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  • Trans America

    Trans America
    av Barry Reay

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509511792

    Trans seems to be everywhere in American culture. Yet there is little understanding of how this came about. Are people aware that there were earlier periods of gender flexibility and contestability in American history? How well known is it that a pr…

  • Trans America

    Trans America
    av Barry Reay

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509511785

    Trans seems to be everywhere in American culture. Yet there is little understanding of how this came about. Are people aware that there were earlier periods of gender flexibility and contestability in American history? How well known is it that a pr…

  • Rejoicing

    Rejoicing
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745660073

    Bruno Latour s long term project is to compare the felicity and infelicity conditions of the different values dearest to the heart of those who have never been modern . According to him, this is the only way to develop an anthropology of the Moderns…

  • Rejoicing

    Rejoicing
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745660066

    Bruno Latour s long term project is to compare the felicity and infelicity conditions of the different values dearest to the heart of those who have never been modern . According to him, this is the only way to develop an anthropology of the Moderns…

  • Transnational Audiences

    Transnational Audiences
    av Adrian Athique

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745670225

    In an interactive and densely connected world, transnational communication has become a central feature of everyday life. Taking account of a variety of media formats and different regions of the world, Adrian Athique provides a much-needed critical…

  • Transnational Audiences

    Transnational Audiences
    av Adrian Athique

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745670218

    In an interactive and densely connected world, transnational communication has become a central feature of everyday life. Taking account of a variety of media formats and different regions of the world, Adrian Athique provides a much-needed critical…

  • Speculative Realism

    Speculative Realism
    av Graham Harman

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519996

    On April 27, 2007, the first Speculative Realism (SR) workshop was held at Goldsmiths, University of London, featuring four young philosophers whose ideas were loosely allied. Over the ensuing decade, the ideas of SR spread from philosophy to the ar…

  • Speculative Realism

    Speculative Realism
    av Graham Harman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519989

    On April 27, 2007, the first Speculative Realism (SR) workshop was held at Goldsmiths, University of London, featuring four young philosophers whose ideas were loosely allied. Over the ensuing decade, the ideas of SR spread from philosophy to the ar…

  • Adorno

    Adorno
    av Stefan Muller-Doohm

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745631097

    'Even the biographical individual is a social category', wrote Adorno. 'It can only be defined in a living context together with others.' In this major new biography, Stefan Muller-Doohm turns this maxim back on Adorno himself and provides a rich an…

  • A Norwegian Tragedy

    A Norwegian Tragedy
    av Aage Borchgrevink

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745672205

    On 22 July 2011 a young man named Anders Behring Breivik carried out one of the most vicious terrorist acts in post-war Europe. In a carefully orchestrated sequence of actions he bombed government buildings in Oslo, resulting in eight deaths, then c…

  • 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…

  • Population and Society

    Population and Society
    av Gregg Lee Carter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745668383

    This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a better…

  • Population and Society

    Population and Society
    av Gregg Lee Carter

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745668376

    This exciting new book presents the field of social demography, animating the study of population with a vibrant sociological imagination. Gregg Lee Carter provides multiple demonstrations of how taking a demographic perspective can give us a better…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Land

    Land
    av Derek Hall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745652771

    Land is one of the world's most emotionally resonant resources, and control over it is fundamental to almost all human activity. From the local level to the global, we are often in conflict over the ground beneath our feet. But because human relatio…

  • Land

    Land
    av Derek Hall

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745652764

    Land is one of the world's most emotionally resonant resources, and control over it is fundamental to almost all human activity. From the local level to the global, we are often in conflict over the ground beneath our feet. But because human relatio…

  • Understanding the Life Course

    Understanding the Life Course
    av Lorraine Green

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745697932

    Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept's theoretical underpinni…

  • Understanding the Life Course

    Understanding the Life Course
    av Lorraine Green

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745697925

    Understanding the Life Course provides a uniquely comprehensive guide to the entire life course from an interdisciplinary perspective. Combining important insights from sociology and psychology, the book presents the concept's theoretical underpinni…

