BODY POLITICS

BODY POLITICS

We are good just the way we are!
Women are supposed to meet a certain beauty ideal, but not be too individual. Those who don’t conform to the ideal, should still love themselves. The pressure on women is as intense as ever, and for centuries now it has been the male view that dictates which type of female body is attractive. Have we learned to ...  read more

price: € 18,00
pages: 224
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00331-8
2021/02/16
PROFIT IS NOT ENOUGH! 21 ECONOMIC MYTHS.

PROFIT IS NOT ENOUGH! 21 ECONOMIC MYTHS.

Debts damage our children’s future. Public authorities have to break even. Basic income is not affordable. Crises come, but they also go again. We hear such theses every day. But are they true? Three renowned economics experts separate the wheat from the chaff and debunk 21 economic myths that have been damaging to all of us for a long time now. ...  read more

price: € 14,00
pages: 224
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00533-6
2021/02/16
WOMEN INVESTING. HOW I LEARNED TO MAKE A FORTUNE.

WOMEN INVESTING. HOW I LEARNED TO MAKE A FORTUNE.

What should women do with their money? How can they increase it? Christiane von Hardenberg, economic journalist and mother of four sons knows that money alone does not make you happy. But it does provide independence – especially to women. She wants to encourage women and given them the tools that they need to take control of their finances the way ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00449-0
2021/02/16
THE MALAISE OF MODERN MOTHERS

THE MALAISE OF MODERN MOTHERS

Breadwinner, businesswoman, Mom I’d like to fuck – nowadays mothers are supposed to be all of the above. It is no wonder that their wellbeing suffers. Time and again, Mareice Kaiser, journalist and herself a mother, realises: being the perfect mother is unachievable and full of contradictions. You can’t do anything right nor do anyone justice.
Of ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00349-3
2021/01/26
FINAL DEPOT HUMAN BEINGS. HOW TOXIC SUBSTANCES ARE POLLUTING OUR HEALTH.

FINAL DEPOT HUMAN BEINGS. HOW TOXIC SUBSTANCES ARE POLLUTING OUR HEALTH.

The underestimated danger: This is a book that will provide clarity and spur people to act! We ingest hundreds of toxic substances each day. They are in our cosmetic products and toys, in furniture, clothes and in our food. In humans, the substances interact. The result: cancer, deformities, damaged genes and a change in hormonal balance. Not much ...  read more

price: € 12,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00192-5
2021/01/26
GREEN POWER – HOW THE GREEN PARTY WANTS TO CHANGE THE COUNTRY

GREEN POWER – HOW THE GREEN PARTY WANTS TO CHANGE THE COUNTRY

In a time when the political landscape is undergoing radical change and the popular parties are disintegrating, the Green Party - of all things - has become stability, reliability and support for the state. Habeck and Baerbock are the stars of the German political landscape and promise to give answers to the mega questions of the 21st century. But ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 224
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00552-7
2021/01/26
IT’S OUR FUTURE – THE YOUNG FEMALE REBELS CHANGING OUR WORLD

IT’S OUR FUTURE – THE YOUNG FEMALE REBELS CHANGING OUR WORLD

Greta Thunberg is not alone: There is now a worldwide movement. Young female rebels are taking to the world stage. They are campaigning for clean drinking water, opposing the gun lobby, mobilising against child marriage and child labour. In order to achieve their goals, they are speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, at the ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 256
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0111-0
2021/01/26
SEX CULTURE

SEX CULTURE

What is sex? Or: Why don't we just let it be?
Above all else, and despite all the enlightenment of the age, sex in the 21st century seems to be a problem. Abuse, MeToo, human trafficking, circumcision, role-playing, body cult... But if sex is a single abyss for modern humans, then why not just let it be? We are the first generation that could ...  read more

price: € 20,00
pages: 256
Rowohlt
ISBN: 978-3-498-00145-2
2020/11/17
THE LOST PATIENT. HOW PROFIT-MAKING IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM IS MAKING US ILL.

THE LOST PATIENT. HOW PROFIT-MAKING IN THE HEALTH SYSTEM IS MAKING US ILL.

Over the last years, hospitals and surgeries have increasingly become commercial enterprises – to the detriment of patients and staff. In this highly topical and explosive book, Umes Arunagirinathan raises the alarm: he outlines the shortcomings in a clear and authentic way, showing what needs to be changed so that patients’ wellbeing – not profit ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 256
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00299-1
2020/10/13
MAN IS NOT CLEVER ENOUGH FOR THIS LIFE

MAN IS NOT CLEVER ENOUGH FOR THIS LIFE

Fear of the bombs, a wartime childhood – this is the beginning of Helmut Lethen’s memories that go on to cover more than seven decades of German history. The shock of being confronted with the holocaust in Resnais’ film ‘Nacht und Nebel’ when he was eighteen. The feeling of liberation when he moved from Bonn to the liberal city of Amsterdam. Then ...  read more

price: € 24,00
pages: 320
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0088-5
2020/10/13
A TIME OF WOLVES: GERMANY AND THE GERMANS 1945 - 1955

A TIME OF WOLVES: GERMANY AND THE GERMANS 1945 - 1955

A dance among the ruins: Harald Jähner’s major new portrait of Germany’s post-war society

Countless former soldiers drift through the towns and cities; countless children grow up without a father. The old order has been destroyed and although the streets seem eerily empty, the traditional annual street carnivals are soon back in full swing, jazz ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 480
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-63304-1
2020/09/15
WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST. THE FAILURE OF THE WESTERN WORLD.

WAR IN THE MIDDLE EAST. THE FAILURE OF THE WESTERN WORLD.

The Middle East has been an area of conflict in world politics for decades. Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Libya and Afghanistan: the countries are as different as their problems, but Ulrich Tilgner points out that the crises there have one thing in common: they emanate into the western world. The key words being migration and terror. Also: the ...  read more

price: € 22,00
pages: 320
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0097-7
2020/09/15
A TIME OF WOLVES. A DECADE IN PICTURES 1945 - 1955

A TIME OF WOLVES. A DECADE IN PICTURES 1945 - 1955

Beauty and horror amid the rubble: the decade between the end of the war and the economic miracle reconstruction offers images that have not been seen in this form before. In their visual strength, they form a panorama of the era, in which horror and joy lie close together. No wonder that cameras were in such high demand on the black market: the ...  read more

price: € 28,00
pages: 208
Rowohlt Berlin
ISBN: 978-3-7371-0101-1
2020/09/15
YOU DECIDE HOW OLD YOU ARE!

YOU DECIDE HOW OLD YOU ARE!

It’s time to change how we think about aging.

Germany is aging quickly. That not only means social, political, and cultural changes, it’s also a deeply personal issue for many. But what does the term “old age” even mean? Does it have to be synonymous with poor health and loneliness? What does research knows about staying young?

In this ...  read more

price: € 10,00
pages: 288
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-63182-5
2020/09/15
THE SECRET OF YOUTH: HOW TO STAY HEALTHY INTO OLD AGE

THE SECRET OF YOUTH: HOW TO STAY HEALTHY INTO OLD AGE

Knowledge works miracles
Sven Voelpel explains what we can do in terms of our physical and mental health in order to prevent the diseases of modern society such as heart attacks, diabetes, respiratory diseases and cancer.
He brings together a set of handy hints on things such as nutrition, physical exercise, sleep and social relationships and tells ...  read more

price: € 16,00
pages: 288
rororo
ISBN: 978-3-499-00193-2
2020/09/15
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