The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society

The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society

The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society is an authoritative study of the relationship between law and social interaction. Thirty-two original essays by an international group of expert scholars examine a wide range of critical questions.

Author: Austin Sarat

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470692912

Category: Social Science

Page: 688

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The Blackwell Companion to Law and Society is an authoritative study of the relationship between law and social interaction. Thirty-two original essays by an international group of expert scholars examine a wide range of critical questions. Authors represent various theoretical, methodological, and political commitments, creating the first truly global overview of the field. Examines the relationship between law and social interactions in thirty-three original essay by international experts in the field. Reflects the world-wide significance of North American law and society scholarship. Addresses classical areas and new themes in law and society research, including: the gap between law on the books and law in action; the complexity of institutional processes; the significance of new media; and the intersections of law and identity. Engages the exciting work now being done in England, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, South Africa, Israel, as well as "Third World" scholarship.
Categories: Social Science

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

This collection of original, state-of-the-art essays by prominent international scholars covers the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture.

Author: Mark D. Jacobs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119250685

Category: Social Science

Page: 520

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This collection of original, state-of-the-art essays by prominent international scholars covers the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture. Provides an invaluable reference resource to all interested in the cultural structures and processes that animate contemporary life Contains 27 essays on the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture, including art, science, religions, race, class, gender, collective memory, institutions, and citizenship Reflects and analyzes the “cultural turn” that has transformed scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.
Categories: Social Science

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

This exceptional volume shows why the study of social change in families is a necessary key for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe.

Author: Jacqueline Scott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470998991

Category: Social Science

Page: 624

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Tackling issues relevant to family life today, this authoritative Companion shows why studying social change in families is fundamental for understanding the transformations in individual and social life, across the globe. Contains original essays by expert contributors on a wide range of topics relating to the sociology of families. Includes coverage of social inequality, parenting practices, children’s work, the changing patterns of citizenship, and multi-cultural families. Gives special attention to European and North American examples. Discusses previously neglected groups, including immigrant families and gays and lesbians. Explores how revolutionary changes in aging, longevity, and sexual behavior have radically affected the experience of different generations, and the relationships between them.
Categories: Social Science

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

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Companions to Sociology provide ... The Blackwell Companion to Law and
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Author: Edwin Amenta

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119250654

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

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The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology is a complete reference guide, reflecting the scope and quality of the discipline, and highlighting emerging topics in the field. Global in focus, offering up-to-date topics from an interdisciplinary, international set of scholars addressing key issues concerning globalization, social movements, and citizenship The majority of chapters are new, including those on environmental politics, international terrorism, security, corruption, and human rights Revises and updates all previously published chapters to include new themes and topics in political sociology Provides an overview of scholarship in the field, with chapters working independently and collectively to examine the full range of contributions to political sociology Offers a challenging yet accessible and complete reference guide for students and scholars
Categories: Social Science

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Sociology

The Wiley Blackwell Companions to Sociology provide introductions to emerging
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Author: George Ritzer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119250630

Category: Social Science

Page: 680

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Featuring a collection of original chapters by leading and emerging scholars, The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Sociology presents a comprehensive and balanced overview of the major topics and emerging trends in the discipline of sociology today. Features original chapters contributed by an international cast of leading and emerging sociology scholars Represents the most innovative and 'state-of-the-art' thinking about the discipline Includes a general introduction and section introductions with chapters summaries by the editor
Categories: Social Science

The Blackwell Companion to Criminology

The Blackwell Companion to Criminology

Written accessibly for the student, with an international perspective and drawing on first-rate scholarship, this is truly the first global handbook of criminology.

