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  • Integrated Developmental and Life-course Theories of Offending

    Integrated Developmental and Life-course Theories of Offending
    av David P. Farrington

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412807999

    Developmental and life-course criminology aims to provide information about how offending and antisocial behavior develops, about risk and protective factors at different ages, and about the effects of life events on the course of development. This…

  • The North Korean Economy

    The North Korean Economy
    av Nicholas Eberstadt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810524

    Viewed from afar, North Korea may appear bizarre, or positively irrational. But as Nicholas Eberstadt demonstrates in this meticulously researched volume, there is a grim coherence to North Korea's political economy, and a ruthless logic undergirdin…

  • Social Learning and Social Structure

    Social Learning and Social Structure
    av Ronald Akers

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412809993

    The social learning theory of crime integrates Edwin H. Sutherland's diff erential association theory with behavioral learning theory. It is a widely accepted and applied approaches to criminal and deviant behavior. However, it is also widely misint…

  • Thinking About Social Problems

    Thinking About Social Problems

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306841

    The new second edition of this distinctive and widely adopted textbook brings into the classroom an overview of how images of social problems can shape not only public policy and social services, but also the ways in which we make sense of ourselves…

  • Being Mentally Ill

    Being Mentally Ill
    av Thomas J. Scheff

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305875

    In incorporating social process into a model of the dynamics of mental disorders, this text questions the individualistic model favoured in current psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory. While the conventional psychiatric viewpoint seeks the causes…

  • Being Mentally Ill

    Being Mentally Ill
    av Thomas J. Scheff

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202305868

    In incorporating social process into a model of the dynamics of mental disorders, this text questions the individualistic model favoured in current psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory. While the conventional psychiatric viewpoint seeks the causes…

  • The Ritual Process

    The Ritual Process
    av Victor Turner

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202011905

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

  • Relations in Public

    Relations in Public
    av Erving Goffman

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810067

    Until recently, to be in a "public place" meant to feel safe. That has changed, especially in cities. Urban dwellers sense the need to quickly react to gestural cues from persons in their immediate presence in order to establish their relationship t…

  • Interaction Ritual

    Interaction Ritual

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202307770

    "Not then, men and their moments. Rather, moment and their men," writes Erving Goffman in the introduction to his groundbreaking 1967 Interaction Ritual, a study of face-to-face interaction in natural settings, that class of events which occurs duri…

  • The Research Act

    The Research Act

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202362489

    At once a unique textbook for methods courses and a major contribution to sociological theory, this book teaches students the principles of research and how to construct and test theories. It brings coherence to the study of methods by presenting fo…

  • Professional Dominance

    Professional Dominance

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202308555

    In the United States today we are confronted by a number of serious social problems, not the least of which concern the character of our basic human services. In each of the broad public domains of welfare, education, law, and health there are crise…

  • Mad Science

    Mad Science

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412855921

    *Winner of an honorable mention from theSociety for Social Work and ResearchforOutstanding Social Work Book AwardMad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. T…

  • Mad Science

    Mad Science
    av Stuart A. Kirk

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412849760

    *Winner of an honorable mention from theSociety for Social Work and ResearchforOutstanding Social Work Book AwardMad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. T…

  • Communication

    Communication
    av Jurgen Ruesch

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806145

    The integration of psychiatry into the mainstream of American society following World War II involved rethinking and revision of psychiatric theories. While in the past, theories of personality had been concerned with the single individual, this pio…

  • The Treason of the Intellectuals

    The Treason of the Intellectuals
    av Julien Benda

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806237

    Julien Benda's classic study of 1920s Europe resonates today. The "treason of the intellectuals" is a phrase that evokes much but is inherently ambiguous. The book bearing this title is well known but little understood. This edition is introduced by…

  • The Other Victorians

    The Other Victorians

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412808194

    Taking as his point of departure the authors, the audience, and the texts of Victorian writings on sex in general and of Victorian pornography in particular, Steven Marcus offers a startling and revolutionary perspective on the underside of Victoria…

  • Blind Men and Elephants

    Blind Men and Elephants
    av Arthur Asa Berger

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412811057

    In Blind Men and Elephants, Arthur Asa Berger uses case histories to show how scholars from different disciplines and scholarly domains have tried to describe and understand humor. He reveals not only the many approaches that are available to study…

  • On Genetic Interests

    On Genetic Interests

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412805964

    From an evolutionary perspective, individuals have a vi- tal interest in the reproduction of their genes. Yet this interest is overlooked by social and political theory at a time when we need to steer an adaptive course through the unnatural modern…

  • Infanticide

    Infanticide
    av Glenn Hausfater

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202362212

    Recent field studies of a variety of mammalian species reveal a surprisingly high frequency of infanticide - the killing of unweaned or otherwise maternally dependent offspring. Similarly, studies of birds, fish, amphibians, and invertebrates demons…

