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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Staffan Kumlin and Isabelle Stadelmann-Steffen bring together political scientists and sociologists from different and frequently separated research communities to examine policy feedback in European welfare states. In doing so, they offer a rich menu of different methodological approaches. The book demonstrates how long-term policy legacies and short-term... more...
- Junfermann Verlag 2012; US$ 13.79
Sich von Schuldgefühlen befreien Stecken Sie in Ihren Schuldgefühlen fest? Und egal, wie sehr Sie sich bemühen, es ist nie genug? Tun Sie sich schwer damit, sich selbst für längst Vergangenes zu vergeben? Fühlen Sie sich schuldig, wenn Sie sich auch einmal um Ihre eigenen Bedürfnisse kümmern? Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen, wie Sie mithilfe eines ganz einfachen... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
In The Texas Right: The Radical Roots of Lone Star Conservatism , some of our most accomplished and readable historians push the origins of present-day Texas conservatism back to the decade preceding the twentieth century. They illuminate the initial factors that began moving Texas to the far right, even before the arrival of the New Deal. By demonstrating... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.25
Communities need a holistic approach to address the problems that affect the people at the grass root. The planning of the direct beneficiaries involves decentralization in order to allow the lower power centers to widely take part in the development of society. Concerns of the grass root people form the need for decentralization and local governance.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 33.00
Social problems are both diverse and interlinked. For example, tackling social exclusion involves simultaneously addressing barriers to labour market integration, health care issues and education. Coping with an ageing society requires new approaches to health care and employment, as well as to pensions. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 45.95
At a time of heightened fears over terrorism and Islam; as frustration builds with immigration and asylum; and as millions vote for far-right political parties, Into A World Of Hate is Nick Ryan's powerful odyssey into the world of the extreme right. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
Presents papers that analyze tactical and strategic innovations in movement organizing. Perhaps the most fertile area of social movement research examines the increasingly complex and busy intersection of collective identity issues with social movement membership and mobilization. This title presents three papers representing this theorizing. more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00
The 20th century has been a remarkable age of material advancement and sociopolitical transformation. In all parts of the world, people have witnessed profound changes in their conditions of life: infant mortality rates and adult illiteracy have dropped as dramatically as primary school enrollment and life expectancy have increased. Nevertheless, despite... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00
Social problems rarely have a single cause. For example, tackling social exclusion involves simultaneously addressing barriers to labour market integration, health problems and low education. Coping with an ageing society requires new approaches to health care and employment, as well as to pensions. Social indicators provide the broad perspective needed... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95
Careful readers of this volume are likely to conclude that it is an uncommonly strong collection of theoretically rich and data-driven papers which address a series of interrelated questions that are at the forefront of todays social movement scholarship. For example, political opportunity theory has been justly criticized for privileging structure... more...