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- Wiley 2015; US$ 94.95 US$ 82.29
This comprehensive introduction to computational network theory as a branch of network theory builds on the understanding that such networks are a tool to derive or verify hypotheses by applying computational techniques to large scale network data. The highly experienced team of editors and high-profile authors from around the world present and explain... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 26.66
Die für die Praxis wichtigsten Teilgebiete des Operations Research werden in diesem Werk besprochen. Diese soll der Anwender anhand von vollständig durchgerechneten Beispielen und vielen Übungsaufgaben mit ebenfalls vollständigen Lösungen kennenlernen. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This timely volume puts emphasis on the effect of social capital on everyday life: how the routines of daily life lead people to get involved in their communities. Focussing on its micro-level causes and consequences, the book's international contributors argue that social capital is fundamentally concerned with the value of social networks and about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
Our world is an increasingly unstable place, but current changes offer new opportunities as well as new challenges. This key volume provides an accessible exploration of identity as a contemporary concern in everyday life and as a key concept in social science. Drawing on work from a range of disciplines and focusing on the key social divisions of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This groundbreaking work by leading social psychologists, who have all contributed in important ways to the psychology of group perception, focuses in particular on three interrelated issues: (1) whether groups are seen to be diverse or relatively homogeneous; (2) whether groups are seen as real and stable or only transitory and ephemeral; and (3)... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 106.00 US$ 91.87
Sponsored by the International Association of Facilitators, The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation offers the need-to-know basics in the field brought together by fifty leading practitioners and scholars. This indispensable resource includes successful strategies and methods, foundations, and resources for anyone who works with groups. The... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
Community is the dark shadow of sociology - an issue around which sociologists always duck and dive. This book examines the reasons for this reticence through an exegesis of contemporary debates. Additionally it utilizes the work of Hannah Arendt to propose an alternative anti-mechanistic and anti-essentialist approach to community and sociality; an... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99
Every day in communities across America, hundreds of committees, boards, church groups, and social clubs hold meetings where they spend their time engaged in shouting matches and acrimonious debate. This book outlines the five key steps toward consensus building, and addresses the specific problems that often get in the way of a group's progress. more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 92.00 US$ 79.73
Collaboration is often viewed as a one-time or project-oriented activity. An increasing challenge is to help organizations incorporate collaborative values and practices in their everyday ways of working. In Creating a Culture of Collaboration , an international group of practitioners and researchers?from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, New Zealand,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 24.99
Visible Identities offers a careful analysis of the political and philosophical worries about identity and argues that these worries are neither supported by the empirical data nor grounded in realistic understandings of what identities are. Mart?n Alcoff develops a more realistic characterization of identity in general through combining phenomenological... more...