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- Canongate Books 2012; US$ 15.82
How Music Works is David Byrne's buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Equal parts historian and anthropologist, raconteur and social scientist, Byrne draws on his own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and his myriad collaborators - along with journeys to Wagnerian opera houses, African villages,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95
This is the first introduction to chaos theory for social science students. It discusses key concepts and shows how the use of complexity theory can transform the study of central issues in social research such as: * urban studies * education * health. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
The second edition of this widely read book explores developments in social theory, social experience and social policy in relation to Social Exclusion. The first part examines the origins of the term and implications of the difference between the ideas of 'exclusion', 'underclass', 'residuum' and related concepts. The discussion is informed by the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 59.00
How do quantitative methods help us to acquire knowledge of the real world? What are the do's and don'ts of effective quantitative research? This refreshing and accessible textbook provides students with a novel and useful resource for doing quantitative research. more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 16.00
A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession- strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician David Byrne-who has relied on a bike to get around New York City since the early... more...
- McSweeney's 2012; US$ 15.99
How Music Works is David Byrne?s remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. In it he explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and he explains how the advent of recording technology in the twentieth century forever changed our relationship to playing, performing, and listening to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
In four parts, this book seeks to establish ?the state of the art? of complexity-informed social science as it stands now, examining: the key issues in complexity theory; the implications of complexity theory for social theory; the methodology and methods of complexity theory; and complexity within disciplines and fields. It also points ways forward... more...