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  • Contemporary Sociological Thinkers and Theoriesby Sandro Segre

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    In this volume Sandro Segre provides a comprehensive overview of the major theoretical perspectives in contemporary sociology. The perspectives are divided into four sections: Interpretative Sociology; Structuralist Sociology; Micro and Macrosociological Perspectives; and Historical and Philosophical Perspectives. An introduction to each section provides... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Liquid Lifeby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    '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...