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Cultural Intimacy (Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology)

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Cultural Intimacy (Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology)

Cultural Intimacy (Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology) by Michael Herzfeld
English | 10 Mar. 2016 | ISBN: 113812575X | 242 Pages | PDF | 1.83 MB

In the third edition of this important and influential book, Michael Herzfeld revisits the idea of ‘cultural intimacy’. The chapters examine a range of topics touching on the relationship between state and citizen, and the notion of ‘national character’

Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis

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Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis

Contesting Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis (Biopolitics) by Georgiann Davis
English | 11 Sept. 2015 | ISBN: 1479814156 | 240 Pages | PDF | 2.95 MB

Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

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Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty

Who Owns Haiti?: People, Power, and Sovereignty by Scott Freeman, Robert Maguire
English | October 10th, 2017 | ASIN: B076DJ7QTN, ISBN: 0813064597, 0813062268 | 208 Pages | EPUB | 3.00 MB

"A timely collection of articles by some of the leading and emerging scholars and specialists on Haiti, offering a wide range of critical perspectives on the question and meaning of sovereignty in Haiti."–Alex Dupuy, coauthor of The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti

Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions: An Analysis

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Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions: An Analysis

Max Weber's Economic Ethic of the World Religions: An Analysis by Thomas C. Ertman
2017 | ISBN: 1107133874 | English | 368 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Homo Cinematicus: Science, Motion Pictures, and the Making of Modern Germany (Intellectual History of the Modern Age)

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Homo Cinematicus: Science, Motion Pictures, and the Making of Modern Germany (Intellectual History of the Modern Age)

Homo Cinematicus: Science, Motion Pictures, and the Making of Modern Germany (Intellectual History of the Modern Age) by Andreas Killen
English | May 12nd, 2017 | ASIN: B07146ZKQ4, ISBN: 0812249275 | 277 Pages | EPUB | 0.98 MB

In the early decades of the twentieth century, two intertwined changes began to shape the direction of German society. The baptism of the German film industry took place amid post-World War I conditions of political and social breakdown, and the cultural vacuum left by collapsing institutions was partially filled by moving images.

The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

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The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics by Jennet Kirkpatrick
English | October 3rd, 2017 | ASIN: B06Y3G8XL9, ISBN: 1469635399, 1469635380 | 200 Pages | EPUB | 0.42 MB

Successful democracies rely on an active citizenry. They require citizens to participate by voting, serving on juries, and running for office. But what happens when those citizens purposefully opt out of politics? Exit—the act of leaving—is often thought of as purely instinctual, a part of the human "fight or flight" response, or, alternatively, motivated by an antiparticipatory, self-centered impulse.

From Body Fuel to Universal Poison: Cultural History of Meat: 1900-The Present

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From Body Fuel to Universal Poison: Cultural History of Meat: 1900-The Present

From Body Fuel to Universal Poison: Cultural History of Meat: 1900-The Present By Francesco Buscemi
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 157 Pages | ISBN : 3319720856 | 3.57 MB

This book explores our changing relationship with meat as food. Half storytelling and half historic work, it analyzes the way in which humans have dealt with the idea of eating animals in the Western world, from 1900 to the present. The story part of the book follows the rise and fall of meat, and illustrates how this type of food has become a problem in a more emotional way.

Syphilis and Subjectivity: From the Victorians to the Present

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Syphilis and Subjectivity: From the Victorians to the Present

Syphilis and Subjectivity: From the Victorians to the Present By Kari Nixon
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 192 Pages | ISBN : 3319663666 | 2.17 MB

This book demystifies the cultural work of syphilis from the late nineteenth century to the present. By interrogating the motivations that engender habits of belief, thought, and conduct regarding the disease and notions of the self, this interdisciplinary volume investigates constructions of syphilis that had a significant role in shaping modern subjectivity.

The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age [Audiobook]

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The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age [Audiobook]

The Secret Life: Three True Stories of the Digital Age [Audiobook] by Andrew O'Hagan
English | October 10th, 2017 | ASIN: B07645F9BF, ISBN: 154146169X | MP3@64 kbps | 8 hrs 2 mins | 221.27 MB
Narrator: Liam Gerrard

The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL - "in real life" - now seems naïve. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age.

Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Parents [Audiobook]

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Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Parents [Audiobook]

Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Parents [Audiobook] by Jane Isay
English | September 12th, 2017 | ASIN: B075JP66M5, ISBN: 1541462750 | MP3@64 kbps | 7 hrs 31 mins | 207.09 MB
Narrator: Ann Marie Lee

We raise our children to be independent and lead fulfilling lives, but when they finally do, staying close becomes more complicated than ever. And for every bewildered mother who wonders why her children don't call, there is a frustrated son or daughter who just wants to be treated like a grownup. Now, renowned editor Jane Isay delivers the perfect gift to both parents and their adult children-real-life wisdom and advice on how to stay together without falling apart.

International Development Organizations and Fragile States: Law and Disorder

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International Development Organizations and Fragile States: Law and Disorder

International Development Organizations and Fragile States: Law and Disorder By Marie von Engelhardt
English | PDF,EPUB | 2017 (2018 Edition) | 262 Pages | ISBN : 3319626949 | 3.22 MB

This book addresses a conundrum for the international development community: The law of development cooperation poses major constraints on delivering aid where it is needed most. The existence of a state with an effective government is a basic condition for the transfer of aid, making development cooperation with ‘fragile’ nations particularly challenging.

101 Amazing Facts About Christmas [Audiobook]

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101 Amazing Facts About Christmas [Audiobook]

101 Amazing Facts About Christmas [Audiobook] by Jack Goldstein
English | December 4th, 2017 | ASIN: B077VXM71B | MP3@64 kbps | 1 hrs 16 mins | 34.98 MB
Narrator: Kent Harris

Did you know that an old tradition in Scandinavia tells of a Yule Goat who wanders around villages ensuring people have properly prepared for Christmas and demanding presents from everyone? Or that in 1659 it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts? What on earth is a Turducken? And how many Christmas tree farms are there in America?

Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened...and What the Country Can Learn from It [Audiobook]

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Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened...and What the Country Can Learn from It [Audiobook]

Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened…and What the Country Can Learn from It [Audiobook] by Thomas Jackson
English | October 31st, 2017 | ASIN: B076HTPRTQ, ISBN: 1541466144 | MP3@64 kbps | 7 hrs 18 mins | 201.24 MB
Narrator: Todd McLaren

Following the fatal shooting in broad daylight of unarmed African American Michael Brown by a white cop in August 2014, Ferguson, Missouri, became the scene of protests that pitted law enforcement against locals and Black Lives matter activists. The media firestorm has not waned, and, in fact, has grown stronger in light of all the recent violence by and against police officers nationwide.

The Little Ghost Girl: Abused, Starved, and Neglected, a Little Girl Desperate for Someone to Love Her [Audiobook]

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The Little Ghost Girl: Abused, Starved, and Neglected, a Little Girl Desperate for Someone to Love Her [Audiobook]

The Little Ghost Girl: Abused, Starved, and Neglected, a Little Girl Desperate for Someone to Love Her [Audiobook] by Maggie Hartley
English | October 31st, 2017 | ASIN: B0769ZQC33 | MP3@64 kbps | 6 hrs 38 mins | 182.89 MB
Narrator: Penny MacDonald

Ruth was a ghost of a girl when she arrived into foster mother Maggie Hartley's care. Pale, frail, and withdrawn, it was clear to Maggie that Ruth had seen and experienced things that no 11-year-old should have to, that she's been conditioned to "see no evil, speak no evil". Ruth is in desperate need of help, but can Maggie get through to her and unlock the harrowing secret she carries?

Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power (Verso Futures)

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Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power (Verso Futures)

Psychopolitics: Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power (Verso Futures) by Byung-Chul Han
English | November 1st, 2017 | ASIN: B076J87G2T, ISBN: 1784785776, 1784785768 | 77 Pages | EPUB | 0.70 MB

Exploring how neoliberalism has discovered the productive force of the psyche!