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- Manchester University Press 2008; US$ 87.99
Cultural warfare and trust: fighting the Mafia in Palermo' concentrates on a central issue in research on democratic processes: the development of generalised trust. The existence of generalised trust and confidence in a society is decisive for economic development and an effective democracy. Is it possible to fight persistent values of distrust... more...
- Manchester University Press 2008; US$ 95.00
Cultural warfare and trust: fighting the Mafia in Palermo concentrates on a central issue in research on democratic processes: the development of generalised trust. The existence of generalised trust and confidence in a society is decisive for economic development and an effective democracy. Is it possible to fight persistent values of distrust and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
The Age of Improvement has long established itself as a classic of modern historical writing. Widely read and quoted it has had a unique influence on teaching and research. This second edition draws on the great volume of new research - produced by Lord Briggs amongst others, since its original publication. The book stresses both the underlying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Drawing on theory from anthropology, sociology, organisation studies and philosophy, this book addresses how the perception, communication and management of risk is shaped by culturally informed and socially embedded knowledge and experience. It provides an account of how interpretations of risk in society are conditioned by knowledge claims and cultural... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
A grisly torture-murder, a haunting northern Sweden backdrop, and a dark drama of twisted sexuality collide memorably in Åsa Larsson?s masterpiece of suspense?a tale of menace, hope, longing, and darkness beyond imagining. The dead woman was found on a frozen lake, her body riddled with evidence of torture. Instantly, Inspector Anna-Maria Mella knows... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
It?s midsummer in Sweden?when the light lingers through dawn and a long, isolating winter finally comes to an end. In this magical time, a brutal killer has chosen to strike. A female priest?who made enemies and acolytes in equal number?has been found hanging in her church. And a big-city lawyer quite acquainted with death enters the scene as police... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 50.40
Dying and death are topics of deep humane concern for many people in a variety of circumstances and contexts. However, they are not discussed to any great extent or with sufficient focus in order to gain knowledge and understanding of their major features and aspects.The present volume is an attempt to bridge the undesirable gap between what should... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 64.40
Death is a topic people are reluctant to ponder. Neither is dying a process that is usually being openly discussed. However, on a variety of occasions, dying and death are on a persons minds, under some sensitive circumstances, he or she are eager to discuss with a close person, a friend, a professional.The present volume, the second in the Series... more...