  • Sex and Friendship in Baboons

    Sex and Friendship in Baboons
    av Barbara B. Smuts

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202309736

    Those who have been privileged to watch baboons long enough to know them as individuals and who have learned to interpret some of their more subtle interactions will attest that the rapid flow of baboon behavior can at times be overwhelming. In fact…

  • Sex and Friendship in Baboons

    Sex and Friendship in Baboons
    av Barbara B. Smuts

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202020273

    Those who have been privileged to watch baboons long enough to know them as individuals and who have learned to interpret some of their more subtle interactions will attest that the rapid flow of baboon behavior can at times be overwhelming. In fact…

  • Making Accountability Work

    Making Accountability Work
    av Marie-Louise Bemelmans-Videc

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412865555

    Like honesty and clean water, ""accountability"" is invariably seen as a good thing. Conversely, the absence of accountability is associated with most of the greatest abuses in human history. Accountability is thus closely linked with the exercise o…

  • Frames of Remembrance

    Frames of Remembrance
    av Iwona Irwin-Zarecka

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806831

    What is the symbolic impact of the Vietnam War Memorial? How does television change our engagement with the past? Can the efforts to wipe out Communist legacies succeed? Should victims of the Holocaust be celebrated as heroes or as martyrs? These qu…

  • Anarchy and the Law

    Anarchy and the Law
    av Edward P. Stringham

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412805797

    Private-property anarchism, also known as anarchist libertarianism, individualist anarchism, and anarcho-capitalism, is a political philosophy and set of economic and legal arguments that maintains that, just as the markets and private institutions…

  • Personal Influence

    Personal Influence
    av Elihu Katz

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412805070

    First published in 1955, "Personal Influence" reports the results of a pioneering study conducted in Decatur, Illinois, validating Paul Lazarsfeld's serendipitous discovery that messages from the media may be further mediated by informal "opinion le…

  • Troubling Children

    Troubling Children
    av Joel Best

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304922

    Increasingly, sociologists have turned their attention to the social problems of children- in particular, of younger children. This collection reflects those recent interest. While most researchers have focused on social problems involving adolescen…

  • Troubling Children

    Troubling Children
    av Joel Best

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202304915

    Increasingly, sociologists have turned their attention to the social problems of children- in particular, of younger children. This collection reflects those recent interest. While most researchers have focused on social problems involving adolescen…

  • Discovery of Grounded Theory

    Discovery of Grounded Theory
    av Barney G Glaser

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202302607

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

  • Methodology of Social Sciences

    Methodology of Social Sciences
    av Max Weber

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412813198

    Edited and with a new introduction by Robert J. Antonio and Alan Sica.Max Weber wrote these methodological essays in the closest intimacy with actual research and against a background of constant and intensive meditation on substantive problems in t…

  • The Small Community

    The Small Community
    av Arthur E. Morgan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847469

    In this age of large cities, mass culture, and ever more massive events, people must struggle against an overwhelming crowd of their own creations to maintain human integrity. In this manual for human survival, Arthur E. Morgan offers a solution: pe…

  • The Nature of Sympathy

    The Nature of Sympathy
    av Max Scheler

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806879

    The Nature of Sympathy explores, at different levels, the social emotions of fellow-feeling, the sense of identity, love and hatred, and traces their relationship to one another and to the values with which they are associated. Scheler criticizes ot…

  • Rediscovering a Lost Freedom

    Rediscovering a Lost Freedom

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412808606

    Since ratification of the First Amendment in the late eighteenth century, there has been a sea change in American life. When the amendment was ratified, individuals were almost completely free of unwanted speech; but today they are besieged by it. I…

  • Complementarity, Causality and Explanation

    Complementarity, Causality and Explanation

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412849906

    Philosophers have discussed the relationship of cause and effect from ancient times through our own. Prior to the work of Niels Bohr, these discussions presupposed that successful causal attribution implies explanation. The success of quantum theory…

  • Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman

    Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman
    av Anne Pierce

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806633

    The modern world derives part of its meaning and definition from the foreign policy formulations of Woodrow Wilson and Harry Truman. These presidents viewed the enhancement of American power and the invigoration of American principles as the only re…

  • The Press and the Suburbs

    The Press and the Suburbs
    av David B. Sachsman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412851930

    The changing economic and demographic patterns of the United States have many measurements; few of them, however, are more comprehensive than the new circulation realities of the press. This volume tells the story of the twenty-six daily newspapers…

  • Blackness in Western Europe

    Blackness in Western Europe
    av Dienke Hondius

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412853675

    While the study of race relations in the United States continues to inspire and influence European thinking, Europeans have yet to confront their own history. To be black in Europe-whether during the sixteenth century or today-means sharing one cruc…

  • Heidegger

    Heidegger

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810845

    Many people consider Martin Heidegger the most important German philosopher of the twentieth century. He is indisputably controversial and influential. Athough much has been written about Heidegger, this may be the best single volume covering his li…

