E-books: Social Sciences

  • Plato and Aristotle on Constitutionalism: An Exposition and Reference Source book cover

    Plato and Aristotle on Constitutionalism

    An Exposition and Reference Source, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Polin

    First published in 1998, this volume compares the political ideals and ideas of Plato and Aristotle to examine whether they are relevant in that era of American constitutional crisis. The author, Raymond Polin, felt that debate had been hampered by focusing too strongly on America’s existing…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
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  • Living in the Global Society book cover

    Living in the Global Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberto Papini, Antonio Pavan, Stefano Zamagn

    First published in 1997, Living in the Global Society reflects on the fundamental concept of global economy as the driving force for development, and examines how ethical values can direct this towards the welfare of humankind in a future where peace will reign. The contributions stem from an…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
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  • Race and State in Independent Singapore 1965–1990: The Cultural Politics of Pluralism in a Multiethnic Society book cover

    Race and State in Independent Singapore 1965–1990

    The Cultural Politics of Pluralism in a Multiethnic Society, 1st Edition

    By John Clammer

    First published in 1998, this volume explores Singapore as an ideal case study for the examination of the management of postcoloniality, social diversity and the pursuit of economic growth with ethnic harmony. Singapore has, since independence, evolved a unique mix of state directed capitalism,…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
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  • Rebuilding the Local Landscape: Environmental Management in Burkina Faso book cover

    Rebuilding the Local Landscape

    Environmental Management in Burkina Faso, 1st Edition

    By Chris Howorth

    First published in 1999, this volume emerged in the context of a recent willingness to understand what Africa’s peasant farmers are designing and building in their local landscapes, in contrast to the meta-narratives which were relatively distant from the lives and livelihoods of Africans. Based on…

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  • The Nenets' Song: A Microcosm of a Vanishing Culture book cover

    The Nenets' Song

    A Microcosm of a Vanishing Culture, 1st Edition

    By Alla Abramovich-Gomon

    First published in 1999, The Nenets’ Song is the first book-length study of the epic song tradition that survives among the Nenets nation of Northern Eurasia, an area which is also the homeland of such widely known epics as the Finnish Kalevala and Yakut Olonkho. The book considers the Nenets’ song…

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  • Interrogation and Confession: A Study of Progress, Process and Practice book cover

    Interrogation and Confession

    A Study of Progress, Process and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ian Bryan

    First published in 1997, Interrogation and Confession has two important concerns. The first is with the structures and strategies that have evolved within the criminal justice system not only to entrench the confession as key item of prosecution evidence but also to legitimate the custodial…

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  • The City in Central Europe book cover

    The City in Central Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk, Jill Steward

    First published in 1999, this volume explores how the cities of central Europe, among them Berlin, Budapest, Hamburg, Vienna and Prague, went through a period of phenomenal growth during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Their rapid expansion and growing economic importance made…

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  • The New Agenda for Peace Research book cover

    The New Agenda for Peace Research

    1st Edition

    By Hon-Won Jeong

    First published in 1999, this volume analyses the conditions related not only to physical violence, but also to domination sustained by cultural norms, development practice and environmental policies. Peace research can be established as an integrative project by developing a conceptually coherent…

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  • The Official Concept of the Nation in the Former GDR: Theory, Pragmatism and the Search for Legitimacy book cover

    The Official Concept of the Nation in the Former GDR

    Theory, Pragmatism and the Search for Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Joanna McKay

    First published in 1998, this volume joined the effort to understand the former German Democratic Republic, with the aim of reaching a better understanding of the psychologically painful process of German reunification following the collapse of East-German communism in 1989. While born illegitimate…

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  • From Dissonance to Sense: Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law book cover

    From Dissonance to Sense

    Welfare State Expectations, Privatisation and Private Law, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Wilhelmsson, Samuli Hurri

    First published in 1999, this book focuses on the new role of private law in late modernity. It analyses the pressures for changes in this area of law due to the present processes of privatisation and marketisation. The perspective is welfarist: in what ways and to what extent can the welfare state…

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  • Social Policy and the City: Papers from the 1993 Conference of the Social Policy Association book cover

    Social Policy and the City

    Papers from the 1993 Conference of the Social Policy Association, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Jones, John Lansley

    First published in 1995, this volume explores the effects of social policy on cities during Conservative Party rule over the 1980s and 1990s. It identifies the place where the effects of social policies are most strikingly felt due to the concentration of populations in cities. Delving into issues…

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  • Social Assessment Theory and Practice: A Multi-Disciplinary Framework book cover

    Social Assessment Theory and Practice

    A Multi-Disciplinary Framework, 1st Edition

    By Derek Clifford

    First published in 1998, Social Assessment Theory and Practice provides an innovative and comprehensive theoretical and practical basis for social assessment. It examines both multi-disciplinary and multi-professional issues in social assessment and is based on perspectives drawn from all the major…

    eBook – 2019-01-04
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