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  • Reimagining the Bibleby Howard Schwartz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    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 US$ 16.33

    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$ 88.95

    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...

  • Society Against Itselfby Howard S. Schwartz

    Karnac Books 2010; US$ 25.95

    "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...

  • Festschrift to Patrick Primeauxby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 120.99

    This volume includes contributions from colleagues of the late Patrick Primeaux, a past editor of this series, outstanding teacher of business ethics and longtime chair of the Theology Department at St John's University in New York City. Other contributions are the result of a conference held in June, 2011 at the University of Tasmania by the Australian... more...

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

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 120.99

    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...

  • Elijah's Violin and Other Jewish Fairy Talesby Howard Schwartz; Linda Heller; Tsila Schwartz

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.16

    Tales of magic and wonder can be found in every phase of Jewish literature, from the sacred to the secular. The fairy tale in particular--set in enchanted lands and populated with a variety of human and supernatural beings, both good and evil--holds a very special place in the Jewish tradition. For in the fairy tale, where good and evil engage in a... more...

  • Moral Saints and Moral Exemplarsby Howard Schwartz; Howard Harris; Michael Schwartz

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 120.99

    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...

  • Achieving Ethical Excellenceby Michael Schwartz; Howard Harris; Alan Tapper

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 120.99

    This volume is a selection of papers from the 20th annual 'Australian Association for Professional and Applied Ethics' Conference. Topics covered include athletes as role models, sports ethics and sports governance, the separation of powers as an integrity mechanism, and virtues in just war theory. more...