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Essays on the Sociology of Knowledge by Karl Mannheim

By Karl Mannheim

Karl Mannheim died early in 1947 in his fifty-third yr, he left a couple of unpublished manuscripts in various levels completion. on the invitation of Dr. Julia Mannheim, the authors widow and life-long collaborator, I assisted in developing a piece of writing crew chosen fromM annheim sfriends and previous scholars, for the aim of constructing not less than a part of that fabric to be had for book. additionally, we felt that Mannheim sG erman writings had retained their complete value and needs to be reproduced in a sort available to theE nglish-speaking public. In all these judgements we have been guided by way of the conviction that not just do the tips laid down in those writings shape a vital key to the entire realizing of Mannheim swork, yet they include a most crucial and topical contribution to social concept in addition to an impetus for social motion. the current quantity is the sequel to Freedom, energy, and Democratic making plans, which used to be released in 1950. It comprises six essays which Mannheim wrote and released in German clinical magazines among 1923 and 1929: gildings of 1 dominant subject matter, theS ociology of information, which while represents one among Mannheim smain contributions to sociological idea. throughout the fifteen years considering the fact that Mannheim sI deology and Utopia was once first released during this kingdom, theS ociology of data has moved into the centre of debate between sociologists and philosophers. the guidelines laid down during this new quantity should still significantly assist in clarifying the real concerns. the duty of translating and enhancing the German textual content was once played via Dr. Paul Kecskemeti, examine affiliate of the Rand company, Santa Monica, California. He has additionally contributed an creation at the heritage of the matter, and at the remedy it bought at successive phases of Mannheim swork.
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I Love Lucy Paper Doll (Paper Dolls) by Alan Glaser, Ric Carl

By Alan Glaser, Ric Carl

" Я люблю Люси - кукла из бумаги . «Я люблю Люси» (англ. i like Lucy; США, 1951—1957) — американский комедийный телесериал.25 знаковых наряда из сериала , воспроизведены в полном цвете и с точностью деталей пятидесятых годов.Каждая страница содержит один наряд и соответствующий момент эпизода ТВ + 2 съёмные куклы Сюжет Шоу : Жена певца и актёра, Люси тоже мечтает оказаться на сцене, но её муж всячески противится этому, считая её неталантливой. Для него она домохозяйка: любящая жена и мать. В ответ на это Люси демонстрирует свой талант дома, устраивая невероятные комические сцены.Сценарий сериала построен на основе взаимоотношений исполнителей главных ролей — Люсилль Болл и Дизи Арназа, которые и стали прототипами Люси и Рики Рикардо соответственно.In addition to her skills as a comedienne and actress, Lucille Ball was once one in every of Hollywoods most fashionable girls. Now 25 of her iconic clothes from the vintage tv sequence i admire Lucy(r)-fanciful Fifties housedresses, sequined night sheaths, tapered slack units, and clever adapted suits-are reproduced for the 1st time in complete colour, and special aspect, during this 64-page paper doll e-book. This fantastically designed booklet beneficial properties detachable doll figures and 25 certain cut-out ensembles worn by means of the nature Lucy Ricardo as she came upon herself in all demeanour of hilarious occasions. every one web page comprises one outfit, in addition to pertinent television minutiae, the identify of the episodes on which it seemed, and a nonetheless picture from the exhibit that includes the outfit. "

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What Is Anthropology? by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

By Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Major anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen exhibits how anthropology is a innovative mind set concerning the human international. ideal for college kids, but in addition in the event you have by no means encountered anthropology earlier than, this booklet explores the most important matters in an exhilarating and leading edge method. Eriksen explains how one can see the area from under and from inside – emphasising the significance of adopting an insider's standpoint. He unearths how possible huge, immense cultural variations truly disguise the deep team spirit of humanity.

