Books in category Social Science – Reference

  • Handbook of Historical Sociology

    Handbook of Historical Sociology
    Gerard Delanty, Engin F Isin

    This Handbook consists of 26 chapters on historical sociology. Part One is devoted to Foundations, Part Two moves on to consider major approaches and Part Three is devoted to the major themes in historical sociology.

  • Inside Group Work

    Inside Group Work
    Fiona McDermott

    A introductory group work textbook for students in social work, community work, health and welfare.

  • The FBI

    The FBI
    Athan G. Theoharis

    Also included is an extensive chronology of key events, a subject index, and an authoritative bibliography. Numerous photographs throughout the book illustrate the essays, along with graphs and tables.

  • Women s Rights in the United States A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Issues Events and People 4 volumes

    Women’s Rights in the United States: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Issues, Events, and People [4 volumes]
    Tiffany K. Wayne Ph.D.

    A comprehensive encyclopedia tracing the history of the women's rights movement in the United States from the American Revolution to the present day. • Offers informed, critical insights and perspectives from editor Tiffany K. Wayne; …

  • Polar Inertia

    Polar Inertia
    Paul Virilio

    An instantaneous present has replaced space and the sovereignty of territory; everything happens without the need to go anywhere. This book will be a key reference for students and scholars of the latest thinking in social theory.

  • Family and Social Network

    Family and Social Network
    Elizabeth Bott, Elizabeth Bott Spillius

    Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1957 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection.

  • A Study of Children s Thinking

    A Study of Children’s Thinking
    Margaret Donaldson

    Reproduced here in facsimile, this volume was originally published in 1963 and is available individually. The collection is also available in a number of themed mini-sets of between 5 and 13 volumes, or as a complete collection.

  • Mapping Value Orientations in Central and Eastern Europe

    Mapping Value Orientations in Central and Eastern Europe
    Loek Halman, Malina Voicu

    This volume elaborates on a number of issues that seem particular important for the people in Central and Eastern Europe: the development and working of democracy, the public support for, legitimacy and efficacy of democracy and the free …

  • Gender in Ancient Cyprus

    Gender in Ancient Cyprus
    Diane R. Bolger

    The book closely analyzes gender as it relates to the domestic space, technology and labor, ritual and social identity, and the roles of children, as well as the practices of modern day Near Eastern archaeology and the roles of women in it.

  • Essays in the Sociology of Perception

    Essays in the Sociology of Perception
    Mary Douglas

    First published in 1982, this is one of Mary Douglas' favourite books.

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