Boeken over sociologie

  • Weather & Climate Services for the Energy Industry

    This open access book showcases the burgeoning area of applied research at the intersection between weather and climate science and the energy industry. It illustrates how better communication between science and industry can help both sides. By opening a… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • A Battle Plan for Supporting Military Families

    This unique reference integrates knowledge culled from fifteen years of U.S. deployments to create an action plan for supporting military and veteran families during future conflicts. Its innovative ideas stretch beyond designated governmental agencies (e.g.,… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    125,95
  • Andreas Hess boeken
    Andreas Hess - Tocqueville and Beaumont

    This is the first concise study to give full credit to the collaboration of works between French nobleman, writer and politician Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) and his travel companion and friend Gustave de Beaumont (1802-66), and puts this collaboration into… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Ritchie Savage boeken
    Ritchie Savage - Populist Discourse in Venezuela and the United States

    Using the conceptual framework of populism as discourse, Ritchie Savage provides a comparative analysis of U.S. and Latin American speeches and articles covering Betancourt's Acción Democrática, Chávez, McCarthyism, and the Tea Party. In so doing, he… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Stefan Bouzarovski boeken
    Stefan Bouzarovski - Energy Poverty

    This open access book aims to consolidate and advance debates on European and global energy poverty by exploring the political and infrastructural drivers and implications of the condition across a variety of spatial scales. It highlights the need for a… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Sharon Pinkney boeken
    Sharon Pinkney - New Directions in Children's Welfare

    This book makes a distinctive contribution to reflections on what child-centred practice means in the complex area of child welfare. With a theoretical framework informed by insights from a number of disciplinary perspectives, the author pays particular… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Patrick Vakaoti boeken
    Patrick Vakaoti - Street-Frequenting Young People in Fiji

    This book, uncovers the lived experiences of street-frequenting young people in Fiji. Typically viewed as 'out of place', these young people disturb what it means to be young and Fijian. Despite their marginal existence, they through their activities… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Art and the Challenge of Markets Volume 2

    Art and the Challenge of Markets Volumes 1 & 2 examine the politics of art and culture in light of the profound changes that have taken place in the world order since the 1980s and 1990s. The contributors explore how in these two decades, the neoliberal or… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    125,95
  • Niilo Kauppi boeken
    Niilo Kauppi - Toward a Reflexive Political Sociology of the European Union

    This book argues that contemporary European politics creates new forms of transnational power that challenges the traditional parameters of the nation-state. Kauppi identifies and critically explores the evolving dynamics existing between national and… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Lorraine York boeken
    Lorraine York - Reluctant Celebrity

    In this book, Lorraine York examines the figure of the celebrity who expresses discomfort with his or her intense condition of social visibility. Bringing together the fields of celebrity studies and what Ann Cvetkovich has called the "affective turn in… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    97,95
  • Maurizio Ambrosini boeken
    Maurizio Ambrosini - Irregular Immigration in Southern Europe

    Focusing on the dynamics of irregular immigration in Southern EU Member States, this book analyses how the phenomenon is managed at national and local levels in different legal and political systems. In doing so, it answers vital policy questions regarding the… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Greti-Iulia Ivana boeken
    Greti-Iulia Ivana - Social Ties in Online Networking

    This book explores the relevance of social networking from the perspective of its users to reveal the sociological significance of (inter)active experiences on Facebook. In doing so, the work examines obscure aspects of Facebook by addressing such questions… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Beyond Sociology

    This book explores the contours of a transformational sociology which seeks to reconsider the horizons of sociological imagination. It questions accepted modernist assumptions such as the equation of society and nation-state, the dualism of individual and… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Nadja Bieletzki boeken
    Nadja Bieletzki - The Power of Collegiality

    Nadja Bieletzki explores how university presidents lead universities. She provides insights into the upper echelons of higher education management and focuses especially on university presidents in Germany. Special attention is given to the career background… (Zachte kaft)

    Lees meer...
    64,95
  • Duncan Depledge boeken
    Duncan Depledge - Britain and the Arctic

    British interest in the Arctic has returned to heights not seen since the end of the Cold War; concerns about climate change, resources, trade, and national security are all being impacted by profound environmental and geopolitical changes happening in the… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Cassini Sai Kwan Chu boeken
    Cassini Sai Kwan Chu - Compensated Dating

    This book considers a burgeoning social phenomenon, compensated dating in Hong Kong, that facilitates direct commercial sex exchange between consenting females from their mid-teens through the late 20s and males from their early 20s to mid-adulthood. Informed… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Annika Arnold boeken
    Annika Arnold - Climate Change and Storytelling

    Climate change is as much a cultural phenomenon as it is a natural one. This book is about those cultural patterns that surround our perception of the environmental crisis and which are embodied in the narratives told by climate change advocates. It… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Art and the Challenge of Markets Volume 1

    Art and the Challenge of Markets Volumes 1 & 2 examine the politics of art and culture in light of the profound changes that have taken place in the world order since the 1980s and 1990s. The contributors explore how in these two decades, the neoliberal or… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    125,95
  • Tara Rava Zolnikov boeken
    Tara Rava Zolnikov - Autoethnographies on the Environment and Human Health

    This book explores the link between individual lives and significant environmental issues affecting millions of people around the world. Zolnikov offers a novel perspective on the environment and human health through autoethnographic stories. Each chapter… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    57,95
  • Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh

    This book discusses Bangladesh's economic and social development that may be called a "miracle" since the country has achieved remarkable development progress under several unfavorable situations: weak governance and political instabilities, inequality,… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    159,95
  • Social Class and State Power

    This book explores the idea of social class in the liberal tradition. It collects classical and contemporary texts illustrating and examining the liberal origins of class analysis-often associated with Marxism but actually rooted in the work of liberal… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    91,95
  • Rationality in the Social Sciences

    This volume presents for the first time a collection of historically important papers written on the concept of rationality in the social sciences. In 1939-40, the famed Austrian economist Joseph A. Schumpeter and the famous sociologist Talcott Parsons… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Gender in Spanish Urban Spaces

    This edited collection examines the synergistic relationship between gender and urban space in post-millennium Spain. Despite the social progress Spain has made extending equal rights to all citizens, particularly in the wake of the Franco regime and radically… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95
  • Carola Betzold boeken
    Carola Betzold - Development Aid and Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries

    This book examines development aid for climate change adaptation. Increasing amounts of aid are used to help developing countries adapt to climate change. The authors seek to discover how this aid is distributed and what constitutes the patterns of… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    131,95
  • Gender, Care and Migration in East Asia

    This collection provides a comparative analysis of care arrangements in relation to issues of gender and transnational migration, social policy and labour migration in East Asia. Bridging the key topics of migration and gendered cared work through cross… (Harde kaft)

    Lees meer...
    103,95