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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...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00
Property is a complex phenomenon comprising cultural, social, and legal rules. During the twentieth century, property rights in land suffered massive interference in Central and Eastern Europe. The promise of universal and formally equal rights of land ownership, ensuring predictability of social processes and individual autonomy, was largely not... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; Not Available
Im vorliegenden Band wird die Geschichte der Professionalisierung unterschiedlicher Berufsgruppen in Europa und den USA seit dem 19. Jahrhundert analysiert. Aufgezeigt wird dabei besonders, in welchem wechselseitigen Zusammenhang dieser Prozess mit der wachsenden Bedeutung von Eigentumsrechten in den sozialen und kulturellen Beziehungen und ihrer zunehmenden... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Hannes Lacher presents a new critical social theory of international relations that integrates sociology, history and political geography to understand the formation and development of modern international relations. Far from implying a return to state-centrist Realism, this essential new volume leads us towards a critical social theory of... more...
Digitale Film-Distribution: Funktionsweise und kritische Beleuchtung der Auswirkungen auf die FilmindustrieDiplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 26.68
Hauptbeschreibung Nach der Musikindustrie steht nun auch die Filmindustrie durch Digitalisierung und Demokratisierung vor einem drastischen Wandel. Wer von der technischen Revolution am meisten profitiert, wer am wenigsten, welche Geschäftsmodelle sich etablieren werden und wie der Konsument erreicht werden kann, wird in der Studie von Hannes Kreuzer... more...