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  • The Children's Tableby Anna Mae Duane

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Like the occupants of the children's table at a family dinner, scholars working in childhood studies can seem sidelined from the "adult" labor of humanities scholarship. The Children's Table brings together scholars from architecture, philosophy, law, and literary and cultural criticism to provide an overview of the innovative work... more...

  • Beiträge zur Jugendforschungby Barbara Hille; Burkhard Roeder

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 42.68

    I: Ergebnisse zur vergleichenden Jugendpsychologie in beiden deutschen Staaten.- Psychologische Aspekte der Berufswahl in beiden deutschen Staaten.- Schulinteressenforschung in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und in der DDR.- II: Aktuelle psychologische Einstellungsuntersuchungen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland.- Einstellungsänderungen bei Lehrerstudenten... more...

  • Winners and Losersby Stuart Macintyre

    Allen & Unwin 1985; US$ 15.45

    For more than a century, Australians have addressed expectations of social justice to their governments and have had to live with the consequences. Winners and Losers looks at how changing circumstances have generated changing popular aspirations, and how these in turn have been translated into public policy. more...

  • Leadvilleby Edward Platt

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 13.28

    "One afternoon in January 1995, as I drove along Western Avenue, I did what I had never done before: i parked the car in a side-street and walked on to the road..." In Leadville , Ed Platt tells the story of Western Avenue from the optimism of its construction in the 1920s to its partial demolition seventy years later. It is a tale of the city... more...

  • Show Me a Heroby Lisa Belkin; David Simon

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 11.95

    In this highly acclaimed book (the basis of a new HBO miniseries, produced by David Simon, creator of The Wire ) Lisa Belkin brings to life a landmark public housing case in Yonkers, New York in riveting detail. What began with a judge's order to build scattered-site public housing in middle-class neighbourhoods, ended in the near destruction of a... more...

  • Politisches Engagement und Selbstverständnis linksaffiner Jugendlicherby Katrin Hillebrand; Kristina Zenner; Tobias Schmidt; Wolfgang Kühnel; Helmut Willems

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 29.77

    Anhand von 35 qualitativen Interviews mit jugendlichen Akteuren aus linksaffinen politischen Gruppen untersucht diese Studie, wie sich politisches Engagement im biografischen Verlauf herausbildet, weiterentwickelt und welche prägenden Erfahrungen Jugendliche dabei machen. Darüber hinaus wird erforscht, welches Selbst- und Gesellschaftsverständnis die... more...

  • The Place of Work in African Childhoodsby Michael Bourdillon; M. Mutambwa

    CODESRIA 2015; US$ 28.00

    This book is about how work enters and affects the lives of children in Africa, taking for granted neither the traditional values surrounding children�s work, nor the international standards against it. Many African societies nurture their children on the ingrained notion that children must work as part of their process of growing up. Children participate... more...

  • The success paradoxby Graeme Atherton

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    This timely book provides an alternative vision of social mobility and a route-map to achieving it. It examines how the term ‘social mobility’ structures what success means and the impact that has on society. It recasts the relationship with employers and covers progress in non-work areas of life. more...

  • Inklusion aus jugendkultureller Perspektiveby Karin E. Sauer

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 14.88

    Aktuelle politische Diskussionen formulieren Inklusion als gesellschaftliches Ziel: Die UN-Behindertenrechtskonvention fordert die gleichberechtigte Inklusion behinderter und nicht behinderter Menschen. Der Nationale Aktionsplan Integration fordert Inklusion für Menschen unterschiedlicher Herkunft. Ziel des Projektes, Inklusion aus jugendkultureller... more...

  • ,,Männer schlagen keine Frauen?! – Und umgekehrt?“by Miriam Soudani

    Centaurus Verlag & Media 2016; US$ 16.87

    Gewalt ist nicht nur eine Männerdomäne. Denn physische und psychische Gewalt wird sowohl vom männlichen, als auch vom weiblichen Geschlecht angewendet. Allerdings ist das Phänomen der Jungengewalt gut erforscht und bearbeitet, während die Anwendung und Ausprägung von Gewalt durch Mädchen und junge Frauen weitgehend unerforscht sind. Der Wissensstand... more...