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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00
Industry has been at the centre of some of the most formidable political and economic debates of the nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This book explores the pivotal decades of the eighteenth-century in which the modern concept of industry was, for the first time, at the heart of heated debates in France and other European countries.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
Ten years after the end of the war in Bosnia, ethnicity continues to matter and the country remains dependent on international intervention. The Dayton Peace Accord signed in 1995 successfully ended the war, but froze the ethnic conflict in one of the most complex systems of government in the world. The book provides an in-depth analysis of governance... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 64.23
Purpose and Emphasis. Mechanics not only is the oldest branch of physics but was and still is the basis for all of theoretical physics. Quantum mechanics can hardly be understood, perhaps cannot even be formulated, without a good kno- edge of general mechanics. Field theories such as electrodynamics borrow their formal framework and many of their building... more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2006; US$ 93.13
Networks of firms have been in the focus of management research for several years. Recently, special attention has been paid to so-called business webs. Business webs are networks of firms which provide complements to a common product architecture. In the past, research focused on management issues of such webs but neglected the important... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 58.50
Taking as his starting point the 1999 biopic Man on the Moon, Florian Keller explores Andy Kaufman's career within a broader discussion of the ideology of the American Dream, grasping Kaufman's radical agenda beyond avant-garde theories of transgression. Presenting readings of Kaufman's most significant performances, Keller shows how he... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 171.25
Globalization has many faces. One of them is the transformation of language regimes caused by the spread of English. This book provides an in-depth account of how two highly developed all-purpose national languages, Japanese and German, are affected by this process. In the international arena, they no longer compete with English, but their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book presents a comprehensive analysis of one of the most pressing challenges facing Japan today: population decline and ageing. It argues that social ageing is a phenomenon that follows in the wake of industrialization, urbanization and social modernization, bringing about changes in values, institutions, social structures, economic activity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Although the grammatical expression of reciprocal (or ?mutual?) situations in the languages of the world has received a surprising amount of attention in recent years, so far no comprehensive study specifically dealing with the historical development and synchronic structure of English reciprocal constructions has been published. This book takes into... more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 61.50
Multinational Corporations and Global Justice presents an innovative theory of multinational corporations' human rights obligations, which reaches far beyond conventional approaches of Corporate Social Responsibility and outlines what it means to look at corporations as agents of justice in a globalized world. more...