Varieties of Multiple Modernities

New Research Design

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

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

Edited by Heiner Meulemann, University of Cologne

Social capital may foster the integration of a society and the stability of a democracy.This volume examines the differences in levels, causes and consequences of social capital between 22 European countries surveyed in the 2002 European Social Survey. Muliti-level analyses are used in each...
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163621
E-ISBN: 
9789047432180
Publication date: 
February 2008
€115,00
$140.00

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 hybridity...
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151697
E-ISBN: 
9789047427834
Publication date: 
November 2007
€127,00
$153.00

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151741
E-ISBN: 
9789047427841
Publication date: 
August 2007
€121,00
$145.00

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153325
Publication date: 
October 2006
€121,00
$145.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152298
Publication date: 
July 2006
€116,00
$141.00

Edited by Leo Douw, University of Amsterdam and the Free University Amsterdam and Chan Kwok-bun, Hong Kong Baptist University

This book features China’s newly emergent transnational management culture. It uses established and new methodologies to analyze how different types of Sino-foreign joint enterprises manage cultural differences and negotiate strategies that contain conflicts and frustrations. In doing so, the...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151888
Publication date: 
June 2006
€116,00
$141.00

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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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144071
Publication date: 
June 2005
€105,00
$126.00

Mark-Anthony Falzon, Clare Hall, Cambridge and University of Malta

This accessible book draws on anthropological fieldwork conducted in a number of sites to explore the relation between mobility, cosmopolitanism, and commerce. It is pioneering in that it looks at Sindhis, a widespread group that has so far been largely ignored by anthopologists.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004140080
Publication date: 
August 2004
€78,00
$95.00

Johann P. Arnason, La Trobe University, Melbourne

This book begins with a critical survey of current debates on the "clash of civilizations", goes on to discuss classical and contemporary approaches to civilizational theory, and concludes with an outline of a conceptual framework for comparative analysis.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004132825
Publication date: 
September 2003
€78,00
$95.00

Toril Aalberg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

This book gives a systematic and extensive comparative analysis of public beliefs about social justice. It discuses the explations behind cross-national variations and chang over time, as well as existing welfare practices influence on the public
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004129900
Publication date: 
March 2003
€78,00
$95.00

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