0
  •  x 
No products in cart

Society & culture: general

Results 1 - 24 of 9459

Society & culture: general

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. Elie Wiesel was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. After the war, Wiesel studied in Paris and later became a journalist. During an interview with the distinguished French writer, Francois Mauriac, he was persuaded to write about his experiences in the death camps. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: BGA; HBJD; HBTZ1; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 3. Weight in Grams: 114.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140189896
ISBN
9780140189896

€ 15.99
€ 8.91

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 36. BIC Classification: 1FKN; HRE; JFSF; JFSJ1; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 155 x 226 x 18. Weight in Grams: 462. Good clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KIN0037031
ISBN
9780801488276

€ 14.08

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

€ 6.03

Paperback. Deborah Tannen confirms that what is true in the bedroom is also true in the boardroom .. men and women speak different languages' Observer Reissued to coincide with her new book The Argument Culture. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: JFSJ; JHBL; KJP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 25. Weight in Grams: 248. Good clean copy, markings from previous owner
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Virago
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KRD0000103
ISBN
9781860492006

€ 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. 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

€ 36.99
€ 26.16

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. Faith No More seeks to understand how and why people lose their faith, sever their ties with religious organizations, and experience a secularizing transformation in their own personal lives. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HRAM; HRQA5; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 256 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 354.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190248840
ISBN
9780190248840

€ 26.88

Paperback. A cultural study of the meaning of jazz for America in the 1920s. Jazz made a tremendous impact on America at that time, becoming a subject of controversy as well as a major social influence. Num Pages: 240 pages, 8 pp halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; AVGJ; AVGK; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 141 x 21. Weight in Grams: 324.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195074796
ISBN
9780195074796

€ 22.12

Paperback. The meanings and pracices of racial identity are continually reshaped as a result of the interplay of actions taken at the individual and institutional levels. This text is a study of black women as symbols, and as participants, in the reshaping of the meaning of black racial identity. Num Pages: 208 pages, 13 halftones. BIC Classification: JFSJ1; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 234 x 15. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195152623
ISBN
9780195152623

€ 33.40

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

€ 89.91

Hardback. 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

€ 175.73

Paperback. Presents a scholarly history of Britain's dominant fine art institution from its foundation in 1768 to the beginning of the Victorian age. This book places the Royal Academy of Arts in the contexts of the metropolitan, British, and European art worlds and explores its influence on the notion of a national school of art. Series: Oxford Historical Monographs. Num Pages: 392 pages, numerous halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; 3JH; ACQ; ACV; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 234 x 21. Weight in Grams: 582.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
386
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199279098
ISBN
9780199279098

€ 91.25

Paperback. In this book Abdulaziz Sachedina argues for the essential compatibility of Islam and human rights. He delineates a fresh contemporary Muslim position that argues for a correspondence between Islam and secular concepts of human rights, grounded in sacred sources as well as Islamic history and thought. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HRAM2; HRHT; JFSR2; JPFR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 233 x 16. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199347179
ISBN
9780199347179

€ 32.81

Hardcover. Professor Holdaway takes a sociological and theoretical approach to analyse the new phenomenon of Black Police Associations established in the majority of constabularies in England and Wales, describing and analysing how race and ethnicity are constructed and sustained within constabularies and how they have changed during the last two decades. Series: Clarendon Studies in Criminology. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: JFSL3; JKV; JP; LNFX5. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 222 x 147 x 19. Weight in Grams: 362.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
184
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199573448
ISBN
9780199573448

€ 105.93

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

Hardback. Editor(s): Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. Num Pages: 364 pages. BIC Classification: HBJK; HBTS; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 239 x 20. Weight in Grams: 694.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
364
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199957958
ISBN
9780199957958

€ 47.19

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. 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

€ 35.99
€ 34.31

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

€ 43.49

Page 1 of 395