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- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 47.00
`It is written in a beautifully clear, engaging and conversational style which will make the book accessible and appealing to those encountering critical ideas for the first time.... Students will find the book both interesting and easy to read, and their lecturers will find it a valuable teaching resource. I will certainly be recommending it to my... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 54.00
A popular, student-friendly introduction to the interdisciplinary fields of media, culture and society. A cutting edge book aimed at large, introductory undergradute courses in media, communication, cultural studies, and sociology departments. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2006; US$ 9.99
The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion trend, the popularity of a new product, or a drop in the crime rate. This widely acclaimed... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 60.00
Demonstrates that social economics is a dynamic and growing field emphasizing the key role social values play in the economy and in economic life. This book also regards economics and ethics as essentially connected, and adds values such as justice, fairness, dignity, well-being, freedom, and equality to the standard emphasis on efficiency. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
The passage from adolescence to adulthood was once clear. Today, growing up has become more complex and confusing, as young men drift casually through college and beyond?hanging out, partying, playing with tech toys, watching sports. But beneath the appearance of a simple extended boyhood, a more dangerous social world has developed, far away from... more...
- SAGE India 2007; US$ 42.95
Since the early 1990s, feminists in India have been rallying against integrating. the Indian economy into the world market, perceiving it as a phenomenon which. will lead to increased feminisation of poverty and the commodification of women. This anthology explores the impact of globalisation on Indian women and the struggle. for gender equality. Since... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 123.00
Even a cursory review of the numerous hijacking, train and bus bombings can establish beyond doubt that transport systems are particularly vulnerable targets of terrorist attack. This book intends to offer the groundwork for a theoretical and practical understanding of the issues that surround transportation security against terrorism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and wide-ranging account of the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety. It will be essential reading for anybody with interests in these fields, and will be the major work of reference on this subject for those engaged in the practice, study or teaching of crime prevention.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 37.00
This collection examines Cuban cultural production during the Special Period of the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Bloc. Contributors address the cultural forms; and the associated ethics and practices of labour, leisure, and bureaucratic organization that arose in the transformation of the socialist cultural infrastructure. more...