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- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 363.00
For 60 years the Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach has been running surveys on all aspects of life in Germany and publishing the results in the Allensbacher Jahrbücher der Demoskopie. The 12th volume continues this comprehensive documentation of the lives, thoughts and feelings of German people. Once again, the most important and interesting... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 65.00
The Aesthetics of Hate examines the writings of a motley collection of interwar far-right intellectuals, showing that they defined Frenchness in racial, gendered, and sexual terms. A broad, ambitious cultural and intellectual history, the book offers a provocative reinterpretation of a topic that has long been the subject of controversy. In works... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 124.99
This study argues that, in the aftermath of the French religious wars, French authorities sought to create a new order in which prescriptions and the disposition of the body worked to discipline and kept individuals confined within a variety of institutions, from the church to the family. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00
The articles assembled in this book discuss important questions about German society and the very notion of what being German means in the age of globalization and the vanishing of nation-states in a continuously strengthening European Union; the question about what is German culture in a postmodern era; and how the past affects and shapes the present... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 42.00
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...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 53.08
Hauptbeschreibung Wettbewerbsfähigkeit, so stellen immer mehr Unternehmen fest, hängt in einer globalen Welt zunehmend auch von der Qualität des Umfeldes in der Region ab. Entsprechend kümmern sich wieder mehr Wissenschaftler, Wirtschaftsförderer und Unternehmen um die Region und um die spezifischen Bedingungen des Wachstums in Regionen. Dabei spielt... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 175.00
This extensively researched empirical analysis of the GDR in the years 1971-1989 challenges current historical interpretations of GDR history. It focuses on four social groups - youth, women, writers and Christians - to highlight the stability of this socialist society until 1987. The strength of the regime is shown to have been based on a continuously... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 79.99
This book examines the street as both a material and ideological space constructed by cultural anxieties and affiliations. The early twenty-first century brought a new cartography of the street that inscribes a narrative of identity and difference, engaging discources of political, economic, and ethnic subjectivities. more...