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  • Handwörterbuch zur ländlichen Gesellschaft in Deutschlandby Stephan Beetz; Kai Brauer; Claudia Neu

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 54.99

    Das Handwörterbuch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über wesentliche Problembereiche der heutigen ländlichen Gesellschaft. Dabei wird der aktuelle Forschungsstand wiedergegeben und kritisch ausgelotet. Des weiteren bietet das Buch einen Überblick zur Entwicklung der Disziplin einer ?Soziologie der ländlichen Gesellschaft? in Deutschland wie im internationalen... more...

  • Social Movements in Franceby Dr Sarah Waters

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 160.00

    Contemporary France has witnessed a rise of new forms of social movement, mobilising around new causes and articulating changing demands. Sarah Waters examines the new generation of movements in the last decade, from anti-racism and the movement of the unemployed to solidarity or the associations of the 'Sans' . She argues that emerging movements... more...

  • The Extreme Right in Franceby James Shields

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95

    A comprehensive new historical study of the extreme right in France, from the Vichy regime to the present day. The Front National has for some years been France's third political party and the most significant extreme-right force in Europe; its leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, contested the second round of the 2002 presidential election with 5.5 million... more...

  • Fin de Millénaire Budapestby Judit Bodnár

    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...

  • Social Movements and Symbolic Powerby Dr John Girling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 123.00

    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...

  • Society and Religion in Elizabethan Englandby Richard L. Greaves

    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...

  • OECD Rural Policy Reviews - Netherlandsby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Trauma Stewardshipby Laura van Dernoot Lipsky; Connie Burk

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95

    A longtime trauma worker, Laura van Dernoot Lipsky offers a deep and empathetic survey of the often-unrecognized toll taken on those working to make the world a better place. We may feel tired, cynical, or numb or like we can never do enough. These, and other symptoms, affect us individually and collectively, sapping the energy and effectiveness we... more...

  • Regulating the Socialby George Steinmetz

    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...

  • The Political Economy of State-Society Relations in Hungary and Polandby Anna Seleny

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 88.00

    This book shows how Hungary and Poland led the transformations that brought down Communism. more...