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  • Solidarität in der Kriseby Lucie Billmann; Josef Held

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99

    ?Ausgangspunkt ist die aktuelle Frage nach dem solidarischen Handeln als einem Aspekt der Lebensführung junger Menschen. Solidarität in der Krise wird hier in seiner doppelten Bedeutung verstanden, nämlich zum einen, welche Rolle die Solidarität in der gesellschaftlichen Krise spielt und zum anderen, ob sich solidarisches Handelnselbst in der Krise... more...

  • Globalizationby Zygmunt Bauman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    'Globalization' is a word that is currently much in use. This book is an attempt to show that there is far more to globalization than its surface manifestations. Unpacking the social roots and social consequences of globalizing processes, this book disperses some of the mist that surrounds the term. Alongside the emerging planetary dimensions of... more...

  • Off the Networkby Ulises Ali Mejias

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 67.50

    Off the Network is a fresh and authoritative examination of how the hidden logic of the Internet, social media, and the digital network is changing users? understanding of the world?and why that should worry us. Ulises Ali Mejias suggests how we might begin to rethink the logic of the network and question its ascendancy. more...

  • The Public Intellectualby Richard M. Zinman; Jerry Weinberger; Arthur M. Melzer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 43.99

    The editors bring together a wide variety of noted scholars to discuss the characteristics, nature, and role of public thinkers. By looking at scholarly life in the West, this work explores the relationship between thought and action, ideas and events, reason and history. more...

  • Social Networks and their Economicsby Daniel Birke

    Wiley 2013; US$ 91.00 US$ 78.87

    Reveals how consumer choice can be better understood and influenced using social networks analysis (SNA) Intuitively, we all appreciate that we can be influenced by our friends and peers in what we do, how we behave, and what products we consume. Until recently, it has been difficult to measure this interdependence, mainly because data on social... more...

  • Rechtsordnung und Ethik der Solidaritätby Gerd Irrlitz

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 98.00

    In dieser Monographie wird, beginnend mit einem biographischen und zeitgeschichtlichen Grundriss, zum ersten Mal das umfangreiche strafrechtliche, rechtsphilosophische und philosophische Gesamtwerk Arthur Baumgartens dargestellt. Baumgarten war im Jahr seiner bei Franz v. Liszt verteidigten Dissertation (1909) nach Genf berufen worden... more...

  • Generational Consciousness, Narrative, and Politicsby June Edmunds; Bryan S. Turner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 35.99

    With the erosion of strong class theory, sociologists have recently started to look at aspects of social stratification other than class. One of the most interesting new areas of investigation is the sociology of generations. more...

  • Places and Politics in an Age of Globalizationby Roxann Prazniak; Arif Dirlik; John Brown Childs; Arturo Escobar; Jonathan Friedman; Wendy Harcourt; Peter Kwong; Russell C. Leong; James H. Mittleman; Elizabeth Rata; Geoffrey White; Margaret M. Zamudio

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 38.99

    This unique work opens a field of inquiry around place-based critiques of global capital as it focuses on the interactions between local issues and international financial flows. Framing their discussions around the concept of place-based imagination, the contributors examine such cases as indigenous movements against land degradation, ethnic pluralism... more...

  • Social Networks and Public Support for the European Unionby Elizabeth Radziszewski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Although political conversations on European integration are common, they are not part of existing explanations for attitude formation on the EU. This book examines the impact of social interactions, specifically interpersonal and informal discussions, on shaping individuals? views on European integration. Looking at opinion formation through the... more...

  • Electronic Iranby Niki Akhavan

    Rutgers University Press 2013; Not Available

    Electronic Iran introduces the concept of the Iranian Internet, a framework that captures interlinked, transnational networks of virtual and offline spaces. It draws from early Internet ethnographies, accounts in media studies that highlight the continuities between old and new media, and a range of works that have made critical interventions in... more...