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Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform

  • Whatever Happened to the Egyptians?by Galal Amin; Golo

    I.B.Tauris 2000; US$ 7.99

    Based on both academic research and the author’s own personal experiences and impressions, this delightful and informative book examines the underlying causes of some of the more disturbing social, political, economic, and cultural phenomena that characterize Egyptian society in the 1990s.Egypt’s crisis of culture and other woes are often attributed... more...

  • Growing Up Egyptn Vill Ils 61by H. Ammar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Changing Face of Welfareby Jørgen Goul Andersen; Anne-Marie Guillemard; Per H. Jensen

    Policy Press 2005; US$ 45.00

    There have been major shifts in the framework of social policy and welfare across Europe. Adopting a multi-level, comparative and interdisciplinary approach, this book develops a critical analysis of policy change and welfare reform in Europe. more...

  • Changing Labour Markets, Welfare Policies and Citizenshipby Jørgen Goul Andersen; Per H. Jensen

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 37.50

    Social marginalisation due to changing labour markets in a global, knowledge-intensive economy poses a major challenge to international welfare states. Addressing the problem from a citizenship perspective, this book contributes significantly to the understanding of policy problems and the development of appropriate strategies. more...

  • Information and Communications Technologies in Societyby Ben Anderson; Malcolm Brynin; Yoel Raban; Jonathan Gershuny

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    There is a growing body of work examining the ‘consequences’, or more accurately the inter-relationships between information and communications technologies (ICTs) and society at the microsocial (individual, household) level. The vast majority of this work has so far been focused on the US and the subsequent publications have consequently provided... more...

  • The Imperative of Integrationby Elizabeth Anderson

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 23.95 US$ 21.79

    More than forty years have passed since Congress, in response to the Civil Rights Movement, enacted sweeping antidiscrimination laws in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. As a signal achievement of that legacy, in 2008, Americans elected their first African American president. Some would... more...

  • Community Identity and Political Behaviorby Mary R. Anderson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    The focus of this book is on how community comes to influence political behaviour; it takes an interdisciplinary approach blending the fields of community psychology, sociology, and political science. more...

  • Human Suffering and Quality of Lifeby Ronald E. Anderson

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 51.32

    This briefs on human suffering adds to human understanding of suffering by contextualizing both stories and statistics on suffering, while showing that suffering adds a useful perspective to contemporary thought and research on quality of life, social well-being, and measures of societal progress. The scholarship on suffering is made more comprehensible... more...

  • World Suffering and Quality of Lifeby Ronald E. Anderson

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 131.30

    This is the first book tackling the topic of world suffering. It compiles in one place the ideas, perspectives, and findings of researchers from around the world who pioneered research-based understanding of human suffering. Some chapters use the paradigm of ‘quality of life’ to explore ways to enhance knowledge on suffering.  Other chapters show... more...

  • Japan's New Left Movementsby Takemasa Ando

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident that followed the March 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan shocked the world. In the wake the of the disaster, questions were asked as to why Japanese antinuclear movements were not able to prevent those with vested interests, such as businesses, bureaucrats, the media and academics, from facilitating nuclear... more...