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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Gay life has become increasingly open in the last decade. In Beyond the Closet , Steven Seidman, a well-known author and leading scholar in sexuality, is the first to chronicle this lifestyle change and to look at the lives of contemporary gays and lesbians to see how their "out" status has changed. This compelling, well-written, and smart account... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 55.95
“In this tour de force, Steven Seidman surveys social theory from Auguste Comte to Zygmunt Bauman via feminism, world systems theory, queer theory, post-colonialism and much more. It is not just a survey, but rather a plea for a public sociology that is relevant, committed and morally challenging. In a style of writing that is at once direct,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 75.00
Drawing from a rich team of global contributors and carefully structured to elucidate the core issues in the field, it constitutes an unparalleled resource for teaching, research and debate that demarcates the field, stimulates critical discussion and provides lesbian and gay studies with an enriching focal reference point. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 73.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
In the last decade or so, there has been a shift in the popular and academic discussion of our personal lives. Relationships ? and not necessarily marriage ? have gravitated to the center of our relational lives. Many of us feel entitled to seek intimacy, an emotionally depthful social bonding, rather than simply security or companionship from our... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
As the field of sexuality studies has become a growth area in academia and classes on sexuality studies are incorporated into various disciplines, the expanding book market has been filled with specialist oriented texts which are often theoretically focused and contain too many summaries for an undergraduate audience. Addressing this imbalance, this... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
Colleges and universities are under pressure from the government, students, and parents to make higher education more efficient and cost-effective. Based on Southern New Hampshire University’s highly successful competency-based three-year bachelors degree program—the longest running in the country—this book provides a blueprint for... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 43.99
Retention lingers as a major problem in higher education despite greater accessibility. The second edition of Seidman?s groundbreaking book includes three new chapters to fill information gaps on critical topics: assessment in community colleges, retention theory, and online programs. This book will be of interest to practitioners and classroom... more...