search for books and compare prices
Sociology matches 73175 work(s)
< previous 25 | displaying 51 to 75 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
Cover for 9781780460659 Cover for 9780826521187 Cover for 9780826521194 Cover for 9781107139688 Cover for 9781316505236 Cover for 9783658129057 Cover for 9783319205649 Cover for 9780295999562 Cover for 9780295999579 Cover for 9781906764333 Cover for 9781906764654 Cover for 9781628922967 Cover for 9781501320132 Cover for 9781474264884 Cover for 9781474264877 Cover for 9783110471359 Cover for 9780374189976 Cover for 9780374536770 Cover for 9789812870193 Cover for 9789812870216 Cover for 9783531170770 Cover for 9783531186269 Cover for 9781138855267 Cover for 9780822363149 Cover for 9780822363286
cover image for 9781780460659
Product Description: Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment. She relates her own research findings to additional data and publications within three main themes: first, the provision of social support to transgender people by dedicated and generic social care services; secondly, social care issues in relation to transgender identity and transgender status, including discrimination, transphobia, and mental health issues; and, thirdly, the effect of 'coming out' as transgender, and of transitioning, on relationships between transgender people and their families and friends, colleagues, neighbors, and the wider community...read more

Paperback:

9781780460659 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, May 18, 2017, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Kate Norman seeks to counterbalance the prevailing medicalized approach to statutory support for transgender people, which tends to focus on the physical processes of transition rather than on subsequent social role adjustment.

cover image for 9780826521187
Product Description: Twenty-first-century Cuba is a cultural stew. Tommy Hilfiger and socialism. Nike products and poverty in Africa. The New York Yankees and the meaning of "blackness." The quest for American consumer goods and the struggle in Africa for political and cultural independence inform the daily life of Cubans at every cultural level, as anthropologist Paul Ryer argues in Beyond Cuban Waters...read more

Hardcover:

9780826521187 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Twenty-first-century Cuba is a cultural stew.

Paperback:

9780826521194 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Twenty-first-century Cuba is a cultural stew.

cover image for 9781316505236
Product Description: Social and economic systems worldwide are changing rapidly. These changes are accompanied by an increasing demand for natural resources, including land, water, minerals, energy sources, food and timber. Today's foremost challenge lies in finding the tools to address the complexity of these interrelated trends, and in implementing strategies to balance environmental and socioeconomic needs...read more
By Helga Rainer (editor)

Hardcover:

9781107139688 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 10, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Social and economic systems worldwide are changing rapidly.

Paperback:

9781316505236 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 14, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Social and economic systems worldwide are changing rapidly.

cover image for 9783658129057
Product Description: Under what circumstances do subjects become visible? And how do subjects themselves change and move the circumstances that allow them to appear? Rather than describing medial, architectural, or rhetorical arrangements that are readily available to subjects, or concentrating on the processes of subject constitution without their scenic arrangements, this volume is dedicated to the reciprocal production of both subjects and scenes...read more
By Céline Kaiser (editor)

Paperback:

9783658129057 | Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, May 10, 2017, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Under what circumstances do subjects become visible?

cover image for 9783319205649
Product Description: This book develops a morphodynamical approach of spatial networks with a particular emphasis on infrastructure networks such as streets, roads and transportation networks (subway, train). The author presents the mathematical tools needed to characterize these structures and how they evolve in time...read more

Hardcover:

9783319205649 | Springer Verlag, May 9, 2017, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book develops a morphodynamical approach of spatial networks with a particular emphasis on infrastructure networks such as streets, roads and transportation networks (subway, train).

cover image for 9780295999562
Product Description: Migrating the Black Body explores how visual media―from painting to photography, from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from posters and broadsides to digital media, from public art to graphic novels―has shaped diasporic imaginings of the individual and collective self...read more

Hardcover:

9780295999562 | Univ of Washington Pr, April 12, 2017, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Migrating the Black Body explores how visual media―from painting to photography, from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from posters and broadsides to digital media, from public art to graphic novels―has shaped diasporic imaginings of the individual and collective self.

