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- Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 46.95
Between kinship ties on the one hand and the state on the other, human beings experience a diversity of social relationships and groupings which in modern western thought have come to be gathered under the label 'civil society'. A liberal-individualist model of civil society has become fashionable in recent years, but what can such a term mean in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research, this book provides a path-breaking account of civil society in the Philippines. It challenges the widespread belief in political science and development studies literature that civil society in developing countries is an institutional arena in which the poor can challenge and reverse their social,... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
Constructal theory was developed first for heat flow, with application to the cooling of heat-generating volumes. This work brings together social scientists and engineers who present predictive theory of social organization, as a conglomerate of mating flows that morph in time to flow more easily (people, goods, money, and information). more...
- LSU Press 2008; US$ 22.95
During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, natural and social scientists began comparing certain insects to human social organization. Entomologists theorized that social insects -- such as ants, bees, wasps, and termites -- organize themselves into highly specialized, hierarchical divisions of labor. Using a distinctly human vocabulary... more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 34.78
Hauptbeschreibung Soziale Gemeinschaften vergegenwärtigen, bestätigen und verändern durch Repräsentationen die Ordnung, in der sie leben. In der Begegnung mit anderen werden diese verteidigt oder mit neuer Bedeutung versehen. An Beispielen aus Europa, Südamerika, Afrika und Asien wird in diesem Band untersucht, wie Repräsentationen als Praktiken... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This book is devoted to the relation between bullying at school and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. In examining the interactions between bullying and discrimination, the authors set out from the premise that the current practice of intercultural education does not systematically address the issue of bullying, as evidenced by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Are the recent developments in Europe bringing countries together or pulling them apart? The leading experts in this book (including Sheila Allen, Marlis Buchmann, Piotr Sztompka, and Patrick Ziltener ) cover a wide range of subjects, including the move towards political democracy and market economy in Central and Eastern societies, the project... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 219.00
Social capital is a widely acknowledged candidate for implementing beneficial democratic processes and promoting public health. "Healthy Ties" - Social capital, population health and survival traces the path from the conceptualization to the implementation of social capital. To provide empirical proof of the effects of social capital on public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 57.95
The world is continually changing. As organizations become more diverse, the need to recognize and develop talent within others becomes more critical and more complex. Herein lies the fundamental dilemma that parties to these important relationships face. Based on a recent gathering in Amherst, the contributors of this volume attempted to help each... more...