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  • The Rise of the Meritocracy

    The Rise of the Meritocracy
    av Michael Young

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560007043

    Michael Young has christened the oligarchy of the future "Meritocracy." Indeed, the word is now part of the English language. It would appear that the formula: IQ+Effort=Merit may well constitute the basic belief of the ruling class in the twenty-fi…

  • Dimensions of Personality

    Dimensions of Personality
    av Hans Eysenck

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560009856

    This is the original work on which Hans Eysenck's fifty years of research have been built. It introduced many new ideas about the nature and measurement of personality into the field, related personality to abnormal psychology, and demonstrated the…

  • Theory of Economic Development

    Theory of Economic Development
    av Joseph A Schumpeter

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878556984

    Schumpeter proclaims in this classical analysis of capitalist society first published in 1911 that economics is a natural self-regulating mechanism when undisturbed by "social and other meddlers." In his preface he argues that despite weaknesses, th…

  • The History of Science and the New Humanism

    The History of Science and the New Humanism
    av George Sarton

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887387036

    In this classic work, the foremost historian of science in our time, George Sarton, sums up his reflections on the role of science and of the humanities in our culture. Voicing his opposition to the old-fashioned humanists on the one hand, and to th…

  • Causes of Delinquency

    Causes of Delinquency
    av Travis Hirschi

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765809001

    In Causes of Delinquency, Hirschi attempts to state and test a theory of delinquency, seeing in the delinquent a person relatively free of the intimate attachments, the aspirations, and the moral beliefs that bind most people to a life within the la…

  • Crooks and Squares

    Crooks and Squares
    av Malin Akerstrom

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560006534

    'Crooks and Squares' is a study of crime as a way of life. By interviewing drug addicts and property criminals, Malin Akerstrom presents a study of the demands, attractions, and drawbacks of criminal lifestyles. She discovers which elements are exci…

  • Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918

    Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918
    av Mary Jo Deegan

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887388309

    Jane Addams is well known for her leadership in urban reform, social settlements, pacifism, social work, and women's suffrage.The men of the Chicago School are well known for their leadership in founding sociology and the study of urban life.What ha…

  • Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918

    Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918
    av Mary Jo Deegan

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887380778

    Jane Addams is well known for her leadership in urban reform, social settlements, pacifism, social work, and women's suffrage.The men of the Chicago School are well known for their leadership in founding sociology and the study of urban life.What ha…

  • Human Nature and the Social Order

    Human Nature and the Social Order
    av Charles Horton Cooley

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878559183

    This work remains a pioneer sociological treatise on American culture. By understanding the individual not as the product of society but as its mirror image, Cooley concludes that the social order cannot be imposed from outside human nature but that…

  • Democracy ? The God That Failed

    Democracy ? The God That Failed
    av Hans-Hermann Hoppe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765808684

    The core of this book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the West from monarchy to democracy. Revisionist in nature, it reaches the conclusion that monarchy is a lesser evil than democracy, but outlines deficiencies in both.…

  • Artists in Offices

    Artists in Offices

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765805072

    Universities have become important sources of patronage and professional artistic preparation. With the growing academization of art instruction, young artists are increasingly socialized in bureaucratic settings, and mature artists find themselves…

  • Artists in Offices

    Artists in Offices
    av Judith E. Adler

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878552818

    Universities have become important sources of patronage and professional artistic preparation. With the growing academization of art instruction, young artists are increasingly socialized in bureaucratic settings, and mature artists find themselves…

  • Fire in the Minds of Men

    Fire in the Minds of Men
    av James H Billington

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765804716

    This book traces the origins of a faith--perhaps the faith of the century. Modern revolutionaries are believers, no less committed and intense than were Christians or Muslims of an earlier era. What is new is the belief that a perfect secular order…

  • Death by Government

    Death by Government
    av R. J. Rummel

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560009276

    This is R. J. Rummel's fourth book in a series devoted to genocide and government mass murder, or what he calls democide. He presents the primary results, in tables and figures, as well as a historical sketch of the major cases of democide, those in…

  • The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry

    The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry
    av Vasily Grossman

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765805430

    The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewryis a collection of eyewitness testimonies, letters, diaries, affidavits, and other documents on the activities of the Nazis against Jews in the camps, ghettoes, and towns of Eastern Europe. Arguably, the only…

  • The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry

    The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewry
    av Ilya Ehrenburg, Vasily Grossman, David Patterson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765800695

    The Complete Black Book of Russian Jewryis a collection of eyewitness testimonies, letters, diaries, affidavits, and other documents on the activities of the Nazis against Jews in the camps, ghettoes, and towns of Eastern Europe. Arguably, the only…

  • Physical Violence in American Families

    Physical Violence in American Families
    av Murray Straus

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560008286

    The informative and controversial findings in this book are based on two path-breaking national surveys of American families. Both show that while the family may be the central locus of love and support, it is also the locus of risk for those who ar…