Lucid and obtainable, what's Anthropology? attracts examples from present affairs in addition to anthropological reports. the 1st part offers the heritage of anthropology, its distinctive learn equipment and a few of its imperative innovations, comparable to society, tradition and translation. Eriksen exhibits how anthropology is helping to form modern pondering and why it really is inherently radical.

In the second one part he discusses center matters in larger element. Reciprocity, or alternate, or gift-giving, is proven to be the root of each society. Eriksen examines kinship in conventional societies, and exhibits why it continues to be very important in advanced ones. He argues nature is partially cultural, and explores anthropological perspectives on human nature in addition to ecology. He delves into cultural relativism and the matter of realizing others. eventually, he describes the paradoxes of identification – ethnic, nationwide, non secular or postmodern, because the case might be.

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Handbook of Social Movements Across Disciplines (Handbooks by Bert Klandermans, Conny Roggeband

By Bert Klandermans, Conny Roggeband

This publication goals to revisit the interdisciplinary roots of social move stories. each one self-discipline increases its personal questions and methods the topic from a unique attitude or point of view. The chapters of this instruction manual are written by means of across the world well known students representing some of the disciplines concerned. They each one assessment the method their quarter has constructed and speak about their disciplines’ contributions and insights to the data of social events. moreover, each one bankruptcy addresses the "unanswered questions" and discusses the overlaps with different fields in addition to reviewing the interdisciplinary advances so far.

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Asia Inside Out: Connected Places by Eric Tagliacozzo, Helen F. Siu, Peter C. Perdue

By Eric Tagliacozzo, Helen F. Siu, Peter C. Perdue

Asia within Out finds the dynamic forces that experience traditionally associated areas of the world’s greatest continent, stretching from Japan and Korea to the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the center East. Connected Places, the second one installment during this pioneering three-volume survey, highlights the transregional flows of products, principles, and other people throughout common and political boundaries―sea routes, delta ecologies, and mountain passes, ports and oasis cities, imperial capitals and postmodern towns. It demanding situations the traditional concept that defines geopolitical areas as land-based, state-centered, and owning linear histories.

Exploring issues of maritime connections, cellular landscapes, and spatial activities, the authors learn major websites of linkage and disjuncture from the early smooth interval to the current. Readers become aware of how eighteenth-century pirates formed the interregional networks of Vietnam’s Tonkin Gulf, how Kashmiri retailers supplied intelligence of distant Himalayan territories to competing empires, and the way for hundreds of years a colourful exchange in horses and elephants fueled the Indian Ocean economic climate. different issues investigated contain cultural formations within the Pearl River delta, international exchange in Chittagong’s transformation, gendered homemaking between cellular Samurai households, border zones in Qing China and modern Burma, colonial areas linking India and Mesopotamia, transnational marriages in Oman’s immigrant populations, new cultural areas in Korean pop, and the unforeseen adoption of the Latin script by way of ethnically chinese language Muslims in valuable Asia.

Connected Places exhibits the consistent fluctuations over many centuries within the making of Asian territories and illustrates the confluence of things within the old building of position and space.

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Encyclopedia of Anthropology by H. James Birx

By H. James Birx

As famous within the foreword through anthropologist Birut Galdikas, this is often "the first complete foreign encyclopedia of anthropology. Editor Birx (anthropology, Canisius Coll.) has made convinced that thorough assurance is given to a variety of themes in actual anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, anthropological linguistics, and utilized anthropology. greater than 250 revered anthropologists and students have contributed over a thousand A-to-Z articles, so much of that are particularly brief (though a few replenish as many as 5 pages). a number of biographies of popular anthropological researchers and theorists are incorporated, in addition to See additionally references and "Further studying" lists. colour photos accompany a number of the articles and lend the encyclopedia a satisfying visual appeal. The signed entries are written in obtainable, nonscholarly language, which makes the paintings appropriate for undergraduate scholars and knowledgeable lay readers alike. total, this encyclopedia offers quite accomplished insurance of vital themes and relies on sound scholarly examine, even though convinced really good components (e.g., ethnobotany) and lesser-known cultures (e.g., Afro-Caribbean cultures of a number of the smaller West Indian islands and the cultures of the islands of Micronesia) were omitted. base line This balanced and easy source might be an exceptional start line for simple anthropological learn. hugely steered for tutorial libraries with anthropology collections and big public libraries the place there's curiosity in anthropology. [H. James Birx is an LJ reviewer.-Ed.]-Elizabeth Salt, Otterbein Coll. Lib., Westerville, OH Copyright 2006 Reed company details.

