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  • History and social theory

    History and social theory
    av Peter Burke

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745634074

    * A new, fully updated edition of a now classic text. * The text has been completely revised to take into account developments of the past 14 years, since History and Social Theory was first published. * Topics which have been added and that are now…

  • History and social theory

    History and social theory

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745634067

    * A new, fully updated edition of a now classic text. * The text has been completely revised to take into account developments of the past 14 years, since History and Social Theory was first published. * Topics which have been added and that are now…

  • Theorizing childhood

    Theorizing childhood
    av Alan Prout

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745615653

    This volume develops key links beween the study of childhood and social theory, exposing its historical, political and cultural dimensions. The authors set out the theoretical contexts within which more empirical studies of childhood are embedded.

  • Globalization - the human consequences

    Globalization - the human consequences
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745620138

    a Globalizationa is a word that is currently much in use. This book is an attempt to show that there is far more to globalization than its surface manifestations. Unpacking the social roots and social consequences of globalizing processes, this book…

  • Science of Science and Reflexivity

    Science of Science and Reflexivity
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630601

    * Pierre Bourdieu is one of the world's leading sociologists whose work has become increasingly influential throughout the social sciences and humanities. * A clear and accessible introduction to Bourdieu's views on science and scientific knowledge.

  • A History of English

    A History of English
    av Barbara Fennell

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631200734

    A History of English provides an intelligent and accessible synthesis of modern sociolinguistic approaches to the development of the English language.Beginning with the pre-history of English, each chapter provides sociohistorical context, an overvi…

  • Discourse and social change

    Discourse and social change
    av Norman Fairclough

    Pocket - 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…

  • Art in theory 1900 - 2000 - an anthology of changing ideas

    Art in theory 1900 - 2000 - an anthology of changing ideas

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631227083

    * New edition of this popular anthology of twentieth-century art-theoretical texts. * Now updated to include the results of new research, together with significant contributions from the 1990s. * Includes writings by critics, philosophers, politicia…

  • Media and Modernity

    Media and Modernity
    av John B. Thompson

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745610054

    Drawing on the work of social and political theorists, cultural historians and communication researchers, this book provides an analysis of: the rise of mediated interaction; the creation of new forms of mediated visibility; and the emergence of glo…

  • Homo academicus

    Homo academicus
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745608310

    A sociological analysis of modern intellectual culture, aiming to show that the academy is not just a realm of dialogue and debate, but also a sphere of power in which reputations and careers are made, defended and destroyed. Key figures such as Fou…

  • Essential Animal Behavior

    Essential Animal Behavior
    av Graham Scott

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780632057993

    Essential Animal Behavior provides a comprehensive introduction to all areas of the subject: from the genetic and neurobiological control of behavior to the learning, development, and function of behavior in an evolutionary context. Social behaviour…

  • Gender and power - society, the person and sexual politics

    Gender and power - society, the person and sexual politics
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Pocket - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745604688

    This introductory textbook on sexual politics discusses, among other issues, psychoanalysis, Marxism and feminist theories, the structure of gender relations, and working class feminism. A contribution to the reformulation of social and political th…

  • Life of john milton - a critical biography

    Life of john milton - a critical biography

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405106252

    John Milton's many and various works include magnificent poems, polemics, history, theology, and treatises on political, ecclesiastical, educational, and social issues. No writer before Milton defined himself so self-consciously as an author - both…

  • Field of cultural production - essays on art and literature

    Field of cultural production - essays on art and literature
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745609874

    Bourdieu considers the study of literary and artistic works, addressing issues that have preoccupied criticism in the late 20th century: aesthetic value and judgement; the social contexts of cultural practice; the role of intellectuals and artists;…

  • Shakespeare

    Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631234883

    Shakespeare: Criticism and Theory is an anthology of the most significant essays and book chapters published on Shakespeare in the second half of the twentieth century. * An anthology of about 50 of the most significant essays and book chapters publ…

  • Shakespeare

    Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631234876

    Shakespeare: Criticism and Theory is an anthology of the most significant essays and book chapters published on Shakespeare in the second half of the twentieth century. * An anthology of about 50 of the most significant essays and book chapters publ…

  • Modernity and self-identity - self and society in the late modern age

    Modernity and self-identity - self and society in the late modern age
    av Anthony Giddens

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745609324

    The main argument of this study is that "late" modernity is a post-traditional order characterized by a developed institutional reflexivity. Under influence of the globalizing tendencies of modern institutions, the self becomes a "reflexive project".

