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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 185.00
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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 110.00
Is Germany still the "ethnic nation" par excellence? This book, drawing on some of the most extensive attitudinal data about immigrant and ethnic minorities ever collected there, reveals a far more complicated picture, which simultaneously confounds and confirms this long-standing characterization. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 40.00
How do European states adjust to international markets? Why do French governments of both left and right face a public confidence crisis? In this book, leading experts on France chart the dramatic changes that have taken place in its polity, economy and society since the 1980s and develop an analysis of social change relevant to all democracies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 20.95
Robert Chambers returns with a new book that reviews, together for the first time, some of the revolutionary changes in the methodologies and methods of development inquiry that have occurred in the past forty years, and reflects on their transformative potential for the future. This book breaks new ground by describing and analysing the evolution... more...
- Temple University Press 2009; US$ 59.50
In Recasting Welfare Capitalism, Mark Vail employs a sophisticated and original theoretical approach to compare welfare states and political-economic adjustment in Germany and France. He examines how and why institutional change takes place and what factors characterize economic evolution when moving from times of prosperity to more austere periods... more...
Strategie zur Förderung des technisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses in Deutschland: Handlungsempfehlungen für die Gegenwart, Forschungsbedarf ... (acatech BEZIEHT POSITION) (German Edition)Springer 2010; US$ 29.99
Deutschland droht Nachwuchsmangel in den technischen und naturwissenschaftlichen Berufen. Dies kann die Innovations- und Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der deutschen Wirtschaft gefährden ? mit bislang nicht absehbaren Folgen. Die Deutsche Akademie der Technikwissenschaften (acatech) stellt in dem Band Handlungsempfehlungen für die Gegenwart vor und formuliert... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
This study of the German right-extremist movement looks at the three rightist political parties, neo-Nazi groups, skinhead gangs, and New Right intellectuals. It poses the question whether, at a time of global recession, the existing democratic system is resilient enough to meet the challenges posed by the xenophobic and racist groups. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00
This major new contribution to the study of consumption examines how dominant groups express and display their sense of superiority through material and aesthetic attributes, demonstrating that differences from one society to another, and across historical periods, challenge current understandings of elite distinction. more...