03 Apr 2020

Tag: Cultural

Anthropology

Political Sociology for a Globalizing World 

This accessible book addresses one of the twenty-first century’s most important issues: the increasing lack of connection between political institutions and the social reality of our everyday lives. A gulf between popular expectations and formal politics has widened continually since the revolts against authority of…

Anthropology

The Suffering of the Immigrant 

This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the condition of the immigrant and it will transform the reader’s understanding of the issues surrounding immigration. Sayad’s book will be widely used in courses on race, ethnicity, immigration and identity in sociology, anthropology, cultural…

Americas

Standard-Bearers of Equality: America’s First Abolition Movement (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press) 

Paul Polgar recovers the racially inclusive vision of America’s first abolition movement. In showcasing the activities of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, the New York Manumission Society, and their African American allies during the post-Revolutionary and early national eras, he unearths this coalition’s comprehensive agenda for…

Anthropology

The SAGE Handbook of Tourism Studies 

Tourist Studies developed as a sub-branch of older disciplines in the social sciences, such as anthropology, sociology and economics, and newer applied fields of study in hospitality management, civil rights and transport studies. This Handbook is a sign of the maturity of the field. It…