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Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Peter Just, John D. Monaghan

9780198776994
Paperback
14 March 2024

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction explores the fundamental concepts of social and cultural anthropology; its methods; and its contributions to modern thought. This new edition explores the 'cultural construction' of social categories, such as gender, as well as discussing recent work on migration, and the development of ontological anthropology.

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The Pocket Guide for Students: Navigating Your University Journey

£9.99

Vanessa Parson

9780198865230
Paperback
01 March 2023

Unsure of what to expect from your university experience? This is the ideal guide for anyone about to embark (or currently enrolled) on a degree. Written in a reassuring, lively manner, this book is packed with advice on academic and non-academic issues including finance, study, housing, relationships, and more.

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Sociology: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Steve Bruce

9780198822967
Paperback
27 September 2018

Very Short Introductions

From politics to education, work, crime, and religion this Very Short Introduction discusses some of the core considerations of contemporary sociologists. Exploring the tension between the individual's place in society and society's role in shaping the individual, it demonstrates the value of sociology for understanding the modern world.

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Demography: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Sarah Harper

9780198725732
Paperback
24 May 2018

Very Short Introductions

Demography is the study the study of population size, distribution, composition, and density. Sarah Harper discusses the key theories and methods involved in studying population trends and movements, considers how our current global population came about, and addresses some of the future population challenges of the 21st century.

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Drugs: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Les Iversen

9780198745792
Paperback
23 June 2016

Very Short Introductions

In this second edition, Les Iversen presents an introductory account of what drugs are, how they work, and the advances made over the past 100 years in the field of pharmacology. Looking at pharmaceutical drugs and both legal and illegal recreational drugs, Iversen reflects on how twentieth-century drugs have changed our lives.

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The Body: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Chris Shilling

9780198739036
Paperback
28 January 2016

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction Chris Shilling considers the social significance of the human body, and the importance of the body to individual and collective identities. He examines how bodies not only shape but are shaped by the social, cultural, and material contexts in which humans live.

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