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- Random House 2011; US$ 17.44
Emotional Intelligence was an international phenomenon, appearing on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and selling more than 5 million copies worldwide. Now, once again, Daniel Goleman has written a groundbreaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, revealing that we are 'wired to connect' and the surprisingly... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95
Humans have always been interested in their origins, but historians have been reluctant to write about the long stretches of time before the invention of writing. In fact, the deep past was left out of most historical writing almost as soon as it was discovered. This breakthrough book, as important for readers interested in the present as in the past,brings... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 25.00
The rapidly expanding population of youth gangs and street children is one of the most disturbing issues in many cities around the world. These children are perceived to be in a constant state of destitution, violence and vagrancy, and therefore must be a serious threat to society, needing heavy-handed intervention and ?tough love? from concerned... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 15.99
From a renowned sociologist, the wisdom of saying goodbye Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot is enthralled by exits: long farewells, quick goodbyes, sudden endings, the ordinary and the extraordinary. There?s a relationship, she attests, between small goodbyes and our ability ?to master and mark the larger farewells.? In Exit , her tenth book, she explores... more...
- Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 37.95
Shaila Bhatti's immersive study of the Lahore Museum in Pakistan is one of the first books to offer an in-depth historical and ethnographic analysis of a South Asian museum. Bhatti thus presents an alternative example of visitor experience and museum practice to that of the West, which has been the dominant museological model to date. This examination... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1991; US$ 18.99
Hercules, Zeus, Thor, Gilgamesh--these are the figures that leap to mind when we think of myth. But to David Leeming, myths are more than stories of deities and fantastic beings from non-Christian cultures. Myth is at once the most particular and the most universal feature of civilization, representing common concerns that each society voices in its... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 26.95
In Negras in Brazil , Kia Lilly Caldwell examines the life experiences of Afro-Brazilian women whose stories have until now been largely untold. This pathbreaking study analyzes the links between race and gender and broader processes of social, economic, and political exclusion. Drawing on ethnographic research with social movement organizations... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 21.00
Steven Fischer traces the human history of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia from prehistoric culture to the present day. The second edition has been revised throughout in the light of recent scholarship and brings the story right up-to-date in terms of events and developments. Additional maps also enhance this established text. more...
- Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28
This book brings together a series of papers by Ani Mikaere that reflect on the effect of Pakeha law, legal processes and teaching on Maori legal thought and practice. She discusses issues such as the ability of Maori to achieve justice when Maori law is marginalised; the need to confront racism in thinking, processes and structures; the impact of... more...
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
"Hickman['s]... style of pragmatism provides us with flexible, philosophical 'tools' which can be used to analyze and penetrate various technology and technological cultural problems of the present. He, himself, uses this toolkit to make his analyses and succeeds very well indeed."... more...