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Toward a Feminist Theory of the State

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Author: Catharine A Mackinnon  |  Isbn: 9780674896451  |  File size: 8.53MB  |  Year: 1989  |  Pages: 330  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Toward a Feminist Theory of the State presents Catharine MacKinnon's powerful analysis of politics, sexuality, and the law from the perspective of women. Using the debate over Marxism and feminism as a point of departure, MacKinnon develops a theory of...

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Here for Good: Community Foundations & the Challenges of the 21st Century

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Author: David C. Perry and Terry Mazany  |  Isbn: 0765642565  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Community foundations bring together the resources of individuals, families, and businesses to support effective nonprofits in their communities. Over the years, foundations have come to engage community problem-solving through more than just...

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Contemporary Meanings of John R. Commons's Institutional Economics

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Author: Hiroyuki Uni  |  Isbn: 9789811032011  |  File size: 2.49MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 231  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book is the first to reinterpret John R. Commons's Institutional Economics with a newly discovered manuscript written in 1927 in order to find its contemporary meanings in economic theories. Commons aimed to establish institutional economics to understand...

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The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

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Author:  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on...

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The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion & Politics in the U.S.

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Author: Barbara A. McGraw  |  Isbn: 9780470657331  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 616  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Politics in the U.S. provides a broad, inclusive, and rich range of chapters, in the study of religion and politics. Arranged in their historical context, chapters address themes of history, law, social and...

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Political Attitudes: Computational & Simulation Modelling

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Author: Camelia Florela Voinea  |  Isbn: 9781118833148  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Political Science has traditionally employed empirical research and analytical resources to understand, explain and predict political phenomena. One of the long-standing criticisms against empirical modeling targets the static perspective provided by the...

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No One's World: The West, the Rising Rest, & the Coming Global Turn

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Author: Charles A. Kupchan  |  Isbn: 0199325227  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The world is on the cusp of a global turn. Between 1500 and 1800, the West sprinted ahead of other centers of power in Asia and the Middle East. Europe and the United States have dominated the world since. But today the West's preeminence is slipping away as...

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Fingerprints & Other Ridge Skin Impressions, Second Edition

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Author: Chris J. Lennard, Christophe Champod, and Pierre Margot  |  Isbn: 9781498728935  |  File size: 237MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Since its publication, the first edition of Fingerprints and Other Ridge Skin Impressions has become a classic in the field. This second edition is completely updated, focusing on the latest technology and...

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Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought, Expanded Edition

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Author: Jonathan Rauch  |  Isbn: 9780226145938  |  File size: 24.4MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology “A liberal society stands on the proposition that we should all take seriously the idea that we might be wrong. This means we must place no one, including ourselves, beyond the reach of criticism; it means that we must allow people to err, even where the error...

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Cultural Messaging in the U.S. War on Terrorism: A Performative Approach to Security

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Author: Polly Sylvia  |  Isbn: 1593325355  |  File size: 0.6MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Sylvia focuses on the impact of the "If You See Something, Say Something" advertising campaign in the New York City subway system. She demonstrates how ideas regarding security and terrorism are socially constructed; it shows how the narrative of the war on...

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International Human Rights Law

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Author: Manisuli Ssenyonjo and Mashood A. Baderin  |  Isbn: 9781409403593  |  File size: 4.0MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 592  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This timely and valuable book explores the development of international human rights law over the last six decades. The volume brings together leading experts to reflect on different aspects of human rights law, not only considering...

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Immigration Justice

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Author: Peter Higgins  |  Isbn: 9780748670260  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology What moral standards ought nation-states abide by when selecting immigration policies? Peter Higgins argues that immigration policies can only be judged by considering the inequalities that are produced by the institutions - such as gender, race and class - that...

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Aristotle & Moral Realism

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Author: Robert A Heinaman  |  Isbn: 9780813391045  |  File size: 25MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The question of moral realism—whether our ethical beliefs rest on some objective foundation—is one that mattered as much to Aristotle as it does to us today, and his writings on this topic continue to provide inspiration for the contemporary debate. This...

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Beyond Great Powers & Hegemons

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Author: Kristen Williams ,Steven Lobell  |  Isbn: 0804771642  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book adds a new dimension to the discussion of the relationship between the great powers and the weaker states that align with them—or not. Previous studies have focused on the role of the larger (or super) power and how it manages its...

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Handbook of Global Education Policy

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Author: Andy Green, Antoni Verger, Bob Lingard, and Karen Mundy  |  Isbn: 9781118468050  |  File size: 2.7MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 632  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This innovative new handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the ways in which domestic education policy is framed and influenced by global institutions and actors.Surveys current debates about the role of education...