  • Mirrors and Masks

    Mirrors and Masks
    av Anselm L. Strauss

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560009351

    Identity as a concept is as elusive as everyone's sense of his own personal identity. It is connected with appraisals made by oneself and by others. Each person sees himself mirrored in the judgments of others. The masks he presents to the world are…

  • Exchange and Power in Social Life

    Exchange and Power in Social Life
    av Peter M. Blau

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887386282

    In his landmark study of exchange and power in social life, Peter M. Blau contributes to an understanding of social structure by analyzing the social processes that govern the relations between individuals and groups. The basic question that Blau co…

  • Organizations in Action

    Organizations in Action
    av James D. Thompson

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765809919

    Organizations act, but what determines how and when they will act? There is precedent for believing that the organization is but an extension of one or a few people, but this is a deceptively simplified approach and, in reality, makes any generaliza…

  • Wittgenstein's Vienna Revisited

    Wittgenstein's Vienna Revisited
    av Allan Janik

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765800503

    Fin de siecle Vienna was once memorably described by Karl Kraus as a "proving ground for the destruction of the world." In the decades leading to the World War that brought down the Austro-Hungarian empire, the city was at once an operetta dream wor…

  • Motivation to Work

    Motivation to Work
    av Frederick Herzberg

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560006343

    Quality work that fosters job satisfaction and health enjoys top priority in industry all over the world. This was not always so. Until recently analysis of job attitudes focused primarily on human relations problems within organizations. While Amer…

  • The Sociological Eye

    The Sociological Eye
    av Everett C. Hughes

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878559596

    This major expression of one of the leaders of the Chicago School, one of the most important schools of thought in contemporary American sociology, includes his recognized masterpieces of sociological research and writing. Hughes pioneered studies i…

  • Fundamental Principles of the Sociology of Law

    Fundamental Principles of the Sociology of Law
    av Eugene Ehrlich

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765807014

    The innovative and revolutionary scholarship of the eminent Austrian legal theorist and professor of Roman law, Eugen Ehrlich (1862-1922), is of a very high caliber. His work has not only held its place well in view of what legal theory, especially…

  • Work and Authority in Industry

    Work and Authority in Industry
    av Reinhard Bendix

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765806680

    Work and Authority in Industry analyzes how the entrepreneurial class responded to the challenge of creating, and later managing, an industrial work force in widely differing types of industrial societies: the United States, England, and Russia. Ben…

  • The Latin Americans

    The Latin Americans
    av Carlos J. Rangel

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887386923

    This is a provocative work that runs counter to the conventional wisdom that the poor are poor because the rich are rich. Rangel argues that the reasons for different levels of economic development between North America and Latin America lie in the…

  • Delinquency Research

    Delinquency Research
    av Travis Hirschi

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560008439

    This remarkable guide to delinquency studies was co-winner of the 1968 C. Wright Mills Award for the best book in the field of social problems. The work is in effect three books in one: a forthright account of how to analyze survey data, a penetrati…

  • An Anthropological Defense of God

    An Anthropological Defense of God
    av Lloyd E. Sandelands

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765803962

    Anthropology--the study of man--is unlike every other study because humans are its subject. And because we are its subject we cannot manage the philosophic and emotional distance necessary to see clearly. Unable to stand apart from ourselves to comp…

  • Anti-Americanism

    Anti-Americanism
    av Paul Hollander

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560007746

    In its domestic manifestations anti-Americanism may be equated with alienation, or an embittered radical social criticism. Abroad it may take the form of nationalism, anti-capitalism, and protest against modernity. This volume examines the phenomeno…

  • In the Path of God

    In the Path of God
    av Daniel Pipes

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765809810

    Americans' awareness of Islam and Muslims rose to seemingly unprecedented heights in the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, but this is not the first time they have dominated American public life. Once before, during the period of the Irania…

  • The Commonwealth

    The Commonwealth
    av Patricia Larby

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560001102

    The modern British Commonwealth, linking fifty countries around the world in voluntary association, cooperation, and consultation, is a unique body in world history. The area of its member countries covers a third of the globe and collectively their…

  • In a Dark Wood

    In a Dark Wood
    av Alston Chase

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765807526

    In a Dark Wood presents a history of debates among ecologists over what constitutes good forestry, and a critique of the ecological reasoning behind contemporary strategies of preservation, including the Endangered Species Act. Chase argues that the…

  • The Rise of Universities

    The Rise of Universities
    av Charles Homer Haskins

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765808950

    At the time of its publication in 1923, Charles Homer Haskins' The Rise of Universities was considered remarkable for its erudition, succinctness, and balance. The his-torian Theodor Mommsen described it as "a work which has remained unsurpassed in…

  • For the Love of Beauty

    For the Love of Beauty
    av Arthur Pontynen

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765803016

    For most of the last century the methodology of art history has followed a positivist approach, emphasizing form and style, fact and history as the means of studying works of art. By contrast the philosophical pursuit of truth, once central to the f…

  • Competitive Manufacturing

    Competitive Manufacturing
    av Stuart A. Rosenfeld

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780882851372

    Stuart A. Rosenfeld presents a timely analysis of the problems the United States and other industrialized countries face as they adjust from economies based on natural resources and goods to economies based on quality of human resources and high-per…

