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  • Foreign Investment, Development, and Globalizationby Eva Paus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 105.00

    This book engages the question, hotly debated among theorists and policymakers alike, of how a developing country's pursuit of foreign direct investment (FDI) affects its development prospects in a globalized world. Can small latecomers to economic development use high-tech FDI to rapidly expand indigenous capabilities, thus shortcutting stages of... more...

  • Global Capitalism Unboundby Eva Paus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 45.00

    Leading experts analyze the impact of the rapid growth of offshore outsourcing in manufacturing and IT. For some it promises more rapid economic growth and for some developing countries it is an opportunity to leapfrog, while others are sidelined but it also means labour and governments may lose bargaining power vis-à-vis globally mobile capital. more...

  • Population Neuroscienceby Tomas Paus

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 139.00

    This book breaks new ground in its effort to interlink genetics, epidemiology and cognitive neuroscience. It provides practitioners with the tools and knowledge base to collaborate on large-scale imaging studies of the developing, mature and aging brain. more...

  • Getting Development Rightby Eva Paus

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 37.00

    Getting Development Right brings together development scholars and practitioners from multiple academic disciplines and policy perspectives to analyze important facets of this triple challenge, to explore interconnections among them and suggest strategies for overcoming the challenges in the current age of globalization. more...

  • Making God Possibleby Alan Billings

    SPCK 2011; US$ 18.94

    What are clergy for? In this lively and provocative volume, Alan Billings argues that they serve the mission and ministry of the Church, which is to make God possible. In each new era, how to carry out this mission effectively will vary, as the Church seeks to respond to changes in society and culture, but it is likely to involve clergy in a refocusing... more...

  • Lost Churchby Alan Billings

    SPCK 2013; US$ 18.94

    In trying to understand the relationship of the British people to religion – specifically Christianity – we tend to say that people: believe – or do not; attend – or do not. The argument of Lost Church is that the majority of people do not really fit either of these categories. Rather, they ‘belong? – in the sense that they feel some affinity to Christianity... more...

  • Language, Globalization and the Making of a Tanzanian Beauty Queenby Sabrina Billings

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 30.00

    Through micro-analysis of language use, this book chronicles young women's pathways to becoming a Tanzanian beauty queen, offering an original perspective on the intersection of language with globalization, nationalism, and inequality in urban East Africa. This compelling linguistic ethnography considers the real-life effects, both on- and off-stage,... more...

  • The Dove, the Fig-Leaf and the Swordby Alan Billings

    SPCK 2014; US$ 18.94

    Why does the pacifist movement of the first few centuries so quickly become an organization that supports emperors and finds reasons for fighting? ? What leads the Church to formulate just war principles only to abandon them when in pursuit of heretics and infidels? ? What impact did two world wars have on Christian thinking? ? Why have the churches... more...

  • Genealogy of the Tragicby Joshua Billings

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Why did Greek tragedy and ?the tragic? come to be seen as essential to conceptions of modernity? And how has this belief affected modern understandings of Greek drama? In Genealogy of the Tragic , Joshua Billings answers these and related questions by tracing the emergence of the modern theory of the tragic, which was first developed around 1800... more...

  • Five Billion Years of Solitudeby Lee Billings

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00

    ?A definitive guide to astronomy?s hottest field.? ? The Economist Since its formation nearly five billion years ago, our planet has been the sole living world in a vast and silent universe. But over the past two decades, astronomers have discovered thousands of ?exoplanets,? including some that could be similar to our own world, and the pace of... more...