email/print EmailPrint

ASA Key Titles

THANK YOU for participating in Palgrave's test your luck challenge!

We're sorry, but this chip is not a winner.

Double or Nothing! Enter for a second chance to win — follow us on Twitter or sign up for Palgrave's Sociology newsletter.

Displaying 1-24 of 28
1 | 2 next
cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Doing a Successful Research Project

Using Qualitative or Quantitative Methods

Doing a Successful Research Project is a realistic, user-friendly guide on how to conduct a research project that talks at the student's level; akin to having...

"...Doing a Successful Research Project is a realistic, user-friendly guide on how to conduct a research project that talks at the student's level; akin to having.... Doing a Successful Research Project is a realistic, user-friendly guide on how to conduct a research project that talks at the student's level; akin to having a tutor right at one's side. It offers an accessible, even-handed introduction to carrying out research methods for undergraduate and postgraduate students conducting a research..."

Martin Brett Davies

more

About The Author
cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Being Sociological

Being Sociological is a concise and original thematic introduction to sociology that will help lecturers inspire their students and act as a springboard into...

By Catherine Lane West-Newman, Steve Matthewman and Bruce Curtis

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Theorizing Global Studies

In recent years, a large number of theoretical models have been developed to try and make sense of today's complex global society. This text identifies eight...

By Darren O'Byrne and Alexander Hensby

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Sociology of the European Union

Sociology of the European Union examines how core sociological theories, concepts and methods can be applied to the study of the EU. Carefully integrating...

"...Sociology of the European Union examines how core sociological theories, concepts and methods can be applied to the study of the EU. Carefully integrating.... Sociology of the European Union examines how core sociological theories, concepts and methods can be applied to the study of the EU. Carefully integrating theory and empirical research, the book: • Explores key concepts in European studies, such as Europeanization, integration and transnationalism • Assesses the social foundations of Euro..."

By Adrian Favell and Virginie Guiraudon

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Dead White Men and Other Important People

Sociology's Big Ideas

Students struggling with social theory? Mila is a new student who is grappling with social theory for the first time and trying to understand what makes...

By Angus Bancroft and Ralph Fevre

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Philosophy of Social Science

The Philosophical Foundations of Social Thought

Philosophers and social scientists share a common goal: to explore fundamental truths about ourselves and the nature of the world in which we live. But in what...

By Ian Craib and Ted Benton

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Globalization and the Nation State

2nd Edition

Does globalization mean the end of the nation state? Or are nation states able to respond to processes of global change? This impressively comprehensive book...

Robert J. Holton

more

About The Author
cover BUY

Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential...

"...Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential.... Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential for understanding these crimes, using extensive examples drawn from recent events. This is an ideal guide to the changing landscape of fraud for students of Criminology and So..."

By Geoff Smith, Mark Button, Les Johnston and Kwabena Frimpong

more

cover BUY

Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential...

"...Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential.... Despite efforts to tackle fraud and white collar crime, they still thrive in our society. This book explores the themes, theories and issues that are essential for understanding these crimes, using extensive examples drawn from recent events. This is an ideal guide to the changing landscape of fraud for students of Criminology and So..."

By Geoff Smith, Mark Button, Les Johnston and Kwabena Frimpong

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Philosophy of Social Science

The Philosophical Foundations of Social Thought

Philosophers and social scientists share a common goal: to explore fundamental truths about ourselves and the nature of the world in which we live. But in what...

By Ian Craib and Ted Benton

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Body Piercing and Identity Construction

A Comparative Perspective - New York, New Orleans, Wroclaw

A theoretical exploration of piercing and other forms of body modification that urban communities of defiance use to express their identity, this analysis...

Lisiunia A. Romanienko

more

About The Author
cover BUY

This book explores the new politics of leisure and pleasure in relation to a range of popular activities. Current generations in Western societies are...

"...This book explores the new politics of leisure and pleasure in relation to a range of popular activities. Current generations in Western societies are.... This book explores the new politics of leisure and pleasure in relation to a range of popular activities. Current generations in Western societies are essentially recipients of the changes that the Sixties – fabled decade of sex, drugs and rock n' roll - left behind. In their leisure lives – whether drinking, reading, surfing the net, taking ..."

By Peter Bramham and Stephen Wagg

more

cover BUY

This book explores the new politics of leisure and pleasure in relation to a range of popular activities. Current generations in Western societies are...

"...This book explores the new politics of leisure and pleasure in relation to a range of popular activities. Current generations in Western societies are.... This book explores the new politics of leisure and pleasure in relation to a range of popular activities. Current generations in Western societies are essentially recipients of the changes that the Sixties – fabled decade of sex, drugs and rock n' roll - left behind. In their leisure lives – whether drinking, reading, surfing the net, taking ..."

