Rethinking Georg Simmel's Social Philosophy

Rethinking Georg Simmel’s Social Philosophy

This textbook examines interaction, reciprocity, dualism, conflict, and personality in the work of Georg Simmel. These themes, which made Simmel the founder of relational sociology, …

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Scandalous Times: Contemporary Creativity and the Rise of State-Sanctioned Controversy

Scandalous Times: Contemporary Creativity and the Rise of State-Sanctioned Controversy

We live in scandalous times. Every day some new controversy demands our attention, our emotional investment, and, ultimately, our judgment. Many of these routine transgressions …

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Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation

Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Dedication; Introduction: How Technology Is Isolating Us at Work; Take the Work Connectivity Index (WCI) Assessment; Part I: …

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Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the `War on Terror'

Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the `War on Terror’

How has 9/11 and the declaration of the ‘global war on terror’ changed our conceptions of politics? How has it affected our understanding of democracy, …

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