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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
The idea of the middle-class nuclear family as a 'sacred' and 'natural' entity has been deeply engraved into modern discourse about families. This volume examines the origins of this narrative in the legal and literary texts of the second half of the 19th century and recent times. In addition to legal texts, it offers readings of literary... more...
- Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 47.14
'Linda mulher oder mulher linda? Carácter fuerte oder fuerte carácter? Lungo viaggio oder viaggio lungo? Court chemin oder chemin court?' Auch wenn die Frage der Adjektivstellung in den romanischen Sprachen bereits oft diskutiert worden ist, herrscht nach wie vor keine Einigkeit darüber, wie das Problem anzugehen ist. Anja Hennemann und Kathleen Plötner... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00
This paper focuses on the writing of compound words in the private journals of Thomas Mann (1875–1955) and Harry Graf Kessler (1868–1937),* with special attention to their later years. It will be established that the percentage of closed compound words decreases with time while hyphenated compound words, medial capital spelling and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
The modern world is characterised by pervasive economic inequalities. Strong economic growth in some developing countries has contributed to a degree to a reduction in the levels of inequality between nations, yet inequality within nations remains high and in some cases, continues to increase. Ethnic Stratification and Economic Inequality around the... more...
- New Horizon Press 2013; US$ 16.95
When a down-on-his-luck Vietnam veteran is bludgeoned and stabbed to death in his campsite close to a railroad crossing, Detective Sergeant Bill Palmini has a gut feeling that this is just the tip of the iceberg. Taking command, he swiftly embeds a trusted informant into the shadowy subculture of rail hoppers. What the veteran cop doesn't know, however,... more...
- New Horizon Press 2014; US$ 24.95
In this gripping, true crime exposé, Bill Palmini, a rookie detective, hopes to take down the West Coast Mafia by gaining the confidence of notorious mob operative William Ettleman. Set against a backdrop of social turmoil, the book immerses readers in free love, drugs, robbery and murder, orchestrated by organized crime in locations like Sausalito,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
This volume deals with the domestic effects of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights as a challenge to the various levels of legal orders in Europe. The starting point is the divergent impact of the ECtHR?s jurisdiction within the Convention States. The volume seeks new methods of orientation at the various legal levels, given the fact that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 1998; US$ 130.00
Applies the theory of economic development to the economy of East Germany and assesses the transition process in the East, its impact on the German economy as a whole and the important broader lessons for European integration and enlargement. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00
The study is a language-historical investigation of the use of the conjunctive mood in speech rendition. The textual data source consists of 105 transcripts from questioning in Early Modern witch trials dating from 1580 to 1650. Numerous tables document the results in detail. The extensive appendix of data sources will be of interest not only... more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2007; US$ 109.00
This book offers a comprehensive empirical analysis of continuing vocational training in Germany. Specific issues concerning continuing training that are debated in academia as well as in public are discussed. Wage and productivity effects of training are analyzed, explicitly accounting for the heterogeneity of training participants. In addition, evidence... more...