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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
'In this remarkable collection of essays, Holton and Turner demonstrate that Parsonian sociology addresses the most central problems of our time ? issues of sickness and health, power and inequality, the nature of capitalism and its possible alternatives. They develop a mature and original perspective on Parsons as the only classical theorist who... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
Flint knapping was one of the primary skills for survival for our prehistoric ancestors. This highly original guide will enable the reader, with practice, to manufacture their own Stone Age tool kit. The expert author guides the reader on a journey of discovery, passing on ancient knowledge of how flint tools from the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
First published in 1989, this reissue concerns itself with the relevance of Max Weber's Sociology for understanding modern times. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 189.00
Unraveling the functional properties of structural elements in the brain is one of the fundamental goals of neuroscientific research. In the cerebral cortex this is no mean feat, since cortical areas are defined microstructurally in post-mortem brains but functionally in living brains with electrophysiological or neuroimaging techniques - and cortical... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00
This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocausts impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten years after its publication, Zygmunt Baumans claim that social theory has either failed to address the Holocaust or protected itself from its... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 29.99
Robert Durling's spirited new prose translation of the Paradiso completes his masterful rendering of the Divine Comedy. Durling's earlier translations of the Inferno and the Purgatorio garnered high praise, and with this superb version of the Paradiso readers can now traverse the entirety of Dante's epic poem of spiritual ascent with the... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 30.00
The journal of a young, ambitious Fonville Winans is reproduced in Cruise of the Pintail: A Journal, which layers the now legendary photographer's unique voice over his iconic photographic record of that journey. Fonville Winans sailed on his boat, The Pintail, during the summers of 1932 and 1934 to swamps, barrier islands, and reefs, from Grand Isle... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 17.99
Addressing a wide range of conditions, including digestive problems, anxiety, and depression, this handy guide helps readers reclaim basic health by using proven techniques to reconnect with their bodies. The authors show how to tap into the body/spirit's intuitive center and perform simple, quick exercises to heal. Twenty-seven line drawings and 11... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 54.99
This volume provides an overview of mental health research conducted by sociologists. It discusses dominant themes such as stress, the community and mental life, family structure, social relations and recovery. The unique contribution of sociology to the study of mental health has a long history stretching from the very foundations of modern sociology.?Yet... more...