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Macro Socio Economics From Theory To Activism

Author : David Sciulli
ISBN : 9781315481395
Genre : Business & Economics
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Contributors to this volume respond to the normative capsule framing economic behaviour that Amitai Etzioni has explored. The text also looks at his works on organisations, public policy, socio-economics and communitarianism.

Ehrenamt Verstehen

Author : Bettina Hollstein
ISBN : 9783593432984
Genre : Fiction
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Wer das Ehrenamt fördern will, muss es verstehen. Dieses Buch liefert eine fundierte Analyse des Ehrenamts, der Motive, die ehrenamtliches Handeln antreiben, und der Situationen, in denen es entsteht. Dabei werden gängige Vorurteile über das Ehrenamt aufgedeckt und anhand von empirischen und theoretischen Argumenten entkräftet. Mithilfe der neopragmatistischen Handlungstheorie von Hans Joas zeigt die Autorin die Kontingenz, die Körperlichkeit und die Sozialität des Handelns im Ehrenamt auf. Schließlich entwickelt sie Vorschläge zur Förderung des Ehrenamts für Staat, Wirtschaft und Non- Profit-Organisationen auf der Basis eines wirtschafts- und sozialethischen Konzepts.

Countervailing Forces In African American Civic Activism 1973 1994

Author : Fredrick C. Harris
ISBN : 113944817X
Genre : Political Science
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In this study assessing black civic participation after the civil rights movement, Fredrick C. Harris, Valeria Sinclair-Chapman and Brian D. McKenzie demonstrate that the changes in black activism since the civil rights movement is characterized by a tug-of-war between black political power on one side and economic conditions in black communities on the other. As blacks gain greater access and influence within the political system, black participation in political activities increases while downward turns in the economic conditions of black communities produce less civic involvement in black communities. Examining changes in black activism from the early 1970s to the 1990s, this tug-of-war demonstrates that the quest for black political empowerment and the realities of economic and social life act as countervailing forces, in which negative economic and social conditions in black communities weaken the capacity of blacks to organize so that their political voices can be heard.

Amitai Etzioni Zur Einf Hrung

Author : Walter Reese-Schäfer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029645954
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Encyclopedia Of Activism And Social Justice

Author : Gary L. Anderson
ISBN : 9781452265650
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism.

Challenge

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924082808415
Genre : Economics
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Sociological Abstracts

Author : Leo P. Chall
ISBN : STANFORD:36105029370983
Genre : Sociology
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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.

Democratic Phoenix

Author : Pippa Norris
ISBN : 0521010535
Genre : Political Science
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This book, first published in 2002, compares systematic evidence worldwide and suggests reasons to question assumptions of decline in political participation.

Public Relations As Activism

Author : Derina R. Holtzhausen
ISBN : 9781136740749
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This volume applies postmodern theory to public relations, providing an alternative lens to public relations theory and practice and developing public relations theory within the context of postmodernism. Author Derina R. Holtzhausen focuses on two key issues and their application to public relations theory and practice: the postmodernization of society, and the possibilities postmodern theories offer to explain and understand public relations practice in today’s changing society. Holtzhausen's argument is that existing theory should be evaluated from a postmodern perspective to determine its applicability to postmodernity. Utilizing practitioner perspectives throughout the volume, she explores the practice of public relations as a form of activism. The volume is intended for scholars and students in public relations. It may be used as a supplemental text in advanced courses on public relations theory, PR management, organizational communication, and related areas.

The Social Movements Reader

Author : Jeff Goodwin
ISBN : 9781118729953
Genre : Social Science
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Providing a unique blend of cases, concepts, and essential readings The Social Movements Reader, Third Edition, delivers key classic and contemporary articles and book selections from around the world. Includes the latest research on contemporary movements in the US and abroad, including the Arab spring, Occupy, and the global justice movement Provides original texts, many of them classics in the field, which have been edited for the non-technical reader Combines the strengths of a reader and a textbook with selected readings and extensive editorial material Sidebars offer concise definitions of key terms, as well as biographies of famous activists and chronologies of several key movements Requires no prior knowledge about social movements or theories of social movements

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