Sociology and Cultural Studies, General
Landscapes of Power
From Detroit to Disney World
Paperback ISBN: 0520082885
Examines locations ranging from industrial complexes to theme parks in Florida and California to examine how the creative destruction of landscape reflects changes in American economic and social life
Culture and Society, 1780-1950
Paperback ISBN: 0231057016
Acknowledged as perhaps the masterpiece of materialist criticism in the English language, this omnibus ranges over British literary history from George Eliot to George Orwell to inquire about the complex ways economic reality shapes the imagination.
Paperback ISBN: 0873511425
Chippewa Customs, first published in 1929, remains an authoritative source for the tribal history, customs, legends, traditions, art, music, economy, and leisure activities of the Chippewa (Ojibway) Indians of the United States and Canada. Praise for Chippewa Customs "Densmore . . . has done a valuable piece of work for posterity by collecting this material."—Minnesota History
Sex, Art, and American Culture
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0679741011
In a new collection of essays, the anti-feminist and author of Sexual Personae shares her observations on date rape, sexual harassment, the decline of education, culture, and other key issues. Original. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.
The Surrender of Culture to Technology
Paperback ISBN: 0679745408
A social critic argues that the United States has become a "technopoly"--a system that sacrifices social institutions for self-perpetuating technological advancement--and suggests ways to use technical skills to enhance our democracy