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- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 49.00
Social theory has been formed through elaboration and critique of the classical tradition. This introductory volume examines major classical theories - of Saint-Simon, Comte, Marx, Durkheim, Dilthey, Tonnies, Simmel and Weber - highlighting recurring themes and debates. It introduces the issues of classical sociology to undergraduates. more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 57.00
A compelling analysis of violence and our society from a theoretical and historical approach. The book purposefully adopts an interdisciplinary stance and will appeal to upper-level students and academics in criminology, sociology, psychology and other related disciplines. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
Globalization and Everyday Life provides an accessible account of globalization by developing two themes in particular. First, globalization is an outcome of structural and cultural processes that manifest in different ways in economy, politics, culture and organizations. So the globalized world is increasingly heterogeneous, unequal and conflictual... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95
Social Theory and Postcommunism undertakes a thorough study of the implications of post-communism for sociological theory. Written by two leading social theorists, the book discusses the thesis that the fall of communism has decimated alternative conceptions of social organizations other than capitalism. Analyzes the implications of the fall of... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 62.00
Traditionally social science treated culture as a peripheral issue, but the last twenty years have witnessed a cultural turn throughout the social sciences. Culture is now at the core of debate. Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn examines the impact of the cultural turn for the social sciences in relation to the decline of interest in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95
This book provides a reassessment of the significance of Max Weber's work for the current debates about the institutional and organizational dynamics of modernity. It re-evaluates Weber's sociology of bureaucracy and his general account of the trajectory of modernity with reference to the strategic social structures that dominated the emergence... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 36.99
In What Is Crime? , the first book-length treatment of the topic, contributors debate the content of crime from diverse perspectives: consensus/moral, cultural/relative, conflict/power, anarchist/critical, feminist, racial/ethnic, postmodernist, and integrational. Henry and Lanier synthesize these perspectives and explore what each means for crime... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 49.99
This collection of enlightening and stimulating articles, written by some of the most important figures in school librarianship, demonstrates how teacher-librarians, classroom teachers, and administrators can work together to create a 21st century school library media program. With topics that emphasize student success, leadership, partnerships, curriculum... more...