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Books Received - Volume 4, Issue 1

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Alasuutari ,P
An Invitation to Social Research
Sage Publications: London, 1988, 7619-5737-5 (pb) 0-7619-5736-7 (hb), 12.99 (pb) 40.00 (hb), xi+179 pp.


Ashe, Fidelma, Alan Finlayson, Mora Lloyd, Iain MacKenzie, James Martin, Shane O'Neill
Contemporary Social and Political Theory
Open University Press: Buckingham, 1998, 0-335-196-241 (pb) 0-335-196-25X (hb), 14.99 (pb) 45.00 (hb), 208 + xi


Barbour, Rosaline S. and Jenny Kitzinger (Editors)
Developing Focus Group Research: Politics, Theory and Practice
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761955682 (pb) 0761955674 (hb), 15.00 (pb) 40.00 (hb), 225 pp.


Barry, Norman
Welfare Second Edition
Open University Press: Buckingham, 1999, 0335201423 (pb) 0335201431 (hb), 10.99 (pb) 37.50 (hb), 155 pp.


Best, Joel
Random Violence: How we Talk about New Crimes and New Victims
University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 1999, 0520215729 (pb) 0520215710 (hb), US$17.95/13.95 (pb) US$45.00/35.00 (hb), xv + 242 pp.


Blaikie, Andrew
Ageing and Popular Culture
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1999, 0521645476 (pb) 0521551501 (hb), 14.95 (US$24.95) (pb) 40.00 (US$59.95) (hb), 247 pp.


Chalmers, Alan F.
What is this thing called Science? (Third edition)
Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1999, 0-335-201-091 (pb), 14.99 (pb), 266 + xxii


Corcoran, Lynn (Producer/Director)
Borderline Cases: Environmental Matters at the United States-Mexico Border
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 156029681X (pb), 1hr 5 mins


Crotty, Michael
The Foundations of Social Research: Meaning and Perspective in the Research Process
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761961062 (pb) 0761961054 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 45.00 (hb), 256 pp.


Dworkin, Mark and Melissa Young
Gene Blues: Dilemmas of DNA Testing
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297158 (pb), US$30.00 (pb), 30 mins


Eisinger, Peter K
Hunger in America
Brookings Institution Press: Washington DC, 1998, 0-8157-2281-8 (pb) 0-8157-2282-6 (hb), $16.95 (pb) $39.95 (hb), 177 + xi


Exworthy, Mark and Halford, Susan
Professionals and the New Managerialism
Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1998, 03-335-198-198 (pb) 03-335-198-201 (hb), 16.99 (pb) 50.00 (hb), 158 + viii


Gahan Celia and Mike Hannibal
Doing Qualitative Research Using QSR Nud.ist
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761953906 (pb), 17.99 (pb), 161 pp.


Gatens, Moira and Alison MacKinnon (editors)
Gender and Institutions
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1999, 0-521-63576-4 (pb) 0-521-63190-4 (hb), 15.95 $24.95 (pb) 45.00 $64.95 (hb), 214 + xx


Hannigan, John
Fantasy City: Pleasure and profit in the postmodern metropolis
Routledge: London, 1998, 0415150981 (pb), 14.99 (pb), 239 pp.


Harre, Rom, Jens Brockheimer, Peter Muhlhauser
Greenspeak: A Study of Environmental Discourse
Sage Publications: London, 1998 , 0-7619-1705-5 (pb) 0-7619-1704-7 (hb), 17.99 (pb) 40.00 (hb), 204 + xi


Hart, Chris
Doing a Literature Review: Releasing the Social Science Research Imagination
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761959750 (pb) 0761959742 (hb), 10.99 (pb) 35.00 (hb), 230 pp.


Hart, Robbie and Luc Cote
Rainmakers: Jongsada Suwanchondee in Thailand
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 156029745X (pb), 26 mins


Hart, Robbie and Luc Cote
Rainmakers: Marcu in Romania
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297417 (pb), 26 mins


Hart, Robbie and Luc Cote
Rainmakers: Ramiro Garcia in Peru
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297425 (pb), 26 mins


Hart, Robbie and Luc Cote
Rainmakers: Rena McLeod in Canada
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297409 (pb), 26 mins


Hart, Robbie and Luc Cote
Rainmakers: Shakuntal Kazmi in India
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297441 (pb), 26 mins


Hart, Robbie and Luc Cote
Rainmakers: Victor "Gotti" Cherry in New York
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297433 (pb), 26 mins


Have, Paul ten
Doing Conversational Analysis
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0-7619-5586-0 (pb) 0-7619-5585-2 (hb), 15.99 (pb) 47.50 (hb), 240 + x


Helmreich, Stefan
Silicon Second Nature: Culturing Artificial Life in a Digital World
University of California Press: Berkeley, CA, 1998, 0520207998 (hb), US$29.99 (hb), xii + 314 pp.


Hood, Suzanne, Berry Mayall and Sandy Oliver
Critical Issues in Social Research Power and Prejudice
Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1999, 0-335-201-407 (pb) 0-335-201-415 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 45.00 (hb), 177 + ix


Kendall, Gavin; Wickham, Gary
Using Foucault's Methods
Sage Publications: London, 1999, 0761957170 (pb) 0761957162 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 45.00 (hb), 176 pp.


