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From Karl Mannheim
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From Karl Mannheim

Karl Mannheim, Kurt Wolff

Karl Mannheim's thought cuts across much of twentieth-century sociology, politics, history, philosophy, and psychology. This enlarged anthology con-vincingly demonstrates his centrality to present-day interpetive social and...

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Troublesome Presence: Democracy and Black Americans
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Troublesome Presence: Democracy and Black Americans

Eli Ginzberg, Alfred S. Eichner

Ginzberg and Eichner, in an innovative interpretation of basic political conflict in the American experience, reveal how democracy evolved without making a place for African Americans. The volume emphasizes the national, rather...

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Matsuri: Festivals of a Japanese Town
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Matsuri: Festivals of a Japanese Town

Michael Ashkenazi

A study of the importance of festivals in Japanese society which also contains a bilingual glossary.

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The History and Geography of Human Genes
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The History and Geography of Human Genes

L.L. Cavalli-Sforza, Paolo Menozzi, Alberto Piazza

Offers a full-scale account of human evolution as it occurred across various continents. This book reconstructs the history of evolution by focusing on genetic divergence among human groups. It examines over 110 different...

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The Work of Work: Servitude, Slavery and Labor in Medieval England
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The Work of Work: Servitude, Slavery and Labor in Medieval England

Allen J. Frantzen, Douglas Moffat

Features essays on labour, servitude, and slavery, focusing attention on the mundane working world of the middle ages.

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Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity
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Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity

Norman L. Cantor

An advance medical directive (living will) is a device aimed at controlling medical intervention during the dying process after a patient is no longer competent. This book outlines the legal foundation and framework governing...

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Fruit of the Motherland: Gender in an Egalitarian Society
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Fruit of the Motherland: Gender in an Egalitarian Society

Maria Lepowsky

An ethnographic study of how gender is negotiated in Vanatinai, a small matrilineal island near New Guinea.

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Lacanian Theory of Discourse: Subject, Structure and Society
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Lacanian Theory of Discourse: Subject, Structure and Society

Mark Bracher, Marshall W. Alcorn, Ronald J. Corthell, Francoise Massardier-Kenney

A collection that introduces and develops Lacanian thought concerning the relations among language, subjectivity, and society. It offers an account of how language both interacts with and constitutes structures of subjectivity,...

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Cemeteries Gravemarkers: Voices of American Culture
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Cemeteries Gravemarkers: Voices of American Culture

Richard Meyer

Cemeteries house the dead, but grave-markers are fashioned by the living, who record on them not only their pleasures, sorrows, and hopes for an afterlife, but also more than they realize of their history, ethnicity, and culture....

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Body and Emotion: The Aesthetics of Illness and Healing in the Nepal Himalayas
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Body and Emotion: The Aesthetics of Illness and Healing in the Nepal Himalayas

Robert R. Desjarlais

Presents a study of the relationship between culture and emotional distress, an examination of the cultural forces that influence, make sense of, and heal severe pain and malaise.

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North African Jewry in the Twentieth Century: Jews of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria
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North African Jewry in the Twentieth Century: Jews of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria

Michael M. Laskier

Before widescale emigration in the early 1960s, North Africa's Jewish communities were among the largest in the world. This title presents the picture of three Third World Jewish communities, tracing their exposure to...

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Betty Neuman: The Neuman Systems Model
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Betty Neuman: The Neuman Systems Model

Karen S. Reed

Neuman's Systems Model is a comprehensive conceptual framework, used extensively in nursing education; it reflects nursing's interest in holism and the influence of the environment on health. This volume provides a clear and...

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Social Development: History, Theory, and Research
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Social Development: History, Theory, and Research

Joan E. Grusec, Hugh Lytton

For many years students who took courses in social development had no text available for their use. Those of us who instructed them had to rely on assigning journal articles to be read and providing an overview and syn- thesis of...

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The Indigenous Voice in World Politics: Since Time Immemorial
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The Indigenous Voice in World Politics: Since Time Immemorial

Franke Wilmer

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Innerworldly Individualism: Charismatic Community and Its Institutionalization
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Innerworldly Individualism: Charismatic Community and Its Institutionalization

A. Seligman

This book looks to colonial history, in particular seventeenth-century New England, to understand the sources of modern nation-building. Seligman analyzes how cultural assumptions of collective identity and social authority...

