Sociology General
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Deep Economy
The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Paperback      ISBN: 0805087222
In a thought-provoking manifesto, the best-selling author of The End of Nature challenges the current view of our economy to call for a dramatic shift in focus from growth to a prosperity that promotes environmental awareness, emphasizes the individual as a member of a larger community, and offers a new way to think about our food, energy, money, purchases, and values. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Deep Down Dark
The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Hardcover      ISBN: 0374280606
Presents a firsthand, official account of the 2010 survival story involving thirty-three miners who were trapped for a record sixty-nine days in a Chilean mine.
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Deep Down Dark
The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free
Paperback      ISBN: 1250074851
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Tattooed Soldier presents a firsthand, official account of the 2010 survival story involving 33 miners who were trapped for a record 69 days in a Chilean mine.
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Deep Economy
The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Hardcover      ISBN: 0805076263
In a thought-provoking manifesto, the best-selling author of The End of Nature challenges the current view of our economy to call for a dramatic shift in focus from growth to prosperity that promotes environmental awareness, emphasizes the individual as a member of a larger community, and offers a new way to think about our food, energy, money, purchases, and values. 75,000 first printing.
Forked: A New Standard for American Dining
Forked
A New Standard for American Dining
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0199380473
A James Beard Leadership Award winner critiques less-examined aspects of worker exploitation as a dynamic that affects restaurant dining, considering such topics as food preparers who must work while sick because of benefit limits, opportunity restrictions for foreign employees and sexual harassment endured by tip-dependent servers.
Just One Question: A Road Trip Memoir
Just One Question
A Road Trip Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 1545601372
Armed with a single question, Ty Sassaman set out to interview America, finding among all the interviews that his journey was truly one of self-discovery.
The Society of the Spectacle
The Society of the Spectacle
Paperback      ISBN: 0942299795
Analyzes the relationship of power, bureaucracy, and change in modern society
15 Disturbing Things We Need to Know
15 Disturbing Things We Need to Know
Paperback      ISBN: 1412990556
15 Disturbing Things We Need to Know is a supplementary anthology of 15 'disturbing' articles on topics designed to pique the students' interests and launch great class discussions. The book is also designed to serve as a resource to help students becoming aware of the not-so-pleasant things in life, society, and the world. The topics are related to typical introductory sociology courses, including gender, race, class, sexual orientation, sexuality, cultures, deviance, crime, groups, organizations, globalization, interaction, social mobility, social change, and social movements.
Affective Equality: Love, Care and Solidarity Work
Affective Equality
Love, Care and Solidarity Work
Hardcover      ISBN: 0230212492
This groundbreaking book provides a new perspective on equality by highlighting and exploring affective equality, the aspect of equality concerned with relationships of love, care and solidarity. Drawing on studies of intimate caring, or "love laboring," it reveals the depth, complexity and multidimensionality of affective inequality.
Affective Equality: Love, Care and Injustice
Affective Equality
Love, Care and Injustice
Paperback      ISBN: 0230227198
This groundbreaking book provides a new perspective on equality by highlighting and exploring affective equality, the aspect of equality concerned with relationships of love, care and solidarity. Drawing on studies of intimate caring, or love labouring, it reveals the depth, complexity and multidimensionality of affective inequality.