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    • Black, Richard; Pantîru, Cristina; Okólski, Marek; Engbersen, Godfried (2010)
      Sociology
    • Vanderwal Taylor, Jolanda (2009)
      Many of today's Dutch writers were children during World War II. Even today, the traumatic childhood experience of enemy occupation is still central to the work of many of them. This interest cuts across the traditional ...
    • Palier, Bruno (2010)
      This book provides an extensive and comparative account of all welfare reforms that occurred during the last three decades in Continental European countries. It reveals unexpected important structural reforms, to be ...
    • Marx, Ive (2006)
      Advanced welfare states are said to be facing, in the words of Pierre Rosanvallon, a "New Social Question". The idea here, and it is a widely shared one, is that the transition from an industrial to a postindustrial ...
    • Kindler, Marta (2011)
      This book is about migration as a form of risk-taking. Based on Ukrainian women's experiences in the Polish domestic work sector, it presents a new approach to analyse movements of female migrants responding to the demand ...
    • Elsaesser, Thomas (1996)
      German cinema is best known for its art cinema and its long line of outstanding individual directors. The double spotlight on these two subject has only deepened the obscurity surrounding the popular cinema. A Second ...
    • Klem, Martijn; Knapen, Ben; Arts, Gera; Kleistra, Yvonne; Rem, Marijke (2010)
      Also available in English "http://www.aup.nl/do.php?a=show_visitor_book&isbn=9789089643285">Attached to the World Few other countries are so interrelated with the world around us in political, economic, and social respects ...
    • Groenendijk, Kees; Ersbøll, Eva; Waldrauch, Harald; Bauböck, Rainer (2006)
      Nationality and citizenship have been subjects of stormy policy debates in many EU countries in recent years. Concerns over the integration of immigrants, but also attempts to forge links with emigrants, have led to changes ...
    • Groenendijk, Kees; Ersbøll, Eva; Waldrauch, Harald; Bauböck, Rainer (2006)
      Nationality and citizenship have been subjects of stormy policy debates in many EU countries in recent years. Concerns over the integration of immigrants, but also attempts to forge links with emigrants, have led to changes ...
    • Konijn, Elly (2000)
      Actors and actresses play characters such as the embittered Medea, or the lovelorn Romeo, or the grieving and tearful Hecabe. The theatre audience holds its breath, and then sparks begin to fly. But what about the actor? ...
    • Henderson, Patricia C. (2011)
      In 2003-2006, Patricia Henderson lived in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal where she recorded the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS. In this illuminating study, she recounts the concerns of rural people ...
    • Forrest, Tara (2011)
      Alexander Kluge is best known as a founding member of the New German Cinema. His work, however, spans a diverse range of fields and, over the last fifty years, he has been active as a filmmaker, writer and television ...
    • Buijs, Laurens; Duyvendak, Jan Willem; Hekma, Gert (2008)
      Sociology
    • Verheul, Jaap; Rubin, Derek (2009)
      This groundbreaking volume explores the multicultural debate that has evolved in the United States and Europe since the cataclysmic events of 9/11. Instead of suggesting closure by presenting a unified narrative about ...
    • Musterd, Sako; Salet, Willem (2003)
      The familiar shape of western cities is changing dramatically. For long times the urban core was taken for granted as the focal point for international contacts and day-to-day activities in the region. Currently, the urban ...
    • Bleeker, Maaike (2008)
      Gross anatomy, the study of anatomical structures that can be seen by unassisted vision, has long been a subject of fascination for artists. For most modern viewers, however, the anatomy lesson hardly seems the proper ...
    • Estes, Heide (2018)
      Literary scholars have traditionally understood landscapes, whether natural or manmade, as metaphors for humanity instead of concrete settings for people's actions. This book accepts the natural world as such by investigating ...
    • Groot, Maaike (2008)
      This new volume in the acclaimed Amsterdam Archaeological Studies series explores the roles of animals in a rural community in the civitas Batavorum in the 1st to 3rd centuries ad. Large-scale excavations of two settlements ...
    • Jens N. Faaborg, (2006)
      After a presentation of horses including a long line of proper names and of the remaining mammals and birds on the farm in the Middle Ages, follows an examination of the lives of these domestic animals and their exploitation ...
    • Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbele,; de ;(red.) Vries, G.J.M.; Theeuwes, J.J.M.; Scheele, D. (2007)
      Sociology