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Norbert Elias

24th November 2008 · Hardback

Presents themes that represent major extensions of and reflections upon the ideas first advanced in "The Civilizing Process". This title...

Norbert Elias

20th September 2008 · Hardback

Argues that in highly constrained, 'civilised' societies, sports - as well as a spectrum of other cultural and leisure activities...

Norbert Elias

20th September 2008 · Hardback

Explains differences in power and rank between two very similar groups - both working class - in a local community...

Tom Dunne

15th September 2008 · Hardback

The National University of Ireland has played a key role in Irish life since its foundation in 1908. This illustrated...

Patricia Kennedy

11th June 2008 · Paperback

Explores many of the aspects of ageing in Ireland. This book serves as an appraisal of policy developments and as...

Sara O'Sullivan

20th August 2007 · Paperback

Provides analysis of the transformations that have taken place in Ireland during the heyday of the Celtic Tiger. This book...

John Horgan

3rd July 2007 · Paperback

Offers research and analysis of the Irish media by Ireland's leading experts in the field. This book is intended as...

Norbert Elias

23rd February 2007 · Hardback

Aims to turn an ancient philosophical question - what is time? - into a researchable theoretical-empirical problem. What we call...

Norbert Elias

23rd February 2007 · Hardback

Presents an exposition of the author's sociological theory of the growth of knowledge and the sciences as an aspect of...

Norbert Elias

19th February 2007 · Hardback

The emergence of the naval officer was related to the necessities of naval warfare and the structure of society on...

Aidan Moran

12th October 2006 · Paperback

Provides an exploration of the psychology of Irish proverbs. This book examines Irish wisdom about food, drink, weather, money, markets,...

Aoife Bhreatnach

11th September 2006 · Paperback

Presenting the history of Travellers in twentieth-century Ireland, this work describes the people who travelled Irish roads, showing how and...

Aoife Bhreatnach

11th September 2006 · Hardback

Presenting the history of Travellers in twentieth-century Ireland, this work describes the people who travelled Irish roads, showing how and...

Professor Bryan Fanning

1st September 2006 · Paperback

Focuses on the implications for Irish social policy of social change including the need to respond to changes resulting from...

Majda Bne Saad

21st March 2006 · Hardback

Examines the theory and practice of development co-operation over the years. This book discusses key trends in development policy. The...

Desmond McCluskey

18th January 2006 · Paperback

Traces the development of Irish health care services and practices, and the role that different conceptions of disease and different...

Norbert Elias

2nd December 2005 · Hardback

A study of the life of the nobility at the royal court of France, especially under Louis XIV....

Norbert Elias

28th November 2005 · Hardback

Includes essay 'On Seeing in Nature', a response to Karl Mannheim's famous paper on cultural competition, and a number of...