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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 6.95
Franz Kafka wrote this letter to Hermann Kafka in November 1919; he was then thirty-six years old. Max Brod relates that Kafka actually gave it to his mother to hand to his father, hoping that it might renew a relationship that had disintegrated into tension and frustration on both sides. Kafka's probing of the abyss between them spared neither his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Anthropology and Modern Life , first published in 1929, addresses itself to an immensely broad field with clarity, introducing anthropology as a unique and coherent discipline, and demonstrating its importance in the understanding of socio-cultural change throughout history. The author covers varied and diverse areas of study: ethnicity, including... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 41.65
Die Inklusion ist durch die Behindertenrechtskonvention verbindlich in den Vorgaben der deutschen Schulpädagogik verankert. Nun gilt es, sie in Schulen behinderungsangemessen und verständlich umzusetzen. Franz-Josef Beck stellt angewandte Inklusion am Beispiel von Lesen mit sehbehinderten Kindern anschaulich und praxisnah dar. Dabei konzentriert er... more...
- The Floating Press 2003; US$ 4.50
The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
P. A. Skantze argues that 17th century writers for performance portray a crucial aesthetic tension between motion and fixity, the study argues that this tension is fundamental to our scholarly understanding of performance and culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 109.95
This book describes in detail how the property market operates, giving a clear picture of the economics of development and the way which development issues are defined by (and in their turn have an effect on) community and individual needs. By describing how the market works and explaining the factors which need to be analysed, the author aims to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 290.00
This volume examines the deep sea ecosystem from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapters examine the deep-sea floor, the deep pelagic environment and the more specialised chemosynthetic environments of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. These environments are examined from the perspective of the relationship of deep-sea animals to their physico-chemical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Analyzes various forms of partnership among socioeconomic actors to highlight the social conventions and entrepreneurial culture that connect and intensify the energies at the root of local dynamism. This book demonstrates how entrepreneurship can be fostered in order to support collective development. more...
Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor SettingsWorld Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00
This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Challenges the priority that rich countries give to economic growth as an over-arching objective of economic policy. This book presents three arguments on why rich countries should turn away from economic growth as the primary policy objective and pursue objectives that enhance well-being. It is intended for academics, students, and activists. more...