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  • Die wissenschaftliche Zugänglichkeit von Kriminalitätby Karl-Ludwig Kunz

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2009; US$ 44.21

    Karl-Ludwig Kunz kritisiert den trügerischen Schein objektiver Tatsachenbeobachtung. Die Auseinandersetzung damit, ob wirklich gezählt wird, was man zu zählen vorgibt, und was es bedeutet, nur „Indikatoren“ für das eigentlich Interessierende erheben zu können, schafft die Basis dafür, die Kriminologie an einem kulturwissenschaftlichen Horizont auszurichten. more...

  • Eigenkapitalbeteiligungen an projektfinanzierten PPP-Projekten im deutschen Hochbauby Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Kfm. Dieter Jacob; Klaus-Henner Riebeling

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 54.03

    Klaus-Henner Riebeling erfasst, strukturiert und analysiert Eigenkapitalbeteiligungen an PPP-Vorhaben. Basierend auf den Grundlagenkapiteln untersucht der Autor Eigenkapitalbeteiligungen an PPP-Vorhaben theoretisch und empirisch. more...

  • Professionalismby Eliot Freidson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.06

    Eliot Freidson has written the first systematic account of professionalism as a method of organizing work. In ideal-typical professionalism, specialized workers control their own work, while in the free market consumers are in command, and in bureaucracy managers dominate. Freidson shows how each method has its own logic requiring different kinds of... more...

  • Von der ständischen zur bürgerlichen Gesellschaftby Lothar Gall

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 31.00

    Der Übergang von der ständischen zur bürgerlichen Gesellschaft gehört zu den zentralen Wandlungsprozessen auf dem Weg in die Moderne. Der renommierte Historiker Lothar Gall analysiert in seinem Standardwerk die politischen und sozialen Kräfte, die diesen Wandel begleitet haben. more...

  • Ende einer bürgerlichen Kunst-Institutionby Hildegard Brenner

    De Gruyter 1972; US$ 35.00

    Die Preußische Akademie der Künste bildete in der Weimarer Zeit den Parnass der deutschen Dichter und Denker. Aber nur ein Teil ihrer prominenten Mitglieder, Heinrich Mann, Käthe Kollwitz, der Berliner Stadtbaurat Martin Wagner u.a., waren nach Hitlers Machtergreifung bereit, das republikanische Akademiekonzept energisch zu verteidigen und jeden Eingriff... more...

  • The View From Connor's Hillby Barry Heard

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2007; US$ 20.99

    Here is the captivating prequel to Well Done, Those Men , Barry Heard’s much-loved, deeply moving account of life as a Vietnam veteran. This memoir takes us back into the heart of Heard’s experiences as a boy and a young man in Australia during the 1950s and 1960s. Colourful, poignant, and often very funny, The View from Connor’s Hill reveals... more...

  • Social Change And The Middle Classesby Tim Butler; Mike Savage

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.31

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Managing Elitesby Debra J. Schleef

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 39.50

    How does one become a member of an elite profession? Managing Elites examines how elites-in-training contest, rationalize, and ultimately embrace their dominant positions in society. Using interviews with law and MBA students, the author shows that becoming elite is not a straightforward process without tensions. Successful socialization outcomes—employment... more...

  • Middle Class Meltdown in Americaby Kevin T Leicht; Scott T Fitzgerald

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.07

    In accessible prose for North American undergraduate students, this short text provides a sociological understanding of the causes and consequences of growing middle class inequality, with an abundance of supporting, empirical data.  The book also addresses what we, as individuals and as a society, can do to put middle class Americans on a sounder... more...

  • Chinese Middle Classesby Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.34

    The formation and characteristics of a nation’s middle class are shaped by historical context and the developmental path that has been followed. However, can the same be said of the ethnic Chinese middle classes in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Macao? Given the divergent political and economic experiences under which the respective middle classes... more...