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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 Mattei Dogan, National Center of Scientific Research, Paris
The analysis focuses on the low esteem for politicians, their vulnerability, the concept of associated-rivals, the nexus-judges-journalists and the civil death of politicians under judicial investigations.
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.
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 ...
Edited by Henk Vinken, Tilburg University, the Netherlands Joseph Soeters, Royal Netherlands's Military Academy and Tilburg University, and Peter Ester, Tilburg University
This book provides insight in the different classic frameworks of addressing cultural diversity around the globe. Key authors reflect on each others classic work and frontline academics in comparative social science show how cultural dimensions matter for explaining contemporary issues in a wide ...
Edited by Mehdi Parvizi Amineh, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden, Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIPE), The Hague, and University of Amsterdam and Henk Houweling, University of Amsterdam
This anthology brings together studies of post-colonial, post-Cold War, Central Eurasia. This part of the world is in transition to independent statehood, nation building and the release of market forces. The objective of the work is to better comprehend the process of state-nation building.
Majid Al-Haj, University of Haifa
This book provides a new critical perspective on questions of immigration and society in Israel through a detailed analysis of ethnic formation, identity patterns, political behavior, and cultural orientation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel.
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