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- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 85.00
NGOs set out to save lives, relieve suffering, and service basic human needs. They are committed to serving people across national borders and without regard to race, ethnicity, gender, or religion, and they offer crucial help during earthquakes, tsunamis, wars, and pandemics. But with so many ailing areas in need of assistance, how do these organizations... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 45.07
Das Buch gibt einen praxisbezogenen und theoretisch fundierten Einblick in die Thematik Trauer von Kindern und deren Familien. Trauer ist dabei weit gefasst und bezieht sowohl Erfahrungen vom Tod nahestehender Menschen, das Erleben von Sterben als auch andere Verlustsituationen ein. Hierbei werden die besonderen Bedürfnisse von Kindern, Jugendlichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how typological characteristics of a language determine the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
Monika Fludernik presents a detailed analysis of free indirect discourse as it relates to narrative theory, and the crucial problematic of how speech and thought are represented in fiction. Building on the insights of Ann Banfield's Unspeakable Sentences , Fludernik radically extends Banfield's model to accommodate evidence from conversational narrative,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00
Policy-makers are concerned with facilitating labour mobility in the EU. In the 1990s, take-up of employment in other EU countries has remained small. This seminal work looks at the obstacles faced by women in the nursing and banking professions when they migrate between member states. Basing her analysis on the personal accounts of migrants, and discussions... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
Heinz von Foerster never paid heed to the boundaries of academic disciplines. Having worked for a decade in research on short- and microwave technology, he published a molecular theory of memory. It was adopted by a prominent neurophysiologist because it seemed to overcome the problem of storage space in the head. more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 321.00
This volume contains Klopstock?s biblical dramas ?Der Tod Adams? (The Death of Adam), ?Salomo? and ?David? from the years 1757, 1764 and 1772 respectively. The critical apparatus includes all extant evidence on the creation and printing of the works, together with the most important accounts of their effects. The Appendix includes an explanatory index... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
"Recommended" by Choice This collection of literary and historical criticism draws on recent scholarship on canon formation, gender studies, and cultural studies both to show how concepts of public/private, male/female, and national/foreign operated in nineteenth-century children's literature and to explore how this literature transmitted hegemonic... more...