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Television Advertising and Children.

By Brian M. Young.

Oxford, UK Oxford at the The Clarendon Press, 1990. Hardcover First Edition (1990), unstated in accordance with Oxford's customary practice. First Edition (1990), unstated in accordance with Oxford's customary practice. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Book shows indications of very careful use: slight spine lean; a hint of crimping to the heel of the backstrip; else flawless; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and an unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows only faint sunning to the crimson background field of the backstrip (the white titles thereon are unaffected: bold and clearly legible); unclipped. Clean, attractive, and intact, showing a single flaw. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 1.15 inches). viii, 360 pages. Language: English. Weight: 21.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ. Hardback with DJ. Hardback with DJ. Advertising is usually seen as undesirable in Western society because it employs techniques that bypass rational processes, and children are perceived as being particularly vulnerable to the appeal of advertisements because they have not yet developed defenses against such persuasion. In this book Brian Young examines the issues raised by this problem. He clarifies the basic concepts involved, looks at the history of children and advertising, covering in particular the extensive discussion and research taking place in the U.S., analyzes what children in the U.S. and Britain actually watch, and assesses their ability to interpret advertisements and understand their aims. Constructing a psychology of the development of advertising literacy, Young concludes that intervention directed toward helping the child rather than regulating advertisements should be encouraged and that specially designed consumer programs could help to improve children's understanding of ads and enhance their ability to distinguish them from other television they watch.

$34.30

Ripley's Believe it or Not! (Complete and Unabridged).

By Robert Ripley.

New York, NY Pocket Books, 1941. Paperback First Edition Thus (1941), Third Printing (1941). Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very slight spine lean; light wear to the extremities; faint sunning to the background fields of the backstrip; faint stress creases to the bottom edge of both panels; very mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; the clear plastic "onion skin" is partially peeled off, but it has done its job and kept the covers very clean; the binding is secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several minor flaws. Not far from 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.5 x 4.25 x 0.7 inches). xxii, 226 pages. Liberally illustrated with drawings in black & white. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces. Pocket Books 96. First Edition Thus (1941), Third Printing (1941). Mass Market Paperback.

$11.96

Animals and Modern Cultures: A Sociology of Human-Animal Relations in Modernity 1st Edition.
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Animals and Modern Cultures: A Sociology of Human-Animal Relations in Modernity 1st Edition .

By Adrian Franklin.

Thousand Oaks, CA SAGE Publications, 1999. Paperback First Edition Thus (1999), so stated. Thirteen pages show UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA. Else, Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the lower front corner tip and a small scuffed area at the upper backstrip; else only the mildest rubbing; the binding square and secure. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minimal wear, but a single serious flaw. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Flawed, but in overall appearance, remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.2 x 6.15 x 0.5 inches). vi, 213 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12.8 ounces. First Edition Thus (1999), so stated.

$29.40

The American Gospel of Success: Individualism and Beyond.

By Moses Rischin, (Editor).

Chicago, IL Quadrangle Books, 1968. Paperback First Edition Thus [1968], Third Printing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and very faint soiling to the wrapper covers; the backstrip is lightly tanned, blanching the titles, which remain legible; the binding is square and secure, there is a barely discernible hairline crease at the backstrip; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear only and a couple of minor flaws. Despite noted flaws remains a sturdy reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches). 429 pages. Language: English. Weight: 18 ounces. First Edition Thus [1968], Third Printing. Trade Paperback.

$5.29

Varieties of Fascism: Doctrines of Revolution in the Twentieth Century.

By Eugen Weber .

New York, NY Van Nostrand Reinhold: Anvil Originals, 1964. Paperback First Edition Thus (1964), Sixth Printing. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: a couple of fairly faint creases near the outside edge of the front panel and another at the top of the rear panel; very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; text clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing mild wear and several minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Diminutive 8vo. (7.5 x 4.7 x 0.5 inches). 191 pages. Includes brief bibliography, index. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces. First Edition Thus (1964), Sixth Printing. Anvil Edition no. 73. Ideas, Ideals, and Ideologies Series. Academic Press Paperback.

$9.41

Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster.
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Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster.

By Steven Biel.

New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company, 1997. Paperback First Edition Thus (1997); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1997); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the faintest shelf-soiling to the bottom edge of the text block; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, showing only a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.25 x 0.8 inches). 300 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12.5 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$10.00

The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation.
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The Enigma of Japanese Power: People and Politics in a Stateless Nation.

