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- University of California Press 2010; US$ 26.95
This provocative study examines the role of today?s Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world?80 percent from intravenous drug use?and the Church remains its only resource for fighting these diseases. Jarrett Zigon takes the reader into a Church-run treatment center... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Asia's trading and financial hubs have become global cities which frequently have more in common and closer linkages with each other than with their corresponding hinterlands. As this book expounds, these global cities illustrate to what extent world trends deeply penetrate and permeate the national territorial interiors and processes that were otherwise... more...
- SAGE India 2011; US$ 32.95
From Seva to Cyberspace examines the phenomenon of volunteering in India from its earliest instances to present-day manifestations. Tracing the origins of voluntary action in India, the authors examine the historic, religious, and cultural traditions of Seva (direct service to others) that have played an important role in inspiring Indians toward voluntary... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 98.00
Over the past few years, an increasing number of cases have come to light in which securities transactions were erroneously concluded at non-market prices, i.e. so-called ?mistrades?. The examination considers the rights of those involved in ?mistrades? to nullify the transactions. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.31
Hauptbeschreibung Welche Faktoren fördern den Bildungserfolg türkeistämmiger Mädchen und Frauen aus bildungsfernen Familien? Daniela Kaya liefert Einblicke und Einschätzungen zu diesem soziologisch wenig beleuchteten Problemfeld. Mit dem Untersuchungsfokus auf dem Einfluss familiärer Herkunft illustriert sie anschaulich den ausgeprägten Aufstiegs-... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 89.00
Alice C. Andrews and James W. Fonseca, whose Atlas of American Higher Education was hailed for its unique approach to statistical information and whose research for this new Atlas has been prominently featured in the Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe, here provide a geographic window onto the most pressing social issues of our time. Too often,... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 46.50
All over Southeast Asia, rural communities are in transition to a sustainable status. This book explores how an environmentally fragile upland community in rural Philippines coped with and responded to economic and environmental tensions brought about by a globalized economy and decentralization. This in turn gave rise to local power especially in... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 30.00
This second volume of Mann's analytical history of social power deals with power relations between the Industrial Revolution and WWI. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
By engaging with discussions in new class analysis and by highlighting how the logic of global neoliberal capitalism is appropriated and negotiated vis-à-vis the Soviet hierarchies of value and worth, this book offers a multifaceted and carefully contextualized picture of class relations and identities in contemporary Russia and makes a contribution... more...