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  • Democratization: Essays on Ethnics and Politics

    Democratization: Essays on Ethnics and Politics

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745618159

    In 1760 no polity in the world was democratic in any way we would now recognize. In 1995 there were democratic states on every continent and in every region. The struggle to create, sustain, and entrench democratic political systems is one of the ce…

  • Pandemic!

    Pandemic!
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546114

    As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj ?i?ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We…

  • Pandemic!

    Pandemic!
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546107

    As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj ?i?ek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We…

  • What is Politics?

    What is Politics?
    av Adrian Leftwich

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630564

    What is politics? Is it a universal feature of all human societies, past and present? Is it tied to specific institutional arenas? Or is it found in all groups and organizations, large or small, formal or informal? This new textbook seeks to provide…

  • What is Politics?

    What is Politics?
    av Adrian Leftwich

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630557

    What is politics? Is it a universal feature of all human societies, past and present? Is it tied to specific institutional arenas? Or is it found in all groups and organizations, large or small, formal or informal? This new textbook seeks to provide…

  • Why Love Hurts: A Sociological Explanation

    Why Love Hurts: A Sociological Explanation
    av Eva Illouz

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745671079

    Few of us have been spared the agonies of intimate relationships. They come in many shapes: loving a man or a woman who will not commit to us, being heartbroken when we're abandoned by a lover, engaging in Sisyphean internet searches, coming back lo…

  • Intersectionality

    Intersectionality
    av Patricia Hill Collins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539680

    The concept of intersectionality has become a central topic in academic and activist circles alike. But what exactly does it mean, and why has it emerged as such a vital lens through which to explore how social inequalities of race, class, gender, s…

  • Intersectionality

    Intersectionality
    av Patricia Hill Collins

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509539673

    The concept of intersectionality has become a central topic in academic and activist circles alike. But what exactly does it mean, and why has it emerged as such a vital lens through which to explore how social inequalities of race, class, gender, s…

  • Xenofeminism

    Xenofeminism
    av Helen Hester

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509520633

    In an era of accelerating technology and increasing complexity, how should we reimagine the emancipatory potential of feminism? How should gender politics be reconfigured in a world being transformed by automation, globalization and the digital revo…

  • Xenofeminism

    Xenofeminism
    av Helen Hester

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509520626

    In an era of accelerating technology and increasing complexity, how should we reimagine the emancipatory potential of feminism? How should gender politics be reconfigured in a world being transformed by automation, globalization and the digital revo…

  • A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name

    A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541188

    With irrepressible humor, Slavoj i ek dissects our current political and social climate, discussing everything from Jordan Peterson and sex "unicorns" to Greta Thunberg and Chairman Mao. Taking aim at his enemies on the Left, Right, and Center, he a…

  • A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name

    A Left that Dares to Speak Its Name
    av Slavoj Zizek

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541171

    With irrepressible humor, Slavoj i ek dissects our current political and social climate, discussing everything from Jordan Peterson and sex "unicorns" to Greta Thunberg and Chairman Mao. Taking aim at his enemies on the Left, Right, and Center, he a…

  • Human Rights

    Human Rights
    av Michael Freeman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509510283

    Human Rights is an introductory text that is both innovative and challenging. Its unique interdisciplinary approach invites students to think imaginatively and rigorously about one of the most important and influential political concepts of our time…

  • Human Rights

    Human Rights
    av Michael Freeman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509510276

    Human Rights is an introductory text that is both innovative and challenging. Its unique interdisciplinary approach invites students to think imaginatively and rigorously about one of the most important and influential political concepts of our time…

  • Riding for Deliveroo

    Riding for Deliveroo
    av Callum Cant

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535514

    What is life like for workers in the gig economy? Is it a paradise of flexibility and individual freedom? Or is it a world of exploitation and conflict? Callum Cant took a job with one of the most prominent platforms, Deliveroo, to find out. His viv…

