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- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00
'Learning Bodies? addresses the lack of attention paid to the body in youth and childhood studies. Whilst a significant range of work on this area has explored gender, class, race and ethnicity, and sexualities ? all of which have bodily dimensions ? the body is generally studied indirectly, rather than being the central focus. This collection... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 104.90
The rapid Asian fertility transitions of the last few decades will lead to population ageing in the coming decades in one country after another. Societies can choose how they will respond to the rising share of the elderly, but there is no choice about the inevitable demographic trend. In this important volume, ably edited by Evi Nurvidya Arifin and... more...
- CODESRIA 2015; US$ 28.00
This book is about how work enters and affects the lives of children in Africa, taking for granted neither the traditional values surrounding children?s work, nor the international standards against it. Many African societies nurture their children on the ingrained notion that children must work as part of their process of growing up. Children participate... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 39.99
Anhand von 35 qualitativen Interviews mit jugendlichen Akteuren aus linksaffinen politischen Gruppen untersucht diese Studie, wie sich politisches Engagement im biografischen Verlauf herausbildet, weiterentwickelt und welche prägenden Erfahrungen Jugendliche dabei machen. Darüber hinaus wird erforscht, welches Selbst- und Gesellschaftsverständnis die... 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...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 8.45
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 17.99
Each of them is one in a million. They number six thousand on a planet of six billion. They run our governments, our largest corporations, the powerhouses of international finance, the media, world religions, and, from the shadows, the world's most dangerous criminal and terrorist organizations. They are the global superclass, and they are shaping... more...
- JLB CREATIVES PUBLISHING 2014; US$ 11.25
Siga a Sydney para encontrar un trabajo que es mejor para ella. A través del humor ella trata varios trabajos que no sirven para ella. Pero al final ella encuentra un trabajo que ella adora?ayudando a los niños leer. more...
- Uitgeverij SWP 2014; US$ 12.99
Parenting support is an important and growing domain in professional practice, research and policy all over Europe. Evidence starts to show that parenting support can make a difference and is in the best interest of the child. It concerns practitioners, decision makers and researchers, as well as parents. However, research, policy and practice shows... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 59.00
With cities rapidly encroaching onto surrounding lands, the notion of eco-city proposes an innovative yet pragmatic approach to designing, building and operating cities in a way that the destructive impact of human urban activity upon nature will be significantly reduced. This book comprises of papers from a workshop organized by the East Asian Institute... more...