Sociology, Social Studies


"Social Nature"

Theory, Practice and Politics

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This collection brings together diverse geographical work on the social construction of nature, looking at the concrete ways in which it is made and the political implications of its construction. International case studies to illustrate the contributors' theoretical positions. With 14. Paperback, 272 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 388g.
Author:  (Castree, Noel, ed.)
ISBN:  0631215689
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishers
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociological Perspectives on Law"

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"International Library of Essays in Law & Legal Theory: Second Series" series; The papers in these two volumes demonstrate the variety of sociological perspectives on law. The first volume covers Classical Foundations and consists of papers about the classics of legal sociology. The papers in the second volume focus on broad questions of theory and method. Hardback, 1000 pages. Size: 139 x 203 mm. Weight: 2200g.
Author:  (Cotterrell, Roger, ed.)
ISBN:  0754621286
Publisher:  Ashgate Publishing Group
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociological Snapshots"

Seeing Social Structure and Change in Everyday Life

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Helps students understand and appreciate the sociological perspective. This book links everyday experiences to foundational concepts and concerns and helps readers analyse data about social reality. With ill. 5 rev ed. Paperback, 248 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 342g.
Author:  (Levin, Jack, ed.)
ISBN:  1412956498
Publisher:  Sage Publications Inc
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Undergraduate Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociology"

Exploring the Architecture of Everyday Life: Readings

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Provides examples of the practice of sociology. This book includes short articles, chapters, and excerpts that examine common everyday experiences, important social issues, or distinct historical events that illustrate the relationship between the individual and society. 7 rev ed. Paperback, 408 pages. Size: 254 x 203 mm. Weight: 256g.
Author:  (Newman, David M., ed.)
ISBN:  1412961505
Publisher:  Sage Publications Inc
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociology and Scotland"

An Introduction

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With 15 photographs. Paperback, 400 pages. Size: 240 x 190 mm. Weight: 822g.
Author:  (Sweeney, Tony, ed.)
ISBN:  0954598709
Publisher:  Unity Publications Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Sociology, Social Studies

"A Sociology of Educating"

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Intended to stimulate sociologically informed thinking about educating. This work explores five key areas of education such as: the hidden curriculum; ideologies of educating; sociological perspectives and the study of education; educational life chances; and, the next learning system. With illustrations, maps. 5 rev ed. Paperback, 480 pages. Size: 244 x 169 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Meighan, Roland, ed.)
ISBN:  0826481280
Publisher:  Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociology of Education"

A Critical Reader

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Presents insights of sociology in providing an understanding of the effects of schooling in contemporary society. This book provides students with examples of both the theory and research in the field. With illustrations. New ed. Paperback, 556 pages. Size: 253 x 177 mm. Weight: 962g.
Author:  (Sadovnik, Alan, ed.)
ISBN:  0415954975
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Undergraduate Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociology of Education Today"

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This text brings together the work of prominent sociologists working in the field of education, and seeks to reaffirm the reputation of sociology of education as an international discipline at the forefront of original research and analysis. With graphs, index. Paperback, 280 pages. Size: 216 x 138 mm. Weight: 351g.
Author:  (Demaine, Jack, ed.)
ISBN:  0333778294
Publisher:  Palgrave MacMillan
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"The Sociology of Financial Markets"

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Financial markets have often been seen by economists as efficient mechanisms that fulfill vital functions within economies. But, do financial markets really operate in such a straightforward manner? This book explores this question by approaching financial markets from a sociological perspective. With tables and figures. New ed. Paperback, 336 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 516g.
Author:  (Knorr, Cetina Karin, ed.)
ISBN:  0199296928
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"The Sociology of Health and Illness"

A Reader

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"Routledge Student Readers" series; The reader includes a number of different perspectives on health and illness, is international in scope, and will provide an invaluable resource to students across a wide range of courses in sociology and the social sciences. With illustrations. Paperback, 416 pages. Size: 246 x 174 mm. Weight: 748g.
Author:  (Bury, Michael, ed.)
ISBN:  0415257565
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2003  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"The Sociology of Health and Illness Reader"

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This reader brings together recent writing on health, illness and health care in contemporary society. It emphasizes the empirical nature of medical sociology and its relationship with the development of sociological theory. With 0. Paperback, 384 pages. Size: 244 x 172 mm. Weight: 680g.
Author:  (Nettleton, Sarah, ed.)
ISBN:  0745622917
Publisher:  Blackwell Publishers
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"The Sociology of Risk and Gambling Reader"

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Contributing to the sociology of gambling, this title offers a variety of sociological approaches, ranging from classical sociological analyses of gambling to contemporary sociological approaches to risk. New ed. Paperback, 440 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 606g.
Author:  (Cosgrave, James F., ed.)
ISBN:  0415952220
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"Sociology Through Active Learning"

Student Exercises

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Gives students the chance to explore some of the most important ideas in sociology, by providing hands-on experience investigating empirical and theoretical questions. With illustrations. 2 rev ed. Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 280 x 216 mm. Weight: 737g.
Author:  (McKinney, Kathleen, ed.)
ISBN:  1412957036
Publisher:  Sage Publications Inc
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  Tertiary Education (Us: College) Sociology, Social Studies

"Space Difference, Everyday Life"

Reading Henri Lefebvre

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Merges two schools of thought - one that is political economic, and the other more culturally oriented - into a unified Lefebvrian approach to contemporary urban issues and the nature of our spatialized social structures. Paperback, 334 pages. Weight: 459g.
Author:  (Goonewardena, Kanishka, ed.)
ISBN:  0415954606
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

"The Sports Coach as Educator"

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Exploring the nature of coaching, this text covers: educational concepts in coaching; coaching, teaching, and leadership; athletes' learning; coaching communities and the social process; reflective practice; mentoring; and developing expert coaches. With 9 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white tables, 8 black & white line drawings. New ed. Paperback, 208 pages. Size: 234 x 156 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Jones, Robyn L., ed.)
ISBN:  0415367603
Publisher:  Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  Professional & Vocational Sociology, Social Studies

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