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- Lexington Books 2004; US$ 29.99
Franco Ferrarotti hopes to lead sociologists away from overly reductionistic, technical measurement of their subjects_an approach that has increasingly been problematized by the natural sciences_toward a rediscovery of (auto)biographical materials and the value of the individual. more...
- Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 75.00
The Handbook of Rational Choice Social Research offers the first comprehensive overview of how the rational choice paradigm can inform empirical research within the social sciences. This landmark collection highlights successful empirical applications across a broad array of disciplines, including sociology, political science, economics, history,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Sociology's goals are ambitious. Their pursuit is exciting. Covering the development of sociology from its origins to the present-day as well as identifying the strengths and limitations of all sociology's main research methods, this book provides a lucid introduction for students who are embarking or considering taking-up sociology. It explains the... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 68.00
In this sociology text the contributors provide an introduction to the subject without over-simplifying or `writing-down' to their audience. The book aims to furnish undergraduates with the knowledge that will help them to understand and practice sociology and also to develop a self-perpetuating sociological imagination to enable them to think through... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99
Public Sociology examines the 'discourse' of mainstream journal articles in sociology in order to understand the essentially conservative nature of mainstream sociology. These articles primarily make advances in method, not substance. Drawing from Mills, critical theory and postmodernism, Agger develops a non-positivist version of sociological writing... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2013; US$ 24.95
In this mind-opening new book, bestselling author Otto Scharmer (Theory U, 40,000 copies sold) and Katrin Kaufer reveal the root cause of the economic, social, ecological, political, spiritual, and institutional crises today and detail the new awareness needed to end these crises and transform the world. more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 18.42
Die Zeitschrift »Soziologie« ist das offizielle Mitteilungsblatt der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS). Die Zeitschrift dient dem Informationsaustausch über die Arbeit in den Sektionen und Arbeitsgruppen innerhalb der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie, fördert die Diskussion über die Entwicklung des Fachs und informiert über die Einbindung... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Is there a future for sociology? To many, sociology seems to have lost its way. Born of the ideas of Auguste Comte in the nineteenth century, sociology established itself as 'the science of modernity', linked to a progressive view of history. Yet today the idea of progress has more or less collapsed; with its demise, some say, sociological thought... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95
Market Society provides an original and accessible review of changing conceptions of the market in modern social thought. The book considers markets as social institutions rather than simply formal models, arguing that modern ideas of the market are based on critical notions of social order, social action and social relations. Examining a range of... more...