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  • Digital Worldby Gillian Youngs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The Internet and digital technologies have changed the world we live in and the ways we engage with one another and work and play. This is the starting point for this collection which takes analysis of the digital world to the next level exploring the frontiers of digital and creative transformations and mapping their future directions. It brings... more...

  • Social Movements and Organization Theoryby Gerald F. Davis; Doug McAdam; W. Richard Scott; Mayer N. Zald

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This book examines how movements are organized and the role of movement processes within organizations. more...

  • Revolutions and Revolutionary Movementsby James DeFronzo

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    This comprehensive text analyzes significant revolutions of the 20th and 21st centuries, placing them in social, economic, and political context. more...

  • "1968" - Eine Wahrnehmungsrevolution?by Ingrid Gilcher-Holtey

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 28.00

    Was the 1968 movement a cultural success but a political failure? The six studies compiled in this volume probe the structural changes and shifting boundaries of political life in the 1960s and 1970s to assess the impact of the 1968 movement. Among other phenomena, they examine the theater as a potential medium for staging politics, and... more...

  • Captive Societyby Saeid Golkar

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 59.99

    Iran?s Basij Resistance Force is a paramilitary organization used by the regime to suppress dissidents, vote as a bloc, and indoctrinate Iranian citizens. Captive Society surveys the Basij?s history, structure, and sociology, as well as its influence on Iranian society, its economy, and its educational system. Saied Golkar?s account draws not only... more...

  • Climate Refugees: Klimawandel und Migration am Beispiel des Inselstaats Tuvalu im Pazifikby Stephan Pillwein

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 27.77

    Tuvalu. Ein südpazifischer Inselstaat. Nur die Wenigsten wissen mit diesem Staatsnamen etwas anzufangen. Die Rede ist hierbei vom viertkleinsten Land der Welt, welches sich inmitten des Südpazifiks befindet. Umgeben von Wasser soweit das Auge reicht, kaum motorisierter Verkehr, leere Strände und dennoch ist der Begriff vom Südseeparadies hier weit... more...

  • Coalitions across Bordersby Jackie Smith; Joe Bandy; Charles Tilly

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 42.99

    Coalitions across Borders shows how social movements have cooperated and conflicted as they work to develop a transnational civil society in response to perceived threats of neoliberalism?free trade, privatization, structural adjustment, and unbridled corporate power. The authors explore the processes of transnational mobilization, discussing the motivations... more...

  • Das Regime des Pluralismusby Richard Münch

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 15.87

    Internationale Arbeitsteilung und grenzüberschreitende Mobilität, transnationale Netzwerke und globale Diskurse haben bisherige Unterscheidungen zwischen dem Eigenen und dem Fremden aufgehoben. Das Credo des liberalen Pluralismus lautet: Anerkennung des Anderen und dessen Gleichstellung mit dem Eigenen. Richard Münch beleuchtet diese kosmopolitische... more...

  • Digital Freedomby Narain D. Batra

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 33.99

    In Digital Freedom, N. D. Batra explores the tension between the boundlessness of the Internet and the boundaries of the marketplace, as well as the resulting impact on human expression, privacy, and social controls. Batra's thought-provoking book looks at these issues_including surveillance, intellectual property, and copyright_from the perspective... more...

  • The Future of Social Movement Researchby Jacquelien van Stekelenburg; Conny Roggeband; Bert Klandermans

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 90.00

    In The Future of Social Movement Research , some of the most influential scholars in the field provide a wide-ranging understanding of how social movements arise and persist, engendering unanswered questions pointing to new theoretical strands and fields of research. The resulting work is interdisciplinary and unusually broad in scope, constituting... more...