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  • Die politische Soziologie C. Wright Mills?by Andreas Hess

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.99

    "I am what was once called a Wobbly. In saying this I refer less to political orientation than to political ethos, and I take Wobbly to mean for one thing: the opposite of bureaucrat . . . I am a Wobbly. But do you know what a Wobbly is? It's a kind of spiritual condition . . . Wobbly is not only a man who takes orders from himself. He's also a man... more...

  • Gesellschaftspolitisches Denken in den USAby Andreas Hess

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 19.95

    Dieses Buch bietet eine sehr klare, umfassende und systematische Einführung in die Theorie des Sozialen und des Politischen in den USA. In einem ersten Teil werden die Haupttraditionen des amerikanischen Denkens vorgestellt: Politische Theologie, Republikanismus, Liberalismus und Pragmatismus. Der zweite Teil behandelt die zentralen Grundprobleme der... more...

  • The Political Theory of Judith N. Shklarby Andreas Hess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Judith Shklar called for a radical shift in political theory, toward a view of the history of ideas through the lens of exile. Hess takes this lens and applies it to Shklar's own life and theoretical work. more...

  • Sociology in Irelandby Bryan Fanning; Andreas Hess

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book provides a short introduction to the emergence and development of sociology in Ireland until the present day.The institutionalization of the discipline came relatively late as it remained under the control of the Catholic Church. However, since the 1970s sociology has witnessed periods of considerable growth and professionalization. more...

  • Knowledge for Whom?by Dr Andreas Hess; Professor Christian Fleck; Dr Neil McLaughlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    This ground-breaking volume is a follow-up to Intellectuals and Their Publics. In contrast to the earlier book, which was mainly concerned with the activity of intellectuals and how it relates to the public, this volume analyses what happens when sociology and sociologists engage with or serve various publics. More specifically, this problem will... more...

  • The Politics of Academic Autonomy in Latin Americaby Dr Fernanda Beigel; Dr Andreas Hess; Dr Neil McLaughlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Academic autonomy has been a dominant issue among Latin American social studies, given that the production of knowledge in the region has been mostly suspected for its lack of originality and the replication of Euro-American models. Politicization within the higher education system and recurrent military interventions in universities have been considered... more...

  • Radicalism in French Cultureby Dr Niilo Kauppi; Dr Andreas Hess; Dr Neil McLaughlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    An invisible pattern draws together most studies dealing with French cultural radicalism in the 1960s with intellectual creation reduced to individual creation and the role of semiotic and social factors that influence intellectual innovation minimized. Sociological approaches often see a more or less external link between social location and intellectual... more...

  • The Social Scientific Gazeby Assoc Prof Per Wisselgren; Dr Andreas Hess; Dr Neil McLaughlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    The social sciences have, ever since they were first established as academic disciplines, played a foundational role in most spheres of modern society - in policy-making, education, the media and public debate - and hence also, indirectly, for our self-understanding as social beings. The Social Scientific Gaze examines the discursive formation of... more...

  • Wirtschaftlichkeit der Integrationby Andreas Müller; Arnold Picot; Prof. Dr. Thomas Hess

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 69.99

    Andreas Müller untersucht die Wirtschaftlichkeit der Standardisierung betrieblicher Anwendungssysteme aus der Sicht ökonomischer Theorien und entwickelt ein nutzen- und kostentheoretisches Modell der Wirkungen integrierter Anwendungssysteme. Dabei berücksichtigt er sowohl den für den jeweiligen Anwender anfallenden originären Nutzen als auch den derivativen... more...

  • Zygmunt Baumanby Dr Shaun Best; Dr Andreas Hess; Dr Neil McLaughlin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In this ground-breaking book, Shaun Best analyses the intellectual knowledge production of Zygmunt Bauman and his rise to academic stardom in the English speaking world by evaluating the relation between his biography, the contexts in which he found himself, and why his intellectual creativity is admired by so many people. Bauman has an interesting... more...