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Abercrombie, Nicholas

Works: 42 works in 451 publications in 8 languages and 8,975 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Cross-cultural studies  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, ed, Contributor
Classifications: HM17, 301.01
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Most widely held works by Nicholas Abercrombie
The Penguin dictionary of sociology by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

92 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,075 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dictionary "provides a definitive overview of both the classic sociological tradition and the analytical tools that illuminate the contemporary world. The authors, all widely published professors of sociology, deal with important developments in such diverse areas as gender issues and sociobiology, and economis sociology and globalization. Invaluable for students of sociology, this comprehensive and user-friendly dictionary reflects the key trends and challenges within this rapidly evolving discipline."--Back cover
Contemporary British society by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

69 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The third edition of the Contemporary British Society is the only textbook to provide comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the social structure of modern Britain. Completely revised and updated, this new edition employs the very latest statistical information and empirical studies, and examines all the new arguments and debates concerning modern British society." "Separate chapters explore the major areas of modern life in Britain - economic organization, employment, patterns of inequality, class, gender, ethnicity, family and households, education, health, media, deviance and politics. New to this edition are chapters on globalization, associations, and leisure." "The emphasis throughout the book is on an accessible, user-friendly, and non-technical approach. It is written in a jargon-free and approachable style; there is extensive cross-referencing and frequent and clear summarizing of arguments; and numerous photographs, diagrams, graphs, drawings and cartoons complement and illuminate the text." "Contemporary British Society is written for students of introductory sociology whether they are taking 'A' level or are in the first year of an undergraduate course in a higher education institution. It will also be useful for those taking courses in other subjects, such as social policy, health and town planning, which demand knowledge of particular aspects of British society."--BOOK JACKET
The dominant ideology thesis by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a radical critique of theoretical sociological orthodoxy, The Dominant Ideology Thesis has generated controversy since first publication. It has also been widely accepted, however, as a major critical appraisal of one central theoretical concern within modern Marxism and an important contribution to the current debate about the functions of ideology in social life
Class, structure, and knowledge : problems in the sociology of knowledge by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

19 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capital, labour, and the middle classes by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

17 editions published between 1933 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most recent sociological work on the theory of class is based on a distinction between Weberian and Marxist approaches. For the first part of this volume, the authors use this distinction to review the literature on the middle class, concentrating particularly on the traditions of Marxist theory and of the more empirical work inspired by Max Weber. They show, however, that this distinction is of limited utility in reconstructing a theory of the middle class
Audiences : a sociological theory of performance and imagination by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of audiences has represented a key growth area of activity in the social sciences and humanities in recent times. The authors offer a review of the past 50 years of theoretical and methodological debate to argue the case for a paradigmatic shift in audience research
Television and society by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook is designed to introduce students to the role of television in contemporary society, and explores the structure of the television text, the way in which that text is produced and the way it is consumed
Sovereign individuals of capitalism by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enterprise culture( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of papers intended to provide a critical overview of the nature and implications of the enterprise culture, this book covers such topics as the political economy, discourse analysis, intellectual history, social philosophy, international dimensions and cultural values
Dominant ideologies by Bryan S Turner( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers collected in this volume are intended to advance the analysis of ideology in a comparative and historical perspective. It covers a range of different capitalist societies, including familiar cases and others which are discussed less often
Social change in contemporary Britain( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine essays by sociologists examine the changes of the last 25 years: the decline of manufacturing; the development of higher education and the role of women within it; the growth of pop music; the increase in crime; the evolution of the family; and Thatcherism
Sociology by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Swedish and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sociology is the intellectual discipline that seeks to provide answers to such questions by the deployment of argument and evidence. In doing so it will often query basic assumptions that we all make about our social world, and therefore it has the capacity to upset settled or conventional opinions. This book is an invitation to engage in this endeavour. It is intended for people who are curious about the social world - for existing students of sociology, for those who are considering taking a course in the subject and for those who are simply wondering what sociology can tell them that they do not already know."--Jacket
The Authority of the consumer by Russell Keat( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Authority of the Consumer explores the implications of |consumer society' - charting its meanings in particular circumstances and analysing this way of understanding the relationships between |providers' and 'recipients'
The university in an urban environment : a study of activity patterns from a planning viewpoint sponsored by the Centre for Environmental Studies by Joint Unit for Planning Research( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary British society reader( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brings together some of the sociological writing on British society. This volume gives coverage to key topics in sociology, including globalization, class and inequality, gender, ethnicity, and the media. It also provides students with an introduction to social science research methods, from ethnographies and interviews to observation and surveys
The Penguin dictionary of media studies by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Penguin Dictionary of Media Studies' gives the definitive overview of this huge area, covering print, digital and broadcast media, as well as the theories, technicalities and key figures involved
Diccionario de sociología by Nicholas Abercrombie( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family, household, and the life-course : studies in British society( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sovereign Individuals of Capitalism (RLE Social Theory) by Bryan S Turner( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to their acclaimed The Dominant Ideology Thesis, the authors develop their analysis of the social and cultural underpinnings of modern capitalism. They confront a central assumption of western culture: namely, that the individual is sovereign, and that capitalism above all other economic forms depends on individualism. These ideas have an unbroken history from Alexis de Tocqueville to Milton Friedman. The paradox of the modern world is that the moral emphasis on the individual is contradicted by the actual organization of economy and society. The authors suggest that individualis
Dominant Ideologies (RLE Social Theory) by Bryan S Turner( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume leading international scholars elaborate upon the central issues of the analysis of ideology: the nature of dominant ideologies. The ways in which ideologies are transmitted; their effects on dominant and subordinate social classes in different societies; the contrast between individualistic and collectivist belief systems; and the diversity of cultural forms that coexist within the capitalist form of economic organization. This book is distinctive in its empirical and comparative approach to the study of the economic and cultural basis of social order, and in the wide range of s
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The Penguin dictionary of sociology
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Abercrombie, Nicholas

Аберкромби, Николас

أبركرامبى، نيكلاس

아버크롬비, 니콜라스

애버크럼비, 니콜라스

에버크롬비, 니콜라스

アバ-クロンビ-, N

アバークロンビー, N.

アバークロンビー, ニコラス

Contemporary British societyAudiences : a sociological theory of performance and imaginationTelevision and societyEnterprise cultureSociologyThe Authority of the consumerThe contemporary British society readerThe Penguin dictionary of media studies