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  • Sexual Subversionsby Elizabeth Grosz

    Allen & Unwin 1991; US$ 36.35

    The book introduces the works of three well known French feminists: Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Michele Le Doeuff. more...

  • Understanding Social Theoryby Derek Layder

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 50.00

    "This is a robust text - challenging and provocative and one which students will benefit from reading. Layder guides the reader through a large body of relevant literature. He draws attention to the strengths and weaknesses of particular approaches as he sees them and he is not afraid to offer his own judgements on the issues and problems he addresses."... more...

  • Space and Social Theoryby Andrzej Zieleniec

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 35.00

    The importance of the spatial dimension of the structure, organization and experience of social relations is fundamental for sociological analysis and understanding. Space and Social Theory is an essential primer on the theories of space and inherent spatiality, guiding readers through the contributions of key and influential theorists: Marx, Simmel,... more...

  • Why There Are No Good Men Leftby Barbara Dafoe Whitehead

    Crown/Archetype 2008; US$ 15.00

    A hard-hitting, groundbreaking exploration of the new mating conditions that are changing the face of love, commitment, and marriage as we know it. A double revolution is at work in modern American love: A revolution in higher education has created the most professionally accomplished and independent generation of young women in history, and a... more...

  • The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theoryby Bryan S. Turner

    Wiley 2009; US$ 235.00 US$ 203.67

    A comprehensive new collection covering the principal traditions and critical contemporary issues of social theory. Builds on the success of The Blackwell Companion to Social Theory , second edition with substantial revisions, entirely new contributions, and a fresh editorial direction Explores contemporary areas such as actor network theory,... more...

  • The Slavery of Our Timesby Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    The Slavery of Our Times by Leo Tolstoy was first published in 1890. An upholder of Christianity and the philosophy of non-violence, Tolstoy advocates the teachings of the Gospels. He applies his spirituality to capitalism, socialism, and other systems of government and policies of the time. more...

  • Constructal Human Dynamics, Security and Sustainabilityby A. Bejan; S. Lorente; A. Miguel

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 152.00

    Globalization, security infrastructure and energy sustainability can be designed based on a scientific principle. In this book, these objectives are approached based on constructal theory, which means to design such projects as global ‘flow’ architectures that are ‘alive’ with movement of personnel, equipment, information, education, etc. Constructal... more...

  • Engaging Social Justiceby David Fasenfest

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Identifying the causes of and potential for a alternative to neoliberalism, this book offers case studies of new social movements, new forms of autonomy, and new possibilities for a progressive future. more...

  • New Frontiers in Comparative Sociologyby Masamichi Sasaki

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    This book is a collection of notable papers from the first six volumes of the journal "Comparative Sociology," Its content represents leading-edge and contemporarily astute analyses in the burgeoning science of comparative sociology, especially relevant to a globalizing world in transition. Given that not everyone is acquainted with comparative... more...

  • Biographical Methods and Professional Practiceby Prue Chamberlayne; Joanna Bornat; Ursula Apitzsch

    Policy Press 2004; US$ 39.95

    The turn to biographical methods in social science is yielding a rich harvest of research outcomes and invigorating the relationship between policy and practice. This book uses a range of interpretive approaches to reveal the dynamics of service users' and professionals' individual experiences and life-worlds. It shows how biographical methods... more...