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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95
This work provides an account of culture in an age of globalization. Ulf Hannerz argues that, in an ever-more interconnected world, national understandings of culture have become insufficient. He explores the implications of boundary-crossings and long-distance cultural flows for established notions of "the local", "community", "nation" and "modernity"... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 45.00
This book traces the history of the Nuremberg Doctors' Trial of 1946-47, through the eyes of the Austrian émigré psychiatrist Leo Alexander, whose investigations helped the US prosecution. Schmidt provides a detailed insight into the origins of human rights in medical science and into the changing role of international law, ethics and politics. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 19.00 US$ 15.58
This popular account of the history of ferment takes the reader on a fascinating journey from its obscure origins in medieval medicine and alchemy to the modern concept of the enzyme. During the 19th century, the question of the nature of the ferment led to a long and bitter conflict between those that believed in a vital force peculiar to the living... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 82.00 US$ 71.07
Is my enterprise really prepared for future business? What can I do to become more competitive? Ulf Pillkahn's book is directed at all of those seeking answers to these questions: executives in strategic positions, business analysts, consultants, trend scouts, marketing and product managers and research engineers. The book presents the two most... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 80.00 US$ 69.33
Wie gut ist mein Unternehmen auf die Zukunft vorbereitet? Wie kann es sich besser vorbereiten und damit wettbewerbsfähiger werden? Wie man diese Fragen beantwortet, zeigt dieses Buch - geschrieben für Manager, Analysten, Berater, Trendscouts, Produktmanager, Entwickler, Planer im öffentlichen Bereich, Wissenschaftler und Forscher. Dazu... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2011; US$ 75.24
Ulf Brüggemann discusses and empirically investigates the economic consequences of mandatory switch to IFRS. He provides evidence that cross-border investments by individual investors increased following the introduction of IFRS. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00
Foreign News gives us a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look into the practices of the global tribe we call foreign correspondents. Exploring how they work, Ulf Hannerz also compares the ways correspondents and anthropologists report from one part of the world to another. Hannerz draws on extensive interviews with correspondents in cities as diverse... more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 123.50
This study investigates a model of syntactic derivations that is based on a new concept of dislocation, i.e., of 'movement' phenomena. Derivations are conceived of as a compositional process that constructs larger syntactic units out of smaller ones without any phrase-structure representations, as in categorial grammars. It is shown that... more...