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- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 24.95
In the early years of the twentieth century, Americans began to recognize adolescence as a developmental phase distinct from both childhood and adulthood. This awareness, however, came fraught with anxiety about the debilitating effects of modern life on adolescents of both sexes. For boys, competitive sports as well as "primitive" outdoor... more...
- NYU Press 1995; US$ 22.95
They came in the dead of night, marking the homes and businesses of their enemies with crude symbols and dire warnings. They plotted against those of other religious faiths and circulated secret lists of alleged traitors to the community and nation. They mailed anonymous threats to those who refused to be intimidated into silence, all the while claiming... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2014; US$ 79.99
This book details extensive Klan activism in western Pennsylvania, 1921-1928, a region where two hundred thousand residents joined the KKK. The racist, nativist organization would be responsible for numerous acts of violence, including two large-scale deadly riots. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
This is a study of a disturbing phenomenon in American society -- the Ku Klux Klan -- and that eruption of nativism, racism and moral authoritarianism during the 1920s in the four states of the Southwest -- Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas -- in which the Klan became especially powerful. The hooded order is viewed here as a move by frustrated... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 35.00
Rivera's study explores the core values that have bonded SPMDTU members across generations and have sustained the organization for more than a century and addresses the question of whether or not La Sociedad will survive in the twenty-first century. more...
- Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 2.99
"The Most Evil Secret Societies in History" examines fifteen of the most notorious organisations the world has ever seen. These are; The Illuminati, an ancient association dedicated to establishing a 'New World Order'; Argentum Astrum, a black magic order formed by Aleister Crowley in 1907; The Thule Society, an Aryan brotherhood behind the Nazis;... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2004; US$ 31.00
In a timely contribution to current debates over the psychology of boys and the construction of their social lives, On My Honor explores the folk customs of adolescent males in the Boy Scouts of America during a summer encampment in California's Sierra Nevada. Drawing on more than twenty years of research and extensive visits and interviews with... more...
- Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 14.99
In 1911, Juliette "Daisy" Gordon Low was widowed I and completely unsure of what to do with her life when a chance meeting changed her course forever. Determined and inspired by a belief that young girls and women should be taught to rely not on their husbands and fathers but on themselves, Daisy founded the Girl Scouts of the USA the next year. ... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99
Das Pfadfinden als Erziehungs- und Bildungsidee ist über 100 Jahre alt und heute in mehr als 200 Ländern verbreitet. Knoten knüpfen, Feuer machen, ein Zeltdorf errichten, den Wald erkunden, auf Fahrt gehen ? Kinder und Jugendliche auf der ganzen Welt gestalten ihre Freizeit mit und bei den Pfadfindern. Die pädagogischen Grundkonzepte und historischen... more...