  • Riding for Deliveroo

    Riding for Deliveroo
    av Callum Cant

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535507

    What is life like for workers in the gig economy? Is it a paradise of flexibility and individual freedom? Or is it a world of exploitation and conflict? Callum Cant took a job with one of the most prominent platforms, Deliveroo, to find out. His viv…

  • Resonance

    Resonance
    av Hartmut Rosa

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509519897

    The pace of modern life is undoubtedly speeding up, yet this acceleration does not seem to have made us any happier or more content. If acceleration is the problem, then the solution, argues Hartmut Rosa in this major new work, lies in "resonance."…

  • The State

    The State
    av Bob Jessop

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745633053

    Debates about the role and nature of the state are at the heart of modern politics. However, the state itself remains notoriously difficult to define, and the term is subject to a range of different interpretations. In this book, distinguished state…

  • The State

    The State
    av Bob Jessop

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745633046

    Debates about the role and nature of the state are at the heart of modern politics. However, the state itself remains notoriously difficult to define, and the term is subject to a range of different interpretations. In this book, distinguished state…

  • The Expulsion of the Other

    The Expulsion of the Other
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523061

    The days of the Other are over in this age of excessive communication, information and consumption. What used to be the Other, be it as friend, as Eros or as hell, is now indistinguishable from the self in our narcissistic desire to assimilate every…

  • The Expulsion of the Other

    The Expulsion of the Other
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523054

    The days of the Other are over in this age of excessive communication, information and consumption. What used to be the Other, be it as friend, as Eros or as hell, is now indistinguishable from the self in our narcissistic desire to assimilate every…

  • Saving Beauty

    Saving Beauty
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509515103

    Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty have given way to…

  • Saving Beauty

    Saving Beauty
    av Byung-Chul Han

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509515097

    Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty have given way to…

  • Mortality, Immortality and Other Life Strategies

    Mortality, Immortality and Other Life Strategies
    av Zygmunt Bauman

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745610160

    Zygmunt Baumana s new book is a brilliant exploration, from a sociological point of view, of the a tabooa subject in modern societies: death and dying. The book develops a new theory of the ways in which human mortality is reacted to, and dealt with…

  • Art and Objects

    Art and Objects
    av Graham Harman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509512683

    In this book, the founder of object-oriented ontology develops his view that aesthetics is the central discipline of philosophy. Whereas science must attempt to grasp an object in terms of its observable qualities, philosophy and art cannot proceed…

  • Art and Objects

    Art and Objects
    av Graham Harman

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509512676

    In this book, the founder of object-oriented ontology develops his view that aesthetics is the central discipline of philosophy. Whereas science must attempt to grasp an object in terms of its observable qualities, philosophy and art cannot proceed…

  • TechnoFeminism

    TechnoFeminism
    av Judy Wajcman

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630441

    This timely and engaging book argues that technoscientific advances are radically transforming the woman--machine relationship. However, it is feminist politics rather than the technologies themselves that make the difference. TechnoFeminism fuses t…

  • TechnoFeminism

    TechnoFeminism
    av Judy Wajcman

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630434

    This timely and engaging book argues that technoscientific advances are radically transforming the woman--machine relationship. However, it is feminist politics rather than the technologies themselves that make the difference. TechnoFeminism fuses t…

  • The Posthuman

    The Posthuman
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745641584

    The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our glob…

  • The Posthuman

    The Posthuman
    av Rosi Braidotti

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745641577

    The Posthuman offers both an introduction and major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman. Digital 'second life', genetically modified food, advanced prosthetics, robotics and reproductive technologies are familiar facets of our glob…

  • Health

    Health
    av Mildred Blaxter

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745648460

    The second edition of Mildred Blaxter's successful and highly respected book offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the key debates surrounding the concept of health today. It discusses how health is defined, constructed, experienced an…

  • Health

    Health
    av Mildred Blaxter

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745648453

    The second edition of Mildred Blaxter's successful and highly respected book offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the key debates surrounding the concept of health today. It discusses how health is defined, constructed, experienced an…

  • Timewatch: Imprisonment, Detention and Torture in Europe Today

    Timewatch: Imprisonment, Detention and Torture in Europe Today
    av Barbara Adam

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745614618

    This text moves beyond the time of clocks and calendars in order to study time as embedded in social interactions, structures, practices and knowledge, in artefacts, in the body, and in the environment.

