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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95
With a radically new perspective on reading, writing and mathematics for adults, this refreshing and challenging book shows how teachers and curriculum developers have much to gain from understanding the role of literacy in learners' lives, bringing in their families, social networks and jobs. Looking at the practicalities of how teachers and students... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 195.92
The book examines how and under what conditions the ?alien? is first experienced in a concrete encounter and is then constructed in writing and reading, i.e. is made available in texts and then re-created in the process of text reception. This process is exemplified by taking German texts about ?Alien Japan? over a period of more than 100... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Using literacy practices in the newly independent post-apartheid Namibia as a lens through which to examine the effects of globalisation, this broad case study looks at issues surrounding tourism, state control and the new forces of consumerism. By placing literacy at the centre of an investigation into social and cultural change as experienced by... more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2007; US$ 119.75
Two very topical research questions are addressed in this book: Which are the determinants of new business formation and their survival, and will business start-ups, especially in the service sector, create employment and thereby generate growth? The analysis is based on a unique dataset consisting of the population of all businesses with at least... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an epidemic? What are the main symptoms, and how does it relate to Asperger syndrome? This Very Short Introduction answers the key questions and offers a clear statement on what is currently known about autism and Asperger syndrome. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.34
Die Studie untersucht die Erscheinungsformen rechtsextremer Dominanz im öffentlichen Raum (?Angstzonen?). Auf der Basis von Feldbeobachtungen und Interviews mit den wichtigsten lokalen Akteuren wird das Auftreten rechter Gesellungen an verschiedenen Orten in vier ostdeutschen Städten beschrieben. Eine Medienanalyse rekonstruiert zudem die öffentliche... more...
- Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 50.31
Uta Herbst entwickelt ein Verfahren zur simultanen Messung der Präferenzarten in Verhandlungen und überprüft dieses im Rahmen einer Verhandlungssimulation. Aus der entscheidungsorientierten Perspektive leitet sie Management-Implikationen für eine systematische Verhandlungssteuerung in der Praxis ab. more...