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Aging and Self-Realization
Aging and Self-Realization Sented by Rebecca

Dominant cultural narratives about later life dismiss the value senior citizens hold for society. In her cultural-philosophical critique, Hanne Laceulle outlines counter narratives that acknowledge both potentials and vulnerabilities of later life.

Ages and Abilities
Ages and Abilities Sented by Jacob

Ages and Abilities explores social responses to childhood stages from the late Neolithic to Classical Antiquity in Central Europe and the Mediterranean and includes cross-cultural comparison to expand the theoretical and methodological framework.

Agents of Transculturation
Agents of Transculturation Sented by Jacob

Ever since antiquity, but increasingly since the global transformation of the world order in the early modern period, communication between members of different cultural groups depended on translators, diplomats, traders, and other specialists with a knowledge of both cultures.

A Table for One
A Table for One Sented by Jacob

A Table for One explores the links between female singlehood and social time, juxtaposing two theoretical fields that are rarely linked: the social study of time and the study of singlehood.

A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?

The failure of a number of programmes and ongoing conflicts between neoliberal and post-neoliberal forces have resulted in growing social instability in Latin America.

A New Social Question?
A New Social Question? Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Advanced welfare states are said to be facing, in the words of Pierre Rosanvallon, a "New Social Question".

A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?

The failure of a number of programmes and ongoing conflicts between neoliberal and post-neoliberal forces have resulted in growing social instability in Latin America.

A New Science for Future
A New Science for Future Sented by Emma

Building on concepts from Science & Technology Studies, Simon David Hirsbrunner investigates practices and infrastructures of computer modeling and science communication in climate impact research

A New Dawn for the Second Sex

To what extent is Simone de Beauvoir's study The Second Sex still relevant? From her work it emerges that patriarchy is a many-headed monster. Over the past decades, various heads of this monster have been slayed: important breakthroughs have been achieved by and for women in law, politics, and economics.

A History of Japan’s Government-Business Relationship

Despite the economic and political importance of the U.S.-Japan relationship and the extensive attention paid to automotive trade, few American scholars or policy makers are familiar with the history of Japanese government-business relations, either generally or for specific industries such as passenger cars.

Architecture and Democracy
Architecture and Democracy Sented by Rebecca

This book can lay no claim to unity of theme, since its subjects range from skyscrapers to symbols and soul states; but the author claims for it nevertheless a unity of point of view, and one (correct or not) so comprehensive as to include in one synthesis every subject dealt with.

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