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Voyage at Anchor (Classic Reprint)

Product : Voyage at Anchor (Classic Reprint)
Category : Books>Fiction and Literature
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Description : Voyage at Anchor (Classic Reprint)
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La Conciliation Et l'Arbitrage en Matière de Conflits Collectifs Entre Patrons Et Ouvriers ou Employés:

Product : La Conciliation Et l'Arbitrage en Matière de Conflits Collectifs Entre Patrons Et Ouvriers ou Employés:
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Annales des Mines, ou Recueil de Mémoires sur l'Exploitation des Mines Et sur les Sciences Et les Arts Qui

Product : Annales des Mines, ou Recueil de Mémoires sur l'Exploitation des Mines Et sur les Sciences Et les Arts Qui
Category : Books>Science and Nature
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Vol. 10: Now First Collected and Edited (Classic Reprint)

Product : The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Vol. 10: Now First Collected and Edited (Classic Reprint)
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Dictionnaire Classique Sanscrit-Français: Où Sont Coordonnés, Revisés Et Complétés les Travaux de

Product : Dictionnaire Classique Sanscrit-Français: Où Sont Coordonnés, Revisés Et Complétés les Travaux de
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Litchfield County, Centennial Celebration: Held at Litchfield, Conn., 13th and 14th of August, 1851 (Classic Reprint)

Product : Litchfield County, Centennial Celebration: Held at Litchfield, Conn., 13th and 14th of August, 1851 (Classic Reprint)
Category : Books>Biography and Memoir
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La Reazione Borbonica Nel Regno di Napoli: Episodi dal 1849 al 1860 (Classic Reprint)

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Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims (Classic Reprint)

Product : Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims (Classic Reprint)
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Die Krankheiten der Harnröhre und der Prostata (Classic Reprint)

Product : Die Krankheiten der Harnröhre und der Prostata (Classic Reprint)
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Histoire des Ducs Et des Comtes de Champagne, Vol. 7: Livre des Vassaux du Comté de Champagne Et de Brie, 1172-1222 (Classic

Product : Histoire des Ducs Et des Comtes de Champagne, Vol. 7: Livre des Vassaux du Comté de Champagne Et de Brie, 1172-1222 (Classic
Category : Books>History
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Expériences, Rapports Et Propositions, Instructions Ministérielles Relatives à l'Emploi du Béton

Product : Expériences, Rapports Et Propositions, Instructions Ministérielles Relatives à l'Emploi du Béton
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Incerti Auctoris De Ratione Dicendi Ad C. Herennium Libri IV (M. Tulli Ciceronis Ad Herennium Libri Vi) (Classic Reprint)

Product : Incerti Auctoris De Ratione Dicendi Ad C. Herennium Libri IV (M. Tulli Ciceronis Ad Herennium Libri Vi) (Classic Reprint)
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Martin Salander: Roman (Classic Reprint)

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Miscellaneous Writings of Mrs. Laura M. B. Pease: With an Introduction Containing a Brief Biography of the Author (Classic Reprint

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Compte-Rendu de la Première Session, Paris, 1873, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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IL Nuovo Cimento, 1908, Vol. 16: Organo della Società Italiana di Fisica (Classic Reprint)

Product : IL Nuovo Cimento, 1908, Vol. 16: Organo della Società Italiana di Fisica (Classic Reprint)
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Allemands Et Français: Souvenirs de Campagne; Metz, Sedan, la Loire (Classic Reprint)

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Almanacco Italiano, 1915, Vol. 20: Piccola Enciclopedia Popolare della Vita Pratica e Annuario Diplomatico Amministrativo e Statis

Product : Almanacco Italiano, 1915, Vol. 20: Piccola Enciclopedia Popolare della Vita Pratica e Annuario Diplomatico Amministrativo e Statis
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Annali d'Italia, dal Principio dell'Era Volgare Sino all'Anno 1749, Vol. 18: Tavole Cronologiche ed

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Observations Importantes sur le Manuel des Accouchemens, Vol. 1: Où l'On Trouve Tout ce Qui Est Nécessaire pour

Product : Observations Importantes sur le Manuel des Accouchemens, Vol. 1: Où l'On Trouve Tout ce Qui Est Nécessaire pour
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Description : Observations Importantes sur le Manuel des Accouchemens, Vol. 1: Où l'On Trouve Tout ce Qui Est Nécessaire pour les Opérations Qui les Concernent (Classic Reprint)
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Analyse des Réponses Faites par les Députés de S. G. Mgr. L'Évêque de Montréal en 1867 Et

Product : Analyse des Réponses Faites par les Députés de S. G. Mgr. L'Évêque de Montréal en 1867 Et
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Description : Analyse des Réponses Faites par les Députés de S. G. Mgr. L'Évêque de Montréal en 1867 Et 1868 (Classic Reprint)
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Forstliche Bodenkunde und Standortslehre (Classic Reprint)

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Mathilde, ou la Jalousie: Comédie en Trois Actes Mêlée de Chants (Classic Reprint)

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Journal of the Life, Labours, and Travels of Thomas Shillitoe, Vol. 2 of 2: In the Service of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (Classic

Product : Journal of the Life, Labours, and Travels of Thomas Shillitoe, Vol. 2 of 2: In the Service of the Gospel of Jesus Christ (Classic
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Contribution A l'Étude de l'Embolie Graisseuse (Classic Reprint)

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Des Anévrysmes du Coeur (Classic Reprint)

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Mathematics In The Primary School

Product : Mathematics In The Primary School
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Description : National Curriculum guidelines emphasise knowledge, understanding and skills. The author, an internationally recognised authority, provides teachers with a clear explanation of these principles, and explains the relation between understanding and skills, and describes their application to the teaching of mathematics. The book contains numerous activities to show how mathematics can be learnt in the primary classroom with understanding and enjoyment, including: * formation of mathematical concepts * construction of knowledge * contents and structure of primary mathematics
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Cinema and Spectatorship

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Description : Cinema and Spectatorship is the first book to focus entirely on the history and role of the spectator in contemporary film studies. While 1970s film theory insisted on a distinction betweeen the cinematic subject and film-goers, Judith Mayne suggests that a very real friction between subjects and viewers is in fact central to the study of spectatorship.In the book''s first section Mayne examines three theoretical models of spectatorship: the perceptual, the institutional and the historical, while the second section focuses on case studies which crystallize many of the issues already discussed, concentrating on textual analysis, the `disrupting genre'', `star-gazing'' and finally the audience itself. Case studies incude the place of the spectator in the textual analysis of individual films such as The Picture of Dorian Gray; the construction of Bette Davis'' star persona; fantasies of race and film viewing in Field of Dreams and Ghost; and gay and lesbian audiences as critical audiences. The book provides a very thorough and accessible overview of this complex, fragmented and often controversial area of film theory.
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Travellers' Tales: Narratives of Home and Displacement

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Description : An investigation into the future of travelling in a world where boundaries are shifting and dissolving. Amongst the issues covered are politics and identity, history and narration and the representation of other cultures.
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Education, Knowledge and Truth: Beyond the Postmodern Impasse

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Description : This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational educational planning. This is, however, considered largely untenable by educational philosophers in light of the impact of ''postmodern'' philsophical critiques on the notions of objectivity, truth and authority in our claims for knowledge. This volume fills a major gap in the current literature of educational philosophy by calling for the establishment of a coherent route between rational foundationalism and intellectually promiscuous postmodernism in order to address the point and purpose of contemporary education.
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The Roads of Roman Italy: Mobility and Cultural Change

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Description : The Roads of Roman Italyoffers a complete re-evaluation of both the evidence and the interpretation of Roman land transport. The book utilises archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence for Roman communications, drawing on recent approaches to the human landscape developed by geographers. Among the topics considered are:* the relationship between the road and the human landscape* the administration and maintenance of the road system* the role of roads as imperial monuments* the economics of road construction and urban development.
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Internal Marketing: Directions for Management

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Description : Bringing together contributions from leading writers in the field of service marketing and management, this book represents a much-needed source of current research and conceptual development in internal marketing. Key themes and issues explored include:* the social model of marketing* the human resource management perspective* marketing and service management* quality management* organizational development* corporate identity, image and reputation* corporate communication.Comprising new theoretical and empirical work, this book also features in depth case studies covering a wide range of sector and industry applications.
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Beyond Subculture: Pop, Youth and Identity in a Postcolonial World

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Description : Presenting a new approach to the study of youth culture and popular music, Beyond Subculture re-examines the link between music and subcultures and asks the question; in an ageing world, can pop music still be an automatic metaphor for youth culture? Using case studies and first-hand interviews with consumer and producers including Noel Gallagher and Talvin Singh, Rupa Huq investigates a series of musically-centred global youth cultures including hip-hop, electronic dance music and bhangra. With ?Generation X? becoming an increasingly redundant term, this book will help students redefine their ideas of youth culture and will be an invaluable addition to their studies.
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Creativity in Schools: Tensions and Dilemmas

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Description : Creativity in schools is changing, with greater emphasis being placed on creative skills across the curriculum than ever before. This shift has thrown up some challenging questions which this book tackles head-on in order to better understand the implications of this change and the effects on pedagogy and policy. The questions raised include: What is creative learning? How does it relate to creative teaching? How do we organize the curriculum to nurture creativity? What pedagogical strategies support creativity? How is creative learning different to effective learning? What responsibilities do schools have for stimulating creativity in relation to society, ethics and the wider environment? Laying out the key concepts in the current debate on creativity and placing them in a broader context based on practice, policy and research, this volume sets the agenda for future discussion and suggests practical ways to encourage pupils? creative development in a new and more thoughtful way.
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Learning, Curriculum and Life Politics: The Selected Works of Ivor F. Goodson

