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- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 14.99
From Jackie Robinson to Muhammad Ali and Arthur Ashe, African American athletes have been at the center of modern culture, their on-the-field heroics admired and stratospheric earnings envied. But for all their money, fame, and achievement, says New York Times columnist William C. Rhoden, black athletes still find themselves on the periphery of... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 54.95
Sociology of Deviance: Differences, Tradition, and Stigma is dedicated to a sociological analysis of deviance, a term reframed to imply differences. Deviance is approached from the outset as meaning differences: differences in attitudes, behaviors, lifestyles, and values of people. The terms deviance or deviant behavior are... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 12.40
The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work is Alain de Botton's lucid exploration of a subject key to most of our lives Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it? Work makes us. Without it we are at a loss; in work we hope to have a measure of control over our lives. Yet for many... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 93.00
Looking at both the techniques and logic of inquiry surrounding methods used in criminological research, this progressive handbook brings together work from internationally renowned experts to provide readers with an important resource on the application of methods. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 36.99 US$ 31.81
The book analyzes, synthesizes, and further develops theoretical and methodological tools in the rising new school in institutional analysis, the institutional logics perspective, which offers opportunities to examine how individual and organizational actors are a product of multiple social locations in an inter-institutional system. more...
- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 45.00
`The exposition is very clear. Each chapter deals with important questions relevant to Ahrne's intent.... The book presents a convincing argument for... utilizing organization theory in order to make social theory less abstract' - Acta Sociologica more...
- SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 75.00
Unique in its conceptual coherence and the level of practical detail, this book provides a comprehensive resource for those concerned with the practice of semi-structured interviewing, the most commonly used interview approach in social research, and in particular for in-depth, biographic narrative interviewing. It covers the full range of practices... more...