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- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.27
From the author of The Tipping Point , Malcolm Gladwell's international bestseller Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking is a revolution in the understanding of the mind. An art expert sees a ten-million-dollar sculpture and instantly spots it's a fake. A marriage analyst knows within minutes whether a couple will stay together. A fire-fighter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
Daniel Bell is perhaps the most famous sociologist of his generation. He has been hailed as the prophet of the emergence of a new society, the postindustrial society, and as one of the leading conservative critics of contemporary culture. In this invaluable introduction, Malcolm Waters presents Bell's arguments clearly and fairly, as well as noting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The constraints of geography are shrinking and the world is becoming a single place. Globalization and the global society are increasingly occupying the centre of sociological debates. Widely discussed by journalists and a key goal for many businesses, globalization has become a buzz-word in recent years. In this extensively revised and restructured... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
An examination of the ceaseless controversies surrounding ideas of nation and nationalism, showing that they are very far from dead in twenty-first century Europe. Beginning by defining these terms and setting out theories and concepts clearly and concisely, this book analyses the impact of nationalism since the Second World War, covering themes including:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
It has often been claimed, and frequently denied, that music derives some or all of its artistic value from the relation in which it stands to the emotions. This book presents and subjects to critical examination the chief theories about the relationship between the art of music and the emotions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
The central theme of this collection of essays, first published in 1978, is the basic tension in Nietzsche, and so in his work, between the urge to weave a satisfying web out of reality and the equally strong compulsion to expose its painful truths. The book aims to stress, not to play down, the embarassing and fruitful fact that he cannot be neatly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95
Is social science really a science at all, and if so in what sense? This is the first question that any course on the philosophy of the social sciences must tackle. In this brief introduction, Malcolm Williams gives students the grounding that will enable them to discuss the issues involved with confidence. He looks at: * The historical development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The Economic mind of America examines: * the concept of 'American' economic thought * reassessment of pioneering American policy analysts such as Irving Fisher, Wesley Mitchell, Harold Moulton and Leo Paslovsky, as well as the theoretical contributions of Herbert Davenport and Frank Knight * Thorstein Veblen's institutional economics and an exploration... more...