By Jaume Vicens Vives
Notícia de Catalunya (Nosaltres els catalans) va ser el llibre editat en català més venut durant les festes de Nadal de l’any 1954. Aquest èxit demostra que va ser una publicació oportuna i, sobretot, insòlita: period los angeles primera obra de los angeles postguerra editada legalment en català que reflexionava sobre l. a. catalanitat.
Allò que va impulsar a Jaume Vicens Vives a escriure un llibre d’aquestes característiques va ser los angeles voluntat d’oferir una visió del passat col·lectiu i les característiques del tarannà i los angeles psicologia dels catalans a partir de los angeles història, adreçada a un públic molt ampli, no exclusivament català, sinó també espanyol.
By Anne Lorentzen,Bas van Heur
The quantity highlights ongoing alterations within the political financial system of small towns with regards to the sphere of tradition and rest. tradition and relaxation are focal issues either to neighborhood entrepreneurship and to making plans by way of urban governments, which means those advancements are topic to marketplace dynamics in addition to to political discourse and motion. Public-private partnerships in addition to conflicts of pursuits characterise the sphere, and an immense factor on the topic of the strategic improvement of tradition and rest is the stability among marketplace and welfare.
This box is gaining value in such a lot towns this day in making plans, creation and intake, yet to the level that those alterations have drawn educational realization it has all in favour of huge, metropolitan components and on inventive clusters and flagship excessive tradition initiatives. Smaller towns and their frequently substantively varied cultural techniques were principally overlooked, therefore resulting in an immense hole in our wisdom on modern city switch. by way of bringing jointly a couple of case reports in addition to theoretical reflections at the cultural political economic climate of small towns, this quantity contributes to an rising small towns learn schedule and to the improvement of policy-relevant services that's delicate to place-specific cultural dynamics.
In taking this strategy, the quantity hopes to give a contribution to rising learn on tradition and relaxation economies by means of constructing a differentiated spatial size to it, with no which sustainable city recommendations can't be built. This e-book integrates views of monetary improvement with questions of governance and fairness when it comes to the fields of tradition and rest making plans and improvement. This e-book could be of curiosity to scholars and researchers of city reviews and making plans, local reports and Economics, in addition to Sociology and Geography.
By Celine-Marie Pascale
Readers will discover a number of analytical types together with body research, semiotics, poststructural discourse research, serious discourse stories, and dialog research. each one bankruptcy offers an outline of correct cultural and old contexts for a world viewers in addition to a quick creation to appropriate methodological and theoretical frameworks. hence, it truly is either a richly varied and simply obtainable collection.
By Paul Born
In this considerate and relocating publication, Paul Born describes the 4 pillars of deep neighborhood: sharing our tales, taking the time to get pleasure from each other, caring for each other, and dealing jointly for a greater international. to teach the function every one of those performs, he stocks his personal stories—as a baby of refugees and as an established group activist.
It’s as much as us to create neighborhood. Born exhibits that the chance is correct in entrance people if we've got the braveness and conviction to pursue it.
By Michelle K. White,Jonathan M. White,Kathleen Odell Korgen
Sociologists in motion on Inequalities: Race, category, Gender, and Sexuality, by means of Shelley ok. White, Jonathan M. White, and Kathleen Korgen, is a quick anthology of unique readings which are excellent for Race and Ethnicity; Race, category, and Gender; creation to Sociology; Social difficulties; Social Inequality; Senior Capstone and different classes taught during the crucial lens of range. Like its spouse Sociologists in Action quantity, on social swap and social justice, this assortment brings jointly dozens of money owed of sociologists who're utilizing their sociology to make a favorable effect on society. all the 30 decisions describe, via firsthand event, how sociology can be utilized to handle enduring difficulties of prejudice and discrimination in response to race, nationality, type, gender, and sexuality. dialogue questions and advised readings and assets on the finish of each bankruptcy will offer scholars with possibilities to delve additional into the subjects coated and aid create complete and nuanced discussions, grounded within the "real global" paintings of public and utilized sociologists.
