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  • Frauen (und) Macht in Lateinamerikaby Elisabeth Tuider; Hans-Jürgen Burchardt; Rainer Öhlschläger

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 21.01

    Reihe Studien zu Lateinamerika - Band 25 more...

  • "Deutschland, einig Antifa"?by Bettina Blank

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 67.76

    Reihe Extremismus und Demokratie - Band 28 more...

  • Fitting In and Getting Happyby Olga Stavrova

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 29.57

    Wirken sich Arbeitslosigkeit, Religiosität und Moral auf unser Wohlbefinden aus? Olga Stavrova untersucht, basierend auf Umfragedaten von Menschen aus über 70 Ländern, welchen Einfluss soziokulturelle Merkmale auf das Glücksempfinden haben. Sie weist nach, dass Glück durch ein Zusammenspiel zwischen unseren Handlungen und den soziokulturellen Merkmalen... more...

  • Decentralisation, Local Governance and Development: An Aspect of Developmentby Akampurira Abraham

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Communities need a holistic approach to address the problems that affect the people at the grass root. The planning of the direct beneficiaries involves decentralization in order to allow the lower power centers to widely take part in the development of society. Concerns of the grass root people form the need for decentralization and local governance.... more...

  • How Was Life?by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 73.00

    How was life in 1820, and how has it improved since then? What are the long-term trends in global well-being? Views on social progress since the Industrial Revolution are largely based on historical national accounting in the tradition of Kuznets and Maddison. But trends in real GDP per capita may not fully re­flect changes in other dimensions... more...

  • 365 Tageby Chantal Schlatter

    tredition 2014; US$ 13.02

    365 Tage - Full House" ist die Fortsetzung von "365 Tage - Alles in allem". Ein weiteres turbulentes Jahr in der Grossfamilie. Das letzte Kind kommt zur Welt, und neue Projekte entstehen. Ein Balanceakt zwischen Glück und Überforderung. Witzig, dramatisch und absolut ehrlich. Ein authentisches Tagebuch.   Biographische Informationen... more...

  • Die drei Söhneby Bernd Schneid

    tredition 2014; US$ 12.09

    Die Glück verheißende Familie Drost wird in den Achtzigern aus der Spur geworfen, als Mutter Phili mit dem Baby bei einem Autounfall stirbt. Etwas später scheidet Tochter Marga aus dem Leben. Johann Drost tut alles, um die väterliche Macht über seine Söhne Matthias, Gustav und Theo zu erzwingen. Jahrzehnte später sind die Stammhalter dem von Enttäuschung... more...

  • Society at a Glanceby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 33.00

    Social problems are both diverse and interlinked. For example, tackling social exclusion involves simultaneously addressing barriers to labour market integration, health care issues and education. Coping with an ageing society requires new approaches to health care and employment, as well as to pensions. more...

  • Into a World of Hateby Nick Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.00

    Nick Ryan spent six arduous years traveling amongst a huge array of right-wing extremists. Winning the trust of the men and women at the heart of these movements - from bombers to presidential candidates, across Europe and the USA - Into A World Of Hate is the tale of his gripping odyssey. more...

  • Reforming Social Policyby Daniel Morales-Gómez; Necla Tschirgi; Jennifer L. Moher

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    The 20th century has been a remarkable age of material advancement and sociopolitical transformation. In all parts of the world, people have witnessed profound changes in their conditions of life: infant mortality rates and adult illiteracy have dropped as dramatically as primary school enrollment and life expectancy have increased. Nevertheless, despite... more...