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- 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...
- Oval Books 2009; US$ 4.99
"France is a country that eats, drinks and breathes philosophy. There is not a farmer, fisherman, waiter, car-worker, shop assistant or housewife who isn't a closet Diderot or Descartes, a Saint-Simon or a Sartre." "French politicians look smart because power itself is chic, attractive, seductive, and one should dress to look the part. The... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
This compelling study on the rise of right-wing parties in two countries with different histories but similar experiences of how mainstream parties campaigned and reacted to the changing political landscape presents a fascinating comparison of the history and political impact of ethno-exclusivist and right-wing populist politics in liberal democracies.... more...
- De Gruyter 1988; US$ 280.00
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 29.99
?Großstadte sind derzeit wieder zu Orten sozialer Bewegungen geworden. Mit Slogans wie ?oben bleiben? (Stuttgart) oder ?Recht auf Stadt? (Hamburg) artikuliert sich heute auf unterschiedliche Weise ein Protest, der auf sich verandernde urbane Realitaten Bezug nimmt und dabei eine breite mediale Resonanz findet. Gleichwohl werden oft nur bestimmte Formen... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 27.99
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
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 volume makes this new research available to undergraduates. more...