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  • Leadership in Administration

    Leadership in Administration
    av Philip Selznick
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520049949

    From the Preface:This essay outlines a perspective for the study of leadership in administrative organizations. It was written in the conviction that more reflective, theoretical discussion is needed to guide the gathering of facts that the diagnosi…

  • The Social Life of Forensic Evidence

    The Social Life of Forensic Evidence
    av Dr. Corinna Kruse

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288393

    In the Social Life of Forensic Evidence, Corinna Kruse provides a major contribution to understanding forensic evidence and its role in the criminal justice system. Arguing that forensic evidence can be understood as a form of knowledge, she reveals…

  • The Social Life of Forensic Evidence

    The Social Life of Forensic Evidence
    av Dr. Corinna Kruse

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288386

    In the Social Life of Forensic Evidence, Corinna Kruse provides a major contribution to understanding forensic evidence and its role in the criminal justice system. Arguing that forensic evidence can be understood as a form of knowledge, she reveals…

  • The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition

    The History of Polish Literature, Updated edition
    av Czeslaw Milosz

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520044777

    This book is a survey of Polish letters and culture from its beginnings to modern times. Czeslaw Milosz updated this edition in 1983 and added an epilogue to bring the discussion up to date.

  • Why Hackers Win

    Why Hackers Win
    av Patrick Burkart

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300132

    When people think of hackers, they usually think of a lone wolf acting with the intent to garner personal data for identity theft and fraud. But what about the corporations and government entities that use hacking as a strategy for managing risk? Wh…

  • Why Hackers Win

    Why Hackers Win
    av Patrick Burkart

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520300125

    When people think of hackers, they usually think of a lone wolf acting with the intent to garner personal data for identity theft and fraud. But what about the corporations and government entities that use hacking as a strategy for managing risk? Wh…

  • A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms

    A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms
    av Richard A. Lanham

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273689

    With a unique combination of alphabetical and descriptive lists, "A Handlist of Rhetorical Terms" provides in one convenient, accessible volume all the rhetorical terms - mostly Greek and Latin - that students of Western literature and rhetoric are…

  • Musicology and Difference

    Musicology and Difference

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201460

    Addressing Western and non-Western music, composers from Francesca Caccini to Charles Ives, and musical communities from twelfth-century monks to contemporary opera queens, these essays explore questions of gender and sexuality. Musicology and Diffe…

  • The Philosophy of Literary Form

    The Philosophy of Literary Form
    av Kenneth Burke

    Häftad - 1974 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520024830

    Probes the nature of linguistic or symbolic action as it relates to specific novels, plays, and poems

  • Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees

    Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees
    av Lawrence Weschler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256095

    When this book first appeared in 1982, it introduced readers to Robert Irwin, the Los Angeles artist 'who one day got hooked on his own curiosity and decided to live it'. Now expanded to include six additional chapters and twenty-four pages of color…

  • Reproductive Justice

    Reproductive Justice
    av Loretta Ross

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520288201

    Reproductive Justice is a first-of-its-kind primer that provides a comprehensive yet succinct description of the field. Written by two legendary scholar-activists, Reproductive Justice introduces students to an intersectional analysis of race, class…

  • The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide

    The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide
    av Sir Isaac Newton

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290884

    In his monumental 1687 work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the Principia, Isaac Newton laid out in mathematical terms the principles of time, force, and motion that have guided the development of modern physical s…

  • The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide

    The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide
    av Sir Isaac Newton

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520290877

    In his monumental 1687 work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the Principia, Isaac Newton laid out in mathematical terms the principles of time, force, and motion that have guided the development of modern physical s…

  • Blue Jeans

    Blue Jeans
    av Daniel Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272194

    This fresh and accessible ethnography offers a new vision of how society might cohere, in the face of on-going global displacement, dislocation, and migration. Drawing from intensive fieldwork in a highly diverse North London neighborhood, Daniel Mi…

  • Blue Jeans

    Blue Jeans
    av Daniel Miller

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520272187

    This fresh and accessible ethnography offers a new vision of how society might cohere, in the face of on-going global displacement, dislocation, and migration. Drawing from intensive fieldwork in a highly diverse North London neighborhood, Daniel Mi…

  • Evolution's Rainbow

    Evolution's Rainbow
    av Joan Roughgarden

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280458

    In this innovative celebration of diversity and affirmation of individuality in animals and humans, Joan Roughgarden challenges accepted wisdom about gender identity and sexual orientation. A distinguished evolutionary biologist, Roughgarden takes o…

