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  • Reimagining the Bibleby Howard Schwartz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 54.99

    Reimagining the Bible collects a dozen essays by Howard Schwartz. Together the essays present a coherent theory of the way in which each successive phase of Jewish literature has drawn upon and reimagined the previous ones. The book is organized into four sections: The Ancient Models; The Folk Tradition; Mythic Echoes; Modern Jewish Literature and... more...

  • Leaves from the Garden of Edenby Howard Schwartz

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 18.99

    For this anthology, the renowned folklorist and master storyteller Howard Schwartz, a three-time-winner of the National Jewish Book Award, selects the most interesting and significant tales from each of his four OUP collections: Elijah's Violin and Other Jewish Fairy Tales (1994), Lilith's Cave: Jewish Tales of the Supernatural (1991), Miriam's... more...

  • Political Correctness and the Destruction of Social Orderby Howard Schwartz

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.14

    This book develops a psychoanalytic theory of political correctness and the pristine self, which is defined as a self touched by nothing but love. It explores the damage that political correctness can do to social order. Applications include the breakdown of social capital, the financial crisis, and Occupy Wall Street. Long an issue for conservatives,... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Philanthropy in East Africaby Howard Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Robert G. Gregory challenges the apparent assumption that non-Western peoples lack a significant indigenous philanthropic culture. Focusing on the large South Asian community in East Africa, he relates how, over a century, they built a philanthropic culture of great magnitude, and how it finally collapsed under the ascendency of increasing state regulation... more...

  • Society Against Itselfby Howard S. Schwartz

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 25.99

    "Political correctness" involves much more than a restriction of speech. It represents a broad cultural transformation, a shift in the way people understand things and organize their lives; a change in the way meaning is made.The problem addressed in this book is that, for reasons the author explores, some ways of making "meaning" support the creation... more...

  • Applied Ethicsby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 127.99

    The past editor of this series, was an outstanding teacher of business ethics and a longtime chair of the Theology Department at St John's University in New York City. In this title, some of the contributions are from his colleagues and reflects his influence as both a business ethics teacher and as a scholar. more...

  • Research in Ethical Issues in Organizationsby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 127.99

    The purpose of the series is to explore the central and unique role of organizational ethics in creating and sustaining a pluralistic, free enterprise economy. The primary goal of the research studies published here is to examine how profit seeking and not for profit organizations can be conceived and designed to satisfy legitimate human needs in an... more...

  • The Contribution of Fiction to Organizational Ethicsby Howard Harris; Michael Schwartz

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 127.99

    Stories are essential to any organization. They help organizations define who they are, what they do, and how they do it. In this issue we consider how fiction has questioned the moral rules, and examined such situations, and in doing so how it has contributed to our understanding of organizational ethics. more...

  • Narcissistic Process and Corporate Decayby Howard S. Schwartz

    NYU Press 1992; US$ 28.00

    Howard S. Schwartz shows how American industry is in a process of decay unable to cope with foreign competition and stagnant in technological development. He attributes this Organizational Decay to a reluctance in the part of corporate members to deal with reality. more...

  • Ethics in the Global Southby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris

    Emerald Publishing Limited 2017; US$ 114.95

    This volume includes works by authors from the global South and contributions about ethical issues in the global South, including the responses to famine in East Africa, India and Indonesia, and the applicability of international guidelines and ethical frameworks in South Africa. more...