  • 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…

  • Social Deviance

    Social Deviance
    av Stuart Henry

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523511

    The new edition of this popular introduction explores the meaning of social deviance in contemporary society. It traces the path by which we create deviance: how we single out behavior, ideas, and appearances that differ from the "norm," label them…

  • Social Deviance

    Social Deviance
    av Stuart Henry

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523504

    The new edition of this popular introduction explores the meaning of social deviance in contemporary society. It traces the path by which we create deviance: how we single out behavior, ideas, and appearances that differ from the "norm," label them…

  • Documentary in Practice

    Documentary in Practice
    av Jane L. Chapman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636122

    Documentary in Practice provides a unique approach to practical documentary making. Through fascinating analysis of real life production situations, Jane Chapman shows the challenges and issues faced during the filmmaking process and advises on how…

  • Documentary in Practice

    Documentary in Practice
    av Jane L. Chapman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636115

    Documentary in Practice provides a unique approach to practical documentary-making. Through fascinating analysis of real-life production situations, Jane Chapman shows the challenges and issues faced during the filmmaking process by a range of both…

  • Just Deserts

    Just Deserts
    av Daniel C. Dennett

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509545766

    The concept of free will is profoundly important to our self-understanding, our interpersonal relationships, and our moral and legal practices. If it turns out that no one is ever free and morally responsible, what would that mean for society, moral…

  • Just Deserts

    Just Deserts
    av Daniel C. Dennett

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509545759

    The concept of free will is profoundly important to our self-understanding, our interpersonal relationships, and our moral and legal practices. If it turns out that no one is ever free and morally responsible, what would that mean for society, moral…

  • 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…

  • The Will of the People

    The Will of the People
    av Albert Weale

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533275

    Democracies today are in the grip of a myth: the myth of the will of the people. Populist movements use the idea to challenge elected representatives. Politicians, content to invoke the will of the people, fail in their duty to make responsible and…

  • The Will of the People

    The Will of the People
    av Albert Weale

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533268

    Democracies today are in the grip of a myth: the myth of the will of the people. Populist movements use the idea to challenge elected representatives. Politicians, content to invoke the will of the people, fail in their duty to make responsible and…

  • 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…

  • Defiant Earth

    Defiant Earth
    av Clive Hamilton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519750

    Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological epoch the Anthropocene one in which the serene and clement conditions that allowed civilisation to flourish are disapp…

  • Defiant Earth

    Defiant Earth
    av Clive Hamilton

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519743

    Humans have become so powerful that we have disrupted the functioning of the Earth System as a whole, bringing on a new geological epoch the Anthropocene one in which the serene and clement conditions that allowed civilisation to flourish are disapp…

  • What Makes Life Worth Living

    What Makes Life Worth Living
    av Bernard Stiegler

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662718

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the poet Paul Valery wrote of a crisis of spirit , brought about by the instrumentalization of knowledge and the destructive subordination of culture to profit. Recent events demonstrate all too clearly that…

  • What Makes Life Worth Living

    What Makes Life Worth Living
    av Bernard Stiegler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662701

    In the aftermath of the First World War, the poet Paul Valery wrote of a crisis of spirit , brought about by the instrumentalization of knowledge and the destructive subordination of culture to profit. Recent events demonstrate all too clearly that…

  • Digital Media Ethics

    Digital Media Ethics
    av Charles Ess

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533435

    The original edition of this accessible and interdisciplinary textbook was the first to consider the ethical issues of digital media from a global, cross-cultural perspective. This third edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest…

  • Digital Media Ethics

    Digital Media Ethics
    av Charles Ess

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533428

    The original edition of this accessible and interdisciplinary textbook was the first to consider the ethical issues of digital media from a global, cross-cultural perspective. This third edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate the latest…

  • What is Digital History?

