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161 HENRICKS, THOMAS S. Play And The Human Condition.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago: 2015. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
A cutting-edge reappraisal of the causes, contours, and consequences of play In Play and the Human Condition, Thomas Henricks brings together ways of considering play to probe its essential relationship to work, ritual, and communitas. Focusing on five contexts for play--the psyche, the body, the environment, society, and culture--Henricks identifies conditions that instigate play, and comments on its implications for those settings. Offering a general theory of play as behavior promoting self-realization, Henricks articulates a conception of self that includes individual and social identity, particular and transcendent connection, and multiple fields of involvement. Henricks also evaluates play styles from history and contemporary life to analyze the relationship between play and human freedom. Imaginative and stimulating, Play and the Human Condition shows how play allows us to learn about our qualities and those of the world around us--and in so doing make sense of ourselves. "Profound and reasonable, accessible and well-written, and wide-ranging while confident of the details of past scholarship and current theory over a range of disciplines. This work will help shape and unify the field of play studies. I have not read its equal; in fact, there is nothing elsewhere quite like it."--Scott G. Eberle, vice president for play studies at The Strong National Museum of Play Thomas S. Henricks is the Danieley Professor of Sociology at Elon University and author of Play Reconsidered: Sociological Perspectives on Human Expression. "Thomas Henricks provides us with a completely new way of looking at children's play. He skillfully separates out the existing theories and then brings them back together to provide his own unique perspective. This book makes the most significant contribution to the field of play theory since Brian Sutton-Smith's seminal work, The Ambiguity of Play. It is stimulating and challenging, but at the same time most enjoyable to read."--Fraser Brown, author of Rethinking Children's Play "Students across disciplines will find here a thoughtful analysis of physiological, environmental, psychological, cultural, and social theories about how play changes and sustains people across generations. This timely work addresses the rapidly expanding knowledge and promise of play as well as trends such as consumerism and computer play that potentially diminish the spirit of play and quality of life across societies."--Joe L. Frost, author of Play and Child Development 
Price: 27.79 USD
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162 HENRICKS, THOMAS S. Play And The Human Condition.
University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago: 2015. h Hardcover as issued without dustjacket. Brand new book. 
A cutting-edge reappraisal of the causes, contours, and consequences of play In Play and the Human Condition, Thomas Henricks brings together ways of considering play to probe its essential relationship to work, ritual, and communitas. Focusing on five contexts for play--the psyche, the body, the environment, society, and culture--Henricks identifies conditions that instigate play, and comments on its implications for those settings. Offering a general theory of play as behavior promoting self-realization, Henricks articulates a conception of self that includes individual and social identity, particular and transcendent connection, and multiple fields of involvement. Henricks also evaluates play styles from history and contemporary life to analyze the relationship between play and human freedom. Imaginative and stimulating, Play and the Human Condition shows how play allows us to learn about our qualities and those of the world around us--and in so doing make sense of ourselves. "Profound and reasonable, accessible and well-written, and wide-ranging while confident of the details of past scholarship and current theory over a range of disciplines. This work will help shape and unify the field of play studies. I have not read its equal; in fact, there is nothing elsewhere quite like it."--Scott G. Eberle, vice president for play studies at The Strong National Museum of Play Thomas S. Henricks is the Danieley Professor of Sociology at Elon University and author of Play Reconsidered: Sociological Perspectives on Human Expression. "Thomas Henricks provides us with a completely new way of looking at children's play. He skillfully separates out the existing theories and then brings them back together to provide his own unique perspective. This book makes the most significant contribution to the field of play theory since Brian Sutton-Smith's seminal work, The Ambiguity of Play. It is stimulating and challenging, but at the same time most enjoyable to read."--Fraser Brown, author of Rethinking Children's Play "Students across disciplines will find here a thoughtful analysis of physiological, environmental, psychological, cultural, and social theories about how play changes and sustains people across generations. This timely work addresses the rapidly expanding knowledge and promise of play as well as trends such as consumerism and computer play that potentially diminish the spirit of play and quality of life across societies."--Joe L. Frost, author of Play and Child Development 
Price: 90.25 USD
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163 HENTOFF, NAT. The New Equality.
The Viking Press, New York: 1968. Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
"Some feel the Negro can be integrated into the present society as it is, and others say you have to change that society for the Negro to really have opportunity to be equal." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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164 HEYERDAHL, THOR. Aku-aku: The Secret Of Easter Island.
Pocket Cardinal Edition, New York: 1969. 0671771396 / 9780671771393 s Softcover. Good condition. 
The amazing story of a scientific expedition that uncovered the secret of Easter Island. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.56 USD
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165 HIAASEN, CARL. Team Rodent: How Disney Devours The World.
The Ballantine Publishing Group, New York: 1998. 0345422805 / 9780345422804 First Edition. s Paperback. Fine Condition. Inscribed by author. 
"Disney is so good at being good that it manifests evil; so uniformly efficient and courteous, so dependably clean and conscientious, so unfailingly entertaining that it's unreal, and therefore is an agent of pure wickedness . . . Disney isn't in the business of exploiting Nature so much as striving to improve upon it, constantly fine-tuning God's work." -from "Team Rodent." From the "Library of Contemporary Thought." 
Price: 105.21 USD
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166 HILL, REUBEN; FOOTE, NELSON; ALDOUS, JOAN; CARLSON, ROBERT & MACDONALD, ROBERT. Family Development In Three Generations.
