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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 54.99
There are several unique features of this book on the spiritual well-being of Chinese older adults. First, based on qualitative methodology, a conceptual model of spiritual well-being was proposed. Besides, through a Delphi study, different dimensions of spiritual well-being were identified. Conceptually, such effort is important because there is a... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 164.63
Das Verhältnis der Geschlechter ist für alle Bereiche der mittelalterlichen Geschichte von Bedeutung. Cordula Nolte schreibt eine Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte unter dem Vorzeichen ?Geschlecht?, indem sie die Lebensbedingungen, Lebensformen, Aufgabenbereiche und Handlungsspielräume von Frauen und Männern verschiedener sozialer Schichten ebenso thematisiert... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 94.95
Presents papers that analyze tactical and strategic innovations in movement organizing. Perhaps the most fertile area of social movement research examines the increasingly complex and busy intersection of collective identity issues with social movement membership and mobilization. This title presents three papers representing this theorizing. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 99.95
Careful readers of this volume are likely to conclude that it is an uncommonly strong collection of theoretically rich and data-driven papers which address a series of interrelated questions that are at the forefront of todays social movement scholarship. For example, political opportunity theory has been justly criticized for privileging structure... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00
Social problems rarely have a single cause. For example, tackling social exclusion involves simultaneously addressing barriers to labour market integration, health problems and low education. Coping with an ageing society requires new approaches to health care and employment, as well as to pensions. Social indicators provide the broad perspective needed... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50
Reflecting the recent surge of interest in culture, this volume brings together top researchers in the field of social movements whose work represents the major approaches to movement analysis from a cultural perspective. The contributors address such issues as approaches to culture; how movements are affected by the culture of the larger society in... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
This e-book is the first of a set of two special issues on new modes of governance in activation policies. Nowadays, the concept of "governance" is widely used by social scientists from a variety of disciplines. Reforming governance has become a part of the strategies that governments develop to cope with processes of social change. This... more...