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  • Challenging Authorityby Frances Fax Piven

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 18.99

    Argues that ordinary people exercise extraordinary political courage and power in American politics when, frustrated by politics as usual, they rise up in anger and hope, and defy the authorities and the status quo rules that ordinarily govern their daily lives. By doing so, they disrupt the workings of important institutions and become a force in... more...

  • Inequality in Americaby Stephen M. Caliendo

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 6.99

    This textbook explores racial and economic inequality in America, focusing on the division between personal and institutional racism and classicism. more...

  • Insecurity and Welfare Regimes in Asia, Africa and Latin Americaby Ian Gough; Geof Wood; Armando Barrientos; Philippa Bevan; Peter Davis; Graham Room

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    Explores the conditions under which social policy operates in the poorer regions of the world. more...

  • Zenanaby Laura A. Ring

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 17.55

    Ethnic violence is a widespread concern, but we know very little about the micro-mechanics of coexistence in the neighborhoods around the world where inter-group peace is maintained amidst civic strife. In this ethnographic study of a multi-ethnic, middle-class high-rise apartment building in Karachi,... more...

  • "Mit Pistole und Pessar"by Lina Gafner

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 19.87

    Die Forderungen nach einer von moralischen Zwängen befreiten Sexualität, ?freier Liebe?, freiem Zugang zu Verhütungsmitteln und nach einem Recht auf Abtreibung wurden nicht erst mit der sexuellen Revolution der 1960er Jahre laut. Bereits in der Zwischenkriegszeit verbanden vor allem sozialistische Ärztinnen und Ärzte ihre radikale Gesellschaftskritik... more...

  • Accompanyingby Staughton Lynd

    PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    To better understand the impact of social movements in recent years, this analysis distinguishes strategies of social change into two parts: organizing, which is characteristic of the 1960s movement in the United States, and accompaniment, which was articulated by Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador. Both are valuable tools for understanding and... more...

  • Active Aging in Economy and Societyby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Germany currently finds itself amidst profound demographic change. The tasks of the future workplace will fall on the shoulders of a smaller and older potential workforce. The 2006 Carl Bertelsmann Prize for Active Aging in Economy and Society is founded on the belief that combining growth and innovation with a high employment... more...

  • Alltag zwischen Studieren und Bettelnby Ulrike Denk

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 47.31

    Arme Studenten machten einen nicht unbeträchtlichen Teil der mittelalterlichen und frühneuzeitlichen Studentenschaft aus. In den universitären Quellen treten sie in erster Linie als Nutznießer von Gebührenbefreiungen oder Stipendien auf ? Angaben zu ihrem Alltagsleben sind rar. An der Universität Wien, die zu den von armen Studenten am häufigsten frequentierten... more...

  • Anthropology and the Public Interestby Peggy Reeves Sanday

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Anthropology and the Public Interest: Field work and Theory provides an understanding of how culture affects human lives, and uses this understanding in formulating and implementing domestic social policy. This book defines basic research as contributing to theory, knowledge, and method that contributes to the advancement of social science. Organized... more...

  • Arbeiterklasse und Studiengebührenby Patrick H Maas

    Diplomica Verlag 2006; US$ 37.04

    Hauptbeschreibung Diese Diplomarbeit versucht, eine Antwort zu geben auf die Frage, ob sich Studiengebühren auf die Sozialstruktur der Studierenden, auf die soziale Zusammensetzung der Studierenden an den deutschen Hochschulen auswirken könnten und in welcher Weise. Insbesondere interessiert hierbei, welche Auswirkungen die Einführung einer allgemeinen... more...