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  • The Place of Work in African Childhoodsby Michael Bourdillon; M. Mutambwa

    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...

  • Temps maçonnique VS Temps profaneby Jacques Saint

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99

    Le Temps n?existe pas. Le paradoxe est de le relever. Troisième degré. Membre de la Grande Loge de Belgique après avoir été initié au Grand Orient, ayant parcouru l?entièreté des degrés maçonniques jusqu?au 33ème, l?auteur nous incite à réfléchir sur la valeur et la qualité de ce qu?il est convenu de nommer? « le Temps » ! more...

  • Politisches Engagement und Selbstverständnis linksaffiner Jugendlicherby Katrin Hillebrand; Kristina Zenner; Tobias Schmidt; Wolfgang Kühnel; Helmut Willems

    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...

  • 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

    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...

  • Inequalityby John Myles; Arne L. Kalleberg; Stephen L. Morgan; Rosenfeld

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 101.00

    Aage Sorensen was an influential intellectual presence who was one of the world's leading authorities on social stratification and the sociology of education. His research sought to understand the structures, dynamics and mechanisms that underlie inequalities in industrial societies by focusing on how individuals' attainments are shaped by characteristics... more...

  • Transitions in Contextby Clare Holdsworth; David H.J. Morgan

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    This book addresses important aspects of youth transitions, by considering cross-cultural differences in leaving home experiences and the inter-relationships between transitions to adulthood, the achievement of independence and leaving home. The book¿s key features are:. a) Placing the processes of leaving the parental home in a wider perspective,... more...