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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 20.95
Rosa Luxemburg was a revolutionary socialist who fought and died for her beliefs. In January 1919, after being arrested for her involvement in a workers' uprising in Berlin, she was brutally murdered by a group of right-wing soldiers. Her body was recovered days later from a canal. Six years earlier she had published what was undoubtedly her finest... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 179.95
The paradox of the modern University is its unique position in society as both a knowledge-based machine and an economic global business model. This book examines the problems of this dual purpose as it impacts relationships between students and faculty; faculty and administrators; administrators and financial supporters as they struggle to find that... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49
In lively and unflinching prose, Eric Cazdyn and Imre Szeman argue that contemporary thought about the world is disabled by a fatal flaw: the inability to think "an after" to globalization. After establishing seven theses (on education, morality, history, future, capitalism, nation, and common sense) that challenge the false promises that sustain this... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 21.95 US$ 17.56
This study opens a critical perspective on the slow death of socialism and the rebirth of capitalism in the world's most dynamic and populous country. Based on remarkable fieldwork and extensive interviews in Chinese textile, apparel, machinery, and household appliance factories, Against the Law finds a rising tide of labor unrest mostly hidden from... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 44.99
Unternehmensnetzwerke sind neben Märkten und betrieblichen Hierarchien eine weitere Form wirtschaftlicher Organisation. Die Studie zeichnet die Verflechtungen deutscher Großunternehmen durch gemeinsame Aufsichtsräte vom ausgehenden Kaiserreich bis zum Fall der Weimarer Republik nach und dokumentiert am empirischen Material den Formationsprozess der... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1999; US$ 100.00
Challenging the conventional wisdom that we need less government, this volume maps out a road for the future, a road paved by a government actively engaged in effecting positive changes in all areas of social concern. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 14.99
The puncture of the great banking bubble and the dash to austerity has breathed new life into protest movements across the globe and brought anti-capitalist values to the forefront as never before. But what does it mean to be anti-capitalist? And where is anti-capitalism going if anywhere? Global civil society expert Simon Tormey explores these questions,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 219.00
Are Welfare States in crisis? Forty years after Gunnar Myrdal's seminal Beyond the Welfare State it is still little grasped in the 'reform' debate that the whole structure and economies of our societies are being transformed. This book reasserts the importance of a new employment and productive model - that of the 'associative economy' - which integrates... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99
Die männliche Aufstiegskarriere prägt bis heute unsere Vorstellungen von sozialem Erfolg. Allerdings: Mit der Umorganisierung des marktwirtschaftlichen Systems in den 1980er und 90er Jahren geriet dieses Biographiemuster zunehmend unter Druck. Mit einer Kombination von qualitativen und quantitativen Methoden geht der Autor am Beispiel der Schweiz der... more...