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  • Routledge Companion to Contemporary Japanese Social Theoryby Anthony Elliott; Masataka Katagiri; Atsushi Sawai

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The Routledge Companion to Contemporary Japanese Social Theory breaks new ground in providing a detailed, systematic appraisal of the major traditions of social theory prominent in Japan today ? from theories of identity and individualization to globalization studies. The volume introduces readers to the rich diversity of social-theoretical critique... more...

  • The Future of Societyby William Outhwaite

    Wiley 2008; US$ 117.95

    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 of... 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... 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...

  • The Sociology of Wilhelm Baldamusby Mark Erickson; Charles Turner

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 119.95

    The Sociology of Wilhelm Baldamus explores Baldamus’s concern that research should be underpinned by meticulous theoretical and conceptual work. It will be of interest to sociologists, social theorists, intellectual historians, and those working in the field of social science research methods. more...

  • Studies in Indian Sociologyby Jacob John Kattakayam

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 875.00

    Studies in Indian Sociology , is an invaluable collection of scholarly works. The seven volumes in this series bring together the perspectives and research of some of the best-known academics and practitioners from the discipline of Sociology. The first six volumes in the series are a collection of theme-based articles that have been published in the... more...

  • Exploring Uncertaintyby Sabina Jeschke; Eva-Maria Jakobs; Alicia öge

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    Der Umgang mit Ungewissheit und Unsicherheit besitzt in allen Wissenschaftsdisziplinen und -kulturen hohe Relevanz. Insgesamt zeichnet sich die Tendenz ab, dass 'schwach strukturierte' Szenarien sowohl an Bedeutung als auch an 'Erfolg' gewinnen und Konzepte, die sich gezielte Inkaufnahme und Umgang mit Unsicherheit auszeichnen, aufgrund... more...

  • Jean Baudrillardby Rex Butler

    SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 60.00

    This book goes beyond Baudrillard's writings on consumer objects, the Gulf War and America, to identify the fundamental logic that underpins his writings. It does this through a series of close readings of his main texts, paying particular attention to the form and internal coherence of his arguments. The book is written for all those who want a general... more...

  • Liquid Lifeby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    'Liquid life' is the kind of life commonly lived in our contemporary, liquid-modern society. Liquid life cannot stay on course, as liquid-modern society cannot keep its shape for long. Liquid life is a precarious life, lived under conditions of constant uncertainty. The most acute and stubborn worries that haunt this liquid life are the fears of being... more...

  • Zygmunt Baumanby Dennis Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95

    In this major new assessment of Zygmunt Bauman's work, Smith gives a clear introduction to this controversial and challenging sociologist. more...