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Description : As schooling has become more commodity-based, the place and position of learning and curriculum has been transformed and new perspectives are needed to understand these rapidly changing times. By studying life histories and life politics we can gain insights into the relationship between peoples'' private missions and meanings and their public tasks and targets. For the last thirty years, Ivor Goodson has been researching, thinking and writing about some of the central and enduring issues in education, contributing over forty books and six hundred articles to the field. This single volume brings together twenty of his key pieces for the first time. Ivor Goodson opens with an autobiographical introduction to a range of curriculum studies which pioneered a new way of studying schooling and he contextualises his selection within the development of the field. Chapters in this prestigious book cover: curriculum history and policy classroom pedagogy and strategies for professional development life history, narrative and educational change.
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The Egyptian Revival: Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for Design Motifs in the West

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Description : In this beautifully illustrated and closely argued book, a completely updated and much expanded third edition of his magisterial survey, Curl describes in lively and stimulating prose the numerous revivals of the Egyptian style from Antiquity to the present day. Drawing on a wealth of sources, his pioneering and definitive work analyzes the remarkable and persistent influence of Ancient Egyptian culture on the West.The author deftly develops his argument that the civilization of Ancient Egypt is central, rather than peripheral, to the development of much of Western architecture, art, design, and religion. Curl examines:the persistence of Egyptian motifs in design from Graeco-Roman Antiquity, through the Medieval, Baroque, and Neo-Classical periodsrise of Egyptology in the nineteenth and twentieth-century manifestations of Egyptianisms prompted by the discovery of Tutankhamun¿s tombvarious aspects of Egyptianizing tendencies in the Art Deco style and afterwards.For students of art, architectural and ancient history, and those interested in western European culture generally, this book will be an inspiring and invaluable addition to the available literature.
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Julius Caesar: A Life

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Description : This is a fresh account of Julius Caesar - the brilliant politician and intriguing figure who became sole ruler of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar examines key figures such as Marius, Sulla, Cicero, Mark Antony, Gaius Octavius (emperor Augustus), Calpurnia and Cleopatra, as well as the unnamed warriors who fought for and against him, and politicians who supported and opposed him. Including new translations from classical sources, Antony Kamm sets Caesar?s life against the historical, political and social background of the times and addresses key issues: Did Caesar destroy the Republic? What was the legality of his position and the moral justifications of his actions How good a general was he? What was his relationship with Cleopatra? Why was he assassinated? What happened next? This is Caesar ? the lavish spender, the military strategist, a considerable orator and historical writer, and probably the most influential figure of his time - in all his historical glory. Students of Rome and its figures will find this an enthralling, eye-opening addition to their course reading.
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Public Administration & Public Management: The Principal-Agent Perspective

Product : Public Administration & Public Management: The Principal-Agent Perspective
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : A perspective on the public sector that presents a concise and comprehensive analysis of exactly what it is and how it operates. Governments in any society deliver a large number of services and goods to their populations. To get the job done, they need public management in order to steer resources ? employees, money and laws ? into policy outputs and outcomes. In well-ordered societies the teams who work for the state work under a rule-of-law framework, known as public administration. This book covers the key issues of: the principal-agent framework and the public sector public principals and their agents the economic reasons of government public organization, incentives and rationality in government the essence of public administration: legality and the rule of law public policy criteria: the Cambridge and Chicago positions public teams and private teams public firms public insurance public management policy Public Administration & Public Management is essential reading for those with professional and research interests in public administration and public management.
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Organizational Change and Strategy: An Interlevel Dynamics Approach

Product : Organizational Change and Strategy: An Interlevel Dynamics Approach
Category : Books>Business and Finance
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Description : This cutting-edge text shows how large scale organizational change is in fact a complex iteration of individual, team, interdepartmental and organization processes whereby each continually and systematically influences the others (a topic often neglected by ODC and strategy books). Traditionally, strategy and organization development and change have occupied different worlds; one grounded in the economic and management sciences, the other in the applied behavioural sciences. In this enlightening text, Coghlan and Rashford abridge these two worlds using a framework of organizational levels. In this important text, the authors here clearly demonstrate how such processes are brought together in an interlevel approach. They focus on the involvement of such players as: individuals (CEO, senior managers and others) teams (senior management team, board, other teams) inter-departmental groups (inter-team) the organization (in its external relations). This interdepartmental aspect of most organizations is critical to developing and deploying strategic actions, yet is often never discussed. Exploring both the external and internal discontinuous nature of forces for change, this book guides the reader through the intricacies of this highly complex subject. Expertly combining theory with practice, it will be a valuable book for masters level and advanced undergraduate students, and for all those concerned with strategy and change.
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If China Attacks Taiwan: Military Strategy, Politics and Economics

Product : If China Attacks Taiwan: Military Strategy, Politics and Economics
Category : Books>History
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Description : This is a new analysis of the key issues facing Chinese policy makers in their approach towards Taiwan. This is one of the most tense and potentially explosive relationships in world politics.This book explains succinctly the impetus, the methods and the consequences if China is to use force, a prospect that has become greater following the return of President Chen Shui-bian to power in Taiwan for a second term in 2004.If China Attacks Taiwanshows how in reality there can be no real winner in such an eventuality and how the consequences would be dire not just for Taiwan and China, but East Asia as a whole. Whether China will use force depends ultimately on how its policy making apparatus assess potential US intervention, whether its armed forces can subdue Taiwan and counter US military involvement, as well as on its assessment of the likely consequences. Given the extremely high probability of American involvement this volume appeals to not only scholars and students working on China, its foreign policy and the security and prosperity of East Asia, but also to policy makers and journalists interested in China¿s rise and its defense policy, Taiwan¿s security and development, regional stability as well as US policy toward China and the East Asia region generally. This text is also essential for understanding China¿s efforts to achieve a ¿peaceful rise¿, which requires it to transform itself into a global power not by the actual use of force but by diplomacy backed up by rapidly expanding military power.This book is an excellent resource for all students and scholars of military and security studies, Asian (China/Taiwan) studies and international relations
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The Empire of Security and the Safety of the People

Product : The Empire of Security and the Safety of the People
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : This is an accessible new examination of what ¿security¿ means today, contextualizing the term amongst other key ideas, such as the nation state, diplomacy, war and autonomy.By exploring the many differing conceptions of security, this study clearly explains how the idea of security in world affairs can be understood in relation to other ideas and points of view. It shows how, when standing alone, the word ¿security¿ is meaningless, or just an empty term, when divorced from other ideas distinctive to international life. This essential new volume tackles the key questions in the debate:what norms of sovereignty relate to security?does security necessarily follow from the recognition of identity?what sort of obligations in respect of security attach to power?how far can a political arrangement of empire remedy human insecurity?can trusteeship provide security in a world of legally equal sovereign states?is security the guarantor of freedom?    This book is an excellent resource for students and scholars of security studies and politics and international relations. 
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Foresight: The Art And Science Of Anticipating The Future

Product : Foresight: The Art And Science Of Anticipating The Future
Category : Books>Business and Finance
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Description : Since the early 1990s interest in foresight has undergone one of its periodic resurgences and has led to a rapid growth in formal foresight studies backed by governments and transnational institutions, including many from the United Nations. However, texts that counterbalance in depth practical experience with an exposition and integration of the many theoretical strands that underpin the art and theory of foresight are rare.Foresight: The Art and Science of Anticipating the Futureprovides entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, inventors, scientists, politicians, and many others with a succinct, integrated guide to understanding foresight studies and using them as means for strategy development. The text dispels the belief that anticipations are ''mere guesswork'', and conveys the depth of thought needed, implicitly or explicitly, to understand human foresight.The book examines:The role of foresight and its institutional counterpart in the modern worldThe epistemology underlying foresightThe need to extend foresight activity into wider spheres, including sustainable developmentThe role that foresight plays in planning processes (including scenario planning)Much of the material in the book is based upon the internationally known foresight course at the Manchester Business School''s Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) formerly PREST, which the author developed and directed from1999 to 2003.
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Viewing the Islamic Orient: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century

Product : Viewing the Islamic Orient: British Travel Writers of the Nineteenth Century
Category : Books>History
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Description : The Islamic Orient studies the travel accounts of four British travelers during the nineteenth century. Through a critical analysis of these works, the author examines and questions Edward Said¿s concept of Orientalism and Orientalist discourse: his argument that the orientalist view had such a strong influence on westerners that they invariably perceived the orient through the lens of orientalism. On the contrary, the author argues, no single factor had an overwhelming influence on them. She shows that westerners often struggled with their own conceptions of the orient, and being away for long periods from their homelands, were in fact able to stand between cultures and view them both as insiders and outsiders.The literary devices used to examine these writings are structure, characterization, satire, landscape description, and word choice, as also the social and political milieu of the writers. The major influences in the author¿s analysis are Said, Foucault, Abdel-Malek and Marie Louise Pratt.
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Colonialism and Genocide

