Sociology and Sociological Theory

  1. Add to Wish List The Value of Theorizing

    The Value of Theorizing

    Alexander Styhre
    In this compelling book, Alexander Styhre presents a comprehensive analysis of the role and purpose of theory within the university setting. Critiquing current university governance practices which assess research quality based on citati...
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  2. Add to Wish List Rethinking Development Politics

    Rethinking Development Politics

    Ilan Kapoor, Gavin Fridell
    In this innovative book, Ilan Kapoor and Gavin Fridell rethink development politics psychoanalytically, investigating its unconscious. Whereas mainstream development politics is organized around stability and rationality, psychoanalysis ...
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  3. Add to Wish List Creative Social Policy

    Creative Social Policy

    Johannes Kananen
    Innovative and forward-thinking in its approach, this book advocates for the liberation of people’s creative potential through the systematic transformation of work and capital. Providing a detailed account and analysis of current social...
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  4. Add to Wish List Biosocial Evolutionary Analysis

    Biosocial Evolutionary Analysis

    Jonathan H. Turner, Alexandra Maryanski
    This authoritative book proposes a methodological and theoretical strategy for developing sociological explanations of the socio-cultural universe. Jonathan H. Turner and Alexandra Maryanski discuss the problems that persist in explainin...
    Paperback (2024)

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  5. Add to Wish List Political Creativity

    Political Creativity

    Sakari Hänninen
    For several decades, Antonio Gramsci has been one of the most studied and discussed political theorists; however, his originality as a political thinker has not yet been fully understood. In this incisive book, Sakari Hänninen explores G...
    Hardback (2024)

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  6. Add to Wish List Bringing Bourdieu's Theory of Fields to Critical Policy Analysis

    Bringing Bourdieu's Theory of Fields to Critical Policy Analysis

    Edited by Vincent Dubois
    Laying down the foundations of a critical sociological approach to the interdisciplinary domain of public policy, this insightful book presents the first systematic reflection on the use of Bourdieu’s theory of social fields to analyse p...
    Hardback (2024)

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  7. Add to Wish List Unconditional

    Unconditional

    Malcolm Torry
    Can anything ever be truly unconditional? Can public services such as healthcare or education be unconditional? And can an income ever be unconditional? This incisive book responds to these questions with a qualified ‘yes,’ and considers...
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  8. Add to Wish List Understanding Personal Mobilities

    Understanding Personal Mobilities

    Aharon Kellerman
    In this thought-provoking book, Aharon Kellerman presents a wide-ranging understanding of personal mobilities; the mobilities which individuals initiate, direct, and operate physically and virtually and which constitute an expression of ...
    Hardback (2023)

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  9. Add to Wish List Rethinking Nature Relations

    Rethinking Nature Relations

    E. C. H. Keskitalo
    This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This incisive book explores the implications of the nature–culture binary and how it impacts...
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  10. Add to Wish List Teaching Social Work

    Teaching Social Work

    Neil Thompson
    There are particular challenges involved in teaching social work. As with other professional disciplines, it is not simply a matter of passing on the key elements of the knowledge base; there is also the need to equip students to be able...
    Hardback (2022)

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    Paperback (2023)

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  11. Add to Wish List (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations

    (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations

    John H. Morris, Hannah Collins
    Using a range of calculative devices, (Mis)managing Macroprudential Expectations explores the methods used by central banks to predict and govern the tail risks that could impact financial stability. Through an in-depth case study, the b...
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  12. Add to Wish List Understanding Society and Knowledge

    Understanding Society and Knowledge

    Nico Stehr
    Understanding Society and Knowledge proposes that knowledge rather than nature, violence, or power provides the basis of and the driving force behind human action in modern society. It demonstrates how the legally enforced restricted use...
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