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Edited by Chan Kwok-bun, Jan W. Walls, Simon Fraser University, and David Hayward, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
While the economic forces shaping globalization are powerful and seemingly getting stronger, they are not immutable, nor are their effects predictable or necessarily overwhelming. Contributors to this book are optimistic that the socio-cultural formations of the future, such as cultural ...
Edited by Saïd Amir Arjomand, State University of New York, Stony Brook
This book offers a unique interdisciplinary comparison of the dominant trends in constitutional developments and legal change across different regions of the world in the last half century, bringing together the constitution-making of the post-colonial era with the post-communist political ...
Eliezer Ben-Rafael, University of Tel-Aviv, Mikhail Lyubansky, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Olaf Glöckner,University of Potsdam, Paul Harris, Augusta State University, Yael Israel, University of Tel-Aviv, Willi Jasper, University of Potsdam, and Julius Schoeps, University of Potsdam
This book investigates the Russian-speaking Jews who recently settled abroad: a million in Israel, half a million in the USA and 200.000 in Germany. A comparative work by an international team of researchers, it delves, in “true time”, into the making of an exemplary contemporary transnational ...
Edited by Loek Halman and Malina Voicu
This volume elaborates on a number of issues that seem particular important for the people in Central and Eastern Europe: the development and working of democracy, the public support for, legitimacy and efficacy of democracy and the free market economy, and of course the stability of the newly ...
Edited by Thorleif Pettersson and Yilmaz Esmer
Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors ...
Jeremy Smith, University of Ballarat, Australia. With an Introduction by S.N. Eisenstadt
The reconstructed histories of interaction between Europe and the New World introduced here cast new light on the nature of the early modern world. This fresh perspective will grab the attention of historians, sociologists and social theorists alike.
Edited by Keri E. Iyall Smith, Suffolk University and Patricia Leavy, Stonehill College
Combining theoretical and empirical analysis, this book presents the emerging theoretical work analyzing hybrid identities while also illustrating the application of these theories in empirical research. Types of hybrid identities explored include: transnational, double consciousness, gender, ...
Loek Halman, Ronald Inglehart, Jaime Díez-Medrano, Ruud Luijkx, Alejandro Moreno and Miguel Basáñez
This book presents the trends in beliefs and values of people in 85 countries around the world from 1981 to 2004. It shows the cultural differences and similarities between countries and how human values are changing.
Edited by Peter Hedström and Björn Wittrock
This volume constitutes a sustained effort by prominent sociologists and other social scientists to assess the current standing of sociology. It is a stocktaking of the unique nature of sociology in the light of advances within the discipline itself and within a range of neighbouring disciplines.
Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University and Yitzhak Sternberg, Tel Aviv University
The authors of this collection, renowned scholars from around the world, explore the tensions and dilemmas that impact pluralism and homogeneity in modern societies. This book is in homage to Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt. We honor his ground-breaking work in the comparative study of modernities and ...
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