Product : Colonialism and Genocide
Category : Books>History
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Description : Previously published as a special issue of Patterns of Prejudice, this is the first book to link colonialism and genocide in a systematic way in the context of world history. It fills a significant gap in the current understanding on genocide and the Holocaust, which sees them overwhelmingly as twentieth century phenomena. This book publishes Lemkin?s account of the genocide of the Aboriginal Tasmanians for the first time and chapters cover: the exterminatory rhetoric of racist discourses before the ?scientific racism? of the mid-nineteenth century Charles Darwin?s preoccupation with the extinction of peoples in the face of European colonialism, a reconstruction of a virtually unknown case of ?subaltern genocide? global perspective on the links between modernity and the Holocaust Social theorists and historians alike will find this a must-read.
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Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyond

Product : Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyond
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : Within a context of rapid growth and diversification in higher degree research programs, there is increasing pressure for the results of doctoral research to be made public. Doctoral students are now being encouraged to publish not only after completion of the doctorate, but also during, and even as part of their research program. For many this is a new and challenging feature of their experience of doctoral education.Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyondis a timely and informative collection of practical and theorised examples of innovative pedagogies that encourage doctoral student publishing. The authors give detailed accounts of their own pedagogical practices so that others may build on their experiences, including: a program of doctoral degree by publication; mentoring strategies to support student publishing; innovations within existing programs, including embedded publication pedagogies; co-editing a special issue of a scholarly journal with students; ¿publication brokering¿, and writing groups and writing retreats.With contributions from global leading experts, this vital new book:explores broader issues pertaining to journal publication and the impacts on scholarly research and writing practices for students, supervisors and the academic publishing communitytakes up particular pedagogical problems and strategies, including curriculum and supervisory responses arising from the ¿push to publish¿documents explicit experiences and practical strategies that foster writing-for-publication during doctoral candidature.Publishing Pedagogies for the Doctorate and Beyondexplores the challenges and rewards of supporting doctoral publishing and provides new ways to increase research publication outputs in a pedagogically sound way. It will be a valued resource for supervisors and their doctoral students, as well as for program coordinators and managers, academic developers, learning advisors, and others involved in doctoral education.
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Constructive Communication

Product : Constructive Communication
Category : Books>Science and Nature
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Description : Richard Ellis is a consultant in communications and the successful author of ''Communication for Engineers''. In each chapter he highlights key points and situations, and provides exercises to consolidate what has already been learnt. The book ends with a ''toolbox'' of useful information on subjects such as writing letters, spelling, punctuation, using abbreviations, studying for exams, using libraries and training. Written in clear, informative English, with the emphasis on the practical, this book is essential reading for both students and professionals in the construction industry.
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The Politics of Culture: Around the Work of Naoki Sakai

Product : The Politics of Culture: Around the Work of Naoki Sakai
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : Naoki Sakai is an important and prominent thinker in Asian and cultural studies and his work continues to make itself felt across a broad range of both national and disciplinary borders. Originally finding a home in the otherwise circumscribed field of Japan Studies, Sakai¿s writings have succeeded in large part in destabilizing that home, exposing the fragility of its boundaries to an outside that threatens constantly to overwhelm it.Bringing together an expert team of contributors from North America, Europe and Russia, this volume takes the groundbreaking work of Naoki Sakai as its starting point and broadens the scope of Cultural Studies to bridge across philosophy and critical theory. At the same time it explicitly problematizes the putative divide between Asian and Western research objects and methodologies, and the link between culture and the nation.The Politics of Culturewill appeal to upper level undergraduates and graduates in Asian studies, cultural studies, comparative literature and philosophy.
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Buddhism in Australia: Traditions in Change

Product : Buddhism in Australia: Traditions in Change
Category : Books>Religion and Spirituality
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Description : The number of Buddhists in Australia has grown dramatically in recent years. In 2006, Buddhists accounted for 2.1 per cent of Australia''s population, almost doubling the 1996 figures, and making it the fastest growing religion in the country. This book analyses the arrival and localisation of Buddhism in Australia in the context of the globalisation of Buddhism.Australia''s close geographical proximity to Asia has encouraged an intense flow of people, ideas, practices and commodities from its neighbouring countries, while at the same time allowing the development of the religion to be somewhat different to its growth in other Western countries. The book seeks to explore the Buddhist experience in Australia, looking at the similarities and particularities of this experience in relation to other Western countries.The inception of Buddhism in Australia is investigated, and a voice is provided to people on the ground who have been fundamental in making this process possible. For the first time, academic analysis and practitioners'' experience are juxtaposed to show the adaptations and challenges of Buddhism in Australia from above and below. This book is a unique and valuable contribution to the study of Buddhism in the West, globalization of religion, and studies in Asian Religion.
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A Life Adrift: Soeda Azembo, Popular Song And Modern Mass Culture In Japan

Product : A Life Adrift: Soeda Azembo, Popular Song And Modern Mass Culture In Japan
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : A Life Adrift, the memoir of balladeer-political activist Soeda Azembo (1872-1944), chronicles his life as one of Japan?s first modern mass entertainers and imparts an understanding of how ordinary people experienced and accommodated the tumult of life in prewar Japan. Azembo created enka songs sung by tenant farmers in rural hinterlands and factory hands in Tokyo and Osaka. Although his work is still largely unknown outside Japan, his poems and lyrics were so well known at his career?s peak that a single verse served as shorthand expressing popular attitudes about political corruption, sex scandals, spiralling prices, war, and love of motherland. As these categories attest, he embedded in his songs contemporary views on class conflict, gender relations, and racial attitudes toward international rivals. Ordinary people valued Azembo?s music because it was of them and for them. They also appreciated it for being distinctively modern and home-grown, qualities rare among the cultural innovations that flooded into Japan from the mid-nineteenth century. A Life Adrift stands out as the only memoir of its kind, one written first-hand by a leader in the world of enka singing.
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Political Frontiers, Ethnic Boundaries And Human Geographies In Chinese History

Product : Political Frontiers, Ethnic Boundaries And Human Geographies In Chinese History
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : Boundaries - demanding physical space, enclosing political entities, and distinguishing social or ethnic groups - constitute an essential aspect of historical investigation. It is especially with regard to disciplinary pluralism and historical breadth that this book most clearly departs and distinguishes itself from other works on Chinese boundaries and ethnicity. In addition to history, the disciplines represented in this book include anthropology (particularly ethnography), religion, art history, and literary studies. Each of the authors focuses on a distinct period, beginning with the Zhou dynasty (c. 1100 BCE) and ending with the early centuries after the Manchu conquest (c. CE 1800) - resulting in a chronological sweep of nearly three millennia.
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National Income And Social Accounting

Product : National Income And Social Accounting
Category : Books>Business and Finance
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Description : ''A very useful introduction to the techniques of social accounting'' Bankers'' Magazine. ''Remarkable feat of compression and expositionit will surely remain for a long time the best summary of macro-accounting techniques'' Accounting Research. This volume covers developments both in the scope and content of official economic statistics of national income and expenditure and in their use for short-term and long-term economic planning.
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Political Arithmetic: A Symposium Of Population Studies

Product : Political Arithmetic: A Symposium Of Population Studies
Category : Books>Business and Finance
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Description : Encompassing the areas of economics, sociology, social biology and genetics, and drawing on studies from the UK and Australia, this volume charts and analyses the factors affecting population growth. Chapters include:* The international decline in fertility* The changing structure of the family* Educational opportunities* Concepts of race.
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The Doctrine Of Signatures: A Defence Of Theory In Medicine

Product : The Doctrine Of Signatures: A Defence Of Theory In Medicine
Category : Books>Religion and Spirituality
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Description : First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Mistresses Of The Transient Hearth: American Army Officers' Wives And Material Culture, 1840-1880

Product : Mistresses Of The Transient Hearth: American Army Officers' Wives And Material Culture, 1840-1880
Category : Books>History
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Description : This book explores the ways in which mid-19th Century American army officers'' wives used material culture to confirm their status as middle-class women.
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Vygotsky At Work And Play

Product : Vygotsky At Work And Play
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : Vygotsky at Work and Playrelates the discoveries and insights of Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky to ordinary people and their communities. The author¿working with her intellectual partner Fred Newman¿has advanced a unique performance-based methodology of development and learning that draws upon a fresh and in some ways unconventional reading of Vygotsky. In this book, Holzman shows this methodology at work in key learning environments: psychotherapy, classrooms, out-of-school youth programs, and the workplace. The book vividly describes Vygotskian-inspired programs involving thousands of people from a wide range of cultural backgrounds, ages and occupations. Interwoven in each chapter are discussions of Vygotsky¿s understandings of play, speaking, thinking, the zone of proximal development, the individual and the group. Holzman brings practice and theory together to provide a way forward for those who wish to liberate human development and learning from the confines of the social scientific paradigm, the institutional location of educational and psychological research, and the practices that derive from them.Vygotsky at Work and Playpresents a challenge to the underlying distinctions and boundaries of psychology, most significantly to the presumption of a cognitive-emotive divide, the notion of fixed identity, the privileging of the individual over the group, and the instrumental nature of play and performance.The book is essential reading for researchers and professionals in educational and developmental psychology, psychotherapy, cultural historical activity, social science, performance studies and education.
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Sexual Violence And The Law In Japan

