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- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99
Reforming pensions in a fiscally and socially sustainable way is a central issue in developing and developed countries alike. This report, produced in collaboration by the OECD and the World Bank, addresses some of the key questions underlying the debate and provides the basis for a new, consistent, approach to the empirical analysis of pension systems... more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Through a wide-ranging discussion, that extends from Ovid and Leonardo da Vinci to Gerhard Richter, and from philosophy and literature to time-based art, Kaja Silverman shows that the master myth of Western subjectivity is the story of Orpheus and Eurydice, not that of Oedipus, and this Janus-faced myth has the capacity both to destroy and to save... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 3.99
Kabbalah Made Easy is a down-to-earth, no-red-strings-attached look at the Judaic mystical system that has been made famous by the Kabbalah Center. The book explains why Kabbalah can seem so complex and breaks the system down into simple, understandable chunks. It examines the different systems that are in operation today including the Lurianic tradition,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1983; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.16
This provocative book undertakes a new and challenging reading of recent semiotic and structuralist theory, arguing that films, novels, and poems cannot be studied in isolation from their viewers and readers. more...
- Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 21.99
In cities throughout Africa, local inhabitants live alongside large populations of "strangers." Bruce Whitehouse explores the condition of strangerhood for residents who have come from the West African Sahel to settle in Brazzaville, Congo. Whitehouse considers how these migrants live simultaneously inside and outside of Congolese society as merchants,... more...
- Canongate Books 2011; US$ 10.79
Every family has a story. Mal was ours.He was always different from the other kids. Larger than life. Trips to pantomimes were ruined by him stripping off his clothes. But people loved him. Especially Lou; it seemed like their love would last forever. Then something happened that changed everything . . . Mal grew up.Bed is a coming-of-age story like... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00
The Tale of the Lady Ochikubo dates from the last quarter of the tenth century. It is therefore one of the earliest of that long line of monogatari which are a special part of Japanese literature from the Heian Era. Ochikubo is the first novel: here for the first time is a vivid and realistic chronicle of life, related with a wealth of natural dialogue.... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.06
This collection of quotations speaks to the forms and principles of our American democracy and laws, and to the courage, optimism and sacrifice that ennoble our great American experiment. "Throughout his years in public service, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has collected fresh and timeless insights, advice, and inspiration from a unique array of wise... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 47.08
Kann das im Kontext von Wirtschaftsunternehmen entwickelte Wissensmanagement für die Entwicklungsfähigkeit der Organisation Schule genutzt werden? Kaja Heitmann beantwortet diese Fragestellung aus einer systemtheoretischen Perspektive heraus sowohl theoretisch als auch empirisch. Eine Analyse der Organisation, die sich den Besonderheiten des schulischen... more...