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  1. Regulating Bodies

    Essays in Medical Sociology

    By Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner

    Bryan Turner is generally acknowledged to have been the key figure in opening up the sociological debate about the body. In this coruscating and fascinating book he shows how his thinking on the subject has developed and why sociologists must take the body seriously....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Islam

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Professor Bryan S Turner

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Looking beyond the myths and headlines of Islam this text explores the religion from a social science viewpoint. The collection explores Islamic thought and institutions and represents a critical introduction to the system of Islamic belief and practice from a social science...

    Published December 19th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Orientalism: Early Sources

    Edited by Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner

    This set publishes some of the leading European contributors to the early formation of historical and social science analysis of the orient. The collection concentrates on those authors who have shaped the modern debate on orientalism, especially on Islam, the Middle-East and orientalism in the...

    Published November 11th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Orientalism: Early Sources

    Edited by Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner

    This set publishes some of the leading European contributors to the early formation of historical and social science analysis of the orient. The collection concentrates on those authors who have shaped the modern debate on orientalism, especially on Islam, the Middle-East and orientalism in the...

    Published November 11th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Orientalism, Postmodernism and Globalism

    By Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner

    It is often thought that the development of capitalism and the modernization of culture have brought about a profound decline of religious belief and commitment. The history of Christianity in the last two decades appears to be a good illustration of this general process of secularization with the...

    Published October 13th 1994 by Routledge

  6. Citizenship

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    By Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    The concept of citizenship is central to a wide number of debates in the social sciences: juridicial (the rights and obligations of the state), political philosophy and the law (because it defines the nature of expectations relating to social contract) and questions relating to freedom, equality...

    Published January 6th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Forget Baudrillard?

    Edited by Chris Rojek, Professor Bryan S Turner, Bryan Turner

    Without doubt, Jean Baudrillard is one of the most important figures currently working in the area of sociology an dcultural studies, but his writings infuriate as many people as they intoxcicate. This collection provides a wide-ranging, measured assessment of Baudrillard's work. The contributors...

    Published October 21st 1993 by Routledge

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