Social science

Best Selling / Page 368

icon Subscribe to feed

Browse

Best Selling

New Releases

Our selection

Awards

 

Category

Delete Social science

 

In category

Political science (10860)

Sociology (7484)

Anthropology (1811)

Media Studies (1221)

Social Work (1129)

Criminology (945)

Transportation (880)

Human Geography (690)

Regional Studies (559)

Archaeology (536)

Customs & Traditions (525)

Emigration & Immigration (322)

Discrimination & Race Relations (303)

Feminism & Feminist Theory (241)

 

Price

All

Free

Below $ 5

$ 5 - $ 10

$ 10 - $ 15

Delete Price range

From :
To :
OK

 

Language

English (26062)

French (1737)

German (325)

Spanish (610)

Italian (1321)

 

Protection

All (26062)

DRM Free (1253)

DRM (24792)

More options

Mediated Citizenship

by Karin Wahl-Jorgensen

Previously published as a special issue of Social Semiotics, this book grapples with such questions as: What does it mean to be a citizen in contemporary societies? What role do mass media play in the making...


Homeland Security and Criminal Justice: Five Years After 9/11

by Everette B. Penn

No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than...


Musical Performance in the Diaspora

by Tina K Ramnarine

This book illustrates how ethnographic investigation of musical performances might contribute to the analysis of diaspora. It embraces diverse examples such as 'mourning and cultures of survival' amongst Aboriginal...


Political Transformation and National Identity Change: Comparative Perspectives

by Jennifer Todd, Lorenzo Cañás Bottos & Nathalie Rougier

The major socio-political changes of the last decades have led to changing ways of being national, changes in the content of national identity if not in the national categories themselves.

This comparative social...


Multinationals, Technology and Localization in Automotive Firms in Asia

by Rajah Rasiah, Yuri Sadoi & Rogier Busser

East Asia has led rapid economic growth in the last few decades with India joining them over the last five years. Automotive parts manufacturers have been an important component of domestic production in all...


Natural Heritage: At the Interface of Nature and Culture

by Peter Howard & Thymio Papayannis

It has become more and more accepted that nature conservation is not possible without taking into account human activities. Thus an integrated approach to both the natural and cultural heritage is being encouraged...


Peace Education and Religious Plurality: International Perspectives

by Robert Jackson & Satoko Fujiwara

Does religion bring peace or war?

In order to discuss this fundamental question, it is essential to reflect upon religious education that shapes the views of religion among young generations.

This book has developed...


Iranian Intellectuals: 1997 2007

by Lloyd Ridgeon

Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian...


The Politics of Successful Governance Reforms

by Mark Robinson

This book examines the factors that give rise to successful governance reforms in developing countries, focusing on the importance of political commitment, supportive institutions, and the timing of reforms....


Media and Politics in Post-Handover Hong Kong

by Joseph M. Chan & Francis L.F. Lee

The world was watching Hong Kong as its sovereignty was returned to China in 1997. Many predicted that it was the doomsday of press freedom in the city.

Now, a decade after the handover, this book provides an...


Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities

by Sherrill Stroschein

This collection of original essays breaks new ground by examining the dynamics of ethnic politics at the local level, rather than following in the footsteps of many previous studies which focus on the macropolitical...


Acting Locally: Local Environmental Mobilizations and Campaigns

by Christopher Rootes

Local campaigns are the most persistent and ubiquitous forms of environmental contention. National and transnational mobilisations come and go and the attention they receive from mass media ebbs and flows, but...


Identities, Nations and Politics After Communism

by Roger E. Kanet

This book focuses on questions of identity that have confronted the countries of Central and Eastern Europe after the collapse of the communist system that had previously provided them with an identity.

This...


North African Cinema in a Global Context: Through the Lens of Diaspora

by Andrea Khalil

This book provides insight into contemporary film production from North African countries referred to as the Maghreb. Focus is both on the socio-economic context of film production, which suffers some of the...


Beyond Borders: Environmental Movements and Transnational Politics

by Brian Doherty & Timothy Doyle

Globalisation is about transnational politics. While nation-state governments increasingly struggle with this new politics, which moves beneath, between and beyond national borders, others entities like transnational...


Recognition, Equality and Democracy: Theoretical Perspectives on Irish Politics

by Jurgen De Wispelaere, Cillian McBride & Shane O'Neill

This volume brings together a range of theoretical responses to issues in Irish politics. Its organising ideas: recognition, equality, and democracy set the terms of political debate within both jurisdictions....


Transnationalism in the Balkans

by Denisa Kostovicova & Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic

After a decade of exclusive nationalism, violence and isolation of the 1990s, the Balkans has seen the emergence of transnational links between the former ethnic foes. Do these new cross-border links herald...


Cultural Autonomy in Contemporary Europe

by David J. Smith & Karl Cordell

In this volume, some of the world's leading scholars involved in researching the fields of ethnopolitics, nationalism and ideas of nation and state, have come together to produce a work that is both original...


France S Political Institutions at 50

by Emiliano Grossman & Nicolas Sauger

Fifty years after the creation of the Fifth Republic, French politics is undergoing profound changes. The election of Nicolas Sarkozy has announced a general review of the French political system. A special...


Reforming the State Without Changing the Model of Power?: On Administrative Reform in Post-Socialist Countries

by Anton Oleinik

This book places administrative reform in post-socialist countries in a broad context of power and domination. This new perspective clarifies the reasons why reforms went awry in Russia and some other post-Soviet...