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  • Workers and Thievesby Joel Beinin

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Since the 1990s, the Middle East has experienced an upsurge of wildcat strikes, sit-ins, and workers' demonstrations. Well before people gathered in Tahrir Square to demand the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, workers had formed one of the largest oppositional movements to authoritarian rule in Egypt. In Tunisia, years prior to the 2011 Arab uprisings, the... more...

  • New Perspectives on Health, Disability, Welfare and the Labour Marketby Colin Lindsay; Bent Greve; Ignazio Cabras; Nick Ellison; Stephen Kellett

    Wiley 2015; US$ 32.95

    Bringing together researchers from the fields of social policy, economics, sociology and clinical psychology, this book offers new evidence on the inter-related problems faced by disability claimants, and identifies important lessons for policy. Explores how reducing the level of UK benefit claiming among those with health limitations has been... more...

  • Development in Crisisby Rae Lesser Blumberg; Samuel Cohn

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Development in Crisis: Threats to human well-being in the Global South and Global North , is a provocative, engaging and interesting collection of real-world case studies in development and globalization focusing on under-emphasized threats to growth and human welfare worldwide. Created by two of America's top development sociologists, it targets... more...

  • Zero Limitsby Joe Vitale; Ihaleakala Hew Len; Carsten Roth

    Wiley 2015; US$ 11.50

    Ho'oponopono ist eine schamanische Heilmethode aus Hawaii, die helfen soll, Konflikte und persönliches Fehlverhalten aufzulösen. Dabei geht es vor allem um Aussöhnung und Versöhnung, nicht nur im Bezug auf andere, sondern vor allem auch mit sich selbst. Hierin liegt das Rezept für ein langes, gesundes Leben in Reichtum und... more...

  • The Stakes of Regulationby Steven L. Kaplan

    Anthem Press 2015; US$ 130.00

    This engaging work functions as extended critical essay in dialogue with the republication of ?Bread, Politics and Political Economy? (1976), focused on 18th-century France, dealing with the fraught question of regulation in its multiples guises: economic, social, political, cultural and psychological. more...

  • Our Promised Landby Charles Selengut

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 35.99

    This book takes readers inside radical Israeli settlements to explore how these settlements were formed, what the people in them believe, and their role in the Middle East today. Drawing on three years of research in these settlements, Selengut offers an in-depth exploration of a topic that is often mentioned in headlines but little understood. more...

  • The Life of George Ranken Askwith, 1861?1942by Alison Heath

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    George Ranken Askwith was a key figure in the development of British industrial relations. This new biography is based on a wide range of archival sources including government records, newspaper articles, Askwith?s personal correspondence and his wife?s private diaries. more...

  • Technology, Innovations and Economic Developmentby Lakhwinder Singh; K. J. Joseph; Daniel K. N. Johnson

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 49.95

    ·         Brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations, agricultural development, technology, and industry assessing their combined roles in developing an economy! more...

  • Wie politische Ideen Wirklichkeit werdenby Jörg Dräger; Christina Tillmann; Frank Frick

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 24.19

    Der ReformKompass ist ein praxisnahes Strategiemodell für den öffentlichen Sektor. Er führt in die Komplexität politischer Reformprozesse ein, zeigt zentrale Kriterien erfolgreicher Reformen auf und veranschaulicht diese anhand praxisnaher Fallbeispiele. Politische Reformvorhaben brauchen nicht nur gute Konzepte, sondern auch eine strukturierte, sorgfältig... more...

  • Leverage of the Weakby Hwa-Jen Liu

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Comparing Taiwan and South Korea strategically, Hwa-Jen Liu seeks an answer to a deceptively simple question: Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation?s development? Despite their apparent resemblance?a colonial heritage, authoritarian rule, rapid industrialization, and structural similarities?Taiwan and South Korea were opposites... more...