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  • Spannungsfeld »Gesellschaftliche Vielfalt«by Katharina Scherke

    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...

  • Integral Renewalby Dr Alexander Schieffer; Professor Ronnie Lessem; Professor Ronnie Lessem; Dr Alexander Schieffer

    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...

  • No One Will Let Her Liveby Claire Snell-Rood

    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...

  • Entwicklungszusammenarbeit im Umbruchby Friedbert Ottacher; Thomas Vogel

    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...

  • Yearnings in the Meantimeby Stef Jansen

    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...

  • Ghosts of Organizations Pastby Dan Ryan

    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...

  • Uniting a Divided Cityby Jo Beall; Owen Crankshaw; Susan Parnell

    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...

  • Age in Americaby Nicholas L. Syrett; Corinne T. Field

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 23.80

    Eighteen.  Twenty-one. Sixty-five.  In America today, we recognize these numbers as key transitions in our lives?precise moments when our rights and opportunities change?when we become eligible to cast a vote, buy a drink, or enroll in Medicare.This volume brings together scholars of childhood, adulthood, and old age to explore how and why particular... more...

  • Israeli Society in the Twenty-First Centuryby Calvin Goldscheider

    Brandeis University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    A data-based analysis of social life and social problems in contemporary Israel that draws a vivid portrait of a dynamic and rapidly changing society more...

  • Jenseits des Illustrativenby Niels Grüne; Claus Oberhauser

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Niels Grüne forscht an der Universität Innsbruck tätig über politische Korruption. Dr. Claus Oberhauser lehrt an der Universität Innsbruck und der PH Tirol und arbeitet über Diplomatiegeschichte.   Reihe Schriften zur politischen Kommunikation - Band 020 more...