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  • The Blackwell Companion to Sociologyby Judith R Blau

    Wiley 2008; US$ 228.00 US$ 197.60

    The Blackwell Companion to Sociology is a milestone collection of new essays by renowned sociologists, covering both the traditions and strengths of the field as well as newer developments and directions. Authors from the US, the UK, Europe and elsewhere have contributed to this all-in-one reference work, highlighting the relevance of interdisciplinary... more...

  • Conceptualizing Cultureby David Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Culture study is increasingly becoming a leading theory in international marketing research, this special issue examines the role of culture within marketing theory and practice. Debates such as whether consumer cultures are globalizing, glocalizing or localizing; and the validity of different operationalizations of cultural and institutional distance... more...

  • Why is Community Entrepreneurship Worth Debatingby Thomas Cooney

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is based upon papers presented at the International Council for Small Business World Conference held in Turku (Finland) in June 2007. A dedicated track on community entrepreneurship offered academics, policy makers, support agents, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to discuss what is meant by the term ‘community entrepreneurship’... more...

  • Internet & Organizational Transformationby Khalid S. Soliman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Over the past decade, the Internet has opened unprecedented opportunities for exchanging business information. Today, the Internet contributes to the coordination of global workforce, facilitates communication between managers and subordinates, creates networks of physical and virtual business partners, and opens new sales channels to customers around... more...

  • Protección social en Chileby Alberto Arenas de Mesa; Paula Benavides Salazar

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Presents an overview and evaluation of social security financing and coverage in Chile. more...

  • Combating Poverty and Social Exclusionby Zsuzsa Ferge; Katalin Tausz; Ágnes Darvas

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95

    Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...

  • A Beginner's Guide to Social Theoryby Shaun Best

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 52.00

    Best offers a comprehensive overview of social theory from classical sociology to the present day. The reader is guided through the work of Durkheim, Marx and Weber and contemporary thinkers like Anthony Giddens, Michel Foucault, Jurgen Habermas, Judith Butler, Gilles Deluze, Manuel Castells, Luce Irigary, Naomi Woolf and Camille Paglia. more...

  • Situating Social Theoryby Tim May; Jason Powell

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00

    Examines the implications of developments, challenges and disputes that have become important to debates in social theory including fresh commentaries on key authors. This edition also explores the extent to which how we situate social theory may need re-examining. more...

  • Culture in Minds and Societiesby Jaan Valsiner

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 75.00

    Culture in Minds and Societies makes a decisive break from the post-modernist. theoretical framework that considers knowledge as local and situation-specific. and restores the goal of construction of general knowledge to the social sciences. While recognizing the uniqueness of all human personal experience from birth to. death, it emphasizes the universality... more...

  • The Politics of Justificationby Christoffer Green-Pedersen

    Amsterdam University Press 2002; US$ 43.25

    An investigation of welfare retrenchment in Denmark and the Netherlands in 1982-1998. more...