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- SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 92.00
A concise, yet surprisingly comprehensive theory text, given the range of ideas, historical context, and theorists discussed. Unlike other books of the type, Classical Sociological Theory focuses on how the pivotal theories contributed not only to the development of the field, but also to the evolution of ideas concerning social life. more...
- 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... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
This liquid modern world of ours, like all liquids, cannot stand still and keep its shape for long. Everything keeps changing - the fashions we follow, the events that intermittently catch our attention, the things we dream of and things we fear. And we, the inhabitants of this world in flux, feel the need to adjust to its tempo by being ‘flexible'... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2012; US$ 54.38
Hauptbeschreibung Die erfolgreiche kommunikative Vermittlung und Aneignung von Wissen bildet eine zentrale Voraussetzung für die Bewältigung des beruflichen und privaten Alltags. In dieser interdisziplinären Studie wird den Fragen nachgegangen, wie sich der kommunikative Transfer von Wissen vollzieht und welche Parameter für eine gelingende Wissenskommunikation... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
The Institute of Social Research, from which the Frankfurt School developed, was founded in the early years of the Weimar Republic. It survived the Nazi era in exile, to become an important centre of social theory in the postwar era. Early members of the school, such as Adorno, Horkheimer and Marcuse, developed a form of Marxist theory known as Critical... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 135.00
This book argues that the arming of conflict is complexly structured and highly dynamic. It uncovers and describes the construction and interaction of structures and dynamics at global and regional levels, which shape the arming patterns of both state and non-state actors. more...