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  • Social Exclusion in Central-Eastern Europeby Orsolya Lelkes

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 5.00


  • Social Partnership and Local Development in Irelandby Paul Teague; Mary C. Murphy

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 5.00

    Describes the main institutional characteristics of the Irish model of social partnership and examines the performance of two Government sponsored programmes - the Area Development Management scheme (ADM) and the Social Economy Programme. Assesses the benefits and limitations of these local-level programmes. more...

  • Combating Poverty and Social Exclusionby Zsuzsa Ferge; Katalin Tausz; Ágnes Darvas

    International Labour Office 2002; US$ 15.95

    Based on a survey of 1047 low income individuals. Examines the impact of social security reforms on poverty and social exclusion. Focuses on the restructuring of the health care system, tightening eligibility for unemployment benefits and the revision of child benefits. Also looks at the scope and adequacy of social assistance, pension participation... more...

  • The Ecuadorian Highlandsby Peter Krahenbuhl

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 7.99

    Ecuador's Avenue of the Volcanoes is the backbone of the Central Highlands, a long and beautiful stretch of eternal mountain views. Snow-capped volcanoes peer through layers of mist and each curve of the highway presents a new vision. The highest peaks, several of which are active volcanoes, lie in this stretch of the Andes. Opportunities for adventure... more...

  • Sozialverträglichkeitsprüfungby Jakob Reichenberger; Clemens Sedmak

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 29.77

    Eine Sozialverträglichkeitsprüfung (SVP) ist ein Instrument, mit dessen Hilfe die Auswirkungen von gesellschaftlichen Entscheidungen für eine bestimmte (benachteiligte) Bevölkerungsgruppe bereits vor deren Umsetzung abgeschätzt werden sollen. So kommt der SVP eine wichtige Aufgabe im Kampf gegen Armut und soziale Ausgrenzung zu. more...

  • Identitäten in Europa - Europäische Identitätby Markus Krienke; Matthias Belafi

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 54.58

    Aus theoretisch-formaler und aus konkret-kultureller Perspektive untersuchen die Autoren des Sammelbandes europäische Identität als eigenständige Vorstellung und in ihren bereits gelebten, regional unterschiedlichen Realisierungen. Im Mittelpunkt stehen folgende Themen: Normen einer europäischen Identität; Statik und Dynamik von Identitätsangeboten;... more...

  • Postsozialistische Parteienby Inka Jörs

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 49.62

    Der Erfolg, den die postsozialistischen Parteien nach 1990 in Ost- und Mitteleuropa hatten, war für die meisten Beobachter überraschend. In Ostdeutschland gelang es der PDS, sich dauerhaft zu etablieren, und in Polen reüssierte die kommunistische Nachfolgepartei Demokratische Linksallianz (SLD). Inka Jörs fragt in einem Vergleich nach den Gründen für... more...

  • Prerequisites for Healthy Organizational Changeby Per Øystein Saksvik

    Bentham Science Publishers 2009; US$ 33.00

    We live in a time where organizational change has become the norm. Organizations are constantly undergoing major restructurings be it outsourcing, downsizing or major reorganizational changes, e.g., team or LEAN implementation. Stability has become the exception. Managing good and healthy change seems to be a prerequisite to secure the organization’s... more...

  • Class Politics and the Radical Rightby Jens Rydgren

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    One of the most significant events in European politics the past two decades is the emergence of radical right-wing parties, mobilizing against immigration and multiethnic societies. Such parties have established themselves in a large number of countries, often with voter shares exceeding ten and sometimes even twenty percent. Many of these parties... more...

  • Surviving Post-Socialismby Sue Bridger; Frances Pine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book focuses on survival strategies developed at local levels in response to changing cultural, political and economic structures in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. An interdisciplinary approach is adopted as the contributors engage with questions of gender, ethnicity, migration, nationalism, employment and labour patterns and changing... more...