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Social Science and Psychology

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Social Science and Psychology

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The Immortalization Commission - The Strange Quest to Cheat Death, Gray, John
The Immortalization Commission - The Strange Quest to Cheat Death

The Silent War - Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race, Furedi, Frank
The Silent War - Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race

The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud, Jones, Ernest             (eds)
The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud

Jung and the Story of Our Time, van der Post, Laurens
Jung and the Story of Our Time

The War over Work - The Future of Work and family, Edgar, Don
The War over Work - The Future of Work and family

The Superstition of Divorce, Chesterton, G.K.
The Superstition of Divorce

Dead Aid, Moyo, Dambisa
Dead Aid

Social Selves - Theories of the Social Formation of Personality, Burkitt, Ian
Social Selves - Theories of the Social Formation of Personality

 

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Social Selves - Theories of the Social Formation of Personality, Burkitt, Ian
1 Social Selves - Theories of the Social Formation of Personality
Burkitt, Ian. SAGE Publications, London, 2000. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 134mm , vii prelims, 229pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled. Some wear and discolouring to block edges, front endpaper has some staining, spine singly creased, else clean and tight. "An interdisciplinary overview of theories of the social formation of personality." Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: ethogenics, interactionism, linguistics. 10986

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The Superstition of Divorce, Chesterton, G.K.
2 The Superstition of Divorce
Chesterton, G.K.. Chatto & Windus, London, 1920. first edition, Hardback, 191mm x 125mm black cloth boards, red titles, first edition, 152pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Book is generally bumped and worn, with some discolouring to exterior. Light foxing to block edges and opening pages, text otherwise clean. Six essays on the subject of divorce as it was understood in the early 20th century. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: divorce, matrimony, marriage. 11313

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3 Pink Ice - Britain and the South Atlantic Empire
Dodds, Klaus. I.B. Tauris, London & New York, 2002. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxiii prelims, 229+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections save for some faint marks to rear board. Scholarly historical account of the British presence in Antarctica and the islands of the far South. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: Falklands, Antarctica, Britain. 9804

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The War over Work - The Future of Work and family, Edgar, Don
4 The War over Work - The Future of Work and family
Edgar, Don. Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2005. first edition, Paperback, 235mm x 152mm , ix prelims, 218pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with no creasing or curling. Just a little hint of grubbiness to block edges only. A bold and authoritative account of work patterns and the labour market in Australia, by a leading Australian sociologist and commentator. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: Australia, labor, empliyment, society. 12094

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The Silent War - Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race, Furedi, Frank
5 The Silent War - Imperialism and the Changing Perception of Race
Furedi, Frank. Pluto Press, London, 1998. first edition, Paperback, 215mm x 135mm , 282pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean and tight with minimal wear, no creasing or curling. A sociological analysis of how the 20th century Anglo-American race relations industry came to shape discourse about race and racial identity, not always with beneficial outcomes. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: race, politics, identity. 13663

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The Immortalization Commission - The Strange Quest to Cheat Death, Gray, John
6 The Immortalization Commission - The Strange Quest to Cheat Death
Gray, John. Penguin, London, 2012. first thus, Paperback, 197mm x 130mm , xi prelims, 273pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback is in very good condition save for inscriptions and highlights to c.20 pages, with five pages also creased. A sceptical counterblast to ancient and modern notions of afterlife and the transcending of physical existence. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: immortality, material, science, death. 14038

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Social Identity, Jenkins, Richard
7 Social Identity
Jenkins, Richard. Routledge, London / New York, 2008. third edition, Paperback, 197mm x 128mm , x prelims, 246pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, with some wear to edges and light creasing to spine. Binding tight and page unmarked. Third edition of standard student introduction to contemporary identity theory. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: sociology, gender, race, identity. 10803

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The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud, Jones, Ernest             (eds)
8 The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud
Jones, Ernest (eds). Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1984. second thus, Paperback, 196mm x 128mm , 670pp. plus index, Illustrations by Lionel Trilling, Steven Good +++/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been well read, light wear to edges, pages clean. Latter-day softcover edition of Jones' classic biography of Freud, originally published in three volumes in the 1950s, and latterly edited to a single volume by Trilling and Marcus. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: psychonanalysis, Vienna, dreams, therapy. 14520

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Caged in Our Own Signs: A Book About Semiotics, Kim, Kyong Liong
9 Caged in Our Own Signs: A Book About Semiotics
Kim, Kyong Liong. Abbex Publishing, Norwood, NJ, 1996. first edition, Paperback, 227mm x 150mm , xiv prelims, 242pp. plus index, Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, some light edgewear and curling of covers but no creasing. Pink highlighting to early pages, rare after p.48. Volume LV in the series "Advances in Discourse Processes" offers an overview of semiotics for the undergraduate-level reader - or decoder, if you prefer. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: Sign, meaning, text, ideology. 9766

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Dead Aid, Moyo, Dambisa
10 Dead Aid
Moyo, Dambisa. Allen Lane, London, 2009. first edition, Paperback, 235mm x 150mm , 196pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean save for some yellow foxing to block edges. Proof copy of Moyo's insider critique of the whole business of government aid from rich nations to poor, and of the philosophical-political assumptions underpinning the whole system. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: aid, poverty, trade, imperialism. 13192

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Here Comes Everybody - The Power of Organizing without Organizations, Shirky, Clay
11 Here Comes Everybody - The Power of Organizing without Organizations
Shirky, Clay. Allen Lane, London, 2008. first edition, Hardback, 241mm x 160mm black cloth boards, white titles, first edition2nd state, 328pp. plus index, Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. Guide to collective action of all kinds - professional, cultural, political - in the Information Age. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: Internet, organization, media. 7874

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Jung and the Story of Our Time, van der Post, Laurens
12 Jung and the Story of Our Time
van der Post, Laurens. Penguin, London, 1978. first thus, Paperback, 197mm x 128mm , xii prelims, 275pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear. Softcover edition of van der Post's 1976 account of his post-WW2 friendship with the aged C.G. Jung, being also an earnest review of the great psychologist's contribution to human understanding. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: psychology, archetype, Freud, humanity. 14058

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Connecting the Nineteenth-Century World - The Telegraph and Globalization, Wenzlhuemer, Roland
13 Connecting the Nineteenth-Century World - The Telegraph and Globalization
Wenzlhuemer, Roland. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013. first edition, Hardback, 235mm x 157mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xvi prelims, 339pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Near Fine/Good +++. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is bright and clean with no wear, just one surface tear at bottom rear corner. The story of how one massive technological advance of the 19th century changed the world for ever. With full bibliography and references for the scholar. Catalogue: Social Science and Psychology. Keywords: telegraph, cable, connection, globalization. 10605

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