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Greed: Gut Feelings, Growth, and History

by A. F. Robertson

'Greed' is a visceral insult. It jabs below the belt, evoking guilty sensations of gluttony and lust. It taunts the rich and powerful, penetrating the cover of modern ideologies and institutions. Today, old-fashioned...


Media, Communication, Culture: A Global Approach

by James Lull

Media, Communication, Culture offers a bold and comprehensive analysis of developments in the field amidst the effects of postmodernism and globalization. James Lull, one of the leading scholars in the discipline,...


Sociology and the Environment: A Critical Introduction to Society, Nature and Knowledge

by Alan Irwin

Can sociology help us to tackle environmental problems? What can sociology tell us about the nature of the environment and about the origins and consequences of environmental risks, hazards and change? In this...


The Consequences of Modernity

by Anthony Giddens

In this major theoretical statement, the author offers a new and provocative interpretation of the institutional transformations associated with modernity. We do not as yet, he argues, live in a post-modern...


Exploring European Social Policy

by Robert R. Geyer

With the growing challenges of economic globalization and national welfare state retrenchment, the development and future of EU social policy has become increasingly important. This exciting new textbook provides...


Development and International Relations: A Critical Introduction

by Anna Dickson

This introductory textbook examines the role of the Third World and the processes of development from the study of international politics and argues that in an increasingly globalized world development can no...


Listening Publics: The Politics and Experience of Listening in the Media Age

by Kate Lacey

In focusing on the practices, politics and ethics of listening, this wide-ranging book offers an important new perspective on questions of media audiences, publics and citizenship. Listening is central to modern...


The City

by Deborah Stevenson

This book is a fresh and engaging analysis of the city as a central concept in contemporary social thought. It probes the contested and negotiated ways in which cities are built, understood, lived and imagined....


Twenty Observations on a World in Turmoil

by Ulrich Beck

Translated by Ciaran Cronin.

 

The world is a state of turmoil. From the financial crisis to the chaos in the eurozone, from the Arab uprisings to protests in Athens, Barcelona, New York and elsewhere, many of...


Virilio and the Media

by John Armitage

In books such as The Aesthetics of Disappearance, War and Cinema, The Lost Dimension, and The Vision Machine, Paul Virilio has fundamentally changed how we think about contemporary media culture. Virilio’s...


Politics in Deeply Divided Societies

by Adrian Guelke

The establishment of durable, democratic institutions constitutes one of the major challenges of our age. As countless contemporary examples have shown, it requires far more than simply the holding of free elections....


Gender and Culture

by Anne Phillips

The idea that respect for cultural diversity conflicts with gender equality is now a staple of both public and academic debate. Yet discussion of these tensions is marred by exaggerated talk of cultural difference,...


The Eurasian Miracle

by Jack Goody

The idea of long-term European dominance is characteristic of most evolutionary theories of human culture and society in the nineteenth century. It was commonly believed that there was a natural progression...


Peace Processes: A Sociological Approach

by John D. Brewer

Peace processes are mostly very fragile. This engagingly written book takes a bold new approach to the topic by beginning from the premise that sociology can identify those factors that help to stabilize them....


Apocalypse: From Antiquity to the Empire of Modernity

by John R. Hall

Winner of the American Sociological Association's 'Distinguished Book Award' in the Religion category.

For most of us, “Apocalypse” suggests the cataclysmic end of the world. Yet in Greek “apocalypse”...


Veil

by Christian Joppke

The Islamic headscarf has become the subject of heated legal and political debate. France and Germany have legislated against it, and even the UK, long a champion of multiculturalism, has recently restricted...


Ethnicity

by Steve Fenton

In this extensively revised edition, Steve Fenton updates his concise and accessible introduction to ethnicity, drawing on new published work and recent social and historical changes. Discussing an extended...


Sexual Violence and Armed Conflict

by Janie L. Leatherman

Every year, hundreds of thousands of women become victims of sexual violence in conflict zones around the world; in the Democratic Republic of Congo alone, approximately 1,100 rapes are reported each month....


Terrorism: A History

by Randall Law

Terrorism is one of the forces defining our age, but it has also been around since some of the earliest civilizations. This one-of-a-kind study of the history of terrorism — from ancient Assyria to the post-9/11...


Human Security

by Mary Kaldor

There is a real security gap in the world today. Millions of people in regions like the Middle East or East and Central Africa or Central Asia where new wars are taking place live in daily fear of violence....