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  • Zwischen Ehrenamt und Berufspolitikby Marion Reiser

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 44.99

    ?Und wenn ich jetzt diese Woche mal in meinen Terminkalender schaue, da gibt es am Montag eine Verhandlung mit CSU und Grünen um 10. 30 Uhr, danach Besprechung Verkehrsa- schuss, nachmittags eine Fraktionssitzung; ich war an meinem Schreibtisch von 8. 00 bis 10. 00 Uhr. Wenn ich heute schaue, dann war es ausgesprochen gut für meinen Schreibtisch, weil... more...

  • Die Befragung im Kontext von Raum, Zeit und Befindlichkeitby Reinhard Bachleitner; Martin Weichbold; Wolfgang Aschauer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Die Umfrageforschung zählt nach wie vor zu den am meisten eingesetzten - tenerfassungsmethoden in den Sozialwissenschaften, aus denen ein Wissens- winn und Erkenntnisfortschritt erwartet wird. Wenngleich sich die Methoden heute stark ausdifferenzieren und die Modi diversifizieren, fehlt es immer noch an Grundlagenforschung in diesem Bereich. Das vorliegende... more...

  • Die Digitale Kluftby Violeta Trkulja

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

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  • Canadian Social Policyby Anne Westhues

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 85.00

    What are the major issues confronting social policy-makers today? What theoretical perspectives shape our thinking about the causes of social problems and how we should respond? What can we do to influence decision makers about which policy choice to make? In this completely revised and updated edition of Canadian Social Policy , a new generation... more...

  • Hateby Matthew Collins

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 18.94

    What do you do when everything you know and believe in crashes around you in a hail of fists and boots, flying chairs and broken glass? And not just once, but seemingly every time you leave the house? When it seemed that no one was listening, that I was just another white face from a council estate, and that there was nowhere else to go and nothing... more...

  • Building rural roadsby Bjørn Johannessen

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 40.00

    The purpose of this manual is to provide technical staff ranging from site supervisors to engineers with a technical reference which details commonly used work methods and best practices for constructing rural roads. It describes all phases of works management from the initial stages of identification and design, through technical planning, work organization,... more...

  • Discourse on Applied Sociologyby Samir Dasgupta; Robyn Driskell

    Anthem Press India 2007; US$ 80.00

    This engaging and wide-ranging two-volume study urges a balance between theoretical and practical sociology. more...

  • Poststructuralism at Work with Marginalised Childrenby Bronwyn Davies; Cath Lewis

    Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 21.00

    This book looks at developing the capacity to apply poststructuralism in a setting where other discourses are dominant. It focuses on working both with students categorized as 'emotionally/behaviourally disordered' and their teachers in the context of a special education school. This unique work comes to understandings, using poststructuralist... more...

  • Prerequisites for Healthy Organizational Changeby Per Øystein Saksvik

    Bentham Science Publishers 2009; US$ 33.00

    We live in a time where organizational change has become the norm. Organizations are constantly undergoing major restructurings be it outsourcing, downsizing or major reorganizational changes, e.g., team or LEAN implementation. Stability has become the exception. Managing good and healthy change seems to be a prerequisite to secure the organization’s... more...

  • The Broken Fountainby Thomas Belmonte; Ida Susser; Pellegrino D'Acierno; Stanislao G. Pugliese

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99

    Belmonte describes Fontana del Re, an impoverished Neapolitan neighborhood, documenting the struggles of Neapolitans surrounded by crumbling buildings and economic insecurity. Resisting standard depictions of the social and moral lives of the poor, Belmonte presents nuanced portraits of his subjects. He was also one of the first anthropologists to... more...