    What is Digital History?
    av Hannu Salmi

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509537020

    Digital history is an emerging field that draws on digital technology and computational methods. A global enterprise that invites scholars worldwide to join forces, it presents exciting and novel ways we might explore, understand and represent the p…

  • What is Digital History?

    What is Digital History?
    av Hannu Salmi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509537013

    Digital history is an emerging field that draws on digital technology and computational methods. A global enterprise that invites scholars worldwide to join forces, it presents exciting and novel ways we might explore, understand and represent the p…

  • Existentialism

    Existentialism
    av Kevin Aho

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539628

    Existentialism: An Introduction has established itself as the most comprehensive and accessible book on the subject available. In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Kevin Aho draws on a wide range of existentialist thinkers from both th…

  • Existentialism

    Existentialism
    av Kevin Aho

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539611

    Existentialism: An Introduction has established itself as the most comprehensive and accessible book on the subject available. In this fully revised and expanded second edition, Kevin Aho draws on a wide range of existentialist thinkers from both th…

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    av Geoffrey Ingham

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636481

    Now with a substantial new postscript on the financial crisis This book provides a basic introduction to the 'nuts and bolts' of capitalism. It starts by examining the classic accounts of capitalism found in the works of Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Max W…

  • Capitalism

    Capitalism
    av Geoffrey Ingham

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745636474

    Now with a substantial new postscript on the financial crisis This book provides a basic introduction to the 'nuts and bolts' of capitalism. It starts by examining the classic accounts of capitalism found in the works of Adam Smith, Karl Marx, Max W…

  • Well-Being

    Well-Being
    av Ben Bradley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662732

    The concept of well-being plays a central role in moral and political theory. Policies and actions are justified or criticized on the grounds that they make people better or worse off. But is there really such a thing as well-being, and if so, what…

  • Well-Being

    Well-Being
    av Ben Bradley

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662725

    The concept of well-being plays a central role in moral and political theory. Policies and actions are justified or criticized on the grounds that they make people better or worse off. But is there really such a thing as well-being, and if so, what…

  • The Killing Fields of Inequality

    The Killing Fields of Inequality
    av Goeran Therborn

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662596

    Inequality is not just about the size of our wallets. It is a socio-cultural order which, for most of us, reduces our capabilities to function as human beings, our health, our dignity, our sense of self, as well as our resources to act and participa…

  • The Killing Fields of Inequality

    The Killing Fields of Inequality
    av Goeran Therborn

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662589

    Inequality is not just about the size of our wallets. It is a socio-cultural order which, for most of us, reduces our capabilities to function as human beings, our health, our dignity, our sense of self, as well as our resources to act and participa…

  • Changing Difference

    Changing Difference
    av Catherine Malabou

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745651095

    Translated by CAROLYN SHREAD In the post-feminist age the fact that woman' finds herself deprived of her essence' only confirms, paradoxically, a very ancient state of affairs: woman' has never been able to define herself in any other way than in te…

  • Changing Difference

    Changing Difference
    av Catherine Malabou

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745651088

    Translated by CAROLYN SHREAD In the post-feminist age the fact that woman' finds herself deprived of her essence' only confirms, paradoxically, a very ancient state of affairs: woman' has never been able to define herself in any other way than in te…

  • Moral Psychology

    Moral Psychology
    av Mark Alfano

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745672250

    Moral psychology is the systematic inquiry into how morality works, when it does work, and breaks down when it doesn't work. In this comprehensive new textbook, Mark Alfano outlines the five central concepts in the study of moral psychology: agency,…

  • Moral Psychology

    Moral Psychology
    av Mark Alfano

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745672243

    Moral psychology is the systematic inquiry into how morality works, when it does work, and breaks down when it doesn't work. In this comprehensive new textbook, Mark Alfano outlines the five central concepts in the study of moral psychology: agency,…