By Karel Van Wolferen.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus (1990), Third Printing. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just some tanning to the text pages, due to aging, and the binding leans ever s slightly off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing only a couple of unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 1 inches). xiii, 504 pages. New Introduction and Epilogue for the this edition by the author. Language: English. Weight: 16 ounces. First Edition Thus (1990), Third Printing. Trade Paperback.

$5.29

Social Mobility in Industrial Society.

By Seymour Martin Lipset and Reinhard Bendix.

Berkeley, CA University of California Press, 1962. Paperback First Edition Thus (1959), Third Printing (1962). Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to the corner tips; the pages are rather heavily tanned, due to aging; the price has been neatly blocked out at the upper corner of the front panel; mild rubbing to the panels of the wrapper covers; the backstrip shows a couple of very faint creases; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing several minor flaws. Despite them, remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.95 inches). xxi, 309 pages. Language: English. Weight: 13 ounces. First Edition Thus (1959), Third Printing (1962). University Press Paperback.

$7.64

Social Inequality: Selected Readings (Penguin Modern Sociology Readings Series).

By Andre Beteille.

Baltimore, MD Penguin Books, 1969. Paperback First Edition (1969), so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; a couple of very faint creases at the backstrip; the mildest rubbing to the panels; a former owner's name has been blacked out at the inside of the front cover; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains secure; the text is clean. the pages have tanned a bit, due to aging. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing just a touch of wear and a couple of very minor flaws. Remains, in overall appearance, close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.1 x 4.35 x 0.75 inches). 397 pages. Hot Pink Wraps. Weight: 9.8 ounces. Mass Market Paperback.

$10.98

The Material Child: Coming of Age in Japan and America.

By Merry White .

Berkeley, CA University of California Press, 1994. Paperback First Edition Thus (1994); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1994); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the binding is ever so slightly cocked off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy. Virtually 'As New', showing a single minor flaw and just a hint of wear. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.9 x 6 x 0.75 inches). xvii, 256 pages. Language: English. Weight: 14.4 ounces. University Press Paperback.

$7.64

Sociology of Literature and drama: Selected Readings.

By Elizabeth and Tom Burns, (Editors) .

Baltimore, MD Penguin Education, 1973. Paperback First Edition [1973], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very slight spine lean; just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and faint toning to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned somewhat due to aging; the binding secure; text shows some UNDERLINING AND CHECK MARKS in the Table of Contents and some pencil checks in the notes at the ends of the early chapters . Not without some minor flaws, but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable; and handsome little volume. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.1 x 4.3 x 1.05 inches). 506 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. Penguin Modern Sociology Readings. First Edition [1973], so stated. Mass Market Paperback. Frederik Barth, Erving Goffman, Alvin Gouldner, Eric Hobsbawm, Peter Worsley, Gianfranco Poggi and many Others.

$8.23

Apples and Ashes: Culture, Metaphor, and Morality in the American Dream.

By Ann-Janine Morey-Gaines .

Chico, CA Scholars Press, 1982. Hardcover First Edition [1982], unstated. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: just the barest hint of rubbing to the extremities; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. No longer absolutely pristine, but remains very close to 'As New'. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 0.7 inches). ix, 196 pages. Weight: 12.6 ounces. American Academy of Religion Academy Series 38. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$14.70

Consciousness and Society: The Reorientation of European Social Thought, 1890-1930.

By H. Stuart Hughes.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1958. Paperback First Edition Thus [1958], later printing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint creasing to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Remains structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only mild wear and with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.25 x 4.25 x 1 inches). xi, 433 pages plus a 15-page Index. Weight: 10.6 ounces. First Edition Thus [1958], later printing. Mass Market Paperback.

$10.00

The American Way of Life.

By Ashley Montagu.

New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1967. Hardcover First Edition [1967]; Third Printing. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: The Book shows indications of very light use: minimal shelving wear; the tinted top edge may be very lightly sun-blanched (we haven't a second copy for comparison); the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses. notations, marks, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. The DJ shows only mild rubbing; the price is intact, but has been partially scratched out and a small price written directly below it on the inside flap; mylar-protected. Overall, a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. (8.6 x 6.1 x 1.5 inches). 352 pages. Weight: 1 pound, 6.8 ounces. First Edition [1967]; Third Printing. Hardback with DJ. Contains more than 60 essays regarding and reviewing the moral attitudes, habits, manners and peculiarities of Americans.

$5.88

What It’s Like to Live Now.

By Meredith Maran.

