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  • Somerset
    Daniel Donaghy
    Somerset is an elegy for the Kensington section of Philadelphia in which the author was raised. Using a variety of styles and forms, it remembers people and cultures struggling to survive in the aftermath of deindustrialization and, now, an opioid epidemic. It is also a study in how our past continually informs our present, how we never fully leave those places in which our you...
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    15,52 €

  • Just a Thought about Social Justice
    Penny M. Closser
    Exploring Social Justice: Unveiling Governmental Aid, Church Assistance, and Educational Disparities in Urban and Suburban SchoolsDelve into the intricate world of social justice with this enlightening read. Just a Thought About Social Justice is a comprehensive exploration of the myriad ways in which social justice permeates our society. It sheds light on the often-overlooked ...
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    14,46 €

  • Class-Conscious Coal Miners
    Alan J. Singer
    Multifaceted study of Pennsylvania’s coal miners during the post-World War One era. ...
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    126,99 €

  • The Home as Laboratory
    Liz Mason-Deese / Luci Cavallero / Verónica Gago
    The home has become a laboratory for capital but also for forms of financial disobedience. It has become increasingly clear that home is not a site of private life and isolation, but a battleground where the conflict over the reorganization of working days, over what even counts as labor, is waged. In the very spaces that capital historically sought to portray as an 'unproducti...
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    13,09 €

  • Downward Discipleship
    Anita Rahma
    Moving to the Margins with Amy Carmichael Follow in the footsteps of Amy Carmichael, whose defiance against injustice shined a light in India’s darkest corners. Her extraordinary journey reveals the profound impact of unwavering faith when pitted against social wrongs. What fierce conviction drove this fiery Irishwoman to forsake the familiar for the forsaken, trading comfort f...
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    9,61 €

  • J.D. Ponce on Karl Marx
    J.D. Ponce
    This exciting essay focuses on the explanation and analysis of the third volume of Capital, by Karl Marx, one the most influential works in history and whose understanding, due to its complexity and depth, escapes comprehension on a first reading.Whether you have already read the third volume of Capital or not, this essay will allow you to immerse yourself in each and every one...
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    19,78 €

  • The urban life of workers in post-Soviet Russia
    Alexandrina Vanke
    This book provides a novel approach towards the urban life of working-class communities, using the example of Russia’s post-industrial cities. Focusing on the sensual, imaginary and practical aspects of everyday struggles, this approach helps explain how workers produce micro-change in urban space under neoliberal neo-authoritarianism. ...
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    157,36 €

  • The Gilded Cage
    Ya-Wen Lei
    How China’s economic development combines a veneer of unprecedented progress with the increasingly despotic rule of surveillance over all aspects of lifeSince the mid-2000s, the Chinese state has increasingly shifted away from labor-intensive, export-oriented manufacturing to a process of socioeconomic development centered on science and technology. Ya-Wen Lei traces the contou...
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    46,77 €

  • Adoption and Use of Technology Tools and Services by Economically Disadvantaged Communities
    Alice S. Etim
    Economically disadvantaged communities in many regions around the world are making concerted efforts to become integrated into the global information society. The adoption and use of an array of technology tools and services by these communities will pave the way for their inclusion. Adoption and Use of Technology Tools and Services by Economically Disadvantaged Communities: Im...
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    295,33 €

  • Adoption and Use of Technology Tools and Services by Economically Disadvantaged Communities
    Alice S. Etim
    Economically disadvantaged communities in many regions around the world are making concerted efforts to become integrated into the global information society. The adoption and use of an array of technology tools and services by these communities will pave the way for their inclusion. Adoption and Use of Technology Tools and Services by Economically Disadvantaged Communities: Im...
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    222,94 €

  • Islam
    Ahmed ElObeidy
    There is no doubt that Islam poses a sterile dilemma for the West. Since the late twentieth century, the West has found itself embroiled in tragic and futile interactions with Islam. Today, the controversies over the West’s relationship with Islam are startling and increasingly complex.This book explains why Islam is an ordeal for the West. It elucidates the nature of the confl...
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    56,07 €

  • Algunas lecciones del renacimiento italiano para la búsqueda de la justicia social
    Cristina Zari / Diego Hidalgo-Oñate
    'Algunas lecciones del Renacimiento italiano para la búsqueda de la justicia social' es un fascinante ensayo escrito por Diego Hidalgo-Oñate y Cristina Zari, que nos invita a sumergirnos en una época de transformación histórica y cultural: el Renacimiento italiano. Este período fue testigo de un notable avance económico y cultural que dejó huella en la humanidad.En esta obra, s...
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    20,43 €

  • Home in Transition
    Meike Watzlawik
    This book presents an integrative perspective on home or Heimat showing that it is much more than the place we were born or where we live. This book brings fresh theoretical and empirical perspectives on what home is and can be from different viewpoints. The chapters invite the reader to face challenging questions of what we learn about Heimat, when it is taken from us, threate...
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    71,48 €

  • Home in Transition
    Meike Watzlawik
    This book presents an integrative perspective on home or Heimat showing that it is much more than the place we were born or where we live. This book brings fresh theoretical and empirical perspectives on what home is and can be from different viewpoints. The chapters invite the reader to face challenging questions of what we learn about Heimat, when it is taken from us, threate...
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    127,74 €