Paperback:

9780295999579 | Univ of Washington Pr, April 12, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Migrating the Black Body explores how visual media―from painting to photography, from global independent cinema to Hollywood movies, from posters and broadsides to digital media, from public art to graphic novels―has shaped diasporic imaginings of the individual and collective self.

cover image for 9781906764654
Product Description: Ars Judaica is an annual publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University. It showcases the Jewish contribution to the visual arts and architecture from antiquity to the present from a variety of perspectives, including history, iconography, semiotics, psychology, sociology, and folklore...read more
By Mirjam Rajner (editor), Ilia Rodov (editor) and Bracha Yaniv (editor)

Paperback:

9781906764654 | Littman Library of Jewish, February 22, 2018, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Ars Judaica is an annual publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University.
9781906764333, titled "The Bar-ilan Journal of Jewish Art: The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art" | Littman Library of Jewish, September 30, 2011, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Ars Judaica is an annual publication of the Department of Jewish Art at Bar-Ilan University.

Product Description: Early modern Spanish American poetry (c. 1500-1700) is a fascinating but little-studied aspect of Hispanic colonial culture. Spanish American poetry was transmitted in material ways, not simply as an intellectual and literary phenomenon...read more
By Imogen Choi (editor)

Hardcover:

9781910887004 | Legenda, May 1, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Early modern Spanish American poetry (c.

Product Description: Discourses of degeneration (social, political, medical) peaked in the 1890s, and posited the decline, even sterility of white European races. In early-twentieth-century Spain, the novels of Baroja and Blasco Ibáñez both assimilated and subverted cultural myths of degeneration that were fuelled by influential European theorists such as Morel, Lombroso and Nordau...read more

Hardcover:

9781910887301 | Legenda, April 30, 2017, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Discourses of degeneration (social, political, medical) peaked in the 1890s, and posited the decline, even sterility of white European races.

Product Description: By building upon recent developments in memory studies and transnational memory, this book offers a comparative analysis of Yugoslav Holocaust memory and its intersections with other forms of extreme violence. Due to Tito’s liberal cultural politics, writers could write about all kinds of topics, so there was a public engagement with the Holocaust from the early 1950s...read more

Hardcover:

9781472478757 | Routledge, April 28, 2017, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: By building upon recent developments in memory studies and transnational memory, this book offers a comparative analysis of Yugoslav Holocaust memory and its intersections with other forms of extreme violence.

Hardcover:

9781138807242 | Routledge, April 22, 2017, cover price $130.00

Paperback:

9781138807266 | Routledge, April 22, 2017, cover price $39.95

cover image for 9781501320132
Product Description: Media Control: News as an Institution of Power and Social Control challenges traditional (and even some radical) perceptions of how the news works. While it's clear that journalists don't operate objectively – reporters don't just cover news, but they make it – Media Control goes a step further by arguing that the cultural institution of news approaches and presents everyday information from particular and dominant cultural positions that benefit the power elite...read more

Hardcover:

9781628922967 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Media Control: News as an Institution of Power and Social Control challenges traditional (and even some radical) perceptions of how the news works.

Paperback:

9781501320132 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Media Control: News as an Institution of Power and Social Control challenges traditional (and even some radical) perceptions of how the news works.

cover image for 9781474264877
Product Description: Anthropology has a critical, practical role to play in contemporary debates about futures. This game-changing new book presents new ways of conceptualising how to engage with a future-oriented research agenda, demonstrating how anthropologists can approach futures both theoretically and practically, and introducing a set of innovative research methods to tackle this field of research...read more
By Johannes Sjoberg (editor)

Hardcover:

9781474264884 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Anthropology has a critical, practical role to play in contemporary debates about futures.

