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How, Alan R. - Restoring the Classic in Sociology, e-bok

Restoring the Classic in Sociology

How, Alan R.


The Wider Context: The Past, the Classic, and the Identity of Sociology
3. In Pursuit of Identity: Fragmentation, Conflict and Crisis
Alan R. How
4. On the Antipathy of Sociology to the Past
Alan R. How
5. Contested Identity: Sociology in Postmodern

Ibsen, Henrik - A Doll's House, e-bok

A Doll's House

Ibsen, Henrik


Henrik Ibsen's 'A Doll's House' is often seen as the first true feminist play. At the time it was first published it was very controversial due to its portrayal of marriage. A historically important work, this play is the first English translation of…

Stowe, Harriet Beecher - Uncle Tom's Cabin, e-bok

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Stowe, Harriet Beecher


The famous anti-slavery novel that went a long way to challenge the status quo of pre-Civil War America. The best selling novel of the 19th century, its legacy today is divided, being both a famous "vital antislavery tool", but also helping to establish…

Giddens, Anthony - Politics and Sociology in the Thought of Max Weber, e-bok

Politics and Sociology in the Thought of Max Weber

Giddens, Anthony

Från 19,35€

This book provides an interpretation of one of the key aspects of Max Weber’s work: the relationship between his political and sociological writings. Weber’s sociological studies have often been treated as if they were completely separate from his…

Briggs, Asa - A Social History of the Media: From Gutenberg to the Internet, e-bok

A Social History of the Media: From Gutenberg to the Internet

Briggs, Asa


Written by two leading social and cultural historians, the first two editions of A Social History of the Media became classic textbooks, providing a masterful overview of communication media and of the social and cultural contexts within which they emerged and evolved over time.

Bauman, Zygmunt - Postmodernity and its Discontents, e-bok

Postmodernity and its Discontents

Bauman, Zygmunt


When Freud wrote his classic Civilization and its Discontents, he was concerned with repression. Modern civilization depends upon the constraint of impulse, the limiting of self expression.

Today, in the time of modernity, Bauman argues, Freud's analysis no longer holds good,

Habermas, Jürgen - On the Pragmatics of Communication, e-bok

On the Pragmatics of Communication

Habermas, Jürgen


Including some classic texts as well as new material which is published here for the first time, this book is a detailed and up-to-date introduction to Habermas's formal pragmatics, which is a vital aspect of his social theory.
Written from 1976 to 1996, the essays