Music

Studies in Social Organization

Author: George A. Kourvetaris

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Music

Page: 617

View: 933

In this third volume of the author's scholarly work, twenty-five articles address topics important to Greek society, culture, and politics. Topics discussed include ethnonationalism, civil-military relations, class consciousness, and the Olympic Games.
Political Science

Politics and Public Policy

Author: Harland Prechel

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 150

View: 409

Focuses on one of the central themes in political sociology: the relationship between political power and the policy formation process. This work examines the exercise of power in two arenas: the interlocking networks among policy-planning organizations, and the effects of PACs on the voting behavior of elected officials in Canada and the US.
Social Science

The Handbook of Political Sociology

Author: Thomas Janoski

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page:

View: 443

This Handbook provides a complete survey of the vibrant field of political sociology. Part I explores the theories of political sociology. Part II focuses on the formation, transitions, and regime structure of the state. Part III takes up various aspects of the state that respond to pressures from civil society.
Sociology

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Sociology

Page:

View: 157

CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.
Social Science

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology

Author: Edwin Amenta

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 319

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Political Sociology is a complete reference guide, reflecting the scope and quality of the discipline, and highlighting emerging topics in the field. Global in focus, offering up-to-date topics from an interdisciplinary, international set of scholars addressing key issues concerning globalization, social movements, and citizenship The majority of chapters are new, including those on environmental politics, international terrorism, security, corruption, and human rights Revises and updates all previously published chapters to include new themes and topics in political sociology Provides an overview of scholarship in the field, with chapters working independently and collectively to examine the full range of contributions to political sociology Offers a challenging yet accessible and complete reference guide for students and scholars
Social Science

Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-first Century China

Author: Éric Florence

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 226

View: 792

This book argues that the current state of China requires an important paradigm shift in the way the party-state manages the country's development, and goes on to assess the fitness of the party-state for implementing such a paradigm shift and the likelihood of the party-state bringing this about. It brings together an examination of the very latest situation in a range of key areas where current developments have the potential to undermine substantially the status quo, areas such as the recent economic crisis and the resulting economic slowdown, increasing labour unrest, mounting calls for social justice, worsening urban-rural disparity, the urgent need to implement social welfare programmes, the rise of civil society, and the impact of new media. Overall, the book provides a thorough appraisal of the difficulties which China currently faces.
Political Science

Latino Politics en Ciencia Política

Author: Tony Affigne

Publisher: NYU Press

ISBN:

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 155

More than 53 million Latinos now constitute the largest, fastest-growing, and most diverse minority group in the United States, and the nation’s political future may well be shaped by Latinos’ continuing political incorporation. In the 2012 election, Latinos proved to be a critical voting bloc in both Presidential and Congressional races; this demographic will only become more important in future American elections. Using new evidence from the largest-ever scientific survey addressed exclusively to Latino/Hispanic respondents, Latino Politics en Ciencia Política explores political diversity within the Latino community, considering how intra-community differences influence political behavior and policy preferences. The editors and contributors, all noted scholars of race and politics, examine key issues of Latino politics in the contemporary United States: Latino/a identities (latinidad), transnationalism, acculturation, political community, and racial consciousness. The book contextualizes today’s research within the history of Latino political studies, from the field’s beginnings to the present, explaining how systematic analysis of Latino political behavior has over time become integral to the study of political science. Latino Politics en Ciencia Política is thus an ideal text for learning both the state of the field today, and key dimensions of Latino political attitudes. Instructor's Guide
Social Science

Culture, Politics and Governing

Author: P. Nickel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

View: 283

Culture, Politics, and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production is a critical, interdisciplinary approach to how the practices that govern the production of knowledge and culture have material consequences for how we experience everyday life.
Science

21st Century Geography

Author: Joseph P. Stoltman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 883

View: 223

This is a theoretical and practical guide on how to undertake and navigate advanced research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.