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  • Against Corruptionby

    The Stationery Office Ltd 2016; US$ 0.00

    Corruption is the cancer at the heart of many of the world?s problems. It destroys jobs and holds back growth. It fuels instability and terrorism. It traps the poorest in poverty. It even corrodes trust in the sports we love. In this collection of essays leading politicians, activists, journalists and academics begin a global debate about how we... more...

  • Inherent and Instrumental Valuesby G. John M. Abbarno

    UPA 2014; US$ 38.99

    The essays in this book offer an in-depth exploration of value theory. Portions examine the theoretical foundations of values and valuation exploring the rational groundwork for judgments. Other aspects, appealing to value distinctions of inherent, intrinsic, and instrumental, bring to light matters of aesthetic, social political, ethical, and ontological... more...

  • The Dynamics of International Criminal Justiceby Hirad Abtahi; Gideon Boas

    BRILL 2005; US$ 184.00

    This volume is an analyses of international criminal law as applied by the ICTY, as well as the ICC, ICTR and other international or hybrid criminal tribunals, and are all authored by persons in a position to give great insight into the subject matter discussed. more...

  • The Stars Down to Earthby Theodor Adorno

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 155.00

    The Stars Down to Earth shows us a stunningly prescient Adorno. Haunted by the ugly side of American culture industries he used the different angles provided by each of these three essays to showcase the dangers inherent in modern obsessions with consumption. He engages with some of his most enduring themes in this seminal collection, focussing on... more...

  • Global Age Essays on Social and Cultural Changeby Martin Albrow

    Vittorio Klostermann 2014; US$ 113.56

    In 14 bislang unveröffentlichten Essays entwickelt der britische Soziologe Martin Albrow seine These vom »Globalen Zeitalter«, die er zuerst in den 1990er Jahren vortrug, um das Neue an unserer Epoche zu kennzeichnen. Anregungen von Max Weber, Emile Durkheim, Arnold Toynbee und Norbert Elias gehen dabei in einen globalen Diskurs ein, der einen neuen... more...

  • Ireland in Proximityby David Alderson; Fiona Becket; Scott Brewster; Virginia Crossman

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Ireland in Proximity surveys and develops the expanding field of Irish Studies, reviewing existing debates within the discipline and providing new avenues for exploration. Drawing on a variety of disciplinary and theoretical approaches, this impressive collection of essays makes an innovative contribution to three areas of current, and often contentious,... more...

  • Pornby Fritz Allhoff; Dave Monroe; Gram Ponante

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    This anthology takes the ever-controversial discussion of pornography out of solely academic circles; it expands the questions about porn that academics might tackle and opens the conversation to those who know it best—the creators and users of porn. Features essays on non-traditional issues in porn, including celebrity sex tapes, virtual... more...

  • Diversity and Communityby Philip Alperson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 148.95

    Diversity and Community: An Interdisciplinary Reader is a collection of essays exploring the notion of community in its many theoretical, practical, and cultural manifestations. A collection of specially commissioned essays exploring the notion of community in its many theoretical, practical, and cultural manifestations. Discusses the... more...

  • Before the Mortgageby Christina Amini; Rachel Hutton

    Gallery Books 2006; US$ 14.95

    The swank apartment, the killer job, and the perfect boyfriend/girlfriend haven't yet fallen into place. Is this really adulthood? Welcome to life before the mortgage. Here's what you need to know. Christina Amini and Rachel Hutton have brought together the very best writing on this unpredictable -- and often hilarious -- time. This book features... more...

  • Nobel Laureates In Search Of Identity And Integrityby Anders Hallengren

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 30.00

    In this collection of essays, biographies and Nobel lectures, ten Nobel Laureates from five continents give various and startling perspectives on current questions about modernity and tradition, unity and diversity, integration, identity, integrity, gender and sexual roles in a multicultural world of change. It is also a book on self-confidence and... more...