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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Crisis in the Global Mediasphere examines the evolution of contemporary global crises as an effect of mediation and cultural change. The book argues that a crisis consciousness has emerged through the interaction of crisis conditions and a more expansive human desire for pleasure. more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 84.99
The terrorist attacks of 2002 and 2005 are the apex of a profound and deep-rooted crisis that has emerged through the period of Bali's modernization and its engagement with global tourism and the economy of pleasure. Bali's Silent Crisis records the challenges and horrors associated with transition, as well as the formidable beauty that remains intrinsic... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 145.00
Provides an overview on the history of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ways its heritage is appropriated by its European members. They define themselves as the 'community of the middle way', in the centre of Islamic orthodoxy, proposing an ethos and an ideology. more...
- Timber Press 2010; US$ 24.95
When we use chemical fertilizers, we injure the microbial life that sustains healthy plants, and thus become increasingly dependent on an arsenal of artificial substances, many of them toxic to humans as well as other forms of life. But there is an alternative to this vicious circle: to garden in a way that strengthens, rather than destroys, the... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 49.95
Quantifying the User Experience: Practical Statistics for User Research offers a practical guide for using statistics to solve quantitative problems in user research. Many designers and researchers view usability and design as qualitative activities, which do not require attention to formulas and numbers. However, usability practitioners and user researchers... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99
The essays in this collection treat historical, literary, and philosophical topics related to Ayn Rand's Anthem, an anti-utopia fantasy set in the future. The first book-length study on Anthem, this collection covers subjects such as free will, political freedom, and the connection between freedom and individual thought and privacy. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2012; US$ 35.00
If Hurricane Ike had made landfall just fifty miles down the Texas coast, the devastation and death caused by what was already one of the most destructive hurricanes in US history would have quadrupled. Ike made everyone realize just how exposed and vulnerable the Houston-Galveston area is in the face of a major storm. What is done to address this... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2010; US$ 148.80
?Crime does not pay?. What sounds so easy in theory is hard to keep in practice. Globalization has given criminals an unlimited number of possibilities especially in offshore areas to hide deprived assets. Bernd Klose and the international experts of FraudNet deliver necessary knowledge for tracing & recovering assets worldwide. They show: - the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Over the past forty years, the health humanities, previously called the medical humanities, has emerged as one of the most exciting fields for interdisciplinary scholarship, advancing humanistic inquiry into bioethics, human rights, health care, and the uses of technology. It has also helped inspire medical practitioners to engage in deeper reflection... more...