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  • New and Old Wars

    New and Old Wars
    av Mary Kaldor

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745655635

    Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers understand contemporary war and conflict. In the context of globalization, this path-breaking book has shown that what we think of as war - that is to s…

  • New and Old Wars

    New and Old Wars
    av Mary Kaldor

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745655628

    Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers understand contemporary war and conflict. In the context of globalization, this path-breaking book has shown that what we think of as war - that is to s…

  • Human Rights

    Human Rights
    av Michael Freeman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509510283

    Human Rights is an introductory text that is both innovative and challenging. Its unique interdisciplinary approach invites students to think imaginatively and rigorously about one of the most important and influential political concepts of our time…

  • Human Rights

    Human Rights
    av Michael Freeman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509510276

    Human Rights is an introductory text that is both innovative and challenging. Its unique interdisciplinary approach invites students to think imaginatively and rigorously about one of the most important and influential political concepts of our time…

  • Discourse and Social Change

    Discourse and Social Change
    av Norman Fairclough

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745612188

    A critical introduction to discourse analysis as it is practised in a variety of different disciplines today, from linguistics to sociology. The author shows how concern with the analysis of discourse can be combined with an interest in broader prob…

  • Intersectionality

    Intersectionality
    av Patricia Hill Collins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539680

    The concept of intersectionality has become a central topic in academic and activist circles alike. But what exactly does it mean, and why has it emerged as such a vital lens through which to explore how social inequalities of race, class, gender, s…

  • Intersectionality

    Intersectionality
    av Patricia Hill Collins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539673

    The concept of intersectionality has become a central topic in academic and activist circles alike. But what exactly does it mean, and why has it emerged as such a vital lens through which to explore how social inequalities of race, class, gender, s…

  • Contemporary Conflict Resolution

    Contemporary Conflict Resolution
    av Oliver Ramsbotham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745687223

    Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda. The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, charts the development of…

  • Contemporary Conflict Resolution

    Contemporary Conflict Resolution
    av Oliver Ramsbotham

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745687216

    Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda. The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, charts the development of…

  • The Normal Chaos of Love

    The Normal Chaos of Love
    av Ulrich Beck, Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745613826

    This is a brilliant study of the nature of love in modern society. Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim argue that the nature of love is changing fundamentally, creating opportunities for democracy or chaos in personal life.

  • Studies in Ethnomethodology

    Studies in Ethnomethodology
    av Harold Garfinkel

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745600055

    This is the first appearance in paper back of one of the major classics of contemporary Sociology. Studies in Ethnomethodology has inspired a wide range of important theoretical and empirical work in the social sciences and linguistics. It is one of…

  • Food

    Food
    av Jennifer Clapp

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541775

    We all need food to survive, and forty percent of the world's population relies on agriculture for their livelihood. Yet control over food is concentrated in relatively few hands. Turmoil in the world food economy in recent decades has highlighted a…

  • Food

    Food
    av Jennifer Clapp

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541768

    We all need food to survive, and forty percent of the world's population relies on agriculture for their livelihood. Yet control over food is concentrated in relatively few hands. Turmoil in the world food economy in recent decades has highlighted a…

  • Religion in the Contemporary World

    Religion in the Contemporary World
    av Alan Aldridge

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653471

    In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societi…

  • Religion in the Contemporary World

    Religion in the Contemporary World
    av Alan Aldridge

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653464

    In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societi…

  • Down to Earth

    Down to Earth
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509530571

    The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive deregulation, and conversion of the dream of globalization into a nightm…

  • Down to Earth

    Down to Earth
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509530564

    The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive deregulation, and conversion of the dream of globalization into a nightm…

  • The New Boss

    The New Boss
    av Niklas Luhmann

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517886

    Any organization, no matter how stolid, may be unsettled by the news that a new boss is about to take over. Talk in the hallways increases, staff worry about their jobs, uncertainty grows. Even when the change has happened, problems emerge when the…

  • The New Boss

    The New Boss
    av Niklas Luhmann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517879

    Any organization, no matter how stolid, may be unsettled by the news that a new boss is about to take over. Talk in the hallways increases, staff worry about their jobs, uncertainty grows. Even when the change has happened, problems emerge when the…

  • Urban Outcasts

    Urban Outcasts
    av Loic Wacquant

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745631257

    Breaking with the exoticizing cast of public discourse and conventional research, Urban Outcasts takes the reader inside the black ghetto of Chicago and the deindustrializing banlieue of Paris to discover that urban marginality is not everywhere the…

