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  • Thinking About Social Problems

    Thinking About Social Problems

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306841

    The new second edition of this distinctive and widely adopted textbook brings into the classroom an overview of how images of social problems can shape not only public policy and social services, but also the ways in which we make sense of ourselves…

  • Being Mentally Ill

    Being Mentally Ill
    av Thomas J. Scheff

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305875

    In incorporating social process into a model of the dynamics of mental disorders, this text questions the individualistic model favoured in current psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory. While the conventional psychiatric viewpoint seeks the causes…

  • Being Mentally Ill

    Being Mentally Ill
    av Thomas J. Scheff

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305868

    In incorporating social process into a model of the dynamics of mental disorders, this text questions the individualistic model favoured in current psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory. While the conventional psychiatric viewpoint seeks the causes…

  • Sexual Conduct

    Sexual Conduct
    av William Simon

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306643

    The first edition of Sexual Conduct, published in 1973, swiftly became a landmark text in the sociology of sexuality. It went on to profoundly shape the ideas of several generations of scholars and has become the foundation text of what is now known…

  • My Own Story

    My Own Story
    av Franklin Roosevelt

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412842419

    This volume is in many ways Roosevelt's political autobiography. It permits Roosevelt, in his own words, to tell what he intended to do and what he tried to do as a political leader. It differs sharply from a memoir in that it explains why Roosevelt…

  • Integrated Developmental and Life-course Theories of Offending

    Integrated Developmental and Life-course Theories of Offending
    av David P. Farrington

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412807999

    Developmental and life-course criminology aims to provide information about how offending and antisocial behavior develops, about risk and protective factors at different ages, and about the effects of life events on the course of development. This…

  • Relations in Public

    Relations in Public
    av Erving Goffman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810067

    Until recently, to be in a "public place" meant to feel safe. That has changed, especially in cities. Urban dwellers sense the need to quickly react to gestural cues from persons in their immediate presence in order to establish their relationship t…

  • Social Learning and Social Structure

    Social Learning and Social Structure
    av Ronald Akers

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412809993

    The social learning theory of crime integrates Edwin H. Sutherland's diff erential association theory with behavioral learning theory. It is a widely accepted and applied approaches to criminal and deviant behavior. However, it is also widely misint…

  • The Other 23 Hours

    The Other 23 Hours
    av Albert E Trieschman

    Häftad - 1962 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202260860

    Among other revolutionary developments of today's world is tie so-called "knowledge explosion." So much is being written so fast about so many things that it is becoming well nigh ir­retrievable. One consequently can never be sure that he knows what…

  • Awareness of Dying

    Awareness of Dying
    av Barney G. Glaser

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307633

    Should patients be told they are dying? How do families react when one of their members is facing death? Who should reveal that death is imminent? How does hospital staff-doctors, nurses, and attendants-act toward the dying patient and his family?

  • The Art of Conjecture

    The Art of Conjecture
    av Bertrand de Jouvenel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847483

    Commissions of experts regularly meet to reply to questions such as: What will be the population of the country, or even of our planet, in ten, fifteen or twenty-five years? In what proportion will production have increased, what modifications will…

  • Sex Differences

    Sex Differences

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412863049

    Few people realize how much science can tell us about the differences between men and women. Yves Christen, provided the first comprehensive overview of research in this area when this classic book was first published in the1990s. He goes beyond sim…

  • The North Korean Economy

    The North Korean Economy
    av Nicholas Eberstadt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810524

    Viewed from afar, North Korea may appear bizarre, or positively irrational. But as Nicholas Eberstadt demonstrates in this meticulously researched volume, there is a grim coherence to North Korea's political economy, and a ruthless logic undergirdin…

  • The Terrible Secret

    The Terrible Secret
    av Walter Laqueur

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412849418

    This book seeks to answer three vital questions about the worldwide response to Hitler's "Final Solution": When did information about the genocide first become known to Jews and non-Jews? Through what channels was this information transmitted? What…

