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  • On Voluntary Servitudeby Michael Rosen

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95

    This book addresses a central theme in social and political theory: what is the motivation behind the theory of ideology, and can such a theory be defended? more...

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    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    Zur Neuauflage: Die außerordentlich dynamische Entwicklung der Sozialpsychologie in den letzten Jahren hat es notwendig gemacht, dieses Lehrbuch gründlich zu überarbeiten und teilweise völlig neu zu gestalten. Diese neueren Entwicklungen betreffen v.a. die folgenden Bereiche: Soziale Kognition als Konzeptualisierung sozialpsychologischer Themen in... more...

  • Stiftung und Memoriaby Michael Borgolte; Tillmann Lohse

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    Since the 1980s, Michael Borgolte?s studies on the synchronous and diachronic aspects of medieval foundations have introduced a paradigm shift in social-historical research on foundations in the pre-modern era. This collection of his most important essays and papers does not intend to close the discussion but rather to provide an interim... more...

  • Anthropology and Riskby Asa Boholm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in society are conditioned by knowledge claims and cultural... more...

  • Schriftträger - Textträgerby Annette Kehnel; Diamantis Panagiotopoulos

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    This volume seeks to explore new interpretive approaches to textual sources from past cultures that emphasize their materiality and praxeology. The focus of inquiry is on the relationship between the text and its material carriers and on the influence of material forms on the creation, presence, and reception of what is written. more...

  • The Lucifer Effectby Philip Zimbardo

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    What makes good people do bad things? How can moral people be seduced to act immorally? Where is the line separating good from evil, and who is in danger of crossing it? Renowned social psychologist Philip Zimbardo has the answers, and in The Lucifer Effect he explains how?and the myriad reasons why?we are all susceptible to the lure of ?the dark... more...

  • Stereotype Dynamicsby Yoshihisa Kashima

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2007; US$ 45.95

    Addresses the role of communication in stereotype dynamics, while placing the phenomenon of social stereotypes in the socio-cultural context. more...

  • The Emotions of Managingby Celeste Brotheridge; Raymond Lee

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    The past decade has seen a growing understanding of how emotions are intertwined with and embedded in all aspects of organizational life. The traditional stereotype of the detached and singularly cognitive-focused Mr. Spock-like manager has been replaced by one in which managers are expected to be more well-rounded, “fully human” individuals.... more...

  • Leren van de praktijkby Scientific Council for Government Policy; P.L. Meurs; E.K. Schrijvers; G.H. de Vries

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 22.50

    Lerende Overheid staat empirisch onderzoek naar het oplossen van maatschappelijke problemen centraal. Wat betekent de Rotterdamse aanpak van achterstandswijken voor het gelijkheidsbeginsel? Hoe verantwoordt de politie zich over de aanpak van hardnekkige veiligheidsvraagstukken? Met welke bestuurlijke en politieke obstakels worden burgerinitiatieven... more...

  • The Concept of Social Change (Routledge Revivals)by Anthony D. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Anthony Smith's important work on the concept of social change, first published in 1973, puts forward the paradigm of historical change as an alternative to the functionalist theory of evolutionary change. He shows that, in attempting to provide a theory of social change, functionalism reveals itself as a species of 'frozen' evolutionism. Functionalism,... more...