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  • The Ethnographic Self as Resourceby Peter Collins; Anselma Gallinat

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    It is commonly acknowledged that anthropologists use personal experiences to inform their writing. However, it is often assumed that only fieldwork experiences are relevant and that the personal appears only in the form of self-reflexivity. This book takes a step beyond anthropology at home and auto-ethnography and shows how anthropologists can... more...

  • The Body Beautifulby Dr Viren Swami; Professor Adrian Furnham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    In this volume, contributors from a range of perspectives - evolutionary psychology to anthropology, sociology to cognitive and motivational psychology - explore questions of what our attractiveness preferences are and why we find certain others physically attractive, offering a fresh perspective to understanding the perception of attractiveness. more...

  • Narrative Performancesby Alexandra Georgakopoulou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 165.00

    Conversational narratives provide valuable resources for the discursive construction and invoking of personal and sociocultural identities. As such, their sociolinguistic and cultural analysis constitute a high priority in the agenda of discourse studies. This book contributes to the growing line of discourse-analytic research on the dynamic relations... more...

  • And Along Came Boasby Regna Darnell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 180.00

    The advent of Franz Boas on the North American scene irrevocably redirected the course of Americanist anthropology. This volume documents the revolutionary character of the theoretical and methodological standpoint introduced by Boas and his first generation of students, among whom linguist Edward Sapir was among the most distinguished. Virtually all... more...

  • Is there a need for sustainable management within the events industry?by James Musgrave

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The events industry faces far reaching and industry specific challenges such as supplier disruption, numerous consumer related issues, increasing operating costs and wider impacts from economic disparity and legislative changes. This ebook poses the question: ‘Is there a need for sustainable management within the events industry?’. Part one... more...

  • Was der Hund sahby Malcolm Gladwell; Jürgen Neubauer

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 17.73

    Mit seinen Büchern verändert Malcolm Gladwell unsere Sicht auf die Welt und auf uns selbst. In seinem neuen Buch zeigt er an vielen Beispielen, wie hilfreich es ist, die Perspektive eines anderen einzunehmen. Aus scheinbar nebensächlichen Themen und Personen zaubert er verblüffende Erkenntnisse. So erfahren wir aus dem Beispiel von Shirley Polykoff... more...

  • Event Management: How to Apply Best Practices to Small Scale Eventsby Sven Damm

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Event management is a ubiquitous word in modern society. The word is used for small business breakfasts, large corporate shows and also for big international sport events, such as the Olympic Games. We all have an idea of what management is, but what is an event? This question and the theories behind the dynamic event industry are... more...

  • Toward a Science of Manby Timothy H. Thoresen

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 133.00

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  • Über Schüchternheitby Margarete Eisner

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 23.65

    Schüchternheit ist ein Begriff aus dem Kontext der alltäglichen Menschenkenntnis und lässt sich wissenschaftlich schwer einordnen. Nach Ansicht des amerikanischen Sozialpsychologen Zimbardo ist jemand schüchtern, wenn er glaubt, es zu sein. Im Zentrum dieses Buches stehen Fragen nach der innerseelischen Dynamik von Schüchternheit sowie ihrer Verankerung... more...