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  • Cultures of Inquiryby John R. Hall

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00

    A 1999 overview of research methodologies in social science, historical and cultural studies which proposes transdisciplinary approach. more...

  • Apocalypseby John R. Hall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    Winner of the American Sociological Association's 'Distinguished Book Award' in the Religion category. For most of us, “Apocalypse” suggests the cataclysmic end of the world. Yet in Greek “apocalypse” means “revelation,” and the real subject of the Book of Revelation is how the sacred arises in history at a moment... more...

  • Coercion and Consentby John R. Hall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95

    This book examines the key institutional structures and processes of modernity. Combining historical insight with sustained political and social analysis, Hall analyses the form and character of capitalism, war, late development, civil society and the the causes and collapse of socialism and addesses the revival of nationalism and the possibilities... more...

  • International Ordersby John R. Hall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95

    This book examines the different ways in which order has been achieved in world affairs with a view to understanding current political dilemmas and opportunities. International Ordersbegins by distinguishing between world order and international order in the spirit of Hedley Bull. This leads to an analysis of five different principles of international... more...

  • Civil Societyby John R. Hall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    This volume of especially commissioned essays explains what is meant by "civil society", paying particular attention to the relationships between civil society and other social forces such as nationalism and populism. more...

  • Sociology On Cultureby Marshall Battani; John R. Hall; Mary Jo Neitz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Culture has become a touchstone of interdisciplinary conversation. For readers interested in sociology, the social sciences and the humanities, this book maps major classical and contemporary analyses and cultural controversies in relation to social processes, everyday life, and axes of ordering and difference - such as race, class and gender. Hall,... more...

  • Apocalypse Observedby John R. Hall; Philip D. Schuyler; Sylvaine Trinh

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Apocalypse Observed is about religious violence. By analyzing five of the most notorious cults of recent years, the authors present a fascinating and revealing account of religious sects and conflict. Cults covered include: * the apocalypse at Jonestown * the Branch Davidians at Waco * the violent path of Aum Shinrikyo * the mystical apocalypse... more...

  • Visual Worldsby John R Hall; Blake Stimson; Lisa Tamiris Becker

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    As many observers have noted, the world is becoming increasingly visually mediated, with the rise of computers and the internet being central factors in the emergence of new tools and conventions. Exploring the social structure of visuality, this volume contains a collection of essays by internationally renowned artists and scholars from a variety... more...

  • Handbook of Cultural Sociologyby John R. Hall; Laura Grindstaff; Ming-cheng Lo

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 63.95

    The Handbook of Cultural Sociology provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary scholarship in sociology and related disciplines focused on the complex relations of culture to social structures and everyday life. With sixty-five essays written by scholars from around the world, the book draws diverse approaches to cultural sociology into a... more...

  • The Septinsby Peter A. Hall; S. E. Hilary Russell; John R. Pringle

    Wiley 2008; US$ 195.95

    "The authors represent most of the key figures and the work and the book as a whole is an essential reference for the newcomer or specialist in this area and for any student of eukaryotic cell structure and function. This is an important and wonderful reference." –Microbiology Today, May 2009 Septins are an evolutionarily conserved group... more...