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Paperback. A personal and powerful essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the bestselling author of 'Americanah' and 'Half of a Yellow Sun', based on her 2013 TEDx Talk of the same name. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFDN; DNF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 121 x 7. Weight in Grams: 62.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Fourth Estate
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
9780008115272
ISBN
9780008115272

€ 7.99
€ 7.09

Paperback. Includes the author's views on overpopulation, propaganda, advertising and government control. This book appeals for the defence of relevant individualism. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; JFFR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 134.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099458234
ISBN
9780099458234

€ 11.99
€ 6.49

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

€ 13.99
€ 6.49

Paperback. Series: Undercurrents S. Num Pages: 97 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; JFSP1; JP; LND. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 135 x 9. Weight in Grams: 133. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRA0003909
ISBN
9781859182727

€ 4.64

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. This deeply moving memoir tells the story of Hannah: a child who has been beaten and abused; a girl full of loneliness and rage; a student no one but learning disabilities teacher Mary MacCracken could reach. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: BM; JFFE1; JNSL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 235.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
HarperElement
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007555147
ISBN
9780007555147

€ 11.99
€ 9.94

Paperback. Num Pages: 576 pages, 636 illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; HRLK; JFHF; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 41. Weight in Grams: 710.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
HarperOne
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780062509239
ISBN
9780062509239

€ 37.99
€ 27.23

Hardcover. The volume explores the nature and extent of ethnic inequalities in education in ten major western countries. The focus is on differences between ethnic groups and between receiving countries. Are some minorities more successful, and if so why? Why might some countries be more favourable environments for educational progress than others? Editor(s): Heath, Anthony; Brinbaum, Yael. Series: Proceedings of the British Academy. Num Pages: 245 pages, 20 graphs. BIC Classification: JFSL1; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 167 x 26. Weight in Grams: 638.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780197265741
ISBN
9780197265741

€ 92.56

Hardcover. The 1990s have seen a growth of interest in questions of music history and meaning, together with their relationships to culture and society. This reader includes works which explore the cultural and social significance of music. Editor(s): Scott, Professor Derek B. Num Pages: 248 pages, 2 figures, 22 music examples. BIC Classification: AV; JFC; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 162 x 19. Weight in Grams: 523.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198790112
ISBN
9780198790112

€ 182.02

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

€ 17.14

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

€ 111.34

Hardcover. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: AJ; JFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 238 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1022.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226342931
ISBN
9780226342931

€ 36.99
€ 35.24

Paperback. How can sociology inform our understanding of young people's experiences? Introducing core theories by drawing on a range of cultural resources - from pioneering research to genre-defining films - this book demonstrates how a sociological imagination can enhance informal educational and social welfare approaches to work with young people. Series: Working with Young People. Num Pages: 240 pages, 6 black & white line drawings, 14 black & white tables. BIC Classification: JFSP2; JHBA; JKS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 370.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230237988
ISBN
9780230237988

€ 43.47

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

€ 103.53
€ 99.98

Hardcover. This book questions the sociocultural dimensions of remembering. It offers an overview of the history and theory of memory studies through the lens of sociology, political science, anthropology, psychology, literature, art and media studies; documenting current international and interdisciplinary memory research in an unprecedented way. Series: Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies. Num Pages: 218 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JFC; JFD; JHB; JMRM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 466.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
2011th Edition
Number of pages
218
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230297449
ISBN
9780230297449

€ 103.53
€ 99.98

Paperback. Dalits constitute about one sixth of India's population. Spread over the entire country, and belonging to many religions, they have become a major political force. As a document of the long silenced and long denied sufferings of the Dalits, this work presents a manifesto for the revolutionary transformation of society and human consciousness. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations 1 map,. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 2AB; BG; FA; JFSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 148 x 213 x 11. Weight in Grams: 248.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231129732
ISBN
9780231129732

€ 29.99
€ 26.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages, 30 illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JMC; APF; JFCA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 226 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 500.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
paperback / softback
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231148719
ISBN
9780231148719

€ 36.99
€ 32.42

Paperback. Translator(s): Gladding, Jody. Series: European Perspectives: A Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism. Num Pages: 176 pages, 18 illus. BIC Classification: AC; HPN; JFCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 202 x 131 x 12. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231157216
ISBN
9780231157216

€ 29.99
€ 26.16

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

€ 20.99
€ 20.36

Paperback. Offers an analysis of the development of gay and lesbian studies alongside the development of queer theory, the disputes between them, and criticism of their activities from both in and outside of the gay academic community. Num Pages: 136 pages, 3 photographs. BIC Classification: JFSK; JNM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 156 x 9. Weight in Grams: 242.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Illinois Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252072802
ISBN
9780252072802

€ 23.99
€ 22.51

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