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- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 41.74
Hauptbeschreibung Mit dem Ressourcenbegriff werden heute neue Sichtweisen und methodische Ansätze in Sozialpolitik, Sozialarbeit, Pädagogik und Psychologie verbunden, ins Zentrum rücken die Fähigkeiten und Möglichkeiten des Klienten. Der Band vermittelt ein mehrdimensionales Konzept von Ressourcen, das die Betrachtung von Einkommen, Bildung, sozialen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 215.00
The Concise Encyclopedia of Democracy is a single-volume version of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Democracy . Not a condensation, the new Concise was created to address the special needs of smaller libraries. The more than 300 articles include concepts, countries, and individuals, emphasizing the historical and practical, rather than the strictly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Democracy and extremism are usually considered as opposites. We assume that our system (in the UK, the USA, the Netherlands etc.) is democratic, and extremists try to destroy our system and introduce some kind of dictatorship, if not chaos and anarchy. Yet in many cases, the extremists seem sincere in their attempt to construct a more democratic polity.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Originally published in 1989, a guide for students coming for the first time to the study of democracy, who often find it difficult to trace the developement of the idea and to place it in historical context. In this accesible and informative text, Jon Roper introduces the reader to arguments for and against criticisms of the concept of democracy.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 52.95
This book analyzes Islam as a form of 'travelling theory' in the context of contemporary global transformations such as diasporic communities, transnational social movements, global cities and information technologies. Peter Mandaville examines how 'globalization' is manifested as lived experience through a discussion of debates over the meaning of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
bThis unique textbook provides students with a detailed look at many different aspects of democracy in practice: clearly describing and analysing all three existing models of democracy: * participatory democracy * referenda and initiatives * representative or liberal democracy. Using numerous real life examples from all over the world, this text... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
The first aim of this text book is to define and examine the principle concepts that are employed when people write or argue about modern democratic politics, to discuss the implications of using the concepts in this way or that, and to examine the normative theories associated with the concepts. A second purpose is to summarise methods of analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95
In this collection of writings, leading historians of political thought and political theorists provide an overview of traditional and contemporary republicanism. The first part of the book presents studies of ancient and modern versions of republicanism in Athenian and Roman political thought, as well as in Machiavelli and Montesquieu. The second... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 605.00
Containing almost 200 entries from 'accountability' to the 'Westminster model' the Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought explores all the ideas that matter to democracy past, present and future. It is destined to become the first port-of-call for all students, teachers and researchers of political science interested in democratic ideas, democratic practice,... more...