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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book addresses the widespread use of digital personal media in daily life. With a sociological and historical perspective, it explores the media-enhanced individualization and rationalization of the lifeworld, discussing the dramatic mediatization of daily life and calling on theorists such as McLuhan, Habermas and Goffman. more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 6.95
When Selwyn is accused of murdering his rival, Farold, he is sealed in the village burial cave with Farold?s moldering corpse to await starvation—or worse. Worse comes along quickly in the form of a witch who raises Farold from the dead. Selwyn thought he disliked Farold when he was alive, but that was nothing compared to working by the dead man?s... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 20.99
Egypt, the birthplace of communal monasticism, has a rich store of monasteries and monastic art. Coptic Monasteries takes the reader on a tour of the best preserved and most significant of these ancient religious centers, documenting in exhaustive detail the richness and the glory of the Coptic heritage. An informative introduction by Tim Vivian brings... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 27.50
More than a century and a half after its founding, the Iowa State Fair is the state?s central institution, event, and symbol. New Jersey has the Shore; Kentucky has the Derby; Iowa has the Fair. The humble Iowa State Fairground ranks alongside the Great Pyramids at Giza and the Taj Mahal in the best-selling travel guide 1,000 Places to See Before... more...
- Daunt Books 2015; US$ 11.67
Vivian Gornick?s relationship with her mother is difficult. At the age of forty-five, she regularly meets her mother for strolls along the streets of Manhattan. Occasionally they?ll hit a pleasant stride – fondly recalling a shared nostalgia or chuckling over a mutual disgust – but most often their walks are tinged with contempt, irritation, and rages... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 320.00
Targeted towards institutional asset managers in general and chief investment officers, portfolio managers and risk managers in particular, this practical book serves as a comprehensive guide to quantitative portfolio optimization, asset allocation and risk management. Providing an accessible yet rigorous approach to investment management, it gradually... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 33.00
Designed to help employees in all positions and areas of an organization develop knowledge, awareness, and skills for valuing diversity and creating a truly inclusive environment, this workbook will also help you understand your organization's diversity initiative and your role in supporting it. Upon completing the workshop, you will: Understand... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 59.95
Although, bifurcation theory of equations with autonomous and periodic time dependence is a major object of research in the study of dynamical systems since decades, the notion of a nonautonomous bifurcation is not yet established. In this book, two different approaches are developed which are based on special definitions of local attractivity and... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00
Section I examines historical philosophical understandings of expertise in order to situate the current institution of bioethics. Section II focuses on philosophical analyses of the concept of expertise, asking, among other things, how it should be understood, how it can be acquired, and what such expertise warrants. Finally, section III addresses... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Addresses the implications for traditional pharmaceutical companies and biopharmaceutical start-ups of the realignment of the industry knowledge-base. This book shows that while traditional pharmaceutical companies have adjusted their business models to meet the challenges of biotechnology, biopharmaceutical start-ups have experienced problems. more...