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Critical Social Theories
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Critical Social Theories

Third Edition

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$42.95

Ben Agger

9780199300808
Paperback
June 2013

A comprehensive analysis of today's leading critical social theories

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Social Theory: Roots and Branches

Fifth Edition

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$75.95

Peter Kivisto

9780199937127
Paperback
November 2012

The most relevant, accessible, and cutting-edge anthology for social theory courses

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Making Sense in the Social Sciences: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing

Fifth Edition

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$24.95

Margot Northey, Lorne Tepperman, and Patrizia Albanese

9780195445831
Paperback
March 2012

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Social Research Methods

Fourth Edition

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$63.95

Alan Bryman

9780199588053
Paperback
March 2012

Presents students with an updated guide to the principle techniques and methodology in the field of Social Research

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Understanding Society: A Survey of Modern Social Theory

Second Edition

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$86.95

Douglas Mann

9780195432503
Paperback
January 2011

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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

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$19.95

Max Weber and Stephen Kalberg

9780199747252
Paperback
July 2010

The most accurate and reader-friendly translation of The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, by renowned Weber scholar Stephen Kalberg

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Observing the Observer: Understanding Our Selves in Field Research

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$39.95

Shulamit Reinharz

9780195397802
Paperback
May 2010

The only book that covers the issue of "reflexivity" in field research

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The Making of Social Theory: Order, Reason, and Desire

Second Edition

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$89.95

Anthony Thomson

9780195430301
Paperback
March 2010

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Approaches to Social Research

Fifth Edition

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$112.95

Royce A. Singleton, Jr. and Bruce C. Straits

9780195372984
Hardcover
August 2009

Revised and updated in its fifth edition, this rigorous yet clear and engaging introduction provides balanced and comprehensive coverage of social research methods for upper-level courses, with a unique chapter on multiple methods

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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism with Other Writings on the Rise of the West

Fourth Edition

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$44.95

Max Weber

9780195332537
Paperback
September 2008

For the first time in one volume, this engaging text integrates Weber's exploration of the spirit of capitalism's origins with his larger project: a multi-causal analysis of the West's distinctiveness and its sources.

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Simple Statistics: Applications in Social Research

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$49.95

Terance D. Miethe and Jane Florence Gauthier

9780195332544
Paperback
January 2008

A lively introduction to a complex subject, Simple Statistics is a vital resource for understanding the fascinating world of social statistics.

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Classical Sociological Theory

Second Edition

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$74.95

Michael S. Kimmel

9780195187854
Paperback
October 2006

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Hobbes: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Richard Tuck

9780192802552
Paperback
August 2002

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Rousseau: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Robert Wokler

9780192801982
Paperback
December 2001

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Marx: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Peter Singer

9780192854056
Paperback
January 2001

An eminent philosopher offers a brilliant, compact introduciton to the thinking of Karl Marx

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The Craft of Inquiry: Theories, Methods, Evidence

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$44.95

Robert R. Alford

9780195119039
Paperback
March 1998

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Classical Social Theory

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$63.95

Ian Craib

9780198781172
Paperback
July 1997

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Four Sociological Traditions: Selected Readings

Revised and Expanded Edition of Three Sociological Traditions

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$47.95

Randall Collins

9780195087024
Paperback
March 1994

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Four Sociological Traditions

Revised and Expanded Edition of Three Sociological Traditions

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$47.95

Randall Collins

9780195082081
Paperback
March 1994

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Feminist Methods in Social Research

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Shulamit Reinharz

9780195073867
Paperback
April 1992

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