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  • Lebenswelt und Kultur des Bürgertums in der Frühen Neuzeitby Bernd Roeck

    De Gruyter 1991; US$ 28.00

    Bernd Roeck hat seinen kompetenten Blick auf die Alltags- und Kulturgeschichte des frühneuzeitlichen Bürgertums auf den neuesten Stand der Forschung gebracht. Mit seiner ausführlichen, thematisch gegliederten Bibliographie gibt er einen ausgezeichneten Wegweiser durch ein hoch aktuelles Forschungsfeld. more...

  • Von der ständischen zur bürgerlichen Gesellschaftby Lothar Gall

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 31.00

    Der Übergang von der ständischen zur bürgerlichen Gesellschaft gehört zu den zentralen Wandlungsprozessen auf dem Weg in die Moderne. Der renommierte Historiker Lothar Gall analysiert in seinem Standardwerk die politischen und sozialen Kräfte, die diesen Wandel begleitet haben. more...

  • Ende einer bürgerlichen Kunst-Institutionby Hildegard Brenner

    De Gruyter 1972; US$ 35.00

    Die Preußische Akademie der Künste bildete in der Weimarer Zeit den Parnass der deutschen Dichter und Denker. Aber nur ein Teil ihrer prominenten Mitglieder, Heinrich Mann, Käthe Kollwitz, der Berliner Stadtbaurat Martin Wagner u.a., waren nach Hitlers Machtergreifung bereit, das republikanische Akademiekonzept energisch zu verteidigen und jeden Eingriff... more...

  • The View From Connor's Hillby Barry Heard

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 20.99

    Here is the captivating prequel to Well Done, Those Men , Barry Heard?s much-loved, deeply moving account of life as a Vietnam veteran. This memoir takes us back into the heart of Heard?s experiences as a boy and a young man in Australia during the 1950s and 1960s. Colourful, poignant, and often very funny, The View from Connor?s Hill reveals... more...

  • Growing up Untouchable in Indiaby Vasant Moon; Gail Omvedt; Eleanor Zelliot

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 32.99

    'In this English translation, Moon's story is usefully framed by apparatus necessary to bring its message to even those taking their first look at South Asian culture...The result is an easy to digest short-course on what it means to be a Dalit, in the words of one notable Dalit.'-Journal of Asian Studies more...

  • An Introduction to the Buraku Issueby Suehiro Kitaguchi; Alastair McLauchlan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    Translated with an Intoduction by Alastair McLaughlin. The extent of discrimination against the Buraku communities is one of the most sensitive issues facing the Japanese government and the social coherence of contemporary Japan. more...

  • Social Change And The Middle Classesby Tim Butler University of East London; Mike Savage Keele University.

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Managing Elitesby Debra J. Schleef

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 34.99

    How does one become a member of an elite profession? Managing Elites examines how elites-in-training contest, rationalize, and ultimately embrace their dominant positions in society. Using interviews with law and MBA students, the author shows that becoming elite is not a straightforward process without tensions. Successful socialization outcomes?employment... more...

  • Middle Class Meltdown in Americaby Kevin T Leicht; Scott T Fitzgerald

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95

    In accessible prose for North American undergraduate students, this short text provides a sociological understanding of the causes and consequences of growing middle class inequality, with an abundance of supporting, empirical data.? The book also addresses what we, as individuals and as a society, can do to put middle class Americans on a sounder... more...

  • Chinese Middle Classesby Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The formation and characteristics of a nation?s middle class are shaped by historical context and the developmental path that has been followed. However, can the same be said of the ethnic Chinese middle classes in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Macao? Given the divergent political and economic experiences under which the respective middle classes... more...