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- Leadstart Publishing Pvt Ltd 2014; US$ 10.00
Knowledge Survives,is a touching story of Rakesh Awasthi, a poor boy from Allahabad, who reluctantly agrees to appear for the IIT entrance exam to please his father. Successfully clearing the entrance exam, he moves to IIT Mumbai. Touched by the plight of under privileged kids, he does everything within his power, and through various ingenious ideas... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 29.00
The Syrian state?s rhetoric of Arab nationalism left little room for the official recognition of minority identities in pre-war Syria. Yet in practice, the state continually engaged with the Druze and other minorities to reinforce its legitimacy, often through cultural policy. Uncovering this neglected aspect of pre-war Syrian politics, Kastrinou explores... more...
- Robert Hale 2012; US$ 4.36
Beatrice Rossall, the daughter of an elderly vicar, is faced with a bleak future when her father dies, leaving not only Bea without a home but also Daisy, a four-month-old orphan left in her care. A local mill owner offers her the position of his housekeeper, but Bea is appalled by the conditions he imposes. Affronted by her rejection of his offer,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
The decades between the close of World War I and the end of the Thatcher era have changed and challenged family life in England dramatically. The Depression and World War II shifted priorities and behaviour, as did the Welfare State, the Pill and Women's Lib later on. What threatened a family's respectability in the 1920s is often commonplace today... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 19.99
Das Lehrbuch gibt soziologische Antworten auf die Frage, wie wir werden, was wir sind, mit welchen Theorien der Gesellschaft man diesen Prozess erklären kann und welche Theorien der Identität dabei herauskommen. Die Fruchtbarkeit des Sozialisationsparadigmas wird an drei Beispielen vorgeführt: Kindheit, soziale Ungleichheit und Geschlecht.Das Lehrbuch... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 56.00
Growing up, we typically spend more time with our brothers and sisters than we do with our parents. In an age of divorce, mobility, and alienation, the sibling bond is often the only one that really lasts. Given that brothers and sisters are such a fundamental aspect of human existence, it is remarkable that they have received so little in-depth... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2005; US$ 27.95
In this psychological portrait of a devout Jewish family bound together by the uneasy permutations of love, Deb Abramson relies not on sensationalist narrative but on a collection of the many small moments that glitter along the bumpy path of her life. As the good little girl in an unhappy family who hid her darker troubles, Abramson felt like she... more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 15.99
It could be you or someone you love. Strong, silent types are everywhere, and it is their telltale silence that has kept their problems hidden until now. A silent son can come from a family that coped with violence, alcoholism, child abuse, extreme rigidity, or divorce, but all silent sons have certain common characteristics: They keep things that... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 148.00 US$ 125.80
The Handbook of World Families provides a cross-cultural perspective on the family by examining family life in 25 countries worldwide. The countries included in this volume are organized by six world regions including Africa, Asia/South Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and North America - offering readers the most thorough and balanced... more...