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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.
Edited by Mirjam A.F. Ros-Tonen in collaboration with Heleen van den Hombergh and Annelies Zoomers
This book assembles experiences acquired with sustainable forest and tree resource management partnerships in various Latin American countries. It addresses the question of which conditions are necessary for partnerships to stimulate sustainable, socially just and pro-poor governance of forest ...
Eliezer Ben-Rafael, University of Tel-Aviv, Mikhail Lyubansky, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Olaf Glöckner,University of Potsdam, Paul Harris, Augusta State University, Yael Israel, University of Tel-Aviv, Willi Jasper, University of Potsdam, and Julius Schoeps, University of Potsdam
This book investigates the Russian-speaking Jews who recently settled abroad: a million in Israel, half a million in the USA and 200.000 in Germany. A comparative work by an international team of researchers, it delves, in “true time”, into the making of an exemplary contemporary transnational ...
Jeremy Smith, University of Ballarat, Australia. With an Introduction by S.N. Eisenstadt
The reconstructed histories of interaction between Europe and the New World introduced here cast new light on the nature of the early modern world. This fresh perspective will grab the attention of historians, sociologists and social theorists alike.
Edited by Peter Ester, Michael Braun and Peter Mohler
This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties and similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium.
Edited by Jing Tiankui, Masamichi Sasaki and Li Peilin
This volume provides a compendium of papers presented at the 36th World Congress of the International Institute of Sociology, papers which address issues related to the age of globalization and social change, including cultural diversities, migration and equality, social transformation, and ...
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