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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
When Mieke Bal reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar?s wife as an adult, she was struck by differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. In Loving Yusuf ¸ Bal seeks to resolve this clash between memory and text, using the same story, in which Joseph spurns the advance of his master?s wife who then falsely... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 52.00
Doris Salcedo, a Colombian-born artist, addresses the politics of memory and forgetting in work that embraces fraught situations in dangerous places. Noted critic and theorist Mieke Bal narrates between the disciplines of contemporary culture in order to boldly reimagine the role of the visual arts. Both women are pathbreaking figures, globally renowned... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 65.90
This study is a critical investigation into the category of tribes in South Asia. It breaks away from previous studies of tribes in the region. While it focuses on one so-called tribal community, the Garos of Bangladesh, it neither studies Garo culture as such, nor their social organization. Instead it deals with the evolution of Garo identity/ethnicity... more...
"Ich werd ja doch nur Hausfrau!": Eine Untersuchung aktueller Schulbücher zum Mathematikunterricht nach GeschlechtsrollenstereotpyeDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 18.75
Hauptbeschreibung Mathematik gilt als ein dominierend männliches Fach. Die Unvereinbarkeit der Vorstellung von Weiblichkeit mit Mathematik zeigt sich in doppelter Weise: Erstens empfinden viele, dass Frauen und Mädchen für Mathematik nicht kompetent genug seien und zweitens werden diejenigen, die Interesse an Mathematik zeigen, in ihrer Weiblichkeit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is on display, made visually available. "That's how it... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46
Of all lower extremity amputations, 40-70% are related to diabetes. In most studies, the incidence of lower leg amputation is estimated to be 5-25/100,000 inhabitants/year: among people with diabetes the number is 6-8/1,000. Lower extremity amputations are usually preceded by a foot ulcer in people with diabetes. The most important factors related... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
This book examines the implications of new trends of globalisation in corporate research and development. It looks in particular at aspects of integration in developing countries and the impact this will have on the host countries. more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 220.00
Failure analysis has grown enormously in it scope and utility in recent years. Developments in materials characterization techniques have made the job of a failure analyst easier and more precise, but it still requires not only a strong background in materials science and engineering, but also practical experience--or at least a strong understanding... more...
- Pearson Education 2004; US$ 52.00
Implement the design principles and configurations behind MPLS-based VPNs for broadband access networks The book discusses how MPLS and its VPN service are best used in a broadband environment, concentrating on key design issues and solutions, including How to manage tens of thousands of interfaces and host routes and hundreds of dynamic... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 179.00
Contains the set of invited talks (approx 50) at the IUTAM Symposium on Theoretical, Computational and Modelling Aspects of Inelastic Media, held in Cape Town, January 14-18, 2008. This title treats issues in modeling, the behaviour of various classes of inelastic media, and associated algorithms for carrying out computational simulations. more...