Product : Sexual Violence And The Law In Japan
Category : Books>History
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Description : This book provides a detailed examination of judicial decision-making in Japanese cases involving sexual violence. It describes the culture of ''eroticised violence'' in Japan, which sees the feminine body as culpable and the legal system which encourages homogeneity and conformity in decision-making and shows how the legal constraints confronting women claiming sexual assaults are enormous. It includes analysis of specific case studies and a discussion of recent moves to address the problem.
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The Sharia State: Arab Spring And Democratization

Product : The Sharia State: Arab Spring And Democratization
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : Set against the backdrop of the Arab Spring,The Sharia Stateexamines the Islamist concept of political order. This order is based on a new interpretation of sharia and has been dubbed the Islamic state by Islamists. The concept of the Islamic state, has been elevated to a political agenda and it is this agenda that is examined here.In contrast to the prevailing view which sees the Arab Spring as a revolution, this book argues that the phenomenon has been neither a Spring, nor a revolution. The term ''Arab Spring,'' connotes a just rebellion that led to toppling dictators and authoritarian rulers, yet inThe Sharia State,Bassam Tibi challenges the unchecked assumption that the seizure of leadership by Islamists is a part of the democratization of the Middle East.Providing a new perspective on the relationship between the Arab Spring and democratization, this book is an essential read for students and scholars of Middle Eastern Studies, Islamic Studies and Politics. 
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States Of War Since 9/11: Terrorism, Sovereignty And The War On Terror

Product : States Of War Since 9/11: Terrorism, Sovereignty And The War On Terror
Category : Books
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Description : This multidisciplinary edited volume explores how the spread of the ''War on Terror'' has entwined matters of state sovereignty and states of war into mutually affecting relations. Pre-emptive attacks on terrorist groups in ?rogue? states, ?outsourcing? of state militancy and the mutable state of armed conflict required to wage a ?hybrid war? have increasingly been issues for the War on Terror. Moreover, such measures have seen the spread of this war to countries such as Israel, Russia, Ethiopia, and Uganda, all of whom have justified their own attacks in other nation-states as a war of ?self-defence? against terrorism. States of War since 9/11 offers a timely, innovative analysis of how the War on Terror has taken on different modes of militancy and militarisation in spreading to different nation-states and regions. Featuring a multidisciplinary line-up of eminent contributors, the book ranges in reference from the early stages of the war up to France?s 2013 intervention in Mali. Part One examines the various modes of war and militarisation that have been employed in particular nation-states, including Afghanistan, Russia and Chechnya, and Israel and Palestine. Part Two examines how the war?s innovations have more generally involved ?just war theory?, biopolitics and sovereignty, networked battlespace, new military urbanism, citizenship, homeland security and surveillance. Overall, this book offers a fresh insight into how states have attempted to secure their own bounds by extending the boundaries of war itself. This book will be of much interest to students of critical terrorism studies, foreign policy and IR in general.
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Creating Meaningful Inquiry In Inclusive Classrooms: Practitioners' Stories Of Research

Product : Creating Meaningful Inquiry In Inclusive Classrooms: Practitioners' Stories Of Research
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : In recent years, the concept of teachers as researchers in both special and mainstream school settings has become part of our everyday language. Whilst many educational practitioners will see the need for research within their setting, many may not be familiar with the technical elements they believe are required. Creating Meaningful Inquiry in Inclusive Classrooms shows how practitioners can engage in a wide range of educational research and explores its value to the practice of teaching and learning. It introduces the Accessible Research Cycle (ARC), an understandable and meaningful framework for classroom and school-based inquiry for educators. This supports practitioner inquiry and validates the role of the practitioner as both practitioner and researcher. The book offers guidance to practitioners on how to use the ARC using familiar language with accompanying illustrative examples from inquiry carried out in special educational settings. It promotes meaningful participation within the inquiry process for all students. As the learner population in all schools is changing and becoming more complex, the role of practitioners in exploring evidence-based educational solutions to meet the educational entitlement of children is essential. In supporting a research informed profession within education, this book will empower practitioners to become the agents of change, helping them to become reflective, strategic, investigative and inquiring practitioners.
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Children And The Environment In An Australian Indigenous Community: A Psychological Approach

Product : Children And The Environment In An Australian Indigenous Community: A Psychological Approach
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : Aboriginal children represent one of the fastest growing population segments in Australia, yet the lives of Aboriginal children in their environment has rarely been subjected to systematic and in-depth study. In this book, Angela Kreutz considers the relationship between the environment, attachment and development in indigenous children, examining theoretical constructs and conceptual models by empirically road testing these ideas within a distinct cultural community.? The book presents the first empirical study on Australian Aboriginal children?s lives from within the field of child-environment studies, employing an environmental psychology perspective, combined with architectural and anthropological understandings. Chapters offer valuable insights into participatory planning and design solutions concerning Aboriginal children in their distinct community environment, and the cross-cultural character of the case study illuminates the commonalities of child development, as well as recognising the uniqueness that stems from specific histories in specific places. Children and the Environment in an Australian Indigenous Community makes significant theoretical, methodological and practical contributions to the international cross disciplinary field of child-environment studies. It will be of key interest to researchers from the fields of environmental, ecological, developmental and social psychology, as well as anthropologists, sociologists, and those studying the environment and planning. ?
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Education And The Politics Of Becoming

Product : Education And The Politics Of Becoming
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : This collection examines education in the light of a politics of becoming. It takes a non-hierarchical transdisciplinary approach, challenging the macropolitics of pre-established governmental and economic agendas for education. Drawing on the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari, the contributors consider questions such as how education might engage a politics of becoming, and how education and becoming function in a society of control. Since Deleuze and Guattari contend that a society is defined by its becomings, its transformations, this collection asks how education, itself a process in becoming, may contribute collective creations to a society in continual flux. The chapters bring theory and praxis together, deploying power, affect, cartography, space, relationality, assemblage and multiple literacies in order to experiment with music, art, language, teacher education, curriculum and policy studies. This collection is an innovative resource, creating an encounter with the macropolitics of education, and altering teaching, learning, evaluation and curriculum. This book was originally published as a special issue of Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.
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Mycenaean Greece (routledge Revivals)

Product : Mycenaean Greece (routledge Revivals)
Category : Books>History
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Description : Mycenaean Greece, first published in 1976, investigates from an historical point of view some of the crucial periods in the Greek Bronze Age. The principal subject is the so-called ?Mycenaean? culture which arose during the sixteenth century BC, as assimilation of the previous ?Helladic? culture of mainland Greece with some of the developments of Minoan Crete. Many of the material aspects of the Mycenaean civilisation are examined, as are the extent of Mycenaean expansion overseas and the eventual destruction of Mycenaean sites which marked the end of their civilisation. The author also considers the evidence relating to the religious beliefs of the Mycenaeans and their social, political and economic organisations, and he relates the Mycenaean culture to the later civilisation of Archaic and Classical Greece. There is an Appendix containing a list of Mycenaean sites, with reference to excavation reports, and a full bibliography.
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Hitler: Study Of A Revolutionary?

Product : Hitler: Study Of A Revolutionary?
Category : Books>History
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Description : Adolf Hitler is perceived to be the most evil political leader of twentieth-century Europe. By presenting a critical selection of primary source material this book examines Hitler''s background and involvement in the rise of National Socialism, the government of the Third Reich, leadership of the Second World War in Germany and his psychology, to discuss Hitler''s credentials as a revolutionary.This volume includes examination of:* the general characteristics of revolutions and revolutionaries* Hitler as agitator, dictator, deceiver and warlord* Hitler''s architectural and artistic ambitions* Hitler''s mind and personality.Hitlerinvestigates what it was that motivated this national leader to commit such monstrosities which still cast a shadow over Europe today.
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Freedom And Growth: The Rise Of States And Markets In Europe, 1300-1750

Product : Freedom And Growth: The Rise Of States And Markets In Europe, 1300-1750
Category : Books>Business and Finance
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Description : In discussions on European pre-modern economic growth, the role of individual freedom and of the state has loomed large. This book examines whether different kinds of ''freedoms'' (absolutist, parliamentary and republican) caused different economic outcomes, and shows the effect of different political regimes on long term development. It thus offers new answers to debates on the transition from feudalism to capitalism and on the causes of pre-industrial growth and divergence.
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The Psychology Of Conservatism (routledge Revivals)

Product : The Psychology Of Conservatism (routledge Revivals)
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The book focuses on the origins and dynamics of a major factor called liberalism ? conservatism which is found to account for much of the variance in attitudes amongst different people. Contributors review previous studies relating to personality and attitude before engaging in new studies and proposing their own theories to explain the conservative attitude. The book introduces provocative theoretical ideas and provides a valuable examination of an important psychological and social attitude syndrome. This book will be of interest to researchers in personality and social psychology, sociology and political science and education.
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Japan's New Left Movements: Legacies For Civil Society