New York, NY Bantam Books, 1995. Hardcover First Edition [1995]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. . INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition [1995]; First Printing indicated. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very light use. Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremtiies; several tiny, very faint spots at the top edge; just a hint of spine lean, though the binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses. notations, marks, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. The DJ shows only mild overall rubbing; the price has not been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.45 x 1.25 inches). 338 pages. Weight: 1 pound, 6 ounces. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$16.27

The Social Mind: Language, Ideology, and Social Practice.

By James Paul Gee .

New York, NY Bergin & Garvey , 1992. Paperback First Edition [1992]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Sparse UNDERLINING INK and scattered INK MARGINALIA throughout the text. Else, Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: no discernible wear, but the bindng is very slightly cocked, while remaining perfectly secure. Former owner's name rubber stamped at the bottom edge of the text pages and inside the front cover; initials scrawled at the top of the front panel and inside the front cover. Clearly, this is a flawed copy, but one that shows hardly any wear at all: remains, in overall appearance, close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. First Edition [1992]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. 8vo. (9.25 x 6 x 0.6 inches). xxi, 175 pages. Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces. Language and Ideology Series, Edited by Donaldo Macedo. Academic Press Paperback.

$29.40

Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class.

By Steven Marcus.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1975. Paperback First Edition Thus [1975], so stated. The hardcover edition was published in the previous year by Random House. First Edition Thus [1975], so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of sunning to the ochre-toned background field of the backstrip (the titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible); the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership marks, inscirptions, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, but must have been some sort of bookstore cut-out, as there is a hole-punch near the upper corner of the front panel. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.1 x 4.3 x 1 inches). xiii, 271 pages. Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces. The hardcover edition was published in the previous year by Random House. Mass Market Paperback.

$7.06

The Sociology of Max Weber.

By Julian Freund.

New York, NY Random House: Pantheon Books, 1968. Hardcover First Edition USA [1968], so stated. The first fifty-eight pages show scattered, very neat PENCIL UNDERLINING. Else, Fine in Very Good DJ: The Book, except of course for the underlining, is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows indications of careful use: mild overall rubbing; a small chip at the top of the rear panel; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. A lovely book in a moderately used DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 310 pages. First Edition USA [1968], so stated. Hardback with DJ.

$4.70

Communes: Creating and Managing the Collective Life.

By Rosabeth Moss Kanter .

New York, NY Harper & Row, 1973. Paperback First Edition Thus [1973], later printing (no first edition designation). Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the wrapper covers. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. No longer pristine, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xiv, 544 pages. First Edition Thus [1973], later printing (no first edition designation). Paperback. Rosabeth Moss Kanter (b. 1943) is currently a professor in business at Harvard Business School; however, earlier in her career, she was quite an authority on communes and intentional communities (see her other book, Commitment and Community: Communes and Utopias in Sociological Perspective. This book collects essays (including several that Kanter herself wrote) from a wide range of contributors, over a broad range of topics, such as, "Origins of an Israeli Kibbutz," "The Early Years of the Bruderhof," "Shaker Spiritualism," "Problems of Anarchism on Hippie Communes," "Supporting the Communal Family," her own essay on "Family Organization and Sex Roles in American Communes," "Child-Rearing Practices of the Communal Family," "Irritations and Jealousies," "Oneida Mutual Criticism," "Inquest on New Harmony" (by John Humphrey Noyes), "The Transiency of Urban Communes," "The Hutterite Accommodation to Social Change," etc. Kanter provides a helpful Introduction to each section of the book. Her comments are often incisive; e.g., "Garbage pile-ups have unfortunately occurred throughout communal history." "Communes, like other groups, start with certain goals or ideas, sometimes well-defined, sometimes vague. Their social structure comes about through the process of coping with several important group issues, in the context of their ideals. These issues revolve around how the commune becomes a group and comes to define itself with respect to its environment." "Some communes work well, but of all those begun, only a few survive more than a few years." This book is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to anyone interested in "Utopias," or intentional communities in general.

$24.50

Rebels Against War: The American Peace Movement, 1941-1960.

By Lawrence S. Wittner.

New York, NY Columbia University Press, 1969. Hardcover First Edition [1969], unstated. Very Good+ in Good DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use, but there is some superficial dampstaining at the bottom edge (does not penetrate into the text pages); just a touch of shelving wear to the lower extremities; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows fairly heavy wear to the extremities, with several short, closed tears and one not so completely closed and a one-inch chip at the head of the backstrip; moderate rubbing; considerable soiling; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains a clean, sturdy, presentable copy in a challenged, but functional DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xi, 339 pages. First Edition [1969], unstated. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

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