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Commitment and Community Communes and Utopias in Sociological Perspective

by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

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March 14, 2005
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9780674145764
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Condition: clean copy. Content: What makes some communes work, while others fail? Why is it so difficult to put utopian ideals into practice? The author offers a unique analysis of the nature and process of enduring commitment, basing her theory of commitment mechanisms on exhaustive research of 19th century utopias, sharpened by first-hand knowledge of a variety of contemporary groups. The… Read more
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Throughout Your Generations Forever Sacrifice, Religion, and Paternity

by Nancy Jay

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January 15, 1994
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9780226395739
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Why does sacrifice, more than any other major religious institution, depend on gender dichotomy? Why do so many societies oppose sacrifice to childbirth, and why are childbearing women so commonly excluded from sacrificial practices? In this feminist study of relations between sacrifice, gender, and social organization, the author reveals sacrifice as a remedy for having been born… Read more
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'If the great political question of our time can be summarized in the two words, 'Donald Trump,' the answer is to be found in Hochschild's brilliant book. Hochschild, an eminent sociologist with a novelist's storytelling skill, has crafted an absorbing tale full of richly drawn, complicated characters who come bearing their own fascinating histories. Together they offer a compelling and… Read more
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