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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95
The institution of the family changed hugely during the course of the twentieth century. In this major new work, Göran Therborn provides a global history and sociology of the family as an institution and of politics within the family, focusing on three dimensions of family relations: on the rights and powers of fathers and husbands; on marriage, cohabitation... more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 73.00
In this book one of Europe's foremost sociologists offers a profound and accessible overview of the trajectory of European societies, East and West, since the end of World War II. Combining theoretical depth with factual analysis, Göran Therborn addresses the questions that underpin an understanding of the nature of European modernity, including:... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2008; US$ 85.95
Hematology data from in vivo toxicology studies is one of the most predictive measures for human risk, as the same measurements made in pre-clinical toxicology studies can be made in early clinical trials. This book addresses pre-analytical and analytical variables, as these tend to be more difficult to control in animal studies. more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 83.95
Focuses on information of relevance to experimental toxicology as separate from human medicine. This work presents background information on the selection and application of biochemical tests in safety assessment studies. It also covers pre-analytical variables, regulatory requirements, and statistical approaches. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 114.95
Exploring identity-formation, social change, urbanization and politics among the new middle class in the global south and post-socialist societies this volume offers new insights on this understudied social group and raises provocative questions about politics and social change in the early 21st century around the globe. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 59.95
Marine insurance has been of great importance to the expansion of long distance trade and economic growth in the early modern period, in particular for seafaring nations such as the Dutch Republic. The Amsterdam market became Europe's leading insurance market and within the Republic other insurance systems also emerged. Little is known about the... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 134.95
This volume of Political Power and Social Theory will be among the first to critically assess the meanings of race and religion in America under the Obama administration, and features controversial chapters by Phil Gorksi of Yale University and Eduardo Bonilla-Silva of Duke University, among others. more...
- Wilderness Press 2010; US$ 7.95
The essential, cut-to-the-chase handbook to the Pacific Crest Trail, based on the comprehensive Wilderness Press guidebooks to the PCT, has been updated for 2005. Packed with trail-tested features, it?s useful both on and off the trail, covering pre-trip planning for resupply stops, how to set daily on-the-trail mileage goals by knowing trail gradient... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 134.95
As economic stagnation freezes the globe; capitalism is increasingly questioned; war, revolution and political instability unsettles the Middle East; and President Obamas campaign for the Presidency looms, Volume 23 of Political Power and Social Theory reflects on these and related issues and whether the concept of capitalism should... more...