The Field of Social Investment

Author: Severyn T. Bruyn

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521407762

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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This study of the theory and practice of professional social investment offers a conceptual foundation for investment policy and research and reviews empirical studies supporting new directions in investment policies.

The Meaning of General Theoretical Sociology

Tradition and Formalization

Author: Thomas J. Fararo

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521437950

Category: Social Science

Page: 404

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This book sets out a generative structuralist conception of general theoretical sociology; its philosophy, its problems, and its methods. The field is defined as a comprehensive research tradition with many intersecting subtraditions that share conceptual components.

Undocumented Mexicans in the USA

Author: David M. Heer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521382472

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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When this volume was published in 1990, undocumented Mexican immigrants had become an important component of the US population. In this book the author analyzes the results of a unique survey conducted in Los Angeles County, where an estimated 44 percent of the undocumented Mexican population lived. The survey allows the author to make comparisons among the groups of undocumented and legal Mexican immigrants and to study the effects of legal status on their living conditions. The author also examines the findings of a number of other social scientists, providing a comprehensive summary of the data on undocumented Mexicans in the US. In his conclusion, he turns to an evaluation of policy options for incorporating this group into the US population and for immigrants. The book will be useful to sociologists and other social scientists as well as to lawyers and policy experts studying the problem of illegal immigrants.

Social Psychology

Author: K.J. Gergen,M.M. Gergen

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461578663

Category: Psychology

Page: 453

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3. Greater sensitivity to European work: We have can cut common experience so close to the bone. long felt very close to European social psychol In the present volume we wish to share what we ogy, and the European responsiveness to the first believe to be some of the most significant and edition suggested that we were communicating stimulating insights to emerge from social psy with this audience. Further, there has been a chology, from its birth to the present. Our writ steadily increasing awareness among American ing has been guided in particular by the follow and Canadian social psychologists of significant mg concerns: work in Europe. We thus made a special effort in the second edition to reflect this work. No, we Theoretical coherence The emphasis on the did not succeed in capturing all the work of im oretical ideas begins in the first chapter; we portance. Space limitations and organizational compare the behaviorist, cognitive, and rule requirements also meant that work of many wor role orientations. We believe that these para thy colleagues in the United States and Canada digms form the generating context for subse was not included. However, we do feel that the quent chapters. We show how these perspectives present volume is superior to all others in its have influenced the questions that have been integration across continents. asked and the explanations that have been of fered for various kinds of social behavior.

The World of Work

Industrial Society and Human Relations

Author: Robert Dubin

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351781367

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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This book, first published in 1958, concerns American industry and commerce, and is devoted to what people do while they are working and reasons for their behaviour. This volume should prove valuable as an attempt to make systematic sense out of work in our industrial world. The balance of fact and theory is useful to those interested in understanding this complex world of working behaviour, and will be of interest to students of human resource management.

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall

Publisher: N.A


Category: Sociology

Page: N.A

View: 2508


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.

Policy publishers and associations directory

a directory describing policy-relevant scholarly associations, journals, book publishers, and interest groups

Author: Policy Studies Organization

Publisher: N.A


Category: Associations, institutions, etc

Page: 153

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Geschichte der Universität in Europa

Author: Walter Rüegg,Asa Briggs

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406369537

Category: Education, Higher

Page: 542

View: 4605


Dieses auf vier Bände angelegte Werk ist eine Geschichte der "Institution Universität" in Europa von ihrer Entstehung im Mittelalter bis in die heutige Zeit und zugleich eine vergleichende Geschichte der europäischen Universitäten sowie der außereuropäischen Universitäten, die nach europäischem Muster gegründet worden sind. Es wird auf Initiative der europäischen Rektorenkonferenz (CRE), der über 500 wissenschaftliche Hochschulen in 27 europäischen Staaten angehören, von einem internationalen Komitee namhafter Wissenschaftler unter dem Vorsitz von Walter Rüegg (Schweiz) herausgegeben. Absicht dieses Gemeinschaftswerkes ist es, die gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen und Aufgaben, die Merkmale geistiger und institutioneller Identität, die Strukturen, Gestaltungen und Hauptprobleme der europäischen Universitäten in ihren geschichtlichen Grundlagen und Veränderungen, aber auch in ihren regionalen Unterschieden, auf dem heutigen Forschungsstand vergleichend und zusammenfassend darzustellen.