Sociology

Social Theory

Peter Beilharz

Format: Paperback

AUD $39.99

This book introduces some of the leading social theorists in short, lively entries by leading Australian scholars.

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The Making and Breaking of the Australian Family

Michael Gilding

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

Looks at the family in history, tracing the shift from household economy, to the child-centred nuclear family, to the recent proliferation of households.

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Intersexions

Edited by Gillian Bottomley, Marie de Lepervanche and Jeannie Martin

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

Do writings about ethnicity, class and gender form a 'holy trinity' or challenge previous unidimensional analyses? Intersexions aims to understand the processes by which relations of power are maintained, reproduced and resisted. It also examines modes of representation within areas such as social theory, feminism, and development theory.

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Feminine/Masculine and Representation

Edited by Terry Threadgold and Anne Cranny-Francis

Format: Paperback

AUD $27.99

Feminine/Masculine and Representation examines important debates about gender and sexuality, representation and cultural politics, and provides an introduction to some of the fundamental issues of gender studies, critical theory and cultural studies.

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Bureaucrats, Technocrats, Femocrats

Anna Yeatman

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Bureaucrats, Technocrats, Femocrats contests some of the fundamental features of the contemporary State as it is manifested in Australia and makes a major contribution to a critical tradition of writing and analysis in public administration.

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Sexual Subversions

Elizabeth Grosz

Format: Paperback

AUD $39.99

An introduction to the work of three important French feminist theorists.

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Australian Attitudes

Edited by Jonathan Kelley and Clive Bean

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

Australian Attitudes presents a set of analyses from the National Social Science Survey which explore a wide range of interesting questions about the attitudes, values and behaviour of the Australian public.

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Ethnicity, Class and Gender in Australia

Edited by Gillian Bottomley and Marie de Lepervanche

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

Ethnicity, Class and Gender in Australia is a major study of the impact of immigration on Australian society, and of the fragmentation that has developed along ethnic, class and gender lines.

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No Charity There

Brian Dickey

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

No Charity There provides the first general history of social welfare in Australia.

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The Outcasts of Melbourne

Edited by Graeme Davison, David Dunstan and Chris McConville

Format: Paperback

AUD $17.99

Behind the glittering image of 'Marvellous Melbourne' there existed in the popular imagination another, very different, picture of the colonial metropolis. This was the city of 'low life', of crowded slums, poverty, disease and vice. The nine essays in The Outcasts of Melbourne attempt to reveal the social realities behind this picture.

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