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  • Modernity and Self-Identityby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    This major study develops a new account of modernity and its relation to the self. Building upon the ideas set out in The Consequences of Modernity, Giddens argues that 'high' or 'late' modernity is a post traditional order characterised by a developed institutional reflexivity. In the current period, the globalising tendencies of modern institutions... more...

  • From Generation to Generationby S. N. Eisenstadt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 38.00

    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...

  • Bowling Aloneby Robert D. Putnam

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 18.00

    Once we bowled in leagues, usually after work -- but no longer. This seemingly small phenomenon symbolizes a significant social change that Robert Putnam has identified in this brilliant volume, Bowling Alone , which The Economist hailed as "a prodigious achievement." Drawing on vast new data that reveal Americans' changing behavior, Putnam... more...

  • Making Sense of Everyday Lifeby Susie Scott

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    This accessible, introductory text explains the importance of studying 'everyday life' in the social sciences. Susie Scott examines such varied topics as leisure, eating and drinking, the idea of home, and time and schedules in order to show how societies are created and reproduced by the apparently mundane 'micro' level practices of everyday life.... more...

  • Social Movements and Protestby Gemma Edwards

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    This lively textbook integrates theory and methodology and includes contemporary examples, case studies and debates to encourage critical engagement. more...

  • The Establishmentby Owen Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 14.09

    Spectator, Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, Guardian, Observer, Independent Books of the Year 2014 In The Establishment Owen Jones, author of the international bestseller Chavs , offers a biting critique of the British Establishment and a passionate plea for democracy Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people... more...

  • MCAT Psychology and Sociology Reviewby Princeton Review

    Random House Children's Books 2015; US$ 45.00

    Publisher's Note: This eBook contains detailed color diagrams and art and is best viewed on tablets or other color-capable devices with zooming ability. We do not recommend this title for black-and-white E Ink devices. Get everything you need to ace the new Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior section on the... more...

  • A Vindication of the Rights of Womanby Mary Wollstonecraft

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    This revolutionary work from the eighteenth century is one of the first tracts of feminist philosophy Mary Wollstonecraft wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman in opposition to the gender norms of the eighteenth century. In this seminal text, Wollstonecraft argues that women should receive a comprehensive education in order to benefit... more...

  • The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequalityby Dennis L. Gilbert

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 76.00

    Like its predecessors, the Ninth Edition of Dennis Gilbert’s The American Class Structure in an Age of Growing Inequality , focuses on the socioeconomic core of the American class system. Drawing on classic and contemporary studies, Gilbert describes our class structure and shows how class affects our everyday lives, from the way we raise our children... more...