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  • Special Operations from a Small State Perspective: Future Security Challenges

    Special Operations from a Small State Perspective: Future Security Challenges

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319439600

    "Over the past dozen years special operations forces (SOF) have been one of the few areas of growth and expansion in a number of militaries. This growth and expansion, however, has not been mirrored by a comparable one in academic inquiries into the…

  • The Education of a Value Investor

    The Education of a Value Investor
    av Guy Spier

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137278814

    What happens when a young Wall Street investment banker spends a small fortune to have lunch with Warren Buffett? He becomes a real value investor. In this fascinating inside story, Guy Spier details his career from Harvard MBA to hedge fund manager…

  • Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity

    Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity
    av Joanna Williams

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137514783

    Academic freedom is increasingly being threatened by a stifling culture of conformity in higher education that is restricting individual academics, the freedom of academic thought and the progress of knowledge - the very foundations upon which acade…

  • Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity

    Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity
    av Joanna Williams

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137514776

    Academic freedom is increasingly being threatened by a stifling culture of conformity in higher education that is restricting individual academics, the freedom of academic thought and the progress of knowledge - the very foundations upon which acade…

  • Moral Reasoning at Work: Rethinking Ethics in Organizations

    Moral Reasoning at Work: Rethinking Ethics in Organizations
    av Oyvind Kvalnes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137532596

    This book is open access under CC-BY license. Moral dilemmas are a pervasive feature of working life. Moral Reasoning at Work offers a fresh perspective on how to live with them using ethics and moral psychology research. It argues that decision-mak…

  • Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises, Seventh Edition

    Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises, Seventh Edition
    av Robert Z. Aliber, Charles P. Kindleberger

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137525758

    This seventh edition of an investment classic has been thoroughly revised and expanded following the latest crises to hit international markets. Renowned economist Robert Z. Aliber introduces the concept that global financial crises in recent years…

  • Social History

    Social History
    av Miles Fairburn

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333615874

    Drawing examples from some of the classic works in the discipline, Miles Fairburn examines the nature, varieties, schools and evolution of social history. Intended for advanced students and practising social historians who see social history as a pr…

  • The Chain Straighteners

    The Chain Straighteners
    av Frank M. McMillan

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349044320

  • Radical Welfare State Retrenchment

    Radical Welfare State Retrenchment
    av Peter Starke

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230008106

    This book confronts one of the most fiercely contested issues in current political debates: how is welfare state retrenchment possible in modern democracies despite the welfare state's continuing popular appeal? Starke offers an international compar…

  • Utopia as Method

    Utopia as Method
    av Ruth Levitas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230231979

    Utopia should be understood as a method rather than a goal. This book rehabilitates utopia as a repressed dimension of the sociological and in the process produces the Imaginary Reconstitution of Society, a provisional, reflexive and dialogic method…

  • Utopia as Method

    Utopia as Method
    av Ruth Levitas

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230231962

    Utopia should be understood as a method rather than a goal. This book rehabilitates utopia as a repressed dimension of the sociological and in the process produces the Imaginary Reconstitution of Society, a provisional, reflexive and dialogic method…

  • The Screenplay

    The Screenplay
    av Steven Price

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230223622

    After decades of neglect, the screenplay is finally being recognized as a form that deserves serious critical analysis. This book for the first time combines detailed study of the theory and practice of screenwriting with new approaches to criticism…

  • The Screenplay

    The Screenplay
    av Steven Price

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230223615

    After decades of neglect, the screenplay is finally being recognized as a form that deserves serious critical analysis. This book for the first time combines detailed study of the theory and practice of screenwriting with new approaches to criticism…

  • Lesbian Lives in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia

    Lesbian Lives in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia
    av Francesca Stella

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137321237

    This book explores the everyday lives of 'lesbian' women in urban Russia. It explores changes and continuities by examining generational differences, and attends to regional variation by considering what 'lesbian' life looks like in different locati…

  • The Wind of Change

    The Wind of Change

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349348268

    Harold Macmillan's 'Wind of Change' speech, delivered to the South African parliament in Cape Town at the end of a landmark six-week African tour, presaged the end of the British Empire in Africa. This book, the first to focus on Macmillan's 'Wind o…

  • The Zero Marginal Cost Society

    The Zero Marginal Cost Society
    av Jeremy Rifkin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137280114

