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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This book rethinks Marx's sociology as a form of realist social theory, extending Roy Bhaskar's philosophical realism into the social sciences. By constructing historical materialism as realist social theory, it becomes possible to resolve many long standing dilemmas in Marxist discourse, such as voluntarism versus determinism and humanism versus economism. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 37.00
Over the last four decades Jürgen Habermas has forged an innovative and much-discussed theory of contemporary capitalist society. Building on Max Weber's thesis that the dynamic of capitalism actually erodes individual freedom and the meaningfulness of social life - famously resulting in a culture of 'specialists without spirit, sensualists without... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Ethno-national and religious identity and violence dominate modern politics, from Northern Ireland to terrorism in Sri Lanka, the former Yugoslavia or Afghanistan and Iraq. This book shows that social theory should be a major tool in helping explain national, religious and identity problems. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 41.00
Tackling the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, breaking each down and bringing clarity and insight to even the most complex terms, this down-to-earth dictionary will help your students new to social science discourse gain a thorough understanding of the key terms. more...
- ILO Publications 2010; US$ 42.00
Le changement climatique est largement reconnu comme un des grands défis auxquels lhumanité fera face au cours des prochaines décennies. En effet, limpact du changement climatique sur les températures moyennes, les précipitations et le niveau de la mer mettra en danger les moyens de subsistance de centaines de millions... more...
- ILO Publications 2011; US$ 42.00
En janvier 2010, dans le but de tirer des enseignements semblables dun point de vue syndical, le Bureau des activités pour les travailleurs et le Réseau mondial de recherche syndical ont organisé un atelier intitulé «Les syndicats et les crises économiques dhier et daujourdhui: enseignements pour... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
This book expands our understanding by addressing the writings of intellectuals who were either members of the Frankfurt School, or were closely associated with it, but often neglected. It thus brings together the latest research of an international team of experts, offering a critical reassessment of the contributions of the Frankfurt School and its... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 142.95
This comprehensive volume ranges across the entire spectrum of contemporary sociological inquiry, as seen by Durkheim. It also includes secondary readings by social thinkers of today, connecting the classic writings of Durkheim to contemporary issues. Organizes Durkheim's writings thematically, in a comprehensive collection Includes selections from... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 33.99
Across a spectrum of academic disciplines, the topic of globalization is at the forefront of contemporary efforts to understand a dynamically changing world society. How might critical social theory respond creatively to the challenge of thinking and theorizing globalization in its full complexity? more...