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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 17.94
Anna Walentynowicz war eine der legendären Oppositionellen in der Volksrepublik Polen. Ihre Entlassung aus der Gdansker Werft am 14. August 1980 war Auslöser jener Streiks, die zur Gründung der Gewerkschaft Solidarnosc führten.Erstmals in die deutsche Sprache übersetzt und sorgfältig ediert, vermitteln Walentynowicz? autobiographische Erinnerungen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community networks on local community, and how community network... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
In this book, Amitai Etzioni, public intellectual and leading proponent of communitarian values, defends the view that no society can flourish without a shared obligation to "the common good." Rejecting claims made by some liberal thinkers that it is not possible to balance individual rights with uncoerced civic responsibility, Etzioni explores a number... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00
Community is the dark shadow of sociology - an issue around which sociologists always duck and dive. This book examines the reasons for this reticence through an exegesis of contemporary debates. Additionally it utilizes the work of Hannah Arendt to propose an alternative anti-mechanistic and anti-essentialist approach to community and sociality; an... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00
Miranda Joseph explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. She shows how community legitimates the social hierarchies of gender, race, nation, and sexuality that capitalism implicitly requires.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 13.95
Read Peter Lovenheim's posts on the Penguin Blog. Based on a popular New York Times Op-Ed piece, this is the quirky, heartfelt account of one man's quest to meet his neighbors-and find a sense of community. Journalist and author Peter Lovenheim has lived on the same street in suburban Rochester, NY, most of his life. But it was only... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social constructionist, feminist and critical traditions, Progressive Community Organizing affirms the practice of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
With reference to examples drawn from Europe, Australia, Asia and North America, and utilizing an innovative framework that combines the methods and insights of sociology, geography and cultural policy studies, this book critically examines creative city initiatives in a range of national and international contexts to develop a novel and challenging... more...