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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.74
The move from New Jersey to Hilton Head, South Carolina, wasn't easy for the Russo family?difficult enough for Big Al and Connie, but even harder for their daughter Maria Graziella, who insists on being called Grace. At thirty-one and still, shockingly, unmarried, Grace has scandalized her staunchly traditional Italian family by moving in with her... more...
- University of California Press 1999; US$ 33.95
Dorothea Olkowski's exploration of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze clarifies the gifted French thinker's writings for specialists and nonspecialists alike. Deleuze, she says, accomplished the "ruin of representation," the complete overthrow of hierarchic, organic thought in philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and ethics, as well as in society at large.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available
This book undertakes to develop a sector specific theory of governance of the public research sector and applies it to the German research system. The book is the outcome of a large interdisciplinary project. It analyzes the reforms in the German research system from an integrated perspective of law, economics and social sciences. The case of Germany... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
Shakespeare's Widows moves thirty-one characters appearing in twenty plays to center stage. Through nuanced analyses, grounded in the widows' material circumstances, Kehler uncovers the plays' negotiations between the opposed poles of residual Catholic precept and Protestant practice - between celibacy and remarriage. Reading from a feminist materialist... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00
This book outlines evidence of the effects of ?new public management reforms? in the German university and public research sector, covering interplay between levels of governance from the research group through the organization to the state and national level. more...
- Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 109.00
Anhand der Ergebnisse zweier Primärerhebungen zum Stand des Performance Measurement und der Erfolgsoperationalisierung in freigemeinnützigen Einrichtungen des Gesundheits- und Sozialbereichs präsentiert Dorothea Greiling die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Performance Measurement und gibt Gestaltungsempfehlungen sowohl für die Verbesserung der Berichterstattung... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99
Der Band thematisiert Bewegungen in der Institution Schule und verfolgt den Diskurs in der Genderdebatte von der feministischen Mädchenbildung bis zur Genderkompetenz. Im Zentrum steht die Frage: Wie kann Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in der Schule verwirklicht werden? Anhand von Konzepten und Ansätzen, empirischen Studien und Schulprozessen werden Facetten... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00
Unlike others on the topic, this book focuses primarily on the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), arguing that NGOs can rise above perceived legitimacy deficit to function more effectively as corporate partners than interest groups and activists. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00
Murder and manslaughter, eye gouging, suicide, human sacrifice - Greek tragedy is full of horrible acts which disturb and fascinate, but are never directly presented on stage. But how are they presented? Which means and forms did poets use to present the invisible in such a way on stage that it would not lose its harrowing effect? The... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 55.00
Rated among the world's ten poorest nations, Mali has a glorious past and a less-certain present. Culture and Customs of Mali touches on the first as background for understanding the second, exploring multiple facets of contemporary social life and cultural practices in this landlocked, West African nation. The book offers an overview of diverse... more...