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introductory books being sociological 2nd edition check out all the updates to the 2nd edition edited by steve matthewman catherine lane west-newman and bruce curtis all senior lecturers department of sociology university of auckland new zealand an introduction to social anthropology sharing our worlds 2nd edition joy hendry emeritus professor of social anthropology oxford brookes university uk ‘being sociological captures the sociological imagination in terms of six key themes that provide creative methods of understanding social reality these signposts also give this volume both discipline and coherence thinking of society as process the authors cover a wide range of social activities from feeling to working and from consuming to modernizing these sociological concepts are carefully applied to major contemporary issues such as the arab spring violent conflict in chechnya and global warming.’ bryan s turner the graduate center city university of new york usa ‘

social theory durkheim the rules of sociological method durkheim the division of labour in society and selected texts on sociology and its method 2nd edition steven lukes explains durkheim’s manifesto for sociology in addition the still controversial arguments about the rules of sociological method’s six chapters are examined and their relevance to present-day sociology is discussed also included with helpful pedagogy are durkheim’s subsequent thoughts on method in the form of articles debates with scholars from other disciplines and letters a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com 240pp hardback paperback new eic october 2013 9781137347718 £65.00 9781137031839 £22.99 2nd edition edited by steven lukes professor of sociology new york university usa and andrew scull distinguished professor of sociology and science studies university of california san diego usa edited by steven lukes professor of sociology new york university usa 2nd edition

human rights and social theory lydia morris professor of sociology university of essex uk ‘lydia morris skilfully combines social theory and ethical inquiry a major contribution to the sociology of human rights.’ bryan s turner the graduate center city university of new york usa this book examines the contribution social theory can make to understanding different human rights which operate in a variety of settings including an introduction to the theoretical issues raised by the study of rights it illuminates the topic from an individual and collective perspective a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com 192pp hardback paperback october 2013 9780230551596 £60.00 9780230551602 £21.99 themes in social theory series editor rob stones new eic philosophy of social science considering for your course the philosophical foundations of social thought 10th anniversary edition ted benton professor of sociology university of essex uk and ian craib professor of

criminology criminal justice and socio-legal studies researching crime approaches methods and application chris crowther-dowey senior lecturer in criminology nottingham trent university uk and pete fussey reader in criminology and sociology university of essex uk ‘this excellent book puts the criminology student at the heart of its text guiding the reader through theory method and the practical steps to undertaking research a crucial and accessible contribution that will be valued.’ jason wood head of sociology nottingham trent university uk this excellent handbook covers methods fieldwork critical thinking and analysis – all the elements that need to be brought together for a valid and successful piece of research clearly written and well organized this book is an ideal guide to research methods.’ nigel south pro vice chancillor faculty of law and management university of essex uk using clear examples of research problems and possibilities this book

crime justice and human rights leanne weber larkins senior research fellow monash university australia elaine fishwick phd candidate faculty of education and social work university of sydney australia and marinella marmo associate professor flinders law school,flinders university australia ‘as well as providing an interdisciplinary introduction to human rights concepts and the international system of human rights for criminologists the book also provides a very valuable interdisciplinary perspective on human rights for lawyers.’ kate warner professor of law university of tasmania australia this unique text provides a specialized introduction to the philosophy law and politics of human rights that is tailored to criminologists and criminal justice practitioners it integrates human rights and criminological frameworks across a range of subject areas from criminalization and state crime to crime prevention and critical analyses of the operation of the police courts and

understanding drug use and abuse global views manchester uk benjamin p bowser professor emeritus department of sociology and social services california state university east bay usa carl o word professor of clinical psychology argosy university usa and toby seddon senior research fellow and director regulation security and justice research centre university of drug use and abuse is a global problem.this text compares the extent to which it is an issue in a vareity of countries and explores different policy responses to prevention and treatment examining sociological criminological psychological and pharmacological theories and debates this book is an essential student resource contents preface • part i • part two theories and perspectives on drug use and abuse • part three reactions to drug use and abuse • part four towards wider solutions • conclusion reducing drug use and abuse 208pp hardback paperback new 14 march 2014 9780230303300 £55.00

gender and sexuality gender youth culture gender the media niall richardson senior lecturer in media and film sussex centre for cultural studies university of sussex uk and sadie wearing lecturer in gender theory culture and media london school of economics uk global masculinities femininities 2nd edition anoop nayak professor of social and cultural geography newcastle university uk and mary jane kehily professor of gender and education the open university uk ‘a truly international text that reflects a global age of mediatised youth cultures accessible challenging and entertaining – moving fluently between cutting edge theory and vivid ethnographic examples.’ rachel thomson professor of childhood and youth studies university of sussex uk ‘drawing on new and challenging ideas about embodiment emotions and agency this book provides a wonderfully rich source of material from popular culture to interview data to explore how we become who we are.’

health and disability studies intoxication and society problematic pleasures of drugs and alcohol edited by jonathan herring professor of law and fellow exeter college uk ciaran regan professor of neuropharmacology university college dublin republic of ireland darin weinberg reader in sociology university of cambridge uk and phil withington professor of early modern history university of sheffield uk alcohol and illicit drugs play a prominent role in our society this important collection presents a subtle historical and contemporary rereading of the social construction of intoxication using cutting edge sociological scientific legal and ethical analysis a full table of contents is available at www.palgrave.com 320pp hardback paperback december 2012 9781137008329 £65.00 9781137008343 £24.99 the new politics of disablement public health 2nd edition 2nd edition michael oliver emeritus professor of disability studies university of greenwich uk and colin barnes professor of

globalization nationalism and comparative sociology global health inequities fernando de maio associate professor depaul university usa ‘this book stands out by taking an engaged approach to the political dimensions that lie behind global health policies to reduce health inequalities.’ paul higgs professor of sociology of ageing university college london uk inequities in health are shaped by international national and local issues understanding the interplay between issues at these levels can be complex this book examines health inequality on the global stage linking theory and empirical work to elucidate key debates it is a rigorous yet accessible introduction to health and globalization contents introduction life and death in the era of globalization • the epidemiological transition • the burden of chronic non-communicable diseases • neglected infectious diseases • treating the sick access to services and medicines • reducing health

sport and leisure leisure sports society karl spracklen professor of leisure studies leeds metropolitan university uk this book explores what our sports and leisure choices can tell us about our identities and the society in which we live comprehensive cutting edge and packed with global examples it covers all the essentials for students of sports and leisure sociology contents introduction what is sociology of leisure • part i understanding leisure • a history and philosophy of leisure • leisure and modernity • leisure and work • leisure as function • part ii leisure sociologies • leisure and structure • leisure and inequality • leisure and identity • leisure and community • leisure subcultures • part iii leisure trends • leisure and globalization • leisure and commodification • leisure and postmodernity • postmodern leisure • liquid leisure and intentionality • leisure and

at palgrave macmillan higher education we work with our authors to create books that offer a distinctive contribution to the evolution of teaching and learning books we believe in books like for the love of learning edited by tim bilham it presents the cutting-edge of pedagogical thinking on the most important topics in higher education today offering insight on student engagement assessment internationalization employability and more we think it’s destined to become a ’must-read’ for anyone teaching in higher education request it for your library feeling inspired for the love of learning innovations from outstanding university teachers edited by tim bilham tell us what you love about teaching and you could win a free copy email lecturerservices@palgrave.com using the subject line for the love of learning closing date 28th february 2014 maximum 30 winners terms and conditions apply isbn