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  • The Hidden Wealth of Nationsby David Halpern

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    Richer nations are happier, yet economic growth doesn't increase happiness. This paradox is explained by the Hidden Wealth of Nations - the extent to which citizens get along with other independently drives both economic growth and well-being. Much of this hidden wealth is expressed in everyday ways, such as our common values, the way we look after... more...

  • Cities and Economic Changeby Ronan Paddison; Tom Hutton

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00

    A interdisciplinary, student focused exploration of contemporary global urban economies. It covers the theoretical alongside the empirical, with boxed examples and suggested reading and websites for every chapter. more...

  • An Introduction To The Philosophy Of Social Researchby Tim May; Malcolm Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This is an accessible introduction to the philosophy of social research which relates philosophical ideas to actual research practice. The book makes effective use of illustrations from the UK, US and Europe to examine specific problems and broader issues. The book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social research methods within... more...

  • The Inner Quartersby Patricia Buckley Ebrey

    University of California Press 1993; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    The Sung Dynasty (960-1279) was a paradoxical era for Chinese women. This was a time when footbinding spread, and Confucian scholars began to insist that it was better for a widow to starve than to remarry. Yet there were also improvements in women's status in marriage and property rights. In this thoroughly original work, one of the most respected... more...

  • The 48 Laws Of Powerby Robert Greene

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 10.65

    'Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back' - New York Times Robert Greene's laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary. At work, in relationships, on the street... more...

  • Coming Apartby Charles Murray

    The Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    From the bestselling author of Lo sing Ground and The Bell Curve , this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes. In Coming Apart , Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever known, focusing on whites... more...

  • Protocols for Professional Learningby Lois Brown Easton

    ASCD 2009; US$ 13.95

    Protocols for Professional Learning is your guide to helping PLCs successfully explore any topic. You’ll find step-by-step instructions for implementing 16 different protocols that can be used to examine student work or professional practice, address problems with students or among faculty, and facilitate effective discussions. more...

  • Watching the Englishby Kate Fox

    Hodder & Stoughton 2005; US$ 12.99

    In "Watching The English" anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour. The rules of weather-speak.... more...

  • Key Concepts in Sport and Exercise Research Methodsby Michael Atkinson

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 41.00

    Written by the leading name in the field, this is an engaging introduction to the main concepts in both quantitative and qualitative research methods in sport, exercise, kinesiology and health. Conversational in tone yet thoroughly comprehensive. more...

  • The Sources of Social Power: Volume 2, The Rise of Classes and Nation-States, 1760?1914by Michael Mann

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    This second volume deals with power relations between the Industrial Revolution and the First World War. more...