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Mike Gibney

15th May 2016 · Paperback

In Ever Seen a Fat Fox?: Human Obesity Explored Professor Mike Gibney traces the evolution of our modern diet and...

Norbert Elias

28th May 2014 · Hardback

A complete edition of 18 volumes of the Collected Works of Norbert Elias in English....

Norbert Elias

1st May 2014 · Hardback

Including the consolidated index to the Collected Works as a whole, this title contains two substantial supplements: a long and...

Norbert Elias

1st November 2013 · Hardback

In the last decade of his life, Elias gave many interviews in which he discussed aspects of his work, rebutting...

Norbert Elias

24th June 2013 · Hardback

First published in German in 1989, exactly 50 years after the author's most famous work, On the Process of Civilisation,...

Norbert Elias

6th June 2012 · Hardback

A translation that contains Norbert Elias' broadest statement of the fundamentals of sociology, in important respects very different from the...

Norbert Elias

31st May 2012 · Hardback

Beginning with the author's celebrated study of the changing standards of behaviour of the secular upper classes in Western Europe...

Professor Bryan Fanning

9th March 2012 · Hardback

After the Irish War of Independence and Civil War, the journal Studies hosted the mainstream social, economic, constitutional and political...

Norbert Elias

5th September 2011 · Hardback

Situates the human capacity for forming symbols in the long-term biological evolution of Homo sapiens, showing how it is linked...

Claire Mitchell

5th July 2011 · Paperback

Why do some people become more religiously conservative over time, whilst others moderate their views or abandon faith altogether? Drawing...

Norbert Elias

1st December 2010 · Hardback

Demonstrates that individualisation is an inherent component of the personal socialisation process and of inter-generational civilising processes, exploding the myth...

Mary P. Corcoran

8th June 2010 · Paperback

Presents the study of the everyday civic and social relations that are observed in suburban localities, in this case in...

Norbert Elias

1st May 2010 · Hardback

Like his father Leopold, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was dependent on a court aristocracy in whose eyes he was little more...

Norbert Elias

1st April 2010 · Hardback

Contains two shorter books - "The Loneliness of the Dying", which discusses the changing social context of death and dying...

Heather Crawford

1st February 2010 · Paperback

Examines the relationship between Protestants and Catholics and the notion that southern Protestants are somehow not really Irish. From interviews...

Seamas O Siochain

1st September 2009 · Paperback

Intends to document a selected yet systematic set of views on Ireland as 'Other' during the nineteenth century. This title...

Norbert Elias

1st September 2009 · Hardback

Between the end of the Second World War and his death in 1990, Elias published almost 60 articles on a...

Paul Darby

24th August 2009 · Paperback

Gaelic sports have been played for over a century in America, and provide a window into the lives and culture...