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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Erving Goffman is considered by many to have been one of the most important sociologists of the post-war era. His close observation of everyday life and his concern with the ways in which people play roles and manage the impressions they present to each other led to his pioneering creation of a new dramaturgical perspective for sociology. His later... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95
Decades after his death, the figure of Erving Goffman (1922?82) continues to fascinate. Perhaps the best-known sociologist of the second half of the twentieth century, Goffman was an unquestionably significant thinker whose reputation extended well beyond his parent discipline. A host of concepts irrevocably linked to Goffman's name ? such as 'presentation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.95
You probably already have a clear idea of what a "discussion guide for students" is: a series of not-very-interesting questions at the end of a textbook chapter. Instead of triggering thought-provoking class discussion, all too often these guides are time-consuming and ineffective. This is not that kind of discussion guide. What Media Classes Really... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2005; US$ 21.95
Based on interviews with 100 pupils, this book explores children's religious identity and experiences in their own words. It provides valuable insights for educators and other professionals. more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.95
When the new medium of CD-ROMs emerged, industry figures and critics alike proclaimed their virtually unlimited potential. Adapting material from well-established media like television and film, CD-ROMs have quickly transformed genres such as science fiction and horror. At the same time, the realities of actual CD-ROMs often fall short of their utopian... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 5.99
This uniquely illustrated, middle grade time-travel adventure has siblings Max, Kyle and Emma travelling back in time to the Cretaceous era. A mix of Manga and American comics by artist Blake Henry give this action-packed tale a distinctive look. more...
- Roaring Brook Press 2014; US$ 7.99
Beach culture and UFOs collide in this lighthearted adventure story about an alien encounter at an aging Cocoa Beach motel.Twelve-year-old Aidan lives and works at his parents' motel on the Space Coast in Florida, so he's seen a lot of weird stuff. Even his best friend, Louis, is a little bit crazy?he's obsessed with UFOs and swears he saw one two... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Social interaction lies at the heart of our everyday experience. We make our way down the street and avoid crashing into others, take our place in the supermarket queue, take care in the way we talk about others in conversation, acknowledge the social status of people we meet, and enjoy leisurely pursuits in the company of friends and like-minded others.... more...