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  • Civil Resistanceby Kurt Schock

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    In the past quarter century the world has witnessed dramatic social and political transformations, due in part to an upsurge in civil resistance. There have been significant uprisings around the globe, including the toppling of communist regimes in Eastern Europe, the Color Revolutions, the Arab Spring, protests against war and economic inequality,... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Critical Public Relationsby Jacquie L'Etang; David McKie; Nancy Snow; Jordi Xifra

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 225.00

    Critical theory has a long history, but a relatively recent intersection with public relations. This ground-breaking collection engages with commonalities and differences in the traditions, whilst encouraging plural perspectives in the contemporary public relations field. Compiled by a high-profile and widely respected team of academics and bringing... more...

  • Ethnische Identitätspolitik im Medienwandelby Sebastian Thies

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 7.44

    Vielerseits wird die Krise des Multikulturalismus beschworen. Zugleich haben Ethnizität und kulturelle Differenz global Konjunktur in Gesellschaft und Politik. Zwiespältig ist hierbei die Rolle der Medien: einerseits ist die Verfügungsmacht über mediale Inhalte ungleich verteilt, wodurch ethnische Grenzziehungen in der Gesellschaft verfestigt werden;... more...

  • KulturConfusão ? On German-Brazilian Interculturalitiesby Anke Finger; Gabi Kathöfer; Christopher Larkosh

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    This collection examines cultural interactions between Germany and Brazil from the Early Modern period to the present day. The contributors represent various academic disciplines, including German Studies, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Art History and the social sciences. Their essays cover a wide range of... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Leader-Member Exchangeby Talya N. Bauer; Berrin Erdogan

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.95

    Leader-member exchange (LMX) is the foremost dyadic theory in the leadership literature. Whereas contemporary leadership theories such as transformational, servant, or authentic leadership theories focus on the effects of leader behaviors on employee attitudes, motivation, and team outcomes, relational leadership theory views the dyadic relationship... more...

  • Nonviolent Struggleby Sharon Nepstad

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    From Gandhi's movement to win Indian independence to the Arab Spring uprisings of 2011, an expanding number of citizens have used nonviolent action to win political goals. While such events have captured the public imagination, they have also generated a new surge of scholarly interest in the field of nonviolence and civil resistance studies. Although... more...

  • The Five Literacies of Global Leadershipby Richard David Hames

    Wiley 2015; US$ 70.00

    New research has exposed our leadership paradigm as a outdated mess of flawed models and practices. By working with great leaders and observing their common attitudes and behaviours, Richard Hames has cracked a universal code based on intelligence, appreciation and collaboration. This code unlocks Five Literacies of Global Leadership . These behaviours... more...

  • Nonviolent Resistanceby Todd May

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    We see nonviolent resistance all over today?s world, from Egypt?s Tahrir Square to New York Occupy.  Although we think of the last century as one marked by wars and violent conflict, in fact it was just as much a century of nonviolence as the achievements of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. and peaceful protests like the one that removed... more...

  • Der Führungs-Kniggeby Peter Hügelmeyer; Carsten Magnus

    W. Zuckschwerdt Verlag 2015; US$ 16.21

    Moderne Mitarbeiterführung - was ist das überhaupt? Was bezweckt sie? Sie holt die Mitarbeiter dort ab, wo sie stehen und motiviert sie, ihr vorhandenes Leistungspotenzial im Sinne des Unternehmens gerne und freiwillig einzusetzen. Die Beherrschung reiner Techniken ist allerdings nicht ausreichend. Die Führungskraft braucht eine klare Vorstellung,... more...

  • How Propaganda Worksby Jason Stanley

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Our democracy today is fraught with political campaigns, lobbyists, liberal media, and Fox News commentators, all using language to influence the way we think and reason about public issues. Even so, many of us believe that propaganda and manipulation aren?t problems for us?not in the way they were for the totalitarian societies of the mid-twentieth... more...