  • Military Politics from Bonaparte to the Bourbons

    Military Politics from Bonaparte to the Bourbons

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560007678

    Military Politics from Bonaparte to the Bourbons Is an Intriguing full-length biography and character study of Michel Ney, Napoleon's marshal who came close to snatching victory from Wellington at Waterloo in 1815. Raymond Horricks provides a compre…

  • Freud

    Freud
    av Paul Roazen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765806178

    Sigmund Freud had broad ambitions about what psychoanalysis could add to human thought. But Freutfs own writings have rarely been assessed within the perspective of political philosophy. Political theorists will find in the school Freud established…

  • Use and Abuse of Social Science

    Use and Abuse of Social Science
    av Philip Jenkins

    Häftad - 1975 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878555994

  • Classic Anthropology

    Classic Anthropology
    av John W. Bennett

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560003335

    Classic anthropology is Bennett''s label for the work produced by anthropologists between 1915 and 1955. In this book, Bennett criticises classic anthropology for ne glecting the contemporary world and modern societies. '

  • Daydreams and Nightmares

    Daydreams and Nightmares
    av Irving Louis Horowitz

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560005100

    This is the hard-edged true story of the making of a renowned sociologist. It is even more the story of a boy hustling to survive. A single playlet in the larger drama of American transformation, this candid memoir recounts the intensely personal st…

  • Health and Suffering in America

    Health and Suffering in America
    av Robert T. Fancher

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765805447

    Health and Suffering in America analyzes how we came to see various forms of suffering as "mental illness," and argues that social and historical dynamics, not scientific discovery, gave us this notion. Robert Fancher argues that the beliefs of ment…

  • Emerging Coalitions in American Politics

    Emerging Coalitions in American Politics
    av Seymour Lipset

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780917616228

  • Professions, Work and Careers

    Professions, Work and Careers
    av Anselm L. Strauss

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765808752

    Professions, Work and Careers addresses some of the central themes that preoccupied the eminent sociologist Anselm Strauss. This collection is directed at sociologists concerned with the development of theory and graduate and undergraduate students…

  • The Culture of Crime

    The Culture of Crime
    av Craig LaMay

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560008262

    There is no journalistic work more deserving of the designation "story" than news of crime. From antiquity, the culture of crime has been about the human condition, and whether information comes from Homer, Hollywood, or the city desk, it is a botto…

  • Roots of Radicalism

    Roots of Radicalism
    av Stanley Rothman

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560008897

    When Roots of Radicalism first appeared. Nathan Glazer noted "this is a major work on the relationship between radical politics and psychological development." He went on to predict "no one will be able to write about the left and radicalism without…

  • Sociological Endeavor

    Sociological Endeavor

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560003809

    In this, the twentieth volume in the Transaction series honoring distinguished social scientists of the twentieth century, the life and work of the eminent Swedish sociologist, Hans L. Zetterberg is featured. He has had a long and distinguished care…

  • History of the Idea of Progress

    History of the Idea of Progress
    av Robert Nisbet

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560007135

    The idea of progress from the Enlightenment to postmodernism is still very much with us. In intellectual discourse, journals, popular magazines, and radio and talk shows, the debate between those who are "progressivists" and those who are "declinist…

  • Television in Society

    Television in Society
    av Arthur Asa Berger

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887381096

    Is television a cultural wasteland, or a medium that has brought people more great art, music, dance, and drama than any previous media? How do we study and interpret television? What are the effects of television on individuals and society, and how…

  • Magisterial Imagination

    Magisterial Imagination
    av Max Lerner

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560001683

    This work brings together Max Lemer's extended and enduring essays on Aristotle, Niccolb Machiavelli, Alexis de Tocqueville, John Stuart Mill, Thorstein Veblen, and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. Combining biography and interpretation, Lerner insightful…

  • Religion in Austria

    Religion in Austria
    av Anton Pelinka

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765808233

    Like most European countries, Austria does not have a strict separation between state and church. Since the counter-reformation, it has been considered a country strongly influenced by Catholicism. Austrian attitudes towards religion derive from the…

  • Marginal Spaces

    Marginal Spaces
    av Michael Peter Smith

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560008125

    The literature on modernist and postmodernist urban development is abundant, yet few researchers have taken up the challenge of studying the areas hi which marginalized people live as sources of resistance to continued modernization. In Marginal Spa…

  • The New Democracy

    The New Democracy
    av Walter E. Weyl

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765808356

    When The New Democracy first appeared in 1912, it was widely regarded as one of the most influential works of the Progressive Era. Yet, despite continuing interest in the political thought of the Progressive Era, both Weyl and The New Democracy sli…

  • The New Society

    The New Society
    av Peter Drucker

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781560006244

    In The New Society, Peter Drucker extended his previous works The Future of Industrial Man and The Concept of the Corporation into a systematic, organized analysis of the industrial society that emerged out of World War II. He analyzes large busines…