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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 58.95
Breaking new ground, both substantively and stylistically, Introducing the New Sexuality Studies, Second Edition offers students and academics an engaging, thought-provoking introduction and overview of the social study of sexualities. Its central premise is to explore the social construction of sexuality, the role of social differences such as... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95
Contested Knowledge is a well-established text offering up-to-date perspectives on social theory by one of the most important thinkers of our time. This fourth edition includes an exploration of globalization and a new section on the theories of global and world order. It provides a thoughtful and rigorous, yet highly accessible and reader-friendly... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 36.50
In the fifth edition Contested Knowledge, social theorist Steven Seidman presents the latest topics in social theory and addresses the current shift of 'universalist theorists' to networks of clustered debates. Responds to current issues, debates, and new social movements Reviews sociological theory from a contemporary perspective Reveals how... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00
In this book, Ron Eyerman explores the formation of the African-American identity through the cultural trauma of slavery. He offers insights into the intellectual and generational conflicts of identity-formation which have a truly universal significance, as well as providing a new and compelling account of the birth of African-American identity. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 38.00
This book combines original theoretical analysis with real life case studies to examine the nature of the standoff. The author explores the archetypal patterns of human action and cognition that move us into and out of these highly charged situations and seeks to theorize the contingency of all such moments. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 37.00
This book examines the effects of poverty and class through the personal testimony of the people living in the industrial area of Rotherham in South Yorkshire, England. It argues that the themes and problems identified in this book will be familiar to marginalized groups everywhere. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00
Ali Mirsepassi explores Eurocentric assumptions about modernity and Islamic Fundamentalism. He argues the Iranian Revolution was not a clash between modernity and tradition but an attempt to accommodate modernity within a sense of authentic Islamic identity and culture and assesses the future of secularism and democracy in the Middle East. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 30.00
The first comprehensive account of the development of the African-American Press in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, this book compares 'mainstream' and African-American media coverage of racial crises such as the Watts riot, Rodney King, the LA uprisings and the O. J. Simpson trial. more...