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Download Les politiques publiques a l'epreuve de l'action locale : by Alain Faure PDF

By Alain Faure

Cet ouvrage présente une série d'analyses evaluations sur l. a. territorialisation des politiques publiques en France et en Europe. Il étudie les politiques publiques à l'épreuve des territoires ; have interaction une incursion "dans l. a. boîte à outils" des collectivités locales ; resitue les analyses "sur le terrain politique" des compétitions électorales et des stratégies de pouvoir. Ces travaux combinent technology politique, sociologie et géographie.

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Download The sociology of Wilhelm Baldamus : paradox and inference by Mark Erickson PDF

By Mark Erickson

Wilhelm 'Gi' Baldamus (1908-1991) used to be probably the most exact voices in British sociology within the moment half the 20 th century. He made significant contributions to either commercial sociology and sociological idea, but a lot of his significant matters stay under-explored. This quantity is the 1st of its variety to interact with those questions and Baldamus’ responses, together with the booklet of 2 of Baldamus's personal later writings by no means earlier than revealed in English. a considerable biographical creation via the editors situates this paintings in the context of Baldamus’s existence either sooner than and after his exile from Nazi Germany, including heritage to the exploration of his matters that study might be underpinned by means of meticulous theoretical and conceptual paintings. will probably be of curiosity to sociologists, social theorists, highbrow historians, and people operating within the box of social technological know-how examine methods.'

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Download The Crazy Ape: Written by a Biologist for the Young by Albert Szent-Györgyi PDF

By Albert Szent-Györgyi

A Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Szent-Györgyi matters himself with the underlying forces and stipulations that experience avoided the belief of the better probabilities of the yank Dream, and, via extension, of all mankind. He addresses himself particularly to the early life of the area in his try to express how guy, the extra he progresses technologically, turns out the extra to regress psychologically and socially, until eventually he resembles his primate ancestors in a country of excessive schizophrenia.

The primary query requested through this booklet is: why is it that almost all of the clinical examine that's performed to raise human lifestyles serves in any case to spoil it? That this phenomenon exists is unarguable. how one can adjust it's the challenge the writer tackles. He reveals the prospect, certainly the software of our survival, in our formative years. Dr. Szent-Györgyi calls upon the early life internationally to prepare and workout their energy to create a brand new international. He implores them to not waste their energies in petulance and frustration—the global is ripe for the unconventional adjustments wanted for man's survival, and for formative years to dissipate their chance will be to compound the tragedy and seal the destiny of mankind.

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Download Language Planning and Social Change by Robert L. Cooper PDF

By Robert L. Cooper

This e-book describes the ways that politicians, church officers, generals, and different leaders try and effect our use of language. utilizing many examples, Professor Cooper argues that language making plans is rarely tried for its personal sake, yet quite for the attainment of nonlinguistic ends. Examples mentioned contain the revival of Hebrew as a spoken language, feminist campaigns to do away with sexist bias in language, grownup literacy campaigns, the apparent language circulation, efforts to tell apart American from British spelling, the yankee bilingual schooling circulation, the production of writing structures for unwritten languages, and campaigns to rid languages of international phrases. this is often the 1st ebook to outline the sector of language making plans and relate it to different facets of social making plans and to social swap.

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Download Essentials of Sociology by David B. Brinkerhoff, Lynn K. White, Suzanne T. Ortega, Rose PDF

By David B. Brinkerhoff, Lynn K. White, Suzanne T. Ortega, Rose Weitz

Choose up the sociology textbook that is helping you learn, is straightforward to learn, and has the learn aids outfitted correct in. necessities OF SOCIOLOGY takes real-world situations and exhibits you ways to take advantage of sociology to investigate them. And with its up-to-date foreign concentration, you'll know about different cultures whereas learning your personal in addition. necessities OF SOCIOLOGY is extra concise and with extra examples than ever earlier than, making type time extra enjoyable and try out time much less demanding.

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Download A Sociology of the Absurd (2nd Edition) by Stanford M. Lyman, Marvin B. Scott PDF

By Stanford M. Lyman, Marvin B. Scott

This paintings offers a crystallization and particularization of a college of sociological pondering variously referred to as "creative sociology," "existential sociology," "phenomenological sociology," "conflict theory," and "dramaturgical analysis." the result's a methodological synthesis of the "dual" visions of Erving Goffman and Harold Garfinkel.
This e-book equips the reader with a framework for delivering enough descriptions of these face-to-face encounters that make up daily life. This variation comprises essays now not present in the 1st variation, in addition to a brand new creation that locates it within the spectrum of latest theorizing.

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Download Die nationale Identität der Deutschen: Commitment, by Michael Klein PDF

By Michael Klein

Nationale Identität ist ein schillernder Begriff. Mit ihm werden sowohl individuelle und kollektive Selbst- und Fremdbilder als auch vermeintliche und tatsächliche Gemeinsamkeiten beschrieben. Er durchdringt auf vielerlei Weise das Denken und Handeln im sozialen Kontext und ist zugleich doch wissenschaftlich schwer zu fassen. Michael Klein verfolgt das Ziel, die nationale Identität der Deutschen am Beginn des 21. Jahrhunderts aus einer soziologischen Perspektive zu skizzieren. Um die vielfältigen Facetten des Konzepts nationaler Identität abzubilden, führt er hierfür drei unterschiedliche theoretische Zugänge zusammen. Neben dem nationalen dedication der Deutschen stehen die sozialen Grenzkonstruktionen und die vorherrschenden Wertorientierungen im Fokus des Forschungsprogramms. Drei Leitfragen bilden das Gerüst für eine empirisch gestützte Diskussion der gegenwärtigen nationalen Identität der Deutschen: Wie deutsch fühlen sich die Deutschen heute? was once, glauben die Deutschen, ist heute deutsch? Und was once ist heute tatsächlich deutsch?​

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