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  • Our Cultural Agonyby V. Vycinas

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 100.19

    Cultural twilight means cultural disintegration or death. It means cul­ tural agony. Such agony gradually fades into the dawn of tomorrow's culture, just as the twilight of a summer's evening proceeds into the daylight of the forthcoming day. Consequently cultural twilight or agony simul­ taneously is the dawn - the milieu of birth - of future gods.... more...

  • The Impact of Personality on Participation Decisions in Surveysby Denise Saßenroth

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 55.39

    Increasing nonresponse rates in surveys are a matter of concern internationally, as low response rates put the quality of survey data into question. The risk of biased data is high if nonrespondents differ significantly from respondents. In arguing that sample persons’ personality traits are decisive in survey participation decisions, Denise Saßenroth... more...

  • Lives in Contextby Ardra L. Cole; Gary J. Knowles

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 39.00

    The reflexive turn in qualitative research has transformed the process of doing life history research. No longer are research subjects examined through the lens of the all-knowing but supposedly invisible researcher. As Ardra Cole and Gary Knowles point out in this fresh introduction to conducting life history research, the process is now one of mutuality,... more...

  • Market Societyby Don Slater; Fran Tonkiss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Market Society provides an original and accessible review of changing conceptions of the market in modern social thought. The book considers markets as social institutions rather than simply formal models, arguing that modern ideas of the market are based on critical notions of social order, social action and social relations. Examining a range of... more...

  • On the Science of Uncertaintyby Franco Ferrarotti

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 37.99

    Franco Ferrarotti hopes to lead sociologists away from overly reductionistic, technical measurement of their subjects_an approach that has increasingly been problematized by the natural sciences_toward a rediscovery of (auto)biographical materials and the value of the individual. more...

  • Public Sociologyby Ben Agger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 39.50

    Public Sociology examines the 'discourse' of mainstream journal articles in sociology in order to understand the essentially conservative nature of mainstream sociology. These articles primarily make advances in method, not substance. Drawing from Mills, critical theory and postmodernism, Agger develops a non-positivist version of sociological writing... more...

  • Wirtschaftssoziologie Iby Norman Braun; Marc Keuschnigg; Tobias Wolbring

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 35.00

    Die Wirtschaftssoziologie hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten einen enormen Aufschwung erlebt. Das Lehrbuch bietet eine Einführung in die Wirtschaftssoziologie aus quantitativer Perspektive und verdeutlicht, dass sich das Teilgebiet keineswegs nur in theoretisch-spekulativen Betrachtungen und philosophisch geprägten Diskursen erschöpft. Neben... more...

  • George Herbert Mead and Human Conductby Herbert Blumer; Thomas J. Morrione

    AltaMira Press 2003; US$ 39.50

    Unpublished book manuscript and related correspondence by famous symbolic interactionist Herbert Blumer concerning the work of George Herbert Mead, the founder of symbolic interactionism. Includes an introduction and notes by Thomas J. Morrione. more...

  • Soziologie der Wirtschaftby Maria Funder

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 39.00

    Die Wirtschaftssoziologie ist in den letzten Jahren auch in Deutschland wieder zu einem wichtigen Arbeits- und Forschungsfeld der Soziologie geworden. Von der Wirtschaftssoziologie wird erwartet, dass sie sich mit der zunehmenden Relevanz von Finanzmärkten, dem Wandel von Unternehmen, Netzwerken und Innovationsprozessen sowie auch mit Fragen des Konsums... more...

  • Nachhaltigkeit in der Wirtschaftskommunikationby Martin Nielsen; Iris Rittenhofer; Marianne Grove Ditlevsen; Sophie Esmann Andersen; Irene Pollach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.62

    Nachhaltigkeit ist ein Schlüsselbegriff der heutigen Gesellschaft. Er durchzieht unternehmerische, soziale, umweltbezogene, ökonomische, politische und viele andere Diskurse. Die AutorInnen beleuchten Schnittstellen von Nachhaltigkeit und Kommunikation. Aus der Sicht unterschiedlicher Perspektiven und Disziplinen wie der Linguistik, Wirtschafts- und... more...