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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Perspectives on Social Media presents the most current research on the effectiveness of social media across sectors. Progress in finding better applications for social media relies on the difficult task of integrating media technologies into fields such as engineering, marketing, health, learning, art, tourism, and the service industry. This book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
Central to most sociologists? self-image is the claim that their theories are based on research. However, using a random sample of 680 articles appearing in major American, British and Canadian journals, Dr Menzies shows that in some areas of sociology the wide gap between theory and research means that much of sociological theory is virtually untested.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
A social science which has become so remote from the society which pays for its upkeep is ultimately doomed, threatened less by repression than by intellectual contempt and financial neglect. This is the message of the authors of this book in this reassessment of the evolution and present state of British sociology. Their investigation analyses... more...
- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 24.83
Psychoanalytische Sozialarbeit hat es zunehmend mit Kindern und Jugendlichen zu tun, deren Verarbeitungs- und Verhaltensmuster ihre bisherigen Arbeitsansätze infrage stellen: mit jungen Menschen (und ihren Eltern), die keine Grenzen zu kennen scheinen. Sind dies neue Erscheinungsformen entgrenzender Tendenzen, die ihre Ursachen auch in gesamtgesellschaftlichen... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 99.50
This book explores social mechanisms that drive network change and link them to computationally sound models of changing structure to detect patterns. This text identifies the social processes generating these networks and how networks have evolved. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
Social Capital belongs to the core repertoire of social theory. Its potential can be spelled out in the economic dimension of ownership and in the social dimension of belonging. Renowned scholars from philosophy, sociology, economics, and religious studies explore the competing notions of Social Capital in relation to trust, cooperation, and embeddedness,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99
A consistent best-seller, the wide-ranging and authoritative Dictionary of Sociology was first published in 1994 and contains more than 2,500 entries on the terminology, methods, concepts, and thinkers in the field, as well as from the related fields of psychology, economics, anthropology, philosophy, and political science.For this fourth edition,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
The role of evidence-based practice is one of most central and controversial issues in social work today. This concise text introduces key concepts and processes of evidence-based practice whilst engaging with contemporary debates about its relevance and practicality. Evidence-based Practice in Social Work provides both an argument for the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The rise of the Occupy movement, the Arab Spring and... more...