Oral History: Understanding Qualitative Research by Patricia Leavy

By Patricia Leavy

Oral History is a part of the certainty Qualitative study sequence, that's designed to supply researchers with authoritative publications to knowing, proposing, and critiquing analyses and linked inferences. There are 3 subareas during this sequence: Quantitative learn, size, and Qualitative examine. This quantity matches within the Qualitative study crew and addresses concerns surrounding oral heritage - how you can either absolutely and succinctly document and current this fabric, in addition to the demanding situations of comparing it.

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Non nel mio giardino: Prendere sul serio i movimenti Nimby by Michele Roccato,Terri Mannarini

By Michele Roccato,Terri Mannarini

«Si tratta di comprendere e di gestire le opposizioni, non di stigmatizzarle: non di sottovalutarle, ma di prenderle sul serio, ascoltandole, negoziando con loro e impegnandosi a cogliere il buono che c’è nelle loro istanze anche quando sembrano (e magari sono effettivamente) inaccettabili»

No Tav in Val di Susa, No Ponte in Sicilia, No Discarica a Chiaiano (Napoli), No Dal Molin a Vicenza sono solo alcuni dei movimenti, sempre più presenti nelle cronache locali e nazionali, con cui si confrontano politici e comuni cittadini. Sono realmente gruppi di facinorosi violenti, oscurantisti ed egoisti pronti a tutto in line with difendere il loro pezzo di terra a scapito del bene comune? Sono davvero contro il «progresso»? Questo quantity propone una lettura nuova dei movimenti di protesta Nimby (acronimo dell’espressione inglese no longer in my yard, «Non nel mio giardino», con cui si indicano le opposizioni locali a opere sgradite) e ne mette in luce gli aspetti sia positivi sia negativi. Una analisi imparziale di un fenomeno socialmente pregnante, non liquidabile con un semplicistico giudizio professional o contro.

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Fighting for Status: Hierarchy and Conflict in World by Jonathan Renshon

By Jonathan Renshon

There is frequent contract that prestige or status within the foreign procedure is a severe point in global politics. the will for prestige is famous as a key think about nuclear proliferation, the increase of China, and different modern international coverage matters, and has lengthy been implicated in foundational theories of diplomacy and international coverage. regardless of the consensus that prestige concerns, we lack a uncomplicated realizing of prestige dynamics in foreign politics. the 1st booklet to comprehensively research this topic, Fighting for Status offers a thought of prestige dissatisfaction that delves into the character of status in foreign conflicts and specifies why states wish prestige and the way they get it.

What activities do prestige issues set off, and what ideas do states use to maximise or salvage their status? whilst does prestige topic, and lower than what situations do issues over relative place overshadow the myriad different matters that leaders face? In reading those questions, Jonathan Renshon strikes past a spotlight on significant powers and exhibits how varied states build prestige groups of peer opponents that shift over the years as states movement up or down, or out, of assorted groups.

Combining cutting edge network-based statistical research, old case experiences, and a lab scan that makes use of a pattern of real-world political and armed forces leaders, Fighting for prestige provides a compelling examine the explanations and results of prestige at the international stage.

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The Lonely American: Drifting Apart in the Twenty-first by Jacqueline Olds,Richard S. Schwartz

By Jacqueline Olds,Richard S. Schwartz

In modern-day global, it really is extra appropriate to be depressed than to be lonely-yet loneliness seems to be the inevitable byproduct of our frenetic modern way of life. in line with the 2004 common Social Survey, one out of 4 americans talked to not anyone approximately anything of value to them over the last six months. one other amazing truth emerged from the 2000 U.S. Census: extra everyone is residing on my own this present day than at any aspect within the country's history—fully 25 percentage of families include one individual merely. during this the most important examine one in all America's few last taboo subjects—loneliness—Drs. Jacqueline Olds and Richard S. Schwartz got down to comprehend the cultural imperatives, mental dynamics, and actual mechanisms underlying social isolation.

In The Lonely American, state of the art examine at the physiological and cognitive results of social exclusion and rising paintings within the neurobiology of attachment discover startling, sobering ripple results of loneliness in parts as assorted as actual well-being, kid's emotional difficulties, substance abuse, or even international warming. astonishing new reviews inform a grim fact approximately social isolation: being disconnected diminishes happiness, well-being, and durability; raises aggression; and correlates with expanding charges of violent crime. Loneliness does not follow just to unmarried humans, either—today's busy mom and dad "cocoon" themselves via devoting so much in their non-work hours to youngsters, leaving little time for buddies, and other kinds of social touch, and unhealthily hoping on the wedding to meet all social wishes.

