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  • 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…

  • Discourse and Social Change

    Discourse and Social Change
    av Norman Fairclough

    Häftad - 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…

  • Anarchy State and Utopia

    Anarchy State and Utopia
    av Robert Nozick

    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.

  • Witches and Neighbours

    Witches and Neighbours
    av Robin Briggs

    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…

  • Witches and Neighbours

    Witches and Neighbours
    av Robin Briggs

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631233251

    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…

  • Theorizing Childhood

    Theorizing Childhood
    av Allison James, Chris Jenks, 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.

  • States of denial - knowing about atrocities and suffering

    States of denial - knowing about atrocities and suffering
    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…

  • 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…

  • Personal Identity

    Personal Identity
    av Nancy Shoemaker

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631134329

    Opposing perspectives offer deep insight into identityPersonal Identity explores the idea of identity by way of a debate between prominent philosophers with competing points of view. Richard Swinburne presents personal identity in the context of dua…

  • Pascalian meditations

    Pascalian meditations

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745620558

    In this major new work, Bourdieu pushes the critique of scholastic reason to a point which most questionings leave untouched.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Political scandal - power and visability in the media age

    Political scandal - power and visability in the media age
    av John B. Thompson

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745625508

    Political scandals have become a pervasive feature of many societies today. From Profumo to the cash--for--questions scandal, from Watergate to the Clinton--Lewinsky affair, scandals have come to play a central role in politics and in the shaping of…

  • 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…

  • Models of democracy

    Models of democracy
    av David Held

    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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Philosophical discourse of modernity - twelve lectures

    Philosophical discourse of modernity - twelve lectures
    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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Decisions and Organizations

    Decisions and Organizations
    av James G. March

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631168560

    This book collects together for the first time over 20 of James Marcha s key essays, including those co--authorised with R.M. Cyert and J.P. Olsen and others. The coverage ranges from his early work on the behavioural theory of the firm, through con…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • Judges Through the Centuries

    Judges Through the Centuries
    av David M. Gunn

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631222521

    This bible commentary traces the reception of "Judges" through the ages, not only by scholars and theologians, but also by preachers, teachers, politicians, poets, essayists and artists. A bible commentary focusing on "The Book of Judges", best know…

  • Judges Through the Centuries

    Judges Through the Centuries
    av David M. Gunn

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631222514

    This bible commentary traces the reception of "Judges" through the ages, not only by scholars and theologians, but also by preachers, teachers, politicians, poets, essayists and artists. A bible commentary focusing on "The Book of Judges", best know…

  • 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…

  • Naming and Necessity

    Naming and Necessity
    av Saul A. Kripke

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631128014

    'Naming and Necessity' has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity.

  • 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
    av Peter Burke

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Queen Emma and Queen Edith

    Queen Emma and Queen Edith
    av Pauline Stafford

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631227380

    Through detailed study of these women the author demonstrates the integral place of royal queens in the rule of the English kingdom and in the process of unification by which England was made.

  • Against post-modernism - a marxist critique

    Against post-modernism - a marxist critique
    av Alex Callinicos

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745606149

    Drawing on philosophy and cultural history, Alex Callinicos argues in this work that post-modernism is best read as a symptom of political frustration and social mobility rather than as a significant intellectual or cultural phenomenon.

  • 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…

  • 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".

  • Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology

    Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology
    av Jonathan Dancy

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631136224

    "Offers the student a clear and well-organized presentation of material relating to scepticism, to various philosophical accounts of knowledge and justification, to theories of perception, and much more...Dancy has written an ambitious book...He giv…

  • 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…

  • The Colonial Present

    The Colonial Present
    av Derek Gregory

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781577180906

    In this powerful and passionate critique of the 'war on terror' in Afghanistan and its extensions into Palestine and Iraq, Derek Gregory traces the long history of British and American involvements in the Middle East and shows how colonial power con…

  • On Certainty

    On Certainty
    av Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631169406

    Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore's defence of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein's reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for sur…

  • Theory of shopping

    Theory of shopping
    av Daniel Miller

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745619460

    A Theory of Shopping offers a highly original perspective on one of our most basic everyday activities -- shopping. We commonly assume that shopping is primarily concerned with individuals and materialism. But Miller rejects this assumption and foll…

  • Counterfactuals

    Counterfactuals
    av David Lewis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631224259

    Counterfactuals is David Lewis's forceful presentation of and sustained argument for a particular view about propositions which express contrary-to-fact conditionals, including his famous defense of realism about possible worlds. Since its original…

  • Counterfactuals

    Counterfactuals
    av David Lewis

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631224952

    Counterfactuals is David Lewis's forceful presentation of and sustained argument for a particular view about propositions which express contrary-to-fact conditionals, including his famous defense of realism about possible worlds. Since its original…

  • Season in mecca - narrative of a pilgrimage

    Season in mecca - narrative of a pilgrimage
    av Abdellah Hammoudi

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745637891

    In 1999, the Moroccan scholar Abdellah Hammoudi decided to go on the pilgrimage to Mecca. He wanted to observe the hajj as an anthropologist but also to experience it as an ordinary pilgrim. Here is an intimate, intense, and detailed account by a su…

  • Autism

    Autism
    av Uta Frith

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631229018

    The first edition of Autism: Explaining the Enigma quickly became a classic because it provided the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism. The book proposed that the key problems were an inabili…

  • Philosophical Grammar

    Philosophical Grammar
    av Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631118916

    Wittgenstein wrote the Philosophical Grammar during the years 1931 to 1934 -- the period just before he began to dictate the Blue Book. Although it is close to the Investigations in some points, and to the Phiosophische Bemerkungen at others, the Ph…

  • Writings on Cities

    Writings on Cities
    av Henri Lefebvre

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631191889

    The work of Henri Lefebvre - the only major French intellectual of the post-war period to give extensive consideration to the city and urban life - received considerable attention among both academics and practitioners of the built environment follo…

  • The Pursuit of Organizational Intelligence

    The Pursuit of Organizational Intelligence
    av James G. March

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631211020

    The Pursuit of Organizational Intelligence brings together the writing of one of the best--known academics in the field of decision making and organizational theory.

  • Global Justice

    Global Justice

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631227120

    Contributors from several countries discuss the central moral issues arising in the emerging global order: the responsibilities of the strongest societies, moral priorities for the next decades, and the role of intellectuals in view of the huge gap…

  • The Uralic Language Family

    The Uralic Language Family
    av Angela Marcantonio

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631231707

    In this detailed survey of Finnish, Hungarian, Lapp and the other Uralic Languages, Angela Marcantonio shows there is in fact no scientific evidence to support the belief that they form a genetic family. If this approach is accepted, this detailed a…