  • Ideology and Social Knowledge

    Ideology and Social Knowledge

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412853682

    This book analyzes Talcott Parsons' largest-scale effort to overcome the relativism and subjectivism of the social sciences. Harold J. Bershady sets forth Parsons' version of the characteristics desirable for social knowledge, showing that Parsons d…

  • Man and Society in Calamity

    Man and Society in Calamity
    av Pitirim A. Sorokin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412814492

    This is an age of great calamities. War and revolution, famine and pestilence, are again rampant on this planet, and they still exact their deadly toll from suffering humanity. Calamities influence every moment of our existence: our mentality and be…

  • Interaction Ritual

    Interaction Ritual

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307770

    "Not then, men and their moments. Rather, moment and their men," writes Erving Goffman in the introduction to his groundbreaking 1967 Interaction Ritual, a study of face-to-face interaction in natural settings, that class of events which occurs duri…

  • Cold War in the Congo

    Cold War in the Congo

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847667

    It is widely acknowledged that Congo became an East- West battlefield during the first half of the decade of the 1960s, yet the participation of Cuban exiles in the struggles is rarely noted. In this absorbing volume Villafana details the contributi…

  • Time for Dying

    Time for Dying
    av Barney Glaser

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308586

    This book has been written for those who must work with and give care to the dying. Our discussion is not simple narrative or description; it is a "rendition of reality," informed by a rather densely woven and fairly abstract theoretical scheme. Thi…

  • The Mathematics of Collective Action

    The Mathematics of Collective Action
    av James Coleman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307909

    Philosophers, social scientists, and laymen have used two perspectives in analyzing social action. One sees man's action as the result of causal forces, and the other sees action as purposive and goal directed. Mathematical treatment of social actio…

  • The Nature of Sympathy

    The Nature of Sympathy
    av Max Scheler

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806879

    The Nature of Sympathy explores, at different levels, the social emotions of fellow-feeling, the sense of identity, love and hatred, and traces their relationship to one another and to the values with which they are associated. Scheler criticizes ot…

  • The Development of Political Attitudes in Children

    The Development of Political Attitudes in Children
    av Judith V. Torney-Purta

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308326

    Based on a study of 12,000 elementary school children in eight large and medium-sized American cities, this book presents the first large-scale study of political attitude formation in children. The authors view political development from the perspe…

  • The Rise of Professionalism

    The Rise of Professionalism
    av Magali Sarfatti Larson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847773

    What gave rise to our modern conceptions of professional status, and how did particular professions gain their privileged status? Magali Sarfatti Larson shows how our present conception and acceptance of profession was shaped in the liberal phase of…

  • The Faith and Doubt of Holocaust Survivors

    The Faith and Doubt of Holocaust Survivors
    av Reeve Robert Brenner

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412852975

    The Faith and Doubt of Holocaust Survivors reveals the victims' frank and thought-provoking answers to searching questions about their experiences: Was the Holocaust God's will? Was there any meaning or purpose in the Holocaust? Was Israel worth the…

  • The Treason of the Intellectuals

    The Treason of the Intellectuals
    av Julien Benda

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806237

    Julien Benda's classic study of 1920s Europe resonates today. The "treason of the intellectuals" is a phrase that evokes much but is inherently ambiguous. The book bearing this title is well known but little understood. This edition is introduced by…

  • The Epic of America

    The Epic of America
    av James Truslow Adams

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847438

    There is a tradition of one-volume narrative histories of the United States in which the political, military, diplomatic, social, and economic strands are skillfully interwoven. Rather than add to these volumes, The Epic of America paints a sweeping…

  • Using Murder

    Using Murder
    av Philip Jenkins

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305257

    In the last decade, serial murder has become a source of major concern for law enforcement agencies, while the serial killer has attracted widespread interest as a villain in popular culture. There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereo…

  • Using Murder

    Using Murder
    av Philip Jenkins

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304991

    In the last decade, serial murder has become a source of major concern for law enforcement agencies, while the serial killer has attracted widespread interest as a villain in popular culture. There is no doubt, however, that popular fears and stereo…

