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  • Resilient Lifeby Brad Evans; Julian Reid

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    What does it mean to live dangerously? This is not just a philosophical question or an ethical call to reflect upon our own individual recklessness. It is a deeply political issue, fundamental to the new doctrine of ‘resilience’ that is becoming a key term of art for governing planetary life in the 21st Century. No longer should we think... more...

  • Social Housing in Europeby Kathleen Scanlon; Christine Whitehead; Ferná; Melissa ndez Arrigoitia

    Wiley 2014; US$ 150.00 US$ 130.00

    All countries aim to improve housing conditions for their citizens but many have been forced by the financial crisis to reduce government expenditure.  Social housing is at the crux of this tension.  Policy-makers, practitioners and academics want to know how other systems work and are looking for something written in clear English, where... more...

  • Des outils pour le changementby Henry Veltmeyer; Nasser A. Tanimoune

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2015; US$ 44.99

    Si la lutte mondiale contre la pauvreté n'est pas encore gagnée après plus de 30 ans d'efforts concertés, c'est que le projet même du développement comporte de graves lacunes. Ce recueil rassemble chercheurs et praticiens militants qui offrent une réflexion critique à l’appui de progrès véritables et durables. more...

  • The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Developmentby Richard Sobel; Brett Donham; Antony Herrey

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.00

    The Politics of Joint University and Community Housing Development: Cambridge, Boston, and Beyond discusses the process of university and community participation in cooperative housing development. Its lessons inform academic and policy understandings about the creation of new community housing by a range of urban institutions and civic groups.... more...

  • New Jersey's Postsuburban Economyby James W. Hughes; Joseph Seneca

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    New Jersey has a long history of adapting to a changing economic climate. From its colonial origins to the present day, New Jersey's economy has continuously and successfully confronted the challenges and uncertainties of technological and demographic change, placing the state at the forefront of each national and global economic era. Based on James... more...

  • Social Rootsby Cindy Gordon; Weir. Andrew

    Business Expert Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Social Roots traces the history of a fundamental economic shift that is underway. The shift is rooted in virtualization, a key innovation factor, but when combined with influence networks, the significance becomes transformative. The combined power of these dimensions is creating a new economic paradigm based on return on collaboration metrics rooted... more...

  • Erinnerungsorte der extremen Rechtenby Martin Langebach; Michael Sturm

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 28.21

    ​Geschichtspolitik und geschichtspolitische Debatten sind für die extreme Rechte zentraler Bestandteil ihrer Politik. Zahllos sind die Veröffentlichungen zu historischen Themenstellungen. Zentral sind oft spezifische Orte, die im Sinne Pierre Noras als Erinnerungsorte (lieu de mémoire) bezeichnet werden können. Sie werden von Seiten der extremen Rechten... more...

  • Abschlussprüfung, Interessenkonflikt und Reputationby Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kerber; Roland Kitschler

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 49.84

    Roland Kitschler analysiert den Interessenkonflikt von Wirtschaftsprüfern mit Hilfe der Principal-Agent-Theorie. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Untersuchung des Reputationsmechanismus als naheliegendem und zentralem Marktmechanismus zur Lösung des Problems. Er zeigt, dass die Deregulierung der Haftungsregelungen und transparenzfördernde Maßnahmen erfolgversprechend... more...

  • Staat und Schönheitby Otto Depenheuer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 21.63

    Die Möglichkeit einer Konvergenz des Guten und Schönen, von Anmut und Politik, von Ästhetik und Staat bildet die erkenntnisleitende Fragestellung vorliegenden Sammelbandes. more...

  • Rubber Band Braceletsby Lucy Hopping

    Ryland Peters & Small 2015; US$ 12.99

    Rubber-band jewellery - the coolest thing around, and so simple to make! Everyone's crazy for rubber-band jewellery! Discover how to make 35 fantastic designs for yourself and your friends. All you need to make basic bracelets are colourful rubber bands, a loom that you can make yourself, a hook and a clip - it's that simple! The patterns in this book... more...