Sign up for offers & news
Enter your email address to receive news and special offers.
This book offers an incisive and original perspective on the works of Zygmunt Bauman, perhaps the greatest sociologist of the late twentieth century. It examines the limitations of his approach while recognising the importance of his legacy as a theorist who insisted on the need for moral engagement. -- .
How are identities formed among social workers, many of whom perform complex, challenging and ambiguous public sector functions on a regular basis? Why does identity come to matter for professional social work? This book, the first of its kind in the field, examines professional identity in relation to social work...
The question 'what is a human being?' remains one of the most vexing intellectual puzzles. This book reconstructs how contemporary sociologists and philosophers understand the key anthropological features that define our shared membership of the human species.