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- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 48.00
Locating Cultural Change: Theory, Method, Process is concerned with defining the 'local' through case studies of specific cultural processes. The focus is on the institutionalization of 'local' concerns where the 'local' is the site of ideas and issues, and how these in turn influence us. The central premise of this collection is that in order to... more...
- Earnshaw Books 2010; US$ 11.99
A collection of poetryby poet laureate of the China Treaty Ports Shamus A'Rabbitand cartoons by Sapajou, this compilation offers a fresh perspective on the foreign experience in Old China. From A'Rabbit?s sharp and hilarious portrayals of travelers in the Orient to his bouncy and rhythmic satirical wit and distaste for hypocrisy and pretension, this... more...
- United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 35.00
This volume explores the sources and manifestations of political violence in South and Southeast Asia and the myriad roles that it plays in everyday life and as part of historical narrative. It considers and critiques the manner in which political violence is understood and constructed, and the common assumptions that prevail regarding the causes,... more...
- Gallery Books 2006; US$ 18.99
Marla Ruzicka was a free spirit, a savvy political operator, a wartime Erin Brockovich. Fiercely determined to improve the lives of the less fortunate, the twenty-something blonde was instrumental in convincing the U.S. government to pass historic legislation aiding civilian victims of war. Sweet Relief recounts Marla's journey from an idyllic... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 28.00
The present Maharashtra Human Development Report (MHDR) 2012 keeps the spirit of the Eleventh and Twelfth Five Year Plans of ?faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth? at the core of its analysis. MHDR 2002 was the state?s first effort in focusing on the prevailing human development scenario in the spheres of growth, poverty, equity, education,... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 25.25
Tegen de achtergrond van een veranderende verzorgingsstaat bekijkt dit boek diverse aspecten van de sociale zekerheid: Moet er meer geld gespendeerd worden aan sociale zekerheid, of juist minder? Reflecteren de normen binnen het beleid nog steeds de gedeelde normen onder het Nederlandse publiek? Hoe kijken Nederlanders aan tegen versobering en herziening... more...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95
Restructuring the Philadelphia Region offers one of the most comprehensive and careful investigations written to date about metropolitan inequalities in America?s large urban regions. Moving beyond simplistic analyses of cities-versus-suburbs, the authors use a large and unique data set to discover the special patterns of opportunity in greater... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 145.00
This volume reviews Africa's past experiences of social policy, with an eye on the future. Contributions examine a range of social policy issues around healthcare, education, the labour market and social welfare, and highlight important conceptual and policy issues for rebuilding Africa. more...