Books in category Social Science – Sociology

  • Abraham Lincoln in the Post Heroic Era

    Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era
    Barry Schwartz

    But as Barry Schwartz reveals in Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era, those years represent the apogee of Lincoln’s prestige.

  • Splintering Urbanism

    Splintering Urbanism
    Stephen Graham, Simon Marvin

    Splintering Urbanism makes an international and interdisciplinary analysis of the complex interactions between infrastructure networks and urban spaces.

  • Media and the Path to Peace

    Media and the Path to Peace
    Gadi Wolfsfeld

    This is the first book to examine in detail the roles that the news media can play in an ongoing peace process. Gadi Wolfsfeld explains how the press's role in such processes varies over time and political circumstance.

  • The Development of Mexicoâ s Tourism Industry

    The Development of Mexico’s Tourism Industry
    D. Berger

    Berger argues that tourism was forged by Mexico's government in 1928 as the cornerstone of state-led modernization programmes. Berger presents tourism as the leading and influential facet of the post-revolutionary modernization programme.

  • Vergleiche der wichtigsten Sozialisationsinstanzen im Jugendalter

    Vergleiche der wichtigsten Sozialisationsinstanzen im Jugendalter
    Sergej KĂĽstner

    I) Einleitung Sozialisation ist ein langer Prozess, bei dem ein Mensch sich im Laufe seines Lebens verändert, an verschiedene Situationen anpasst und soziale Fähigkeiten (z.B. menschliche Beziehungen und Interaktionen, Erlernen von …

  • The Day the Earth Caved In

    The Day the Earth Caved In
    Joan Quigley

    This is an extraordinary book.” — Sean Wilentz, author of The Rise of American Democracy “Quigley’s tale is a real-life epic of brutally indifferent government, greedy corporations and the unlikely heroes who fight for their basic …

  • Constructing Social Problems

    Constructing Social Problems
    Malcolm Spector

    This volume will be of interest to those concerned with the discipline of sociology, especially its current theoretical development and growth. Malcolm Spector was professor of sociology at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

  • Music in Everyday Life

    Music in Everyday Life
    Tia DeNora

    The power of music to influence mood, create scenes, routines and occasions is widely recognised and this is reflected in a strand of social theory from Plato to Adorno that portrays music as an influence on character, social structure and …

  • Melancholy Accidents

    Melancholy Accidents
    Carolyn Conley

    While most scholarly attention on violence in post-famine Ireland has focused on political crimes, this book examines non-political violence, which made up the vast majority of incidents in that period.

  • Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Women
    Holly Johnson, Natalia Ollus, Sami Nevala

    This is an international, comparative survey which interviews random samples of women about their experiences with male violence. The authors form a management team for the International Violence Against Women Survey (IVAWS).

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