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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In the second half of the twentieth century, ethics has gained considerable prominence within philosophy. In contrast to other scholars, Levinas proposed that it be not one philosophical discipline among many, but the most fundamental and essential one. Before philosophy became divided into disciplines, Plato also treated the question of the Good... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 19.99
The paper compares the EU and US securities regulations, and specifically MiFID with the corresponding US regulations. It primarily focuses on the regulatory and supervisory framework, trading venues, and the provision of investment services.The paper argues that the architecture and some of the rules regarding securities markets are different in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 34.00
Raoul Wallenberg is remembered for his humanitarian activity on behalf of the Hungarian Jews at the end of World War II, and as the Swedish diplomat who disappeared into the Soviet Gulag in 1945. This book examines how thirty-one Wallenberg monuments, in twelve countries on five continents commemorate the man. more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 34.95
How does everyday life change when electricity becomes available to a group of people for the first time? Why do some groups tend to embrace this icon of development while other groups actively fight against it? This book examines the effects of electricity's arrival in an African, rural community. Based on ethnographic fieldwork in Zanzibar at different... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 115.00
The book explores the role of new modes of governance in helping future member states to cope with their accession to the EU. It examines the extent to which civil society and business have assisted the governments of Southern, Central and Eastern European accession countries in taking on the ever more comprehensive body of EU laws and regulations. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 173.00
This monograph offers a new analysis of West Germanic ?Infinitivus Pro Participio? (IPP) constructions, within the framework of Optimality Theory. IPP constructions have long been problematic for syntactic theory, because a bare infinitive is preferred over the expected past participle. The book shows how the substitution of the past participle by... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00
This monograph addresses divergent views in the linguistic literature on whether German displays the that -trace effect and other subject/object asymmetries commonly found for long extractions in English and other languages. Using newly developed rating methodologies, the author exposes consistent and robust subject/object asymmetries in German ?... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 20.42
In diesem Buch werden nach einer Untersuchung der Hypothekendarlehensgeschäfte auf bedeutenden europäischen Märkten die Nutzung von Mortgage Covered Bonds und Mortgage Backed Securities sowie deren Kosten analysiert. Zudem wird gezeigt, wie der Einsatz der Instrumente und die rechtlichen Rahmenbedingungen verbessert werden können. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 22.20
Die Verwaltung sozialpolitischer Leistungen und die Reform von Organisationsstrukturen gehören in der Sozialpolitikforschung zu den stark vernachlässigten Untersuchungsfeldern. Tanja Klenk schließt diese Forschungslücke. Gerade vor dem Hintergrund der bislang von hoher Stabilität geprägten Organisationsgeschichte der gesetzlichen Rentenversicherung... more...