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- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
The American Republic was born in revolt against the British crown, and ever since, political extremism has had a long tradition in the United States. To some observers, the continued presence of extremist groups--and the escalation of their activities--portends the fragmentation of the country, while others believe such is the way American pluralism... 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 19.57
Hauptbeschreibung Sozialpsychologische Fragestellungen sind allgegenwärtig: Gesellt sich gleich und gleich oder ziehen sich Gegensätze an? Treffen Einzelne oder Gruppen die besseren Entscheidungen? Wie wirkt Dampfablassen auf aggressive Impulse? Die sozialpsychologische Forschung hat viele Antworten auf diese und andere Fragestellungen gefunden.... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...