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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work ? especially that relating to language and social structure ? is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and continuities in Bernstein?s work and portrays him as a sociologist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 11.99
Language, Structure and Reproduction will be of importance to those interested in the sociology of education, language and society, anthropological linguistics, communication studies - indeed anyone concerned with the reproduction of knowledge in contemporary society. more...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 31.99
Paul Atkinson explores the remarkable world of opera through his fieldwork with the internationally known Welsh National Opera company. He demonstrates how cultural phenomena are produced and enacted by taking us on stage and behind the scenes into the collective social action that goes into the realization of an opera. Atkinson's work will appeal... more...
- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 27.00
The pixelated rectangle we spend most of our day staring at in silence is not the television as many long feared, but the computer—the ubiquitous portal of work and personal lives. At this point, the computer is almost so common we don’t notice it in our view. It’s difficult to envision that not that long ago it was a gigantic,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
First published in 1990, The Ethnographic Imagination explores how sociologists use literary and rhetorical conventions to convey their findings and arguments, and to 'persuade' their colleagues and students of the authenticity of their accounts. Looking at selected sociological texts in the light of contemporary social theory, the author analyses... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00
It is not hard to be a research active academic, or to build a research group, or to create a research culture. Here are sensible strategies available to everyone, and that empower everyone in higher education. Seizing the opportunities, refusing to be a victim, and ¿ most importantly ¿ learning how the system works, are among the strategies available... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 75.95
Thoroughly updated and substantially rewritten, the third edition of this popular textbook is now even more relevant and useful for students and researchers. New material includes new chapters on the use of visual research methods, recent advances in feminist theory, new regimes of research regulation and a new conclusion. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Based on original ethnographic research with scientists, clinicians and families, this book examines Rett syndrome to illuminate more general issues concerning the construction and interpretation of diseases and syndromes. It derives from research with a specialist team of clinicians and scientists, and a series of families referred with a potential... more...