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Far Upon the Mountain. The Experience of a Young Pakistani in Britain.

By: AKRAM, Mohammed.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Community and Race Relations Unit of the British Council of Churches, 1972.:

Seller ID: 42936


Written in 1972 when the issue of immigration, mainly from the Punjab, was in the headlines. The author says in his introduction: "The race issue has become an issue of statistics. From my experience I have found that the problem is not one of numbers but of attitudes - the attitudes of the people on both sides of the fence. There is only one way to bring about a change in attitude, and that is for every one of us to learn about and to understand and respect each other, despite our differences - which are anyhow only superficial and often exaggerated..." Pp.24, map of Pakistan. Paperback, wear... View more info

Single Women/Family Ties. Life Histories of Older Women.

By: ALLEN, Katherine R.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Sage Publications. 1989.:

Seller ID: 16664


1st ed. "Investigates central themes in the lives of never-married women born at the beginning of this century". Pp 149. P/b. Slight fading to cover and small crease. G+. View more info

Man, Women and Child. A Unitarian Study of the Family and Society.

By: ANON.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: The Social Service Dept. 1964.:

Seller ID: 28460


1st ed. "In this study a group of psychologists, social workers, doctors and ministers discuss issues where changes arise". Pp 58. P/b. G+. View more info

The Neglected Child and his Family. Intro. by J.B. Priestley.

By: ANON.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1948.:

Seller ID: 7027


1st ed. A study made in 1946-7 of the problem of the child neglected in his own home, together with certain recommendations made by a Sub-Committee of the Women's Group on Public Welfare. Pp. 11/140. Slight spotting to pages. P/b. G. View more info

Main Currents in Sociological Thought 2.

By: ARON, Raymond.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Pelican Books, 1982.:

Seller ID: 9647


Rep. Deals with three great thinkers on the threshold of the modern age: Emile Durkheim, Vilfredo Pareto, and Max Weber. Pp. 284/3(ads). Toning to pages. P/b. G+. View more info

The Homeless and the Empty Houses.

By: BAILEY, Ron.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1977.:

Seller ID: 29031


1st.ed. "Shows the way to end one of the most tragic of national scandals." Pp. 286, toning to pages. P/b. G+. View more info

A Rumour of Angels. Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural.

By: BERGER, Peter L.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Middlesex: Pelican Books, 1971.:

Seller ID: 12275


"Professor Berger suggests that fresh evidence of the suprenatural may be found in things taken for granted in our daily life - in our faith in order, in play, hope, humour and even in our disposition to assign the worst evil-doers to damnation." Pp.126/2(ads). P/b. G+. View more info

Invitation to Sociology. A Humanistic Perspective.

By: BERGER, Peter L.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin (Pelican), 1973.:

Seller ID: 7258


Rep. Questioning Sociology. Pp.219, toning to pages. Paperback, crease to spine. G+. View more info

A Rumour of Angels. Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural.

By: BERGER, Peter L.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Allen Lane, Penguin Press, 1970.:

Seller ID: 19458


1st British ed. "This book is concerned with the possibility of theological thinking in our present situation." Pp. 126. Cream cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Elders of the Minority Ethnic Groups.

By: BHALLA, Anil and BLAKEMORE, Ken.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Birmingham, England: Affor, 1981.:

Seller ID: 17367


1st ed. "The first major study of the Elders of Asian and Afro-Caribbean origins... a comprehensive report on the living conditions, life and aspirations, use of social services and the health of the black elders who have settled in inner city areas of Birmingham". Pp.59 with 6 b/w photographs, Birmingham Inner City map and statistical tables; owner's name to fep. P/b with illustrated cover, slightly scuffed. G. View more info

In Place of Work ... The Sufficient Society.

By: BLEAKLEY, David.:

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: SCM, 1981.:

Seller ID: 9253


1st ed. A study of technology from the point of view of people. Pp. 5/119. Occasn. marks to margins. P/b. Illustd. cover. VG. View more info

An Introduction to Religious Sociology. Pioneer Work in France. (Trans. by M.J. Jackson).

By: BOULARD, F.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1960.:

Seller ID: 11349


1st ed. "Basic studies, pioneered in the first place by individuals but now developed by the Church of France as a whole, which have had a large part in shaping the present vigorous missionary policy". Pp. 18/166, 22 diagrams + 2 folding maps. Green cloth, d/w slightly rubbed. VG/G+. View more info

Home and Family Life.

By: BRITISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: SCM. 1943.:

Seller ID: 26149


1st ed. "This pamphlet is the outcome of very widespread enquiries. It is the work of the Department of the British Council of Churches dealing with Social Responsibility". Pp 64. P/b, indentation to rear cover, staples rusting. G+. View more info

The New Black Presence in Britain. A Christian Scrutiny.

By: BRITISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Community and Race Relations Unit of British Council of Churches, 1976.:

Seller ID: 21753


"A statement by The British Council of Churches' Working Party on Britain as a Multi-Racial Society." Pp.40. P/b G+. View more info

Into Work.

By: CARTER, Michael.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966.:

Seller ID: 12951


1st.ed. "The work of a sociologist who has specialized in education and delinquency. Stresses the present inadequacies in the passage leading from school to work." Pp. 239. 1 b/w illustration to back of verso front cover. 1 b/w illustration to fep. Page edges toned. P/b. Spine slightly scuffed. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Business Enterprise in Modern Industrial Society.

By: CHILD, John.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Collier-Macmillan, 1969.:

Seller ID: 19111


"One in the series of 'Themes and Issues in Modern Sociology', devoted to themes and issues under active discussion and investigation by contemporary sociologists. This book attempts to review concisely the major issues concerning the role of the business enterprise in contemporary industrial societies, and to assess relevant sociological argument and research." Pp.7/152, owner's name to fep. P/b. G+. View more info

Work in Crisis. Dilemma of a Nation.

By: CLARKE, Roger.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: The Saint Andrew Press, 1982.:

Seller ID: 10473


1st.ed. "Confronts the issues that arise in a two-nation society where some continue to work and others face long-term unemployment." Pp, 226, sticker to fep. P/b, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Modern Social Theory.

By: COHEN, Percy S.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1973.:

Seller ID: 11122


Rep. "This is a book both for students and for the educated reader who is interested in the present situation in sociological thought." Pp. 11/245. P/b, minor creasing to spine. G.+. View more info

Between Two Cultures: A Study of Relationships between Generations in the Asian Community in Britain.

By: COMMISSION FOR RACIAL EQUALITY.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Commission for Racial Equality, 1978.:

Seller ID: 21765


rep. "This report outlines the difficulties faced by Asian young people and their parents due to colour prejudice and cultural contrast...We hope that the government departments, local authorities, voluntary organisations and Asian community will act on these recommendations..." Pp.73. P/b with illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Family: Is it Just Another Lifestyle Choice? (Choice in Welfare No.15).

By: DAVIES, Jon (ed). BERGER, Brigitte and CARLSON, Allan.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: IEA Health and Welfare Unit. 1993.:

Seller ID: 25191


1st ed. "Examines the proper social value of the bourgeois family, and its role in the emergence of Western civilisation". Pp 109. P/b. VG. View more info