Volume 60 No 4 December 2009

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December 2009


 Similarities and differnces in modern living

Book Reviews




Archer, R.

Why Is There No Labor Party in the United States?

Gay W. Seidman

Bennett, T., Savage, M., Silva, E., Warde, A., Gayo-Cal, M. and Wright, D.

Culture, Class, Distinction

Will Atkinson


Bowen, John R.

Why the French Don't Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space

Mustafa Gurbuz 

Elliott, A.

Making the Cut. How Cosmetic Surgery is Transforming Our Lives

Kathy Davis

Fuller, Steve

New Frontiers in Science and Technology Studies

Sergio Sismondo 

Miller, D.

The Comfort of Things

Sandy Ross

Olsen, Kevin

Adding Insult to Injury: Nancy Fraser Debates Her Critics

George Lawson 

Rieff, P.

Sacred Order/Social Order: Volume I, My Life among the Deathworks: illustrations of the aesthetics of authority 2006 xxviii + 224pp. £28.45 (hardback); Volume II, The Crisis of the Officer Class: the decline of the tragic sensibility 2007 xxx + 188pp. £28.45 (hardback); Volume III, The Jew of Culture: Freud, Moses and Modernity

Charles Turner


Scott, Joan W.

The Politics of the Veil

Mustafa Gurbuz 

Scraton, P.

Power, Conflict and Criminalisation

Tim Newburn,

Townley, B.

Reason's Neglect: Rationality and Organizing

Keith Robson