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Globalization

  • Worldwide Knowledge?by Martina Fuchs

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Putting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up a perspective ‘beyond knowledge’- i.e. beyond the interpretation of knowledge as scientific-technical... more...

  • Crisis in the Nordic Nations and Beyondby Kristín Loftsdóttir; Lars Jensen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    With discourses of ‘crisis’ and ‘disaster’ featuring strongly in contemporary discourses on contemporary society, this book brings together critical perspectives from across the humanities and social sciences to explore the idea of ‘crisis’ as inherently related to power dynamics and the formation of different subjectivities... more...

  • Political Culture in France and Germany (RLE: German Politics)by John Gaffney; Eva Kolinsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book, originally published in 1991, assesses how attitudes, political orientations and social values changed during the five decades after the Second World War. The case studies in the book focus on key ?sites? in political culture: in France, on the extreme right, the cinema, the impact of media personalities and changes of political discourse;... more...

  • The Origins of Post-War German Politics (RLE: German Politics)by Barbara Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book discusses how the allies worked towards determining the political future of a defeated Germany. It oulines how the deep ideological divisions within the allied forces ultimately resulted in the division of Germany and discusses how indigenous political movements were impeded by a deeply felt distrust of German nationalism in all organisations.... more...

  • Germany in the Twentieth Century (RLE: German Politics)by David Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    The book traces the development of Germany from the Kaiser?s Reich in the 1870s to the reunited democratic state led by Helmut Kohl in the 1990s. The author begins by countering the popular view of Germany before 1914 as irredeemably reactionary, and after assessing Germany?s part in the First World War, he outlines the rise and fall of the Weimar... more...

  • Germany Today (RLE: German Politics)by John P. Payne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book, originally published in 1971, provides clear analysis of German affairs at the end of the 1960s. Without neglecting the historical dimension of recent developments, it examines some of the problems the German people faced in the post-war years. Written by experts, but nonethless in an accessible style the essays in this book give an insight... more...

  • West Germany Today (RLE: German Politics)by Karl Koch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    This authoritative study, written by experts in their fields and originally published in 1989, provides a comprehensive introduction to aspects of West German society, politics and economics. Individual chapters investigate West German politics, education, industrial relations, the media and the relations between the two German states. more...

  • The Federal Republic of Germany and the European Community (RLE: German Politics)by Simon Bulmer; William Paterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1987, this book examines German governmental policy from 1969-1986 and explains this in terms of the political, economic and administrative dynamics of the (then) Federal Republic. The study includes analysis of the attitudes and the role of West German interest groups, political parties, public opinion, the legislature and... more...

  • The GDR (RLE: German Politics)by David Childs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Widely praised in its first edition, the second edition of The GDR was updated to cover events through the spring of 1988, examining in particular the impact of new leadership in both Bonn and Moscow and of the changing world economy on the prospects of the GDR. more...

  • The Green Movement in West Germany (RLE: German Politics)by Elim Papadakis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The Green Movement in Germany is widely regarded as one of the most powerful expressions of popular opposition to government policies. A broad analysis of this powerful group is made in this book, showing that the origins of the movement relate to the general protests against industrialisation in the nineteenth century and also to more recent forms... more...