  • Global Health Governance

    Global Health Governance
    av Jeremy Youde

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653099

    In recent years the spread of diseases such as AIDS, SARS and avianflu has pushed health issues towards the top of the internationalagenda. Such outbreaks have serious political, economic, and socialconsequences and remind the world of the necessity…

  • Global Health Governance

    Global Health Governance
    av Jeremy Youde

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653082

    In recent years the spread of diseases such as AIDS, SARS and avianflu has pushed health issues towards the top of the internationalagenda. Such outbreaks have serious political, economic, and socialconsequences and remind the world of the necessity…

  • Political Philosophy

    Political Philosophy
    av Adam Swift

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533350

    Politicians invoke grand ideas: social justice, democracy, community, liberty, equality. But what do these ideas really mean? How can politicians across the political spectrum appeal to the same values? This fourth edition of Adam Swift's highly rea…

  • Political Philosophy

    Political Philosophy
    av Adam Swift

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533343

    Politicians invoke grand ideas: social justice, democracy, community, liberty, equality. But what do these ideas really mean? How can politicians across the political spectrum appeal to the same values? This fourth edition of Adam Swift's highly rea…

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing World

    Media and Politics in a Globalizing World
    av Alexa Robertson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654706

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power o…

  • Media and Politics in a Globalizing World

    Media and Politics in a Globalizing World
    av Alexa Robertson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745654690

    Globalization and technological advances have had a dramatic impact on the relationship between media and politics. How can we understand the connection between the two in the present day? Alexa Robertson argues that we cannot understand the power o…

  • The Digital Divide

    The Digital Divide
    av Jan van Dijk

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509534456

    Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the 'digital divide' - the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without - has persisted for close to twenty-five years.In this textbook, Jan va…

  • The Digital Divide

    The Digital Divide
    av Jan van Dijk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509534449

    Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the 'digital divide' - the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without - has persisted for close to twenty-five years.In this textbook, Jan va…

  • Geography

    Geography
    av Alexander B. Murphy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523016

    Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed our ancestors where to plant crops, and helped them ap…

  • Geography

    Geography
    av Alexander B. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523009

    Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed our ancestors where to plant crops, and helped them ap…

  • 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…

  • Pandemic! 2

    Pandemic! 2
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509549078

    What do sex doll sales, locust swarms and a wired-brain pig have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Everything-according to that "Giant of Lubliana," the inimitable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek.In this exhilarating sequel to his acclaimed Pan…

  • Pandemic! 2

    Pandemic! 2
    av Slavoj i ek

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509549061

    What do sex doll sales, locust swarms and a wired-brain pig have to do with the coronavirus pandemic? Everything-according to that "Giant of Lubliana," the inimitable Slovenian philosopher Slavoj i ek.In this exhilarating sequel to his acclaimed Pan…

  • Southern Theory

    Southern Theory
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745642499

    In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North…

  • Southern Theory

    Southern Theory
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745642482

    In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North…

  • Disasters

    Disasters
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671024

    Disasters kill, maim, and generate increasingly large economic losses. But they do not wreak their damage equally across populations, and every disaster has social dimensions at its very core. This important book sheds light on the social conditions…

  • Disasters

    Disasters
    av Kathleen Tierney

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671017

    Disasters kill, maim, and generate increasingly large economic losses. But they do not wreak their damage equally across populations, and every disaster has social dimensions at its very core. This important book sheds light on the social conditions…

  • Facing Gaia

    Facing Gaia
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684345

    The emergence of modern sciences in the seventeenth century profoundly renewed our understanding of Nature. For the last three centuries new ideas of Nature have been continuously developed by theology, politics, economics, and science, especially t…

  • Facing Gaia

    Facing Gaia
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684338

    The emergence of modern sciences in the seventeenth century profoundly renewed our understanding of Nature. For the last three centuries new ideas of Nature have been continuously developed by theology, politics, economics, and science, especially t…

