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  • Der Motivationskreislauf in Non-Profit-Organisationen: Schlüsselfaktor für die Arbeit mit Haupt- und Ehrenamtlichenby Renke Theilengerdes

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 47.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor beschäftigt sich in diesem Buch mit der außerordentlichen Bedeutung von Motivation für die Freiwilligenarbeit. Diese spielt nicht nur für ehrenamtlich Tätige, sondern auch für professionelle Mitarbeiter eine entscheidende Rolle. In einer Einführung werden beide Themenbereiche genauer untersucht und deren Entwicklung sowie... more...

  • Politischer Extremismus und Parteien.by Eckhard Jesse; Hans-Peter Niedermeier

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 142.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Der hier vorgelegte Band, hervorgegangen aus einem Promotionskolleg, gibt in 24 Aufsätzen einen Überblick zum Thema "Politischer Extremismus und Parteien". Das Arbeitsgebiet ist vielfältig. Nehmen Parteien im demokratischen Verfassungsstaat eine Integrationsfunktion wahr, so übt der politische Extremismus eine desintegrierende Rolle... more...

  • Nur eine »Geld-Emancipation«?by Martina Niedhammer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 57.88

    Im Mittelpunkt des Buches steht die Frage nach den Loyalitäten und Lebenswelten des Prager jüdischen Großbürgertums zwischen 1800 und 1867. Aufgrund seines enormen wirtschaftlichen Erfolges nahm es innerhalb der jüdischen Bevölkerung Böhmens eine Sonderstellung ein. Anhand von fünf Prager Familien zeigt Martina Niedhammer jedoch, dass sich die gesellschaftlichen... more...

  • The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justiceby Stephen Leacock

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Canadian writer Stephen Leacock shot to literary acclaim as a satirist and humorist. However, many of his fans were unaware of the fact that Leacock was formally trained as a political scientist and economist and published widely in both disciplines. This incisive volume summarizes Leacock's views on several of the most crucial social, political,... more...

  • Proposed Roads to Freedomby Bertrand Russell

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    Prodigiously talented and prolific British philosopher Bertrand Russell is credited with many important contributions to the discipline, including playing a key role in the development of analytic philosophy. However, instead of focusing his energies solely on academic pursuits, Russell often turned his incisive intellect toward political matters of... more...

  • Bloody British Historyby Geoff Holder

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    Vikings, Saxons, Normans and Picts; attacks, battles, sieges and assaults; dozens of dreadful royal deaths, diseases and disasters; horrors of the Black Death: the most terrifying true stories of pestilence and the Plague revealed; hundreds of amazing true stories, including how British spies defied Hitler's secret plans for invasion. Britain has... more...

  • Welfare State Capitalst Societyby Ramesh Mishra

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Politics, Geography and Social Stratification (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)by Keith Hoggart; Eleonore Kofman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    The major themes explored in this book, originally published in 1986, are the political resonances of social stratification and change; the growing distance between the working class and the providers of social services; and the role of locality in social reproduction. The relationship between society and space is the subject of a major debate... more...

  • The Social History of Rome (Routledge Revivals)by Dr Geza Alfoldy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This study, first published in German in 1975, addresses the need for a comprehensive account of Roman social history in a single volume. Specifically, Alföldy attempts to answer three questions: What is the meaning of Roman social history? What is entailed in Roman social history? How is it to be conceived as history ? Alföldy?s approach... more...

  • The Geographical Transformation of Chinaby Michael Dunford; Liu Weidong

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic, political and cultural processes closely, drawing on... more...