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  • The Blackwell Companion to Sociologyby Judith R Blau

    Wiley 2008; US$ 228.00 US$ 197.60

    The Blackwell Companion to Sociology is a milestone collection of new essays by renowned sociologists, covering both the traditions and strengths of the field as well as newer developments and directions. Authors from the US, the UK, Europe and elsewhere have contributed to this all-in-one reference work, highlighting the relevance of interdisciplinary... more...

  • Social Capitalby John Field

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    The term ?social capital? is a way of defining the intangible resources of community, shared values and trust upon which we draw in daily life. It has achieved considerable international currency across the social sciences through the very different work of Pierre Bourdieu in France and James Coleman and Robert Putnam in the United States, and has... more...

  • Social Theoryby John Scott

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 43.00

    This is a comprehensive, critical review of social theory that places leading contributions in their larger context. Written predominantly for students, the scope and range of the subjects and authors dealt with results in one of the most comprehensive introductions to social theory published to date. Ranging from the philosophical foundations of sociology... more...

  • Protección social en Chileby Alberto Arenas de Mesa; Paula Benavides Salazar

    International Labour Office 2003; US$ 5.00

    Presents an overview and evaluation of social security financing and coverage in Chile. more...

  • Combating Poverty and Social Exclusionby Zsuzsa Ferge; Katalin Tausz; Ágnes Darvas

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95

    Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...

  • Conceptualizing Cultureby David Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Culture study is increasingly becoming a leading theory in international marketing research, this special issue examines the role of culture within marketing theory and practice. Debates such as whether consumer cultures are globalizing, glocalizing or localizing; and the validity of different operationalizations of cultural and institutional distance... more...

  • Why is Community Entrepreneurship Worth Debatingby Thomas Cooney

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is based upon papers presented at the International Council for Small Business World Conference held in Turku (Finland) in June 2007. A dedicated track on community entrepreneurship offered academics, policy makers, support agents, and entrepreneurs the opportunity to discuss what is meant by the term ‘community entrepreneurship’... more...

  • Internet & Organizational Transformationby Khalid S. Soliman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Over the past decade, the Internet has opened unprecedented opportunities for exchanging business information. Today, the Internet contributes to the coordination of global workforce, facilitates communication between managers and subordinates, creates networks of physical and virtual business partners, and opens new sales channels to customers around... more...

  • GATS, Migration, and Labor Standardsby Philip L. Martin

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00


  • Good Practices in Social Services Delivery in South Eastern Europeby Elaine Fultz; Martin Tracy

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 29.95

    Describes recent efforts to strengthen and expand social services provided at the community level. Covers restructuring of national social security schemes, social policy formulation and implementation of legislated reforms. Provides characteristics of services form selected EU countries and the experiences from countries of South Eastern Europe. Contains... more...