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- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
With a wedding impending, the Taiwanese bride-to-be turns to bridal photographers, makeup artists, and hair stylists to transform her image beyond recognition. They give her fairer skin, eyes like a Western baby doll, and gowns inspired by sources from Victorian England to MTV. An absorbing consideration of contemporary bridal practices in Taiwan,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 25.00
?Artisan? has become a buzzword in the developed world, used for items like cheese, wine, and baskets, as corporations succeed at branding their cheap, mass-produced products with the popular appeal of small-batch, handmade goods. The unforgiving realities of the artisan economy, however, never left the global south, and anthropologists have worried... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
A window into the highly complex Indian luxury market, providing strategies to guide brands in entering this high potential market and capturing the luxury rupee. Sets out to uncover strategies that will help to avoid market failure and leverage opportunities to win in India. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 42.00
The first book focusing specifically on talent management, retention and leadership in the luxury industry. It explores how to lead and manage the people this industry attracts, and the major HR challenges the industry is about to face as the previous generation of luxury pioneers retire and Asia becomes a major player in the luxury world. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
Licensing, Selling and Finance in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries is an assessment of the turbulent state of pharmaceutical and biotechnology markets as we enter the second decade of the 21st Century. At the same time, the book offers a cautionary evaluation of the future financing of innovation in terms of what's gone wrong and how to... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
Business Development in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries accounts for over $5 billion in licensing deal value per year and much more than that in the value of mergers and acquisitions. Transactions range from licences to patented academic research, to product developments as licences, joint ventures and acquisition of intellectual property... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In recent years, cultural work has engaged the interest of scholars from a broad range of social science and humanities disciplines. The debate in this ?turn to cultural work? has largely been based around evaluating its advantages and disadvantages: its freedoms and its constraints, its informal but precarious nature, the inequalities within its... more...
- Forum for Social Studies 2014; US$ 24.70
Studies in many African countries show that charcoal making is among the primary drivers of deforestation and subsequent land degradation. In the case of Ethiopia, charcoal is produced from state-owned (public) forests and woodlands. There is little regulatory intervention from the government side. Moreover, production is more traditional and the producers... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33
"The biotech industry is a complex, rapidly evolving, and critical industry. The industry holds great commercial and societal promise, but it is also filled with hype, confusion, and risks. Bergeron and Chan do a remarkable job of providing a sweeping insightful, and probing assessment of the current state and likely evolution of this global industry.... more...