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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 29.99
Dieses Buch verknüpft betriebswirtschaftliche Ansätze zur Steuerung von Unternehmensprozessen mit interdisziplinären Forschungsergebnissen zu den Treiberkräften menschlichen Denkens und institutionellen Handelns. Das Resultat, der Wertecockpit, zeigt, dass die Steuerung der Wertekultur ein Wertschöpfungsprozess ist, der die Grundlage für alle anderen... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 12.99
Margaret Mead was famous for keeping in touch with a wide circle of friends as we see in this collection of wonderfully revealing correspondence from the field. Written over a period of half a century, these letters to friends, family, and colleagues detail her first fieldwork in Samoa and go on to record her now famous anthropological endeavors in... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95
Returned follows transnational Mexicans as they experience the alienation and unpredictability of deportation, tracing the particular ways that U.S. immigration policies and state removals affect families. Deportation?an emergent global order of social injustice?reaches far beyond the individual deportee, as family members with diverse U.S. immigration... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00
To do research that really makes a difference?the authors of this book argue?social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world. Bringing together a consortium of voices across a variety of fields, Methods that Matter offers compelling and successful examples of mixed methods research that do just that. In case... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 21.14
What does it mean to be a man today? Much is being done to change negative female stereotypes but we still expect that big boys don?t cry, strong and silent types get the girl, and that there is such a thing as a ?real man?. Man Up challenges the accepted rules of masculinity. It confronts the reasons why boys are three times more likely than girls... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
In February 2003, a Chinese physician crossed the border between mainland China and Hong Kong, spreading Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)?a novel flu-like virus?to over a dozen international hotel guests. SARS went on to kill about 800 people and sicken 8,000 worldwide. By July 2003 the disease had disappeared, but it left an indelible change... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 24.95
In late twentieth century Mexico, the NGO "boom" was hailed as an harbinger of social change and democratic transition, with NGOs poised to transform the relationship between states and civil society on a global scale. And yet, great as the expectations were for NGOs to empower the poor and disenfranchised, their work is rooted in much older civic... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 34.95
Throughout the twentieth century, neuronal researchers knew the adult human brain to be a thoroughly fixed and immutable cellular structure, devoid of any developmental potential. Plastic Reason is a study of the efforts of a few Parisian neurobiologists to overturn this rigid conception of the central nervous system by showing that basic embryogenetic... more...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 22.50
The Sazerac, the Hurricane, and the absinthe glass of Herbsaint are among the many well-known creations native to New Orleans's longstanding drinking culture. But more than vehicles for alcohol, the cocktails and spirits that complement the city's culinary prowess are each a token of its history. In every bar-side toast or street-corner daiquiri you... more...