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Classical Sociology

Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1999 - 291 pages
"In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology." "This book is a ...
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Modernity and Self-identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age

Anthony Giddens - Psychology - 1991 - 256 pages
Modernity differs from all preceding forms of social order because of its dynamism, its deep undercutting of traditional habits and customs, and its global impact. It also ...
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Culture and Society, 1780-1950

Literary Criticism - 1983 - 362 pages
Acknowledged as perhaps the masterpiece of materialist criticism in the English language, this omnibus ranges over British literary history from George Eliot to George Orwell ...
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The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society

David Garland - Law - 2002 - 307 pages
The United States and the United Kingdom have both become nations of stringent social control, from rapidly growing prison populations to ever increasing surveillance ...
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Contingency, Irony, and Solidarity

Richard Rorty - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1989 - 201 pages
In this 1989 book Rorty argues that thinkers such as Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein have enabled societies to see themselves as historical contingencies, rather than as ...
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Understanding Celebrity

Graeme Turner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 148 pages
`Graeme Turner is one of the leading figures in cultural studies today. When his gaze turns to celebrity, the result is a readable and compelling account of this most ...
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Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking ..., Part 1

Donald O. Case - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2012 - 491 pages
Looking for Information is the most comprehensive text on the topics of information seeking, information behavior and information practices. The book reviews more than 50 years ...
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The Rules of Art: Genesis and Structure of the Literary Field

Pierre Bourdieu - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 408 pages
Written with verve and intensity (and a good bit of wordplay), this is the long-awaited study of Flaubert and the modern literary field that constitutes the definitive work on ...
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