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  • Visible Identitiesby Linda Mart?n Alcoff

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    Visible Identities offers a careful analysis of the political and philosophical worries about identity and argues that these worries are neither supported by the empirical data nor grounded in realistic understandings of what identities are. Mart?n Alcoff develops a more realistic characterization of identity in general through combining phenomenological... more...

  • First-Time Leaders of Small Groupsby Manuel London; Marilyn London

    Wiley 2007; US$ 48.00 US$ 41.60

    First-Time Leaders of Small Groups offers novice and experienced leaders the information they need to keep their members interested and involved, resolve conflicts and deal with difficult people, and ultimately have their group achieve results . . . quickly. The book includes four steps for preparing to lead (selecting members, setting the groundwork... more...

  • Against the Romance of Communityby Miranda Joseph

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    Miranda Joseph explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. She shows how community legitimates the social hierarchies of gender, race, nation, and sexuality that capitalism implicitly requires.... more...

  • What's My Nameby Grant Farred

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 60.00

    In this study of four citizens of the African diaspora?American boxer Muhammad Ali, West Indian Marxist critic C. L. R. James, British cultural theorist Stuart Hall, and Jamaican musician Bob Marley?Farred develops a new category of engaged thinker: the vernacular intellectual. He offers a vision of intellectual activity that is as valid in the boxing... more...

  • Understanding Organization as Processby Tor Hernes

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Organization takes place in a tangled world, intermeshed by changing markets, products, standards, technologies, institutions and social groups. Coming to grips with the complexity and fluidity of organization and management is a persistent problem for scholars and practitioners alike, which is why process issues have received renewed interest in... more...

  • The Connect Effectby Michael Dulworth; Mike Dulworth

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 22.95

    Networking is a critically important skill, but few people are aware of its power or know how to develop, maintain, and leverage networks over their lifetime. In The Connect Effect, Michael Dulworth reveals the surprising ways personal, professional, and virtual networks can transform our lives and offers innovative tools?including a test to measure... more...

  • Trust and Ruleby Charles Tilly

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This 2005 book provides an essential background to the explanation of democratization and de-democratization. more...

  • Job Aides For Everyoneby Charlotte Long

    HRD Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    Your new trainers don’t know how to properly operate the VCR and monitor . . . your employees don’t know how to use a preferred conference call vendor . . . your middle managers fail to consistently report their employees’ overtime. Tired of explaining things over and over? Save time, frustration and money—and improve performance—by... more...

  • Introducing Social Networksby Alain Degenne; Michel Forse

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 57.00

    A first-rate introduction to the study of social networks and more than just a technical manual, this book offers a practical handbook and up-to-date review of the latest research. The authors provide a thorough grounding in the application of the methods of social network analysis. more...

  • Social Representations and Identityby Gail Moloney; Iain Walker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00

    Drawing on the non-individualistic perspective of social representations theory, this book presents an alternative view of social identity by articulating the inseparable dynamic relationships that exist between content, process and power relations when social identity is embedded in social knowledge. more...