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- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 49.00
This volume contains sixteen original articles documenting recent progress in understanding strategic behaviour. In their variety they reflect an entire spectrum of coexisting approaches: from orthodox game theory via behavioural game theory, bounded rationality and economic psychology to experimental economics. There are plenty of new models and insights... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 75.00
Mexico: A Global Studies Handbook is an ideal introduction to the United States' southern neighbor for students, travelers, businesspeople, or other interested readers. It debunks a variety of myths and misconceptions that have evolved over time, clarifying the realities of both historic and contemporary Mexico. Mexico offers an authoritative... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 42.89
Die Existenz von Nachbarschaften mit hohem Zuwandereranteil wird in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern skandalisiert, obgleich aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht stark angezweifelt wird, ob vom Leben in solchen Quartieren negative Effekte für die Integration der Bewohner ausgehen. Die Arbeit nutzt den Ansatz der sozialkonstruktivistischen Interpretativen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 22.55
Beginning in 1956 with the publication of A Legacy, Sybille Bedford has narrated - in fiction and non-fiction - what has been by turns her sensuous, harrowing, altogether remarkable life. In this magnificent memoir, she moves from Berlin during the Great War to the artists' set on the Côte d'Azur of the 1920s, through lovers, mentors, seducers and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 15.50
On the marriage of Julius von Felden and Melanie Merz, the fortunes of two families are somewhat fatally entwined. In A Legacy, Sybille Bedford depicts their vastly different worlds - the wealthy bourgeois life of the Merzes in Berlin and the aristocratic eccentricity of the von Felden dynasty in rural Baden. Portrayed with exquisite wit and acute... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03
'Going to law courts is a good education for a novelist. It provides you with the most extravagant material, and it teaches the near impossibility of reaching the truth.' Sybille Bedford, Paris Review (1993) For The Faces of Justice (1961) Sybille Bedford journeyed through Europe to sit in the press box of the courts of law - high courts, low... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
This intensely remembered, partly autobiographical novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German ch?teau for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother on the French... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 15.99
As the Second World War looms, Flavia is living in a small village in the South of France. She studies for her Oxford entrance, swims in the sea, eats at local cafés, and lives with all the confidence and relish of youth. Drawn into the demi-monde of artists and writers, Flavia is awoken to the pleasures and complications of adult life. Her world... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 15.99
Constanza and her young daughter step off a train in the French Riviera in the late 1920s without the slightest notion of where they are. But their story begins with Constanza?s parents: a beautiful New England heiress, a Roman prince, and the confused catastrophe of their marriage. An idyllic childhood spent in crumbling Roman palaces, sun-baked olive... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 18.25
Welche Rolle spielt die Nationalkultur eines Landes für die Unternehmens-PR vor Ort? Gibt es einen Zusammenhang zwischen der PR-Praxis und der individuellen Weltsicht von PR-Fachleuten? In ihrer explorativen Studie verknüpft die Autorin die Wissensbestände der PR mit den Erkenntnissen der Kulturforschung. more...