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  • The Sociological Imaginationby C. Wright Mills; Todd Gitlin

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03

    C. Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imagination , in which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. Leading sociologist Todd Gitlin brings this fortieth anniversary edition up to date with a lucid introduction in which he considers the ways social analysis has progressed since Mills... more...

  • Threshold Concepts in Women?s and Gender Studiesby Christie Launius; Holly Hassel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Threshold Concepts in Women?s and Gender Studies: Ways of Seeing, Thinking, and Knowing is a textbook designed primarily for introduction to Women?s and Gender Studies courses with the intent of providing both a skills- and concept-based foundation in the field. The text is driven by a single key question: "What are the ways of thinking, seeing,... more...

  • Getting Real About Raceby Stephanie M. McClure; Cherise A. Harris

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 37.00 US$ 31.45

    Stephanie McClure and Cherise A. Harris?s Second Thoughts on Race in the United States: Hoodies, Model Minorities, and Real Americans is an edited collection of short essays that address the most common misconceptions about race held by students (and by many in the United States, in general)?it is a "one-stop shopping" reader on the racial topics... more...

  • An Invitation to Environmental Sociologyby Michael M Bell; Loka L. (Louise) Ashwood

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 80.00 US$ 68.00

    ?This is not only the best environmental sociology text I?ve used, but it is the best text of any type I?ve used in college-level teaching.? ?Dr. Cliff Brown, University of New Hampshire Join author Mike Bell and new co-author Loka Ashwood as they explore ?the biggest community of all? and bring out the sociology of environmental possibility. The... more...

  • Changing Contours of Workby Stephen A. Sweet; Peter F. Meiksins

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 34.00 US$ 28.90

    In the Third Edition of Changing Contours of Work: Jobs and Opportunities in the New Economy , Stephen Sweet and Peter Meiksins once again provide a rich analysis of the American workplace in the larger context of an integrated global economy. Through engaging vignettes and rich data, this text frames the development of jobs and employment opportunities... more...

  • The Relativity of Devianceby John O. (Ogden) Curra

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 56.00 US$ 47.60

    This engaging and informative book, by award-winning sociologist and criminologist John Curra, offers a valuable perspective on attitudes and behaviors labeled as deviant.   The Relativity of Deviance, Fourth Edition , explores the meanings and constructions of social deviance and social reactions to it, he answers such questions as: What... more...

  • Development and Social Changeby Philip McMichael

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 70.00 US$ 59.50

    In this new Sixth Edition of Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective , author Philip McMichael describes a world undergoing profound social, political, and economic transformations, from the post-World War II era through the present. He tells a story of development in four parts?colonialism, developmentalism, globalization, and sustainability?that... more...

  • The Spirit Levelby Kate Pickett; Richard Wilkinson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.50

    Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage pregnancy than the French? What makes the Swedish thinner than the Greeks? The answer: inequality. This groundbreaking book, based on years of research, provides hard evidence to show: - How almost everything - from life expectancy to depression... more...

  • Misframing Menby Michael Kimmel

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

     Misframing Men, a collection of Michael Kimmel's commentaries on contemporary debates about masculinity, argues that the media have largely misframed this debate. Kimmel, among the world's best-known scholars in gender studies, discusses political moments, takes on antifeminists as the real male bashers, questions the unsubstantiated assertions that... more...

  • Designing Research in the Social Sciencesby Martino Maggetti; Claudio M Radaelli; Fabrizio Gilardi

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 41.00

    This innovative new text provides a sophisticated theoretical and practical understanding of research design in the social sciences. more...