  • Free Will

    Free Will

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631221029

    Free Will brings together the essential readings in the debate about free will and determinism. Written by top scholars in the field, the essays represent some of the clearest and most accessible thinking on this subject. The introduction offers a c…

  • Free Will

    Free Will

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631221012

    Free Will brings together the essential readings on the debate of free will and determinism. Written by top scholars in the field, the essays represent some of the clearest and most accessible thinking on this subject. The introduction offers a conc…

  • Western Ethics

    Western Ethics
    av Robert L. Arrington

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631194163

    This volume provides a wide--ranging and lucid introducing to the major ethical theories found in the history of Western philosophy.

  • Theories of Mythology

    Theories of Mythology
    av Eric Csapo

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232483

    Theories of Mythology provides students with both a history of theories of myth and a practical 'how--to' guide to interpreting myth, the most elementary form of narrative. * Both a history of theories of myth and a practical 'how--to' guide to inte…

  • Theories of Mythology

    Theories of Mythology
    av Eric Csapo

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232476

    "Theories of Mythology" provides students with both a history of theories of myth and a practical 'how-to' guide to interpreting myth, the most elementary form of narrative. It is both a history of theories of myth and a practical 'how-to' guide to…

  • The Capitalist Imperative

    The Capitalist Imperative
    av Richard Walker

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631165330

    Why do cities, regions and nations experience periods of pronounced growth and decline? Why have the world's centres of economic activity been continually reshuffled as the industrial revolution has spread to new parts of the globe? This book demons…

  • Club cultures - music, media and subcultural capital

    Club cultures - music, media and subcultural capital
    av Sarah Thornton

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745614434

    This study is a contribution to the study of popular culture. Focusing on the youth cultures that revolve around dance clubs and raves, it highlights the values of authenticity and hipness, and explores the complex hierarchies that emerge within the…

  • Witches and neighbours - the social and cultural context of european witchc

    Witches and neighbours - the social and cultural context of european witchc

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631233268

    Witches and Neighbours is a highly original and unconventional analysis of a fascinating historical phenomenon. Unlike other studies of the subject which focus on the mechanisms of persecution, this book presents a rich picture of witchcraft as an a…

  • A Companion to Postcolonial Studies

    A Companion to Postcolonial Studies

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631206637

    This volume examines the tumultuous changes that have occurred and are still occurring in the aftermath of European colonization of the globe from 1492 to 1947. This book ranges widely over the major themes, regions, theories and practices of post c…

  • A Companion to Postcolonial Studies

    A Companion to Postcolonial Studies

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631206620

    This volume examines the tumultuous changes that have occurred and are still occurring in the aftermath of European colonization of the globe from 1492 to 1947. * Ranges widely over the major themes, regions, theories and practices of postcolonial s…

  • Photography - a middle-brow art

    Photography - a middle-brow art

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745617152

    This wide-ranging analysis of the practice of photography brings out the logic implicit in this cultural field. The norms which define the occasions and the objects of photography serve to display the socially differentiated functions of, and attitu…

  • Modernity and the holocaust

    Modernity and the holocaust

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745609300

    This work examines what sociology can teach us about the Holocaust, but more particularly concentrates on the lesson which the Holocaust has for sociology. Baumann argues that the Holocaust has to be understood as deeply involved with the nature of…

  • Power

    Power
    av John C. Scott

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745624181

    This far--reaching study gives a concise and coherent overview of the debates surrounding the analysis of social power. The concept of power is outlined, and its main dimensions are explored through consideration of various facets -- command, pressu…

