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    Battle for British Islam: Reclaiming Muslim Identity from Extremism: 2016

    £13.49 £14.99
    Long-standing, award-winning Muslim human rights campaigner Sara Khan courageously takes on the extremists within her faith whose ideology has made it easier for terrorists to recruit young Britons. This important and timely book will be a major news story this autumn.

    Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir

    £8.99 £9.99
    Coates is the essential chronicler of black America, and his first memoir is a small and beautiful epic of growing up in 1980s Baltimore

    Beauty Myth

    £10.79 £11.99
    In the struggle for women's equality, there is one subject still shrouded in silence - women's compulsive pursuit of beauty. This title exposes the tyranny of the beauty myth through the ages and its oppressive function today, in the home and at work, in literature and the media, in relationships between men and women, between women and women.

    Becoming Sinners: Christianity and Moral Torment in a Papua New Guinea Society

    £27.90 £31.00
    Exploring the Christian culture of the Urapmin, Joel Robbins shows how its preoccupations provide keys to understanding the nature of cultural change more generally. Offers one of the richest available anthropological accounts of Christianity as a lived religion.

    Beginning Classical Social Theory

    £10.79 £11.99
    This book introduces students and educated general readers to thirteen key social theorists by way of examining a single, exemplary text by each author, ranging from Comte to Adorno. It answers the need for a book that helps students develop the skill to critically read theory. -- .

    Being Sociological 3ed

    £33.29 £36.99

    Belonging: Solidarity and Division in Modern Societies

    £16.19 £17.99
    It is commonly assumed that we live in an age of unbridled individualism, but in this important new book Montserrat Guibernau argues that the need to belong to a group or community - from peer groups and local communities to ethnic groups and nations - is a pervasive and enduring feature of modern social life.

    Betty Friedam's The Feminine Mystique

    £5.85 £6.50
    In 1963's The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan challenged the vision 1950s America had of itself as a nation of happy housewives and contented families. After World War II, society had fostered the idea that women wanted to run a home and live through the achievements of a husband and children.

    Beyond Left and Right: Future of Radical Politics

    £17.09 £18.99
    In this book Anthony Giddens develops a new framework for radical politics addressing the basic political issue of today: what happens to political theory after the fall of the Left? He draws freely on what he calls "philosophic conservatism", but applies this outlook in the service of values normally associated with the Left.

    Beyond Prejudice: Extending the Social Psychology of Conflict, Inequality and Social Change

    £28.79 £31.99
    This edited collection of essays re-evaluates the concept of prejudice and attempts to move beyond conventional approaches to the subject.

    Biased

    £9.89 £10.99

    Blogging 2ed

    £15.29 £16.99
    Authored by a scholar-blogger, this engaging book is packed with examples that show how blogging and related genres are changing media and communication. It gives definitions and explains how blogs work, shows how blogs relate to the historical development of publishing and communication and looks at the ways blogs structure social networks.

    Body and Social Theory 3ed

    £40.49 £44.99
    An agenda setting new edition of a classic text. Chris is a leading authority in body studies and this comprehensive text provides chapter-by-chapter coverage of the major theories, approaches and studies.

    Borderland: Identity and Belonging at the Edge of England

    £14.39 £15.99
    This book considers the past, present and future of Kent, alighting on the key sites which symbolise the changing relationship between the UK and its continental neighbours. -- .

    Born to Fail?: Social Mobility: A Working Class View

    £12.60 £14.00
    Sonia Blandford, CEO of award-winning charity Achievement for All, about the facing up to the realities of the white working class and how to address social mobility from the inside.

    Britain by Numbers: A Visual Exploration of People and Place

    £22.50 £25.00
    A beautiful, compelling and eye-opening guide to the way we live in Britain today.

    Britain Divided

    £8.96 £9.95

    Britain in Fragments: Why Things are Falling Apart

    £17.99 £19.99
    Britain today is falling apart, with Brexit's break from the European Union, looming Scottish independence, deepening inequalities and reinvigorated racism. How has it come to this? Britain in fragments traces how the historic pillars of democracy have begun to crumble, from their apex in the post-war welfare state to the present day. -- .

    British Chinese Families: Parenting, Relationships and Childhoods

    £40.49 £44.99
    Based on repeat interviews from a range of generational perspectives, this book explores the nature of contemporary British Chinese households and childhoods, examining the extent to which parents identify themselves as being Chinese and how decisions to uphold or move away from 'traditional' Chinese values impacts on their child-rearing methods.

    British Chinese Families: Parenting, Relationships and Childhoods

    £40.49 £44.99
    Based on repeat interviews from a range of generational perspectives, this book explores the nature of contemporary British Chinese households and childhoods, examining the extent to which parents identify themselves as being Chinese and how decisions to uphold or move away from 'traditional' Chinese values impacts on their child-rearing methods.

    British Social Theory: Recovering Lost Traditions before 1950

    £31.49 £34.99
    A unique contribution to discussions of social theory, this book examines pre-20th century histories and discussions that culminated in the classical period of sociology, how they were lost, and why they remain important today.

    Business of Leisure: Tourism, Sport, Events and Other Leisure Industries

    £30.59 £33.99
    Whereas leisure was once treated as a social service, a business culture has swept through what remains of the voluntary and public sectors today. The Business of Leisure addresses the trend towards commercialisation in the provision of leisure that has not only continued but accelerated since the 2004 publication of The Leisure Industries.

    Butler to the World: How Britain became the servant of tycoons, tax dodgers, kleptocrats and criminals

    £9.89 £10.99
    Including a new introduction on the British response to the Ukraine crisis - the Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the scandalous reality of Britain's new position in the world

    C. Wright Mills' The Sociological Imagination

    £5.85 £6.50
    The Sociological Imagination provoked hostile reaction when it appeared for its hard-hitting attack on how sociology was practiced, and on several leading sociologists.

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