Weight in Grams: 689.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
513
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814782484
ISBN
9780814782484

€ 30.99
€ 28.07

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