"The" Fifth Modality

On Languages that Shape our Motivations and Cultures

Carl W. Roberts, Iowa State University

Status: 
€111,00
$137.00
ISBN13: 
9789004162358
E-ISBN: 
9789047441892
Publication Date: 
August 2008
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 196 pp.
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ISSN: 
1568-4474
Volume: 
17

Edited by Jan van der Harst, University of Groningen and Tjalling Halbertsma, University of Groningen

In China, East Asia and the European Union, specialist authors from both Europe and Asia reflect on the dynamic relationship between the three actors from an International Relations disciplinary perspective.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291423
Expected: 
November 2016
€139,00
$167.00

Edited by Alberto Gasparini, University of Trieste

The Walls between Conflict and Peace analyses political and social walls, their formation, their evolution into borders, and their possible disappearance as a result of reconciliation and cooperation. These processes are observed in ten practical cases.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272842
Expected: 
November 2016
€154,00
$185.00

Edited by Gerhard Preyer, Goethe-University and Michael Sussman, Sussman Corporate Security, Canada

This volume collects new research about multiple modernities and globalization. It shows the new turn of sociological theory in the contemporary scene with respect to multiple modernities, multi-centrism, transglobality, hybridization and multiculturalism, comparative cultures, and explores it as...
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004306516
E-ISBN: 
9789004306714
Publication date: 
November 2015
€110,00
$142.00

Islam Y. Qasem, Webster University, Leiden

In Oil and security: Saudi Arabia 1950-2012 Islam Y. Qasem explains how the world’s largest oil producer and exporter, Saudi Arabia, used oil resources to maximize internal and external security since the mid-twentieth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004277748
E-ISBN: 
9789004277731
Publication date: 
October 2015
€93,00
$120.00

Babak Rezvani, University of Amsterdam

Conflict and Peace in Central Eurasia explains ethnoterritorial conflicts not only by focussing on these conflicts but also by comparing all cases of conflict and coexistence with each other. Aiming at formulating new theories, this study makes use of qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) as...
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004276352
E-ISBN: 
9789004276369
Publication date: 
December 2014
€135,00
$175.00

Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University, Yaacov Oved, Tel Aviv University, and Menachem Topel, Ashkelon Academic College - Yad Tabenkin

The communal idea is investigated theoretically and through contemporary experiences on the verge of the 21st century. This idea draws its vitality from potent civilizational codes, and while its realizations come up unavoidably to self-betrayal, its renewal from ashes is not less unavoidable.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207455
E-ISBN: 
9789004236257
Publication date: 
September 2012
€144,00
$177.00

Edited by Mario Sznajder, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace in Jerusalem, Luis Roniger, Wake Forest University and Carlos A. Forment, New School for Social Research

This book aims to assess the shifting frontiers of citizenship in Latin America, analyzing contemporary practices and redefinitions, the impact and limits of the Liberal model of citizenship, the emergence of alternative models, and the transnational dimensions and the prospects of different...
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Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004226562
E-ISBN: 
9789004236318
Publication date: 
November 2012
€151,00
$193.00

Vittorio Cotesta, Università degli Studi Roma Tre

Global Society and Human Rights tries to grasp and reconstruct the processes of global unification and the shaping of a common feeling of humanity: the conviction, in different cultural contexts, of the unity of mankind and the existence of inalienable human rights.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221475
E-ISBN: 
9789004225633
Publication date: 
February 2012
€100,00
$122.00

Edited by M. Parvizi Amineh, International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden and University of Amsterdam and Yang Guang, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing

While intensive cooperation between China and the EU in the fields of energy use, environmental protection and sustainability is highly needed the question remains unanswered how this cooperation could be organized. This volume puts the geopolitical implementation of China’s and the EU’s energy...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218574
E-ISBN: 
9789004233324
Publication date: 
June 2012
€155,00
$190.00

Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger CNRS, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and Li Peilin, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Sociology is involved in a process of internationalisation. The rapid development of China has provided the “China's experience” and the production of a new sociology. In this book a new dialogue between European and Chinese sociologists is opening up new horizons for Western thought.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211742
E-ISBN: 
9789004217164
Publication date: 
November 2011
€110,00
$136.00

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