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- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Questions about who we are, who we can be, and who is like and unlike us underpin a vast range of contemporary social issues. What makes our families so important to us? What do the often stark differences between how we self-identify and the way others see and define us reveal about our social world? Why do we attach such significance to 'being ourselves'?... more...
- SAGE Publications 1997; US$ 58.00 US$ 49.30
Attempts to theorize contemporary globalization rarely stray beyond variations on old themes of superordination versus subordination. Yet there are many new definers of our present global reality - depletion of strategic resources, degradation of our environment, counter-offensives against modern patterns of thought and action - which suggest that... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Epinets presents a new way to think about social networks, which focuses on the knowledge that underlies our social interactions. Guiding readers through the web of beliefs that networked individuals have about each other and probing into what others think, this book illuminates the deeper character and influence of relationships among social network... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 44.87
This work presents methods and theoretical perspectives that aid in the understanding of different variants of the ?social network? phenomenon. In addition, it provides insight into areas of professional practice in the network society. more...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2013; US$ 13.99
SQM 2/2013: Mark Eisenegger / Mario Schranz Medien im Social Web - Journalistischer Mehrwert? (eBook) fög - Forschungsinstitut Öffentlichkeit und Gesellschaft (Hrsg.) Studien Qualität der Medien 2/2013 more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
In this book, Amitai Etzioni, public intellectual and leading proponent of communitarian values, defends the view that no society can flourish without a shared obligation to "the common good." Rejecting claims made by some liberal thinkers that it is not possible to balance individual rights with uncoerced civic responsibility, Etzioni explores a number... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Judgment aggregation is a mathematical theory of collective decision-making. It concerns the methods whereby individual opinions about logically interconnected issues of interest can, or cannot, be aggregated into one collective stance. Aggregation problems have traditionally been of interest for disciplines like economics and the political sciences,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
This new volume is the first to bring together social and organizational psychologists to explore social identity theory in organizational contexts. The chapters are wide ranging - they deal with basic social identity theory, organizational diversity, leadership, employee turnover, mergers and acquisitions, organizational identification, cooperation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
What does it mean to belong in a place, or more than one place? This exciting new volume brings together work from cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholars researching home, migration and belonging, using their original research to argue for greater attention to how feeling and emotion is deeply embedded in social structures and power relations.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00
This special issue of the Journal of Organizational Ethnography showcases some of recent ethnographies that reflect variety, in terms of methodology as well as context. Here are six very different contributions to novelty in organizational ethnography: from multi-site, video-based ethnographies that rely on inputs from team members across the globe... more...