Download Wandel der Governance der Erwerbsarbeit by Irene Dingeldey, André Holtrup, Günter Warsewa PDF

By Irene Dingeldey, André Holtrup, Günter Warsewa

Unter dem Leitbegriff „Governance von Arbeit“ analysieren die AutorInnen Veränderungen und Kontinuitäten in Bezug auf die Gestaltung von Arbeitsbedingungen und Karriereentwicklung, Entlohnung und Interessenvertretung, wie auch Institutionen der Reproduktion (Berufsbildung, Familie) in Deutschland. Übergreifende those ist, dass sich alte und neue Institutionen im Sinne veränderter Komplementaritäten verbinden und sowohl individuelle als auch kollektive Akteure veranlassen, z.T. neue, eigene Bewältigungs- und Entlastungsstrategien zu entwickeln. Die sozialen Folgen dieser Entwicklung werden als „bipolare Heterogenisierung“ skizziert, d.h. dass jenseits des traditionellen Kerns, der nach wie vor durch Normalarbeitsverhältnis, Normalbiographie und Normalfamilie geprägt ist, eine zunehmende Polarisierung der Arbeits- und Lebensbedingungen in Richtung Privilegierung und Prekarisierung zu erkennen ist.

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Download Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession With by Alex Kuczynski PDF

By Alex Kuczynski

A famous person author for the manhattan occasions Styles part captures the follies, frauds, and fanaticism that gasoline the yankee pursuit of adlescent and sweetness in a wickedly revealing expedition into the burgeoning enterprise of beauty enhancement.

Americans are getting older quicker and getting fatter than the other inhabitants on this planet. whilst, our well known notions of excellent good looks became so strict it sort of feels even Barbie wouldn’t have an opportunity of creating it into the neighborhood attractiveness festival.

Aging could be a typical truth of existence, yet for increasingly more americans its hallmarks—wrinkles, love handles, jiggling flesh—are noticeable as stumbling blocks to be conquered at the route to lasting, perfect good looks. In Beauty Junkies Alex Kuczynski, whose sly wit and fearless reporting in the instances has gained her enthusiasts around the kingdom, offers a clean and impossible to resist examine America's more and more determined pursuit of final attractiveness whatsoever helpful.

From a bunch of high-maintenance ny urban ladies who dedicate themselves to protecting their appears to be like twenty-four hours an afternoon, to a “surgery safari” in South Africa whole with “after” pictures of magically rejuvenated sufferers posing with wild animals, to a podiatrist's workplace in long island the place a “foot face-lift” offers ladies with the perfect healthy for his or her $700 Jimmy Choos, Kuczynski portrays the all-American quest for self-transformation in all its extremes. In ny, legal professionals develop into Botox junkies so as to stay poker-faced. In la, ladies of an doubtful age nip and tuck their so much deepest components, in order that each inch in their our bodies is as taut as their lifted faces. around the nation, younger women graduating from highschool obtain presents of breast implants – from their mom and dad.

As drugs and expertise stretch the limits of biology, Kuczynski asks even if plastic surgery may also be a part of human evolution, a type of beauty survival of the fittest – or firmest? With incomparable graphics of obsessive sufferers and the both obsessed medical professionals who cater to their goals, Beauty Junkies examines the hype, the wish, and the questionable ethics surrounding the arrival of every new wonderful approach. vigorous and exciting, thought-provoking and worrying, Beauty Junkies is destined to be some of the most talked-about books of the season.

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Download Ethnomethodology at Work (Directions in Ethnomethodology and by Peter Tolmie, Mark Rouncefield PDF

By Peter Tolmie, Mark Rouncefield

Bringing jointly essentially the most very important our bodies of study into people's operating practices, this quantity outlines the categorical personality of the ethnomethodological method of paintings, delivering an creation to the foremost conceptual assets ethnomethodology has drawn upon in its experiences, and a collection of important chapters that learn how humans paintings from a foundational viewpoint.

With contributions from best specialists within the box, together with Graham Button, John Hughes and Wes Sharrock, Ethnomethodology at paintings explores the contribution that ethnomethodological reports proceed to make to our realizing of the ways that humans really accomplish paintings from daily. As such, it is going to attraction not just to these operating within the parts of ethnomethodology and dialog research, but additionally to these with pursuits within the sociology of labor and enterprises.