  • Politics, Inequality and the Australian Welfare State After Liberalisation
    Ben Spies-Butcher
    Neoliberalism has made Australia less equal and our welfare system more brutal. But it has also changed the politics of inequality. Using examples from health to housing, unemployment to universities, this book identifiesopportunities to make a more equal Australia. ...
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    158,44 €

  • Pandemic, Politics, and a Fairer Society in Southeast Asia
    Syaza Shukri
    Employing the Malaysian case as a starting point for examining a wider trend in Southeast Asia, this book delves into how politicians and policymakers navigate political uncertainty and the impact of their decisions on creating and maintaining a fairer society. ...
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    149,74 €

  • Promoting the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Marginalized Individuals Through Adult Education
    The socioeconomic exclusion of marginalized individuals, including youths and adults, persists in society, leading to inequality, poverty, and lack of fulfillment in life. The digital divide continues to widen the gap between those who have access to education and those who do not, particularly in the adult education space. Promoting the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Marginalized...
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    281,84 €

  • Promoting the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Marginalized Individuals Through Adult Education
    The socioeconomic exclusion of marginalized individuals, including youths and adults, persists in society, leading to inequality, poverty, and lack of fulfillment in life. The digital divide continues to widen the gap between those who have access to education and those who do not, particularly in the adult education space. Promoting the Socio-Economic Wellbeing of Marginalized...
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    215,99 €

  • Methodological Advances in Research on Social Movements, Conflict, and Change
    Now that we are almost a quarter of the way into the 21st century, the field of sociology is in need of research like this which explores methods for studying contentious politics in the context of broader social changes to peacebuilding, armed conflicts, and social movements. ...
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    202,03 €

  • The Sciences of Change
    Ian Clarke
    Question...Have you ever been affected by hatred and want to know the truth? Have you lost something or someone you love prematurely due to disease, disorder or the selfish actions of the dreadful?If so, I wrote this book for youTwo years ago, I sacrificed my 14-year Financial Services career to abide the law and help others. Project Speak Up 2021 garnered me 7 world records fo...
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    70,88 €

  • The Sciences of Change
    Ian Clarke
    Question...Have you ever been affected by hatred and want to know the truth? Have you lost something or someone you love prematurely due to disease, disorder or the selfish actions of the dreadful?If so, I wrote this book for youTwo years ago, I sacrificed my 14-year Financial Services career to abide the law and help others. Project Speak Up 2021 garnered me 7 world records fo...
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    80,98 €

  • Socio-Economic Disparities, Vulnerable Communities, and the Future of Work and Entrepreneurship
    While many scholars, governments, and corporations have expressed that they would like to play a hand in developing an inclusive and equitable society, few have achieved the goal. Vulnerable communities around the world have suffered systemically and have been left on their own to succeed economically despite decades of disadvantage. It is essential to consider these communitie...
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    314,64 €

  • Socio-Economic Disparities, Vulnerable Communities, and the Future of Work and Entrepreneurship
    While many scholars, governments, and corporations have expressed that they would like to play a hand in developing an inclusive and equitable society, few have achieved the goal. Vulnerable communities around the world have suffered systemically and have been left on their own to succeed economically despite decades of disadvantage. It is essential to consider these communitie...
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    235,73 €

  • Key Concepts and Contemporary Approaches to Structured Inequality
    Carl Bankston III
    This book provides a basic but comprehensive text on the topic of social stratification. ...
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    180,46 €

  • The fall and rise of the English upper class
    Daniel R. Smith
    Charting the decline and recent resurgence of the landed gentry in British public life, The fall and rise of the English upper class explores how traditionalist worldviews, centred on kinship, inheritance, and the image of the house, have come to shape our politics and culture. ...
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    157,44 €

  • Reconstructing Perceptions of Systemically Marginalized Groups
    Leslie Ponciano
    Despite their best intentions, professionals in the helping fields are influenced by a deficit perspective that is pervasive in research, theory, training programs, workforce preparation programs, statistical data, and media portrayals of marginalized groups. They enter their professions ready to fix others and their interactions are grounded in an assumption that there will be...
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    282,10 €

  • Reconstructing Perceptions of Systemically Marginalized Groups
    Leslie Ponciano
    Despite their best intentions, professionals in the helping fields are influenced by a deficit perspective that is pervasive in research, theory, training programs, workforce preparation programs, statistical data, and media portrayals of marginalized groups. They enter their professions ready to fix others and their interactions are grounded in an assumption that there will be...
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    216,25 €

  • The Emerald Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions for a Post-Pandemic World
    The Emerald Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions for a Post-Pandemic World offers a sociological examination of the lived impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic through culture(s) of emotion, offering a refreshing contribution to a new and exciting sub-discipline. ...
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    232,23 €

  • Roosevelt’s New Deal From The Crisis of The Great Depression to The Era of Extraordinary Changes
    Davis Truman
    The Roosevelt New Deal was a series of domestic programs and initiatives launched by President Franklin D. Roosevelt shortly after he assumed office in 1933. At that time, the United States faced one of the worst economic crises in its history, with unemployment rates exceeding 25%, banks failing, and businesses closing down. In response to this crisis, Roosevelt sought to impl...
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    14,59 €

  • Britain in fragments
    Brendan McGeever / Satnam Virdee
    Britain today is falling apart, with Brexit’s break from the European Union, looming Scottish independence, deepening inequalities and reinvigorated racism. How has it come to this? Britain in fragments traces how the historic pillars of democracy have begun to crumble, from their apex in the post-war welfare state to the present day. ...
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    145,08 €