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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This book investigates the nature of identity formation among economically backward adolescent Muslim girls in northern India by focusing on the interstitial spaces of the ?home? and ?school?. It examines issues of religion, patriarchy and education, to interrogate the relationship between pedagogy and religion in South Asia. Using a multi-disciplinary... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 25.99
With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of work, we need to recognize a profound transformation in the nature of work that is significantly altering... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 66.00 US$ 52.80
While some writers account for Japan's postwar economic "miracle" in terms of a distinctively Japanese, traditional model of social organization, the writers of this study consider Japan's technological growth to have been accompanied by convergence toward modernized social organization. The authors test both of these theoretical models. Their data... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00
The Work-Life Equation: Six Key Values That Drive Happiness and Success is for the millions of people and business managers who are surrounded by bad behavior?with its attendant mediocre or unsatisfying results?at work and in their private lives, but who hope and dream for happier and more successful lives. The book begins with a frank explanation... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2015; US$ 54.99
Das Buch "Praxiswissen Umformtechnik", dass für die 8. Auflage überarbeitet wurde, zeigt den neuesten Stand der Technik auf dem Sektor der Umformtechnik. Im Teil I werden die Umform- und Trennverfahren abgehandelt. Es werden die wichtigsten Merkmale der Verfahren, die dazu notwendigen Werkzeuge und die Einsatzgebiete beschrie ben. An praktischen Beispielen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Throughout history and in every geographical location, the rise and fall of industry, which impact the fate of large populations, are tied to the development and cultural entanglement of particular models that are articulated with political power. Models are understood as knowledge devices ? expert, theoretical, practical and commonsense ? that are... more...
- Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
When was the last time you tried something truly new? The modern world is full of possibilities, adventures and excitement but also routines. The daily grind can make us forget about the former as we embrace the monotony of the latter. It can be hard to extract ourselves from the comforting embrace of our favourite TV programme, food or jumper. For... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
In both Marxist and non-Marxist scholarship there has been a remarkable neglect of the managerial control of labour. John Storey?s analysis of the modern labour process shows that managerial control is in fact more precarious than has been so far recorded. This book, first published in 1983, reassesses the Braverman theory of the inexorable degradation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
The concept of industrial society plays a dominant role in the social sciences. The ?Great Divide? between pre-industrial and industrial societies is commonly assumed to be the main bridge separating modern societies from the past, and distinguishing ?developed? from ?undeveloped? states in the present era. In history, economics, politics and sociology... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2014; US$ 44.99
Die vielfältigen Aufgaben die heute im Berufsleben an Sie gestellt werden, erfordern eine gestandene Persönlichkeit, die weiß, wie sie sich im Alltag durchsetzen und präsentieren kann. Sie stehen mit Ihrer ?Marke-Ich? Ihre Frau. Die Autorinnen analysieren Persönlichkeitsstrukturen und zeigen Lösungswege auf, wie Sie an Ihrer Persönlichkeit, aber auch... more...