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Action Research in Workplace Innovation and Regional by Werner Fricke, Peter Totterdill

By Werner Fricke, Peter Totterdill

The prior is an more and more unreliable advisor to the long run. eu offices and the areas within which they're positioned face unheard of pressures and demanding situations. while in contemporary many years incremental edition has principally been adequate to deal with exterior switch, it truly is now not transparent that this is still the case. Globalisation, technological improvement and dissemination, political volatility, styles of intake, and worker expectancies are taking place at a price that's tough to degree. the speed of switch in those spheres is way outstripping the speed of organisational innovation in either eu organizations and public governance, resulting in a major mismatch among the demanding situations of the twenty first Century and the organisational competence on hand to accommodate them. during this context, there is not any transparent roadmap. The individuals to this quantity handle those matters and exhibit that development the data base required by means of actors during this risky surroundings calls for non-stop discussion and studying - a context within which social companions, neighborhood coverage makers and different individuals percentage various wisdom and think of adventure instead of looking and imitating any suggestion of 'best practice'. motion learn has a vital function to play, embedding shared studying in the technique of innovation.

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Grounds for Difference by Rogers Brubaker

By Rogers Brubaker

Offering clean views on perennial questions of ethnicity, race, nationalism, and faith, Rogers Brubaker makes occur the forces that form the politics of variety and multiculturalism this present day. In a lucid and wide-ranging research, he contends that 3 fresh advancements have altered the stakes and the contours of the politics of distinction: the go back of inequality as a principal public drawback, the go back of biology as an asserted foundation of racial and ethnic distinction, and the go back of faith as a key terrain of public contestation.

Grounds for Difference is a refined, unique, and complete publication. the entire hallmarks of Brubaker’s past paintings, akin to the conceptual readability, the theoretical rigor―grounded in a well-researched and well-informed analysis―the crisp writing variety, and the impeccable sociological reasoning are displayed right here. there's a wealth of unique rules built during this ebook that calls for a lot cautious interpreting and unpacking.”
―Sinisa Malešević, H-Net Reviews

“This is an impressive assortment that may be one other milestone within the literature of ethnicity and nationalism.”
―Christian Joppke, college of Bern

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Antagonistic Tolerance: Competitive Sharing of Religious by Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir,

By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

 Antagonistic Tolerance examines styles of coexistence and clash among participants of alternative non secular groups, utilizing multidisciplinary learn to investigate teams who've peacefully intermingled for generations, and who can have constructed points of syncretism of their non secular practices, and but have became violently on one another. Such groups outline themselves as separate peoples, with various and infrequently competing pursuits, but their interplay is generally peaceful supplied the dominance of 1 team is obvious. the main indicator of dominance is keep watch over over significant non secular websites, that could be tacitly shared for lengthy sessions, yet later contested or even switched over as dominance adjustments. through concentrating on those shared and contested websites, this quantity permits a much broader knowing of family members among those groups.

Using various ethnographic, ancient and archaeological facts from the Balkans, India, Mexico, Peru, Portugal and Turkey, Antagonistic Tolerance develops a comparative version of the aggressive sharing and transformation of non secular websites. those reports are usually not regarded as remoted instances, yet are as an alternative woven right into a unified analytical framework and is the reason how long term peaceable interactions among spiritual groups can flip conflictual or even bring about ethnic cleansing.

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