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Sports books

No Slam Dunk, Gender, Sport and the Unevenness of Social Change

In just a few decades, sport has undergone a radical gender transformation. However, Cheryl Cooky and Michael A. Messner suggest that the progress toward gender equity in sports is far from complete. The continuing barriers to full and equal participation for young people, the far lower pay for most elite-level women athletes, and the continuing…

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Travel books

Gehen. Weiter gehen, Eine Anleitung

»Das Leben ist ein langer Fußmarsch«, sagt Kagge, einer der größten Abenteurer unserer Zeit. Er war auf dem Nordpol und dem Südpol, hat den Mount Everest bestiegen, aber er war auch tagelang zu Fuß in Los Angeles unterwegs und ist hinabgestiegen in die Unterwelt Manhattans. Gemeint sind nicht nur riskante Märsche über Gletscherspalten, sondern ebenso…

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Educational books

Another Japan is Possible, New Social Movements and Global Citizenship Education

This book looks at the emergence of internationally linked Japanese nongovernmental advocacy networks that have grown rapidly since the 1990s in the context of three conjunctural forces: neoliberalism, militarism, and nationalism. It connects three disparate literatures—on the global justice movement, on Japanese civil society, and on global citizenship education. Through the narratives of fifty activists…

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Scientific books

Universities as If Students Mattered, Social Science on the Creative Edge

Universities As If Students Mattered is centered around the goal of coaching college students to become active, self-directed learners whose obligation to serve society is integral to their active learning. At the same time, the innovations in this book would focus the attention, energy, and considerable talents of professors, graduate students, and post-docs on some…

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Travel books

Rick Steves Travel as a Political Act

“Rick Steves shares a series of field reports from Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East to show how his travels have shaped his politics and broadened his perspective”–Page 4 of cover.

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Scientific books

Political Science in Indonesia

Political Science in Indonesia

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Scientific books

Science and Technology Management

This new book on Science and Technology Management is the result of a 4day Advanced NATO Workshop held in Sinala, Romania and addresses an important subject in today s fast moving world. Technology development, competitively and resulting employment, priorities and budget distribution, globalisation and evaluation processes, government s role and incentives, industrial participation, innovation and…

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Scientific books

Political Science

Political Science

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Travel books

Cultural Travel and Migrancy, The Artistic Representation of Globalization in the Electronic Media of West Java

Cultural travel and migrancy examines how people in West Java use modern media such as radio, television, and cassettes to give expression to their thoughts and feelings about problems of contemporary life. It describes artistic approaches to globalization, one of the problems that has been felt most pressing during the late New Order and early…

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Scientific books

Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science

Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science