Download Unplanning: Livable Cities and Political Choices by Charles Siegel PDF

By Charles Siegel

"Unplanning is a superb learn! it's fantastically written, it takes up vitally important and well timed issues, and it deals a brand new and urban method of democracy and sustainability. I get pleasure from going again nearly at random to learn and re-read pages and passages from it. it's totally attractive and stimulating - and it's going to be learn by means of each environmentalist." - Prof. Charles Derber, writer of Greed to eco-friendly the traditional knowledge says that we'd like strict making plans to construct walkable neighborhoods round transit stations - although those neighborhoods are just like the streetcar suburbs that have been universal in the United States earlier than an individual heard of urban making plans. actually, lots of our best successes in city layout have happened once we handled the problems as political questions - no longer as technical difficulties that the planners may still resolve for us. The anti-freeway circulate of the Sixties and Seventies and the anti-sprawl flow of contemporary many years have been either political routine, and citizen-activists frequently needed to paintings opposed to tasks that planners proposed and authorized. This publication makes use of an interesting idea test to teach that, with the intention to construct livable towns, we must always pass extra than the anti-freeway and anti-sprawl pursuits by means of placing direct political limits on city progress. Political offerings approximately how we wish to reside can rework our towns extra successfully than making plans.

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Download Statistical Sources for Social Research on Western Europe by Franz Rothenbacher PDF

By Franz Rothenbacher

The purpose of this ebook is to offer an image of the advanced fabric that has been released within the box of social and econornic records in Western Europe. even supposing there are lots of courses, bibliographies and reference books on particular themes of this huge subject, a normal evaluation has been lacking. With this ebook i'm hoping to fill this hole. The body of reference is a systematic one: permitting and facilitating comparative social study on Western Europe. In a few appreciate this booklet enlarges and updates the bibliography written via Peter plant life, "Quantitative historic Sociology", pub­ lished in "Current Sociology" in 1975. In precept, this consultant is an annotated bibli­ ography of crucial published fabric within the box of professional facts. The legitimacy of such an procedure lies within the undeniable fact that even at the present time revealed records are an important type of dissemination of statistical effects, even supposing microcom­ puters, CD-ROMs and the net have replaced this case. at least, a spe­ cial part on statistical databases is integrated for each kingdom, describing the most databases of the statistical places of work. additionally, the net deal with of every foreign or nationwide statistical institute is equipped within the introductory para­ graph. this permits the reader to get speedy entry to on-line databases and supple­ mentary on-line info on facts through the Internet.

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Download Methoden der empirischen Gruppentherapieforschung: Ein by Bernhard Strauß, J. Eckert, Volker Tschuschke PDF

By Bernhard Strauß, J. Eckert, Volker Tschuschke

PD Dr. Bernhard Strauß ist wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Klinik für Psychotherapie und Psychosomatik der Universität Kiel. Dr. Jochen Eckert ist Professor für Klinische Psychologie am Psychologischen Institut der Universität Hamburg. PD Dr. Volker Tschuschke ist wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter an der Abteilung für Psychotherapie der Universitätsklinik Ulm.

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Download The Ethnographic Interview by James P. Spradley PDF

By James P. Spradley

The Ethnographic Interview is a realistic, self-teaching instruction manual which courses scholars step-by-step via interview strategies wide-spread to analyze ethnography and tradition. The textual content additionally teaches scholars how one can examine the information they gather, and the way to put in writing an ethnography. The appendices contain examine questions and writing projects.

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Download Die Entgrenzung der Männlichkeit: Verstörungen und by Lothar Böhnisch PDF

By Lothar Böhnisch

Das Buch liefert eine umfassende Darstellung und examine der Entwicklung von Mannsein und Männlichkeit im Strukturwandel derArbeitsgesellschaft. Im Vordergrund steht die those, dass der neue Kapitalismus nach einer Sozialform Mann drängt, in deren Sog Mannsein und Männlichkeit zunehmend geraten. Im Mittelpunkt des Buches steht die those, dass die neuen technologisch-ökonomischen Strömungen Vergesellschaftungstendenzen freisetzen und nach entsprechenden Sozialformen suchen, die das Geschlechterverhältnis und die Männerrolle und das Mannsein neu, wenn auch ambivalent strukturieren. Vor diesem Hintergrund werden die zentralen Thematiken des bisherigen Männerdiskurses - Männlichkeit und heterosexuelle Matrix, männliche Sozialisation und Krisenbewältigung, Männer-Frauen-Beziehungen, männliche Selbstverständigung, Männer im Sozialstaat, Männlichkeit und Geschlechterdemokratie - neu geordnet und bewertet. Dabei tritt die Perspektive in den Vordergrund, dass nicht primär die Manifestationen von Männlichkeit und Mannsein, sondern die Probleme und Konstellationen der Bewältigung von Männlichkeit im Vordergrund der sozialwissenschaftlichen Betrachtung und der öffentlichen Auseinandersetzungen um den Mann in unserer Gesellschaft stehen sollten.

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