  • Post-Democracy After the Crises

    Post-Democracy After the Crises
    av Colin Crouch

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541577

    In Post-Democracy (Polity, 2004) Colin Crouch argued that behind the facade of strong institutions, democracy in many advanced societies was being hollowed out, its big events becoming empty rituals as power passed increasingly to circles of wealthy…

  • Post-Democracy After the Crises

    Post-Democracy After the Crises
    av Colin Crouch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541560

    In Post-Democracy (Polity, 2004) Colin Crouch argued that behind the facade of strong institutions, democracy in many advanced societies was being hollowed out, its big events becoming empty rituals as power passed increasingly to circles of wealthy…

  • A History of Reading in the West

    A History of Reading in the West

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745630540

    This path--breaking study will become the standard work on the history of reading in the West. It will be indispensable to students of cultural history, and to all those who want a fresh perspective on the history of books and their uses. * Wide--ra…

  • A History of Reading in the West

    A History of Reading in the West

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745619361

    An account of the changing practices of reading from the ancient world to the present day. An international team of historians analyze the transformations of reading methods and material over the ages, and show that revolutions in reading generally…

  • Selected Exaggerations

    Selected Exaggerations
    av Peter Sloterdijk

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745691664

    Peter Sloterdijk s reputation as one of the most original thinkers of our time has grown steadily since the early 1980s. This volume of over thirty conversations and interviews spanning two decades illuminates the multiple interconnections of his li…

  • Selected Exaggerations

    Selected Exaggerations
    av Peter Sloterdijk

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745691657

    Peter Sloterdijk s reputation as one of the most original thinkers of our time has grown steadily since the early 1980s. This volume of over thirty conversations and interviews spanning two decades illuminates the multiple interconnections of his li…

  • Crime in an Insecure World

    Crime in an Insecure World
    av Richard V. Ericson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745638294

    This new book by Richard Ericson explores the alarming trend across Western societies of treating every imaginable source of harm as a crime. It locates this trend in the 21st century obsession with insecurity fostered by neo-liberal governments. It…

  • Crime in an Insecure World

    Crime in an Insecure World
    av Richard V. Ericson

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745638287

    Crime in an Insecure World investigates the alarming trend across Western societies of treating every imaginable source of harm as a crime. It locates this trend in the 21st century obsession with insecurity fostered by neo-liberal governments. It e…

  • The Ontology of the Accident

    The Ontology of the Accident
    av Catherine Malabou

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745652610

    In the usual order of things, lives run their course and eventually one becomes who one is. Bodily and psychic transformations do nothing but reinforce the permanence of identity. But as a result of serious trauma, or sometimes for no reason at all,…

  • The Ontology of the Accident

    The Ontology of the Accident
    av Catherine Malabou

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745652603

    In the usual order of things, lives run their course and eventually one becomes who one is. Bodily and psychic transformations do nothing but reinforce the permanence of identity. But as a result of serious trauma, or sometimes for no reason at all,…

  • Risk

    Risk
    av Jakob Arnoldi

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640990

    This book gives a comprehensive yet easily accessible introduction to risk and uncertainty as they have been analysed in sociology and related social sciences. The book draws extensively on the wide array of contemporary social theories of risk and…

  • Risk

    Risk
    av Jakob Arnoldi

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640983

    This book gives a comprehensive yet easily accessible introduction to risk and uncertainty as they have been analysed in sociology and related social sciences. The book draws extensively on the wide array of contemporary social theories of risk and…

  • Geography

    Geography
    av Alexander B. Murphy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523016

    Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed our ancestors where to plant crops, and helped them ap…