By Binita Mehta,Pia Mukherji
This assortment examines new comic-book cultures, photo writing, and bande dessinée texts as they relate to postcolonialism in modern Anglophone and Francophone settings. the person chapters are framed inside a bigger enquiry that considers definitive features of the postcolonial situation in twenty-first-century (con)texts.
The authors exhibit that the fields of comic-book creation and circulate in quite a few nearby histories introduce new postcolonial vocabularies, reconstitute traditional "image-functions" in proven social texts and political structures, and current competing narratives of resistance and rights. during this feel, postcolonial comedian cultures are of specific importance within the context of a newly international and politically recomposed panorama.
This quantity introduces a well timed intervention inside of present comic-book-area reports that stay firmly positioned in the "U.S.-European and eastern manga paradigms" and their analyzing publics. it is going to be of serious curiosity to a large choice of disciplines together with postcolonial reports, comics-area reviews, cultural stories, and gender experiences.
By Dr Levan Kristine
Drawing on a variety of study and media resources to supply a global standpoint regarding felony violence, this booklet specializes in the impression of such violence at the person either whereas she or he is incarcerated and upon his or her unlock from felony, in addition to on society as a whole.
With a unique emphasis on comparisons of violence between incarcerated populations within the usa, Canada and the uk, legal Violence: factors, effects and recommendations explores a few of the structures that exist to wrestle the matter, while additionally contemplating public perceptions of offenders and punishment, as inspired by means of media and insurance of high-profile cases.
Providing a accomplished research of legal violence on nationwide and overseas degrees, this booklet examines the level of the matter, theoretical understandings of the difficulty and urban suggestions designed to avoid and deal with such violence. As such, it will likely be of curiosity to coverage makers in addition to students of sociology, criminology and penology.
By Steven M. Tipton,John Jr. Witte
Statistics at the American family members are sobering. From 1975 to 2000, one-third of all little ones have been born to unmarried moms, and one-half of all marriages resulted in divorce. whereas childrens from damaged houses are to 3 occasions prone to improve behavioral and studying problems, two-parent households usually are not proof against difficulties. the price of elevating young children has elevated dramatically, and married with teenagers at the moment are two times as most probably as childless to dossier for financial ruin. in actual fact, the yank relations is in hassle. yet how this difficulty began, and what could be performed approximately it, stay hotly contested.
In a multifaceted research of the present kingdom of a fancy establishment, Family Transformed brings jointly remarkable students from the fields of anthropology, demography, ethics, heritage, legislation, philosophy, primatology, psychology, sociology, and theology. Demonstrating that the kin is either designated in its personal correct and deeply interwoven with different associations, the authors research the jobs of schooling, paintings, relaxation, intake, felony rules, public management, and biology in shaping the methods we courtroom and marry, undergo and lift little ones, and make and holiday relatives bonds.
International in process, this wide-ranging quantity situates present American debates over intercourse, marriage, and relations inside of a world framework. Weighing mounting social technology proof that helps a endured desire for the extended family whereas assessing the demanding situations posed via new advocacy for same-sex marriage, and delegalized coupling, the authors argue that in basic terms by means of reintegrating the family members right into a simply ethical order of the bigger neighborhood and society will we certainly advance it. this suggests now not easily upholding conventional family members values yet actually greedy the family's turning out to be variety, maintaining its coherence, and conserving its fragility for our personal sake and for the typical strong of society.
By Keith Tester
Timely and unique, this selection of essays from the top figures of their fields throws new and worthwhile mild at the importance and way forward for flânerie. The flâneur is generally pointed out because the ‘man of the group’ of Edgar Allen Poe and Charles Baudelaire, and as one of many heroes of Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project. The flâneur’s actions of jogging and loitering are pointed out more and more usually in sociology, cultural stories and paintings background, yet infrequently is the talk built extra. The Flâneur is the 1st ebook to increase the controversy past Baudelaire and Benjamin, and to push it in unforeseen and interesting directions.