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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to appreciate how poor people can benefit by acting collectively.... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 24.00
Was the 1968 movement a cultural success but a political failure? The six studies compiled in this volume probe the structural changes and shifting boundaries of political life in the 1960s and 1970s to assess the impact of the 1968 movement. Among other phenomena, they examine the theater as a potential medium for staging politics, and television... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 30.24
Archivalien sind dem Wandel der Dinge in gewissen Grenzen enthoben. Die Archive, in denen authentische Zeugnisse der Vergangenheit bewahrt werden, verändern sich aber im Sog der Geschichte. Im alten Europa entwickelten sie sich mit der Expansion pragmatischer Schriftlichkeit, im 19. Jahrhundert wurden sie von der Geschichtsschreibung entdeckt, heute... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00
This paper focuses on two core tax design issues that arise in addressing current fiscal challenges. It first explores the idea, prominent in troubled Eurozone countries, of a "fiscal devaluation": shifting from social contributions to the VAT as a way to mimic a nominal devaluation. Empirical evidence is presented which suggests that in Eurozone countries... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 84.00
Up to the early 1960s, anticommunism was an important source of identity formation in the Bonn Republic. It aimed at consolidating the still-nascent West German democracy. Renowned historians discuss different governmental and social forms of anticommunism in the pan-German context. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 41.03
Der Tourismus war für die DDR von enormer symbolischer Bedeutung. Die staatlich unterstützte »Erholung« diente der Systemstabilisierung, die Beschränkung der Reisefreiheit zeitigte systemgefährdende Wirkungen. Heike Wolter stellt politische und rechtliche Grundlagen, Reiseziele und -veranstalter, Verkehrsmittel und nicht zuletzt die persönlichen Erfahrungen... more...
- Karnac Books 2000; US$ 33.95
Riccardo Steiner, one of the most well known historians of psychoanalysis has in the numerous papers in this volume traced the relationship between psychoanalysis and the larger cultural sphere with clarity and erudition. This, the first book he has written, examines the effects of the "new diaspora" in the field - the emigration of German and Austrian... more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 24.99
The author shows how the 19th century's "cult of domesticity" had invested the home with great importance - as the centre of republican virtue, as the source of religious values and as an area of heady female responsibilities. more...