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Rex, John

Overview
Works: 122 works in 686 publications in 4 languages and 11,495 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Publishing director, Contributor
Classifications: HM24, 305.8
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Most widely held works by John Rex
Race relations in sociological theory by John Rex( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book seeks to develop sociological theory adequate to deal with the various uses to which racism has been put. How particular political orders apply "scientific" rationalizations, including race, to disguise their true origins in force, violence, and usurpation is demonstrated. Analysis of exploitative conditions starts with an objective situation of differentiation, inequality, and pluralism between groups, proceeds to the impulse to distinguish among groups, and then observes the rationalization of this discrimination in terms of some theory, frequently but not necessarily biological. The book provides a useful critique of prevalent theories of stratification, and concludes in a final theoretical chapter that there is a distant field of race relations studies. (Author/DM)
Key problems of sociological theory by John Rex( Book )

91 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-Aboriginal material
Theories of race and ethnic relations( Book )

45 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book brings together internationally known scholars from a wide range of disciplines and theoretical traditions, all of whom have made significant contributions to the field of race and ethnic relations. As well as identifying important and persistent points of controversy, the collection reveals a complementary and multifaceted approach to theorisation. The theories represented include contributions from the perspective of sociology. These range from the established perspectives of Marx and Weber through to the more recent interventions of rational choice theory, symbolic interactionism and identity structure analysis
Race, community and conflict: a study of Sparkbrook by John Rex( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethnicity reader : nationalism, multiculturalism, and migration by M. Montserrat Guibernau i Berdún( Book )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ethnicity Reader presents a highly accessible introduction to the study of ethnicity by providing an original approach to nationalism, multiculturalism and migration
Race, colonialism and the city by John Rex( Book )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Rex is well known as one of Britain's leading sociologists and for his special interest in the sociology of race relations and the sociology of the city. In the present book these two related areas are brought together. Professor Rex discusses imperialistic social systems, and examines the position of black people at the colonial and metropolitan ends of thoses systems. This book was first published in 1973
Discovering sociology: studies in sociological theory and method by John Rex( Book )

20 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Max Weber and modern sociology by Arun Sahay( Book )

10 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology and the demystification of the modern world by John Rex( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to sociology; an introduction to major trends in British sociology by John Rex( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race and ethnicity by John Rex( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonial immigrants in a British city : a class analysis by John Rex( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic minorities in the modern nation state : working papers in the theory of multiculturalism and political integration by John Rex( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author deals with the problem in political theory of how modern nation states must be structured in order to realise the two separate goals of equality of opportunity and the recognition of cultural diversity between groups. Subsequent chapters argue against a number of West European critics for a society of this type and the concept of multiculturalism is developed as it is applied in other contexts in Eastern Europe and North America
Social conflict : a conceptual and theoretical analysis by John Rex( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apartheid and social research by John Rex( Book )

15 editions published in 1981 in English and French and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ghetto and the underclass : essays on race and social policy by John Rex( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical algorithms for programmers by Andrew Binstock( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book focuses on practical, immediately usable code with extensive discussion of portability and implementation-specific details. The authors present the useful but rarely discussed algorithms for phonetic searches, date and time routines (to the year AD 1), B-trees and indexed files, data compression, arbitrary precision arithmetic, checksums and data validation, as well as the most comprehensive coverage available of search routines, sort algorithms, and data structures. Practical Algorithms for Programmers requires only a working knowledge of C and no math beyond basic algebra. The source code is ANSI-compliant and has been tested and run under UNIX and on compilers from Borland, Microsoft, and Watcom
Governance in multicultural societies by Gurharpal Singh( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigrant associations in Europe by John Rex( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic mobilisation in a multi-cultural Europe by John Rex( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Theories of race and ethnic relations
Alternative Names
John Rex British academic

John Rex socioloog uit Zuid-Afrika (1925-2011)

John Rex südafrikanisch-britischer Soziologe und Hochschullehrer

Rex, J.

Rex, John

Rex, John Aderne 1925-2011

Rex, John Anderne

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レックス, ジョン

Languages
English (495)

Spanish (22)

Japanese (3)

French (1)

Covers
Theories of race and ethnic relationsThe ethnicity reader : nationalism, multiculturalism, and migrationRace, colonialism and the cityRace and ethnicityEthnic minorities in the modern nation state : working papers in the theory of multiculturalism and political integrationSocial conflict : a conceptual and theoretical analysisPractical algorithms for programmersGovernance in multicultural societies