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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
This book examines the key debates about globalization and provides a detailed and incisive analysis of the varied and often contradictory opposition to globalization within the United States. Subjects covered include: * the historical context of the development of globalization in the US in the post-war period * opposition to the North American Free... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book considers the tensions and complementarities between two different attitudes towards social relationships - on the one hand, the attitude aspired to in the West, which emphasises individualism, institutional probity, and the rule of law, and which regards social relationships as ideals or absolutes; and, on the other hand, the attitude often... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
The field of masculinities research continues to expand, and has become increasingly complex. Much of the contemporary analysis of men, masculinity and power has been influenced by the work of a number of profeminist writers who have been leading figures in developing new political interventions around men?s identities and power. These men have... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
In an edgy psychological thriller that is as mesmerizing as it is profound, Rupert Thomson fearlessly delves into the darkest realm of the human spirit to reveal the sinister connection between sexuality and power. Stepping out of his Amsterdam studio one April afternoon to buy cigarettes for his girlfriend, a dashing 29-year old Englishman reflects... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book challenges the perception of Japan as a ?copying culture? through a series of detailed ethnographic and historical case studies. It addresses a question about why the West has had such a fascination for the adeptness with which the Japanese apparently assimilate all things foreign and at the same time such a fear of their skill at artificially... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 13.95
Where the Truth Lies is a tour de force of sinister mystery, sly comedy, grand cuisine, and incredible sex?a sensual, sardonic, neo-Dickensian thriller in which a latter-day Alice careens through the seductive Wonderland of New York and Los Angeles in the dark heart of the 1970s. This novel of intrigue speeds from one vivid setting to another, all... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
After decades in prison for crimes gruesomely familiar to everyone in England, a murderer has finally died of natural causes, no less notorious in death than she was in life. Billy Tyler, a career policeman, has been assigned the task of guarding her body in the hospital morgue. But alone on a graveyard shift his wife begged him not accept, Billy... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
From a highly decorated general, a brilliant new way of understanding war and its role in the twenty-first century. Drawing on his vast experience as a commander during the first Gulf War, and in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Northern Ireland, General Rupert Smith gives us a probing analysis of modern war. He demonstrates why today?s conflicts must be... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 85.00
A definitive, factual, A?Z reference guide offering a global perspective on the role of prophecy in world history, religion, folklore, and literature. From the Greek oracles and biblical prophets to the tabloid headlines of today, the desire to see into the future is one of the most universal of human traits. more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 249.00
Dialogic Education and Technology is about using new technology to draw people into the kind of dialogues which take them beyond themselves into learning, thinking and creativity. The program of research reported in this book reveals key characteristics of learning dialogues and demonstrates ways in which computers and networks can deepen, enrich... more...