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  • The Bodyby Lisa Jean Moore; Monica J. Casper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing tools for social and cultural analysis. Students... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Cultureby Toby Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00

    Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative,... more...

  • Verlaufsmusteranalyseby Nina Baur

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.95

    Nina Baur verfolgt in diesem Buch das ebrgeizige Ziel, die Bedeutung der Kategorie der Zeit fUr die Soziologie mnfassend - d. h. wissenschaftsgeschichtlich, theoretisch und methodisch - zu bestimmen, die Verwendungsweise dieser Kategorie in einer Vielzahl soziologischer Studien zu explizieren und den inzwischen erreichten Stand zu bewerten: Welche... more...

  • Against Hybridityby Haim Hazan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 64.95

    One of the major characteristics of our contemporary culture is a positive, almost banal, view of the transgression and disruption of cultural boundaries. Strangers, migrants and nomads are celebrated in our postmodern world of hybrids and cyborgs. But we pay a price for this celebration of hybridity: the non-hybrid figures in our societies are ignored,... more...

  • Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasiaby Andrew C. Kuchins; Jeffrey Mankoff; Oliver Backes

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2015; US$ 39.99

    Central Asia in a Reconnecting Eurasia: Turkmenistan's Evolving Foreign Economic and Security Interests, part of a five-volume series, examines the full scope of U.S. national interests in Turkmenistan and puts forward the broad outlines of a strategy for U.S. engagement over the coming years. more...

  • Culture and Foreign Language Educationby Wai Meng Chan; Sunil Kumar Bhatt; Masanori Nagami; Izumi Walker

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This book offers insights from current research on the role of culture in foreign language learning as well as the construction of culture and identity through language learning and use. It presents original empirical studies and theoretical discussions which bear important implications for curricular practice in language education, as... more...

  • Ideology and the Social Sciencesby Graham Kinloch; Raj Mohan

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 84.00

    The extent to which modern social science continues to reflect the subjective traits of authors and the contexts in which they operate, rather than the objective facts or insights they claim to develop, remains one of the most striking features of social science research and writing. Kinloch and Mohan provide a multidisciplinary and worldwide examination... more...

  • Critiques of Everyday Lifeby Michael Gardiner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Recent years have witnessed a burgeoning interest in the study of everyday life within the social sciences and humanities. In Critiques of Everyday Life Michael Gardiner proposes that there exists a counter-tradition within everyday life theorising. This counter-tradition has sought not merely to describe lived experience, but to transform it by... more...

  • Contested Bodiesby John Hassard; Ruth Holliday

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    The body occupies a prime position in contemporary theoretical work, yet still there is no consensus on exactly what it is and what constitutes it. Contested Bodies brings together a number of different accounts and perspectives on the body, drawing out some of the key connections and disjunctures from this most contested of topics. This volume... more...

  • Sociology On Cultureby Marshall Battani; John R. Hall; Mary Jo Neitz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Culture has become a touchstone of interdisciplinary conversation. For readers interested in sociology, the social sciences and the humanities, this book maps major classical and contemporary analyses and cultural controversies in relation to social processes, everyday life, and axes of ordering and difference - such as race, class and gender. Hall,... more...