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From an Affluent Society to a Happy Society: Vital Signs Promising a Change and the Impacts on IndustriesDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 52.46
Hauptbeschreibung Facts and figures indicate a continuously increasing societal welfare. But what about its impacts on the environment? The growing wealth has been accompanied by environmental degradation, deforestation, losses in bio-diversity, global warming, air pollution, depletion of the ozone layer, and overfishing. Recent measurements have... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 34.97
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Einleitung Theresa Wobbe, Isabelle Berrebi-Hoffmann und Michel Lallement7 I. Nationale Konfigurationen von Soziologie und Geschlecht Gleichheit und Differenz bei Emile Durkheim - am Falle der Geschlechterbeziehungen Isabelle Berrebi-Hoffmann 21 Max Weber - Eine Soziologie ohne Geschlecht? Theresa Wobbe47 Die Durkheim-Schule... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 21.99
Over the course of the last four decades, Robert Cialdini's work has helped spark an intellectual revolution in which social psychological ideas have become increasingly influential. The concepts presented in his book, Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, have spread well beyond the geographic boundaries of North America and beyond the field... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 29.14
Hauptbeschreibung Der Anspruch auf Sicherheit wächst stetig und fordert staatliche Steuerungskompetenzen heraus. Die Folge ist, dass der Staat und internationale Organisationen immer größere Sicherheitsversprechen machen - und sie immer weniger einlösen können. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes gehen diesem Paradox nach. Sie entwickeln ein komplexes Verständnis... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 48.56
Hauptbeschreibung Since the appearance of the post-colonial migrants and the guestworkers in the European societies, the cities have been the place to organize the social peace between people with different social and cultural backgrounds. Today's diversity however seems to be more related to the transnationalisation of urban life and the increasing... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 25.95
Propaganda has become an inescapable part of modern American society. On a daily basis, news outlets, politicians, and the entertainment industry -- with motives both dubious and well-intentioned -- launch propagandistic appeals. In Propaganda and American Democracy, eight writers explore various aspects of modern propaganda and its impact. Contributors... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00
Many thought the election of our first African American president put an end to the conversation about race in this country, and that America had moved into a post-racial era of equality and opportunity. Then, on the night of February 26, 2012, a black seventeen-year-old boy walking to a friend?s home carrying only his cell phone, candy, and a fruit... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 14.95
Many of us are being misled. Claiming to know dark secrets about public officials, hidden causes of the current economic situation, and nefarious plans and plots, those who spread rumors know precisely what they are doing. And in the era of social media and the Internet, they know a lot about how to manipulate the mechanics of false rumors?social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict, social attitudes and ideology, rhetoric, racism, nationalism,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 85.00
Written for both the seasoned professional and the student who wants to deepen their understanding of the processes involved in conflicts and their knowledge of how to manage them constructively, this book provides an understanding for managing conflicts at all levels—interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, and international. Each chapter... more...