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  • Childhood And Societyby E H Erikson

    Random House 2014; US$ 19.18

    With this deeply influential book, which is now internationally recognised as a classic study of childhood and its social significance, Professor Erikson has made an outstanding contribution to the study of human behaviour. Drawing on psychoanalytical theory and his own clinical experience, he devotes the main chapters to anxiety in young children,... more...

  • The Crisis of Global Modernityby Prasenjit Duara

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    Drawing on historical sociology, transnational histories and Asian traditions, Duara seeks answers to the pressing global issue of environmental sustainability. more...

  • The Sociology of Human Rightsby Mark Frezzo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Long the arena of philosophers, legal scholars, and political scientists, the interdisciplinary study of human rights has recently seen an influx of sociologists. Why is this so, and how do sociologists contribute to our understanding of human rights in the contemporary world? In this landmark new text, Mark Frezzo explores the sociological perspective... more...

  • Die Debatte um geistiges Eigentumby Thomas R. Eimer; Kurt Röttgers; Barbara Völzmann-Stickelbrock

    transcript 2014; US$ 23.07

    Der Begriff des »Geistigen Eigentums« ist mit den technologischen, kulturellen, sozialen und ökonomischen Umwälzungen im Übergang zur Informationsgesellschaft seit den 1990er Jahren in den Mittelpunkt einer Debatte geraten - begleitet von Diskussionen um die Reform des Urheberrechts, um das massenweise Kopieren urheberrechtlich geschützter Werke, um... more...

  • Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical Modelsby Andrew Gelman; Jennifer Hill

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 56.00

    This book, first published in 2007, is for the applied researcher performing data analysis using linear and nonlinear regression and multilevel models. more...

  • Power and Organizationsby Stewart R Clegg; David Courpasson; Nelson X. Phillips

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 67.00

    A comprehensive account of power and organizations, unlocking power as the central relation of modern organizations and society. The authors present an excellent synthesis of organization, social and political theory to offer an overview of power and organizations that is historically informed, addresses current issues and is comprehensive in scope.... more...

  • The Foundations of Researchby J. Grix

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 33.00

    This book offers advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students with an accessible introduction to the foundations of research in the human sciences. It covers the tools, terminology and research perspectives that researchers and students will need to know in order to (i) engage in academic debate, (ii) successfully complete their long essays, dissertations... more...

  • The 'Fat' Female Bodyby Dr Samantha Murray

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...

  • Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studiesby Dr Sue Owen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    In this new collection of essays, a range of established and emerging cultural critics re-evaluate Richard Hoggart's contribution to the history of ideas and to the discipline of Cultural Studies. They examine Hoggart's legacy, identifying his widespread influence, tracing continuities and complexities, and affirming his importance. more...

  • A People's History of the United Statesby Howard Zinn

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99

    Spartacus and The Immigrants ?[It] should be required reading.? ?Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn?s iconic A People's History of the United States ?a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those?whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories.? Packed with... more...