Product : Japan's New Left Movements: Legacies For Civil Society
Category : Books>History
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Description : The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident that followed the March 2011 tsunami and earthquake in Japan shocked the world. In the wake the of the disaster, questions were asked as to why Japanese antinuclear movements were not able to prevent those with vested interests, such as businesses, bureaucrats, the media and academics, from facilitating nuclear energy policies? Taking this question as its starting point, this book looks more widely at the development and powerlessness of Japanese civil society, and seeks to untangle this intersection between social movements and civil society in postwar Japan.Central to this book are the Japanese New Left movements that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, and the impact they have had on civil society and politics. By focusing on a key idea that a wide range of new leftists shared ¿ the self-revolution in ¿everydayness¿ ¿ Takemasa Ando shows how these groups did not seek immediate change in the realms of politics and legislation, but rather, it was believed that personal transformation would lead to broader social and political change. By reconsidering the relationship between Japanese New Left movements of the 1960s and later social movements, this book crucially connects the constructive and disruptive legacies of the movements, and in doing so provides valuable insights into the powerlessness that plagues Japanese civil society today.Presenting a comprehensive picture of the New Left movements and their legacies in Japan, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars working in the fields of Japanese politics, Japanese history, and Japanese culture and society.
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A Fresh Look At Islam In A Multi-faith World: A Philosophy For Success Through Education

Product : A Fresh Look At Islam In A Multi-faith World: A Philosophy For Success Through Education
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : ***WINNER: Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize, International Association of Critical Realism.*** A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of post-modernity and to transcend the hiatuses and obstacles that they face in their interaction and relationships with non-Muslims and visa-versa. It argues that the philosophy of critical realism in its original, dialectical and metaReal moments so fittingly ?underlabours? (Bhaskar, 1975) for the contemporary interpretation, clarification and conceptual deepening of Islamic doctrine, practice and education as to suggest a distinctive branch of critical realist philosophy, specifically suited for this purpose. This approach is called Islamic Critical Realism. The book proceeds to explain how this Islamic Critical Realist approach can serve the interpretation of the consensual elements of Islamic doctrine, such as the six elements of Islamic belief and the five ?pillars? of Islamic practice, so that these essential features of the Muslim way of life can help Muslim young people to contribute positively to life in multi-faith liberal democracies in a globalising world. Finally, the book shows how this Islamic Critical Realist approach can be brought to bear in humanities classrooms by history, religious education and citizenship teachers to help Muslim young people engage informatively and transformatively with themselves and others in multi-faith contexts.
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Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994

Product : Politics By Other Means: Law in the Struggle Against Apartheid, 1980-1994
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : Politics by Other Meansexplores the fundamental question of how law can constrain political power by offering a pathbreaking account of the triumphant final decade of the struggle against apartheid.Richard Abel presents case studies of ten major legal campaigns including: challenges to pass laws; black trade union demands for recognition; state terror; censorship; resistance to the independent homelands; and treason trials.
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Emotional Rescue: The Theory and Practice of a Feminist Father

Product : Emotional Rescue: The Theory and Practice of a Feminist Father
Category : Books>Religion and Spirituality
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Description : Weaving personal narrative with a synthesis of feminist mothering theory and psychoanalytic theories of narcissism, Isaac D. Balbus describes his effort to share in the care of his daughter during her first four years.
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Local Babies, Global Science: Gender, Religion and in Vitro Fertilization in Egypt

Product : Local Babies, Global Science: Gender, Religion and in Vitro Fertilization in Egypt
Category : Books
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Description : In the late 1990s, Egypt experienced a boom period in in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology and now boasts more IVF clinics than neighboring Israel. In this book, Marcia Inhorn writes of her fieldwork among affluent, elite couples who sought in vitro fertilization in Egypt, a country which is not only at the forefront of IVF technology in the Middle East, but also a center of Islamic education in the region. Inhorn examines the gender, scientific, religious and cultural ramifications of the transfer of IVF technology from Euro-American points of origin to Egypt - showing how cultural ideas reshape the use of this technology and in turn, how the technology is reshaping cultural ideas in Egypt.
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City of Flows: Modernity, Nature, and the City

Product : City of Flows: Modernity, Nature, and the City
Category : Books
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Description : Typically, cities and nature are perceived as geographic opposites, cities being manufactured social creations, and nature being outside of human construction. Through a historical geography of water in the modern city, Kaika shows that this is not the case. Rather, nature and the modern city are fully intertwined, with cities integrating nature at every level of activity. While her empirical focus is on Athens, she discusses other major cities in the West, including London and New York.
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Common Lands, Common People: The Origins of Conservation in Northern New England

Product : Common Lands, Common People: The Origins of Conservation in Northern New England
Category : Books
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Description : In this innovative study of the rise of the conservation ethic in northern New England, Richard Judd shows that the movement that eventually took hold throughout America had its roots among the communitarian ethic of countrypeople rather than among urban intellectuals or politicians. Drawing on agricultural journals and archival sources such as legislative petitions, Judd demonstrates that debates over access to and use of forests and water, though couched in utilitarian terms, drew their strength and conviction from deeply held popular notions of properly ordered landscapes and common rights to nature.Unlike earlier attempts to describe the conservation movement in its historical context, which have often assumed a crude dualism in attitudes toward nature--democracy versus monopoly, amateur versus professional, utilitarian versus aesthete--this study reveals a complex set of motives and inspirations behind the mid-nineteenth-century drive to conserve natural resources. Judd suggests that a more complex set of contending and complementary social forces was at work, including traditional folk values, an emerging science of resource management, and constantly shifting class interests.Common Lands, Common People tells us that ordinary people, struggling to define and redefine the morality of land and resource use, contributed immensely to America''s conservation legacy.
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Momentous Events, Vivid Memories

Product : Momentous Events, Vivid Memories
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : The bombing of Pearl Harbor, the assassination of President Kennedy, the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger: every generation has unforgettable events, the shared memory of which can create fleeting intimacy among strangers. These public memories, combined with poignant personal moments--the first day of college, a baseball game with one''s father, praise from a mentor--are the critical shaping events of individual lives.Although experimental memory studies have long been part of empirical psychology, and psychotherapy has focused on repressed or traumatizing memories, relatively little attention has been paid to the inspiring, touching, amusing, or revealing moments that highlight most lives. What makes something unforgettable? How do we learn to share the significance of memories?David Pillemer''s research, brought together in this gracefully written book, extends the current study of narrative and specific memory. Drawing on a variety of evidence and methods--cognitive and developmental psychology, cross-cultural study, psychotherapy case studies, autobiographies and diaries--Pillemer elaborates on five themes: the function of memory; how children learn to construct and share personal memories; memory as a complex interactive system of image, emotion, and narrative; individual and group differences in memory function and performance; and how unique events linger in memory and influence lives. A provocative last chapter, full of striking examples, considers potential variations in memory across gender, culture, and personality. Momentous Events, Vivid Memories is itself a compelling and memorable book.
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Presenting the Past: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Misremembering

Product : Presenting the Past: Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Misremembering
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : Psychology is the dogma of our age; psychotherapy is our means of self-understanding; and repressed memory is now a universally familiar form of trauma. Jeffrey Prager, who is both a sociologist and a psychoanalyst, explores the degree to which we manifest the clichés of our culture in our most private recollections. At the core of Presenting the Past is the dramatic and troubling case of a woman who during the course of her analysis began to recall scenes of her own childhood sexual abuse. Later the patient came to believe that the trauma she remembered as a physical violation might have been an emotional violation and that she had composed a memory out of present and past relationships. But what was accurate and true? And what evidence could be persuasive and valuable? Could the analyst trust either her convictions or his own? Using this case and others, Prager explores the nature of memory and its relation to the interpersonal, therapeutic, and cultural worlds in which remembering occurs.Synthesizing research from social science, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, and cognitive psychology, Prager uses clinical examples to argue more generally that our memories are never simple records of events, but constantly evolving constructions, affected by contemporary culture as well as by our own private lives. He demonstrates the need that sociology has for the insights of psychoanalysis, and the need that psychoanalysis has for the insights of sociology.
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Contested Commodities

Product : Contested Commodities
Category : Books>Business and Finance>Economics>Theory of Economics
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Description : Not only are there willing buyers for body parts or babies, Radin observes, but some desperately poor people would be willing sellers, while better-off people find such trades abhorrent. Radin observes that many such areas of contested commodification reflect a persistent dilemma in liberal society: we value freedom of choice and simultaneously believe that choices ought to be restricted to protect the integrity of what it means to be a person. She views this tension as primarily the result of underlying social and economic inequality, which need not reflect an irreconcilable conflict in the premises of liberal democracy.As a philosophical pragmatist, the author therefore argues for a conception of incomplete commodification, in which some contested things can be bought and sold, but only under carefully regulated circumstances. Such a regulatory regime both symbolizes the importance of nonmarket value to personhood and aspires to ameliorate the underlying conditions of inequality.
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Abolitionists Abroad: American Blacks and the Making of Modern West Africa

Product : Abolitionists Abroad: American Blacks and the Making of Modern West Africa
Category : Books>History
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Description : In 1792, nearly 1,200 freed American slaves crossed the Atlantic and established themselves in Freetown, West Africa, a community dedicated to anti-slavery and opposed to the African chieftain hierarchy that was tied to slavery. Thus began an unprecedented movement with critical long-term effects on the evolution of social, religious, and political institutions in modern Africa.Lamin Sanneh''s engrossing book narrates the story of freed slaves who led efforts to abolish the slave trade by attacking its base operation: the capture and sale of people by African chiefs. Sanneh''s protagonists set out to establish in West Africa colonies founded on equal rights and opportunity for personal enterprise, communities that would be havens for ex-slaves and an example to the rest of Africa. Among the most striking of these leaders is the Nigerian Samuel Ajayi Crowther, a recaptured slave who joined a colony in Sierra Leone and subsequently established satellite communities in Nigeria. The ex-slave repatriates brought with them an evangelical Christianity that encouraged individual spirituality--a revolutionary vision in a land where European missionaries had long assumed they could Christianize the whole society by converting chiefs and rulers.Tracking this potent African American anti-slavery and democratizing movement through the nineteenth century, Lamin Sanneh draws a clear picture of the religious grounding of its conflict with the traditional chieftain authorities. His study recounts a crucial development in the history of West Africa.
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Minding the Law