As a middle inhabitants of socially remoted contributors and households keeps to balloon in dimension, it's extra very important than ever to comprehend the results of a tradition that idealizes busyness and self-reliance. it is time to carry loneliness—a very genuine and little-discussed social epidemic with scary consequences-out into the open, and give you the chance to navigate the stress among freedom and connection in our lives.

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Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in by Dana C. Jack,Alisha Ali

By Dana C. Jack,Alisha Ali

This foreign quantity deals new views on social and mental features of melancholy. The twenty-one individuals hailing from 13 nations use the framework of Silencing the Self conception to envision gender variations in melancholy, in addition to comparable features of psychological and actual sickness, together with remedies particular to women.

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Connecting With Consumers: Marketing For New Marketplace by Allan J. Kimmel

By Allan J. Kimmel

those are intriguing occasions for enterprise managers and advertising execs, but the demanding situations imposed via ongoing social and technological advancements are daunting. In an age within which agents can succeed in their audiences with higher facility than ever ahead of, agencies have by no means been much less in charge of their purchaser targets.

This expanding connectedness of customers presents quite a number distinctive and promising possibilities for product and model managers. Connecting With shoppers describes a few of the suggestions and methods that may be applied to harness patron impression. The booklet lines evolving advancements within the buyer market, considers their effect at the capability reshaping of the promoting career, and describes the rising set of instruments which can permit sellers to answer new
marketplace realities. It offers, transparent, up to date assurance of a couple of subject matters presently at the minds of many: net 2.0, notice of mouth, buzz, the social internet, social media metrics, patron engagement, viral and guerrilla marketing.

The booklet severely assesses rising advertising innovations and instruments in the context of analysis and conception, and gives a number of utilized examples to demonstrate advertising successes and customary pitfalls to prevent. It argues all through for a extra collaborative dating among businesses and shoppers in the direction of their mutual gain. even supposing the stability of energy has shifted to the shopper for every of some of the facets of the selling technique, collaboration is what the way forward for marketing
likely should be all approximately. dealers can keep away from irrelevance within the face of swap, yet this may require a transparent dedication to connecting with shoppers instead of looking for how you can regain keep watch over over them.

The e-book demanding situations dealers to select: include the continuing adjustments as possibilities for reshaping relationships with shoppers, or grasp to the earlier on the probability of turning into beside the point. this can be the e-book if you happen to decide upon the 1st alternative.

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Psychologie der Persönlichkeit (Springer-Lehrbuch) (German by Franz J. Neyer,Jens B. Asendorpf

By Franz J. Neyer,Jens B. Asendorpf

Die individuelle Besonderheit des Menschen steht im Zentrum des Fachgebiets Persönlichkeits- oder Differentielle Psychologie. In dem Band erläutern die Autoren systematisch Grundlagen und Anwendung: die sechs Paradigmen der Persönlichkeitspsychologie, Persönlichkeitsbereiche und Störungen, die Entwicklung der Persönlichkeit, Umwelt- und Beziehungsaspekte, kulturvergleichende Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Geschlechterunterschiede. Mit Merksätzen und Prüfungsfragen, deutsch-englischem Glossar und zusätzlichen Materialien auf der begleitenden Website.

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Social Psychology, Global Edition by Nyla R. Branscombe,Robert A Baron

By Nyla R. Branscombe,Robert A Baron

For classes in Social Psychology


Show how the ever-changing box of Social Psychology comes in handy in scholars’ daily lives.


Social Psychology, Fourteenth variation retains the hallmark of its previous luck: up to date insurance of the quick evolving material written in a full of life demeanour that has been embraced via millions of scholars around the globe. Authors Nyla Branscombe and Robert Baron—both revered students with a long time of undergraduate instructing experience—generate scholar pleasure by means of revealing the connections among idea and real-world reports. The Fourteenth Edition bargains up-to-date content material to interact scholars, in addition to new “What examine Tells Us About…” sections in every one bankruptcy that illustrate how study findings support resolution very important questions about social life.

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