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  • Social Identityby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    Without social identity there is no society, because without such frameworks of similarity and difference people would be unable to relate to each other in a consistent and meaningful fashion. Richard Jenkins provides a clearly-written accessible introduction to this key concept for the study of society. Arguing that social identity must be seen as... more...

  • Pierre Bourdieuby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    This critical introduction to the sociology of Pierre Bourdieu is a model of clarity and insight. Richard Jenkins has written a direct, concise and to-the-point book. more...

  • Social Identityby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95

    Without social identity there is no human world. Without frameworks of similarity and difference, people would be unable to relate to each other in a consistent and meaningful fashion. In the second edition of this highly successful text, Richard Jenkins develops his argument that identity is both individual and collective, and should therefore be... more...

  • Social Identityby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    This third edition builds on the international success of previous editions, offering an easy access critical introduction to social science theories of identity, for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates. All of the previous chapters have been updated and extra material has been added where relevant, for example, on globalization. Two new chapters... more...

  • Questions of Competenceby Richard Jenkins

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 41.00

    This book offers a conceptualisation of intellectual disability emphasising its cultural variability and social construction. more...

  • Pierre Bourdieuby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Where Bourdieu's writings are complex and ambiguous, Jenkins is direct, concise and to the point. This book covers Bourdieu's contributions to theory and methodology plus substantive studies of education, social stratification and culture. more...

  • Social Identity (fourth edition)by Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 56.95

    Social Identity explains how identification, seen as a social process, works: individually, interactionally and institutionally. Building on the international success of previous editions, this fourth edition offers a concise, comprehensive and readable critical introduction to social science theories of identity for advanced undergraduates and... more...

  • Pierre Bourdieuby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This short critical introduction to Pierre Bourdieu's thought is a model of clarity and insight. Where Bourdieu's own writings are often complex, even ambiguous, Richard Jenkins is direct, concise and to the point. He emphasizes Bourdieu's contributions to theory and methodology while also dealing in detail with his substantive studies of education,... more...

  • Cannabis and Young Peopleby Richard Jenkins

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 32.95

    This book aims to shed light on the current debates of cannabis by reviewing all the available evidence on a range of issues relating to the use of cannabis among children and adolescents and summarizing the main conclusions in clear, jargon-free language. more...

  • Rethinking Ethnicityby Richard P Jenkins

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 56.00

    "A welcome and brilliantly crafted overview of this field. It represents a major advance in our understanding of how ethnicity works in specific social and cultural contexts. The second edition will be an invaluable resource for both students and researchers alike." - John Solomos, City University, London The first edition of Rethinking... more...