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  • Friendship and Peer Culture in Multilingual Settingsby Maryanne Theobald

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95

    Internationally, linguistic diversity is at its highest to date. With increasing numbers of children learning additional languages, it is important to understand the nature of the social relationships that children are experiencing. This volume features the rich, varied and complex aspects of children's friendships in multilingual settings. more...

  • Negotiating Childhoodsby Sam Frankel

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 141.43

    This book investigates how constructed representations of the child have and continue to restrict children?s opportunities to engage in moral discourses, and the implications this has on children?s everyday experiences. By considering a moral dimension to both structure and agency, the author focuses on the nature of the images that are used... more...

  • Social Networks and Social Exclusionby Graham Allan; Chris Phillipson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How important are social networks to daily life? There is now substantial evidence that attachment to a network may be vital in securing employment, in promoting good health, in maintaining positive relationships, and in supporting people in transitions through the life course. Equally, lack of access to networks may lead to problems of various kinds,... more...

  • Practice-based research in children's playby Wendy Russell; Stuart Lester

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 31.31

    Offering a fresh look to complement the dominant singular voice of developmental psychology, this unique collection of 12 research projects carried out in the UK and USA is essential reading for anyone studying or working with children at play. more...

  • The North American Indians, Volume 1by George Catlin

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95

    George Catlin was an American painter and writer. In 1823 he gave up his law practice to pursue his self-taught art, painting portraits in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Albany, New York. After meeting a tribal delegation of Native Americans from the Far West he became eager to preserve the vanishing tribes and customs of the Native Americans... more...

  • Elites and Societyby Tom Bottomore

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    In this substantially revised and enlarged second edition of a classic text that has been used throughout the world in numerous translations, Tom Bottomore reconsiders Úlite theory in the light of more recent studies. He examines the role and significance of Úlites in relation to classes and class structure in both advanced industrial and developing... more...

  • Symbolic Construction of Communityby Anthony P. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Anthony Cohen makes a distinct break with earlier approaches to the study of community, which treated the subject in largely structural terms. His view is interpretive and experiential, seeing the community as a cultural field with a complex of symbols whose meanings vary among its members. He delineates a concept applicable to local and ethnic communities... more...

  • Affluenzaby Clive Hamilton; Richard Denniss

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 15.88

    The Western world is in the grip of a consumerism that is unique in human history. We overwork, we spend huge amounts on things we never use, then we chuck them out. The author of the bestselling Growth Fetish pries into our wardrobes, kitchens and backyards, and shows us what choice really means. more...

  • Max Weber's Sociology of Intellectualsby Ahmad Sadri; Arthur J. Vidich

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 39.95

    The social role of intellectuals was a pervasive motif in Weber's thought, particularly in his works on religion and politics. Comprehensively examining and extending Weber's work on the subject, this study provides a new perspective on the intelligentsia and its role in society. more...

  • Inequalityby John Myles; Arne L. Kalleberg; Stephen L. Morgan; Rosenfeld

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 101.00

    Aage Sorensen was an influential intellectual presence who was one of the world's leading authorities on social stratification and the sociology of education. His research sought to understand the structures, dynamics and mechanisms that underlie inequalities in industrial societies by focusing on how individuals' attainments are shaped by characteristics... more...