Kumar, Ranjit
Research Methodology
Sage Publications: London, 1999, 076196214X (pb) 0761962131 (hb), 16.99 (pb) 49.50 (hb), 276 pp.


Levy, Frank
The New Dollars and Dreams: American Incomes and Economic Change
Russell Sage Foundation: New York, 1998, 0871545152 (pb) 0871545144 (hb), US$16.95 (pb) US$39.95 (hb), 248 pp.


Luhmann, Niklas
Love as Passion: The Codification of Intimacy
Stanford University Press: Stanford, CA, 1998 [1982], 0804732531 (pb), 11.95/US$18.95 (pb), 247 pp.


Marsh, Ian (editor) with Rosie Campbell and Mike Keating
Classic and Contemporary Readings in Sociology
Longman: London, 1998, 0-582-32023-2 (pb), 14.99 (pb), 381 + xiv


Marshall, Catherine and Gretchen B Rossman
Designing Qualitative Research (3rd Edition)
Sage Publications: London, 1999, 0761913408 (pb) 0761913394 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 40.00 (hb), 240 pp.


Marvin, Carolyn and David W. Ingle
Bolood Sacrifice and the Nation: Totem Rituals and the American Flag
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1999, 0521626099 (pb) 0521623456 (hb), 18.95 (pb) 50.00 (hb), 398 pp.


O'Connor Julia S.: Ann Shola Orloff: Shelia Shaver
States, Markets, Families: Gender, Liberalism and Social Policy in Austrailia, Canada, Great Britain and the United States
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1999, 052163881X (pb) 0521630924 (hb), 15.95 (US$24.95) (pb) 42.50 (US$64.95) (hb), 281 pp.


Oliver, Michael and Colin Barnes
Disabled People and Social Policy
Longman: London, 1998, 0-582-25987-8 (pb), 13.99 (pb), 169 + xviii


Orr, Larry L.
Social Experiments Evaluating Public Programs with Experimental Methods
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0-7619-1295-9 (pb) 0-7619-1294-0 (hb), 17.99 (pb) 43.00 (hb), 262 + xiv


Paillard, Bernard
Notes on the Plague Years Aids in Marseilles
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, 1999, 0-202-30539-2 (pb) 0-202-30538-4 (hb), $26.95 (pb) $49.95 (hb), 293 + xx


Punch, Keith F.
Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0-7619-5813-4 (pb) 0-7619-5812-6 (hb), 15.99 (pb) 47.50 (hb), xv + 319 pp.


Rothenbuhler, Eric W.
Ritual Communication: From Everday Conversation to Mediated Ceremony
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761915877 (pb) 0761915869 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 32.00 (hb), 159 pp.


Schutt Russell K.
Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research (Second Edition)
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761985611 (pb), 35.00 (pb), 624 pp.


Sharma, Ursula
Caste
Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1999, 03-335-197-175 (pb) 03-335-197-183 (hb), 10.99 (pb) 37.50 (hb), 105 + iv


Shelton, Kim (Producer/Director)
Lost Borders
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1998, 1560297506 (pb), 1hr 24mins


Sheridan, Michael (Producer)
Cultivating Opportunity: Self-Help Solutions to Poverty in the U.S. and Africa
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 156029731X (pb), 28 mins


Sheridan, Michael
Community
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1996, 1560296801 (pb), 23 mins


Simpson, Moira
Ways We Live: Virtually Intentional
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560296925 (pb), 26 mins


Slayden, David and Rita Kirk Whillock
Soundbite Culture: The Death of Discourse in a Wired World
Sage Publications: London, 1999, 0761908722 (pb) 0761908714 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 33.00 (hb), 312 pp.


Smith, Mark J.
Ecologism: Toward Ecological Citizenship
Open University Press: Buckingham, 1998, 0335196039 (pb) 0335196047 (hb), 10.99 (pb) 37.50 (hb), viii + 107 pp.


Smith, Mark J.
Social Science in Question
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0761960414 (pb) 0761960406 (hb), 15.99 (pb) 49.00 (hb), 364 pp.


Steele, Stephen F. and AnneMarie Scarisbrick-Hauser and William J. Hauser
Solution-Centered Sociology: Addressing Problems Through Applied Sociology
Sage Publications: London, 1999, 0761913521 (pb) 0761913513 (hb), 14.99 (pb) 39.00 (hb), 244 pp.


Strauss, Anselm: Corbin, Juliet
Basics of Qualitative Research Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory (2nd edition)
Sage Publications: London, 1998, 0-8039-5940-0 (pb) 0-8039-5939-7 (hb), 17.99 (pb) 46.00 (hb), xiii + 312


Thalenberg, Eileen (Producer)
Hormone Imposters
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, 1560297166 (pb), US$47 (pb), 45 mins


Waring, Marilyn
Who's Counting?: Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1995, 0772206805 (pb), US$53.00 (pb), 52 mins


de Graaf, Joh and Vivia Boe
Affluenza
Bullfrog Films: Oley, PA, 1997, US$50 (pb), 56 mins