Amber is a remarkable substance that originates from the resin of trees that lived millions of years ago. This book provides an overview of this prehistoric substance and... Læs mere
In the wake of the highly fractious Culture Wars, conservatives in science have launched a backlash against feminist, multiculturalist, and social critics in science studies. This book includes essays that are sharply critical of the conservative defense of a value-free science.
Are we all temps now? A penetrating exploration of how making a living has become such a precarious task
This study tells the story of the chasm between the glamour of the catwalk and the squalor of the sweatshop.
While the Internet bubble has burst, the New Economy that the Internet produced is still with us, along with the myth of a workplace built around more humane notions of how people work and spend their days in offices. This is a study of New Economy workplaces in their heyday.
Shows how and why the cultural authority of modern intellectuals is mutually bound up with the changing face of popular taste in America over the past fifty years.
Examining the effects of debates about race, technology, ecology, and the arts on social and legal change, Ross shows why cultural politics are a real and inescapable part of any argument for social change.