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- Springer New York 2012; US$ 139.97
This volume shows how the dynamics of meso-structures and cultures are driven by macro- and micro-level forces pushing on individual and collective actors as they build corporate units and develop parameters defining membership in particular social categories. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In today?s individualized, culturally diverse and globalized society, many sociologists have concluded that the conceptualizations developed by classical sociology are no longer sufficient to promote social cohesion. So what kind of solidarity can achieve this? Engaging with recent thought in social and political theory and philosophy (including Honneth,... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 148.00
This handbook on group decision-making for those wanting to operate in a consensus fashion stresses the advantages of informal, common sense approaches to working together. It describes how any group can put these approaches into practice, and relates numerous examples of situations in which such approaches have been applied. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 106.95 US$ 92.69
A comprehensive introduction to social network analysis that hones in on basic centrality measures, social links, subgroup analysis, data sources, and more Written by military, industry, and business professionals, this book introduces readers to social network analysis, the new and emerging topic that has recently become of significant use for... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 82.90
I The Reemerging Field of Clinical Sociology.- 1. Clinical Sociology: Defining the Field.- Toward a Definition.- Distinctiveness of the Sociological Approach.- The Sociological Perspective.- Theory.- Sociological Methods.- Roles for Clinical Sociologists.- Organizational Consultant/Organizational Development.- Social Impact Assessment.- Community Organization.-... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This scintillating book by one of the most interesting young sociologists currently working in the USA is a provocative and timely contribution to the debate on civilization, modernity and postmodernity. The author argues that modernity never jettisoned barbarism. Instead barbarism was repackaged in modern and postmodern traditions and cultures. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 43.02
in modernen Gesellschaften ist der Gedanke weit verbreitet, dass soziale Netzwerk eine große Leistungsfähigkeit bei der Generierung von Problemlösungen besitzen und andere Formen der Handlungskoordination, beispielsweise der bürokratischen Organisation, oftmals überlegen sind. Netzwerke verknüpfen Flexibilität und Effizienz in einer einzigartigen Weise.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
It is commonly assumed that we live in an age of unbridled individualism, but in this important new book Montserrat Guibernau argues that the need to belong to a group or community - from peer groups and local communities to ethnic groups and nations - is a pervasive and enduring feature of modern social life. The power of belonging stems from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 15.95
How have new social media altered how individuals present themselves? What dilemmas have they introduced? In the age of Facebook, Twitter and other forms of instant communication, individuals are losing (or relinquishing) control over their personal information! Trottier provides a trenchant analysis of the paradoxes of privacy and the presentation... more...