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Democracy & Public Administration in Pakistan

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Author: Amna Imam  |  Isbn: 9781466511545  |  File size: 6.8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 254  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology This book explores the role of the grass roots public administrative institution of DC & DM in historical context for Pakistan, and its viability for a meaningful democracy and stability of the country. The authors contend that Pakistan’s democracy to-date...

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Comedy, Fantasy & Colonialism

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Author: Graeme Harper  |  Isbn: 9780826448668  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Drawing together for the first time original work from international specialists, this book assesses the role and character of comedy and fantasy in colonial societies from India to Ireland, Australia to Cuba, Africa to North America. There are cross-cultural...

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Doing Social Network Research: Network-based Research Design for Social Scientists

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Author: Garry L. Robins  |  Isbn: 1446276120  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Are you struggling to design your social network research? Are you looking for a book that covers more than social network analysis? If so, this is the book for you! With straight-forward guidance on research design and data collection, as well as social network...

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Using Software in Qualitative Research: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Author: Ann Lewins and Christina Silver  |  Isbn: 0761949232  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Using Software in Qualitative Research combines several aspects of Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDAS), helping the reader choose the most appropriate package for their specific needs and get the most out of the software once they...

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Du sentiment de justice et du devoir de désobéir

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Author:  |  Isbn: 1090354906  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology José Bové. « Je suis pour cette définition-là de la désobéissance : un moyen d'action qui reste opérationnel pour changer la réalité. Car il n'y a rien de plus insupportable - je l'ai toujours vécu comme ça - de se dire, voilà, on a cette situation, je ne fais rien et ça...

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Religion & the Global Politics of Human Rights

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Author: Robert Wuthnow and Thomas Banchoff  |  Isbn: 9780195343397  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Are human rights universal or the product of specific cultures? Is democracy a necessary condition for the achievement of human rights in practice? And when, if ever, is it legitimate for external actors to impose their understandings of human...

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The Economic War Against Cuba: A Historical & Legal Perspective on the U.S. Blockade

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Author: Salim Lamrani  |  Isbn: 1583673415  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology It is impossible to fully understand Cuba today without also understanding the economic sanctions levied against it by the United States. For over fifty years, these sanctions have been upheld by every presidential administration, and at times intensified by...

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Identity Around the World: New Directions for Child & Adolescent Development, Number 138

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Author: Seth J. Schwartz  |  Isbn: 1118544110  |  File size: 4.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Examine the structure and context of identity development in a number of different countries: Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Italy, China, and Japan. While some identity development proceeds in much the same way across national contexts, this issue...

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The Smile of Sun & Moon

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Author: Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche  |  Isbn: 9781880975077  |  File size: 21MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 193  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The twenty-one emanations of Tara, the mother of all the buddhas, manifest swiftly to protect sentient beings from all fears, pacify evils, disease and misfortune, increase longevity, wealth and merit, overpower the deluded perception, and...

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Parking: Issues & Policies

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Author: Corinne Mulley and Stephen G. Ison  |  Isbn: 9781783509195  |  File size: 6.8MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 350  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Travel by car invariably involves the use of a car parking space at the start and end of the journey, the provision of which impacts on travel demand and travel behavior. The presence or absence of parking at the destination also has...

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Negotiating Linguistic, Cultural & Social Identities in the Post-Soviet World

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Author: Conny Opitz and Sarah Smyth  |  Isbn: 9783034308403  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 339  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology In this volume, researchers in the fields of language in society, sociolinguistics, language politics, diaspora and identity studies explore the contacts between languages and cultures in the post-Soviet world. The book presents a range of...

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Cocoon Communities: Togetherness in the 21st Century

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Author: Fred Dervin and Mari Korpela  |  Isbn: 9781443842426  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Filling a gap in the literature on communities, this innovative and critical volume aims to propose the concept of Cocoon Community to get a handle on communities that are highly significant for their members and yet not binding. Membership in these...

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Essentials of Polygraph & Polygraph Testing

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Author: Nathan J. Gordon  |  Isbn: 9781498757713  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Throughout history, there has been an intrinsic need for humans to detect deception in other humans. Developed in 1923, the polygraph machine was a tool designed to do just this. To date, there have been many improvements made to the basic polygraph instrument....

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The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies

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Author: Jonathan Auerbach  |  Isbn: 9780199764419  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology Derived from the word "to propagate," the idea and practice of propaganda concerns nothing less than the ways in which human beings communicate, particularly with respect to the creation and widespread dissemination of attitudes, images, and beliefs. Much...

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Caught: The Prison State & the Lockdown of American Politics

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Author: Marie Gottschalk  |  Isbn: 0691170835  |  File size: 3.8MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Politics and Sociology The huge prison buildup of the past four decades has few defenders today, yet reforms to reduce the number of people in U.S. jails and prisons have been remarkably modest. Meanwhile, a carceral state has sprouted in the shadows of mass imprisonment, extending...

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