Sociology & anthropology

    Addictive Consumption: Capitalism, Modernity and Excess

    By REITH

    Paperback £27.92

    Introduces the key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption, considering the work of Foucault, Bataille and Bourdieu, amongst others.

    The Latino Question: Politics, Labouring Classes and the Next Left

    By Alfredo Carlos

    Paperback £17.65

    How Latino communities are transforming the politics of race, migration and labour in the US.

    Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

    By Stefania Pandolfo

    Paperback £24.86

    In this unsettling and innovative book, anthropologist Stefania Pandolfo addresses the problematic of the subject through a dual examination of psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, reflecting on the unconscious maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global upheaval. Drawing on in-depth historical research and sensitively listening to contemporary...

    Exploring welfare debates

    By Lee Gregory

    Paperback £22.00

    Visually and pedagogically rich, this wide-ranging introduction to key concepts and debates in welfare uses an innovative, question-based narrative to highlight the importance of theory to understanding welfare.

    Todas

    By W. H. R. Rivers

    Paperback £38.75

    A physician and psychotherapist, W. H. R. Rivers 1864-1922 was also interested in anthropology. In 1901-2 he studied the genealogies and customs of the Todas, inhabitants of a high plateau in south-west India. This illustrated book, published in 1906, was regarded as a standard ethnography for half a century.

    Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

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    This collection reframes the debate around Islam and women's rights within a broader comparative literature that examines the complex and contingent historical relationships between religion, secularism, democracy, law, and gender equality.

    AQA A-level Sociology Year 2 In a Week

    By Letts A-Level

    Paperback £8.45

    Exam board: AQA Level: A-level Subject: Sociology First teaching: September 2015 First exams: June 2017

    Quest for a Suitable Past

    Hardback £29.66

    The present volume brings together a range of case studies of myth making and myth breaking in east Europe from the nineteenth century to the present day.

    Global Norms and Local Courts

    By Tobias Berger

    Hardback £50.86

    This book examines the interaction between global norms and local contexts, from global norms about 'the rule of law' from the desks of development experts in Brussels to villages in rural Bangladesh, and what happens to 'the rule of law'.

    Tribes and Politics in Yemen

    By Marieke Brandt

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £24.96

    This is the first rigorous history of the long-running Houthi rebellion and its impact on Yemen, now the victim of multi-national interventions as outside powers seek to determine the course of its ongoing civil war.

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