Books in category Social Science – Sociology

  • Llengua i identitat

    Llengua i identitat
    M. Àngels Massip i Bonet

    En aquest marc, el Centre Universitari de Sociolingüística i Comunicació (CUSC) va acollir entre finals del 2005 i principis del 2006 la celebració del cicle de conferències "Llengua i identitat": conferències que, en la seva majoria, …

  • The Subjectivity Of Participation

    The Subjectivity Of Participation
    M. Nissen

    What is a 'we' a collective and how can we use such communal self-knowledge to help people? This book is about collectivity, participation, and subjectivity and about the social theories that may help us understand these matters.

  • Samuel Beckett

    Samuel Beckett
    Angela B. Moorjani, Carola Veit

    – The magic triangle: James Joyce, Samuel Beckett, Arno Schmidt (Friedhelm Rathjen). – Beckett performed in Italy (Annamaria Cascetta). – Beckett and synaesthesia (Yoshiki Tajiri). – Beckett versus the reader (Michael Guest).

  • Trouble with Culture The

    Trouble with Culture, The
    F. Allan Hanson

    How the computer revolution can ease polarization and help calm the culture wars.

  • 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 …

  • A General Theory of Magic

    A General Theory of Magic
    Marcel Mauss

    The book offers a fascinating snapshot of magic throughout various cultures as well as deep sociological and religious insights still very much relevant today.

  • Cultures and Societies in a Changing World

    Cultures and Societies in a Changing World
    Wendy Griswold

    In the Fourth Edition of Cultures and Societies in a Changing World, author Wendy Griswold illuminates how culture shapes our social world and how society shapes culture.

  • Producing Health Policy

    Producing Health Policy
    Jo Maybin

    In this book Jo Maybin draws on rare access to the inner-workings of England's Department of Health to explore what kinds of knowledge civil servants use when developing policy, how they use it and why.

  • Domicide

    Douglas Porteous, John Douglas Porteous, Sandra Eileen Smith

    Domicide tells how and why the powerful destroy homes that happen to be in the way of corporate, political, and bureaucratic projects. Too frequently, this destruction is justified as being in the public interest.

  • Social Theory and Religion

    Social Theory and Religion
    James A. Beckford

    This 2003 book explores the links between social theory and the social scientific study of religion.

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