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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 13.39
Zunehmender Wettbewerb, die Berücksichtigung betriebswirtschaftlicher Kennzahlen und die Suche nach alternativen Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten stellen Beispiele der Ökonomisierung der Wohlfahrts- und Sozialarbeit dar. Inwieweit beeinflusst diese Ökonomisierung die Menschlichkeit in der täglichen Sozialarbeit? Hier muss die Umsetzung der DRK-Grundsätze... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 17.85
Chinesische Pioniere kamen in den turbulenten 1990er Jahren erstmals nach Bukarest und verkauften ihre Waren aus dem Handgepäck. Heute befindet sich dort eines der größten Importzentren Osteuropas. Rixta Wundrak schildert einen neuen Migrationsprozess nach Europa, der weder im politischen noch im wissenschaftlichen Diskurs Beachtung fand. Im Gegenteil,... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2009; US$ 29.95
Responsible travel is the buzz word of todays travel industry, as reports continue to predict a grim future for our planet. Australias Best Eco-friendly Holidays is the first book of its kind to focus on where and how to travel in Australia with minimal impact on the environment. Featuring stunning images and a fresh, modern design that... more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 74.99
The most exciting thing about anthropology is that it enables the student to become acquainted with people of different cultures. The Tapestry of Culture provides the student with the basic concepts necessary to understand these different cultures while showing that cultural variations occur within certain limits. Though the forces of globalization... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
In this culmination of his search for anthropological concepts and practices appropriate to the twenty-first century, Paul Rabinow contends that to make sense of the contemporary anthropologists must invent new forms of inquiry. He begins with an extended rumination on what he gained from two of his formative mentors: Michel Foucault and Clifford... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 127.49
The ubiquitous social science paradigm of the life course approach is, unaccountably, less used in studying migrant populations and their integration patterns. This book redresses the balance, with case studies that apply the method to migrant integration. more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
A wheel turns because of its encounter with the surface of the road; spinning in the air it goes nowhere. Rubbing two sticks together produces heat and light; one stick alone is just a stick. In both cases, it is friction that produces movement, action, effect. Challenging the widespread view that globalization invariably signifies a "clash" of cultures,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2010; US$ 40.00
Coyote Anthropology shatters anthropology?s vaunted theories of practice and offers a radical and comprehensive alternative for the new century. Building on his seminal contributions to symbolic analysis, Roy Wagner repositions anthropology at the heart of the creation of meaning?in terms of what anthropology perceives, how it goes about representing... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 29.95
In Photography and Anthropology, Christopher Pinney presents a provocative and readable account of the strikingly parallel histories of the two disciplines, as well as a polemical narrative and overview of the use of photography by anthropologists from the 1840s to the present. Walter Benjamin suggested that photography ?make[s] the difference between... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2010; US$ 49.00
This Ebook describes the hazardous effects of magnetic fields and explains how exposure to high voltage transmission line magnetic field could affect human lives. It explains how newly developed methods enable experts to completely mitigate the magnetic field at any point of consideration and also to simultaneously achieve noticeable cancellation of... more...