Sociology & anthropology

    Addictive Consumption: Capitalism, Modernity and Excess

    By REITH

    Paperback £27.26

    Introduces the key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption, considering the work of Foucault, Bataille and Bourdieu, amongst others.

    The Latino Question: Politics, Labouring Classes and the Next Left

    By Alfredo Carlos

    Paperback £17.65

    How Latino communities are transforming the politics of race, migration and labour in the US.

    Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

    By Stefania Pandolfo

    Paperback £24.92

    In this unsettling and innovative book, anthropologist Stefania Pandolfo addresses the problematic of the subject through a dual examination of psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, reflecting on the unconscious maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global upheaval. Drawing on in-depth historical research and sensitively listening to contemporary...

    Exploring welfare debates: Key concepts and questions

    By Lee Gregory

    Paperback £20.37

    Visually and pedagogically rich, this wide-ranging introduction to key concepts and debates in welfare uses an innovative, question-based narrative to highlight the importance of theory to understanding welfare.

    Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology

    By W. H. R. Rivers

    Paperback £38.75

    A physician and psychotherapist, W. H. R. Rivers 1864-1922 was also interested in anthropology. In 1901-2 he studied the genealogies and customs of the Todas, inhabitants of a high plateau in south-west India. This illustrated book, published in 1906, was regarded as a standard ethnography for half a century.

    AQA A-level Sociology Year 2 In a Week

    By Letts A-Level

    Paperback £8.45

    Exam board: AQA Level & Subject: A-level Sociology First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017

    Familiar Strangers

    By Erik R. Scott

    Paperback £22.69

    Familiar Strangers examines how the Soviet empire was built, and ultimately dismantled, by ethnic outsiders. Scott retells Soviet history from the perspective of the socialist state's internal Georgian diaspora, illuminating processes of mobility within Soviet borders and offering an understanding of empire that transcends the divide between colonizer and colonized.

    Quest for a Suitable Past

    Hardback £29.66

    The present volume brings together a range of case studies of myth making and myth breaking in east Europe from the nineteenth century to the present day.

    On Video Games

    By Soraya Murray

    Hardback £63.66

    Video games are a defining part of mass visual culture.

    Black Tudors: The Untold Story

    By Miranda Kaufmann

    Hardback £13.85

    A transformative history - in Tudor times there were Africans living and working in Britain, and they were free

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