Schenkman, Cambridge: 1978. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but some slight wear on dustjacket at top of spine. 
This is an unusual kind of multi-generational gathering - the result of Dr. Hill's massive, in-depth research effort. It is based upon the personal interviews conducted with over 300 families during the course of a year. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.33 USD
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167 HILL, REUBEN; FOOTE, NELSON; ALDOUS, JOAN; CARLSON, ROBERT & MACDONALD, ROBERT. Family Development In Three Generations.
Schenkman, Cambridge: 1970. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and tears. 
This is an unusual kind of multi-generational gathering - the result of Dr. Hill's massive, in-depth research effort. It is based upon the personal interviews conducted with over 300 families during the course of a year. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.28 USD
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168 HIRSCH, KATHLEEN. Songs From The Alley.
Ticknor & Fields, New York: 1989. 0899194885 / 9780899194882 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
An in-depth account of the tragic life histories of two homeless women, which answers the common questions "who are these people, and how did they get like that?" 
Price: 8.65 USD
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169 HOFFER, ERIC. The True Believer: Thoughts On The Nature Of Mass Movements.
Harper & Row, New York: 1966. Perennial Library. s Softcover. Fair condition. Underlining and notes on some pages. Page discoloration. 
Reporting on the true believer, Mr. Hoffer examines with Machiavellian detachment mass movements, from Christianity in its infancy to the national uprisings of the present. His analysis of the psychology of mass movements is a brilliant and frightening study of the mind on the fanatic, the man whose personal failings lead him to join a cause, any cause, even at peril to his life -- or yours. 
Price: 5.23 USD
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170 HOFSTADTER, RICHARD. Social Darwinism In American Thought.
The Beacon Press, Boston: 1955. Revised Edition. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
This book goes to the root of the massive struggle between the Welfare State and Rugged Individualism, growing out of Darwin's theory of the Survival of the Fittest. Includes notes and an index. 
Price: 12.34 USD
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171 HOOPES, NED E. (EDITOR). Who Am I? Essays On The Alienated.
Dell Publishing, New York: August 1969. First Laurel Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
These 27 distinguished essays examine the dilemma of those struggling with one of the most critical problems of our time: a man as a stranger to himself, to his environment, and to his society. 
Price: 2.76 USD
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172 HOSTETLER, JOHN A. Amish Society.
The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore: 1968. 0801811368 / 9780801811364 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
Known by their peculiar garb and stubborn refusal to keep pace with the technological society around them, the Old Order Amish form one of the most conspicuous folk groups in America. There have been other books about them, but Mr. Hostetler's account remains the most inclusive treatment of the American Amish in the perspective of sociology and social anthropology. Born and reared as an Amish man, John Hostetler writes with unique authority and understanding of the group's history and heritage, customs and folkways, communal triumphs and personal agonies that result from their conflicts with modern civilization. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.63 USD
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173 HUXLEY, ALDOUS. Ape And Essence.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1948 First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Notes on inside back page. 

Price: 23.51 USD
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174 INKELES, ALEX. What Is Sociology? An Introduction To The Discipline And Profession.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: August 1964. Second Printing. Foundations of Modern Sociology Series. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The unifying feature of all the books in this series is the systematic study of groups and societies. Includes a discussion of Sociology as a profession and an Index. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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175 ISRAEL, BETSY. Bachelor Girl: The Secret History Of Single Women In The Twentieth Century.
William Morrow and Company, Inc. New York: 2002. 0380976498 / 9780380976492 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 7.36 USD
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176 JAVITS, JACOB K. Discrimination - U. S. A.
Harcourt, Brace and Co., NY: 1960. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket and mylar protective cover. Reading copy. Library discard. 
An authoritative report on equality and inequality in America - in employment, education, housing, government, and other areas of communal life - by New York's then senior Senator. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.32 USD
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177 JENKINS, DAVID. Job Power: Blue And White Collar Democracy.
Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York: 1973. 0385021615 / 9780385021616 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Chips and tears to DJ. Remainder mark on bottom edge. 
Looks at a new kind of labor revolt. No longer are workers grumbling merely about money and fringe benefits. They are increasingly dissatisfied with the rigid, excessively authoritarian work environments long characteristic of capitalism - criticized by, among others, Adam Smith and Karl Marx. Includes an Index. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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178 JENKINS, DAVID. Job Power: Blue And White Collar Democracy.
Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York: 1973. 0385021615 / 9780385021616 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket has chips and scratches. Taping on dustjacket. Remainder marks on bottom edge. 
Looks at a new kind of labor revolt. No longer are workers grumbling merely about money and fringe benefits. They are increasingly dissatisfied with the rigid, excessively authoritarian work environments long characteristic of capitalism - criticized by, among others, Adam Smith and Karl Marx. Includes an Index. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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179 JENKINS, DAVID. Job Power: Blue And White Collar Democracy.
Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York: 1973. 0385021615 / 9780385021616 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and scratches. 
Looks at a new kind of labor revolt. No longer are workers grumbling merely about money and fringe benefits. They are increasingly dissatisfied with the rigid, excessively authoritarian work environments long characteristic of capitalism - criticized by, among others, Adam Smith and Karl Marx. Includes an Index. 
Price: 24.94 USD
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180 JONES, JAMES M. Prejudice And Racism.
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, New York: 1972. 0201033763 / 9780201033762 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 23.51 USD
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