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  • Sozialisation und Ungleichheitby Ullrich Bauer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 19.99

    Soziale Ungleichheiten und die Frage ihrer Reproduktion sind heute wieder ein Boom-Thema in der wissenschaftlichen Debatte. Dabei ist der Zusammenhang zwischen Sozialisation und Ungleichheit seit langem ein umkämpfter Gegenstand. Viele Jahre en vogue, nimmt in den 1980er und 90er Jahren die Aufmerksamkeit rapide ab und erst mit dem PISA-Schock werden... more...

  • Handwörterbuch zur Gesellschaft Deutschlandsby Steffen Mau; Nadine M. Schöneck

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 54.99

    Dieses Handbuch stellt in 70 Artikeln wesentliche Aspekte der Strukturen und Dynamik des gesellschaftlichen Systems Deutschlands dar. Es ist ein umfassendes, übersichtlich gestaltetes und zuverlässiges Grundlagenwerk für alle, die sich in Studium, Forschung oder Beruf mit der Gesellschaft Deutschlands auseinandersetzen. In den Beiträgen werden der... more...

  • The Mainstreaming of the Extreme Right in France and Australiaby Dr Aurélien Mondon

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    What has led to the recent revival of the extreme right in Western democracies such as France and Australia, and what impact has their success had on mainstream politics? What shift has taken place in recent times as ideas and groups that once were considered marginal and undemocratic have come to play an important part in mainstream politics? This... more...

  • Politics in Color and Concreteby Krisztina Fehérváry

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous?the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. Politics in Color and Concrete revisits this history by exploring domestic space in Hungary from the 1950s through the 1990s and reconstructs the multi-textured and politicized aesthetics... more...

  • Unruhen in der ständischen Gesellschaft 1300-1800by Peter Blickle

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 28.00

    Im Rahmen der Enzyklopädie deutscher Geschichte gibt Peter Blickle eine Gesamtdarstellung des Gegenstandes "Soziale Konflikte" für das späte Mittelalter und die frühe Neuzeit. Unter "Unruhen" versteht er die Protesthandlungen der Untertanen zur Behauptung und Durchsetzung ihrer Interessen und Wertvorstellungen gegenüber der Obrigkeit, den "bäuerlichen... more...

  • Cultures of Violence in the New German Streetby Patricia Anne Simpson

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2011; US$ 82.99

    This book examines the street as both a material and ideological space constructed by cultural anxieties and affiliations. The early twenty-first century brought a new cartography of the street that inscribes a narrative of identity and difference, engaging discources of political, economic, and ethnic subjectivities. more...

  • Nazism and German Society, 1933-1945by David Crew

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The image of the Third Reich as a monolithic state presiding over the brainwashed, fanatical masses, retains a tenacious grip on the general public's imagination. However, a growing body of research on the social history of the Nazi years has revealed the variety and complexity of the relationships between the Nazi regime and the German people. This... more...

  • Local Communities and Post-Communist Transformationby Simon Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Post-communist transformation in the former Soviet bloc has had a profound effect, not just in the political and economic sphere, but on all aspects of life. Although a great deal has been written about transformation, much of it has been about transformation viewed from the top, and little has been written about how things have changed for ordinary... more...

  • Ethnicity and Equalityby Azouz Begag

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 14.95

    In the fall of 2005 the streets of France were rocked by civil disturbances on a scale unseen for decades. Only months earlier Azouz Begag, France?s first minister for equal opportunities and first-ever cabinet minister of North African immigrant origin, wrote an essay laying bare the festering social and ethnic injustices that, as can now be seen... more...

  • Germany's New Right as Culture and Politicsby Roger Woods

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    This is the first full-length study in English of the New Right in Germany and it breaks new ground by considering the New Right as a political and a cultural movement. The book examines the often contradictory motives that feed into New Right political pronouncements and explores the cultural thinking that feeds into extreme political commitment. more...