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Introducing qualitative research : a student's guide - An ideal starter text for those new to the field, this second edition has new examples from a range of social science disciplines, as well as a brand new companion website, making it even more valuable to even more students

Catalog - Introducing qualitative research : a student's guide

What unions no longer do - From wages to elections, labor unions once exerted tremendous clout in American life. Today, the only thing big about Big Labor is the scope of its problems. While many studies have explained the causes of this decline, What Unions No Longer Do shows the repercussions of labor's collapse, particularly in the battle against inequality.

Catalog - What unions no longer do

The self-portrait : a cultural history - n this broad cultural survey, art historian and critic James Hall brilliantly maps the history of self-portraiture, from the earliest myths of Narcissus to the prolific self-image-making of contemporary artists. His intelligent and vivid account shows how artists' depictions of themselves have been part of a continuing tradition that reaches back for centuries.

Catalog - The self-portrait : a cultural history

Miramar - The novel is set in 1960s Alexandria at the pension Miramar. The novel follows the interactions of the residents of the pension, its Greek mistress Mariana, and her servant. The interactions of all the residents is based around the servant girl Zohra, a beautiful peasant girl from the Beheira Governorate who has abandoned her village life.

Abeng - Clare is twelve, the light-skinned daughter of a middle-class family, growing up among the complex contradictions of class versus color, blood versus history, harsh reality versus delusion, in a colonized country.

The raven and the loon

Africa is my home : a child of the Amistad - Presents a tale of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad describing her capture, her witness to a mutiny, and the Supreme Court trial that prompts her return to Africa

Ruling Russia : authoritarianism from the revolution to Putin

American catch : the fight for our local seafood

The musical theater of Stephen Schwartz : from Godspell to Wicked and beyond

A to zoo : subject access to children's picture books

The most dangerous book : the battle for James Joyce's Ulysses

The last empire : the final days of the Soviet Union

Krik? Krak! - Nine short stories describe life under the dictatorship in Haiti and the experiences of families who fled to the United States to begin new lives.

Pleasure dome : new and collected poems

Imagined communities : reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism - examines the creation & function of the 'imagined communities' of nationality & the way these communities were in part created by the growth of the nation-state, the interaction between capitalism & printing & the birth of vernacular languages in early modern Europe

Art and Feminism - The rich diversity of art informed by feminism since the 1960s.

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Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops- offers a concise, enlightening exploration of the development of Lincoln’s military emancipation project, its implementation, and the recruitment and deployment of black troops.

A short history of the Italian Renaissance

Paris is burning : a queer film classic - This book contextualizes the film within the longer history of drag balls, the practices of documentary, the fervor of the culture wars, and issues of gender, sexuality, race, and class.

Minecraft : the unlikely tale of Markus "Notch" Persson and the game that changed everything - The creator of the popular "virtual Lego" game, Minecraft, traces his unlikely rise from a disaffected youth who rose from a family marked by drug abuse and conflict to a multi-millionaire and international icon.

The political economy of human happiness : how voters' choices determine the quality of life - Radcliff examines the question of how political outcomes in democratic societies determine the quality of life that citizens experience.