  • The Illyrians

    The Illyrians
    av John Wilkes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631198079

    For more than a thousand years before the arrival of the Slavs in the sixth century AD, the lands between the Adriatic and the river Danube, now Yugoslavia and Albania, were the home of the peoples known to the ancient world as Illyrians. This book,…

  • Aesthetics

    Aesthetics

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631205944

    Philosophers have considered questions raised by the nature of art, of beauty, and critical appreciation since ancient times, and the discipline of aesthetics has a long tradition that stretches from Plato to the present.

  • Aesthetics

    Aesthetics

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631205937

    Philosophers have considered questions raised by the nature of art, of beauty, and critical appreciation since ancient times, and the discipline of aesthetics has a long tradition that stretches from Plato to the present.

  • Between facts and norms - contributions to a discourse theory of law and de

    Between facts and norms - contributions to a discourse theory of law and de
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745620114

    aeo This is Habermasa s long--awaited work on law and democracy. aeo It develops a distinctive account of the nature of law and an original concept of democracy. aeo As one of Habermasa s most important works, it will be recognized as a major contri…

  • States of Denial

    States of Denial
    av Stanley Cohen

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745623924

    This volume offers a comprehensive study of both the personal and political ways in which uncomfortable realities are avoided and evaded. It ranges from clinical states of depression, to media images of suffering, to explanations of the "passive bys…

  • Anarchy state and utopia

    Anarchy state and utopia

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631197805

    Robert Nozicka s Anarchy, State, and Utopia is a powerful, philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age ---- liberal, socialist and conservative.

  • The Terms of Political Discourse

    The Terms of Political Discourse
    av William Connolly

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631189596

    Power. Interest. Freedom. Responsibility. Connolly explores and confronts sets of interrelated concepts such as these -- concepts whose meanings are persistently subject to debate in the context of political discourse. He illuminates the role played…

  • Models of democracy

    Models of democracy

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745631479

    The first two editions of Models of Democracy have proven immensely popular among students and specialists worldwide. In a succinct and far-reaching analysis, David Held provides an introduction to central accounts of democracy from classical Greece…

  • The Handbook of Child Language

    The Handbook of Child Language

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631203124

    This volume, in its 25 definitive chapters on normal and nonnormal language development, represents the authoritative and up--to--date complete sourcebook on child language development. All aspects of child language development are addressed, includ…

  • Language and symbolic power

    Language and symbolic power
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745610344

    Examines the ways in which power is bolstered and extended by means of symbols. The book considers the importance of ritual in confirming institutions, looks at ways in which organs of power attempt to control discourse and explores the ways in whic…

  • Invitation to reflexive sociology

    Invitation to reflexive sociology
    av Loic Wacquant

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745610337

    aeo Pierre Bourdieu is one of the worlda s leading social theorists. aeo His other books have all been enthusiastically received and sold well. aeo This is an excellent introduction to Pierre Bourdieua s work and also includes an up--to--date biblio…

  • Coercion, Capital and European States, A.D. 990 - 1992

    Coercion, Capital and European States, A.D. 990 - 1992
    av Charles Tilly

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557863683

    This is at once an account and an explanation of the evolution of European states during the present millennium. The central problem addressed by the author concerns the great variety in the kinds of state that have prevailed in Europe since AD 990.…

  • Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action

    Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745611044

    This book attempts to confront a variety of controversial problems at the centre of current debates in philosophy and social and political theory. The author develops his views on a range of moral and ethical issues, drawing on his theory of communi…

  • Legitimation crisis

    Legitimation crisis
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745606095

    In this enormously influential book, Jurgen Habermas examines the deep tensions and crisis tendencies which underlie the development of contemporary Western societies and develops a powerful analysis of the legitimation problems faced by modern stat…

  • Radical Political Economy

    Radical Political Economy
    av Andrew Sayer

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631193753

    With the rise of the New Right, the demise of state socialism, and the development of concerns over the nature of modernity, the reception of Marxist and radical theories of capitalist society has become, to say the least, skeptical. In this book An…

  • Philosophical Discourse of Modernity

    Philosophical Discourse of Modernity
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745608303

    Examines the theoretical and philosophical contours of the modern era. The book traces the contemporary critiques of modernity back to their philosophical origins in the work of Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger and others.

