Lives in the Balance

Perspectives on Global Injustice and Inequality

Edited by Pat Lauderdale, Arizona State University and Randall Amster, Arizona State University

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€63,00
$84.00
ISBN13: 
9789004108752
Publication Year: 
1997
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 154 pp.
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ISSN: 
0074-8684
Volume: 
66

Edited by Massimo Pendenza, Università di Salerno

Classical Sociology Beyond Methodological Nationalism defends classical sociology from the accusation of ‘methodological nationalism’ and re-evaluates classical sociological thought as a more functional tool for analysing the political forms of modernity in the era of globalisation.
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Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272194
Publication date: 
April 2014

Edited by Blanca Rodríguez-Ruiz, University of Seville and Ruth Rubio-Marín, European University Institute, Florence

By comparing women’s access to suffrage in the countries that make up the European Union, i>The Struggle for Female Suffrage in Europe provides a retelling of the story of how citizenship was gradually coined in Europe from the perspective of women.
Series: 
Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224254
Publication date: 
June 2012

Edited by Amado Alarcón, Universitat Rovira i Virgil, Spain and Luis Garzón, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

This book is the result of a research on migrant integration, language and social mobility in Catalonia. Drawing on the fate of three communities: Argentineans, Colombians and Moroccans, it examines the opportunities and constraints for social mobility.      ...
Series: 
Volume: 
121
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211230
Publication date: 
September 2011

Rabab El-Mahdi, American University, Cairo

Using Social Funds in Egypt and Bolivia as a microcosm, this book offers a critical examination of state-civil society relations and governance under the neoliberal model. Focusing specifically on the reconstruction of citizenship rights and participatory governance under this model.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209404
Publication date: 
July 2011

Jean Terrier, University of Münster

Taking the example of France between the Enlightenment and the Second World War and focusing especially on the connection between social theories and political projects, this book provides an original analysis of French scholarly debates on the nature of society.
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201538
Publication date: 
June 2011

Grazyna Skapska, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

Drawing on the sociological theory of reflexive modernization and the doctrine of liberal democracy, this book debates the formation of postcommunist constitutionalism. Examination of Poland, in comparison with other postcommunist countries, leads to a new theory of reflexive constitutionalism.
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Volume: 
118
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192072
Publication date: 
May 2011

David Sciulli, Texas A&M University

Written for social theorists and general readers (including undergraduates), David Sciulli's book is the first to explain not only how but also why Amitai Etzioni’s publications evolved from his dissertation to Active Society and Socio-Economics to Communitarianism.
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Volume: 
117
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004190436
Publication date: 
January 2011

Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

This book explores the working of law and lawyers down to their very details and minituae.
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Volume: 
116
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187269
Publication date: 
September 2010

Edited by Leonardo Morlino, Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane, Florence and Gianluigi Palombella, Università di Parma and New York University

Through a reappraisal of rule of law and democracy the contributors provide for a fresh set of inquiries, from the State, consolidated and transitional democracies, to interstate, European and global scenarios. They converge in tackling empirical and normative questions, and suggest further...
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Volume: 
115
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181694
Publication date: 
April 2010

Edited by Thomas Scheffer, Humboldt University Berlin and Jörg Niewöhner, Humboldt University Berlin

In ethnographic inquiry, comparing is fraught with difficulties, never complete and often fails. Yet it remains a strangely productive mode of working. Thick comparison develops and reflects on the production of comparability as a fruitful process in ethnographic research.
Series: 
Volume: 
114
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181137
Publication date: 
March 2010

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