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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 49.00
This volume contains sixteen original articles documenting recent progress in understanding strategic behaviour. In their variety they reflect an entire spectrum of coexisting approaches: from orthodox game theory via behavioural game theory, bounded rationality and economic psychology to experimental economics. There are plenty of new models and insights... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 75.00
Mexico: A Global Studies Handbook is an ideal introduction to the United States' southern neighbor for students, travelers, businesspeople, or other interested readers. It debunks a variety of myths and misconceptions that have evolved over time, clarifying the realities of both historic and contemporary Mexico. Mexico offers an authoritative... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 59.99
Die Existenz von Nachbarschaften mit hohem Zuwandereranteil wird in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern skandalisiert, obgleich aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht stark angezweifelt wird, ob vom Leben in solchen Quartieren negative Effekte für die Integration der Bewohner ausgehen. Die Arbeit nutzt den Ansatz der sozialkonstruktivistischen Interpretativen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 11.27
Beginning in 1956 with the publication of A Legacy, Sybille Bedford has narrated - in fiction and non-fiction - what has been by turns her sensuous, harrowing, altogether remarkable life. In this magnificent memoir, she moves from Berlin during the Great War to the artists' set on the Côte d'Azur of the 1920s, through lovers, mentors, seducers and... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03
'Going to law courts is a good education for a novelist. It provides you with the most extravagant material, and it teaches the near impossibility of reaching the truth.' Sybille Bedford, Paris Review (1993) For The Faces of Justice (1961) Sybille Bedford journeyed through Europe to sit in the press box of the courts of law - high courts, low... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57
This intensely remembered, partly autobiographical novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German chÃ¢teau for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother on the French... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 11.67
A powerful and merciless book - a classic coming-of-age novel.' Hilary Mantel 'Bedford writes of the lure of the sensual life, the picnics, lobster salad, hock and seltzer and going to the opera, in Italy, in summer . . .' The Times 'A mesmerising writer.' Nicholas Shakespeare 'One of our greatest writers.' Rosie Boycott 'There will always be people... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 11.67
One of Britain's most stylish and accomplished writers.' Telegraph 'Sybille Bedford is the most sensual of writers. No one writes as she does about the smells and colours of the Mediterranean, about the pleasure of food and wine.' Victoria Glendinning 'A writer of consummate artistry.' Auberon Waugh 'An excellent stylist and a splendid narrator . .... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 7.99
At the terrible heart of the modern age lies Auschwitz. In a total inversion of earlier hopes about the use of science and technology to improve, extend, and protect human life, Auschwitz manipulated the same systems to quite different ends. In Sybille Steinbacher's terse, powerful new book, the reader is led through the process by which something... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 54.99
Welche Rolle spielt die Nationalkultur eines Landes für die Unternehmens-PR vor Ort? Gibt es einen Zusammenhang zwischen der PR-Praxis und der individuellen Weltsicht von PR-Fachleuten? In ihrer explorativen Studie verknüpft die Autorin die Wissensbestände der PR mit den Erkenntnissen der Kulturforschung. more...