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No-nonsense Guide to Equality

Hardback, 08/03/2012, £7.99
£7.19
A wide-ranging exploration of why inequality persists and what can be done about it.

Sociology of Family Life

Paperback, 27/04/2012, £15.99
£14.39
* Explores the growing diversity of family life and new sociological thinking about family , parenting, childhood and personal life. * Presents a comprehensive assessment of recent research and theory.

Republic of Rock: Music and Citizenship in the Sixties Counterculture

Paperback, 16/03/2017, £20.49
£18.44
The Republic of Rock uncovers the lost story of rock music and citizenship in the sixties counterculture by tracing the way people in two key places-San Francisco and Vietnam-used rock to make sense of their lives and the world around them.

Power Elite

Paperback, 01/01/2000, £12.99
£11.69

Sociological Imagination

Paperback, 31/07/2000, £12.99
£11.69

Cognitive Surplus

Hardback, 02/06/2011, £10.99
£9.89
Looks at how the internet is transforming our culture, providing outlets for human potential. From lolcats to tools for tracking voter fraud and ethnic violence, this book shows how we're using our cognitive surplus for the better, and what it means for the future.

Regarding the pain of others

7, 26/08/2004, £8.99
£8.09
Features an analysis of our numbed response to images of horror. This title alters our thinking about the uses and meanings of images, and about the nature of war, the limits of sympathy, and the obligations of conscience.

Quiet:The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking

Paperback, 03/01/2013, £9.99
£8.99
Our lives are driven by a fact that most of us can't name and don't understand. It defines who our friends and lovers are, which careers we choose, and whether we blush when we're embarrassed. This title shows how the brain chemistry of introverts and extroverts differs, and how society misunderstands and undervalues introverts.

Essay on the Principle of Population

Paperback, 12/06/2008, £8.99
£8.09

Community: Seeking Safety in an Insecure World

Hardback, 07/12/2000, £15.99
£14.39
a Communitya is one of those words that feels good: it is good a to have a communitya , a to be in a communitya . And a communitya feels good because of the meanings which the word conveys, all of them promising pleasures, and more often than not the kind of pleasures which we would like to experience but seem to miss.

Gender and Sexuality

Paperback, 29/10/2010, £17.99
£16.19
This new introduction to the sociology of gender and sexuality offers a fresh take on the importance of these concepts in modern society.

Ethnicity 2ed

Paperback, 08/01/2010, £17.99
£16.19
A concise and accessible introduction to the concept and history of ethnicity. Draws on a wide range of theorists and illustrations from around the world to explore and clarify the core meanings and shifting ground of this concept.

Art of Life

Paperback, 25/07/2008, £15.99
£14.39
A brilliant new book by Zygmunt Bauman, one of the most original and influential social thinkers writing today. Bauman examines how, in our liquid modern society, individuals are required to choose their own lives and give meaning and purpose to them.

Sociology of Health and Illness 3ed

Paperback, 05/04/2013, £19.99
£17.99
Sarah Nettleton s The Sociology of Health and Illness has become a cornerstone text, popular with students and academics alike for its rigorous and accessible overview of the field.

Ethnicity Reader: Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Migration

Paperback, 22/01/2010, £24.99
£22.49
The second edition of The Ethnicity Reader offers a comprehensive and engaging selection of readings for students of sociology, politics, international relations and race relations.

Liquid Modernity

Hardback, 15/03/2000, £15.99
£14.39
aeo A major new book by one of the most original thinkers today. aeo Develops a distinctive argument about the a liquida nature of modernity. aeo Re--examines key concepts which look at the heart of orthodox accounts of the human condition, including the concepts of emancipation, individuality, work and community.

Modern Social Theory: From Parsons to Habermas 2ed

Paperback, 01/07/1992, £44.99
£40.49
This revised edition presents details of recent concepts in modern sociological thinking. The text is based around the themes of structure and action, providing material on such key issues as modern neo-functionalism, poststructuralism, feminist theory and historical sociology approaches.

Sociology of the Family: A Reader

Paperback, 17/03/1999, £31.25
£28.13
This volume provides students with the essential readings for understanding the dominant issues in the sociology of the family. The editor presents the reader with a collection of important writings that include recent and currently relevant material as well as the rich variety of empirical work conducted in this field.

Ethics of Gender

Paperback, 21/09/2001, £40.00
£36.00
This volume investigates the impact of thinking with gender on modern ethics, and considers the insights that postmodern gender theory might bring to the ethical project. It concludes with the possibility of another way of self-understanding and of renewal in theological ethics for our time.

Sociology Of Education & Work

Paperback, 29/07/2004, £36.50
£32.85
Examines links between schooling and the modern workplace, from a sociological perspective. This book combines and analyzes theory and studies in the sociology of education and the sociology of work. It includes case studies to illustrate conclusions drawn from a combined study of education and work.

Globalization of Inequality

Hardback, 15/05/2015, £22.00
£19.80

Art of Social Theory

Paperback, 28/08/2015, £20.00
£18.00

Bourdieu Reader

Paperback, 20/05/2015, £8.95
£8.06

Modernity and Self-identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age

7, 11/07/1991, £17.99
£16.19
This major study develops a new account of modernity and its relation to the self. Building upon the ideas set out in The Consequences of Modernity, Giddens argues that 'high' or 'late' modernity is a post traditional order characterised by a developed institutional reflexivity.

Beyond Left and Right: Future of Radical Politics

Paperback, 23/10/1994, £18.99
£17.09
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.

