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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 90.00
This book provides the most comprehensive treatment of the theoretical concepts and modelling techniques of quantitative risk management. Whether you are a financial risk analyst, actuary, regulator or student of quantitative finance, Quantitative Risk Management gives you the practical tools you need to solve real-world problems. Describing the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
The Internet and digital media have become conduits and locales where millions of Chinese share information and engage in creative expression and social participation. This book takes a cutting-edge look at the impacts and implications of an increasingly networked China. Eleven chapters cover the terrain of a complex social and political environment,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
This edited collection explores how food language is political. The contributors examine the production of food language in conjunction with historical social movements, food labeling practices, illustrations of social class, as well as corporate and bureaucratic language. more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Diasporic Identifications looks at the relationship between second-generation Korean Americans and their uses and interpretations of Korean films and popular culture. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95
Documentary photography aims to capture the material reality of life. In Rhetorical Exposures , Christopher Carter demonstrates how the creation and display of documentary photographs?often now called ?imagetexts??both invite analysis and raise persistent questions about the political and social causes for the bleak scenes of poverty and distress... more...
- Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 15.00
This book is about categorization processes in native/non-native workplace interaction, within the context of internship interviews between Danish employers and second language speakers who were born abroad. In this volume, which is one of the first books on gatekeeping, Tranekjær seeks to address processes of power and ideology from a conversation... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
What do “the whole kit and caboodle,? “the whole shebang,? “the whole megillah,? “the whole enchilada,? “the whole nine yards,? “the whole box and dice,? and “the full Monty? have in common? They?re all expressions that mean “the entire quantity,? and they?re all examples of the breadth and depth of the English-speaking world?s vocabulary. From the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95
In Occupational Risk Control, Derek Viner brings together the theoretical aspects of his subject into a coherent whole and then connects them with the needs both of practitioners and educators. The theory embraced by the author spans ideas formed between the industrial revolution and the present day, but he focuses on relatively more recent theoretical... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 220.00
Risk management and contingency planning has really come to the fore since the first edition of this book was originally published. Computer failure, fire, fraud, robbery, accident, environmental damage, new regulations - business is constantly under threat. But how do you determine which are the most important dangers for your business? What can... more...