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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 28.99
Belmonte describes Fontana del Re, an impoverished Neapolitan neighborhood, documenting the struggles of Neapolitans surrounded by crumbling buildings and economic insecurity. Resisting standard depictions of the social and moral lives of the poor, Belmonte presents nuanced portraits of his subjects. He was also one of the first anthropologists to... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 39.95
Drawing together common features of society from a range of different contexts throughout Europe, from Italy and Spain to Poland and Russia, Early Modern European Society surveys the sweeping changes affecting Europe from the end of the fifteenth century to the early decades of the eighteenth century. Henry Kamen includes discussion on: European... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 21.00
An interdisciplinary introduction to early modern cross-cultural encounters and their influences on the development of world societies. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Social Movements in Global Politics is a timely new account of the unconventional, ‘extra-institutional’ activities of social movements. In the face of impending global crises and stubborn conflicts, a conventional view of politics risks leaving us confused and fatalistic, feeling powerless because we are unaware of all that can be... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
Today, place branding and place marketing are a widely-used instrument of communal business development. But still, there is a great insecurity about the exact effectiveness of place branding, about its correlation with other forms of regional development and about the implementation and the management of place branding strategies. This e-book contains... more...