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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00
Interest in social simulation has been growing rapidly worldwide as a result of increasingly powerful hardware and software and also a rising interest in the application of ideas of complexity, evolution, adaptation and chaos in the social sciences. Simulation for the Social Scientist is a practical textbook on the techniques of building computer simulations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
First published in 1962, this seminal work is an introduction to sociology in a world context, and a sophisticated guide to the major themes, problems and controversies in contemporary sociology. The book remains unique in its organisation and presentation of sociological ideas and problems, in it s lack of insularity (its wide coverage of diverse... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
Do we determine our actions, or are our actions ruled by the structure of our society? Does our culture create us, or do we create our culture? Within history and social theory there is a fundamental division of opinion between those who explain human action by considering the intentions, reasons and motives of individuals and those who use broader... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2005; US$ 77.00
The work of the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu has emerged as one of the most substantial and innovative bodies of theory and research in contemporary social science. Le métier de sociologue, both a textbook and an original contribution to epistemology in social science, focuses on a basic problem of sociological research: the necessity of an epistemological... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.99
Soziologische Zeitdiagnosen thematisieren gegenwärtig vermehrt das Religiöse. Während die frühen Diagnosen der modernen Gesellschaft fast einhellig eine Säkularisierung der Religion diagnostizieren und damit das Religiöse aus dem Zentrum der Analyse verdrängen, sehen sich gegenwärtige Theorien der Modernität... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95
Visual sociology has been part of the sociological vocabulary since the 1970s, but until now there has not been a comprehensive text that introduces this area. Written by one of the founding fathers in the field, Visual Sociology explores how the world that is seen, photographed, drawn, or otherwise represented visually is different from the world... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 59.99
Increasing nonresponse rates in surveys are a matter of concern internationally, as low response rates put the quality of survey data into question. The risk of biased data is high if nonrespondents differ significantly from respondents. In arguing that sample persons personality traits are decisive in survey participation decisions, Denise Saßenroth... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 350.00
Das Lehrbuch bietet eine Einführung in die Wirtschaftssoziologie aus quantitativer Perspektive und verdeutlicht, dass sich das Teilgebiet keineswegs nur in theoretisch-spekulativen Betrachtungen und philosophisch geprägten Diskursen erschöpft. more...