  • Social Psychology in Natural Settings

    Social Psychology in Natural Settings
    av Paul G. Swingle

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202361741

    The study of human behavior in actual social settings is an extraordinarily complex area of research. Social behavior, unlike the controlled conditions of the laboratory, is affected by an enormous number of variables and environments. Researchers,…

  • Detroit

    Detroit
    av Lewis D. Solomon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412851961

    As America's most dysfunctional big city, Detroit faces urban decay, population losses, fractured neighborhoods with impoverished households, an uneducated, unskilled workforce, too few jobs, a shrinking tax base, budgetary shortfalls, and inadequat…

  • Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking

    Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking
    av Min Liu

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412865319

    Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking examines the nature, magnitude, and gravity of prostitution and sex trafficking--and the relationship between them--in contemporary China. By researching the backgrounds, circumstances, and other factor…

  • Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking

    Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking
    av Min Liu

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412815055

    Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking examines the nature, magnitude, and gravity of prostitution and sex trafficking--and the relationship between them--in contemporary China. By researching the backgrounds, circumstances, and other factor…

  • The Dark Side of Church/State Separation

    The Dark Side of Church/State Separation
    av Stephen Strehle

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412852715

    The Dark Side of Church/State Separation analyzes the Enlightenment's attack upon the Judeo-Christian tradition and its impact upon the development of secular regimes in France, Germany, and Russia. Such regimes followed the anti-Semitic/anti-Christ…

  • Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health

    Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health
    av Ellie Lee

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306810

    Whatever reproductive choices women make--whether they opt to end a pregnancy through abortion or continue to term and give birth--they are considered to be at risk of suffering serious mental health problems. According to opponents of abortion in t…

  • Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health

    Abortion, Motherhood and Mental Health
    av Ellie Lee

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306803

    Whatever reproductive choices women make--whether they opt to end a pregnancy through abortion or continue to term and give birth--they are considered to be at risk of suffering serious mental health problems. According to opponents of abortion in t…

  • The Dynamics of Modern Society

    The Dynamics of Modern Society
    av William Goode

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412818513

    Social research efforts are often more concerned with basic social processes or patterns than with the dynamic relationship between social processes and social institutions. In this classic collection, contributors posit generalizations drawn from c…

  • Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412808262

    This work looks into how, why, and when people pursue things in life that they desire, those that make their existence attractive and worth living. Robert A. Stebbins calls this "Positive Sociology," the study of what people do to organize their liv…

  • Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Personal Decisions in the Public Square

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412847520

    This work looks into how, why, and when people pursue things in life that they desire, those that make their existence attractive and worth living. Robert A. Stebbins calls this "Positive Sociology," the study of what people do to organize their liv…

  • Attitude Change

    Attitude Change

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202361727

    What are attitudes and how are they modified? The many opposing theories to answer this question reflects not only the complexity but also the importance of the field. A central concern of social psychology, attitude change is also relevant to the s…

  • History of Higher Education Annual: 2002

    History of Higher Education Annual: 2002

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412805483

  • Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class

    Engels, Manchester, and the Working Class
    av Steven Marcus

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412856690

    Friedrich Engels' first major work, The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844, has long been considered a social, political, and economic classic. The first book of its kind to study the phenomenon of urbanism and the problems of the mod…

  • Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society

    Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society
    av Max Gluckman

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412846158

    What can we learn from tribal societies about the ways in which, in a variety of social settings, groups of men resolve their conflicts with other men? In order to answer this question, Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society compares nearly fort…

  • Women's Employment in a Comparative Perspective

    Women's Employment in a Comparative Perspective
    av Tanja Van der Lippe

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306551

    These comparative studies by internationally-known scholars in the United States, Hungary, Germany, and the Netherlands provide a cross-national examination of substantially differing circumstances--in hours, earnings, job level, childcare availabil…

  • Women's Employment in a Comparative Perspective

    Women's Employment in a Comparative Perspective
    av Tanja Van der Lippe

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202306568

    These comparative studies by internationally-known scholars in the United States, Hungary, Germany, and the Netherlands provide a cross-national examination of substantially differing circumstances--in hours, earnings, job level, childcare availabil…

  • Governing the Police

    Governing the Police
    av David H Bayley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412863384

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

  • Governing the Police

    Governing the Police
    av David H Bayley

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412862813

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

  • Legal Systems and Incest Taboos

    Legal Systems and Incest Taboos
    av Yehudi A. Cohen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202363677

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

  • The Vanishing American Dream

    The Vanishing American Dream
    av Virginia Deane Abernethy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412862806

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

  • The Vanishing American Dream

    The Vanishing American Dream
    av Virginia Deane Abernethy

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412863377

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

  • The Global Enterprise

    The Global Enterprise
    av James D. Wright

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412865517

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

  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    av Lionel Robbins

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412810081

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