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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
In China, social development has fallen far behind economic development. This book looks at why this is the case, and poses the question of whether the conditions, structures and institutions that have locked China into unbalanced development are changing to pave the way for the next stage of development. Based on an empirical examination of ideological,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95 US$ 60.62
Castles of our Conscience presents a new and distinctive analysis of the role of the modern state in the shaping of policies of social control. Staples provides a theoretical framework for understanding the mechanisms of state policy-making and capacity. This framework supports an interpretation of the changing nature of institutions of social control... more...
- AltaMira Press 2006; US$ 40.99
Terrorism and the Politics of Fear shows how the mass media and propaganda about fear of crime and terrorism contribute to social policies that promote social control and threaten civil liberties. This excellent treatment of a timely subject will be indispensable to teachers and students of sociology, media, politics, and criminology studies. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 43.18
Erdöl, Erdgas und Kohle aus Russland sind heute fester Bestandteil der europäischen Energieversorgung. Zugleich polarisiert die Expansion russischer Öl- und Gaskonzerne. Einige Beobachter sehen in den Akteuren kommerzielle Spieler, die vorrangig wirtschaftliche Interessen verfolgen. Andere unterstellen, dass mit wirtschaftlicher Kontrolle und Verflechtung... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99
Combining sharp observation, a native's ease in the city, and talent as a storyteller, Denise Roman spiritedly presents the myriad details and the diverging cultural strands of life in postcommunist Bucharest. Roman focuses on identity-formation and identity politics among youth, Jews, women, and queers. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 27.99
This extensively revised edition of Blacks in the White Establishment? shows why America is at a crucial juncture in relations between blacks and whites, when advances made since the Civil Rights Movement could either continue or retrench, depending on the decisions made by our governments, communities, and schools. The voices of African Americans... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 162.67
This in-depth areal-typological study analyzes the grammatical means which are employed in the languages of Europe to express the comparative of inequality/superiority. The extant theories and hypotheses about the morphosyntactic structure and the cross-linguistic distribution of construction types are reviewed. The behavior of comparatives under the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Many states in the Asia Pacific region are not built around a single homogenous people, but rather include many large, varied, different national groups. This book explores how states in the region attempt to develop commonality and a nation and the difficulties that arise. It discusses the consequences which ensue when competing narratives clash,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
Since 2007 the world has lurched from one crisis to the next. The rise of new powers, the collapse of our global financial system, the proliferation of nuclear weapons and crisis in the Eurozone have led to a build up of risks that is likely to provoke a more general crisis in our system of global governance if it cannot be made fairer, more effective... more...