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Sociology

  • Geschichte des organisatorischen Denkensby Giuseppe Bonazzi; Veronika Tacke; Alessandra Corti

    Springer 2014;

    In dieser Monographie gibt der Soziologe Giuseppe Bonazzi einen umfassenden Uberblick uber Ursprunge, Entwicklungen und Paradigmen der Organisationstheorie. Das in Italien mittlerweile in 14. Auflagen erschienene Buch ist dabei in doppelter Hinsicht einmalig: Bonazzi ordnet die Vielzahl der Ansatze und Konzepte systematisch drei ?großen' Problemperspektiven... more...

  • Kreativität, Kultur und Raumby Lech Suwala

    Springer 2014;

    ???Kreativitat? gilt als die strategische Ressource der Zukunft. Lech Suwala betrachtet das Wesen, die Entstehung und die Bedeutungszuweisung von (kultureller) Kreativitat. Denn trotz des ?Kreativitatshypes? und zahlreicher Veroffentlichungen gibt es gravierende Mangel beim Verstandnis von kultureller Kreativitat, die das Fundament der Kultur- und... more...

  • Social Networks: Analysis and Case Studiesby Sule Gündüz-Ogüdücü; A. Ş Etaner-Uyar; ima

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    The present volume provides?a comprehensive resource for practitioners and researchers alike-both those new to the field as well as those who already have some experience. The work covers Social Network Analysis theory and methods with a focus on current applications and case studies applied in various domains such as mobile networks, security, machine... more...

  • Positive Psychology in Latin Americaby Alejandro Castro Solano

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This volume?describes a culture-fair perspective on positive psychology research and practice in Latin America.?It provides a deep understanding of the ways in which context can affect practice, intervention and research results. The development of Positive Psychology in areas such as test adaptation and construction, prediction of academic achievement... more...

  • Mistressby Matthew Benns

    Random House Australia 2014; US$ 27.93

    Between the sheets with Australia's powerful, rich and famous Since the First Fleet landed, Australian history has been littered with mistresses. Slide between the covers of this book to find a cheaters' list of those women, and a star-studded hall of infamy of Australia's rich and powerful men, catching them sneaking into their lover's bed in... more...

  • The New Neighborhood Senior Centerby Joyce Weil

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In 2011, seven thousand American ?baby boomers? (those born between 1946 and 1964) turned sixty-five daily. As this largest U.S. generation ages, cities, municipalities, and governments at every level must grapple with the allocation of resources and funding for maintaining the quality of life, health, and standard of living for an aging population. ... more...

  • The Spirit of Luc Boltanskiby Simon Susen; Bryan S. Turner

    Anthem Press 2014; US$ 295.00

    This volume - which brings together essays by prominent scholars in the field of sociology - provides a range of perspectives on the increasing influence of Luc Boltanski’s writings on both theoretical and empirical problems of contemporary social and political analysis. more...

  • Cool Istanbulby Derya Özkan

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 49.00

    This volume investigates the »cool city« phenomenon with an empirical focus on Istanbul. The book approaches »cool Istanbul« not only as a consumable brand but also as a socially produced and politically performed phenomenon. The contributions draw attention to the significance of thinking production, consumption and performance of cities in relation... more...

  • Was vom Krieg übrig bleibtby Anne Menzel

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 60.00

    Wie ordnen sich gesellschaftliche Verhältnisse nach kriegerischer Gewalt neu? Und wie gehen Gruppen mit weiterhin bestehenden unfriedlichen Beziehungen um? Am Fallbeispiel Sierra Leone untersucht Anne Menzel die Trennlinie zwischen Zivilisten und (ehemaligen) Kämpfern, die sowohl in der Forschung zu Nachkriegsgesellschaften als auch in der Peacebuilding-Praxis... more...

  • »Hauptsache ein Job später«by Carolin Kölzer

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 63.00

    Jugendliche mit Hauptschulhintergrund haben große Schwierigkeiten beim Übergang von der Schule in die Arbeitswelt. Während verschiedene Studien diese objektive Betroffenheit immer wieder bestätigen, weiß man nur sehr wenig darüber, was sie selbst über Arbeit und Arbeitslosigkeit denken oder wissen und wie sie hierzu fühlen. Mit welchen Vorstellungen... more...