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

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 105.00

    This comprehensive documentary report on the cultural and political state of the union explores the flashpoints of the debate over American identity and values. more...

  • Rules for Radicalsby Saul Alinsky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95

    First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know ?the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.? Written in the midst of radical political developments whose direction Alinsky was one of the first to question, this... 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$ 12.99

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Social Issuesby Michael Shally-Jensen

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 512.00

    This single-source reference will help students and general readers alike understand the most critical issues facing American society today. more...

  • Transforming the Dutch welfare stateby Mara Yerkes

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 99.00

    This comprehensive study demonstrates the dramatic changes that have taken place in the protection of old and new social risks, exploring the mechanisms behind these changes in the context of corporatist welfare state institutions. more...

  • Raumorientiertes Verwaltungshandeln und integrierte Quartiersentwicklungby Thomas Franke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    Seit Mitte der 1990er Jahre gewinnen integrative raumorientierte Verfahren der Quartiersentwicklung ? beispielsweise im Rahmen des Programms Soziale Stadt ? an Bedeutung. Dabei wird jedoch der im Zentrum stehende Raumbezug über eine territoriale Abgrenzung kommunaler räumlicher Zuständigkeitsbereiche hinaus kaum weiter qualifiziert. Vielmehr erscheint... more...

  • F?rderung partizipativer Entwicklung in der VR Chinaby Andreas Fulda

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Die politische Dimension einer ehemals rein technisch verstandenen deutsch-chinesischen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit mit der VR China wird in Politik und Wissenschaft zunehmend kontrovers diskutiert. In der vorliegenden Arbeit werden zentrale Leitfragen der öffentlichen und fachlichen Diskussion aufgegriffen: Zu welchen Bedingungen soll sich die Bundesrepublik... more...

  • Erwerbslosigkeit, Gesundheit und Präventionspotenzialeby Alfons Hollederer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99

    Erwerbslosigkeit stellt eine zentrale gesellschaftliche Herausforderung dar - auch für den Bereich Gesundheit. Erwerbslosigkeit und Gesundheit stehen in wechselseitigem Zusammenhang und die Gesundheitsberichterstattung darüber ist noch fragmentiert. Ziel der Studie ist es, durch Analysen des repräsentativen Mikrozensus 2005 Erkenntnisse über Krankheitsrisiken... more...