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Product Description: Evolution and Human Culture argues that values, beliefs, and practices are expressions of individual and shared moral sentiments. Much of our cultural production stems from what in early hominins was a caring tendency, both the care to share and a self-care to challenge others...read more

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9789004305366 | Rodopi Bv Editions, May 19, 2016, cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Evolution and Human Culture argues that values, beliefs, and practices are expressions of individual and shared moral sentiments.

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Product Description: If today students of social theory read Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens, then proper regard to the question of culture means that they should also read Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and Slavoj Zizek. The Routledge Handbook of Social and Cultural Theory offers a concise, comprehensive overview of the convergences and divergences of social and cultural theory, and in so doing offers a novel agenda for social and cultural research in the twenty-first century...read more
By Anthony Elliott (editor)

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9780415696098 | Routledge, December 9, 2013, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: If today students of social theory read Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens, then proper regard to the question of culture means that they should also read Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and Slavoj Zizek.

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9781138200036 | Reprint edition (Routledge, June 7, 2016), cover price $53.95 | About this edition: If today students of social theory read Jurgen Habermas, Michel Foucault and Anthony Giddens, then proper regard to the question of culture means that they should also read Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall and Slavoj Zizek.

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Product Description: One of our most brilliant minds offers a sweeping intellectual history that argues for the reclamation of culture’s value Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human. Defining culture and pinpointing its role in our lives is not, however, so straightforward...read more

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9780300218794 | Yale Univ Pr, May 24, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: One of our most brilliant minds offers a sweeping intellectual history that argues for the reclamation of culture’s value Culture is a defining aspect of what it means to be human.

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Product Description: Evolution is among the most central and most contested of ideas in the history of anthropology. This book charts the fortunes of the idea from the mid-nineteenth century to recent times. By comparing biological, historical, and anthropological approaches to the study of human culture and social life, it lays the foundation for their effective synthesis...read more

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9781138675858 | Routledge, July 27, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Evolution is among the most central and most contested of ideas in the history of anthropology.

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9781138675841 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 27, 2016), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Evolution is among the most central and most contested of ideas in the history of anthropology.

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By Robert Pennington (editor)

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9781634846653 | Nova Science Pub Inc, April 20, 2016, cover price $190.00

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Product Description: Sociology of Culture and of Cultural Practices traces the development of the sociology of culture from its origins (Weber and Simmel) and examines the major trends that have emerged in this branch of sociology. It raises issues of cultural hierarchy, of distinction, and of legitimate culture and mass culture, and focuses on new areas of research, including the role of institutions, the reception of works of art, aesthetic experience, and emancipation through art and presents a synthesis of research and debate from France and the United States...read more
By Terry Nichols Clark (foreword by)

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9780739174814 | Lexington Books, April 1, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Sociology of Culture and of Cultural Practices traces the development of the sociology of culture from its origins (Weber and Simmel) and examines the major trends that have emerged in this branch of sociology.

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9781498536509 | Reprint edition (Lexington Books, February 29, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Sociology of Culture and of Cultural Practices traces the development of the sociology of culture from its origins (Weber and Simmel) and examines the major trends that have emerged in this branch of sociology.

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Product Description: Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews...read more

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9781138910690 | Routledge, February 16, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews.

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Product Description: In this book, Miguel Basáñez presents a provocative look at the impact of culture on global development. Drawing on data from governments, NGOs, the World Values Survey and more addressing over one hundred countries, he argues that values, as the "building blocks" of culture, are directly related to the speed with which social, cultural and economic development occurs...read more
By Ronald F. Inglehart (foreword by)

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9780190270360 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 28, 2015, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: In this book, Miguel Basáñez presents a provocative look at the impact of culture on global development.

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9780190270377 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 28, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In this book, Miguel Basáñez presents a provocative look at the impact of culture on global development.

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Product Description: Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times. This violence is evident in the conditions of perpetual warfare and the accumulation of the most powerful and destructive arsenal ever known to humankind. It is also evident in the devastating impact of advanced world economy and cultural practices which have led to ecological devastation and the current era of mass species extinction...read more

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9781783485147 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 16, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times.

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9781783485154 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 18, 2015, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Humans of the advanced world are the most violent beings of all times.

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Product Description: The conviction that we all have, possess or inhabit a discrete culture, and have done so for centuries, is one of the more dominant default assumptions of our contemporary politico-intellectual moment. However, the concept of culture as a signifier of subjectivity only entered the modern Anglo-U...read more

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9781783486335 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 6, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The conviction that we all have, possess or inhabit a discrete culture, and have done so for centuries, is one of the more dominant default assumptions of our contemporary politico-intellectual moment.

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9781783486342 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, October 30, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A postcolonialist reading of the deployment of the concept of culture in literature, anthropology, philosophy, sociology, cultural studies.

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Product Description: Culture, Space and Power: Blurred Lines collects essays that study contemporary mutations of public and private space in multiple cultural contexts and media from a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches. The essays range from the general to the specific: the first section will explore how recent trends in globalization, nationalism, city design, and ruralist revival yield particular spatial morphologies...read more
By Juan A. Suarez (editor) and David Walton (editor)

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9781498521659 | Lexington Books, December 9, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Culture, Space and Power: Blurred Lines collects essays that study contemporary mutations of public and private space in multiple cultural contexts and media from a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches.

