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  • Democracy's Lotby Candice Rai

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 54.95

    Candice Rai?s Democracy?s Lot is an incisive exploration of the limitations and possibilities of democratic discourse for resolving conflicts in urban communities. Rai roots her study of democratic politics and publics in a range of urban case studies focused on public art, community policing, and urban development. These studies examine the issues... more...

  • Violence and the City in the Modern Middle Eastby Nelida Fuccaro

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    This book explores violence in the public lives of modern Middle Eastern cities, approaching violence as an individual and collective experience, a historical event, and an urban process. Violence and the city coexist in a complicated dialogue, and critical consideration of the city offers an important way to understand the transformative powers of... more...

  • The Colonial Origins of Ethnic Violence in Indiaby Ajay Verghese

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    The neighboring north Indian districts of Jaipur and Ajmer are identical in language, geography, and religious and caste demography. But when the famous Babri Mosque in Ayodhya was destroyed in 1992, Jaipur burned while Ajmer remained peaceful; when the state clashed over low-caste affirmative action quotas in 2008, Ajmer's residents rioted while... more...

  • The City, the River, the Bridgeby Patrick Nunnally; Roberto Ballarini; Minmao Liao; Thomas Fisher

    University of Minnesota Press 2016; Not Available

    Exploring the university's role in understanding how disasters impact communities. more...

  • Medizin - Gesundheit - Geschlechtby Claudia Hornberg; Andrea Pauli; Birgitta Wrede

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Der Sammelband präsentiert Erkenntnisse aus unterschiedlichen Wissenschaftsdisziplinen sowie erprobte Praxismodelle, die explizit  Geschlechterdimensionen in gesundheitsbezogenen Fragen berücksichtigen. Ziel ist die Identifikation neuer Ansatzpunkte einer gendersensiblen Gesundheitsforschung und -versorgung, die es als wichtige Schnittstellen... more...

  • Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheitby Matthias Richter; Klaus Hurrelmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Dieser Band bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die zentralen theoretischen Debatten und empirischen Grundlagen der Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheit. Führende Expertinnen und Experten geben einen detaillierten Einblick in die relevanten Inhalte und aktuellen Entwicklungen der Disziplin, zum Beispiel die sozialen Determinanten... more...

  • Mobile Communication and the Familyby Sun Sun Lim

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 129.00

    This volume captures the domestication of mobile communication technologies by families in Asia, and its implications for family interactions and relationships. It showcases research on families across a spectrum of socio-economic profiles, from both rural and urban areas, offering insights on children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. While mobile... more...

  • Lebensqualität im Alterby Sandra Verena Müller; Claudia Gärtner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Der demographische Wandel betrifft nicht nur die Allgemeinbevölkerung, sondern ebenso Menschen mit Einschränkungen in der Teilhabe. Vor diesem Hintergrund ergeben sich Herausforderungen, wie z. B. autonomes Handeln im hohen Alter sichergestellt oder die Lebensqualität von auch zunehmend älter werdenden Randgruppen wie Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung... more...

  • The Social Structure of Modern Britainby E. A. Johns

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The Social Structure of Modern Britain, Third Edition is a comprehensive account of the social structure of modern Britain. Aspects of social structure are examined from a historical and comparative perspective. The book includes statistical information, not only on the more obvious areas like births, deaths, and immigration, but also on such lesser... more...

  • Advances in Happiness Researchby Toshiaki Tachibanaki

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 129.00

    This edited volume makes a contribution to the literature on happiness research by compiling studies based on cross-national research and from diverse academic disciplines. The book is distinctive in that it contains both theoretical and empirical analyses, investigating relationship between causes of happiness and economic behavior relating to employment,... more...