    The capitalist era is passing. Rising in its wake is a new global collaborative Commons that will fundamentally transform our way of life. Bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin explains that intense competition is forcing the introduction of ever newer t…

  • Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald

    Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald
    av Linda Wagner-Martin

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403934031

    Linda Wagner-Martin's Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald is a twenty-first century story. Using cultural and gender studies as contexts, Wagner-Martin brings new information to the story of the Alabama judge's daughter who, at seventeen, met her husband-to-be,…

  • Customer Sense

    Customer Sense
    av Aradhna Krishna

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349344420

    An insightful look at how touch, taste, smell, sound, and appearance effect how customers relate to products on a sensory level, and how small sensory changes can make a huge impact. Customer Sense describes how managers can use this knowledge to im…

  • Democracy

    Democracy
    av Albert Weale

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333948750

    This wide-ranging text identifies and assesses the main conceptions of democracy from participationist to elitist. It proceeds to consider in detail a range of key issues in democratic theory in relation to which these conceptions can be distinguish…

  • Democracy

    Democracy
    av Albert Weale

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333948767

    This wide-ranging text identifies and assesses the main conceptions of democracy from participationist to elitist. It proceeds to consider in detail a range of key issues in democratic theory in relation to which these conceptions can be distinguish…

  • Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters

    Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters
    av Robert C. Davis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403945518

    This is a study that digs deeply into this 'other' slavery, the bondage of Europeans by North-African Muslims that flourished during the same centuries as the heyday of the trans-Atlantic trade from sub-Saharan Africa to the Americas. Here are explo…

  • Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters

    Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters
    av Robert C. Davis

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333719664

    This is a study that digs deeply into this 'other' slavery, the bondage of Europeans by North-African Muslims that flourished during the same centuries as the heyday of the trans-Atlantic trade from sub-Saharan Africa to the Americas. Here are explo…

  • Narrative and Genre

    Narrative and Genre
    av Nick Lacey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333658727

    Narrative and Genre introduces students to these key concepts in media studies, complementing Image and Representation published in 1998. It covers the major narrative theorists including Todorov, Propp, Levi-Strauss, Barthes and applies their ideas…

  • Narrative and Genre

    Narrative and Genre
    av Nick Lacey

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312230135

    "Narrative and Genre" introduces students to two key concepts in Media Studies, complementing "Image and Representation" published in 1998. The book covers the major narrative theorists and is illustrated with numerous case studies including "The X-…

  • Emotions and Christian Missions

    Emotions and Christian Missions
    av Claire McLisky

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137528933

    This book explores the ways in which emotions were conceptualised and practised in Christian mission contexts from the 17th-20th centuries. The authors show how emotional practices such as prayer, tears, and Methodist 'shouting', and feelings such a…

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

    The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230532618

    A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work, with contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines, is an essential guide to the study of children and childhood, and sets out future research agendas for…

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

    The Palgrave Handbook of Childhood Studies

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230532601

    A landmark publication in the field, this state of the art reference work, with contributions from leading thinkers across a range of disciplines, is an essential guide to the study of children and childhood, and sets out future research agendas for…

  • Masters of the Planet

    Masters of the Planet
    av Ian Tattersall

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137278302

    Fifty thousand years ago - merely a blip in evolutionary time - our Homo sapiens ancestors were competing for existence with several other human species, just as their precursors had done for millions of years. Yet something about our species distin…

  • Mastering Arabic 1

    Mastering Arabic 1
    av Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud Gaafar

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137380449

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  • British Youth Television

    British Youth Television
    av Faye Woods

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137445476

    In this book, Faye Woods explores the raucous, cheeky, intimate voice of British youth television. This is the first study of a complete television system targeting teens and twenty somethings, chronicling a period of significant industrial change i…

  • Scenario Planning - Revised and Updated: The Link Between Future and Strategy

    Scenario Planning - Revised and Updated: The Link Between Future and Strategy
    av Mats Lindgren, H. Bandhold

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349367825

    Recent research in the field of business strategy has shown that strategic flexibility can be achieved through a scenario planning perspective for long-term competition and performance. The authors have drawn upon examples and case studies to develo…

  • Power

    Power
    av Steven Lukes

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333420928

    The second edition of this seminal work includes the original text, first published in 1974, alongside two major new chapters. Power: A Radical View assesses the main debates about how to conceptualize and study power, including the influential cont…

