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  • Philosophy of Social Science

    Philosophy of Social Science
    av Alexander Rosenberg

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349732

    Philosophy of Social Science provides a tightly argued yet accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of the human sciences, including economics, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, history, and the disciplines emer…

  • The Public Administration Theory Primer

    The Public Administration Theory Primer
    av H. George Frederickson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349664

    The Public Administration Theory Primer explores how the science and art of public administration is definable, describable, replicable, and cumulative. The authors survey a broad range of theories and analytical approaches—from public institu…

  • Metaphysics

    Metaphysics
    av Peter Van Inwagen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349343

    This book covers the gamut of historical and contemporary arguments of metaphysics, engaging readers through three profound questions: what are the most general features of the world, why is there a world and what is the place of human beings in the…

  • Global Gender Politics

    Global Gender Politics
    av Anne Sisson Runyan

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350851

    Accessible and student-friendly, Global Gender Politics analyzes the gendered divisions of power, labor, and resources that contribute to the global crises of representation, violence, and sustainability. The author emphasizes how hard-won attention…

  • Social Theory

    Social Theory

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350028

    This book provides an illuminating introduction to a collection of readings on social theory and provides an overview of the socio-historical context and delineation of key thinkers and texts. It includes a new section exploring social theory at the…

  • Philosophy of Education

    Philosophy of Education
    av Nel Noddings

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349725

    The first edition of Nel Noddings' Philosophy of Education was acclaimed as the 'best overview in the field' by the journal Teaching Philosophy and predicted to 'become the standard textbook in philosophy of education' by Educational Theory. This cl…

  • Russia

    Russia
    av John M. Thompson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349855

    This lucid account of Russian and Soviet history presents major trends and events from ancient Kievan Rus' to Vladimir Putin's presidency in the twenty-first century. Russia does not shy away from controversial topics, including the impact of the Mo…

  • Theories of the Policy Process

    Theories of the Policy Process
    av Christopher M. Weible

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350523

    Theories of the Policy Process provides a forum for the experts in the most established and widely used theoretical frameworks in policy process research to present the basic propositions, empirical evidence, latest updates, and the promising future…

  • Calculus On Manifolds

    Calculus On Manifolds
    av Michael Spivak

    Häftad - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805390216

    This little book is especially concerned with those portions of ?advanced calculus? in which the subtlety of the concepts and methods makes rigor difficult to attain at an elementary level. The approach taken here uses elementary versions of modern…

  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos

    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
    av Steven H. Strogatz

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349107

    This textbook is aimed at newcomers to nonlinear dynamics and chaos, especially students taking a first course in the subject. The presentation stresses analytical methods, concrete examples, and geometric intuition. The theory is developed systemat…

  • Bronze Age Economics

    Bronze Age Economics
    av Timothy Earle

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813338774

    "Timothy Earle has set out to offer the most comprehensive view now available of the economic foundations of early societies, and it may well be that he has succeeded. Bronze Age Economics is a pioneering contribution to archaeological theory." &mda…

  • A History of the Modern Middle East

    A History of the Modern Middle East
    av William L. Cleveland

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349800

    A History of the Modern Middle East examines the profound and often dramatic transformations of the region in the past two centuries, from the Ottoman and Egyptian reforms, through the challenge of Western imperialism, to the impact of US foreign po…

  • Introduction To Commutative Algebra

    Introduction To Commutative Algebra
    av Michael Atiyah

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201407518

    This book grew out of a course of lectures given to third year undergraduates at Oxford University and it has the modest aim of producing a rapid introduction to the subject. It is designed to be read by students who have had a first elementary cour…

  • Justice And Care

    Justice And Care
    av Virginia Held

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813321622

    This book, an essential tool for anyone studying the state of feminist thought in particular or ethical theory in general, shows the outlines of an ethic of care in the distinctive practices of African American communities and considers how the valu…

  • Explorations In Global Ethics

    Explorations In Global Ethics
    av Sumner Twiss

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813366234

    This volume for the first time brings the scholarly discipline of comparative religious ethics into constructive collaboration with the community of interreligious dialogue. Its design is premised on two important insights. First, interreligious dia…

  • Our Land Was A Forest

    Our Land Was A Forest
    av Kayano Shigeru

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813318806

    This book is a beautiful and moving personal account of the Ainu, the native inhabitants of Hokkaido, Japan's northern island, whose land, economy, and culture have been absorbed and destroyed in recent centuries by advancing Japanese. Based on the…

  • Social Psychology

    Social Psychology
    av John DeLamater

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350684

    This fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is an engaging exploration of the question, "what makes us who we are?" presented in a new, streamlined fashion. Grounded in the latest research, Social Psychology explains the methods by…

  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos with Student Solutions Manual

    Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos with Student Solutions Manual
    av Steven H. Strogatz

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350844

    This textbook is aimed at newcomers to nonlinear dynamics and chaos, especially students taking a first course in the subject. The presentation stresses analytical methods, concrete examples, and geometric intuition. The theory is developed systemat…

  • Maneuver Warfare Handbook

    Maneuver Warfare Handbook
    av William S Lind

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865318625

    Maneuver warfare, often controversial and requiring operational and tactical innovation, poses perhaps the most important doctrinal questions currently facing the conventional military forces of the U.S. Its purpose is to defeat the enemy by disrupt…

  • Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art

    Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art
    av James Hall

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343938

    The understanding and enjoyment of a work of art depends as much on the story it depicts as on the artist's execution of it. But what were once biblical or classical commonplaces are not so readily recognizable today. This book relates in a succinct…

  • Economies and Cultures

    Economies and Cultures
    av Richard R Wilk

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343655

    This synthesis of modern economic anthropology goes to the heart of a thriving subdiscipline and identifies the fundamental practical and theoretical problems that give economic anthropology its unique strengths and vision. More than any other anthr…

  • Student Solutions Manual for Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, 2nd edition

    Student Solutions Manual for Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, 2nd edition
    av Mitchal Dichter

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350547

    This official Student Solutions Manual includes solutions to the odd-numbered exercises featured in the second edition of Steven Strogatz's classic text Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos: With Applications to Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Engineering.…

  • The Public Policy Theory Primer

    The Public Policy Theory Primer
    av Kevin B. Smith

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350059

    Public policy is a broad and interdisciplinary area of study and research in the field tends to reflect this. Yet for those teaching and studying public policy, the disjointed nature of the field can be confusing and cumbersome. This text provides a…

  • An Introduction to the Modern Middle East

    An Introduction to the Modern Middle East
    av David S. Sorenson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813349220

    Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicate…

  • The Yield

    The Yield
    av Tara June Winch

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780063003460

    "A beautifully written novel that puts language at the heart of remembering the past and understanding the present."-Kate Morton"A groundbreaking novel for black and white Australia."-Richard Flanagan, Man Booker Prize winning author of The Narrow R…

  • Feynman Lectures On Computation

    Feynman Lectures On Computation
    av Richard P. Feynman

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780738202969

    When, in 1984?86, Richard P. Feynman gave his famous course on computation at the California Institute of Technology, he asked Tony Hey to adapt his lecture notes into a book. Although led by Feynman, the course also featured, as occasional guest sp…

  • Stopping Wars

    Stopping Wars
    av James D D Smith

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813399805

    The road from war to peace is a puzzling and uncertain one. To those who fight and die on it, it is seldom clear where the journey will end?and those responsible for finding the path are rarely more perceptive. Of the few signposts that exist, perha…

  • The Diary of a Country Priest

    The Diary of a Country Priest
    av Georges Bernanos

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786709618

    In this classic Catholic novel, Bernanos movingly recounts the life of a young French country priest who grows to understand his provincial parish while learning spiritual humility himself. Awarded the Grand Prix for Literature by the Academie Franc…

  • The Resilient Spirit

    The Resilient Spirit
    av Polly Eisendrath

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201517453

    Drawing on the theories of Jung, the teachings of Buddhism, and stories of people who have faced hardship, the author shows how to move beyond suffering

  • Mining the Sky

    Mining the Sky
    av John Lewis

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201328196

    While we worry over the depletion of the earth's natural resources, the pollution of our planet, and the challenges presented by the earth's growing population, billions of dollars worth of metals, fuels, and life-sustaining substances await us in n…

  • Democracy, Bureaucracy, And The Study Of Administration

    Democracy, Bureaucracy, And The Study Of Administration
    av Camilla Stivers

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813398099

    This anthology addresses several of the most central ideas in the field of public administration. These ideas are as relevant to public budgeting as they are to performance measurement or human resource management. Collectively and individually the…

  • A Concise History of the Middle East

    A Concise History of the Middle East
    av Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350912

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West,…

  • Indigenous Peoples In Latin America

    Indigenous Peoples In Latin America
    av Hector Diaz Polanco

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813386997

    This book deals with the perennial tensions between ethnic groups and the modern nation-state and does so from the perspective of a leading Mexican anthropologist with deep and long experience in these matters. As such, it is both a superb introduct…

  • Scraps Of The Untainted Sky

    Scraps Of The Untainted Sky
    av Thomas Moylan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813397689

    Dystopian narrative is a product of the social ferment of the twentieth century. A hundred years of war, famine, disease, state terror, genocide, ecocide, and the depletion of humanity through the buying and selling of everyday life provided fertile…

