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S.J.H. Rietjens, Netherlands Defence Academy
Taking a business alliance approach, this book analyses civil-military cooperation processes in Kosovo, Kabul and the Afghan province Baghlan. It identifies the phases in these processes, highlights main factors and proposes a framework for evaluating the quality of civil-military cooperation.
Edited by Yilmaz Esmer, Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey and Thorleif Pettersson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization.
Edited by Dmitry Shlapentokh, Indiana University
This book covers the origins of Eurasianism, dwells on Eurasianism’s major philosophical paradigms, and places Eurasianism in the context of the development of Polish and Turkish thought. The book should be of great interest to those who are interested in Russian/European and Asian history area ...
Frans Schryer, University of Guelph
This book describes how Dutch immigrants became commercial farmers in the Canadian province of Ontario. It addresses the broader question of why the Dutch have an international reputation as successful farmers, and the critical implications of such positive stereotyping.
Drawing upon her anthropological fieldwork in various poor neighbourhoods in Cairo, the author shows the resilience of poor women in the face of poverty. Beliefs about demons that invade the body and thereby cause illness derive from ‘formal’ as well as ‘popular’ Islam. Affected women find ...
Rosemary van den Berg
This publication provides an invaluable insight into the cultural upheaval of the Nyoongar people of Australia after British colonisation and how they have lived with racism and are now trying to adapt to the multicultural policies formulated for all Australians.
Edited by Wil Arts, Tilburg University, the Netherlands and Loek Halma,n Tilburg University
A variety of contemporary social phenomena that are no longer limited to national borders but that are of a global order are assumed to be related with characteristics of the nation states. This is tested empirically using the qualitative tools of mainstream sociology.
Edited by Proshanta K. Nandi, University of Illinois, Springfield, and Shahid M. Shahidullah, Virginia State University
The present volume has brought together leading scholars in the field to examine the concept of globalization, deliberate on the character of its multifaceted nature and expressions, and delineate its impact on the emerging world economy, politics, culture, and science.
Edited by John G. Galaty, McGill University and Philip C. Salzman, McGill University
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