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  • Social Stratificationby Roxanne Connelly; Vernon Gayle; Paul Lambert

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Research into social stratification and social divisions has always been a central component of sociological study. This volume brings together a range of thematically organised case-studies comprising empirical and methodological analyses addressing the challenges of studying trends and processes in social stratification. This collection has four... more...

  • Social Problems and Inequalityby John Alessio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Social Problems and Inequality explores integrated and root-cause-based explanations of complex social problems. Written in clear and understandable language, allowing it to be used for classroom purposes, it addresses the most fundamental principles of how humans, acting through social units, create, and eventually can remedy, social problems. ... more...

  • Rethinking Class in Russiaby Suvi Salmenniemi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Social differentiation, poverty and the emergence of the newly rich occasioned by the collapse of the Soviet Union have seldom been analysed from a class perspective. Rethinking Class in Russia addresses this absence by exploring the manner in which class positions are constructed and negotiated in the new Russia. Bringing an ethnographic and cultural... more...

  • Living on the Landby Nathalie Kermoal; Isabel Altamirano-Jiménez

    Athabasca University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    From a variety of methodological perspectives, contributors to Living on the Land explore the nature and scope of Indigenous women’s knowledge, its rootedness in relationships, both human and spiritual, and its inseparability from land and landscape. The authors discuss the integral role of women as stewards of the land and governors of the community... more...

  • Long-term care reforms in OECD countriesby Cristiano Gori; Jose-Luis Fernandez

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    With contributions from a range of experts across OECD countries, this book examines changes in long-term care systems throughout those countries, discussing and comparing key changes in national policies and examining the main successes and failures of recent reforms. more...

  • Reducing Inequality in Latin Americaby María Fernanda Valdés Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the role of tax policy in the incidence of socio-economic inequality. With a focus on Latin American, the author demonstrates that while inequality has decreased remarkably in the last decade – during the very period in which inequality was increasing almost everywhere else in the world – this reduction cannot be attributed to a... more...

  • Sexueller Missbrauch und Misshandlungen in der Benediktinerabtei Ettalby Heiner Keupp; Florian Straus; Peter Mosser; Wolfgang Gmür; Gerhard Hackenschmied

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.63

    Das Buch befasst sich mit dem Missbrauchs- und Misshandlungsskandal im Klosterinternat Ettal, einer traditionsreichen Institution mit Eliteanspruch. Im Rahmen der Aufdeckungswelle im Jahre 2010 haben – neben vielen Anderen – auch  ehemalige Schüler dieses Internats den Weg in die Öffentlichkeit gesucht und von Erfahrungen sexualisierter Gewalt... more...

  • Nannies, migration and early childhood education and careby Elizabeth Adamson

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This book presents new empirical research about in-home child care in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada, three countries where governments are pursuing new ways to support the recruitment of in-home childcare workers through funding, regulation and migration. more...

  • Vom Ich zum Du zum Wirby Katrin Schrenker

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 19.75

    Mit dieser interdisziplinären Studie an der Schnittstelle zwischen psychoanalytischer Erziehungswissenschaft und systematischer Sprachwissenschaft erforscht die Autorin die Einflüsse familiärer Strukturen und früher Beziehungserfahrungen auf die Entwicklung pragmatischer und triangulärer Fähigkeiten. Die Kombination quantitativer und qualitativer Verfahren... more...

  • Friendship and Peer Culture in Multilingual Settingsby Maryanne Theobald

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95

    Internationally, linguistic diversity is at its highest to date. With increasing numbers of children learning additional languages, it is important to understand the nature of the social relationships that children are experiencing. This volume features the rich, varied and complex aspects of children's friendships in multilingual settings. more...