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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$ 58.00
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 141.99
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$ 131.99
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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 141.99
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$ 141.99
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...
- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 9.99
The essential, cut-to-the-chase handbook to the Pacific Crest Trail, based on the comprehensive Wilderness Press guidebooks to the PCT, has been completely updated. 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 15.99
An impossible quest. An epic love story. A mesmerizing debut. In 1924, the English mountaineer Ashley Walsingham dies attempting to summit Mount Everest, leaving his fortune to his long-lost lover, Imogen Soames-Andersson?whom he has not seen in seven years. Ashley?s attorneys search in vain for Imogen, but the estate remains unclaimed. Nearly eighty... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 131.99
Social theory and research has long faced the limitations of its conventional Eurocentric focus. The essays in this volume offer new thoughts and empirical studies for transcending those limitations. more...