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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
This uniquely engaging introduction to Jean Baudrillard?s controversial writings covers his entire career focusing on Baudrillard?s central, but little understood, notion of symbolic exchange. Through the clarification of this key term a very different Baudrillard emerges: not the nihilistic postmodernist and enemy of Marxism and Feminism that his... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 140.95
This unique volume gathers Weber's writings on a broad array of themes, from the nature of work, to the political culture of democracy, to the uniqueness of the West, to the character of the family and race relations, to the role of science and the fate of ethical action in the modern world. Gathers Weber’s writings in a comprehensive collection,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 67.95
This book is arguably the definitive undergraduate textbook on contemporary social theory. Written by one of the world?s most acclaimed social theorists, Anthony Elliott provides a dazzlingly accessible and comprehensive introduction to modern social theory from the Frankfurt School to globalization theories and beyond. In distilling the essentials... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 28.95
In this, a unique history of the America's postwar intellectual, David Paul Haney outlines the developoment of sociology as a discipline and why, given its focus of study, it failed to develop into a force in the intellectual currents of the United States. Arguing that sociologists attempted to develop both a science and an instrument for the spread... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 58.00
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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 75.00
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...
- International Labour Office 2010; US$ 42.00
Le changement climatique est largement reconnu comme un des grands défis auxquels lhumanité fera face au cours des prochaines décennies. En effet, limpact 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...