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  • The Modern Worldby Sarolta Takacs

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 158.00

    Designed to meet the curriculum needs for students from grades 7 to 12, this five-volume encyclopedia explores world history from approximately 5000 C.E. to the present. Organized alphabetically within geographical volumes on Africa, Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Southwest Asia, and Asia and the Pacific, entries cover the social, political,... more...

  • Cultural Citizenshipby Nick Stevenson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 44.00

    Why has 'culture' become central to political debates? How might we rethink questions of citizenship in an information age? Will cosmopolitanism become the key ideal of the future? This guide links questions of identity, individualization, multiculturalism, and mediation to a politics of culture. more...

  • Karl Mannheim and the Legacy of Max Weberby David Kettler; Colin Loader; Volker Meja

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95

    This book focuses on the important work of Karl Mannheim by demonstrating how his theoretical conception of a reflexive sociology took shape as a collaborative empirical research programme. The authors show how contemporary work along these lines, whether derived from Foucault, Bourdieu or other theorists, can benefit from the insights of Mannheim... more...

  • Hyphenated Historiesby Andrew Colin Gow

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Art history, literary history, film history, social history, micro-history, economic history, women's history, postcolonial history and other hyphenated histories have introduced elements of discontinuity, rupture and plurality. more...

  • Future Mattersby Barbara Adam; Chris Groves

    BRILL 2007; US$ 82.00

    In a social world whose pace continues to accelerate the future becomes an increasingly difficult terrain. While the focus of social life is narrowing down to the present, the futures we create on a daily basis cast ever longer shadows. This book addresses this paradox and its deep ethical implications. more...

  • Ideology and the Social Sciencesby Graham Kinloch; Raj Mohan

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 132.00

    The extent to which modern social science continues to reflect the subjective traits of authors and the contexts in which they operate, rather than the objective facts or insights they claim to develop, remains one of the most striking features of social science research and writing. Kinloch and Mohan provide a multidisciplinary and worldwide examination... more...

  • Entre la métropolisation et le village globalby Jean-Marc Fontan; Juan-Luis Klein; Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 33.75

    Quelles conditions jouent en faveur du développement ou du mal-développement des espaces métropolitains ? À une époque où les métropoles constituent des entités intermédiaires et de plus en plus détachées de leur espace national, elles participent spécifiquement à la production de la... more...

  • Handbuch der Kulturwissenschaftenby Friedrich Jaeger; Burkhard Liebsch; Jörn Rüsen; Jürgen Straub

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2004; US$ 54.87

    Als Instanzen der Beschreibung moderner Gesellschaften gewinnen die Kulturwissenschaften immer mehr an Bedeutung. Rund 100 Autoren aus diversen Fachgebieten haben in diesem Handbuch ihre Forschungen zu den Methoden und Themen der Kulturwissenschaft zusammengetragen. Sie stellen damit die junge Disziplin auf ein theoretisches Fundament und geben einen... more...

  • De staat van informatieby Scientific Council for Government Policy; D. Broeders; C.M.K.C. Cuijpers; J.E.J. Prins

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 55.00

    Dit boek bevat een negental essays over de toenemende digitalisering bij de overheid en de invloed daarvan op de overheid/burger-relatie. De positieve ontwikkelingen, maar ook de zwakke plekken worden blootgelegd en mogelijke verbeterpunten worden beschreven. De essays leveren een belangrijke bijdrage aan het project van de Wetenschappelijke Raad voor... more...

  • The Pointby Jon Baskin; Jonny Thakkar; Etay Zwick

    Agate Publishing 2010; US$ 12.00

    A Chicago-based, twice-yearly journal of essays on contemporary life and culture, which has already been highly praised by writers and commentators from around the world. more...