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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
The term 'social capital' is a way of conceptualizing the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable currency in the social sciences through the very different work of Bourdieu in France, and James Coleman and Robert Putnam in the States, and has been taken up within politics... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
This e-book is based on papers first presented at the Centre for Research in Lifelong Learning International Conference, at the University of Stirling, in 2005. There is an intellectual excitement around workplace learning, as well as considerable interest among policy makers and professionals, and this conference aimed to examine empirically, methodologically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
The term ?social capital? is a way of defining the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable international currency across the social sciences through the very different work of Pierre Bourdieu in France and James Coleman and Robert Putnam in the United States, and has... more...
- Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95
Social capital and lifelong learning are central to current policy concerns both in the UK and internationally. The British government and powerful international agencies, such as the World Bank, present investment in social capital as a way of promoting neighbourhood renewal, community health and educational achievement. This book confirms the significance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
Field names are not only interesting in themselves, but also a rich source of information about the communities originating them. The earliest recorded names often describe only the location or nature of the land, but changes in language, technology, social organisation, land ownership and even religious and political thinking have all contributed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
'Lifelong Learning' is a hot issue for educators across the world, as societies everywhere are concerned with developing a literate, skilled and flexible workforce and to widen participation in education at all levels and for all age-groups. This book covers all the major issues, with well-known academic contributors working in the field and covering... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1970; US$ 5.99
This is a comprehensive guide to the diverse religious history of Hawaii. Beginning with the religion of ancient Hawaii, depicting the arrival of the first missionaries, and, religion by religion, covering each faith as it came to Hawaii, the author thoroughly describes the inception and harmonious development of Hawaiian religions. Christianity,... more...
- UCL Institute of Education Press 2016; US$ 33.56
This case study of one distressed post-industrial city struggling with various discontents is based on the stories of those who live there. They illuminate how racism, Islamophobia and Islamism take hold, and show how the city is emblematic of wider problems across the world today. But the book also describes the resources of hope in the city. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1980, this book presents an important critique of prevailing political doctrine in Western societies at a time of major change in circumstances of Western civilization. G. Lowell Field and John Higley stress the importance of a more realistic appraisal of elite and mass roles in politics, arguing that political stability and any... more...