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Rabab El-Mahdi, American University, Cairo
Using Social Funds in Egypt and Bolivia as a microcosm, this book offers a critical examination of state-civil society relations and governance under the neoliberal model. Focusing specifically on the reconstruction of citizenship rights and participatory governance under this model.
Edited by Leonardo Morlino, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane, Florence and Gianluigi Palombella, Università di Parma and New York University
Through a reappraisal of rule of law and democracy the contributors provide for a fresh set of inquiries, from the State, consolidated and transitional democracies, to interstate, European and global scenarios. They converge in tackling empirical and normative questions, and suggest further ...
Edited by Ute Hüsken
This volume investigates the implications of breaking ritual rules, of failed performances and of the extinction of ritual systems. The essays thus break new ground in the comparative analysis of rituals and introduce new perspectives to ritual studies.
David Sciulli, Texas A&M University
The sociology of professions has come full circle, leaving behind Parsons, his critics, and two generations of received wisdom. David Sciulli demonstrates compellingly that the sociology of professions advances the comparative study of civil society, democracy and rule of law.
Edited by Masamichi Sasaki, Chuo University, Tokyo
This book is a collection of notable papers from the first six volumes of the journal "Comparative Sociology." Its content represents leading-edge and contemporarily astute analyses in the burgeoning science of comparative sociology, especially relevant to a globalizing world in transition.
Edited by Masamichi Sasaki, Chuo University, Japan
Elites come in many forms, as reflected by this collection. From overview to comparative studies in diverse contexts, this work is both historical and contemporary, encompassing case studies of elite individuals as well as elites in nations and political environments.
Edited by Eva Nieuwenhuys, Leiden University
This book pays attention to poverty, to the increasing subordination of political, social, cultural and ecological domains within society to the economic domain, and to tasks and powers that should be allotted to governments, non-governmental organisations and international corporations.
S.N. Eisenstadt, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This book attempts to analyze the civilizational and historical context of the development of the modern revolutions — of the Great Revolutions and of their relations to modernity, to the civilization of modernity, its dynamics and tribulations.
Sylvie-Anne Mériot. Translated by Trevor Cox and Chanelle Paul. Preface by André Grelon
Why is it that French chefs tend to develop a syndrome of professional nostalgia? Educated to work in the most prestigious restaurants, they soon discover another reality in common foodservices and are viewed as having made an egotistical professional choice. Regardless of the improvement in ...
Edited by Richard L. Harris, California State University, Monterey Bay and Melinda Seid, California State University, Sacramento
This collection of essays analyzes the complex linkages between globalization and health, the health effects of globalization at all levels (global, national, and local), and the policy and institutional responses associated with the health consequences of globalization.
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