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  • An Elizabethan Assassinby John Hall

    The History Press 2015; US$ 26.24

    Claiming to be heir to the emperors of Byzantium, an exotic but elusive figures called Theodore Paleologus surfaced in mysterious circumstances in the Elizabethan underworld. This first biography of an extraordinary character presents new documentary evidence which supports his imperial pretensions - long dismissed by historians - but also exploses... more...

  • Vertrauen und Glaubwürdigkeitby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 39.99

    Vertrauenswürdigkeit von öffentlichen Personen und Institutionen ist für jeden Einzelnen ein wichtiges Kriterium und größtes Problem bei der Meinungsbildung. Eine Diskussion aus der Sicht der Psychologie, der Publizistik, der Politik, der Wirtschaft, der Philosophie, des Rechts und der Kunst kann helfen, aus wechselseitigen Perspektiven neue und übergreifende... more...

  • Social Rights and Human Welfareby Hartley Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and human development agenda. It provides a valuable introduction... more...

  • Social Justice and Deep Participationby Paula Donnelly Roark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. more...

  • The Politics of Total Liberationby Steven Best

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that there is an ongoing planetary crisis, in both the social and natural worlds, that is of urgent importance. This demands a new politics, a politics of total liberation, one that grasps the need to unite the disparate movements for human, animal, and earth liberation. In the book, Best outlines a way forward despite challenges.... more...

  • Relating Indigenous and Settler Identitiesby Avril Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book uses identity theories to explore the struggles of indigenous peoples against the domination of the settler imaginary in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. The book argues that a new relational imaginary can revolutionize the way settler peoples think about and relate to indigenous difference. more...

  • Alva and Gunnar Myrdalby Thomas Etzemüller; Alex Skinner

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99

    Thomas Etzemüller is adjunct professor of modern history and Heisenberg Scholar at the University of Oldenburg. more...

  • Perspectives on Global Development 2014by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 105.00

    Developing economies continue to grow faster than more advanced countries. Non-OECD countries’ share in world GDP surpassed that of OECD countries in 2010. Since its first edition in 2010, the annual Perspectives on Global Development has investigated the trends in "shifting wealth", the increasing economic weight of developing countries... more...

  • 222 Keywords Wirtschaftsgeografieby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99

    Von der Arrondierung über Footloose Industry und Isolinien bis zur Zeitdistanzmethode: Die Sprache der Wirtschaftsgeografie ist von zahlreichen Fachtermini und Anglizismen geprägt. Einen ersten schnellen Überblick verschafft das vorliegende Nachschlagewerk. Anhand von 222 übersichtlichen Schlüsselbegriffen werden die Grundkonzepte und -theorien der... more...