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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Quantitative International Economics

    Quantitative International Economics
    av Edward E. Leamer

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308715

    This distinctive book sets forth, on an advanced level, various methods for the quantitative measurement of important relationships at issue in areas of the balance of payments and international trade and welfare. The results achieved in recent stud…

  • Taking Stock

    Taking Stock
    av Francis T. Cullen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412808569

    Criminology is in a period of much theoretical ferment. Older theories have been revitalized, and newer theories have been set forth. The very richness of our thinking about crime, however, leads to questions about the relative merits of these compe…

  • 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…

  • Discovery of Grounded Theory

    Discovery of Grounded Theory
    av Barney G Glaser

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202302607

    Most writing on sociological method has been concerned with how accurate facts can be obtained and how theory can thereby be more rigorously tested. In The Discovery of Grounded Theory, Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss address the equally Important…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Designing Clothes

    Designing Clothes
    av Veronica Manlow

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810555

    Fashion is all around us: we see it, we buy it, we read about it, but most people know little about fashion as a business. Veronica Manlow considers the broader signifi cance of fashion in society, the creative process of fashion design, and how fas…

  • The Economic Organization

    The Economic Organization
    av Frank Knight

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412851787

    When originally released, Frank Hyneman Knight's The Economic Organization revitalized the teaching of economic theory in America during the 1930s, laying the foundation for the price theory revolution led by economists emerging from Knight's circle…

  • The Idea of Nationalism

    The Idea of Nationalism
    av Hans Kohn

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412804769

    In this sixtieth anniversary edition of The Idea of Nationalism, Craig Calhoun probes the work of Hans Kohn and the world that first brought prominence to this unparalleled defense of the national ideal in the modern West. At its publication, Saturd…

  • Between Generations

    Between Generations
    av Daniel Bertaux

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412804622

    Between Generations concerns powerful memories that continue to shape the present, but in this case in almost all families throughout the world. What is it that parents pass down to their children? How can we understand the mixture of conscious and…

  • 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…

  • Political Romanticism

    Political Romanticism

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412814720

    A pioneer in legal and political theory, Schmitt traces the prehistory of political romanticism by examining its relationship to revolutionary and reactionary tendencies in modern European history. Both the partisans of the French Revolution and its…

  • Risk

    Risk
    av Niklas Luhmann

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307640

    A great deal of attention has been devoted to risk research. Sociologists in general have limited themselves to varying recognitions of a society at risk and have traced out the paths to disaster. The detailed research has yet to be undertaken. In R…

  • Higher Education for African Americans Before the Civil Rights Era, 1900-1964

    Higher Education for African Americans Before the Civil Rights Era, 1900-1964

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847711

    This volume examines the evolution of higher education opportunities for African Americans in the early and mid-twentieth century. It contributes to understanding how African Americans overcame great odds to obtain advanced education in their own in…

  • Weimar

    Weimar

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412818438

    The term "Weimar culture," while generally accepted, is in some respects unsatisfactory, if only because political and cultural history seldom coincides in time. Expressionism was not born with the defeat of the Imperial German army, nor is there an…

  • The Ritual Process

    The Ritual Process
    av Victor Turner

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202011905

    In The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure, Victor Turner examines rituals of the Ndembu in Zambia and develops his now-famous concept of "Communitas." He characterizes it as an absolute inter-human relation beyond any form of structure. Th…

  • 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…

  • Sexual Conduct

    Sexual Conduct
    av William Simon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306636

    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…

  • Political Science and Ideology

    Political Science and Ideology
    av William Connolly

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308517

    Professor David Kettler commented at the time of initial release, that this book is "writing with great poise and clarity, the author says important things in a deceptively simple way about a problem of paramount significance. A fine piece of clarif…

  • The Foundation of Phenomenology

    The Foundation of Phenomenology
    av Marvin Farber

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308531

    In this widely hailed and long out of print classic of twentieth century philosophic commentary, Professor Farber explains the origin, development, and function of phenomenology with a view towards its significance for philosophy in general.The book…

  • Pluralism in Political Analysis

    Pluralism in Political Analysis
    av William Connolly

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202363639

    The theory of democratic pluralism has long provided the dominant ideal and description of politics in industrial societies with competing party systems. The purpose of this classic collection, including some of the leading theorists of the late 196…

  • 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…

  • Forces of Production

    Forces of Production
    av David Noble

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412818285

    Focusing on the design and implementation of computer-based automatic machine tools, David F. Noble challenges the idea that technology has a life of its own. Technology has been both a convenient scapegoat and a universal solution, serving to disar…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 shar…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Governing the Police

    Governing the Police
    av David H Bayley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412863384

    Every modern democracy in our increasingly complex world must confront a fundamental problem: how should politicians manage police, ensuring that they act in the public interest while avoiding the temptation to utilize them in a partisan manner? Dra…

  • Governing the Police

    Governing the Police
    av David H Bayley

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412862813

    Every modern democracy in our increasingly complex world must confront a fundamental problem: how should politicians manage police, ensuring that they act in the public interest while avoiding the temptation to utilize them in a partisan manner? Dra…

  • Legal Systems and Incest Taboos

    Legal Systems and Incest Taboos
    av Yehudi A. Cohen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202363677

    The goal of this book is to investigate why there are two distinct notions of liability in the legal and ethical systems of different societies; the relationship between two sets of criteria of liability and the individual's evolution from childhood…

  • The Vanishing American Dream

    The Vanishing American Dream
    av Virginia Deane Abernethy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412862806

    The United States has gone off track, allowing domestic and foreign aid policies to be co-opted by a government—abetted by mass media—that serves special interests rather than the greater national good. Americans' tendencies to trust, pl…

  • The Global Enterprise

    The Global Enterprise
    av James D. Wright

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412865517

    There are approximately 200 nations on Earth, and the social sciences are being practiced in each one, yet too little of this global enterprise is known to Western, particularly American, social scientists. Drawing upon five years of experience as E…

  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    av Lionel Robbins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810081

    This book examines the nature and the causes of the 1929 depression, tracing its background and the broad conditions from which the depression emerged. As an infl uence on economic activity, Robbins sees World War I, and the political changes that f…

  • Aging, Representation, and Thought

    Aging, Representation, and Thought
    av Matthew Sharps

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847612

    The brain contains many distinct functional and anatomical regions. Despite these differences, brain tissues are sufficiently uniform in the fact that they can engage in various types of processing. How can functionally different kinds of processes,…

  • Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services

    Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services
    av Anthony N. Maluccio

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307053

    In this collective portrait, editors and authors do not attempt to draw systematic, country-by-country comparisons. Given the magnitude of the issues, they believed that it would be inappropriate to paint with too broad a stroke. What they have acco…

  • Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services

    Assessing Outcomes in Child and Family Services
    av Anthony N. Maluccio

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307046

    In this collective portrait, editors and authors do not attempt to draw systematic, country-by-country comparisons. Given the magnitude of the issues, they believed that it would be inappropriate to paint with too broad a stroke. What they have acco…

  • Book Matters

    Book Matters
    av Alan Sica

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412865029

    Scholars have been puzzling over the "future of the book" since Marshall McLuhan's famous maxim "the medium is the message" in the early 1950s. McLuhan famously argued that electronic media was creating a global village in which books would become o…

  • Book Matters

    Book Matters
    av Alan Sica

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412864329

    Scholars have been puzzling over the "future of the book" since Marshall McLuhan's famous maxim "the medium is the message" in the early 1950s. McLuhan famously argued that electronic media was creating a global village in which books would become o…