Product : Minding the Law
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : In this remarkable collaboration, one of the nation''s leading civil rights lawyers joins forces with one of the world''s foremost cultural psychologists to put American constitutional law into an American cultural context. By close readings of key Supreme Court opinions, they show how storytelling tactics and deeply rooted mythic structures shape the Court''s decisions about race, family law, and the death penalty.Minding the Law explores crucial psychological processes involved in the work of lawyers and judges: deciding whether particular cases fit within a legal rule (categorizing), telling stories to justify one''s claims or undercut those of an adversary (narrative), and tailoring one''s language to be persuasive without appearing partisan (rhetorics). Because these processes are not unique to the law, courts'' decisions cannot rest solely upon legal logic but must also depend vitally upon the underlying culture''s storehouse of familiar tales of heroes and villains.But a culture''s stock of stories is not changeless. Amsterdam and Bruner argue that culture itself is a dialectic constantly in progress, a conflict between the established canon and newly imagined possible worlds. They illustrate the swings of this dialectic by a masterly analysis of the Supreme Court''s race-discrimination decisions during the past century.A passionate plea for heightened consciousness about the way law is practiced and made, Minding the Law will be welcomed by a new generation concerned with renewing law''s commitment to a humane justice.
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Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality

Product : Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality
Category : Books>Social and Cultural Studies
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Description : From the time the first tracks were laid in the early nineteenth century, the railroad has occupied a crucial place in America''s historical imagination. Now, for the first time, Eric Arnesen gives us an untold piece of that vital American institution—the story of African Americans on the railroad. African Americans have been a part of the railroad from its inception, but today they are largely remembered as Pullman porters and track layers. The real history is far richer, a tale of endless struggle, perseverance, and partial victory. In a sweeping narrative, Arnesen re-creates the heroic efforts by black locomotive firemen, brakemen, porters, dining car waiters, and redcaps to fight a pervasive system of racism and job discrimination fostered by their employers, white co-workers, and the unions that legally represented them even while barring them from membership. Decades before the rise of the modern civil rights movement in the mid-1950s, black railroaders forged their own brand of civil rights activism, organizing their own associations, challenging white trade unions, and pursuing legal redress through state and federal courts. In recapturing black railroaders'' voices, aspirations, and challenges, Arnesen helps to recast the history of black protest and American labor in the twentieth century.
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In Mrs. Tully's Room: A Childcare Portrait

Product : In Mrs. Tully's Room: A Childcare Portrait
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : In Mrs. Tully''s Room makes a quiet but powerful case for the pedagogical skill and psychological insight that childcare providers—so often underpaid and undervalued—can bring to their work. It also emphasizes how warm, quasi-familial, even mentoring relationships can develop between childcare providers and their preschool families.
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By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans

Product : By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans
Category : Books>History
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Description : On February 19, 1942, following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and Japanese Army successes in the Pacific, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a fateful order. In the name of security, Executive Order 9066 allowed for the summary removal of Japanese aliens and American citizens of Japanese descent from their West Coast homes and their incarceration under guard in camps. Amid the numerous histories and memoirs devoted to this shameful event, FDR''s contributions have been seen as negligible. Now, using Roosevelt''s own writings, his advisors'' letters and diaries, and internal government documents, Greg Robinson reveals the president''s central role in making and implementing the internment and examines not only what the president did but why. Robinson traces FDR''s outlook back to his formative years, and to the early twentieth century''s racialist view of ethnic Japanese in America as immutably foreign and threatening. These prejudicial sentiments, along with his constitutional philosophy and leadership style, contributed to Roosevelt''s approval of the unprecedented mistreatment of American citizens. His hands-on participation and interventions were critical in determining the nature, duration, and consequences of the administration''s internment policy.By Order of the President attempts to explain how a great humanitarian leader and his advisors, who were fighting a war to preserve democracy, could have implemented such a profoundly unjust and undemocratic policy toward their own people. It reminds us of the power of a president''s beliefs to influence and determine public policy and of the need for citizen vigilance to protect the rights of all against potential abuses.
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The Petrine Revolution in Russian Culture

Product : The Petrine Revolution in Russian Culture
Category : Books>History
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Description : The reforms initiated by Peter the Great transformed Russia not only into a European power, but into a European culture--a shift, argues James Cracraft, that was nothing less than revolutionary. The author of seminal works on visual culture in the Petrine era, Cracraft now turns his attention to the changes that occurred in Russian verbal culture.The forceful institutionalization of the tsar''s reforms--the establishment of a navy, modernization of the army, restructuring of the government, introduction of new arts and sciences--had an enormous impact on language. Cracraft details the transmission to Russia of contemporary European naval, military, bureaucratic, legal, scientific, and literary norms and their corresponding lexical and other linguistic effects. This crucial first stage in the development of a modern verbal culture in Russia saw the translation and publication of a wholly unprecedented number of textbooks and treatises; the establishment of new printing presses and the introduction of a new alphabet; the compilation, for the first time, of grammars and dictionaries of Russian; and the initial standardization, in consequence, of the modern Russian literary language. Peter''s creation of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences, the chief agency advancing these reforms, is also highlighted.In the conclusion to his masterwork, Cracraft deftly pulls together the Petrine reforms in verbal and visual culture to portray a revolution that would have dramatic consequences for Russia, and for the world.
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Brahms and the German Spirit

Product : Brahms and the German Spirit
Category : Books>Entertainment
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Description : The music of Johannes Brahms is deeply colored, Daniel Beller-McKenna shows, by nineteenth-century German nationalism and by Lutheran religion. Focusing on the composer''s choral works, the author offers new insight on the cultural grounding for Brahms''s music.Music historians have been reluctant to address Brahms''s Germanness, wary perhaps of fascist implications. Beller-McKenna counters this tendency; by giving an account of the intertwining of nationalism, politics, and religion that underlies major works, he restores Brahms to his place in nineteenth-century German culture. The author explores Brahms''s interest in the folk element in old church music; the intense national pride expressed in works such as the Triumphlied; the ways Luther''s Bible and Lutheranism are reflected in Brahms''s music; and the composer''s ideas about nation building. The final chapter looks at Brahms''s nationalistic image as employed by the National Socialists, 1933-1945, and as witnessed earlier in the century (including the complication of rumors that Brahms was Jewish).In comparison to the overtly nationalist element in Wagner''s music, the German elements in Brahms''s style have been easy to overlook. This nuanced study uncovers those nationalistic elements, enriching our understanding both of Brahms''s art and of German culture.
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The Dynamic Dance: Nonvocal Communication in African Great Apes

Product : The Dynamic Dance: Nonvocal Communication in African Great Apes
Category : Books>Science and Nature
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Description : Mother and infant negotiate over food; two high-status males jockey for power; female kin band together to get their way. It happens among humans and it happens among our closest living relatives in the animal kingdom, the great apes of Africa. In this eye-opening book, we see precisely how such events unfold in chimpanzees, bonobos, and gorillas: through a spontaneous, mutually choreographed dance of actions, gestures, and vocalizations in which social partners create meaning and come to understand each other. Using dynamic systems theory, an approach employed to study human communication, Barbara King is able to demonstrate the genuine complexity of apes'' social communication, and the extent to which their interactions generate meaning. As King describes, apes create meaning primarily through their body movements--and go well beyond conveying messages about food, mating, or predators. Readers come to know the captive apes she has observed, and others across Africa as well, and to understand the process of creating social meaning.This new perspective not only acquaints us with our closest living relatives, but informs us about a possible pathway for the evolution of language in our own species. King''s theory challenges the popular idea that human language is instinctive, with rules and abilities hardwired into our brains. Rather, The Dynamic Dance suggests, language has its roots in the gestural building up of meaning that was present in the ancestor we shared with the great apes, and that we continue to practice to this day.
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All About Arthritis

Product : All About Arthritis
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : This book--intended to dispel the mystique and folklore surrounding arthritis--is the first to explain clearly the scientific aspects of arthritis research and treatment. Brewerton tells the intriguing story of arthritis research, from the days before germs were recognized as causes of disease and when reasons for inflammation were obscure, to the present, when breakthroughs in genetics, epidemiology, X-ray crystallography, cell biology, and molecular biology support major advances in research and treatment. He also addresses the human element, discussing the role in arthritis of such factors as age, gender, emotions, pain, and personality. Brewerton ends the story on a hopeful note, carefully explaining the prospects for prevention and treatment.
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The Minority Rights Revolution

