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  • Social Reproduction Theory
    Social Reproduction Theory (English, Paperback) Tithi Bhattacharya

    How do childcare, healthcare, education, family life and the roles of gender, race and sexuality affect our lives under capitalism?

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  • Violence
    Violence (English, Paperback) Slavoj Zizek

    Argues that the physical violence we see is often generated by the systemic violence that sustains our political and economic systems. With the help of eminent philosophers and frequent references to popular culture, this title examines the causes of violent outbreaks like those seen in Israel and Palestine and in terrorist acts around the world.

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  • The Social Construction of Reality
    The Social Construction of Reality (Paperback) Peter L. Berger, Thomas Luckmann

    Offers an account of the role of knowledge in society aimed to stimulate both discussion and investigations. This book presents an analysis of knowledge in everyday life in the context of a theory of society as a dialectical process between objective and subjective reality.

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  • Humankind
    Humankind (English, Hardback) Timothy Morton

    A radical call for solidarity between humans and non-humans

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  • Development as Freedom
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • Grand Hotel Abyss
    Grand Hotel Abyss (English, Paperback) Stuart Jeffries

    Who were the Frankfurt School?Benjamin, Adorno, Marcuse, Horkheimer?and why do they matter today?...

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  • Pierre Bourdieu
    Pierre Bourdieu (English, Paperback) Michael James Grenfell

    'Pierre Bourdieu: Key Concepts' highlights his most important concepts and examines them in detail. This new edition of the leading text is entirely revised and updated and includes new essays on Methodology, Politics and Social Space.

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  • Philosophy of Social Science
    Philosophy of Social Science (English, Paperback) Ted Benton, Ian Craib

    The 10th anniversary edition of this highly regarded text continues to give a comprehensive introduction to philosophical problems in the social sciences. New commentary is given on each chapter, exploring developments in the field and offering fresh perspectives on classic ideas. This book remains essential reading for all social theory students.

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  • Together
    Together (English, Paperback) Richard Sennett

    Living with people who differ - racially, ethnically, religiously or economically - is one of the most urgent challenges facing civil society. This book argues that co-operation needs more than good will: it is a craft that requires skill. It explores the nature of co-operation, why it has become weak and how it can be strengthened.

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  • The Sciences of the Artificial
    The Sciences of the Artificial (English, Paperback) Herbert A. Simon

    Continuing his exploration of the organization of complexity and the science of design, this new edition of Herbert Simon's classic work on artificial intelligence adds a chapter that sorts out the current themes and tools--chaos, adaptive systems, genetic algorithms--for analyzing complexity and complex systems.

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  • Psy-Complex in Question
    Psy-Complex in Question (English, Paperback) Ian Parker

    Tracing a series of key debates in and against the psy-complex.

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  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
    Contemporary Sociological Theory (English, Paperback) Craig Calhoun

    This comprehensive collection of contemporary sociological theory is the definitive guide to current perspectives and approaches in the field, examining key topics and debates in the field.

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  • Cultural Studies
    Cultural Studies (English, Paperback) Emma A. Jane, Chris Barker

    With over 40,000 copies sold, Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice has been the indispensable guide to studying culture for generations of students, pulling key concepts, theories and thinkers in one comprehensive, authoritative yet accessible resource.

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  • The Birth of Biopolitics
    The Birth of Biopolitics (English, Paperback) Michel Foucault, Arnold I. Davidson

    Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago School.

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  • Postmodern Geographies
    Postmodern Geographies (English, Paperback) Edward W. Soja

    Classic work of geography analysing the new possibilities for spatial thought

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  • Quantum Mind and Social Science
    Quantum Mind and Social Science (English, Paperback) Alexander Wendt

    A unique contribution to the understanding of social science, showing the implications of quantum physics for the nature of human society.

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  • Dead White Men and Other Important People
    Dead White Men and Other Important People (English, Paperback) Angus Bancroft, Ralph Fevre

    Students are encouraged to engage critically and personally with sociological ideas, and in the process learn how to interpret, use and reshape them. This revised second edition offers an ideal alternative to traditional texts for introductory Sociology modules.

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  • World-Systems Analysis
    World-Systems Analysis (English, Paperback) Immanuel Wallerstein

    An introduction to world systems analysis by its creator.

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  • Caring
    Caring (English, Paperback) Nel Noddings

    With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, the author builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. She discusses the extent to which we may truly care for plants, animals, or ideas.

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  • Liquid Love
    Liquid Love (English, Paperback) Zygmunt Bauman

    * The latest book by Zygmunt Bauman, one of the most original and influential social thinkers of our time. * Offers an original analysis of the central figure of our contemporary, 'liquid--modern' times -- the man or woman with no fixed or durable bonds.

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