  • Nationalism

    Nationalism

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412862851

    This classic volume tells the story of nationalism, the fusion of patriotism with ethnic consciousness. It documents the emergence of nationalism in the modern world and the way that nationalism has become a substitute for religion over the past two…

  • America's Strategy in World Politics

    America's Strategy in World Politics
    av Nicholas J. Spykman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806312

    Less than a year after the United States entered the Second World War, Nicholas Spykman wrote a book that placed the war effort in the broader context of the 1940s global balance of power. In America's Strategy in World Politics, Spykman examined wo…

  • Mad Science

    Mad Science

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412855921

    *Winner of an honorable mention from theSociety for Social Work and ResearchforOutstanding Social Work Book AwardMad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. T…

  • Mad Science

    Mad Science
    av Stuart A. Kirk

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412849760

    *Winner of an honorable mention from theSociety for Social Work and ResearchforOutstanding Social Work Book AwardMad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. T…

  • Direct Democracy in Switzerland

    Direct Democracy in Switzerland
    av Gregory Fossedal

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412805056

    Only one country in the world--Switzerland--is a direct democracy, in which, to an extent, the people pass their own laws, judge the constitutionality of statutes, and even have written, in effect, their own constitution. In this propitious volume,…

  • The Erotic

    The Erotic
    av Lou Andreas-Salome

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412853842

    Psychoanalyst and author Lou Andreas-Salome may seem to be a figure remote from us, one belonging to a pre-1914 Europe, but in many ways, she is our contemporary. She travelled in a highly romantic world as socialite, sociologist, and author. She wa…

  • The Erotic

    The Erotic
    av Lou Andreas-Salome

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412846257

    Psychoanalyst and author Lou Andreas-Salome may seem to be a figure remote from us, one belonging to a pre-1914 Europe, but in many ways, she is our contemporary. She travelled in a highly romantic world as socialite, sociologist, and author. She wa…

  • Punishment and Social Control

    Punishment and Social Control

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307015

    While crime, law, and punishment are subjects that have everyday meanings not very far from their academic representations, "social control" is one of those terms that appear in the sociological discourse without any corresponding everyday usage. Th…

  • Punishment and Social Control

    Punishment and Social Control

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307022

    While crime, law, and punishment are subjects that have everyday meanings not very far from their academic representations, "social control" is one of those terms that appear in the sociological discourse without any corresponding everyday usage. Th…

  • Tearoom Trade

    Tearoom Trade
    av Laud Humphreys

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202302836

    From the time of its first publication, 'Tearoom Trade' engendered controversy. It was also accorded an unusual amount of praise for a first book on a marginal, intentionally self-effacing population by a previously unknown sociologist. The book was…

  • Rediscovering a Lost Freedom

    Rediscovering a Lost Freedom

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412808606

    Since ratification of the First Amendment in the late eighteenth century, there has been a sea change in American life. When the amendment was ratified, individuals were almost completely free of unwanted speech; but today they are besieged by it. I…

  • Complementarity, Causality and Explanation

    Complementarity, Causality and Explanation

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412849906

    Philosophers have discussed the relationship of cause and effect from ancient times through our own. Prior to the work of Niels Bohr, these discussions presupposed that successful causal attribution implies explanation. The success of quantum theory…

  • Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman

    Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman
    av Anne Pierce

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806633

    The modern world derives part of its meaning and definition from the foreign policy formulations of Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman. These presidents viewed the enhancement of American power and the invigoration of American principles as the only re…

  • The Press and the Suburbs

    The Press and the Suburbs
    av David B. Sachsman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412851930

    The changing economic and demographic patterns of the United States have many measurements; few of them, however, are more comprehensive than the new circulation realities of the press. This volume tells the story of the twenty-six daily newspapers…

