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  • War! What Is It Good For?by Ian Morris

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 20.99

    A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society--for the better "War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing," says the famous song--but archaeology, history, and biology show that war in fact has been good for something. Surprising as it sounds, war has made humanity safer and richer. In War! What Is... more...

  • Handbook of Intercultural Trainingby Dan Landis; Richard W. Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Intercultural Training, Volume II: Issues in Training Methodology is a major attempt to describe, critique, and summarize the major known ways to provide cross-cultural training. The collection of essays discusses the stresses of intercultural encounter, as well as how to reduce these. This volume is divided in two parts. The first part... more...

  • Handbook of Intercultural Trainingby Dan Landis; Richard W. Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Intercultural Training, Volume III: Area Studies in Intercultural Training deals with information about the countries in which people will be living and working, where trainers want new and better country-specific information that can be incorporated into their programs. This volume contains two parts, wherein the first part deals with... more...

  • Cultures in Contactby Stephen Bochner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Cultures in Contact: Studies in Cross-Cultural Interaction provides an in-depth analysis of the processes that takes place in cross-cultural interaction. The title covers the outcomes of cross-cultural interaction along with the effect of such interaction to individuals involved. The text first details the social psychology of cross-cultural relations,... more...

  • Handbook of Intercultural Trainingby Dan Landis; Richard W. Brislin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Handbook of Intercultural Training, Volume I: Issues in Theory and Design is a compilation of nine essays dealing with a problem central to today's complex world: ""How can people best live and work with others who come from very different cultural backgrounds?"" The major focus of the nine essays in this book is the experience of living and working... more...

  • Children's Knowledge, Beliefs and Feelings about Nations and National Groupsby Martyn Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a state-of-the-art account of how people's subjective sense of national identity, and attitudes towards countries and national groups, develop through the course of childhood and adolescence. It offers a comprehensive review of the research which has been conducted into: . children's understanding of nations as geographical territories... more...

  • Welfare, Ethnicity and Altruismby Frank Salter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Welfare, Ethnicity, and Altruism applies the controversial theory of 'Ethnic Nepotism', first formulated by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt and Pierre van den Berghe, to the modern welfare state (both are authors in this volume). This theory states that ethnic groups resemble large families whose members are prone to cooperate due to 'kin altruism'. Recent... more...

  • Ethnicity and Education in England and Europeby Dr Sarah Swann; Dr Ian Law

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Presenting comparative, cross-national analyses of ethnic inequalities and policy interventions, Ethnicity and Education in England and Europe makes a significant contribution to debates in the fields of migration, ethnicity and education, and will be of interest to both scholars and policy makers concerned with questions of race and educational outcome. more...

  • Multifaceted Identity of Interethnic Young Peopleby Dr Sultana Choudhry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Demonstrating both that identity is fluid and multifaceted rather than fixed, and that people of an interethnic background do not necessarily experience identity conflict as proposed by some social scientists, Multifaceted Identity of Inter-ethnic Young People explores the manner in which interethnic young people define their identities. As such, it... more...

  • Die Relevanz von Interkultureller Kompetenz für deutsche Unternehmen im Ausland: Am Fallbeispiel Japansby Tim Schalow

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 18.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Thema "interkulturelle Kompetenz" ist zu einem wichtigen Schlagwort für international agierende Unternehmen geworden. In einem zunehmend internationaler gewordenen Geschäftsumfeld und mit einer immer multinationaler aufgestellten Mitarbeiterstruktur, hat sich eine reibungslose interkulturelle Kommunikation zu einem entscheidenden... more...