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Research

  • African Immersionby Julius A. Amin

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99

    This book examines the University of Dayton Cameroon Immersion program, with comparative evidence from the Peace Corps. It analyzes different aspects of experiential learning, contextualizes them within the broader issues of modern American and African history, and offers important conclusions for an understanding of the benefits of study abroad.... more...

  • Latino-Anglo Bargainingby Christine Rack

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book shows the mechanisms by which cultural differences reinforce structural privilege and disadvantage in the informal process of mediated negotiation. Are all people equally likely to pursue their own material self-interest in the negotiation process used in small claims mediation? Did Latinos and Anglos bargain more generously with members... more...

  • Wittgenstein's Novelsby Martin Klebes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Analyzing features of Wittgenstein's philosophical work and including in-depth textual analyses, this study investigates the impact of Ludwig Wittgenstein's work on contemporary German and French novelists. Drawing upon aesthetics, architectural history, philosophy of science, and photography, the book seeks to explain why references both to Wittgenstein... more...

  • Rhizosphereby Mary Zamberlin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This book explores the significant intellectual impact the philosopher Jean Wahl had on the directions Gilles Deleuze took as a philosopher and writer of a philosophy of experimentation. The study of this influence also brings to light the significance of Deleuze's emphasis on la pragmatique , inspired by Wahl's writings and teachings and his fascination... more...

  • Reading and Mapping Hardy's Roadsby Scott Rode

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book examines Thomas Hardy's representations of the road and the ways the archaeological and historical record of roads inform his work. Through an analysis of the uneven and often competing road signs found within three of his major novels - The Return of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles , and Jude the Obscure - and by mapping the road... more...

  • Research Methods for Public Administratorsby Gail Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    As in previous editions, this highly practical book is written with beginning MPA students and practitioners in mind. It focuses on the interpretation and use of research findings, not just number crunching. It covers the entire research process, from initial questions to final report, in clear, jargon-free language, and includes numerous easy-to-understand... more...

  • Culture and the Politics of Welfareby John Hudson; Nam Kyoung Jo; Antonia Keung

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This text offers an in-depth examination of the influence of culture on welfare states. It suggests new ways in which cross-national differences in culture might be measured and, using a range of approaches, utilizes these measures to explore the role culture plays in shaping differences in social policy frameworks across high income countries. more...

  • Narrative Networksby Brian Alleyne

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 44.00

    Illustrated with examples from a range of fields and disciplines, as well as the author's own work on hacking cultures and cultural activism, this title is a must for anyone wanting to learn about narrative networks and how to conduct successful narrative research in a modern age. more...

  • Recording Oral Historyby Valerie Raleigh Yow

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 38.99

    This comprehensive guide to each stage of an oral history interview tackles not just the practicalities of process, but also the varied ethical, legal, and philosophical questions that can arise. more...

  • Advancing Research Methodology in the African Contextby David B. Zoogah

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95

    This volume of Research Methodology in Strategy and Management reflects a diversity of Africa-born authors in the mainland and diaspora, as well as non-Africans whose research focus on Africa, it offers high impact research that makes a major contribution in advancing management education and knowledge in Africa. more...