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  • Village Mothers, City Daughtersby Hew Cheng Sim

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 59.90

    This unique volume draws together a compelling collection of studies on the diverse and transformatory experiences of women as they encounter the forces of modernization altering the face of contemporary Borneo. The authors, all locally based scholars specializing in gender issues, shed much-needed light upon this hidden academic area. It presents... more...

  • Ageing in Southeast and East Asiaby Lee Hock Guan

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 82.50

    Southeast and East Asian countries are undergoing varying stages of population ageing. The social, economic and political implications of population ageing will be enormous, and because of the fast speed of ageing in the region, the countries cannot afford the luxury of time for the gradual evolution of social and structural support systems and networks... more...

  • Social Inequality in Vietnam and the Challenges to Reformby Philip Taylor

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2004; US$ 74.90

    Social inequalities have grown during Vietnam’s transition to a market-based economy, even as average incomes have increased and the number of people living in poverty has lessened. Do widening social rifts –- between rich and poor, urban and rural communities and along regional, gender and ethnic lines -– have the potential to undermine... more...

  • Unmasking ageby Bill Bytheway

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    Unmasking Age' critically examines various methods and discusses ways of uncovering the realities of age. more...

  • Belief and ageingby Peter G. Coleman

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 42.95

    This book illustrates the variety of religious, spiritual and other beliefs held by older people, including British Christians, Muslims, Humanists and witnesses of the Soviet persecution of religion. more...

  • Palaeoindian Archaeologyby Juliet Morrow; Cristobal Gnecco

    UPF 2007; US$ 39.95

    Explores similarities and differences among the early sites and assemblages in North, Central, and South America, providing a refreshing yet complementary approach to more localized studies. more...

  • Generation in Waitingby Navtej Dhillon; Tarik Yousef

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 28.95

    A Generation in Waiting portrays the plight of young people, urging greater investment designed to improve the lives of this critical group. It brings together perspectives from the Maghreb to the Levant. Each chapter addresses the complex challenges facing young people in many areas of their lives: access to decent education, opportunities for quality... more...

  • Qualitätskonzepte in der Kindertagesbetreuungby Karin Esch; Elke Katharina Klaudy; Brigitte Micheel; Sybille Stöbe-Blossey

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Qualitätsmanagement soll die Voraussetzungen dafür verbessern, dass Kindertageseinrichtungen ihre Qualität weiterentwickeln und sowohl die Jugendhilfeträger als auch die Eltern diese Qualität besser einschätzen können. Der Band will einen Überblick über in Deutschland gängige Qualitätskonzepte geben und verbindet dies mit einem "Blick über den Tellerrand"... more...

  • Kinderwelten und institutionelle Arrangementsby Promotionskolleg Kinder und Kindheiten im Spannungsfeld gesellschaftlicher Modernisierung

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Kindheit und Jugend ohne Rückgriff auf ein quasi ritualisiertes soziales Korsett und normierte Eindeutigkeiten zu gestalten, ist und bleibt riskant. Auch weil jungen Menschen heute schon früh das Risiko obliegt, den Weg durch die Phasen des Aufwachsens und Entscheidungen für diese oder jene Aktivität selbstständig legitimieren zu müssen. Mädchen und... more...

  • Interdisziplinäre Jugendforschungby Hans Merkens

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 39.99

    Die in diesem Band versammelten Beiträge geben einen anschaulichen Überblick über die Themenschwerpunkte, die derzeit in der Kindheits- und Jugendforschung der Psychologie, Erziehungswissenschaft und Soziologie diskutiert werden. Sie verdeutlichen die dringende Notwendigkeit des interdisziplinären Austausches in Hinsicht auf thematische und methodische... more...