  • Women's Movements in the Global Era

    Women's Movements in the Global Era
    av Amrita Basu

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813350127

    This book provides a path-breaking study of the genesis, growth, gains, and dilemmas of women's movements in countries throughout the world. Its focus is on the global South, where women's movements have engaged in complex negotiations with national…

  • Computer

    Computer
    av Martin Campbell-Kelly

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813345901

    Computer: A History of the Information Machine traces the history of the computer and shows how business and government were the first to explore its unlimited, information-processing potential. Old-fashioned entrepreneurship combined with scientifi…

  • Aesthetic Value

    Aesthetic Value
    av Alan Goldman

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813320199

    At the heart of aesthetics lie fundamental questions about value in art and the objectivity of aesthetic valuation. A theory of aesthetic value must explain how the properties of artworks contribute to the values derived from contemplating and appre…

  • The Art Of Probability

    The Art Of Probability
    av Richard W. Hamming

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780201406863

    Offering accessible and nuanced coverage, Richard W. Hamming discusses theories of probability with unique clarity and depth. Topics covered include the basic philosophical assumptions, the nature of stochastic methods, and Shannon entropy. One of t…

  • Baroque

    Baroque
    av John Rupert Martin

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064300773

    This is a nonchronological introduction to Baroque, one of the great periods of European art. John Martin's descriptions of the essential characteristics of the Baroque help one to gain an understanding of the style. His illustrations are informativ…

  • Children Of The Great Depression

    Children Of The Great Depression
    av Glen H Elder

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813333427

    In this highly acclaimed work first published in 1974, Glen H. Elder Jr. presents the first longitudinal study of a Depression cohort. He follows 167 individuals born in 1920?1921 from their elementary school days in Oakland, California, through the…

  • Studies In Iconology

    Studies In Iconology
    av Erwin Panofsky

    Häftad - 1972 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064300254

    The themes and concepts of Renaissance art are analyzed and related to both classical and medieval tendencies

  • Women, Art, And Power And Other Essays

    Women, Art, And Power And Other Essays
    av Linda Nochlin

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780064301831

    This collection of seven essays on women artists and women in art history, presented with illustrations, brings together the work of almost 20 years of scholarship and speculation by Linda Nochlin.

  • Palestine and the Palestinians

    Palestine and the Palestinians
    av Samih K. Farsoun

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813343365

    Palestine and the Palestinians is a sweeping social, economic, ideological, and political history of the Palestinian people, from antiquity to the Road Map to Peace. This second edition is thoroughly revised and updated, including entirely new chapt…

  • The Dynamics Of Foreign-policy Decisionmaking In China

    The Dynamics Of Foreign-policy Decisionmaking In China
    av Ning Lu

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813337463

    Lu Ning, former assistant to a vice-foreign minister of China, draws on archival materials, interviews, and personal experiences, to provide unique insights into the formal and informal structures, processes, mechanisms, and dynamics of--and key pla…

  • Unlikely Couples

    Unlikely Couples
    av Thomas E. Wartenberg

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813334394

    In Unlikely Couples, Thomas E. Wartenberg directly challenges the view that narrative cinema inherently supports the dominant social interests by examining the way popular films about ?unlikely couples? (a mismatched romantic union viewed as inappro…

  • New Religions As Global Cultures

    New Religions As Global Cultures
    av Irving Hexham

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813325088

    Although the Great Anti-Cult Crusade links new religious movements to dangerous cults, brainwashing, and the need for deprogramming, Karla Poewe and Irving Hexham argue that many cults are the product of a dynamic interaction between folk religions…

  • Merchants And Faith

    Merchants And Faith
    av Patricia A Risso

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813389110

    ‘This book with its felicitous title brings together with great skill and sensitivity a large amount of current historical scholarship on the trade and civilization of the Indian Ocean during the Islamic centuries. It will be welcomed by both…

  • An Introduction To Chaotic Dynamical Systems

    An Introduction To Chaotic Dynamical Systems
    av Robert Devaney

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813340852

    The study of nonlinear dynamical systems has exploded in the past 25 years, and Robert L. Devaney has made these advanced research developments accessible to undergraduate and graduate mathematics students as well as researchers in other disciplines…

  • America's Choice 2000

    America's Choice 2000
    av William Crotty

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813367989

    America's Choice 2000 attempts to make sense of the longest running, most fiercely contested and, ultimately, closest race in the history of presidential elections. What had been an earnest if predictable general election campaign morphed into a pos…

  • Postmodernism And The Politics Of 'Culture'

    Postmodernism And The Politics Of 'Culture'
    av Adam Katz

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813368078

    Postmodernism and the Politics of 'Culture' is a comparative critical analysis of the political and intellectual ambitions of postmodernist critical theory and the academic discipline of cultural studies. Katz's polemical aim is to show that cultura…