Trouble in the University

How the Education of Health Care Professionals Became Corrupted

Mildred A. Schwartz, University of Illinois at Chicago and New York University

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€93,00
$120.00
ISBN13: 
9789004278660
E-ISBN: 
9789004278677
Publication Date: 
July 2014
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
vii, 170 pp.
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ISSN: 
1573-4234
Volume: 
71

Heidi Gottfried, Wayne State University

The Reproductive Bargain reveals the institutional sources of labor insecurities behind Japan’s postwar employment system. This economic juggernaut’s decline cannot be understood without reference to the reproductive bargain. Gendering institutional analysis is a key to deciphering...
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Volume: 
77
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291492
Expected: 
June 2015
€115,00
$149.00

James J. Chriss, Cleveland State University

In Confronting Gouldner James J. Chriss analyses the critical theory of sociologist Alvin W. Gouldner, exploring such issues as social justice, marriage and family, religion, political activism, public sociology, deviance and crime, and the problem of the communist dictator.
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Volume: 
76
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232419
E-ISBN: 
9789004232426
Publication date: 
February 2015
€115,00
$149.00

Joyce E. Williams, Texas Woman’s University, and Vicky M. MacLean, Middle Tennessee State University

The Progressive Era roots of sociology as a public enterprise for reform are restored to the canon and given recognition by tracing key works of early sociological practitioners in the leading settlement houses of Chicago, New York and Boston.
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Volume: 
75
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287563
Expected: 
June 2015
€149,00
$193.00

Edited by Michael J. Thompson, William Paterson University

Constructing Marxist Ethics offers a series of compelling essays that reassess the role of ethics and moral values in Marxist theory and philosophy.
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Volume: 
74
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254145
E-ISBN: 
9789004254152
Publication date: 
February 2015
€139,00
$180.00

Brecht De Smet, Ghent University>

In A Dialectical Pedagogy of Revolt Brecht De Smet integrates the political thought of Antonio Gramsci with the cultural psychology of Lev Vygotsky into an original perspective on revolutionary subjectivity that is deployed to understand the Egyptian “Tahrir” Revolution.
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Volume: 
73
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262652
E-ISBN: 
9789004262669
Publication date: 
January 2015
€139,00
$180.00

Edited by Savaş Çoban

This volume applies a critical lens to our understanding of how mass communication impacts our understanding of and potential for meaningful social change in the global political economy.
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Volume: 
72
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004272927
E-ISBN: 
9789004272934
Publication date: 
September 2014
€109,00
$141.00

James Petras, Binghamton University and Henry Veltmeyer, Saint Mary's University and Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas. With contributions by Paul Bowles, Dennis Canterbury, Norman Girvan, and Darcy Tetreault

This book explores the changing face of US imperialism in the context of a system that is in crisis. At issue are the devastating effects of the turn of many multinational corporations towards ‘extractivism’—a pillage of society’s natural resources.
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Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268852
E-ISBN: 
9789004268869
Publication date: 
July 2014
€115,00
$149.00

Graham Cassano, Oakland University

In A New Kind of Public: Community, Solidarity, and Political Economy in New Deal Cinema, 1935-1948, Graham Cassano examines the contending ways in which New Deal cinema attempted to explain the causes and consequences of the Great Depression to audiences shaped by economic struggle and new forms...
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Volume: 
69
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004275195
E-ISBN: 
9789004276963
Publication date: 
July 2014
€99,00
$128.00

John Asimakopoulos, City University of New York

In Social Structures of Direct Democracy John Asimakopoulos develops a political economy of structural equality making strong empirical arguments for radical transformation toward direct democracy by filling positions of political and economic authority with randomly selected citizens.
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Volume: 
68
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262720
E-ISBN: 
9789004262751
Publication date: 
June 2014
€99,00
$128.00

Edited by Michael R. Ott, Grand Valley State University

In The Dialectics of the Religious and the Secular, fifteen international scholars address the question of the relevancy, meaning, and future of religion within the increasing antagonisms between the religious and secular realms of modern civil society and its globalization.
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Volume: 
67
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263130
E-ISBN: 
9789004263147
Publication date: 
May 2014
€115,00
$149.00

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