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Books Received - Volume 4, Issue 4

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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.


Arksey, Hilary; Knight, Peter T.
Interviewing for Social Scientists - An Introductory Resource with Examples
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761958703 (pb), 076195869X (hb), 15.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 224 pp.


Back, Les; Solomos, John
Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader
Routledge: London, (2000), 0415156726 (pb), 18.39 (pb), 646 pp


Barker, Chris
Television, Globalization and Cultural Identities
Open University Press: Buckingham, (1999), 0335199542 (pb), 0335199550 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 176 pp.


Barnes, Barry
Understanding Agency: Social Theory and Responsible Action
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761963685 (pb), 0761963677 (hb), 14.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 176


Beck, Ulrich
World Risk Society
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745622216 (pb), 0745622208 (hb), 12.99 (pb), 39.50 (hb), 148 pp.


Beck, Ulrich translated by Patrick Camiller
What is Globalization?
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745621260 (pb), 0745621252 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 208 pp.


Bell, Vicki
Perfomativity and Belonging
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761965238 (pb), 076196522x (hb), 14.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 256 pp.


Bhalla, A.S.
Poverty and Exclusion in a Global World
Macmillan: Basingstoke, (1999), 0333715497 (hb), 45.00 (hb), 256 pp.


Bourdieu, Pierre (translated by Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson et al)
The Weight of the World
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745615937 (pb), 0745615929 (hb), 16.99 (pb), 55.00 (hb), 720 pp.


Browning, Gary K;Halcli, Abigail; Webster, Frank (editors)
Understanding Contemporary Society: Understanding the Present
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761959262 (pb), 16.99 (pb), 500 pp.


Carruthers, Bruce G.; Babb, Sarah L.
Economy/Society: Markets, Meanings and Social Structure
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761986413 (pb), 254 pp.


Clarke, Alan
Evaluation Research: An Introduction to Principles, Methods and Practice
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761950958 (pb), 076195094X (hb), 16.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 224 pp.


Cohen, Phil
New Ethnicities, Old Racisms
Zed Books: London, (1999), 185649652X (pb), 1856496511 (hb), 14.95/US$22.50 (pb), 45.00/US$65.00 (hb), 244 pp.


Curtin, Jennifer
Women and Trade Unions: A Comparative Perspective
Ashgate: Aldershot, (1999), 1840145137 (hb), 35.00 (hb), 185 pp.


Dant, Tim
Material Culture in the Social World
Open University Press: Buckingham, (1999), 033519821x (pb), 0335198228 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 192 pp.


David Buchbinder
Performance Anxieties: Re-producing Masculinity
Blackwell Publishers: Oxford, (1998), 186448425X (pb), 12.99 (pb), 224 pp.


Delanty, Gerard
Social Theory in a Changing World
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745619185 (pb), 0745619177 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 224 pp.


Dodd, Nigel
Social Theory and Modernity
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745613144 (pb), 0745613136 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 288 pp.


Eisenstadt, S N
Fundamentalism, Sectarianism and Revolution: The Jacobin Dimension of Modernity
Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, (2000), 0521645867 (pb), 0521641845 (hb), 15.95 (pb), 40.00 (hb), xiv + 280 pp.


Fawcett, Barbara; Featherstone, Brid; Fook, Jan; Rossiter, Amy
Practice and Research in Social Work: Postmodern Feminist Perspectives
Routledge: London, (1999), 0415195128 (pb), 15.99 (pb), 200 pp.


Fee, Dwight
Pathology and the Postmodern: Mental Illness as Discourse and Experience
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761952535 (pb), 0761952527 (hb), 17.99 (pb), 59.95 (hb), 320 pp.


Fuller, Steve
Governance of Science: Ideology and the Future of the Open Society
Open University Press: Buckingham, (1999), 0335202349 (pb), 0335202357 (hb), 15.99 (pb), 50.00 (hb), 167 pp


Gabacccia, Donna
Italy' Many Diasporas
Taylor & Francis: Basingstoke, (2000), 1857285832 (pb), 14.99 (pb), 265 pp.


