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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
As well as providing a detailed biography of Le Pen, the leader of the National Front in France, this book also explores the wider development of the extreme right as a significant intellectual and political force within France. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 35.00
Fin de Millénaire Budapest combines historical narratives and ethnographic accounts with quantitative evidence to create a richly detailed picture of a city subjected to the forces of great local and global change. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 69.99
Ordnungs- und Regulierungsstrukturen bei der Ausgestaltung der Informationsgesellschaft diskutieren führende Vertreter von Regulierungsorganisationen aus Bund und Ländern, im interdisziplinären und intersektoralen Dialog skizzieren Wissenschaftler und Praktiker strategische Aspekte der multimedialen Breitbandkommunikation. Die Konvergenz der Medien... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 90.00
The Elizabethans viewed society chiefly in religious terms; they shared a fundamental belief in the preservation of the social order and in moderation. Take away authority, said Edwin Sandys, bishop of London, and the people will rush headlong into eve more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 117.00
The important theories of Pierre Bourdieu and Alain Touraine, discussed in this book, seek to explain and resolve the 'crisis of democracy'. They start from a critique of structural inequality in political, economic and social fields - so much in contrast to democratic principles. But their theoretical perspectives and social conclusions diverge. Bourdieu... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00
Faced with high population density, close proximity of urban areas and urban-rural linkages, rural areas in the Netherlands have witnessed a gradual disappearance of characteristically rural landscapes and a deterioration of biodiversity. Future developments will increase pressures on rural land use, making a policy framework to address these challenges... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95
Speaker, trainer and community organizer Van Dernoot Lipsky provides this guide to trauma stewardship, a practice through which individuals, organizations, and societies tend to the hardship, pain, or trauma experienced by humans, other living beings, or our planet itself. more...
- Princeton University Press 1993; US$ 52.50
Why does the welfare state develop so unevenly across countries, regions, and localities? What accounts for the exclusions and disciplinary features of social programs? How are elite and popular conceptions of social reality related to welfare policies? George Steinmetz approaches these and other issues by exploring the complex origins and development... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 88.00
This book shows how Hungary and Poland led the transformations that brought down Communism. more...
- NYU Press 1991; US$ 89.00
"An excellent introduction to issues surrounding the postwar French welfare state.". Archives. "An important and groundbreaking book.". Martin A. Schain, New York University. Little noticed by much of the world, France, during the 1960s and 1970s, developed into one of the most generous welfare states in the world.... more...