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Paperback. Illustrates the power of rites to help us navigate life's troublesome transitions. This book covers the significant life events of birth, initiation, marriage, and death. It explores innovative rites for important events such as beginning school, same-sex commitment ceremonies, abortion, serious illness, divorce, and retirement. Series: Life Passages S. Num Pages: 393 pages, 6 figures, 7 black-and-white photographs. BIC Classification: HRLF; JFC; JHBT; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 150 x 26. Weight in Grams: 520. Re-Inventing Rites of Passage. Series: Life Passages S. 393 pages, 7 b&w photographs, 6 line illustrations. Illustrates the power of rites to help us navigate life's troublesome transitions. This book covers the significant life events of birth, initiation, marriage, and death. It explores innovative rites for important events such as beginning school, same-sex commitment ceremonies, abortion, serious illness, divorce, and retirement. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HRLF; JFC; JHBT; JHMC. Dimension: 227 x 150 x 26. Weight: 552.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
393
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520236752
ISBN
9780520236752

€ 35.99
€ 31.84

Hardcover. This book examines influential conceptions of sport and then analyses the interplay of challenging borderline cases with the standard definitions of sport. It is meant to inspire more thought and debate on just what sport is, how it relates to other activities and human endeavors, and what we can learn about ourselves by studying sport. Editor(s): Klein, Shawn E. Series: Studies in Philosophy of Sport. Num Pages: 278 pages, 7 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPS; JHBS; WSD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 236 x 34. Weight in Grams: 562.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498511575
ISBN
9781498511575

€ 82.27

Paperback. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: JFSG; JHB; RGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 174. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472449528
ISBN
9781472449528

€ 41.64

Hardcover. A major new statement of deliberative theory that shows how states, even transnational systems, can be deliberatively democratic. Editor(s): Parkinson, John; Mansbridge, Jane J. Series: Theories of Institutional Design. Num Pages: 204 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBA; JPA; JPHV. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 15. Weight in Grams: 466.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
204
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107025394
ISBN
9781107025394

€ 78.98

Paperback. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this work shows how aspects of job quality are related, and how changes in the quality of work life stem from technological change and transformations in the politico-economic environment. This book concludes by discussing what individuals, firms, unions, and governments can do to counter declining job quality. Num Pages: 240 pages, 20 line illus. 36 tables. BIC Classification: JHBL; KCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 157 x 236 x 15. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691134413
ISBN
9780691134413

€ 50.08
€ 48.78

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBC; JNM. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2019
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415605120
ISBN
9780415605120

€ 34.94

Paperback. Presents the commonly needed techniques for working with population statistics, irrespective of the reader's mathematical background. This book provides concepts and strategies needed in the interpretation of demographic indices and data. It includes a CD-ROM containing integrated learning modules and applications facilitating demographic studies. Num Pages: 560 pages, numerous tables and figures. BIC Classification: JHBC; JHBD; RGC; UNC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 172 x 30. Weight in Grams: 976.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
PAP/CDR
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198752639
ISBN
9780198752639

€ 60.16

Paperback. Num Pages: 448 pages, 7 black & white halftones, 91 tables, 41 graphs. BIC Classification: JFS; JHBD; RGC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 255 x 174 x 16. Weight in Grams: 699.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442235205
ISBN
9781442235205

€ 82.27

Paperback. This book provides fresh perspectives on the uses of ancient demography for social, economic and political historians. Editor(s): Holleran, Claire; Pudsey, April. Num Pages: 226 pages, 5 b/w illus. 41 tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; HBLA; HBTB; JHBD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 249 x 230 x 16. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107526617
ISBN
9781107526617

€ 27.64

Paperback. Series: Princeton Legacy Library. Num Pages: 572 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 29. Weight in Grams: 771.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691622590
ISBN
9780691622590

€ 63.14
€ 60.68

Paperback. Demystifying evaluation is an accessible introductory guide explaining the options open to evaluators and how to make appropriate choices of research methods and covering issues such as managing expectations of evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methods, engaging stakeholders and providing action-orientated approaches to help end-users. Series: Social Research Association Shorts. Num Pages: 216 pages, 18 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 199 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Policy Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781447333906
ISBN
9781447333906

€ 19.48

Paperback. Num Pages: 362 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, bibliography. BIC Classification: JHB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
Springer VS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783658008840
ISBN
9783658008840

€ 53.99
€ 19.56

Paperback. The Snowden Affair, Wikiieaks, the lone wolf terrorist, Hilary Clinton's private email account - the question of the secret is arguably the central element of our contemporary political experience. Organised as a reflection on Jacques Derrida's later writings on secrecy, Charles Barbour looks at the basic ontological question: what is a secret? Series: Incitements. Num Pages: 320 pages, 1 black and white illustration. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPS; JHBA; JPA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 190 x 135. .

Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781474425001
ISBN
9781474425001

€ 23.95

Paperback. Introducing the concepts, methods, practices and challenges of this emerging area of study, Design Anthropology addresses the critical potential of design anthropology in a wide range of design activities across the world while querying the impact of design on the discipline of anthropology. Editor(s): Gunn, Wendy; Otto, Ton; Smith, Rachel Charlotte. Num Pages: 304 pages, 32 colour images. BIC Classification: AK; JFC; JHB; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 18. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857853691
ISBN
9780857853691

€ 34.64

Paperback. Reflecting the diverse range of perspectives on design, this book brings together over seventy key texts. It includes sections covering history, methods, theory, visuality, identity, consumption, labor, industrialization, new technology, sustainability, and globalization. Editor(s): Clark, Hazel; Brody, David. Num Pages: 608 pages, 50 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: ABA; AK; JHBA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 243 x 188 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1158.
Publisher
Berg Publishers
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847882363
ISBN
9781847882363

€ 35.99
€ 34.17

Paperback. This first volume of the Ethnographer's Toolkit provides a practical, straightforward introduction to ethnography and ethnographic practice to the student and novice fieldworker. Series: Ethnographer's Toolkit. Num Pages: 376 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JHBC; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 151 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 622.
Publisher
AltaMira Press,U.S. United States
Number of pages
376
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780759118690
ISBN
9780759118690

€ 36.99
€ 35.91

Paperback. The book focuses on the design of rigorous trials rather than their statistical underpinnings, with chapters on: pragmatic designs; placebo designs; preference approaches; unequal allocation; economics; analytical approaches; randomization methods. It also includes a detailed description of randomization procedures and different trial designs. Num Pages: 225 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JHBC; JN; MBP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
225
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2008th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230537361
ISBN
9780230537361

€ 63.86

Paperback. Editor(s): Henshaw, Victoria; McLean, Kate C.; Medway, Dominic; Perkins, Chris; Warnaby, Gary. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: AMVD; JHB; RGC; RPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 174. .
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138955547
ISBN
9781138955547

€ 55.64

Hardcover. Num Pages: 736 pages, 22 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GBCR; JHBC; JKS; KCA; KCZ; MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 159. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231178129
ISBN
9780231178129

€ 84.91
€ 80.50

Paperback. Keith F Punch's update of his indispensable guide includes everything you need to develop effective and successful research proposals Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: JHBC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). .
Publisher
SAGE Publications Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473916388
ISBN
9781473916388

€ 38.86

Hardcover. Amartya Sen is the most respected and well-known economist of his time. Offering an overview of the development process, this book is a synthesis of his thought, viewing economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. Num Pages: 384 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QFG; GTF; JFFA; JHBA; JPVH; KC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 166 x 26. Weight in Grams: 724.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
382
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198297581
ISBN
9780198297581

€ 36.99
€ 26.56

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations, bibliography. BIC Classification: JHB; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 508.
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1975
Condition
New
SKU
V9783322969873
ISBN
9783322969873

€ 46.99
€ 44.71

Paperback. This book offers a complex theory of modern society that simultaneously considers issues of communication, the media, differentiation, and evolution. Translator(s): Barrett, Rhodes. Series: Cultural Memory in the Present. Num Pages: 488 pages. BIC Classification: HRAB; JHBA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 25. Weight in Grams: 635.
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804739504
ISBN
9780804739504

€ 31.99
€ 28.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations, bibliography. BIC Classification: JHB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 148 x 11. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2008th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783531157795
ISBN
9783531157795

€ 40.99
€ 39.24