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Paperback      ISBN: 0374520089
Eight essays discuss wild bears, a Maine game warden, family practice physicians, energy conservation, and political campaigning
The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
The Social Construction of Reality
A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge
Paperback      ISBN: 0385058985
This book reformulates the sociological subdiscipline known as the sociology of knowledge. Knowledge is presented as more than ideology, including as well false consciousness, propaganda, science and art.
The Society of the Spectacle
The Society of the Spectacle
Paperback      ISBN: 0942299795
Analyzes the relationship of power, bureaucracy, and change in modern society
Cloth and Human Experience
Cloth and Human Experience
Paperback      ISBN: 0874749956
Essays discuss cloth in smalland large-scale societies, cultural identity, cloth production, fabric folklore, and the political and religious aspects of cloth
Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States
Crabgrass Frontier
The Suburbanization of the United States
Paperback      ISBN: 0195049837
Traces the development of American suburbs, suggests reasons for their growth, compares American residential patterns with those of Europe and Japan, and looks at future trends
Environmentalism and Economic Justice: Two Chicano Struggles in the Southwest
Environmentalism and Economic Justice
Two Chicano Struggles in the Southwest
Paperback      ISBN: 0816516057
Pulido (geography, U. of Southern California) focuses on the struggles surrounding both the 1965-71 pesticide campaign of the United Farm Workers and a grazing conflict between a Hispano cooperative and mainstream environmentalists in northern New Mexico. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Writing Systems of the World: Alphabets, Syllabaries, Pictograms
Writing Systems of the World
Alphabets, Syllabaries, Pictograms
Paperback      ISBN: 0804816549
An examination of twenty-nine different scripts--plus examples of a hundred more--acts as a reference for travelers, stamp collectors, and calligraphers
The Call of Service: A Witness to Idealism
The Call of Service
A Witness to Idealism
Paperback      ISBN: 0395710847
Explores the nature of idealism and examines social activism as a basic impulse necessary to the individual and to society
Anti-Semite and Jew
Anti-Semite and Jew
Paperback      ISBN: 0805210474
With a new preface by Michael Walzer Jean-Paul Sartre's book is a brilliant portrait of both anti-Semite and Jew, written by a non-Jew and from a non-Jewish point of view. Nothing of the anti-Semite either in his subtle form as a snob, or in his crude form as a gangster, escapes Sartre's sharp eye, and the whole problem of the Jew's relationship to the Gentile is examined in a concrete and living way, rather than in terms of sociological abstractions.
The Vintage Mencken
The Vintage Mencken
Paperback      ISBN: 0679728953
A collection of essays by the distinguished journalist, representing the broad scope of his social criticism