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World of babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for Seven Societies 2e

Paperback, 20/10/2016, £21.99
A fully revised and updated second edition of this successful guide to childcare advice in different cultures around the globe.

Understanding Poverty

Paperback, 07/07/2006, £34.99
Pete Alcock provides a comprehensive introduction to the analysis of poverty and social exclusion covering the definition, measurement, distribution and causes of poverty and the policies developed to combat it. The third edition has been rewritten to include recent developments while maintaining the successful broad approach of earlier editions.


Paperback, 27/10/2011, £23.99

Key Concepts in Community Studies

Paperback, 18/10/2009, £25.99
Concise yet critical, this is a student friendly introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of community studies.

Key Concepts in Ethnography

Paperback, 13/11/2008, £25.99
By critically reviewing over 40 key concepts in the field of contemporary ethnography, this book is a clear, concise and comprehensive introduction to the field.

Vertigo of Late Modernity

Paperback, 31/01/2007, £25.99
Describes the sources of late modern vertigo as twofold: insecurities of status and of economic position. This book engages with the ways in which modern society attempts to explain deviant behaviour - whether it be crime, terrorism or riots - in terms of motivations and desires separate and distinct from those of the 'normal'.

Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: Selected Readings

Paperback, 10/07/2007, £78.00
Designed to be both a stand alone reader as well as a companion title to "Diversity and Society, 2e", this book offers a mix of first-person accounts, competing views on various issues, and articles from the research literature. It provides orientation on the issues which many instructors utilize when teaching the race and ethnicity course.

Handbook of Ethnography

Paperback, 25/04/2007, £46.99
Ethnography is one of the chief research methods in sociology, anthropology and other cognate disciplines in the social sciences. This book provides an unparalleled, critical guide to its principles and practice.

Sociology Through Active Learning (Student Exercises) 2ed

Paperback, 04/09/2008, £53.00
A wide selection of real-world excercises give students hands-on experience in approaching issues sociologically.

Social Theory for Today: Making Sense of Social Worlds

Paperback, 11/12/2014, £32.99
An intelligent and engaging exploration of the continuing relevance of both classical and contemporary social theory in today's world.

Sociology for Optimists

Paperback, 19/09/2016, £22.99
Mary Holmes shows how an optimistic sociology can help us think about and understand social problems and positive social change. The perfect companion and/or antidote to studying sociology.

Handbook of Material Culture

Paperback, 25/03/2013, £30.00
This popular and critically acclaimed Handbook is now available in paperback.

Unheard Voices

Paperback, 03/07/2009, £24.99
Service learning has become an institutionalized practice in higher education. Students are sent out to disadvantaged communities to paint, tutor, feed, and help organize communities. This book explores the impact of service learning on a community, and considers the unequal relationship between the community and the academy.

Voyeur's Motel

Paperback, 14/07/2016, £14.99
From Gay Talese, a remarkable new work of reportage more than thirty years in the making.



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