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  • Behold Metatron

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  • Ulus Baker: What Is Opinion?

    Price: $20.00

    “We have lived at least one century within the idea of opinion which determined some of the major themes in social sciences;… In short, social sciences were designed in terms of opinion; asking people what they think about themselves, their lives, their stories, their issues, their problems. And I believe that social sciences have been transformed into a kind of doxology, but I’m tending rather to oppose this status of sociological research. My problem here is that; sociology is epistemologically – or logically – tending rather to become a general opinion about opinions; of what people are supposed to think about themselves and others. And this a clear distinction from the early emergence of social sciences and social research in general…And, through this, in social sciences, we have lost the ability to create (what we may call) the “life of affects” -an affective life…”Ulus Baker is an influential figure in contemporary Turkish political thinking, both as a frequent author in major academic and intellectual periodicals and as a professor of sociology,...

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  • The Language War

    Price: $14.95

    “In a series of provocative, dazzlingly argued essays, Lakoff charts how the media’s use of language shapes both public attitudes and social policies on current events. . . . Witty and illuminating, Lakoff’s analysis is an important addition to both linguistic and political studies.” – Publishers Weekly, starred review”Provocative analysis.” – Booklist”To say simply that Lakoff is a linguist is like calling the Alps just another mountain range. In The Language War, she brilliantly applies her understanding of how language works to the major political battles of the past decade.” – San Francisco Chronicle Book Review”A provocative collection of essays.” – San Diego Union-Tribune”Often ironic, sometimes downright funny, [Lakoff’s] book affixes the arguably intimidating lens of linguistics to recent hot topics to reveal the multilayered and often devastating power of words.” – “Publishers’ Row” column of the East Bay Express”An intellectually stimulating probe of the nuances of social, cultural and political infighting among people who think they speak the same language.”...

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  • Pure White

    Price: $4.95

    A journal of the new abolitionism

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  • Poland, 1980-1982

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  • The Official KGB Handbook

    Price: $14.95

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