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By Mary Barr
Highlights how racial divides limited the life chances of blacks while providing opportunities for whites, and offers an insider's perspective on the social practices that doled out benefits and penalties based on race-despite attempts to integrate.
By Iddo Tavory
Provides a new navigational map for constructing empirically based generalizations in qualitative research. The authors outline an accessible way to think about observations, methods, and theories that nurtures theory-formation without locking it into predefined conceptual boxes.
How is the Internet transforming the relationships between citizens and states? The author combines media studies, ethnography, and African studies to explore this new political paradigm through an analysis of how Eritreans in diaspora have used the Internet to shape the course of Eritrean history.
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs OIRA is the nation's regulatory overseer. In this book, the author draws on his experience as the Administrator of OIRA from 2009 to 2012, to argue that we can humanize regulation - and save lives in the process.
Digital color is a fundamental part of how we use our devices, but we never give a thought to how it is produced or how it came about. This title reveals the history behind digital color, tracing it from the work of a few brilliant computer scientists in the 1960s...
During Kaiser Wilhelm II's reign, nature gained a role of central importance to the German national experience. Using interpretive methods drawn from the history of science and science studies, the author shows how popular health and hygiene movements shaped German ideas about progress and modernity, nature, health, and the body.
It was a scene that had many names: some original members referred to themselves as punks, others new romantics, new wavers, the bats, or the morbids. This book is about the music, the individual, and the creativity of a worldwide community rather than theoretical definitions of a subculture.
One hundred and fifty years after Kansas became a state, historians are still uncovering the implications of its history as a territory. While most histories focus on the facts of the violence, this book focuses on the question of why both the local and national governments allowed the violence to...