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  • Life Without Principleby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 2.99

    This essay is one the Thoreau's strongest judgements of America's constituted society. This goes along with the public address of 'Slavery in Massachusetts' and his defense of John Brown. more...

  • Changing Values, Persisting Culturesby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 110.00

    Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors trace in their respective countries. more...

  • Social Capital in Europe: Similarity of Countries and Diversity of People?by

    BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00

    Social capital may foster the integration of a society and the stability of a democracy.This volume examines the differences in levels, causes and consequences of social capital between 22 European countries surveyed in the 2002 European Social Survey. Muliti-level analyses are used in each contribution more...

  • Helping Battered Womenby

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27

    Women battering is one of the most pervasive and dangerous problems in American society. Helping abused women escape and remain free from violent relationships is the challenge the authors of this book have undertaken. They focus on the recently developed and implemented public policies, programs and intervention methods effective in the elimination... more...

  • Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2006; US$ 19.99

    Violence against women is every man's issue. more...

  • Measuring the Non Observed Economy: A Handbookby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 25.00

    Good-quality, comprehensive national accounts are vital for economicpolicymaking and research. Exhaustive coverage is difficult to achieve,however, because some economic activities may be illegal, informal,household production for own final use, or missed because of deficienciesin the data collection system. Such activities are said to constitute... more...

  • Finance & Development, September 1973by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1973; US$ 3.75

    For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly magazine brings you in-depth analyses of these and other subjects by the IMF?s own staff as well as by prominent international experts.... more...

  • Finance & Development, September 1974by International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 1974; US$ 3.75

    The following article is taken from Chapter 1 of Redistribution with Growth,* an exploration of policies to improve income distribution in developing countries in the context of economic growth. The study was conducted jointly by the World Bank?s Development Research Center and the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University, England. The... more...

  • Reluctant Intimaciesby Ś; Beata witek

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 90.00

    Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan and Indonesia, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleagues, and their employers. Through the notion of intimacy, the book brings together sociological and anthropological... more...

  • Feeding Peopleby Leon Aarts

    Panoma Press 2010; US$ 6.99

    What if it actually is simple to do great things, and to leave a lasting legacy? Leon Aarts is a social entrepreneur, dad, chef, philanthropist, traveller and founder of Extraordinary Ones. In this poignant and timely book, Leon shows us what happens when we all become truly connected to each other again and with ourselves, we make a huge difference.... more...