  • Geography

    Geography
    av Alexander B. Murphy

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509523009

    Ever since humans sketched primitive maps in the dirt, the quest to understand our surroundings has been fundamental to our survival. Studying geography revealed that the earth was round, showed our ancestors where to plant crops, and helped them ap…

  • Re-Thinking Science: Knowledge and the Public in an Age of Uncertainty

    Re-Thinking Science: Knowledge and the Public in an Age of Uncertainty
    av Helga Nowotny, Peter B. Scott, Michael T. Gibbons

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745626086

    This text presents an account of the dynamic relationship between society and science. That line separating society from science is regularly transgressed, and the closer interaction between the two signals the emergence of a new kind of science - c…

  • A History of Solitude

    A History of Solitude
    av David Vincent

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536580

    Solitude has always had an ambivalent status: the capacity to enjoy being alone can make sociability bearable, but those predisposed to solitude are often viewed with suspicion or pity. Drawing on a wide array of literary and historical sources, Dav…

  • Down to Earth

    Down to Earth
    av Bruno Latour

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509530571

    The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive deregulation, and conversion of the dream of globalization into a nightm…

  • Down to Earth

    Down to Earth
    av Bruno Latour

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509530564

    The present ecological mutation has organized the whole political landscape for the last thirty years. This could explain the deadly cocktail of exploding inequalities, massive deregulation, and conversion of the dream of globalization into a nightm…

  • Contemporary Conflict Resolution

    Contemporary Conflict Resolution
    av Oliver Ramsbotham

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745687223

    Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda. The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, charts the development of…

  • Contemporary Conflict Resolution

    Contemporary Conflict Resolution
    av Oliver Ramsbotham

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745687216

    Since the end of the Cold War, conflict prevention and resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding have risen to the top of the international agenda. The fourth edition of this hugely popular text explains the key concepts, charts the development of…

  • Essential Concepts in Sociology

    Essential Concepts in Sociology
    av Anthony Giddens

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509516674

    Social life is in a constant process of change, and sociology can never stand still. As a result, sociology today is a theoretically diverse enterprise, covering a huge range of subjects and drawing on a broad array of research methods. Central to t…

  • Essential Concepts in Sociology

    Essential Concepts in Sociology
    av Anthony Giddens

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509516667

    Social life is in a constant process of change, and sociology can never stand still. As a result, sociology today is a theoretically diverse enterprise, covering a huge range of subjects and drawing on a broad array of research methods. Central to t…

  • Social Work in a Globalizing World

    Social Work in a Globalizing World
    av Lena Dominelli

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640891

    This inspiring and stimulating book confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers. Many of the forms of human, social and environmental degradation addressed arise from social problems that have persisted over time, such as social work s o…

  • Social Work in a Globalizing World

    Social Work in a Globalizing World
    av Lena Dominelli

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745640884

    This inspiring and stimulating book confronts contemporary challenges facing social workers. Many of the forms of human, social and environmental degradation addressed arise from social problems that have persisted over time, such as social work s o…

  • The Digital Divide

    The Digital Divide
    av Jan Van Dijk

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509534456

    Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the 'digital divide' - the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without - has persisted for close to twenty-five years. In this textbook, Jan v…

  • The Digital Divide

    The Digital Divide
    av Jan Van Dijk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509534449

    Contrary to optimistic visions of a free internet for all, the problem of the 'digital divide' - the disparity between those with access to internet technology and those without - has persisted for close to twenty-five years. In this textbook, Jan v…

  • What is Military History?

    What is Military History?
    av Stephen Morillo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517619

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world…

  • What is Military History?

