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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
David Webster explores the notion of desire as found in the Buddhist Pali Canon. Beginning by addressing the idea of a 'paradox of desire', whereby we must desire to end desire, the varieties of desire that are articulated in the Pali texts are examined. A range of views of desire, as found in Western thought, are presented as well as Hindu and Jain... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
David Kenyon Webster?s memoir is a clear-eyed, emotionally charged chronicle of youth, camaraderie, and the chaos of war. Relying on his own letters home and recollections he penned just after his discharge, Webster gives a first hand account of life in E Company, 101st Airborne Division , crafting a memoir that resonates with the immediacy of... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
Dave Webster?s book is a counter-blast against the culturally accepted norm that spirituality is a vital and important factor in human life. Rejecting the idea of human wellbeing as predicated on the spiritual, the book seeks to identify the toxic impact of spiritual discourses on our lives. Spirituality makes us confused, apolitical and miserable... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1975; US$ 18.32
The plays of Jacobean dramatist John Webster are masterpieces of early seventeenth-century English theatre. ?The White Devil? depicts a dark, sinister world of duplicity, intrigue and murderous infidelity, while ?The Duchess of Malfi? tells the macabre story of a woman who marries beneath herself and sets in motion a terrible cycle of violence. Unlike... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 33.99
By the 1970?s, the Brooklyn piers had become a wasteland on the New York City waterfront. Today they are a stunning park that is enjoyed by countless Brooklynites and visitors from around the world. A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park recounts the grassroots, multi-voiced, and contentious effort to transform Brooklyn?s defunct piers in the mid-1980s... more...
- Electronic & Database Publishing, Inc. 2005; US$ 16.95
If you feel overwhelmed by the constant changes life thrusts upon you, then this is the book for you. It provides a double message to help you overcome challenges of complex transitions in today's multi-faceted world. It gives you proven tools and time-tested strategies to handle a diverse range of life's transitions and use such as stepping... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95
This book builds on the authors' previous title Understanding and Managing Risk Attitude but this time looks exclusively at the challenges of understanding and managing those attitudes adopted by groups of people when faced with making decisions that they perceive as risky and important. The book makes the link between risk management and decision-making... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95
How much risk should we take? A Short Guide to Risk Appetite sets out to help all those who need to decide how much risk can be taken in a particular risky and important situation. David Hillson and Ruth Murray-Webster introduce the RARA Model to explain the complementary and central roles of Risk Appetite and Risk Attitude, and along the way they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Despite many years of development, risk management remains problematic for the majority of organizations. One common challenge is the human dimension, in other words, the way people perceive risk and risk management. Risk management processes and techniques are operated by people, each of whom is a complex individual, influenced by many different factors.... more...