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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book investigates why people are willing to support an institutional arrangement that realises large-scale redistribution of wealth between social groups of society. Steffen Mau introduces the concept of 'the moral economy' to show that acceptance of welfare exchanges rests on moral assumptions and ideas of social justice people adhere to. Analysing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00
Health constitutes a core element of welfare states and a vital nerve in the trust relation between citizen and their governments. Focusing on the health sector, this book analyzes the closely interwoven relationship between the European Union and Member States. The authors explore the dynamic and multi-fold process of de-nationalizing health policies... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00
Repositioning Organization Theory studies the political positioning of organization theory. The book argues that there are two main projects in organization theory: the hegemonic project of positioning and postmodern project of depositioning. To critique the theoretical and political limits of these two projects, Böhm employs a range of critical... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 94.99
Rita Dove is one of the premier American poets. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1987 and US poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, Dove appeals to a broad public by means of readings, stage productions, and the media. 'Crossing Color: Transcultural Space and Place in Rita Dove's Poetry, Fiction, and Drama' represents an investigation of her writing. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 238.00
The topic of the study is literary criticism. The work shows how critical attitudes have taken root since the 17th century and how the uncertainty of those involved has increased as a result. One of the particular strategies used by authors and readers in reacting to this uncertainty is a certain form of attentiveness: the readiness to observe... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00
Between the 3rd and 5th centuries AD Rome underwent a process of transformation which profoundly marked the urban, social, and religious structure of the city. Examing the memory of saints, this study inspects a central field in which this structural change took place. The main themes are, on the one hand, the connection between memoria ... more...
- Birkhäuser Boston 2007; US$ 329.00
The theory of dynamic games continues to evolve, and one purpose of this volume is to report a number of recent theoretical advances in the ?eld, which are covered in Parts I, II and IV. Another aim of this work is to present some new applications of dynamic games in various areas, including pursuit-evasion games (Part III), ecology (Part IV), and... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 159.00
Constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Leveraging Applications of Formal Methods, Verification and Validation, held in Porto Sani, Greece, in October 2008. This book covers tools and applications in industrial software quality control. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 69.99
Die Bewertung internationaler Produktionsstandorte wird für Unternehmen immer wichtiger. Standortentscheidungen werden aber oft vorrangig unter Kostengesichtspunkten getroffen. Enttäuschte Rückverlagerer zeigen, dass das Risiko des Scheiterns dabei hoch ist. Für viele Fehlentscheidungen sind methodische Defizite mit verantwortlich. Welche Parameter... more...