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Edited by Henk Vinken, Tilburg University, the Netherlands Joseph Soeters, Royal Netherlands's Military Academy and Tilburg University, and Peter Ester, Tilburg University
This book provides insight in the different classic frameworks of addressing cultural diversity around the globe. Key authors reflect on each others classic work and frontline academics in comparative social science show how cultural dimensions matter for explaining contemporary issues in a wide ...
The book takes the reader on a journey to unexplored sources of human rights: ancient China, the golden age of Islam and 16th century Spain. All three share a strong belief in reason, justice and human dignity.
The book analyses the administrative system in the European Union with a focus on the efficiency and legitimacy of the administrative practices. In the analysis three distinct theoretical perspectives are used (a structural, a procedural and a cultural), thus ensuring that a broad variety of ...
Edited by Peter Soar
In dit boek worden de Nederlands-Surinaamse betrekkingen gereconstrueerd tegen de achtergrond van het proces van dekolonisatie waarin Suriname was verwikkeld. De drie factoren die dit proces bepaalden—Nederland, Suriname en de internationale gemeenschap—worden apart en in hun onderlinge ...
Edited by Henri J.M. Claessen, Leiden University, and Jarich G. Oosten, Leiden University
In this volume the role of ideology in the emergency of early states is discussed by an international group of specialists. The book is of interest to all those concerned with the complex interaction of ideological and political developments.
Edited by Peter Ester, Michael Braun and Peter Mohler
This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties and similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium.
As a political sociology of whites in the last years of apartheid in South Africa, this book provides an analysis of the social origins and social context of political attitudes among a sample of middle-class, English-speaking whites in selected suburbs in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng ...
Edited by Paul Hebinck, Peter Lent
Focussing on the past history and present day life of the people in two villages in the central Eastern Cape, South Africa, the book provides a vivid but detailed and insightful account of the transformation of rural society and economy since colonisation.
Edited by Peter J.M. Nas, Leiden University
This volume consists of twenty articles on the symbols and images of Third World cities, such as Jakarta, Padang, Bangkok, Beijing, Baghdad, Kathmandu, Lucknow, Francistown, Vitoria and Buenos Aires. It provides fascinating new information on a neglected phenomenon in urban studies.
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