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H.T. Wilson, York University, Toronto. Edited and with a Foreword by Thomas M. Kemple, York University, Toronto
This book addresses, and at the same time reflects, the impact of Max Weber on both the social sciences and on critical theory’s critique of the social sciences. Weber’s conception of ‘vocation’ is a guiding thread unifying concerns about the nature, scope and limits of theoretical thinking ...
Bahaa Ali El-Dean
This Volume aims to provide an analysis of problems and challenges relating to the creation of a legal infrastructure that meets the needs and capabilities of emerging market economies in the light of the privatisation process.
Kemal H. Karpat
This book comprises a collection of articles and essays published in a variety of journals during the past decades, which seek to identify and analyze mainly the internal forces which transformed the Ottoman State into a variety of national states in the Balkans and the Middle East.
Peter D. Thomas
Drawing on the rich recent season of Gramscian philological studies, this book offers a reconsideration of Gramsci's theory of the state and concept of philosophy, arguing that a renewal of the 'philosophy of praxis' constitutes a necessary element in the contemporary revitalisation of Marxism.
Loek Halman, Ruud Luijkx and Marga van Zundert
The Atlas presents European ideas and beliefs in the form graphs, charts and maps. Values such as democracy, freedom, equality, human dignity and solidarity are held by almost all Europeans, but the survey points to differing views about marriage, religion, work and such topics as euthanasia, ...
Sheryl V. Taylor and Donna M. Sobel
Views culturally responsive teaching as a contextual and situational process for both teachers and students—the students—including those who are from a diversity of languages, cultures, racial/ethnic backgrounds, religions, economic resources, interests, abilities, and life experiences.
This text is an original investigation in the complex relationship between women, gender, and language in a Muslim, multilingual, and multicultural setting. Moroccan women's use of monolingualism (oral literature) and multilingualism (code-switching) reflects their agency and gender-role ...
Edited by Cameron Ross
Dominic Sachsenmaier and Jens Riedel with Shmuel N. Eisenstadt
Multiple Modernities is a departure from the “classic” sociological homogenization theories. The edition presents an interdisciplinary discussion of the topic in sociological, historical and economic dimensions. It explores culturally specific forms of modernity with a focus on China and Europe.
Edited by Florian Coulmas, Harald Conrad, Annette Schad-Seifert and Gabriele Vogt
This Handbook explores the challenges population change poses to today’s Japan. Bringing together a roster of internationally renowned scholars, it is the first publication in English that deals with Japan’s demographic crisis in a comprehensive way, addressing social, economic, political, ...
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