Category: Sociology

Sort

showing 1-20 of 84

IMAGE ETHICS: The Moral Rights of Subjects in Photographs, Film, and Television

By: (Edited by) Larry Gross, John Stuart Katz and Jay Ruby

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Thus, 1st Impression

Seller ID: 005209


xx, + 382pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed wrapper lightly bumped and edgeworn only. With several case study dilemmas, this work looks at the rights of photographed subjects, the obligations and accountability of the person behind the camera and the ethics involved. Moving forward, twenty years from publication, we now have camera phones making personal intrusion easier than ever before... Contents include: 13 chapters, Biblio., more. Book weig... View more info

Image for LIVING IS THE BEST OPTION: Young Women's Project Evaluation Of Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative. Final Report

LIVING IS THE BEST OPTION: Young Women's Project Evaluation Of Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative. Final Report

By: (Staff Writers/Contributors)

Price: $15.98

Publisher: Canberra, ACT, Australia, Snap Printing, for Young Women's Project: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006043


xii, + 89pp., plus 27. Tables throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally bumped. A final report, compiled by members of the Reference Group and Management Committee, the subject of which affects us all. Contents include: Prelims., Summary, Intro., History and Service Description, Links between Homelessness and Suicide, Case Management Framework, Service User Pathways, ditto Profile, ditto Evaluation Data, Conclusions/Recom... View more info

Image for JAZZ AGE JEWS

JAZZ AGE JEWS

By: Alexander, Michael

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 2001

Edition: First Paperback

Seller ID: 010280


viii, + 239pp., plus 12 page, b/white photographically-illustrated section. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean (printed on acid-free paper), small black stripe to lower text-block edge. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. "By the 1920s, Jews were - by all economic, political and cultural measures of the day - making it in America. Yet many deliberately identified with groups that remained excluded. The stories of Al Jolson, Felix Frankfurter, and Arnold Roths... View more info

De GAULLE, ISRAEL and the JEWS

By: Aron, Raymond

Price: $13.62

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1969

Edition: First U. K.

Seller ID: 002371


160pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Slightly bumped lower foredge corners and head of backstrip. Nominal flecks on head and foredge of text-block, otherwise leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected d/jacket edgeworn, with several closed tears. First published in French; Librairie Plon, 1968. "...Raymond Aron, one of France's leading political thinkers and an uncompromising critic of established ideas, brings his critical acumen and long-... View more info

Image for IN FULL FLOWER : Aging Women, Power, and Sexuality.  A History

IN FULL FLOWER : Aging Women, Power, and Sexuality. A History

By: Banner, Lois W.

Price: $18.22

Publisher: New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008771


ix, + 422pp., plus 16 page, b/white illustrated section. Book clean, square. Spine firm, slightly sunned. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. "This vastly learned and magnificently iconoclastic book is a fresh examination of the social and sexual status of aging women - and in particular the way that status has shaped their relationships with younger men. Drawing on a close analysis of myth and history, literature and pop culture, it simu... View more info

Image for CLIMBING JACOB'S LADDER : The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families

CLIMBING JACOB'S LADDER : The Enduring Legacies of African-American Families

By: Billingsley, Andrew

Price: $16.92

Publisher: New York, Touchstone:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012368


444pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked, mildly tanned. Illustrated card wrapper has two small, soft corners creases. From the rear panel: "This ground-breaking, provocative work dispels some of the most common myths, misconceptions, misunderstandings, and misinformation about African-American families. 'Climbing Jacob's Ladder' takes a fresh look at the evolution of Black families, describes the forces that have shaped them, and examines the... View more info

Image for THE MODERN CRISIS

THE MODERN CRISIS

By: Bookchin, Murray

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1987

Edition: Second (Revised)

Seller ID: 006288


194pp. Book clean. Spine firm. A former owner's name, an original seller's stamp, and random flecks on front flysheet. Foxing flecks on text-block edges. Art-illustrated (J.W.Stewart) card wrapper mildly edgeworn and creased. In this book, Murray Bookchin, ecological issues spokesman for over twenty years, identifies social ecology as an alternative to society's head-on collision with disaster . . . Five chapters, Notes. Book weight approx. 270g. Postage charge will be ... View more info

