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- Springer 2008; US$ 29.99
Die Situation der Psychologen in Ausbildung (PiA) ist nach der Einführung des Psychotherapeutengesetzes katastrophal: Nach durchschnittlich 13 Semestern Studium ist für die Zulassung als Psychotherapeut eine praktische Ausbildung erforderlich. Die PiA leisten schnell fachlich qualifizierte Arbeit ? deren Bezahlung jedoch nicht gesetzlich geregelt ist.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95
An unauthorized look behind one of the greatest video game franchises of all time, Final Fantasy The Final Fantasy universe is packed with compelling characters and incredible storylines. In this book, you'll take a fascinating look at the deeper issues that Final Fantasy forces players to think about while trying to battle their way to the next... more...
- Marquette University Press 2007; US$ 20.00
Human beings have suffered a communication eclipse as a result of rapid technological advancements and conspicuous consumption. Consequences of this communication eclipse can be devastating to the human condition. Philosophical Leisure: Recuperative Praxis for Human Communication invites us to understand the ontological and phenomenological difference... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Endgame is acclaimed biographer Frank Brady?s decades-in-the-making tracing of the meteoric ascent?and confounding descent ?of enigmatic genius Bobby Fischer. Only Brady, who met Fischer when the prodigy was only 10 and shared with him some of his most dramatic triumphs, could have written this book, which has much to say about the nature of American... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
No single introductory book has until now captured the range of thought appropriate for scrutinizing the idea of leisure. Beginning with a discussion of expressions in classical thought, etymological definitions and key leisure studies concepts, Blackshaw suggests that the idea abounds with ambivalence, which is unlikely ever to be resolved. ... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 49.95
This comprehensive chronological reference work lists the results of men's chess competitions all over the world--individual and team matches, 1956 through 1960. Entries record location and, when available, the group that sponsored the event. First and last names of players are included whenever possible and are standardized for easy reference.... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Emerging quickly from the fast-paced growth of mobile communications and wireless technologies, pervasive games provide a worldwide network of potential play spaces. Now games can be designed to be played in public spaces like conferences, museums, communities, cities, buildings or other non-traditional game venues...and game designers need to understand... more...
- O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2007; US$ 19.99
Even if you've finished Halo 2 in Legendary Mode, you're not done with this game. Not by a long shot. You know there's a lot more you can squeeze out of Halo 2, and with the clever hacks we have in store, you'll turn the game into a whole new experience. Halo 2 Hacks is the creation of consummate gamer and Microsoft insider Stephen Cawood, an original... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00
Tracing the evolution of fantasy gaming from its origins in tabletop war and collectible card games to contemporary web-based live action and massive multi-player games, this book examines the archetypes and concepts within the fantasy gaming genre alongside the roles and functions of the game players themselves. Other topics include: how The Hobbit... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 20.95
"Chess gets a hold of some people, like a virus or a drug," writes Robert Desjarlais in this absorbing book. Drawing on his lifelong fascination with the game, Desjarlais guides readers into the world of twenty-first-century chess to help us understand its unique pleasures and challenges, and to advance a new "anthropology of passion." Immersing us... more...