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  • Questions of Faithby Peter Berger

    Wiley 2008; US$ 69.95

    Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, explores how and what we can believe in modern times. Deals clearly with questions such as ?Does God exist? What was so special about Jesus? How can one be Christian in a pluralistic society? Structured around key phrases from the Apostles? Creed. Draws on the Christian theological... more...

  • Questions of Faithby Peter Berger

    Wiley 2015; US$ 46.95

    Leading religious and cultural commentator, Peter Berger, explores how and what we can believe in modern times. Deals clearly with questions such as ‘Does God exist? What was so special about Jesus? How can one be Christian in a pluralistic society? Structured around key phrases from the Apostles’ Creed. Draws on the Christian... more...

  • Feeding, Sharing, and Devouringby Peter Berger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    Few thorough ethnographic studies on Central Indian tribal communities exist and the elaborate discussion on the cultural meanings of Indian food systems ignores these societies altogether. Food epitomizes the social for the Gadaba of Orissa. In investigating the complex paths of ritual practices this study aims to understand the interrelated... more...

  • In Praise of Doubtby Peter Berger; Anton Zijderveld

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49

    ?A book of great practical wisdom by authors who have profound insight into the intellectual dynamics governing contemporary life.? ?Dallas Willard, author of Knowing Christ Today   In In Praise of Doubt, two world-renowned social scientists, Peter L. Berger ( The Homeless Mind, Questions of Faith ) and Anton C. Zijderveld ( The Abstract... more...

  • Transnationalisierung sozialer Ungleichheitby Peter A. Berger; Anja Weiß

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.99

    Die Unterstellung, dass die Grenzen der Gesellschaft und die des Nationalstaats identisch sind, ist vor allem angesichts qualitativ und quantitativ veränderter Migrationsbewegungen in die Kritik geraten. Vor diesem Hintergrund wollen die in diesen Band aufgenommenen Beiträge von Maurizio Bach, Ulrich Beck, Michael Braun, Michael Hartmann, Eleonore... more...

  • Individualisierungenby Peter A. Berger; Ronald Hitzler

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Auch nach mehr als einem Vierteljahrhundert ist die Diskussion über die von Ulrich Beck in den 1980er Jahren vorgetragene ?Individualisierungsthese? so lebendig wie kontrovers. In theoretischer Hinsicht eröffnet sie immer wieder neue Perspektiven auf (reflexiv) moderne Gesellschaften und provoziert Fragen nach deren Zusammenhalt. Und in empirischer... more...

  • Dynamiken (in) der gesellschaftlichen Mitteby Nicole Burzan; Peter A. Berger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Mittlere soziale Lagen stellen seit jeher ein analytisches Problem für die Ungleichheitsforschung dar, weil es sich um heterogene Gruppen handelt, die sich nur schwer auf einen gemeinsamen Nenner bringen lassen. In jüngerer Zeit nun hat die ?Mitte? neue Aufmerksamkeit in der Diskussion erfahren, unter anderem durch die Thesen ihrer Schrumpfung sowie... more...

  • HIV/AIDS and the Nervous Systemby Peter Portegies; Joseph Berger

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 340.00

    This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of HIV/AIDS and neuro-AIDS, including a history of the disease, and an explanation of many of the conditions that can arise in afflicted patients, including opportunistic infections, central nervous system tumors, spinal cord disorders, myopathies and progressive encephalopathy, amongst others. ... more...

  • Adventures of an Accidental Sociologistby Peter L. Berger

    Prometheus Books 2011; US$ 12.99

    Peter L. Berger is arguably the best-known American sociologist living today. Since the 1960s he has been publishing books on many facets of the American social scene, and several are now considered classics. So it may be hard to believe Professor Berger?s description of himself as an "accidental sociologist." But that in fact accurately describes... more...

  • The Modern Anthropology of Indiaby Peter Berger; Frank Heidemann

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    The Modern Anthropology of India is an accessible textbook providing a critical overview of the ethnographic work done in India since 1947. It assesses the history of research in each region and serves as a practical and comprehensive guide to the main themes dealt with by ethnographers. It highlights key analytical concepts and paradigms that came... more...