Varieties of Multiple Modernities

New Research Design

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

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€110,00
$142.00
ISBN13: 
9789004306516
E-ISBN: 
9789004306714
Publication Date: 
November 2015
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Hardback
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xii, 253 pp.
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ISSN: 
1568-4474
Volume: 
33

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
€161,00
$194.00

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.
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004211742
E-ISBN: 
9789004217164
Publication date: 
November 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Edited by Florian Coulmas, Duisburg-Essen University and German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo and Ralph Lützeler, Ruhr-University of Bochum

Japan and Germany are at the vanguard of a new population dynamics in developed countries: population decline in the absence of war, famine and pandemics. This book presents an in-depth overview of the social and economic implications of this development.
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187788
E-ISBN: 
9789004194847
Publication date: 
June 2011
€154,00
$186.00

Edited by Hans Joas, University of Erfurt and University of Chicago and Barbro Klein, Stockholm University

More than perhaps anybody else in the world, the Swedish social scientist Björn Wittrock has contributed - both on the intellectual and institutional level - to making a truly global science possible. This book is devoted to an appreciation of his contributions.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192843
E-ISBN: 
9789004192874
Publication date: 
October 2010
€118,00
$143.00

Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University and Yitzhak Sternberg, Open University and at Beit Berl College, Israel

This book is about new forms of religious activities emerging in the context of their dialectic relations with contemporary multicultural realities. World religions are effectively a major agent of the multiculturalization of contemporary societies. However, multiculturalism pushes them not only...
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188921
E-ISBN: 
9789004189188
Publication date: 
October 2010
€118,00
$143.00

Karl E. Smith, La Trobe University

Who am I? Who are we? How are we to live? This book grapples with these perennial questions, primarily through a dialogue with Cornelius Castoriadis and Charles Taylor, using an interdisciplinary-hermeneutical approach examining issues of meaning, subjectivity and modern society.
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181724
E-ISBN: 
9789004190559
Publication date: 
January 2010
€121,00
$145.00

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

Energy security challenges are topping the policy agenda of the European Union and China. Consequently, policy makers of both energy import-dependent polities continue to look for new responses. But will these new policies put EU-China relations in a cooperative or competitive setting?
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181120
E-ISBN: 
9789004190573
Publication date: 
January 2010
€121,00
$145.00

Adina Marina Stefan

Focusing on the political, societal and environmental fields, Adina Stefan investigates in Securitization and Democratization the contribution of both political and civil society actors to the democratization and securitization processes in Romania after 1989.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177390
E-ISBN: 
9789047430834
Publication date: 
July 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University and Yitzhak Sternberg, Open University, Israel, with Judit Bokser Liwerant and Yosef Gorny

This book deals with transnationalism and captures its singularity as a generalized phenomenon. The profusion of transnational communities is a factor of fluidity in social orders and represents confrontations between contingencies and basic socio-cultural drives. It has created a new era...
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174702
E-ISBN: 
9789047440116
Publication date: 
May 2009
€232,00
$279.00

Eva Patricia Rakel, University of Amsterdam

The book analyzes the dynamics of factionalism among the political elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the approaches of the different political factions to economic, socio-cultural, and foreign policy issues from the Islamic Revolution in 1979 until 2008.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004171763
E-ISBN: 
9789047425083
Publication date: 
November 2008
€115,00
$140.00

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