  • The Modern World-System I

    The Modern World-System I
    av Immanuel Wallerstein

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267572

    Immanuel Wallerstein's highly influential, multi-volume opus, "The Modern World-System", is one of this century's greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development…

  • Artifacts and Allegiances

    Artifacts and Allegiances
    av Peggy Levitt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520286078

    What can we learn about nationalism by looking at a country's cultural institutions? How do the history and culture of particular cities help explain how museums represent diversity? Artifacts and Allegiances takes us around the world to tell the co…

  • The Genial Gene

    The Genial Gene
    av Joan Roughgarden

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520265936

    Are selfishness and individuality - rather than kindness and cooperation - basic to biological nature? Does a 'selfish gene' create universal sexual conflict? In "The Genial Gene", Joan Roughgarden forcefully rejects these and other ideas that have…

  • The Genial Gene

    The Genial Gene
    av Joan Roughgarden

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258266

    Are selfishness and individuality - rather than kindness and cooperation - basic to biological nature? Does a 'selfish gene' create universal sexual conflict? In "The Genial Gene", Joan Roughgarden forcefully rejects these and other ideas that have…

  • American Disruptor

    American Disruptor
    av Roland De Wolk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520305472

    The rags to riches story of the tumultuous tycoon who built Silicon Valley. American Disruptor is the untold story of Leland Stanford - from his birth in a backwoods bar to the founding of the world-class university that became and remains the nucle…

  • Cursed Questions

    Cursed Questions
    av Richard Taruskin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520344297

    Richard Taruskin's sweeping collection of essays distills a half century of professional experience, demonstrating an unparalleled insider awareness of relevant debates in all areas of music studies, including historiography and criticism, represent…

  • Cursed Questions

    Cursed Questions
    av Richard Taruskin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520344280

    Richard Taruskin's sweeping collection of essays distills a half century of professional experience, demonstrating an unparalleled insider awareness of relevant debates in all areas of music studies, including historiography and criticism, represent…

  • House on Fire

    House on Fire
    av William H. Foege

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274471

    A story of courage and risk-taking, "House on Fire" tells how smallpox, a disease that killed, blinded, and scarred millions over centuries of human history, was completely eradicated in a spectacular triumph of medicine and public health. Part auto…

  • House on Fire

    House on Fire
    av William H. Foege

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520268364

    A story of courage and risk-taking, "House on Fire" tells how smallpox, a disease that killed, blinded, and scarred millions over centuries of human history, was completely eradicated in a spectacular triumph of medicine and public health. Part auto…

  • Infections and Inequalities

    Infections and Inequalities
    av Paul Farmer

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520229136

    Paul Farmer has battled AIDS in rural Haiti and deadly strains of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the slums of Peru. A physician-anthropologist with more than fifteen years in the field, Farmer writes from the front lines of the war against these mod…

  • Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture

    Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture
    av Arthur Kleinman

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520045118

    From the Preface, by Arthur Kleinman:Patients and Healers in the Context of Culture presents a theoretical framework for studying the relationship between medicine, psychiatry, and culture. That framework is principally illustrated by materials gath…

  • Dacha Idylls

    Dacha Idylls
    av Melissa L. Caldwell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262850

    "Dacha Idylls" is a lively account of dacha life and how Russians experience this deeply rooted tradition of the summer cottage amid the changing cultural, economic, and political landscape of postsocialist Russia. Simultaneously beloved and reviled…

  • Dacha Idylls

    Dacha Idylls
    av Melissa L. Caldwell

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520262843

    "Dacha Idylls" is a lively account of dacha life and how Russians experience this deeply rooted tradition of the summer cottage amid the changing cultural, economic, and political landscape of postsocialist Russia. Simultaneously beloved and reviled…

  • Saving the Modern Soul

    Saving the Modern Soul
    av Eva Illouz

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253735

    The language of psychology is all-pervasive in American culture - from "The Sopranos" to "Oprah", from the abundance of self-help books to the private consulting room, and from the support group to the magazine advice column. "Saving the Modern Soul…

  • Philosophical Hermeneutics, 30th Anniversary Edition

    Philosophical Hermeneutics, 30th Anniversary Edition
    av Hans-Georg Gadamer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520256408

    This excellent collection contains 13 essays from Gadamer's "Kleine Schriften", dealing with hermeneutical reflection, phenomenology, existential philosophy, and philosophical hermeneutics. Gadamer applies hermeneutical analysis to Heidegger and Hus…

  • The Wines of the Northern Rhone

    The Wines of the Northern Rhone
    av Jonathan Livingstone-Learmonth

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520244337

    For anyone who wants to understand the full story that lies within a glass of wine, this book opens up the inner secrets of the geology, the vineyards, the wines, and the growers of the northern Rhone Valley in France. Home to the spicy Syrah, or Sh…

