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Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects

  • Theory and Practice in Sociologyby Ian Marsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Theory and Practise in Sociology provide's students with a comprehensive, clear and accessible introduction to the main methods of research and the main theoretical approaches in sociology, and help's them examine the relationship between methods and theory. more...

  • An Applied Visual Sociologyby Stephen Parkin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Exploring the value of photography and video as legitimate forms of social enquiry, An Applied Visual Sociology: Picturing Harm Reduction constitutes a guidebook for conducting applied visual sociology within health related or social science research projects, providing a full account of the visual research journey and presenting a tested template... more...

  • The Social Structures of the Economyby Pierre Bourdieu

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95

    Much orthodox economic theory is based on assumptions which are treated as self-evident: supply and demand are regarded as independent entities, the individual is assumed to be a rational agent who knows his interests and how to make decisions corresponding to them, and so on. But one has only to examine an economic transaction closely, as Pierre Bourdieu... more...

  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing the Asian Centuryby Purnendu Mandal

    Springer 2014; US$ 259.00

    This volume presents the refereed papers given at the International Conference on Managing the Asian Century, held in Singapore in July 2013. The proceedings of this conference include original papers contributed by researchers from many countries on different continents. The papers cover multi-disciplinary areas such as management, the social sciences,... more...

  • Archaeometallurgy in Global Perspectiveby Benjamin W. Roberts; Christopher Thornton

    Springer 2014; US$ 229.00

    The study of ancient metals in their social and cultural contexts has been a topic of considerable interest in archaeology and ancient history for decades, partly due to the modern dependence on technology and man-made materials. The formal study of Archaeometallurgy began in the 1970s-1980s, and has seen a recent growth in techniques, data, and theoretical... more...

  • Women in Kolkata’s IT Sectorby Zakir Husain; Mousumi Dutta

    Springer 2013; US$ 54.99

    Based on a survey of women workers in Kolkata?s IT sector, this book argues that growth of the IT sector has created a demand for skilled professionals. This has provided scope for highly educated urban women to create a space of self-expression and enjoy enhanced status and prestige within their families. These women workers carefully plan their career... more...

  • Psycho-social Career Meta-capacitiesby Melinde Coetzee

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book introduces a coherent perspective on the self-regulatory career meta-capacities that individuals, as career agents, need to successfully manage their career development in a boundaryless occupational world. Enriched by empirical data and case studies by subject specialists in the fields, it serves as a cutting-edge benchmark for specialists,... more...

  • Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 1by Takeru Akazawa; Yoshihiro1 Nishiaki; Kenichi Aoki

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents the first of two proceedings from the International Conference on the Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans, which took place in Tokyo in November 2012. Focussing on a highly innovative working hypothesis called the ?learning hypothesis?, which attempts to explain the replacement as a result of differences in the learning... more...

  • Beyond Empiricismby Andrew Tudor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This volume explores some features of modern philosophy of science from the point of view of their utility for sociology?s self-understanding. The author proposes a schematic outline of the structure of inquiry, paying detailed attention to questions about the nature of theory, explanation and demonstration.   more...

  • Sociological Worldsby Stephen K. Sanderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 170.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...