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  • Learn or Dieby Edward D. Hess

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    New and evolving technologies and increasing globalization continue to impact many businesses. To compete in this rapidly changing environment, individuals and organizations must take their ability to learn—the foundation for continuous improvement, operational excellence, and innovation—to a much higher level. In Learn or Die, Edward D. Hess combines... more...

  • Food Is Cultureby Massimo Montanari; Albert Sonnenfeld

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 34.99

    Elegantly written by a distinguished culinary historian, Food Is Culture explores the innovative premise that everything having to do with food& mdash;its capture, cultivation, preparation, and consumption& mdash;represents a cultural act. Even the "choices" made by primitive hunters and gatherers were determined by a culture of economics (availability)... more...

  • Love to Hateby Jody Roy

    Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 31.99

    Roy explains the culture of violence and hate in America. more...

  • Postcolonial Melancholiaby Paul Gilroy

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 23.99

    In Postcolonial Melancholia , Paul Gilroy continues the conversation he began in his landmark study of race and nation, 'There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack , ' by once again departing from conventional wisdom to examine-and defend-multiculturalism within the context of a post-9/11 "politics of security." Gilroy adapts the concept of melancholia... more...

  • Social Work Values and Ethicsby Frederic G. Reamer

    Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 44.99

    This is the leading introduction to professional values and ethics in social work. Frederic G. Reamer provides social workers with a succinct and comprehensive overview of the most critical issues relating to professional values and ethics, including the nature of social work values, ethical dilemmas, and professional misconduct. Conceptually... more...

  • Modernity and the Textby Andreas Huyssen; David Bathrick

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 37.99

    The study of Austrian and German modernist literature has a long and venerable history in this country. There have been no attempts yet, however, to reassess German and Austrian literary modernism in light of current discussion of modernity and postmodernity. Addressing a set of historical and theoretical questions central to current reevaluations... more...

  • The Designing for Growth Field Bookby Jeanne Liedtka; Tim Ogilvie; Rachel Brozenske

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    In Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers (D4G), Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Ogilvie showed how design can boost innovation and drive growth. In this companion guide, also suitable as a stand-alone project workbook, the authors provide a step-by-step framework for applying the D4G toolkit and process to a particular project, systematically... more...

  • Nomadic Subjectsby Rosi Braidotti

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Over the past fifteen years, Nomadic Subjects has guided the discourse in continental philosophy and feminist theory. Exploring the constitution of contemporary subjectivity, especially the concept of difference within European philosophy and political theory, Rosi Braidotti introduced avenues for thinking freely, if not positively, about difference,... more...

  • The Ecosystem Approachby David Waltner-Toews; James J. Kay; Nina-Marie E. Lister

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 49.99

    Is sustainable development a workable solution for today's environmental problems? Is it scientifically defensible? Best known for applying ecological theory to the engineering problems of everyday life, the late scholar James J. Kay was a leader in the study of social and ecological complexity and the thermodynamics of ecosystems. Drawing from his... more...

  • Rage and Timeby Peter Sloterdijk; Mario Wenning

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 26.99

    While ancient civilizations worshipped strong, active emotions, modern societies have favored more peaceful attitudes, especially within the democratic process. We have largely forgotten the struggle to make use of thymos, the part of the soul that, following Plato, contains spirit, pride, and indignation. Rather, Christianity and psychoanalysis have... more...