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- Free Press 2008; US$ 17.99
One of the most groundbreaking sociology texts of the mid-20th century, Howard S. Becker?s Outsiders is a thorough exploration of social deviance and how it can be addressed in an understanding and helpful manner. A compulsively readable and thoroughly researched exploration of social deviance and the application of what is known as "labeling theory"... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.99
?Der Mensch mit abweichendem Verhalten ist ein Mensch, auf den diese Bezeichnung erfolgreich angewandt worden ist; abweichendes Verhalten ist Verhalten, das Menschen als solches bezeichnen?: Es ist einer der klassischen Sätze der Devianzsoziologie in einem der Klassiker des Feldes. Howard S. Becker betont fernab von alten und simplistischen Fragen... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 12.00
Students and researchers all write under pressure, and those pressures?most lamentably, the desire to impress your audience rather than to communicate with them?often lead to pretentious prose, academic posturing, and, not infrequently, writer?s block. Sociologist Howard S. Becker has written the classic book on how to conquer these pressures... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 56.00
Research monograph on set theory by two of the world's leading researchers. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
Every night, somewhere in the world, three or four musicians will climb on stage together. Whether the gig is at a jazz club, a bar, or a bar mitzvah, the performance never begins with a note, but with a question. The trumpet player might turn to the bassist and ask, ?Do you know ?Body and Soul????and from there the subtle craft of playing the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
Symbolic interactionism, resolutely empirical in practice, shares theoretical concerns with cultural studies and humanistic discourse. Recognizing that the humanities have engaged many of the important intellectual currents of the last twenty-five years in ways that sociology has not, the contributors to this volume fully acknowledge that the boundary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Commitment is one of the most researched concepts in organizational behavior. This edited book in the SIOP Organizational Frontiers series, with contributions from many scholars, attempts to summarize current research and suggests new directions for studies on commitment in organizations. Commitment is linked to other concepts ie. satisfaction,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 42.99
This anthology introduces some of the most influential literature shaping our understanding of the social and cultural foundations of education today. Together the selections provide students a range of approaches for interpreting and designing educational experiences worthy of the multicultural societies of our present and future. more...