Product : The Minority Rights Revolution
Category : Books>History
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Description : In the wake of the black civil rights movement, other disadvantaged groups of Americans began to make headway--Latinos, women, Asian Americans, and the disabled found themselves the beneficiaries of new laws and policies--and by the early 1970s a minority rights revolution was well underway. In the first book to take a broad perspective on this wide-ranging and far-reaching phenomenon, John D. Skrentny exposes the connections between the diverse actions and circumstances that contributed to this revolution--and that forever changed the face of American politics.Though protest and lobbying played a role in bringing about new laws and regulations--touching everything from wheelchair access to women''s athletics to bilingual education--what Skrentny describes was not primarily a bottom-up story of radical confrontation. Rather, elites often led the way, and some of the most prominent advocates for expanding civil rights were the conservative Republicans who later emerged as these policies'' most vociferous opponents. This book traces the minority rights revolution back to its roots not only in the black civil rights movement but in the aftermath of World War II, in which a world consensus on equal rights emerged from the Allies'' triumph over the oppressive regimes of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, and then the Soviet Union. It also contrasts failed minority rights development for white ethnics and gays/lesbians with groups the government successfully categorized with African Americans. Investigating these links, Skrentny is able to present the world as America''s leaders saw it; and so, to show how and why familiar figures--such as Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, and, remarkably enough, conservatives like Senator Barry Goldwater and Robert Bork--created and advanced policies that have made the country more egalitarian but left it perhaps as divided as ever.
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Revolution by Judiciary: The Structure of American Constitutional Law

Product : Revolution by Judiciary: The Structure of American Constitutional Law
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : Although constitutional law is supposed to be fixed and enduring, its central narrative in the twentieth century has been one of radical reinterpretation--Brown v. Board of Education, Roe v. Wade, Bush v. Gore. What, if anything, justifies such radical reinterpretation? How does it work doctrinally? What, if anything, structures it or limits it? Jed Rubenfeld finds a pattern in American constitutional interpretation that answers these questions convincingly. He posits two different understandings of how constitutional rights would apply or not apply to particular legislation. One is that a right would be violated if certain laws were passed. The other is that a right would not be violated. He calls the former Application Understandings and the latter No-Application Understandings. He finds that constitutional law has almost always adhered to all of the original Application Understandings, but where it has departed from history, as it did in the Brown decision, it has departed from No-Application Understandings. Specifically, the Fourteenth Amendment did not prohibit racial segregation, so Rubenfeld argues that the Supreme Court had no problem reinterpreting it to prohibit it. It was a No-Application Understanding.This is a powerful argument that challenges current theories of constitutional interpretation from Bork to Dworkin. It rejects simplistic originalism, but restores historicity to constitutional theorizing.
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The Making of the State Enterprise System in Modern China: The Dynamics of Institutional Change

Product : The Making of the State Enterprise System in Modern China: The Dynamics of Institutional Change
Category : Books>History
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Description : When, how, and why did the state enterprise system of modern China take shape? The conventional argument is that China borrowed its economic system and development strategy wholesale from the Soviet Union in the 1950s. In an important new interpretation, Morris Bian shows instead that the basic institutional arrangement of state-owned enterprise--bureaucratic governance, management and incentive mechanisms, and the provision of social services and welfare--developed in China during the war years 1937-1945. Bian offers a new theory of institutional change that explains the formation of China''s state enterprise system as the outcome of the sustained systemic crisis triggered by the Sino-Japanese war. This groundbreaking work combines critical analysis of government policies with case studies of little-studied enterprises in heavy industries and the ordnance industry. Drawing on extensive research in previously unavailable archives, Bian adds a valuable historical perspective to the current debate on how to reform China''s sluggish and unprofitable state-owned firms.
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Kashmir: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace

Product : Kashmir: Roots of Conflict, Paths to Peace
Category : Books>History
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Description : In 2002, nuclear-armed adversaries India and Pakistan mobilized for war over the long-disputed territory of Kashmir, sparking panic around the world. Drawing on extensive firsthand experience in the contested region, Sumantra Bose reveals how the conflict became a grave threat to South Asia and the world and suggests feasible steps toward peace.Though the roots of conflict lie in the end of empire and the partition of the subcontinent in 1947, the contemporary problem owes more to subsequent developments, particularly the severe authoritarianism of Indian rule. Deadly dimensions have been added since 1990 with the rise of a Kashmiri independence movement and guerrilla war waged by Islamist groups. Bose explains the intricate mix of regional, ethnic, linguistic, religious, and caste communities that populate Kashmir, and emphasizes that a viable framework for peace must take into account the sovereignty concerns of India and Pakistan and popular aspirations to self-rule as well as conflicting loyalties within Kashmir. He calls for the establishment of inclusive, representative political structures in Indian Kashmir, and cross-border links between Indian and Pakistani Kashmir. Bose also invokes compelling comparisons to other cases, particularly the peace-building framework in Northern Ireland, which offers important lessons for a settlement in Kashmir.The Western world has not fully appreciated the desperate tragedy of Kashmir: between 1989 and 2003 violence claimed up to 80,000 lives. Informative, balanced, and accessible, Kashmir is vital reading for anyone wishing to understand one of the world''s most dangerous conflicts.
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Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life

Product : Cities of Words: Pedagogical Letters on a Register of the Moral Life
Category : Books>Religion and Spirituality
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Description : Since Socrates and his circle first tried to frame the Just City in words, discussion of a perfect communal life--a life of justice, reflection, and mutual respect--has had to come to terms with the distance between that idea and reality. Measuring this distance step by practical step is the philosophical project that Stanley Cavell has pursued on his exploratory path. Situated at the intersection of two of his longstanding interests--Emersonian philosophy and the Hollywood comedy of remarriage--Cavell''s new work marks a significant advance in this project. The book--which presents a course of lectures Cavell presented several times toward the end of his teaching career at Harvard--links masterpieces of moral philosophy and classic Hollywood comedies to fashion a new way of looking at our lives and learning to live with ourselves.This book offers philosophy in the key of life. Beginning with a rereading of Emerson''s Self-Reliance, Cavell traces the idea of perfectionism through works by Plato, Aristotle, Locke, Kant, Mill, Nietzsche, and Rawls, and by such artists as Henry James, George Bernard Shaw, and Shakespeare. Cities of Words shows that this ever-evolving idea, brought to dramatic life in movies such as It Happened One Night, The Awful Truth, The Philadelphia Story, and The Lady Eve, has the power to reorient the perception of Western philosophy.
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Technology, Institutions, and Economic Growth

Product : Technology, Institutions, and Economic Growth
Category : Books>Business and Finance>Economics>International Economics
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Description : This volume mounts a full-blown attack on the standard neo-classical theory of economic growth, which Richard Nelson sees as hopelessly inadequate to explain the phenomenon of economic growth. He presents an alternative theory which highlights that economic growth driven by technological advance involves disequilibrium in a fundamental and continuing way. Nelson also argues that a theory of economic growth driven by technological advance must recognize a range of institutions, such as universities, public laboratories, and government agencies, in addition to business firms and markets. He further argues that growth theories that focus on an aggregate measure of growth, such as GNP per capita, are blind to what is going on beneath the aggregate, where differing rates of advance in different sectors, and the birth and death of industries are an essential part of the growth process. The broad theory of economic growth Nelson presents sees the process as involving the co-evolution of technologies, institutions, and industry structure.
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The Health Care Mess: How We Got Into It and What It Will Take To Get Out

Product : The Health Care Mess: How We Got Into It and What It Will Take To Get Out
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : If we can decode the human genome and fashion working machines out of atoms, why can''t we navigate the quagmire that is our health care system? In this important new book, Julius Richmond and Rashi Fein recount the fraught history of health care in America since the 1960s. After the advent of Medicare and Medicaid and with the progressive goal to make advances in medical care available to all, medical costs began their upward spiral. Cost control measures failed and led to the HMO revolution, turning patients into consumers and doctors into providers. The swelling ranks of Americans without any insurance at all dragged the United States to the bottom of the list of industrialized nations.Over the last century medical education was also profoundly transformed into today''s powerful triumvirate of academic medical centers, schools of medicine and public health, and research programs, all of which have shaped medical practice and medical care. The authors show how the promises of medical advances have not been matched either by financing or by delivery of care.As a new crisis looms, and the existing patchwork of insurance is poised to unravel, American leaders must again take up the question of health care. This book brings the voice of reason and the promise of compromise to that debate.
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Economic Analysis of Accident Law

Product : Economic Analysis of Accident Law
Category : Books>Reference and Language
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Description : Accident law, if properly designed, is capable of reducing the incidence of mishaps by making people act more cautiously. Scholarly writing on this branch of law traditionally has been concerned with examining the law for consistency with felt notions of right and duty. Since the l960s, however, a group of legal scholars and economists have focused on identifying the effects of accident law on people''s behavior. Steven Shavell''s book is the definitive synthesis of research to date in this new field.Shavell explains, systematically and rigorously, the major doctrines of accident law and shows how each can be analyzed and evaluated on the basis of models that predict the conduct of rational parties in the face of various incentives. Many of the issues he raises have heretofore received little attention, particularly the role of the insurance system and the way ownership of insurance alters behavior and the distribution of accident losses. Shavell also examines the costs of operating the liability system and looks at alternative methods of managing risk, such as governmental regulation of safety.Unmatched in its comprehensiveness, this book will be relied on as a general reference and used as a framework for evaluating and reforming the current system of accident law. Economic Analysis of Accident Law is accessible to a wide audience: the text can be understood by students and scholars who have no specialized knowledge, and economists will benefit from the formal version of the text presented in mathematical appendixes following each chapter.
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Imagination and Play in the Electronic Age

