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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know ?the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.? Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 38.00
Presents an account of the emergence of modern western society. This book looks at how successive generations have understood and explained the world in which they lived, and examines significant events since the Enlightenment that have led to the development of society. It discusses the social world in terms of both its politics and its culture. more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 15.95
The language of psychology is all-pervasive in American culture?from The Sopranos to Oprah, from the abundance of self-help books to the private consulting room, and from the support group to the magazine advice column. Saving the Modern Soul examines the profound impact of therapeutic discourse on our lives and on our contemporary notions of... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Between Good and Ghetto reflects the social world of inner city African American girls and how they manage threats of personal violence. Drawing on personal encounters, traditions of urban ethnography, Black feminist thought, gender studies, and feminist criminology, Nikki Jones provides a richly descriptive and compassionate account,... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2013; US$ 22.00
America needs to move from me to we . In The Spirit of Community, renowned professor and former White House Fellow Amitai Etzioni, the founder of the Communitarian movement, lays out a blueprint for how in the 1990s Americans can move forward?together. The Spirit of Community calls for a reawakening of our allegiance to the shared values... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Over the past century, opinion polls have come to pervade American politics. Despite their shortcomings, the notion prevails that polls broadly represent public sentiment. But do they? In Silent Voices , Adam Berinsky presents a provocative argument that the very process of collecting information on public preferences through surveys may bias our... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
What are the local effects of major economic and political reforms in Africa? How have globalized pro-market and pro-democracy reforms impacted local economics and communities? Examining case studies from The Gambia, Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya, Ethiopia, and Somalia, Peter D. Little shows how rural farmers and others respond to complex agendas of governments,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
As developing countries with recent histories of isolation and extreme poverty, followed by restoration and reform, both Cambodia and Vietnam have seen new opportunities and demands for non-state actors to engage in and manage the effects of rapid socio-economic transformation. This book examines how in both countries, civil society actors and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
David Lane outlines succinctly yet comprehensively the development and transformation of state socialism. While focussing on Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe, he also engages in a discussion of the Chinese path. In response to the changing social structure and external demands, he outlines different scenarios of reform. He contends that... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 99.95
Aims to bring together the work of leading scholars of Constitutionalism, Constitutional law, and politics in the United States to take stock of the field to chart its progress, and point the way for its future development. more...