    What is Military History?
    av Stephen Morillo

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509517602

    The third edition of What is Military History? has been thoroughly updated, and includes a new bibliography and new case studies on naval warfare and the origins of war, as well as expanded sections on historiography, environmental history and world…

  • Climate and Society, Transforming the Future

    Climate and Society, Transforming the Future
    av Robin Leichenko

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684390

    This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections…

  • Climate and Society, Transforming the Future

    Climate and Society, Transforming the Future
    av Robin Leichenko

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745684383

    This bold and important new book presents current and emerging thinking on the social dimensions of climate change. Using clear language and powerful examples, it introduces key concepts and frameworks for understanding the multifaceted connections…

  • Habitus and Field

    Habitus and Field
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509526697

    This is the second of five volumes based on the lectures given by Pierre Bourdieu at the College de France in the early 1980s under the title 'General Sociology'. In these lectures, Bourdieu sets out to define and defend sociology as an intellectual…

  • How Everything Can Collapse

    How Everything Can Collapse
    av Pablo Servigne

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541393

    What if our civilization were to collapse? Not many centuries into the future, but in our own lifetimes? Most people recognize that we face huge challenges today, from climate change and its potentially catastrophic consequences to a plethora of soc…

  • How Everything Can Collapse

    How Everything Can Collapse
    av Pablo Servigne

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509541386

    What if our civilization were to collapse? Not many centuries into the future, but in our own lifetimes? Most people recognize that we face huge challenges today, from climate change and its potentially catastrophic consequences to a plethora of soc…

  • The Far Right Today

    The Far Right Today
    av Cas Mudde

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536849

    The far right is back with a vengeance. After several decades at the political margins, far-right politics has again taken center stage. Three of the world's largest democracies - Brazil, India, and the United States - now have a radical right leade…

  • The Far Right Today

    The Far Right Today
    av Cas Mudde

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536832

    The far right is back with a vengeance. After several decades at the political margins, far-right politics has again taken center stage. Three of the world's largest democracies - Brazil, India, and the United States - now have a radical right leade…

  • Beyond Journalism

    Beyond Journalism
    av Mark Deuze

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745643427

    In the context of profound transformations in the professional, business, technological and social context of journalism, it is crucial for journalism studies and education to move beyond limited approaches to the discipline. Among the most signific…

  • Beyond Journalism

    Beyond Journalism
    av Mark Deuze

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745643410

    In the context of profound transformations in the professional, business, technological and social context of journalism, it is crucial for journalism studies and education to move beyond limited approaches to the discipline. Among the most signific…

  • Radio in the Digital Age

    Radio in the Digital Age
    av Andrew Dubber

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661971

    Radio s influence can be found in almost every corner of new media. Radio in the Digital Age assesses a medium that has not only survived the challenges of a new technological age but indeed has extended its reach. This is not a book about digital r…

  • Radio in the Digital Age

    Radio in the Digital Age
    av Andrew Dubber

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745661964

    Radio s influence can be found in almost every corner of new media. Radio in the Digital Age assesses a medium that has not only survived the challenges of a new technological age but indeed has extended its reach. This is not a book about digital r…

  • Southern Theory

    Southern Theory
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745642499

    In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North…

  • Southern Theory

    Southern Theory
    av Raewyn W. Connell

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745642482

    In Southern Theory Raewyn Connell presents the case for a new 'world social science' - one that is inclusive of many voices - by arguing for a more democratic global recognition of social theory from societies outside the dominant European and North…

  • In the Presence of Schopenhauer

    In the Presence of Schopenhauer
    av Michel Houellebecq

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509543250

    The work of Michel Houellebecq - one of the most widely read and controversial novelists of our time - is marked by the thought of Schopenhauer. When Houellebecq came across a copy of Schopenhauer's Aphorisms in a library in his mid-twenties, he was…

  • In the Presence of Schopenhauer

    In the Presence of Schopenhauer
    av Michel Houellebecq

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509543243

    The work of Michel Houellebecq - one of the most widely read and controversial novelists of our time - is marked by the thought of Schopenhauer. When Houellebecq came across a copy of Schopenhauer's Aphorisms in a library in his mid-twenties, he was…

