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  • Social Theory as Politics in Knowledgeby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 118.99

    Discusses, and manifests, interrelated perspectives in social theory. This volume includes: scientific knowledge, which is theoretical, political, and social. more...

  • Mediations of Social Life in the 21st Centuryby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 160.99

    The essays included in this volume illuminate mediations of the individual-society relationship from a variety of angles, both explicitly and implicitly. They highlight the need to consider the consequences of choices made by collective decision-makers, politicians and leaders of organizations. more...

  • Bounded Rational Choice Behaviourby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 141.99

    The book is an attempt to stimulate development in travel behaviour analysis and provide a basic source of reference to the transportation research community. The aim of the book is to give centre stage to some recent innovative approaches to models of bounded rationality, both under conditions of certainty and uncertainty. more...

  • Public Value Management, Measurement and Reportingby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 138.99

    This volume aims to shed light on how public service value is identified, managed, measured and reported. The chapters cover a range of topics, including theoretical reflections, practical case studies and empirical observations aimed at understanding the concept of public value. more...

  • Changing Values, Persisting Culturesby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 110.00

    Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors trace in their respective countries. more...

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...

  • Social Capital in Europe: Similarity of Countries and Diversity of People?by

    BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00

    Social capital may foster the integration of a society and the stability of a democracy.This volume examines the differences in levels, causes and consequences of social capital between 22 European countries surveyed in the 2002 European Social Survey. Muliti-level analyses are used in each contribution more...

  • Locating Cultural Changeby

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 48.00

    Locating Cultural Change: Theory, Method, Process is concerned with defining the 'local' through case studies of specific cultural processes. The focus is on the institutionalization of 'local' concerns where the 'local' is the site of ideas and issues, and how these in turn influence us. The central premise of this collection is that in order to... more...

  • Postcolonial Sociologyby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 149.99

    Postcolonial theory has enjoyed wide influence in the humanities but for social science, and in particular sociology, its implications remain elusive. This special volume brings together leading sociologists to explore the concept of "postcolonial sociology," with brand new postcolonial readings of canonical thinkers like Karl Marx, Max Weber, Emile... more...

  • Gendered Perspectives on Reproduction and Sexualityby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 146.99

    Offers feminist perspectives on the social, cultural and medical aspects of women as sexual beings and of their fertility, pregnancy and child bearing. The seven essays included here, raise questions about control and agency asking who decides if, when and how fertility should be controlled and the circumstances under which birth takes place. more...