  • 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…

  • Surviving Sexual Violence

    Surviving Sexual Violence
    av Liz Kelly

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745604633

    Covers the experience of a range of forms of sexual violence over women's lifetimes. Drawing on feminist theory, developing a critique of male research and quoting extensively from the women interviewed, the book develops feminist thought in several…

  • Consumer Culture

    Consumer Culture
    av Celia Lury

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745643304

    The second edition of Consumer Culture brings this successful introductory textbook right up-to-date for students who are interested in the nature and role of consumption in modern societies. It introduces the importance of new object-based studies…

  • Consumer Culture

    Consumer Culture
    av Celia Lury

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745643298

    The second edition of Consumer Culture brings this successful introductory textbook right up-to-date for students who are interested in the nature and role of consumption in modern societies. It introduces the importance of new object-based studies…

  • Liquid Times

    Liquid Times
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639871

    The passage from 'solid' to 'liquid' modernity has created a new and unprecedented setting for individual life pursuits, confronting individuals with a series of challenges never before encountered. Social forms and institutions no longer have enoug…

  • Liquid Times

    Liquid Times
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639864

    The passage from 'solid' to 'liquid' modernity has created a new and unprecedented setting for individual life pursuits, confronting individuals with a series of challenges never before encountered. Social forms and institutions no longer have enoug…

  • 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…

  • The Scent of Time

    The Scent of Time
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509516056

    In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time. Our attachment to the vita activa creates an im…

  • The Scent of Time

    The Scent of Time
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509516049

    In his philosophical reflections on the art of lingering, acclaimed cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han argues that the value we attach today to the vita activa is producing a crisis in our sense of time. Our attachment to the vita activa creates an im…

  • The Asset Economy

    The Asset Economy
    av Lisa Adkins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509543465

    Rising inequality is the defining feature of our age. With the lion's share of wealth growth going to the top, for a growing percentage of society a middle-class existence is out of reach. What exactly are the economic shifts that have driven the so…

  • The Asset Economy

    The Asset Economy
    av Lisa Adkins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509543458

    Rising inequality is the defining feature of our age. With the lion's share of wealth growth going to the top, for a growing percentage of society a middle-class existence is out of reach. What exactly are the economic shifts that have driven the so…

  • Scales of Justice

    Scales of Justice
    av Nancy Fraser

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745644875

    Until recently, struggles for justice proceeded against the background of a taken-for-granted frame: the bounded territorial state. With that "Westphalian" picture of political space assumed by default, the scope of justice was rarely subject to exp…

  • Scales of Justice

    Scales of Justice
    av Nancy Fraser

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745644868

    Until recently, struggles for justice proceeded against the background of a taken-for-granted frame: the bounded territorial state. With that "Westphalian" picture of political space assumed by default, the scope of justice was rarely subject to exp…

  • The Welfare State Reader

    The Welfare State Reader

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745663692

    The Welfare State Reader has established itself as a vital source of outstanding original research since its original appearance in 2000. In the third edition, Pierson, Castles and Naumann have comprehensively overhauled the content, bringing it who…

  • The Welfare State Reader

    The Welfare State Reader

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745663685

    The Welfare State Reader has established itself as a vital source of outstanding original research since its original appearance in 2000. In the third edition, Pierson, Castles and Naumann have comprehensively overhauled the content, bringing it who…

  • Neo-Confucianism

    Neo-Confucianism
    av Stephen C. Angle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662497

    Neo-Confucianism is a philosophically sophisticated tradition weaving classical Confucianism together with themes from Buddhism and Daoism. It began in China around the eleventh century CE, played a leading role in East Asian cultures over the last…

  • Neo-Confucianism

    Neo-Confucianism
    av Stephen C. Angle

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745662480

    Neo-Confucianism is a philosophically sophisticated tradition weaving classical Confucianism together with themes from Buddhism and Daoism. It began in China around the eleventh century CE, played a leading role in East Asian cultures over the last…