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New Sociology & Anthropology Books
Anthropology's Politics: disciplining the Middle East by
Call Number: GN17.3.M628 D44 2016
Publication Date: 2015
U.S. involvement in the Middle East has brought the region into the media spotlight and made it a hot topic in American college classrooms. At the same time, anthropology--a discipline committed to on-the-ground research about everyday lives and social worlds--has increasingly been criticized as "useless" or "biased" by right-wing forces. What happens when the two concerns meet, when such accusations target the researchers and research of a region so central to U.S. military interests?
Pressed for time : the acceleration of life in digital capitalism by
Call Number: HM1116 .V36 2015
Publication Date: 2014
Bringing together empirical research on time use and theoretical debates about dramatic digital developments, this accessible and engaging book will leave readers better versed in how to use technology to navigate life's fast lane.
Shades of Difference: why skin color matters by
Call Number: GN197 .S524 2009
Publication Date: 2009
Examining the social and cultural significance of skin color in a broad range of societies and historical periods, this insightful collection looks at how skin color affects people's opportunities in Latin America, Asia, Africa, and North America.
Call Numbers to Browse
If you're interested in a broad topic in Sociology & Anthropology, or would like to browse for inspiration, try one of these Library of Congress call letters:
- GN: Anthropology
- GT: Manners and Customs (general)
- HM: Sociology (general)
- HN: Social History and Conditions, Social Problems, Social Reform
- HQ: The Family, Marriage, Women
- HT: Communities, Classes, Races
- HV: Social Pathology, Social and Public Welfare, Criminology
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