Sociology & anthropology

    Exploring welfare debates

    By Lee Gregory

    Paperback £21.15

    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.

    AQA A-level Sociology Year 2 In a Week

    By Letts A-Level

    Paperback £8.45

    Exam board: AQA Level & Subject: A-level 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.

    On Video Games

    By Soraya Murray

    Hardback £63.66

    Video games are a defining part of mass visual culture.

    Manet

    By Pierre Bourdieu

    Hardback £27.96

    What is a 'symbolic revolution'? What happens when a symbolic revolutions occurs, how can it succeed and prevail and why is it so difficult to understand? Using the exemplary case of Edouard Manet, Pierre Bourdieu began to ponder these questions as early as the 1980s, before making it the focus...

    Comfort of People

    By Daniel Miller

    Hardback £44.96

    At the end of life, our comfort lies mainly in relationships. In this book, Daniel Miller, one of the world's leading anthropologists, examines the social worlds of people suffering from terminal or long-term illness.

    Small-Scale Evaluation

    By Colin Robson

    Paperback £27.80

    Evaluation research can assess the value and effectiveness of interventions and innovations involving people. While this has often been on a grand scale, this book focuses on small-scale projects carried out by an individual or small group, typically lasting for weeks or at most a few months, at a local...

    Being Ethnographic

    By Raymond Madden

    Paperback £27.80

    Being Ethnographic is an essential introductory guidebook to the methods and applications of doing fieldwork in real-world settings. It discusses the future of ethnography, explores how we understand identity, and sets out the role of technology in a global, networked society. Driven by classic and anecdotal case studies, Being Ethnographic...

    Vibrator Nation

    By Lynn Comella

    Paperback £19.25

    Lynn Comella tells the fascinating history of how feminist sex-toy stores such as Eve's Garden, Good Vibrations and Babeland raised sexual consciousness, redefined the adult industry, provided educational and community resources, and changed the way sex was talked about, had, and enjoyed.

    Recognizing the Non-religious

    By Lois Lee

    Paperback £24.46

    This book is an investigation of what it's like to be 'not religious' in secular Britain today. It draws attention to the ways in which the 'not religious' engage with 'religious' matters.

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