Image for JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN AUSTRALIA

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY IN AUSTRALIA

By: Borowski, Allan and Murray, James M. (Edited by)

Price: $18.22

Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia, Methuen Australia: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011614


438pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly sunned, title clearly legible. Previous owner's details to half-title page, several faint foxing spots, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper (covered, by previous owner, in permanent plastic film) very good. From the rear panel: " . . . the first comprehensive attempt to address varied questions from a national perspective. Among the twenty-five original contributions comprising this volume are chapters on the caus... View more info

Image for THE POLICE, PUBLIC ORDER AND THE STATE : Policing in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic, the USA, Israel, South Africa, and China

THE POLICE, PUBLIC ORDER AND THE STATE : Policing in Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Irish Republic, the USA, Israel, South Africa, and China

By: Brewer, John D.

Price: $18.22

Publisher: Hampshire and London, Macmillan Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009338


xi, + 245pp., intext tables throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain blue boards very good. Sticker ghost on rear pastedown, foxing flecks on foredge, else textblock unmarked. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly bumped and edgeworn only. "Are police forces agents of the State, or of society? How do different police forces maintain order? This study identifies trends in public-order policing across a broad s... View more info

BRIDGING CULTURES

By: Campbell, Anne

Price: $11.84

Publisher: Belconnen, A.C.T., Australia, Self Published By Author: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001842


xiii, + 229pp., intext, two-colour illustrations [Terry Carney], small b/w halftones and sketches throughout. Book clean, trivially cocked. Spine firm, leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped only. "Bridging Cultures is rarely easy. Even when there is a great deal of goodwill on both sides, you can end up in a mess . . ." Eight fictional stories interspersed with snippets of factual information. Contents include: Prelims., Fiction, Features, B... View more info

Image for A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice

A FALSE UTOPIA. Collectivism in Theory and Practice

By: Chamberlin, William Henry

Price: $26.32

Publisher: London, Duckworth (The Right Book Club): 1931

Edition: First U.K.

Seller ID: 012044


vi, + 264pp. Book square. Blue cloth spine bumped, foxed and faded (title clearly legible). Plain papered boards mildly soiled (one mark on rear blue quarter cloth), plus lower foredge tips worn. Text-block edges flecked, else leaves tanned. No dustjacket. An early believer in the Marxist communist ideology, William Henry Chamberlin, American-born (Brooklyn, 17 Feb., 1897; d. 12 Sep., 1969) historian/journalist was later to change his beliefs after observing the negative... View more info

GIRLS, DELINQUENCY AND JUVENILE JUSTICE

By: Chesney-Lind, Meda and Sheldon, Randall G.

Price: $10.02

Publisher: Pacific Grove, California, Brooks/Cole Publishing: 1992

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 005087


xix, + 249pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. A former owner's name on half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Printed card wrapper has clear, permanent adhesive film affixed neatly. A study of juvenile females in the United States justice system. Contents include: Intro., 11 chapters, Biblio., Name Index, Subject Index. Book weight approx. 460g. View more info

ALLELUIA AMERICA!: An Irish Journalist in Bush Country

By: Coleman, Carole

Price: $13.62

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, The Liffy Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004471


vii, + 222pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and splayed. In 2004, Irish-born, American-based journalist Carole Coleman made world headlines when she interviewed President George Bush on live television, challenging him on the war in Iraq in a way that few journalists had done. This book begins with an account of that interview and its aftermath, followed by a journey through Bush's America, meeting many ordinary [... View more info

Image for WOMEN'S STUDIES, WOMEN'S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia

WOMEN'S STUDIES, WOMEN'S LIVES : Theory and Practice in South and Southeast Asia

By: Committee on Women's Studies in Asia (Editors)

Price: $8.52

Publisher: North Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Spinifex Press: 1994

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 006212


208pp., b/white portrait illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, small crack to head. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed. "In this collection of essays, individual women's studies scholars and practitioners, activists and academics, from South and Southeast Asia share their thoughts on themselves as women, and on the impact of women's studies on their lives and work . . . " Book weight approx. 290g. Postage ch... View more info

Image for WELFARE PRACTICE IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY

WELFARE PRACTICE IN A MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY

By: Cox, David R.

