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  • Handbook of Dialogical Self Theoryby Hubert J. M. Hermans; Thorsten Gieser

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 34.00

    This Handbook shows how dialogical self theory is useful for developing adaptive identities in a globalizing world. more...

  • The Shallowsby Nicholas Carr

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2010; US$ 10.19

    In this ground-breaking and compelling book, Nicholas Carr argues that not since Gutenberg invented printing has humanity been exposed to such a mind-altering technology. The Shallows draws on the latest research to show that the Net is literally re-wiring our brains inducing only superficial understanding. As a consequence there are profound changes... more...

  • Translating Museumsby Shaila Bhatti

    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...

  • Intellectual Property and Developmentby Rami M. Olwan

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    The book examines the correlation between Intellectual Property Law – notably copyright – on the one hand and social and economic development on the other. The main focus of the initial overview is on historical, legal, economic and cultural aspects. Building on that, the work subsequently investigates how intellectual property systems have... more...

  • Anthropology And Political Scienceby Myron J. Aronoff; Jan Kubik

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    What can anthropology and political science learn from each other? The authors argue that collaboration, particularly in the area of concepts and methodologies, is tremendously beneficial for both disciplines, though they also deal with some troubling aspects of the relationship. Focusing on the influence of anthropology on political science, the... more...

  • A Most Masculine Stateby Madawi Al-Rasheed

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    Goes beyond conventional tropes describing women in Saudi Arabia to probe the historical, political and religious forces thwarting their emancipation. more...

  • A History of the Pacific Islandsby Steven Roger Fischer

    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...

  • All Joy and No Funby Jennifer Senior

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 17.99

    Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. In All Joy and No Fun, award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior now asks: what are the effects of children on their parents ? In All Joy and No Fun , award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior tries to tackle this question, isolating and analyzing the many ways in which... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern Japanese Cultureby Yoshio Sugimoto

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 43.00

    This Companion provides a comprehensive overview of the influences that have shaped modern-day Japan. more...

  • The Obamas and Mass Mediaby Mia Moody-Ramirez; Jannette Dates

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00

    Using the cultural prism of race, this book critically examines the image of African Americans in media of the twenty-first century. Further, the authors assess the ways in which media focused on gender, religion, and politics in framing perceptions of the President and First Lady of the United States during the Obama administration. more...