  • Urban Outcasts

    Urban Outcasts
    av Loic Wacquant

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745631240

    Breaking with the exoticizing cast of public discourse and conventional research, Urban Outcasts takes the reader inside the black ghetto of Chicago and the deindustrializing banlieue of Paris to discover that urban marginality is not everywhere the…

  • Resonance

    Resonance
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519910

    The pace of modern life is undoubtedly speeding up, yet this acceleration does not seem to have made us any happier or more content. If acceleration is the problem, then the solution, argues Hartmut Rosa in this major new work, lies in "resonance."…

  • Resonance

    Resonance
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519897

    The pace of modern life is undoubtedly speeding up, yet this acceleration does not seem to have made us any happier or more content. If acceleration is the problem, then the solution, argues Hartmut Rosa in this major new work, lies in "resonance."…

  • The Disappearance of Rituals

    The Disappearance of Rituals
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509542765

    Untrammelled neoliberalism and the inexorable force of production have produced a 21st century crisis of community: a narcissistic cult of authenticity and mass turning-inward are among the pathologies engendered by it. We are individuals afloat in…

  • The Disappearance of Rituals

    The Disappearance of Rituals
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509542758

    Untrammelled neoliberalism and the inexorable force of production have produced a 21st century crisis of community: a narcissistic cult of authenticity and mass turning-inward are among the pathologies engendered by it. We are individuals afloat in…

  • Correspondences

    Correspondences
    av Tim Ingold

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509544110

    We inhabit a world of more than humans. For life to flourish, we must listen to the calls this world makes on us, and respond with care, sensitivity and judgement. That is what it means to correspond, to join our lives with those of the beings, matt…

  • Correspondences

    Correspondences
    av Tim Ingold

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509544103

    We inhabit a world of more than humans. For life to flourish, we must listen to the calls this world makes on us, and respond with care, sensitivity and judgement. That is what it means to correspond, to join our lives with those of the beings, matt…

  • Climate and Society

    Climate and Society
    av Robin Leichenko

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684390

    This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections…

  • Climate and Society

    Climate and Society
    av Robin Leichenko

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684383

    This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections…

  • The Nature of Conspiracy Theories

    The Nature of Conspiracy Theories
    av Michael Butter

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509540822

    Conspiracy theories seem to be proliferating today. Long relegated to a niche existence, conspiracy theories are now pervasive, and older conspiracy theories have been joined by a constant stream of new ones - that the USA carried out the 9/11 attac…

  • The Nature of Conspiracy Theories

    The Nature of Conspiracy Theories
    av Michael Butter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509540815

    Conspiracy theories seem to be proliferating today. Long relegated to a niche existence, conspiracy theories are now pervasive, and older conspiracy theories have been joined by a constant stream of new ones - that the USA carried out the 9/11 attac…

  • Liquid Modernity

    Liquid Modernity
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745624105

    aeo A major new book by one of the most original thinkers today. aeo Develops a distinctive argument about the a liquida nature of modernity. aeo Re--examines key concepts which look at the heart of orthodox accounts of the human condition, includin…

  • A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name

    A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name
    av Slavoj i ek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541188

    With irrepressible humor, Slavoj i ek dissects our current political and social climate, discussing everything from Jordan Peterson and sex "unicorns" to Greta Thunberg and Chairman Mao. Taking aim at his enemies on the Left, Right, and Center, he a…

  • A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name

    A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name
    av Slavoj i ek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541171

    With irrepressible humor, Slavoj i ek dissects our current political and social climate, discussing everything from Jordan Peterson and sex "unicorns" to Greta Thunberg and Chairman Mao. Taking aim at his enemies on the Left, Right, and Center, he a…

  • Social Work in a Globalizing World

    Social Work in a Globalizing World
    av Lena Dominelli

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640891

    This inspiring and stimulating book confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers. Many of the forms of human, social and environmental degradation addressed arise from social problems that have persisted over time, such as social work s o…

  • Social Work in a Globalizing World

    Social Work in a Globalizing World
    av Lena Dominelli

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640884

    This inspiring and stimulating book confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers. Many of the forms of human, social and environmental degradation addressed arise from social problems that have persisted over time, such as social work s o…

  • Computer Games

    Computer Games
    av Diane Carr

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745634012

    This book provides a systematic, comprehensive introduction to the analysis of computer and video games. It introduces key concepts and approaches drawn from literary, film and media theory in an accessible and concrete manner; and it tests their us…

  • Computer Games

    Computer Games
    av Diane Carr

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745634005

    Computer games are one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving media of our time. Revenues from console and computer games have now overtaken those from Hollywood movies; and online gaming is one of the fastest-growing areas of the internet. Games…

