• Professional Ethics and Civic Morals book cover

    Professional Ethics and Civic Morals

    1st Edition

    By Emile Durkheim

    Émile Durkheim is one of the founding fathers of sociology and Professional Ethics and Civic Morals is one of his most neglected yet insightful works. Durkheim's view that the instability of industrial society was connected to the decline of religion and his characterization of the state as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28
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  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One: Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848 book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume One

    Montesquieu, Comte, Marx, De Tocqueville: The Sociologists and the Revolution of 1848, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the first part of Raymond Aron's landmark two-volume study of the sociological tradition—arguably the definitive work of its kind. More than a work of reconstruction, Aron's study is, at its deepest level, an engagement with the very question of modernity: how did the intellectual currents…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2: Durkheim, Pareto, Weber book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2

    Durkheim, Pareto, Weber, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    This is the second of Raymond Aron's classic two-volume survey of the sociological tradition – arguably the definitive work of its kind. Aron explores the work of three figures who profoundly shaped sociology as it entered the twentieth century: Émile Durkheim, who continued Auguste Comte's quest…

    Paperback – 2018-09-26
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  • Main Currents in Sociological Thought: 2 Volume Set book cover

    Main Currents in Sociological Thought

    2 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Aron

    Raymond Aron's classic two-volume study of the sociological tradition is arguably the definitive work of its kind. More than a work of reconstruction, Aron's study is, at its deepest level, an engagement with the question of modernity: What constitutes the essence of the modern order that, having…

    Paperback – 2018-09-19
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  • Crime Control As Industry: Towards Gulags, Western Style book cover

    Crime Control As Industry

    Towards Gulags, Western Style, 1st Edition

    By Nils Christie

    Crime Control As Industry, translated into many languages, is a modern classic of criminology and sociology. Nils Christie, one of the leading criminologists of his era, argues that crime control, rather than crime itself is the real danger for our future. Prison populations, especially in Russia…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
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  • Sanity, Madness and the Family book cover

    Sanity, Madness and the Family

    1st Edition

    By R.D Laing, Aaron Esterson

    In the late 1950s the psychiatrist R.D.Laing and psychoanalyst Aaron Esterson spent five years interviewing eleven families of female patients diagnosed as 'schizophrenic'. Sanity, Madness and the Family is the result of their work. Eleven vivid case studies, often dramatic and disturbing, reveal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
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    The Philosophy of Money

    1st Edition

    By Georg Simmel

    Edited by David Frisby

    With a new foreword by Charles Lemert 'Its greatness...lies in ceaseless and varied use of the money form to unearth and conceptually reveal incommensurabilities of all kinds, in social reality fully as much as in thought itself.' - Fredric Jameson In The Philosophy of Money, Georg Simmel puts…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • Folk Devils and Moral Panics book cover

    Folk Devils and Moral Panics

    1st Edition

    By Stanley Cohen

    'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen’s classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that…

    Paperback – 2011-04-04
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  • Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste book cover

    Distinction

    A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Bourdieu

    No judgement of taste is innocent - we are all snobs. Pierre Bourdieu’s Distinction brilliantly illuminates the social pretentions of the middle classes in the modern world, focusing on the tastes and preferences of the French bourgeoisie. First published in 1979, the book is at once a vast…

    Paperback – 2010-03-12
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  • Keeping Faith: Philosophy and Race in America book cover

    Keeping Faith

    Philosophy and Race in America, 1st Edition

    By Cornel West

    'The sheer range of West's interests and insights is staggering and exemplary: he appears equally comfortable talking about literature, ethics, art, jurisprudence, religion, and popular-cultural forms.' - Artforum Keeping Faith is a rich, moving and deeply personal collection of essays from one of…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
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  • Reel to Real: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies book cover

    Reel to Real

    Race, Sex and Class at the Movies, 1st Edition

    By bell hooks

    Movies matter – that is the message of  Reel to Real, bell hooks’ classic collection of essays on film. They matter on a personal level, providing us with unforgettable moments, even life-changing experiences and they can confront us, too, with the most profound social issues of race, sex and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
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  • Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment book cover

    Black Feminist Thought

    Knowledge, Consciousness, and the Politics of Empowerment, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Hill Collins

    In spite of the double burden of racial and gender discrimination, African-American women have developed a rich intellectual tradition that is not widely known. In Black Feminist Thought, originally published in 1990, Patricia Hill Collins set out to explore the words and ideas of Black feminist…

    Paperback – 2008-09-11
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