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- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 22.87
Hauptbeschreibung Der Anspruch auf Sicherheit wächst stetig und fordert staatliche Steuerungskompetenzen heraus. Die Folge ist, dass der Staat und internationale Organisationen immer größere Sicherheitsversprechen machen - und sie immer weniger einlösen können. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes gehen diesem Paradox nach. Sie entwickeln ein komplexes Verständnis... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 38.12
Hauptbeschreibung Since the appearance of the post-colonial migrants and the guestworkers in the European societies, the cities have been the place to organize the social peace between people with different social and cultural backgrounds. Today's diversity however seems to be more related to the transnationalisation of urban life and the increasing... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
British-born thinker and activist Edward Carpenter proposes a number of novel ideas in this engaging collection of essays. Chief among them is the notion that most of the civilized societies that have emerged throughout human history have crumbled after a period of centuries. Carpenter posits that "civilization" is a developmental phase that... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 50.00
Learn to talk about race openly, honestly, and productively Most people avoid discussion of race-related topics because ofthe strong emotions and feelings of discomfort that inevitablyaccompany such conversations. Rather than endure the conflict ofracial realities, many people choose instead to avoid the topicaltogether, or remain silent when it... more...
- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 24.95
Whenever anything goes wrong our first instinct is often to find someone to blame. Blame infuses our society in myriad ways, seeding rancor and revenge, dividing lovers, coworkers, communities, and nations. Yet blame, appropriately placed and managed, safeguards moral order and legal culpability. In this book, Stephen Fineman explores this duality... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 29.17
In 1970, a group of people had what many commentators felt was a ludicrous dream, that politics in Northern Ireland 'should not be dominated by division, but should be about co-operation, partnership and reconciliation. This dream was to become the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland. In the years since, this ambition to overcome tribal politics for... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 22.95
Stories have power. They move people in a way that facts and figures can't. Many leaders use stories as a tool, but leadership development expert Tim Tobin says most have no idea what tale their own leadership is telling. He shows how, by thinking of your career as a narrative?with a plot, characters, and an arc?you can increase your awareness of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This text explores four major features of human society in their ecological and historical context: the origins of priests and organised religion; the rise of military men in an agrarian society; economic expansion and growth; and civilising and decivilising trends over time. more...