Author: Colin Sumner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470998953

Category: Social Science

Page: 544

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The Blackwell Companion to Criminology provides a contemporary and global resource to scholarship in both classical and topical areas of criminology. Written accessibly, and with its international perspective and first-rate scholarship, this is truly the first global handbook of criminology. Editors and contributors are international experts in criminology, offering a comparative perspective on theories and systems Contains full discussion of key debates and theories, the implications of new topics, studies and ideas, and contemporary developments Coverage includes: class, gender, and race, criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, punishment, mass media, international crimes, and social control
Categories: Social Science

A Companion to Museum Studies

A Companion to Museum Studies

The essays examine the complexity of the museum from cultural, political governance, curatorial, historical, and representational perspectives.

Author: Sharon Macdonald

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444357943

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 592

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A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines and theoretical stances, including anthropology, art history, history, literature, sociology, cultural studies, and museum studies Examines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, historical and representational perspectives Covers traditional subjects, such as space, display, buildings, objects and collecting, and more contemporary challenges such as visiting, commerce, community and experimental exhibition forms
Categories: Business & Economics

A Companion to Folklore

A Companion to Folklore

" Western Folklore "Nearly all college and university libraries will want this book. Summing up: Essential." Choice "This book presents challenging and inspiring essays about a field that is often misconceived as the harbor of tradition.

Author: Regina F. Bendix

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118863145

Category: Social Science

Page: 680

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A Companion to Folklore presents an original and comprehensive collection of essays from international experts in the field of folklore studies. Unprecedented in depth and scope, this state-of-the-art collection uniquely displays the vitality of folklore research across the globe. An unprecedented collection of original, state of the art essays on folklore authored by international experts Examines the practices and theoretical approaches developed to understand the phenomena of folklore Considers folklore in the context of multi-disciplinary topics that include poetics, performance, religious practice, myth, ritual and symbol, oral textuality, history, law, politics and power as well as the social base of folklore Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title
Categories: Social Science

A Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies

A Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies

The book offers an overview of contemporary debates and issues, surveying the status of race and ethnic studies and pointing out new directions.

Author: Ιωάννης Σολωμός

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: STANFORD:36105026000591

Category: Social Science

Page: 610

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The book offers an overview of contemporary debates and issues, surveying the status of race and ethnic studies and pointing out new directions. It also contains a chapter on 'Critical race feminism' (chapter 13) written by Adrien Katherine Wing.
Categories: Social Science

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Demokratie in der Weltgesellschaft

Demokratie in der Weltgesellschaft

Der Band beschaftigt sich mit den Moglichkeiten und Unmoglichkeiten der Demokratie in der Weltgesellschaft.

Author: Hauke Brunkhorst

Publisher: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft

ISBN: UOM:39015075669658

Category: Democracy

Page: 524

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Der Band beschaftigt sich mit den Moglichkeiten und Unmoglichkeiten der Demokratie in der Weltgesellschaft. Aus soziologischer, politik- und rechtswissenschaftlicher Sicht analysieren die Autoren dieses Bandes brisante Entwicklungen des Weltrechts, des Kapitalismus, der EU, des Irakkrieges und der Migration, um daran Fragen institutioneller Praxis demokratischer Selbstbestimmung anzuschlieaen. Besonders die Perspektivenvielfalt zeichnet den Band aus - detailliert werden Probleme des fragmentierten Weltrechts, des nationalstaatlichen und europaischen Demokratieverlusts, der europaischen Migrationskontrolle, kosmopolitischer Begrundungsdiskurse, der Internationalisierung des Pouvoir Constituant, globalen Konstitutionalismus, der deliberativen Demokratie und der globalen Zivilgesellschaft behandelt.
Categories: Democracy

A Companion to Moral Anthropology

A Companion to Moral Anthropology

These original essays engage a dialogue with neighboring disciplines, from moral philosophy to the cognitive sciences.

Author: Didier Fassin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118959503

Category: Social Science

Page: 664

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A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities, and the exploration of moral economies. Investigates the central legacies of moral anthropology, the formation of moral facts and values, the context of local moralities, and the frontiers between moralities, politics, humanitarianism Features contributions from pioneers in the field of moral anthropology, as well as international experts in related fields such as moral philosophy, moral psychology, evolutionary biology and neuroethics
Categories: Social Science

A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy

A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy

This new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy has been extended significantly to include 55 chapters across two volumes written by some of today's most distinguished scholars.

