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  • 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…

  • Theorizing childhood

    Theorizing childhood

    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.

  • Inventing Popular Culture

    Inventing Popular Culture
    av John Storey

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631234609

    "Inventing Popular Culture" is a lively and accessible history of the idea of popular culture by one of the leading experts in the field. Written from the critical perspective of cultural studies, this book traces the invention and reinvention of th…

  • Luther's Theology of the Cross

    Luther's Theology of the Cross
    av Alister E. McGrath

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631175490

    This book presents the most detailed examination in English to date of Luthera s theological breakthrough, together with a wealth of information concerning the theological development of the young Luther in its late medieval context.

  • 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…

  • Art in Theory 1900 ? 2000

    Art in Theory 1900 ? 2000

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631227083

    This popular anthology of twentieth-century art theoretical texts has now been expanded to take account of new research, and to include significant contributions to art theory from the 1990s.* New edition of this popular anthology of twentieth-centu…

  • Social representations - explorations in social psychology

    Social representations - explorations in social psychology

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745622262

    Serge Moscovici introduced the concept of social representations into contemporary social psychology. This book brings together some of his classic statements of the theory of social representations as well as elaborations of the distinctive feature…

  • Inclusion of the other - studies in political theory

    Inclusion of the other - studies in political theory
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630465

    The Inclusion of the Other contains Habermasa s most recent work in political theory and political philosophy. Here Habermas picks up some of the central themes of Between Facts and Norms and elaborates them in relation to current political debates.

  • Constitution of Society

    Constitution of Society
    av Anthony Giddens

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745600079

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

  • Gender archaeology

    Gender archaeology
    av Marie Louise Stig Sorensen

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745620152

    This major new textbook explores the relations between gender and archaeology, providing an innovative and important account of how material culture is used in the construction of gender. Throughout this lively and accessible text, Sorensen engages…

  • Modernity and the Holocaust

    Modernity and the Holocaust
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    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…

  • Organizations

    Organizations
    av James G. March

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631186311

    This new edition places the material in its contemporary context, whilst still preserving the 1958 text. It examines such concepts as bounded rationality, satisficing, inducement/contribution balances, problem solving and uncertainty absorption. The…

  • 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…

  • First Farmers

    First Farmers
    av Peter Bellwood

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631205661

    "First Farmers: the Origins of Agricultural Societies" offers readers an understanding of the origins and histories of early agricultural populations in all parts of the world. This book: uses data from archeology, comparative linguistics, and biolo…

  • First Farmers

    First Farmers
    av Peter Bellwood

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631205654

    First Farmers: the Origins of Agricultural Societies offers readers an understanding of the origins and histories of early agricultural populations in all parts of the world. * Uses data from archaeology, comparative linguistics, and biological anth…

  • Between Facts and Norms

    Between Facts and Norms

    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…

  • 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…

  • Science of science and reflexivity

    Science of science and reflexivity
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630601

    One of the worlda s leading social thinkers, Bourdieua s work has become increasingly influential throughout the social sciences and humanities. In this new book he embarks on a sociological analysis of science and its legitimacy. Bourdieu argues th…

  • Consequences of Modernity

    Consequences of Modernity
    av Anthony Giddens

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745609232

    In this major theoretical statement, the author offers a new and provocative interpretation of the institutional transformations associated with modernity. We do not as yet, he argues, live in a post--modern world.

  • The European Family

    The European Family
    av Jack Goody

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631201564

    This is a concise, yet wide--ranging, history of the family in Europe from antiquity to the present day.

  • The Plato Cult

    The Plato Cult
    av David Stove

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631177098

    This is a book of philosophy, written by a philosopher and intended for anyone who knows enough philosophy to have been seriously injured, antagonised, mystified or intoxicated by it. Stove is passionately polemical, a philosophical counterpart to T…

  • The Germans and the Final Solution

    The Germans and the Final Solution
    av David Bankier

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631201007

    The Germans and the Final Solution stand as the fullest assessment to date of the attitudes of the German public to the Nazi policy of antisemitism and its genocidal conclusion. David Bankiera s pathbreaking work will be widely read by scholars and…

  • What is Nature?

