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Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

About the Series

The Critical Concepts in Social Sciences series encompasses a wide area of study and consequently the series includes titles on a number of popular subject areas, including human geography, leisure, tourism and economics. Risk is a new publication within this series and a suitable apt title for the times we live in. Examining potential hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes and oil spills, the collection looks to uncover how we may better understand Risk Analysis.

The social sciences is a large area of study that is growing in interest and research output. Collections in this series look to collate the best of the available scholarship and are edited and introduced by leading academics in the field.

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Consumption Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

Consumption: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

1st Edition

Edited By Daniel Miller
June 14, 2001

These volumes comprise the most extensive guide to past and current research on the topic of consumption ever created. Ranging from the classic discussions of a century and more ago to the latest evidence for the diversity of consumption as it is actually practiced, this set is an essential ...

Game Theory Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

Game Theory: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

1st Edition

Edited By Yanis Varoufakis
March 29, 2001

Game theory is rapidly becoming one of the cornerstones of the social sciences. The articles gathered here chart the intellectual history of game theory from its place in the Enlightenment tradition, through the explosion of literature in the late 1970s, to issues of current and emerging debates. ...



1st Edition

Edited By Stuart Corbridge
December 09, 1999

In this fascinating six volume set, Stuart Corbridge brings together more than one hundred articles dealing with the discipline of development in all its diversity. Key topics include the transformation of peasant economies, argibusiness, rural-urban relations, markets, industrialization, workers, ...

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