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  • Arbeiterklasse und Studiengebührenby Patrick H Maas

    Diplomica Verlag 2006; US$ 41.57

    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...

  • Distanziertes Mitleidby Tobias Scholz

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 31.30

    Immer öfter werden wir durch Medien Teil einer Solidargemeinschaft, die aus der Distanz Ereignisse verfolgt: Weltmeisterschaften und große Hochzeiten, aber auch Tragödien und Katastrophen. Vor allem Berichte von Naturkatastrophen fordern unsere emotionale Teilhabe heraus. Sie bedienen unsere Schaulust - vor allem aber "managen" sie die gesellschaftliche... more...

  • Die Kinder der Massenkulturby Kaspar Maase

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 31.30

    Um 1900 begann in Deutschland das Medienzeitalter, mit Film und Groschenheften, Plakatwerbung und Musikautomaten. Kaspar Maase liest die damalige Debatten um "Schmutz und Schund" als Antwort auf den Übergang zur modernen Mediengesellschaft. Die neuen Medien und ihre Nutzer sollten "gezähmt " werden. Denn mit diesen Medien entstand... more...

  • Rethinking the Red Scareby Todd J. Pfannestiel

    Routledge 2003; US$ 136.00

    Re-evaluates the Red Scare that followed World War One in light of the new methods of political repression developed in New York, methods that established a pattern for future episodes of intolerance. more...

  • De-Facing Powerby Clarissa Rile Hayward

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00

    A sophisticated new view of power as a network of social boundaries. more...

  • L'appui au développement communautaireby Lucie Alexandre; Guy Bessette

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00

    Information alone does not ensure sustainable development. People and communities also need to be actively engaged in the processes, and their participation should be harnessed through communications activities designed for development purposes. Who should be made responsible for initiating these activities? What are the best conditions for launching... more...

  • Community and Local Governance in Australiaby Paul Smyth; Tim Reddel; Andrew Jones

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    This book examines the resurgence in Australia of locality-based social policy (concerned with the spatial dimensions of disadvantage), after the political failures of the market oriented approach to regional reform. The book proposes that these trends are leading to a new ?post-competition? policy regime in Australia that mirrors global policy trends. more...

  • Ideas and Influenceby Peter Saunders; James Walter

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 32.95

    A group of Australia?s leading thinkers examine the relations between social science research, informed public opinion and the policy community. In short, it dissects relationships between research in the social sciences and policy outcomes. The book is a challenging and important analysis of current practice and an argument for how we might achieve... more...

  • Australian Social Attitudesby Shaun Wilson; Gabrielle Meagher; Rachel Gibson; David Denemark; Mark Western

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 49.95

    A fascinating insight into what Australians think about contemporary political and social issues using data collected from the inaugural Australian Survey of Social Attitudes on the expressed opinions of some 4300 Australian adults. An excellent resource for students, teachers, researchers and policy makers, and for anyone interested in understanding... more...

  • Social Change and Psychosocial Adaptation in the Pacific Islandsby Anthony J. Marsella; Ayda Aukahi Austin; Bruce Grant

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 109.00

    The history of the Pacific Islands is noted for great upheavals, from colonization to tribal warfare, natural disasters to nuclear testing. This work aims to sensitively balance situations applicable across this vast geographical area with data and events relevant to individual nations in Polynesia, Melanesia, and Micronesia. more...