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  • Yulia Nurliani Lukito boeken
    Yulia Nurliani Lukito - Exhibiting Modernity and Indonesian Vernacular Architecture

    In her research Yulia Nurliani Lukito analyses modernity and the construction of culture by the authorities using the images of Indonesian vernacular architecture presented at three different sites and times. She argues that modernity is not solely constructed… (Zachte kaft)

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    43,95
  • Women in the Indian Diaspora

    This volume brings into focus a range of emergent issues related to women in the Indian diaspora. The conditions propelling women's migration and their experiences during the process of migration and settlement have always been different and very specific to… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Mayumi Itoh boeken
    Mayumi Itoh - The Japanese Culture of Mourning Whales

    This book provides an in-depth study of Japanese whaling culture, emphasizing how the Japanese have considered whales and whaling in relation to their understanding of nature and religion. It examines why and how the Japanese have mourned the deaths of whales,… (Harde kaft)

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    97,95
  • The Living Politics of Self-Help Movements in East Asia

    This collection elucidates the complexity of living politics in the 21st century, considering how self-help groups draw on shared regional traditions, and how they adapt their actions to the diverse formal political environments in which they operate. It… (Harde kaft)

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    97,95
  • Marie von Engelhardt boeken
    Marie von Engelhardt - International Development Organizations and Fragile States

    This book addresses a conundrum for the international development community: The law of development cooperation poses major constraints on delivering aid where it is needed most. The existence of a state with an effective government is a basic condition for… (Harde kaft)

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    131,95
  • International Migrations and Local Governance

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of the role of local governments around the world in the management of the migration, integration and development nexus. Drawing on case studies from the Global North and South, this comparative work fills a lacuna… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Gender and Violence in Spanish Culture

    For the true exercise of citizenship to occur, gender violence must be eradicated, as it is not an interpersonal problem, but an attack on the very concept of democracy. Despite increasing social awareness and legal measures taken to fight gender violence, it… (Harde kaft)

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    96,95
  • Diane L. Shoos boeken
    Diane L. Shoos - Domestic Violence in Hollywood Film

    This is the first book to critically examine Hollywood films that focus on male partner violence against women. These films include Gaslight, Sleeping with the Enemy, What's Love Got to Do with It, Dolores Claiborne, Enough, and Safe Haven. Shaped by the… (Harde kaft)

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    179,95
  • Russia's Turn to the East

    This book is open access under a CC BY license.This book explores if and how Russian policies towards the Far East region of the country - and East Asia more broadly - have changed since the onset of the Ukraine crisis and Russia's annexation of Crimea.… (Harde kaft)

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    32,95
  • David Wilson boeken
    David Wilson - Chicago's Redevelopment Machine and Blues Clubs

    This book examines the conflict surrounding the latest redevelopment frontier in Chicago: the city's South Side blues clubs and blocks. Like Chicago, cities such as Cleveland, St. Louis, Boston, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Milwaukee, and Philadelphia are… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Mixed Effects Regression Models in Linguistics

    When data consists of grouped observations or clusters, and there is a risk that measurements within the same groups are not independent, group-specific random effects can be added to a regression model in order to account for such within-group associations.… (Harde kaft)

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    88,95
  • Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Genocide and Memory

    This book explores the memory and representation of genocide as they affect individuals, communities and families, and artistic representations. It brings together a variety of disciplines from public health to philosophy, anthropology to architecture,… (Harde kaft)

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    125,95
  • Richard K. Thomas boeken
    Richard K. Thomas - Concepts, Methods and Practical Applications in Applied Demography

    This textbook offers a comprehensive overview of applied demography by presenting both basic concepts and methodological techniques. It helps students from the social and human sciences, demographers, consultants and anyone interested in applied demography to… (Harde kaft)

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    88,95
  • American Jewish Year Book 2017

    The American Jewish Year Book, now in its 117th year, is the annual record of the North American Jewish communities and provides insight into their major trends. The first chapter of Part I is an examination of how American Jews fit into the US religious… (Harde kaft)

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    190,95
  • Sue Dyson boeken
    Sue Dyson - Critical Pedagogy in Nursing

    This book explores the academic processes of nursing education in times of uncertainty around healthcare policy and healthcare provision. Grounded in research examining current theory, policy and culture around nursing pedagogy, Sue Dyson addresses the core… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Families and Personal Networks

    This book critically assesses the main features of the modernization of family life and personal relationships by examining and comparing three European countries with different social and political pathways: Portugal, Switzerland and Lithuania. Drawing on… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Linda M. Collins boeken
    Linda M. Collins - Optimization of Behavioral, Biobehavioral, and Biomedical Interventions

    This book presents a framework for development, optimization, and evaluation of behavioral, biobehavioral, and biomedical interventions. Behavioral, biobehavioral, and biomedical interventions are programs with the objective of improving and maintaining human… (Harde kaft)

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    125,95
  • International Perspectives on Parenting and Parent-Child Relationships in Immigrant Families

    This book aims to broaden the reader's understanding of children in ethnic and racial minority families. Specifically focusing on immigrant children and youth, the authors shed light on the various challenges that immigrant families face as they create their… (Harde kaft)

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    125,95
  • The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger

    This collection investigates modern imperialist practices and their management of hunger through its punctuated distribution amongst asymmetrically related marginal populations. Drawing on relevant material from Egypt, Ireland, India, Ukraine, and other… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Elizabeth Newnham boeken
    Elizabeth Newnham - Towards the Humanisation of Birth

    This book examines the future of birthing practices, particularly by focusing on epidural analgesia in childbirth. It describes historical and cultural trajectories that have shaped the way in which birth is understood in Western, developed nations. In setting… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Siobhan McEvoy-Levy boeken
    Siobhan McEvoy-Levy - Peace and Resistance in Youth Culture

    This book offers a rationale for and ways of reading popular culture for peace. It argues that we can improve peacebuilding theory and practice through examining popular culture's youth revolutionaries and their outcomes - from their digital and plastic… (Harde kaft)

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    131,95
  • Shoko Konishi boeken
    Shoko Konishi - Biodemography of Fertility in Japan

    This book provides a framework to break down Japanese low fertility into physiological, behavioral, and social factors, which may eventually help to understand the mechanisms of fertility change in the country. It is the first publication to summarize… (Zachte kaft)

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    57,95
  • Felix Behling boeken
    Felix Behling - Welfare Beyond the Welfare State

    This book examines employee welfare in British and German companies from the 19th century through to the present day. Tracing the history of employee welfare, this comparative study reveals new issues beyond the dominant focus on the welfare state,… (Harde kaft)

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    125,95
  • Demography of Refugee and Forced Migration

    This authoritative and comprehensive edited volume presents current research on how demography can contribute to generating scientific knowledge and evidence concerning refugees and forced migration, developing evidence based policy recommendations on… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95
  • Xinping Zhuo boeken
    Xinping Zhuo - Religious Faith of the Chinese

    This book comprehensively examines religious faith in China from the perspective of cultural philosophy and cultural history. It explores the social, political, cultural and spiritual meanings of religions, tracing their historical development and related… (Harde kaft)

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    103,95