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  • Contesting Psychiatryby Nick Crossley

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    Resistance and social movements in mental health have been important in shaping current practice in both mental health and psychiatry. Contesting Psychiatry , focusing largely on the UK, examines the history of resistance to psychiatry between 1950 and 2000. Building on the author’s extensive research, the book provides an empirical account and exploration... more...

  • Reflexive Embodiment In Contemporary Societyby Nick Crossley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Explores the concept of reflexive embodiment, how we, as embodied beings, reflect upon our own embodiment. This book considers the ways in which we modify and maintain our bodies, from brushing our teeth and washing our face through to tattooing and bodybuilding. It also evaluates competing claims on embodiment and suggests alternative approaches. more...

  • Making Sense of Social Movementsby Nick Crossley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2002; US$ 46.00

    Why and how do social movements emerge? In which ways are social movements analysed? Can our understanding be enhanced by new perspectives? This title offers a comprehensive overview of the key sociological approaches to the study of social movements. It is useful for undergraduate courses and also for researchers. more...

  • Towards Relational Sociologyby Nick Crossley

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Towards Relational Sociology argues that social worlds comprise networks of interaction and relations. Crossley asserts that relations are lived trajectories of iterated interaction, built up through a history of interaction, but also entailing anticipation of future interaction. In addition, he demonstrates how networks comprise multiple dyadic... more...

  • Key Concepts in Critical Social Theoryby Nick Crossley

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 50.00

    •Provides brief accounts of the central ideas behind key concepts of critical social theory •Prepares students to tackle primary texts and gives them a point of reference when they find themselves stuck •Is essential reading for undergraduates in sociology and across the social sciences. more...

  • The Social Bodyby Nick Crossley

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 52.00

    This book explores both the embodied nature of social life and the social nature of human bodily life. It provides an accessible review of the contemporary social science debates on the body, and develops a coherent new perspective. Nick Crossley critically reviews the literature on mind and body, and also on the body and society. He draws on theoretical... more...

  • Intersubjectivityby Nick Crossley

    SAGE Publications 1996; US$ 52.00

    This clearly written and broad-ranging text introduces and explains the notion of intersubjectivity as a central concern of philosophy, sociology, psychology and politics. The main purpose of the book is to provide a coherent framework for this important concept against which the various and contrasting debates can be more clearly understood. Beyond... more...

  • Social Networks and Social Movementsby Nick Crossley

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The concept of networks and the techniques of social network analysis have each assumed increasing importance in social science in recent years, not least in relation to the analysis of collective action and particularly social movements. This timely collection offers a fascinating glimpse into the state of the art. Each chapter uses network analysis... more...

  • Networks of Sound, Style and Subversionby Nick Crossley

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    This book examines the birth of punk in the UK and its transformation, within a short period of time, into post-punk. Deploying innovative concepts of 'critical mass', 'social networks' and 'music worlds', and using sophisticated techniques of 'social network analysis', it teases out the events and mechanisms involved in punk's 'micro-mobilisation',... more...

  • Social Networks and Music Worldsby Nick Crossley; Siobhan McAndrew; Paul Widdop

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds , introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and tools of social network analysis. The collection showcases the use of these tools by sociologists, historians and musicologists, examining... more...