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- Random House 2013; US$ 31.98
This study considers the institution of Freemasonry from the point of view of both masons and their critics, as well as from the author's own. In the first section, it gives an outline of masonic history, from the foundation of the Grand Lodge in Covent Garden in 1717 through its major role in Enlightenment Europe and the American War of Independence,... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 25.66
Social ulighed sætter tidligt ind i livet. Vi er alt for godt klar over, at børns livschancer og muligheder ikke er ens, men afhænger af forældrebaggrund. Samtidig ved vi fra internationale studier, at massive interventioner over for socialt udsatte børn har målbare og vedvarende effekter. Det omgivende samfund kan faktisk gøre en forskel. Spørgsmålet... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 35.99
The essays in this collection challenge the predominant image of working class people in higher education by providing a series of analyses and personal commentaries from a wide range of working class academics. Reflections From the Wrong Side of the Tracks imparts a critical and substantial narrative about what it means to be from the working class... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Like the occupants of the children's table at a family dinner, scholars working in childhood studies can seem sidelined from the "adult" labor of humanities scholarship. The Children's Table brings together scholars from architecture, philosophy, law, and literary and cultural criticism to provide an overview of the innovative work... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 49.95
I: Ergebnisse zur vergleichenden Jugendpsychologie in beiden deutschen Staaten.- Psychologische Aspekte der Berufswahl in beiden deutschen Staaten.- Schulinteressenforschung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und in der DDR.- II: Aktuelle psychologische Einstellungsuntersuchungen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.- Einstellungsänderungen bei Lehrerstudenten... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1985; US$ 15.45
For more than a century, Australians have addressed expectations of social justice to their governments and have had to live with the consequences. Winners and Losers looks at how changing circumstances have generated changing popular aspirations, and how these in turn have been translated into public policy. more...
- Beacon Press 2015; US$ 26.95
The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA?the ?eyes on the prize? moment for disability rights The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging and most comprehensive piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the United States, and it has become the model for disability-based laws around the world. Yet... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.72
"One afternoon in January 1995, as I drove along Western Avenue, I did what I had never done before: i parked the car in a side-street and walked on to the road..." In Leadville , Ed Platt tells the story of Western Avenue from the optimism of its construction in the 1920s to its partial demolition seventy years later. It is a tale of the city... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 27.27
Ob Finanz-, Pflege- oder Bildungskrise - aktuelle Krisen bergen das Potenzial, die Legitimität von Herrschaft zu verändern. Die Stabilität von Legitimationsmustern ist gesellschaftlich, politisch und wissenschaftlich umkämpft und historisch jeweils neu zu reflektieren: Werden Formen der Legitimation etwa von Demokratie, Leistung, sozialen Ungleichheiten... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.07
In this highly acclaimed book (the basis of a new HBO miniseries, produced by David Simon, creator of The Wire ) Lisa Belkin brings to life a landmark public housing case in Yonkers, New York in riveting detail. What began with a judge's order to build scattered-site public housing in middle-class neighbourhoods, ended in the near destruction of a... more...