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Culture as Praxis

In this major work, Zygmunt Bauman classifies the meanings of culture. For Bauman, culture is a...

Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory
SAGE Publications (1998)
US$47.00

Anthony Giddens is widely recognized as one of the most important sociologists of the post-war...

The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Analysis
SAGE Publications (2008)
US$98.00

With the 'cultural turn', the concept of culture has assumed enormous importance in our...

The Construction of Social Reality
Free Press (2010)
US$12.99

This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how,...

Everything but the Coffee: Learning about America from Starbucks

Everything but the Coffee

Learning about America from Starbucks

University of California Press (2009)
US$29.95

Everything but the Coffee casts a fresh eye on the world's most famous coffee company, looking...

Common as Air: Revolution, Art, and Ownership

Common as Air

Revolution, Art, and Ownership

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2010)
US$6.79

Common as Air offers a stirring defense of our cultural commons, that vast store of art and ideas...

Knowledge Commercialization and Valorization in Regional Economic Development
Edward Elgar Publishing (2013)
US$40.00

The commercialization of academic knowledge is increasingly seen as a potential economic development...

European Perspectives on Men and Masculinities: National and Transnational Approaches
Palgrave Macmillan (2006)
US$43.00

This book compares the state of knowledge on men and masculinities in 14 countries across Europe,...

Consumerism, Romance and the Wedding Experience
Palgrave Macmillan (2003)
US$147.00

In this fascinating study, Boden considers the changing social and cultural significance of the...

Slumming: Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940

Slumming

Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940

University of Chicago Press (2008)
US$33.00

During Prohibition, “Harlem was the ‘in’ place to go for music and booze,” recalled the African...