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- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Exploring locales such as city streets, bus stops, parking lots, bars, retail establishments, and discussion groups, Together Alone ventures into what is often thought of as the realm of passing strangers to examine the nature of personal relationships conducted in public spaces. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00
The second edition of this widely read book explores developments in social theory, social experience and social policy in relation to Social Exclusion. The first part examines the origins of the term and implications of the difference between the ideas of 'exclusion', 'underclass', 'residuum' and related concepts. The discussion is informed by the... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 119.00
Expressive Order introduces affect control theory to lay readers of sociology, and additionally guides sociology specialists into the theory's deep structure. Briefly, affect control theory proposes that individuals shape their social interactions so that emerging impressions reinforce sentiments about salient identities, behaviors, and settings.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 46.00
This collection brings together top scholars to discuss the significance of violence from a global perspective and the intersections between the global structures of violence and more localized and intimate forms of violence. Activists and academics consider questions such as; are there situations in which violence should be politically supported?... more...
- HRD Press 1999; US$ 149.95
This collection of activities, self-assessments, and exercises is especially useful as a resource to introduce the issue of conflict and its resolution as a part of workshops on management, leadership, communication, negotiation and diversity. The book is fully reproducible and flexibly organized in two sections. Part One includes twenty-five interactive... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 54.00
This book explores qualitative methods using international examples from the wide variety of contexts that might count as 'researching the vulnerable'. Numerous salient points for the conduct of research within vulnerable groups of people are considered, and discussed in the context of sensitive and innovative research methods. more...
- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
Positioning theory is the study of the nature, formation, influence and ways of change of local systems of rights and duties as shared assumptions about them influence small scale interactions. Evolving from linguistics origins, the theory concerns conventions of speech and action that are labile, contestable, and ephemeral. With this theory, researchers... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00
A psychologist explains how and why "normal" people are transformed, in a relatively short amount of time, into sadistic torturers and mass killers for a cause. more...