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The European Social Model and an Economy of Well-being

The European Social Model and an Economy of Well-being Repairing the Social Fabric of European Societies

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Migrants’ Attitudes and the Welfare State

Migrants’ Attitudes and the Welfare State The Danish Melting Pot Karen Nielsen Breidahl, Troels Fage Hedegaard, Kristian Kongshøj and Christian Albrekt Larsen, Aalborg University, Denmark Edward Elgar Publishing  •  Cheltenham  •  2021

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Retiring Women: Work and Post-work Transitions

Edward Elgar Publishing  •  Cheltenham  •  2021

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A Research Agenda for Social Wellbeing

A Research Agenda for Social Wellbeing Neil Thin, University of Edinburgh, UK  Edward Elgar Publishing  •  Cheltenham  •  2021

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Global Youth Unemployment

Ross Fergusson and Nicola Yeates, The Open University, UK

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Der diskrete Charme der Moderne. Zeitgenössische Ideologien und ihre Kritik

Stefan Gandler, Der diskrete Charme der Moderne. Zeitgenössische Ideologien und ihre Kritik. Berlin/Münster/Wien/Zürich, Lit-Verlag, Col. Soziologie. Forschung und Wissenschaft, tomo 45, 2020, 186 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-14743-1.

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Bureaucracy, Collegiality and Social Change

Emmanuel Lazega, Sciences Po, CSO-CNRS, IUF, France
Edward Elgar Publishing  •  Cheltenham  •  2020

This insightful book theorizes the contrast between two logics of organization: bureaucracy and collegiality. Based on this theory and employing a new methodology to transform our sociological understanding, Emmanuel Lazega sheds light on complex organizational phenomena that impact markets, political economy, social networks and social stratification.

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Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population

In recent years we may observe increasing interest in the development of social innovation both regarding theory as well as the practice of responding to social problems and challenges. One of the crucial challenges at the beginning of the 21st century is population ageing. Various new and innovative initiatives, programs, schemes, and projects to respond to negative consequences of this demographic process are emerging around the world.

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Between Successful and Unsuccessful Ageing: Selected Aspects and Contexts

We provide to readers the 11th volume of the "Czech-Polish-Slovak Studies in Andragogy and Social Gerontology" series. We are delighted to announce that the presented study is the result of the work of scientists from seven countries: Austria, China, Ghana, Hungary, Japan, Poland, and Russia. This international collection of texts is part of the global discourse on the determinants of adult education and the functioning of people in late adulthood.

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