Bad News From Israel
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Bad News From Israel

This excellent book is an expanded and updated edition of Bad news from Israel, published in 2004. The authors ask that the media give an accurate account of the perspectives of both sides to the conflict. Presently, both BBC and ITV tend to present the Israeli version of events as fact, while the Palestinians have only `claims' or `beliefs'. The Israelis are swift to supply the media with clear consistent accounts. They blame the Pa...

Destandardisierung, Differenzierung, Individualisierung: Westdeutsche Lebensläufe im Wandel
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Destandardisierung, Differenzierung, Individualisierung: Westdeutsche Lebensläufe im Wandel

Destandardisierung, Differenzierung, Individualisierung – dies sind drei wichtige der zahlreichen Diagnosen, die beschreiben sollen, wie sich die Lebensläufe von Männern und Frauen in den letzten Jahrzehnten verändert haben. Simone Scherger nimmt diese drei Stichworte auf und untersucht ihren theoretischen und empirischen Gehalt. Auf der Grundlage einer Diskussion der Begriffe und ihrer theoretischen Implikationen nimmt sie mittels d...

African Identities: Race, Nation and Culture in Ethnography, Pan-Africanism and Black Literatures
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African Identities: Race, Nation and Culture in Ethnography, Pan-Africanism and Black Literatures

This fascinating and well researched study explores the meaning generated by `Africa' and `Blackness' throughout the century. Using literary texts, autobiography, ethnography, and historical documents, African Identities discusses how ideas of Africa as an origin, as a cultural whole, or as a complicated political problematic, emerge as signifiers for analysis of modernity, nationhood and racial difference. Kanneh provides detailed r...

The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies

"An array of LGBTQ issues― marriage equality, housing equality, family, employment, crime, health, and more―are discussed. This diversity leads to a strong overall picture… The research compiled in The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies is invaluable to supporting key political and legislative decisions… This book is an excellent introductory resource for LGBTQ studies at the undergraduate level, and is also nuanced enough for gradua...

Victims of Progress (6th edition)
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Victims of Progress (6th edition)

Victims of Progress, now in its sixth edition, offers a compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world. Bodley’s expansive look at the struggle between small-scale indigenous societies, and the colonists and corporate developers who have infringed their territories reaches from 1800 into today. He examines major issues of intervention such as social engineering, economic developmen...

Virtue Transformed: Political Argument in England, 1688-1740
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Virtue Transformed: Political Argument in England, 1688-1740

This book offers a detailed study of political argument in early eighteenth-century England, a time in which the politics of virtue were vigorously pursued - and just as vigorously challenged. In tracing the emergence of a privately orientated conception of civic virtue from the period's public discourse, this book not only challenges the received notions of the fortunes of virtue in the early modern era but provides a promising crit...

Critical Approaches to Security: An Introduction to Theories and Methods
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Critical Approaches to Security

'In a field crowded with texts on security studies, this volume stands out from the crowd: not only a book that explains the choices to be made between the use of different methods, but one that also sets out the politics behind those choices. It is therefore not only ‘how’ to do research in security studies, but what values and norms we endorse or silence in that process. For those learning how to engage in security studies, and for...

Cultures of Mass Tourism (New Directions in Tourism Analysis)
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Cultures of Mass Tourism: Doing the Mediterranean in the Age of Banal Mobilities

'This collection offers refreshing new perspectives. Exploring the mix between steady routines and the carnevalesque, as well as the skills of handling fleeting transnational encounters, it shows how important it is to take what may seem as the banalities of tourist life very seriously. The result is a fascinating cultural analysis of contemporary life.' Orvar Lofgren, University of Lund, Sweden 'Tourism in the Mediterranean has neve...

Assessing the Evidence on Indigenous Socioeconomic Outcomes
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Assessing the Evidence on Indigenous Socioeconomic Outcomes

This monograph presents the peer-reviewed proceedings of the CAEPR conference on Indigenous Socioeconomic Outcomes: Assessing Recent Evidence, held at The Australian National University in August 2005. It presents the latest evidence on Indigenous economic and social status, and family and community life, and discusses its implications for government policy. The main focus of this volume is on analysing the 2002 National Aboriginal a...