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  • Nonviolenceby Mark Kurlansky; Dalai Lama

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method... more...

  • Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind, Third Editionby Geert Hofstede; Gert Jan Hofstede; Michael Minkov

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 32.00

    The revolutionary study of how the place where we grew up shapes the way we think, feel, and act-- with new dimensions and perspectives Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span, Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart?when cooperation is so clearly in everyone?s interest. With major... more...

  • Comparing Modernitiesby Eliezer Ben-Rafael; Yitzhak Sternberg

    BRILL 2005; US$ 97.00

    The authors of this collection, renowned scholars from around the world, explore the tensions and dilemmas that impact pluralism and homogeneity in modern societies. This book is in homage to Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt. We honor his ground-breaking work in the comparative study of modernities and civilizations. more...

  • The Bass Handbook of Leadershipby Bernard M. Bass; Ruth Bass

    Free Press 2009; US$ 125.00

    For thirty-three years and through three editions, Bass & Stogdill's Handbook of Leadership has been the indispensable bible for every serious student of leadership. Since the third edition came out in 1990, the field of leadership has expanded by an order of magnitude. This completely revised and updated fourth edition reflects the growth and changes... more...

  • Leadership at the Crossroads [Three Volumes]by Joanne B. Ciulla; Donelson R. Forsyth; Michael A. Genovese

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 490.00

    What is leadership? Not only has that question been debated since the beginning of human culture and society, but it's a moving target based on the definer, and the epoch. The definition can be thought-provoking and profound: A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worse when they despise... more...

  • Metaphors We Lead Byby Mats Alvesson; André Spicer

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95

    We live in a leadership-obsessed society. The result is that we assume nearly any social or economic ill can be mended through better leadership. Sometimes, this commitment to leadership is followed by hero worshipping, wishful thinking and misplaced hope. Seeking to understand the faith we place in leadership, the authors draw on a number of... more...

  • Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studiesby Christian Fuchs

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    Foundations of Critical Media and Information Studies lays down foundations for the analysis of media, information, and information technology in 21st century information society, as well as introducing the theoretical and empirical tools necessary for the critical study of media and information. Christian Fuchs shows the role classical critical... more...

  • Vorteil Vielfaltby Daniel Dettling; Julia Gerometta

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 15.16

    Im Sommer 2007 hat die Bundesregierung den Nationalen Integrationsplan verabschiedet. Konkrete Handlungsempfehlungen für "die Stärkung freiwilligen und bürgerschaftlichen Engagements im Integrationsprozess von Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund" wurden ebenso erarbeitet wie die Empfehlungen für die Sicherung guter Bildung und Ausbildung von Menschen... more...

  • Schlüsselqualifikation Interkulturelle Kompetenz an Hochschulenby Gundula-Gwenn Hiller; Stefanie Vogler-Lipp

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 15.16

    Wenn man den Titel dieses Handbuchs liest, möchte man aufatmen: ?Endlich geht hier mal was voran! Das hat ja auch lange auf sich warten lassen!? Tatsächlich setzt sich seit 20 Jahren in unserer Gesellschaft immer stärker die Erkenntnis durch, dass ?Interkulturelle Kompetenz? eine zentrale Schlüsselquali- kation in nahezu all den Tätigkeitsfeldern darstellt,... more...

  • Mensch und Medienby Manuela Pietraß; Rüdiger Funiok

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 24.08

    Die Medialisierung der Lebenswelt bedingt eine Veränderung der Erfahrung von Wirklichkeit, der Erkenntnisweisen und des gesellschaftlichen Miteinanders. Diese Veränderungen sind anthropologisch relevant, denn durch die Medien werden sie vorgeformt, und zugleich eröffnen die Medien einen Möglichkeitsraum für zukünftige Entwicklungsweisen. In diesem... more...