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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
In contrast to speculative, sweeping literature on globalization Global Exposure in East Asia grounds globalization theories in a detailed empirical analysis, providing a systematic investigation of what until now have been grand narratives of huge global phenomena. This book presents a micro-level explanation of globalization by examining individual... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Enhancing our understanding of how people and places are affected by globalization at the level of everyday interactions within ?Nordic Peripheries?, this book sheds light on local particularities as well as global confluences, by illuminating how gender, mobility and belonging contribute to ruptures and/or stability in the lives of men and women... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 31.48
Das Zusammenleben in gesellschaftlicher Vielfalt ist ein facettenreiches Thema und erfordert ein transdisziplinäres Nachdenken darüber, wie soziale Lebensräume gestaltet werden können, die niemanden beispielsweise aufgrund des Geschlechtes, der Herkunft, des Alters oder der sexuellen Orientierung ausschließen. In dem Buch werden hierfür Studien des... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 139.95
In 2010 Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer published their seminal work on Integral Research and Innovation, whereby they identified the four R?s; relational and renewal, reason and realization based research paths that altogether encompass the major qualitative research methods and methodologies. Within each path they identified a trajectory from... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
The inequalities that structure relationships in Delhi?s urban slums have left the health of women living there chronically vulnerable. Yet for women living in slums, there is no other option than to depend on someone. Based on fourteen months of intensive fieldwork with ten families in a Delhi slum, No One Will Let Her Live argues that women rely... more...
- 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...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 90.00
Shortly after the book's protagonists moved into their apartment complex in Sarajevo, they, like many others, were overcome by the 1992-1995 war and the disintegration of socialist Yugoslavia More than a decade later, in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, they felt they were collectively stuck in a time warp where nothing seemed to be as it should... more...
- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 25.95
In Ghosts of Organizations Past , Dan Ryan asks, ?Why are urban communities such hard places to implement community improvement programs?? Looking at New Haven, Connecticut, and a now-defunct program called Fighting Back, which was created to build community coalitions against the abuse of alcohol and other drugs, Ryan shows how the normal properties... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95
For many, Johannesburg resembles the imagined spectre of the urban future. Global anxieties about catastrophic urban explosion, social fracture, environmental degradation, escalating crime and violence, and rampant consumerism alongside grinding poverty, are projected onto this city as a microcosm of things to come. Decision-makers in cities worldwide... more...