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  • The Social Psychology of Female-Male Relationsby Richard D. Ashmore; Frances K. Del Boca

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Social Psychology of Female-Male Relations: A Critical Analysis of Central Concepts covers the thoughts, feelings, and behaviours of individuals in social interaction and explicitly considers women and men in relation to one another - as individuals, as representatives of social categories, and as significant social groups. Chapter One lays out... more...

  • The Laboring Classes in Renaissance Florenceby Samuel Kline Cohn

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Laboring Classes in Renaissance Florence investigates the part of Renaissance history that refers to the notarial and criminal archives of Florence. The book presents the relations between the laboring classes and the ruling elite. It demonstrates the class struggle that happened in the Renaissance period. The text also describes the progress... more...

  • Inequality in American Communitiesby Richard F. Curtis; Elton F. Jackson; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Inequality in American Communities is an empirical study of inequality in U.S. communities and its impact on individual Americans. The data for this study come from sample surveys in six American cities differing in size and region. In each survey, male heads of households were asked about attributes that ranked them in the system of inequality and... more...

  • Transitions of Agingby Nancy Datan; Nancy Lohmann

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Transitions of Aging is a compilation of papers that deals with gerontology, particularly on the rural aged and aging women. This book discusses the aging transition both as social and biological phenomenon; that physical health can be better, as well as the social, spatial, and economic environment surrounding places of aging. This text also focuses... more...

  • Present and Past in Middle Lifeby Dorothy H. Eichorn; John A. Clausen; Norma Haan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Present and Past in Middle Life presents an interdisciplinary focus on the life course from adolescence to middle age. Part I is a review of the social history and life experiences that are shaped by the timing of historical forces exemplified in the Oakland Growth Study and the Guidance Study in California. Part II deals with the intrapersonal dimensions,... more...

  • Social Structure and Behaviorby Robert M. Hauser; David Mechanic; Archibald O. Haller

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Social Structure and Behavior: Essays in Honor of William Hamilton Sewell is a collection of 16 essays dealing with the social psychological aspects of schooling and achievement, social stratification and mobility, measurements and methods, and social structures and wellbeing. The collection discusses the political dimension of stratification, the... more...

  • Transitions and Social Changeby Dennis P. Hogan

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Transitions and Social Change: The Early Lives of American Men deals with the timing and synchronization of transition events that signify the passage of American males from adolescence to adulthood. The book is divided into four parts. Part I is an introduction to the study and its data and methods. This part also deals with the passage to adulthood,... more...

  • Aging and Milieuby Graham D. Rowles; Russell J. Ohta

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Aging and Milieu: Environmental Perspectives on Growing Old is a collection of essays that presents insight into the area of aging-environment research. The book focuses primarily on the physical, phenomenological, cultural, social, and clinical environmental context of an old person. Part I explores alternative conceptions of aging and milieu. The... more...

  • Lifestyle and Social Structureby Michael E. Sobel; Peter H. Rossi

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Lifestyle and Social Structure: Concepts, Definitions, Analyses is devoted the relationship between lifestyle and social structure. The book begins by constructing a meaningful concept of lifestyle in order to understand and model this relationship. The general formulation of the concept hinges on the descriptive word style, defined as ""any distinctive,... more...

  • Youth and Historyby John R. Gillis; Charles Tilly; Edward Shorter

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Youth and History: Tradition and Change in European Age Relations 1770-Present deals with the patterns of behavior and styles that characterizes the youth in a particular period of time. Chapters in the book discuss such topics as the description of youth in preindustrial Europe; the emergence of separate working class and middle class traditions... more...