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The Nature of Nurture
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The Nature of Nurture

Theodore D. Wachs

Synthesizes knowledge about the nature of environmental influences upon children's development. This title explores such issues as individual differences in response to stress, medical treatment, parenting styles and teaching...

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The Eagle's Quest: A Physicist's Search for Truth in the Heart of the Shamanic World
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The Eagle’s Quest: A Physicist’s Search for Truth in the Heart of the Shamanic World

Fred Alan Wolf

An exploration of shamanism and its interaction with quantam physics examines natural healing, shape shifting, fire walking, near-death and out-of body experiences, lucid dreaming, and time traveling.

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To Die for Germany: Heroes in the Nazi Pantheon
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To Die for Germany: Heroes in the Nazi Pantheon

Jay W. Baird

A study of Nazi heroic mythology that focuses on the dark, death-enthralled underpinnings of the German political and cultural psyche during the years 1918-45.

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The Age of Discontinuity
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The Age of Discontinuity

Peter Ferdinand Drucker

Originally published in 1968 by Harper & Row --T.p. verso.

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Postcranial Adaptation in Nonhuman Primates
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Postcranial Adaptation in Nonhuman Primates

Daniel Lee Gebo, Daniel L. Gebo

Incorporating the latest research of leading specialists, this volume offers a comprehensive overview of function and adaptation in postcranial skeletons of living and fossil nonhuman primates. The contributors address major...

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Freedom
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Freedom

Orlando Patterson

This magisterial work traces the history of our most cherished value. Patterson links the birth of freedom in primitive societies with the institution of slavery, and traces the evolution of three forms of freedom in the West...

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Organizing Modernity: Social Order and Social Theory
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Organizing Modernity: Social Order and Social Theory

John Law

* Law presents a novel and exciting approach to the subject of the social order -- central to modern social theory* The book draws on difficult arguments and concepts but presents them in an extremely accessible form* Law, in...

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Women, Work and Coping: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Workplace Stress
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Women, Work and Coping: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Workplace Stress

Bonita Long, Sharon Kahn

Written by feminists and other researchers from the disciplines of psychology, sociology, anthropology, and management science, the 14 essays in this collection are about women's experience of paid work and women's ways of coping...

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Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem: Collected Writings 1920-1972
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Richard B. Moore, Caribbean Militant in Harlem: Collected Writings 1920-1972

W.B. Turner, Joyce Moore Turner

Concerned with the political and intellectual history of African peoples in the Americas

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Weber and Toennies: Comparative Sociology in Historical Perspective
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Weber and Toennies: Comparative Sociology in Historical Perspective

Werner J. Cahnman, Joseph B. Maier, Joseph Maier, Judith Marcus, Zolt an Tarr

A collection of essays placing sociologists Max Weber and Ferdinand Toennies in the midst of the methodological controversies of social science. Cahnman discusses the importance of Weberian ideal-type theory, Toennies'...

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Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World
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Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World

David Rieff

The author turns his critical eye to the City of Angels, discussing L.A.'s gridlocked freeways, immigrant neighborhoods, posh Beverly Hills, popular culture, health consciousness, and more, and speculates on the city's future.

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The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions
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The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions

Paula Gunn Allen

This pioneering work, first published in 1986, documents the continuing vitality of the American Indian tradition and of women's leadership within that tradition. In her new preface to this edition, Allen reflects on the...

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The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion
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The Nature and Origins of Mass Opinion

John R. Zaller

This 1992 book explains how people acquire political information from elites and the mass media and convert it into political preferences.

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Dangerous Familiars: Representations of Domestic Crime in England, 1550-1700
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Dangerous Familiars: Representations of Domestic Crime in England, 1550-1700

Frances E. Dolan

A scholarly investigation into 17th-century accounts both fact and fiction of domestic murder in England. For a variety of reasons, women familiars family members, servants, neighbors were felt to be a special source of danger;...

