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Frank Sinatra

Chris Rojek - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 192 pages
Sinatra may not have found his Boswell with this study, but our understanding of him will never be the same again. Rojek's is the first book to take Sinatra's cultural ...
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Pop Music, Pop Culture

Chris Rojek - Music - 2011 - 237 pages
What is happening to pop music and pop culture? Synthesizers, samplers and MDI systems have allowed anyone with basic computing skills to make music. Exchange is now automatic ...
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The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2009 - 640 pages
A comprehensive new collection covering the principal traditions and critical contemporary issues of social theory. Builds on the success of The Blackwell Companion to Social ...
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The SAGE Handbook of Sociology

Craig Calhoun, Chris Rojek, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2005 - 608 pages
Sociology has evolved greatly since it's inception as an academic discipline. It has diverged into numerous strands often flowing in disparate directions - so much so that ...
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The Religious and the Political: A Comparative Sociology of Religion

Bryan S. Turner - Political Science - 2013 - 284 pages
"Religion and politics are two fundamental dimensions of human society, and yet they are often at loggerheads. Religion appears to belong to a different realm, signifying ...
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Event Power: How Global Events Manage and Manipulate

Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2013 - 216 pages
“Rojek’s argument is a psychological one, although his message is political: global events build on people’s needs to feel empowered and jointly engaged in the pursuit of a ...
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Can We Live Forever?: A Sociological and Moral Inquiry

Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2009 - 162 pages
An enlightening look into the medical, cultural, religious and philosophical implications of life extension.
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War and Peace: Essays on Religion and Violence

Bryan S. Turner - Social Science - 2013 - 230 pages
Reflections on Leo Tolstoy’s “War and Peace,” these original essays examine various facets of violence and human efforts to create peace. Religion is deeply involved in both ...
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