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  • Ringa Raudla boeken
    Ringa Raudla - Constitution, Public Finance, and Transition

    This book explores the role of constitutions in public finance, with a special focus on transitional context in Central and Eastern Europe. The main questions addressed are: How do formal constitutional provisions that matter for public finance come about? How… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Transmission of Well-Being

    What does well-being mean when we talk about men and women in the past? Their sheer chances of survival, their protection from want, their social status, their individual agency and their self-esteem were all strongly mediated by the family, the predominant… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Christopher S. Browning boeken
    Christopher S. Browning - Constructivism, Narrative and Foreign Policy Analysis

    Building on constructivist approaches to international relations this book develops a narrative theory of identity, action and foreign policy, which is then applied to account for the evolution of Finnish foreign policy. The book adopts an innovative approach… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Theorising Social Change in Post-Soviet Countries

    The book traces three main approaches to the sociology of post-Soviet societies: studies guided by neoliberal theory and/or practice; work which may be termed neoconservative in orientation, and which is often a response to the first; and a third type of work… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ulrich Adam boeken
    Ulrich Adam - The Political Economy of J.H.G. Justi

    This study provides a first comprehensive introduction to the political and economic thought of Johann Heinrich Gottlob von Justi (1717-1771). While previous scholarship saw Justi as quintessentially a German thinker, this analysis argues that his thought was… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Families and Family Policies in Europe

    Comparative family policy studies have flourished in recent years. The growing recognition of family policy is related to far-reaching changes in family structures since the mid-1960s and to the growth of European welfare states to fiscal and institutional… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Meta-Power Paradigm

    This work presents, elaborates, and illustrates what is arguably the most important concept in the social sciences: power. It focuses particularly on a major class of power phenomena, meta-power, that is, power over power, transformative and structuring power.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Laura Bang Lindegaard boeken
    Laura Bang Lindegaard - Congestion

    The book investigates the negotiation of governmental rationalities of car-dependent life in the face of climate change. It appears that current forms of governing are bound up with a specific utilisation of the freedom of the governed. Accordingly, the book… (Harde kaft)

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  • Beyond the Nuclear Family: Families in a Configurational Perspective

    The importance of significant family contexts that are not easily circumscribed with reference to a household or a limited set of family roles has been underlined throughout the last two decades by researchers. A strong interest for family relationships beyond… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Michal Nowosielski boeken
    Michal Nowosielski - Polish Organisations in Germany

    Although the Polish immigrant movement in Germany has existed for more than 150 years, this fact is not reflected in the shape or standing of contemporary organisations. The history of Polish associations in Germany is an example that demonstrates, on the one… (Harde kaft)

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  • Torsten Lietzmann boeken
    Torsten Lietzmann - Vereinbarkeit von Familie und Erwerbsarbeit im Bereich prekärer Einkommen

    How do households with a low income manage to combine family responsibilities and paid employment? Is low compatibility a reason for the high numbers of lone parents and families with more children claiming minimum income benefits? In particular, the study… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Francesco Garibaldo boeken
    Francesco Garibaldo - Workers, Citizens, Governance

    This book pursues principal aims. First it describes and reviews current concerns in regard to the conditions of labour markets, production organizations, working conditions, and industrial and employment relations. Prominent among these concerns are the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Nam-Kook Kim boeken
    Nam-Kook Kim - Deliberative Multiculturalism in Britain

    This book addresses the question of cultural pluralism and its implications for citizenship and national identity in post-war Britain. The author examines the role of underlying public philosophies reflected in laws, policies, and institutional arrangements.… (Harde kaft)

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  • Alpago Alpago boeken
    Alpago Alpago - Immigration - Isolation - Integration

    The target of this project is to consider cross-border mobility of economic, cultural and historical happenings from a long-term historical perspective. And moreover to deal with humanitarian issues such as peace, integration, immigration and peacefully living… (Harde kaft)

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  • Volha Vysotskaya boeken
    Volha Vysotskaya - Who goes? Who stays? Who returns?

    The subject of this book are migration journeys of highly skilled workers. By focusing on migration as a journey, the research considers all stages of migration (remigration in particular) and complements the approach to the phenomenon with a life-long… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Gabe T. Wang boeken
    Gabe T. Wang - Student Research and Report Writing

    This is an invaluable, concise, all-in-one guide for carrying out student research and writing a paper, adaptable to course use and suitable for use by students independently, it successfully guides students along every step of the way. (Harde kaft)

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  • Women Matter / Femmes Matière

    This volume is based on papers given at the biennial Women in French conference held in Leeds in May 2011. Drawing on a range of interconnecting disciplines and forms of cultural production, it explores the relationship between French and Francophone women and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Gender Dynamics and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    This volume by international authors deals with the role of gender dynamics in the development of post-conflict societies. The authors describe and analyze diverse aspects of the intertwining of gender and other social and cultural relations from an… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Balázs Brunczel boeken
    Balázs Brunczel - Disillusioning Modernity

    The work of Niklas Luhmann is the most innovative and comprehensive attempt to describe modern society. His views, in turn, have triggered the most intensive criticism ever in social sciences. This book presents his extraordinarily complex theory in a… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Antti Gronow boeken
    Antti Gronow - From Habits to Social Structures

    Pragmatism has experienced a renaissance in social theory in recent years. This is no wonder since the so-called classical pragmatists, especially John Dewey and George Herbert Mead, outlined a highly original theory of social life. This book builds on… (Harde kaft)

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  • Cary A. Shay boeken
    Cary A. Shay - Of Mermaids and Others

    This volume is a critical introduction to the poetry of Irish writer Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. Writing poetry exclusively in Irish but allowing and overseeing translations of her work into several languages, primarily English, Ní Dhomhnaill is the first… (Harde kaft)

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  • Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece

    This book constitutes the most comprehensive and authoritative single work on crime and punishment in contemporary Greece. Bringing together empirical and theoretical work, it sheds light on a wide array of themes, from trends in the quantity and nature of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Aigul Alieva boeken
    Aigul Alieva - Educational Inequalities in Europe

    any foreign-born students show weak performances in Europe, educational hurdles for them seem virtually insurmountable. It is frequently claimed that the disadvantaged socio-economic situation of their families and lack of fluency in local languages are the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Inter-group Relations and Migrant Integration in European Cities

    This book presents a comparative analysis of intergroup relations and migrant integration at the neighbourhood level in Europe. Featuring a unique collection of portraits of urban relations between the majority population and immigrant minorities, it examines… (Harde kaft)

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  • Patricia Madigan boeken
    Patricia Madigan - Women and Fundamentalism in Islam and Catholicism

    This book takes a historical-theological approach to understanding the complex relationships among gender, religion, economics and politics in a global context, with particular reference to Islam and Catholicism as two worldwide, culturally diverse and… (Zachte kaft)

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