  • Power

    Power
    av Steven Lukes

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333420911

    The second edition of this seminal work includes the original text, first published in 1974, alongside two major new chapters. Power: A Radical View assesses the main debates about how to conceptualize and study power, including the influential cont…

  • Agatha Christie on Screen

    Agatha Christie on Screen
    av Mark Aldridge

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349676958

    This book is a comprehensive exploration of 90 years of film and television adaptations of the world's best-selling novelist's work. Drawing on extensive archival material, it offers new information regarding both the well-known and forgotten screen…

  • Corporate Security in the 21st Century

    Corporate Security in the 21st Century
    av Kevin Walby

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349466818

    This interdisciplinary collection places corporate security in a theoretical and international context. Arguing that corporate security is becoming the primary form of security in the twenty-first century, it explores a range of issues including reg…

  • Nationalizing the Past

    Nationalizing the Past

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349315260

    Historians traditionally claim to be myth-breakers, but national history since the nineteenth century shows quite a record in myth-making. This exciting new volume compares how national historians in Europe have handled the opposing pulls of fact an…

  • The Birth of Biopolitics

    The Birth of Biopolitics
    av Michel Foucault

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986559

    Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago S…

  • Advancing Digital Humanities

    Advancing Digital Humanities

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137337009

    Advancing Digital Humanities moves beyond definition of this dynamic and fast growing field to show how its arguments, analyses, findings and theories are pioneering new directions in the humanities globally.

  • Advancing Digital Humanities

    Advancing Digital Humanities

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137336996

    Advancing Digital Humanities moves beyond definition of this dynamic and fast growing field to show how its arguments, analyses, findings and theories are pioneering new directions in the humanities globally.

  • The Black Dancing Body

    The Black Dancing Body
    av Brenda Dixon Gottschild

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403971210

    What is the essence of black dance in America? To answer that question, Brenda Dixon Gottschild maps an unorthodox 'geography', the geography of the black dancing body, to show the central place black dance has in American culture. From the feet to…

  • Poststructuralism and After

    Poststructuralism and After
    av David R. Howarth

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349443215

    This book articulates the key theoretical assumptions of poststructuralism, but also probes its limits, evaluates rival approaches and elaborates new concepts. Building on the work of Derrida, Foucault, Heidegger, Lacan, Laclau, Levi-Strauss, Marx,…

  • Screening European Heritage

    Screening European Heritage

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349706228

    This book provides a unique examination of the way Europe's past is represented on contemporary screens and what this says about contemporary cultural attitudes to history. How do historical dramas come to TV and cinema screens across Europe? How is…

  • Screening European Heritage

    Screening European Heritage

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137522795

    This book provides a unique examination of the way Europe's past is represented on contemporary screens and what this says about contemporary cultural attitudes to history. How do historical dramas come to TV and cinema screens across Europe? How is…

  • Hizb'Allah in Lebanon

    Hizb'Allah in Lebanon
    av Magnus Ranstorp

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312164911

    The abduction of Western citizens by Hizb'Allah was motivated either by internal organisational requirements or in alignment with Syrian and Iranian interests, and mechanisms for the resolution of the hostage-crisis were subject to continuous intera…

  • Changing Employee Behavior

    Changing Employee Behavior
    av Nik Kinley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349496846

    An important part of every manager's job is changing people's behavior: to improve someone's performance, get them to better manage relationships with colleagues, or to stop them doing something. Yet, despite the fact that changing people's behavior…

  • English - One Tongue, Many Voices

    English - One Tongue, Many Voices
    av Jan Svartvik

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137550224

    This is the fully revised and expanded second edition of English - One Tongue, Many Voices, a book by three internationally distinguished English language scholars who tell the fascinating, improbable saga of English in time and space. Chapters trac…

  • English - One Tongue, Many Voices

    English - One Tongue, Many Voices
    av Jan Svartvik

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137550217

    This is the fully revised and expanded second edition of English - One Tongue, Many Voices, a book by three internationally distinguished English language scholars who tell the fascinating, improbable saga of English in time and space. Chapters trac…

  • Extramural English in Teaching and Learning

    Extramural English in Teaching and Learning
    av Pia Sundqvist

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137460479

    This book is unique in bringing together theory, research, and practice about English encountered outside the classroom - extramural English - and how it affects teaching and learning. The book investigates ways in which learners successfully develo…

  • Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study

    Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study
    av Magnus Ljung

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349366156

    This study provides a definition and a typology of swearing and compares its manifestations in English and 24 other languages. In addition the study traces the history of swearing from its first known appearance in Ancient Egypt to the present day.