  • The Birth of the Modern World, 1780 - 1914

    The Birth of the Modern World, 1780 - 1914
    av C. A. Bayly

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631236160

    This thematic history of the world from 1780 to the onset of the First World War reveals that the world was far more 'globalised' at this time than is commonly thought. This book: explores previously neglected sets of connections in world history; r…

  • Dialectic of Nihilsm

    Dialectic of Nihilsm
    av Gillian Rose

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631137085

    This book fundamentally challenges the radical credentials of post--structuralism. Though Derrida, Foucault and Deleuze claim to have a deconstructeda metaphysics, their work has much in common with previous attempts to a enda the metaphysical tradi…

  • Key Terms in Popular Music and Culture

    Key Terms in Popular Music and Culture

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631212645

    Original essays by leading scholars in the field of popular music studies map the competing perspectives on the key terms of contemporary debates on popular music and culture. Each essay describes the history of continuities and conflicts in a terma…

  • New Keywords

    New Keywords

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631225690

    Over 25 years ago, Raymond Williams' "Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society" set the standard for how we understand and use the language of culture and society. Now, three luminaries in the field of cultural studies have assembled a volume t…

  • Constitution of society - outline of the theory of structuration

    Constitution of society - outline of the theory of structuration
    av Anthony Giddens

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745600079

    Anthony Giddens has been in the forefront of developments in social theory for the past decade.

  • Historical Linguistics

    Historical Linguistics
    av Mark Hale

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631196624

    This book goes beyond the boundaries of a standard text, using controversial and compelling ideas to explore the relationship between fundamental concepts in historical linguistics. * An original and engaging introduction to the subject of historica…

  • An Introduction to Hegel

    An Introduction to Hegel
    av Stephen Houlgate

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631230632

    This classic introduction to one of the most influential modern thinkers, G.W.F. Hegel (1770--1831) has been made even more comprehensive through the addition of four new chapters. * New edition of a classic introduction to Hegel. * Enables students…

  • An Introduction to Hegel

    An Introduction to Hegel
    av Stephen Houlgate

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631230625

    This classic introduction to one of the most influential modern thinkers, G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831) has been made even more comprehensive through the addition of four new chapters. This is the new edition of a classic introduction to Hegel. It enable…

  • The Reformation Theologians

    The Reformation Theologians

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631218395

    The Reformation Theologians introduces the theological context, thought, and contributions of selected theologians of the sixteenth--century Reformations to students and scholars of the theology and history of Christianity. The selection intends to…

  • The Reformation Theologians

    The Reformation Theologians

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631218388

    "The Reformation Theologians" is the ideal introduction to the study of the sixteenth-century Reformations. It introduces the theological context, though, and contributions of theologians from this period, offering students and scholars an essential…

  • The Medieval Theologians

    The Medieval Theologians

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631212034

    The Medieval Theologians provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the period through an examination of the key individual theologians of the time. Chronologically arranged, it allows students to explore this crucial period when so many imp…

  • Science, Technology, and Society

    Science, Technology, and Society
    av Wenda K. Bauchspies

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232100

    "Science, Technology and Society: A Sociological Approach" is a comprehensive guide to the emergent field of science, technology, and society (STS) studies and its implications for today's culture and society. This title discusses current STS topics…

  • Science, Technology, and Society

    Science, Technology, and Society
    av Wenda K. Bauchspies

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232094

    "Science, Technology and Society: A Sociological Approach" is a comprehensive guide to the emergent field of science, technology, and society (STS) studies and its implications for today's culture and society. It discusses current STS topics, resear…