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- Historic England 2015; US$ 5.82
Today many English towns, adjusting to the needs of the 21st century, are turning to the historic environment as a means of reinforcing their identity and distinctiveness, precious attributes in a town's local and regional profile. For Stourport-on-Severn, this special identity is written large in the central part of the town, for there can be few... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95
After the Cosmopolitan? argues that both racial divisions and intercultural dialogue can only be understood in the context of the urbanism through which they are realized. All the key debates in cultural theory and urban studies are covered in detail: the growth of cultural industries and the marketing of cities social exclusion and violence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95
From the foreword: This book is a major contribution to the field of comparative and international education. It has been co-authored by two distinguished figures, who write with authority and clarity, and who present conceptual insights which add creative and intellectual vitality to the field at a time of major change and development. Changing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 79.95
In the last two decades, new political subjects have been created through the actions of the new social movements; often by asserting the unfixed and `overdetermined' character of identity. Further, in attempting to avoid essentialism, people have frequently looked to their territorial roots to establish their constituency. A cultural politics of resistance,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
This volume examines the role of apologia and apology in response to public attack. Author Keith Michael Hearit provides an introduction to these common components of public life, and considers a diverse list of subjects, from public figures and individuals to corporations and institutions. He explores the motivations and rationales behind apologies,... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 47.94
Nicknamed the "greed" decade, the 1980s served as a backdrop for the beginning of the end of the cold war, the boon of spaceflight, and over-the-top pop culture. During this time, the U.S. men's hockey team triumphed over the heavily favored Soviet Union team to win gold at the 1980 Olympic Games, the first American won the Tour de France,... more...
- Algonquin Books 2004; US$ 13.95
In 1959, at the age of eleven, Michael Keith left a relatively stable life with his mother and sisters in Albany, New York, and surreptitiously set off for California with his irresponsible alcoholic father. For the rest of Michael's childhood, the two crisscrossed America, perpetually en route to someplace else. His memoir, told in the fresh, funny,... more...
- Nova Vista Publishing 2008; US$ 18.95
The short, pithy chapters of this book distinguish Real Selling from Not-Real Selling. Real Selling says, "My success follows my customer's success." Using a consultative approach, salespeople succeed when they improve the customer's Service to his own customers, his customer's Economics - profit and efficiency, for instance - and Life, the degree... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95
Does the concept of ethnicity divide the oppressed or unite minorities? Is the term `community' a dangerous fiction? What are the relations between the liberal capitalist democratic state and racialized minority groups? The contributors to this book confront and discuss these questions, bringing together ideas on urban social theory, contemporary cultural... more...