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  • Capitalism in the Web of Lifeby Jason W. Moore

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Finance. Climate. Food. Work. How are the crises of the twenty-first century connected? In Capitalism in the Web of Life , Jason W. Moore argues that the sources of today?s global turbulence have a common cause: capitalism as a way of organizing nature, including human nature. Drawing on environmentalist, feminist, and Marxist thought, Moore offers... more...

  • Religiöse Vielfalt, Sozialkapital und gesellschaftlicher Zusammenhaltby Richard Traunmüller

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2014; US$ 14.19

    Religiöser Pluralismus ist in nahezu allen westlichen, aber auch in vielen sich entwickelnden Gesellschaften zu einer zentralen sozialen und politischen Herausforderung avanciert. Die neue Vielfalt speist sich aus Einwanderungsprozessen, der stärkeren Sichtbarkeit religiöser Minderheiten und auch nicht zuletzt aus der wachsenden Zahl derer, die überhaupt... more...

  • Excellence and Equityby Stephen Miller

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Since its establishment in 1965 the National Endowment for the Humanities has distributed many millions of dollars in grants. Has the money been well spent? What impact have the Endowment's programs had on the academic community, the schools, and the public at large? In this first book-length study of the Endowment, Stephen Miller offers a trenchant... more...

  • Die Wahrnehmung des Islams in Deutschlandby Kai Hafez; Sabrina Schmidt

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 14.05

    Der Islam ist heute die zweitgrößte Religion in Deutschland und durch Moscheen wie auch andere religiöse Symbole in der Öffentlichkeit präsent. Zugleich ist sein Bild in weiten Teilen der Bevölkerung ungewöhnlich negativ geprägt. Diese Ablehnung lässt sich in einer zunehmend pluralistischen und multireligiösen Gesellschaft nicht als Randerscheinung... more...

  • Violence and the Cultural Politics of Traumaby Jane Kilby

    Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 119.99

    During the late 1970s and 1980s speaking out about the traumatic reality of incest and rape was a rare and politically groundbreaking act. Today it is a ubiquitous feature of popular culture and its political value uncertain. In Violence and the Cultural Politics of Trauma, Jane Kilby explores the complexity and consequences of this shift in giving... more...

  • Freimaurerby Tom Goeller

    be.bra verlag 2013; US$ 14.30

    Weltweit zählt die Freimaurerbewegung sechs Millionen Mitglieder. In jüngster Zeit sind sie aufgrund populistischer Romane als Weltverschwörer wieder in aller Munde. Und doch kaum jemand weiß, woher sie stammen, wer sie sind, und was sie wirklich tun. Tom Goeller, selbst Freimaurer, befasst sich nicht nur mit den Ursprüngen der philosophischen Vereinigung,... more...

  • The Accountable Jugglerby Beryl Radin

    SAGE Publications 2002; US$ 32.00

    PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND POLICY ADMINISTRATION SERIES Edited by Donald Kettl How should a manager handle different accountability expectations? While a commonplace term in government lexicon, accountability has escaped precise definition, leaving managers at a disadvantage when trying to monitor the performance of their programs. Including more than 300... more...

  • Lessons from Europe?by R. Daniel Kelemen

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 30.00

    What can American policymakers learn from the experiences of European democracies? While we can look to our own history and to the ideas emanating from our own public sphere, by looking abroad we can also learn lessons from European policies ? from both those that have proven successful and those that have failed. The contributors in this volume examine... more...

  • Extreme Eventsby Mario Chavez

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95

    The monograph covers the fundamentals and the consequences of extreme geophysical phenomena like asteroid impacts, climatic change, earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, flooding, and space weather. This monograph also addresses their associated, local and worldwide socio-economic impacts. The understanding and modeling... more...

  • Making policy moveby John Clarke; Dave Bainton

    Policy Press 2015; US$ 42.95

    Written by key people in the field, this timely and accessible book argues that treating policy?s movement as an active process of ?translation?, in which policies are interpreted, inflected and re-worked as they change location, is of critical importance for studying policy. more...