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Nonresidential Parenting: New Vistas in Family Living
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Nonresidential Parenting: New Vistas in Family Living

Charlene E. Depner, James H. Bray

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Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963
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Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963

Katherine Jellison

Entitled to Power: Farm Women and Technology, 1913-1963

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Shifting Identities, Shifting Racisms: A Feminism and Psychology Reader
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Shifting Identities, Shifting Racisms: A Feminism and Psychology Reader

Kum-Kum Bhavnani, Ann Phoenix

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The Sociology of Sport: An Introduction
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The Sociology of Sport: An Introduction

Conrad C. Vogler, Stephen E. Schwartz

Written specifically to engage the interests of general readers â who may have little or no background in either sociology or sport â this book considers the influence of sport participation and sport spectating upon...

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The Sociological Spirit: Critical Essays in a Critical Science
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The Sociological Spirit: Critical Essays in a Critical Science

Earl Babbie

Written by the best-selling author of THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, this brief book pocketbook gives students a quick overview of fundamental sociological concepts. True to the Babbie trademark, this book makes abstract...

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Disruptive Voices: The Possibilities of Feminist Research
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Disruptive Voices: The Possibilities of Feminist Research

Michelle Fine

Provocative essays on the ways feminist approaches to research can unite research practice and social action

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Recording Oral History: A Practical Guide for Social Scientists
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Recording Oral History: A Practical Guide for Social Scientists

Valerie Raleigh Yow

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The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors: Archaeology of Mesoamerica
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The Aztecs, Maya, and Their Predecessors: Archaeology of Mesoamerica

Muriel Porter Weaver

An introduction to the archaeology of Mesoamerica that includes coverage of the Aztec and Maya areas. Beginning with the settling of the New World and continuing through the Spanish conquest of Mesoamerica in 1521, it contains...

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Population and the Environment in China
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Population and the Environment in China

Qu Geping, Li Jinchang

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Logit Modeling: Practical Applications
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Logit Modeling: Practical Applications

Alfred DeMaris

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Statistical Applications for the Behavioral Sciences
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Statistical Applications for the Behavioral Sciences

Laurence G. Grimm

Designed for students of psychology, this textbook explores the application of statistical theories and formulae. Each chapter opens by establishing the specific research context for the statistical analysis being presented.

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All the Mothers are One: Hindu India and the Cultural Reshaping of Psychoanalysis
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All the Mothers are One: Hindu India and the Cultural Reshaping of Psychoanalysis

Stanley N. Kurtz

Based on the author's ethnographic research in India, the book explores the psychology of Hinduism, and offers an innovative synthesis of psychoanylsis with modern anthropological theories of cultural difference.

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Inside Culture: Art and Class in the American Home
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Inside Culture: Art and Class in the American Home

David Halle

Halle took a tour of 160 homes in and around New York City. He compiled an inventory of the works on display, and talked to home-owners about the art around them. The result is a portrait of the uses of art and a look at the...

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Family Relations: Challenges for the Future
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Family Relations: Challenges for the Future

Timothy H. Brubaker

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Fundamentalisms and Society: Reclaiming the Sciences, the Family and Education
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Fundamentalisms and Society: Reclaiming the Sciences, the Family and Education

Martin E. Marty, R.Scott Appleby

Provides a systematic overview of the advances made by anti-secular religious movements since 1972, showing their impact on human relations, education, women's rights and scientific research. This text considers developments...

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Breaking the Bonds: Marital Discord in Pennsylvania, 1730-1830
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Breaking the Bonds: Marital Discord in Pennsylvania, 1730-1830

Merril D. Smith, Ph.D

This study brings to light a strongly communicative world in which neighbours knew of, discussed, and even came to the aid of, those locked in unhappy marriages in early Pennsylvania.

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Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space
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Exits from the Labyrinth: Culture and Ideology in the Mexican National Space

Claudio Lomnitz-Adler

Applying anthropological techniques to the study of national culture, the author of this work links ethnographic and historical research to two aspects of Mexican national ideology: the history of charisma in Mexican politics and...

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Sozialwissenschaftliche Dissertationen Und Habilitationen in Der Ddr 1951-1991: Eine Dokumentation
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Sozialwissenschaftliche Dissertationen Und Habilitationen in Der Ddr 1951-1991: Eine Dokumentation

Ja1/4rgen Friedrichs, J'Urgen Friedrichs, J Rgen Friedrichs

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Advancing Family Preservation Practice
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Advancing Family Preservation Practice

E.Susan Morton, R.Kevin Grigsby

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