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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
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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Historian Carroll Engelhardt chronicles the story of Fargo and Moorheads birth and growth when settlers from far and wide poured in, creating a diverse population and vital culture. There are many histories of major U.S. cities, but in Gateway to the Northern Plains Engelhardt reveals how the small cities of the plains have made their mark on the country. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 11.65
Two-time Edgar Award winner Rupert Holmes?author of the critically acclaimed Where the Truth Lies and creator of the Tony Award?winning musical whodunit The Mystery of Edwin Drood ?now fuses gripping suspense and evocative music in an innovative novel of intrigue set in 1940, during the very heart of the Big Band era. Jazz saxophonist and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
One night a boy who comes to be called Thomas Parry is taken from his family, caught up in a comprehensive unraveling of what had been a united kingdom. Reacting to their country?s inexorable decline into consumerism, turpitude, racism, and violence, the powers that be establish four independent republics based on the perceived nature of the citizens... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 193.63
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 183.04
Phillip Hughes: International Educator, Scholar, Teacher This Festschrift is published in honour of Professor Phillip Hughes, an exceptional Australian educationalist and influential member of the international education c- munity. Professor Hughes has made major important contributions to the advan- ment of education and schooling both in Australia... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 6.92
"Compulsory reading for every person who really wants to know what lies at the heart of a happy and successful life."—Robin Sieger, bestselling author of Natural Born Winners "This magical little book gives you the courage to go for a chosen path, ‘your Everest’. Brilliant."—Rebecca Stephens, first British woman to climb... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Consociational power sharing is increasingly gaining ground, right around the world, as a means for resolving political conflict in divided societies. In this volume, edited by Rupert Taylor, nineteen internationally-respected scholars engage in a lively debate about the merits of the theory underlying this approach. The volume focuses specifically... more...