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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95
One of the main features of the contemporary environmental crisis is that no one has a clear idea of what is going on. The author uses an extension of Marx's theory of alienation to explain why people find it so difficult to relate their different knowledges of the natural and social world. He argues that nevertheless it is possible to relate these... more...
- Seaforth Publishing 2008; US$ 12.00
This memoir is Peter Dickens' account of his experiences as the young commander of the 21st MTB Flotilla during 1942-43, mainly in the North Sea and the Channel. In all the annals of the war at sea, comparatively little has been written about the role of the torpedo boat, and yet these small and vulnerable boats, travelling at high speed amid storms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Space weaponry, satellite surveillance and communications, and private space travel are all means in which outer space is being humanized: incorporated into society?s projects. But what are the political implications of society not only being globalized, but becoming ?cosmic?? Our ideas about society have long affected, and been affected by,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1982; US$ 8.99
Highly regarded today as one of the greatest novels in English literature, Little Dorrit presents both a scathing indictment of mid-Victorian England and a devastating insight into the human condition. Examining the many social and mental prisons which incarcerate men and women, the novel also considers the nature of true spiritual freedom. Against... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 10.18
Charles Dickens's final, unfinished novel has inspired generations of speculation ... Choirmaster John Jasper is a man of deep hypocrisy. His public reputation is flawless yet privately he leads an immoral life, frequenting squalid opium dens. And although outwardly he seems delighted with the betrothal of his nephew Edwin Drood to... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 10.18
After the success of A Christmas Carol , Charles Dickens' name became so synonymous with Christmas that on hearing of his death in 1870 a young girl in London asked, "Mr. Dickens dead? Then will Father Christmas die too?" But A Christmas Carol is just the most famous of his Christmas stories, and those contained here in this unforgettable collection... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 7.89
Hard-working London merchant Paul Dombey believes the only relationships worth having are business ones. Proud and heartless, he pins all his hopes for the future of his shipping firm on his fragile son Paul. But he cruelly neglects his devoted daughter Florence, and prevents her from marrying the man she loves, believing his occupation as a clerk... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 8.99
Clennam rose softly, opened and closed the door without a sound, and passed from the prison, carrying the quiet with him into the turbulent streets.'Introspective and dreamy, Arthur Clennam returns to England from many years abroad to find a people gripped in their self-made social and mental prisons. Against a background of government incompetence... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 41.99
This comprehensive survey and assessment of sociological theories of the relations between societies and their 'natural' biophysical environment touches on and addresses virtually all of the major perspectives, focal points, and debates in environmental sociology today. At the same time, the book aims to go beyond an inventory of environmental sociological... more...