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

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 30.99

    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 It... 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...

  • 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 Nby 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 Ian Law; Sarah Swann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 20.94

    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...

  • Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societiesby Assaad E. Azzi; Xenia Chryssochoou; Bert Klandermans; Bernd Simon

    Wiley 2011; US$ 134.95

    Identity and Participation in Culturally Diverse Societies presents an original discussion in an edited volume of how the links between identity, political participation, radicalization, and integration can provide a scientific understanding of the complex issue of coexistence between groups in culturally diverse societies. Offers a scientific understanding... more...

  • Ethnic Diversity in European Labor Marketsby Martin Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This highly accessible book illustrates how policy makers can address and nurture the effects of growing ethnic diversity in European labor markets. The contributors present an unprecedented large-scale study on ethnic diversity in European labor markets via a combination of hard data analysis with expert evaluation of integration practices and policy... more...