A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Criminology

Author: Ronnie Lippens

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446202461

Category: Social Science

Page: 152

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Conceived by Chris Grey and written to get you thinking, the “Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap” series offers an informal, conversational, accessible yet sophisticated and critical overview of what you find in conventional textbooks. In Studying Criminology, the author explores the interplay between philosophical and criminological theories to provide a stimulating and insightful overview of the subject. It offers students a fresh way of thinking about crime, giving them an opportunity to develop their understanding and to hone their critical skills. Suitable for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of Criminology and anybody interested in the field of Criminological studies.

Crime, Governance and Existential Predicaments

Author: James Hardie-Bick

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 023034318X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 203

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This collection focuses on the existential predicaments and choices that underpin current debates and developments in the governance of crime and criminal justice and argues for the relevance of existentialist thought for enhancing a critical and philosophically inspired criminological imagination.

Sociology Today

Social Transformations in a Globalizing World

Author: Arnaud Sales

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446268926

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

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We are living in a turbulent world marked by fast, continuous social changes that affect the lives of individuals, families, communities, organizations, businesses, nation-states, and international networks. This fundamentally commits contemporary sociology to being a science of change. This collection effectively mirrors this diversity and variety of transformations underway in today's societies and transnational spaces. Written by a group of internationally renowned sociologists, it offers a cutting edge understanding of what is happening in our life worlds, work lives and frames of social existence. Bringing up issues such as political turbulence, cultural and artistic dynamics, family changes, gender roles, migration flows and social movements, it is a timely contribution that discusses transformation and globalization and their consequences in both theoretical and substansive terms. Illuminating and comprehensive, this book will be of immense use for sociology students on all levels, as well as lecturers, researchers and others who are interested in social life and the consequences of human action. Arnaud Sales is Emeritus Proessor of Sociology at the University of Montreal, Canada.

Roots, Rites and Sites of Resistance

The Banality of Good

Author: Leonidas Cheliotis

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230210394

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Which practices count as resistance? Why, where, and how does resistance emerge? When is resistance effective, and when is it truly progressive? In addressing these questions, this book brings together novel theoretical and empirical perspectives from a diverse range of disciplinary and geographical locales.

Perspektiven Interkultureller Kompetenz

Author: Wilfried Dreyer,Ulrich Hößler

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3525403321

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 425

View: 891


German description: Interkulturelle Kompetenz ist schon jetzt als Schlusselqualifikation fur den beruflichen Erfolg anerkannt. Weniger Einigkeit herrscht dabei hingegen bei folgenden Fragen: - Was sehen die wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen interkultureller Kompetenz aus? - Wird unter interkultureller Kompetenz uberall auf der Welt dasselbe verstanden? - Wie kann interkulturelle Kompetenz in Schule, Hochschule und Betrieb erworben und entwickelt werden? - Wie wirkt sich interkulturelle Kompetenz in Praxisfeldern wie Unternehmenskultur, Friedens- und Sicherheitspolitik, Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, Migration und Personalentwicklung aus? Anwendungsorientierte wissenschaftliche Analysen und theoretisch reflektierte Praxisbeitrage geben in einem transdisziplinaren Dialog Antworten auf diese Fragen. Ausgewiesene Expertinnen und Experten aus Forschung und Praxis und dem In- und Ausland ziehen eine Zwischenbilanz und zeigen innovative Wege fur die Zukunft auf.

The Athenaeum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice,Henry Stebbing,Charles Wentworth Dilke,Thomas Kibble Hervey,William Hepworth Dixon,Norman Maccoll,Vernon Horace Rendall,John Middleton Murry

Publisher: N.A


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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