Author: Thomas Pogge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444350876

Category: Philosophy

Page: 912

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This new edition of A Companion to Contemporary Political Philosophy has been extended significantly to include 55 chapters across two volumes written by some of today's most distinguished scholars. New contributors include some of today’s most distinguished scholars, among them Thomas Pogge, Charles Beitz, and Michael Doyle Provides in-depth coverage of contemporary philosophical debate in all major related disciplines, such as economics, history, law, political science, international relations and sociology Presents analysis of key political ideologies, including new chapters on Cosmopolitanism and Fundamentalism Includes detailed discussions of major concepts in political philosophy, including virtue, power, human rights, and just war
Categories: Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Bioethics I M

Encyclopedia of Bioethics  I M

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perspective that examines the empirical ... The Blackwell Companion to Medical
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Author: Stephen Garrard Post

Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library

ISBN: 0028657772

Category: Bioethics

Page: 3062

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These volumes present informative articles on the moral and ethical dimensions of modern medicine, science, and technology.
Categories: Bioethics

A Companion to African American Studies

A Companion to African American Studies

This book is a definitive intervention at a critical time in the history of race relations and in the academic field of race and ethnic studies.

Author: Jane Anna Gordon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781405154666

Category: Social Science

Page: 704

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A Companion to African-American Studies is an exciting andcomprehensive re-appraisal of the history and future of AfricanAmerican studies. Contains original essays by expert contributors in the field ofAfrican-American Studies Creates a groundbreaking re-appraisal of the history and futureof the field Includes a series of reflections from those who establishedAfrican American Studies as a bona fide academic discipline Captures the dynamic interaction of African American Studieswith other fields of inquiry.
Categories: Social Science

A Companion to Latina o Studies

A Companion to Latina o Studies

The volume also explores broader questions encompassing history, identity, public representations, and cultural expression within the Latino community. The racialization of African and Native American heritages is examined as well.

Author: Juan Flores

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470766026

Category: Social Science

Page: 560

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A Companion to Latina/o Studies is a collection of 40 original essays written by leading scholars in the field, dedicated to exploring the question of what 'Latino/a' is. Brings together in one volume a diverse range of original essays by established and emerging scholars in the field of Latina/o Studies Offers a timely reference to the issues, topics, and approaches to the study of US Latinos - now the largest minority population in the United States Explores the depth of creative scholarship in this field, including theories of latinisimo, immigration, political and economic perspectives, education, race/class/gender and sexuality, language, and religion Considers areas of broader concern, including history, identity, public representations, cultural expression and racialization (including African and Native American heritage).
Categories: Social Science

A Companion to the Anthropology of India

A Companion to the Anthropology of India

A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broad overview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society from the earliest area studies to views of India’s globalization in the twenty-first century.

Author: Isabelle Clark-Decès

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781444390575

Category: Social Science

Page: 568

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A Companion to the Anthropology of India offers a broadoverview of the rapidly evolving scholarship on Indian society fromthe earliest area studies to views of India’s globalizationin the twenty-first century. Provides readers with an important new introduction to theanthropology of India Explores the larger global issues that have transformedIndia since the end of colonization, including demographic,economic, social, cultural, political, and religious issues Contributions by leading experts present up-to-date,comprehensive coverage of key topics such as population and lifeexpectancy, civil society, social-moral relationships, caste andcommunalism, youth and consumerism, the new urban middle class,environment and health, tourism, public and religious cultures,politics and law Represents an authoritative guide for professional social andcultural anthropologists, and South Asian specialists, and anaccessible reference work for students engaged in the analysis ofIndia’s modern transformation
Categories: Social Science