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- Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 12.99
Peter L. Berger is arguably the best-known American sociologist living today. Since the 1960s he has been publishing books on many facets of the American social scene, and several are now considered classics. So it may be hard to believe Professor Berger?s description of himself as an "accidental sociologist." But that in fact accurately describes... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00
Amid the variety of human experiences, the comic occupies a distinctive place. It is simultaneously ubiquitous, relative, and fragile. In this book, Peter L. Berger reflects on the nature of the comic and its relationship to other human experiences. Originally published in 1997, the second edition includes a new preface reflecting on Berger?s work... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1991; Not Available
A general and systematic account of the role of knowledge in society aimed to stimulate both critical discussion and empirical investigations. This book is concerned with the sociology of ?everything that passes for knowledge in society?. It focuses particularly on that ?common-sense knowledge? which constitutes the reality of everyday life for... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00
Ubiquitär und doch relativ ist Humor eine sehr spezifische und dabei auch brüchige menschliche Denk- und Ausdrucksform. In diesem Buch geht Peter L. Berger der Natur des Komischen und dessen Bezug zu anderen menschlichen Erfahrungen nach. Erstmals 1997 veröffentlicht, beinhaltet diese zweite Auflage ein neues Vorwort, in dem Berger Überlegungen zum... more...
- Princeton University Press 2002; US$ 37.50
This is a time of far-reaching change and debate in American education and social policy, spurred in part by a rediscovery that civil-society institutions are often better than government at meeting human needs. As Charles Glenn shows in this book, faith-based schools and social agencies have been particularly effective, especially in meeting the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the impact of these developments on political participation, citizenship, gender relations, and economic morality. Leading scholars from anthropology,... more...
- Government Institutes 2003; US$ 109.00
Written by an experienced team of lawyers, this handbook will help you establish sound document management practices and comply with reporting and recordkeeping requirements under EPCRA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, RCRA, FIFRA, TSCA, and OSHA. The authors explain in practical terms the requirements of each Act and address such issues as... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.99
This book introduces some of the most influential recent sociological theories, each covered in an essay written by the theory's founder or by a leading exponent. Presented in nontechnical language, each essay reviews the key positions and supporting research; many incorporate discussion of critical or opposing positions. This unique book serves as... more...