  • Teamwork in Multiprofessional Care

    Teamwork in Multiprofessional Care

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333729779

    In this important text, Malcolm Payne shows how team members in care services can use networking and teambuilding to strengthen their practice by being open to work with wider networks of agencies, professionals and service users. He brings traditio…

  • An American Bride in Kabul

    An American Bride in Kabul
    av Phyllis Chesler

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230342217

    Few westerners will ever be able to understand Muslim or Afghan society unless they are part of a Muslim family. Twenty years old and in love, Phyllis Chesler, a Jewish-American girl from Brooklyn,embarked on an adventure that has lasted for more th…

  • Local Public Sector Reforms in Times of Crisis

    Local Public Sector Reforms in Times of Crisis

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137525475

    This book compares the trajectories and effects of local public sector reform in Europe and fills a research gap that has existed so far in comparative public administration and local government studies. Based on the results of COST research entitle…

  • Globalization

    Globalization
    av Jan Aart Scholte

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333977026

    This highly-acclaimed, bestselling textbook, quickly established itself as one of the leading texts on the subject worldwide in its first edition. Now substantially revised and updated, Scholte provides students with a comprehensive introduction to…

  • The Origins of Social Work

    The Origins of Social Work

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333737910

    This book traces the origins and development of social work as we now know it. Providing an ambitious synthesis of historical and international material, it explores the different faces of social work, whether defined by social policy developments,…

  • The Origins of Social Work

    The Origins of Social Work

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333737903

    This book traces the origins and development of social work as we now know it. Providing an ambitious synthesis of historical and international material, it explores the different faces of social work, whether defined by social policy developments,…

  • 'Illegal' Traveller

    'Illegal' Traveller
    av Shahram Khosravi

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230336742

    Based on fieldwork among undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers Illegal Traveller offers a narrative of the polysemic nature of borders, border politics, and rituals and performances of border-crossing. Interjecting personal experiences into eth…

  • 'Illegal' Traveller

    'Illegal' Traveller
    av Shahram Khosravi

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230230798

    Based on fieldwork among undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers Illegal Traveller offers a narrative of the polysemic nature of borders, border politics, and rituals and performances of border-crossing. Interjecting personal experiences into eth…

  • Disability in Science Fiction

    Disability in Science Fiction

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349465682

    In this groundbreaking collection, twelve international scholars - with backgrounds in disability studies, English and world literature, classics, and history - discuss the representation of dis/ability, medical "cures," technology, and the body in…

  • Cultural History

    Cultural History
    av Anna Green

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333986752

    Anna Green provides a coherent and accessible introduction to the major theoretical approaches and key concepts within this most diverse of historical fields. 'Cultural History' explores the conceptual, affective and imaginative worlds of human cons…

  • Inclusive Innovation for Sustainable Development

    Inclusive Innovation for Sustainable Development

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349956289

    Employing a three-dimensionalapproach, this book discusses inclusive innovation for socio-economic growthand development, and the implications for human security within the context ofdeveloping and emerging economies. Focusing on a new and innovativ…

  • Modernism, Periodicals, and Cultural Poetics

    Modernism, Periodicals, and Cultural Poetics
    av M. Chambers

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137541352

    After the publication of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, a complex series of debates occurred over the traditions of English poetry. Analyzing these diverse discussions in a wide range of well-known periodicals during the late modernist period, Chamber…

  • Customer Sense

    Customer Sense
    av Aradhna Krishna

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230341739

    An insightful look at how touch, taste, smell, sound, and appearance effect how customers relate to products on a sensory level, and how small sensory changes can make a huge impact. Customer Sense describes how managers can use this knowledge to im…

  • The Management Shift

    The Management Shift
    av Vlatka Hlupic

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137352941

    Research shows that corporate life expectancy and performance have declined 75% in the last 50 years - organizations need a different approach if they are to survive, let alone thrive. While people are often stated as a company's greatest asset, few…