Sociolinguistic Fieldwork

Paperback, 11/04/2013, £24.99
£22.49
This invaluable textbook will give you the skills and knowledge required for carrying out research projects in 'the field'.

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

Paperback, 12/01/2012, £28.99
£26.09
This edited collection of essays re-evaluates the concept of prejudice and attempts to move beyond conventional approaches to the subject.

Social identity and intergroup relations

Paperback, 24/06/2010, £28.99
£26.09
This study explores the relationship between social groups and their conflicts.

Doing Sociology: A Global Perspective 4ed

Paperback, 16/09/2001, £76.99
£69.29

Keeping Up with the Germans

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £10.99
£9.89
In 1996, in the middle of watching an ill-tempered football match between England and Germany, Philip Oltermann's parents tell him that they are going to leave their home city Hamburg behind and move to London. Inspired by his own experience of both countries, Philip Oltermann looks at eight historical encounters between English and German people.

Beauty Myth

Paperback, 03/01/1998, £10.99
£9.89
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.

'Race', Ethnicity and Difference Imagining the Inclusice Society

Paperback, 01/06/2004, £27.99
£25.19
This book addresses many of the key problems facing contemporary societies.

Intercourse (20th Anniversary Edition)

Paperback, 17/10/2006, £13.99
£12.59
The book that Andrea Dworkin's best known for-in which she provoked the argument that ultimately split apart the feminist movement-is being reissued for the young women and men of the twenty-first century

Surfaces and Essences

Hardback, 19/05/2011, £25.00
£22.50
In a major new work from the author of Godel, Escher, Bach and I Am a Strange Loop, two leading scholars argue that analogy is the basis for all human thoughts.

Captains of Consciousness

Paperback, 07/06/2001, £16.99
£15.29
The 25th anniversary edition of a sociology classic-a groundbreaking look at the history of advertising and consumer culture as defining forces in American life

Alone Together

Paperback, 07/02/2013, £13.99
£12.59
A wake-up call from a cyber-expert: our use of technology is fueling disturbing levels of isolation, leaving us incapable of distinguishing between true human connection and digital communication

Adolescence,risk & resilience

Paperback, 23/11/2007, £31.99
£28.79
Adolescents at Risk: Against the Odds looks in depth at some of the key risks faced by adolescents, and at some of the ways in which they can be alleviated. The book is structured according to the operational challenges the research informs.

Simulacra and Simulation

7, 31/12/1994, £15.50
£13.95
Develops a theory of contemporary culture that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural production with notions of cultural expenditure. This book represents an effort to rethink cultural theory from the perspective of a concept of cultural materialism, one that radically redefines postmodern formulations of the body.

C.Wright Mills: Letters and Autobiographical Writings

Paperback, 05/09/2001, £29.00
£26.10
A collection of letters and writings which allows readers to see behind C Wright Mills' public persona. It includes his letters to Saul Alinsky, Daniel Bell, Lewis Coser, Carlos Fuentes, Hans Gerth, Irving Howe, Dwight MacDonald, Robert K Merton, Ralph Miliband, William Miller, David Riesman, and Harvey Swados.

Skin: A Natural History

Paperback, 15/03/2013, £20.00
£18.00
Our intimate connection with the world, skin protects us while advertising our health, our identity, and our individuality. This title celebrates the evolution of three unique attributes of human skin: its naked sweatiness, its distinctive sepia rainbow of colors, and its remarkable range of decorations.

Sociology Book

Hardback, 01/07/2015, £17.99
£16.19
Part of the popular Big Ideas series, this book introduces you to the subject that tells you all about what society is and what makes it tick. It includes over 80 ideas from the world's renowned sociologists, covering topics as diverse as issues of equality, diversity, identity and human rights; the effects of globalization; and more.

How to be a Brit

Paperback, 05/11/2015, £8.99
£8.09
A guide to the British Way of Life. It includes insights on important topics including the weather, how to be rude and how to panic quietly. It contains author's three major works - How to be an Alien, How to be Inimitable and How to be Decadent.

Feminism Meets Queer Theory

Paperback, 01/06/1997, £18.99
£17.09
Looks at ways in which feminist and queer theory complement and also contest each other. This volume focuses on the encounters of feminist and queer theories, on the ways in which basic terms such as male and female, man and woman, black, white, sex, gender, and sexuality change meaning as they move from one body of theory to another.

Christianity and Social Order

Paperback, £9.95
£8.96
William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury from 1942 until his death in 1944, is by common consent among the greatest holders of that office and one of the most remarkable Englishmen of this century. This book gives expression to views which Temple held, in general, for most of his working life.

Body and Social Theory 3ed

Paperback, 05/09/2012, £32.99
£29.69
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.

Key Concepts in the Philosophy of Social Research

Paperback, 09/09/2016, £21.99
£19.79
Providing concise, focussed introductions to everything from the central research methods, to ethics, to metaphysics, and with helpful features such as real-world examples, cross-references and lists of key thinkers, this guide is an ideal introduction.

Citizenship and Social Theory

Paperback, 22/06/1993, £38.99
£35.09
Explores the nature of citizenship in today's society, and social sciences' theories about citizenship. Going beyond both traditional and liberal theories of democracies and Marxist theories of civil society, the relationship between the individual and the state, community and family is reassessed.

Heartbreak

Paperback, 08/03/2007, £19.99
£17.99
Always innovative, often provocative, and frequently polarizing, Andrea Dworkin carved out a unique position as one of the women's movement's most influential figures. She wrote thirteen books, ranging across feminist theory, fiction and poetry. This book is her memoir.

 

 

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