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  1. Cosmopolitanism

    Edited by David Inglis, Gerard Delanty

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    A term of antique provenance, ‘cosmopolitanism’ has developed and cohered into a critical concept in contemporary social and cultural analysis. However, the daunting quantity (and variable quality) of the available research exploring the many, often controversial, issues attendant upon...

    Published August 4th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Art and Aesthetics

    Edited by Marta Herrero, David Inglis

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Under what social conditions do particular sorts of arts and aesthetics arise and flourish, and under what conditions do they decline and disappear? What types of artistic and aesthetic practices exist outside of museums, galleries, and other high-cultural institutions? In what ways are social...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Food

    Edited by David Inglis, Debra Gimlin, Chris Thorpe

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    In the last five years or so, there has been a huge explosion of scholarly work on the history of food and, likewise, pressing problems such as food scares and genetic modification, as well as anorexia and obesity, have become increasingly present in the public consciousness. Drawing on a wide...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Animals and Society

    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Rhoda Wilkie, David Inglis

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    Animals are crucial to the functioning of any society: they provide humans with food, labour, raw materials, modes of transport, companionship, scientific knowledge through observation and experimentation, and forms of leisure and entertainment. Given both the wide variety of ways in which animals...

    Published November 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Social Stratification

    Edited by David Inglis, John Bone

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    The study of social cohesion and solidarity and their antitheses, social fragmentation and dissension, are central components of sociology. From the very beginnings of sociology right through to the present day, sociologists have endeavoured to identify the forces that either unite people into...

    Published October 26th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Culture and Everyday Life

    By David Inglis

    Series: The New Sociology

    Culture is unquestionably a central topic in the contemporary social sciences. In order to understand how people think, feel, value, act and express themselves, it is necessary to examine the cultures they create, and are in turn created by. Here, David Inglis shows how the study of culture can be...

    Published August 25th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Nature

    Edited by David Inglis, John Bone, Rhoda Wilkie

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    'Nature' is perhaps the most contested term in the social sciences. It has a huge variety of possible meanings, and an equally great number of implications as to what human life actually is and how it should be studied. Questions frequently raised include: What is 'nature'? What is 'human nature'?...

    Published May 19th 2005 by Routledge

  8. The Uses of Sport

    By John Hughson, David Inglis, Marcus W. Free

    This textbook puts sport in the spotlight of cultural inquiry for the first time. The authors provide the essential resources for the study of sport within culture and popular culture. Sport is an important part of cultural life, yet until recently it has tended to remain on the margins of academic...

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Body

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Andrew Blaikie, Mike Hepworth, Mary Holmes, Alexandra Howson, David Inglis, Sheree Sartain

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    This collection offers a uniquely comprehensive guide to the sociology of the body. With a strong historical scope and conceptual framework, it provides an indispensable reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and a robust source for scholars working in the area. The central focus is...

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

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