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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95
The institution of the family changed hugely during the course of the twentieth century. In this major new work, Göran Therborn provides a global history and sociology of the family as an institution and of politics within the family, focusing on three dimensions of family relations: on the rights and powers of fathers and husbands; on marriage, cohabitation... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 73.00
In this book one of Europe's foremost sociologists offers a profound and accessible overview of the trajectory of European societies, East and West, since the end of World War II. Combining theoretical depth with factual analysis, Göran Therborn addresses the questions that underpin an understanding of the nature of European modernity, including:... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 96.95
Hematology data from in vivo toxicology studies remains one of the most predictive measures for human risk, as the same measurements made in pre-clinical toxicology studies can be made in early clinical trials. Covering the three main blood cell types ? erythrocytes, leukocytes and thrombocytes, this work is designed to clarify topics for new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 91.95
10+ Years of Updates Since First Edition Newcomers to the animal clinical chemistry and toxicology fields quickly find that the same rules of human medicine do not always apply. Following in the footsteps of its standard-setting first edition, Animal Clinical Chemistry: A Practical Handbook for Toxicologists and Biomedical Researchers, Second... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 114.95
Exploring identity-formation, social change, urbanization and politics among the new middle class in the global south and post-socialist societies this volume offers new insights on this understudied social group and raises provocative questions about politics and social change in the early 21st century around the globe. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.95
This volume of Political Power and Social Theory will be among the first to critically assess the meanings of race and religion in America under the Obama administration, and features controversial chapters by Phil Gorksi of Yale University and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva of Duke University, among others. more...
- Wilderness Press 2010; US$ 7.95
The essential, cut-to-the-chase handbook to the Pacific Crest Trail, based on the comprehensive Wilderness Press guidebooks to the PCT, has been updated for 2005. Packed with trail-tested features, it?s useful both on and off the trail, covering pre-trip planning for resupply stops, how to set daily on-the-trail mileage goals by knowing trail gradient... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.95
As economic stagnation freezes the globe; capitalism is increasingly questioned; war, revolution and political instability unsettles the Middle East; and President Obamas campaign for the Presidency looms, Volume 23 of Political Power and Social Theory reflects on these and related issues and whether the concept of capitalism should... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 134.95
This volume explores the elusive concept of "postcolonial sociology." It investigates the relationship between knowledge and colonial power; the sociology of race; hybridity; and the implications of postcolonial theory for global sociology. Included are brand new readings of canonical thinkers Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile Durkheim and Robert... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 20.50
A QUEST NOVEL and a historical tour de force, The Steady Running of the Hour unravels a tale of passion, legacy, and courage reaching across the twentieth century. In 1924, the English mountaineer Ashley Walsingham dies attempting to summit Mount Everest, leaving his fortune to his former lover, Imogen Soames-Andersson?whom he has not seen in... more...