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Majid Al-Haj, University of Haifa
This book provides a new critical perspective on questions of immigration and society in Israel through a detailed analysis of ethnic formation, identity patterns, political behavior, and cultural orientation among the 1990s immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Israel.
Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, University of Tel-Aviv
When examining how the social sciences have dealt with ideology, one's first impression is often one of considerable confusion. Sociology in particular is the scene of heated debates about ideology. These debates go sometimes so far as to echo doubts of participants with regard to their ...
H.T. Wilson, York University, Toronto. Edited and with a Foreword by Thomas M. Kemple, York University, Toronto
This book addresses, and at the same time reflects, the impact of Max Weber on both the social sciences and on critical theory’s critique of the social sciences. Weber’s conception of ‘vocation’ is a guiding thread unifying concerns about the nature, scope and limits of theoretical thinking ...
Edited by Mattei Dogan, National Center of Scientific Research, Paris
This book, prepared under the auspices of the IPSA Research Committee on Political Elites, focuses on the interpenetration between various types of elites. The contributions to this book reveal contrasting patterns of recruitment and selection in terms of career paths, visibility, influence, and ...
Richard S. Geehr
Austrian-born Richard von Kralik (1852–1934), the so-called poet laureate of Christian Socialism, used nationalist propaganda couched in art, poetry, music, and literature in pursuit of “pure” German culture. Professor Richard Geehr assesses judiciously Richard von Kralik’s life and influence in ...
Ellen-Rose Kambel & Fergus MacKay
De rechten van inheemse volken en marrons in Suriname is een uniek boek waarin de rechten en de positie van inheemse volken en marrons in Suriname systematisch in kaart worden gebracht en geanalyseerd.
Edited by Ralph L. Piedmont and David O. Moberg
Various articles are presented covering psychological, sociological and cross-cultural topics or relevance to religious/spiritual researchers and academics.
Edited by Grażyna Skąpska, Annamaria Orla-Bukowksa and Krystof Kowalski
These IIS annals delve into the issues of trust, economic inequalities, multiple modernities, postcommunism, corruption, and, finally, genocide and its social consequences. The book opens and closes with reflections on the theoretical aspects of what constitutes the moral fabric today.
Johann P. Arnason, La Trobe University, Melbourne
This book begins with a critical survey of current debates on the "clash of civilizations", goes on to discuss classical and contemporary approaches to civilizational theory, and concludes with an outline of a conceptual framework for comparative analysis.
Toril Aalberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
This book gives a systematic and extensive comparative analysis of public beliefs about social justice. It discuses the explations behind cross-national variations and chang over time, as well as existing welfare practices influence on the public
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