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  • The Stag Hunt and the Evolution of Social Structureby Brian Skyrms

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 25.00

    This book by Brian Skyrms is a study of ideas of cooperation and collective action. more...

  • European Societiesby Thomas Boje; Bart Van Steenbergen; Sylvia Walby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Are the recent developments in Europe bringing countries together or pulling them apart? The leading experts in this book (including Sheila Allen, Marlis Buchmann, Piotr Sztompka, and Patrick Ziltener ) cover a wide range of subjects, including the move towards political democracy and market economy in Central and Eastern societies, the project... more...

  • Tönnies: Community and Civil Societyby Ferdinand Tönnies; Jose Harris; Margaret Hollis

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 29.00

    A new translation and introduction make this classic of social and political theory readily accessible. more...

  • Mentoring Dilemmasby Audrey J. Murrell; Faye J. Crosby; Robin J. Ely

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 61.95

    The world is continually changing. As organizations become more diverse, the need to recognize and develop talent within others becomes more critical and more complex. Herein lies the fundamental dilemma that parties to these important relationships face. Based on a recent gathering in Amherst, the contributors of this volume attempted to help each... more...

  • Reassembling the Socialby Bruno Latour

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 29.99

    Latour is a world famous and widely published French sociologist who has written with great eloquence and perception about the relationship between people, science, and technology. He is also closely associated with the school of thought known as Actor Network Theory. In this book he sets out for the first time in one place his own ideas about Actor... more...

  • Power, Resistance and Conflict in the Contemporary Worldby Athina Karatzogianni; Andrew Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    This book examines issues of organisation in resistance movements, discussing topics including the integration of the world system, the intersection of networks with discourses of identity, and the possibility of social transformation. Drawing on a number of theorists including Deleuze and Guattari, authors Athina Karatzogianni and Andrew Robinson... more...

  • Debugging the Link between Social Theory and Social Insectsby Diane M. Rodgers

    LSU Press 2008; US$ 22.95

    During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, natural and social scientists began comparing certain insects to human social organization. Entomologists theorized that social insects -- such as ants, bees, wasps, and termites -- organize themselves into highly specialized, hierarchical divisions of labor. Using a distinctly human vocabulary... more...

  • Social Structuresby John Levi Martin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    Social Structures is a book that examines how structural forms spontaneously arise from social relationships. Offering major insights into the building blocks of social life, it identifies which locally emergent structures have the capacity to grow into larger ones and shows how structural tendencies associated with smaller structures shape and... more...

  • Paying Out-of-Pocket for Drugs, Diagnostics and Medical Servicesby Moneer Alam

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    ¿ In India there is a high incidence of morbidity and malnutrition coupled with low standards of public health and expensive medical care. Despite several policy initiatives and many attempts to promote a healthy society, health remains an issue of concern. Policy-makers recognise that the country suffers unacceptably high levels of disease and premature... more...

  • Discriminatory Bullyingby Esoh Elamé

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book is devoted to the relation between bullying at school and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. In examining the interactions between bullying and discrimination, the authors set out from the premise that the current practice of intercultural education does not systematically address the issue of bullying, as evidenced by... more...