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Life in the U.S. Armed Forces: (not) Just Another Job

Anni P. Baker - History - 2008 - 241 pages
Anni Baker has created a fascinating exploration of life in the armed forces, as it has been experienced by millions of men, women, and children over the past six decades. Her ...
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Embattled Garrisons: Comparative Base Politics and American Globalism

Kent E. Calder - Political Science - 2010 - 336 pages
The overseas basing of troops has been a central pillar of American military strategy since World War II--and a controversial one. Are these bases truly essential to protecting ...
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The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle Against U.S. Military Posts

Catherine Lutz - History - 2009 - 356 pages
Winner, 2010 Association for Jewish Studies Jordan Schnitzer Book Award 2011 Honorable Mention for the American Sociological Association Culture Section's Mary Douglas Prize ...
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Mama Lola: A Vodou Priestess in Brooklyn, Updated and Expanded Edition

Karen McCarthy Brown - Social Science - 2001 - 447 pages
Karen McCarthy Brown's classic book shatters stereotypes of Vodou by offering an intimate portrait of African-based religion in everyday life. She explores the importance of ...
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Life is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua

Roger N. Lancaster - Social Science - 1994 - 340 pages
"Rambo took the barrios by storm: Spanish videotapes of the movie were widely available, and nearly all the boys and young men had seen it, usually on the VCRs of their family ...
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My Bloody Life: The Making of a Latin King

Reymundo Sanchez - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 320 pages
Looking for an escape from childhood abuse, Reymundo Sanchez turned away from school and baseball to drugs, alcohol, and then sex, and was left to fend for himself before age ...
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Australian Liberals and the Moral Middle Class: From Alfred Deakin to John ...

Judith Brett - Political Science - 2003
The Liberal Party of Australia was late to form in 1945, but the traditions and ideals upon which it is founded have been central to Australian politics since Federation. This ...
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The Next Deal: The Future of Public Life in the Information Age

Andrei Cherny - Political Science - 2008 - 284 pages
The Next Deal offers a highly readable blueprint for politics in the twenty-first century. The old-style one-size-fits-all government, Cherny argues, cannot accommodate the ...
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Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family, and Networks in a Muslim City

Paula Holmes-Eber - Political Science - 2003 - 191 pages
Daughters of Tunis is an innovative ethnography that carefully weaves the words and intimate, personal stories of four Tunisian women and their families with a statistical ...
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