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  • Memories of Class (Routledge Revivals)by Zygmunt Bauman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1982, Professor Bauman?s discussion of the mechanism of class formation and institutionalisation of class conflict argues that our understanding of changes in social and political structure has been hindered by the freezing of concepts of class in the ice-age of industrial society. He investigates the impact of historical memory... more...

  • Advising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Officesby Michael Pompian

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00

    A timely guide for financial professionals looking to tap into the lucrative world of the ultra-affluent The ultra affluent–defined here as those having $50 million or more in liquid assets–are an elite class who expect their financial advisors to not only preserve and grow their assets, but also help them with "soft" issues such as philanthropy... more...

  • Planning for Human Settlements in Disaster Prone Areasby S. Parsad

    Mangalam Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00

    Atmospheric events like windstorms, hurricanes flooding drought, avalanches and forest fires are common occurrant but windstorms and flooding are most common. Increase in Natural Disaster in developing countries and lack of capacities of these countries to manage the risks have been jeopardizing the process of development. The book carries out analytical... more...

  • Beyond Communities of Practiceby David Barton; Karin Tusting

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 27.00

    This book consists of a set of studies exploring the concept of 'communities of practice'. more...

  • Key Concepts in Community Studiesby Tony Blackshaw

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 50.00

    Concise yet critical, this is a student friendly introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of community studies. more...

  • Social Disorder in Britain 1750-1850by J. E. Thomas

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 32.00

    In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries revolutionary dissent, political upheaval and social protest spread throughout Europe - and Wales was no exception. In this unique examination of British social history, J. E. Thomas focuses upon the power of the local gentry in Wales, and their relationship with the poor and potentially revolutionary population.... more...

  • The Role of Ruling Class Adaptability in the British Transition from Ancien Regime to Modern Stateby Ellis Wasson

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 169.95

    This work examines how the landed elite openly absorbed a regular flow of new members to the ruling class. It examines the transition of Britain from aristocratic rule to democracy through a study of the Whig Party. more...

  • Fitting into Place?by Yvette Taylor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Class, race and gender (dis)advantages are situated in relation to urban-rural contrasts, where 'future selves' are reconfigured in and through 'local' and 'global' sites: people inhabit shifting times and places, from industrial landscapes of the 'past', to a current present and (imagined) 'cosmopolitan' 'regenerated'... more...

  • Researching Amongst Elitesby Luis L.M. Aguiar; Christopher J. Schneider

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    Presenting the latest empirical case studies from Canada, the USA and Australia, this volume explores the challenges and difficulties involved in conducting research amongst the rich and elite, whilst shedding light on the manner in which power is harnessed, protected and controlled to manage and manipulate resources. A demonstration of the importance... more...

  • Classby Andrew J Milner

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 54.00

    This concise and accessible textbook overviews the place and continuing centrality of the concept of class in cultural studies and sociology. The book offers readers a critical introduction to the Marxist and Weberian accounts of class and relates the significance of class in the new social movements. more...