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- Springer US 2013; US$ 96.90
Much like their authors, the ideas behind books can grow and change on the way from proposal to manuscript. I originally planned to join the discussion on care and economics at a different, more policy-oriented level, hoping to identify the conditions under which caring services are taken to the market. In approaching the task, however, I realized... more...
- Renaissance E Books 2004; US$ 4.99
The Master is a benevolent tyrant, the world's sole immortal, whose thousand year reign has enabled him to steer humanity from an age of wars and want to a scientific age of peace and plenty. But, now the Master faces his greatest challenge ? for what price immortality, when the Lady Ellora, the woman he loves lies dying? Then Everling, a physician... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 161.51
Despite ever growing international trade and dispute settlement, a consistent international methodology of uniform private law has yet to be formed. The potential of uniform law has not yet been fully recognised. In this book, the author examines uniform contract law comprehensively in all relevant areas of legal doctrine and practice and considers... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2008; US$ 23.99
"At Moreland Hills Elementary School something remarkable is taking place," writes district literacy specialist Maren Koepf. "Across the past ten years, teachers and administrators have worked together to produce a learning network supporting our students, our staff, and our parents. . . Much like the once-apprehensive peasants in the tale of Stone... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00
For nearly forty years, feminists and patient activists have argued that medicine is a deeply individualizing and depoliticizing institution. According to this view, medical practices are incidental to peopleÕs transformation from patients to patient acti more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 183.00
No novel written in English had such an intensive influence on 20th century German prose writing as Ulysses by the Irish writer James Joyce. After the caesura of the Second World War, authors such as Wolfgang Koeppen, Arno Schmidt, Uwe Johnson and Wolfgang Hildesheimer derive inspiration from the re-discovery or new discovery of international... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 354.47
What would life be like without color? Ever since one can think back, color has always accompanied mankind. Dyes - originally obtained exclusively from natural sources - are today also produced synthetically on a large scale and represent one of the very mature and traditional sectors of the chemical industry. The present reference work on Industrial... more...
- Free Press 2009; US$ 26.95
A stunning personal narrative of best intentions gone awry, Michael Maren, at one time an aid worker and journalist in Somalia, writes of the failure of international charities. Michael Maren spent years in Africa, first as an aid worker, later as a journalist, where he witnessed at a harrowing series of wars, famines, and natural disasters. In this... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 20.80
Das Migrationsphänomen ist einer der bedeutsamsten Faktoren für gesellscha- liche Entwicklungen weltweit. Gleichzeitig erscheinen Migrationsbewegungen ihrerseits abhängig von einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher Ereignisse des Welt- schehens. Neben Krieg und Naturkatastrophen sind insbesondere wirtschaftliche Veränderungen als Ursachen für Wanderungsprozesse... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 15.38
Aus systemtheoretischer Perspektive ist die Wahrscheinlichkeit, dass auf Äußerungen reagiert wird, also kommunikativer Anschluss erfolgt, hochgradig unwahrscheinlich. In Online-Kommunikationsprozessen wird dieser theoretische Zusammenhang empirisch beobachtbar, wenn man die vielen gescheiterten Versuche betrachtet, Diskussionen im Internet zu initiieren.... more...