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  • Generation Me - Revised and Updatedby Jean M. Twenge

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 16.00

    The Associated Press calls them "The Entitlement Generation," and they are storming into schools, colleges, and businesses all over the country. They are today's young people, a new generation with sky-high expectations and a need for constant praise and fulfillment. In this provocative new book, headline-making psychologist and social commentator... more...

  • The International Handbook on Social Innovationby F. Moulaert; D. MacCallum; D. Mehmood; A. Hamdouch

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    This enriching Handbook covers many aspects of the scientific and socio-political debates on social innovation today. The contributors provide an overview of theoretical perspectives, methodologies and instructive experiences from all continents, as well as implications for collective action and policy. They argue strongly for social innovation as... more...

  • The Mobile Storyby Jason Farman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    What happens when stories meet mobile media? In this cutting-edge collection, contributors explore digital storytelling in ways that look beyond the desktop to consider how stories can be told through mobile, locative, and pervasive technologies. This book offers dynamic insights about the new nature of narrative in the age of mobile media, studying... more...

  • Navigating Social-Ecological Systemsby Fikret Berkes; Johan Colding; Carl Folke

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 72.00

    Merges forefront research from different disciplines into a common framework for new insights on sustainability. more...

  • Global Justice and the Politics of Informationby Sky Croeser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The rise of the Occupy movement, the Arab Spring and... more...

  • The Trickster and the Systemby Helena Bassil-Morozow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    For centuries, the trickster has been used in various narratives, including mythological, literary and cinematic, to convey the idea of agency, rebellion and, often turbulent, progress. In The Trickster and the System: Identity and Agency in Contemporary Society , Helena Bassil-Morozow shows how the trickster can be seen as a metaphor to describe... more...

  • Digital Publicsby John Michael Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Today we often hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking behind these positive claims made about digital publics?... more...

  • Social Cohesion and Immigration in Europe and North Americaby Ruud Koopmans; Bram Lancee; Merlin Schaeffer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Concerns about immigration and the rising visibility of minorities have triggered a lively scholarly debate on the consequences of ethnic diversity for trust, cooperation, and other aspects of social cohesion. In this accessibly written volume, leading scholars explore where, when, and why ethnic diversity affects social cohesion by way of analyses... more...

  • Surveillance and Securityby Torin Monahan

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 33.95

    This is a volume of original contributions from scholars in 8 different humanities and social science disciplines. The aim of the book is to present a range of surveillance technologies used everyday life and investigate the politics of their use. It is truly an interdisciplinary project that will find purchase in courses on security studies and the... more...

  • Papier, hier!...?by Wouter Kalkman

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Verzekeren via internet staat volop in de belangstelling. Maar maakt de Nederlandse wetgeving het aanvragen en sluiten van een verzekering en het verstrekken van een elektronische polis via internet wel voldoende mogelijk? Consumenten die rechtstreeks met een verzekeraar een verzekering willen sluiten, kunnen meer informatie via e-mail en internet... more...