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Download In Our Backyard: Human Trafficking in America and What We by Nita Belles PDF

By Nita Belles

In recent times, american citizens have woken as much as the truth that human trafficking is not only anything that occurs in different international locations. yet what so much nonetheless don't realize is that nor is it anything that simply occurs to "other people" resembling runaways or the disenfranchised. The human trafficker is not any respecter of religion, schooling, or socioeconomic prestige, or even youngsters who're raised in reliable households in center and higher classification suburbs can fall sufferer. Likewise, hard work trafficking occurs in our towns, neighborhoods, and rural areas.
Through real tales and years of boots-on-the-ground event, together with on the great Bowl, anti-trafficking specialist Nita Belles teaches readers every thing they should find out about human trafficking within the usa and what they could do to affix the struggle opposed to it. She is helping involved mom and dad, buddies, lecturers, legislations enforcement, govt officers, and different leaders comprehend all kinds of trafficking, establish chance elements, and take functional steps to maintain their household and friends secure from predators.

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Download La ciencia como profesión (Clásicos del pensamiento) by Max Weber PDF

By Max Weber

Los angeles ciencia como profesión, originariamente una conferencia pronunciada por Max Weber en 1917 y publicada como libro en 1919, plantea los angeles cuestión del sentido de los angeles ciencia como trabajo profesional para el individuo. El autor se pregunta si los angeles ciencia contemporánea ―inmersa en un inevitable proceso de especialización― da respuesta a los angeles pregunta más importante con l. a. que se encuentra el ser humano: cómo debe vivir, qué debe hacer. ¿Puede los angeles ciencia fundamentar los valores últimos con los que los hombres organizan su vida? A pesar de su respuesta negativa, Weber invita a su audiencia de estudiantes a que no rehúyan mirar de frente las consecuencias paradójicas del proceso de racionalización moderno y estén a l. a. altura de las «exigencias de cada día».

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Download Scientific Controversies: A Socio-Historical Perspective on by Dominique Raynaud PDF

By Dominique Raynaud

Contributor note: Preface by way of Mario Bunge

In Scientific Controversies, Dominque Raynaud exhibits how prepared debates within the sciences aid us identify or make certain our wisdom of the realm. If debates concentrate on shape, clinical controversies are reminiscent of public debates that may be understood in the framework of theories of clash. in the event that they specialize in content material, then such controversies need to do with a selected task and handle the character of technology itself. realizing the main concentration of a systematic controversy is a primary step towards realizing those debates and assessing their merits.

Controversies of distinctive socio-historic context, disciplines, and features are tested: Pasteur's germ idea and Pouchet's thought of spontaneous new release; vitalism endorsed at Montpellier as opposed to experimental medication in Paris; the technology of optics concerning the propagation of visible rays; the origins of relativism (the Duhem-Quine problem). relating the paintings of Boudon, Popper, and others, Raynaud places ahead an incrementalist concept in regards to the development of technology via medical controversies.

The debates Raynaud has chosen proportion in universal their pivotal significance to the historical past of the sciences. through figuring out the position of controversy, we higher comprehend the functioning of technological know-how and the stakes of the modern clinical debates.

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Download Austrian National Socialism before 1918 by Andrew Gladding Whiteside PDF

By Andrew Gladding Whiteside

This ebook is an account of the emergence of a countrywide Socialist celebration from the German nationalist hard work circulation within the multi­ nationwide Austrian empire. made of unions mainly all in favour of preserving staff of German nationality from the contest of inexpensive Czech hard work, the German nationalist exertions move used to be most powerful in Bohemia, the place the contention among Czechs and Germans within the hard work industry used to be so much acute. a lot of Austrian was once in northern Bohemia, and because it improved within the latter 1/2 the 19th century huge riumbers of Czechs moved from the nation-state into the economic facilities. Many German employees have been displaced by means of the Czech immigrants, who have been conversant in reduce criteria of residing and for this reason keen to just accept reduce pay. The anger of the German employees built into an excessive hatred of the Czechs, the Czechs resented German domination, and due to the mutual enmity, the Socialist overseas unions break up into German and Czech sections. a few of these grew to become separate German and Czech nationalist unions. different German nationalist unions grew out of the protecting institutions that have been prepared via gro. ups of German employees opposed to the Czech chance. round the flip of the century the leaders of a few of the extra militant German nationalist unions made up our minds that they can extra the participants' pursuits extra successfully if the unions have been affiliated with a political social gathering lower than their very own keep watch over: collaboration with radical nationalists had proved disappointing.

