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  • 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...

  • Medienkultur und soziales Handelnby Tanja Thomas; Marco Höhn

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    In dem Band werden Verschränkungen von Medien- und Alltagserfahrungen auf unterschiedliche Weise konzeptualisiert und theoretisiert. Verknüpft werden diese Zugänge mit Untersuchungen der sozialen Bedeutung von Medien wie von medialen Deutungsangeboten im Gebrauch. Die Mediatisierung zentraler kultureller Praktiken - etwa der Liebe, Freundschaft, des... more...

  • Mobiler Alltagby Claus J. Tully; Dirk Baier

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Dieses Buch richtet sich an alle, die mit der Gestaltung von Wegen zu tun haben. Nicht nur die Verkehrsplanung beschert uns längere oder kürzere, bequemere oder beschwerlichere Wege, auch der Arbeitsmarkt, die Bildung, das Internet, der Tourismus, die Freizeit oder der Einkauf, d.h. die Bedürfnisse des Alltags. Hochmoderne kommunikative Gesellschaften... 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...

  • 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...

  • Politics in Color and Concreteby Krisztina Fehérváry

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...