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  • Rethinking Class in Russiaby Suvi Salmenniemi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • Longterm care reforms in OECD countriesby Cristiano Gori; JoseLuis Fernandez

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    With contributions from a range of experts across OECD countries, this book examines changes in longterm 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$ 27.44

    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...

  • The North American Indians, Volume 1by George Catlin

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95

    George Catlin was an American painter and writer. In 1823 he gave up his law practice to pursue his self-taught art, painting portraits in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Albany, New York. After meeting a tribal delegation of Native Americans from the Far West he became eager to preserve the vanishing tribes and customs of the Native Americans... more...

  • Elites and Societyby Tom Bottomore

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    In this substantially revised and enlarged second edition of a classic text that has been used throughout the world in numerous translations, Tom Bottomore reconsiders élite theory in the light of more recent studies. He examines the role and significance of élites in relation to classes and class structure in both advanced industrial and developing... more...

  • Symbolic Construction of Communityby Anthony P. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.95

    Anthony Cohen makes a distinct break with earlier approaches to the study of community, which treated the subject in largely structural terms. His view is interpretive and experiential, seeing the community as a cultural field with a complex of symbols whose meanings vary among its members. He delineates a concept applicable to local and ethnic communities... more...

  • Affluenzaby Clive Hamilton; Richard Denniss

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 22.68

    The Western world is in the grip of a consumerism that is unique in human history. We overwork, we spend huge amounts on things we never use, then we chuck them out. The author of the bestselling Growth Fetish pries into our wardrobes, kitchens and backyards, and shows us what choice really means. more...

  • Max Weber's Sociology of Intellectualsby Ahmad Sadri; Arthur J. Vidich

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 39.95 US$ 34.36

    The social role of intellectuals was a pervasive motif in Weber's thought, particularly in his works on religion and politics. Comprehensively examining and extending Weber's work on the subject, this study provides a new perspective on the intelligentsia and its role in society. more...