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  • The Foundations of Social Researchby Michael Crotty

    Allen & Unwin 1998; US$ 40.90

    Michael Crotty systematically outlines the main theoretical positions which underpin social research methods. more...

  • Surveying the Social Worldby Alan Aldridge; Kenneth Levine

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 47.00

    A guide to conducting social surveys. This book examines the state of surveys within society and social science methodology, explaining the potential of the survey method and the ways it can be used effectively when resources are limited. It presents the process of conducting survey research, and includes examples of techniques and good practice. more...

  • Rational Choice and Social Welfareby Prasanta K. Pattanaik; Koichi Tadenuma; Yongsheng Xu; Naoki Yoshihara

    Springer 2008; US$ 169.00

    Contains papers that explore various issues relating to theories of rational choice and social welfare and their applications. This book includes such topics as: resource allocation problems, population ethics, rationalizability of choice functions and demand functions for money, game theory, and individual rights. more...

  • Twenty Years of the Journal of Historical Sociologyby Yoke-Sum Wong; Derek Sayer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 34.95

    Over the last twenty years the Journal of Historical Sociology has redefined what historical sociology can be. These essays by internationally distinguished historians, sociologists, anthropologists and geographers bring together the very best of the JHS. Volume 1 focuses on the British state, Volume 2 on the journal’s wider interdisciplinary... more...

  • Twenty Years of the Journal of Historical Sociologyby Yoke-Sum Wong; Derek Sayer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 34.95

    Over the last twenty years the Journal of Historical Sociology has redefined what historical sociology can be. These essays by internationally distinguished historians, sociologists, anthropologists and geographers bring together the very best of the JHS. Volume 1 focuses on the British state, Volume 2 on the journal’s wider interdisciplinary... more...

  • Science, Values and Politics in Max Weber's Methodologyby Hans Henrik Bruun

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 134.95

    First published in 1972, this book on Weber's methodological writings is today regarded as a modern classic in its field. In this new expanded edition, the author has revised and updated the original text, and translated the numerous German quotations into English. He has also added a new introduction, where he discusses major issues raised in... more...

  • Orders of Ordinary Actionby Stephen Hester; David Francis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Presenting original research studies by leading scholars in the field, Orders of Ordinary Action considers how ethnomethodology provides for an 'alternate' sociology by respecifying sociological phenomena as locally accomplished members' activities. Both individually and collectively, these contributions illustrate how taking an ethnomethodological... more...

  • The Power of Survey Designby Gluseppe Iarossi

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99

    "A master of his craft, Giuseppe Iarossi has drawn on his extensive experience in the field to produce a wonderfully useful volume on how to do and work with surveys of industrial firms."- Kenneth L. Sokoloff, Department of Economics, U.C.L.A A practical how-to guide on all the steps involved with survey implementation, this volume covers... more...

  • Principles of Economic Sociologyby Richard Swedberg

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 42.00

    The last fifteen years have witnessed an explosion in the popularity, creativity, and productiveness of economic sociology, an approach that traces its roots back to Max Weber. This important new text offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of economic sociology. It also advances the field theoretically by highlighting, in one analysis, the... more...

  • Mind, Society, and Human Actionby Richard E. Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    In this book, Wagner offers a new logic for economic analysis seeking to transcend the distinction between neoclassical and Austrian economics that has come increasingly into play over the past 30 years. more...