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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

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  • Narrating Race.by Robbie B. H. Goh

    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 75.40

    The essays in this volume deal with the complexities of race in the Asia-Pacific context. Social tensions concerning race and ethnicity continue to pose profound challenges to Asia-Pacific countries in various stages of development and modernisation. Issues such as social justice, identity-formation, marginalisation and alienation, gender and related... more...

  • Brazilby Alfred P. Montero

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62

    Once deemed a “dysfunctional” democracy with a “feckless” set of political institutions and a “drunk” economy, today’s Brazil has undergone a complete reversal of fortune. Now in its third decade of democracy, the economy is blossoming and large-scale development projects are underway, including the exploitation... more...

  • Sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektiven der Wirtschaftby Gertraude Mikl-Horke

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 46.00

    Nach einer langen Zeit der separaten Entwicklung der wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen werden in diesem Buch nicht nur die wesentlichen Ansätze einer Integration von Ökonomie und Soziologie dargestellt, sondern es wird versucht, die ökonomischen Annahmen und Voraussetzungen in den soziologischen Theorien einerseits, die soziologischen Implikationen im... more...

  • Reflections on multiple modernitiesby Dominic Sachsenmaier

    BRILL 2002; US$ 86.00

    This work explores an emerging paradigm in the social sciences, which assumes culturally specific forms of modernity. Scholars from history, sociology, area studies, and economics discuss the concept's implications. more...

  • The Future of Societyby William Outhwaite

    Wiley 2008; US$ 124.95 US$ 108.29

    This important Manifesto argues that we still need a concept of society in order to make sense of the forces which structure our lives. Written by leading social theorist William Outhwaite Asks if the notion of society is relevant in the twenty-first century Goes to the heart of contemporary social and political debate Examines critiques... more...

  • Diverse Histories of American Sociologyby Anthony J. Blasi

    BRILL 2005; US$ 59.00

    The collection tells the story of early American sociology from the vantage point of women, racial, ethnic, regional, and religious minorities, outsiders, and important representatives of intellectual movements that were not merged into the mainstream of the discipline. more...

  • Sociology in Americaby Craig Calhoun

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Though the word ?sociology? was coined in Europe, the field of sociology grew most dramatically in America. Despite that disproportionate influence, American sociology has never been the subject of an extended historical examination. To remedy that situation?and to celebrate the centennial of the American Sociological Association?Craig Calhoun... more...

  • SAS2by Jacques M. Chevalier; Daniel J. Buckles

    International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 35.00

    SAS2: Guía para la Investigación Colaborativa y la Movilización Social representa un esfuerzo internacional significativo en apoyo a la creación y movilización de conocimiento práctico auténtico que propicie el cambio social. El principio subyacente a SAS2 (Social Analysis Systems, www.sas2.net) es que el diálogo... more...

  • Making Sense of Social Theoryby Charles H. Powers

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 40.99

    Making Sense of Social Theory is unusual in treating sociology as a real science with a body of understandable, robust, and powerful theoretical insights. These theoretical insights are formalized in twelve simple axioms and twenty-three more detailed principles readers can use to predict (1) differences among people in how they think, feel, and respond,... more...

  • Jahrbuch für Soziologiegeschichteby Carsten Klingemann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 69.99

    Das Jahrbuch für Soziologiegeschichte versammelt Texte über Georg Simmels lebensphilosophische Perspektive und seine kultursoziologische Sicht auf Exzentriker sowie über Max Webers Logik der Handlungsdeutung, die Herausbildung der Religionssoziologie im Kontext der Vergleichenden Religionsforschung, die historisch-religiösen Wurzeln der Körper-Metapher... more...