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  • Adeligkeit, Katholizismus, Mythosby Markus Raasch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    What role did religion and myth play in the aristocracy?s oft-cited struggle to ?stay on top?? How did they influence private life and public behavior, shape economic thinking and action, change the image of women and men, ideas about education and love, and the relationship to other social classes? The essays in this volume develop new... more...

  • Researching Amongst Elitesby Luis L.M. Aguiar; Christopher J. Schneider

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Presenting the latest empirical case studies from Canada, the USA and Australia, this volume explores the challenges and difficulties involved in conducting research amongst the rich and elite, whilst shedding light on the manner in which power is harnessed, protected and controlled to manage and manipulate resources. A demonstration of the importance... more...

  • Mobilities and Inequalityby Timo Ohnmacht; Hanja Maksim; Manfred Max Bergman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Based on the premise that the dynamics caused by modernization, globalization, migration and social change affect the structuring of social fabric and space, this book examines the interrelations between social and spatial mobilities in terms of inequality and space. more...

  • Fitting into Place?by Yvette Taylor

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    Class, race and gender (dis)advantages are situated in relation to urban-rural contrasts, where 'future selves' are reconfigured in and through 'local' and 'global' sites: people inhabit shifting times and places, from industrial landscapes of the 'past', to a current present and (imagined) 'cosmopolitan' 'regenerated'... more...

  • Research in Social Stratification and Mobilityby Kevin T Leicht

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 106.00

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  • Class Formation, Civil Society and the Stateby Michael Burrage

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 125.00

    Rather than a ranking system based on occupational prestige, this book explains social stratification through political events and decisions. Using analyses of Russia, France, the United States and England, Burrage claims that class stems from the habitual relationship between state and civil society and, remarkably, is undermined by free markets. more...

  • Key Concepts in Community Studiesby Tony Blackshaw

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 52.00

    Concise yet critical, this is a student friendly introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of community studies. more...

  • Advising Ultra-Affluent Clients and Family Officesby Michael Pompian

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00

    A timely guide for financial professionals looking to tap into the lucrative world of the ultra-affluent The ultra affluent–defined here as those having $50 million or more in liquid assets–are an elite class who expect their financial advisors to not only preserve and grow their assets, but also help them with "soft" issues such as philanthropy... more...

  • What's Your Future Worth?by Peter Neuwirth

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95

    We weigh every significant decision based on how it will affect our future. But when it comes to figuring that out, we mostly make the process up as we go along. While financial professional Peter Neuwirth can?t help you actually predict the future, he can offer a simple, systematic way to make much better guesses about it?and so make better decisions. Neuwirth... more...

  • "Denk' ich an Deutschland..."by Ulrich Bahrke

    Brandes & Apsel 2013; US$ 17.33

    Die Autoren fokussieren verschiedene Facetten der sozialpsychologischen Realität in Deutschland: die Geschichte der Teilung Deutschlands innerhalb Europas, die Frage nach der Bedeutung von Erinnerung, Trauma und kollektiver Identität, die Entwicklung von Toleranz als demokratischer Tugend. Auch wird dem unterdrückten Neid zwischen Ost und West nachgegangen,... more...