Book reviews


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Book reviewed in this article:

Craftways: On the Organization of Scholarly Work Aaron Wildavsky

Ancient Cultures of Conceit: British University Fiction in the Post- War Years, Ian Carter

Theories of Collective Action: Downs, Olson and Hirsch, D. Reisman

Solomonic Judgements: Studies in the Limitations of Rationality Jon Elster

Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences, Jon Elster

Nature and Culture in Western Discourses, Stephen Horigan

How Societies Remember, Paul Connerton

Governing the Soul: The Shaping of the Private Self, Nikolas Rose

Interpretive Interactionism, Norman K. Denzin

Interpretive Biography, Norman K. Denzin,

A Commitment to Campaign: A Sociological Study of CND, John Mattausch

Symbols of Ideal Life: Social Documentary Photography in America 1890–1950, Maren Stange

The Singing Bourgeois: Songs of the Victorian Drawing Room and Parlour, Derek Scott

The Indigenous Voice: Visions and Realities (two volumes) Roger Moody (ed.).

South Asia, Hamza Alavi and John Harriss (eds)

The Soviet Union: Party and Society, P.J. Potichnyi (ed.)

From Taylorism to Fordism: A Rational Madness, Bernard Doray

The Magic City: Unemployment in a Working-Class Community, Gregory Pappas

The State and Education Policy Roger Dale

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