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- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.56
Hauptbeschreibung Welche Faktoren fördern den Bildungserfolg türkeistämmiger Mädchen und Frauen aus bildungsfernen Familien? Daniela Kaya liefert Einblicke und Einschätzungen zu diesem soziologisch wenig beleuchteten Problemfeld. Mit dem Untersuchungsfokus auf dem Einfluss familiärer Herkunft illustriert sie anschaulich den ausgeprägten Aufstiegs-... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 70.00
Alice C. Andrews and James W. Fonseca, whose Atlas of American Higher Education was hailed for its unique approach to statistical information and whose research for this new Atlas has been prominently featured in the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe, here provide a geographic window onto the most pressing social issues of our time. Too often,... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 46.50
All over Southeast Asia, rural communities are in transition to a sustainable status. This book explores how an environmentally fragile upland community in rural Philippines coped with and responded to economic and environmental tensions brought about by a globalized economy and decentralization. This in turn gave rise to local power especially in... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 38.00
This second volume of Mann's analytical history of social power deals with power relations between the Industrial Revolution and WWI. more...
- Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 35.00
In her latest, radio personality and author Ingraham (Shut up and Sing) calls on the American people to take back the phrase "Power to the People" from the anti-establishment groups of yesterday that, today, have made the country, according to Ingraham, "a slave to fringe groups, political correctness, expanding bureaucracies, and our own consumerism."... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95
By engaging with discussions in new class analysis and by highlighting how the logic of global neoliberal capitalism is appropriated and negotiated vis-à-vis the Soviet hierarchies of value and worth, this book offers a multifaceted and carefully contextualized picture of class relations and identities in contemporary Russia and makes a contribution... more...
- Scribe Publications 2011; US$ 24.99
‘Essentially, it comes down to the fact that a very large portion of Americans are crazier than shithouse rats and are being led by a gang of pathological misfits, most of whom are preachers and politicians.’ In 2004, at the age of 58, writer Joe Bageant sensed that the internet could give him editorial freedom. Without having to... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2012; US$ 16.99
Part of a series in which leading Australian authors write about their hometowns, this unique and evocative exploration is part memoir and part guide to Australia?s Brisbane. Intertwining personal stories with the city?s historical past, this account paints a portrait of the contemporary transformation of the city. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the path breaking research in the field of public opinion... more...