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Understanding Social Change

An Introduction to the Social Sciences

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  1. Ordering Lives

    Family, Work and Welfare, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Ross Fergusson

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Taking as its focus three familiar and profoundly influential social institutions, the family, work and welfare, this accessible and exciting text looks at their role in maintaining social order and promoting social change in Britain from the 1950's to the beginning of the twenty first century. It...

    Published August 26th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge and the Social Sciences

    Theory, Method, Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Goldblatt

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Knowledge and the Social Sciences takes as its point of departure the claims that all forms of knowledge, the social sciences included, must be seen and understood in their social context. It argues that the social sciences both describe and transform their object of study, though rarely in ways...

    Published April 8th 2004 by Routledge

  3. The Natural and the Social

    Uncertainty, Risk, Change, 2nd Edition

    Edited by STEVE HINCHLIFFE, Kathryn (Kath) Alison Woodward

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    The age in which people in the West have treated society and nature as essentially separate matters is at an end. Environmental change and degradation impinge on all our lives, and even our genes are increasingly seen by employers and insurers as commodities.The Natural and the Social draws on...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Questioning Identity

    Gender, Class, Nation, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Kath Woodward

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Our world is an increasingly unstable place, but current changes offer new opportunities as well as new challenges. This key volume provides an accessible exploration of identity as a contemporary concern in everyday life and as a key concept in social science. Drawing on work from a range of...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  5. A Globalizing World?

    Culture, Economics, Politics, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David Held

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Today's news media is full of references to 'globalization' - a buzz word that is quickly becoming ubiquitous. But what exactly is globalization? What are its main driving forces? Does it truly embrace all aspects of our lives, from economics to cultural developments? A Globalizing World...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge and the Social Sciences

    Theory, Method, Practice

    Edited by David Goldblatt

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Published July 6th 2000 by Routledge

  7. A Globalizing World?

    Culture, Economics, Politics

    Edited by David Held

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  8. Ordering Lives

    Family, Work and Welfare

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Ross Fergusson

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Published April 13th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Natural and the Social

    Uncertainty, Risk, Change

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    Published March 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  10. Questioning Identity

    Gender, Class, Nation

    Edited by Kath Woodward

    Series: Understanding Social Change

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 23rd 1999 by Routledge

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