    What is Nature?
    av Kate Soper

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631188919

    a This is an excellent book. It addresses what, in both conceptual and political terms, is arguably the most important source of tension and confusion in current arguments about the environment, namely the concept of nature; and it does so in a way…

  • Social movements - cognitive approach

    Social movements - cognitive approach
    av Ron Eyerman

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745608679

    Social movements are now a popular subject of sociological investigation. This timely book offers a new approach to the study of such movements, integrating American and European approaches. The authors are particularly concerned with the processes…

  • The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics

    The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631214823

    This volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive reference guide to the key concepts, ideas, movements, and trends of applied linguistics for language teaching.With over 300 hundred entries of varying length, the volume includes essential covera…

  • The Search for the Perfect Language

    The Search for the Perfect Language
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631205104

    The idea that there once existed a language which perfectly and unambiguously expressed the essence of all possible things and concepts has occupied the minds of philosophers, theologians, mystics and others for at least two millennia. This is an in…

  • The Search for the Perfect Language

    The Search for the Perfect Language
    av Umberto Eco

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631174653

    The idea that there once existed a language which perfectly and unambiguously expressed the essence of all possible things and concepts has occupied the minds of philosophers, theologians, mystics and others for at least two millennia. This is an in…

  • New Theories of Discourse

    New Theories of Discourse
    av Jacob Torfing

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631195580

    This book provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the new theories of discourse developed by Ernesto Laclau and Chantal Mouffe, while in particular drawing on central insights provided by Slavoj Zizek. The book accounts for intellectual d…

  • Vision

    Vision
    av Robert Schwartz

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557865366

    This book examines longstanding problems in the theory of vision. Each section begins by looking at the issues as they are raised and discussed in Bishop Berkeley's classic An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision. Based on this historical background…

  • Knowledge and human interests

    Knowledge and human interests

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745604596

    Habermas describes Knowledge and Human Interests as an attempt to reconstruct the prehistory of modern positivism with the intention of analysing the connections between knowledge and human interests. Convinced of the increasing historical and socia…

  • Queer Theory Sociology

    Queer Theory Sociology

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557867407

    For the first time in one volume Steven Seidman joins two fields of scholarship, queer theory and sociology, to bring about a new understanding of the social construction of homosexual desire. Included in this volume are some of the 'classic' sociol…

  • The Condition of Postmodernity

    The Condition of Postmodernity
    av David Harvey

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631162940

    In this new book, David Harvey seeks to determine what is meant by the term in its different contexts and to identify how accurate and useful it is as a description of contemporary experience.

  • Greek Religion

    Greek Religion
    av Walter Burkert

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631156246

    This is the first major synthesis of Greek religion to appear for a generation. A clearly structured and readable survey for classical scholars and students, it will also be generally welcomed as the best modern account of any polytheistic religious…

  • Sketch for a self-analysis

    Sketch for a self-analysis

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745635279

    'This is not an autobiography.' Pierre Bourdieu Pierre Bourdieu's commitment to a reflexive sociology led him ineluctably to take on the final challenge of a self socio-analysis in which he recounts and analyses, more fully and intimately than ever…

  • Reading Philosophy

    Reading Philosophy
    av Samuel Guttenplan, Jennifer Hornsby, Christopher Janaway

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631234388

    This flexible introductory textbook explores several key themes in philosophy, and helps the reader learn to engage with the key arguments by introducing and analysing a selection of classic readings. * Fully integrated introductory text with readin…

  • Reading Philosophy

    Reading Philosophy
    av Samuel Guttenplan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631234371

    This flexible introductory textbook explores several key themes in philosophy, and helps the reader learn to engage with the key arguments by introducing and analysing a selection of classic readings. * Fully integrated introductory text with readin…

  • Reflexive Modernization

    Reflexive Modernization
    av Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens, Scott Lash

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745612782

    In this text, three social thinkers discuss the implications of "reflexive modernization" for social and cultural theory today. In the concluding sections of the book, the authors offer critical appraisals of each other's viewpoints, providing a syn…

  • Club Cultures

    Club Cultures
    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Language Variation as Social Practice

    Language Variation as Social Practice
    av Penelope Eckert

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631186045

    This volume provides an ethnographically rich account of sociolinguistic variation in an adolescent population.

