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1 Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy Bales, Kevin
Berkeley CA University of California Press 2004 0520243846 / 9780520243842 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Revised Edition. Inscribed by Author on Title page : " for Jen, whose light is so bright! warm thanks & wishes, Kevin Bales." Details modern economic slavery including human trafficking; migrant workers; economic and ethnic castes. Book Condition : Good; no text markings, former owner's name inside front cover; cover corner curling; a few spots on text block; fingerprint smudge on title page. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Social Theories in the Middle Ages 1200-1500 Bede Jarrett
Westminster MD The Newman Book Shop 1942 0714613274 / 9780714613277 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1942 2nd printing. Good, Ex-College Library. Examination of medieval social theories, and the role of underlying religion, in relation to : Law, Education, Women, Slavery, property, Money-Making, War, and Art. Book Condition : Good; Ex-College Library; no text marks, pencil notes on rear free end paper; bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on bottom spine; wear to spine ends and cover corners; toning inside front cover from binding adhesive. No Dust jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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3 The Division of Labor in Society Durkheim, Emile
New York NY The Free Press 1964 Soft cover Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Durkheim's classic examination of the benefits of the division of labor for society coupled with the apparent breakdown of social norms. Includes Durkheim's long Preface to the 2nd Edition. Book Condition : Good-; pencil underlining and margin notes to c. 20% of pages; former owner's rubber stamp on half title page and inside rear cover; light rubbing and corner curling to covers; occasional page tip creasing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Modes of Thought in Law and Justice: A Preliminary Report on a Study in Legal Anthropology (Protocol of the Fifty-Sixth Colloquy : 16 April 1987) Fikentscher, Wolfgang
Berkeley CA Center for Hermeneutical Studies 1988 089242057X / 9780892420575 1st Edition Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
THIS PREDATES THE BOOK OF THE SAME TITLE AND ISBN. Good, Ex-Seminary Library. Protocol of the 56th Colloquy 04/16/1987 features title presentation by Fikentscher, 4 responses, and minutes of the roundtable discussion. "... will attempt to show that the anthropological concept of "mode of thought". properly redefined, is able to explain cross-cultural differences in legal thinking." Side-stapled softcover with lamination to preserve outside covers. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; text unmarked, pencil catalog notes on title page; labels on spine and rear of cover; cover corner curling; checkout slip removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Recent Migration to Chicago Freedman, Ronald
Chicago IL University of Chicago Press 1950 Soft cover Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Author's copy of softcover monograph on migration patterns in Chicago during the 1930's and 1940's. Covers data sources, migration differentials (age, gender, occupational, educational, economic, and familial), distribution of migrants within Chicago, African American migration, and social disorganization/mental health. Maps, tables, and charts throughout. Book Condition : Fair; no text marks; staining to covers; wear/tearing to spine ends; water stain to bottom of side text block; author's rubber stamp on front cover; tear to page 191. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Conflict Between Communities: American County Seat Wars James Schellenberg
New York NY Pwpa Books 1987 0943852234 / 9780943852232 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Sociological analysis, with case studies, of county seat conflicts in the 19th century American midwest. Draws parallels between these local disputes and broader issues of conflict in society. Book Condition : Fine; no text marks. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; minimal shelf wear to edges; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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7 Historical Problems with the Pennsylvania Germans (Community Historians Annual Number 8) Klein, Philip S.
Lancaster PA Schaff Library, Lancaster Theological Seminary 1969 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the 1969 Annual publication of the Lancaster County Community Historians. Klein argues that the time for more detailed study of Pennsylvania Germans has arrived. Previously, commentaries tended to be disparaging or dismissive of their cultural contributions, and/or failed to recognize the religious diversity among German immigrants. Multiple newspaper clippings inserted. Book Condition : Good; stain on back cover; light discoloration around spine; mild corner bending; no internal markings. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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African and Asian Studies Volume 1, No. 1 2002, Lumumba-Kasongo, Tukumbi (Editor)
8 African and Asian Studies Volume 1, No. 1 2002 Lumumba-Kasongo, Tukumbi (Editor)
The Netherlands Brill Academic Publishers Inc. 2002 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Plus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This journal presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, history, political science en related social sciences about African and Asian societies and cultures and their relations hips. The journal focuses on problems and possibilities, past and future. Where possible, comparisons are made between countries and continents. This is volume 1, no. 1 of the series. Contents of this volume: "Modeling Ethnic Protest: The Case of the Middle E ast and Central Asia" by Emile Sahliyeh, Sangeeta Sinha and Vijay an Pillai - "Anchoring Democracy in Indigenous African Institutio ns" by Daniel Ayana. Softcover with 61 pages plus ads by the publisher. Book Condition : Very Good+; Clean, crisp, unmarked, tight copy. Cover has light creasing and a bend to top front corner. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 The Political and Social Theory of Max Weber: Collected Essays Mommsen, Wolfgang J.
Chicago IL University of Chicago Press 1989 0226533980 / 9780226533988 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
11 essays on Weberian sociological and political theory. Topics include : Weber's Dialogue with Marx; Max Weber's Theory of Legitimacy Today; Rationalization and Myth in Weber's Thought; and more. Book Condition : Good; underlining and margin notes to c. 30 pages in early chapters and index at rear; cover corners slightly bent; a few marks to text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Symbols of Community: The Cultural System of a Swedish Church (The Anthropology of Form and Meaning) Peter G. Stromberg
Tucson AZ University of Arizona Press 1986 0816509670 / 9780816509676 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Case study of a Swedish Free Church congregation examines the concept of grace as a cultural phenomenon (rather than a religious one). Also, explores commitment and social cohesion in Sweden with reference to Ingmar Bergman film "Cries and Whispers". Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; a few small spots to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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11 Children of Bethany: The Story of a Palestinian Family Said K. Aburish
Bloomington IN Indiana University Press 1989 0253306760 / 9780253306760 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Family history, used as a microcosm of the social changes that took place in Palestine starting with the end of Turkish rule in 1917 though the 1970's. Book Condition : Very Good; a few scattered pencil underlines; binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; mild rubbing; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 The Anthropology of East Europe Review : Special Issue on Czechs, Slovaks, and Serbs (Volume 23, No. 1 Spring 2005) West, Barbara A. (chief editor)
Stockton CA East European Anthropology Group/University of the Pacific 2005 Spiral Bound Very Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This special issue focuses on Chechs, Slovaks, and Serbs, with articles on each falling under the following general themes : Social Change and Civil Society; Issues of gender and Sexuality; Ethnic Minorities; Memory, History, and the Ethnographic Present. Book Condition : very Good; small stain to bottom left front cover affecting pages at the beginning and the bottom text block; slight creasing/wear to cover corners; spiral binding and pages fully intact; no markings to text. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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