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  • Knowledge Commercialization and Valorization in Regional Economic Developmentby Tuzin Baycan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    The commercialization of academic knowledge is increasingly seen as a potential economic development model, particularly for improving the capabilities and economic performance of regions. This insightful volume investigates the emerging factors in knowledge commercialization from an international perspective and highlights the research agenda and... more...

  • The Idea of Cultureby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 32.95

    Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the general reader the contemporary debates around it. more...

  • Handbuch der Kulturwissenschaftenby Friedrich Jaeger; Burkhard Liebsch; Jörn Rüsen; Jürgen Straub

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2004; US$ 61.90

    Als Instanzen der Beschreibung moderner Gesellschaften gewinnen die Kulturwissenschaften immer mehr an Bedeutung. Rund 100 Autoren aus diversen Fachgebieten haben in diesem Handbuch ihre Forschungen zu den Methoden und Themen der Kulturwissenschaft zusammengetragen. Sie stellen damit die junge Disziplin auf ein theoretisches Fundament und geben einen... more...

  • Montesquieu interkulturell gelesenby Norbert Campagna

    Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 8.26

    ReiheInterkulturelle Bibliothek - Band 85 more...

  • Einfach vornehmby Jessica Cronshagen

    Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 24.77

    Anatomie einer bäuerlichen Elite in der Frühen Neuzeit. Nicht nur Adel und Patrizier herrschten in der Frühen Neuzeit. In ländlichen Gebieten mit geringer Adelspräsenz lag die Gestaltung der sozialen Ordnung weitgehend in bäuerlicher Hand. Die »Herrscher« im Dorf waren reiche Bauernfamilien, die es verstanden, ihre Stellung über Jahrhunderte zu behaupten.... more...

  • Critiques of Everyday Lifeby Michael Gardiner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Recent years have witnessed a burgeoning interest in the study of everyday life within the social sciences and humanities. In Critiques of Everyday Life Michael Gardiner proposes that there exists a counter-tradition within everyday life theorising. This counter-tradition has sought not merely to describe lived experience, but to transform it by... more...

  • Contested Bodiesby John Hassard; Ruth Holliday

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    The body occupies a prime position in contemporary theoretical work, yet still there is no consensus on exactly what it is and what constitutes it. Contested Bodies brings together a number of different accounts and perspectives on the body, drawing out some of the key connections and disjunctures from this most contested of topics. This volume... more...

  • Reading the Popularby John Fiske

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 31.95

    '...well-written and accessible. Making the difficult seem easy is Fiske's great talent. No introductory reading list in the field would be complete without a Fiske' - Sociology In Reading the Popular, John Fiske analyzes popular "texts" to reveal both their explicit, implicit (and often opposite) meanings and uses, and the social and political dynamics... more...

  • Sociology On Cultureby Marshall Battani; John R. Hall; Mary Jo Neitz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95

    Culture has become a touchstone of interdisciplinary conversation. For readers interested in sociology, the social sciences and the humanities, this book maps major classical and contemporary analyses and cultural controversies in relation to social processes, everyday life, and axes of ordering and difference - such as race, class and gender. Hall,... more...

  • Culture and the Realby Catherine Belsey

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    What makes us the people we are? Culture evidently plays a part, but how large a part? Is culture alone the source of our identities? Some have argued that human nature is the foundation of culture, others that culture is the foundation of human identity. Catherine Belsey calls for a more nuanced, relational account of what it is to be human, and... more...