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  • ANTHROPOLOGY AND SOCIOLOGY

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      50 Facts You Need to Know: Europe.

      She reveals the idiosyncrasies and absurdities of Europe today. Did you know there are half-a-million semi-automatic machine guns in Swiss homes? Albania is the worst place in Europe? Without Islam, Europe wouldn't exist? The last breeding pair of...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $9.95
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      A Forever Family: A True Story of Adoption.

      Publisher Description John Houghton and his wife - middle class, highly educated, well-travelled - learned that they could not have children of their own. Instead they adopted three siblings, two boys and a girl, who were looking for 'a forever...

      Was: $44.95
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      A Natural History of Families.

      Publisher Description Here the conflict begins in the moments following conception as embryos struggle to wrest control of pregnancy from the mother, and to wring more nourishment from her than she can spare, thus triggering morning sickness, diabetes,...

      Was: $55.00
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      A Pint of Plain: Tradition, Change, and the Fate of the Irish Pub.

      When he moved to Dublin he searched for the archetypal traditional pub (eg. like the one in The Quiet Man) to serve as his local. He drank in hectic urban pubs, rural pubs and met an extraordinary range of characters. He '...gets to the heart of the...

      Was: $32.95
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      African Kings: Portraits of a Disappearing Era.

      Publisher Description AFRICAN KINGS takes us into the inner circle of seventy African tribes in the person of their king. Gorgeous formal portraits of each king, in full regalia, are accompanied by brief biographies and historical notes on the tribe ...

      Was: $80.00
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      AIDS Drugs for All: Social Movements and Market Transformations.

      Publisher Description Drawing on a rich set of interviews and surveys, this book shows how the global AIDS treatment advocacy movement helped millions in the developing world gain access to life-saving medication. The movement achieved this by...

      Was: $54.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Are We Related?: The New Granta Book of the Family.

      A collection of pieces from Granta which explore the complicated, often fraught relationships that families involve. Authors include A.L.Kennedy on the grandfather she loved, Linda Grant on her mother's early stages of Alzheimer's, Robyn Davidson and her...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Assholes: A Theory of Donald Trump.

      An ass-hole, according to James, a Harvard educated philosopher, is someone who has an Ôentrenched sense of entitlement.' This someone believes themselves entitled to special privileges ALL the time as opposed to the rest of us who only believe ourselves...

      Was: $29.99
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      Bald!: From Hairless Heroes to Comic Combovers.

      Publisher Description There are some people who never have bad hair days. Eggheads, skinheads, slapheads - Bald explores in depth the world of those whose heads are covered more by air than hair. A shining light in the field, Kevin Baldwin (his real...

      Was: $29.95
      Now: $7.95
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      Better Betting with a Decent Feller: A Social History of Bookmaking.

      Publisher Description Today, branches of chains such as William Hill and Ladbrokes are familiar sights in high streets across Britain, and betting takes place on all sorts of events - from horse-racing to general elections, from football-match results...

      Was: $49.95
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      Chaos and Cyber Culture.

      Timothy Leary, guru of the sixties - he was the Harvard professor who encouraged us to 'turn on, tune in, and drop out' - emerges here as an 'icon of the new edge cyberpunks.' Not sure what that means, think he left me in the sixties. But he writes here...

      Was: $42.95
      Now: $9.95
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      City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth in Tehran.

      Tehran is a place where mullahs visit prostitutes, drug kingpins run crystal meth kitchens and homemade porn is sold in the bazaars. Survival depends on an intricate network of lies and subterfuge. It is a world of gangsters, socialites, dutiful...

      Was: $32.99
      Now: $14.95
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      Contemporary Sociology.

      Provides coverage of all major sociological topics of continuing or emerging interest, from class, ethnicity and global social change to human rights, the environment, and science and technology. This is a serious yet accessible text and should be...

      Was: $64.95
      Now: $19.95
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      Dishing it Out: In Search of the Restaurant Experience.

      A personal - and often hilarious - look at the experience of restaurant-going. Through America and Europe he makes us think what we are doing in a particular type of restaurant, what makes a good restaurant, and why. The author, a lecturer in Renaissance...

      Was: $49.95
      Now: $14.95
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      Dubai: Gilded Cage.

      The author delves below the dazzling surface to examine the transformation of an obscure Gulf emirate into a global centre for business and luxury living. He describes the unique transience of the Dubai populace, and explores the economies, values,...

      Was: $35.00
      Now: $9.95
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      Duty of Care in the Human Services.

      Targeted at those studying or working in human services and social work, it aims to alert people to the legal risks arising as a result of inadequate human services delivery. Outlines those areas of the law most likely to be activated by human service...

      Was: $79.95
      Now: $19.95
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      E: The Incredibly Strange History of Ecstasy.

      An illustrated examination of the history and discovery of methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) popularly known as ecstasy, that includes governmental responses and the physical and psychological effects of its use. Pilcher's comprehensive account is...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $7.95
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      F*** My Life: And You Thought You'd Had a Bad DayÉ

      We have all had frustrations, devastating disappointments and make faux pas that leave us thinking ÔFML'. These are 'Éstories that are toe-curlingly embarrassing and utterly hilarious', just so long as they have never happened to you! ÔToday I went to...

      Was: $24.95
      Now: $9.95
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      Free: Adventures on the Margins of a Wasteful Society.

      Katharine took a year out of her life without working, without paying rent, and her only income coming from finding things in the garbage and selling them on the internet. The other squatters and skippers she met weren't scary or junkies, but activists...

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      Now: $5.00