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Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects

  • Debt to Societyby Miranda Joseph

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    It is commonplace to say that criminals pay their debt to society by spending time in prison, but what is a ?debt to society?? How is crime understood as a debt? How has time become the equivalent for crime? And how does criminal debt relate to the kind of debt held by consumers and university students? In Debt to Society , Miranda Joseph explores... more...

  • Approaches to Sociologyby John Rex

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    These essays, commissioned by John Rex, reflect the state of sociology in Britain today. Leading representatives of the diverse ?schools? provide lucid accounts of their own particular approaches to this complex discipline and in doing so demonstrate the techniques described. Topics covered include the empirical study of stratification, social evolution,... more...

  • Functionalism, Exchange and Theoretical Strategyby Michael Mulkay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    M.J. Mulkay traces the development of certain recent versions of functionalism and exchange theory in sociology, with special attention to 'theoretical strategy'. He uses this term to refer to the policies which theorists adopt to ensure that their work contributes to their long range theoretical objectives. Such strategies are important, he believes,... more...

  • Sceptical Sociologyby John Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    John Carroll contends that since 1918 sociology has distinguished itself by making society appear as dull as it is at its worst. Using barbaric jargon, legalistic syntax and vacuous statistical tables, and driven by an obsession with the humdrum, it has exhibited some of the worst traits of the culture it should have been laying bare. Sceptical Sociology... more...

  • Internet, Phone, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveysby Don A. Dillman; Jolene D. Smyth; Leah Melani Christian

    Wiley 2014; US$ 95.00

    The classic survey design reference, updated for the digital age For over two decades, Dillman's classic text on survey design has aided both students and professionals in effectively planning and conducting mail, telephone, and, more recently, Internet surveys. The new edition is thoroughly updated and revised, and covers all aspects of survey research.... more...

  • Symbolic Interaction and New Social Mediaby Mark D. Johns; Shing-Ling S. Chen; Laura Terlip

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    This volume builds on and expands the existing symbolic interactionist perspective to include the study of social interaction made possible by the use of new social media. more...

  • Human Paleoneurologyby Emiliano Bruner

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The book presents an integrative review of paleoneurology, the study of endocranial morphology in fossil species. The main focus is on showing how computed methods can be used to support advances in evolutionary neuroanatomy, paleoanthropology and archaeology and how they have contributed to creating a completely new perspective in cognitive neuroscience.... more...

  • Information Systems, Management, Organization and Controlby Daniela Baglieri; Concetta Metallo; Cecilia Rossignoli; Mario Pezzillo Iacono

    Springer 2014; US$ 99.00

    This book explores the diversity of topics, views and perspectives focused on the relationship between information systems, organizations and managerial control. It brings together theories and practices by a diverse group of scholars working in different disciplines: organization, management, accounting, information systems?development, human-computer... more...

  • Reconfiguring the Eco-System for Sustainable Healthcareby Susan Albers Mohrman; B. Abraham

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    Volume 4 considers the configuration of the broader healthcare eco-system. It examines the tight connection between sustainable healthcare, sustainable communities, and sustainable ecologies — and the organizational and inter-organizational approaches being applied to advance overall sustainability. more...

  • Healing Traditions of the Northwestern Himalayasby Pankaj Gupta; Vijay Kumar Sharma; Sushma Sharma

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book discusses the perception of disease, healing concepts and the evolution of traditional systems of healing in the Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh, India. The chapters cover a diverse range issues: people and knowledge systems, healing in ancient scriptures, concept of sacredness and faith healing, food as medicament, presumptions about disease,... more...