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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Building on its predecessor, The International Handbook of Social Impact Assessment, this important new book outlines current developments in thinking in the field of Social Impact Assessment (SIA). It introduces and advances the theory and practice of SIA, and illustrates that a generational shift in the way socioeconomic studies and community participation... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 6.95
Hailed as the greatest novel of the Mexican Revolution, The Underdogs recounts the story of an illiterate but charismatic Indian peasant farmer?s part in the rebellion against Porfirio Díaz, and his subsequent loss of belief in the cause when the revolutionary alliance becomes factionalized. Azuela?s masterpiece is a timeless, authentic portrayal... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 150.00
Agricultural and Food Electroanalysis offers a comprehensive rationale of electroanalysis, revealing its enormous potential in agricultural food analysis. A unique approach is used which fills a gap in the literature by bringing in applications to everyday problems. This timely text presents in-depth descriptions about different electrochemical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
This book is a major contribution to the renewed interest in natural law. It provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of natural law, both from a historical and a systematic point of view. It ranges from the mediaeval synthesis of Aquinas through the early modern elaborations of natural law, up to current discussions on the very possibility... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
Amidst prevailing debates that construe rationality and emotionality as polar opposites, this book explores the manner in which emotions shape not only prevailing conceptions of rationality, but also culture in general terms, making room for us to speak of an 'emotional culture' specific to late-modern societies. Presenting case studies involving... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This volume presents an extended reflection on human dependency and the need to 'care' and be 'cared for'. Philosophers, theologians, social theorists, economists, and professional caregivers to discuss the challenges of professional caregiving, analyzing how societies can promote relationships in which individuals can give and receive 'care'. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95
Based on five years of ethnography, archival research, census data analysis, and interviews, Police, Power, and the Production of Racial Boundaries reveals how the LAPD, city prosecutors, and business owners struggled to control who should be considered ?dangerous? and how they should be policed in Los Angeles. Ana Muñiz shows how this influential... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Following the death of Franco, Spain underwent a transition to democracy in the mid-1970s. Although a rapid process of modernization occurred, the Spanish welfare state was seen, until fairly recently, as relatively underdeveloped. Split into three sections, this book addresses the consolidation path of social protection policies, governance issues... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.80
Do doctors fix patients? Or do they heal them? For all of modern medicine?s many successes, discontent with the quality of patient care has combined with a host of new developments, from aging populations to the resurgence of infectious diseases, which challenge medicine?s overreliance on narrowly mechanistic and technical methods of explanation... more...