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  • How Music Worksby David Byrne

    Canongate Books 2012; US$ 15.82

    How Music Works is David Byrne's buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Equal parts historian and anthropologist, raconteur and social scientist, Byrne draws on his own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and his myriad collaborators - along with journeys to Wagnerian opera houses, African villages,... more...

  • Complexity Theory and the Social Sciencesby David Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95

    Chaos and complexity are the new buzz words in both science and contemporary society. The ideas they represent have enormous implications for the way we understand and engage with the world. Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences introduces students to the central ideas which surround the chaos/complexity theories. It discusses key concepts before... more...

  • Social Exclusionby David Byrne

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    The second edition of this widely read book explores developments in social theory, social experience and social policy in relation to Social Exclusion. The first part examines the origins of the term and implications of the difference between the ideas of 'exclusion', 'underclass', 'residuum' and related concepts. The discussion is informed by the... more...

  • Applying social scienceby David Byrne

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    This important book examines how social science is applied now and how it might be applied in the future in relation to social transformation in a time of crisis. more...

  • How Music Worksby David Byrne

    McSweeney's 2012; US$ 15.99

    How Music Works is David Byrne?s remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. In it he explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and he explains how the advent of recording technology in the twentieth century forever changed our relationship to playing, performing, and listening to... more...

  • Bicycle Diariesby David Byrne

    Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 16.00

    A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession- strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician David Byrne-who has relied on a bike to get around New York City since the early... more...

  • Bicycle Diariesby David Byrne

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 13.11

    An enchanting travelogue from a cult figure in contemporary music - Talking Heads frontman David Byrne more...

  • Interpreting Quantitative Databy David Byrne

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 59.00

    How do quantitative methods help us to acquire knowledge of the real world? What are the do's and don'ts of effective quantitative research? This refreshing and accessible textbook provides students with a novel and useful resource for doing quantitative research. more...

  • Complexity Theoryby David Byrne; Gillian Callaghan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    For the past two decades, ?complexity? has informed a range of work across the social sciences. There are diverse schools of complexity thinking, and authors have used these ideas in a multiplicity of ways, from health inequalities to the organization of large scale firms. Some understand complexity as emergence from the rule-based interactions of... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Case-Based Methodsby David Byrne; Charles C. Ragin

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 52.00

    This handbook provides a clear, critical examination of case-oriented research. It defines case-based social research as a subfield of methodology. more...