By Peter Bramham and Stephen Wagg

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Black Woman's Burden

Commodifying Black Reproduction

Black Woman’s Burden examines the historical endeavors to regulate Black female sexuality and reproduction in the United States through methods of...

"...Black Woman’s Burden examines the historical endeavors to regulate Black female sexuality and reproduction in the United States through methods of.... Black Woman’s Burden examines the historical endeavors to regulate Black female sexuality and reproduction in the United States through methods of exploitation, control, repression, and coercion. The myth of the “angry Black woman” has been built over generations through clever rhetoric and oppressive social policy. Here Rousseau explores the con..."

Nicole Rousseau

more

About The Author
cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Sociology of the European Union

Sociology of the European Union examines how core sociological theories, concepts and methods can be applied to the study of the EU. Carefully integrating...

By Adrian Favell and Virginie Guiraudon

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Interpreting Clifford Geertz

Cultural Investigation in the Social Sciences

Theorist Clifford Geertz's influence extends far beyond anthropology. Indeed the case could be made that he has been abandoned by anthropology and that his...

By Jeffrey C. Alexander, Philip Smith and Matthew Norton

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Interpreting Clifford Geertz

Cultural Investigation in the Social Sciences

Theorist Clifford Geertz's influence extends far beyond anthropology. Indeed the case could be made that he has been abandoned by anthropology and that his...

By Jeffrey C. Alexander, Philip Smith and Matthew Norton

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

The Politics of Sleep

Governing (Un)consciousness in the Late Modern Age

Why has sleep become increasingly politicized in contemporary society? This book provides an account of the politics of sleep in the late modern age. The...

"...Why has sleep become increasingly politicized in contemporary society? This book provides an account of the politics of sleep in the late modern age. The.... Why has sleep become increasingly politicized in contemporary society? This book provides an account of the politics of sleep in the late modern age. The future of sleep has become contested and uncertain: something to be defended, downsized or even perhaps (one day) done away with altogether.. ..."

Simon J. Williams

more

About The Author
cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

The Politics of Sleep

Governing (Un)consciousness in the Late Modern Age

Why has sleep become increasingly politicized in contemporary society? This book provides an account of the politics of sleep in the late modern age. The...

"...Why has sleep become increasingly politicized in contemporary society? This book provides an account of the politics of sleep in the late modern age. The.... Why has sleep become increasingly politicized in contemporary society? This book provides an account of the politics of sleep in the late modern age. The future of sleep has become contested and uncertain: something to be defended, downsized or even perhaps (one day) done away with altogether.. ..."

Simon J. Williams

more

About The Author
cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Theorizing Global Studies

In recent years, a large number of theoretical models have been developed to try and make sense of today's complex global society. This text identifies eight...

By Darren O'Byrne and Alex Hensby

more

cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Queer Voices

Technologies, Vocalities, and the Musical Flaw

Queer Voices sets out both to queer the musicological and to make queer audible, arguing that the voice, particularly the singing voice, opens up a richly...

Freya Jarman-Ivens

more

About The Author
cover BUY
Palgrave Macmillan

Cities in Contemporary Africa

This book offers a broad range of scholarly interpretations of the evolving forms, the changing dynamics, and the unexpected surprises that characterize...

By Martin J. Murray and Garth A. Myers

more

cover BUY

The behavior and safety of children and young people in and around schools is a topic of world-wide concern. From school shootings and deaths on school...

"...The behavior and safety of children and young people in and around schools is a topic of world-wide concern. From school shootings and deaths on school.... The behavior and safety of children and young people in and around schools is a topic of world-wide concern. From school shootings and deaths on school premises to the everyday behavior of young people in school, this book explores what is happening in schools in Britain and links it with evidence from elsewhere in the world.. ..."

By Carol Hayden and Denise Martin

more

cover BUY

This book provides insights into the theoretical framework of 'tensions' related to care for children and the elderly. It analyzes if, and under what...

"...This book provides insights into the theoretical framework of 'tensions' related to care for children and the elderly. It analyzes if, and under what.... This book provides insights into the theoretical framework of 'tensions' related to care for children and the elderly. It analyzes if, and under what conditions, welfare state reforms have contributed to strengthening existing tensions, creating new tensions, or relaxing such tensions.. "It is very difficult to provide a convincing account of..."

By Birgit Pfau-Effinger and Tine Rostgaard

more

Displaying 1-24 of 28
1 | 2 next