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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This is an accessible introduction to the philosophy of social research which relates philosophical ideas to actual research practice. The book makes effective use of illustrations from the UK, US and Europe to examine specific problems and broader issues. The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social research methods within... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 64.00
Rather than being a `how to do' book, this volume will prove vitally useful for advanced students and researchers who wish to engage with those ideas and practices in terms of their applicability for an understanding and explanation of the place of qualitative research in the social sciences. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 51.00
This is a well established title in the competitive field of research methods. It brings together issues, perspectives, methods and processes in social research, developing a balanced and comprehensive text on the field. Due to its clear and accessible nature it has wide appeal for both undergraduates and postgraduates across a range of disciplines,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00
Examines the implications of developments, challenges and disputes that have become important to debates in social theory including fresh commentaries on key authors. This edition also explores the extent to which how we situate social theory may need re-examining. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 149.00 US$ 129.13
In this lucid, stimulating and original book, Zygmunt Bauman and Tim May explore the underlying assumptions and tacit expectations which structure our view of the world. The authors elucidate key concepts in sociology: for example, individualism versus community, and privilege versus deprivation. While charting a course through sociology's main concerns,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59
We humans are pretty clever. We’ve mastered fire, invented the wheel, calculated the age of the Universe, sent people to the Moon, built machines that think, and cracked the genome. So you’d think that with all our smarts, somebody would’ve come up with a surefire formula for raising kids. Maybe that’s because every child, like... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2010; US$ 192.00
This book is a comprehensive reference for energy crops from the plant perspective with expert authors for each crop. Of particular importance are the chapters covering the sustainability aspects (social, economic and environmental), including food security. more...