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Sociology

  • Saving Beautyby

    Wiley 2017; US$ 16.50 US$ 14.85

    Beauty today is a paradox. The cult of beauty is ubiquitous but it has lost its transcendence and become little more than an aspect of consumerism, the aesthetic dimension of capitalism. The sublime and unsettling aspects of beauty have given way to corporeal pleasures and ?likes?, resulting in a kind of ?pornography? of beauty. In this book, cultural... more...

  • Civil Society in Comparative Perspectiveby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 138.99

    Presents a collection of comparative studies of civil society around two main issues: the comparison and analysis of civil society regimes in relation to different constructions of citizenship and welfare states and the role of civil society in governance and active participation of citizens. more...

  • Utilitarianismby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 2.99

    Mill attempts to prove the principle of utility, explains its enforcement, and discusses its relation to a principle of justice. This is an interesting view, and the author is very thorough in his subject. A philosophical must! more...

  • Social Theory as Politics in Knowledgeby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    Discusses, and manifests, interrelated perspectives in social theory. This volume includes: scientific knowledge, which is theoretical, political, and social. more...

  • Seeing is Believingby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 132.99

    Rather than providing a step-by-step guide to the use of visual methods, the authors draw on their experience of visual research to provide critical accounts of its use in the field, its potential for unlocking otherwise unseen places, spaces and social action, and as a basis for the generation of conceptual and theoretical insight. more...

  • Sport, Social Development and Peaceby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 138.99

    This volume is part of the early systematic inquiry into the analysis of sport as a developmental device. The book features an international roster of global experts. The chapters represent three groups: theory and philosophy, empirical research in 'on-the-ground' case studies, and those using circumspection to construct cases regarding evaluation. more...

  • Mediations of Social Life in the 21st Centuryby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 160.99

    The essays included in this volume illuminate mediations of the individual-society relationship from a variety of angles, both explicitly and implicitly. They highlight the need to consider the consequences of choices made by collective decision-makers, politicians and leaders of organizations. more...

  • Big Data?by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 138.99

    This book examines and engages with the ambivalence of digitization, illuminating the diverse ways in which researchers approach, negotiate, understand and interpret objects and practices of digital research. more...

  • Structural, Historical, and Comparative Perspectivesby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 152.99

    In this volume, childhood is conceived as a structural feature of society and comparable across time and cultures. Such perspectives have been relatively under-represented in the "New Sociology of Childhood," which has tended both to stress children's agency and to favour ethnographic methods of inquiry. more...

  • Chronic Care, Health Care Systems and Services Integrationby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 121.99

    The theme of this volume is chronic care, health care systems and services integration. The volume is divided into three sections. The first section focuses on issues that relate to health care providers. The second section contains papers that deal with home and community based services for the elderly and those who need chronic care. The third section... more...