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  • Organizing Modernityby Larry Ray; Michael Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This book provides a reassessment of the significance of Max Weber's work for the current debates about the institutional and organizational dynamics of modernity. It re-evaluates Weber's sociology of bureaucracy and his general account of the trajectory of modernity with reference to the strategic social structures that dominated the emergence... more...

  • Jurgen Habermasby Michael Pusey

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Baudrillard Liveby Mike Gane

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95

    Jean Baudrillard arouses strong opinions. In this collection of his most important interviews the reader gains a unique and accessible overview of Baudrillard's key ideas. The collection includes many interviews that appear in English for the first time as well as a fascinating interview and encounter between the editor and Baudrillard in Paris. more...

  • Sociological Theory: What went Wrong?by Nicos Mouzelis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    Social theory is open to many passing currents. Claims to originality tend to thrive and past achievements are often ignored. In Sociologiocal Theory: What Went Wrong? Mouzelis claims that "problems" currently being isolated are not really problems, and that "achievements" claimed are little more than pretensions. He argues that we have been premature... more...

  • Knowledge and the Social Sciencesby David Goldblatt

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    Knowledge and the Social Sciences takes as its point of departure the claims that all forms of knowledge, the social sciences included, must be seen and understood in their social context. It argues that the social sciences both describe and transform their object of study, though rarely in ways that social scientists intend, and introduces students... more...

  • Research in Organisations and Communitiesby Carole Kayrooz; Chris Trevitt

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 45.40

    An introduction to social research methods in applied fields. Taking a practical, problem-based approach, the authors systematically explain the steps of the research process in workplace, government, institutional and community settings. Based on case-studies, this is a user-friendly, fresh approach to a core professional skill. more...

  • The Development of Durkheim's Social Realismby Robert Alun Jones

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 54.00

    Using newly discovered material, this book explores the development of Durkheim's social realism. more...

  • Modern Social Theoryby Dr Derek Layder; Derek Layder

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    This book is intended for undergraduate courses in social theory for second and third year sociology students, as well as postgraduate and academic researchers. Secondary markets include social psychology, social geography, social anthopology, cultural studies. more...

  • Measuring the Impact of Information on Developmentby Michel J. Menou

    International Development Research Centre 1993; US$ 30.00

    Although we have witnessed a steady growth in the provision of information services in developing countries, a number of fundamental questions remain unanswered. The people of these countries question the relevance and appropriateness of the services offered. Development assistance agencies are concerned about problems of sustainability. The extent... more...

  • The Decomposition of Sociologyby Irving Louis Horowitz

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 64.99

    Sociology, writes Irving Louis Horowitz, has changed from a central discipline of the social sciences to an ideological outpost of political extremism. As a result, the field is in crisis. Some departments have been shut down, others cut back, research programs have dried up, and the growth of professional organizations and student enrollments have... more...