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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- LSU Press 2008; US$ 22.95
During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, natural and social scientists began comparing certain insects to human social organization. Entomologists theorized that social insects -- such as ants, bees, wasps, and termites -- organize themselves into highly specialized, hierarchical divisions of labor. Using a distinctly human vocabulary... more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 34.70
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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This book is devoted to the relation between bullying at school and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. In examining the interactions between bullying and discrimination, the authors set out from the premise that the current practice of intercultural education does not systematically address the issue of bullying, as evidenced by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book brings together many of the leading experts in the field to ask whether recent developments in Europe have brought about a higher level of integration or are causing increased divergence and differences between countries. 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 1999; US$ 57.95
This book reveals a long-neglected aspect of the mentoring process that has proven so important in all areas of professional life: mentoring across cultural, racial, and gender lines. For all those in education who have mentored or been mentored. more...