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Professor Anders Pettersson

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  • Six Months, Three Daysby Charlie Jane Anders

    Tom Doherty Associates 2011; US$ 0.99

    Doug and Judy have both had a secret power all their life. Judy can see every possible future, branching out from each moment like infinite trees. Doug can also see the future, but for him, it's a single, locked-in, inexorable sequence of foreordained events. They can't both be right, but over and over again, they are. Obviously these are the last... more...

  • The Cartography of Sudden Deathby Charlie Jane Anders

    Tom Doherty Associates 2014; US$ 0.99

    Time travel doesn't actually solve problems. It just makes them more complex…. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied. more...

  • Peakby Anders Ericsson; Robert Pool

    Random House 2016; US$ 14.09

    You don't have to be a genius to achieve extraordinary things. In this fascinating book, Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool explain that learning new skills doesn't need to be daunting. Musical prodigies, sports stars and leading scientists acquire their special abilities through training – and all of us can do the same. Based on thirty years of... more...

  • Scandal, Social Policy and Social Welfareby Professor Ian Butler; Mark Drakeford

    Policy Press 2005; US$ 39.95

    This book, by examining the landmark scandals of the post-war period, including more recent ones, such as the Victoria Climbie Inquiry, reveals how scandals are generated, to what purposes they are used and whose interests they are made to serve. more...

  • The Concept of Literary Applicationby Anders Pettersson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Application is the process in which readers of literature focus on elements in a text and compare them with the outside world as they know it – an operation with cognitive and emotional consequences. This book demonstrates how and why this simple yet neglected mechanism is of profound importance for the understanding of literary art and experience.... more...

  • The Concept of Literary Applicationby Anders Pettersson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2012; US$ 80.53

    Application is the process in which readers of literature focus on elements in a text and compare them with the outside world as they know it – an operation with cognitive and emotional consequences. This book demonstrates how and why this simple yet neglected mechanism is of profound importance for the understanding of literary art and experience. more...

  • The Idea of a Text and the Nature of Textual Meaningby Anders Pettersson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00

    In his account of text and textual meaning, Pettersson demonstrates that a text as commonly conceived is not only a verbal structure but also a physical entity, two kinds of phenomena which do not in fact add up to a unitary object. He describes this current notion of text as convenient enough for many practical purposes, but inadequate in discussions... more...

  • From Text to Literatureby Professor Stein Haugom Olsen; Professor Anders Pettersson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    The articles in this collection focus attention on the concept of literature and on the relationship between this concept and the concepts of a literary work and a literary text. Adopting an analytic approach, the articles attempt to clarify how these concepts govern our thinking about the phenomenon of literature in various ways, exploring the issues... more...

  • Images of the Future Cityby Mattias Höjer; Anders Gullberg; Ronny Pettersson

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 201.53

    This book illustrates life in a city that emphasizes sustainable energy. In it, fourteen researchers offer results from a backcasting study carried out in Stockholm, detailing various aspects of a future sustainable city, such as travel, housing and time use. more...

  • Welfare and Religion in 21st Century Europeby Anders Bäckström; Per Pettersson; Grace Davie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Historically, European churches have played a large part in the provision of welfare. Responsibility, however, has gradually shifted to the state - a shift that forms an integral part of the process of secularization and one that has been readily accepted by European populations. But what happens when the state itself begins to recede - a process that... more...