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  • Social Exclusion in Central-Eastern Europeby Orsolya Lelkes

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00


  • Social Partnership and Local Development in Irelandby Paul Teague; Mary C. Murphy

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Describes the main institutional characteristics of the Irish model of social partnership and examines the performance of two Government sponsored programmes - the Area Development Management scheme (ADM) and the Social Economy Programme. Assesses the benefits and limitations of these local-level programmes. more...

  • Combating Poverty and Social Exclusionby Zsuzsa Ferge; Katalin Tausz; Ágnes Darvas

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95

    Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...

  • The Ecuadorian Highlandsby Peter Krahenbuhl

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    Ecuador's Avenue of the Volcanoes is the backbone of the Central Highlands, a long and beautiful stretch of eternal mountain views. Snow-capped volcanoes peer through layers of mist and each curve of the highway presents a new vision. The highest peaks, several of which are active volcanoes, lie in this stretch of the Andes. Opportunities for adventure... more...

  • Sozialverträglichkeitsprüfungby Jakob Reichenberger; Clemens Sedmak

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; Not Available

    Eine Sozialverträglichkeitsprüfung (SVP) ist ein Instrument, mit dessen Hilfe die Auswirkungen von gesellschaftlichen Entscheidungen für eine bestimmte (benachteiligte) Bevölkerungsgruppe bereits vor deren Umsetzung abgeschätzt werden sollen. So kommt der SVP eine wichtige Aufgabe im Kampf gegen Armut und soziale Ausgrenzung zu. more...

  • Postsozialistische Parteienby Inka Jörs

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; Not Available

    Der Erfolg, den die postsozialistischen Parteien nach 1990 in Ost- und Mitteleuropa hatten, war für die meisten Beobachter überraschend. In Ostdeutschland gelang es der PDS, sich dauerhaft zu etablieren, und in Polen reüssierte die kommunistische Nachfolgepartei Demokratische Linksallianz (SLD). Inka Jörs fragt in einem Vergleich nach den Gründen für... more...

  • Identitäten in Europa - Europäische Identitätby Markus Krienke; Matthias Belafi

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 69.99

    Aus theoretisch-formaler und aus konkret-kultureller Perspektive untersuchen die Autoren des Sammelbandes europäische Identität als eigenständige Vorstellung und in ihren bereits gelebten, regional unterschiedlichen Realisierungen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen folgende Themen: Normen einer europäischen Identität; Statik und Dynamik von Identitätsangeboten;... more...

  • Prerequisites for Healthy Organizational Changeby Per Øystein Saksvik

    Bentham Science Publishers 2009; US$ 33.00

    We live in a time where organizational change has become the norm. Organizations are constantly undergoing major restructurings be it outsourcing, downsizing or major reorganizational changes, e.g., team or LEAN implementation. Stability has become the exception. Managing good and healthy change seems to be a prerequisite to secure the organization’s... more...

  • Solidarityby David Featherstone

    Zed Books 2012; US$ 26.95

    Despite the frequency with which the word ‘solidarity’ is invoked, the concept itself has rarely been scrutinized. In this original and stereotype-busting work, David Featherstone helps redress this imbalance through an innovative combination of archival research, activist testimonies and first-hand involvement with political movements. Solidarity... more...

  • Socio-ideological fantasy and the Northern Ireland conflictby Adrian Millar

    Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00

    Conducting a Lacanian-inspired psychoanalysis of some of the most candid interview materials ever gathered from former IRA members and loyalists, the author demonstrates through a careful examination of their slips of the tongue, jokes, rationalisations and contradictions, that it is the unconscious dynamics of socio-ideological fantasy, i.e. the unconscious... more...