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Product Description: Recent years have seen a rapid growth in neuroscientific research, and an expansion beyond basic research to incorporate elements of the arts, humanities and social sciences. It has been suggested that the neurosciences will bring about major transformations in the understanding of ourselves, our culture and our society...read more
By Ed Pluth (editor)

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9781138887336 | Routledge, November 25, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Recent years have seen a rapid growth in neuroscientific research, and an expansion beyond basic research to incorporate elements of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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9781138887350 | Routledge, December 1, 2015, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Recent years have seen a rapid growth in neuroscientific research, and an expansion beyond basic research to incorporate elements of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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Product Description: We are a weird species. Like other species, we have a culture. But by comparison with other species, we are strangely unstable: human cultures self-transform, diverge, and multiply with bewildering speed. They vary, radically and rapidly, from time to time and place to place...read more

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9780198744429 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: We are a weird species.

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By Sunil Manghani (editor)

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9780271070773 | Pennsylvania State Univ Pr, October 15, 2015, cover price $74.95

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Product Description: Through a reevaluation of the work of some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century, this book details how semiotics, social sense, and social communication can function together to analyze how culture works in the contemporary era.

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9781137549419 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 21, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Through a reevaluation of the work of some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century, this book details how semiotics, social sense, and social communication can function together to analyze how culture works in the contemporary era.

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Product Description: Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies...read more
By Alexandre Dessingue' (editor) and Jay Winter (editor)

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9781138826472 | Routledge, September 10, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural Memory Studies.

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Product Description: Complex and extensive civil engineering and construction megaprojects frequently attract societal attention due to nuisances, failures, budget overruns, time delays, citizens' resistance, and resigning politicians. These megaprojects rarely remain uncontested, particularly if pursued within a democratic political context, as they are perceived not only as costly, but also as significant threats to the local quality of life...read more

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9788763003445 | Copenhagen Business School Pr, August 28, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Complex and extensive civil engineering and construction megaprojects frequently attract societal attention due to nuisances, failures, budget overruns, time delays, citizens' resistance, and resigning politicians.

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Product Description: The concept of culture has long been criticized, with many scholars reformulating it or discarding it entirely. The field of intercultural communication and relations, however, still relies on culture to examine interculturality and this volume provides a comprehensive examination of the problems that the concept poses today...read more
By Regis Machart (editor)

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9781137498588 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 5, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: The concept of culture has long been criticized, with many scholars reformulating it or discarding it entirely.

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Product Description: Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research. It explores the diverse historical and contemporary undercurrents that influence how blood donation takes place, and the social meanings that people attribute to the act of giving blood...read more
By André Smith (editor)

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9781138911949 | Routledge, July 27, 2015, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Giving Blood represents a new agenda for blood donation research.

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Product Description: Including both classic and contemporary readings, this four-volume Major Work evaluates, explains and highlights the key issues in multiple disciplines where the term "culture" has a partially unique and partially shared history.   Further elaboration on the key ideas and debates in this is provided through the editor’s original introduction, which guides the reader through issues and areas such as the potential for integration, paradigmatic nuances in the term "culture"...read more
By Mark F. Peterson (editor)

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9781446287323 | Sage Pubns Ltd, July 24, 2015, cover price $1000.00 | About this edition: Including both classic and contemporary readings, this four-volume Major Work evaluates, explains and highlights the key issues in multiple disciplines where the term "culture" has a partially unique and partially shared history.

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Product Description: What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural? What does claiming something as cultural allow us to do? Culture offers students a workable understanding of the category ‘culture’ and explores how the realm of the ‘cultural’ can be practically explored as a way of understanding the world...read more

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9780415672733 | Routledge, October 23, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural?

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9780415672740 | Routledge, October 23, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural?

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Product Description: Culture, Class, and Critical Theory develops a theory of culture that explains how ideas create and legitimate class inequalities in modern society. This theory is developed through a critique and comparison of the powerful ideas on culture offered by Pierre Bourdieu and the Frankfurt School thinkers, especially Theodor Adorno...read more

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9780415524209 | Routledge, November 8, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Culture, Class, and Critical Theory develops a theory of culture that explains how ideas create and legitimate class inequalities in modern society.
9780434271863, titled "One Damn Thing After Another" | Wm Collins & Sons & Co, April 1, 1981, cover price $14.95 | also contains One Damn Thing After Another | About this edition: Running a one-woman agency in Strasbourg, Arlette Van der Valk sets out to uncover an illegal fur-trader's activities and ends up in the Argentine searching for a runaway.

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9781138920583 | Routledge, May 21, 2015, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Culture, Class, and Critical Theory develops a theory of culture that explains how ideas create and legitimate class inequalities in modern society.

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Product Description: Aesthetic desire and distaste prime everyday life in surprising ways. The Cultural Promise of the Aesthetic casts much-needed light on the complex mix of meanings our aesthetic activities weave into cultural existence.Anchoring aesthetic experience in our relationships with persons, places, and things, Monique Roelofs explores aesthetic life as a multimodal, socially embedded, corporeal endeavor...read more

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9781472530134 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 5, 2014, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Aesthetic desire and distaste prime everyday life in surprising ways.

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9781474242028 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 21, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Aesthetic desire and distaste prime everyday life in surprising ways.

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