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History of sociology. History of sociological theory

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  • Philosophy of the Social Sciencesby C. Mantzavinos

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    A unique discussion between philosophers and social scientists which extends the frontiers of the philosophy of the social sciences. more...

  • Capitalism, Socialism and Democracyby Joseph A. Schumpeter

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 30.95

    Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy remains one of the greatest works of social theory written in the twentieth Century. Schumpeter's contention that the seeds of capitalism's decline were internal, and his equal and opposite hostility to centralist socialism have perplexed, engaged and infuriated readers since the book's first publication in 1943.... more...

  • Zygmunt Baumanby Peter Beilharz

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 46.00

    This measured and thoughtful book provides a comprehensive critical commentary on Bauman's social theory. It explores the roots of his ideas in questions of capital and labour, and explains how these ideas flourished in Bauman's later writings on culture, intellectuals, utopia, the holocaust, modernity and postmodernism. Bauman's work has been... more...

  • Sociological Traditionsby T N Madan

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 39.95

    Sociological Traditions looks at the sociology of India from two perspectives: first, understanding the cultural traditions of India with special reference to religious and ethical values; and second, exploring the growth of the sociological traditions of India. Divided in two parts, the book goes beyond mere description of the main religious traditions... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Social Network Analysisby John Scott; Peter J. Carrington

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 88.00

    Instead of consulting a variety of books and journal articles, this Handbook, edited by genuine leaders in the field, is a one-stop guide to social network analysis that will be used by readers for decades to come. more...

  • Journal International de Recherche Syndicaleby ILO

    International Labour Office 2010; US$ 42.00

    Le changement climatique est largement reconnu comme un des grands défis auxquels l’humanité fera face au cours des prochaines décennies. En effet, l’impact du changement climatique sur les températures moyennes, les précipitations et le niveau de la mer mettra en danger les moyens de subsistance de centaines de millions... more...

  • Journal International de Recherche Syndicaleby ILO

    International Labour Office 2011; US$ 42.00

    En janvier 2010, dans le but de tirer des enseignements semblables d’un point de vue syndical, le Bureau des activités pour les travailleurs et le Réseau mondial de recherche syndical ont organisé un atelier intitulé «Les syndicats et les crises économiques d’hier et d’aujourd’hui: enseignements pour... more...

  • The Social Thought of Talcott Parsonsby Professor Uta Gerhardt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95

    Exploring the conceptual baseline of Parsons's sociology and maintaining focus on its links with 20th century history, this book sheds light on the requirements of analytical rigor in the social sciences through examination of the debates in which Parsons was engaged throughout his life. In addition to revisiting Parsons's extensive oeuvre,... more...

  • Revisiting the Frankfurt Schoolby Dr David Berry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    This book expands our understanding by addressing the writings of intellectuals who were either members of the Frankfurt School, or were closely associated with it, but often neglected. It thus brings together the latest research of an international team of experts, offering a critical reassessment of the contributions of the Frankfurt School and its... more...

  • Emile Durkheimby Mustafa Emirbayer; Ira J. Cohen

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    "Durkheim was the most deliberate and the most penetrating theorist among the classical sociologists. Emirbayer’s judicious selection of texts, matched with contemporary selections from among the best of modern sociology, shows how central Durkheimian themes have been in the increasing sophistication of sociological ideas through the end of the... more...