  • The Logic of Practice

    The Logic of Practice
    av Pierre Bourdieu

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745610153

    Now available in paperback, this book offers a major statement of Bourdieua s theoretical approach, illustrating it with examples from anthropology. It will consolidate his reputation as one of the most original and exciting theorists in the social…

  • Religion in the Contemporary World

    Religion in the Contemporary World
    av Alan Aldridge

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653471

    In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societi…

  • Religion in the Contemporary World

    Religion in the Contemporary World
    av Alan Aldridge

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745653464

    In the new edition of this widely praised text, Alan Aldridge examines the complex realities of religious belief, practice and institutions. Religion is a powerful and controversial force in the contemporary world, even in supposedly secular societi…

  • The COVID-19 Catastrophe

    The COVID-19 Catastrophe
    av Richard Horton

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546466

    The global response to the Covid-19 pandemic is the greatest science policy failure in a generation. We knew this was coming. Warnings about the threat of a new pandemic have been made repeatedly since the 1980s and it was clear in January that a da…

  • The COVID-19 Catastrophe

    The COVID-19 Catastrophe
    av Richard Horton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509546459

    The global response to the Covid-19 pandemic is the greatest science policy failure in a generation. We knew this was coming. Warnings about the threat of a new pandemic have been made repeatedly since the 1980s and it was clear in January that a da…

  • A Social History of the Media

    A Social History of the Media
    av Peter Burke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533725

    The first three editions of this bestselling book have established A Social History of the Media as a classic, providing a masterful overview of communication media and of the social and cultural contexts within which they emerged and evolved over t…

  • A Social History of the Media

    A Social History of the Media
    av Peter Burke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509533718

    The first three editions of this bestselling book have established A Social History of the Media as a classic, providing a masterful overview of communication media and of the social and cultural contexts within which they emerged and evolved over t…

  • The Gig Economy

    The Gig Economy
    av Jamie Woodcock

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536368

    All of a sudden, everybody's talking about the gig economy. From taxi drivers to pizza deliverers to the unemployed, we are all aware of the huge changes that it is driving in our lives as workers, consumers and citizens. This is the first comprehen…

  • The Gig Economy

    The Gig Economy
    av Jamie Woodcock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509536351

    All of a sudden, everybody's talking about the gig economy. From taxi drivers to pizza deliverers to the unemployed, we are all aware of the huge changes that it is driving in our lives as workers, consumers and citizens. This is the first comprehen…

  • Personal Life

    Personal Life
    av Carol Smart

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639178

    In this exciting new book, Carol Smart proposes a new way of understanding families and relationships. It is born out of frustration with commentators who proclaim the supposed decline of commitment, and even the decline of the possibility of family…

  • Personal Life

    Personal Life
    av Carol Smart

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745639161

    For more than a decade, Carol Smart has been at the forefront of debates about the sociology of the family. Yet she has become frustrated by the fixation of many commentators with the supposed decline of commitment, and even the decline of the possi…

  • Why Race Still Matters

    Why Race Still Matters
    av Alana Lentin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535712

    'Why are you making this about race?' This question is repeated daily in public and in the media. Calling someone racist in these times of mounting white supremacy seems to be a worse insult than racism itself. In our supposedly post-racial society,…

  • Why Race Still Matters

    Why Race Still Matters
    av Alana Lentin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781509535705

    'Why are you making this about race?' This question is repeated daily in public and in the media. Calling someone racist in these times of mounting white supremacy seems to be a worse insult than racism itself. In our supposedly post-racial society,…

  • Civil Resistance Today

    Civil Resistance Today
    av Kurt Schock

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745682679

    From Gandhi's salt march to the US civil rights movement and Occupy Wall Street, nonviolent campaigns to promote democracy, human rights and social justice have long played an important transformative role in local, national and global politics. Som…

  • Civil Resistance Today

    Civil Resistance Today
    av Kurt Schock

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780745682662

    From Gandhi's salt march to the US civil rights movement and Occupy Wall Street, nonviolent campaigns to promote democracy, human rights and social justice have long played an important transformative role in local, national and global politics. Som…