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- University of California Press 1999; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16
Dorothea Olkowski's exploration of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze clarifies the gifted French thinker's writings for specialists and nonspecialists alike. Deleuze, she says, accomplished the "ruin of representation," the complete overthrow of hierarchic, organic thought in philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and ethics, as well as in society at large.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 146.01
This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Shakespeare's Widows moves thirty-one characters appearing in twenty plays to center stage. Through nuanced analyses, grounded in the widows' material circumstances, Kehler uncovers the plays' negotiations between the opposed poles of residual Catholic precept and Protestant practice - between celibacy and remarriage. Reading from a feminist materialist... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 146.01
This book outlines evidence of the effects of ?new public management reforms? in the German university and public research sector, covering interplay between levels of governance from the research group through the organization to the state and national level. more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 30.95
Tracing ASEAN debates about Southeast Asia's intra- and extra-regional relations over four decades, this book argues for a process-driven view of cooperation, sheds light on intervening processes of argument and debate, and highlights interacting material, ideational, and social forces in the construction of regions and regionalisms in Southeast Asia,... more...
- World Wisdom 2007; US$ 9.99
Tierno Bokar, African mystic and Muslim spiritual teacher, was remarkable for the drama of his life story (which was made into a recent play directed by Peter Brook). His message of religious tolerance and universal love, is profoundly important in a world where different faiths are often at odds with each other more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 28.31
Der Band thematisiert Bewegungen in der Institution Schule und verfolgt den Diskurs in der Genderdebatte von der feministischen Mädchenbildung bis zur Genderkompetenz. Im Zentrum steht die Frage: Wie kann Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in der Schule verwirklicht werden? Anhand von Konzepten und Ansätzen, empirischen Studien und Schulprozessen werden Facetten... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 134.77
Unlike others on the topic, this book focuses primarily on the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), arguing that NGOs can rise above perceived legitimacy deficit to function more effectively as corporate partners than interest groups and activists. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 106.65
Mord und Totschlag, Blendung, Suizid und Menschenopfer ? die griechische Tragödie ist voll von schrecklichen Handlungen, die verstören und faszinieren und die doch nie unmittelbar auf der Bühne gezeigt werden. Wie aber werden sie dargestellt? Welche Wege und Formen fanden die Dichter, das Unsichtbare auf der Bühne so zu präsentieren, dass... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00
Rated among the world's ten poorest nations, Mali has a glorious past and a less-certain present. Culture and Customs of Mali touches on the first as background for understanding the second, exploring multiple facets of contemporary social life and cultural practices in this landlocked, West African nation. The book offers an overview of diverse... more...