25th April 2009
Contains 28 essays some of which directly express Elias' dissatisfaction with the ahistorical, present-centred trend of modern sociology. This book...
24th November 2008
Presents themes that represent major extensions of and reflections upon the ideas first advanced in "The Civilizing Process". This title...
20th September 2008
Argues that in highly constrained, 'civilised' societies, sports - as well as a spectrum of other cultural and leisure activities...
Explains differences in power and rank between two very similar groups - both working class - in a local community...
15th September 2008
The National University of Ireland has played a key role in Irish life since its foundation in 1908. This illustrated...
11th June 2008
Explores many of the aspects of ageing in Ireland. This book serves as an appraisal of policy developments and as...
20th August 2007
Provides analysis of the transformations that have taken place in Ireland during the heyday of the Celtic Tiger. This book...
3rd July 2007
Offers research and analysis of the Irish media by Ireland's leading experts in the field. This book is intended as...
23rd February 2007
Aims to turn an ancient philosophical question - what is time? - into a researchable theoretical-empirical problem. What we call...
Presents an exposition of the author's sociological theory of the growth of knowledge and the sciences as an aspect of...
19th February 2007
The emergence of the naval officer was related to the necessities of naval warfare and the structure of society on...
12th October 2006
Provides an exploration of the psychology of Irish proverbs. This book examines Irish wisdom about food, drink, weather, money, markets,...
11th September 2006
Presenting the history of Travellers in twentieth-century Ireland, this work describes the people who travelled Irish roads, showing how and...
11th September 2006
Professor Bryan Fanning
1st September 2006
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
Examines the theory and practice of development co-operation over the years. This book discusses key trends in development policy. The...
18th January 2006
Traces the development of Irish health care services and practices, and the role that different conceptions of disease and different...
2nd December 2005
A study of the life of the nobility at the royal court of France, especially under Louis XIV....
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