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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 19.95
In this groundbreaking new book, Jamie and Maren Showkeir take something people typically think of as merely functional?ordinary conversation?and show how it can lead to a workforce that is engaged and energized or to one that is alienated and uninspired. All too often workplace conversations create what the authors call parent-child relationships.... more...
- Springer US 2013; US$ 129.00
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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 199.00
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$ 238.00
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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00
The phrase ?the communion of saints? is known from the creed. ?The saints? refers to all Christians ? a sense already used by Paul. This study presents a comprehensive account of Paul?s use of the term ??the saints?, as well as a detailed analysis of what he meant by ?saintliness?. The conclusion is that for Paul saintliness was an identifying... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99
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$ 44.99
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...