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  • Capital, Labour and the Middle Classes (RLE Social Theory)by John Urry; Nicholas Abercrombie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Most recent sociological work on the theory of class is based on a distinction between Weberian and Marxist approaches. For the first part of this volume, the authors use this distinction to review the literature on the middle class, concentrating particularly on the traditions of Marxist theory and of the more empirical work inspired by Max Weber.... more...

  • Consuming Placesby JOHN Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95

    In Consuming Places , Urry explores the concept of 'society', the nature of 'locality', the significance of 'economic restructuring', and how the concept of the 'rural' are examined in relationship to place. more...

  • Sociology Beyond Societiesby John Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 65.95

    Do societies still exist? How should sociology adapt after globalization? This book extends the recent debate about globalisation from the sociological perspective. more...

  • Societies beyond Oilby John Urry

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 26.95

    In this groundbreaking book, John Urry shows how the twentieth century created a mirage of unlimited future growth that masked its limits. He considers the nature of an oil-dependent world facing energy descent and what lessons can be learnt from past energy-constrained societies. With no large-scale plan B to energize and mobilize societies, Urry... more...

  • Reference Groups and the Theory of Revolution (Routledge Revivals)by John Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1973, this is a reissue of John Urry's important and influential study of the theory of revolution. more...

  • Offshoringby John Urry

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    The concealment of income, wealth and profits in tax havens has brought the topic of offshoring into public debate, but as John Urry shows in this important new book offshoring is a much more pervasive feature of contemporary societies. These often secretive activities offshore also involve relations of work, finance, pleasure, waste, energy and security.... more...

  • Touring Culturesby Chris Rojek; John Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95

    This collection brings together some of the most influential writers in the field to examine the complex connections between tourism and cultural change and the relevance of tourist experience to debates on space, time and identity. more...

  • Tourism Mobilitiesby Mimi Sheller; John Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 66.95

    As places around the world are being interpreted and made fit for tourist consumption, this fascinating book analyzes tourist performances, and studies why (and indeed how) some places become global centres whilst others don't. more...

  • Mobile Technologies of the Cityby Mimi Sheller; John Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95

    Mobile communications technologies and urban transportation and surveillance systems worldwide are evolving and developing. This is one of the first studies to examine these phenomenon in relation to each other, in cities across three continents. more...

  • Mobile Livesby Anthony Elliott; John Urry

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95

    This book sets out, with remarkable clarity and insight, the contradictions of mobile societies and of mobile lives. Such mobilities are full of dilemmas, for individuals, for corporations, for states and in a way for the globe itself. 'Mobile Lives' is an up-to-date, provocatively written book which examines social processes that are on the edge.... more...