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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This book challenges the widely held belief that Hong Kong's political culture is one of indifference. The term "political indifference" is used to suggest the apathy, naivete, passivity, and utilitarianism of Hong Kong's people toward political life. Taking a broad historical look at political participation in the former colony, Wai-man Lam argues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00
Elections are a fundamental element of democracy, since elected governments reflect voter preferences. At the same time, it is inevitable that policies pursued by any government closely resemble the preferences of some citizens, while alienating others who hold different views. Previous works have examined how institutional settings facilitate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00
The issues surrounding the provision, preparation and development of food products is fundamental to every human being on the planet. Given the scarcity of agricultural land, environmental pollution, climate change and the exponential growth of the world?s population where starvation and obesity are both widespread it is little wonder that exploring... more...
- Wilderness Press 2010; US$ 17.95
Walk the streets of Chicago and discover why the town that brought us Michael Jordan, Al Capone, and Oprah is anything but a “Second City.? Chicago?s diverse neighborhoods represent a true melting pot of America—from Little Italy to Greektown, Chinatown to New Chinatown, and La Villita to the Ukrainian Village. It?s also the most walkable city in... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
In this book the author reflects on the philosophical and ethical bases of the financial crisis 2007-08 and the subsequent recession. He finds in Adam Smith solid arguments for the new free market economy, capitalism, but also arguments for a role for the government in the case of public goods (roads) and of merit goods (education, control of... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Here is a devastating, hilarious satire of coffee-swilling, celebrity-obsessed Southern California pop culture by one of the freshest new voices in fiction. Morgan Beale has a celebutante, masochist wife and a home being renovated. He begins adapting the latest bestseller, The Chihuahua in the Blue Prada Bag , from a local hotel room. Dodging the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Push your creative ideas to the next level in content delivery. Use real and simulated 3D space in your Flash games and interactive systems. 3D possibilities offer an untapped creative approach to thinking and designing with Flash. Tap into this medium by: * Creating reusable templates to reduce costs and cycle time for project development. * Experimenting... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00
This book, original in emphasis, daring in execution, maps out the shaping power of English Renaissance literature in creating and contesting national and colonial identities through the work of major canonical authors including Shakespeare, Spenser and Milton. Informed throughout by the burgeoning fields of the new British history and postcolonial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
This book explores the ways governments manage public employees in developing countries, and how this in turn impacts on the success of national development and governance strategies. It presents seven in-depth case studies from developing countries in Africa and Asia and proposes ways forward for Human Resource Management in developing countries. more...
- UPA 2009; US$ 43.99
This book discusses the many issues involved in going beyond disciplinary research practices in science, politics and society, and addresses the complexities of their interface. Polar research is used to show how politics may intermingle with science to safeguard national interests in times of dramatic international change. more...