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  • Cultureby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Childhoodby Chris Jenks

    Routledge 1996; US$ 174.00

    In this fascinating book Chris Jenks thoroughly examines the concept of childhood. He focuses on the way the image of the child is played out in society, looking specifically at its image through history and the reality of child abuse. more...

  • Cultural Reproductionby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 210.00

    While addressing ideology and structural determinacy in cultural reproduction theory, this collection of original essays seeks also to explore other possibilities, in terms of ethno-methodology, Durkheimianism, structuralism and post-structuralism. more...

  • Visual Cultureby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 235.00

    This collection of original and exciting essays explores the 'visual' character of contemporary culture. Examining film, painting, propaganda, photography and television, this is an indispensible guide to this field. more...

  • Transgressionby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks presents a broad overview of the history of ideas, the major theorists and the significant moments in the formation of the idea of transgression. more...

  • Cultureby Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95

    This book, updated throughout and with new sections on visual culture, urban culture and subcultures, argues that to understand the culture concept we need to locate it within traditions of thought and appreciate its political and ideological bases. more...

  • Subcultureby Chris Jenks

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 48.00

    This illuminating book, which explores the idea of subcultures, traces the concept back to the works of Tonnies and Durkheim. Jenks also analyses subcultures in American urban sociology and criminology. Finally, he evaluates the work of Stuart Hall and the Birmingham School and argues for the continuing relevance of subcultures. more...

  • Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)by Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    As a result of its concerns with the social organization of knowledge at all levels, the sociology of education has become a central form of much contemporary sociological theory. All the papers in this collection are formulations of a ?reflexive? method of theorizing within sociology of education. This is a mode of address, deriving partly from social... more...

  • Core Sociological Dichotomiesby Chris Jenks

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 68.00

    In this sociology text the contributors provide an introduction to the subject without over-simplifying or `writing-down' to their audience. The book aims to furnish undergraduates with the knowledge that will help them to understand and practice sociology and also to develop a self-perpetuating sociological imagination to enable them to think through... more...

  • Qualitative Complexityby John Smith; Chris Jenks

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Drawing from sources in sociology, philosophy, complexity theory, 'fuzzy logic', systems theory, cognitive science and evolutionary biology, the authors present a new series of interdisciplinary perspectives on the sociology of complex, self-organizing structures. more...