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  • Nederlandse elites in de twintigste eeuwby Meindert Fennema; Huibert Schijf

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 27.25

    De huidige Nederlandse elites trekken veel negatieve aandacht. Directeuren zouden te veel verdienen, het aanzien van de politieke elites daalt, bij rechters wordt getwijfeld aan hun gezag en maatschappelijk bewustzijn, over de Nederlandse adel wordt alleen lacherig gepraat. Veel weten we over deze elites niet, want sociologisch onderzoek naar Nederlandse... more...

  • Verzuiling, pacificatie en kentering in de Nederlandse politiekby Arend Lijphart

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 52.50

    Menigeen kent het begrip 'verzuiling' en weet hoezeer dat verschijnsel bepalend is geweest voor de inrichting en werkwijze van de Nederlandse politiek, vakbonden, omroep, dagbladpers, etc. in de afgelopen honderd jaar.Weinigen realiseren zich hoe die verzuiling precies is ontstaan en op welke wijze en met welke gevolgen de 'verzuildheid'... more...

  • Postwar Americaby Rodney P. Carlisle

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00

    The period following World War II was marked by great social change as a result of the civil rights movement, the feminist movement, and the youth opposition to the Vietnam War. The threat of nuclear annihilation and the cold war created a widespread sense of fear for many Americans, defining this as one of America's most tumultuous historical... more...

  • Strength beyond Structureby Mirjam de Bruijn; Rijk van Dijk; Jan-Bart Gewald

    BRILL 2007; US$ 60.00

    Drawing on a wide range of historical and anthropological case studies from various parts of Africa, this anthology provides an understanding of the importance of agency in processes of social transformation, especially in the context of crisis and structural constraint. more...

  • The ACLU vs. Americaby Craig Osten; Alan Sears

    B&H Publishing Group 2005; US$ 14.99

    Educates readers as to the culture wars afoot and equips them to become effectived agents for liberty and freedom against the ACLU's onslaught. more...

  • Political Boomsby Lynn T White

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2009; US$ 38.00

    Why have Taiwan, rich parts of China, and Thailand boomed famously, while the Philippines has long remained stagnant both economically and politically? Do booms abet democracy? Does the rise of middle “classes” promise future liberalization? Why has Philippine democracy brought no boom and barely served the Filipino people? This book, unlike... more...

  • Culture Wars in America: A Documentary and Reference Guideby Glenn Utter

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 87.00

    Culture Wars in America: A Documentary and Reference Guide places the most hotly debated issues in American society in historical context. With this book in hand, the reader can more effectively evaluate the potential social and political significance of these important conflicts. Americans have never found it easy to reconcile their differences,... more...

  • Emigrating from China to the United Statesby Yushi Li

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 37.95

    Sharing her experiences of living in both China and the United States, the author describes how life events have influenced and impacted her social values, attitudes, behaviors, and further discusses how she continues to be resocialized by both American and Chinese societies. She focuses on the connection of those experiences to helping students see... more...

  • Slouching Towards Gomorrahby Robert H. Bork

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling: a nation that slouches not towards the Bethlehem envisioned by the poet Yeats in 1919, but... more...

  • The Dynamics of Social Movements in Hong Kongby Stephen Wing Kai Chiu; Tai Lok Lui

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 38.00

    This book contains nine essays written by distinguished scholars from North America. Europe, and Asia, and provides an in-depth examination of the socio-legal developments of drug control in different countries. Important rational approaches to the formulation of drug policy are discussed. A must-read for anyone interested in the highly topical, worldwide... more...