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  • Handbook of Space Lawby F. von der Dunk

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00

    Handbook of Space Law addresses the legal and regulatory aspects of activities in outer space and major space applications from a comprehensive and structured perspective. The book fundamentally addresses the dichotomy between the state-oriented character of international space law and the increasing commercialization and privatization of space activities. more...

  • The Enchanted Aprilby Elizabeth von Arnim; Salley Vickers

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; US$ 12.68

    A notice in The Times addressed to 'Those who Appreciate Wistaria and Sunshine' advertises a 'small mediaeval Italian Castle on the shores of the Mediterranean to be let furnished for the month of April'. Four very different women take up the offer, escaping dreary London for the sunshine of Italy. Among the party are Mrs Wilkins and Mrs Arthuthnot,... more...

  • Public Sector Transformationby Frieder Naschold; Casten von Otter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    State administration in modern industrialized countries is facing major challenges to its basic institutional premises. The changing conditions of the global economy mean that the public sector needs to develop far-reaching strategies for innovation. A fundamental reform of the public sector is thus one of the most urgent issues on the international... more...

  • Sustainable Development, Evaluation and Policy-Makingby Anneke von Raggamby; Frieder Rubik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This pathbreaking book contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making. It does so by combining the two issues of policy evaluation and sustainable development linking both to the policy-cycle. It covers contributions: * examining the perception of sustainability problems, which analyse the relationship between sustainability and assessment;... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 3by Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 671.00

    Die Soziolinguistik (oder Sprachsoziologie) hat sich im Verlauf der letzten 15 Jahre in vielen Ländern als Universitätsdisziplin etabliert. Einen Beitrag zur Lösung praktischer Probleme verspricht die Soziolinguistik unter anderem in der Sprachplanung und -normierung, der Sprach- und Sprachenpolitik sowie in der Sprachdidaktik und -therapie.... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 1by Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 643.00

    Die Soziolinguistik (oder Sprachsoziologie) hat sich im Verlauf der letzten 15 Jahre in vielen Ländern als Universitätsdisziplin etabliert. Einen Beitrag zur Lösung praktischer Probleme verspricht die Soziolinguistik unter anderem in der Sprachplanung und -normierung, der Sprach- und Sprachenpolitik sowie in der Sprachdidaktik und -therapie.... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 2by Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 671.00

    In the course of the last 15 years, sociolinguistics (or the sociology of language) has established itself as an academic subject in many countries. The discipline promises to be of benefit in solving practical problems in such areas as language planning and standardization,language teaching and therapy, and language policy. Both research... more...

  • Theodor Heuss, Aufbruch im Kaiserreichby Frieder Günther

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 56.00

    The years leading up to World War I were very influential for Theodor Heuss' development. As a school pupil in Heilbronn, a student in Munich and Berlin, and an editor in Berlin and Heilbronn, he made experiences that were to prove decisive for his later career. Besides politics he was also especially involved in the fields of visual art,... more...

  • Language Choice in European Companiesby Ulrich Ammon

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 119.00

    The Yearbook is devoted to linguistic problems in Europe, especially to the linguistic prerequisites and consequences of economic and political integration. Each volume deals with a particular topic, but also contains book reviews, reports on sociolinguistic research in individual countries and a bibliography with comprehensive information on new sociolinguistic... more...

  • Bildungsfinanzierung in Deutschlandby Frieder Wolf

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 44.99

    Über wenige Aspekte der Bildungspolitik besteht in der öffentlichen Diskussion so große Einigkeit wie über die schlichte Notwendigkeit zusätzlicher finanzieller Mittel für die Schulen und Hochschulen (vgl. Bofinger 2005: 257, Lauterbach 1 2007: 52f. , Nolte 2006: 303 und Sinn 2004: 42, um nur einige zu nennen). W- rend mannigfaltige Vorschläge zu ihrer... more...