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  • ... denn sie wissen nicht, was sie tun! - Warum Politik und Gesetzgebung so oft irrenby Hans-Peter Schwintowski

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 79.01

    Regeln sind unser Leben. Aber, ob sie das bewirken, was sie bewirken sollen, wissen wir oft erst im Nachhinein und häufig erst dann, wenn es zu spät ist. Die Finanzkrise steht als warnendes Beispiel vor uns, die Eurokrise ebenfalls, die Rückfallquoten des Strafrechts oder die starren Altersgrenzen lassen grüßen. Es gilt der Satz: ?? denn sie wissen... more...

  • ...And Then I Became Gayby Ritch Williams-Savin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • '78by Bill Reynolds

    Penguin Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    Now in paperback: the inside story behind a crucial chapter in Red Sox lore-and a turbulent time in a troubled city. George Steinbrenner called it the greatest game in the history of American sports. On a bright October day in 1978, the Boston Red Sox met the New York Yankees for an epic playoff game that would send one team to the World Series-and... more...

  • "A Problem From Hell"by Samantha Power

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 19.99

    A character-driven study of some of the darkest moments in our national history, when America failed to prevent or stop 20th-century campaigns to exterminate Armenians, Jews, Cambodians, Iraqi Kurds, Bosnians, and Rwandans . more...

  • "Altern ja ? aber gesundes Altern"by Mone Spindler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 59.99

    Die Anti-Aging-Medizin in Deutschland ist angetreten, um Anti-Aging als seriöse Präventivmedizin neu zu begründen. Worin besteht die Neubegründung? Wie ist sie zu bewerten? Um das zu klären, wird ein kontextualisierter Begriff von Anti-Aging vorgeschlagen und der multidisziplinäre Forschungsstand aufgearbeitet. Ausgehend von einer Vermittlung zwischen... more...

  • "Anerkennung" als Prinzip der Kritischen Theorieby Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    The author shows why implementing the project of a critical social theory in the tradition of the Frankfurt School based on recognition theory can yield promising results. In this context, the category of recognition is of special value because by using recognition theory, social relationships can be both analyzed and criticized. This... more...

  • 'Archaeologizing' Heritage?by

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book investigates notions of 'archaeological heritage' from colonial times to the present. Incorporating approaches from humanities and engineering, it includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. more...

  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities, as well as expecting leading citizens to pay for 'bread and circuses' - free food and public entertainment. This collection of essays by leading scholars from the UK and USA explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy.... more...

  • "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"by Scott Larson

    Temple University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

     The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions. By... more...

  • 'Criminal' Tribes of Punjabby Birinder Pal Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00

    First published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...