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- Random House 2010; US$ 13.09
In 1983, Ma Jian turned 30 and was overwhelmed by the desire to escape the confines of his life in Beijing. Deng Xiaoping was introducing economic reform but clamping down on 'Spiritual Pollution'; young people were rebelling. With his long hair, jeans and artistic friends, Ma Jian was under surveillance from his work unit and the police. His ex-wife... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 13.09
From the award-winning author of Red Dust , comes a virtuoso piece of 'red humour' - a darkly funny novel about the absurdities and cruelties of life in modern China. Every week, a writer of political propaganda and a professional blood donor meet for dinner. They are unlikely friends - one of them tortured by his 'art', the other fat... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 10.19
A Chinese writer whose marriage has fallen apart travels to Tibet. As he wanders through the countryside, he witnesses a sky burial, shares a tent with a nomad on a pilgrimage to atone for sleeping with his daughter, meets a silversmith who has hung the wind-dried corpse of his lover on the walls of his cave, and hears the story of a young female... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 217.00
The landmark emergency medicine text is now in full color Includes Companion DVD with 17 additional chapters A British Medical Association Book Awards WINNER, Surgery category! A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! "Collectively, they have once again produced an excellent text that manages to cover the broad scope... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
Is a death in the family the chance for a new start? When Myrtle's husband, Austin, dies on the bus one morning, everything seems to freeze. But in reality Myrtle has been frozen for nearly forty years, locked into an emotionless marriage. So if the barriers have been lifted, why does she still feel trapped? Her daughters are a mystery to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Analysis of North African revolt against authoritarianism, known as the ?Arab Spring?, embraced reductionist explanations such as the social media, youth unemployment and citizens? agitations to regain dignity in societies humiliated by oppressive regimes. This book illustrates that reductionist approaches can only elucidate some symptoms of a social... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
There has been rapid proliferation of public?private partnerships in areas of human rights, environmental protection and development in global governance. This book demonstrates how different forms of partnership legitimacy and accountability interact, and pinpoints trade-offs between democratic values in partnership operations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This edited volume examines the reconstitution of the public security domain since the 9/11 attacks, focusing on the banking sector and anti-money laundering (AML) activity in particular. Since the inception of the ?Financial Action Taskforce? (FATF) in 1989, AML has been viewed as a global problem. This text argues that the securitization of the... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 64.99
Human-induced environmental change currently represents the single greatest threat to global biodiversity. Species are typically adapted to the local environmental conditions in which they have evolved. Changes in environmental conditions initially influence behaviour, which in turn affects species interactions, population dynamics, evolutionary processes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This volume provides an interdisciplinary analysis on the political role of corporations in society by using the analytical device of corporate citizenship. It questions what ideas on corporate citizenship may say about the ongoing publicization of the corporation and the implications of these developments for the public domain and welfare state. more...