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  • Social Media for Trainersby Jane Bozarth

    Wiley 2010; US$ 55.00 US$ 47.67

    A how-to resource for incorporating social media into training Whether you work in a traditional or virtual classroom, social media can broaden your reach and increase the impact of training. In Social Media for Trainers, e-learning and new media expert Jane Bozarth provides an overview of popular tools, including blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook,... 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...

  • Blogging, Citizenship and the Future of Mediaby Mark Tremayne

    Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 26.95

    We have all heard that Americans are increasingly turning to blogs for news, information, and entertainment. But what is the content of blogs? Who writes them? What is the consequence of the population's growing dependence on blogs for political information? What are the effects of blogging? Do readers trust blogs as credible sources of information?.... more...

  • Global Movementsby Kevin McDonald

    Wiley 2017; US$ 88.95 US$ 77.09

    Over the past decade we have witnessed the extraordinary rise of new global movements that throw into question the way we think about culture, power and action in a globalizing world. Examines three of the most significant global social movements of the last decade: anti-globalization, new Islamic movements, and the Falun Gong in China. ... 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...

  • What Are You Optimistic About?by John Brockman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24

    The nightly news and conventional wisdom tell us that things are bad and getting worse. Yet despite dire predictions, scientists see many good things on the horizon. John Brockman, publisher of Edge (www.edge.org), the influential online salon, recently asked more than 150 high-powered scientific thinkers to answer a vital question for our frequently... 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...

  • Mouvements sociaux et changements institutionnelsby Louis Guay; Pierre Hamel; Dominique Masson

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 42.75

    Que revendiquent les mouvements sociaux? Pourquoi acceptent-ils aujourd'hui d'intervenir sur le terrain des institutions? Dans quelle mesure leur action parvient-elle à transformer la vie sociale dans le sens d'une démocratisation de son fonctionnement et de sa gestion?Les auteurs explorent sous des angles complémentaires... more...

  • Prince and the Wolf: Latour and Harman at the LSE, Theby Bruno Latour; Graham Harman; Peter Erdelyi

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 12.99

    The Prince and the Wolf contains the transcript of a debate which took place on 5th February 2008 at the London School of Economics (LSE) between the prominent French sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher Bruno Latour and the Cairo-based American philosopher Graham Harman. more...

  • Standardisierung - Kanonisierungby Johannes Bilstein; Jutta Ecarius

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 34.80

    Vor dem Hintergrund der PISA-Studien und ihrer Konsequenzen wird in den Erziehungs- und Bildungswissenschaften intensiv und kontrovers über die neuartigen Standardisierungs- und Kanonisierungsprozesse diskutiert. Der Band enthält Diskussionen zum Kontext von Kanon und Zensur, von Ordnung und Normierung und der Legitimation des jeweils kanonisierten... more...