  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles
    av Reyner Banham

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520260153

    Reyner Banham examined the built environment of Los Angeles in a way no architectural historian before him had done, looking with fresh eyes at its manifestations of popular taste and industrial ingenuity, as well as its more traditional modes of re…

  • Sporting Blackness

    Sporting Blackness
    av Samantha N. Sheppard

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520307797

    Sporting Blackness examines issues of race and representation in sports films, exploring what it means to embody, perform, play out, and contest blackness by representations of Black athletes on screen. By presenting new critical terms, Sheppard ana…

  • Sporting Blackness

    Sporting Blackness
    av Samantha N. Sheppard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520307773

    Sporting Blackness examines issues of race and representation in sports films, exploring what it means to embody, perform, play out, and contest blackness by representations of Black athletes on screen. By presenting new critical terms, Sheppard ana…

  • My Favorite Burgundies

    My Favorite Burgundies
    av Clive Coates

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520276628

    In this book, Clive Coates, a Master of Wine who has spent four decades of his distinguished career in Burgundy, shares his vast insider's knowledge of one of the world's most exciting, complex, and intractable wine regions. Personal rather than enc…

  • Dogen's Manuals of Zen Meditation

    Dogen's Manuals of Zen Meditation
    av Carl Bielefeldt

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520068353

    Zen Buddhism is perhaps best known for its emphasis on meditation, and probably no figure in the history of Zen is more closely associated with meditation practice than the thirteenth-century Japanese master Dogen, founder of the Soto school. This s…

  • A Global History of Runaways

    A Global History of Runaways

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304369

    During global capitalism's long ascent from 1600-1850, workers of all kinds-slaves, indentured servants, convicts, domestic workers, soldiers, and sailors-repeatedly ran away from their masters and bosses, with profound effects. A Global History of…

  • A Global History of Runaways

    A Global History of Runaways

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520304352

    During global capitalism's long ascent from 1600-1850, workers of all kinds-slaves, indentured servants, convicts, domestic workers, soldiers, and sailors-repeatedly ran away from their masters and bosses, with profound effects. A Global History of…

  • Tantra

    Tantra
    av Hugh B. Urban

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520236561

    A complex body of religious practices that spread throughout the Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain traditions; a form of spirituality that seemingly combines sexuality, sensual pleasure, and the full range of physical experience with the religious life - Ta…

  • I've Got the Light of Freedom

    I've Got the Light of Freedom
    av Charles M. Payne

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251762

    This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature.

  • Encyclopedia of Pasta

    Encyclopedia of Pasta
    av Oretta Zanini De Vita

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520255227

    Spaghetti, gnocchi, tagliatellea, ravioli, vincisgrassi, strascinati - pasta in its myriad forms has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet longer than bread. This beautiful volume is the first book to provide a complete history of pasta in Italy,…

  • Encyclopedia of Pasta

    Encyclopedia of Pasta
    av Oretta Zanini De Vita

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520322752

    Spaghetti, gnocchi, tagliatellea, ravioli, vincisgrassi, strascinati-pasta in its myriad forms has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet longer than bread. This beautiful volume is the first book to provide a complete history of pasta in Italy, te…

  • Heavy Drinking

    Heavy Drinking
    av Herbert Fingarette

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520067547

    Heavy Drinking informs the general public for the first time how recent research has discredited almost every widely held belief about alcoholism, including the very concept of alcoholism as a single disease with a unique cause. Herbert Fingarette p…

  • Hidden Rhythms

    Hidden Rhythms
    av Eviatar Zerubavel

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520056091

    "A pathbreaking book on an important subject which, surprisingly, has been paid little attention by social scientists. Zerubavel writes with both learning and lucidity. His book is a pleasure to read." (Peter Berger). "Others have written about the…

  • Maps for Time Travelers

    Maps for Time Travelers
    av Mark D. McCoy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520303164

    Popular culture is rife with movies, books, and television shows that address our collective curiosity about what the world was like long ago. From historical dramas to science fiction tales of time travel, audiences love stories that reimagine the…

  • Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.

    Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.
    av Peter Green

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520275867

    Until recently, popular biographers and most scholars viewed Alexander the Great as a genius with a plan, a romantic figure pursuing his vision of a united world. His dream was at times characterized as a benevolent interest in the brotherhood of ma…

  • Unbearable Weight

    Unbearable Weight
    av Susan Bordo

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520240544

    '"Unbearable Weight" is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body - weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertisin…

  • Army of Shadows

    Army of Shadows
    av Hillel Cohen

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520259898

    Inspired by stories he heard in the West Bank as a child, Hillel Cohen uncovers a hidden history in this extraordinary and beautifully written book - a history central to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine conflict but for the most part willfully…

  • The Commercialization of Intimate Life

    The Commercialization of Intimate Life
    av Arlie Russell Hochschild

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520214880

    Arlie Russell Hochschild, author of three "New York Times" Notable Books, has been one of the freshest and most popular voices in feminist sociology over the last decades. Her influential, unusually perceptive work has opened up new ways of seeing f…

  • Symbolist Art in Context

    Symbolist Art in Context
    av Michelle Facos

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520255821

    The Symbolist art movement of the late nineteenth century forms an important bridge between Impressionism and Modernism. But because Symbolism, more than the two movements it links, emphasizes ideas over objects and events, it has suffered from vagu…

  • Immediate Struggles

    Immediate Struggles
    av Susana Narotzky

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520245693

    This superb historical and ethnographic study of the political economy of the Vega Baja region of Spain, one of the European Union's "Regional Economies," takes up the difficult question of how to understand the growing alienation ordinary working p…

  • Ulysses Annotated

    Ulysses Annotated
    av Don Gifford

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520253971

    Don Gifford's annotations to Joyce's great modern classic comprise a specialized encyclopedia that will inform any reading of "Ulysses". The suggestive potential of minor details was enormously fascinating to Joyce, and the precision of his use of d…

  • Nostalgia for the Future

    Nostalgia for the Future
    av Luigi Nono

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291201

    Nostalgia for the Future is the first collection in English of the writings and interviews of Luigi Nono (1924-1990). One of the most prominent figures in the development of new music after World War II, he is renowned for both his compositions and…

  • Nostalgia for the Future

    Nostalgia for the Future
    av Luigi Nono

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520291195

    Nostalgia for the Future is the first collection in English of the writings and interviews of Luigi Nono (1924-1990). One of the most prominent figures in the development of new music after World War II, he is renowned for both his compositions and…

  • Three Kingdoms, A Historical Novel

    Three Kingdoms, A Historical Novel
    av Luo Guanzhong

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520225039

    "Three Kingdoms" tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220), when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms. This decisive period in Chinese history became a subject of intense and continuing in…

  • Three Kingdoms, A Historical Novel

    Three Kingdoms, A Historical Novel
    av Luo Guanzhong

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224780

    Three Kingdoms tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220), when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms. This decisive period in Chinese history became a subject of intense and continuing inte…

  • War, Economy and Society, 1939-1945

    War, Economy and Society, 1939-1945
    av Alan S. Milward

    Pocket - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520039421

    "This remarkable book should be the standard work for a long time. A true comparative study, it relates the experience of all the main countries (and sometimes others) to a series of key issues that are deftly analyzed and not just described. In add…

  • Veiled Sentiments

    Veiled Sentiments
    av Lila Abu-Lughod

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520292499

    First published in 1986, Lila Abu-Lughod's Veiled Sentiments has become a classic ethnography in the field of anthropology. During the late 1970s and early 1980s, Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearl…

  • Humanitarian Reason

    Humanitarian Reason
    av Didier Fassin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520271173

    In the face of the world's disorders, moral concerns have provided a powerful ground for developing international as well as local policies. Didier Fassin draws on case materials from France, South Africa, Venezuela, and Palestine to explore the mea…

  • Return to the Sea

    Return to the Sea
    av Annalisa Berta

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520355521

    Return to the Sea portrays the life and evolutionary times of marine mammals-from giant whales and sea cows that originated 55 million years ago to the deep-diving elephant seals and clam-eating walruses of modern times. This fascinating account of…

  • Return to the Sea

    Return to the Sea
    av Annalisa Berta

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270572

    "Return to the Sea" portrays the life and evolutionary times of marine mammals - from giant whales and sea cows that originated 55 million years ago to the deep diving elephant seals and clam-eating walruses of modern times. This fascinating account…

  • The Fashion System

    The Fashion System
    av Roland Barthes, Richard Howard, Matthew Ward

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520071773

    In his consideration of the language of the fashion magazine--the structural analysis of descriptions of women's clothing by writers about fashion--Barthes gives us a brief history of semiology. At the same time, he identifies economics as the under…

  • Expectations of Modernity

    Expectations of Modernity
    av James Ferguson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520217027

    Once lauded as the wave of the African future, Zambia's economic boom in the 1960s and early 1970s was fueled by the export of copper and other primary materials. Since the mid-1970s, however, the urban economy has rapidly deteriorated, leaving work…