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Edited by M. Parvizi Amineh, International Institute for Asian Studies, University of Amsterdam
This anthology unites in one volume two studies of the Greater Middle East in global politics – each conceptual and empirical. First, it is a historical-comparative study of politics and societies in selected Greater Middle Eastern countries. Second, it is an empirical case study of states and ...
Edited by Rubin Patterson, University of Toledo
Transnational society is a new field of study, just as brain circulation is a new development strategy for the global South. This book contributes to the growing scholarship on transnational society and brain circulation, thus highlighting the dynamic social practices already underway.
Edited by Yilmaz Esmer, Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey and Thorleif Pettersson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization.
Edited by Richard B. Day, University of Toronto and Joseph Masciulli, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, Canada
This book measures the current institutional and political realities surrounding globalization against philosophical ideals. Though the contributors share no particular orthodoxy, they do share the conviction that human responsibility is possible in circumstances that often appear to deny human ...
Edited by Dmitry Shlapentokh, Indiana University
This book covers the origins of Eurasianism, dwells on Eurasianism’s major philosophical paradigms, and places Eurasianism in the context of the development of Polish and Turkish thought. The book should be of great interest to those who are interested in Russian/European and Asian history area ...
Frans Schryer, University of Guelph
This book describes how Dutch immigrants became commercial farmers in the Canadian province of Ontario. It addresses the broader question of why the Dutch have an international reputation as successful farmers, and the critical implications of such positive stereotyping.
Edited by Eva Nieuwenhuys, Leiden University
This book pays attention to poverty, to the increasing subordination of political, social, cultural and ecological domains within society to the economic domain, and to tasks and powers that should be allotted to governments, non-governmental organisations and international corporations.
S.N. Eisenstadt, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This book attempts to analyze the civilizational and historical context of the development of the modern revolutions — of the Great Revolutions and of their relations to modernity, to the civilization of modernity, its dynamics and tribulations.
Edited by Seifudein Adem, Binghamton University, USA
The book traverses different historical periods, geographic zones and academic disciplines - all to explore the issues surrounding and the answers to one question: to what extent should Japan be regarded as a model and/or a partner in Africa’s effort to develop?
Sylvie-Anne Mériot. Translated by Trevor Cox and Chanelle Paul. Preface by André Grelon
Why is it that French chefs tend to develop a syndrome of professional nostalgia? Educated to work in the most prestigious restaurants, they soon discover another reality in common foodservices and are viewed as having made an egotistical professional choice. Regardless of the improvement in ...
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