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- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 60.00
This book offers an extended analysis of writers and theatre companies in Britain since 1995, and explores them alongside recent cultural, social and political developments. Referencing well-known practitioners from modern theatre, this book is an excellent introduction to how contemporary drama is made and analysed. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 33.99
In this investigation into the criminal underworld of the cities and villages of the Italian South, David Lane provides an unrivaled exposť of the operations of the Mafia today From Naples, home of Mafia-controlled mozzarella and toxic waste, through the no less rotten Calabria, to Sicily, cradle of Cosa Nostra, the hold of the Mafia on Southern... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98
Lane shows how globalisation has transformed the Mafia into more than simply a local phenomenon. It describes in painful detail the daily accommodation to Mafia pressure endured by priests, politicians and prosecutors, businessmen, trade unionists and ordinary citizens. At the same time he incorporates a portrait of the South's long and tumultuous... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 29.00
This book provides a critical assessment of dramatic literature since 1995, situating texts, companies and writers in a cultural, political and social context. It examines the shifting role of the playwright, the dominant genres and emerging styles of the past decade and how they are related.Beginning with an examination of how dramatic literature... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
The collection considers the interrelations between social identity, state and citizenship formation, and the role of elites in defining the content of concepts in different post-communist societies. The contributors, many with an international reputation, are drawn from a number of different disciplines: post-communist area studies, political economy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
This book provides a broad overview of the development of state socialism, focusing especially on Russia and the countries of Eastern Europe, and including comparative material on China and other socialist countries outside Europe. It discusses how state socialism was first created, examines attempts to reform it, and explains why it collapsed. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 170.00
This book considers aspects of transformation of former state socialist countries: social and economic outcomes; forces in the transformation process; problems of consolidation of the new regimes;and other scenarios. It also looks at alternative types of society that might replace state socialism, particularly state capitalism and market socialism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 65.00
Drawing on the latest innovations and research from the fields of anthropology, industry, philosophy, psychology and science, David Lane and Sarah Corrie present a new vision of the scientist-practitioner model that is dynamic, contextualised and synergistic more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 140.00
This book sets the experiences of former communist countries as they head towards capitalism against the 'varieties of capitalism' paradigm, and provides a framework for comparing transformation processes, demonstrating how differing heritages of communist and pre-communist pasts are leading to different kinds of capitalist economies. more...