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  • Leadership and Coherenceby Nathan W. Harter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Leadership and Coherence investigates how leaders justify their decisions, and how they bring about coherence amongst followers. Taking a cognitive approach, it builds on the work of Hannah Arendt to attempt a phenomenology of judgment, examining how the moral imperative experienced by leaders can be shared by their community so both leader and... more...

  • Media Sociologyby Silvio Waisbord

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Where is sociology in contemporary media studies? How do sociological questions and arguments shape media analysis? These are the questions addressed in this timely collection on media sociology. Sociology was fundamental in defining the analytical boundaries of early media studies, from the study of news and communities to media effects and public... more...

  • Transnationalizing the Public Sphereby Nancy Fraser; Kate Nash

    Wiley 2014; US$ 17.95

    Is Habermas’s concept of the public sphere still relevant in an age of globalization, when the transnational flows of people and information have become increasingly intensive and when the nation-state can no longer be taken granted as the natural frame for social and political debate? This is the question posed with characteristic acuity... more...

  • Leading with Spirit, Presence, and Authenticityby Kathryn Goldman Schuyler; John Eric Baugher; Karin Jironet; Lena Lid-Falkman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Developing inner wisdom as a leadership strength Leading with Spirit, Presence, and Authenticity presents the perspectives of leaders, social scientists, and educators from around the world on the topic of developing inner wisdom. Structured around the notions of spirit, presence, and authenticity, the book encourages readers to reflect on their... more...

  • Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migrationby Elizabeth W. Collier; Charles R. Strain; Marie T. Friedmann Marquardt; Gemma Tulud Cruz; Ogenga Otunnu; Marianne Heimbach-Steins; Marco Tavanti; Moses Pava; Azam Nizamuddin; Frida Kerner Furman; Rev. John M. Fife; Kim Bobo; Sioban Albiol; Rev. Craig B. Mousin

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99

    Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration examines the complicated social ethics of migration in today's world. Editors Elizabeth W. Collier and Charles R. Strain bring the perspectives of an international group of scholars toward a theory of justice and ethical understanding for the nearly two hundred million migrants who have left... more...

  • Consiglieriby Richard Hytner

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 13.31

    The key to success lies in getting to the top. Right? Wrong. Not everyone can be in charge but, more importantly, not everyone should want to be. Richard Hytner, deputy chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, thinks it's time to celebrate the second-in-command, the consiglieri: Merlin to King Arthur, Al Gore to Bill Clinton, Rasputin to the Russian... more...

  • Consiglieriby Richard Hytner

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 17.31

    The key to success lies in getting to the top, right? Wrong. Not everyone can be in charge but, more importantly, not everyone should want to be. Richard Hytner, Deputy Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi, thinks it's time to celebrate the second-in-commands, the consiglieri: from Merlin, to Al Gore, Rasputin to Machiavelli. These are the deputies,... more...

  • Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africaby Moha Ennaji

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Investigating the connections between multiculturalism, minorities, citizenship, and democracy in North Africa, this book argues that multiculturalism in this region? and in the Arab world at large ? has reached a significant level in terms of scale and importance. In the rest of the world, there has been a trend ? albeit a contested one ? toward... more...

  • Public Relations and the History of Ideasby Simon Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This innovative book explores ten great works, by well-known thinkers and orators, whose impact has been intellectual, practical and global. Most of the works significantly precede public relations as a phrase or profession, but all are in no doubt about the force of planned public communication, and the power that lies with those managing the process.... more...

  • The Nonviolence Handbookby Michael N. Nagler

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 12.00

    ?Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force,? renowned peace activist Michael Nagler writes. Here he offers a step-by-step guide to creatively using nonviolence to confront any problem and to build change movements capable... more...