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- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 18.99
In this pioneering book, Joseph Shaules presents exciting new research from cultural psychology and neuroscience. It sheds light on the hidden influence of culture on the unconscious mind, and helps people get more out of their intercultural journeys. The Intercultural Mind presents new perspectives on important questions such as: What is culture shock,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; US$ 24.99
In the long-awaited second edition of Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication, Milton J. Bennett provides a comprehensive overview of the field from a constructivist perspective. In addition to his insightful analysis, Bennett offers a full complement of classic readings on the topic of intercultural communication, including: ? ?Science and... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 18.99
When we leave and travel abroad, for pleasure or for business, we make a choice: to have a superficial ?airport experience? at our destination, or to appreciate the hidden culture beneath the surface. A Beginner?s Guide to the Deep Culture Experience proposes a deep culture journey, encouraging travelers to pursue a meaningful cross-cultural experience.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 18.99
Can a single book prepare you to cope with cultural differences around the world? Figuring Foreigners Out: A Practical Guide can with its self-training approach! Craig Storti, author of The Art of Crossing Cultures and The Art of Coming Home,Figuring Foreigners Out is one of the few books that individuals can work through and, without the aid of a... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2004; US$ 18.99
Whether negotiating a delivery date, launching a local franchise or renting a car in Mexico City, speaking the language and knowing the rules of business are not enough. In any culture where yes can mean no?or sometimes maybe?even giants like Wal-Mart and IBM can make costly mistakes. Mexicans and Americans gets to the heart of our differences and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 175.00
This is the second volume in the author's ongoing inquiry into the extent of income inequality in the East European socialist countries and the effect of market-oriented reforms on patterns of income distribution. Although there has been remarkably little empirical research on this question (in part because of the problem of obtaining reliable data),... more...
- Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.50
At first glance a pilgrimage that requires people to walk hundreds of miles, carrying containers of sacred water, looks like a display of religious fundamentalism. But when Vikash Singh walked with the pilgrims of the Kanwar procession in India, he found something entirely different: religion was not a reaction against modernity, but a practical strategy... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 19.02
In a series of personal letters to his sons, Omar Saif Ghobash offers a short and highly readable manifesto that tackles our current global crisis with the training of an experienced diplomat and the personal responsibility of a father. Today's young Muslims will be tomorrow's leaders, and yet too many are vulnerable to extremist propaganda that seems... more...
- Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99
Many Muslim societies are in the throes of tumultuous political transitions, and common to all has been heightened debate over the place of shari`a law in modern politics and ethical life. Bringing together leading scholars of Islamic politics, ethics, and law, this book examines the varied meanings and uses of Islamic law, so as to assess the prospects... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 21.99
All societies, in their very different ways, are orderly. The very term 'society' implies the existence of a degree of organisation and predictability to human life. Orderliness, however, is a matter of degree. It is neither total, nor totally absent. In recent times, however, such concerns have largely given way to a greater preoccupation with... more...