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- Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 5.55
Walter Benjamin ließ in seinen Werken, parallel zur Gesellschaftstheorie und der Literaturkritik, auch stets der Sprache einen großen Stellenwert zukommen. Nicht nur in seinen sprachtheoretischen Texten, sondern auch in jenen, welche sich der Literatur und der Kunst widmen, ist dies zu erkennen. So auch in "Das Kunstwerk im Zeitalter seiner technischen... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 40.00
The OECD includes the richest nations in the world. It issues recommendations on economic and social policies. Is its counsel on welfare state policies coherent? And is it followed by member states in Western Europe? These are the guiding questions of this book, which is a first to deal with such issues. more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 15.73
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Vorwort Stephan Leibfried, Günter Stock Die Exzellenzgalerie aus der Vogelperspektive: 2005-2009 I. Einstiege Thesen zur Exzellenzinitiative zur Förderung der Wissenschaft und Forschung an deutschen Hochschulen Interdisziplinäre Arbeitsgruppe "Exzellenzinitiative" der Berlin-Brandenburgischen Akademie der... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.54
Das vorliegende Buch ist das Endprodukt einer Forschungsarbeit zum Phänomen der YU-Nostalgie in Slowenien. Der Leitfrage folgend "Was wird erinnert und warum wird gerade dies erinnert?" geht Josefina Bajer vom kulturwissenschaftlichen Forschungsstand zum Thema Nostalgie aus. Sie untersucht das Phänomen der YU-Nostalgie im nördlichsten Land des ehemaligen... more...
- re.press 2009; US$ 25.00
Set against the collapse of social theory into a theory of ideological discourse, Geoff Boucher sets to work a rigorous mapping of the contemporary field, targeting the relativist implications of this new form of philosophical idealism. Offering a detailed and immanent critique, Boucher concentrates his critical attention on the ?postmarxism? of Laclau... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 23.00
The world?s richer democracies all provide such public benefits as pensions and health care, but why are some far more generous than others? And why, in the face of globalization and fiscal pressures, has the welfare state not been replaced by another model? Reconsidering the myriad issues raised by such pressing questions, Clem Brooks and Jeff... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 280.00
For many years a neglected figure, Nikolai Bukharin has recently been the subject of renewed interest in the West. Now regarded as a leading Marxist theorist, Bukharin's work has wide appeal to those interested in Soviet history and Marxist economics as well as to those concerned with theories of development and socialist economies. more...
- Karnac Books 2005; US$ 26.95
Which 'forms of feeling' are facilitated and which discouraged within the cultures and structures of modern state welfare? This book illuminates the social and psychic dynamics of these new public cultures of welfare, locating them in relation to our understanding of borderline states of mind in individuals, organizations and society. Drawing upon... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 48.00
Illustrated throughout with student-friendly features such as case-studies, chapter summaries, questions for discussion and guides for further reading European Welfare States provides: - an overview of the development of welfare states in Europe; - a discussion of key issues including welfare state theories, the role of globalization, gender... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 34.00
Those who hoped the collapse of financial markets would usher in the end of neoliberalism and rehabilitate support for traditional social democratic policies programmes have been disappointed. It is not only the irrationality of markets which is the focus of public discontent, but the inefficiency of states and the inability of elected governments... more...