  • Language Variation as Social Practice

    Language Variation as Social Practice
    av Penelope Eckert

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631186038

    "Linguistic Variation as Social Practice" is a study of the speech of the adolescent population of a midwestern high school, relating individuals' subtle patterns of pronunciation and grammar to participation in the peer social order. Based on two y…

  • Perception

    Perception

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631224228

    Perception presents classic essays on the conceptual and theoretical problems in the study of vision. In a style that is accessible to the non-expert, the volume lays out core issues in the theory of vision and then sets up a dialogue on the topics…

  • Perception

    Perception

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631224211

    Perception presents classic essays on the conceptual and theoretical problems in the study of vision. In a style that is accessible to the non-expert, the volume lays out core issues in the theory of vision and then sets up a dialogue on the topics…

  • Pascalian Meditations

    Pascalian Meditations
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745620558

    aeoA major new work by Bourdieu containing one of his most important and systematic theoretical statements. aeoThe book develops a powerful critique of scholarly reason, as a form of thought which is rooted in the special conditions of scholasticism.

  • Catholic Theology

    Catholic Theology
    av Frederick C. Bauerschmidt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631212973

    Introduction to Catholic Theology is an accessible but in-depth examination of the ways in which Catholic theology is rooted in and informs Catholic practice. * Weaves together discussion of the Bible, historical texts, reflections by important theo…

  • Revelation

    Revelation
    av Judith Kovacs

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232155

    This ground--breaking commentary on The Revelation to John (the Apocalypse) reveals its far--reaching influence on society and culture, and its impact on the church through the ages. * Explores the far--reaching influence of the Apocalypse on societ…

  • Revelation

    Revelation
    av Judith Kovacs

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631232148

    This ground-breaking commentary on "The Revelation to John" (the Apocalypse) reveals its far-reaching influence on society and culture, and its impact on the church through the ages. This title explores the far-reaching influence of the Apocalypse o…

  • Postnational constellation

    Postnational constellation
    av Jurgen Habermas

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745623528

    Does a global economy render the traditional nation-state obsolete? Does globalization threaten democratic life, or offer it new forms of expression? The German philosopher and social theorist Jurgen Habermas addresses these and other questions in t…

  • 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…

  • Powers and Submissions

    Powers and Submissions
    av Sarah Coakley

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631207368

    In this book Sarah Coakley confronts a central paradox of theological feminism -- what she terms a the paradox of power and vulnerabilitya . * Confronts a central paradox of theological feminism -- what Coakley terms a paradox of power and vulnerabi…

  • Powers and Submissions

    Powers and Submissions
    av Sarah Coakley

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631207351

    In this volume, Sarah Coakley confronts a central paradox of theological feminism - what she terms 'the paradox of power and vulnerability'. Drawing together an essential collection of her work in this field. "Powers and Submissions" explores this t…

  • Invitation to reflexive sociology

    Invitation to reflexive sociology

    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…

  • 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…

  • Field of Cultural Production

    Field of Cultural Production
    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;…

  • The Informational City

    The Informational City
    av Manuel Castells

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631179375

    The cities and the regions of the world are being transformed under the combined impact of a restructuring of the capitalist system and a technological revolution. This is the thesis of this book, now in paperback. Castells not only brings together…

  • Erving goffman and modern sociology

    Erving goffman and modern sociology

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745608532

    The work of Erving Goffman has had an enormous impact throughout the social sciences. Yet his writings have not received the detailed scrutiny which they deserve. This new book is the first comprehensive and accessible account of Erving Goffmana s c…