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  • Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheitby Matthias Richter; Klaus Hurrelmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Dieser Band bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die zentralen theoretischen Debatten und empirischen Grundlagen der Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheit. Führende Expertinnen und Experten geben einen detaillierten Einblick in die relevanten Inhalte und aktuellen Entwicklungen der Disziplin, zum Beispiel die sozialen Determinanten... more...

  • Lebensqualität im Alterby Sandra Verena Müller; Claudia Gärtner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Der demographische Wandel betrifft nicht nur die Allgemeinbevölkerung, sondern ebenso Menschen mit Einschränkungen in der Teilhabe. Vor diesem Hintergrund ergeben sich Herausforderungen, wie z. B. autonomes Handeln im hohen Alter sichergestellt oder die Lebensqualität von auch zunehmend älter werdenden Randgruppen wie Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung... more...

  • Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection, Second Editionby Thomas L. CPP/PSP/CSC Norman

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 69.95

    This new edition of Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection presents updated case studies and introduces existing and new methodologies and technologies for addressing existing and future threats. It covers risk analysis methodologies approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and shows how to apply them to other organizations,... more...

  • Living with Biodiversity in an Island Ecosystemby Takuro Furusawa

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a detailed case study of ecological and cultural interactions between the people and their natural environment at Roviana Lagoon, Solomon Islands, a land of rich biodiversity. This volume documents the subsistence lifestyle of the people and their indigenous ecological knowledge, analyzes the effects of recent socioeconomic changes... more...

  • Sociological Perspectives on Media Piracy in the Philippines and Vietnamby Vivencio O. Ballano

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book addresses the persistence of the optical media piracy trade in the Philippines and Vietnam. It goes beyond arguments of defective law enforcement and copyright legal systems by applying sociological perspectives to examine the socio-economic forces behind the advent of piracy in the region. Using documentary and ethnographic data, in addition... more...

  • The Social Structure of Modern Britainby E. A. Johns

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Social Structure of Modern Britain, Third Edition is a comprehensive account of the social structure of modern Britain. Aspects of social structure are examined from a historical and comparative perspective. The book includes statistical information, not only on the more obvious areas like births, deaths, and immigration, but also on such lesser... more...

  • Mapping Transition in the Pamirsby Hermann Kreutzmann; Teiji Watanabe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    By emphasizing on the Pamir region a comprehensive overviewof path-dependent and recent developments in a remote mountain region isprovided in this book. Overall neglect in the mountainous periphery iscontrasted by shifting the centre of attention to the Pamirssituated at the interface between South and Central Asia. From colonialtimes... more...

  • Advances in Happiness Researchby Toshiaki Tachibanaki

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00

    This edited volume makes a contribution to the literature on happiness research by compiling studies based on cross-national research and from diverse academic disciplines. The book is distinctive in that it contains both theoretical and empirical analyses, investigating relationship between causes of happiness and economic behavior relating to employment,... more...

  • Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Across Culturesby Igor N. Dubina; Elias G. Carayannis

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 99.00

    The aim of this volume is to further develop the relationship between culture and manifold phenomena of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in order to promote further and better understanding how, why, and when these phenomena are manifested themselves across different cultures. Currently, cross-cultural research is one of the most dynamically... more...

  • A Guide to Internal Loss Preventionby Roy L. Wesley; John A. Wanat

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    A Guide to Internal Loss Prevention provides an analysis of loss prevention factors from the inside looking out, rather than the outside looking in, bringing to management's attention specific organizational areas that may be contributing to internal loss. It is the authors' intent to demonstrate that management personnel often do not pay attention... more...