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Ackermann, Robert John
In this work a known philosopher offers an analysis of the hidden assumptions that lie at the heart of contemporary social ideology. Robert John Ackermann argues that all social life is intrinsically heterogeneous and that such homogeneous constructs as race, gender, class, nation and state are necessarily artificial. In the course of his inquiry, he discusses what we mean when we invoke these terms and explores the intellectual implications and concrete consequences of their everyday use. Although Ackermann's approach is philosophical, his arguments are grounded in his personal experience - from encounters with the subtle workings of racism and sexism to active participation in local government. He urges his readers to draw on their own experiences to test the validity of his conclusions. In his view, only by breaking down the traditional distinction between private perception and public authority, "subjective" and "objective" knowledge, can the insights of philosophy prove useful in promoting meaningful social change. In a final chapter, Ackermann stresses the need to combine social theory with political practice. 218pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners bumped.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1558490140
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Inventory #24643
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Watson, Tony J.
In the third edition of this successful and popular text, Tony Watson explains how the discipline of sociology can contribute to our wider understanding of the variety of work practices and institutions which exist in modern societies. He travels the full journey from the founding ideas of the discipline to postmodernist departures and develops all the main areas: occupations; organizations; work experience; industrial relations; industrial society and theory. The book ends with a thoroughly revised chapter covering the major questions of how work experience and global patterns of relationships are changing now and may change in the future. Thoroughly revised and presented in a new and accessible format, this third edition of Sociology, Work and Industry will prove an indispensable guide to a massive and complex field. 426pp. N.B. Reading crease to spine. Label residue to rear cover.
Routledge, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint of Third Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415133742
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Inventory #28431
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Rodgers, Barbara N. And Dixon, Julia
266pp.
Oxford University Press, 1960, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #18856
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Wallerstein, Immanuel

Polity Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0745609112
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Inventory #29489
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Andersen, Margaret L.; Collins, Patricia Hill
This anthology focuses on race, class, and gender from a sociological perspective. The readings examine these topics as interlocking categories of experience, looking at the way that they shape the experience of persons in different social institutions. To help students see the connections between personal experience and social institutions, the authors use a variety of contemporary sociological materials, coupled with personal narratives from various writers, to discuss the impact of race, class, and gender in their experience. 518pp. N.B. Fading to spine and spine edge of covers. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0534135668
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Inventory #24441
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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