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  • Mein Freund Rolliby Steffen Lindig

    edition 8 2012; US$ 22.99

    Meistens sehen wir sie nur von weitem, aber manchmal stehen sie ganz nah bei uns im Tram mit abgewandtem Blick. Menschen, die was an sich haben, von dem sie sich partout nicht trennen, obwohl es ihnen das Leben schwer macht. Einsam streunend treiben sie sich rum. Bei der nächsten Haltestelle steigen sie aus und lassen uns zurück mit grossen Fragen. Selber... more...

  • From Contention to Democracyby Marco G. Giugni; Doug McAdam; Charles Tilly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 38.99

    From Contention to Democracy addresses a crucial aspect of contemporary societies: the role of social movements for political and social change. The volume gathers together essays written by prominent social theorists who have been asked to reflect on the relationship between movements and processes of social, political, and cultural change. more...

  • 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...

  • Contemporary Social Constructionismby Darin Weinberg

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 49.50

    In Contemporary Social Constructionism , Darin Weinberg provides a detailed, critical overview of the key themes of this school of thought, which explains how phenomena and ways of thinking develop in their social contexts. Weinberg traces the multiple roots of social constructionism, and shows how it has been used, critiqued, and refined within... 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...

  • Folk Psychology Re-assessedby Daniel D. Hutto; Matthew M. Ratcliffe

    Springer 2007; US$ 199.00

    What is central to our ability to interpret one another? This work includes contributions which maintain that understandings of folk psychology and of the mechanisms that underlie it need to be revised, supplemented or dismissed altogether. 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$ 49.95

    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...