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New Book: Cas Wouters: Informalization: Manners and Emotions since 1890

This highly original book explains the sweeping changes to twentieth-century regimes of manners and the self. It provides a wealth of empirical evidence to demonstrate how changes in the code of manners and motions in four western countries are characterised … Continue reading

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Nature & Sociology – new book by Tim Newton

Nature and Sociology. London: Routledge. August 2007: 212pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-366847 (hardback, £65); ISBN: 978-0-415-36683-0 (paperback, £22.99) Nature has become increasingly central to social thinking. From the social implications of environmental degradation to the plethora of issues raised by biotechnology, neuroscience, … Continue reading

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