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  • The Political Economy of Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lankaby Nikolaos Biziouras

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    At the point of independence in 1948, Sri Lanka was projected to be a success story in the developing world. However, in July 1983 a violent ethnic conflict which pitted the Sinhalese against the Tamils began, and did not come to an end until 2009. This conflict led to nearly 50,000 combatant deaths and approximately 40,000 civilian deaths, as well... 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...

  • Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regionsby Richard E. Lonsdale; John H. Holmes

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Settlement Systems in Sparsely Populated Regions: The United States and Australia provides an understanding of the special difficulties encountered by those living in sparselands and the issues facing government policy makers. This book discusses the regional aspects of human settlement as well as the regional differences in human welfare. Organized... more...

  • Urban Policy and the Exterior Cityby H. V. Savitch

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Urban Policy and the Exterior City: Federal, State and Corporate Impacts upon Major Cities emphasizes the idea that problems that riddle cities are not matters of local choice, but are rooted in the larger environment of American society. This book is divided into three main topics- the dynamic of the exterior city, exterior cities in the arena of... 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...

  • Black Power/White Controlby John Hall Fish

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 54.00

    The vital issue facing urban America during the 1960's?the downward spiral of poverty, deterioration, and exploitation in poor neighborhoods?was attacked by The Woodlawn Organization (TWO) in Chicago. John Hall Fish, an active participant in TWO, tells the story of one of the most exciting, controversial, and significant experiments in community control.... more...

  • Vom Retrenchment zur Krisenreaktionsfähigkeitby Ole Wintermann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; Not Available

    Ole Wintermann analysiert die Determinanten erfolgreicher sozial- und wirtschaftspolitischer Krisenreaktionsfähigkeiten des schwedischen und des deutschen Wohlfahrtsstaates von Beginn der 90er Jahre bis zur Jahrhundertwende. Der hierzu untersuchte Erklärungsansatz geht von der These aus, dass nur die Gleichzeitigkeit der parteipolitischen und institutionellen... more...

  • Jenseits des Illustrativenby Niels Grüne; Claus Oberhauser

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Niels Grüne forscht an der Universität Innsbruck tätig über politische Korruption. Dr. Claus Oberhauser lehrt an der Universität Innsbruck und der PH Tirol und arbeitet über Diplomatiegeschichte.   Reihe Schriften zur politischen Kommunikation - Band 020 more...

  • Feelings at the Marginsby Nils Bubandt; Tom Boellstorff; Michaela Haug; Eric A. Heuser; Martin Ramstedt; Boryano Rickum; Thomas Stodulka; Ferdiansyah Thajib; Baskara T. Wardaya; Thomas Stodulka; Birgitt Röttger-Rössler

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 31.48

    This book integrates social anthropological, political, and historical perspectives on the emotional impact of marginalization, stigmatization and violence in present-day Indonesia. The authors' combined focus on regional particularities and universal dimensions of experiencing and dealing with social, economic and psychological adversities targets... more...

  • Entwicklungszusammenarbeit im Umbruchby Friedbert Ottacher; Thomas Vogel

    Brandes & Apsel 2015; US$ 16.02

    2015 ist das »Jahr der Entwicklung«, ausgerufen von der Europäischen Kommission. Zeitgleich endet die Ära der Millennium-Entwicklungsziele, die zur Jahrtausendwende von den Vereinten Nationen beschlossen wurden. Ein guter Zeitpunkt, um Bilanz über 65 Jahre Entwicklungszusammenarbeit zu ziehen. Das Fazit der Suche nach neuen Perspektiven: Hilfe nur... more...