Price: $25.05

Publisher: Australia, Prentice Hall: 1989

Seller ID: 006854


viii, + 307pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper minimally scuffed head and foot of spine. " . . . examines the complexity of serving multicultural society, and the range of spcific skills it demands of the modern welfare practitioner. Its thorough exploration of the migration-integration process is well illlustrated with casework studies and makes it an excellent companion volume to Professor Cox's previous book 'Migration and We... View more info

Image for A FAMILY'S NIGHTMARE: Living with Drug Addiction

A FAMILY'S NIGHTMARE: Living with Drug Addiction

By: Cronin, Tony

Price: $17.58

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Privately:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004899


No publication date [1990s]. 236pp., intext b/white halftone illustrations. Book clean. Spine firm. Textblock has a formerly dog-eared leaf and bumped, mainly on foredge. Printed limp wrapper noticeably edgeworn, scuffed and abraded. This title has the appearance of an 'Advanced Reading Copy', but that in no way detracts from the important message the author has championed. Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1956, he opens the book with a part biography, 'The Drug Charts', ... View more info

Image for MEDIA SOCIETY : Industries, Images, and Audiences  (Third Edition)

MEDIA SOCIETY : Industries, Images, and Audiences (Third Edition)

By: Croteau, David and Hoynes, William

Price: $20.04

Publisher: California, U.S.A., Pine Forge Press: 2003

Edition: Third Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 008715


xx, + 409pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, soft corner crease to small section of leaves at front and rear. Illustrated card wrapper has corresponding soft corner crease to front and rear panel, minor scuffing. " . . . engages the reader with accessible analyses that are historically grounded but draw upon current media debates such as regulation of the Internet, concentration of media ownership, portrayals ... View more info

UNDERSTANDING DISABILITY FOR SOCIAL AND REHABILITATION SERVICES

By: Cull, John G. And Hardy, Richard E.

Price: $15.48

Publisher: Springfield, Illinois, U.S.A., Charles C.Thomas: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001773


xi, + 205pp., book clean, square. Spine firm. Ex libris copy with minor identifiers, otherwise leaves clean. Loose-plastic protected dustjacket has minimal edgewear only. Contents include: Prelims., 9 chapters, in 2 'parts', and including: Role of the Disability Determination Specialist, Role of physician in the Disablity Determination Program, Vocational Rehab., Psychological aspects of disability, Writing technical reports, more. Book weight approx. 550g. View more info

Image for THIS STRUGGLE

THIS STRUGGLE

By: Culley, Edgar W., et al

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, The Ruskin Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006199


96pp., Henry George sepia-portrait frontispiece. Book square. Leaves clean. Printed, yapped-style wrapper trivially bumped and torn on vulnerable, exposed edges. Published to coincide with the centenary of the birth of Christian social commentator Henry George (1839-1897). Intro. to the addresses by E.W.Culley, contributors include: Rev. E.H.Shaw, Hon. H.F.Hardacre, E.J. Craigie. M.P., H.G. Brett, and others. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as t... View more info

Image for THE TRAGEDY OF HUMAN EFFORT

THE TRAGEDY OF HUMAN EFFORT

By: Douglas, C.H.

Price: $15.51

Publisher: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, The Women's Division, the Electoral Campaign (Non-Party Political) with Permission of K.R.P. Publications:

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006702


No publication date (c. late 1930s). Staplebound (single staple) format. 16pp. Former owner's detail on first/title page, plus random red pen underlining, throughout. Text-printed grey pressings wrapper in good condition. "Notes for the address delivered at the Central Hall, Liverpool, on October 30th, 1936." Originally published in 'The Social Creditor'. Pamphlet weight approx. 20g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weigh... View more info