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  • Property Bureaucracy & Cultureby Michael Savage; James Barlow; Peter Dickens; Tom Fielding

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

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  • Strukturen und Wandlungen der ländlichen Herrschaftsformen vom 10. zum 13. Jahrhundert.by Gerhard Dilcher; Cinzio Violante

    Duncker & Humblot 2014; US$ 93.59

    Die Beherrschung der ländlichen Welt stellt bis ins Spätmittelalter die wichtigsten Ressourcen und Fundamente der Herrschaft von Adel, Kirche, Fürsten und Königen. In der Deutschen historiographischen Tradition wird diese Struktur mit dem Begriff "Grundherrschaft" bezeichnet. Der vorliegende Band enthält die nun auch auf deutsch vorliegenden... more...

  • Capital, Labour and the Middle Classes (RLE Social Theory)by John Urry; Nicholas Abercrombie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    Most recent sociological work on the theory of class is based on a distinction between Weberian and Marxist approaches. For the first part of this volume, the authors use this distinction to review the literature on the middle class, concentrating particularly on the traditions of Marxist theory and of the more empirical work inspired by Max Weber.... more...

  • Contemporary Middle Class in Latin Americaby Omar Pereyra

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This book is about the transformation of the contemporary Peruvian middle class. Scholars interested in Latin American stratification and urbanization will find this book informative about two oft neglected, but highly relevant, topics in the region: the middle classes and the formal area of the city. more...

  • Hollowed Outby David Madland

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 27.95

    For the past several decades, politicians and economists thought that high levels of inequality were good for the economy. But because America?s middle class is now so weak, the US economy suffers from the kinds of problems that plague less-developed countries. As Hollowed Out explains, to have strong, sustainable growth, the economy needs to work... more...

  • The Middle Class Fights Backby Brian D'Agostino

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00

    The Middle Class Fights Back: How Progressive Movements Can Restore Democracy in America presents an unapologetic and coherent analysis of American state capitalism. Is there a way to stop politicians, corporate CEOs, and predatory investors from plunging the entire world further into a new economic dark age? According to author, teacher, and political... more...

  • The Roots of Ill-Governance and Corruptionby V. Santhakumar

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 39.95

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the motivation behind corruption and ill-governance in countries, such as India. It presents a sound theoretical structure outlining the journey through various phases of elitism, counter-elitism, competitive populism, and, finally, good governance. The political willingness to bring in good governance,... 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...

  • Kommunikationsnetze des Ritteradels im Reich um 1500by Joachim Schneider

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 40.08

    <P>Das E-Book nimmt die Ritteradligen im Reich um 1500 in den Blick, Eliten zumeist regionaler Reichweite, die unter übergreifenden Gesichtspunkten noch immer verhältnismäßig wenig erforscht sind. Untersucht werden sowohl die Binnen-Kommunikation des kleineren Adels wie auch diejenige im Umfeld fürstlicher Höfe, mit Städten und dem Kaiser. Gegenstände... more...

  • Bourgeoisie, State and Democracyby Graeme Gill

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99

    One of the key questions in social science is the role of the bourgeoisie in creating a democracy. An important issue in contemporary international politics is the trajectory of the current Russian political system. This book brings these questions together by exploring the role played by the bourgeoisie in shaping political outcomes in five countries:... more...