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  • Corruption and Developmentby Sarah Bracking

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 136.00

    This collection examines anti-corruption campaigns and argues that they have often resulted in perverse and unintended consequences. The book examines how corruption has been addressed (and sometimes tolerated) in Africa, Asia, Latin America and East & Central Europe to interrogate government policy and question development discourse and practice.... more...

  • Bergson and Phenomenologyby Professor Michael R. Kelly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    Examining the revival of Bergsonism for phenomenology, leading scholars of both areas inaugurate a dialogue long overdue. By assessing phenomenology's readings of Bergson and Bergsonian challenges to phenomenological methods, the essays in this volume explore anew the issues of central concern in contemporary continental philosophy. more...

  • The End of the Performance Reviewby Tim Baker

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 35.00

    A thoroughly tested, distinctive alternative to the appraisal process that draws on well-established principles of organizational behavior. Based around Tim Baker's '5 Conversations' approach, and with a timely focus on fostering innovation, this book is practical and easy to use – featuring case studies, interviews and useful templates. more...

  • Critical Perspectives on International Political Economyby Dr Jason P. Abbott; Dr Owen Worth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 134.00

    Critical Perspectives on International Political Economy considers and revises the progress of critical thinking within IPE and engages with issues such as finance, the practices of health and work, the relevance of new social movements and the political economy of the Internet. In so doing it provides a possible map for the next stage of critical... more...

  • Major Turning Points in Jewish Intellectual Historyby David Aberbach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 165.00

    This book analyzes major transformations in Jewish life and thought: from idolatry to exclusive monotheism in the biblical age, from state-based identity to cultural nationalism in the Roman empire; and, in the European Diaspora, from theology to secularism and revived political nationalism in the modern period. Fundamental questions are asked about... more...

  • Understanding World Order and Structural Changeby Dr Hans Abrahamsson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 144.00

    Hans Abrahamsson assesses the current world order and structural change, within an historical framework. He analyzes the interaction of Pax American and the Bretton Woods system in the postwar period, and its impact, specifically on the development of Southern Africa. The author also proposed an analytical model and a methodological framework for the... more...

  • Religious Violence Between Christians and Jewsby Dr Anna Sapir Abulafia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 175.00

    Exploring deep into the history of the conflict between Christians and Jews from medieval to modern times, this wide-ranging volume - which includes newly uncovered material from the recently opened post-Soviet archives - seeks to bring positive understanding to controversial issues of inter-faith confrontation. Here, a number of eminent scholars from... more...

  • From Comrades to Citizensby Glenn Adler; Jonny Steinberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 175.00

    In the 1980s South Africa's urban townships exploded into insurrection led by youth and residents' organisations that collectively became known as the civics movement. Ironically the movement has been unable to adapt to the role of a voluntary association in the liberal polity it helped create, and has great difficulty defining any alternative role.... more...

  • Housing Policy Systems in South and East Asiaby Professor Razali Agus; John Doling; Dr Dong-Sung Lee

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 147.00

    This book provides an up-to-date account of housing policy systems in eight countries - Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore. With one chapter devoted to each country, there are, in addition, introductory and concluding chapters, in which the editors identify both the similarities in the problems faced, and in... more...

  • Gentlemanly Capitalism, Imperialism and Global Historyby Dr Shigeru Akita

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 149.00

    British imperial history can now be seen as a bridge to global history. This study tries to renew the debate on British imperialism by combining Western and Asian historiography and constructing a new global history as an aid to the understanding of globalization in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Part One takes a predominantly metropolitan... more...