Giulianotti, Richard
Football: A Sociology of the Global Game
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745617697 (pb), 0745617689 (hb), 14.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 256 pp.


Hammersley, Martyn
Taking Sides in Social Research
Routledge: London, (1999), 0415202876 (pb), 16.99 (pb), 256 pp.


Hancock, Ruth; Askham, Janet; Nelson, Helen; Tinker, Anthea (editors)
To Have and to Hold: The Bond Between Older People and the Homes They Own
York Publishing Services: York, (1999), 1902633156 (pb), 11.95 (pb), 56 pp


Held, David; McGrew, Anthony; Goldblatt, David; Perraton, Jonathan
Global Transformations: Politics, Economics and Culture
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 074561499x (pb), 0745614981 (hb), 16.99 (pb), 59.50 (hb), 515 pp.


House, Ernest R.; Howe, Kenneth R.
Values in Evaluation and Social Research
Sage Publications: London, (), pp.


Isin, Engin F.; Wood, Patricia K.

Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761958290 (pb), 0761958282 (hb), 14.99 (pb), 42.50 (hb), 208 pp.


Jackie Stacey
Teratologies; A Cultural Study of Cancer
Routledge: London, (1998), 0415149606 (pb), (hb), 14.99 (pb), (hb), 304 pp.


Kirby, Perpetua
Involving Young Researchers: How to Involve Young People in Designing and Conducting Research
York Publishing Services: York, (1999), 1902633458 (pb), 9.95 (pb), 136 pp


Layte, Richard
Divided Time: Gender, Paid Employment and Domestic Labour
Ashgate: Aldershot, (1999), 1840143975 (hb), 35.00 (hb), 190 pp.


Lind, Jens
Inclusion and Exclusion: Unemployment and Non-Standard Employment in Europe
Ashgate: Aldershot, (1999), 1840148497 (hb), 37.50 (hb), 260 pp.


Long, Judy
Telling Women's Lives: Subject/Narrator/Reader/Text
New York University Press: New York, (1999), 0814750753 (pb), 0814750745 (hb), US$19.50 (pb), US$55. (hb), 200 pp.


Lowney, Kathleen S.
Baring Our Souls - TV Talk Shows and the Religion of Recovery
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, (1999), 0202305945 (pb), pp.


Lyman, Peter; Wakeford, Nina (editors)
American Behavioural Scientist: Analyzing Virtual Societies
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 490 pp.


Maguire, Joseph
Global Sport: Identities, Societies, Civilizations
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745615325 (pb), 0745615317 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 224 pp.


May, Tim
Situating Social Theory
Open University Press: Buckingham, (1999), 0335192866 (pb), 0335192874 (hb), 14.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 272 pp.


McGettigan, Tim
Utopia on Wheels
University Press of America: Lanham, MD, (1999), 0761814655 (pb), US$26.50 (pb), 160 pp.


McRae, Susan
Changing Britain: Families and Households in the 1990s
Oxford University Press: Oxford, (1999), 0198296371 (pb), 0198296363 (hb), 19.99 (pb), $40.00 (hb),


Miller, Robert L.
Researching Life Stories and Family Histories
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761960929 (pb), 0761960910 (hb), 15.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 192 pp.


Misztal, Barbara A.
Informality:Social Theory and Contemporary Practice
Taylor & Francis: Basingstoke, (1999), 0415156742 (pb), 17.99 (pb), 265 pp.


Papastergoadis, Nikos
The Turbulence of Migration
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745614310 (pb), 0745614302 (hb), 14.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 304 pp.


Ransome, Paul
Sociology and the Future of Work: Contemporary Discourses and Debates
Ashgate: Aldershot, (1999), 0754611590 (hb), 42.50 (hb), 287 pp.


Ray, Larry J
Theorizing Classical Sociology
Open University Press: Buckingham, (1999), 0335198651 (pb), 033519866X (hb), 14.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), pp.