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Download Women in the Classical World: Image and Text by H. A. Shapiro, Sarah Pomeroy, Elaine Fantham, Helene Peet PDF

By H. A. Shapiro, Sarah Pomeroy, Elaine Fantham, Helene Peet Foley, Natalie Boymel Kampen

Information regarding girls is scattered in the course of the fragmented mosaic of historic historical past: the brilliant poetry of Sappho survived antiquity on remnants of broken papyrus; the inscription on a gorgeous fourth century B.C.E. grave praises the virtues of Mnesarete, an Athenian girl who died younger; a number of Roman other halves have been stumbled on accountable of poisoning their husbands, yet was once it unintentional foodstuff poisoning, or sickness, or anything extra sinister. except the legends of Cleopatra, Dido and Lucretia, and pictures of sleek maidens dancing on urns, the facts in regards to the lives of girls of the classical world--visual, archaeological, and written--has remained uncollected and uninterpreted.

Now, the lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched ladies within the Classical international lifts the curtain at the girls of historical Greece and Rome, exploring the lives of slaves and prostitutes, Athenian housewives, and Rome's imperial relatives. the 1st ebook on classical ladies to offer equivalent weight to written texts and creative representations, it brings jointly an excellent wealth of materials--poetry, vase portray, laws, scientific treatises, structure, non secular and funerary paintings, women's embellishes, ancient epics, political speeches, even old coins--to current ladies within the old and cultural context in their time. Written via best specialists within the fields of historical historical past and artwork heritage, women's stories, and Greek and Roman literature, the book's chronological association permits the altering roles of ladies to spread over a thousand-year interval, starting within the 8th century B.C.E. either the paintings and the literature spotlight women's creativity, sexuality and coming of age, marriage and childrearing, non secular and public roles, and different subject matters. attention-grabbing chapters record at the wild habit of Spartan and Etruscan girls and the legendary Amazons; the altering perspectives of the feminine physique provided in male-authored gynecological treatises; the "new woman" represented by means of the affection poetry of the past due Republic and Augustan Age; and the lines of higher- and lower-class lifestyles in Pompeii, miraculously preserved by way of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in seventy nine C.E. Provocative and impressive, girls within the Classical global is a masterly foray into the previous, and a definitive assertion at the lives of girls in old Greece and Rome.

"A a lot wanted ebook which synthesizes textual content and snapshot very successfully for undergraduates."--Wendy Slatkin, college of Redlands

"Well-written and well-organized textual content. solid use of inventive and archaeological evidence."--Thea Smith, collage of Cincinnati

"A large variety of basic resources is definitely built-in into interpretive essays on quite a few features of the feminine event in Greek and Roman societies. The authors are to be congratulated for doing this sort of strong activity of introducing the scholars to the issues."--W.J. Murnane, college of Memphis

"Highly interesting!"--Ann Nauman, St. Joseph Seminary College

"One of the best works to emerge from contemporary feminist scholarship....This is the 1st research to acknowledge the bounty that previously-ignored resource fabric yields....Seasoned students and rookies alike may be entranced by means of this truly written, richly illustrated account of a mysterious age."--Bookman's international

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Download Sacred Revolutions: Durkheim and the Collège de Sociologie by Michele H. Richman PDF

By Michele H. Richman

How is it that the main radical cultural iconoclasts of the interwar years-Georges Bataille, Roger Caillois, and Michel Leiris-could have answered to the increase of fascism via taking shelter in a "sacred sociology"? this can be the query that Michèle H. Richman poses in a piece that examines this likely paradoxical improvement. Her publication lines the final implications for French social considered the "ethnographic detour" that started with Durkheim's curiosity in Australian aboriginal religion-implications that extend again to the Revolution of 1789 and ahead to the coed protests of may well 1968. Richman argues that via revising a phenomenon instantly as prevalent and as unique because the sacred, those intellectuals cast some degree of view suitable to politics, paintings, and eroticism within the sleek interval. Assimilating sociology to this revised suggestion of the sacred, they revitalized a serious discourse established upon anthropological pondering courting again to Montaigne and culminating in Rousseau. Her paintings hence offers a tremendous bankruptcy within the heritage of the human sciences whereas demonstrating the formation of an cutting edge severe discourse that straddles literary conception, social concept, and spiritual and cultural stories. Michèle H. Richman is affiliate professor of French reports on the college of Pennsylvania.

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