  • Radio in the Digital Age

    Radio in the Digital Age
    av Andrew Dubber

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661971

    Radio s influence can be found in almost every corner of new media. Radio in the Digital Age assesses a medium that has not only survived the challenges of a new technological age but indeed has extended its reach. This is not a book about digital r…

  • Radio in the Digital Age

    Radio in the Digital Age
    av Andrew Dubber

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661964

    Radio s influence can be found in almost every corner of new media. Radio in the Digital Age assesses a medium that has not only survived the challenges of a new technological age but indeed has extended its reach. This is not a book about digital r…

  • The Posthuman

    The Posthuman
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745641584

    The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our glob…

  • The Posthuman

    The Posthuman
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745641577

    The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our glob…

  • Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

    Are We All Scientific Experts Now?
    av Harry Collins

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745682044

    To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common good. More recently, a series of scientific scandals, frauds and failures have led us to question science s pre-eminence. Revel…

  • Are We All Scientific Experts Now?

    Are We All Scientific Experts Now?
    av Harry Collins

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745682037

    To ordinary people, science used to seem infallible. Scientists were heroes, selflessly pursuing knowledge for the common good. More recently, a series of scientific scandals, frauds and failures have led us to question science s pre-eminence. Revel…

  • Despised

    Despised
    av Paul Embery

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539994

    The typical contemporary Labour MP is almost certain to be a university-educated Europhile who is more comfortable in the leafy enclaves of north London than the party's historic heartlands. As a result, Labour has become radically out of step with…

  • Despised

    Despised
    av Paul Embery

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539987

    The typical contemporary Labour MP is almost certain to be a university-educated Europhile who is more comfortable in the leafy enclaves of north London than the party's historic heartlands. As a result, Labour has become radically out of step with…

  • Race After Technology

    Race After Technology
    av Ruha Benjamin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509526406

    From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story…

  • Race After Technology

    Race After Technology
    av Ruha Benjamin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509526390

    From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story…

  • Book Wars

    Book Wars
    av John B. Thompson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546787

    This book tells the story of the turbulent decades when the book publishing industry collided with the great technological revolution of our time. From the surge of ebooks to the self-publishing explosion and the growing popularity of audiobooks, Bo…

  • The Case for Degrowth

    The Case for Degrowth
    av Giorgos Kallis

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535637

    The relentless pursuit of economic growth is the defining characteristic of contemporary societies. Yet it benefits few and demands monstrous social and ecological sacrifice. Is there a viable alternative? How can we halt the endless quest to grow g…

  • The Case for Degrowth

    The Case for Degrowth
    av Giorgos Kallis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535620

    The relentless pursuit of economic growth is the defining characteristic of contemporary societies. Yet it benefits few and demands monstrous social and ecological sacrifice. Is there a viable alternative? How can we halt the endless quest to grow g…

  • Cold Intimacies

    Cold Intimacies
    av Eva Illouz

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639055

    It is commonly assumed that capitalism has created an a-emotional world dominated by bureaucratic rationality; that economic behavior conflicts with intimate, authentic relationships; that the public and private spheres are irremediably opposed to e…

  • Cold Intimacies

    Cold Intimacies
    av Eva Illouz

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639048

    It is commonly assumed that capitalism has created an a-emotional world dominated by bureaucratic rationality; that economic behavior conflicts with intimate, authentic relationships; that the public and private spheres are irremediably opposed to e…

  • Participatory Culture in a Networked Era

    Participatory Culture in a Networked Era
    av Henry Jenkins

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745660714

    In the last two decades, both the conception and the practice of participatory culture have been transformed by the new affordances enabled by digital, networked, and mobile technologies. This exciting new book explores that transformation by bringi…

  • Participatory Culture in a Networked Era

    Participatory Culture in a Networked Era
    av Henry Jenkins

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745660707

    In the last two decades, both the conception and the practice of participatory culture have been transformed by the new affordances enabled by digital, networked, and mobile technologies. This exciting new book explores that transformation by bringi…

  • Why Love Hurts

    Why Love Hurts
    av Eva Illouz

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671079

    Few of us have been spared the agonies of intimate relationships. They come in many shapes: loving a man or a woman who will not commit to us, being heartbroken when we're abandoned by a lover, engaging in Sisyphean internet searches, coming back lo…

  • Why Love Hurts

    Why Love Hurts
    av Eva Illouz

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661520

    Few of us have been spared the agonies of intimate relationships. They come in many shapes: loving a man or a woman who will not commit to us, being heartbroken when we're abandoned by a lover, engaging in Sisyphean internet searches, coming back lo…

  • Pandemic!

