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- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 33.49
Soziale Gemeinschaften vergegenwärtigen, bestätigen und verändern durch Repräsentationen die Ordnung, in der sie leben. In der Begegnung mit anderen werden diese verteidigt oder mit neuer Bedeutung versehen. An Beispielen aus Europa, Südamerika, Afrika und Asien wird in diesem Band untersucht, wie Repräsentationen als Praktiken der Weltauslegung das... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Teacher, scholar, and leader, Neil Smelser stands as an iconic figure in sociology in the second half of the twentieth century. The essays in this volume, written by prominent scholars from all walks of the social sciences, reveal the range and depth of Smelser's influence - and his substantial contributions to diverse fields such as British history,... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 24.00
This new book by Brian Skyrms is a study of ideas of cooperation and collective action. Written with all Skyrms's characteristic clarity and verve, this intriguing book will be eagerly sought out by students and professionals in philosophy, political science, economics, sociology and evolutionary biology. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 86.95
As a reference that contains original and innovative research on the sociology of emotion, this book will not only appeal to sociologists but also to scholars of psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, history, social work, and business/management. With contributions from experts in the field, this text examines the role and influence of emotion in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
Civil Society argues that civil society should not be studied as a separate, private realm in opposition to the state. To gain a better understanding, everyday social practices, power relations and shared moralities are examined. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
Constructal theory was developed first for heat flow, with application to the cooling of heat-generating volumes. This work brings together social scientists and engineers who present predictive theory of social organization, as a conglomerate of mating flows that morph in time to flow more easily (people, goods, money, and information). more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 219.00
Social capital is a widely acknowledged candidate for implementing beneficial democratic processes and promoting public health. "Healthy Ties" - Social capital, population health and survival traces the path from the conceptualization to the implementation of social capital. To provide empirical proof of the effects of social capital on public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research, this book provides a path-breaking account of civil society in the Philippines. It challenges the widespread belief in political science and development studies literature that civil society in developing countries is an institutional arena in which the poor can challenge and reverse their social,... more...