Product : Imagination and Play in the Electronic Age
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : Television, video games, and computers are easily accessible to twenty-first-century children, but what impact do they have on creativity and imagination? In this book, two wise and long-admired observers of children''s make-believe look at the cognitive and moral potential--and concern--created by electronic media. As Dorothy and Jerome Singer show, violent images in games and TV are as toxic as many observers have feared by stimulating destructive ideas and troubling aggression. But should all electronic media be banned from children''s lives? Calmly and authoritatively, the Singers argue that in fact some screen time can enrich children''s creativity and play, and can even promote school readiness. With guidance from parents and teachers, empathy, creativity, and imagination can expand and intensify in the electronic age.
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An Instinct for War: Scenes from the Battlefields of History

Product : An Instinct for War: Scenes from the Battlefields of History
Category : Books>History
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Description : Stories about war are some of the oldest stories told--used to entertain, to glorify, to lament, to educate. An Instinct for War utilizes myriad tales of war to offer a remarkable look at one of humanity''s oldest plagues. Roger Spiller excavates the essence of war and its evolution through the words and thoughts of those who led--and those who were led--into battle, moving from the perspective of an ancient Chinese emperor to Napoleon''s command, from a Civil War soldier''s final days to the particularities of today''s small wars throughout the globe. Spiller combines a mastery of the primary sources with a vibrant historical imagination to locate a dozen turning points in the world''s history of warfare that altered our understanding of war and its pursuit. We are conducted through profound moments by the voices of those who witnessed them and are given a graphic understanding of war, the devastating choices, the means by which battles are won and lost, and the enormous price exacted. Spiller''s attention to the sights and sounds of battle enables us to feel the sting and menace of past violent conflicts as if they were today''s. A bold departure from standard military history, An Instinct for War will challenge our understanding of how war forever alters the landscape--both human and geographic--and how individuals can alter the nature of battle. This collective portrait of the life of war offers unparalleled insight into our struggle for mastery over a fundamental instinct.
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Spinal Cord Injury and the Family: A New Guide

Product : Spinal Cord Injury and the Family: A New Guide
Category : Books>Health and Well Being
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Description : Spinal cord injury, or SCI, is frequently sudden and unexpected—through accident, disease, or violence, patients temporarily lose control of their bodies and, it seems, their lives. With rehabilitation, they can learn to navigate their world once more, retraining muscles and mind to compensate for paralyzed limbs and diminished strength. But as Dr. Michelle Alpert shows here, there is far more to recapturing full, independent lives than regaining movement. Central to long-term success is mending the family unit. Combining Dr. Alpert’s clinical experience with patients’ own stories, Spinal Cord Injury and the Family is for individuals and their families who must climb back from injury: for the young quad couple, both quadriplegic, who wish to conceive and raise a child; for the paraplegic dad who wants to teach his daughter to drive; for the couple wondering how they can regain the sexual spark in their relationship.The authors cover the causes of and prognosis for SCI through case studies, review common courses of rehabilitation, and answer the “what now?” questions—from daily routines to larger issues concerning sex, education and employment, childbearing, and parenting with SCI. Rich in clinical information and practical advice, the book shows how real patients and their families are living full lives after spinal cord injury.
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Popular Front Paris and the Poetics of Culture

Product : Popular Front Paris and the Poetics of Culture
Category : Books>History
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Description : The story of Paris in the 1930s seems straightforward enough, with the Popular Front movement leading toward the inspiring 1936 election of a leftist coalition government. The socialist victory, which resulted in fundamental improvements in the lives of workers, was then derailed in a precipitous descent that culminated in France''s capitulation before the Nazis in June 1940. Yet no matter how minutely recounted, this straight story clarifies only the political activity behind which turbulent cultural currents brought about far-reaching changes in everyday life and the way it is represented.In this book, Dudley Andrew and Steven Ungar apply an evocative poetics of culture to capture the complex atmospherics of Paris in the 1930s. They highlight the new symbolic forces put in play by technologies of the illustrated press and the sound film—technologies that converged with efforts among writers (Gide, Malraux, Céline), artists (Renoir, Dalí), and other intellectuals (Mounier, de Rougemont, Leiris) to respond to the decade''s crises.Their analysis takes them to expositions and music halls, to upscale architecture and fashion sites, to traditional neighborhoods, and to overseas territories, the latter portrayed in metropolitan exhibits and colonial cinema. Rather than a straight story of the Popular Front, they have produced something closer to the format of an illustrated newspaper whose multiple columns represent the breadth of urban life during this critical decade at the end of the Third French Republic.
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The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire

Product : The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire
Category : Books>History
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Description : Departing from traditional approaches to colonial legal history, Mary Sarah Bilder argues that American law and legal culture developed within the framework of an evolving, unwritten transatlantic constitution that lawyers, legislators, and litigants on both sides of the Atlantic understood. The central tenet of this constitution—that colonial laws and customs could not be repugnant to the laws of England but could diverge for local circumstances—shaped the legal development of the colonial world.Focusing on practices rather than doctrines, Bilder describes how the pragmatic and flexible conversation about this constitution shaped colonial law: the development of the legal profession; the place of English law in the colonies; the existence of equity courts and legislative equitable relief; property rights for women and inheritance laws; commercial law and currency reform; and laws governing religious establishment. Using as a case study the corporate colony of Rhode Island, which had the largest number of appeals of any mainland colony to the English Privy Council, she reconstructs a largely unknown world of pre-Constitutional legal culture.
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Dominance by Design: Technological Imperatives and America's Civilizing Mission

Product : Dominance by Design: Technological Imperatives and America's Civilizing Mission
Category : Books>History
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Description : Long before the United States became a major force in global affairs, Americans believed in their superiority over others due to their inventiveness, productivity, and economic and social well-being. U.S. expansionists assumed a mandate to “civilize” non-Western peoples by demanding submission to American technological prowess and design. As an integral part of America’s national identity and sense of itself in the world, this civilizing mission provided the rationale to displace the Indians from much of our continent, to build an island empire in the Pacific and Caribbean, and to promote unilateral—at times military—interventionism throughout Asia. In our age of “smart bombs” and mobile warfare, technological aptitude remains preeminent in validating America’s global mission.Michael Adas brilliantly pursues the history of this mission through America''s foreign relations over nearly four centuries from North America to the Philippines, Vietnam, and the Persian Gulf. The belief that it is our right and destiny to remake foreign societies in our image has endured from the early decades of colonization to our current crusade to implant American-style democracy in the Muslim Middle East.Dominance by Design explores the critical ways in which technological superiority has undergirded the U.S.’s policies of unilateralism, preemption, and interventionism in foreign affairs and raised us from an impoverished frontier nation to a global power. Challenging the long-held assumptions and imperatives that sustain the civilizing mission, Adas gives us an essential guide to America’s past and present role in the world as well as cautionary lessons for the future.
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Race, Rigor, and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering: The History of an Occupational Color Line

Product : Race, Rigor, and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering: The History of an Occupational Color Line
Category : Books>Science and Nature
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Description : Despite the educational and professional advances made by minorities in recent decades, African Americans remain woefully underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. Even at its peak, in 2000, African American representation in engineering careers reached only 5.7 percent, while blacks made up 15 percent of the U.S. population. Some forty-five years after the Civil Rights Act sought to eliminate racial differences in education and employment, what do we make of an occupational pattern that perpetually follows the lines of race?Race, Rigor, and Selectivity in U.S. Engineering pursues this question and its ramifications through historical case studies. Focusing on engineering programs in three settings—in Maryland, Illinois, and Texas, from the 1940s through the 1990s—Amy E. Slaton examines efforts to expand black opportunities in engineering as well as obstacles to those reforms. Her study reveals aspects of admissions criteria and curricular emphases that work against proportionate black involvement in many engineering programs. Slaton exposes the negative impact of conservative ideologies in engineering, and of specific institutional processes—ideas and practices that are as limiting for the field of engineering as they are for the goal of greater racial parity in the profession.
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The Devil's Wall: The Nationalist Youth Mission of Heinz Rutha

Product : The Devil's Wall: The Nationalist Youth Mission of Heinz Rutha
Category : Books>History
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Description : Legend has it that twenty miles of volcanic rock rising through the landscape of northern Bohemia was the work of the devil, who separated the warring Czechs and Germans by building a wall. The nineteenth-century invention of the Devil’s Wall was evidence of rising ethnic tensions. In interwar Czechoslovakia, Sudeten German nationalists conceived a radical mission to try to restore German influence across the region. Mark Cornwall tells the story of Heinz Rutha, an internationally recognized figure in his day, who was the pioneer of a youth movement that emphasized male bonding in its quest to reassert German dominance over Czech space.Through a narrative that unravels the threads of Rutha’s own repressed sexuality, Cornwall shows how Czech authorities misinterpreted Rutha’s mission as sexual deviance and in 1937 charged him with corrupting adolescents. The resulting scandal led to Rutha’s imprisonment, suicide, and excommunication from the nationalist cause he had devoted his life to furthering. Cornwall is the first historian to tackle the long-taboo subject of how youth, homosexuality, and nationalism intersected in a fascist environment. The Devil’s Wall also challenges the notion that all Sudeten German nationalists were Nazis, and supplies a fresh explanation for Britain’s appeasement of Hitler, showing why the British might justifiably have supported the 1930s Sudeten German cause. In this readable biography of an ardent German Bohemian who participated as perpetrator, witness, and victim, Cornwall radically reassesses the Czech-German struggle of early twentieth-century Europe.
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