    Pandemic!
    av Slavoj i ek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546114

    As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We l…

  • Pandemic!

    Pandemic!
    av Slavoj i ek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546107

    As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We l…

  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    Philosophy of the Social Sciences
    av Patrick Baert

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745622477

    In this ground-breaking new text, Patrick Baert analyzes the central perspectives in the philosophy of social science, critically investigating the work of Durkheim, Weber, Popper, critical realism, critical theory, and Rorty's neo pragmatism. This…

  • Philosophy of the Social Sciences

    Philosophy of the Social Sciences
    av Patrick Baert

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745622460

    In this ground-breaking new text, Patrick Baert analyzes the central perspectives in the philosophy of social science, critically investigating the work of Durkheim, Weber, Popper, critical realism, critical theory, and Rorty's neo pragmatism. This…

  • Gender and the Media

    Gender and the Media
    av Rosalind Gill

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745619156

    Written in a clear and accessible style, with lots of examples from Anglo-American media, Gender and the Media offers a critical introduction to the study of gender in the media, and an up-to-date assessment of the key issues and debates. Eschewing…

  • Gender and the Media

    Gender and the Media
    av Rosalind Gill

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745612737

    Written in a clear and accessible style, with lots of examples from Anglo-American media, Gender and the Media offers a critical introduction to the study of gender in the media, and an up-to-date assessment of the key issues and debates. Eschewing…

  • Gender

    Gender
    av Raewyn Connell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539000

    How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological differences now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and femininities made? And how is gender entwined in global politics and debates over trans issues?Raewyn C…

  • Gender

    Gender
    av Raewyn Connell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509538997

    How can we understand gender in the contemporary world? What psychological differences now exist between women and men? How are masculinities and femininities made? And how is gender entwined in global politics and debates over trans issues?Raewyn C…

  • Designing Social Research

    Designing Social Research
    av Norman Blaikie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517411

    Designing Social Research is a uniquely comprehensive and student-friendly guide to the core knowledge and types of skills required for planning social research.The authors organize the book around four major steps in social research - focusing, fra…

  • Designing Social Research

    Designing Social Research
    av Norman Blaikie

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517404

    Designing Social Research is a uniquely comprehensive and student-friendly guide to the core knowledge and types of skills required for planning social research.The authors organize the book around four major steps in social research - focusing, fra…

  • Consumption and Its Consequences

    Consumption and Its Consequences
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661087

    This is a book for those looking for different answers to some of today's most fundamental questions. What is a consumer society? Does being a consumer make us less authentic or more materialistic? How and why do we shop? How should we understand th…

  • Consumption and Its Consequences

    Consumption and Its Consequences
    av Daniel Miller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661070

    This is a book for those looking for different answers to some of today's most fundamental questions. What is a consumer society? Does being a consumer make us less authentic or more materialistic? How and why do we shop? How should we understand th…

  • What is Military History?

    What is Military History?
    av Stephen Morillo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517619

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world…

  • What is Military History?

    What is Military History?
    av Stephen Morillo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517602

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world…

  • The Case for a Job Guarantee

    The Case for a Job Guarantee
    av Pavlina R. Tcherneva

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509542109

    One of the most enduring ideas in economics is that unemployment is both unavoidable and necessary for the smooth functioning of the economy. This assumption has provided cover for the devastating social and economic costs of job insecurity. It is a…

  • The Case for a Job Guarantee

    The Case for a Job Guarantee
    av Pavlina R. Tcherneva

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509542093

    One of the most enduring ideas in economics is that unemployment is both unavoidable and necessary for the smooth functioning of the economy. This assumption has provided cover for the devastating social and economic costs of job insecurity. It is a…

  • Making Climate Policy Work

    Making Climate Policy Work
    av Danny Cullenward

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541805

    For decades, the world's governments have struggled to move from talk to action on climate. Many now hope that growing public concern will lead to greater policy ambition, but the most widely promoted strategy to address the climate crisis - the use…

  • Making Climate Policy Work

    Making Climate Policy Work
    av Danny Cullenward

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541799

    For decades, the world's governments have struggled to move from talk to action on climate. Many now hope that growing public concern will lead to greater policy ambition, but the most widely promoted strategy to address the climate crisis - the use…

  • Art and Objects

    Art and Objects
    av Graham Harman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509512683

    In this book, the founder of object-oriented ontology develops his view that aesthetics is the central discipline of philosophy. Whereas science must attempt to grasp an object in terms of its observable qualities, philosophy and art cannot proceed…

  • Art and Objects

    Art and Objects
    av Graham Harman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509512676

