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  • Citizenshipby Peter Kivisto; Thomas Faist

    Wiley 2015; US$ 35.95

    A significant addition to the growing body of literature on citizenship, this wide-ranging overview focuses on the importance, and changing nature, of citizenship. It introduces the varied discourses and theories that have arisen in recent years, and looks toward future scholarship in the field. Offers an analytical assessment of the various... more...

  • The Sociology of Consumptionby Joel Stillerman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    The Sociology of Consumption: A Global Approach offers college students, scholars, and interested readers a state-of-the-art overview of consumption the desire for, purchase, use, display, exchange, and disposal of goods and services. The book’s global focus, emphasis on social inequality, and analysis of consumer citizenship offer a timely,... more...

  • New Desires, New Selvesby Gul Ozyegin

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 29.75

    As Turkey pushes for its place in the global pecking order and embraces neoliberal capitalism, the nation has seen a period of unprecedented shifts in political, religious, and gender and sexual identities for its citizens. In  New Desires, New Selves , Gul Ozyegin shows how this social transformation in Turkey is felt most strongly among its young... more...

  • Fathers Across Cultures: The Importance, Roles, and Diverse Practices of Dadsby Jaipaul Roopnarine; Jaipaul Roopnarine

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 73.00

    Interest in the role of the father and his influence on children's development and economic well-being has grown considerably. This edited volume uses detailed accounts to provide culturally situated analysis of fathering in cultures around the world. The book's contributors, a multidisciplinary group of scholars, bring together the most recent theoretical... more...

  • Social Scienceby Elgin F. Hunt; David C. Colander

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 142.33

    Social Science, 15/e , approaches social science from a common-sense perspective, rather than from a conventional social science angle. Readers will see how seemingly diverse disciplines intermingle ? anthropology and economics, for example. In the end, students will be able to approach social issues with unbiased problem-solving skills. more...

  • Women, War, and Violence: Topography, Resistance, and Hope [2 volumes]by Mariam Kurtz; Mariam Kurtz; Lester Kurtz; Lester Kurtz

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 184.00

    The story of men's roles in war and violence fills headlines and history books, but the women's narrative too often goes unnoticed. This two-volume work brings women's voices to the fore, highlighting new scholarship and journalism to offer a realistic understanding of this timely topic. Including both historical context and contemporary issues, the... more...

  • Languages and Identities in a Transitional Japanby Ikuko Nakane; Emi Otsuji; William S. Armour

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book explores the transition from the era of internationalization into the era of globalization of Japan by focusing on language and identity as its central themes. By taking an interdisciplinary approach covering education, cultural studies, linguistics and policy-making, the chapters in this book raise certain questions of what constitutes... more...

  • Social Inequality and Social Stratification in U.S. Societyby Christopher B. Doob

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.80

    Social Inequality ? examining our present while understanding our past. Social Inequality and Social Statification in US Society, 1st edition uses a historical and conceptual framework to explain social stratification and social inequality. The historical scope gives context to each issue discussed and allows the reader to understand how each topic... more...

  • Researching Embodied Sportby Ian Wellard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Despite a growing interest in the sociology of the body, there has to date been a lack of scholarly work addressing the embodied aspects which form a central?part?of our understanding and experience of?sport and movement cultures. Researching Embodied Sport explores the political, social and cultural significance of embodied approaches to the study... more...

  • The Crowdby Gustave Le Bon

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99

    The following work is devoted to an account of the characteristics of crowds. Organised crowds have always played an important part in the life of peoples, but this part has never been of such moment as at present. The substitution of the unconscious action of crowds for the conscious activity of individuals is one of the principal characteristics... more...