Die Entwicklung der Menschheit von der Kindheitsphase zur by Georg W. Oesterdiekhoff

By Georg W. Oesterdiekhoff

​Die psychometrische Intelligenzforschung und die Piagetian Cross-Cultural Psychology haben nachgewiesen, dass die gesamte vormoderne Menschheit auf einer kindlichen anthropologischen Entwicklungsstufe stand. Moderne Menschen haben einen um mehrere Entwicklungsjahre höheren Entwicklungsstand. Dieser Sachverhalt hat für die Humanwissenschaften den Stellenwert, den die Evolutionstheorie für die Biologie hat.​

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Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Changes (Key Issues in by Lesley Head

By Lesley Head

Cultural landscapes tend to be understood inside of actual geography as ones remodeled by means of human motion. Advances in palaeocological reconstruction suggestions have elevated our powers to parent the earliest human affects. This stimulating new e-book makes an attempt to bridge the space among the sciences and the arts by means of reviewing an important methodological and conceptual instruments that support environmental scientists comprehend cultural landscapes.

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The International Handbook of Environmental Sociology by M. R. Redclift, Graham Woodgate

By M. R. Redclift, Graham Woodgate

The foreign instruction manual of Environmental Sociology is an incredible interdisciplinary reference paintings at the constructing box of environmental sociology. It contains over 30 specifically commissioned essays by means of top students from world wide. those unique essays research quite a lot of environmental matters within the constructed and constructing international in addition to previously centrally deliberate international locations to current a very foreign viewpoint. jointly they study thought and ideas, philosophical and empirical concerns in addition to supplying useful coverage recommendation. The contributions variety from common tests to area particular research, and supply overseas comparisons of environmental difficulties. within the first half the principal concentration is on theoretical and conceptual matters. within the moment half the authors reflect on a number of the significant parts of curiosity within the box together with gender, environmental attention, fiscal progress and politics. eventually, the 3rd half makes a speciality of particular analyses of particular areas and nations. This accomplished reference paintings provides a state of the art research of the evolution of environmental sociology, its present nation and destiny customers. Spanning a large diversity of concerns, and provided from an interdisciplinary standpoint, this guide will function a benchmark for destiny paintings within the social sciences.

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Pop Culture Germany!: Media, Arts, and Lifestyle (Popular by Dierk Hoffman, Catherine Fraser

By Dierk Hoffman, Catherine Fraser

Like no different quantity of its variety, popular culture Germany! captures the breadth and energy of pop culture in glossy Germany, exploring either normal and lesser-known points of German artwork, leisure, tv, tune, and film.Written via professional members who're rooted in German language and tradition, the publication makes a speciality of German pop culture in view that 1945, offering an crucial advisor for a person making plans a visit to Germany for company or excitement or in case you desire to have a deeper figuring out of the German country. This e-book deals a concise, in-depth review of the evolution and effect of German media, arts, existence, and sport, written with a historic point of view.

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Meeting place : the human encounter and the challenge of by Paul Carter

By Paul Carter

"In this awesome and infrequently astonishing publication, Paul Carter explores the stipulations for sociability in a globalized destiny. He argues that we make many assumptions approximately verbal exchange yet fail to remember limitations to realizing among strangers in addition to the significance of improvisation in overcoming those hindrances to assembly. whereas disciplines resembling sociology, felony stories, psychology, political conception, or even urban  Read more...

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Cultural Severance and the Environment: The Ending of

This significant booklet explores commons, lands and rights of utilization in universal, conventional and common practices, and the cultural nature of ‘landscapes’. Importantly, it addresses now serious concerns of ‘cultural severance’ and principally unrecognized affects on biodiversity and human societies, and implications for conservation, sustainability, and native economies. The publication takes significant case reports and views from all over the world, to deal with modern matters and demanding situations from old and ecological views. The ebook built from significant foreign meetings and collaborations over round fifteen years, culminating ‘The finish of Tradition?’ in Sheffield, united kingdom, 2010. The chapters are from people who are either educational researchers and practitioners. those principles at the moment are influencing our bodies just like the european, UNESCO, and FAO, with reputation by way of significant agencies and stakeholders, of the serious nation of our surroundings consequent on cultural severance.

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Criminal Resistance? : The Politics of Kidnapping Oil by Temitope B. Oriola

By Temitope B. Oriola

Crude oil extraction within the Niger Delta area of Nigeria generates ninety six% of all overseas profits and eighty five% of nation sales, making it an important to the survival of the Nigerian nation. numerous generations of kingdom overlook, corruption and mismanagement have ensured that the Delta area is likely one of the so much socio-economically and politically disadvantaged within the nation. via the past due Nineties there has been a daunting proliferation of armed gangs and rebel teams. unlawful oil bunkering, pipeline vandalism, disruption of oil construction actions, riots, and demonstrations intensified and in 2003, insurgents all started kidnapping oil staff at a frenetic velocity. In past due 2005, an uber-insurgent stream 'organization' used to be shaped in Nigeria. Christened the circulation for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), it operates as an amorphous, multifaceted amalgam of rebel teams with an extraordinary medical precision in execution of intents. by means of focussing on kidnappings which are putatively attached to the fight for emancipating the Niger Delta, Oriola makes the case for analysing MEND as a social circulation association, instead of a terrorist or felony gang via exhibiting how political procedures form kidnappings within the Delta. using violent repertoires of competition has now not garnered adequate consciousness within the social stream literature, although that world wide, many comparable teams are adopting violent strategies with no inevitably eschewing non-violent options. in response to multi-actor study, together with interviews and concentration workforce discussions with group individuals, army specialists, forty two ex-insurgents at once excited by unlawful oil bunkering and kidnapping, and legitimate e-mail statements from 'Jomo Gbomo', the spokesperson of MEND, this ebook may be of curiosity to sociologists, political scientists and peace and protection reports students.

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The Social Structure of Right and Wrong by Donald Black

By Donald Black

The dealing with of correct and incorrect, recognized in sociology as social keep an eye on or clash administration, covers every thing from a short look of disapproval to the awful bombing of a giant urban. This ebook includes formulations that expect and clarify the character of social regulate. "The Social constitution of correct and fallacious" makes use of a theoretical procedure, pursuing a substantially sociological (not mental) and uncompromisingly medical method of the applying of morality. The publication offers a wealth of latest sociological conception on principally unexplored issues equivalent to vengeance, self-discipline, avoidance, pacification, negotiation and toleration. It includes new suggestions and typologies appropriate to partisan and nonpartisan varieties of clash administration. It additionally deals new theoretical views on: crime as a sort of self-help; the broadening criminal legal responsibility of organisations; social regulate of the self; social decision; evolution of partisanship; and moralism. Black is the writer of "The habit of legislations" additionally released by way of educational Press

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Transit Migration: The Missing Link Between Emigration and by A. Papadopoulou-Kourkoula

By A. Papadopoulou-Kourkoula

Not easy conventional methods to migration, which puts migrants in narrow different types (legal and unlawful, newcomer and settler), Transit Migration indicates that migrants and refugees reside in transit for years, a level within the migration direction profoundly affecting vacation spot international locations and the migrants themselves.

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