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Adams, Julia, Elizabeth S. Clemens, and Ann Shola Orloff, eds., Remaking Modernity: Politics, History, and Sociology. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005, 612 pp., $34.95 US paper, $99.95 US cloth

Amann, Anton and Gerhard Majce, eds., Soziologie in interdisziplinaren Netzwerken. Leopold Rosenmayr gewidmet. Wien: Bohlau, 2005, 325 pp., Eur 35,--

Bantjes, Rod, Improved Earth: Prairie Space as Modern Artefact, 1869-1944. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005, 204 pp., $45.00 cloth

Bataille, Georges, The Unfinished System of Nonknowledge. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2004, 296 pp., $38.95 US cloth, $18.95 US paper

Beauchemin, Jacques, La societe des identites: Ethique et politique dans le monde contemporain. Outrement, QC: Athena Editions, 2004, 182 pp., $14.95 paper

Butler, Rex, Slavoj Zizek: Live Theory. London: Continuum, 2005, 164 pp., $89.95 cloth

Cockerham, William C., ed., The Blackwell Companion to Medical Sociology. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005, 218 pp., $39.95 US paper

Cooley, Dennis, ed., Re-Imagining Policing in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005, 337 pp., $65.00 cloth, $35.00 paper

Cowen, Noel, Global History: A Short Overview. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2001, 213 pp., $19.95 US paper

Dasgupta, Samir, ed., The Changing Face of Globalization. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2004, 332 pp., $34.95 US paper

Dlamini, Sibusisiwe Nombuso, Youth and Identity Politics in South Africa 1990-1994. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005, 231 pp., $55.00 cloth

Eggins, Suzanne, An Introduction to Systemic Functional Linguistics. New York: Continuum, 2004, 384 pp., $125.00 US cloth

Fingard, Judith and Janet Guildford, eds., Mothers of the Municipality: Women, Work, and Social Policy in Post-1945 Halifax. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005, 318 pp., $65.00 cloth, $35.00 paper

Ford, Richard T., Racial Culture: A Critique. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005, 231 pp., $27.95 US cloth

Frommer, Benjamin, National Cleansing: Retribution against Nazi Collaborators in Postwar Czechoslovakia. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004, 387 pp., $70.00 US cloth, $26.99 US paper

Fuchs, Stephan, Against Essentialism: A Theory of Culture and Society. Cambridge, MS: Harvard University Press, 2005, 380 pp., $22.95 US paper

Galtung, Johan, Transcend Transform: An Introduction to Conflict Work. Boulder: CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2004,189 pp., $24.95 US paper

George, Vic and Robert M. Page, eds., Global Social Problems. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2004, 235 pp., $24.95 US paper

Giesen, Bernhard, Triumph and Trauma. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2004, 196 pp., $28.95 US paper

Goelman, Hillel, Sheila K. Marshall and Sally Ross, eds., Multiple Lenses Multiple Images: Perspectives on the Child Across Time, Space, and Discipline. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004, 238 pp., $50.00 cloth

Gottlieb, Nanette, Language and Society in Japan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005, 169 pp., $70.00 US cloth, $27.99 US paper

Grabher, Gernot, and Walter W. Powell, eds., Networks: Volumes I & II. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004, $520.00 US cloth

Grenfell, Michael, Pierre Bourdieu Agent Provocateur. New York: Continuum, 2004, 214 pp., $19.95 US paper

Head, Simon, The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005, 222 pp., paper

Hessing, Melody, Rebeccca Raglon, and Catriona Sandilands, This Elusive Land: Women and the Canadian Environment. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2005, 386 pp., paper

Hiller, Harry H., ed., Urban Canada: Sociological Perspectives. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2005, 350 pp., paper

Jaffe, Adam B., and Josh Lerner, Innovation and Its Discontents: How our Broken Patent System is Endangering Innovation and Progress, and What to do About It. …