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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...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00
Comprehensive and forward-looking analysis of civil liability for terrorism-related risk under international, EU and selected national tort laws. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how the typological characteristics of a language determine even the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences. Through extensive analysis of examples in German and English, the author demonstrates how analogous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
In this ground breaking work of synthesis, Monika Fludernik combines insights from literary theory and linguistics to provide a challenging new theory of narrative. This book is both an historical survey and theoretical study, with the author drawing on an enormous range of examples from the earliest oral study to contemporary experimental fiction.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 47.95
Health constitutes a core element of welfare states and a vital nerve in the trust relation between citizen and their governments. Focusing on the health sector, this book analyzes the closely interwoven relationship between the European Union and Member States. The authors explore the dynamic and multi-fold process of de-nationalizing health policies... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 335.00
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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
"Recommended" by Choice Enterprising Youth examines the agenda behind the shaping of nineteenth-century children?s perceptions and world views and the transmission of civic duties and social values to children by adults. The essays in this book reveal the contradictions involved in the perceptions of children as active or passive, as representatives... more...