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Voices from the Inside: Readings on the Experiences of Mental Illness

by Karp, David A.; Sisson, Gretchen E.(editors)

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2010
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9780195370454
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Oxford University Press, 2010. This is an anthology of first-person accounts of mental illness, divided into eight sections: The Illness Experience, Caregivers Speak, Hospitalization, The Meanings of Medication, The Reality of Suicide, The Stigma of Mental Illness, In the Community, and Recovery (dark blue pictorial cover; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition;… Read more
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Event Power: How Global Events Manage and Manipulate

by Rojek, Chris

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2013
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Near Fine
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9780857025180
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London, England, U.K.: Sage Publications, 2013. This is a signed copy of a study of events management which situates global events in questions of power and social control; inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the title page (black covers with white lettering, very slight shelf wear on back; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition;… Read more
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The Technocrats: Prophets of Automation

by Elsner, Henry

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1967
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Syracuse, NY, U.S.A.: Syracuse University Press, 1967. This is the first book-length study of the technocracy movement, which had its origins in the writtings of Edward Bellamy and Thorstein Veblen, and was begun by Howard Scott in 1919 when he started the Technical Alliance, whose members were primarily scientists and engineers who advocated a more rational society led by technical… Read more
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The Imperial Bureaucrat: The Colonial Administrative Service in the Gold Coast, 1920-1939 (Hoover Colonial Studies)

by Kuklick, Henrika

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780817971717
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Stanford, CA, U.S.A.: Hoover Institution Press, 1979. This is a signed copy of an ethnography of the British colonial service that examines the district officers in Ghana during the period between the world wars, their individual backgrounds, their collective value system, and their behavior patterns; this is the author's own copy of her first book, signed on the front… Read more
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Prophets of Deceit: A Study of the Techniques of the American Agitator

by Lowenthal, Leo; Guterman, Norbert

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1970
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Very Good
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Second Edition
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Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A.: Pacific Books, 1970. This is the second edition of the book originally published in 1949, with a new introduction by Herbert Marcuse and the original introduction by Max Horkheimer; this book analyzes the speeches and writings of American agitators in the 1930s and 1940s in order to reveal their techniques of persuasion and how they appeal… Read more
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Critical Issues in Social Theory

by Rhoads, John K.

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2007
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9780271032870
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University Park, PA, U.S.A.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2007. This book defines, clarifies, and proposes solutions to controversies in the field of sociology through commentary on the writings of influential social theorists (white cover with black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment from an independent bookstore). Trade Paperback. As… Read more
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Pit-men Preachers and Politics: The Effects of Methodism in a Durham Mining Community

by Moore, Robert

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
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9780521297523
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London, England, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1974. This is a study of the Durham mining villages in the period 1870 to 1926 which examines the effects of Methodism on the political life of the villages during an important phase of trade union and political history (pictorial cover with photo of a Methodist choir in front of the chapel is slighlyt… Read more
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Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 2009. This is the first book to systematically compare the profession of economics in the United States, Britain, and France, and to explain why it,differs among these countries; based on interviews with economists, institutional analysis, and scholarly evidence, the author traces the history of economics in each country, showing how each political, cultural, and… Read more
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1991. Published in 1991, this book is identical to the 2016 reprint; it provides an overview and critique of recent work on the global context of urban growth, world cities, and the theory it has generated; it examines the transformation of London from imperial capital in the 19th and early 20th century to a center… Read more
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The Invisible Religion: The Problem of Religion in Modern Society

by Luckmann, Thomas

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First American Edition
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1967. In this study of religion in modern society, first published in German in 1963, the author returns to the classical concerns of the sociology of religion as pursued by Durkheim and Weber, who saw the problem of individual existence in society as a religious problem (blue cloth with gold lettering on spine,… Read more
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Breaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change (Contemporary Societies Series)

by Lorber, Judith

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Published
2005
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780393973259
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. This book, by the foremost theorist of the social construction of gender, argues for a degendering movement that dismantles the consideration of gender as a social status, with a focus on the family, work, and politics; inscribed by the author on the half title page (cover has slight corner crease;… Read more
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Handbook of Socialization Theory and Research (Rand McNally Sociology Series)

by Goslin, David A

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Published
1971
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Fine
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First Edition
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Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: Rand McNally & Company, 1971. This book is a collection of original theoretical essays on various topics related to socialization, the process by which individuals acquire the knowledge, skills, and disposition that enable them to participate effectively in social interaction; following an introduction by the editor, the twenty-nine essays are divided into four sections: Theoretical Approaches to… Read more
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The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh

by Gray, Robert Q

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Published
1976
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9780198224426
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Oxford, England, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1976. This book is a Marxist analysis of the social position, behavior, and ideology of artisans in 19th century Edinburgh; it attempts to answer questions about the nature of class domination and the social forces that might have challenged that domination (black cloth with gold lettering; orange dust jacket with white lettering has very… Read more
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The Coming Fin de Siecle: An Application of Durkheim's Sociology to Modernity and Postmodernism

by Mestrovic, Stjepan

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Published
1992
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9780415085267
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New York , NY, U.S.A.: Routledge, 1992. This book attempts to show the relevance of Durkheim's sociology to the debate on modernity and postmodernism by examining how Durikheim's ideas can be applied to current social issues; it argues that there are parallels between the social context of the 1890s and the 1990s, that both share a common rhetoric of rebellion… Read more
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Social Class and the Division of Labour: Essays in Honour of Ilya Neustadt

by Giddens, Anthony; Mackenzie, Gavin (editors)

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Published
1983
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780521245975
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1983. A collection of essays by prominent British sociologists which attempt to integrate theoretical debate and empirical investigation on the issues of class and the division of labor; some essays focus directly on the division of labor and its relation to class domination, others are concerned with the labor process in capitalist production;… Read more
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American Neighborhoods and Residential Differentiation (The Population of the United States in the 1980s: A Census Monograph Ser.)

by White, Michael J

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Published
1987
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First Edition
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9780871549228
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Russell Sage Foundation, 1987. This volume, part of a series prepared for the National Committee for Research on the 1980 Census, uses census data, with its uniquely detailed information on small geographic areas, to bring into focus the concept of neighborhood; it examines nearly 6000 census tracts (approximating neighborhoods) in 21 representative metropolitan areas; the author… Read more
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Marxist Sociology in Action: A Sociological Critique of the Marxist Approach to Industrial Relations

by Banks, J. A

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1970
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First Edition
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Harrisburg, PA, U.S.A.: Stackpole Books, 1970. This book applies a Marxist conceptual framework to the study of industrial relations,; it examines Marxist theories of class consciousness, collective bargaining, and revolutionary politics in terms of sociological data from Britain, Russia, the United States, China, and Yugoslavia (price-clipped dust jacket with slight edgewear; otherwise a bright, clean copy). First Edition. Hard… Read more
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Atheneum, 1969. Two volumes in one: Volume I: The Origins of Black Americans (378 pages); Volume II: The Black Community in Modern America (508 pages); includes essays by leading scholars in history, political science, and sociology (brown cloth with gold lettering; previous owner's name and date stamp on first page; glossy gray dust jacket with black… Read more
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