Ruane, Janet; Cerulo, Karen
Second Thoughts: Seeing Converntional Wisdom Through the Sociological Eye
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761986650 (pb), 13.99 (pb), 272 pp.


Sakwa, Richard
Postcommunism
Open University Press: Buckingham, (1999), 0335200575 (pb), 0335200583 (hb), 10.99 (pb), 37.50 (hb), 144 pp.


Silverman, David
Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Handbook
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761958231 (pb), 0761958223 (hb), 15.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 336


Sobal, Jeffery; Maurer, Donna
Interpreting Weight: The Social Management of Fatness and Thinness
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, (1999), 0202305783 (pb), 264 pp.


Sobal, Jeffery; Maurer, Donna
Weighty Issues: Fatness and Thinness as Social Problems
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, (1999), 0202305805 (pb), 260 pp.


Squires, Judith
Gender in Political Theory
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745615015 (pb), 250 pp.


Stoltenberg, John
Refusing to be a Man: Essays on Sex and Justice
UCL Press: London, (1999), 1841420417 (pb), 12.95 (pb),


Sugden, John; Tomlinson, Alan
FIFA asn the Contest for World Football
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1998), 0745616615 (pb), 0745616607 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 294 pp.


Taylor, Ian
Crime in Context: A Critical Criminology of MArket Societies
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745606679 (pb), 0745606660 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 304 pp.


Taylor, Peter
Modernities: A Geographical Interpretation
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745621309 (pb), 0745621295 (hb), 12.99 (pb), 39.50 (hb), 172 pp.


Terry, Jennifer
American Obsession: Science, Medicine and the Place of Homosexuality in Modern Society
University of Illinois Press: Champaign, IL, (1999), 0226793672 (pb), 14.00 (pb),


Thomas, Calvin
Straight with a Twist
University of Illinois Press: Champaign, IL, (1999), 0252068130 (pb), 0252024958 (hb), US18.95 (pb), US49.95 (hb), 312 pp.


Tomlinson,John
Globalization and Culture
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745613381 (pb), 0745613373 (hb), 13.99 (pb), 45.00 (hb), 230 pp.


Truman, Carole; Mertens, Donna M.; Humphries, Beth (editors)
Research and Inequality
Taylor & Francis: Basingstoke, (1999), 1857289625 (pb), 16.99 (pb), 261 pp.


Turner, Bryan S
Classical Sociology
Sage Publications: London, (1999), 0761964584 (pb), 0761964576 (hb), 16.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 304


Urry, John
Sociology Beyond Societies
Routledge: London, (1999), 0415190894 (pb), 16.99 (pb), 255 pp.


Vannoy, Dana; Dubeck, Paula J.
Challenges for Work and Family in the Twenty-First Century
Aldine de Gruyter: New York, (1998), 0202305686 (pb), 232 pp.


Wahlbeck, Osten
Kurdish Diasporas: A Comparative Study of Kurdish Refugee Communities
Macmillan: Basingstoke, (1999), 033375011X (hb), 45.00 (hb), 232


Walters, James W.
What is a Person: An Ethical Exploration
University of Illinois Press: Champaign, IL, (1997), 0252022785 (hb), 187 pp.


Weeks, Jeffrey
Making Sexual History
Polity Press: Cambridge, (1999), 0745621155 (pb), 0745621147 (hb), 14.99 (pb), 49.50 (hb), 272 pp.


Williams, Malcolm
Science and Social Science
Routledge: London, (1999), 0415194857 (pb), 14.99 (pb), 174 pp.


Woodward, Kath
Questioning identity: Gender, Class, Nation
Taylor & Francis: Basingstoke, (2000), 0415222877 (hb), 40.00 (hb), 165 pp.


Zmroczek, Christine; Mahoney, Pat
Women and Social Class - International Feminist Perspectives
UCL Press: London, (1999), 1857289307 (pb), 240 pp.