  • Blackness in Western Europe

    Blackness in Western Europe
    av Dienke Hondius

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412853675

    While the study of race relations in the United States continues to inspire and influence European thinking, Europeans have yet to confront their own history. To be black in Europe-whether during the sixteenth century or today-means sharing one cruc…

  • Heidegger

    Heidegger

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810845

    Many people consider Martin Heidegger the most important German philosopher of the twentieth century. He is indisputably controversial and influential. Athough much has been written about Heidegger, this may be the best single volume covering his li…

  • Social Psychology in Natural Settings

    Social Psychology in Natural Settings
    av Paul G. Swingle

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202361741

    The study of human behavior in actual social settings is an extraordinarily complex area of research. Social behavior, unlike the controlled conditions of the laboratory, is affected by an enormous number of variables and environments. Researchers,…

  • Detroit

    Detroit
    av Lewis D. Solomon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412851961

    As America's most dysfunctional big city, Detroit faces urban decay, population losses, fractured neighborhoods with impoverished households, an uneducated, unskilled workforce, too few jobs, a shrinking tax base, budgetary shortfalls, and inadequat…

  • Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking

    Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking
    av Min Liu

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412865319

    Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking examines the nature, magnitude, and gravity of prostitution and sex trafficking--and the relationship between them--in contemporary China. By researching the backgrounds, circumstances, and other factor…

  • Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking

    Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking
    av Min Liu

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412815055

    Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking examines the nature, magnitude, and gravity of prostitution and sex trafficking--and the relationship between them--in contemporary China. By researching the backgrounds, circumstances, and other factor…

  • The Dark Side of Church/State Separation

    The Dark Side of Church/State Separation
    av Stephen Strehle

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412852715

    The Dark Side of Church/State Separation analyzes the Enlightenment's attack upon the Judeo-Christian tradition and its impact upon the development of secular regimes in France, Germany, and Russia. Such regimes followed the anti-Semitic/anti-Christ…

  • Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health

    Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health
    av Ellie Lee

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306810

    Whatever reproductive choices women make--whether they opt to end a pregnancy through abortion or continue to term and give birth--they are considered to be at risk of suffering serious mental health problems. According to opponents of abortion in t…

  • Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health

    Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health
    av Ellie Lee

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306803

    Whatever reproductive choices women make--whether they opt to end a pregnancy through abortion or continue to term and give birth--they are considered to be at risk of suffering serious mental health problems. According to opponents of abortion in t…

  • The Dynamics of Modern Society

    The Dynamics of Modern Society
    av William Goode

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412818513

    Social research efforts are often more concerned with basic social processes or patterns than with the dynamic relationship between social processes and social institutions. In this classic collection, contributors posit generalizations drawn from c…

  • Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412808262

    This work looks into how, why, and when people pursue things in life that they desire, those that make their existence attractive and worth living. Robert A. Stebbins calls this "Positive Sociology," the study of what people do to organize their liv…

  • Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847520

    This work looks into how, why, and when people pursue things in life that they desire, those that make their existence attractive and worth living. Robert A. Stebbins calls this "Positive Sociology," the study of what people do to organize their liv…

  • Attitude Change

    Attitude Change

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202361727

    What are attitudes and how are they modified? The many opposing theories to answer this question reflects not only the complexity but also the importance of the field. A central concern of social psychology, attitude change is also relevant to the s…

  • History of Higher Education Annual: 2002

    History of Higher Education Annual: 2002

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412805483

  • Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class

    Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class
    av Steven Marcus

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412856690

    Friedrich Engels' first major work, The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844, has long been considered a social, political, and economic classic. The first book of its kind to study the phenomenon of urbanism and the problems of the mod…

  • Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society

    Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society
    av Max Gluckman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412846158

    What can we learn from tribal societies about the ways in which, in a variety of social settings, groups of men resolve their conflicts with other men? In order to answer this question, Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society compares nearly fort…

  • Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society

    Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society
    av Max Gluckman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308609

    What can we learn from deceptively simple tribal societies about the ways in which man resolves his conflicts with other men? How can the social anthropologist aid in our understanding of the problems of power and social control common to all societ…