Copyright Sociological Research Online, 1998


Books Received - Volume 3, Issue 3

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Alexander, Jeffrey C. (editor)
Real Civil Societies: Dilemmas of Institutionalization
Sage Publications: London, 1998, ISBN 0 7619 5821 5 (pb); 0 7619 5821 5 (hb), 16.99 (pb); 49.50 (hb), viii + 246 pp.


Arksey, Hilary
RSI and the Experts: The Construction of Medical Knowledge
UCL Press: London, 1998, ISBN 1 85728 813 0 (pb); 1 85728 864 5 (hb), 14.95 (pb), viii + 286 pp.


Bauman, Zygmunt
Work, Consumerism and the New Poor
Open University Press: Buckingham, 1998, ISBN 0 335 20155 5 (pb); 0 335 20156 3 (hb), 13.99 (pb); 42.50 (hb), xii + 108 pp.


Blakemore, Ken
Social Policy: An Introduction
Open University Press: Buckingham, 1998, ISBN 0 335 19493 1 (pb); 0 335 19494 X (hb), 14.99 (pb); 50.00 (hb), xii + 228 pp.


Blyth, Eric and Judith Miller
Social Work with Children: The Educational Perspective
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1997, ISBN 0 582 29308 1, 12.99 (pb), x + 166 pp.


Brennan, Deborah
The Politics of Australian Child Care
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998, ISBN 0 521 63510 1, 16.95; US$24.95 (pb), xii + 258 pp.


Brinton, Mary C. and Victor Nee (editors)
The New Institutionalism in Sociology
Russell Sage Foundation: New York, 1998, ISBN 0 87154 139 4, $45.00 (hb), xx + 332 pp.


Buckley, Sandra (editor)
Broken Silence:Voices of Japanese Feminism
University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 1997, ISBN 0 520 08514 0, 15.95, xx + 384 pp.


Craib, Ian
Experiencing Identity
Sage Publications: London, 1998, ISBN 0 8039 7692 5 (pb); 0 8039 7692 5 (hb), 13.99 (pb); 40.00 (hb), vii + 194 pp.


Der Derian, James (editor)
The Virilio Reader
Blackwell Publishers: Oxford, 1998, ISBN 1 557 86653 8 (pb); 1 557 86652 X (hb), 15.99/US$24.95 (pb); 50.00/US$59.95 (hb), viii + 216 pp.


Escoffier, Jeffrey
American Homo: Community and Perversity
University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 1998, ISBN 0 520 20633 9 (pb); 0 520 20632 0 (hb), US$17.95 (pb); US$45.00 (hb), xii + 280 pp.


Eyerman, Ron and Andrew Jamison
Music and Social Movements: Mobilizing Traditions in the Twentieth Century
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998, ISBN 0 521 62966 7 (pb); 0 521 62045 7 (hb), 14.95/US$18.95 (pb); 40.00/US$54.95 (hb), xii + 194 pp.


Fielding, Nigel and Raymond M. Lee
Computer Analysis and Qualitative Research
Sage Publications: London, 1998, ISBN 0 8039 7483 3 (pb); 0 8039 7482 5 (hb), 14.99 (pb); 45.00 (hb), x + 208 pp.


Fishman, Mark and Gray Cavender (editors)
Entertaining Crime: Television Reality Programs
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, 1998, ISBN 0 202 30616 X (pb); 0 202 30615 1 (hb), US$21.95 (pb); US$43.95 (hb), viii + 218 pp.


Giesen, Bernhard
Intellectuals and the Nation: Collective Identity in a German Axial Age
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998, ISBN 0 521 63996 4 (pb); 0 521 62161 5 (hb), 16.95 (pb); 50.00 (hb), x + 246 pp.


Green, Judith and Nicki Thorogood
Analysing Health Care Policy: A Sociological Approach
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1998, ISBN 0 58229801 6, 13.99, x + 220 pp.


Grills, Scott (editor)
Doing Ethnographic Research: Fieldwork Settings
Sage Publications: London, 1998, ISBN 0 7619 0892 7, 12.99 (pb), viii + 256 pp.


Hagan, John and Bill McCarthy
Mean Streets: Youth Crime and Homelessness
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1997, ISBN 0 521 64626 X (pb); 0 521 49743 4 (hb), 14.95/US$19.95 (pb); 40.00/US$54.95 (hb), xvi + 300 pp.


Hammersley, Martyn
Reading Ethnographic Research (2nd edition)
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1998, ISBN 0 582 31104 7, 14.99, xvi + 180 pp.


Holdaway, Simon and Paul Rock
Thinking about criminology
UCL Press: London, 1998, ISBN 1 85728 361 9 (pb); 1 85728 360 0 (hb), 12.95 (pb), xii + 208 pp.


Hughes, John and Wes Sharrock
The Philosophy of Social Research (3rd edn)
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1997, ISBN 0 582 31105 5, 14.99, vi + 222 pp.


Hunter, David J.
Desperately Seeking Solutions: Rationing Health Care
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1998, ISBN 0 582 28923 8, 14.99, xii + 164 pp.


Lee, Ching Kwan
Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women
University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 1998, ISBN 0 520 21127 8 (pb), US$16.95/12.95 (pb); US$45.00/35.00 (hb), xiii + 210 pp.


Nardi, Peters and Beth E. Schneider (editors)
Social Perspectives in Lesbian and Gay Studies: A Reader
Routledge: London, 1998, ISBN 0 415 16709 4, 16.99, xiv + 626 pp.


Pringle, Rosemary
Sex and Medicine: Gender, Power and Authority in the Medical Profession
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998, ISBN 0 521 57812 4 (pb); 0 521 57093 X (hb), 14.95 (pb; 40.00 (hb), x + 244 pp.


Ranade, Wendy (editor)
Markets and Health Care: A Comparative Analysis
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1998, ISBN 0 582 28985 8, 14.99 (pb), viii + 224 pp.


Saito, Leland T.
Race and Politics: Asian Americans, Latinos, and Whites in a Los Angeles Suburb
University of Illinois Press: Champaign, IL, 1998, ISBN 0 252 06720 7 (pb); 0 252 02413 3 (hb), US$21.95 (pb); US$49.95 (hb), xvi + 256 pp.


Seale, Clive
Constructing Death: The Sociology of Dying and Bereavement
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998, ISBN 0 521 59509 6 (pb); 0 521 59430 8 (hb), 13.95/US$19.95 (pb); 40.00/US$59.95 (hb), x + 238 pp.


Shipman, Marten
The Limitations of Social Research (4th edn)
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1997, ISBN 0 582 31103 9, 14.99, xvi + 180 pp.


Stephenson, Hugh and Michael Bromley (editors)
Sex, Lies and Democracy: The Press and the Public
Addison Wesley Longman: Harlow, 1998, ISBN 0 582 29332 4, 12.99, viii + 184 pp.


Stevenson, Robert J.
The Boiler Room and Other Telephone Scams
University of Illinois Press: Champaign, IL, 1998, ISBN 0 252 02265 3, US$29.95 (hb), xii + 268 pp.


Wright, James D., Beth A. Rubin & Joel A. Devine
Beside the Golden Door: Policy, Politics and the Homeless
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, 1998, ISBN 0 202 30614 3 (pb); 0 202 30613 5 (hb), US$19.95 (pb); US$39.95 (hb), xx + 240 pp.


Yegenoglu, Meyda
Colonial Fantasies: Towards a Feminist Reading of Orientalism
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1998, ISBN 0 521 62658 7 (pb); 0 521 48233 X (hb), 13.95 (pb); 37.50 (hb), x + 182 pp.