    In this book, the founder of object-oriented ontology develops his view that aesthetics is the central discipline of philosophy. Whereas science must attempt to grasp an object in terms of its observable qualities, philosophy and art cannot proceed…

  • Popular Music and Society

    Popular Music and Society
    av Brian Longhurst

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653655

    The third edition of Popular Music and Society is fully revised and updated, deftly exploring the study of popular music in the context of wider debates in sociology and media and cultural studies. Astute and accessible, it continues to set the agen…

  • Popular Music and Society

    Popular Music and Society
    av Brian Longhurst

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653648

    The third edition of Popular Music and Society is fully revised and updated, deftly exploring the study of popular music in the context of wider debates in sociology and media and cultural studies. Astute and accessible, it continues to set the agen…

  • The Return of the Russian Leviathan

    The Return of the Russian Leviathan
    av Sergei Medvedev

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536054

    Winner of the 2020 Pushkin House Book PrizeRussia's relationship with its neighbours and with the West has worsened dramatically in recent years. Under Vladimir Putin's leadership, the country has annexed Crimea, begun a war in Eastern Ukraine, used…

  • The Return of the Russian Leviathan

    The Return of the Russian Leviathan
    av Sergei Medvedev

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536047

    Winner of the 2020 Pushkin House Book PrizeRussia's relationship with its neighbours and with the West has worsened dramatically in recent years. Under Vladimir Putin's leadership, the country has annexed Crimea, begun a war in Eastern Ukraine, used…

  • Drugs and Crime

    Drugs and Crime
    av Richard Hammersley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636184

    This book reviews existing explanations of the links between drugs and crime, and assesses the practical approaches currently being taken to tackle the problems involved.

  • Drugs and Crime

    Drugs and Crime
    av Richard Hammersley

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636177

    Why are we so concerned about drugs and crime? Is the relationship between drug-taking and criminal behaviour as straightforward as it is sometimes made to appear? What should be done about the problem? This thought-provoking book argues that much c…

  • Moral Blindness

    Moral Blindness
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662756

    Evil is not confined to war or to circumstances in which people are acting under extreme duress. Today it more frequently reveals itself in the everyday insensitivity to the suffering of others, in the inability or refusal to understand them and in…

  • Moral Blindness

    Moral Blindness
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662749

    Evil is not confined to war or to circumstances in which people are acting under extreme duress. Today it more frequently reveals itself in the everyday insensitivity to the suffering of others, in the inability or refusal to understand them and in…

  • An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time
    av Sam Baron

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509524525

    Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet, as this book reveals, it is startlingly difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time with many of the theories presented to us in physics and metaphysics. This comprehensive and…

  • An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time
    av Sam Baron

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509524518

    Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet, as this book reveals, it is startlingly difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time with many of the theories presented to us in physics and metaphysics. This comprehensive and…

  • Identity

    Identity
    av Steph Lawler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654164

    Questions about who we are, who we can be, and who is like and unlike us underpin a vast range of contemporary social issues. What makes our families so important to us? What do the often stark differences between how we self-identify and the way ot…

  • Identity

    Identity
    av Steph Lawler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654157

    Questions about who we are, who we can be, and who is like and unlike us underpin a vast range of contemporary social issues. What makes our families so important to us? What do the often stark differences between how we self-identify and the way ot…

  • Archaeological Theory Today

    Archaeological Theory Today
    av Ian Hodder

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653075

    Now in a revised and updated second edition, this volume provides an authoritative account of the current status of archaeological theory, as presented by some of its major exponents and innovators over recent decades. It summarizes the latest devel…

  • Archaeological Theory Today

    Archaeological Theory Today
    av Ian Hodder

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653068

    Now in a revised and updated second edition, this volume provides an authoritative account of the current status of archaeological theory, as presented by some of its major exponents and innovators over recent decades. It summarizes the latest devel…

  • Dictatorship

    Dictatorship
    av Carl Schmitt

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745646480

    Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the st…

  • Dictatorship

    Dictatorship
    av Carl Schmitt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745646473

    Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt s most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem of the st…

  • Riding for Deliveroo

    Riding for Deliveroo
    av Callum Cant

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535514

    What is life like for workers in the gig economy? Is it a paradise of flexibility and individual freedom? Or is it a world of exploitation and conflict? Callum Cant took a job with one of the most prominent platforms, Deliveroo, to find out. His viv…

  • Riding for Deliveroo

    Riding for Deliveroo
    av Callum Cant

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535507

    What is life like for workers in the gig economy? Is it a paradise of flexibility and individual freedom? Or is it a world of exploitation and conflict? Callum Cant took a job with one of the most prominent platforms, Deliveroo, to find out. His viv…