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The Body and Society: Explorations in Social Theory

Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2008 - 296 pages
"This truly deserves to be considered a classic and I strongly encourage my students to read it from cover to cover. Turner's work on the body needs to be considered in its own ...
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The Body: Social Process and Cultural Theory

Mike Featherstone, Mike Hepworth, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1991 - 408 pages
This book [...] will be of interest to an interdisciplinary market in cultural studies, the social sciences and the humanities.
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Handbook of Citizenship Studies

Engin F Isin, Bryan S Turner - Political Science - 2002 - 340 pages
'The contributions of Woodiwiss, Lister and Sassen are outstanding but not unrepresentative of the many merits of this excellent collection'- The British Journal of Sociology ...
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The SAGE Handbook of Sociology

Craig Calhoun, Chris Rojek, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2005 - 590 pages
Providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates in contemporary sociology, this work brings together the leading authors ...
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Globalization East and West

Bryan S Turner, Habibul Haque Khondker - Social Science - 2010 - 256 pages
"A wide-ranging, significant contribution." - Göran Therborn, Cambridge University "A lively, well-informed, and accessible guide through the dynamics and complexities of ...
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Society and Culture: Scarcity and Solidarity

Bryan S Turner, Chris Rojek - Social Science - 2001 - 272 pages
Society and Culture reclaims the classical heritage, provides a clear-eyed assessment of the promise of sociology in the 21st century and asks whether the `cultural turn' has ...
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Profiles in Contemporary Social Theory

Anthony Elliott, Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2001 - 416 pages
This comprehensive book provides an indispensable introduction to the most significant figures in contemporary social theory. Grounded strongly in the European tradition, the ...
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Classical Sociology

Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 1999 - 304 pages
In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day, turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology. Turner examines the ...
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The Routledge Handbook of the Body

Bryan S Turner - Social Science - 2012 - 448 pages
In the last three decades, the human body has gained increasing prominence in contemporary political debates, and it has become a central topic of modern social sciences and ...
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