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  • Social Identityby Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 1996; 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

    Synthesising theory and research from various disciplines, this new edition outlines an approach to the understanding of identity that includes individual and collective identification within one analytical framework. 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...

  • 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 chapters have been updated, extra material has been added where relevant and there are 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...

  • Rethinking Ethnicityby Richard P Jenkins

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 56.00

    'This book is 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 ... more...

  • Flag, Nation and Symbolism in Europe and Americaby Thomas Hylland Eriksen; Richard Jenkins

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 83.95

    Although the symbolic and political importance of flags has often been mentioned by scholars of nationalism, there are few in-depth studies of the significance of flags for national identities. This multi-disciplinary collection offers case studies and comparisons of flag history, uses and controversies. more...

  • Eating the IT Elephantby Richard Hopkins; Kevin Jenkins

    Pearson Education 2008; US$ 31.99

    A Practical, Start-to-Finish Approach to Managing, Evolving, and Transforming Legacy IT Systems   For every IT executive, manager, architect, program leader, project leader, and lead analyst   ?Richard and Kevin introduce us to a reality that?s often neglected in our industry: the problem of evolving legacy systems, a domain... more...