Paperback:

9781474264877 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 20, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Anthropology has a critical, practical role to play in contemporary debates about futures.

cover image for 9783110471359
Product Description: 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany. In this half century the relationship of German and Israeli cultures has evolved from one of mutual estrangement to one of mutual fascination...read more
By Rachel Seelig (editor)

Hardcover:

9783110471359 | Mouton De Gruyter, April 20, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany.

cover image for 9780374189976
Product Description: Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-FictionLong-listed for the National Book AwardFinalist, Current Interest Category, Los Angeles Times Book PrizesOne of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2017Short-listed for the Inaugural Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social JusticeFormer public defender James Forman, Jr...read more

Hardcover:

9780374189976 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 18, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-FictionLong-listed for the National Book AwardFinalist, Current Interest Category, Los Angeles Times Book PrizesOne of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2017Short-listed for the Inaugural Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social JusticeFormer public defender James Forman, Jr.

cover image for 9780374536770
Product Description: A New York Times Notable Book of 2016 Winner of the Zócalo Public Square Book PrizeOn March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto―a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area...read more

Paperback:

9780374536770 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, April 18, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book of 2016 Winner of the Zócalo Public Square Book PrizeOn March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto―a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area.

cover image for 9789812870193
Product Description: This volume presents the innovative methodologies, tools and techniques, as well as the challenges and ethical complexities of doing geographies of young people. Geographers of young people have reflected upon participation, power and how to approach young people, generating a vibrant and exciting methodological terrain, which this volume showcases...read more
By Tracey Skelton (editor)

Hardcover:

9789812870193 | Springer Verlag, March 25, 2016, cover price $279.00 | About this edition: This volume presents the innovative methodologies, tools and techniques, as well as the challenges and ethical complexities of doing geographies of young people.

Paperback:

9789812870216 | Springer Verlag, March 25, 2016, cover price $349.00 | About this edition: This volume presents the innovative methodologies, tools and techniques, as well as the challenges and ethical complexities of doing geographies of young people.

cover image for 9783531186269
Product Description: Was ist das Finanzsystem? Was leistet es? Was sind Hedgefonds und wie funktionieren Leerverkäufe, was haben amerikanische Verbraucher mit unseren Steuergeldern zu tun? Die Analyse der Finanzkrise ist Anlass für eine systematische allgemein verständliche Darstellung der modernen Geldgesellschaft, in der sich das Geld vom Mittel der weltweiten Kooperation zur Richtschnur politischen Handelns aufgeschwungen hat...read more

Paperback:

9783531186269 | 2 edition (Springer Verlag, April 10, 2017), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Was ist das Finanzsystem?
9783531170770 | Vs Verlag Fur Sozialwissenschaften, January 14, 2010, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Was ist das Finanzsystem?

cover image for 9781138855267
Product Description: The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema is the most comprehensive survey of Latin American cinemas available in a single volume. While highlighting state-of-the-field research, essays also offer readers a cohesive overview of multiple facets of filmmaking in the region, from the production system and aesthetic tendencies, to the nature of circulation and reception...read more
By Laura Podalsky (editor)

Hardcover:

9781138855267 | Routledge, April 8, 2017, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Companion to Latin American Cinema is the most comprehensive survey of Latin American cinemas available in a single volume.

cover image for 9780822363149
Product Description: In The Space of Boredom Bruce O'Neill explores how people cast aside by globalism deal with an intractable symptom of downward mobility: an unshakeable and immense boredom. Focusing on Bucharest, Romania, where the 2008 financial crisis compounded the failures of the postsocialist state to deliver on the promises of liberalism, O'Neill shows how the city's homeless are unable to fully participate in a society that is increasingly organized around practices of consumption...read more

Hardcover:

9780822363149 | Duke Univ Pr, April 7, 2017, cover price $89.95 | About this edition: In The Space of Boredom Bruce O'Neill explores how people cast aside by globalism deal with an intractable symptom of downward mobility: an unshakeable and immense boredom.

Paperback:

9780822363286 | Reprint edition (Duke Univ Pr, April 7, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In The Space of Boredom Bruce O'Neill explores how people cast aside by globalism deal with an intractable symptom of downward mobility: an unshakeable and immense boredom.

Hardcover:

9781472530899 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00

Paperback:

9781472528773 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $29.95

< previous 25 | displaying 51 to 75 | next 25 >