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- United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 35.00
This volume explores the sources and manifestations of political violence in South and Southeast Asia and the myriad roles that it plays in everyday life and as part of historical narrative. It considers and critiques the manner in which political violence is understood and constructed, and the common assumptions that prevail regarding the causes,... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 44.90
Based on two years of intensive fieldwork, this detailed community study breaks new ground. Combining anthropological and historical disciplines, it deals with village politics amongst rural Malays growing oil-palm and rubber. This study traces the continuing influence of the colonial and post-colonial state policies on contemporary rural development.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 59.99
Mainstream liberal narratives have often depicted politics as a matter of power and competing interests, disregarding emotions or conceiving them as threats to a rational and well-ordered society. In the last decades, however, this viewpoint has been increasingly challenged by a number of scholars researching on the complex and multidimensional role... more...
- 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...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2012; US$ 13.99
For two months in the autumn of 2011, Zuccotti Park, squeezed deep in a canyon between bankers? skyscrapers in lower Manhattan, was the site of an extraordinary political action. Home to the hundreds of anti-capitalist protestors who camped there overnight, and the thousands who visited to join the protest, the park became a magical place: a communion... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.75
Hauptbeschreibung "Die guten Gedanken über das Spiel sind rar, was damit zusammenhängt, dass der theoretische Mensch nicht geneigt ist, das Spiel ernst zu nehmen", schrieb schon Friedrich Georg Jünger. Dieser Trend ist in den Wissenschaften immer noch zu bemerken. Diese kulturtheoretische Arbeit möchte dem entgegenwirken und widmet sich deshalb dem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In midcentury America, the public opinion polling enterprise faced a crisis of legitimacy. Every major polling firm predicted a win for Thomas Dewey over Harry Truman in the 1948 presidential election?and of course they all got it wrong. This failure generated considerable criticisms of polling and pollsters were forced to defend their craft, the... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 29.95
Aus europäischer Perspektive wächst die soziale Ungleichheit in den Vereinigten Staaten vor allem deswegen, weil der Wohlfahrtsstaat dort nur rudimentär ausgebildet ist. Tatsächlich investiert aber kaum ein anderes Land mehr Geld in die Altersabsicherung und Gesundheitsfürsorge. Rechnet man bildungspolitische Ausgaben und betriebliche Sozialleistungen... more...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.95
After 9/11, rightists capitalized on an atmosphere of fear and confusion to resuscitate the ?culture wars? of the 1990s and once again targeted the academy. Using tactics reminiscent of the McCarthy era, religious firebrands, militant neoconservatives, and free market fundamentalists engaged in a concerted effort to silence voices critical of the... more...